Introduction to Nursing

The Nursing profession being one of the noblest professions in the world is an art of caring for sick people with the science of health care. The nursing duties have a wide range of functions and responsibilities, depending on the level of qualification and the working environment. At the initial level, nurses stay and take care of patients at the bedside, while at the senior level they manage special group of people like psychiatric, pediatric, and intensive care patients. They keep track of dispensing medication, records of the patients’ progress, setting up and operating medical equipment, administration and several other routine chores.  


·        B.Sc Nursing - 10+2 with Biology, Physics and Chemistry

·        M.Sc Nursing -  B.Sc Nursing

·        General Nursing & Midwifery (GNM) - 10+2 with Biology, Physics and Chemistry

·        Auxiliary Nurse Midwife/ Health Worker (ANM) - 10th Standard

The candidates willing to become nurses require tremendous patience, alertness of mind, team spirit, compassion, responsibility and dedication. They must also be physically fit to work at odd hours.

Job Scope and Career Options

There is wide variety of opportunities for nurses in the following places.

·         Hospitals

·         Nursing homes

·         Clinics and Heath Departments

·         Orphanages and old age homes

·         Military

·         Schools

·         Industrial houses and factories

·         Railways and public sector medical departments

·         Training Institutes as educators

Some of the career options are as follows.

  • Hospital Nursing

·        Public Health Nursing/ Community Health Nursing

·        Military Nursing

·        Educators

·        Industrial Nursing/ Occupational Health Nursing

·        Psychiatric Nursing

  • Pediatric Nursing
    Orthopaedic Nursing

Some of the Colleges / Institutes offering Nursing Courses

  • American School of Nursing, No: 11/457-A, Aravinda Nagar, Ananthapur-515 001
  • Andhra Mahila Sabha School of Nursing, University Road, VidyaNagar, Hyderabad-500 044
  • Aparna School of Nursing, H.No: 15/76, Opposite New Jerusalem Prayer Hall, Padmavathi Nagar, Tirupati- 517 502
  • Appolo Hospital School of Nursing, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad
  • Archana School of Nursing, 81-Amla's Colony, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad-500 036
  • CMC Hospital School of Nursing, Pithapuram.
  • Gandhi Hospital School of Nursing, Secundarabad
  • Gifford Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, Nuzvid P O, Krishna-521 202
  • Govt. HD Qrs Hospital School of Nursing, Chitoor
  • Govt HD Qrs Hospital School of Nursing, Nizamabad
  • Govt HD Qrs Hospital School of Nursing, Ananthapur
  • Grace School of Nursing, Ramanaidupeta, P B No: 11, Machilipatnam-521 001
  • Helapura School of Nursing, Eluru, W.G Dist-534 005
  • J Easweribai Memorial School of Nursing, C/o Geetha Maternity and Nursing home, Mareddepally, Secundarabad
  • Jaswant School of Nursing, New Maruthi Nagar, Kothapet, Hyderabad-500 035
  • Jaya School of Nursing, C/o Jaya Nursing Home, Hanumakonda, Warangal Dist.
  • Kasturba School of Nursing, Sri Sai Gardens, Harempudi, Rajamundry, E.G Dist-533 103
  • Kasturi School of Nursing, Film Nagar, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad
  • Military Hospital, Secundarabad
  • Mother Krishnabai School of Nursing, C/o Sagarlal Hospital, 1-5-551, Musheerabad, Hyderabad-500 048
  • Narsapur Christian Hospital School of Nursing, Narsapur, W.G Dist -534 275
  • Nirmala School of Nursing, Near Rudrampet, Ananthapur-515 001
  • Princess Esin's Hospital School of Nursing, Purani Haveli-5
  • RamaKrishna School of Nursing, Jangnathapuran, Kakinada, E.G Dist
  • Rohini School of Nursing, C/o Rohini Hospital & Medical Centre, Hanumakonda, Warangal Dist
  • SVR Hospital School of Nursing, Tirupati
  • Sapthagiri School of Nursing, West Church Compound, Tirupati -517 502
  • Seven Hills Hospital School of Nursing, Rock Dale Layout, Vishakapattanam-530 021
  • Sita School of Nursing, Saroornagar, Hyderabad-500 035
  • Sri Venketeshwara School of Nursing, RVS Nagar, Murukambathu, P O Tirupathi Road, Chitoor, A.P
  • St. Ann's Hospital School of Nursing, Vijayawada, Krishna Dist
  • St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing, Guntur-4
  • St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing, Mary Land, Vishakapatanam
  • St. Joseph's School of Nursing, Maharanipeta, Visakhapatanam-530 002
  • St. Luee's School of Nursing, 14-11-1, Maharanipeta, Visakhapatanam-530 002
  • St. Theresa's School of Nursing, Sanathanagar, Hyderabad
  • St. Joseph Netaji School of Nursing, Nalgonda
  • Swathi School of Nursing, 297, Sarojini Devi Layout, Tirupati
  • Vijay Mary Hospital School of Nursing, Saifabad, Hyderabad
  • Vinayaka School of Nursing, Thanapalle Road, Tiruchanoor, P O Tirupathi-517 503
  • Visakha School of Nursing, Doctor's Colony, Seethammandhara, Visakhapatanam
  • Viswavani School of Nursing, Srinivasa Nagar, Nandyal, Kurnool Dist- 518 501
  • Youth School of Nursing Aravinda Nagar, Ananthapur-515 001
  • Mary Lottlyles Hospital, Mandaratalle
  • National School of Nursing, Ramnagar, 4th Lane, Prakasam Dist, Ongole-323 001
  • SVRR Hospital, SNG, Tirupati, A.P
  • Swamy School of Nursing, Mangalagiri, Guntur
  • Kaminen School of Nursing, L.B Nagar, Hyderabad
  • Baptist Christian Hospital, Tezpur, Derraug
  • Dibrugarh Medical College Hospital, Dibrugarh
  • Jorhat Christian Medical, Jorhat
  • Silichar Medical College and Hospital, Gungoor, P O Silichar, Cachar Dist
  • Dankan Hospital (MIB), Raxaul
  • Darbhanga Medical College Hospital, Darbhanga
  • HEC Dhurwa Plant Hospital, HEC Dhurwa, Ranchi
  • Holy Family Hospital (GN), Mandar, Ranchi
  • Jeevan Jyothi School of Nursing, Jamshedpur, Telco Town
  • Kurji HolyFamily Hospital P O Sadaquat Ashram, Patna-800 015
  • Sree Krishna Medical College Hospital, Muzafferpur
  • Nazreth Hospital, Mokama, P O Mokama Jn, Patna
  • St. Barnabas Hospital, Ranchi
  • St. Colombas Hospital, Hazaribagh
  • Tata Main Hospital, Jamshedpur
  • Army Hospital, Delhi-110 001
  • Holy Family Hospital, Okhla Road, P O Jamia Nagar, New Delhi-110 020
  • Rufeid School of Nursing, Majeedia Hospital, New Delhi
  • Sree Gangaram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi
  • Institute of Nursing Education (Nsg.Sch.Tiswada), Orthopeadic Ward No:18, Old Panjim, GMG Campus, Near Panjim Market, Panjim
  • General Hospital School of Nursing, Rajkot
  • ESIS Hospital, Ahmedabad
  • Irwin Hospital, Jamnagar
  • LG Hospital, Ahmedabad
  • Methodist Hospital, Nadiad
  • New Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad
  • SC Hospital, Ahmedabad
  • SSG Hospital, Baroda
  • SVS Hospital, Ahmedabad
  • College of Nursing, New Civil Hospital, Asarwa
  • Civil Hospital School of Nursing, Junagadh
  • General Hospital, Karnal
  • Medical College Hospital, Rohtak
  • Akkamahedevi Nursing School, Bidar Vidya Kendra, Bidar
  • Amruth Educational and Cultural Society, No:7, Jaishree, Laxmi Road, 3rd Cross, Shanathinagar(Maruthi Nursing School), Banglore-27
  • BLDE Asson School of Nursing, College Campus, Solapur Road, Bijapur-586 103
  • Banglore Baptist Hospital, Bangalore
  • Bapuji Hospital School of Nursing, Davangere, Chitradurga Dist
  • Basappa Memorial Hospital, Mysore
  • CSI Hospital, Queens Road, Banglore-51
  • CSI Hospital, Udupi 576 101
  • CSI Hospital School of Nursing, Chickaballapur, Kolar
  • Chinmaya Mission Hospital Indira Nagar, Banglore
  • East West School of Nursing, 1912 A Main E Block, 2nd Stage Jajajinagar, Bangalore-560 010
  • Fr. Mullers Hospital,Udupi, Manglore-576 101
  • Govt. Nursing District Hospital, Gulbarga
  • Govt. Nursing School District Hospital, Bellary
  • HKE Society School of Nursing, Basaveshara Hospital, University Road, Gulbarga-585 105
  • Holds Worth Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, Mysore
  • Institute of Nursing City Hospital Research & Diagnostic Centre, PoundGarden, Khadri, Manglore
  • JG Cooperative Hospital School of Nursing, Belgaum
  • JSS Hospital School of Nursing, Ramanuja Road, Mysore-570 004
  • KHI Hospital School of Nursing, Ghataprabha, Belgaum
  • KLE Society Hospital School of Nursing, NehruNagar (BSc Nursing), Belgaum
  • KMC Hospital School of Nursing, Manipal
  • KVG Hospital, Sullia
  • Kempegowda Institute of Nursing Science, School of Nursing, KR Road, VVPuram, Banglore
  • Khaja Bande Nawj School of Nursing Main Road, Gulbarga-585 102
  • Krishna Rajendra Hospital, Mysore
  • Krupanldhi Education Trust School of Nursing, Sarjapur Road, Opp. Kudremukh Buildings, Koramangala, Banglore-560 034
  • MVJ Nursing School, Sree Venketashwera Educational Society, Channasantra, White Field, Banglore-67
  • Manipal Hospital School of Nursing, 98, Rustom Bagh, Airport Road, Banglore-560 017
  • Mathrushree Bheembai Institute of Nursing, Ambedkar Medical College Campus, School of Nursing, Kadugendanahalli, Banglore-560 045
  • Navodya Vidya Samasthe School of Nursing, Raichur
  • Nightingle Institute of Nursing, 103, SriLaxmi Layout, Basaveshwa Nagar, East Gokul Road, Hubli
  • NITTE Education Trust (Regd), 1st Floor, Sarosh Commercial Complex, Mallikatte, Khadri, Manglore
  • Pavan School of Nursing, Banglore- Chennai ByePass Road, PC Hally Extn. Pavan Nagar, Kolar-563 101
  • SCVDS Nursing School, 444/7 Ramaswamy Circle, JLB Road, Mysore-570 004
  • Sambhram Institute of Nursing, No.36, Temple Road, B.M.E.L Nagar, Gold Field, Kolar-563 115
  • Sarvodaya Nursing School, Jagajeevram Sarvodaya Sangha, Magadi Road, Mahalaxmi Layout, J.C Nagar, Banglore
  • Siddartha Education Society, Agalkote Campus, Tumkur- 572 102
  • Sri. Adichunchangiri Eduation trust, School of Nursing, Nagamangala, Mandya Dist.
  • Sri Dev Raj Urs. School of Nursing, Tamaka, Kolar.
  • Sri Jagadguru Murugarajendra Vidyapeeta, School of Nursing, Bruharnmutt, S.J.M. Chitradurga 577 501
  • Sri Raghavendra Nursing School, Raghavendra Hospital, T. Dasarahalli, Bangalore-57
  • Sridevi Education Society®, 1st Cross, K R Extension, Tumkur 572 101
  • St. John's Medical College Hospital, Sarjapur Road, Banglore-34
  • St. Marha's Hospital School of Nursing, Bangalore
  • Mother Theresia Hospital, Bangalore.
  • St. Philomina's Hospital, Bilsandra Road, Bangalore.
  • Suvarna Institute of Education, Orgaum, K.G.F P.B No:4, Orgaum 563 115
  • Swamy Vivekananda Education Trust, School of Nursing, S.J.E.S Polytechnic Campus, Vigronagar Post, Medihalli, Bangalore-49
  • Unity Health Complex School of Nursing, Chitradurga
  • Unity Health Complex School of Nursing, P B No.535, High Lands, Kandanady, Manglore -575 002
  • Victoria Hospital School of Nursing, Bangalore-560 002
  • Vijayanagar Nursing School, Vijayanagar Nursing Home, Vijayanagar (Hosahalli), Bangalore
  • K. Pandyaraj Ballal Institute of Nursing School, Kadri, Mangalore (General Nursing & B.Sc Nursing)
  • Choithram Hospital & Research Suitable Center, Indore
  • Cloth Market Hospital, Indore
  • Evangilical Mission Hospital, Tilda. Raipur
  • Amravati General Hospital, Amravati
  • B.D.P Parsee General Hospital, Bomanji Petit Road, Cumballa Hill, Mumbai-400 026
  • BYL Nair Cha Hospital, Dr. A.L Nair Road, Byculla, Mumbai-400 008
  • Bombay Nurses Training Institute, Bombay Hospital 12 20-22 New Marine Lines, Mumbai-400 020
  • College of Nursing, Wanless Hospital, Miraj, Sangli Dist -416 410
  • Dhanrajgiriji Hospital, Solapur
  • District Hospital, Akola
  • Dr. B. Nanvati Hospital, Opp. Juhu Aerodrome, Vile Parle West, Mumbai - 400 056
  • E Booth Hospital, Ahmednagar- 414 001
  • Florence Nightingale Institute of Nursing, EDU Mahatma Gandhi Mission Hospital, Mumbai
  • GT Hospital, Lokmanya Tilak Road, Mumbai -400 001
  • General Hospital, Ahmednagar - 414 001
  • General Hospital, Chandrapur
  • General Hospital, Nagpur
  • General Hospital, Solapur
  • INHS Asvini, Colaba, Mumbai
  • JJ Group of Hospital, Byculla, Mumbai-400 008
  • Jaslok Hospital, MRC 15, Dr. G DeshMukh Marg, Mumbai-400 025
  • KEM Hospital, Dr.SS Rao Road Parel, Mumbai -400 012
  • Kasturba Healh Society Hospital, Sevagram, Wardha 442 102
  • LTMG Hospital, Sion, Mumbai 400 022
  • Mure Memorial Hospital, Nagpur
  • N M Wadia Hospital, Solapur
  • PD Hinduja National Hospital, Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim, Mumbai 400 056
  • Pravara Medical Trust, Loni Tall Shrirampur, Ahmednagar Dist
  • Sir HN Hospital, Padmasri Cordhanbapa Chawk, Rajaram Mohan Roy Road, Mumbai
  • George's hospital Mumbai -400 001
  • Luke's Hospital, Srirampur, Ahmednagar -413 709
  • Imphal General Hospital, Imphal
  • Repsbun School of Nursing, East Khasi Hills, Laitum Khrah, Shillong
  • Civil Hospital School of Nursing, Aizawal-796 001
  • Naga Hospital, Kohima
  • MKCG MCH School of Nursing, Berhampur, Ganjam
  • Nurses Training Institute, IGH Roorkele, Sundergarh
  • Anil Baghi Hospital, Ferozejpur City
  • Christian Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana
  • Dr. B.L. Kapoor Memorial Hospital, Ludhiana
  • Gulab Devi Hospital, Jalandhar
  • Gurunanak Mission Hospital, Dharan Kalan, Jalandhar
  • Guru Teg Bahadur (Charitable) Hospital, Ludhiana
  • SGTB School of Nursing, Amritsar
  • Salvation Army Mac Robert Hospital, Dhariwal
  • Sidanac Hospital, Barnala, Behind Sidina Sangrur Dist
  • Tirath Ram Shah Hospital
  • Appolo Hospital, Chennai
  • CSI Hospital, Neyyoor
  • CSI Kalyani General Hospital, Chennai
  • CSI Mission Hospital, Woraiyur, Tirchy
  • CSI Rainy Hospital, Chennai
  • Catherine Booth Hospital, Nagarcoil
  • Cheran School of Nursing, Coimbatore
  • Child Joseph Hospital, Trichy
  • Christian Fellowship Hospital, Oddanch, Artan
  • Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore
  • Christian Mission Hospital, Madurai
  • Coimbatore Medical College Hospital, Coimbatore
  • Devaki Hospital, Chennai
  • Kuppuswamy Naidu Memorial Hospital, Coimbatore
  • JPKM College of Medical Sciences, Vellore
  • KG Hospital, Coimbatore
  • RVS Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Coimbatore
  • Saveetha Medical & Educational Trust, Erode
  • Scudder Memorial Hospital, Ranipet
  • Sacred Heart Hospital, Tuticorin
  • Sree Ramachandra Medical Colege, Porur, Chennai
  • St. Isabel's Hospital, Chennai
  • St. Joseph's Hospital, Dindigul
  • St. Mary's Hospital & Institution of Bio-Medical Technology, Arni
  • St. Theresa of Child Jesus School of Nursing, St. Thomas Mount, Chennai
  • Thanjavur Medical College Hospital, Thanjavur
  • UCA Medical & Educational Trust, Chennai
  • Ultra Trust Sacred Heart Hospital, Madurai
  • Vinayaka Mission's of Nursing, Salem
  • Vivekanada School of Nursing, Tiruchengodu
  • Vivekanada College of Nursing, Salem
  • Balrampur Hospital, Lucknow
  • Bishop Conard Memorial School of Nursing, Sitapur Dist.
  • Clara Swain Hospital, Bareilly
  • Fathima Hospital, Mau
  • Fathima Hospital School of Nursing, Lucknow
  • Mary V Gorden School of Nursing (Clara Swain School), Bareilly
  • Nazarath Hospital School of Nursing, Allahabad
  • St. Jude's Hospital, Jhansi

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