The department was established in the year 1986 as part of the medical college offering Bachelor’s degree in medicine.
Programs offered: Human Physiology (as per R.G.U.H.S. & M.C.I regulations) for,
Undergraduate courses – M.B.B.S., B.Sc. Nursing, GNM Nursing & PC B.Sc. Nursing (since inception)
Postgraduate course – M.D. in Physiology. (since 2010)
Integrated M.Sc., Ph.D. in Nutrition Biology course – in collaboration with CFTRI, Mysore. (since 2015)
Department is also involved in teaching programs with other pre-clinical, para-clinical & clinical departments for integrated learning sessions for both U.G. & P.G. courses.
Infrastructure & Learning resources:
Spacious & well equipped laboratories for conduct of experiments on human volunteers & animals.
Equally spacious & well equipped research laboratory providing facility for cardio-respiratory, exercise, autonomic function, neuro-muscular physiology research.
Library, Lecture hall & demonstration rooms with AV aids & Wi-fi connectivity facilitating smart learning.
To produce the best outgoing students through quality training in basic & applied physiology.
To create an atmosphere inducing a crave for new knowledge among faculty & students to keep abreast with the latest developments in the field.
To build a team of competent teaching faculty through relevant training in medical education technology & research methodologies.