Who we are

R.L. Jalappa Hospital and Research Centre is a Teaching Hospital attached to Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, which is the Constituent Institution of Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research. The hospital is situated at Tamaka village, along the national highway, and is 75 km from the state capital, Bengaluru, and 5 km from Kolar city. The hospital was started in the year 1994 as a primary health care service provider in less than a year full-fledged outpatient & Inpatient services were started. The R.L. Jalappa Hospital and Research Centre provides secondary and tertiary level health care to the rural and urban population of the Kolar district and also to the denizens from the bordering areas of the neighboring states of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.

R.L. Jalappa Hospital and Research Centre with more than 1,100 beds, under one roof is one of Karnataka’s biggest hospitals. It also has one of the advanced critical and emergency care facilities. The hospital has state-of-the-art infrastructure and the most advanced equipment. The hospital offers a wide range of diagnostic services and round the clock in Haematology, Biochemistry, Clinical Pathology, Cytology & Histopathology, Microbiology & Serology, Radiodiagnosis & Imaging, Immunology, and Immunohistochemistry (IHC). All clinical services of the hospital are supported 24×7. Services like; Central Sterile and Supplies Department, Hospital Laundry, Drug Stores, Medical Gases, Security, Ambulance Services, Medical Record Department, Hospital Management Information System, Mortuary, Dietetics, Cafeteria, Public Relations & Telecommunications, and Medico-Social Welfare Department. The hospital is geared to provide excellent service in multi-disciplinary specialties.

The hospital’s extensive infrastructure offers facilities comprising 17 modern operating theatres, 133 equipped intensive-care beds, a fully computerized and networked Hospital Information System (HIS), and NABL accredited clinical laboratories. The hospital also provides state-of-the-art Cardiology services with the association of Narayana Health Care.

This hospital is a calm and ideal place for ailing patients to get the best of the treatment from our experienced and skilled professionals. The hospital has a motto of providing quality treatment and health care to all people at affordable cost and utmost care. The hospital is impaneled with most private and government insurance schemes. Our core values are ethical practices, affordable and comprehensive healthcare. We also have an Outpatient Unit at Kolar town to render committed outreach service to the disadvantaged through the conduct of free medical camps at remote and difficult-to-reach areas.

The Hospital has grown from a humble beginning to a well-established Health Care provider with the facilities & equipment on par with leading teaching hospitals of the state.


To be a center of excellence for offering Quality Patient Care, Clinical Teaching, and Scientific Medical Research.


Stand as a well-equipped tertiary care referral center to the preventive and curative health needs of people of the region.

Our Chairman

R L Jalappa

First President of the University

The First President of the University Sri.R.L.Jalappa, who has been the Founder & present Chairman of Sri DevarajUrs Educational Trust (SDUET), for the past 25 years is an outspoken politician, educationist and leader of co-operative movement. Today under his leadership Sri DevarajUrs Educational Trust has 8 Institutions in which more than 500 dedicated, motivated faculties are serving and over 4500 students have enrolled for various courses from kindergarten to post doctoral courses, in traditional, technical and medical educational Institutions.

Hightlight of Facilities
1000+ Beds
100+ ICU Beds
250+ Doctors
BEST Ambulance Service