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M.Sc. Nursing or Master of Science in Nursing is a Two-Year Postgraduate academic program offered in different specialties.

Aim: To prepare postgraduates to assume responsibilities as nurse specialists, consultants, educators, administrators and researchers in a wide variety of professional settings.

The program is recognized by the Indian Nursing Council, Kerala Nurses’ and Midwives’ Council and approved by Govt. of Kerala.

The College offers M. Sc. Nursing in four broad specialties with an annual intake of 36 students:

  1. Medical-Surgical Nursing,
  2. Obstetric and Gynaecological Nursing,
  3. Child Health Nursing
  4. Mental Health Nursing.

Medical-Surgical Nursing is offered in four sub-specialties:

  1. Cardiovascular & Thoracic Nursing,
  2. Oncology Nursing,
  3. Neurosciences Nursing
  4. Nephro-Urology Nursing.

Clinical experiences in all the specialties are provided in the parent hospital, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre. Affiliation is taken from the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore for clinical experience in Mental Health Nursing.

The clinical exposure in the respective specialty, classes taken by the clinicians and the nursing faculty, participation in various conferences, organizing workshops on their own and the dissertation itself make each student’s pathway to achieve the aims of the course.

Curriculum: As per the Nursing Council of India and Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Deemed to be University)

Course Details

Eligibility & Selection


  1. The candidate should be a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife with any State Nursing Council.
  2. The candidate should have passed B.Sc Nursing or B.Sc Hons. Nursing or Post Basic B.Sc Nursing with minimum of 55% aggregate marks from an Institution recognised by the INDIAN NURSING COUNCIL.
  3. Candidates should be medically fit.
  4. Minimum 1 Year of work experience after basic B.Sc Nursing or prior or after Post Basic B.Sc Nursing.
  5. NRIs and Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) who qualify from foreign universities will have to produce an Equivalence certificate from Indian Nursing Council.
Online Application Fees

Application Fees

Candidates should submit applications by online mode only.

Online Application Fees: Rs. 750/- (Rupees Seven Hundred and Fifty Only)

Entrance Exam Details

Syllabus for Entrance Examination

Sl. No.



1. Foundations of Nursing 15
2. Medical Surgical Nursing 25
3. Mental Health Nursing 15
4. Child Health Nursing 15
5. Community Health Nursing 15
6. Obstetrics & Gynaecology Nursing 15
Total Questions 100

Duration of Examination: 2 Hours

Schedule of Entrance Exam

Date of Entrance Exam June 26, 2022
Time of Entrance Exam 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Scheme of Examination

  • Exam will be of objective type. Each Multiple Choice Question will consist of a stem and four options, labeled A, B, C and D.
  • Only one option is correct and for each correct answer three mark will be awarded and one mark is deducted for every wrong answer.

Total No. of Questions – 100

Fee Structure 2022-23
Annual Tuition Fees (in INR) MERIT First Year Other Fees  Annual Hostel & Mess Fees   Total First Year Fees
₹ 1,30,000 ₹ 40,170 ₹ 75,000 ₹ 2,45,170

NB: **All fees are subject to change/revision as per the UGC guidelines (if applicable)

Academic Information Booklet

Contact Us

For any course related enquiries,
Amrita College of Nursing
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences
0484 2858200

For Admission & Other Enquiries
Manager – Admission Office,
Medical College Building – 3rd Floor,
AIMS Ponekkara P.O.,
Kochi- 682041
Contact Number: 0484 – 2858383
0484 – 2858349

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