Ruckmoni College Of Nursing

Private Est. 2006Vellarada, Kerala
About College

Ruckmoni College Of Nursing, Vellarada, Kerala.RCON under the management of Ruckmoni Memorial Charitable Educational Health Trust, Vellarada commenced in 2008 with an annual intake of 50 Students. Ruckmoni College Of Nursing, Vellaradapossess the motto “ENTER TO LEARN GO FORTH SERVING’. The college is attached to a 340 bedded General Hospital with most modern Medical Surgical facilities. Ruckmoni College Of Nursing has excellent infrastructure and a team of competent teachers capable of catering to the needs of students in curricular and co-curricular activities. It is affiliated to Kerala University of Health Sciences, recognized by Indian Nursing Council & Kerala Nursing and Midwives Council.

     Courses  Intake
B.Sc.Nursing50 Seats  

Contact Details :-

AddressPonnambi ,Vellarada P.O Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala -695505 ,South India
Phone0471-2244695, 2241016, 2242027
Email [email protected]
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  • Admission Process

    Admission B.Sc Nursing ( 4 years) Government Seat in Government Colleges, Government Controlled Self Financing Colleges, and in Private Self Financing Colleges 


    LBS Centre (LBS Centre for Science and Technology ( LBSCS &T), Thiruvananthapuram) will conduct Centralized Admission and Seat Allotment Process for  Professional Degree Courses in Nursing and Para Medical Streams together under the guidelines of the Government of Kerala Director of Medical Education, Thiruvananthapuram. LBSCS &T conduct combined Admission to Professional Degree Courses of

    1. Bachelor of Science in Nursing [B.Sc. Nursing]
    2. Bachelor of Science– Medical Laboratory Technology [B.Sc. (M.L.T)]
    3. Bachelor of Science -Perfusion Technology [B.Sc. Perfusion Technology]
    4. Bachelor of Science- Medical Radiological Technology-[B.Sc. MRT]
    5. Bachelor of Science- Optometry[B.Sc.Optometry]
    6. Bachelor of Physiotherapy [B.P.T]
    7. Bachelor in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology [B.A.S.L.P]
    8. Bachelor of Cardio Vascular Technology[B.C.V.T.]
    9. Bachelor of Dialysis Technology[B.Sc.D.T]
                                                                                                             DURATION OF THE COURSES
             Course     Duration (Years)Compulsory Nursing service*/Rotating Internship**
    B.Sc. Nursing                     4                                                      *12 Months
    * Only for Govt. Colleges, after successful completion of the course and Registration with Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council.

    Prospectus for Admission to Professional Degree Courses in Nursing and Para Medical Streams 2022-23 Click here

    Categorization of Seats:-

    • Government seats: Merit Seats against which the Director, LBS Centre makes allotment is called ‘Government Seats’

    (a) Government seats are available in all the Government Colleges, Government Controlled Self Financing Colleges, and in Private Self Financing Colleges that are willing to share 50% of their seats with the Government. 

    (b) Candidates who seek admission in Private Self-financing Nursing Colleges are bound to accept the conditions stipulated in the agreement between Government and Self Financing Nursing College Management(s) and deemed to have accepted such conditions

    (c) In the case of self-financing Nursing Colleges run by institutions having minority status granted by the Government of the National Minorities Commission, 20% of the Government seats shall be filled up from among the candidates belonging to the minority community running the college, on the basis of merit. In case, sufficient candidates are not available from the concerned community, the balance seats will be filled up from State Merit as per the usual norms

    • Management seats: Seats other than ‘Government seats’ filled up by management as per interse merit Changes can be made only with Government approval.
                                                                                                                                                             Categorization of Seats:-
    Government Colleges100%--
    Government Controlled Self Financing Colleges100%--
    Private Self Financing50%35%15%
    Private Self Financing (MINORITY) 50% (20 % seat candidates belonging Minority Community. If seats not filled, goes to State Merit seat)35%15%


    Mandatory Reservation The Government seats for each course in Govt./Aided/KAU/KVASU/KUFOS Colleges will be distributed as per the mandatory reservation principle as contemplated in G.O. (P) 208/66/Edn. Dated 2.5.1966, G.O.(Ms)No.95/08/SCSTDD Dated 06.10.2008, GO(Ms) No. 10/2014/BCDD Dated 23.05.2014 and as modified from time to time. The percentage break-up of seats as per mandatory reservation is as follows:

    State Merit (SM)60%
    Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC)
    Ezhava (EZ)9%
    Muslim (MU)8%
    Other Backward Hindu (BH)3%
    Latin Catholic and Anglo Indian (LA)3%
    Dheevara and related communities (DV)2%
    Viswakarma and related communities (VK)2%
    Kusavan and related communities (KN)1%
    Other Backward Christian (BX)1%
    Kudumbi (KU)1%
    Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes
    Scheduled Castes (SC)8%
    Scheduled Tribes (ST)2%


    Nativity: Only Indian citizens are eligible for admission to professional courses unless otherwise notified. Holders of Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) cards/ Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), will also be treated at par with Indian citizens for the limited purpose of admission. However, PIO/OCI candidates will not be eligible for any kind of reservation. 

    Candidates seeking admission to the courses will be categorized as ‘Keralite’, Non-Keralite category I(NK-I) and Non-Keralite category II (NK-II).

    • Keralite: A candidate of Kerala origin will be categorized as a ‘Keralite’. Children of All India Service (AIS) officers (Non-Keralites) allotted to Kerala cadre are deemed to be ‘Keralites’ as per G.O.(Rt) No.822/08/H.Edn dated 29.05.2008. But they will not be eligible for Communal/Special/Persons with Disabilities reservation
    • Non-Keralite Category I (NK I): A candidate who is not of Kerala origin but fulfils anyone of the following conditions will be categorized as 'Non-Keralite Category I'(NK I).
    1. A candidate who has undergone qualifying course in Kerala and who is son/daughter of Non-Keralite parents belong to Government of India/Defense Service, posted to Kerala.
    2. A candidate who has undergone qualifying course in Kerala and who is son/daughter of Non-Keralite parents who are serving/served Government of Kerala for a minimum period of two years.
    3. A candidate who is not of Kerala Origin but has been a resident of Kerala State for a period of 5(five) years within the period of 12(twelve) years of his/her study.
    5. A candidate who is not of Kerala Origin but who has undergone his/her school studies in Kerala from standard VIII to XII.
      Non-Keralite Category I candidates will be considered against ‘State Merit’ seats. But they will not be eligible for Communal/ Special/Persons with Disabilities reservation or any fee concession.
    • Non-Keralite Category II [NK II]: Candidates who do not come under ‘Keralite’ or 'Non-Keralite Category I' will be categorized as ‘Non-Keralite Category II'. They will not be eligible for Communal/ Special/ Persons with Disabilities reservation or any fee concession.

    Academic Eligibility:-

    B.Sc. Nursing, B.Sc. M.L.T, B.Sc. Optometry, B.Sc. Perfusion Technology, B.C.V.T, B.P.T, B.Sc. Medical Radiological Technology, B.Sc. Dialysis Technology & BOT : Should have passed Higher Secondary examination conducted by Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala, or examination equivalent thereto as approved by Kerala University of Health Sciences, Thrissur. 
    Should have separate minimum pass mark for Physics Chemistry and Biology and 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology put together.

    B.A.S.L.P. Course: Should have passed Higher Secondary examination conducted by Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala, or examination equivalent thereto as approved by Kerala University of Health Sciences, Thrissur.
    Should have separate minimum pass mark for Physics Chemistry and Biology and 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Mathematics /Computer Science/Statistics /Electronics /Psychology put together.

    Age: the Applicants should have completed 17 years of age as on the 31st December 2020. No relaxation in the minimum age will be allowed. There is no upper age limit except for candidates under service quota. The upper age limit for candidates under service quota will be 46 years for B.Sc. Nursing, B.Sc.(M.L.T) and B.Sc Optometry as on 31st December of that year. No relaxation of the minimum age will be allowed. 


    Application for admission to all the courses - B.Sc. Nursing, B.Sc. (M.L.T), B.Sc. Perfusion Technology, B.Sc.(Optometry), B.P.T., B.C.V.T., B.A.S.L.P, B.Sc MRT, B.Sc. Dialysis Technology , BOT can be registered only online through a single application. The provision for applying online is available at the website Submission of more than one application by a candidate will lead to rejection of the candidature.

    Application fee :-

    For General candidates : Rs. 800/-
    For SC/ST candidates : Rs. 400/- 
    For Service Candidates : Rs. 800/- 

    Submission of Application Form :

    Candidate has to visit the website and under ‘VARIOUS ALLOTMENTS’ click the link “Admission to Professional Degree Courses in Nursing and Para Medical Streams-2022"

    Step 1: Registration:-Candidate should click the button “NEW CANDIDATE”. The personal details of the candidates have to be filled in the page thus obtained.
    Step 2: Fee payment :- At this step, the candidate has to make the payment of application fee by way of Online Payment or by way of challan
     Step 3: Application Entry:- A registration ID will be provided to the candidate. Candidate should note this Registration Id and password which are required for future login. Candidate should keep them confidential. The candidate should fill all the remaining items in the application entry stage including academic data. The facility to upload the corresponding certificate / document in respect of claims if any will be available against each entry in the application. The Candidate shall click the corresponding button and upload the files
    Step 4: Final Confirmation and Print Application:- After completing step 3, the candidate can preview the application before confirmation and submission. After Preview the candidate has to accept the declaration and make final submission. The facility to accept the declaration (Tick box) will be enabled only if all the mandatory fields are filled and uploading of supporting documents and images are completed. Candidate should then take a printout of the Application for future references.

    Certificates to be uploaded with online Application

    • Scanned copy of the relevant page of the SSLC or equivalent Certificate to prove date of birth.
    • Scanned copy of Certificate in proof of nativity (Mandatory). (refer clause 6.1.1).
    • Scanned copy of the mark list(s) of Qualifying Examination (Mandatory).
    • Scanned copy of Certificates in support of any claim for special reservation/fee concession, if applicable.
    • Scanned copy of Income certificate in the prescribed format, if applicable.
    • Scanned copy of Community Certificate obtained from the Tahsildar in the case of SC/ST candidates (Mandatory).
    • Scanned copy of Non-Creamy Layer Certificate for State Government Education purpose in the prescribed format from the concerned Village Officer for community reservation claims in the case of SEBC/OEC candidates.
    • Scanned copy of Inter-Caste marriage Certificate,(if applicable) from Tahsildar.
    • Scanned copy of Medical Certificate obtained not earlier than 3 months prior to the date of notification of application from the District Medical Board in the case of ‘Persons with Disabilities’ [PD]

    Procedure for Registering Options :Any candidate, who wishes to register his/her options, should have the ‘Application number’, ‘Registration Id and ‘Password’ readily available with him/her. The candidate should follow the procedure given below for registering options: 

    (i) Log on to the Candidate’s Home Page through the website using Application Number, Registration Id and Password. 
    (ii) Select ‘Option Registration’ link from the menu. 
    (iii) Register Options. 
    (iv) Save the Options registered. 
    (v) View and Print the List of Options registered. 
    (vi) Log off from the ‘Candidate Portal’.


    There will be three regular online allotments and spot allotments Click here to know in a details.

    Managements Seat for B.Sc Nursing 

    The Private Nursing College Managements Association of Kerala (PNCMAK) will do separate selection procedure for admission of candidates in the Management Quota to the B.Sc. Nursing course as per the direction of the Honorable Supreme Court of India in its judgments date 31st October 2002 , date 14th August 2003 and 4th January 2007. 

    To download B.Sc Nursing 2022-2023 PROSPECTUS Click here..

    To Download PB Nursing & Nursing PROSPECTUS Click here


    Fee Structure
    Annual fees for BSc Nursing Programme 
    Ruckmoni College of Nursing, Vellarada, Thiruvananthapuram
     CODE-RCNI YearII yearIII YearIV Year
    Tuition Fee           
    Merit Seat63500635006350063500
    Special Fee17000170001700017000
    Caution Deposit10000---
    University Reg.Fee2500250025002500
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