Nursing Schools in Kerala (Approved by Indian Nursing Council)

self financing nursing colleges in Kerala

Kerala has long been at the forefront of nursing excellence in India. Kerala is known for its health standards and is the top in India in health index as per the NITI Aayog Health Index. Nursing courses are very popular among Kerala students, and several nursing schools in Kerala offer world-class nursing education. Below is the list of Nursing Schools in Kerala Approved by Indian Nursing Council and Kerala Nursing and Midwifery Council.

If you want more information about nursing admission in Christian Management Hoopitals and Self Financing Hospitals, Contact us for Admission Guidance.

Courses Offered by Nursing Schools in Kerala

From ANM to postgraduate levels, nursing colleges across Kerala offer diverse programs covering all aspects of patient care, public health, and nursing administration.

GNM Diploma Course: These shorter entry-level courses impart essential nursing care competencies through a concentrated curriculum. Graduates can begin working while also preparing for post-BSc Degree Courses.

B.Sc. Nursing – The Bachelor’s program runs four years, focusing on advanced care concepts and specializations like pediatrics, geriatrics, and more. Students get both theoretical teaching and extensive clinical training.

Post Basic B.Sc. – Nurses holding diplomas (GNM)can upgrade their credentials via two-year B.Sc. programs bridging to advanced nursing degrees.

M.Sc. Nursing – Master’s level education involves advanced theories and leadership skills, readying students for supervisory roles. Specializations like surgical nursing and psychiatry are offered.

PhD in Nursing – Doctorates represent the pinnacle of nursing qualifications focused on impactful research and innovation for health policies and services.

Private Nursing Colleges also offer Management Quota admission at higher fees. Learn More

How to Apply:  Nursing Admission is managed by the LBS Center for Science Technology for Degree courses in Nursing like BSc and Post BSc. The Directorate of Medical Education in Kerala manages GNM admission.

LBS Registration Link LBS Center
Directorate of Medical

Eligibility: 12th Pass with minimum 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

Age: Minimum 17 years as of December 31.

List of Nursing Schools in Kerala -INC Approved

SL NoNursing InstitutionCategoryYearly IntakeLocation
1A J Schoolof Nursing, A J HospitalPrivate22Kazhakuttom
2A K G Memorial Co- Operative School Of NursingPrivate52 Kannur
3Abdul Wahab Memorial Rajah School Of NursingPrivate20Chavakkad
4Amala Cancer Hospital And Research CentrePrivate45Thrissur
5Ansar School Of NursingPrivate25Perumpilavu
6Assissi Hospital School Of NursingPrivate35Erumely
7Assumption School Of NursingPrivate25Kanhirapuzha
8Assumption School Of NursingPrivate45Wayanad
9B K J M School Of NursingPrivate22Thalassery
10B N V School Of NursingPrivate22Thiruvallam
11Bishop Vayalil Medical Centre School Of NursingPrivate33Idukki
12Carewell School Of NursingPrivate23Kasargod
13Christu Raj School Of NursingPrivate41Kuthuparamba
14Cochin Port Trust Hospital, School Of NursingGovernment21Cochin
15College Of Nursing Gandhi NagarGovernment31Kottayam
16College Of Nursing, E M S Memorial Co-Operative Hosp & PanambiPrivate62Perinthalmanna
17College Of Nursing, Nirmala Medical CentrePrivate36Muvattupuzha
18Credence School Of NursingPrivate21Thiruvananthapuram
19Csi School Of NursingPrivate41Thiruvananthapuram
20Deenabandhu School Of NursingPrivate31Palakkad
21Deva Matha Hospital, School Of NursingPrivate31Ernakulam
22Dr. Govindans Hospital Convent RoadPrivate21Trivandrum
23Dr. Nairs HospitalPrivate41Kollam
24Fatima Mata Mission HospitalPrivate21Wayanad
25Government Nursing School Pariyaram Medical CollegeGovernment52Kannur
26Government School Of Nursing General Hospital CampusPrivate26Alappuzha
27Government School Of Nursing PallikunnuGovernment33Kannur
28Government School Of Nursing ThiruvanthapuramGovernment35Thiruvananthapuram
29Government School Of Nursing Govt.School Of Nursing, Muttom.P.O.IdukkiGovernment25Idukki
30Govt School Of NursingGovernment52Kozhikode
31Govt School Of Nursing PalakkadGovernment22Palakkad
32Govt School Of Nursing General Hospital Red Cross RoadGovernment30Thiruvananthapuram
33Govt School Of Nursing District HospitalGovernment30Kollam
34Govt School Of Nursing ErnakulamGovernment33Ernakulam
35Govt School Of Nursing Maternity Hospital CampusGovernment31Thrissur
36Govt School Of Nursing KottayamGovernment22Kottayam
37Govt School Of Nursing Wayanad PanamaramGovernment22Wayanad
38Govt School Of Nursing For Sc/ St Sasthamcotta AsramamGovernment22Kollam
39Govt School Of Nursing PathanamthittaGovernment25Pathanamthitta
40Govt School Of Nursing, ManjeriGovernment30Malappuram
41Govt. College Of Nursing Kozhicode Medical CollegeGovernment30Kozhikode
42Govt. School Of Nursing Kasargod At KanhangadPrivate22Kasargod
43Holy Family College Of NursingPrivate42Idukki
44Holy Ghost Mission Hospital School Of NursingPrivate35Kottayam
45I H M Hospital, School Of NursingPrivate41Kottayam
46Indira Gandhi School Of NursingPrivate29Ernakulam
47Irinjalakuda Co-Operative School Of NursingPrivate30Thrissur
48.Josco School Of NursingPrivate33Alappuzha
49Jubilee Mission College Of NursingPrivate49Thrissur
50K M C T School Of NursingPrivate39Kozhikode
51K P M School Of NursingPrivate38Malappuram
52K T C T School Of NursingPrivate33Thiruvananthapuram
53K Velayudhan Memorial Hospital K V School Of NursingPrivate76Alappuzha
54Koyili College Of NursingPrivate39Kannur
55Lal Memorial Hospital School Of NursingPrivate19Thrissur
56Leyamma Memorial S/N, Mandiram HospitalPrivate29Kottayam
57Lisa School Of NursingPrivate19Kozhikode
58Lisie Hospital, School Of NursingPrivate29Ernakulam
59Little Flower College Of NursingPrivate49Ernakulam
60Lourdes Hospital, School Of NursingPrivate49Ernakulam
61Lourdes School Of NursingPrivate49Kollam
62M E S College Of NursingPrivate19Malappuram
63M K Haji School Of NursingPrivate29Malapuram
64Malik Deenar Charitable Hospital School Of NursingPrivate22Kasargod
65Mar Augustine Jubilee Mission Hospital School Of NursingPrivate32Ernakulam
66Mar Baselious Medical Mission Hospital School Of NursingPrivate42Ernakulam
67Mar Ivanios School Of Nursing, Assisi Atonement HospitalPrivate41Kollam
68Maria Theresa Hospital School Of NursingPrivate23Thrissur
69Mary Immaculate School Of NursingPrivate29Thrissur
70Mary Katherine School Of NursingPrivate23Kottayam
71Medical Trust Hospital Hoc Township Back Side RoadPrivate53Ernakulam
72Modern Hospital Kodungallur Ltd, School Of NursingPrivate22Thrissur
73Morning Star School Of NursingPrivate26Idukki
74Mother Chantal School Of NursingPrivate31Alappuzha
75N I M S School Of NursingPrivate25Malappuram
76N S S Medical Mission HospitalPrivate24Pathanamthitta
77National Hospital School Of NursingPrivate55Kozhikode
78National School Of NursingPrivate21Thiruvananthapuram
79Nirmala Hospital MarikunnuPrivate32Kozhikode
80P V S School Of NursingPrivate42Kozhikode
81Parabrahma Speciality Hospital & Research Centre School Of NursingPrivate22Kollam
82Pranavam School Of NursingPrivate22Kollam
83S U T School Of NursingPrivate42Thiruvananthapuram
84Sacred Heart Hospital, S/ NPrivate31Thrissur
85San Jos Parish Hospital School Of NursingPrivate21Thrissur
86Sanjoe College Of NursingPrivate26Ernakulam
87Santhi School Of NursingPrivate32Kozhikode
88School Of Nursing Marian Medical CentrePrivate31Kottayam
89School Of Nursing Don Bosco HospitalPrivate32Ernakulam
90School Of Nursing Kuriakose Chavara Memorial HospitalPrivate22Alappuzha
91School Of Nursing M M T HospitalPrivate30Idukki
92School Of Nursing Vimala HospitalPrivate35Ernakulam
93School Of Nursing Perpetual Succour Mission HospitalPrivate42Ernakulum
94School Of Nursing Bishop Alapatt Mission HospitalPrivate25Thrissur
95School Of Nursing Chazhikattu Hospitals (P) Ltd.Private48Idukki
96School Of Nursing, Dhanlakshmi HospitalPrivate41Kannur
97School Of Nursing, Bharath HospitalPrivate35Kottayam
98School Of Nursing, St Sebastian’ S Visitation HospitalPrivate22Alappuzha
99School Of Nursing, Kozhikode District Cooperative HospitalPrivate32Kozhikode
100School Of Nursing, Crescent Medical CentrePrivate22Palakkad
101School Of Nursing, Idukki District CoOperative Hospital No. 1.Private22Idukki
102School Of Nursing, Lourde HospitalPrivate22Kannur
103School Of Nursing, Malankara Medical Mission HospitalPrivate26Thrissur
104School Of Nursing, P M S A Memorial Dist Co-Operative Hospital LtdPrivate22Malappuram
105School Of Nursing, Sivagiri Sree Narayan Medical Mission HospitalPrivate41Thiruvananthapuram
106School Of Nursing, St Vincent De Paul Hospital School Of NursingPrivate26Thrissur
107School Of Nursing, Taliparamba CoOperative Hospital NoPrivate41Kannur
108School Of Nursing, Trichur Dist. CoOpertative HospitalPrivate25Thrissur
109School Of Nursing, Valluvanad HospitalPrivate27Palakkad
110Shree Narayana Medical Mission General Hospital & T.B. ClinicPrivate25Alappuzha
111Skp School Of NursingPrivate31Alappuzha
112Sri Sarada School Of NursingPrivate31Thiruvananthapuram
113St James Hospital School Of NursingPrivate31Thrissur
114St Joseph’s College Of NursingPrivate31Kollam
115St Joseph’s College Of NursingPrivate41Ernakulam
116St Joseph’s Hospital School Of NursingPrivate51Thrissur
117St Rita’s School Of NursingPrivate26Kottayam
118St Thomas Mission HospitalPrivate32Alappuzha
119The Badagara Co -Operative Institute Of Nursing And Research CentrePrivate32Kozhikode
120Tiruvalla Medical Mission School Of NursingPrivate22Pathanamthitta
121Upasana College Of NursingPrivate43Kollam
122Vinayaka Hospital School Of NursingPrivate55Wayanad

Counseling: counseling is conducted by The LBS Centre for Science & Technology based on rank, available seats, and reservation norms. 

Allotment of Seats: Seat allotment is done according to state merit quotas in government colleges. In private colleges, counseling is based on their merit list.

Direct Admission: If you want assistance for Nursing Admission in Private Nursing Colleges under Management Quota in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, Please Contact us for Direct Admission.

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