B.Sc. NURSING DEGREE PROGRAMME
Duration of Course: 4 YEARS
Admission requirements:- Application form and prospectus can be obtained from the admission office, Billroth College of Nursing (address) No. 2, Mettukuppam Road, Maduravoyal, Chennai – 602 102. By payment of Rs. 250/- by D.D. / Cash/M.O. drawn in favour of Billroth Medical & Educational Trust.
Eligibility certificate:- Candidate, who has passed any qualifying examination other than Higher Secondary Course conducted by Tamilnadu Government, shall obtain the eligibility certificate before admission from the concerned university.
Selection of the Candidates:- The candidates will be selected on the basis of merit and their interview performance conducted by the college selection committee, whose decision will be the final. All the candidates selected to pursue the Nursing Course shall submit the original certificates at the time of admission and that will be returned only after the registration in The T.N. Dr. M.G.R. Medical University. All the eligible candidates will be admitted and are subject to the regulations of The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University and that of Indian Nursing Council.
Curriculum:- The curriculum for the programme will be as prescribed by the standing academic board from time to time. It includes and fulfills the requirements of INC, TNSNC & TN Dr. M.G.R. Medical University.
Course Details:- Duration of the course shall be 4 years non-semester including the internship. The course of the study and the scheme of examination will be prescribed by the Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University.
Facilities of the Billroth Hospitals will be utilized to provide clinical experience. In addition, students get experience from various other medical institution and community health centers as per course requirements.
Affiliations:- The college has obtained the necessary possession from the State Government. The college is affiliated to T.N Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, & T.N. Nurses & Midwives Council for its B.Sc (N) degree programme. The Indian Nursing Council also recognized the college.
The Medium of Instruction:- English will be the medium of instruction for all the subjects of the study & examination of the B.Sc (N) programme. Regional language will be thought to the students from other states to orient them to the language.
Registration:- The candidates admitted for the programme shall get registered with the Tamilnadu M.G.R. Medical University by remitting the prescribed fees along with the duly filled in application form for registration & forwarded to the Registrar through the Principal, Billroth College of Nursing within the stipulated date.
Commencement of the Programme:- The programme will commence in the month of July / August, every year. Filled in application should reach the office on or before June 15th.
Payment of Fees:- All the candidates shall pay the prescribed fees fixed from time to time by the college and subject to the rules and regulations. Fees once paid will not be refunded. Candidates failing to pay the prescribed fees on time will have to pay with fine till the date 25 for this purpose.
Working days in the academic year & Vacation:-
Course Duration: 4 years
Weeks available per year: 52 Weeks
Vacation: 8 Weeks
Gazetted holidays: 3 Weeks
Examination (Including preparatory): 4 Weeks
Available weeks: 37 Weeks
Hours per weeks: 40 Hours
Practical: 30 Hours per week
Theory: 10 Hours per week
Internship Practical: 48 Hours per week
Hours available per academic year: 1480 (37 weeks x 40 hours)
Attendance:- The candidate should have 80% attendance in theory & 100% in Practicals. Students should have completed all the requirements prescribed for each course of study before the admission to examinations.
Scheme of Examinations;- Theory & practical examination shall be conducted at the end of the I, II, III & IV year’s respectively in subjects as per the syllabus.
Award of Class:-
75% & above – 1st Class with Distinction
60% – 74% – 1st Class
50% – 59% – Pass
Below 50% – Fail
Eligibility for award of degree:- The candidate will be awarded the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing when he/she has completed the prescribed courses or study for 4 years with all course requirements.
Location and Infrastructure Facilities:- The college is located in the city of Chennai on No. 2, Mettukuppam Road, Maduravoyal, Chennai – 602 102. The classroom and laboratories required are available according to the norms of Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Indian Nursing Council and State Nursing Council.
Laboratories:- As per the INC norms, Laboratories such as Nursing Arts (Fundamentals Lab), Anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, nutrition, pathology, microbiology, child health nursing, community health nursing, and midwifery and obstetrical nursing etc are equipped for the students to learn with the demonstration.
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