Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences was established in the year 1992, a college of great repute is well known for its academic standards, diverse curricular activities, distinguished faculty, illustrious alumni and state of art facilities. The long term commitment to humanity and unflinching adherence to social cause is reflected in its motto ‘Service before Self’.

The Institute offers Post-graduate, Degree, PB B.Sc. and diploma courses in nursing with an annual intake of 10, 100, 20 and 60 students respectively. The institution also offers add-on course in Renal, Critical Care Nursing, Geriatric Mental Health, ELNEC -Palliative care, Lactation Education Program and Pre Hospital and Emergency Life Support with the objective of enhancing competencies in areas of specialisation.

The Institute has initiated a value added course in Emergency Nursing Life Support as a part of MoU with Nitte DU for the students. This course is conducted in collaboration with the Jeeva-Raksha Trust created by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka and Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement. The main aim of this program is to certify the doctors, nurse and paramedics with the necessary skills on Emergency care support.

The OBG Nursing Department of Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences in collaboration with the Dept. of OBG, Justice K.S Hegde Charitable Hospital established a ‘NITTE USHA MAATHR KSHEMA’ - A Child Birth Education Centre in the OBG OPD in the year 2020 and has been running quite efficiently.