DR. N.S.A.M. First Grade College and the Pre University College are units under the umbrella of the Nitte Education Trust(R), Mangalore, pioneers in the field of education for the last 30 years. The Nitte Education Trust established in 1979 has over 40 years of experience in the field of providing quality education. It manages 40+ institution: in 3 campuses at Mangalore, Bangalore and Nitte. The salient institutions are the Medical College, the Dental College, Engineering Colleges and Management Colleges. All the institutions of the Nitte group are approved by the respective Statutory Councils and have excellent infrastructural facilities like spacious classrooms, laboratories, libraries, well qualified faculty, hostels and good recreational facilities.
Of the 35+ institutions, A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, K S Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences, Nitte Gulabi Shetty Memorial Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy, Nitte Institute of Communication, Nitte Institute of Architecture and Nitte University Centre for Science Education & Research have been brought under the ambit of Nitte University.
Nitte University is one of the few universities in India that has been awarded the "A" category status by the MHRD, Govt. of India and accredited with 'A' grade by NAAC.
To establish standards of excellence in both academic as well as co-curricular activities and build responsible citizens who will contribute in a positive manner to the growth and progress of the country in particular and the world in general.
To develop our institutions into centres of excellence imparting quality education in order to create competent, skilled resources of high caliber who can address global challenges in a credible and ethical manner.
It is our endeavor to nurture and develop students in all respects, to face life and challenges positively.