Post Basic B.Sc Nursing

ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION
A Candidate, for admission to Post Basic BSc Nursing course shall be required to have.
1.     A pass in the Higher Secondary Examination of the Govt. of Kerala with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects or any other examination recognized as equivalent there to by the Kerala University of Health Sciences. The candidate should have a minimum of 50% of Marks in the optional subject's taken together.
2.     A Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery Course of 3 to 31/2 years duration approved by the Indian Nursing Council with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate. Relaxation in the percentage of marks in the qualification exams will be given for eligible candidates as per Govt. norms.
3.     Candidate should possess Kerala Nursing and Midwifery Council registration at the time of submitting application
4.     Candidate shall be medically fit.
5.    The upper age limit for joining the course is 45 years.

Admission Proceedure

1.    The duly filled application with necessary documents should reach the college office on or before 15-07-2011.
2.    Incomplete and incorrect application will be rejected.
3.    In case if false statements in the application are detected on further scrutiny, admission will be cancelled and fees paid will not be refunded.
4.    The right of admission is reserved to the Principal.
5.    Prescribed fee should be paid at the time of admission.
6.    Fees once paid will not be refunded.
7.    Admission is provisional and subject to the approval of the concerned competent authority.
8.    The right of the admission of the present student of the college to the next higher class will be decided by the Principal.
9.    The following original documents are required to be submitted at the time of admission along with 3 sets of xerox copies.

a.    SSLC or equivalent marks card.
b.    PDC/ 10+2/HSC or equivalent marks card.
c.    Transfer certificate.
d.    General Nursing Diploma Certificate & Mark list
e.    KNMC Registration Certificate
f.    Caste certificate ( for SC/ST candidates).
g.    Conduct certificate.
h.    3 passport size and 3 stamp size colour photos.

10.    The students are required to refer to rules and regulations of Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council, Indian Nursing Council, Kerala University of Health Sciences and Government of Kerala issued from time to time.
11.    Admission is made only to the First year of the course and not directly to any higher class.  Application for admission to higher classes or for migration from other colleges will not be entertained.
12.    For further communication all applicant should quote the serial number given on the top of application form. Communication without serial number will not be entertained.

DURATION OF COURSE
2 years duration with University exams at the end of each year.

FEE STRUCTURE

1.    The first year fee has to be paid at the time of Admission and the fee for next year has to be paid before the fourth working day of the beginning of that academic year.
2.    Fee for Sports day, Cultural day, PTA, Uniforms, Books etc. has to be paid separately.
3.    Hostel fee has to be paid at the beginning of each academic year.
4.    Mess fee in the hostel has to be paid by the 5th day of each month.

DRESS CODE
1.    The students attending classes and assigned duty shall wear the prescribed uniform.
2.    Students shall wear neat and decent dress during off duty hours inside the campus.  They shall not wear semi transparent or revealing dress in the campus. For ladies Saree/Churidar is only permitted in the college.
3.    They shall not use excess jewellery.
4.     Male students have to do proper shave & hair cut.

ATTENTION TO PARENTS
The parents and guardians are advised to go through the rules and regulations of the college & hostel and co-operate with the management, principal and staff members to maintain peaceful atmosphere in the college.
The parents and guardians are also advised to keep in constant touch with the principal and staff members from time to time and to evaluate the progress and conduct of their wards.

GENERAL RULES
1.    Students are expected to abide by the rules and regulations of the Institution.
2.    Students are expected to maintain highest standards in their academic, professional and private life.
4.    Students should strictly follow the dress code.
5.    A student must produce his/her ID card whenever it is demanded by the college authorities.
6    Students shall avail only 10 days leave on medical grounds.
7.    No student should stand or loiter about in the corridors during class hours.
8.    Students are forbidden from writing on walls, desks & on other pieces of furniture, affixing posters, display materials like flex boards and other articles on the walls of the college building etc. They may however do so in the space allotted specifically for the purpose.
9. Ragging is strictly prohibited. “If any incident of ragging comes to the notice of the authority the concerned student shall begiven liberty to explain and if explanation is not found satisfactory the authority would expel him/her from the institution”. In any form will be dealt as criminal offense.
10.     Undesired activities such as taking of alcohol and drugs, smoking, using vulgar language and indulging in violence are strictly prohibited.
11.    Use of mobile phones are strictly prohibited inside the campus as per the direction from the High Court of Kerala
12.    Students should be utmost regular and punctual in their class room session, practical, field work sessions and other academic exercises.  They are required to attend all the allotted working periods in each of the prescribed subjects.
13.    No student will be admitted to the class room unless he/she is well equipped with the required instruments and necessities as and when instructed by the concerned faculty members.
14.      Students should complete their academic requirements in the same year before the succeeding examination.
15.     Proper and prior permission must be obtained from Principal before organising and conducting tours, picnic or other group activities.
16.    Students should refrain from defang and damaging college property.
17.    In case of any breakage/ loss of hospital or college property, it shall be made good promptly, either individually or collectively.
18.    The management, following due enquiry procedure, has the right to expel any student whose conduct and character are not satisfactory.
19.    Any student acting in violation of any of the rules and regulations of the college or found disturbing the peace in campus as well as off campus will be prosecuted by the head of the institution reserving the right to suspend/dismiss the student without any explanation.
20.     Student communications intended for higher authorities must be submitted through the Principal.
 21.     Students should display their Identity Cards on their uniforms to establish their bonafide identity.

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION
Theory
Periodic written examination distributed throughout the year (minimum 3 in a year for each subject of University Examination).
Marks of Evaluation by other methods like assignments, seminars, projects etc can be added to the internal marks.
Practical (Clinical)
Continuous clinical evaluation during the clinical experience of the students in specific clinical area is evaluated for the internal marks. Marks of evaluation by other methods like assignments-(nursing care study, clinical presentation, planned health teaching programme, drug file, projects) can be added to the internal marks.
Regulations

1.    University examination shall be conducted ordinarily twice in a year (one regular and one supplementary examination every year)
2.    Candidate shall register for all parts of examination in their first appearance.
3.    Candidates who have undergone the prescribed course of study for a period less than 10 months of the academic year only can appear for the examination. No candidate shall be admitted to any parts of the examination unless he/she have secured a minimum of 80% or above attendance separately in theory classes a well as practical in each subject.
4.    A candidate who is absent for a total of more than 60 days continuous of interrupted within a period of three months during an academic years shall not be eligible to continue the course with the same batch of students. He/ she may obtain special sanction for readmission with the junior batch from higher authorities (University/ DME/ Govt. of Kerala)
5.    A candidate must have minimum 80% attendance in both theory and practical separately in each subject for appearing the university examinations. By Monthly attendance should be informed to the University.
6.    Medium of Instruction and Examination: - The medium of Instruction and Examination shall be in English.
7.    Candidates who fail to appear for examination in any part or parts owing to the shortage of required attendance shall make up the lost attendance before appearing for the succeeding examination.
8.    Condo nation Condition: (Condonable limit -70%) 10% of Attendance for one subject or distributed among the subjects for one time during the entire course of study. The decision regarding this aspects is based on the discretion of the Principal and Faculty of the Institution.
9.    Minimum pass marks shall be 50% in each of the Theory and Practical papers separately for internal examinations.
10.    Minimum pass marks shall be 50% in each of the Theory and practical papers separately for university examinations.
11.    A candidate must have 100% attendance in each of the practical areas before award of Degree.
12.    A candidate has to pass in theory and practical exam separately in each of the paper.
13.    Criteria for pass: Candidate who have secured a minimum of 50% marks in theory (including the sessionals) and practical (including the sessionals) separately in any subject, the same examination shall be declared to have passed in that subject.
14.    If a candidate fails in either theory or practical paper he/she has to reappear for both the papers (Theory and practical)
15.    A candidate who fails in any paper or part in the examination may appear for that paper or part in the subsequent examination.
16.    Maximum number of attendance permitted for each paper is 5 including first attempt.
17.    Candidate shall not be admitted to the subsequent higher examination unless the candidate has passed the previous examination.
18.    The maximum period to complete the course successfully should not exceed 8 years.
19.    A candidate has to secure minimum of 33% in qualifying subject for passing (ENGLISH).

Revaluation conditions
No System of revaluation. Theory papers of Candidate's securing 40-49 marks for university examination will be revalued without fees. Similarly Theory papers of Candidate's secured the score of Top 50's for university examination will be revalued without fees.

Award of Degree
A candidate who passes the entire subjects of the course and undergone internship satisfactorily for the specific period if any will be eligible for the award of degree during the ensuing convocation.

Migration and Transfer
Migration and Transfer from One College to another will not be permitted after the student has registered with a course of study with the university. This will be applicable during the period of Internship also is any


    Principal
College of Nursing