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Govt College of Nursing in Kottayam

Established in May 1982, Affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University

Govt College of nursing, Kottayam was started in May 1982, as the third Government Govt College of nursing in Kerala. Prof C.Chandrakanthi assumed charge as the first Director of the College on 20-05-1982.The first batch of 25 students were admitted on 03-01-1983.Since the physical facilities at Kottayam were inadequate, College functioned at Govt College of nursing, Trivandrum from January 1983 to November 1985. In 1984 when Mahatma Gandhi University came into existence, the College was affiliated to MG university. In November 1989, the College was shifted to Kottayam with three batches of students and started functioning at the old administrative block of Medical College. College of Nursing, Kottayam is a full-pledged institution under the director of Medical Education.

Courses Offered

  • BSc Nursing
  • Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery
  • MSc Nursing
  • Post Diploma in Critical care Nursing
  • Post Diploma in Neurology Nursing
  • Post Diploma in Cardiothoracic Nursing
  • Post Diploma in Neonatal Nursing
  • Post Diploma in Oncology Nursing

Govt College of nursing Facilities

  • Library
  • Hostels
  • Faculty room
  • Foundation Lab
  • MCH lab
  • Examination hall
  • Nutrition lab
  • AV aids room
  • Counseling room
  • Medical Camps
  • Primary Health Centre
  • Conference Hall
  • Computer Lab

Govt College of nursing Admission Details

  • Admission to all these courses are done through entrance examinations conducted by the Commissioner of Entrance examinations , Govt. of Kerala.

Govt College of nursing Campus Location

The Govt College of nursing is located in Arpookara, now named Gandhinagar. Here The new building for the college was inaugurated on 29-06-1997 by Shri A.C Shanmughadas the Honourable Minister for Health and Family Welfare.

Established in:
May 1982

Affiliated To:
Mahatma Gandhi University

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Govt College of nursing Kottayam, Gandhinagar P.O, Kottayam, Kerala, India – 686 008

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