Admission Notification Details for Government of Kerala MSc Nursing Admission

Government of Kerala MSc Nursing Admission

Entrance Examination for Admission to Post Graduate Degree Courses in Nursing ( M.Sc. Nursing ) 2013

Applications are invited for the Entrance Examination for admission to M.Sc. Nursing 2013 in the Nursing Colleges at Thiruvananthapuram, Kottayam, Trissur, Alappuzha and Kozhikode and Govt. Seats in Self Financing colleges in the following Specialties:

Medical Surgical Nursing

Community Health Nursing

Child Health Nursing

Obstetrics & Gynaecology Nursing

Mental Health Nursing

Duration of the course will be 2 academic year (24 months)



Applicants should have satisfied any of the following conditions:

Indian Citizen of Kerala Origin

Candidates, who are sons/daughters of Non-Keralite parents and have obtained B.Sc Nursing degree from any of the Nursing Colleges in Kerala State. But they will not be eligible for communal/PD reservation benefits.

Candidates who are not of Kerala origin but have been resident of Kerala for a period of not less than 8 years

But they will not be eligible for communal/PD reservation benefits.

Academic Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree in Nursing (Regular course)of Kerala, Calicut, Mahatma Gandhi, Cochin, Kannur University or any other University recognized by KUHS, Kerala, Calicut, Mahatma Gandhi University, Cochin or Kannur University.

Candidates who have passed the Post Basic B.Sc Nursing (Regular Course) of Kerala, Calicut, Mahatma Gandhi, Cochin, Kannur University or any other University recognized by KUHS ,Kerala, Calicut, Mahatma Gandhi University, Cochin or Kannur University after acquiring the General Nursing and Midwifery Course are also eligible to apply.

Candidates who have passed B.Sc Degree in Nursing / Post Basic B.Sc Nursing (Regular course) or equivalent examination from universities outside Kerala and any Deemed Universities should produce the recognition/eligibility certificate from any of the universities in Kerala at the time of counseling.


Candidate should have completed one year of experience in any hospital with an average strength of 100 inpatients or in a School of Nursing or in a Community Health Nursing Programme or internship or Compulsory Nursing Service after registration with the Kerala Nursing Council on the date of notification of inviting application 


The experience acquired by candidates after registration from Nursing Councils outside Kerala, after getting B Sc Nursing Degree will also be counted for experience.

The period undergone by a candidate for completing the Post Basic Nursing Course will not be reckoned as work experience.

The experience acquired after the completion of the General Nursing and Midwifery Course, but before acquiring the B.Sc Nursing Degree will not be counted for the required experience.

Applicants should have obtained registration with Kerala Nursing Council at the time of


The upper age limit for General candidates shall be 46 years and that for Service candidates will be 49 years as on the date of notification of inviting application.

Selection and Entrance Examination:

All Candidates including Service Quota candidates shall have to appear for the Entrance Examination to be conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala at Thiruvananthapuram

The Entrance examination will be of 3 hours duration (10.00 am – 1.00 pm) with 200 Multiple Choice Questions.

The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala will publish the rank list with all General
Quota candidates who appeared in the entrance examination and have furnished the documents based on their marks in the Entrance Examination.

Service quota candidates have to qualify by securing 35% marks in the Entrance Examination.

Application forms:

Prospectus and Online Application form will be available in the website

The Online Application procedure is common for General Quota and Service Quota candidates.

Candidates seeking admission to this course can apply in the online application form provided in the website of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations and then remit the required fees at any State Bank of Travancore Branch using the Bank Challan available with the print out .

Candidates residing outside Kerala State can remit the application fee by way of Demand Draft drawn in favour of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, payable at Thiruvananthapuram. Application fee is Rs.1000/- for General/Service Quota candidates and Rs.500/- for SC/ST candidates. Service candidates seeking admission under General Merit Quota also should remit extra Rs.1000/-

The application form and prospectus will not be available from the Nursing Colleges or from the office of Director of Medical Education or from the office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examination. Application fee once remitted will not be refunded on any circumstances.

Last date and time for receipt of filled-in application printout:

All Candidates including Service Quota candidates seeking admission to the M.Sc Nursing Courses should take the printout of the online application, affix their passport size photograph (same as the one uploaded to the online application for P.G. Nursing Courses-2013) in the space provided in it

Get it attested by a Government Gazetted Officer and forward their completed application printout with all the required documents including original Challan/DD to the

Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Housing Board Buildings, 5th Floor, Santhinagar, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 001, either by Registered post/Speed post or hand delivery so as to reach this office

However, Service Candidates in addition should forward a copy of the completed application along with all required documents including their service details to the Controlling Officer concerned as stipulated in the prospectus

Late, defective and incomplete applications will be summarily rejected. No correspondence will be undertaken in this regard. The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations will not be responsible for any postal delay.

Admit Cards:

Admit cards for the candidates whose Applications have been accepted will be provided online in the official website of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, 

Candidates will not be allowed either to include any information in the application printout or to submit any certificates/documents claiming reservation or any benefits, after the submission of the application.

Candidates must note that they have to obtain the required certificates in the body of the application printout itself, wherever specified.

Rank List:

The CEE will conduct the Entrance Examination, publish the Rank list of General Merit candidates and the list of qualified candidates under Service Quota and forward the same to the Director of Medical Education.

The selection, admission and allotment of seats including those under Service Quota will be made by the Director of Medical Education, based on various provisions laid down in the prospectus, approved by the Government.

Candidates should go through the Prospectus, approved by the Government, which is available in the web site before submitting their applications.

Contact Details:

Housing Board Buildings, Santhi Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram- 695 001

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