Master of Science in Nursing

Master of Science in Nursing

Course ; MSc Nursing

Affiliated : Kerala University of Health Sciences

Medium of Instruction : English

Annual Intake : 25

Duration :2 years

Weeks available per year : 52weeks /years

Leave : 3weeks (20 days )

Preparation & exam : 2weeks

Total hrs /week: 48 hrs

48hrsx47 weeks =2256 hrs /year

Courses offered

Medical Surgical Nursing (Cardiovascular &Thoracic nursing) – 5 seats

Obstetric & Gynecological Nursing – 5 seats

Child Health (Pediatric) Nursing – 5 seats

Mental Health (Psychiatric) Nursing – 5 seats

Community Health Nursing – 5 seats

Course of study:

I Year
II Year
Nursing education Nursing management
Advanced nursing practice Clinical specialty II
Nursing research & statistics  Nursing Research(Dissertation )
Clinical specialty I

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidates who have passed regular BSc Nursing course with minimum 50% aggregate of any University in Kerala or any other University recognized as equivalent to it by Kerala University of Health Sciences.
  • a) B.Sc. Nursing candidates should have one year experience/internship after Registration with Nursing Council.
  • b) 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.
  •  Candidates who have passed their qualifying examination from University outside Kerala State 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.

Certificates to be produce on admission

  • SSLC book
  • Original PDC\+2\VHSC Mark list and pass certificate
  • Original BSc (N)degree mark list
  • Degree certificate
  • Registration certificate from KNMC –RNRM
  • Experience certificate
  • Original conduct certificate
  • Original T C
  • Medical fitness certificate
  • Immunization certificate; hepatitis-B, chicken pox
  • Passport size photo-5
  • Migration certificate
  • Eligibility certificate
  • Entrance details if any
  • LBS Receipt\allotment memo
  • Income certificate(for SC\ST\OEC)
  • Cast  certificate(for SC\ST\OEC)

How to apply

Application for admission to course M.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.


Career opportunities

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

  • Registered Nurse &Midwife  
  • Nurse educator
  • Nurse administrator
  • Nurse Supervisor
  • Nurse manager
  • Industrial nurse
  • Military nurse
  • Public health nurse
  • Nurse practitioner
  • School health nurse
  • Nurse superintendent
  • Director of nursing