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Dayananda Sagar College
of Nursing


Dayananda Sagar College of Nursing is located in Shavigne Malleshwara Hills, Bangalore.The department of nursing was started in the year 2002 with its affiliation to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. The College offers courses of B.Sc. Nursing (basic), P.B. B.Sc. Nursing and M.Sc. Nursing programs that include both theory and practical knowledge.

Dayananda Sagar College of Nursing facilitates an excellent ambience and opportunities for the students to become well-versed nurses. The college has a very good faculty with experienced and specialised lecturers. The college also entertains student exchange programs both national and international to give the students novel experiences to broaden their knowledge. The college itself owns good hospital with the facility of 710 beds.

Dayananda Sagar College of Nursing is tied up with many good multi-specialty hospitals such as Victoria Hospital, Vanivilas Hospital, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Sri Krishna sevasharma and Spandana. The college is also partnered with the Primary Health Center, Kumaraswamy layout, Bangalore to give the students the experience of Community health Nursing.

The viewers are able to take a 360-degree virtual map tour of the campus. The map provides virtual images of all areas around the campus such as auditorium, main gate, material testing laboratory, vice chairman’s cabin, central library and all institutions. Students and parents could also take a video tour that is present on the site itself.

Address: Shavige Malleshwara Hills, Kumaraswamy, Bangalore- 560078 : admissions@dayanandasagar.edu

Official Website: http://dayanandasagar.edu/nursing

Admission 2017

Undergraduate Course
    B.Sc Nursing - Admission Open

    Hurry Up if you are willing to experience the world’s finest nursing courses under the guidance of scholarly governess don’t back up reserve your seat and be the part of one of the best nursing college in India. The application forms are available; reserve your seat before you lose the great opportunity.

    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Overview

    Program B.Sc Nursing
    Duration 4 years
    Intake 60
    Mode of Admission Direct/Merit Basis
    Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi university of health sciences
    Admission Available Not Available
    Hostel facilities available Both
    Last Date of Application
    Course Commencement

Attention! Notice for Nepalese Students!

As it’s a well-known fact that the Nepali Education Board and Indian Education Board have its different timing in publishing their results and the victim becomes the Nepalese students. We would like to request you not to rush and enrol in any of the medical colleges in India. Every nursing college isn’t good but you deserve the best so don’t hurry to take time and drop your application for next season.

    Post Basic B.Sc. in Nursing Overview
    Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing - Admission Open

    Dayananda Sagar College of Nursing with a wide range of study has announced admission for all the deserving candidates. So if you think you are the one don’t delay. Submit your application and get the chance to be in such a huge and quality education providing nursing institute if India today.

    Program Post Basic Diploma in Nursing
    Duration 2 years
    Intake 30
    Mode of Admission Direct/Merit Basis
    Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi university of health sciences
    Admission Available Not Available
    Hostel facilities available Both
    Last Date of Application
    Course Commencement

Message to be considered!!! For Nepalese students.

This is a reminder for Nepalese students, not to get enrolled in a hurry but choose the best place you deserve. Many students from Nepal carry the mentality that they would not get further chances to study nursing in India and gets admitted to any of the nursing colleges they get.

As many good nursing colleges deadline get closed soon we request you to wait until next season for your admission and make a good choice.

Post- Gradute

    M.Sc. Nursing Overview
    M.Sc. Nursing - Admission Open

    The two years course of M.Sc. Nursing in Dayananda Sagar College of Nursing is filled with chances for students giving the high opportunity to gather the experience of managing different workshop and conference within the reach of the faculty members. The knowledge that you can gather being in this institute can hardly be found in any other colleges. The admission deadline will be soon over so grab your seat now.

    Program M.Sc. Nursing
    Duration 2 years
    Intake 20
    Mode of Admission Direct/Merit Basis
    Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi university of health sciences
    Admission Available Not Available
    Hostel facilities available Both
    Last Date of Application
    Course Commencement

Notice for Nepalese students willing to study M.Sc in India

As we already know the results of B.Sc. nursing in many institutes even in Nepal gets published on different dates. Many students because of different timing are deprived to get admission in good nursing colleges and are forced to join any college where they can find a seat. Like Vyedhi Institute of Nursing and various others, high-standard provides you good quality education. So it is our humble request to wait if you have crossed the deadline and prepare to get enrolled for the next year.

Why Dayananda Sagar College of Nursing?

Dayananda Sagar College of Nursing is one of the reputed institutes in India. They have been serving in the field of education for many years. The institute provides top-notch facilities for the students and they give their students best exposure through foreign exchange programs, workshops, seminars etc.

Dayananda Sagar College of Nursing has a much international collaboration that helps in merging educational approaches of various cultures to develop new ones. Some salient features include:

  • The Institute provides excellent infrastructure and well- equipped classrooms. The classrooms are facilitated with modern hi- technology for the better learning environment.
  • The library facilities are also available that caters to the needs of students with the latest edition of books and journals. Both national and international study materials are available at the institute’s library of all subjects. The library is modernized with the digital facility of e-learning.
  • The college has various laboratories which are well equipped to facilitate better experimental classes.
  • The college is affiliated to Government hospitals like Victoria, Vanivilas and NIMHANS where the students are sent for training programs.
  • The institute provides good sports facilities as well.
  • All the facilities provided by the institute can also be viewed virtually on the institute’s official site; they have given an outlook over interior as well as exterior features of the entire campus.

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Courses Available

  • B.Sc. Nursing
  • Nursing is a field of profession that requires proper knowledge and practice to give care to the patients. The Nursing program aims to shape the attitude and skills of the students effectively to meet that standard of world- class nurse. B.Sc. Nursing lays a base for the nursing students which develop personal growth and knowledge. This course is the foundation of the nursing profession. The college has qualified and specialized professors to impart quality knowledge to the students. The aim of the institute is to cater excellence in the nursing education.

    B.Sc. Nursing is a full-time program of 4 years. The college of nursing is affiliated to Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi, Karnataka State Nursing Council, Govt. of Karnataka, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore and Karnataka State Diploma and Education Board, Bangalore. Here B.Sc. The nursing course also includes clinical training of 24 weeks to provide the students with good practical knowledge.

    • 4 years course that includes practical and theoretical classes with an internship.
    • Candidates should have completed 2 years of Pre-University examination of Karnataka or equivalent examination with science stream and English subject.
    • 45% average marks in all subjects altogether are required for the students to get admission.
    • Scheduled caste/ Scheduled tribe students are required to have 40% average marks. (India)
    • The students must be of age 17 or above at the time of admission.
    • The candidates should present a medical certificate that proves them fit.
    Course Outline
    1st Year
    • English
    • Anatomy
    • Physiology
    • Nutrition & Biochemistry
    • Nursing foundation
    • Psychology
    • Microbiology
    • Introduction to Computers
    • Kannada
    • Introduction to computers
    • Library
    • Co-curricular activities
    2nd Year
    • HSS (Sociology)
    • Pharmacology
    • Pathology & Genetics
    • Medical Surgical nursing -I
    • Community Health Nursing – I
    • Communication and Educational Technology
    • Library
    • Co-curricular Activities
    3rd Year
    • Nursing Research & Statistics
    • Medical Surgical nursing - II
    • Child Health Nursing
    • Mental Health Nursing
    • Medical Surgical Nursing (practical)
    • Child Health Nursing (practical)
    • Project
    • Library
    • Co-curricular activity
    4th Year
    • Nursing Management
    • Midwifery & Obstetrical Nursing
    • Community Health Nursing – II
    • Midwifery & Obstetrical Nursing (practical/internship)
    • Community Health Nursing – II (practical/internship)
    • Medical Surgical Nursing (practical/internship)
    • Child Health Nursing (practical/internship)
    • Mental Health Nursing (practical/internship)
    Career Options
    • The students can get opportunities in the Institutes’ Hospital as a staff nurse as a direct patient care service provider.
    • Other areas include of specialists such as- ambulatory care nurse, critical care nurse, school health nurse, industrial nurse, military nurse, operation theatre nurse, orthopaedic nurse, disaster nurse etc.
    • The students can also get an opportunity to become a faculty member of the institute or another educational institute as a teacher or an instructor.
    • The students can also carry out their own clinical research, hospital administration program, public health management and nursing informatics.
    • After completion of B.Sc. Nursing the students can further pursue specialized course Masters of Science in Nursing.
    • The institute is attached to Sagar Hospital where students can seek for placements.
Under Graduate
  • Post Basic B.Sc Nursing
  • Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing is an undergraduate course of 2 years. This course is taken up after General Nursing and Midwifery course by the students to expand their knowledge and skills. The course is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.

    The students need to be registered nurses after a diploma program in nursing from Indian Nursing Council recognised Institute of nursing, to be enrolled in this course. The students of this course have an advantage over B.Sc. nursing students as immediately after this course the students are eligible to take up M.Sc. nursing course as they do not have to take a year work experience.

  • Candidates must have a diploma degree in General nursing and Midwifery course.
  • Pass in 10+2 or equivalent examination held by any board or council established under State/ Central Government that is recognised as equivalent by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.
  • Needs to be a Registered Nurse.
  • Eligibility certificate from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences to be produced.
  • Candidates need to be medically fit.
Course Outline
First Year
  • Nursing Foundation
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Biochemistry and biophysics
  • Psychology
  • Microbiology
  • Maternal Nursing
  • Child Health Nursing
  • Medical & Surgical Nursing
  • English
Second Year
  • Sociology
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Introduction to Nursing Education
  • Introduction to Nursing Administration
  • Introduction to Nursing Research & Statistics
Career Options
  • Students can directly join Masters Course
  • Nursing Officer
  • Nurse Manager
  • Nursing Specialist
  • Nursing Educators
Post Graduate
  • M.Sc Nursing
  • Post graduate degree in Nursing is taken after completion of B.Sc. Nursing course. Students who are interested in academics and research work take up this course. Students are also given option of 5 specialities under this course. The students are to submit a dissertation for the completion of the course. Students are given proper clinical exposures under the guidance of the expertise. The fields of specialization offered under this course are:

    Specialization Courses in Post Graduation

    The following specializations can be taken by the students over their Masters level course of Nursing.

    1. Medical Surgical Nursing
    2. The specialization is done by the nurses who work in patient care units, ambulatory care units, surgical centers, emergency care units etc. The nurses of this specialization deal with health of adult patients. The nurses of this field are to study about medicines as well, as they are to look after the medication of the patients.

    3. Obstetrics and Gynecology Nursing
    4. This area of nursing deals with women in their age from puberty till menopause. The nurses of this field give care to women who have health issues regarding their reproductive system like during pregnancy, child labor, birth etc. The nurses of this area work in maternity wards.

      The nurses are to pursue a diploma or a degree related to women’s health and obstetrics to become OB/GYN nurses. Minimum of 2 years of experiences is needed to sit for NCC Inpatient Obstetric Nursing certification Examination and become a certified OB/GYN nurse.

    5. Community Health Nursing
    6. The nurses trained in this area are involved in healthcare of the community. They work in rural and urban community healthcare centers. The community health nurses are responsible for the health of an entire community. To become a community health nurse, one needs to be a registered nurse by getting a degree and by sitting for the exam of National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses. The nurses also need to have work experience for several years.

    7. Pediatrics Nursing
    8. This area specializes in giving healthcare to infants and children. The nurses are given training in giving care to children or infants with health issues. To practice nursing of this area, the nurses needs to be a registered nurse with a bachelor’s degree.

    9. Psychiatric Nursing
    10. also known as mental health nursing is a course where the nurses specialize in mental health and care for people who are suffering of mental illness. Nurses of this area get trainings in psychological therapies. A psychiatric nurse is required to be a registered nurse and specialize in mental health. This type of nurse work in mental institutes, psychiatric hospitals, mental asylums etc.

  • Candidates must have completed B.Sc. Nursing or PB B.Sc. Nursing Course recognised by Indian Nursing Council.
  • 55% aggregate marks obtained in B.Sc. Nursing or PB B.Sc. Nursing.
  • Minimum of 1-year work experience after B.Sc. in a hospital.
  • Course Outline
    First Year
    • Nursing Education
    • Advanced Nursing Practice
    • Nursing Research & Statistics
    • Clinical Specialty-I
    Second Year
    • Nursing Management
    • Nursing Research (Dissertation)
    • Clinical Specialty-II
    Career Options
    • Academic Research
    • Lecturer, Educator, Professor or Instructor in Nursing Institutes
    • Senior level Nursing Administrator in Hospitals and Clinics
    • Corporate or Industrial Nurse

Fee Structure

B.Sc Nursing Fees Table
1st Year 73,820 2,250 1,18,112
2nd Year 73,820 2,250 1,18,112
3rd Year 73,820 2,250 1,18,112
Grand Total 2,95,280 9,000 4,72,448
Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Fees Table
1st Year 77,510 2,250 1,24,016
2nd Year 77,510 2,250 1,24,016
Grand Total 77,510 4,500 2,48,032
M.Sc. Nursing Fees Table
1st Year 1,48,600 4,000 2,37,760
2nd Year 1,48,600 4,000 2,37,760
Grand Total 2,97,200 8,000 4,75,520

Registration Fee: Indian INR 10000 for National students & US $300 for International students along with 1st installment


The institute provides excellent facilities of hostels for girls and boys. All the basic amenities are available in the hostels:

  1. Separate Hostels for Girls and Boys
  2. Recreational and TV rooms
  3. Telephone Facilities
  4. Washing Machine accessible for Laundry Purpose
  5. Hot Water Supply
  6. Homely food served in Hostel mess
  7. Good Infrastructure


Dayananda Sagar College of Nursing being one of the most reputed institutions has its own hospitals and several other hospitals in the link. Students from this college get their placement in much well-known health centers in which the college has got it affiliation.

The main priority is given to Dayananda Sagar Hosptial where many of the students get the chance to work. And as the Dayananda Sagar College of Nursing is allied to certain major Government hospitals like Victoria, Vanivilas and NIMHANS students are sent for the training programs there. Some other hospitals where this college places their students are Shri Krishna Sevasharma and Spandana.