M.Sc Nursing

  • Medical Surgical Nursing
  • Child Health (Pediatric) Nursing
  • Obstetric & Gynecolgical Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Mental Health (Psychiatric) Nursing
  Eligibility :  
  • Passed the qualification of B.Sc. Nursing degree from the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University or any other University accepted as equivalent there to
  • Should have registered with Tamil Nurses and Midwives council.
  • B.Sc. Nursing graduates should have one year experience in a teaching hospital or in a college or school of Nursing or in community health nursing field after graduation and after RNRM Registration in the nursing council.
  • The candidate with P.B. B.Sc. nurses need not have one year of experience after graduation for admission to the M.Sc. Nursing. They can be admitted to M.Sc. Nursing soon after the graduation in any branch of study;
  • Candidate before seeking admission shall obtain an Eligibility Certificate from The TN Dr. M.G.R. Medical University by remitting the prescribed fees along with the application form
  Course of Insruction  
1st year Theory (hrs) Practical (hrs)

Nursing Educaion

150 150
Advance Nursing Pracice 150 250
Nursing Research and satistics 150 150
Clinical speciality - 1 150 750
Total 600 1300
2nd Year    
Nursing Management 150 150
Nursing Research (Dissertation) 400  
Clinical Speciality 150 1050
Total 300 1600
  Duration of course :  
  • The duration of certified study for the M.Sc. Nursing degree program shall extend over a period of two academic Years
  • The program will commence in the month of May.
  • The Candidate should have 90% of Attendance in theory and 100% of attendance in the practical’s separately and should have completed all the requirements prescribed for each program of study including clinical practice before admission to examination.
  • A candidate lacking in the prescribed attendance and progress in any one subject in theory or practical in the first appearance shall not be permitted for appearing the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University Examination in that subject.
  Condonation of Lack of Attendance  
  • There shall be no condonation of lack of attendance for the post graduate program.
        The Curriculum and the syllabi for the programmed shall be as prescribed by the university from time to time.  
  Scheme of examination  
      Theory and Practical Examinations shall be conducted as part I and part II at the end of first year and IInd year respectively in the subjects as per syllabus. If the candidate fails, she will be allowed to appear in supplementary examinations (September or in March) either in failed subjects or along with other subjects in subsequent examination.
     During the program of study the candidate is required to write a dissertation in her specialty. The candidate shall submit a dissertation in the field of specialty, two months before the final university examination.
  Resubmission of thesis  
      Resubmission of thesis with corrections can be submitted within 6 months from the date of return from the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University. Resubmission of thesis with total redoing can be done within 2 years
      The Head of Institutions shall declare 6 (six) weeks’ vacation in an academic year to the students. The period of vacation will be decided by the head of the institution.