Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) prepares graduates who are committed to excellence in professional practice and who will contribute to the health and well-being of individuals, families, communities and society. Graduates of this program also possess introductory knowledge and competencies for nursing leadership, education and research. BScN graduates are eligible to write the NCLEX-RN Canadian Registered Nurse Examination and apply to become a Registered Nurse (RN).
UG: 3-4 Years
For admission into bachelor’s degree a student should have completed 10+2 with biology, physics and chemistry as compulsory subjects.
PG : 2 Years
For admission into a master’s degree a student should have a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
• Master of science in nursing
• General nursing program
• General Nursing & Midwifery
• Hospital Nursing
• Military Nursing
• Pediatric Nursing
• Orthopedic Nursing
• Psychiatric Nursing
• Oncology Nursing
• Cardio Thoracic Nursing
• Operation Room Nursing
• Neonatal Nursing
• Neuro Nursing
• Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Nursing
• Nursing Education and Administration
• Critical Care Nursing
• Practitioner in Midwifery
• Emergency and Disaster Nursing
• Psychiatric Nursing
Job Prospects :
The requirement for qualified and skilled nurses is increasing throughout the world. Nowadays the corporate are also stepping into this sector, which further makes this career an exciting option. It has been estimated that the demand for nurses will increase up to 6 lakh in the near future, to develop the existing ratio of nurse-patient which is extremely low and disappointing at present.
The employment opportunities in this profession are available in private and government hospitals, industries, orphanages, nursing homes, old age homes, sanatoriums and the armed forces. Indian Red Cross Society, State Nursing Councils, Indian Nursing Council and various other nursing institutions are few other employment areas where one can find jobs.
Freshers in this profession can start earning a monthly salary of Rs.7,000 to Rs. 17,000 per month. Mid-level professionals can earn anywhere in between Rs.18,000 to Rs.37,000 per month. Those who have good experience in this field can even earn a salary in the range of Rs.48,000 to Rs. 72,000 per month. Salary of a professional in this field depends on the factors such as qualification.
For those who are working in government hospitals, the salary package starts from Rs. 6,500 to Rs. 10,000. Those who are working in private nursing get a fixed pay on daily basis. Health workers can earn in between Rs. 3,000 to Rs.5,000 per month.