RVS College of Nursing – Coimbatore

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R.V.S. College of Nursing

The Rathinavel Subramaniam Educational Trust was established in December 1983 to further the cause of education in Tamilnadu. It was established in the memory of Master Rathinavel Subramaniam, son of Dr. K.V. Kupusamy, Managing Director of K.P.V. Textiles, Sulur and Chairperson of R.V.S Educational Trust.

The Trust runs several Institutions of Arts and Science and Health Sciences. The Trust felt that yeoman services should be rendered to the society by training nurses to meet the health needs of society. Therefore, the College of Nursing was started in 1993 with a four year B.Sc Degree programs. Subsequently a 2 years programs leading to M.Sc ( N ) and 3 ½ years leading to Diploma Nursing was started in 2006.

Scope of Nursing

Our country today needs health care members who can render professional quality health care to the community at large. The Nursing programs prepares a nurse to meet this demand, which will continue to increase in the years to come. This ensures good job opportunities for the nurses in the community and hospital settings. A graduate nurse can take up a job in the following settings

  1. Community
  2. Hospital
  3. Industries
  4. Schools
  5. Services ( Military )
  6. Nursing Educational Institutions

The opportunity to pursue higher studies and Doctorate in Nursing is now open to a graduate nurse. The lack of nurses in developed countries like USA, Europe etc has opened the doors for Global placements for nurses in this decade.

Rendering yeoman service for quality health care of the community at large is RVS College of Nursing, with the Motto ‘To serve with love’. It is the love for humanity, which is the fundamental basis of nursing. The college is affiliated to The Dr.M.G.R Medical University, Chennai ( 1993 ) and is recognized by the Nurses and Midwives Council, Chennai, and the Nursing Council of India.

The four – year program develops overall competencies in nursing skill based on scientific and restorative health care practices. Practical training is arranged at the Government Hospitals at Tiruppur, Dindigul etc. The Trust’s own hospital is coming up.

The service – oriented students extend clinical support to the far – flung Community Health Center located in rural pockets of Selekarichal, Lakshminaya kanpalayam and Kadambadi. Nursing assistance is also volunteered to Government Hospitals at Sulur and Palladam. Like any other institution under the RVS fold, the College is complete with library, hostel and playground and Placement Cell.

Courses Offered :

Under Graduate Courses

  • B.Sc – Nursing ( 4 years )
  • Diploma in Nursing ( 3 years )
  • M.Sc Nursing ( 2 Years )

Eligibility Criteria

I. Eligibility Criteria for admission to Diploma in Nursing

  • Minimum and Maximum age for admission will be 17 and 25 years respectively.
  • Minimum educational qualification
    1. 10 +2 class passed or its equivalent preferably with Science ( Physics, Chemistry and Biology ) subjects with aggregate of 45% marks.
    2. Those who have cleared 10+2 vocational ANM course (revised after 2001) from the School recognized by Indian Nursing Council.
    3. ANM training i.e.10+1 ½ years training should also have passed + 2 or its equivalent examination.
  • Students shall be medically fit.
  • Candidates from other states other than Tamilnadu must procure migration certificate from previous University/ Board and Eligibility certificate from Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University.

II. Eligibility for Admission to B.Sc.( N ) degree course :

  1. Candidates belonging to all categories for admission to the B.Sc. degree course in Nursing (Basic) should have passed at the qualifying examinations (academic stream) after a period of 12 years of study with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Botany & Zoology.
  2. Individual pass in Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Botany & Zoology (both Theory & Practical) and English with a minimum of 35% marks in each of the above subject and with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in Physics Chemistry, Biology & English is mandatory.
  3. Candidates from other states other than Tamilnadu must procure migration certificate from previous University/ Board and Eligibility certificate from Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University.
  4. Eligibility certificate must be obtained before 31st of August from Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University.

III. M.Sc.( Nursing ) – Eligibility Criteria/Admission Requirements :

  1. The Candidate should be a Registered Nurse and Registered midwife from Tamil Nadu Nurses and Midwives Council. This is mandatory and prerequeste to obtain eligibility from Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R.Medical University,Chennai.
  2. The minimum education requirements shall be the passing of B.Sc.(.( N )/ B.Sc. Hons. Nursing / Post Basic Nursing with minimum of 55% aggregate mark. [ original marks statement of all years / semesters should be produced. ]
  3. The candidate should have undergone the full time ( regular stream not distance mode ) Course in B.Sc. ( N ) / B.Sc. Hons. Nursing/Post Basic B.Sc.( N ) in an Institution which is recognized by Indian Nursing Council
  4. Minimum one year of experience after provisional registration of the B.Sc. ( N ) course.
  5. Minimum one year experience before / after Post Basic B.Sc.( N ).
  6. Candidates from other states other than Tamil Nadu must procure migration certificate from previous University and Eligibility certificate from Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University.
  7. Eligibility certificate must be obtained before 31st May after provisional registration of the Tamil Nadu Nurses and Midwives Council.
  8. Candidate shall be medically fit.

Admission Procedure for Indians

Diploma Nursing :

Admission begins after release of XII STD results under management quota before July each year.

B.Sc Nursing :

As per the guidelines of the Selection Committee, Directorate of Medical Education, Chennai, the Govt quota seats( 65% of Total seats ) will be filled by the Govt based on the merit and Govt norms. Management quota( 35% ) seats will be filled after ranking the eligible candidates according to their merits by the Tamilnadu Private Professional Colleges Association.

M.Sc Nursing :

  • After one year completion of clinical experience in any field.
  • After obtaining eligibility certificate from Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University , Chennai, before their cut off date .
  • After registration from the parent and Tamil Nadu Nurses and Midwives Council.
  • From INC recognized Institutions.

Contact Us :

R.V.S. College of Nursing,
242, Trichy Road, Sulur,
Coimbatore – 641 402,
Tamilnadu,
Phone : 0422 – 268 7421 / 268 7480 / 2687 687,
Fax : 0422 – 268 7604,
Email : rvscas@eth.net.
Website : http://www.collegesintamilnadu.com/Medical/rvs_nursing.htm.