Kavoor Rd, Vidya Nagar, Mangaluru – 575013

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Kavoor Rd, Vidya Nagar,
Mangaluru – 575013


Dr. M.V. Shetty School of Nursing, established in 1993, has a proud legacy of providing exceptional nursing education. As a third-party institution, we are dedicated to preparing nurses who are not only highly skilled but also deeply compassionate. The Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) program we offer is meticulously designed to address the healthcare needs of individuals and communities. We firmly believe in the principles of disease prevention, health promotion, and rehabilitation, and we instill these values in our students through a comprehensive and robust educational curriculum. At our school, nursing is viewed as a noble calling, and we are committed to nurturing healthcare professionals who can make a meaningful difference in the lives of patients.

Affiliated to Karnataka State Diploma in Nursing Examination Board

Recognized by Karnataka Nursing Council

Recognized by Indian Nursing Council

top class program

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

The basic Diploma course in General Nursing and Midwifery is geared to the health needs of the individuals, family, community and the country at large.

Best Departments

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 School of Nursing?

Embark on an extraordinary nursing journey at Dr. M.V. Shetty School of Nursing, where we offer a transformative educational experience. Our institution, founded in 1993, has a rich history of nurturing exceptional nurses. With world-class faculty, cutting-edge facilities, and a supportive community of like-minded learners, we provide more than just a degree; we offer the opportunity to build a meaningful nursing career and make a lasting impact on healthcare.

Join our prestigious network of over 9000 nursing students who have chosen us for their educational adventure. At Dr. M.V. Shetty School of Nursing, we are committed to producing highly skilled and compassionate nurses who are well-prepared to meet the challenges of the healthcare profession and contribute positively to society.