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GITAM University MSc Nursing in NPCC Admission 2018

GSN Visakhapatnam Campus M.Sc. Nursing in Nurse Practitioner in Critical Care (NPCC) 2018-19

Gitam University MSc Nursing in NPCC Admission 2018 - GITAM University (GITAM School of Nursing), Visakhapatnam invites applications from the eligible candidates for admission to the M.Sc. Nursing Program in Nurse Practitioner in Critical Care (NPCC) for the academic year 2018-19


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About GITAM School of Nursing (GSN)

  • The School of Nursing is located in the main campus at GITAM University, Visakhapatnam
  • The school of Nursing, one of the constituent institutions of GITAM has been established to provide quality education in nursing to meet the ever-growing need for qualified nurses in the country
  • The M.Sc. Nursing - Nurse Practitioner in Critical Care (NPCC) Program is a residency program with a main focus on competency based training
  • The curriculum consists of theory that includes core courses, advanced practice courses and clinical courses besides clinical practicum which is a major component
  • The special feature of this program is that it is a clinical residency program emphasizing a strong clinical component with 15% of theoretical instruction and 85% of practicum


Important Dates

  • Commencement of Online Submission of Application: 11th May 2018
  • Last Date for Submission of filled-in Application: 11th July 2018
  • Download of e-Hall Tickets: 11th July 2018 onwards
  • Entrance Test at GITAM University Campuses (Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad and Bengaluru): To be announced
  • Display of Merit List on University Website: To be announced
  • Counseling for Admission: To be announced


Duration Program

  • M.Sc. Nursing - Nurse Practitioner in Critical Care (female candidates only) - 2 years Full Time
  • No. of Seats: 10


Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must possess a registered B.Sc. nurse with a minimum of one-year clinical experience, in any critical care unit
  • Candidates must have undergone the B.Sc. Nursing in an institution recognized by the Indian Nursing Council or; Candidates Must have scored not less than 55% aggregate marks in B.Sc. Nursing


Selection Process

  • Eligible candidates will be called for entrance test and Interview; or Admission will be based on the performance in entrance test and interview


Application Procedure

  • Prospectus: The candidate is required to go through the Prospectus available online carefully before filling of the online application form. Ensure that no column is left blank
  • Entrance Test will be conducted for admission to M.Sc. Nursing Program offered at Visakhapatnam campus. The candidate is required to submit the online application form available at www.gitam.edu on or before 11th July 2018
  • Processing Fee: The processing fee of Rs. 300/- for submission of online application is to be paid through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net banking which is not refundable. After successful payment, the candidate can download the receipt of acknowledgment or;
  • Candidate can also apply through hard copy of application form which can be downloaded from www.gitam.edu. Filled-in application along with DD for Rs. 300/- drawn in favor of “GITAM (Deemed to be University)” payable at Visakhapatnam on any scheduled bank should reach on or before 11th July 2018 to the Director-Admissions, GITAM (Deemed to be University), Gandhinagar, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh 530045
  • B.Sc. Nursing Degree certificate and Marks memos
  • RN & RM certificates by State Nursing Council.
  • Experience certificate (One-year experience in critical care units from the date of council registration.)


Test Centre

  • The entrance test will be held in GITAM Institute of Nursing, GITAM (Deemed to be University), Gandhinagar, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam.


Test Pattern

  • The entrance test consists of 100 objective type (multiple choice) questions from B.Sc. Nursing, which includes the core subjects of advanced medical surgical nursing, obstetrics and gynaecological nursing- I & II, child health nursing
  • The duration of test is 2 hours. Each question carries one mark and will be awarded for correct answer


Payment of Fee

  • The prescribed fee amount of Rs.150000/- for admission into 1st year M.Sc. Nursing NPCC program has to be paid by the candidate at the time of admission through any of the following modes:
  • Payment by Demand Draft:DD drawn in favor of GITAM Institute of Nursing (College Receipts) payable at Visakhapatnam
  • Payment by RTGS/NEFT: Account Name: “GITAM Institute of Nursing (College Receipts)”; Account No.: 761302010000151; Bank name: Union Bank of India, GIMSR Branch, Visakhapatnam; IFS Code: UBIN0576131
  • Please note that cash / cheques are not accepted for payment of fee


GITAM University Visakhapatnam

(Estd. u/s 3 of the UGC Act, 1956), Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad, Bengaluru (UGC Accorded 12B Status), Gitam School of Nursing (GSN), GITAM University, Gandhinagar Campus, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam-530045 (AP), Phone No.: 0891-2840501, Website www.gitam.edu