Where There is Charity and Wisdom There is Neither Fear nor IgnoranceSt.Francis Assisi


The aims of the postgraduate nursing programme are to: Aim of the postgraduate programme in nursing is to prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurse Practitioners, Consultants, Educators, Researchers and Administrators in a wide variety of professional settings.


On completion of the 2 year M.Sc Nursing programme, the graduates will be able to:-

  • Apply the concepts, theories and principles of nursing science.
  • Demonstrate competencies in nursing practice.
  • Practice as Clinical Nurse Specialist.
  • Establish collaborative relationship with the members of other disciplines.
  • Assume leadership in various care settings.
  • Participate in health planning, implementation and evaluation at different levels of health care system.
  • Function as effective nurse educators and nurse managers.
  • Conduct independent nursing research and utilize the research findings in nursing practice and education.
  • Critically evaluate various educational programmes in nursing.
  • Demonstrate interest and positive attitude in continuing education for personal and professional growth.
  • The candidate should be a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife with Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council.
  • The minimum educational requirements shall be the passing of regular degree course in Nursing – (B.Sc. Nursing / B.Sc. (Hons). Nursing / Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing), with minimum of 55% aggregate marks, in an institution which is recognized by Indian Nursing Council.
  • Minimum one year of experience after Basic B.Sc. Nursing. One year compulsory nursing service/internship after successful completion of four year B.Sc Nursing can be considered as experience.
  • Minimum one year of experience prior or after regular Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing.
  • Candidate shall be medically fit.
  • Relaxation of marks for SC/ST candidates may be given as per state government norms.
No. of Seats Available
Sl.NoSpecialtyNo. of seats
1Medical Surgical Nursing3
2Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing3
3Child Health Nursing2
4Mental Health Nursing2
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Foundation Of Nursing

This course focuses on the role of the professional nurse and provides an overview of the delivery of professional nursing practices and role transition.

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Child Health Nursing

This course introduces students to the theoretical knowledge and clinical skills of the child health nurse.

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Medical Surgical Nursing

The course focuses on concepts relating to care of the adult in the acute care setting with commonly occurring medical-surgical problems.

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Mental Health Nursing

Mental health nursing uses the study of human behaviour as its science and the purposeful use of self as its art.

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Obstetrical & Gynaecological

Obstetric wards admit antenatal and postnatal patients whilst Gynaecology wards admit patient with diseases of the reproductive system.

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Community Health Nursing

Explores rural community health nursing, focusing on historical development, philosophy, health care systems, epidemiology, and individuals, families, and specific aggregate groups.

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