The health of the people, considered the blessings of the rich and the riches of the poor, is the foundation that supports the edifice of happiness and prosperity of a nation. A.J Institute of Medical Sciences is a brilliant, futuristic Endeavour of the Laxmi Memorial Trust(R); a premier educational organization is a brainchild of educationist & philanthropist Mr. A J Shetty. AJIMS is aimed to provide a global perspective of medical education to achieve the national objective of “Health for All”. Its enduring efforts have put Mangalore on the global map of medical education. The institution nurtures a vision “To establish as a premier institution imparting medical education that effectively combines high academic exposure, professional outlook and commitment to humanitarian values.”
An earnest effort to achieve this noble vision began with the first batch of medical students enrolled in the year 2002.AJIMS shatters all barriers of caste, religion, culture, etc and endeavors to provide quality education to all aspiring students. AJIMS is located on a 30-acre campus nestled amidst the plush greenery of this coastal paradise of Mangalore. The city is well connected by railways, roads, air and seaports respectively. The various buildings and blocks of the college on the vast campus are elegantly built to complement the terrain .The college building is constructed on a sloping land, overlooking the city. It offers an aesthetic ambience coupled with a breath-taking bird’s eye view of the city.
The classrooms culminate the advances of the 21st century technology boom and modern medical education to provide top-class education to the students. Laboratories are provided with modern equipments and high standard exhibits and slides to allow the students to consolidate the knowledge received in lecture halls. The highly talented and experienced faculty of AJIMS is pledged to mould its students into highly disciplined intellectuals of integrity. Thus, they foster medical ethics seasoned with humanitarian and moral values to transform us into future citizens who will make a difference in the world tomorrow. The medical college is also equipped with one of the best stocked libraries in the state. It offers an expanse of knowledge for the students to excavate. The computer and the Internet facilities allow the students to probe beyond the “book-world” and explore wider realms of knowledge.