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Pragathi College
of Nursing

Overview

Pragathi College of Nursing was started in the year 2003 by Sukrutha Vidya Samsthe Trust. The college believes that ‘Service to Human is Service to God’, which means that ‘Do good and the good will come to you’. The institute wishes to serve the humanity by educating the young people and making them responsible citizens and professional. The college aims to contribute to the society by providing comprehensive medical and nursing education to uplift the health care sector. Pragathi College of Nursing is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences and is recognized by Indian Nursing Council, Karnataka Nursing Council and Government of Karnataka.

Pragathi College of Nursing aims to achieve success and excellence in the field of nursing education to be able to produce competent professionals. The institute promotes activities that would enable the personal and professional growth of the students. Candidates from all over India and the neighbouring countries come to study nursing in this institute. The students are provided with career guidance and support by the excellent set of qualified faculty members. The college trains its students in such a way that they get transformed into high academic achievers who have the power to display strong character wherever they go.

Nurses are boon to the healthcare sector as they provide intense curative and rehabilitative care to the patients. The Pragathi College of Nursing gives adequate clinical exposures to the students for their future perspectives. Educational tours are organized by the college for the students to give them lifetime experiences. The students of this college are made exposed to every trainings that are needed to be a successful professional in their field. Apart from good academic, nurses graduating from this college are also taught effective problem solving, critical analysis, oral presentations, time management, performance awareness, teamwork and persistence skills.

Address: #33, Byrathi Extension, Near Ebenezer Hospital, Hennur Bagalur Main Road, Kothanur, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560077

Official Website: http://www.pragathiinstitute.com

Admission 2017

Certificate Diploma
    General Nursing and Midwifery - Admission Open 2017/18 !!!

    Pragathi College of Nursing is very much renowned for the General Nursing and Midwifery courses that this college offers to the students. You can also be the part of this great college. All you have to do is submit your application. Don’t lose the chance. Drop your application now.

    Program Diploma in General Nursing & Midwifery (GNM)
    Duration 3 years
    Intake 60
    Mode of Admission Direct/Merit basis
    Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi university of health sciences
    Admission Available For both boys and girls
    Hostel facilities available Both
    Last Date of Application N/A
    Course Commencement N/A

Undergraduate Course
    B.Sc Nursing - Admission Open 2017/18 !!!

    Pragathi College of Nursing with excellent teaching faculty has announced admission open for the Basic B.Sc. Nursing course. Don’t you want to be a part of this college? If yes, then submit your application. Hurry up; the application submission date might get over soon.

    Program B.Sc Nursing
    Duration 4 years
    Intake 50
    Mode of Admission Direct/Merit basis
    Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi university of health sciences
    Admission Available For both boys and girls
    Hostel facilities available Both
    Last Date of Application N/A
    Course Commencement N/A

Attention! Notice for Nepalese Students!

This is a piece of information for all the Nepalese students that due to difference in result distribution timing in Nepal and India many Nepalese students fail to reach the deadline for application submission. That’s the reason they get to enrol in many of the colleges. But don’t do that, you have the high chance to be in the best college in India. Wait for the next season for submitting applications and get enrol where you can have a standard education with best teaching faculty.

Undergraduate Course
    Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing – Admission Open 2017/18!!!

    Do you wish to study a different course as equivalent to Basic B.Sc. Nursing course? Then Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing course is a perfect choice for you. This course is of two years and honored equal to the four years Basic B.Sc. course.

    Program Post B.Sc. in Nursing
    Duration 2 years
    Intake 50
    Mode of Admission Direct/Merit basis
    Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi university of health sciences
    Admission Available For both boys and girls
    Hostel facilities available Both
    Last Date of Application N/A
    Course Commencement N/A

Important Message for Nepalese Students

This message is to warn all the Nepalese students not to get enroll in any of the colleges where seats are available. Don’t have the fear of not getting the chance of getting admitting in nursing colleges in India. There are lots of best colleges who are waiting for you. You can wait for next season if your results haven’t been published yet. Chose what’s best for you and your career.

Post- Gradute
    M.Sc. Nursing - Admission Open 2017/18 !!!

    M.Sc. Nursing course in Pragathi Collge of Nursing is available. Wish to be the part of this college? Then here comes your chance. The college is accepting applications for the M.Sc. Nursing course.

    Program M.Sc. Nursing
    Duration 2 years
    Intake 25
    Mode of Admission Direct basis
    Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi university of health sciences
    Admission Available For both boys and girls
    Hostel facilities available Both
    Last Date of Application N/A
    Course Commencement N/A

Please be reminded!!! Nepalese Students!!!

We would like to remind you again about the results timing of Nepali Board and Indian Board many students with the rush to start their next course get to enrol in any of the Indian nursing colleges they find. But we think it is best for you to be in high-standard nursing college with your good results you have obtained. So think twice before getting admission. We know you deserve the best.

Why Pragathi College of Nursing?

Pragathi College of Nursing provides an effective study environment that is needed for the development of the students. The experienced faculty members play an important role in transforming the raw talents into professionals which is available in this college. The college has excellent facilities and every year they produce nurses who are competent and independent. Some of the salient features of the college are:

  • Classroom with modern facilities of AV aids, projectors, LCD projectors etc
  • Well equipped laboratories of different specialties
  • Library facility that contains large number of books and other study materials of latest edition
  • Internet facilities are provided for e-learning services
  • Air conditioned computer lab with internet facilities
  • The college has adopted modern techniques of learning for sound study environment
  • Transport facilities are available to the students who commute from different parts of the city
  • Hostel facilities with all basic requirements
  • 100% placement facilities for the students
  • The college gives proper clinical trainings in big hospitals to the students

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Courses Available

Certificate Diploma Course
  • General Nursing and Midwifery
  • General Nursing and Midwifery is a 3 year which requires an internship of 6 months. This college of nursing believes that this program lays the foundation for nursing practice and education. The nurses of this field are in charge of taking care of women during their pregnancy and the post pregnancy period. It is one of the specialized areas of nursing education. General nursing includes of general health care given in hospitals, clinics, school, colleges, military etc to sick people.

    Eligibility
    • Completed 10+2 or equivalent examination
    • 35% marks in Pre-University Examination in Science stream
    • Vacant seats can be admitted to students of Arts/ Commerce stream with aggregate 35% marks in 10+2 examination
    • Students to be medically fit
    • Age limit- 17-35 years
    Course Outline
      First Year
      • Anatomy and Physiology
      • Microbiology
      • Psychology
      • Sociology
      • Fundamentals of Nursing
      • First Aid
      • Personal Hygiene
      • Community Health Nursing
      • Environmental Hygiene
      • Computer Education
      • Nutrition
      • English
      • Health Education and Communication Skills
      Second Year
      • Medical-Surgical Nursing-I
      • Medical-Surgical Nursing- II (Specialities)
      • Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing
      • Computer Education
      Third Year
      • Midwifery and Gynaecology
      • Community Health Nursing-II
      • Pediatric Nursing
      Internship
      • Educational Methods & Media for teaching in practice of Nursing
      • Introduction to Research
      • Professional trends & Adjustments
      • Administration and Ward Management
      • Health economics
    Further Studies
    • Bachelor of Science
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    • Post Basic Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    Career Options
    • Child healthcare Nurse
    • School Nurse
    • Ward nurse, OT nurse, Emergency ward nurse
    • Public servant
    • Maternity care nurse
    Job Opportunities
    • Hospitals
    • Clinics
    • Health Departments
    • Training Institutes
    • Schools
    • Old Age Homes
    • Orphanages
    • Nursing Homes
    • Medical Departments
Under-Graduate
  • B.Sc. Nursing
  • B.Sc. nursing is a professional course of 4 years duration. This course enables the students to pursue Masters Degree in Nursing and also involve in research based work. The course is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. It is a dignified and a humble profession. Nurses are an important element of the healthcare system. This course gives the basic principles and theories of nursing education. The college ensures to produce a capable batch of nurses who are professionally trained and are compassionate. Nurses have a variety of option for future purpose in the field of healthcare.

    Eligibility
    • Candidate should have completed the age of 17 years by 31st December of the years of admission
    • Good knowledge of English language
    • Candidates must have secured 45% marks in PCBE subjects
    • Pass in 10+2 or equivalent examination conducted by boards/councils established by state/central Government
    • Candidates from the stream of Vocational Higher Secondary Course conducted by Vocational Higher Secondary Examination Kerala are to have minimum 5 core subjects
    • 45% aggregate of PCBE subjects with one vocational subject
    • 5% relaxation to candidates of ST/SC/OBC category
    • Eligibility certificate from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences to be produced
    • Candidates must be medically fit
    Course Outline
    First Year
    • English
    • Hindi/ Regional Language
    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Nutrition & Bio-Chemistry
    • Nursing foundation
    • Psychology
    • Microbiology
    • Introduction to Computers
    Second Year
    • Sociology
    • Pharmacology , Pathology & Genetics
    • Medical Surgical nursing (Adult including Geriatrics) - I
    • Community Health Nursing – I
    • Communication and Educational Technology
    Third Year
    • Child Health Nursing
    • Medical Surgical nursing (Adult including Geriatrics) – II
    • Mental Health Nursing
    • Midwifery & Obstetrical Nursing
    Fourth Year
    • Midwifery & Obstetrical Nursing
    • Community Health Nursing – II
    • Nursing research and Statistics
    • Management of Nursing services and Education
    Internship
    • Midwifery & Obstetrical Nursing
    • Community Health Nursing – II
    • Medical Surgical Nursing
    • Child Health Nursing
    • Research Project
    Further Studies
    • Master of Science in Nursing
    • Master of Science in Obstetrics and Gynecology Nursing
    • Master of Science in Pediatric Nursing
    • Master of Science in Psychiatric Nursing
    • Post Basic Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    • Master of Philosophy in Nursing
    • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
    Career Options
    • Experienced and empowered nurse
    • Work as a faculty in the institute
    • Work as a full-time nurse in hospitals or clinic
    • Work as a global nurse
    • Social worker
    • Research Nurse
    Job Opportunities
    • Hospitals
    • Clinics
    • Factories
    • Health Departments
    • Schools
    • Old Age Homes
    • Orphanages
    • Nursing Homes
    • Military Sector
    • Industrial Houses
    • Medical Departments
Under Graduate
  • Post Basic B.Sc Nursing
  • In order to be the part of Pragathi College of Nursing Post Basic B.Sc. course, students must hold the diploma certificate in General nursing and Midwifery course. Basically, this course is to expand the knowledge that a student gets after the General Nursing and Midwifery program.

    The main advantage of taking this course is one can get the full chance to study Masters after they complete this course. The Post B.Sc. nurses are also equally treated as qualified as the Basic B.Sc. nurses and given same chances to work in many hospitals. And studying in this college, a student is provided all the required information and instruction not only for their study but also for their future.

    Eligibility
    • Candidates must have a diploma degree in General nursing and Midwifery course
    • Pass in 10+2 or equivalent examination held by any board or council established under State/ Central Government that is recognized as equivalent by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
    • Needs to be a registered nurse
    • The age limit for the candidates is 48 years
    • Eligibility certificate from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences to be produced
    • Candidates need to be medically fit
    Course Outline
    First Year
    • Nursing Foundation
    • Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Biochemistry and biophysics
    • Psychology
    • Microbiology
    • Maternal Nursing
    • Child Health Nursing
    • Medical & Surgical Nursing
    • English
    Second Year
    • Sociology
    • Community Health Nursing
    • Mental Health Nursing
    • Introduction to Nursing Education
    • Introduction to Nursing Administration
    • Introduction to Nursing Research & Bio-Statistics
    Further Studies
    • Master of Science in Nursing
    • Master of Science in Obstetrics and Gynecology Nursing
    • Master of Science in Psychiatric Nursing
    • Master of Science in Pediatric Nursing
    • Master of Philosophy in Nursing
    Career Options
    • Ward nurse, OT nurse, and Emergency ward nurse
    • Nursing Officer
    • Nurse manager
    • Nursing specialist
    • Nursing educators
    Job Opportunities
    • Hospitals
    • Clinics
    • Factories
    • Health Departments
    • Schools
    • Old Age Homes
    • Orphanages
    • Nursing Homes
    • Military Sector
    • Industrial Houses
    • Medical Departments
    • Factories
    • Training Institutes
Post Graduate
  • M.Sc Nursing
  • Post graduate degree in Nursing is taken after completion of B.Sc. Nursing course. Students who are interested in academics and research work take up this course. Students are also given the option of 5 specialities under this course. The students are to submit a dissertation for the completion of the course. Students are given proper clinical exposures under the guidance of the expertise. The fields of specialization offered under this course are:

    1. Medical Surgical Nursing
    2. The specialization is done by the nurses who work in patient care units, ambulatory care units, surgical centers, emergency care units etc. The nurses of this specialization deal with health of adult patients. The nurses of this field are to study about medicines as well, as they are to look after the medication of the patients.

    3. Obstetrics and Gynecology Nursing
    4. This area of nursing deals with women in their age from puberty till menopause. The nurses of this field give care to women who have health issues regarding their reproductive system like during pregnancy, child labor, birth etc. The nurses of this area work in maternity wards.

      The nurses are to pursue a diploma or a degree related to women’s health and obstetrics to become OB/GYN nurses. Minimum of 2 years of experiences is needed to sit for NCC Inpatient Obstetric Nursing certification Examination and become a certified OB/GYN nurse.

    5. Community Health Nursing
    6. The nurses trained in this area are involved in healthcare of the community. They work in rural and urban community healthcare centers. The community health nurses are responsible for the health of an entire community. To become a community health nurse, one needs to be a registered nurse by getting a degree and by sitting for the exam of National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses. The nurses also need to have work experience for several years.

    7. Pediatrics Nursing
    8. This area specializes in giving healthcare to infants and children. The nurses are given training in giving care to children or infants with health issues. To practice nursing of this area, the nurses needs to be a registered nurse with a bachelor’s degree.

    9. Psychiatric Nursing
    10. also known as mental health nursing is a course where the nurses specialize in mental health and care for people who are suffering of mental illness. Nurses of this area get trainings in psychological therapies. A psychiatric nurse is required to be a registered nurse and specialize in mental health. This type of nurse work in mental institutes, psychiatric hospitals, mental asylums etc.

Eligibility
  • Completed B.Sc. Nursing or PB B.Sc. Nursing Course approved by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences or any equivalent university
  • 55% aggregate in B.Sc. Nursing and PB B.Sc. Nursing
  • 5% relaxation to candidates from SC/ST/OBC category
  • Minimum of 1-year work experience required certified under Indian Nursing Council
  • Candidates should be registered nurses
  • Candidates should be medically fit
  • Eligibility certificate from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences to be produced
  • Good Knowledge of English language
Course Outline
First Year
  • Nursing Education
  • Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Nursing Research & Statistics
  • Clinical Specialty-I
Second Year
  • Nursing Management
  • Nursing Research (Dissertation)
  • Clinical Specialty-II
Further Studies
  • M. Phil or PhD Science in Nursing
  • M. Phil or PhD in Obstetrics and Gynecology Nursing
  • M. Phil or PhD in Pediatric Nursing
  • M. Phil or PhD in Psychiatric Nursing
  • M. Phil or PhD of Philosophy in Nursing
Career Options
  • Academic research
  • Medical Surgical Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Obstetrics and Gynecological Nursing
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Lecturer, educator, professor or instructor
  • Corporate or industrial nurse
Job Opportunities
  • Hospitals
    • ICU
    • ICCU
    • CCU
    • OPD
    • General medical ward
    • General surgical ward
    • Emergency Department
    • Casualty
    • Pediatric Intensive
  • Clinics
  • Factories
  • Health Departments
  • Schools
  • Old Age Homes
  • Orphanages
  • Nursing Homes
  • Military Sector
  • Industrial Houses
  • Medical Departments
  • Corporate or Industrial Houses

Fees Structure

General Nursing and Midwifery
Year INDIAN RUPEES (INR) INTERNATIONAL (US $) NEPALI RUPEES (NPR)
1st Year
2nd Year
3rd Year
Grand Total
B.Sc Nursing Fees Table
Year INDIAN RUPEES (INR) INTERNATIONAL (US $) NEPALI RUPEES (NPR)
1st Year
2nd Year
3rd Year
4th Year
Grand Total
Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Fees Table
Year INDIAN RUPEES (INR) INTERNATIONAL (US $) NEPALI RUPEES (NPR)
1st Year
2nd Year
Grand Total
M.Sc. Nursing Fees Table
Year INDIAN RUPEES (INR) INTERNATIONAL (US $) NEPALI RUPEES (NPR)
1st Year
2nd Year
Grand Total

Registration Fee: Indian INR 10000 for National students & US $300 for International students along with 1st installment


Hostel

Pragathi College provides Hostel facilities to both boys and girls with following salient features:

  • Separate hostels for girls and boys
  • Well furnished rooms with all basic facilities
  • Nepali students have benefit of having Nepali warden and Nepali dishes served in the hostel
  • Mess provides vegetarian as well as non- vegetarian food
  • Electricity back up all the time
  • Wi-Fi enabled 24 hours
  • Recreational rooms and indoor games facilities
  • Doctor present everyday for medical emergencies

Placement

The college has affiliation with many big hospitals for providing placement opportunities to the students:

  • KC General Hospital
  • Apollo Hospital
  • Manipal Hospital
  • Sanjeevani Hospital
  • Narayana Hrudayalaya
  • Dallah Hospital
  • Global Nurse4U
  • Sri Jaya Deva Institute of Cardiology
  • KIDWAI Memorial Institute of Oncology
  • Indira Gandhi Children Hospital
  • Corporation Maternity Hospital
  • Spandana Mental Health & Rehabilitation Centre
  • National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Science
  • Bagalur Rural PHC for rural field experience
  • Amruthahalli Urban Public Health Center for urban field exposure.

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