Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences - NUINS
Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences was established in 1992. It is one among the few reputed institutions offering nursing education in Karnataka. The College started with Diploma (GNM) and Graduate programs and in 2004, introduced Postgraduate programs. It is affiliated to the Nitte University and is recognised by the Indian Nursing Council (INC), Government of India.The School of Nursing, which is a unit of the Nitte Education Trust, was recognised by the Karnataka Nursing Council in 1995 and the Indian Nursing Council in 1996. Students who pass out from the school are awarded with a diploma from the Karnataka State Diploma in Nursing Examination Board, Bangalore.Recognised as one of the finest educational institutions in Karnataka attracting students from all over India and abroad, the Trust has a Medical Sciences Complex at Deralakatte, Mangaluru and 2 well developed campuses at Nitte and Bangalore. All the institutions maintained by the Trust have excellent infrastructural facilities like spacious classrooms, laboratories, libraries, faculty etc.The campuses have professionally and aesthetically designed buildings, surrounded by gardens making it highly conducive for learning. Each is a self-contained campus with separate hostels for men and women with staff wardens, 24 hr telephone and Internet facilities, co-operative stores, a post office and a bank. The system of teacher guardianship wherein a group of 5 students are assigned a teacher is a unique feature of our institutions. This system helps a teacher attend to each student especially those who are weak academically. Professional campus counsellors interact with students having personal, disciplinary or emotional problems.All the students of our institutions are covered by the Medicare scheme, which entitles them to free medical and dental care and treatment at the Justice K S Hegde Charitable Hospital.