BSc Nursing

BSc Nursing

Course details

Course ;.BSC Nursing

Affiliated :Kerala University of Health Sciences

Medium of Instruction :English

Annual Intake :60

Duration :4 years (8 Semesters)

Weeks available per Semester :26

Vacation                                              : 3 weeks

Holidays                                              : 1 week

Examination & Preparatory Holidays: 2 week

Number of Weeks / Semester for instruction : 20 weeks X 40 Hrs per week = 800 hours

Course of study:

B.Sc. Nursing Program Structure
Semester I Semester II Semester III Semester IV
1. Communicative English 2. Applied Anatomy 3. Applied Physiology 4. Applied Sociology 5.Applied Psychology 6.*Nursing Foundations I           Mandatory Module *First Aid as part of Nursing Foundation I Course 1. Applied Biochemistry 2. Applied Nutrition and Dietetics 3. *Nursing Foundations II 4. Health/Nursing Informatics & Technology           Mandatory Module *Health Assessment as part of Nursing Foundation II Course 1. Applied Microbiology and Infection Control including Safety 2. Pharmacology I 3. Pathology I 4. *Adult Health (Medical Surgical) Nursing I with integrated pathophysiology     Mandatory Module *BCLS as part of Adult Health Nursing I 1. *Pharmacology II 2. Pathology II & Genetics 3. Adult Health Nursing II with integrated pathophysiology including Geriatric Nursing 4. Professionalism, Professional Values & Ethics including Bioethics   Mandatory Module *Fundamentals of Prescribing under Pharmacology II *Palliative care module under Adult Health Nursing II
Semester V Semester VI Semester VII Semester VIII
1. *Child Health Nursing I 2. Mental Health Nursing I 3. Community Health Nursing I (including Environmental Science & Epidemiology) 4. Educational Technology/Nursing Education 5. Introduction to Forensic Nursing and Indian Laws     Mandatory Modules *Essential Newborn Care (ENBC), Facility Based Newborn Care (FBNBC), IMNCI and PLS as part of Child Health Nursing 1. Child Health Nursing II 2. Mental Health Nursing II 3. Nursing Management & Leadership 4. *Midwifery/ Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBG) Nursing I             Mandatory Module SBA Module under OBG Nursing I/II (VI/VII Semester) 1. Community Health Nursing II 2. Nursing Research & Statistics 3. Midwifery/ Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBG) Nursing II                   Mandatory Modules *Safe delivery app under OBG Nursing I/II (VI/VII Semester) Internship Intensive Practicum / Residency programme

Eligibility Criteria   :

  • Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education of Kerala or equivalent examinations recognized by any of the Universities in the State of Kerala with Aggregate of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and 50% marks in English in second Year only are eligible for admission.
  • Should have completed 17 years of age
  • Relaxation in marks:- (a) Candidates belonging to SEBC (Socially and Educationally Backward Classes) in the State of Kerala with total annual family income up to Rs.6 lakhs will have relaxation of 5% marks.
  • The Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates in the state of Kerala need only a pass in the qualifying examination.
  • (b) Those candidates claiming relaxation of marks shall produce necessary certificates from the authority concerned.
  • There will be no reservation of seats for SEBC and or SC/ST candidates under Management.
  • Eligibility Certificates: Candidates who have passed their qualifying examination from places other than State of Kerala shall produce the certificate of recognition and equivalency of qualifying examination from KUHS Thrissur. This should be furnished at the time of interview for admission.

Seat Allotment

  • 50% of the seats are based on Merit, 50 % based on management Quota,out of this 15%of the total seats are reserved for NRI

How to Apply.

  • Application for admission to course B.Sc. Nursing course can be registered only online through a single application. The provision for applying online is available at the website Submission of more than one application by a candidate will lead to rejection of the candidature.

Certificates to be produce on admission

  • SSLC book
  • Original PDC\+2\VHSC Mark list and pass certificate
  • Original conduct certificate
  • Original T C
  • Medical fitness certificate
  • Immunization certificate; hepatitis-B ,chicken pox
  • Passport size photos-5
  • Migration certificate
  • Allotment memo
  • Income certificate(for SC\ST\OEC)
  • Cast  certificate(for SC\ST\OEC)

For NRI candidates, additional to the above mentioned certificates the following documents are also required

  • Sponsorship certificate
  • Attested copy of the passport of the sponsor.
  • Attested copy of the relevant pages of the passport
  • Relationship certificate from the village officer/Tahsildar

Affiliated To

Indian Nursing Council (INC)

Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS)

Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council (KNMC)

Career opportunities

After the successful completion of the BSc nursing course the graduates could have the following wide opportunities upon them;

  • Registered  Nurse & Midwife
  • Military nurse
  • Nurse educator
  • School health nurse
  • Occupational health nurse
  • Nurse administrator
  • Nurse manger