Bsc Nursing

Total number of seats - 50

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who have passed higher secondary examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala, or examinations recognized equivalent thereto, with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English put together, are eligible.

Admission Procedure

  • 50% seats are filled by government through centralized allotment process by Director, LBS center for Secience and Technology , Kerala (Govt. Seats) for more details visit
  • 50% seats (Management) are filled in through the centralised allotment process of Private Nursing College Management Association of Kerala(PNCMAK). Koyili College of Nurisng is amember college of PNCMAK and for registration, prospectus and online application for admission visit


Title of course:

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING – Abbreviated as B.Sc. Nursing

Objectives of course


The aim of the undergraduate nursing program is to:

  • Prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurses and midwives in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services.
  • Prepare nurses who can make independent decisions in nursing situations, protect the rights and facilitate individuals and groups in pursuit of health, function in the hospital, community nursing services, and conduct research studies in the areas of nursing practice. They are also expected to assume the role of teacher, supervisor, and manager in a clinical/ public health setting/ school of nursing.

On completion of the four years B.Sc Nursing programme the graduate:

  • apply knowledge from physical, biological and behavioral science, medical 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 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 team work.
  • demonstrate skill in teaching to individuals and groups in clinical/community health settings/ School of Nursing
  • participate effectively as member 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.

Medium of instruction:

Medium of instruction shall be in English

Course outline

Courses of Study

First Year B. Sc Nursing
Subject Theory (hrs)
(Class and Lab)
Practical /
Part I Biological sciences      
Paper I Anatomy 100 (80+20)
Paper II. Physiology 90 (80+10)
Paper III Microbiology 90 (80+10)
Paper IV. Nutrition & Biochemistry
A. Nutrition
B. Biochemistry
Part II Behavioural sciences
Paper I Psychology 60
Part III Nursing –I
Paper I Nursing Foundations 465 (265+200) 450
Part IV
Paper I English 30
Paper II Introduction to Computers 45(15+30)
Library work / Self study 150
Co- curricular Activities 100
Total 980 450 250
Total Hours - 1680
Subject Theory (hrs)
(Class and Lab)
Practical /
Part I Social Sciences      
Paper I Sociology 60
Paper II. Nursing II
Paper I Medical Surgical Nursing (Adult including Geriatrics)-I
a. Medical Nursing
b. Pathology
Paper II Medical Surgical Nursing
(Adult including Geriatrics)-I
Surgical Nursing
110 520
Part III Pharmacology 60
Paper IV Community Health Nursing-I 100 160
Library work / Self study 60
Co- curricular Activities 30
Total 470 1120 90
Total Hours - 1680
Third YearB. Sc Nursing
Subject Theory (hrs)
(Class and Lab)
Practical /
Part I Nursing –III      
Paper I Medical Surgical
Nursing(Adult including Geriatrics)- II
110 400
Paper II. Child Health Nursing 140 400
Paper III Mental Health Nursing 110 360
Part II Research & Statistics
Paper I Nursing Research & statistics 50 (35+15) 80
Library work / Self study 20
Co- curricular Activities 10
Total 410 1240 30
Total Hours - 1680
Fourth Year B. Sc Nursing
Subject Theory (hrs)
(Class and Lab)
Practical /
Part I Nursing IV      
Paper I Obstetric & Gynecological Nursing 100+30=130 480+160
Paper II. Community health Nursing-II 100 320
Part II Education and Management
Paper I Nursing Education 80 120
Paper II Management of Nursing services & Education 70 120
Library work / Self study 70
Co- curricular Activities 30
Total 380 1200 100
Total Hours - 1680

Duration of course shall be 4 years. The maximum period to complete the course successfully shall not exceed 8 years (double the duration of course)