KLE Society’s Institute of Nursing Sciences, Belagavi was established during the year 1987 focusing on the goal of developing proficient and qualified nursing graduates. The institute is self-sufficient and has adequate modern equipment, functional laboratories, a well-stocked library, and other facilities such as a clean spacious hostel, transport, banking, and internet connectivity. All Courses are recognized by the Karnataka State Nursing Council Bengaluru, the Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi, and the Government of Karnataka (GOK). The institute is also re-accredited with an ‘A+’ grade by NAAC (3rdCycle), MHRD and is recognized by UGC. The Students of this Institute gain tremendous insights and practical training at KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Charitable Hospital and KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital & Medical Research Centre, Belagavi with 2400 beds. The reputation of this college has been painstakingly built by a dedicated faculty, whose tireless efforts have made each student a thorough professional skilled in the theory and practice of a gentle science and the noble art of caring.

The KAHER Institute of Nursing Sciences is recognized by the Karnataka Nursing Council (KNC) and the Indian Nursing Council (INC).

KAHER Institute of Nursing Sciences Belagavi – a constituent Institution of the KLE Academy of Higher Education& Research is recognized by the Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi.

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Name National and International Collaboration for Research

» International Collaborations with the School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom.

» Thomas Jefferson University College of Nursing, Philadelphia, USA.

» Southern Cross University, Queensland, Australia.

» Debre Behran University, Debre, Ethiopia.

» Chitawan Medical College, School of Nursing, Chitawan, Nepal.

Unique distinction at National and International levels

» The institute has been ranked as one of the top 10 promising nursing colleges in India for the year 2019 by the Knowledge Review magazine.

Staff and Students exchange program under MoU:

» Faculty from the School of Nursing Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK visiting annually to KAHER,INS on a regular basis. Faculty from KAHER INS Belagavi visited to University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK.

» Faculty from Thomas Jefferson University, College of Nursing, Philadelphia USA to KAHER INS and faculty from KAHER INS visits to Thomas Jefferson University, College of Nursing, Philadelphia USA.

» Under the student exchange program, UG students from the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK visit KAHER INS Belagavi, and our UG students visit them regularly. PG students from Chitwan Medical College, Chitwan Nepal annually visit KAHER INS Belagavi and our PG students visit them regularly.

» Visit of nursing students from Southern Cross University, Queensland, Australia.


“Pursuit of Excellence” KLE Academy Of Higher Education and Research’s Institute of Nursing Sciences aims to be the center of academic excellence and research in the country, aspiring to achieve high level of quality nursing education, practice and research in par with the global community.


» Developing a human who is caring, responsible, nationalistic, creative and rational.

» Who assumes professional, moral, and spiritual responsibility towards society.

» Increasing the cognitive, affective and psychomotor competency for efficient nursing education, practice, research and administration.

» Developing competencies for advanced clinical practice as – Nurse Specialists, Educators, Administrators and Consultants.

» Promoting leadership qualities amongst the student nurses for professional advancement.

» Training the student nurses in inter-disciplinary communication and management skills.

» Practicing their profession within the framework of code of ethics, professional conduct and standards of practice, laid down by the Indian Nursing Council.


The Nursing Programme would strive to achieve academic and health excellence by educating and training the students who shall function as nurse specialists, practioners, consultants, educators, administrators and researchers in a wide variety of professional settings in meeting the National Health Priorities and changing health needs of the society. It would encourage being self directed and effectively dealing with day to day health problems within the existing constraints and acting as an agent of social change. It would prepare a nurse who can make independent decision in nursing situations, protect the rights of patients and facilitate individuals and groups in pursuit of health care in the hospital, community and conduct research studies in the area of nursing practice.It would promote accountability and commitment to the nursing profession and encourage lifelong learning which fosters quality nursing care.


» Develop competent Nursing graduates who uphold values of truth, integrity, peace, democracy and human rights.

» Promote and partake in academic programmes that involve personality development, social involvement and are responsive to national and international health care standards.

» Generate significant research programmes which contribute to an evidence-based, scientific and technologically advanced nursing education and practice.

» Enhance accessibility to better educational opportunities for deserving and qualified students through establishment of local and international academic linkages.