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M.Sc Nursing

Candidates eligible for admission must have passed the Higher Secondary Examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education of Kerala or equivalent exams recognized by any of the universities in the state.

Candidate should have obtained a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology, with 50% marks in English in the second year only.

2-Year Programme

15 seats

How to Apply?


After completing the M.Sc Nursing programme, the graduates will be able to:

Apply the concepts, theories and principles of nursing science

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.

Demonstrate advanced skills and competence in the nursing management of patients with various medical and surgical conditions

Incorporate evidence based nursing practice and identifies the areas of research in the field of medical and surgical nursing

Describe recent advancements in the field of medical and surgical nursing

Explain the legal and ethical issues in caring patients with various medical and surgical conditions.

Function as medical surgical nurse specialists and practitioners

Qualification Required:

  • Candidates who have passed regular BSc Nursing course with minimum 55% aggregate of any University in Kerala or any other University recognized as equivalent to it by Kerala University of Health Sciences.
  • B.Sc. Nursing candidates should have one year experience/internship after Registration with Nursing Council.
  • Post Basic BSc. Nursing qualified candidates shall have one year experience prior or after Post Basic BSc Nursing and registration in the respective State Nursing Council.
  • Candidates should have valid registration from Kerala Nurses & Midwives Council (KNMC). Those candidates who have registration with other State Council should produce KNMC registration at the time of admission.


  • Medical Surgical Nursing – 4 Seats
  • Child Health Nursing – 3 Seats
  • OBG Nursing – 3 Seats
  • Mental Health Nursing – 2 Seats
  • Community Health Nursing – 3 Seats