A candidate for admission to the M. Sc. Degree in Nursing must possess a Degree of B.Sc. Nursing from a College / University duly recognized by the Indian Nursing Council with minimum 55% aggregate marks and should have one year of experience in a 100 bedded hospital or in a Community Health Program, after graduation. The graduates of Post Diploma B.Sc., Degree course in Nursing need not have the one year of experience and they can be admitted to M.Sc., Degree course in Nursing soon after their graduation.
The candidate should be medically fit.
In Case of Male Candidates, they should have passed any other course recommended by the Indian Nursing Council in place of Midwifery. These male candidates are not eligible for admission to Branch III and Branch IV irrespective of their experience in these areas.
The duration of the course is two academic years. The academic year for M.Sc. Nursing commences on 02.07.09.
M.Sc. Nursing is offered in the following specialities.
01. Medical Surgical Nursing
02. Child Health Nursing / Pediatrics Nursing
03. Maternity Nursing
04. Community Health Nursing
05. Mental Health Nursing / Psychiatry Nursing
The admission for M.Sc. Nursing is based the marks obtained by the candidate in the Under Graduate Qualifying Examination and the performance in the Interview. The interview will be held on 10.06.09 at 9.00 AM at the Conference hall, Saveetha University, 162, Poonamalle High Road, Chennai.
Issue of Application:
The Application and Prospectus for M.Sc. Nursing will be issued from the university office from 04.02.09. onwards. Applications can be had on payment of Rs. 1000 by cash (or) D.D. taken in favor of Saveetha University, payable at Chennai in person, (or) Rs. 1050 for by Post. Applications can also be downloaded from the Website www.saveetha.com, and the completed applications forms should be accompanied by DD for Rs. 1000 taken in favor of “Saveetha University”, payable at Chennai.
Completed Application forms with attested photocopies of the UG degree certificate and mark sheets from first year to final year should reach the Director of Admissions, Saveetha University, Chennai on or before 31.05.2009.
The interview will be held in the University Conference hall on 10.06.09 at 09.00 AM at the Saveetha University Campus, 162, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai – 600 077.
After the interview, the selected list of candidates will be published on the website and university notice board on 12.06.09. The selected candidates should pay the fees and complete the admission procedures by 20.06.09. The vacant seats will be filled in order from the wait listed candidates.
The course will commence on 02.07.09. The new students should report for classes at College of Nursing at Saveetha Medical College, Thandalam on 02.07.09 at 9.00. AM.
The Candidates once selected for admission should pay the following fees at the time of Admission and thereafter in the month of May every year. The fees once paid will not be refunded. In case the candidate wants to discontinue/ withdraw during the middle of the course, he/she has to pay the entire course fee (for two years) before discontinuing from the course.
Annual Tuition Fee: Rs. 1,50,000
(The Annual Tuition fee includes laboratory, research, library, internet, sports and cultural fee).
FEES TO BE PAID AT THE TIME OF ADMISSION :(One time payment)
Admission Fee: Rs. 5,000
University Registration Fee: Rs3, 500
Caution deposit: Rs. 5,000
(Refundable at the end of the Course)
The following Original documents with three sets of attested photocopies of the following certificates should be submitted at the time of Admission.
1. Degree certificate or Provisional Pass Certificate of the Qualifying Examination.
2. Mark Certificate from First year to Final year BSc. Nursing
3. State Nursing Council Registration Certificate
4. Certificate of Course Completion
5. Experience Certificate
6. Proof of date of birth
7. Attempt Certificate from First year to Final year B.Sc. Nursing
8. Transfer certificate from the Institution last studied
9. Conduct certificate from the Institution last studied
10. Community certificate
11. Migration Certificate
12. Eligibility certificate from Saveetha University
13. Certificate of Vaccination against Hepatitis B
14. Two stamp size and Four Passport size photographs
15. Nationality certificate and Copy of passport and visa (Foreign Students only)
Last date for receipt of completed applications 31.05.2009
Date of Interview 10.06.2009
Publication of Results
Results will be published on the Web site. 12.06.2009
Last date of Payment of Fees
Commencement of Course 02.07.2009