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Nursing Colleges in Bangalore

Bangalore, also known as Bengaluru, is the capital of State Karnataka in South India. It has a rich heritage, cosmopolitan culture, and a pleasant climate. It is the third most populous city in India. It is located on the Deccan Plateau at 3,000 ft above sea level, the highest elevation among the major cities of India. Bengaluru was declared as the official name of the city in 2006 Bangalore is known as the "Silicon Valley of India" and "IT capital of India" because of its prominent role in the Information Technology field. All giant MNC IT companies are headquartered or found in Bangalore . It is a demographically diverse city and the second fastest-growing metropolis and one of India's most productive metro areas. Many aerospace and defense organizations are also located in Bangalore. Bangalore is also a favorite education hub for students from all over India and the world. Students are attracted to Bangalore because of lifestyle, educational and employment opportunities. Many reputed colleges and national - level institutions in Bangalore is in the top 200 institutes in QS World University Rankings . The presence of corporates brings industry-expert guest lectures to Bangalore colleges. Moreover, Bangalore students have more advantages of industry exposure and career placement. Bangalore is well connected by international airports, railways, highways, ring roads, metros, uber, buses, taxis, autorickshaws, and private vehicles.

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc. Nursing)

1.       What are the career opportunities for BSc Nursing?


                                      Students who wish to aspire to make service their profession could pursue the course.  The graduates could work both in the private and public sector firms.  They could search for opportunities in India and abroad.  Some of the career areas related to the study are clinics, hospitals, universities, colleges, charity homes, and so on. 


2.       What is the salary package for BSc Nursing professionals in India and abroad?


                                       The salary ranges from INR 2.5 to 8 LPA in India.  The salary range for the aspirants outside the country is from $32000 to $102, 500. 


3.       NEET is required for admission to B.Sc Nursing Course?


                                       Yes, NEET is required for admission to the BSc Nursing course.


4.       Can I do MBBS after the BSc in Nursing course?

                                                    Yes, one could join for MBBA after pursuing BSc Nursing


5.       What is the eligibility percentage required for admission to BSc in Nursing?


                                     Most of the colleges require 50% marks in the 10+2 study with physics, chemistry, and Mathematics.  However, the percentage of marks varies from college to college.


6.       What are the specializations for BSc Nurses?


                                    The specializations related to BSc Nurses are specialized in Psychiatry, Community Health and Pediatrics, Medical-Surgical, Obstetrics, and Gynecology.


7.       BSc Nursing graduates are able to join the army?


                                     Yes, BSc Nursing graduates could join the army.  There will be some tests for getting into the army as Nurses.

General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM)

1.What are the advanced courses after GNM?
BSc Nursing is the next step after completing the GNM course. The student could pursue MSc nursing after completing BSc Nursing. Research oriented studies could be done after completing the their post-graduation.

2.What is the difference between GNM and BSc Nursing?
BSc Nursing is a degree level course with a 4 year graduate level course while GNM is a diploma level course with a duration of 3.5 years.

3.What is the Scope of GNM course?
After GNM course, one could join for BSc Nursing.Those who are interested to work could work as Certified Nurse Assistant, Medical Assistant, Registered Nurse, Care Assistant, Physical Therapist, Health Visitor, Critical Care Nurse, Staff Nurse, and so on.

4.Can I do MBBS after GNM?
Yes. One could appear for the NEET after completing GNM.

5.What are the possibilities of GNM candidates abroad?
Consultants, specialists, and professors in the field of nursing get packages ranges from Rs. 5.5 lakh to Rs. 9.13 lakh per annum.

6.What is the salary package of GNM holders abroad?
GNM working abroad countries may also differ their salary range. The GNM working in Canada may get 55 LPA in CAD and they could acquire salary based on the working hours. In Australia they could earn 50000 -70000 per annum, in New Zealand 76800 NAD per annum and so on.

7.Should GNM candidates pass IELTS?
Nurses have a lot of opportunities in India and abroad. Keralites or Indians nurses who need to migrate to European nations or other countries except Gulf countries should pass IELTS/OET (International English Language Test System/Occupational English Test) to get an entry. For Nurses, OET would be a better choice for easier entry since the syllabus in OET is based on their medical profession.

8.Whether GNM is a degree level course?
No, GNM is not a degree level course. GNM is a diploma course with a duration of 3.5 years.

9.Can Humanities students pursue GNM?
No, as per the new notification it is not possible for the humanities students to study GNM.

10.Can I possess an Online GNM degree?
Yes. Some universities offer online degree in GNM.

11.Can anybody pursue GNM after 10th?
Yes, one could join for GNM after 10th standard. Other than GNM, one could pursue ANM also. ANM is Auxiliary Nursing and Midwifery course which is a diploma program related to nursing with a duration of two years.

12.Could GNM holders work in Canada?
Yes, GNM holders could join in Canada. A lot of GNM nurses are working in the various hospitals in Canada.

13.Is GNM valid in the UK?
Yes, GNM is valid in the UK. There are abundant number of chances for those who have passed GNM. They could work in the United Kingdom with eye-catching salaries.

M.Sc Nursing in Community Health Nursing College in Bangalore

1 What is the eligibility for applying MSc Community Health Nursing?
      Those candidates having BSc Nursing with a minimum mark of 55% is eligible for applying MSc Community Health Nursing along with at least one year of experience. Reservations are allowed as per rules.

2 Is there any entrance test for MSc Community Health Nursing?
        There shall be an entrance test for the admission to MSc Community Health Nursing.

3 What is the career profiles related to MSc Community Health Nursing?
       There are a lot of career opportunities related to MSc Community Health Nursing. The common career options related to MSc Community Health Nursing are Health Promotion Specialist, Community Development Worker, Health Service Manager, Adult Nurse Counsellor, Medical Sales Representative, Physician Associate, Occupational Therapist, Primary Care Graduate Mental Health Worker, Youth Worker, Social Worker and so on.

4 What is the salary offered to the MSc Community Health Nursing?
      The salary offered to MSc Community Health Nursing professional ranges between INR 2 and 10 lakhs, increasing with experience and skill.

5 What is the duration the course MSc Community Health Nursing?
      The duration of MSc Community Health Nursing is three years.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc. Nursing)

1st Year-

A. Nursing Foundation
Universal Precautions, Bed Making, Vital Signs, Admission, Discharge Preparation, Positions, Comfort Devices, Safety Devices, Hygienic Needs, Nutritional Needs, Elimination Needs, Collection & Observation o f Specimen, Mobility & Exercise, First Aid and Bandaging, Therapeutic Measures, Pre & Post Operative Care, Care of Dying Patient, NUTRITION
B.Nursing Foundation Practical

2nd Year –

Pre - operative preparation - Setting of pre-operative unit, Post operative care -Setting of postoperative unit, Operation Theatre Technique, Intensive Care, Observation of specific diagnostic and therapeutic procedures Preparation of patient for non invasive procedure, Gastro Intestinal System, Specific therapeutic procedure, Stump care, Burns & scalds, Oncology, Nutrition

3rd Year -

Conduct community survey & report, Conduct family health survey & report (1), Demonstrate Bag Technique, (A) Comprehensive family Nursing care (Urban) (B) Comprehensive family (Rural) (C) Collection of Specimens , (A) Blood Test (B) Urine Test (C) Preparation & Use of Audio Visual Aids (D) Health Education , Teaching sessions, a. Participate in family welfare programme, VISITS, Teaching learning Activities
Clinical Evaluation Form for Community Health Nursing-I
Growth & Development Including Nutrition-Assessment of Growth & Development, Assessment of nutritional status in various groups, Diet planning for any age group, Visits
Prenatal Care, Intranatal Care, Postnatal Care, Newborn Care
Eye and Ent, Cardio Thoracic, Neuro & Neuro Surgery
D. Child Health Nursing
Admission of Children, Assessment of growth & development, Weighing of children, Recording of vital signs, Use of restraints, Assessment of degree of dehydration, Feeding, Medication, Fluid Planning & Calculation, Collection of specimen Sputum Specimen Blood Specimen Urine , Care of ostomics, Special procedures, Nursing care of Neonate, Assist in play therapy, Planning special diet for children, Care during pediatric emergencies, Immunization, IMNCI pre service training, Health / Nutritional Education, Visits,
Clinical Evaluation Form Child Health Nursing
Professional Attitudes, Professional Competence, Planning, Implementation / Professional skills, Evaluation, Documentation
Admission procedure, Discharge, Mental Status examination, Process recording, Nursing care of patient with, Assisting in specific therapies, Administration of psychotherapeutic drugs, Health Education, Health Education, Nursing care of child, Visits
Preparation of teaching aids, Master rotation plan, Clinical rotation plan, Preparation of unit plan, Conduct practice teaching classes, Observation visit to school / college of Nursing & presentation of reports, Teaching Method

4th Year-

Prenatal Care, Intranatal Care, Postnatal Care, Newborn Care, Family Welfare
Community Survey, Comprehensive Health Nursing Care Study (2), Bag Technique, Dressing, Baby Bath, Demonstration of nursing care, Physical Examination, Organsing and Assisting in, Project work & presentation of report, Records, Health Education Rural, Participate in Mental Health Programme, Visits- Observational visits
Supervision, Preparation of duty roster -Preparation of work assignment, Report, Inventory, Maintain census, Conduct nursing round, Clinical teaching, Preparation of job description for different categories, Preparation of Evaluation tool to assess the patient care, Educational tour to various institutions & professional bodies & submit the report
General , II. PHC, Keeps the community health bag-neat, clean & aseptic, Maintains the following records appropriately,

General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM)

First Year Syllabus Hours
Bio Sciences       
                           Anatomy & Physiology
Behavioral Sciences
Nursing Foundations
                            Fundamentals of Nursing
                             First aid
Community Health Nursing 180
Community Health Nursing 80
Environmental Hygiene 30
Health Education & Communication Skill 40
Nutrition 30
English 30

Second Year Syllabus Hours
Medical Surgical Nursing - I 120
Medical Surgical Nursing - II 120
Mental Health Nursing 70
Child Health Nursing 70
Co-curricular activities 20

Third Year Syllabus Hours
Midwifery & Gynaecological Nursing 140
Community Health Nursing-II 90
Co-curricular 10

THIRD YEAR Syllabus Part-II (Integrated supervised Internship) Hours
Nursing Education 20
Introduction to Research and statistics 30
Professional Trends & Adjustments 30
Nursing Administration & Ward Management 40