Kerala PG (M.Sc.) Nursing Admissions 2021 - Application, Entrance Exam, Fee, Syllabus Counselling

Diksha Nautiyal
Diksha NautiyalPublished On: January 08, 2021

Candidates wishing to get admission in M.Sc. courses in Kerala have to appear in an entrance examination conducted by the Directorate of Medical Education, Kerala. Read the full article to know more. 

Kerala PG M.Sc. Admissions 2021

M.Sc Nursing Admissions in Kerala are conducted by CEE Kerala. Candidates are admitted to the course through an entrance examination. If you are interested in applying for the exam and to get admission in one of the best Nursing colleges in Kerala for M.Sc Nursing then this article is for you.  The application process for Kerala M.Sc Nursing 2021 will start from September 2021.

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Highlights of Kerala M.Sc. Nursing Admission 2021

Some of the major highlights of Kerala M.Sc Nursing admission are as follows:

Admission Process

Entrance Based Examination

Exam Name

Kerala PG (M.Sc.) Nursing

Examination Level

State Level

Conducting Authority

Directorate of Medical Education, the Government of Kerala

Exam Mode


Exam Duration

120 Minutes/ 2 Hours

Contact Details

Website -

Telephone No. - 0471-2528575

Email Address -

Dates for Kerala M.Sc. Nursing Admission 2021

The important dates for Kerala M.Sc Nursing Admission 2021 is as follows:



Commencement of Application

3rd Week of September 2021

Last Date of Online Application

4th Week of September 2021

Availability of Admit Card

2nd Week of October 2021

Exam Date

3rd Week of October 2021

Answer Key Release Date

4th Week of October 2021


1st Week of November 2021

Eligibility Criteria for Kerala M.Sc. Nursing Admission 2021

To apply for PG Nursing admissions in Kerala, you will have to meet the following eligibility criteria.

Educational Qualification

  • You must hold a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Kerala, Calicut, Mahatma Gandhi, Kannur, and Cochin University.

  • If you have completed a relevant course from any other institution recognised by KUHS, you will be considered eligible.

  • If you have completed Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing (PBB.Sc.) or General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) course from the above-mentioned institutions, you will be considered eligible.


  • You must be holding a valid domicile certificate of the state of Kerala at the time of admission.

  • Your bachelor’s degree must also have been issued by a Nursing college located in Kerala only.


You must be a citizen of India.

Age Criteria

  • The upper age limit for the exam is 46 years.

  • If you are a service applicant, you can apply for the exam until the age of 49 years.

Work Experience

  • You must have at least one year of work experience.

  • The experience should be in any Community Health Centre or a hospital after completing B.Sc. Nursing.

How to Apply for Kerala M.Sc. Nursing Admission 2021

  • You can apply for M.Sc. Nursing admissions in Kerala for the year 2021 in an online mode.

  • For that, you will have to visit the official website of the conducting authority.

  • You will first have to register with the website and then fill the application form.

  • Make sure to enter only valid information.

  • Finally, you can submit the application form after paying an application fee amount.

Kerala M.Sc. Nursing Admission 2021 Application Fee

  • The application fee is non-refundable.

  • You can pay the fee in an online mode using internet banking or credit card or debit card.

  • You can also use an E - Chalan in any of the head or sub-post offices in Kerala.

The category-wise application fee is mentioned below:


Application Fee Amount

General Category

INR 1,000/-

Reserved Category

INR 500/-

Kerala PG (M.Sc.) Nursing 2021 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for Kerala PG (M.Sc.) Nursing 2021 is mentioned in detail below. It is important for you to understand the paper pattern as it helps in time management during writing the exam.

Exam Duration

2 Hours/ 120 Minutes

Exam Mode


Total Number of Questions Asked

200 Questions

Question Type

Objective Type (MCQ)

Marks per Correct Answer


Negative Marking


Marks per Incorrect Answer


Kerala PG (M.Sc.) Nursing 2021 Syllabus

The major topics that are asked in the examination are mentioned below.

  • Nursing Administration

  • Psychiatric Nursing

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Nursing

  • Medical-surgical Nursing including

  • Pharmacology

  • Pathology

  • Anatomy

  • Microbiology

  • Sociology

  • Nutrition

  • Psychology

  • Physiology

  • Biochemistry

  • Nursing Foundations

  • Community Health Nursing

  • Child Health Nursing

  • Nursing Education

  • Research and Statistics

Kerala M.Sc. Nursing Admission 2021 Result

  • The results for Kerala PG (M.Sc.) Nursing 2021 will be made available to you on the official website of Directorate of Medical Education, Kerala.

  • To check the result, you must have your roll number and date of birth with you as this will be required to log into the website.

Kerala M.Sc. Nursing Admission 2021 Selection/ Counselling Process

  • The selection or counselling process for M.Sc Nursing Kerala admissions is done on the basis of candidates’ performance in the entrance exam.

  • After the results are out, the conducting authority releases a merit list.

  • Candidates who make it to the merit list get to participate in the counselling rounds.

  • After each counselling round, candidates are allocated a college.

  • Upon paying the admission fee and verifying documents, the enrollment is confirmed.

Top M.Sc Nursing Colleges in India

Have a look at the top M.Sc Nursing Colleges in India below. You can apply to any of the colleges for M.Sc Nursing listed below by simply filling out the CollegeDekho Common Application Form.

R.V. College of Nursing, Bangalore

Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology - KIIT, Bhubaneswar

SAM Global University (SGU), Bhopal

GITAM University, Visakhapatnam (Deemed to be University)

People'S University (PU), Bhopal

Swami Rama Himalayan University (SRHU), Dehradun

Acharya Institute of Health Sciences (AIHS), Bangalore

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What is the minimum duration of the M.Sc Nursing course in Kerala?

The minimum duration of M.Sc Nursing course in Kerala is two years.

What is the minimum eligibility for M.Sc Nursing in Kerala?

If you have completed Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing (PBB.Sc.) or General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) course from the above-mentioned institutions, you will be considered eligible.

Is there any entrance exam for M.Sc Nursing admissions in Kerala?

Yes, for M.Sc Nursing admissions in Kerala you have to appear in the entrance exam.

How many years of work experience is required for M.Sc Nursing admissions in Kerala?

A minimum of one year of work experience is mandatory for M.Sc Nursing admissions in Kerala.


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