B.Sc Nursing Curriculum

Total Duration: 4 Years


The aim of the undergraduate nursing program is to:

  • Prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurses and midwives at basic level in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services.
  • Prepare nurses who can make independent decisions in nursing situations, protect the rights of, 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.


On completion of the four year B.Sc. Nursing program the graduates will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge from physical, biological and behavioural sciences, medicine, including alternative systems and nursing in providing nursing care to individuals, families and communities.
  • Demonstrate understanding of life style and other factors, which affect health of individuals and groups.
  • Provide nursing care based on steps of nursing process in collaboration with the individuals and group.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skill in making decisions in all situations in order to provide quality care.
  • Utilize the latest trends and technology in providing health care.
  • Provide promotive, preventive and restorative health services in line with the national health policies and programs.
  • Practice within the framework of code of ethics and professional conduct and acceptable standards of practice within the legal boundaries.
  • Communicate effectively with individuals and groups and members of the health team in order to promote effective interpersonal relationships and teamwork.
  • Demonstrate skills in teaching to individuals and groups in clinical/ community health settings.
  • Participate effectively as members of the health team in health care delivery system.
  • Demonstrate leadership and managerial skills in clinical / community health settings.
  • Conduct need based research studies in various settings and utilize the research findings to improve the quality of care.
  • Demonstrate awareness, interest and contribute towards advancement of self and of the profession.

First Year

 Theory (In hrs.)Practical (In hrs.) (Clinical)In Hours
Subject(Class and Lab)
1. English60
2. Anatomy60
3. Physiology60
4. Nutrition4020
5. Biochemistry60
6. Nursing Foundations275 + 200550
7. Psychology80
8. Microbiology6020
9.Introduction to computers5520
10. Library Work /Self Study50
11.Co-curricular activities50
Total Hours950610100
Total Hours = 1660 hrs.

Second Year

 Theory (In hrs.)Practical (In hrs) (Clinical)In Hours
Subject(Class and Lab)
1. Sociology80
2. Pharmacology50
3. Pathology3010
4. Genetics20
5. Medical-Surgical Nursing (Adult including Geriatrics)-I210800
6. Community Health Nursing-I100160
7. Communication and Educational Technology7030
8. Library Work / Self Study50
9. Co-curricular activities50
Total Hours5601000100
Total Hours = 1660 hrs.

Third Year

 Theory (In hrs.)Practical (In hrs)In Hours
Subject(Class and Lab)(Clinical)
1. Medical Surgical Nursing (Adult including Geriatrics)- II 170400
2. Child Health Nursing90270
3. Mental Health Nursing90270
4.Nursing Research &
5.Library Work / Self Study50
6.Co-curricular activities50
Total Hours395985100
Total Hours = 1480 hrs

Fourth Year

 Theory (In hrs.)Practical (In hrs) (Clinical)In Hours
Subject(Class and Lab
1. Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing90180
2. Community Health Nursing – II90135
4. Management of Nursing Services and Education60+3030
Total Hours270345
Total Hours = 615 hrs

Integrated Nursing Training (INTERNSHIP)

SubjectPractical (In hrs)In weeks
1. Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing4209
2.Community Health Nursing – II1954
3.Medical Surgical Nursing (Adult and Geriatric)2505
4. Child Health Nursing1453
5. Mental Health Nursing952
Total Hours = 1690




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Annai Meenakshi College of Nursing,
Madukkarai Market Road,
Industrial Estate Post,
Coimbatore – 641 021.