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Hrudayalaya Foundations was formed with a vision in mind; to cultivate a diverse community of healthcare workers who set the highest standards of patient care, no matter where they go. NHF Group of Colleges provide diploma, graduate, and post-graduate programs in Nursing, Physiotherapy, and Allied Sciences. Narayana Hrudayalaya Foundations has come a very long way with one batch of nursing students in 2001 and now has three institutes which deliver outstanding healthcare professionals in the area of Nursing, Allied Health Sciences and Physiotherapy.

Headquartered in Bengaluru, India, NHF derives its name from its parent, Narayana Health (formerly known as Narayana Hrudayalaya), which is made up of a widespread network of hospitals that strive to make affordable world-class healthcare available to all.

Narayana Hrudayalaya School and College of Nursing:

With a total of 4 courses, the institute offers excellent facilities & the students are exposed to world class clinical areas during their course. All the courses are affiliated to the respective governing bodies i.e., Indian Nursing Council, Karnataka Nursing Council, Karnataka State Diploma Nursing Examination Board & Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.
The institute is also a Study Centre of IGNOU for P.B.B.Sc (Nursing) programme offered to working Nurses from across the country.

Narayana Hrudayalaya Institute of Allied Health Sciences:

Allied health professionals are a distinct group of health professionals who apply their expertise to diagnose, treat and rehabilitate people of all ages and all specialities. This group comprises a large community of health care professionals who works on the scientific principles and evidence-based practice for the analysis and evaluation of a medical condition, diagnosing the clinical presentation, treatment, and management of acute and chronic conditions; rehabilitation and actively participate in the prevention of diseases and wellness of optimum health-life balance.

They also support the administration and management aspects of health care settings in a variety of models. Narayana Hrudayalaya Institute of Medical Sciences started functioning with a one batch of B.Sc Perfusion Technology students from the academic year 2002-03 and Diploma course in the subsequent year. Now the institute is functioning with a total of 17 courses (3 Post Graduate, 10 Under Graduate & 4 Diploma), which are the most seeked for amongst the students. All the PG & UG courses are affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore and Diploma courses to Karnataka Paramedical Board.

Narayana Hrudayalaya Institute of Physiotherapy:

Narayana Hrudayalaya Institute of Physiotherapy started a humble beginning from 2010 with a student’s strength of 8 in Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT). Now the institute has grown leaps and bounds with a present strength of 40 students in BPT each year. Masters of Physiotherapy (MPT) commenced from Academic Year 2017-18 with specialisations such as Musculoskeletal & Sports Physiotherapy, Neurological & Psychosomatic Disorders, Cardiorespiratory Disorders, Community Physiotherapy & Paediatrics) with 5 seats.

Now the institute is one amongst the seeked after for courses of Physiotherapy. Delightfully, the institute also received PHYSIOTIMES AWARD 2021 in college category for Excellence in Physiotherapy Education by esteemed physiotherapy magazine PHYSIOTIMES.

  • Narayana Hrudayalaya School and College of Nursing:
  • Narayana Hrudayalaya Institute of Allied Health Sciences:
  • Narayana Hrudayalaya Institute of Physiotherapy:



  • Dr. Jessy Jacob

    Dr. Jessy Jacob


  • Dr. Arulmozhi Baskaran P M

    Dr. Arulmozhi Baskaran P M

    Vice Principal



  • Professor Nisha P Nair

    Professor Nisha P Nair




  • Dr. Rajendra Kacchwaha

    Dr. Rajendra Kacchwaha


Allied Science


  • Dr. Muralidhar Kanchi

    Dr. Muralidhar Kanchi


  • Mr. Vysakh PR

    Mr. Vysakh PR

    Vice Principal

Recognised by

Government of Karnataka, (INC)Indian Nursing Council, (KNC)Karnataka Nursing Council (RGUHS)Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, (KSPB)Karnataka State Para Medical Board, (KSDNEB)Karnataka State Diploma In Nursing Examination Board

Anti-Ragging – Regulatory Measures

Ensuring Safe and Respectful Campuses:

At Narayana Hrudayalaya Foundations, we take pride in fostering an inclusive and respectful learning environment for all our students. As we embark on this incredible journey of education, it is crucial to address a pressing issue that threatens the well-being of our student community - ragging.

Our Commitment to Zero Tolerance:

At Narayana Hrudayalaya Foundations, we are dedicated to maintaining a zero-tolerance policy against ragging. We firmly believe that education thrives in an atmosphere of mutual respect and understanding. Our institution stands united in creating a space where every student feels safe, comfortable, and able to focus on their academic pursuits without fear or intimidation.

Understanding Our Anti-Ragging Policies:

Awareness and Education: We strive to raise awareness among all students about the negative consequences of ragging. Regular workshops, seminars and orientation programs are conducted to sensitize students to the importance of building a healthy campus culture.

Strong Disciplinary Actions: Any student found involved in ragging activities will face severe disciplinary actions, which may include suspension, expulsion, or legal consequences, depending on the severity of the incident.

Confidential Reporting Mechanism: We have established a confidential reporting mechanism that allows students to report incidents of ragging without fear of retaliation. All reports will be treated with utmost confidentiality and appropriate actions will be taken promptly.

Counseling and Support: We understand that the victims of ragging may face emotional distress. Our institution provides counseling and support services to help affected students cope and recover.

Formation of anti-ragging committees & anti-ragging squads to assist authorities in curbing the menace of ragging. The following committees and squads will support the college authorities in deciding all the matters relating to ragging: Anti-ragging Main-Committee - Principals of all the three colleges, along with the HR manager of NHF, faculty, senior batch student members as well as an inspector from the local police station. The committee will meet periodically to review the situation and initiate effective measures. Depending upon necessity, the committee will also meet in the hostel. The committee as a whole or in separate groups will undertake surprise visits to hostels and other areas in the college and ensure that no incidents of ragging has been taking place. It is responsible to initiate disciplinary action & take appropriate regulatory measures against ragging.

Anti-ragging Sub-Committee – Faculty from all three colleges and senior batch student members.
The committee must record the complaint raised against ragging & thus initiating the enquiry of the incident reported. The committee is responsible to understand the purpose & root cause of the incident and the parties involved in it. The committee has to be careful to explore the proof related to the incident and report the consequences of the incident to the main Anti-ragging Committee to take the decision.

Anti-ragging Flying Squad – NHF’s Admin Executives, Hostel warden and Faculty Hostel In-Charge, amongst others. Flying squads are responsible to conduct a surprise survey in & around the college campus & hostel to notice the occurrence of ragging. It is responsible to make continuous & keen observations on ragging at all the times & take precautionary measures to ensure that no ragging takes place. It helps to ensure that there is no room for ragging within the college premises, class rooms, hostel premises and other outside surrounding places.

Kindly note that each student of the college and his/her parents or guardians are hereby required to submit a combined undertaking at the time of registration, in the prescribed format, which is mandatory for registration.

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