The Institute was established in 1992 and offers diploma, graduation and post graduation ( in five specializations ) in Nursing. Affiliated to Nitte University, the college is recognized by the Indian Nursing Council.
A constituent institution of Nitte University, the college is recognised by the Indian Association of Physiotherapists (IAP) and offers B.PT and M.PT, since 1997.
Nitte Institute of Speech and hearing was established in 2007 and offers 4 year BASLP course. It is affiliated to Mangalore University, Mangalore and recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI), New Delhi.
Nitte Institute of Medical Laboratory Sciences was established in the year 1998 and is affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore. It offers BSc and MSc courses in Medical Laboratory Technology.
This is a 3½ year degree course (inclusive of 6 months compulsory hospital training) offered by the K.S. Hegde Medical Academy under Nitte University.