History and Background

Origin of M. S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences.

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Gokula Education Foundation (Medical) (GEF (M))
GEF(M) is a Public Charitable Trust established in the year 1980 with its head office at

GEF Administrative Block,
Gnanagangothri Campus,
New BEL Road,
MSR Nagar,
Bangalore- 560054.

Late Dr. M.S. Ramaiah, a philanthropist established the trust with the objective of establishing educational Institutions and provide affordable holistic healthcare for the betterment of mankind. At present, Dr. M. R. Jayaram, eldest son of Dr. M. S. Ramaiah is the Chairman of this trust and his family members are the advisors.

Members of the Trust


The following table gives the names of members of the trust and their relation with the trust.

Sl.No Name Designation
1. Dr. M. R. Jayaram Chairman
2. Shri. M. R. Sampangi Ramaiah Advisor
3. Shri. M. R. Seetharam Advisor
4. Shri. M. R. Pattabhiram Advisor
5. Shri. M. R. Janakiram Advisor
6. Shri. M. R. Kodandaram Advisor
7. Shri. M. R. Anandaram Advisor
8. Shri. M.R. Ramaiah Advisor
9. Smt. M. R. Padmavathy Advisor
10. Smt. M. R. Prabhavathy Advisor
11. Smt. Jayakumari Advisor
12. Smt. Indirarani Advisor
13. Shri. M. J. Shantharam Advisor
14. Shri. M. S. Rajaram Advisor
15. Smt. Raksha Ramaiah Advisor
16. Smt. Pushpa Prasanna Advisor
17. Smt. M. R. Rani Advisor
18. Shri. M. A. Navakotiram Advisor

GEF (M) Institutions

GEF (M) was established in 1980, which has established and running several educational institutions. The Institutions that are founded and run by GEF (M) are:

Sl.No Name of the Institution Year of establishment
1. M. S. Ramaiah Medical College 1979
2. M. S. Ramaiah Medical Teaching Hospital 1984
3. M. S. Ramaiah Memorial Hospital 2004
4. M. S. Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies 1999
5. M. S. Ramaiah Advanced Learning Centre 2012
6. M. S. Ramaiah Dental College 1991
7. M. S. Ramaiah College of Pharmacy 1992
8. International Medical School 2006
9. M. S. Ramaiah Gokula Ayush Arogyadhama 2008
10. M. S. Ramaiah College of Hotel Management 1993
11. M. S. Ramaiah Rehabilitation Centre 2012
12. M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Neuro Sciences 2012
13. M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Nursing Education and Research 1987
14. M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Physiotherapy 1996

In addition to the above, M.S. Ramaiah family have also established a trust by the name of Gokula Education Foundation in the year 1962 which has the following institutions under its umbrella:

1. M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology 1962
2. M. S. Ramaiah College of Law 1995
3. M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Management Studies 1995
4. M. S. Ramaiah Vidyanikethan 1994
5. M. S. Ramaiah College of Education 2010
6. M. S. Ramaiah College of Arts, Science And Commerce 1994
7. M. S. Ramaiah Composite Junior College 1993
8. M. S. Ramaiah Polytechnic 1997

The educational institutions under each trust are managed by a group of professionals, each group is headed by a Chief Executive. All MSR Institutions are located at the Gnanagangothri Campus, New BEL Road; MSR Nagar in the northwestern part of Bangalore City. The Institutions are very popular all over India and around 14000 students study in these institutions.

Mission of the Trust
Mission of the trust is: “To Deliver Education and Health Care for the Betterment of Mankind”

Member Institutions of M.S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences
M.S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences was created in December 2013 by bringing together the following institutions that were being run by Gokula Education Foundation (Medical).

  1. M. S. Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies (1999)
  2. M. S. Ramaiah College of Hotel Management (1993)
  3. M. S. Ramaiah College of Pharmacy (1992)
  4. M. S. Ramaiah Dental College (1991)
  5. M. S. Ramaiah Advanced Learning Centre (2012)

All these institutions have been converted into faculties of the University.