Govt.College of Nursing

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Govt.College of Nursing is situated at Thiruvananthapuram. in Thiruvananthapuram.

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General nursing and midwifery course (GNM)
  • 4 Years
  • General Nursing & Midwifery-G.N.M.
  • Medicine / Beauty / Health Care
Post Basic BSc Nursing
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Medicine / Beauty / Health Care
B.Sc. Nursing
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Medicine / Beauty / Health Care

Govt.College of Nursing - GCN

Govt.College of Nursing Thiruvananthapuram, the pioneer institute in Nursing had its orgin as School of Nursing attached to General Hospital, Thiruvanthapuram in the year 1943.The School of Nursing was shifted to Medical College campus in 1954.Diploma programme in Teaching and Administration of 11 months duration started at University level with an annual intake of 10 students in 1960.In the year 1983 along with other professional course, admission to B.Sc. Nursing programme was made through common Medical and Engineering Entrance Examination of Kerala with 25 admissions, out of which 3 seats were reserved for male candidates. Annual intake of B.Sc. Nursing was enhanced to 50 with 6 boys in the year 1992. The year 1987 is remarkable in the history of Nursing Education in Kerala with the starting of Post Graduate Programme in Nursing(M.Sc Nursing) in Medical Surgical specialty with an annual intake of four students and selection based on merit.Prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurses and midwives in providing promotive, preventive, curative, and rehabilitative services. Prepare nurses who can make independent decisions in nursing situations, protect the and facilitate individuals and groups in pursuit of health, function in the hospital, community nursing services, and conduct research studies in the areas of nursing practice. They are also expected to assume the role of teacher, supervisor, and manager in a clinical / public health setting / School of Nursing.    

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Why join Govt.College of Nursing Trivandrum


This institution's rich nostalgic past, is a saga of dedication to the cause of education.



5 Type Courses Available

  • 3 UG Courses
  • 1 PG Courses
  • 1 Diploma Courses

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Govt.College of Nursing

This college is like an Oasis in the Desert. The teachers of this college are well reputed in their field and are pious mission to inoculate the air of dynamism among the students who are mostly from weaker section. Large numbers of alumna and alumnus from this college are working in the reputed fields in Government and Corporate sectors.



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