Government Medical College Mysore was established in 1924 and is a renowned institution for higher education in medical sciences. It holds the distinction of being the seventh oldest medical college in India. Therefore, it is renowned as one of the oldest medical colleges in the country. GMC Mysore is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) and is also recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI). The management of the college is run by the State Government.