The University Grants Commission of India after being satisfied about the infrastructure and teaching facilities recommended to the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India to confer deemed to be university status to the medical college. Accordingly, the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India conferred deemed to be university status to the medical college in May 2007. At present The Academy has Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College as its constituent college. Additional institutions in other disciplines are in the process of induction i.e. Sri Devaraj Urs College of Nursing, Tamaka, Kolar and R.L.Jalappa Institute of Technology,Doddabalapur.
This medical institution has a unique distinction of accreditation by NAAC India and certification by ISO 9001-2000 and maintains a high standard in teaching learning evaluation process and the institution has become a byword for quality Medical Education.