M.Sc. Nursing

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  • Duration

    2 Years
  • Course Type


Scientific and technological advancements have created complexity in the field of nursing necessitating advanced educational preparation. To keep pace with the tremendous progress in Medical Science and to meet changing health care needs specialization and research are essential in nursing science. Hence post graduations in the following specialties are required:

  1. Medical Surgical Nursing (Sub specialties – Cardio Vascular & Thoracic Nursing, Critical care Nursing, Oncology Nursing, Neurosciences Nursing, Nephro-Urology Nursing, Orthopedic Nursing, Gastro Enterology Nursing)
  2. Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing
  3. Child Health (Paediatric) Nursing
  4. Mental Health (Psychiatric) Nursing
  5. Community Health Nursing


The Faculty of Nursing believes that Nursing, as a health science require prompt updating of knowledge and skills in the areas of clinical specialty to render quality services and maintain collaboration with other health professionals.

Postgraduate programme prepare nurses to assume leadership positions in Nursing and allied health fields as specialists, practitioners, consultants, educators, counselors, administrators and researchers in a variety of settings in meeting the health care priorities and the changing needs of the society.

It encourages accountability and commitment in continuing education and also contributes to the body of knowledge in nursing through guided and independent research studies and facilitates evidence – based practice. It fosters decision making, critical thinking and creative work.


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:-

  1. Apply the concepts, theories and principles of nursing science.
  2. Demonstrate competencies in nursing practice.
  3. Practice as Clinical Nurse Specialist.
  4. Establish collaborative relationship with the members of other disciplines.
  5. Assume leadership in various care settings.
  6. Participate in health planning, implementation and evaluation at different levels of health care system.
  7. Function as effective nurse educators and nurse managers.
  8. Conduct independent nursing research and utilize the research findings in nursing practice and education.
  9. Critically evaluate various educational programmes in nursing.
  10. Demonstrate interest and positive attitude in continuing education for personal and professional growth.

  • B.Sc. Nursing with one year teaching or clinical experience
Specialities with number of seats
  • Medical Surgical Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • OBG Nursing