Institutes offering Psychiatric Nursing courses in India


Q: I’m interested in a course in Psychiatric Nursing. Could you please suggest some recognised courses?

A: The following institutes offer courses in Psychiatric Nursing:

National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), PB No. 2900, Hosur Road, Bangalore 560029.

Course: Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing. Eligibility: Registered nurse with 2-year work experience; should also possess ‘A’ Grade Certificate in General Nursing with Class XII, preferably in science stream.

Course: MSc (Psychiatric Nursing). Duration: 2 years. Eligibility: Registered nurse with BSc/BSc (Hons) in Nursing with 60% agg and 2-yrs experience in Hospital Nursing Education, institution or Community Health setting.

Central Institute of Psychiatry, Kanke, Ranchi 834006. Course: Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing.