Master of Science [M.Sc] (Nursing) - Course Overview

  • STREAM

    PARAMEDICAL

  • DURATION

    2 YEARS

  • COURSE

    Nursing

  • COURSE TYPE

    Post Graduation

    Pranjal Singhal Pranjal Singhal
    Content Curator

    M.Sc.Nursing is a postgraduate course in theories and principles of nursing and allied sciences. A candidate has to be a B.Sc. /B.Sc. (Hons) graduate in Nursing from a recognised university in order to be eligible for this course. 

    M.Sc. Nursing is a two year program which specializes in many branches; for example Obstetrics and Gynaecology Nursing, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Nursing, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Nursing etc. The mode of admission is mostly throughEntrance Examination or through marks obtained in qualifying examination and personal interview.

    The average tuition fee for the entire course ranges between 1.30 Lakhs INR to 2.80 Lakhs INR.

    M.Sc. Nursinggraduates can obtain jobs in Multi-speciality units/hospitals, private and government hospitals, academic and research, nursing homes, old-age homes, armed forces.They can work as a nursing instructor, staff nurse, nurse assistant, nursing supervisoretc. A fresh post-graduate of this course can expect an average annual salary of 1 Lakh INR to 2 Lakhs INR.

    About M.Sc. Nursing

    M.Sc. Nursing is a coursethat involves the study of nursing education and research. Every medical/ hospital unit requires the assistance of a Nurse. Hence it is no surprise that the employment opportunities for nurses would never end. The course provides knowledge on various specializations within Nursing.

    Who Should Opt for M.Sc. Nursing?

    Anyone who is interested in serving mankind to its best and has interest in medicine and healthcare can choose nursing as profession and for that he/she should go for M.Sc. in Nursing first to get the in depth knowledge of medicine and various life giving drugs.

    DURATION

    Since the course follows an annual mode over the semester system the course is divided in two years in colleges like Manipal University, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune and in many others.

    ACADEMIC OPTIONS AFTER M.Sc. NURSING

    After getting through M.Sc. Nursing one can move forward for M.Phil. /Ph.D. in Nursing. Both the courses are available in various colleges like Manipal College of Nursing, Vinayaka Mission’s Annapoorna College of Nursing, Yashoda College of Nursing, in both regular mode and distance mode.

    Students can also opt for post-graduate diploma in Hospital and Health Management, Forensic Nursing etc.

    Top Institutes Offering M.Sc. Nursing

    M.Sc. Nursingis a course found only in limited colleges in India. The top colleges for M.Sc Nursing are as follows:

    Name of College

    Location

    All India Institute of Medical Sciences

    New Delhi

    Armed Forces Medical College

    Pune

    Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education And Research

    Kolkata

    Symbiosis International University

    Pune

    Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute

    Bangalore

    Manipal College of Nursing

    Karnataka

    Government Medical College

    Kozhikode

    Indian Nursing Council

    New Delhi

    T.D. Medical College

    Kerela

    Master of Science [M.Sc] (Nursing) Fee Structure in India


    2.39 K (Minimum Fee)PUBLIC COLLEGES3.95 L (Maximum Fee)
    1.63 L (Average Fee)
    5.52 K (Minimum Fee)PRIVATE COLLEGES4.31 L (Maximum Fee)
    2.3 L (Average Fee)

    Master of Science [M.Sc] (Nursing) Fee Structure by State


    Karnataka

    2.06 LPUBLIC COLLEGES2.3 L
    2.18 L
    1.7 LPRIVATE COLLEGES2.72 L
    1.91 L

    Tamil Nadu

    71.47 KPUBLIC COLLEGES1.75 L
    1.11 L
    80 KPRIVATE COLLEGES2.57 L
    1.4 L

    Kerala

    68.26 KPUBLIC COLLEGES3 L
    2.23 L
    2 LPRIVATE COLLEGES3.21 L
    2.97 L

    Madhya Pradesh

    1.8 LPUBLIC COLLEGES3.95 L
    2.88 L
    1.7 LPRIVATE COLLEGES3.7 L
    2.43 L

    Maharashtra

    1.55 LPUBLIC COLLEGES2.6 L
    2.05 L
    2.45 LPRIVATE COLLEGES2.6 L
    2.53 L

    Punjab

    1 LPUBLIC COLLEGES2.02 L
    1.51 L
    2.08 LPRIVATE COLLEGES4 L
    3.15 L

    Delhi NCR

    2.39 KPUBLIC COLLEGES65.17 K
    45.88 K
    3.05 LPRIVATE COLLEGES4.14 L
    3.76 L

    Puducherry

    99.25 KPUBLIC COLLEGES1.8 L
    1.26 L
    5.52 KPRIVATE COLLEGES5.52 K
    5.52 K

    How to Get Admission in Master of Science [M.Sc] (Nursing)

    The admission to the program is based on performance in the Entrance Examination and/or the academic record of the student in graduation followed by a personal interview. Some of the Entrance Exams for M.Sc. Nursing are as follows:

    MU-OET: Manipal University conducts an online entrance exam in the month of July. The application forms are available online and offline from the month of Many and June.

    AIIMS-ET: All India Institute of Medical Sciences conducts entrance exams for M.sc Nursing in the month of June. The application forms are available in the month of April. 

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