The SDM Institute of Nursing Sciences was established in the year 2006 under the auspice of Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Education Society with the support and blessings of President Rev. Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade. It is one of the leading Institutes in Karnataka, set with high standards to learn and practice Nursing with a vision. The Institute is heading towards excellence under the able leadership & patronage of Honorable Medical Director Dr. Niranjan Kumar & Smt. Padmalatha Niranjan, Executive Director SDMALAC. At this institute we offer four programmes namely; DGNM (Diploma in General Nursing & Midwifery), B. Sc (Nursing), P. B. B. Sc (Nursing) & M. Sc (Nursing) with three specialities namely Medical Surgical Nursing, Community Health Nursing & Child Health Nursing. All these programmes are recognized by Government of Karnataka, approved by Karnataka Nursing Council and Indian Nursing Council and affiliated to KSDNEB & RGUHS Bangalore.
The institute has all the facilities housed in independent building and meets the norms of INC. Fully fledged simulation laboratories; well furnished library is the hall mark of the institute. The unique feature of the library is that it functions from 9am to 12 midnight X 7. There is a good national & International collection of 2500 + books & 10 journals. There is separate digital library connected to high speed broad band internet and Wi-Fi adjacent to the library. The library is well connected to the central library of Medical College through intranet facilities for e-material.