International Medical and Technological University

International Medical and Technological University was established in 1995 and is located in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The school is a private university that started with 5 students all from India. It currently has more than 1000 students. Shri Katuri Subba Rao is the owner of the university. He is also the founder and chairman of the Vignan Educational Foundation.

The Vignan Educational Foundation in India initiated the establishment of the university. Benjamin Mkapa, the third president of Tanzania, together with Jakaya M. Kikwete, the fourth president of Tanzania, sowed the seeds of the establishment of the university when they were Minister of Science and Technology, and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation respectively.

University at a Glance:

Established: Founded in the year 1995

University Type: Private University

Number of International Students: Less than 1000

Hostel Type: University Hostel

Climate: Tropical Climate 

Yearly Tuition Fee:  Tshs 3,125,000

Eligibility: 3.5 GPA  

ECFMG Approval: Not Approved

Last Date to Apply: 10th January

University Introduction:

The university’s establishment is a symbol of the long-standing relationship between India and Tanzania. The school started out with the College of Medicine which was inaugurated by the Prime Minister of India. Enrollment of undergraduate students is through a centralized system governed by Tanzania Commission for University. The university processes the admission for Masters and PhD based on the criteria that it has set. It has students from different countries such as India, Kenya, Uganda, Oman, Sri Lanka and Pakistan. It is among the leading universities in Tanzania. The core values include accountability and transparency, innovation and moral standards and integrity. 


The university has the Faculty of Medicine which was inaugurated in 1997.

Campus Life:

The university offers different opportunities for entertainment, extra-curricular activities and religious pursuits. Sporting facilities available include courts for volleyball, basketball, cricket and football. The East, Central and Southern African Universities Sports Association organizes sporting competition that students in the school take part in.


The university offers residential facilities. The residential halls are traditional with shared bathrooms. Other halls have suite style arrangements with private bathrooms and central heating. 

Why Should I Study at International Medical and Technological University?

  • The university aims to be an exemplary university in advancement, expansion, and transmission of knowledge and skills through training, innovation and research.
  • The school seeks to offer quality education for the advancement of health and economic prosperity of the country and worldwide.
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