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Smt. Nagarathnamma
College of Nursing

Overview

Smt. Nagarathnamma College of Nursing is only a small chunk of an eye-catching Acharya Institute escalated on 120 acres of greenery land dwelling over 12000 students from more than 65 countries to choose 100 plus courses. This college established in 2003 is one of the constituent parts of the Acharya Institutes which believes teacher to be a valuable asset in the long term of the educational scenario and provides the deep meaning behind its name in Sanskrit. This institute trusts the fact that only a good teacher can lead a great life as an example for the growth of the students in every sector. This college affiliated with Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, recognized by Indian Nursing Council and Karnataka Nursing Council and approved by Government of Karnataka is providing Under-graduate and Post-graduate courses of Nursing since the last fourteen years of set up. This college has been providing a perfect atmosphere for the hunt of excellence in academics of nursing with the enthusiasm to learn the whole range of health care. The arena of this institute is located in an exclusive building of 40977sq.ft. and is well-planned so as to meet the necessity of the Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi.

The climate and the faculty of Acharya Institution quite match the academic qualification that the college is trying to maintain and also is giving the best attention for the maximum success rate of the students. The students of this college get the benefit of participating in the multi-cultural, multi-academics, curriculum as well as extra-curriculum activities and have overall development in themselves. The college intermittently bestows outgoing and learning operations through community health programmes and the lectures of the prominent faces for the complete growth of skills in the scholars. This college also was acknowledged for the NAAC Accreditation in 2011. This college follows the sayings and beliefs of Mahatma Gandhi and gives equal priorities to every individual. The only motto of the college is “Nurturing Aspirations Supporting Growth”. And it visions the commitment of value-based education in every principle as a foundation of the innovative social enterprise and artistic leadership for excelling in academicals.

Address: Hesaraghatta Main Road, Acharya Post Office, Achit Nagar, Soldevanahalli, Acharya Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560107

Official Website: http://acharya.ac.in/nursing

Admission 2017

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

    Smt. Nagarathnamma College of Nursing is Thriving by the quality of education that it has been providing in the field of nursing sciences. Admission in this college is open for Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery for every interested student. This college not only promises the best education but also cares for the future of the students. Why not be the part of a institution where you get the perfect environment to study and seek your future?

    General Nursing and Midwifery Overview
    Program Diploma in General Nursing & Midwifery (GNM)
    Duration 3 years
    Intake  
    Mode of Admission  
    Affiliated to Karnataka State Diploma Examination Board
    Admission Available For both boys and girls
    Hostel facilities available Both
    Last Date of Application  
    Course Commencement  

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

    Admission opens for B.Sc. nursing in Smt. Nagarathnamma College of Nursing. Fill the application to study B.Sc. nursing in Smt. Nagarathnamma College of Nursing. The college is accepting all the candidates’ application now. This college is well-known for the quality education and skills that it provides in the field of nursing. Don’t get left out and get ready to be the part of the best nursing college in Bangalore.

    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Overview

    Program B.Sc Nursing
    Duration 4 years
    Intake  
    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  
    Course Commencement  

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

    Smt. Nagarathnamma College of Nursing is accepting applications for the Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing course. Don’t miss your chance to be in the best nursing college of India. This college with all required facilities provides best nursing education to its students. So hurry up and submit your application.

    Post Basic B.Sc. in Nursing Overview

    Program Post Basic B.Sc. in Nursing
    Duration 2 years
    Intake  
    Mode of Admission Direct/Merit basis
    Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University Health Sciences
    Admission Available For both boys and girls
    Hostel facilities available Both
    Last Date of Application  
    Course Commencement  

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

    Under the Affiliation of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Smt. Nagarathnamma College of Nursing is accepting applications for the M.Sc. Nursing course. This is a great opportunity for you to have the world's best quality education so don’t lose the chance.

    M.Sc. Nursing Overview

    Program M.Sc. Nursing
    Duration 2 years
    Intake  
    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  
    Course Commencement  

Why Smt. Nagarathnamma College of Nursing, Bangalore?

Smt. Nagarathnamma College of Nursing has a mission to generate qualitative and dignified nurses who are humane in nature and compassionate enough to take good care of the patients which could only be achieved through the proper guidance and the level of education quality handed over by the faculty members of the institute. The college also grants rewards to the students who prove their excellence in the related academic course and extra-curricular activities. The institute holds a placement cell that provides best guidance towards their career along with the opportunity to prove their worth in the reputed hospitals across India. There is also a separate cell especially for women in the campus that assures the safety and the rights of girls along with the gender equality. This institute has alliances with international universities which help in enabling the faculty and students exchange programs for the promotion of cross-culture educational venture. Constant efforts are put into operation for the achievement in satisfying the students will all the facilities they deserve in the hostel accommodations of this college. Students are provided with the best environment with top-notch facilities in this institution where they get hygienic dining facility, sound learning environment, health care facilities, sports and recreational facilities, necessary guidance and full securities. There are 12 residential halls, 7 for the girls and 5 for the boys separately in Acharya Institute with a capacity of 1500 residents. The classrooms, library, laboratory and the environment is well-equipped with advanced and improved infrastructures and artifacts for the students convenience.


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Courses Available

Certificate Diploma Course
  • General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM)
  • It is one of the specialized areas of nursing education. This course aims to prepare nurses who are competent and independent in carrying out an apt plan of action in the professional world. In Smt. Nagarathnamma College of Nursing students are given more chance of interaction in the classes to build up understanding level of students. Teacher from every aspect tried to give students as much knowledge as they can while studying General Nursing and Midwifery here.

    Like all the different nursing colleges in India Smt. Nagarathnamma College of Nursing too provides Diploma in General nursing and Midwifery course for 3 year which requires an internship of 6 months. General nursing includes of general health care given in hospitals, clinics, school, colleges, military etc to sick people. The nurses of this field are in charge of taking care of women during their pregnancy and the post pregnancy period. The aim of this course is to render nurses who are highly skilled and qualified who contribute to the healthcare system as a crucial member.

    Eligibility
    • Should have completed 10+2 with minimum of 40% in 4 subjects and English (Science/Arts/Commerce) from a recognized board.
    • Candidate must be medically fit.
    • Minimum age should be 17.
    Course Outline
    First Year
    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • Microbiology
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Fundamentals of Nursing
    • First Aid
    • Personal Hygiene
    • Community Health Nursing - 1
    • Environmental Hygiene
    • Health Education & Communication skills
    • Nutrition
    • English
    • Computer Education
    • Co-curricular Activities
    Second Year
    • Medical-Surgical Nursing-I
    • Medical-Surgical Nursing- II
    • Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing
    • Child Health Nursing
    • Co-curricular Activities
    Third Year
    • Midwifery and Gynaecology
    • Community Health Nursing-II
    • Co-curricular Activities
    Internship
    • Nursing Education
    • Introduction to Research & Statistics
    • Professional trends & Adjustments
    • Nursing administration and Ward Management
    Career Options
    • Child healthcare Nurse
    • School Nurse
    • Ward nurse, OT nurse, Emergency ward nurse
    • Public servant
    • Maternity care nurse
Under-Graduate
  • B.Sc. Nursing
  • The course in Smt. Nagarathnamma College of Nursing is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Indian Nursing Council and Karnataka Nursing Council. The B.Sc. course is of 4 years which contains the basic concepts and theories related to the field.

    The B.Sc. nursing course in Smt. Nagarathnamma College of Nursing is recognized and approved by the Indian Nursing Council and Karnataka Nursing Council. After the successful completion of this course one can mark their way to study M.Sc. course which will enhance the knowledge any nurse carries. Students will also be able to work as a certified nurse as they complete their B.Sc. nursing course.

    Eligibility
    • Candidate must be of minimum 17 years before the admission.
    • Candidate should have passed 10+2 with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
    • Candidate must have a good understanding of English language.
    Course Outline
    1st Year
    • English
    • Anatomy
    • Physiology
    • Nutrition
    • Biochemistry
    • Nursing foundation
    • Psychology
    • Microbiology
    • Introduction to Computers
    • Library work/ Self Study
    • Co-curricular activities
    2nd Year
    • Sociology
    • Pharmacology
    • Pathology
    • Genetics
    • Medical Surgical nursing -I
    • Community Health Nursing – I
    • Communication and Educational Technology
    • Library work/ Self Study
    • Co-curricular activities
    3rd Year
    • Medical Surgical nursing (Adult including Geriatrics) - II
    • Child Health Nursing
    • Mental Health Nursing
    • Midwifery & Obstetrical Nursing
    • Library work/ Self Study
    • Co-curricular activities
    4th 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 (Adult including Geriatrics)
    • Child Health Nursing
    • Mental Health Nursing
    • Research Project
    Career Options
    • Students can join post- graduate and other professional courses in Nursing, Hospital Management etc.
    • Students can also opt for a career as Nursing Administrator or professional nurse in Hospitals.
    • Mental health nurses
    • Pediatric Nurse
    • Assistant Professor
    • Associate Professor
Under Graduate
  • Post Basic B.Sc Nursing
  • Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing is an undergraduate program of 2 years that is done after completion General Nursing and Midwifery course by the students. The course is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. The students ought to be registered nurses after completion of a diploma program in nursing from Indian Nursing Council recognized Institute of nursing, to be enrolled in this course.

    This course gives an advantage to the students to join Masters Course as they do not have to take one-year work experience like B.Sc. nursing course students. Immediately after this course, the students are eligible to take up M.Sc. nursing 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. In Smt. Nagarathnamma College of Nursing, a student is provided with all the required information and instruction to breeze a good future.

    Eligibility
    • Has a diploma degree in General nursing and Midwifery course
    • 10+1 should be passed in or before the year 1986
    • Pass in 10+2 or equivalent examination
    • 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 and Statistics
    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
    • Master of Philosophy in Nursing
    Career Options
    • Nursing Officer
    • Nurse manager
    • Nursing specialist
    • Nursing educators
    • Emergency ward nurse
    Job Opportunities
    • Hospitals
    • Clinics
    • Medical Departments
    • Nursing Homes
    • Schools
    • Old Age Homes
    • Orphanages
    • Factories
    • Health Departments
    • Training Institutes
    • Old Age Homes
    • Orphanages
    • Military Sector
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 in Smt. Nagarathnamma College of Nursing are:

    1. Medical Surgical Nursing
    2. The specialization is done by the nurses who work in patient care units, ambulatory care units, surgical centres, emergency care units etc. The nurses of this specialization deal with the 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 labour, 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 centres. 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 health care 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 from mental illness. Nurses of this area get training 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
  • Should have completed Diploma in Nursing & Midwifery.
  • Should be a registered nurse.
  • Minimum a year of experience after registration of B.Sc. Nursing.
  • Candidate must have eligibility certificate from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore. (Applies to only those who passed from other universities)
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
  • Clinics
  • Nursing Homes
  • Schools or University
  • Factories
  • Training Institutes
  • Old Age Homes
  • Orphanages
  • Military
  • Health Departments

Fees Structure

GNM Fees Table

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

Year INDIAN RUPEES (INR) INTERNATIONAL (US $) NEPALI RUPEES (NPR)
1st Year      
2nd Year      
3rd Year      
Grand Total      
B.Sc Nursing Fees Table

Registration Fee: Indian INR ... for National students & US $.. for International students along with 1st instalment

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

Registration Fee: Indian INR ... for National students & US $... for International students along with 1st instalment

Year INDIAN RUPEES (INR) INTERNATIONAL (US $) NEPALI RUPEES (NPR)
1st Year      
2nd Year      
Grand Total      
M.Sc. Nursing Fees Table

Registration Fee: Indian INR ... for National students & US $... for International students along with 1st instalment

Year INDIAN RUPEES (INR) INTERNATIONAL (US $) NEPALI RUPEES (NPR)
1st Year      
2nd Year      
Grand Total      

Hostel

In Acharya Institute there are 7 hostels for the girls and 5 for the boys in total of 12 hostels run under the same Residential hall with a capacity of 1500 students where the students can prefer the rooms as they want either single, double or three bedded. This institute has hostel with qualified warden being arranged for boys and girls separately with at most security in Smt. Nagarathnamma College of Nursing. The hostels have got their own rules and regulations that these students must follow. The area is strictly disciplined and stringent and is followed strictly by the members of the hostel. The dining halls are maintained with highly mechanized kitchen and hygienic cooking infrastructure where both Veg. and Non-Veg. foods are served. The food menu is prepared according to the habit and preference of the residents. The international students can either choose anything from the menu of the mess committee or can cook for themselves in the international student hostel. The juniors of the hostels are shaped and inducted in such a way so they may not have any problems adjusting with the new environment. The hostel also provides internet facility, laundry facility and power backup. The institute provides various facilities to the student who wants to have a healthy life while living in the hostel so that the students feel the environment like home away from home. The services this institute provides to the students are noted below:

  • Comfortable and well furnished rooms.
  • Disciplined and strict environment for student’s safety plus 24 hour security.
  • Nutritious and hygienic food.
  • High-speed internet facility for student convenience.
  • Best learning environment etc.

Placement

Smt. Nagarathnamma College of Nursing provides excellent placement services to the students after the completion of their course. The college conducts various training programs to the students in communication skills, group dynamics, presentation skills, business courtesy, leadership and management. This program helps students in their internship period as well as for job placements to grow unique and much competent than others.

Smt. Nagarathnamma educational institute provide the best placements for the students therefore, they will have no problem getting placement services from this institute. This institute provides different training skills to the students for their easiness in their future. Nowadays, the nurses have been seen demanded the most all around the world as this profession is getting reactivated in its own way. The students gets 100% placements in this college as the students are provided with proper training and interviews from the pre-final year of their course.


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