Course Details


Aim:

The aim of the post graduate programme in nursing is to prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as nurse specialist, consultants, educators, administrations in a wide variety of professional setting.

Objectives:

    On Completion of the two year M.Sc.Nursing Programme, the graduates 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 manage health Care delivery system.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to plan and effect change in nursing practice and in the health Care delivery system.
  6. Establish collaborative relationship with members of other disciplines.
  7. 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 Council Registration.
  2. The minimum education requirements shall be the passing of B.Sc. Nursing/ Bsc. Hons. Nursing/ Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing with minimum of 55% aggregate marks.
  3. The candidate should have undergone in Bsc. Nursing /BSc. Hons. Nursing / Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing in an institution which is recognized by Indian Council.
  4. Minimum one year of work experience after Basic BSc. Nursing.
  5. The candidate should be medically fit.

Criteria for selection of Candidates

The selection shall be based on merit judged on the basis of aggregate of marks obtained in the university examination from first year to final year B.Sc(Basic) Nursing or Post Basic B.Sc. in Nursing.

Duration

The course of study shall be for two academic years.

Branches/ Speciality

Branch I – Medical Surgical NursingBranch II- Paediatric NursingBranch III- Obstetrics & Gynaecological NursingBranch IV- Community Health NursingBranch V – Psychiatric Nursing

Subjects

1st Year 2st Year
  1. Nursing Education
  2. Advance Nursing Practice
  3. Nursing Research and Statistics
  4. Clinical Speciality – I
  1. Nursing Management
  2. Nursing research (Dissertation)
  3. Clinical Speciality – II

Attendance

A candidate pursuing M.Sc. Nursing course shall study in the concerned department of the Institution for the entire period as a full time student. No candidate is permitted to work anywhere while studying postgraduate course. No candidate should join any other course of study or appear for any other examination conducted by this university or any other university in India or abroad during the period of registration.
  1. Every student shall attend symposia, seminars, conferences, journal review meetings and lectures during each year as prescribed by the department/college/university and not absent himself/herself without valid reasons.
  2. Candidate who has put in a minimum of 80% of attendance in the theory and practical assignments separately shall be permitted to appear for M.Sc. Nursing examination, provided she/he shown satisfactory progress mentioned in the logbook.
  3. Any student who fails to complete the course in the manner stated above shall not be permitted to appear for the University examination.

Internal assessment

There shall be a minimum of three tests and three assignments in each subject and the average of which shall be taken. A student must secure at least 50% of total marks fixed for internal assessment in a particular subject in order to be eligible to appear in university Examination in that subject.

Log book

Completion of log book is compulsory before appearing for university exam.

Dissertation

Each candidate pursuing M.Sc. Nursing course is required to carry out work on selected research project under the guidance of a recognized post graduate teacher. The results of such a work shall be submitted in the form of dissertation.

Examination

The M.Sc. Nursing course shall have two examination. One at the end of the first year (M.Sc. Nursing I) and the second at the end of the second year (M.Sc. Nursing II).

Eligibility for appearing for Examination

80% of the attendance for theory and practicals. However 100% of attendance for practical before the award of degree.

Classification of Results

  1. 50% pass in each of the theory and practical separately.
  2. 50%-50% Second division.
  3. 60%-74% First division
  4. 75% and above is Distinction
  5. For declaring the rank aggregate of 2 years marks to be considered.

The maximum period to complete the course successfully should not exceed 4 years. Candidate, who fails in any two subjects, shall be permitted to continue the studies into the second year. However the candidate shall not be allowed to appear for the second year examination till such time that he/she passes all subjects of the first year M.Sc. nursing examination.

Eligibility For Degree

A candidate shall have passed in all the subjects of M.Sc. year and M.Sc. II year to be eligible for the award of degree.

Aim:

  1. To provide a balance of professional and general education.
  2. To enable a student become professional nurse practitioners who is self directly and responsible citizen.

Objectives:

    On completing the degree program, students
  1. Develop broad concept of fundamental principles of nursing carebased on sound knowledge and acquire skill in providing holistic care to people of all ages in a community or institutional setting.
  2. Understand the application of principles from the physical, biological, social and behavioral sciences for assessing health status.
  3. Investigate health care problems systematically.
  4. Develop ability to work collaboratively with members of allied discipline for attainment of optimum health for all members of society.
  5. Utilize principles of teaching and apply them in practice.
  6. Understand fundamental principles of administration and organization of nursing services.
  7. Demonstrate skill in understanding human behaviours and effective inter personal relationship with individuals and families.
  8. Identify various factors affecting the communities social health and welfare programme.
  9. Assume responsibility of continuing learning for increasing competence in nursing practice.
  10. Demonstrate professional attitudes necessary for leadership roles in nursing.
  11. Accept social and ethical obligation to society.

Admission Requirements:

    Candidates for the B.Sc. Nursing shall be required
  1. To be 17 years old on or before 31st December of the year of admission.
  2. To have passed higher secondary school certificate examination (12 years course) or senior school certificate examination (10+2) or PDC or PUC or any other equivalent examination as recognized by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science Bangalore with Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English with minimum of 45% aggregate marks (PCBE).
  3. To be medically fit.

Criteria of selecting candidates:

The selection of candidates shall be based on merit in the qualifying examination and interview conducted by the college.

Duration:

The course of study shall be for 4 complete academic years including internship.

Subjects:

I Year II Year III Year IV Year
  1. English
  2. Anatomy
  3. Physiology
  4. Nutrition
  5. Biochemistry
  6. Nursing Foundation
  7. Psychology
  8. Microbiology
  9. Introduction to Computers
  10. Kannada
  1. Sociology
  2. Pharmacology
  3. Pathology & genetics
  4. Medical Surgical Nursing (Adult including geriatrics)
  5. Community Health Nursing
  6. Communication and Educational Technology
  1. Medical Surgical Nursing (Adult including geriatrics) – II
  2. Child Health Nursing
  3. Mental Health Nursing
  4. Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing
  1. Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing
  2. Community Health Nursing
  3. Nursing Research & Statistics
  4. Management of Nursing Services and Education

Attendance

A minimum of 80% attendance is required in theory practical separately in each subject.

Internal Assessment:

According the principles enunciated by the university in each subject 25% of marks are set apart as internal assessment marks and this will be added to the final marks in university examination. Candidate has to secure 50% marks, in I.A. It is compulsory to attend all I.A. tests and complete all assignments.
As a part of calculation of I.A. marks the college shall conduct 3 sessionals and one model examination (Compulsory).

Log Book/ Cumulative Record Book

It has to be compulsorily be completed before appearing for University Examination.

Criteria For Pass

A candidate is declared to have passed the examination if he/she gets aggregate of 50% marks in theory and practical separately. For a pass in subsidiary subjects a candidate shall secure 35% of the total marks prescribed for each subject.

Declaration For Class

Distinction – First attempt 75% and above marks in aggregate grand totalI class – 60%-75%II Class – 50%-60%Pass – more than one attempt to pass Carry over benefit – As per university rules

Aim:

  1. To provide a balance of professional and general education.
  2. To enable a student become professional nurse practitioners who is self directly and responsible citizen.

Objectives:

    On completing the degree program, students
  1. Develop broad concept of fundamental principles of nursing carebased on sound knowledge and acquire skill in providing holistic care to people of all ages in a community or institutional setting.
  2. Understand the application of principles from the physical, biological, social and behavioral sciences for assessing health status.
  3. Investigate health care problems systematically.
  4. Develop ability to work collaboratively with members of allied discipline for attainment of optimum health for all members of society.
  5. Utilize principles of teaching and apply them in practice.
  6. Understand fundamental principles of administration and organization of nursing services.
  7. Demonstrate skill in understanding human behaviours and effective inter personal relationship with individuals and families.
  8. Identify various factors affecting the communities social health and welfare programme.
  9. Assume responsibility of continuing learning for increasing competence in nursing practice
  10. Demonstrate professional attitudes necessary for leadership roles in nursing.
  11. Accept social and ethical obligation to society.

Admission Requirements:

    A candidate seeking admission must-
  1. Hold diploma in General Nursing and midwifery Nursing
  2. Be a registered nurse.
  3. Have passed PUC examination in arts/ science / commerce conducted by department of Pre- University Education, Karnataka or its equivalent recognized by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.
  4. Have working knowledge in English.
  5. Have good personal and professional record.
  6. Not be more than 48 years of age as on 31st December of the year of admission.
  7. Be medically fit.

Criteria of selecting candidate:

The selection of the candidate shall be based on aggregate marks obtained in GNM and selection interview.

Duration:

The course of study shall be for 2 complete academic year. No candidate is permitted to work anywhere while studying the course.

Subjects:

I (Post Certificate) B.Sc. Nursing II (Post Certificate) B.Sc. Nursing
  1. Nursing Foundation
  2. Nutrition & Dietetics
  3. Biochemistry & Biophysics
  4. Psychology
  5. Maternal Nursing
  6. Child Health Nursing
  7. Medical Surgical Nursing
  8. Microbiology
  9. English (qualifying)
  1. Community Health Nursing
  2. Introduction to Nursing Education
  3. Introduction to Nursing Administration
  4. Mental Health Nursing
  5. Sociology
  6. Research & Statistics

Attendance

A minimum of 80% attendance is required in theory practical separately in each subject.

Internal Assessment:

According the principles enunciated by the university in each subject 25% of marks are set apart as internal assessment marks and this will be added to the final marks in university examination. Candidate has to secure 50% marks, in I.A. It is compulsory to attend all I.A. tests and complete all assignments.
As a part of calculation of I.A. marks the college shall conduct 3 sessionals and one model examination (Compulsory).

Log Book/ Cumulative Record Book

It has to be compulsorily be completed before appearing for University Examination.

Criteria For Pass

A candidate is declared to have passed the examination if he/she gets aggregate of 50% marks in theory and practical separately. For a pass in subsidiary subjects a candidate shall secure 35% of the total marks prescribed for each subject.

Declaration For Class

Distinction – First attempt 75% and above marks in aggregate grand totalI class – 60%-75%II Class – 50%-60%Pass – more than one attempt to pass Carry over benefit – As per university rules

Objectives:

    On completion of the General Nursing and Midwifery course the graduates
  1. Develop broad concept of fundamental principles of nursing care based on sound knowledge and acquire skill in providing holistic care to people of all ages in a community or institutional setting.
  2. Demonstrate skill in undertaking of human behavior and effective interpersonal relationship with individuals families and group.
  3. Exhibit awareness and commitment to professional behavior.
  4. Practice ethical values in their personal and professional life.
  5. Participate as members of health team in the promotion, prevention and restoration of health of people.

Admission

    RequirementsCandidates for the GNM course shall be required to
  1. Be not below the age of 17 and not more than 35 years
  2. Have passed 10+2 or its equivalent preferably with aggregate of 45% marks.
  3. Be medically fit.4. Exhibit awareness and commitment to professional behavior.
  4. Practice ethical values in their personal and professional life.
  5. Participate as members of health team in the promotion, prevention and restoration of health of people.

Subjects

I year II year III year Internship
  1. Biological Science
    • a. Anatomy & Physiology
    • b. Microbiology
  2. Behavioural Science
    • a. Psychology
    • b. Sociology
  3. Fundamental of Nursing
    • a. Fundamentals & Nursing
    • b. First Aid
    • c. Personal Hygiene
  4. Community Health Nursing
    • a. Community Health Nursing
    • b. Environmental Hygiene
    • c. Health Education & communication skills
    • d. Nutrition
  5. English
  1. Community Health Nursing
  2. Introduction to Nursing Education
  3. Introduction to Nursing Administration
  4. Mental Health Nursing
  5. Sociology
  6. Research & Statistics
  1. Midwifery & Gynaecology Nursing
  2. Community health Nursing II
  3. Paediatric
  1. Educational Methods & Media for Teaching in Practice of Nursing
  2. Introduction to research
  3. Professional trends & Adjustment
  4. Administration & Ward Management
  5. Health Economics

Admission for Examination

  1. Student should have completed not less than 11 months of the course in a academic year.
  2. A minimum of 75% attendance is required in theory and practical separately in each subject.
  3. Record of Practical experience is complete.
  4. Should secure 50% marks separately in theory and practicals
  5. There are 3 tests 2 assignments and model exam for calculating of internal assessment.
  6. Record of practical experience is complete.

Criteria for Pass

Criteria for Pass A candidate is declared to have passed the examination if he/she gets aggregate of 50% marks in theory and practical separately.
Distinction – 80% and above I class – 70% – 79% II class – 60 – 69% Pass – 50 – 59%Carry over benefit – As per INC rules