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Kavoor Rd, Vidya Nagar,
Mangaluru – 575013

Welcome to Dr. M.V. Shetty College of Nursing

Pioneering Excellence in Nursing Education

We lead the way in nursing education. Join us, be the future of healthcare, and shine globally


Established in 1987, Dr. M.V. Shetty College of Nursing, the first private nursing institute in Karnataka, aims to produce highly qualified nursing professionals who possess intensive clinical training, exhibit professional maturity and social accountability, develop leadership skills with ethical practices, are well-versed in healthcare informatics and management, function effectively both independently and as part of healthcare teams, collaborate with national and international healthcare units, and excel in Nursing service, education, administration, and research.

Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences

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Choose from the top class programs

Explore our array of nursing programs designed to nurture your skills and empower your nursing career

B.Sc. Nursing: 4-year program, combines credit/semester systems, focuses on competency, offers electives, and enhances skills through self-directed learning.
rain competent nurses and midwives for basic healthcare roles, while also preparing them for managerial and educational positions in healthcare settings.

The postgraduate nursing program prepares graduates for roles as specialized nurses, consultants, educators, and administrators across diverse professional settings.

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Diverse and Specialized Nursing Departments

In our pursuit of excellence in nursing education and practice, we take pride in offering a range of specialized nursing departments, each with its unique focus and expertise. These specialized departments empower our students to become well-rounded professionals prepared for the dynamic healthcare landscape.


Foundation of adult patient care.


Medical-surgical patient care.


Public health and community care.


Pediatric healthcare expertise.

Why Choose Us

Our Distinctive Advantages

At Dr. M.V. Shetty Memorial Trust, we stand as a beacon of excellence in education and healthcare. Here are compelling reasons to choose us:

Legacy of Excellence:

With a legacy dating back to 1985, our trust is built on a foundation of excellence, driven by the vision and dedication of Dr. M. Venugopal Shetty and Dr. M. Ram Gopal Shetty. Their unwavering commitment to education and healthcare inspires everything we do.

Pioneering Education:

We take pride in pioneering several firsts in Karnataka's educational landscape, including the first private nursing college in the state. Our courses continually evolve to meet the changing demands of healthcare and technology.

Global Outlook:

Our collaborations with prestigious institutions and organizations extend our global reach, offering opportunities for international exposure and research.


Expert Faculty

Our dedicated faculty members are experts in their respective fields, imparting knowledge and skills that go beyond textbooks. They inspire, mentor, and prepare students to excel.


Career Opportunities

Our graduates are sought after by leading healthcare institutions, both in India and abroad. The skills and knowledge acquired here open doors to a world of career possibilities.

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Discover What Our Students and Alumni Have to Say About Their Transformative Journey with Us. Their Stories Are Testaments to the Impactful Education We Provide.

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Ready to Shape Your Future with Dr. MV Shetty College of Nursing?

Embark on an extraordinary nursing journey where world-class faculty, cutting-edge facilities, and a community of like-minded learners await you. Don't just earn a degree—build a meaningful nursing career and make a lasting impact on healthcare. Join the prestigious network of more than 1000 nursing students who've chosen us for their educational adventure.

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