Applications are invited for the Entrance Examination for admission to Post Graduate Degree Courses in Nursing (M.Sc. Nursing) 2015 in the Nursing Colleges at Thiruvananthapuram, Kottayam, Thrissur, Alappuzha and Kozhikode and Govt Seats in self financing colleges in the following specialties.
Medical Surgical Nursing, Community Health Nursing, Child Health Nursing, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Nursing, Mental Health Nursing
Duration of the course will betwo academic years (24 months)
Eligibility for Admission
(i) Nativity: Applicants should have satisfied any of the following conditions
a. Indian Citizen of Kerala Origin.
b. Candidates, who are sons/daughters of Non-Keralite parents and have obtained B.Sc Nursing degree from any of the Nursing Colleges in Kerala State. But they will not be eligible for communal/PD reservation benefits.
c. Candidates who are not of Kerala origin but have been resident of Kerala for a period of not less than 8 years. But they will not be eligible for communal/PD reservation benefits.
(ii) Academic Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Nursing (Regular course)of Kerala, Calicut, Mahatma Gandhi, Cochin, Kannur University and KUHS or regular course of other Universities recognized by KUHS, Kerala, Calicut, Mahatma Gandhi University, or Kannur University. Candidates who have passed the Post Basic B.Sc Nursing (Regular Course) of Kerala, Calicut, Mahatma Gandhi, or Kannur University and KUHS or regular course of other Universities recognized by KUHS ,Kerala, Calicut, Mahatma Gandhi University, or Kannur University after acquiring the General Nursing and Midwifery Course are also eligible to apply. Candidates who have passed B.Sc Degree in Nursing / Post Basic B.Sc Nursing (Regular course) from universities outside Kerala and any of the Deemed Universities, should produce the equivalency certificate from any of the universities in Kerala at the time of counseling.
(iii) Experience :Candidate should have completed one year of experience in any hospital with an average strength of 100 inpatients or in a recognized School of Nursing or in a Community Health Centre or internship/Compulsory Nursing Service after registration with the Kerala Nursing Council on the date of notification of inviting application ie. on 01.07.2015
Applicants should have obtained registration with Kerala Nursing Council at the time of Counseling.
Selection and Entrance Examination: All Candidates including Service Quota candidates shall have to appear for the Entrance Examination to be conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala at Thiruvananthapuram on 25.07.2015 (Saturday) The Entrance examination will be of 2 and 1/2 hours duration(10.00 am – 12.30 pm) with 200 Multiple Choice Questions.
The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala will publish the rank list with all General Quota candidates who appeared in the entrance examination and have furnished the documents as per clause 8.2 of the prospectus based on their marks in the Entrance Examination.
Application forms: Prospectus and Online Application form will be available from 02.07.2015 to 11.07.2015, 3pm in the website www.cee.kerala.gov.in . The Online Application procedure is common for General Quota and Service Quota candidates. Candidates seeking admission to this course can apply in the online application form provided in the website www.cee.kerala.gov.in of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations and then remit the required fees at any State Bank of Travancore Branch using the Bank Chalan available with the printout .Candidates residing outside Kerala State can remit the application fee by way of Demand Draft drawn in favour of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, payable at Thiruvananthapuram.
Application fee is Rs 1000/- for General/Service Quota candidates and Rs.500/- for SC/ST candidates. Service candidates seeking admission under General Merit Quota also should remit extra Rs.1000. The application form and prospectus will not be available from the Nursing Colleges or from the office of Director of Medical Education or from the office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examination. Application fee once remitted will not be refunded on any circumstances.
Last date and time for receipt of filled-in application printout
All Candidates including Service Quota candidates seeking admission to the M.Sc Nursing Courses should take the printout of the online application ,affix their passport size photograph (same as the one uploaded to the online application for P.G. Nursing Courses-2015) in the space provided in it and get it attested by a Government Gazetted Officer and forward their completed application printout with all the required documents mentioned in clause 8.2 of the prospectus including original chalan/DD to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Housing Board Buildings, 5th Floor, Santhinagar, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 001, either by Registered post/Speed post or hand delivery so as to reach this office before 5pm on 11.07.2015 (Saturday).
However, Service Candidates in addition should forward a copy of the completed application along with all required documents including their service details to the Controlling Officer concerned as stipulated in the prospectus, on or before5pm on 11.07.2015 (saturday).Late, defective and incomplete applications will be summarily rejected. No correspondence will be undertaken in this regard. The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations will not be responsible for any postal delay.
Admit Cards: Admit cards for the candidates whose Applications have been accepted will be provided online in the official website of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, www.cee.kerala.gov.in from 17.07.2015 (Friday)onwards.
Candidates will not be allowed either to include any information in the application printout or to submit any certificates/documents claiming reservation or any benefits, after the submission of the application.
Rank List: The CEE will conduct the Entrance Examination, publish the Rank list of General Merit candidates and the list of qualified candidates under Service Quota and forward the same to the Director of Medical Education.
The selection, admission and allotment of seats including those under Service Quota will be made by the Director of Medical Education, based on various provisions laid down in the prospectus, approved by the Government.
Candidates should go through the Prospectus, approved by the Government, which is available in the website www.cee-kerala.org before submitting their applications.