Nursing: Job prospects,Top Colleges and Recruiters

Nursing is that profession which includes heart and mind, science and compassion, responsibility and care. Nursing is concerned with treating the ill/sick/injured people by providing them with the right medication as prescribed by the doctors, taking care of the patients, and educating and understanding the patients about their health conditions. Nurses take the measurement of body temperatures, blood pressure, and pulse rate as well as giving right medicine at the right time, and maintain a daily record of a patient’s health condition using these records.

Few specializations for the course study of Nursing are :

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nursing
  • Ambulatory Care Nursing
  • Business in Nursing
  • Cardiac Care Nursing
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Complementary Health Nursing
  • Military and Uniformed Service Nursing
  • Emergency Nursing
  • Diabetes Nursing
  • Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
  • Gastroenterology Nursing

Top Colleges

The topmost colleges for the course study of Nursing are :


The highlights for the course study for  Nursing are :
  • Course Study Duration- 4 years
  • Course Type-  Graduation 
  • Examination Type  -Semester Type

Courses & Eligibility





General Nursing and Midwifery (Diploma) 3 years candidates must have passed 10, +2 with subjects Physics, Chemistry, biology, and English and a minimum of 45% marks. AIIMS Entrance Exam, AFMC Entrance Exam
Auxiliary Nurse and Midwife (Diploma) 2 years Candidates should have completed their 10+2 or equivalent examination in Science stream with a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate from any recognized Institution/Board. AIIMS Nursing Entrance Exam, KIMS University Nursing Entrance
Bachelor's Degree 4 years Candidates must have passed 10, +2 with an aggregate mark of 50% in science stream with physics, chemistry, and biology as core subjects. AFMC Entrance Exam, B.Sc. Nursing Admission Test, B.Sc. Nursing Entrance Exam (NUPMET)
B.Sc. in Nursing    (Post-Basic) 2 years Candidates must have passed 10, +2 with an aggregate mark of 45% in science stream with physics, chemistry, and biology as core subjects. Candidates of GNM and ANM are also eligible. AIIMS Entrance Exam, BHU Nursing Entrance Exam
Master's Degree 2 years Candidates must possess a bachelor's degree in Nursing with an aggregate mark of 50%. B. Sc., in Nursing(post-basic) candidates, can also apply. candidates should have a minimum of 1-year experience after Bachelor's Degree.

Indian Army Nursing & GNM, JIPMER Nursing Entrance Exam

Top Recruiters

The top recruiters for the course study of Nursing are :
  • Apollo Hospitals Enterprises
  • Fortis Healthcare
  • Medanta Medicity
  • Columbia Asia Hospital
  • Wockhardt Hospitals
  • Global Hospitals
  • Max Hospital
  • Manipal Hospital

Admission Process

The admission process is based on the entrance exams held in April - June. Candidates can fill the application form in both online and offline mode.
For filling online, candidates need to go to the administrator website of the concerned entrance exam and fill the requirements.   The print out along with the obligatory documents and DD of a specified amount is needed to be sent to the relevant exam body. And for the offline application, the candidates are needed to get the form along with the brochure from the exam conducting body or from the designated centers and can finish the formality.

Syllabus and Courses

The syllabus and course study for the Nursing are :

Year 1

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Biochemistry
  • ]Microbiology
  • English

Year 2

  • Sociology
  • Pathology and Genetics
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Communication and Educational Technology

Year 3

  • Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Child Health Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing

Year 4

  •  Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Nurse and Research and Statics
  • Management of Nursing Services and Education

Skills Required

The skills required for the course study of Nursing are as follows :

  • Compassion 
  • Communication
  • Ethics
  • Critical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Confidence
  • Adaptability
  • Stamina
  • Commitment to Development

Top Entrances

The top entrances for the course study of Nursing are :

  • JIPMER Nursing Entrance Exam
  • PGIMER Nursing
  • AIIMS Nursing Entrance Exam
  • BHU Nursing Entrance Exam
  • Indian Army Nursing & GNM
  • KIMS University Nursing Entrance
  • AFMC B.Sc Nursing program entrance exam
  • MGM CET Nursing

Career and Job Prospect

Job Profile

                   Job Description

Average Salary Per Annum

Clinical Nurse Specialist A clinical nurse specialist is an advanced-practice nurse who provides patient care and consultation services for a variety of health care areas. These professionals typically practice medicine, conduct research and manage staff within a specific type of patient population, medical specialty or setting. 4 - 6 lakhs
Nurse Anaesthetist Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) have the main responsibilities of administering anesthesia and monitoring patients through their surgeries. They also have the task of ensuring that their patients have a smooth recovery after their surgery. Maintaining the patient's anesthesia levels during surgery. 2.5 - 3 lakhs
Staff Nurse Maintaining accurate, complete health care records and reports. Administering medications to patients and monitoring them for side effects and reactions. ... Assessing, implementing, planning, or evaluating patient nursing care plans by working with healthcare team members. 2 - 3 lakhs
Case Manager A Cae manager accomplishes clients' care by assessing treatment needs; developing, monitoring, and evaluating treatment plans and progress; facilitating interdisciplinary approaches; monitoring staff performance. 5 - 6 lakhs
Nurse Practitioner A nurse practitioner is an advanced practice nurse that helps with all aspects of patient care, including diagnosis, treatments, and consultations. They may work in both inpatient and outpatient situations and can perform independently or as part of a treatment team. 2 - 2.5 lakhs
Nurse Educator At the most basic level, a nurse educator job description focuses on teaching aspiring nurses about patient care. They are often responsible for developing a curriculum and teaching using lectures or lab/clinical work. Additionally, many aspiring nurses look to their educators as mentors or advisors. 3-  4 lakhs


Q: How can a nurse purse for a pharmacist?
A nurse who wishes to become a pharmacist needs additional education to receive a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, known as a Pharm.D. Although the nurse's training typically provides the most of the prerequisites for pharmacy school, a nurse usually needs at least four more years of education to become a pharmacist.

Q: How can a nurse be a surgeon?
Nurses who have completed a master's degree in nursing usually work in the anaesthetists. Nurses who wish to be doctors must meet the same requirements as students who apply for admission to medical school with a liberal arts bachelor's degree.



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