Have you passed 12th standard? Do you want to become a nurse? If yes, a course like B.Sc. Nursing will be of help to you. In this post, I’ve listed down some of the best nursing colleges in Uttarakhand. This post will be of help to B.Sc. Nursing admission aspirants.
In this post, you will find the names of popular nursing colleges in Uttarakhand. Apart from the names of colleges, you will also find additional details such as – list of nursing courses, their duration, eligibility criteria, scope, admission process and career prospects.
B.Sc. Nursing is one of the most popular nursing education program in Uttarakhand. Each year, a sizeable number of aspirants apply for B.Sc. Nursing admission.
In Uttarakhand, there exists both Government and private nursing colleges. Classification of nursing institutes has been carried out on the basis of the type of entity that owns the college. You may also check – nursing colleges in Chhattisgarh.
Applicants prefer Govt institutes over private ones. Do you know why is it so? It is due to the fact that Govt institutes charge very low tuition fees. These colleges are known to provide subsidized education to its students. You may also check – medical colleges in Uttarakhand.
Come, let us check out the list of colleges now. Here it is –
List of nursing colleges in Uttarakhand 2019
Here are some of the popular nursing colleges in Uttarakhand –
- AIIMS, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
- Doon Institute of Medical Sciences, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
- Uttarakhand Technical University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
- Swami Rama Himalayan University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
- BFIT Group of Institutions, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
- Himalayan College of Nursing, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
- SM Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Kashipur, Uttarakhand
The above list has not been ranked in any order. It consists of both Government and private nursing colleges.
If you want to secure admission into a Govt college or reputed private institute, you must crack relevant entrance exam. These exams are conducted to facilitate merit based admission process.
Under merit based admission process, seats are distributed among deserving candidates on the basis of their performance in relevant entrance exam and/or board exam. Some colleges are also known to carry out donation based admission process.
Let us take a closer look at the different types of nursing programs available in Uttarakhand –
B.Sc. Nursing: It is a Bachelor of Science program. The academic program is 4 years long. Students who have passed 12th Science with PCB subjects are eligible to pursue this course.
B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic): This program is just like lateral entry. The course duration is 2 years. Candidates who have completed relevant Diploma course are eligible to pursue this course.
M.Sc. Nursing: It is a Master’s Degree course. Students who have completed B.Sc. Nursing or B.Sc. Nursing (PB) are eligible to pursue this course. The academic program is 2 years long.
The above mentioned programs belong to different academic levels such as – UG, PG and Doctoral Degree. Similarly, they can also be categorized into different course format such as – Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree, PG Diploma, PG Certificate etc.
Nurses are usually hired by healthcare institutes such as – hospitals (Govt and private), clinics, nursing homes, rehabilitation clinics etc. They are also hired by old age homes and NGOs.