Govt Est. 2003MADURI, Tamil Nadu
About College

The College of Nursing was inaugurated on December 2003. Our philosophy states that Education for professional nursing is achieved through a curriculum that unifies the essential phenomena of interest in nursing: the concepts of nursing, health, person and environment. College of Nursing is affiliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University and it is approved by Indian Nursing Council and State council of Tamilnadu .College of Nursing is attached to the Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai. Clinical Services are provided by the Government Rajaji Hospital which is a 2218 bedded Super Speciality Hospital providing free health care to people in the lower income group. 


B.Sc Degree in Nursing – 4 Year50
M.Sc in Nursing – 2 Year25
College AddressTelephone NoNearest Railway StationNearest Bus stop

Hostel Facilities

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College of Nursing, Madurai Medical College, Madurai.- 625 020.


Fax: 0452-


Madurai Junction 

7 km.

Mattuthavani Bus stand

4 km

Admission Process

Admissions for Government of Tamil Nadu, Paramedical Degree Courses, Diploma In Nursing Course, Paramedical Diploma Courses Will Be Done On The Basis Of Centralized Common Counselling Conducted By Directorate Of Medical Education for Tamil Nadu Government Medical Colleges, Government seats in Self-Financing Medical Colleges affiliated to The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University 

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Admission G. N. M. B. Sc. (N)

ELIGIBILITY   The candidate should be a citizen of India and Native of Tamil Nadu. 


a) Candidates belonging to other States cannot claim nativity of Tamil Nadu

 b) Candidates who are Native of Tamil Nadu and who have studied 6th standard to 12th standard in schools of Tamil Nadu need not submit their Nativity Certificate. 

c) Permanent Residence Certificate in Lieu of Nativity Certificate will not be accepted.

 d) Candidates who are Native of Tamil Nadu, but have studied from 6th Standard to 12th standard outside Tamil Nadu either partly or completely in one or more States should produce the Nativity Certificate of the candidate and true copies of their parent‘s certificates such as Birth Certificate, SSLC, 10th, 12th, Transfer Certificate and Ration Card or Passport to substantiate their place of birth in Tamil Nadu and to establish the relationship between the parent and candidate 

e) The Certificate of Nativity in Tamil Nadu of the candidate should be obtained from the competent authority only and supported by a copy of Passport / Aadhar / Voter‘s ID/ Driving License. If the copy of the supporting document is not produced, then the application will be summarily rejected

 f) Candidates who are native of Tamil Nadu alone will be considered for communal reservation.

 g) Other State candidates who are not native of Tamil Nadu but who have Studied 6th standard to 12th standard in Tamil Nadu will be treated as OC (Open Competition) candidate. 


a. Only Female candidates are eligible to apply for Diploma in Nursing course.

 b. The Third Gender candidates who identify themselves as Female by self declaration and are supported by the certificate (ID Card) issued by the Tamil Nadu Third gender Welfare Board (TNTGWB) are also eligible to apply for Diploma in Nursing Course.

G. N. M.

Minimum education eligibility criteria for admission to GNM

  • 10+2 with English and must have obtained a minimum of 40% at the qualifying examination and English individually for any recognized board. Candidates are also eligible from State Open School recognized Candidates are also eligible from State Open School recognized by State Government and National Institute of Open School (NIOS) recognized by Central Government. However Science is preferable.
  • 10+2 with English having 40% of marks in vocational ANM course from the school recognized by Indian Nursing council.
  • 10+2 with English having 40% of marks in Vocational Stream-Health care Science from a recognized CBSE board/Center.
  • Registered ANM with pass mark.
  • Minimum age shall be 17 years as on 31st December.  Candidates should not have completed 35 years on 31st December.


Procedure of admission DIPLOMA IN NURSING COURSE

65% of the seats will be filled up with candidates in the following subjects. 

  1. Physics, Chemistry, Biology with any other subject.
  2. Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.

25% of the seats will be filled up with candidates in the following Subjects. 

  1. Vocational Nursing.
  2. Foundation Science as Vocational Subject.

10% of the seats will be filled with candidates in the subject not specified in items (a) and (b) above.

If adequate number of eligible candidates is not available in item (b) and (c) the seats will be reverted back to item

B. Sc. (N)

  • Candidates should have completed 17 years of age and should not have completed 30 years as on 31st December 2019. SC / SCA / ST candidates should not have completed 35 years as on 31st December.

Minimum education

  • 10+2 class passed with Science (PCB) & English Core/English Elective with aggregate of 45% marks from recognized board under AISSCE/CBSE/ICSE/SSCE/HSCE or other equivalent Board.
  • Student shall be medically fit.
  • Students appearing in 10+2 examination in Science conducted by National Institute of Open School with 45% marks.
  • Student shall be admitted once in a year.

The selection will be made based on merit and applying the rule of reservation by the Government of Tamil Nadu as follows:- 

  • Open Competition-31 %
  • Backward Class -30%
  • Most Backward / Denotified Community -20%
  • Scheduled Caste -18%
  • Scheduled Tribe -1%

Within 30% reservation for BC, 3.5% reservation will be provided for BC Muslims and 16% of seats out of 18% quota earmarked to SC shall be allotted to the Arunthathiyar community. BC, BCM, MBC/DNC, SC, SCA & ST candidates are eligible for selection under open competition as per merit in addition to the reservation made for them.

  • For B.Sc (Nursing) course, the ratio of seats between men and women shall be 1:9 respectively . The Third Gender candidates who identify themselves as female by self declaration supported by the certificate (ID Card) issued by the Tamil Nadu Third Gender Welfare Board (TNGWB) are also eligible to get allotment as female candidates.


Name of the Course Tuition Fee for Self Financing Colleges (per Annum) All Govt. Colleges
B.Sc., (Nursing) Rs. 40,000/- 3000

Post Basic B.Sc. (N)

  • Passed the Higher Secondary or Senior Secondary or Intermediate or 10+2 or an equivalent examination recognized by the university for this purpose. Those who have done 10+1 in or before 1986, will be eligible for admission.
  • Obtained a certificate in General Nursing and Midwifery and registered as R.N.R.M. with the State Nurses Registration Council. A male nurse, trained before the implementation of the new integrated course besides being registered as a nurse with State Nurses Registration Council, shall produce evidence of training approved by Indian Nursing Council for a similar duration in lieu of midwifery in any one of the following areas:
  • O.T. Techniques ,Ophthalmic Nursing, Leprosy Nursing
  • TB Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Neurological and Neuro surgical Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing, Cancer Nursing,Orthopedic Nursing

M. Sc. (N)

  • The candidate should be a Registered Nurse and Registered midwife or equivalent with any State Nursing Registration Council.
  • The Minimum education requirements shall be the passing of: B.Sc. Nursing/B.Sc. Hons. Nursing/Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing with minimum of 55% aggregate marks.
  • The candidate should have undergone in B.Sc. Nursing / B.Sc. Hons. Nursing / Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing.
  • Minimum one year of work experience after Basic B.Sc. Nursing.
  • Minimum one year of work experience prior or after Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing.

Note: The Admission Process is written as per the ordinance of the official Counselling Agency.

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