Aim of the postgraduate program in nursing is to prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurse Practitioners, Consultants, Educators, Researchers and Administrators in a wide variety of professional settings.


On completion of the M.Sc Nursing program , the graduates will be able to:
1. Utilize & apply the concepts, theories and principles of nursing science.
2. Demonstrate advance competencies in nursing practice.
3. Practice as a Clinical Nurse Specialist.
4. Demonstrate leadership qualities and function as effective nurse educators and nurse managers.
5. Demonstrate skill in conducting nursing research, interpreting and utilizing the findings from health related research.
6. Demonstrate the ability to plan and effect change in nursing practice and in the health care delivery system
7. Establish collaborative relationship with the members of other disciplines.
8. Demonstrate interest and positive attitude in continued learning for personal and professional growth.

Admission Procedure
Sr No Specialty Total seats
1 Community Health Nursing 05
2 Child Health (Paediatric) Nursing 05
3 Medical surgical Nursing 05
4 Obstetrics and Gynocological Nursing 05
5 Mental Health Nursing 05
Total 25

The selection process is merely on the basis of merit and reservation criteria laid down by the Govt. of Maharashtra. Admission procedure conducted every year. Application forms & Information Brochures are made available at the time of admission.

1. Eligibility Criteria:
  1. Candidate must be an Indian National.
  2. Age Limit is 45 yrs for open category & 50 yrs. for reserved category.
  3. The candidate must have passed the Secondary School Certificate and Higher Secondary Certificate or equivalent examination from an Institute situated in the state of Maharashtra.
  4. If the candidate have passed the Secondary School Certificate and Higher Secondary Certificate or equivalent examination from an Institute situated out   of state of Maharashtra should submit domicile certificate of Maharashtra.
  5. Candidate must be domicile of State of Maharashtra.
  6. Candidate must have passed B.BSC / P.B.BSC from Institute recognized by Maharashtra Nursing Council & Indian Nursing Council Or PBBSC (IGNOU From institute recognized by Indian Nursing Council).
  7. Candidate should have M.N.C. Registration Certificate with recent renewal.
  8. Candidate should have one-year experience after M.N.C. Registration.
  9. The candidate must be medically fit.
2. For Government In-service Candidate:
  1. The candidates working in Government service should submit his/her application through proper channel.
  2. Candidate should obtain ‘No Objection Certificate’ from their respective Authority.
  3. The In-service candidate must have completed 5 years’ service
  4. The liability for sanctioning study leave will rest with the Maharashtra State Government only.
Constitutional Reservation:

  • Constitutional Reservations as per the Constitution of India

i. Candidates claiming admission in Reserve category will be required to submit the-
a. Caste Certificate
b. Caste Validity Certificate.
c. Non Creamy Layer Certificate (if Application)

ii. a. Specified Reservation: Person with 40% disability (PWD)
5% reservation for Person with disability (PWD) from the open category.
b. As per Govt. G.R. Dated 2/4/2018, 1% seat is reserved for Orphan candidates from open category, candidates belongs to this category should submit the certificate from women &child Welfare department.

Selection Procedure

Candidates are selected as per merit on the basis of total marks obtained at all years B.BSC / P.B.BSc examinations.

Academic Planning
Subjects Theory  (hours) Practical  (hours)
1st  year
Nursing Education 150 150
Advance nursing practice 150 200
Clinical specialty I 150 650
Nursing Research and Statistics 150 100
Total 600 1100
2nd Year
Nursing Management 150 150
Nursing Research (dissertation ) 300
Clinical specialty II 150 950
TOTAL Hours 300 1400
Scheme of Examination
Theory Practical
1st Year Hours Internal External Hours Internal External
Nursing Education 3 25 75 50 50
Advance nursing practice 3 25 75
Clinical specialty I 3 25 75 100 100
Nursing Research and Statistics 3 25 75
Total 100 300 150 150
2nd Year
Nursing Management 3 25 75
Nursing Research (dissertation ) 100 100
Clinical specialty II 3 25 75