B.Sc. -Nursing at NSHM Institute for Nursing is specifically designed to give students a distinct edge and enable them to address the healthcare needs of patients.

This is a 4-year degree program that aims at equipping the students with in-depth knowledge of nursing and healthcare. The program enables students to comprehend various aspects of patient care and nursing. It also introduces one to the code of conduct, and ethical and moral standards to acquaint the students with professional responsibilities.

It enables students to know how to apply the concepts of quality and safety development in practice, independently and in collaboration with all other health professionals, by using the necessary knowledge, skills, and technologies.

The program involves classroom study, projects, live training, and assignments to help students get a practical understanding of nursing concepts and learning. During this course, the students will be given hands-on training under the guidance of some of the best nursing professionals at different multispecialty hospitals, government healthcare units, private hospitals, etc.

NSHM Institute for Nursing will also be given extensive pre-placement training and work on the interpersonal training of the students to help them secure placement and commence their professional journey in nursing and patient care.

Hence, post the completion of B.Sc. – Nursing, the students will emerge as competent professionals with optimum knowledge of the technology, a code of conduct, and an acceptance of standards of practice.

B.Sc. – Nursing provides one access to multiple job opportunities in the healthcare and nursing industry. One can also opt for higher education and a Master’s in Nursing to give themselves a distinct edge and broaden their horizons of knowledge.

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Program Education Objective

  • Practice professional nursing and midwifery competently and safely in diverse settings, utilizing caring, critical thinking and therapeutic nursing interventions with individuals, families, populations, and communities at any developmental stage and with varied lived health experiences.
  • Provide preventive, and restorative health services in line with national health policies and programs.
  • Integrate professional caring into practice decisions that encompass values, ethical, moral, and legal aspects of nursing.
  • Apply concepts of leadership, autonomy and management to the practice of nursing and midwifery to enhance quality and safety in health care.
  • Utilize the latest knowledge and skills related to information and technology to enhance patient outcomes.
  • Utilize the requisite knowledge, skills and technologies to practice independently and collaboratively with all health professionals by applying the principles of safety and quality improvement.
  • Integrate research findings and nursing theory for evidence-based practice.

Career Opportunity

  • Deputy Nursing Superintendent
  • Teacher of Nursing
  • Staff Nurse
  • Nursing Service Administrators
  • Director of Nursing
  • Military Nurse
  • Assistant Nursing Superintendent
  • Industrial Nurse
  • Nursing Superintendent
  • Community Health Nurse (CHN)
  • Department Supervisor
  • Nursing Supervisor or Ward Sister
  • Home Care Nurses

Program Structure

Core Curriculum

Human Biology, Biochemistry, and Nutrition

Anatomy and Physiology

Cardiovascular system, Respiratory System, G.I.System, Orthopaedic system, ENT, Ophthalmic system, Neuro system, Reproductive and Endocrine system


Carbohydrates, Proteins, Lipids, Clinical Enzymology, Acid-Base Maintainance, Heme Catabolism, Organ, function tests, and Immunochemistry.


Nutrition, Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins, Nutritional deficiencies, Therapeutic diets, Cookery rules, and Nutrition education.

Humanities & Social Sciences


Communication, Listening, Reading, Writing, and Grammar


Social Structure, Culture, Family & Marriage, Social Stratification, Social Organisation, and Clinical Sociology


Mental Health & Hygiene, Personality, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Process, Motivation, Emotional processes, Psychological Assessment, and tests.

Educational Technology

Educational Philosophy, Assessment& Planning, Implementation, Teaching Methods, Educational Media, Assessment methods, and Guidance& Counselling.


Professionalism, Professional values, Ethics & Bio-Ethics, and Ethical issues

Nursing and Health Sciences

Nursing Foundation

Health & Illness, Health delivery system, History of Nursing, Communication & Reporting, types of equipment, Vital signs, Comfort, Rest & Sleep, Hospital admission & Discharge, Mobility & Immobility, Patient education, and First Aid


Characteristics of Microbes, Pathogenic organisms, Immunity, Disinfection & Sterilization, Biomedical medical waste management.


Drugs used in antiseptics & disinfectants, Drugs used in G.I.System, Respiratory, CVS, Blood disorders, Skin disorders, Endocrine disorders, and Communicable diseases


Special pathology and Haematological tests

Medical-Surgical Nursing

Common S/S, Nursing Management of patients with Respiratory problems, CVS problems, Blood disorders, Endocrine disorders, Integumentary, Musculoskeletal, and Communicable diseases

Child Health Nursing

Healthy child, Nursing care of Neonates, Childhood diseases, and Childhood emergencies

Mental Health Nursing

Principles & Concepts of Mental Health Nursing, Mental Health assessment, Therapies used in Mental disorders, Nursing management of patients with Schizophrenia and other Mental disorders, Mood disorders, Stress & Neurotic disorders.

Midwifery & Obstetrics

Anatomy & Physiology of Reproductive system, Assessment & Management of normal pregnancy, Physiology, Management and Care during labor, Postpartum care, Family welfare services.

Nursing Informatics

Principles of Health Informatics, Applications for patient care delivery systems, Information systems in Healthcare, Electronic Health Records, Clinical knowledge & decision making, Information law, and Evidence-based practice.

Nursing Management & Leadership

Nursing Research & Statistics

Research process, Research problems, Review of literature, Research approaches & Designs, Sampling & Data collection, Statistics, Data Analysis, Communication & Utilization of Research

Nursing Management

Health Care & Development, Nursing services in India, Planning of Nursing services, Organising, Staffing, Directing, Leadership, Controlling, Organisational Behaviour, Financial management, and Personal management

Internship (8th Semester)

The internship will be planned for 22 weeks in all nursing specialties.

Programme Type - UG

Duration - 4 Years

Minimum Eligibility - B.Sc -Nursing passed 10+2 from any recognised board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology (50% for General, 40%SC/ST/OBC, General PWD 45% and ST/SC/OBC 40%)

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