Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations. Nurses care for individuals of all ages and cultural backgrounds who are healthy and ill in a holistic manner based on the individual’s physical, emotional, psychological, intellectual, social, and spiritual needs. The profession combines physical science, social science, nursing theory, and technology in caring for those individuals.

A. N. M. (Auxiliary Nurse & Midwife)
 The minimum age for admission shall be 17 years on or before 31st December of the year in which admission is sought.
 The maximum age for admission shall be 35 years.
 The minimum educational requirements shall be 10 + 2 in Arts (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Economics, Political Science, History, Geography, Business Studies, Accountancy, Home Science, Sociology, Psychology, and Philosophy) Science or VHSE.
 Student shall be medically fit.
 Students who passed 10+2 Arts or Science examination conducted by National Institute of Open School.

G. N. M. (General Nursing and Mid wifery)
 Minimum and Maximum age for admission will be 17 and 35 years. There is no age bar for ANM/LHV.
 Pass 10+2 preferably with science group.
 Pass 10+2 in Arts and English Core/English Elective or Health care Science.
 Pass 10+2 vocational ANM.
 Registered as ANM with State Nursing Registration Council.

B. Sc. (N)
 The minimum age for admission shall be 17 years on 31st December of the year in which admission is sought.
 Pass 10+2 with Science (PCB) & English Core/English Elective with aggregate of 45% marks from recognized board.
 Student shall be medically fit.
 Students appearing in 10+2 examination in Science conducted by National Institute of Open School with 45% marks.
Post Basic B. Sc. (N)
 Pass 10+2 or an equivalent examination recognized by the university for this purpose. Obtained a certificate in General Nursing and Midwifery and registered as R.N.R.M.

Ayurveda Nursing

The rapid expansion of indigenous system of medicines especially Ayurveda and Homeopathy medicine has provided the opportunities for Ayurveda and Homeopathic nursing as a nursing branch in our country. The increasing demand for the holistic treatment also created the avenues for the Ayurveda and Homeopathy nurses.

Homeopathic Nursing ( Nurse-Cum-Pharmacist Training in Homoeopathy)

The course will be conducted in the following Govt. Homoeopathic Medical Colleges.

  1. Govt. Homoeopathic Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram – 60 seats.
  2. Govt. Homoeopathic Medical College, Kozhikode – 60 seats.
  3. Eligibility for admission Candidates who have passed the S.S.L.C or equivalent examination with a minimum 50% marks with eligibility to undergo University courses are eligible for admission. In the case of SC/ST candidates those who possess 40% marks in the above examination are eligible for admission.

Certificate Courses in Nursing

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