Our sister concerns conduct courses like diploma in nursing, B. Sc. In nursing and physiotherapy courses that are affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of health sciences and recognized by the Indian nursing council and IAP students trained here are now placed in good jobs in different parts of the globe

Mission Statement:

lightening the lamp of service with empowered hands of knowledge, Skill and Care.


The Profession
Clinical Facilities
Course of Study
College of Nursing Department
Other Activities
Merits & Scholarchips
Guidelines for Admission
Admissions for B.Sc. Nursing
B.Sc. Nursing (Basic)
Withdrawal from College
University Regulations
Declaration of Results
Declaration of Class



  • 1994 Establishment of the College of Nursing affiliated to Mangalore University.

  • Admission of first group of 30 B.Sc. Nursing students

  • 1996 Enhancement of intake of admission from 30 to 50

  • 1997 Affiliation to Rajiv Gandhi university of Health Sciences, Bangalore

  • 1998 Graduation of first batch of B.Sc graduates

  • Recognition by Karnataka Nursing Council

  • Recognition by Indian Nursing Council

  • Establishment of alumnus unit

  • 2002 State level best teacher award Gold Medal to Ms. Annamma

  • Enhancement of intake of admission from 50 to 60

  • 2003 Achievement of First Rank in B.Sc.Nursing under RGUHS

  • 2005 First state level workshop on Emergency Nursing

  • The Profession

    Attainment of optimum health is the desire of every individual. Health of the people is an index of the level of development of the country. The achievement of the country in preventing disease and promoting health depends upon the contribution of all member of health particularly that of nurses.

    KPBNI College of Nursing was established in the year 1994 with an aim to prepare nurses competent in providing comprehensive nursing care based on scientific principles, to meet the needs of ever expanding health services of the country.

    The faculty of KPBNI, College of Nursing believes that each individual is unique human being with ability for overall development of cultural, intellectual, psycho-social and spiritual aspects. Every living being has the right for comfortable life and maintenance of good health, as it is an index of the level of development of the country.


    The overall objectives are:
    1. To offer professional training of high quality.
    2. To provide excellent curricular and co-curricular facilities and learning resources.
    3. To offer an environment which promotes all-round development of the student, so as to create a competent, caring nurse and responsible citizen.

    Motto: Believe and succeed

    Clinical facilities

    The clinical facilities for the students enrolled in KPBNI College of Nursing are provided in the affiliated institutions:
    1. Vijaya group of Hospitals, namely
    (a) Vijaya Clinic Maternity and Surgical Nursing Home, Kadri, Mangalore.
    (b) Vijaya Clinic General Hospital, Near Bunts hostel, Mangalore.
    2. Government Wenlock District Hospital, Mangalore.
    3. Lady Goschen Hospital, Mangalore.
    4. Rural areas of Ullal Panchayat
    5. External areas of Practice.

  • Fr. Mullers Hospital, Mangalore.

  • United Hospital, Kasaragod

  • Other institutions

  • Course Of Study

    The course of study leading to Bachelor of Nursing (Basic) degree comprises of 4 academic years. A candidate shall undergo the course of instruction in the following subjects.


    1. English
    2. Kannada
    3. Sociology
    4. Anatomy
    5. Physiology including Biochemistry
    6. Basic Principles and Practice of Nursing
    7. General Psychology & Educational Psychology
    9. Microbiology
    10. Introduction to Community Health


    1. Basic Principles & Practice of Nursing


    1. Pharmacology
    2. Medical & Surgical Nursing -I
    3. Community Health Nursing-I
    4. Growth and Development including Nutrition
    5. Statistics & Introduction to Nursing Research


    1. Medical & Surgical Nursing -I
    2. Community Health Nursing-I


    1. Midwifery including Maternity & Gynaecological Nursing-I
    2. Medical & Surgical Nursing-II
    3. Child Health Nursing
    4. Mental Health Nursing
    5. Nursing Education


    1. Medical & Surgical Nursing-II
    2. Midwifery including Maternity & Gynaecological Nursing-I
    3. Child Health Nursing


    1. Midwifery including Maternity & Gynaecological Nursing-II
    2. Community Health Nursing-II
    3. Nursing Administration
    4. Trends & Issues in Nursing
    5. Indian Constitution
    6. Electives*
    i. - Yoga
    ii. - Appreciation of fine arts
    iii. - Computer Science

    P.S.: *Any one out of these three to be taken as an elective subject


    1. Midwifery including Maternity & Gynaecological Nursing-II
    2. Community Health Nursing-II

    College of Nursing Departments

    1. Medical-Surgical Nursing :

    This Department deals with Nursing care of patients with most prevalent Medical Surgical conditions, includes principles of Nursing Care derived from Patho-physiology of diseases, assessment of needs of patient with complex medical surgical condition in various clinical settings. Emphasis is on the problem solving approach to patients care during various phases of illness and physiological mechanism by which alteration occurs.

    2. Child Health Nursing :

    Assist the student in identification and applying nursing principles specific to the area of children. This identification of principles and the nursing responsibilities are purposefully selective so that uniqueness of nursing of children, in health and illness, may be brought into focus.

    3. Mental Health Nursing :

    This department introduces the basic principles and concepts of Mental Health Nursing. Emphasis is placed on therapeutic interventions with individuals, families and groups. Focus is on mal-adoptive behaviour and crisis situation.

    4. Obstetric and Gynaecologic Nursing Department :

    The faculty of this department aims to increase the knowledge and skill of students in identifying the high risk factors associated with pregnancy, labour and puerperium and to administer comprehensive nursing care to the mothers throughout the maternity cycle.

    5. Community Health Nursing Department :

    This department is intended to give a broader understanding of managerial aspects of community health nursing practice with emphasis on planning, organising, implementing and evaluation of community health programme.

    Other Activities

    1.Continuing Nursing Education

    College has ongoing continuing nursing programmes to update knowledge related to Trends & Issues in Nursing for the Faculty of College of Nursing, School of Nursing & Nursing Staff of Kadri & Bunts Vijaya Clinic.

    2.Student Nurses Association (SNA)

    All the students of the course being the members of Student Nurses Association (SNA) will be given opportunity for their all round development through extra-curricular activities.


    Research is an integral part of the curriculum. Students undertake project work under the guidance of staff funded by the college in collaboration with the university .

    Merits and Scholarships

    Students are given due recognition for their outstanding performance in the academic field. The best outgoing student is awarded with a Gold Medal every year at the graduation ceremony.

    Guidelines for Admission

    Candidates must ensure that they fulfill all prescribed eligibility requirements of age, qualification and study period as requirements. All admissions are subject to verification of authenticity of factors from original certificates / documents of the candidates. The decision of the university regarding eligibility of any applicant shall be final. If a candidate is found to have not fulfilled the eligibility criteria in all respects she will not be considered for admission irrespective of her securing any rank whatsoever.

    Admissions for B.Sc.Nursing basic course is made under the following categories.

    NRI Category : Candidates can apply under the quota of seats reserved for them.

    General Category : admissions made on the basis of merit in the qualifying examination, entrance test and interview.

    Government Category : Reserved for the candidates allotted purely on Govt.basis.

    B.Sc.Nursing (Basic)

    Objective: To prepare for beginning level positions in community and institutional nursing service and to have the foundation for continuing professional development and for post graduate study in nursing.

    Number of seats : 60

    Duration : The duration of the course is for 4 years. Examinations are held annually.

    Eligibility for admission :
    Age Limit: 17 - 35 years.
    Date of birth as recorded in the 10th standard certificate / birth certificate will be taken as authentic. No changes in the date of birth will be made once the candidate is enrolled for the course.

    Academic qualifications:
    The minimum qualification required for admission is a pass in Higher Secondary Examination or the Indian School certificate Examination which is equivalent to 10+2 Higher Secondary Examination after a period of 12 years of study recognized by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. The last two years of such study comprising Physics, Chemistry and Biology is essential.

    Percentage of Marks:
    The candidate must have passed in the subject of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English and must have obtained not less than 45% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology at the qualifying examination.

    Marital Status: candidates married or unmarried are eligible to apply.

    NOTE : The candidates who are appearing in the final qualifying examination may also apply, but they are not eligible for admission if they do not pass the qualifying examination with required percentage of marks.

    Method of Selection:
    The completed application form should be sent to the Admission Officer, Administrative office along with the following duly attested certificates.
    1. PUC / PDC mark card/ certificates of qualifying Exam 10+2 or equivalent.( 4 copies )
    2. Proof of date of birth (4 copies )
    3. Passport size photos. (8 copies )
    4. Stamp size photos. (8 copies)
    5. Conduct Certificates from two reputed persons.( 4 copies)
    6. Medical Fitness Certificate from any one registered medical practitioner.
    7. Eligibility Certificate (4 copies)
    8. Migration Certificate (4 copies)

    After scrutinizing the application received from the candidates, eligible candidates will be called for an interview. The candidate is required to produce the original certificates at the time of interview.
    The right of selection is ultimately with the management. No candidate will be admitted to the course unless she is found physically fit to undergo the training. Selected candidates will be admitted on payment of prescribed fees within the stipulated time.

    Fee Structure:
    The fee structure is found attached to this prospectus or it may be received from the admission officer. The fee is determined on the basis of the recommendations of management/ Govt, which is subject to change from time to time. Candidate will be notified about the fee structure at the time of admission.
    In the event of special training for students in other institutions, the cost involved for such training will have to be borne by the students.
    Incase of withdrawal / cancellation of seat or the candidates not joining the course after the payment of fees, the refund of fee will be made as per the refund rules of the management.


    If any student decides to withdraw voluntarily from the college at any time before completing the course she should pay a penalty amount to the college, i.e., equivalent to the remainder of the course fees at that time.

    Students will not be relieved during the training or during the period of compulsory service. However, the college reserves the right to terminate a candidate whose work or conduct is not found satisfactory or for any other cause during the period of training or service which is detrimental to the institute.


    Attendance, Progress and Conduct
    Each student must have a certificate of satisfactory attendance, progress and conduct from the Principal of the college of Nursing to be eligible for appearing the University examinations.

    A minimum of 80 percent attendance is required in theory in each subject and 100 percent in practical.

    Internal Assessment
    There shall be an internal assessment which follows broadly the principles enunciated by the university in each subject for which 20 percent of the marks are set apart and these will be added to the final marks in the university examinations. There shall be a minimum of two assignments and three periodical tests in every subject each year to assess the progress of the candidates.

    Declaration of Results


    a) Main Subjects
    A candidate is declared to have passed the examination in a subject, if she secures 50% of the marks in theory and 50% in practical separately. For a pass in theory, a candidate has to secure a minimum of 40% marks in the university conducted written examination, and 50% aggregate i.e. marks scored in the university conducted written examination and internal assessment (theory), added together and for a pass in practicals, a candidate has to secure a minimum of 40% of the marks in University conducted practical examination and internal assessment (practical) added together.

    b) Subsidiary Subjects
    The Examination for subsidiary subjects shall be conducted by the respective colleges. For a pass in subsidiary subjects, a candidate shall secure 35% of the total marks prescribed for the subjects, and has to pass all the subsidiary subjects before appearing for the final university exams.


    Distinction: 75% and above marks in the grand total aggregate in the first attempt.

    First Class: 60% to 75% in aggregate of total marks in the grand total in the first attempt.

    Second Classs: 50% and more and less than 60%.

    Pass Class: Candidate who passes in more than one attempt irrespective of the percentage of marks secured.

    The marks obtained by a candidate in the subjects for which class examinations are conducted shall not be considered for award of class or Rank.

    Ranks shall be declared on the basis of the aggregate marks obtained by a candidate in the university subjects of the course. Only those candidates who have passed all the subjects of the university examinations in the first attempt shall be eligible for the award of rank.


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