School of Nursing

Nursing is playing an important role in society as it provides the most essential services in the healthcare triangle. 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 to 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 diverse areas with different scopes of practice and levels prescribed by authority in each. Many provide care within the ordering scope of physicians as per traditional image of care providers. Now nursing professionals are also permitted to practice independently in some countries depending on their training levels. The nursing education has undergone a process of diversication towards advanced and specialized credentials.

Nursing professionals develop a plan of care, working collaboratively with physicians, therapists, patients, 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 others member of an interdisciplinary health care team, including therapists. medical practitioners and dieticians.

Nursing

Nursing education in India is regulated by The Nursing Council Act, 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.a 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 areas of Government of India. Some sources say that the country is facing 50% shortage in this profession.

Programme Duration Specialization/Options Eligibility
B.Sc (Nursing) 4 years N/A
  • 10+2 class passed with Science (PCB) & English Core/English Elective with aggregate of 45% marks from recognized board under AISSCE / CBSE / ICSE / SSCE / HSCE or other equivalent Board.
  • Student shall be medically fit.
  • Students appearing in 10+2 examination in Science conducted by National Institute of Open School with 45% marks.
  • Student shall be admitted once in a year. The minimum age for admission shall be 17 years on 31st December of the year in which admission is sought.
P.B. B.Sc (Nursing) 2 years N/A
  • Passed the Higher Secondary or Senior Secondary or Intermediate or 10+2 or an equivalent examination recognized by the university for this purpose. Those who have done 10+1 in or before 1986, will be eligible for admission.
  • Obtained a certificate in General Nursing and Midwifery and registered as R.N.R.M. with the State Nurses Registration Council. A male nurse, trained before the implementation of the new integrated course besides being registered as a nurse with State Nurses Registration Council, shall produce evidence of training approved by Indian Nursing Council for a similar duration in lieu of midwifery in any one of the following areas:
  • O.T. Techniques
  • Ophthalmic Nursing
  • Leprosy Nursing
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Neurological and Neuro surgical Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Cancer Nursing
  • Orthopedic Nursing
  • Candidates shall be medically fit.
  • Students Students shall be admitted once in a year.
GNM 3 years N/A
  • 10+2 with English and must have obtained a minimum of 40% at the qualifying examination and English individually for any recognized board. Candidates are also eligible from State Open School recognized Candidates are also eligible from State Open School recognized by State Government and National Institute of Open School (NIOS) recognized by Central Government. However Science is preferable.
  • 10+2 with English having 40% of marks in vocational ANM course from the school recognized by Indian Nursing council/SNRC.
  • 10+2 with English having 40% of marks in Vocational Stream-Health care Science from a recognized CBSE board/Centre.
  • Registered ANM with pass mark.
  • Student shall be medically t. Minimum age for admission will be 17 years. (as on 31st December of that year) The upper age limit is 42 yrs. For ANM/ for LHV, there is no age bar.
ANM 2 years N/A The minimum educational requirements shall be 10 + 2 in Arts (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Economics, Political Science, History, Geography, Business Studies, Accountancy, Home Science, Sociology, Psychology, and Philosophy) and English Core/English Elective or Science or Health care Science - Vocational stream ONLY passing out from recognized Board. Student shall be medically t. The minimum age for admission shall be 17 years on or before 31st December of the year in which admission is sought. The maximum age for admission shall be 35 years