Govt. College of Nursing

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Govt. College of Nursing is situated at Govt. College of Nursing Kottayam, Gandhinagar P.O, Kottayam, Kerala, India - 686 008 in Kottayam.

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BSc Nursing
  • 4 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Medicine / Beauty / Health Care
Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery
  • 3 Years
  • General Nursing & Midwifery-G.N.M.
  • Medicine / Beauty / Health Care

Govt. College of Nursing - GCN

College of nursing , Kottayam was started in May 1982, as the third Government College of Nursing in Kerala. Prof C.Chandrakanthi assumed charge as the first Director of the College on 20-05-1982.The first batch of 25 students were admitted on 03-01-1983.Since the physical facilities at Kottayam were inadequate, College functioned at College of Nursing, Trivandrum from January 1983 to November 1985. In 1984 when Mahatma Gandhi University came into existence, the College was affliated to MG university. In November 1989, the College was shifted to kottayam with three batches of students and started functioning at the old administrative block of Medical College. The student strength was extended from 25 to 50 from 1994 admission onwards and from 50 to 60 from 2003 admission onwards.The new building for the college was inaugurated on 29-06-1997 by Shri A.C Shanmughadas the Honourable Minister for Health and Family Welfare.Prepare Professional Nurses who will provide comprehensive health care to public with commitment & compassion.Develop Professional nurses who will render service in different levels of Health care delivery system.Mould student as an individual, citizen and as a perspective member of the profession in order to uphold the dignity of the Profession.Maintain the dignity & standard of the Nursing Profession.

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Why join Govt College Of Nursing Kottayam


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12 Type Courses Available

  • 2 UG Courses
  • 10 PG Courses

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At Govt. College of Nursing the students are endowed with modern infra and convenient amenities that make their life 'go easy' in college hours, alongside make learning more interesting. Some of the facilities include well ventilated classrooms, recreational areas,  indoor and outdoor games, stocked library, seamless internet connectivity, medical facilities etc.


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