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Master of Science in Nursing, M.Sc


The M.Sc course is for a two-year period and is divided into five specialties: Pediatrics, Medical Surgical, Community Medicine, Psychiatry and Obstetrics & Gynecology. There is a sanctioned capacity of 5 students for each specialty at KNN, making it a total of 25. The course of study combines the theory and the practice of nursing, with general education in the humanities and behavioral, biological, and physical sciences. These serve as a core for the development of the nursing major. The Dissertation is a major part of the M.Sc course structure.


  1. Candidate should be a citizen of India
  2. Candidate should have passed B.Sc Nursing (Basic) or B.Sc. Hons. Nursing or Post Basic B.Sc. in Nursing degree or Post Certificate B.Sc Nursing with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka (RGUHS), or any other University accepted as equivalent by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka. SC/ST candidates should have a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the qualifying examination.
  3. Candidate should have a minimum one year of work experience after obtaining B.Sc. Nursing (Basic), in a hospital or in Nursing educational institution or in community health setting. For candidates with Post Basic B.Sc. in Nursing degree, a minimum of one year of work experience is required prior or after the Post Basic B.Sc. in Nursing. Upto 14.05.2009
  4. Candidate should have registered in State Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife.
  5. Shall be a registered nurse and registered midwife for admission to branches: I Medical Surgical Nursing II Community Health Nursing III Pediatric Nursing IV Obstetrics and Gynecology Nursing V Psychiatric Nursing
  6. The Candidate should not have attained the age of 45 years on the last date fixed for submission of application to PG Degree Entrance Test.

Course Outline

First Year

  1. Advanced Concepts of Health & Nursing
  2. Biological & Psychosocial

  3. Foundations of Nursing 

  4. Sec. A: Genetics, Embryology and Patho, Pathophysiology 

  5. Sec. B: Psycho-Social Foundation of Nursing & Epidemiology 

  6. Education & Nursing Education
Biostatistics & Research Methodology & Nursing Research
  8. Nursing Specialty I

Second Year

  1. Administration & Nursing Administration
  2. Nursing Specialty II
  3. Dissertation
    The dissertation is aimed to train a graduate student in research methods and techniques. It includes identification of problem, formulation of a hypothesis, search and review of literature, getting acquainted with recent advances, designing of a research study, collection of data, critical analysis, interpretation of results and drawing conclusions.

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