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Eligibility for PG Nursing Courses in CMC Vellore

Updated on: Feb 26, 2013
Eligibility criteria for admission to Postgraduate Nurisng Courses in CMC, Vellore is given below:


I. M.Sc. Nursing (2 Years Programme)


  • Passed B.Sc Nursing Degree of the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai or any other university accepted as equivalent there to.
  • B.Sc. Nursing graduates should have had a minimum of 2 years of experience after registration on or before 30th April of the year of examination in any teaching hospital or in a College / School of Nursing or in a Community Health Nursing Programme.
  • B.Sc. graduates who have passed B.Sc. degree programme for Trained Nurses need not have 2 years of experience after graduation for admission to the programme. They can be admitted soon after graduation.
  • Must be a Registered Nurse and Midwife, registered with the Tamilnadu Nurses and Midwives Council or any other State Nursing Council.
  • Male candidates should have passed any other course prescribed by INC in place of Midwifery, and it should have been registered with the State Nursing Council. These candidates are not eligible for admission to Maternity Nursing irrespective of their experiences in the area.
  • Candidates should be medically fit.
  • All candidates who gain admission have to submit the eligibility certificate from the Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai at the time of final registration for admission.

II. B.Sc. Nursing For Trained Nurses (2 Years Programme)

  • Must be a Diploma holder in Nursing
  • Must be a Registered Nurse and Midwife, registered with the Tamilnadu Nurses and Midwives Council or any other State Nursing Council .
  • Should have a minimum of 2 years of experience after registration on or before 30th June of the year of examination in any institution / hospital or as a full time Public Health Nurse.
  • Male candidates should have passed the alternate course prescribed by INC in place of Midwifery, and it should have been registered with the State Nursing Council.
  • Should be medically fit.
  • All candidates who gain admission have to submit the eligibility certificate from the Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai at the time of final registration for admission.
III. Fellowship In Family Nurse Practice (I Year)

(This Fellowship is designed to prepare nurses for advanced nursing practice as a Family Nurse Practitioner. A Family Nurse Practitioner is a registered graduate nurse who undergoes additional advanced preparation to provide primary health care to clients across the life span, primarily in families and ambulatory care settings, practicing in collaboration with Physician/Surgeon).
  • Basic B.Sc. Nursing / B.Sc. Nursing for Trained Nurses Graduates with a minimum of one year of experience as on 30th June of the year of examination in any clinical area in the hospital or in the community.
  • Must be a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife
  • Male candidates should have passed the alternate course prescribed by INC in place of Midwifery and it should have been registered with the State Nursing Council.

IV. Post Basic Diploma Programmes (12 Months)
  • B.Sc. /Diploma in Nursing Graduates with a minimum of one year of experience as on 30th June of the year of examination in any clinical area in the hospital or in the community.
  • Must be a Registered Nurse and Registered mid-wife.
  • Male candidates should have passed the alternate course prescribed by INC in place of Midwifery and it should have been registered with the State Nursing Council.
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