Candidates must be Citizens of India/ Children or dependents of Non Resident Indians.
Candidate should have passed the regular Degree Course in Nursing (B.Sc. Nursing/Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing) with 55% aggregate marks from an institution recognized by the Indian Nursing Council (INC)
Candidates who have passed their qualifying examination from Universities other than from the Government Universities in the State of Kerala should Produce Eligibility/Equivalence Certificate for the qualifying examination from Kerala University of Health Sciences.
Candidates should be a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife with the Kerala Nurses & Midwives Council.
As on the date of joining for the course, the candidates should have minimum one year of experience after Basic B.Sc. Nursing OR after regular Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing, in any hospital having minimum bed strength of 100 or in a School/College of Nursing recognized by Indian Nursing Council and with Community Health Program.
Experience acquired after registration with the nursing council only will be counted.
Selection will be based on inter se merit, depending on the rank obtained by the candidates in the Common Entrance Examination conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Government of Kerala and or Supervisory Committee, Govt. of Kerala.
Every candidate before admission to the course shall submit to the Principal of the Institution a Certificate of Medical Fitness from an authorized Medical Officer certifying that the candidate is fit to undergo the course.
Duration of the programme shall be two years.
Medium of instruction and examination shall be in English.