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Tamil Nadu M.Sc Nursing Admissions 2021: Dates, Eligibility, Application, Counselling

Cyril Titus Zachariah
Cyril Titus ZachariahPublished On: February 16, 2021

Interested in pursuing M.Sc Nursing in Tamil Nadu? Check out the important information regarding TN M.Sc Nursing Admissions 2021 such as eligibility criteria, application and selection processes. You can also learn more about the Counselling Processes opted in Tamil Nadu.

TN M.Sc Nursing Admissions 2021

There are various careers to pursue if you wish to build a stable career path in the field of nursing, which includes M.Sc Nursing. While there are many colleges and universities offering admissions to the 2-year postgraduate programme in the state, admissions to the Government Medical Colleges and the government seats in the Self Financing Colleges affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, is done based on the admission guidelines set by the university.

In this article, we shall talk about the M.Sc Nursing admission guidelines that need to be followed by aspirants in the Tamil Nadu, such as the eligibility criteria, application and selection processes along with other admission-related important information.

TN M.Sc Nursing Important Dates 2021

The important dates for TN M.Sc Nursing can be checked below. Official dates are not released yet, However, candidates can check out the tentative schedule:

Important Events

Important Dates

Release of Notification

1st Week of October 2021

Availability of Online Application Forms

1st Week of October 2021

Last Date of Submission of Online Application Forms

2nd - 3rd Week of October 2021

Last Date of Submission of Printout of Online Application Forms

3rd Week of October 2021

Release of Provisional Rank List

Last Week of October 2021

Release of Call Letters

Last Week of October 2021

Counselling Rounds Begin

1st Week of November 2021

Allocation of Seats

1st - 2nd Week of November 2021

TN M.Sc Nursing Eligibility Criteria 2021

In order to pursue the postgraduate nursing programme at one of the TNMGRMU affiliated colleges, aspirants are required to qualify the requisite TN M.Sc Nursing eligibility criteria 2021 as outlined below.

Category

M.Sc Nursing Eligibility

Nativity / Domicile Required

Tamil Nadu Natives Only

Nationality

Indians

Academic Requirement

Acquired B.Sc Nursing Degree from Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University or equivalent.

B.Sc Nursing Graduates from other Universities need to present Eligibility Certificate from TNMGRMU at the time of Counselling

Aggregate Score Requirement

55% Aggregate Marks of All Semesters of B.Sc Nursing

50% Aggregate Marks of All Semesters of B.Sc Nursing for SC/ST Candidates only

Work Experience Requirement

One-Year Experience Before or After B.Sc Nursing in Hospital, Nursing College, School of Nursing or Community Centres from the Date of Registration in any one State Councils of India 

TN M.Sc Nursing Application Process 2021

Once it is assured that you meet the required eligibility criteria, you will be able to complete the TN M.Sc Nursing application process 2021. All application forms can be availed in online mode at the official website of the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University. Here is the important information you need to follow in order to complete the application process for TN M.Sc Nursing admissions 2021.

  • The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University requires that its applicants obtain the application forms on the official website and fill the required details correctly and completely.

  • Each candidate will only be allowed to submit one application forms and any mistakes may lead to the rejection of the application forms.

  • All applications are to be submitted in hardcopy, therefore, it is important for applicants to download the application form, fill the required field, attach the necessary documents along with a Demand Draft for the payment of the application fee.

  • Along with the application form, candidates are to affix recently clicked passport-size photographs.

Note: All candidates are advised to send in their application forms with the necessary documents, photographs and the DD before the last date for submission of the same. Any application forms received by the University later to the date specified by TNMGRMU shall be rejected thereto.

TN M.Sc Nursing Application Fee

Along with submitting the application forms, all aspiring candidates are to submit the TN M.Sc Nursing application fee. As per the guidelines of the University, candidates are to submit a Demand Draft of ₹1,200 from any nationalised bank, which should be drawn in favour of;

The Secretary
Selection Committee
Kilpauk, Chennai - 10

As per the government regulations, the TN Dr MGR Medical University has exempted SC and ST candidates from paying the application fee.

M.Sc Nursing Admissions 2021- Eligibility, Entrance Exam, Selection Process

Documents Required for TN M.Sc Nursing Admissions 2021

As mentioned above, candidates are to submit the necessary documents along with the application forms and the DD. As per the guidelines stated by the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, candidates are to submit self-attested photocopies of the following documents required for TN M.Sc Nursing admissions 2021.

  • B.Sc Nursing Degree or Certificate or passing certificate procured from the university to which the respective candidate’s Graduating college is affiliated to.

  • B.Sc Nursing Mark Sheets issued by the respective university.

  • Copy of Acknowledgement of registration of the Tamil Nadu Nurses and Midwives Council. Or Tamil Nadu Nursing Council and Midwifery Council Permanent / Provisional Registration of Diploma / B.Sc Nursing / P.B. B.Sc Nursing.

  • Copy of valid Community Certificate from a competent authority

  • Certificate of Date of Birth or equivalent certificates such as H.Sc Certificate, School Leaving Certificate, College Leaving Certificate, Extract from Service Register.

  • For Candidates who completed B.Sc Nursing from a university apart from Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, an Eligibility Certificate issued by Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University.

  • Attempt Certificate in Final Year B.Sc Nursing course from the respective college or University.

  • Certificate proving one-year experience after provisional registration from a Hospital, Nursing College, School of Nursing or Community Health Centres.

  • Certificate of Nativity, if applicable with documents to support the same.

Note: It is imperative that the candidates sign their respective printouts of the application forms prior to submitting them. Application forms received without the signature of the candidates will be rejected.

You can also avoid this hassle and fill out the Common Application Form available on our website so that our counsellors can help you take admission to the course and college of your choice. 

TN M.Sc Nursing Selection Process 2021

After the application forms have been received by the University, the TN M.Sc Nursing selection process 2021 will commence its operations. Following the deadline for the last date of submission of application forms, the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University will release the merit lists for the purpose of conducting the counselling sessions. Admission offers will be granted to students based on these merit lists and the colleges and course selected under the counselling sessions. 

Tamil Nadu M.Sc Nursing Counselling Process 2021

The candidates will be shortlisted for the Tamil Nadu M.Sc counselling processes by calculating their merit using their past academic and professional record. In other words, the aggregate scores obtained at the UG level along with the years of experience will determine the merit of the candidates. Based on these parameters, candidates will be ranked in merit lists, which will then be used for the purpose of calling the shortlisted candidates counselling rounds, which will be conducted in rounds.

As per the admission guidelines, the counselling sessions will be conducted as follows:

  • Once the merit lists have been released, candidates will be called for counselling processes, which will be conducted in batches.

  • Candidates will be asked to select the options available to them based on their ranks and the vacant seats.

  • It is to be noted that the options selected during the counselling processes will be final and no changes will be entertained afterwards, under any circumstances.

  • If the candidate is unsatisfied with the option that has been given to them, reallotment or speciality and colleges will be done in the 2nd round of counselling. Candidates will again be allowed to select the course and college in during the 2nd phase of counselling. All decisions made during this phase will be considered final and no changes further-on will be entertained.

  • Once confirmed, candidates will be asked to submit a declaration stating that if any suppression of information is found out, he/she is liable to be disqualified or have their admissions to the course be cancelled.

  • Candidates also hold the right to appoint a representative in place of them if, due to unforeseen circumstances, the candidate is unable to attend the counselling session on stipulated date and time. In such cases, undertaking and authority letter of allotment in the specified format shall be carried along with the representative.

  • Candidates who are absent during the first phase of counselling will not be allowed to sit for any further selection processes and their application for admission will further be cancelled.

  • All candidates who are appearing personally for the counselling process shall bring forth all the original documents proving their eligibility for admissions

Note: All candidates appearing for the counselling session, are required to pay a processing fee of ₹500 via DD, drawn in favour of “The Secretary, Selection Committee, Kilpauk, Chennai - 10”. At the same time, those selected for admission through the counselling processes will be required to pay the tuition fee as outlined by the university via DD. The fee is non-refundable in nature, even if the candidate discontinues or does not join the course. 

Top M.Sc Nursing Colleges in Tamil Nadu

If you are interested in taking admission to a PG nursing programme, then you can check out the following list of top M.Sc Nursing colleges in Tamil Nadu.

Name of College

Course Offered

Annual Course Fees (Approx)

Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute Chennai

M.Sc Nursing

₹20,000

Madras Medical College

M.Sc Nursing

₹2,000

Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute Chennai

M.Sc Nursing (Nurse Practitioner in Critical Care)

M.Sc Nursing (Paediatric Nursing)

M.Sc Nursing (Psychiatry Nursing)

M.Sc Nursing (Medical-Surgical Nursing)

M.Sc Nursing (Obstetrics & Gynaecology Nursing)

₹1,00,000

Matha College of Nursing Sivaganga

M.Sc Nursing (Community Health Nursing)

M.Sc Nursing (Medical-Surgical Nursing)

M.Sc Nursing (Obstetrics & Gynaecology Nursing)

M.Sc Nursing (Paediatric Nursing)

M.Sc Nursing (Psychiatric Nursing)

-

PSG College of Nursing Coimbatore

M.Sc Child Health Nursing

M.Sc Nursing (Community Health Nursing)

M.Sc Nursing (Medical-Surgical Nursing)

M.Sc Nursing (Mental Health Nursing)

M.Sc Nursing (Obstetrics & Gynaecology Nursing)

-

KMCH College of Nursing Coimbatore

M.Sc Nursing (Child Health Nursing)

M.Sc Nursing (Maternity Nursing)

M.Sc Nursing (Community Health Nursing)

M.Sc Nursing (Medical-Surgical Nursing)

M.Sc Nursing (Psychiatry Nursing)

₹90,000

These are just a few of the many nursing colleges in Tamil Nadu offering admissions to aspiring nurses of the state. If you wish to take admissions to any one of the M.Sc Nursing courses and colleges, then you must speak with our counsellors, who will help you take admission to the college and course of your choice.

Top M.Sc Nursing Colleges in India 2021

Have a look at some of the Top M.Sc Nursing Colleges in India:-

Amity University Manesar, Gurgaon

GITAM University, Visakhapatnam

Acharya Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangalore

Sri Sukhmani Group of Institutions, Mohali

KIIT University Bhubaneswar

SEA Group Of Institutions, Bangalore

SAM Global University, Bhopal

LNCT University, Bhopal

Mansarovar Group Of Institutions, Bhopal

R.V. College of Nursing, Bangalore

If you wish to apply for one of the above colleges, please fill our Common application form (CAF). Our admission experts are there to help you in applying for admissions.

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