Top 20 Nursing Colleges in India

Nurses are soft spoken and their profession is to take care of the patients in a hospital or at their nursing home. There is a high demand for trained nurses in different health care sectors.

Their work is to give helping hand to the different types of patients suffering from different illness without hesitating. Indian nurses are noble and caring so there is a lot of demand for Indian nurses in overseas also.

Like other profession, there are different categories in nursing profession too. Most of all nursingnursing colleges colleges offer the diploma courses in nursing. Also there are bachelor’s degree courses (B.Sc Nursing) and master’s degree courses (M.Sc Nursing).

To get admission in some of the well-known nursing colleges in India you have to give entrance exam. Entrance exam is not compulsory in all nursing colleges. All the colleges have different admission process.

Types of Courses in Nursing Colleges

Diploma in Nursing:- Duration of a Diploma in Nursing is of 3 Years and after that an internship of 6 months. Examination is conducted by Nursing Education Board.

B.Sc Nursing: – To get admission in B.SC nursing you should have good grades in 10+2 exam from a recognized university and a General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) diploma course. Also the age should not be less than 17 years.

Also in 10+2 exam the subjects should be Chemistry, Physics and Biology. Duration of B.Sc Nursing is of 4 years and after that an internship of 6 months. Examination is conducted by University.

M.Sc Nursing: – After completion of the B.Sc nursing, students can take admission for the M.Sc Nursing. Duration for M.Sc Nursing is of 2 years. Examination is conducted by University.

M.Phil:- Duration for M.Phil is 1 Year Full time and 2 Years for Part time.

Ph.D:- Duration for Ph.d is 3- 5 years.

In M.Sc nursing you can do specialization in below areas-

  1. Psychiatric Nursing
  2. Pediatric Nursing
  3. Nephrological Nursing
  4. Oncological Nursing
  5. Critical Care Nursing
  6. Nephrological Nursing
  7. Cardiological /CTVS Nursing

Also there are some other courses in midwifery like General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM), Auxilliary Nurse Midwife/ Health Worker (ANM), Master of Public Health (MPH) and Multipurpose Health Workers Training.

After completion of the nursing degrees students can work in different areas like:-

  • Ward Sister
  • Staff Nurse
  • Nursing Superintendent
  • Department Supervisor / Assistant Nursing Superintendent
  • Director of Nursing
  • Teacher of Nursing
  • Military Nurse
  • Community Health Care
  • Industrial Nurse
  • ursing Service Administrators
  • Deputy Nursing Superintendent
  • Nursing Service Overseas

In India there are many nursing colleges but for your convenience we have listed here Top 20 nursing colleges in India.

Top 20 nursing colleges in India

  1. RAK College of Nursing, Delhi
  2. Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai: Nursing
  3. SNDT Faculty of Nursing, Mumbai
  4. Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai: College of Nursing
  5. Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Nursing College
  6. Manipal University: Manipal College of Nursing
  7. B.M. Birla College of Nursing, Kolkata
  8. Sree Ramachandra Medical University, Chennai: College of Nursing
  9. Apollo College of Nursing, Chennai
  10. Apollo College of Nursing, Apollo Health City, Hyderabad
  11. Amrita University: College of Nursing, Cochin
  12. Government College of Nursing, Kottayam
  13. Government College of Nursing, Calicut
  14. Government College of Nursing, Thiruvananthapuram
  15. CMC Ludiana: College of Nursing
  16. CMC Vellore College of Nursing
  17. National Institute of Mental health and Neurosciences, Bangalore: Department of Nursing
  18. All India Institute of Medical Sciences: Department of Nursing
  19. Father Muller College of Nursing, Mangalore
  20. School of Health Sciences: IGNOU

I hope the above information is helpful to all those interested in Nursing Career.

17 Comments

  1. Satya on September 10, 2017 at 7:55 pm

    I want BSC nursing for low badggat

  2. Sriram Chandra Nandi on July 12, 2017 at 6:29 pm

    Ann and GNM college

  3. karthick on May 17, 2017 at 6:47 pm

    I WANT TO STUDY NURISING BUT +2 MARKS IS 822 IS THERE ANY FEES LESS OPPORTUNITY TO STUDY THAT COURSE IN TOP COLLEGE BECAUSE MY FAMILY ECONOMICAL STATUS IS POOR

  4. Top 10 Professional Courses after 12th on May 10, 2017 at 10:34 am

    […] 20,000 male and female nurses graduate every year from various medical and nursing colleges in India. Topmost among them are Maharashtra Nursing College, Government College of Nursing, Kerala, Goa […]

  5. Parvaiz Ahmad khan on December 9, 2016 at 8:31 pm

    wanna admission in bsc nursing

  6. saheli sikder on October 26, 2016 at 10:49 am

    I am saheli sikder i want chance top nursing clg in India. ..

  7. bhargavi varahagiri on April 3, 2016 at 5:47 pm

    Excellent suggestions given ,tanx fr all who wrkd fr it!!!

  8. bhargavi vbk on April 3, 2016 at 5:42 pm

    Excelent suggestions!!!

  9. gurkirat kaur on July 30, 2015 at 11:13 pm

    Hii i am Gurkirat Kaur I am from Chandigarh. My education is GNM passed. I wan’t a nursing job in abroad for better future. Rply

    • Hartej on June 9, 2017 at 8:17 pm

      If u will do bsc nursing thn it will be easier to get a job in abroad and even on a basis of GNM .. u should good at english … i mean u need atleast 7 band in ielts in each module ( in listening…speaking..reading…writing) … these band work for bsc nursing so i don’t know how much band u need after GNM …..and if u have experienced atleast 1 or 2 year thn it would we good… it would help to get replacement in abroad in other countries….
      …..I hope it would help u atleast little bit……🤗

    • Hartej on June 9, 2017 at 8:19 pm

      If u will do bsc nursing thn it will be easier to get a job in abroad and even on a basis of GNM u could get a job but on lower wages .. u should good at english … i mean u need atleast 7 band in ielts in each module ( in listening…speaking..reading…writing) … these band work for bsc nursing so i don’t know how much band u need after GNM …..and if u have experienced atleast 1 or 2 year thn it would be good… it would help to get replacement in abroad in other countries….
      …..I hope it would help u atleast little bit……🤗

  10. anamika das on June 24, 2015 at 9:05 pm

    i am anamika das. i live in kolkata . my education 12 passed. i want a nursing job for batter future.

    • Ms M agarwal on April 15, 2016 at 3:38 pm

      part time, 2 days off, nursing, English, computer skill needed

    • raj Singh on July 23, 2016 at 7:49 pm

      you can do nursing courses gnm nursing 3 years dip
      oma

    • Dr s.Kar on August 11, 2017 at 8:17 pm

      Contact 9679742899

  11. vydehi on May 13, 2015 at 3:33 pm

    The Vydehi Institute of Nursing Sciences and Research Center is greatly privileged to have a large hospital of 1608 bed capacity, situated in the main campus, close to the medical college and the hospital.
    contact: #82, Nallurahalli, Near BMTC 18th Depot, Whitefield,
    Bangalore – 560 066 (Karnataka)
    [email protected]
    http://www.vins.ac.in
    +91-80-41259032

  12. Ravichandran on January 27, 2015 at 5:07 pm

    Abroad palcement for Female Bsc Nurses for Home Care with good salary package with all facilities, free food and accomodation , 2 year contarct, call us 9677899108,

    2. wanted Kidney diyalisis nurses with 5 years experiences Gnm or Anm Nurses can apply.only Females.

    3. Head Nurses for Saudi hosptial with 8 to 10 years of Experiences only female candidates with Nursing Supervisor post must known Kidney Diyalisis

Leave a Comment