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Program Overview:

Duration: 4 years with internship | Intake per year: 100 seats

Department Overview :

The B.Sc (Nursing) program at Sri Shanmugha College of Nursing for Women offers comprehensive training in nursing practice, theory, and clinical skills. Our experienced faculty members provide rigorous academic instruction combined with hands-on clinical experience to prepare students for successful careers in nursing.

Core Nursing Courses:

Students cover essential topics in nursing, including fundamentals of nursing, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, medical-surgical nursing, pediatric nursing, psychiatric nursing, and community health nursing.

Clinical Experience:

Students gain practical experience through clinical rotations in various healthcare settings, including hospitals, clinics, and community health centers.


The program includes a mandatory internship period where students apply their knowledge and skills in real-world healthcare environments, under the guidance of experienced mentors.


Students have opportunities to engage in nursing research projects, contributing to the advancement of nursing practice and knowledge.

1. The minimum age for admission shall be 17 years on 31st December of the year in which admission is sought. The maximum age limit for admission shall be 35 years.

2. Minimum Educational Qualification

  • Candidate with Science who have passed the qualifying 12th Standard examination (10+2) and must have obtained a minimum of 45% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together. The candidate must have pass marks in English.
  • Candidates are also eligible from State Open School recognized by State Government and National Institute of Open School (NIOS) recognized by Central Government having Science subjects and English only.

3. Colour blind candidates are eligible provided that colour corrective contact lens and spectacles are worn by such candidates.

4. Candidate shall be medically fit.

5. Married candidates are also eligible for admission.

6. Students shall be admitted once in a year.

7. Selection of candidates should be based on the merit of the entrance examination.

Entrance test shall comprise of:

a) Aptitude for Nursing 20 marks
b) Physics 20 marks
c) Chemistry 20 marks
d) Biology 20 marks
e) English 20 marks

The minimum qualifying criteria of entrance test to admission to B.Sc. Nursing is as under:

General 50th percentile
General – PwD 45th percentile
SC/ST/OBC 40th percentile

Entrance test shall be conducted by University/State Government.

8) Reservation Policy : Reservation of seats in for admission in Nursing Colleges for SC/ST/OBC/EWSs/PH Admission under the reserved quota shall be subject to reservation policy and eligibility criteria for SC/ST/OBC/EWSs prescribed by the Central Govt./State Govt./Union Territory as applicable to the College concerned.

In respect of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC the marks obtained in 3 core subjects shall be 40% instead of 45% for General category candidates.

Reservation for disability 5% Disability reservation to be considered for disabled candidates with a disability of loco-motor to the tune of 40% to 50% of the lower extremity and other eligibility criteria with regard to qualification will be same as prescribed for General category candidates. The upper age limit shall be relaxed by 5 years for disabled candidates.

A committee to be formed consisting of medical officer authorized by medical board of State government and a nursing expert in the panel which may decide whether the candidates have the disability of loco-motor to the tune of 40% to 50%.

  • i.Reservations shall be applicable within the sanctioned number of the seats.
  • ii. The start of the semester shall be 1st August every year.
  • iii. No admission after the cut-off date i.e. 30th September will be undertaken. Further Hall Tickets/Admit Card shall not be issued to the candidates who are admitted after 30th September.
  • iv. The responsibility of obtaining and verifying the requisite documents for admission lies with the Institution and University

9. Foreign Nationals: The entry qualification equivalency i.e., 12th standard will be obtained by Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi.
Institution, SNRC and University will be responsible to ensure that the qualification and eligibility will be equivalent to what has been prescribed by the Council.

Graduates of the B.Sc (Nursing) program at Sri Shanmugha College of Nursing for Women are prepared for a wide range of career opportunities in the healthcare sector, including:

  • Registered Nurse (RN) in hospitals, clinics, and healthcare facilities
  • Nurse Educator or Clinical Instructor
  • Nurse Manager or Nursing Administrator
  • Public Health Nurse
  • Occupational Health Nurse
  • Community Health Nurse
  • Psychiatric Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner (with further education and training)
  • Home care nurse
  • Clinical nurse specialist
  • Nursing offcer in central and state government sector and primary health centre

Our program equips students with the skills, knowledge, and professional values necessary to excel in diverse nursing roles and make meaningful contributions to the healthcare industry.