M.Sc Nursing-Top Colleges and Admission Procedure


Master of Science in Nursing is a two year post graduate course which is opted by nursing graduates as a higher study option. A number of colleges and universities offer Master of Science in Nursing course. B.Sc. Nursing graduates who fulfill all the eligibility criteria can apply for the course. Admission procedure varies from college to college. Candidates can do an M.Sc in any of the following fields:

  • Master of Science in Child Health (Pediatric) Nursing
  • Master of Science in Community Health Nursing
  • Master of Science in Medical Surgical Nursing
  • Master of Science in Mental Health (Psychiatric) Nursing
  • Master of Science in Obstetric and Gynecological Nursing

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who have passed any of the following B.Sc Nursing courses from a recognized University are eligible to apply:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Basic)
  • Post Basic Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Post Certificate Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Candidates should have obtained a minimum of 55% marks in the qualifying examination. Relaxation of marks is allowed for candidates who belong to the reservation category.

Only those candidates with a minimum of one year work experience in nursing field are eligible to apply.

Candidates are also required to fulfill the age criteria so as to apply for post graduation in Nursing. The age requirement varies from college to college.

List of Top M.Sc. Nursing Colleges

  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences: Department of Nursing
  • Amrita University: College of Nursing, Cochin
  • Apollo College of Nursing, Apollo Health City, Hyderabad
  • B.M. Birla College of Nursing, Kolkata
  • Apollo College of Nursing, Chennai
  • CMC Ludhiana: College of Nursing
  • CMC Vellore: College of Nursing
  • Father Muller College of Nursing, Manglore
  • Govt. College of Nursing, Kottayam
  • Govt. College of Nursing, Calicut
  • Govt. College of Nursing, SSKM Hospital, Kolkata
  • Govt. College of Nursing, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai: College of Nursing
  • Jamia Hamdard University: Faculty of Nursing
  • Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Nursing College
  • Kovai Medical Center Research and Educational Trust: College of Nursing
  • Madras Medical Mission, College of Nursing, Chennai
  • Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal University
  • MIMS College of Nursing, Calicut, Kerala
  • MSR Institute of Nursing Education & Research, Bangalore
  • National Institute of Mental health and Neurosciences, Bangalore
  • RAK College of Nursing, Delhi
  • School of Health Sciences: IGNOU
  • SNDT Faculty of Nursing, Mumbai
  • Sree Ramachandra Medical University, Chennai
  • SRM University: College of Nursing, Chennai
  • St. John’s College of Nursing, Bangalore
  • Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai

Admission Procedure

Candidates are required to download the application form from the official websites of universities/colleges in order to apply for the exam. Application forms can also be obtained from the specified counters or by post.

Duly filled in application forms should be sent to the address specified in the prospectus. Candidates are also required to enclose registration fee and other relevant documents.

Admission to the Master of Science programme in Nursing is done through the entrance examination conducted by concerned colleges. Eligible candidates will be intimated regarding the examination date. Entrance test conducted by different colleges follow different exam patterns. The examination will be based on the B.Sc. Nursing syllabus.

The merit list prepared based on the results of the exam can be accessed from the college/university website.



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