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M.SC NURSING

(INC, BFHUS, PNRC, GOVERNMENT PUNJAB WITH PERMISSION)

M.SC NURSING   (MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING) – 7 SEATS

M.SC NURSING   (MENTAL HEALTH NURSING) – 5  SEATS

M.SC NURSING  (CHILD HEALTH NURSING) – 5 SEATS

M.SC NURSING  (COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING) – 5 SEATS

M.SC NURSING  (OBSTETRIC AND GYNAECOLOGICAL NURSING) – 8 SEATS

 

PHILOSOPHY

National Health Policy (NHP) 2002 emphasizes the need to prepare nurses to function in super-specialty areas who are required in

tertiary care institutions, entrusting some limited public health functions to nurses after providing adequate training, and increase the

ratio of degree holding vis a diploma holding nurses.

It is observed that there is an acute shortage of nursing faculty in under  graduate and post graduate nursing programme in India.

Indian Nursing Council believes that:

Post Graduate programme is essential to prepare nurses to improve the quality of nursing education and practice in India. .Post

graduate programme in nursing builds upon and extends competence acquired at the graduate levels, emphasizes application of

relevant theories into nursing practice, education, administration and development ofresearch skills.

The programme prepares nurses for leadership position in nursing and health fields who can function as nurse specialists, consultants,

educators, administrators and researchers in a wide variety of professional settings in meeting the National priorities and the changing

needs of the society.

This programme provides the basis for the post masteral programme in  nursing. Further the programme encourages accountability

and commitment to life long learning which fosters improvement of quality care.

 AIM

 The aim of the postgraduate program in nursing is to prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as nurse specialists, consultants,

educators, administrators in a wide variety of professional settings

OBJECTIVES

 On Completion of the two year M.Sc Nursing programme, the graduate will be able to:-

  1. Utilize/apply the concepts, theories and principles of nursing science
  2. Demonstrate advance competence in practice of nursing
  3. Practice as a nurse specialist.
  4. Demonstrate leadership qualities and function effectively as nurse  educator and manager.

5.Demonstrate skill in conducting nursing research, interpreting and utilizing the findings from health related research

6.Demonstrate the ability to plan and effect change in nursing practice and in the health care delivery system.

7 . Establish collaborative relationship with members of other disciplines

8. Demonstrate interest in continued learning for personal and Professional  advancement.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA/ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

1.   The candidate should be a Registered Nurse and Registered midwife or equivalent with any State Nursing Registration Council.

2.   The minimum education requirements shall be the passing of  B.Sc. Nursing / B.Sc. Hons. Nursing / Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing with

minimum of 55% aggregate marks.

3.   The candidate should have undergone in B.Sc. Nursing / B.Sc. Hons. Nursing / Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing in an institution which is

recognized by Indian Nursing Council.

4.  Minimum one year of work experience after Basic B.Sc. Nursing.

5.  Minimum one year of work experience prior or after Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing.

6.  Candidate shall be medically fit.

7.  5% relaxation of marks for SC/ST candidates may be given.

DURATION

Duration of the course is 2 years for M.Sc. (N)

Available 52 weeks

Vacation 4 weeks

Examination 2 weeks

Gazetted holidays 3 weeks

Total weeks available 43 weeks

40 hours per week 1720 hours

Total hours for 2 years 3440 hours