Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, centered in Bangalore, India, is a unitary university set up in 1996 by the government of Karnataka, India, for the regulation and promotion of higher education in health sciences throughout the state of Karnataka. Its establishment was directed by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Act of 1994. About 276 colleges throughout the state, affiliated with different universities, that were conducting courses related to medicine, pharmacy and nursing were placed under the Rajiv Gandhi University in order to establish uniform standards in academics and administration. The institution is named for former Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi. Originally it was centered in Mysore, but in 1998 the Karnataka State Legislature directed that it be moved to Bangalore.
Scholarships are grant-in-aid to a student who wants to pursue education at Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore