Shri B.M. Patil Medical College (BMPMC), Bijapur was established in 1986. The college started its journey with a view to achieve a large number of aims and objectives. The college was established and being run and managed by the Bijapur Liberal District Education Association (BLDEA). The college is presently affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS), Bangaluru and it is also recognised by the Medical Council of India (MCI), Delhi.
Sri B.M. Patil Medical College is offering a large number of courses to the students of Karnataka in various fields of medical science. The courses are offered at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and the college admits several students in the courses, every year. MBBS Degree Course being the main undergraduate course, the college also offers many postgraduate courses like MD and MS.