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RCC Thiruvananthapuram Post Basic Diploma Oncology Nursing 2017

RCC Thiruvananthapuram notifies Post Basic Diploma in Oncology Nursing 2017


Online applications are invited from qualified candidates for the one year Post Basic Diploma in Oncology Nursing (PBDON) course at Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram for the session 2017-18


Course of Study

The Post Basic Diploma in Oncology Nursing course (PBDON) for the academic year 2017-18 at RCC Thiruvananthapuram, approved by Govt. of Kerala, Indian Nursing Council and Kerala Nurses & Midwives Council (KNMC)

Admission to the course is on the basis of marks scored by the candidates in their qualifying examination (BSc Nursing / GNM), based on a common index system

Admission of the candidates under Service Quota will also be on the basis of marks scored by the candidates in their qualifying examination (BSc Nursing / GNM), based on a common index system, in the respective category


Eligibility Criteria

Applicants should satisfy the following conditions:

a) Should be an Indian citizen

b) Should possess RN/RM registration from Kerala Nurses & Midwives Council

c) Academic qualification: Pass in B.Sc. Nursing OR General Nursing and Midwifery


Age Limit

Upper age limit is 35 yrs as on the last date for submission of application for general merit candidates; relaxation of 5 years in upper age limit will be given to all SC/ST candidates and 10 years to service quota candidates

Candidate should possess all the qualifications (Degree/Diploma Certificate, KNMC Certificate) dated on or before last date for submission of application as prescribed by RCC


Duration of the Course

The course shall be one academic year (12 months) from the date of commencement of the course

Tuition Fee

(i) Caution deposit (Refundable) Rs.1000/- p.a.; (ii) Tuition Fee Rs 20,000/- p.a.; (iii) Exam Fee - As prescribed by KNMC

No. of Seats

Total No. of Seats - 20 (Twenty only)

General Merit - 11 Seats, SC/ST - 02 Seats, SEBC - 02 Seats, Service quota for RCC Staff - 02 Seats, Service quota for DME candidates - 02 Seats, Locomotor disability (40 to 50%) quota: 01 Seats


A stipend of Rs.7000/- per month will be given to candidates during the course period. No stipend will be given for extension of the course on any account



Applicant must read all details of the course available on the website www.rcctvm.org, before start filling up the form. In case information furnished on the online form is found to be false then the applicant’s candidature/registration/admission will be cancelled/ terminated

Candidate seeking admission to the course should download the prospectus, instructions and Annexure from the website www.rcctvm.org

Before filling the online application a Demand Draft of Rs.500/- (Rs.250/- for SC/ST candidates)should be drawn in favour of "The Director, Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram", payable at State Bank of Travancore, Medical College Branch, Thiruvananthapuram or any of its service branches

Last date for completing application online is 5.00 pm 30th September 2017. Completed print out of the application with supporting documents should reach RCC not later than 4.00 pm on 05th October 2017. The envelope containing the application should be super scribed “Application for PBDON 2017”


Important Dates


Last Date for completing Online Application: 30th September 2017 (5.00 pm)


Last Date for receiving Application by Post: 05th October 2017 (4.00 pm)


Publishing final Rank list: 13th October 2017


Counselling Date: 20th October 2017


Date of Admission: 23th October 2017


Date of Commencement of Classes: 26th October 2017


RCC Thiruvananthapuram

RCC Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, (Recognized by Indian Nursing Council & Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council), Medical College Campus, Post Bag No.2417, Thiruvananthapuram-695011, Tel.: +91-4712442541, Web www.rcctvm.org


For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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