M.Sc Nursing

1:-Paediatrics .
2:-Obs & Gynae .
3:-Community .
4:-Medical Surgical .
5:-Psychiatry .

Duration- 2 years

Eligibility 

B.Sc. Nursing/Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Pass with Min 55% Marks and Minimum 1 Year Clinical/Teaching experience after B.Sc. Nursing or prior to Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing.

The M.Sc degree programme in nursing is to equip the graduates with advanced concepts and competency to function efficiently and effectively in providing health care and education and contribute to professional development through research.

The faculty believes that the program in Master of Science in nursing is to prepare graduates who will function with competence to provide optimal health care to a variety of clients in general and specialized clinical area to function effectively in educated setting and contribute towards research in nursing.

The faculty believes that the students will acquire knowledge and skills through self-directed and independent learning utilizing all the available resources.

The faculty role is to facilitate, monitor, motivate and guide the learning process.

Training 

Nursing training is offered as a B. Sc. (Honors) course of four years’ duration or as certificate courses in general nursing (GN) / general nursing midwives (GNM) / male nurse (MN) of two to three years’ duration (these may be followed up by a B.Sc. post-basic / post-certificate nursing course of two-year duration after two to three years’ working experience).

The foregoing courses are open to students who have successfully completed their plus two or equivalent studies with physics, chemistry and biology with at least 50 per cent marks in the aggregate. Most nursing training courses admit students on the basis of their performance in entrance examinations which basically test their knowledge of physics, chemistry and biology up to class XII or equivalent level.

Future Prospects 

Employment opportunities are many more in nursing service. There are a number of hospitals run by various bodies like Central Govt., State Govts., public sector undertakings of Central as well as State Govts., Local-self Govts. like Corporations and Municipalities, Private organizations and Independent medical practitioners. All these organizations invariably require the services of nurses. All nurses who have been qualified have to register themselves with the Nurses Registration Council set up in each State after paying a prescribed fee. The main function of such councils is to accord recognition and inspections of examinations, besides registering qualified nurses. Nursing service is primarily wage paid oriented. However, there is scope for self-employment also. There are opportunities to work on a part-time or daily basis in homes, private clinics, maternity centers and nursing homes as private nurses.