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Top MSc Nursing colleges in India

The Master of nursing – MSc  programme prepares nurses for leadership position in nursing and other health fields who can function as specialists nurse practitioners, consultants ,educators ,administrators and investigators in a wide variety of professional setting in meeting the changing needs of the society. As the course name itself gives a hint about its future scopes, M.Sc. Nursing opens the door for nursing jobs. One can go for nursing jobs in private as well as government hospitals easily. Some private clinics and diagnostics centers also hire nurses for different reasons.

Top MSc Nursing colleges in India

At present there are more than 400 colleges offering MSc Nursing degree course in different specialties. Candidates seeking admission to M.Sc. nursing programmes can check the below list of top institutes offering the same. The Institutes listed below are not ranked in any particular order - but these are considered among the best Nursing institutions in India

  1. All India Institute of Medical Science, AIIMS, New Delhi
  2. Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, BFUHS, Faridkot
  3. Dr NTR University of Health Sciences, DNTRUHS, Vijayawada
  4. Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences, NIMS, Hyderabad
  5. Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, GGSIPU, New Delhi
  6. King George's Medical University, KGMU, Lucknow
  7. Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, SVIMS, Tirupati
  8. National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, NIMHANS, Bangalore
  9. Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, PGIMER, Chandigarh
  10. Sri Balaji Vidhyapeeth University, SBVU, Puducherry
  11. Tata Memorial Centre, TMC, Mumbai
  12. Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, AIMS, Kochi
  13. Rajkumari Amrit Kaur College of Nursing, RAKCN, New Delhi
  14. LGB Regional Institute of Mental Health, LGBRIMH, Assam
  15. Vinayaka Missions University, Directorate of Distance Education, VMUDDE, Salem
  16. Master of Science in Nursing (MSc Nursing) [Specialization: 1.Medical Surgical Nursing 2.
  17. Christian Medical College, CMC, Vellore
  18. The Mother Theresa Post Graduate and Research Institute of Health Sciences, MTPGRIHS, Puducherry
  19. Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, PIMS, Puducherry
  20. Bharathi Vidyapeeth University, BVU, Pune

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- Nursing Entrance Exams -  BSc and MSc Nursing Admissions

There are many career opportunities after MSc Nursing. Nursing is in demand because of increase of hospitals and more consciousness towards the health. MSc Nursing graduates can apply for job in many hospitals for the post of Nurse. They have many chances to get into Private and government hospitals and health centres. Some of the career options after MSc Nursing are Orthopedic Nursing, Hospital Nursing, Public Health Nursing, Community Health Nursing, Military Nursing, Educators, Industrial Nursing/ Occupational, Health Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Pediatric Nursing.