School of Nursing

The School of Nursing was started in March 1993 as a teaching arm of the hospital School of Nursing, CSI mission hospital

The objective and philosophy of this institution is to prepare nurses who will function as members of the health team, with competencies for first level positions in both hospital and community. We provide our students with knowledge and equip them with professional expertise to meet the changing demands of society.

We believe that Nursing education is a process of growth directed towards development of the student as a prospective member of the nursing profession who will uphold the dignity of the nursing profession.

We are looking forward to upgrading our School into a College of Nursing.

The School of Nursing is situated in the hospital campus and is known for its academic excellence and discipline . It has well equipped laboratories and furnished classrooms. There is a Principals office, Staff Room, Examination hall, Student counseling room and a room for Records and audio-visual aids which are situated in the ground floor of the School of Nursing.

FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING LAB - It is furnished with six beds and all the necessary inventory articles for practicing basic Nursing and Child Health Nursing procedures are stored in a cupboard . The room has washbasins with running water supply, proper lighting facilities and good ventilation.

COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING LAB - It has all articles required for practicing nursing procedure in a community set-up

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY LAB - It has a cupboard which contains charts, models of body systems, bones and skeleton for learning experience of students. Specimens are preserved and stored here. It has human pelvis and models to practice mechanisms for midwifery students.

NUTRITION LAB - It has facilities to practice cooking for the healthy as well as for the sick. It is equipped with work tables, cooking stoves, gas connection, washbasins with running water supply, cutlery, trays, plates cooking utensils, racks, refrigerator and pressure cookers.

OTHER LABORATORIES (Bio Chemistry and Microbiology) - in the hospital


A 25 seater vehicle is available for transport of students to the community and for field visits.

It has comfortable seating arrangements for reading and writing. The library is updated with current books, journals and other literature. It has proper lighting facilities and good ventilation. Books are arranged in the shelves, racks and cupboards and there are about 500 books in the library.

We post our students both 1st year and IIIrd year in Kamaraj Nagar, Trichy.
KamrajNagar Peripheral Health Center It has a community health centre with a staff nurse.
Activities at the center are Immunization, Antenatal and postnatal checkups, Conducting of deliveries, Treatment of minor injuries and Associated with Training programmes for the students.
- Community surveys are conducted to diagnose the health status of the community.
- Paediatric and antenatal clinics are conducted in the community health centre
- Home visits to families
- Health education projects are conducted on Tuberculosis control, Prevention of AIDS and family planning.
- School health programmes are conducted in the Govt. Middle School in Kamaraj Nagar and health education about prevention of scabies, dental caries and prevention of worm infestation are given.
-Breast feeding awareness programme is conducted for "Breast Feeding" week,
- Sex education programmes are conducted among adolescent girls in Govt.Schools.
- Health education is given on weaning, child safety, prevention of diarrhea, prevention of worm infestation and prevention of scabies to create awareness among people in Kamaraj Nagar.
Both first year and third year students are posted in Adhavathur and Allithurai for their rural posting.
- Community surveys are conducted to diagnose the health status of the community.
- Students visit families to identify the problems and needs of the families.
- School health programmes are conducted in the primary schools in Allithurai and Adhavathur and health education is given about prevention of scabies, dental Caries and prevention of worm infestation.
- Our students conduct community Nutrition programmes for antenatal mothers to create awareness about Iron and Calcium rich diet.

Totally 15 rooms are allotted for 60 students. 4 students share a room. Rooms are furnished with cots, tables, chairs, a book rack, a cupboard and a cloth rack for each student. Toilet, bathroom facilities and wash basins are provided on each floor. There is a common room for recreation and a television set is provided for students.
There is a hygienic kitchen and dinning hall to seat 50 students at a time with adequate tables, chairs, water coolers, refrigerators and heating facilities.

NURSING COURSE: Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery
Graduation of Nurses The course extends for three and a half years in General Nursing and Midwifery. The School of Nursing follows the syllabus as laid down by the Indian Nursing Council.
Minimum and Maximum age for admission will be 17 to 35 yrs. respectively
10th +2 class passed or its equivalent, with science (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) subjects with aggregate of 50% marks.
10 +2 (vocational Nursing group)
The candidate must have passed the qualifying examination in the first attempt.
Personal and social qualifications: Good mental health, desire for service
Application Forms called for are scrutinized. Then the candidate appears for a written test and for a personal interview. 20 candidates are selected on merit basis.

The Principal,
School of Nursing,
C.S.I Mission General Hospital,
Trichy-620 003.
Fax: 0431-4040927
Phone: 0431-2761927, 2760672, 2762372