The hostels are on campus and in close proximity to the college and hospital.
NICO has a well stocked library with over 1500 books and a separate section on DVDs. In addition to an excellent collection of books on fims, televison and communication theories, the library also has a good collection of biographies, autobiographies and novels.
A fleet of buses ply between the city and NICO. Students can avail of this facility (free of cost) to commute everyday.
All students are covered under Medicare and can avail of free medical/dental aid a the K S Hegde Hospital and the A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences.
A Cafeteria that provides traditional South Indian food and also student friendly fast food like pasta, sandwiches and noodles is available on campus.
The air conditioned multi Gymnasium housed in a 5500 sq. ft building is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Students could also avail of the services of 3 professionally trained instructors. Equipment consists of treadmills, elliptical trainers, exercise bikes, rowing machines and a full fledged multi-gym.