The present study was taken up to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on nursing care given to the patient using intra-aortic balloon pump, conducted among the students studying BSc nursing. It was a preexperimental study conducted among forty (40) B.Sc students of second year. The study results showed that pre-test scores majority (90%) of 2nd year B.Sc nursing students had poor knowledge and about 10% had an average level knowledge. Whereas, in the post test, it was seen that highest percentage 50% had good knowledge, 35% had excellent knowledge, 15% had average level knowledge. There was a statistically significant improvement in level of knowledge after structured teaching programme on nursing care provided to the patients by using intra-aortic balloon pump among second years B.Sc nursing students. There was no significant association between post test level of score with the selected demographic variables such as gender, age, previous knowledge and religion.