Bachelor of Science In Nursing

Under graduate nursing education program prepares its graduate to become exemplary citizen by adhering to code of ethics and professional conduct at all times in fulfilling personal, social and professional obligations so as to respond to national aspirations. At present we have started the graduate (Bachelor of Science) course in Nursing.

The aim of the under graduate nursing program is to

Prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurses and midwives in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services.

Prepare nurses who can make dependent decisions in nursing situations, protect the rights of and facilitate individuals and groups in pursuit of health, function in the hospital, community and nursing services, and conduct research studies in the areas of nursing practice. They are also Page No.4 ex pected to assume the role of teacher, supervisor, and manager in a clinical/ public health setting.

On completion of the four year B.Sc Nursing program the graduate will be able to

  1. Apply knowledge from physical, biological, and behavioral sciences, medical including alternative systems ad nursing in providing nursing care to individuals, families and communities
  2. Demonstrate understanding of life style and other factors, which affect health of individuals and groups.
  3. Provide nursing care based on steps of nursing process in collaboration with the individuals and groups.
  4. Demonstrate critical thinking skill in making decisions in all situations in order to provide quality care.
  5. Utilize the latest trends and technology in providing health care.
  6. Provide promotive, preventive and restorative health services in line with the national health policies and programmes.
  7. Practice within the framework of code of ethics and professional conduct, and acceptable standards of practice within the legal boundaries.
  8. Communicate effectively with individuals and groups and members of the health team in order to promote effective interpersonal relationships and teamwork.
  9. Demonstrate skills in teaching to individuals and groups in clinical / community health settings.
  10. Participate effectively as members of the health team in health care delivery system.
  11. Demonstrate leadership and managerial skills in clinical/community health settings.
  12. Conduct need based research studies in various settings and utilize the research findings to improve the quality of care. Demonstrate awareness, interest, and contribute towards advancement of self and of the profession.
Course Duration 4 years
Weeks available per years 52 Weeks
Vacation/ holidays 6 Weeks
Examination(including preparation) 4 Weeks
Available weeks 42 Weeks
Hours per week 40 hrs
Hours available per Academic year 1680 hrs

First Year

Sl. No. Subjects Theory Hours
Practical Hours
In hours
1 Anatomy 60
2 Physiology 60
3 Microbiology 60
4 Biochemistry 30
5 Nutrition 40 20
6 Psychology 60
7 Sociology 60
8 Nursing Foundation 465 450
9 Communicative English* 30
10 Introduction to Computer* 25 25
11 Library Work/ Self study 150
12 Co – curricular activities 150
TOTAL 890 495 295

Second Year

Sl. No. Subjects Theory Hours
Practical Hours
In hours
1 Pharmacology 45
2 Medical Surgical Nursing-I & Pathology Part I 115+30 480
3 Medical Surgical Nursing-I Part II 120 560
4 Community Health Nursing 100 60
5 Library Work/ Self study 40
6 Co – curricular activities 30
TOTAL 410 1200 70

Third Year

Sl. No. Subjects Theory Hours
Practical Hours
In hours
1 Medical Surgical Nursing-II 100 400
2 Child Health Nursing 140 420
3 Mental Health Nursing 120 360
4 Nursing Research & Statistics 50 45
5 Library Work/ Self study 30
6 Co – curricular activities 15
TOTAL 410 1225 45

Fourth Year

Sl. No. Subjects Theory Hours
Practical Hours
In hours
1 Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing 120 640
2 Community Health Nursing 100 320
3 Nursing Education 80 120
4 Management of Nursing Service and Education 70 120
5 Library Work/ Self study 70
6 Co – curricular activities 40
TOTAL 370 1200 110


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Kerala State


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