Christian Medical College Vellore: Nursing PG Admissions-2011

Christian Medical College Vellore invites application for the following programmes commencing in May/August 2011


Group J (M.Sc degree in Nursing); Group K (Post Basic B.Sc Nursing); Group L (Fellowships in Nursing); Group M (Post Basic Diploma Programmes in Nursing)



Group J (M.Sc degree in Nursing) (2 years):

Medical Surgical Nursing 10 seats;

Paediatric Nursing 05 seats;

Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing 04 seats;

Community Health Nursing 05 seats;

Psychiatric Nursing 04 seats

Group K (Post Basic B.Sc Nursing (2 years): 30 seats

Group L (Fellowships in Nursing) (1 year):

Fellowship in Family Nurse Practice 06 seats;

Fellowship in Haematology Nursing 04 seats;

Fellowship in Respiratory Nursing 04 seats

Group M (Post Basic Diploma Programme in Nursing (1 year):

Cardiothoracic Nursing 04 seats;

Critical care Nursing 08 seats;

Emergency and Trauma Nursing 04 seats;

Neonatal Nursing 04 seats;

Neuro and Neuro Surgical Nursing 03 seats;

Oncology Nursing 04 seats;

OR Technique and Management 12 seats;

Psychiatric Nursing 06 seats;

Renal Nursing 04 seats;

Burns Nursing 04 seats;

Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Nursing 04 seats

Calendar for admission 2011-2012
MSc Nursing, Post Basic BSc Nursing,

Fellowships in Nursing and Post Basic Diploma Programmes in Nursing

Important dates:

Issue of application forms: 15th September, 2010
Last date for issuing application forms by post: 23rd October, 2010
Last date for issuing application forms through counter: 30th October, 2010
Last date for receipt of completed application forms: 30th October, 2010
Last date for receipt of sponsorship forms: 13th November, 2010
Entrance examination: 27th November, 2010
Preliminary selection results: 14th December, 2010
Interview M.Sc Nursing
Medical check up: 10th January, 2011
Practical test and interview: 11th/12th January, 2011
Announcement of final results: 13th January, 2011
Registration: 15th April, 2011
Interview (Post Basic B.Sc Nursing, Fellowships in Nursing and Post Basic Diploma Programmes in Nursing)
Medical check up: 17th January, 2011
Interview: 18th January, 2011
Announcement of final results: 19th January, 2011
Registration: 01st August, 2011

Eligibility for admission:
M.Sc Degree in Nursing (2 years): Candidate who has completed B.Sc (N)/B.Sc Hons/Post Basic B.Sc Nursing with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks; has undergone a full time (regular stream not distance mode) programme in B.Sc (N)/B.Sc Hons/Post Basic BSc (N) in an institution recognized by Indian Nursing council; has minimum one year of work experience from the date of registration as Nurse and Midwife after B.Sc Nursing or after or prior to Post Basic B.Sc Nursing programme as on 31st March, 2011 in any institution/hospital or as a full time Public Health Nurse; has registered with the State Nursing Council for Nursing and Midwifery/alternate course (applicable for male candidates). These male candidates will not be able to apply for admission to M.Sc (N) – Obstetrics and Gynaecological/ Community Health Nursing irrespective of their experience in the area; is medically fit
Post Basic B.Sc Nursing (2 years): Candidate who is a Diplomate in Nursing after 12 years of schooling; has registered with the State Nursing Council for Nursing and Midwifery/ alternate course (applicable to male candidates); is medically fit

Fellowships in Nursing (1 year)
Fellowship in Family Nurse Practice; Fellowship in Haematology Nursing; Fellowship in Respiratory Nursing: Candidate who has completed B.Sc Nursing/Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Programme of the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai or any other University accepted as equivalent there to; has registered with the State Nursing Council for Nursing and Midwifery/alternate course (applicable to male candidates); is a graduate nurse with a minimum of one year work experience as on 15th July, 2011 in any clinical area in the hospital or in the community; is medically fit


Fellowship in Family Nurse Practice:
This programme is designed to prepare registered nurses for advanced nursing practice as a Family Nurse Practitioner. A Family Nurse Practitioner in collaboration with Physician provides primary health care services across the life span in community and ambulatory care settings. The programme is of one year duration and requires full time attendance
Fellowship in Haematology Nursing: This programme is directed towards the preparation of graduate nurses for advanced practice of nursing in Haematology. The programme enables nurses to analyze the physiological, psychological, socio-cultural, developmental and spiritual factors that influence individual and family health outcomes. Haematology nurse practitioner provides health care to haematology patients across the lifespan, primarily in out patient care settings, BMT unit and in the Haematology wards and co-ordinates specialized care with the assistance of haematologists. The programme is of one-year duration and requires full time attendance

Fellowship in Respiratory Nursing: This programme is directed towards the preparation of graduate nurses for advanced practice in Respiratory Nursing. The programme enables nurses to analyze the physiological, psychological socio-cultural, developmental and spiritual factors that influence the individual and family members. It also enables the students to apply nursing strategies that incorporate the educational, ethical and socio-cultural dimensions of health-illness paradigm to the delivery of health care to patients with respiratory problems. Respiratory Nurse provides health care to patients with a variety of respiratory diseases in outpatient as well as the inpatient setting as an assistant to the pulmonary physicians in doing specialized procedures such as Bronchoscopy, Thorcoscopy etc. The programme is of one year duration and requires full time attendance

Post Basic Diploma Programmes (1 year): Candidate who is a Diplomate in Nursing/B.Sc Nursing/ Post Basic B,Sc Nursing graduate; possess permanent registration certificate from the State Nursing Council for Nursing and Midwifery/alternate course (applicable to male candidates); is a staff nurse with one year work experience as on 15th July, 2011 in any clinical area in the hospital or in the community; is medically fit
Application process: Application forms for the programmes can be obtained on request to the Registrar, College of Nursing, Christian Medical College, Kagithapattadai Campus, Arcot Road, Vellore-632004, Tamil Nadu, India either by hand or by sending the prescribed fee (as mentioned below) as crossed demand draft drawn in favour of CMC Vellore association payable at State Bank of India, Vellore town branch code 1618. (No other mode of payment will be accepted). Application form for which the programme desired must be specified. Application forms can also be accessed on-line from the CMC website and submitted with the application fee and registration fee mentioned below. Those residing abroad need to pay the application fee and registration fee mentioned in US dollar (US$) or the equivalent in Indian currency

Application Fee: M.Sc degree in Nursing; application fee-*Rs 750/- ($ 100); registration fee (for each preference*)-Rs 600/- ($ 100)
Post Basic B.Sc Nursing; application fee-Rs 750/- ($ 100); registration fee (for each preference*)-Rs 500/- ($ 75)
Fellowships in Nursing; application fee-*Rs 750/- ($ 100); registration fee (for each preference*)-Rs 500/- ($ 75)
Post Basic Diploma Programmes in Nursing-application fee-*Rs 300/- ($ 60); registration fee (for each preference*)-Rs 300/- ($ 60)
The application fee and registration fee are not refundable. When paid by demand draft, please mention the details in the form and enclose the original demand draft (and keep a photocopy for your reference). Please keep your application number safe to access your hall ticket and the results from the website
Candidates applying for M.Sc Nursing and Fellowships in Nursing can opt only for 2 preferences and Post Diploma Nursing for 3 preferences. Candidates must mention the order of preference for admission into the course in the application form when applying for more than one preference. Candidates will not be allowed to change the choice of preference after registration
Candidates must enclose the following; demand draft for the registration fee and the application fee if applied online drawn in favour of CMC Vellore Association payable at the State Bank of India, Vellore Town, code 1618; copies of Nursing certificates-Diploma Nursing and Midwifery/alternate course (applicable to male candidates)/B.Sc Nursing/Post Basic B.Sc Nursing; registration certificates-Nursing and Midwifery/alternate course (applicable to male candidates). Registration certificate for additional qualification (for Post Basic B.Sc Nursing); experience certificates after GNM/B.Sc Nursing/Post Basic B.Sc Nursing till date; mark lists of GNM/B.Sc Nursing/Post Basic B.Sc Nursing; transcript of diploma Nursing/B.Sc Nursing/Post Basic B.Sc Nursing; certificate indicating the date of birth (if not stated in the 10th/12th marksheet)*; general education qualification certificates (10th/12th); current medical fitness certificate ;* merit certificates (If the candidate is a best outgoing student, a certificate from the institution indicating the same should be enclosed); community certificate from the govt authority*; Baptism certificate/confirmation certificate-if Christian; sponsorship obligation completion certificate (where applicable); no objection certificate from the latest employer*; certificate for serving in needy areas; three self addressed long envelopes (9”x4”) with Rs 5/- stamp affixed
(*To be submitted on or before 24th December, 2010 if called for the interview)
Sponsorship: Sponsorship is a privilege where by weightage is given to candidates during selection. The sponsored candidates are expected to understand the spirit of service and compassion for the less fortunate, which is integral to CMC. During selection weightage is given to students sponsored by Diocese/Missionary organizations which are members of the CMC Vellore Association, and have been granted sponsorship privileges. Sponsorship application forms are available with offices of these organizations and Diocese. Sponsorship forms are not directly available to the candidate from the College of Nursing

Eligibility for Sponsorship
M.Sc Nursing: Candidates who served for a minimum period of 2 years in a hospital or community of a sponsoring agency after completion of the course and training period of Basic B.Sc Nursing programme
For candidates applying for M.Sc Nursing after Post Basic B.Sc Nursing, their experience in a supporting mission hospital after their Diploma Nursing will be taken into consideration. These candidates have to enclose experience certificate from mission hospitals after their Diploma Nursing and Midwifery programme along with their application for sponsorship
Post Basic B.Sc Nursing: Candidates who have served for a minimum period of 2 years in a hospital or community of a sponsoring agency after the completion of the course and training period of Diploma Nursing and Midwifery programme
Fellowship in Nursing programmes: Candidates who have served for a minimum period of 2 years in a hospital or community of a sponsoring agency after completion of the course and training period of B.Sc Nursing/ Post Basic B.Sc Nursing programme
Post Basic Diploma programmes in Nursing: Candidates who have served for a minimum period of 2 years in a hospital or community of a sponsoring agency after completion of the course and training period of Diploma Nursing and Midwifery or Basic B.Sc Nursing or Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Nurses programme
Candidates who do not meet the above criteria will be treated as open candidates even if they are sponsored by a sponsoring body. Sponsored candidates are called to serve in the hospitals or outreach medical work of their sponsoring agency for a specific period of time (not less than two years) as decided by that organization immediately after the completion of their programme. The candidate has to sign a service undertaking with the sponsoring agency at the time of sponsorship. A copy of this undertaking is to be sent to the College of Nursing along with the sponsorship form by the sponsoring agency. Sponsorship will be on the basis of the need of the sponsoring agency to have trained personnel for their mission work. The sponsoring agency has to produce an undertaking that a post will be available when the candidate completes the study programme. No fee or donation are to be paid other than the stipulated registration fee for sponsorship which should not exceed Rs 250/-
The obligation for sponsorship should only be in terms of service and not by financial compensation. Students who do not fulfill their obligation are not eligible for admission for any studies or for appointment as staff of Christian Medical College, Vellore. They will not be issued any certificates other than those statutory certificates mandated by the University and the State Nursing Council
Completed sponsorship forms are expected to reach the registrar, College of nursing, Christian Medical College, Kagithapattadai campus, Arcot Road, Vellore-632004, not later than the prescribed date mentioned in the prospectus

Selection process
M.Sc Nursing, Post Basic B.Sc, Fellowship in Nursing and Post Basic Diploma Programmes in Nursing: Candidates who have applied for M.Sc Nursing, Post Basic B.Sc Nursing, Fellowship in Nursing and Post Basic Diploma programmes in Nursing will appear for a written examination. The short listed candidates called for the medical checkup and interview after the preliminary selection will be published in the website and intimated individually by post before the 20th December, 2010
Hall ticket: The hall ticket will be available at the Christian Medical College website http://home.cmcvellore.ac.in/admissions/admin.htm after 10th November, 2010. Please access the website and print it out. Check for accuracy of detail. Those applying on paper may also access this using their application and registration numbers. Only one hall ticket will be generated per candidate even if the candidate is registered for more than one course. Hall ticket will be posted to all the candidates. In case of non-receipt of the hall ticket one week prior to the date of the written test, candidates may contact the office of the registrar by post, fax, email or the telephone. Please keep your application and registration numbers handy
Entrance examination: All eligible candidates are required to undertake a written examination (multiple choice questions) on 27th November, 2010
The examination will be conducted in the following cities; Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pudhucherry, Trivandrum and Vellore
The candidates are expected to report ½ an hour before the examination at the centre with the hall ticket. The medium of the examination will be English
Medical check up and interview: A medical check up will be held the day prior to the interview. All candidates called for the interviews are advised to bring their chest X-ray of size 15”x12” taken within the last 3 months bearing the date and name of the candidate
Candidates attending the interview are expected to produce all the relevant certificates in original as mentioned in the prospectus. Without the original certificates candidates are not permitted to attend the interview. Admission to any particular programme is based on the performance in the entrance examination and interview. Weightage is given for sponsorship having served in the rural and needy areas and for their previous academic performance. 50% of the seats in each speciality in M.Sc Nursing are reserved for sponsored candidates. 28 seats are reserved for sponsored candidates out of the 30 seats in Post Basic B.Sc Nursing programme. The waiting list is based on ranking in the final selection
All selected candidates who wish to accept the seat offered must give in their acceptance in writing within the prescribed dates as mentioned in the prospectus. On failing to do so, the seat will be offered to the next candidate in the waiting list as per the admission policy

Registration: All selected candidates are expected to produce all the documents in original for registration and join the programme on the stipulated dates. Failing to do so the candidate will have to forfeit the seat
Admission is subject to approval from the University and other such bodies as applicable

Facilities available
Scholarship: The College of Nursing Alumni scholarship, the TNAI scholarship and the Elizabeth Gillespie scholarship* (Rs 5,000/- per year) are available for the postgraduate and post basic nursing students. The members of the TNAI/Alumni of the College of Nursing can apply to the concerned bodies after selection to the programme
(*Only for post basic B.Sc and M.Sc in Community Health Nursing speciality)
Procedure for obtaining eligibility certificate: Candidates are expected to obtain an eligibility certificate on remitting a prescribed fee from the Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai. The candidate has to apply to the registrar, the Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University, No 69, Anna Salai, Guindy, Chennai-600032 on the prescribed application form (costing Rs 50/-) which is available at the University Registrar’s address as well as at website http://tnmmu.ac.in
All candidates need to produce the transfer certificate, migration certificate (other than Tamil Nadu state degree for M.Sc (N) and other than Tamil Nadu H.Sc. for Post Basic B.Sc (Nursing) and Tamilnadu Nursing Council Registration certificate in original at the time of applying for the eligibility certificate
The application for eligibility certificate is normally entertained by the academic officer on or after 1st April of the academic year except for foreign nationals who could apply earlier
All applications submitted to the University in person will be cleared off within 3 days from the date of receipt of the application form

Fee:
The stipulated fee for issue of eligibility certificate is; recognition of examinations conducted by Universities/boards within India-M.Sc Nursing-Rs 1500/-; Post Basic B.Sc Nursing-Rs 1000/-; recognition of examinations conducted by Universities/Boards outside India-Rs 6000/-
An account payee demand draft for the above mentioned fee may be drawn in favour of the registrar, the Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical university, Chennai and enclose along with the application form
The eligibility certificate is mandatory at the time of registration to the programme, failing which the candidate has to forfeit his/her seat

For further details please CLICK HERE


Christian Medical College Vellore
Kagithapattadai campus, Arcot Road, Vellore-632004, Tel 0416-3077011/12/13, Website http://home.cmcvellore.ac.in, Fax 0416-2223362, E-mail registrarcon@cmcvellore.ac.in

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