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M.Sc. Nursing is a postgraduate degree, to which those who have successfully completed B.Sc. in nursing from a recognized institute can apply. The two-year program offers specialization in various branches of nursing, such as ambulatory care nursing, cardiac nursing, cardiac intervention nursing, critical care nursing, emergency nursing, pediatric nursing, and many more.

These are full-time courses, but individual institutes also offer a part-time course. So, if a working person wants to specialize in a particular stream of nursing, they can do so while still being on the job.

Courses in Nursing

There are many nursing colleges in India providing graduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses. A Post Graduate Diploma and Certificate course in various areas of specialization like Critical Care Nursing, Cardio-Thoracic Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Operation Room Nursing, Oncology Nursing Dialysis Technology and Neonatal Nursing after graduation or post-graduation makes a nurse a more desirable candidate at healthcare establishments. These courses also offer them a better chance to get a job in other countries.

Courses that can be undertaken in Nursing

  • BSc in Nursing- Graduation course in nursing is a basic course
  • MSc in Nursing- Postgraduate course in nursing is a specialization in a specific stream
  • Post Graduate Diploma Course- Gives in-depth knowledge about a particular stream of nursing
  • Certificate Course- Specialization course
  • MPhil in Nursing
  • PhD in Nursing- Good for those who are want  to go into research,

M.Sc. Nursing: The course includes nursing education and research, and provides knowledge about the various specializations that exist in Nursing. Employment Opportunities for a nurse are never going to decline, as the number of hospitals is increasing day by day and so is the need for nurses. 

Eligibility criteria for MSc Nursing

  •  Candidates should have completed their B.Sc. degree from a recognized institute.  
  • . Some institutes have a minimum pass percentage. 
  • Many colleges and universities offer admission based on the performance in the entrance exam conducted by them. 

Some of the best colleges to pursue MSc in Nursing 

Name of College

Place

All India Institute of Medical Sciences

New Delhi

Indian Nursing Council

New Delhi

Armed Forces Medical College

Pune

Symbiosis International University

Pune

Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education And Research

Kolkata

Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute

Bangalore

Manipal College of Nursing

Karnataka

Government Medical College

Kozhikode

T.D. Medical College

Kerala

MSc Nursing Course Duration and Fees

The average course fees for the two-year degree program is around INR 1.5 Lakhs to INR 3.5 Lakhs, inclusive of all the facilities. The fee in government institutes is comparatively less.

Institute

Fees for the First Year

AIIMS - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Rs. 1,305

CMC Vellore - Christian Medical College

Rs. 38,865

JIPMER Puducherry - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research

Rs. 2,760

IPGMER Kolkata - Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research

Rs. 4,000

Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University (BVDU), Pune

Rs. 1,30,000

Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu

Rs. 71,470

Government Medical College, Kozhikode

Rs. 36,230

Manipal University (Manipal)

Rs. 1,34,000

SOA - Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar

Rs. 1,40,000

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Syllabus of MSc. Nursing

 

Subjects to be Studied

First Year

Advanced nursing and allied subjects

Nursing education

Research and statistics

Clinical nursing I

Second Year

Nursing management

Clinical nursing II

Practical (Clinical nursing, thesis viva, nursing education and management)

Career Scope after MSc Nursing 

A nurse with a Postgraduate degree in nursing has chances of getting jobs in multispeciality hospitals, private or government healthcare units, academic or research institutes, nursing homes, old-age homes, and armed forces. They have the opportunity to work as a nursing instructor, staff nurse, nurse assistant, or nursing supervisor.

A postgraduate in the field can expect to earn an average annual salary of around INR 1 Lakh to INR 2 Lakhs. With the increasing need for caregivers and nurses in hospitals, healthcare centres,  in old age homes, hospice centres, private nurses at home, demand for nurses is on the rise., so placement opportunities are also very good.

With many new specialization streams coming up, there is a need for trained  nurses who can specialise in these new branches and can even impart the knowledge to other students. There is a perpetual shortage of trained nurses in India and abroad. In particular, Indian nurses are always in high demand in other countries because of their diligence and a loving and empathetic nature.  

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