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School of Nursing

School of Nursing is playing an important role in society as it provides the most essential services in healthcare triangle. Profession of nursing has always been a noble profession. Nursing is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life.


Nursing professionals are different from other health care providers in their approach towards patient care, training and scope of practice. They practice in a wide diversity of areas with a different scope of practice and level of prescriber authority in each. Many provide care within the ordering scope of physicians as per traditional image of care providers. Now nursing professionals are also getting permitted to practice independently in some countries spending on their training levels. The nursing education has undergone a process of diversification towards advanced and specialized credentials.


Nursing professionals develop a plan of care, working collaboratively with physicians, therapists, the patient, the patient's family and other team members, that focus on treating illness to improve quality of life. They also help to coordinate the patient care performed by other members of an interdisciplinary health care team including therapists, medical practitioners and dietitians.


Nursing education in India is regulated through The Nursing Council Act which was passed in 1948. This act ensures the quality of nursing education in India. The Indian Nursing Council (INC) is an autonomous body that acts as a regulatory body for nurses and nursing education. Any candidate desiring to practice nursing after passing out nursing course has to register in State Nursing Council. Healthcare sector is now one of the priority area for Government of India. Some sources say that the country is facing 50% shortage in this profession. 

Programmes

Programme NameExam ModeDurationDisciplineEligibility
B.Sc (Nur.)Yearly4 YearsNursing10+2 or equivalent from a recognized Board with PCB with English with minimum 45% marks. Minimum age should be 17 years and the candidate has to submit medical fitness certificate.
A.N.MYearly2 Years10+2 or equivalent from a recognized Board in any stream with English with minimum 40% marks (only females are eligible). Minimum age between be between 17 to 35 Years. Candidate has to submit medical fitness certificate.
G.N.MYearly3 Years10+2 or equivalent from a recognized Board in any stream with English with minimum 40% marks. Minimum age should be 17 years and the candidate has to submit medical fitness certificate.