On Completion of the two year M.Sc Nursing programme, the graduate will be able to:

  • Utilize/apply the concepts, theories and principles of nursing science
  • Demonstrate advance competence in practice of nursing
  • Practice as a nurse specialist
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and function effectively as nurse educator and manager
  • Demonstrate skill in conducting nursing research, interpreting and utilizing the findings from health related research
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan and effect change in nursing practice and in the health care delivery system
  • Establish collaborative relationship with members of other disciplines
  • Demonstrate interest in continued learning for personal and professional advancement


On completion of the four year B.Sc. Nursing program the graduate will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge from physical, biological, and behavioural sciences, medicine including alternative systems and nursing in providing nursing care to individuals, families and communities
  • Demonstrate understanding of life style and other factors, which affect health of individuals and groups
  • Provide nursing care based on steps of nursing process in collaboration with the individuals and groups
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skill in making decisions in all situations in order to provide quality care
  • Utilize the latest trends and technology in providing health care
  • Provide promotive, preventive and restorative health services in line with the national health policies and programmes
  • Practice within the framework of code of ethics and professional conduct, and acceptable standards of practice within the legal boundaries
  • Communicate effectively with individuals and groups, and members of the health team in order to promote effective interpersonal relationships and teamwork
  • Demonstrate skills in teaching to individuals and groups in clinical/community health settings
  • Participate effectively as members of the health team in health care delivery system
  • Demonstrate leadership and managerial skills in clinical/ community health settings
  • Conduct need based research studies in various settings and utilize the research findings to improve the quality of care
  • Demonstrate awareness, interest and contribute towards advancement of self and of the profession


On completion of B.Sc. Nursing (Post-Basic) degree programme the graduates will be able to:

  • Assess health status, identify nursing needs, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care for patients/clients that contribute to health of individuals, families and communities
  • Demonstrate competency in techniques of nursing based on concepts and principles from selected areas of nursing, physical, biological and behavioral sciences
  • Participate as members of health team in the promotive, preventive, curative and restorative health care delivery system of the country
  • Demonstrate skills in communication and interpersonal relationship
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and decision-making abilities in various situations
  • Demonstrate skills in teaching to individuals and groups in community health settings
  • Demonstrate managerial skills in community health settings
  • Practice ethical values in their personal and professional life
  • Participate in research activities and utilize research findings in improving nursing practice
  • Recognize the need for continued learning for their personal and professional development


The nurse on completion of this course will be able to:

  • Demonstrate competency in providing health care to individual, sick or well, using nursing process
    1. Assess the nursing need of clients from birth to death
    2. Plan and carry out appropriate action to meet nursing needs
    3. Provide effective nursing care for maintaining best possible level of health in all aspects
    4. Promote self care in people under their care
    5. Apply problem solving techniques in nursing practice
    6. Evaluate effectiveness of nursing care
  • Apply knowledge from the humanities, biological and behavioral sciences in functioning as a nurse
  • Function effectively with members of the health team and community applying the knowledge of human relations and communication skills in her work
  • Participate as member of the health team in delivery of curative preventive, promotive and rehabilitative health care service
  • Mobilise community resources and their involvement in working with the communities
  • Demonstrate use of ethical values in their personal and professional life
  • Demonstrate interest in activities of professional organization
  • Recognize the need for continuing education for professional development
  • Demonstrate basic skills in teaching patients and giving nursing care to them
  • Demonstrate basic skills in administration and leadership while working with other members of health team and community
  • Assist in research activities


On completion of the course, the ANM/FHW will be able to:

  • Appreciate the concept of holistic health and understand the influence of socioeconomic and environmental factors on the health status of the community
  • Identify health problems/needs and resources in the community and mobilize social support for active participation of the community in health care activities
  • Provide preventive, promotive, restorative and emergency health care to individuals and community as required
  • Provide treatment of minor ailments
  • Provide skilled midwifery services to all mothers in the community and refer mothers at risk to hospitals
  • Provide skilled care to all neonates in community and refer neonates at risk to the appropriate levels
  • Render skilled child care services at home, clinic and school
  • Guide/Train birth attendants, Anganwadi workers (AWW)s, other community health activists and volunteers
  • Provide need-based information and counselling related to health of individuals, family and groups
  • Participate in all the National health and Family welfare programmes at community level
  • Act as a team member in the health care delivery system
  • Coordinate and collaborate with the other health team members and community based organizations, non-govt. organizations (NGO) and village administration
  • Manage the health centre including equipments and supplies, and maintain the records in order to provide quality based people friendly services
  • Updates knowledge and skills for professional and personal growth