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Sofia College
of Nursing

Overview

UK Memorial Educational Trust which stood up in the year 2002-2003, founded by Mrs. Naveeda Banu manages Sofia College of Nursing with an objective to convey health education with the help of advanced scientific clinical training. The management of the trust with the academy directors is running several institutions for conveying the qualitative education to the students. The college obtains well-qualified and highly experienced teaching staffs and faculty members who help students in the running smooth curricular and co-curricular activities. The college administration also helps in providing free IELTS and NCLEX-RN trainings in association with Global Strategic Staffing Solution, Chennai. The mission of the college is to create capable and skillful nurses to meet the growing demand of the nursing profession globally in the belief that the basis nursing course is the preparation of the formal education followed by the broad knowledge of clinical practices in hospitals and communities.

The main aim of this college is to provide a balance of general education with the professional education for the students in stepping up to be a professional nurse who can lead the community as well as institutions in future. Improving the wide concept of nursing fundamentals based on robust philosophy of physical, biological, social and behavioral science along with the decent skills in professional nursing is the main objective of this institution. The institution focuses on the development of the ability to investigate the health issues as well as provide therapeutic measures with the ability to work combined with other medical professionals for the attainment of optimal health of the community members. The ability to feel responsible in continuation for the professional education and the personal developmental trainings of the students is the key factor of this institution. In affiliation to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences and recognition of Indian Nursing Council and Karnataka Nursing Council this college provides all the basic and advanced necessities to the students required for being the professional nurses. The guidance of the faculty members contingent upon their career demand and requirements provides a complete new path for their success.

Address: #63, Chokkanahalli, Hegdenagar Main Road, Yellahanka, Hobli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560064

Admission 2017

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

    Sofia 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 then, why not be the part of an 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 Sofia College of Nursing. Fill the application to study B.Sc. nursing in Sofia 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 !!!

    Sofia 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, Sofia 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 Sofia College of Nursing, Bangalore?

Sofia College of Nursing transfer ease to the students like; well-equipped laboratories including Anatomy lab, Nursing foundation lab, Nutrition lab, Community Health lab and Computer laboratory which helps them to combine their theoretical as well as practical sessions in a parallel flow. The well illuminated and ventilated classrooms containing well-designed seating and soft board gives an experience of the favorable learning process. Hostel facility with fully accommodated rooms and various facilities and a sound environment inside the campus premise separately for boys and girls is provided. The canteen facilities for the students and staff along with guests use the luscious, clean and hygienic food provided by the staff members at affordable prices. The library is the state of an art with voluminous books of different writers beyond the syllabus which is highly appreciated by the students as well as the teaching faculty in gathering varied knowledge. The new methodologies are frequently used in mixing the technology with the learning materials to comply the rising needs of information and the rapid transmission of that information. The students are trained by the best trainers and experienced and highly educated faculty to meet up their necessary requirements and the field of their expertise. The field trips are conducted once in a while for unique and skillful experiences and for rural and urban clinical exposures. This college organizes fellowship programs in which the academic students are trained to be the best clinicians, teachers and research contributors along with the objective to hand over the useful knowledge, skills and experience to the students to independently cater the patients of every age group. The college also provides developmental and organizational skills to the students for their professional and responsible growth with a vision to impart knowledge and techniques to these young minds so that they can contribute their life in catering the sick and needy people.


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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 Sofia 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.

    Many of the different nursing colleges in India along with Sofia College of Nursing as well provide 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 Sofia 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 Sofia 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. Sofia College of Nursing is providing students with all the required information and instruction to breeze a good future.

    Eligibility
    • Has a diploma degree in General nursing and Midwifery course
    • 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 have 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 Sofia 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

This institute has hostel with qualified warden being arranged for boys and girls separately with at most security in Sofia 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 mess has a healthy and hygienic dining hall with hygienic food to the students. The students not from Bangalore are provided with their own food. The hostel also provides internet facility and power backup. The institute provides various facilities to the students for a slight diversion of their stressed mind into recreational and other activities. The services this institute provides to the students are noted below:

  • Comfortable and well furnished rooms.
  • Disciplined and strict environment for student’s safety.
  • Nutritious and hygienic food.
  • Various recreational activities.
  • High-speed internet facility for student convenience.
  • Best learning environment etc.

Placement

Sofia College of Nursing provides excellent placement services to the students after the completion of their course in the reputed and large hospitals in India and abroad. The placement and counseling cell of this college conducts some 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. Therefore, the students 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. The demand of nurse has been increasing rapidly in the world which also gives the students a plus-point to make their future better. And this college is maintaining the quality of education to generate qualitative nurses in the world.


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