M.Sc Nursing: Apply by July 15
Kozhikode: Applications are invited for the Entrance Examination for admission to Post Graduate Degree Courses in Nursing (M.Sc.Nursing) 2017 in the Government Nursing Colleges at Thiruvananthapuram, Kottayam, Thrissur, Alappuzha, Kozhikode and government seats in various Self Financing colleges. The courses are available in the following specialities.
- Medical Surgical Nursing
- Community Health Nursing
- Child Health Nursing
- Obstetrics & Gynecology Nursing
- Mental Health Nursing
Bachelors Degree in Nursing (Regular) of Kerala, Calicut, Mahatma Gandhi, Cochin, Kannur University and KUHS or regular course of other Universities recognized by KUHS. Candidates who have passed the Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing (Regular) of Kerala, Calicut, Mahatma Gandhi, or Kannur University and KUHS or regular course of other Universities recognized by KUHS after acquiring the General Nursing and Midwifery Course are also eligible to apply. Candidates who have passed B.Sc Degree in Nursing / Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing (Regular) from universities outside Kerala & any of the Deemed Universities, should produce the equivalency certificate from any university in Kerala at the time of counselling.
Experience: Candidate should have completed one year of experience in any hospital with an average bed strength of 100 inpatients or in a recognized School of Nursing or in a Community Health Centre or internship/Compulsory Nursing Service after registration with the Kerala Nursing Council on the date of notification of inviting application ie. on 06.07.2017.
The experience acquired by candidates after registration from Nursing Councils outside Kerala, after getting B.Sc. Nursing Degree will also be counted for experience.
The period undergone by a candidate for completing the Post Basic Nursing Course will not be reckoned as work experience. Minimum one year of work experience prior or after Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing is essential
The experience acquired after the completion of the General Nursing & Midwifery Course but before acquiring the B.Sc. Nursing Degree will be counted for the required experience. Applicants should have obtained registration with Kerala Nursing Council at the time of Counselling.
Age: The upper age limit for General candidates shall be 46 years and that for Service candidates shall be 49 years as on the date of notification of inviting application. (06-07-2017).
Mode of Selection : All Candidates including Service Quota candidates shall have to appear for the Entrance Examination to be conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala at Thiruvananthapuram on 30.07.2017 (Sunday). The Entrance examination will be of 2½ hours duration (10.00 am – 12.30 pm) with 200 Multiple Choice Questions. The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala will publish the rank list with all General / category candidates who appeared in the Entrance Examination based on their marks in the Entrance Examination.
How to apply : All candidates including Service candidates seeking admission to the PG Nursing (M.Sc. Nursing) Courses- 2017 can apply in the Online application form available from 07-07-2017 to 15-07-2017 in the website www.cee.kerala.gov.in of the CEE. While applying online candidates should upload the scanned image of his /her latest photograph, signature and all the required documents /certificates as per the instructions given in the Prospectus (clause 8.24). No need to send the print out of the application or any supporting documents to the office of the commissioner for entrance examination. The application form and Prospectus will not be available from any Nursing Colleges or from the CEE.
Application Fee: All candidates including Service candidates shall remit the required fee either by online payment gateway using internet banking/credit card/debit card or by using echalan payment in any of the Head /Sub Post Office. Application Fee for General / Service candidates is Rs.1000/- and in the case of SC/ST candidates the application fee is Rs. 500/-. Application fee once remitted will not be refunded. Service Quota candidates seeking admission in general quota also, should pay an extra amount of Rs. 1000/-.
Service quota candidates: Service quota candidates in addition to applying online, should forward a copy of the print out of the completed application along with all required documents including their service details to the Controlling Officer (DME/DHS) concerned as stipulated in clause 6.3.4 and 8.2.5 of the Prospectus, on or before 5PM on 15-07-2017. The finalised list of Service Quota candidates has to reach the Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations before 5pm on 22.07.2017 (Saturday). Late, defective and incomplete applications will be summarily rejected.
For more details, visit www.cee.kerala.gov.in