Colaco School of Nursing, Mangalore


Colaco School of Nursing

Colaco School of Nursing, Mangalore

 Colaco School of Nursing is situated in Mangalore in the Karnataka state of India. it is accredited by Indian Nursing Council (INC) and it is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University. CSN, Mangalore offers 2 courses across 1 stream namely Nursing, and across 2 degrees like GNM, BSc. CSN campus is spread over 28000 Acres. The hostel facility is not available for its students.

India which is fast emerging as a superpower became world-famous in the 1990s for its Information Technology Services, in the following decade for its B.P.O. services, and now for Medical Tourism services. The sick and infirm of the world are waiting at India's door for its excellent and affordable health facilities. Hospitals are opening by the dozens and to staff them there is an acute need for well-qualified nurses.  Are you ready?

With the increasing demand for well-trained, qualified, and spiritually inclined Nurses, Colaco Hospital has started 3 ½ year Revised General Nursing & Midwifery Course from 2003 and is situated at Kankanady which is in the heart of the picturesque city of Mangalore, with a built-up area of 28,000 Sq.ft. Colaco School of Nursing is fully owned by the Isidore Colaco Memorial Charitable Hospital Trust. Railway Station is just at a distance of 2 km. from the school.

Dr. Lydia Colaco B.A., M.D., D.G.O., F.R.C.S., M.R.C.O.G., started the COLACO HOSPITAL, a unit of I.C.M.C.H. Trust in the year 1955. She was South India’s highest qualified lady medical practitioner. The Hospital is the first private hospital in Mangalore. In her career spanning 50 years, she conducted more than 25,000 child deliveries, most of which were challenging. Her dedication, talent, and fame spread across the Konkan and Malabar Coast. In her twilight years, she donated the Hospital complex to the Isidore Colaco Memorial Charitable Hospital Trust. The hospital now boasts of a 250 bedded, state of art multi-specialty unit with a built-up area of 40,000 sq. ft. spread over 22,000 sq. ft. of land on Bendore Main Road in the heart of the city. The main objective of the trust is to extend health services to the maximum number of people at the most reasonable rates and to spread education with special emphasis on the girl child.


GNM  -     (General Nursing and Midwifery)

B.Sc    -    (Bachelor of Science)

Contact Information

Kankanady By-pass Road,

Mangalore 575 002

Contact No: 824 2435511

Fax: +91 824 2438686 / 2434404

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