Course of Study M.Sc

COURSE OD STUDY

 

In the M.Sc. I year, the following four subjects shall be common to all candidates irrespective of the subject specially chosen:

 

  • Advanced Concepts of Health & Nursing.
  • Biological and Psycho-social Foundations of Nursing.
  • Education and Nursing Education.
  • Bio-statistics, Research methodology and Nursing Research.

 

These four subjects will be called as common subjects.

 

Nursing specially – I shall be the subject specially chosen by the candidate from amongst the five branches mentioned above in

Sl. Number 3 (Branches of Specialty).

 

In the M.Sc., II year the subject” Administration and nursing Administration” shall be common to all candidates irrespective of the subject specialty chosen.

 

Nursing specialty – II shall be the branch of specialty chosen by the candidate.

Table 1:

Particulars of subjects and Distribution of Theory and Practical teaching hours

FIRST YEAR

Sl. No. Subject Theory Hrs. Practical Hrs. Total Hrs.
1. Advanced Concepts of Health and Nursing 150 90 240
2. Biological and Psycho-Social Foundations of Nursing

 

Sec. A : Genetics, Embryology and Patho- Physiology

Sec. B : Psycho- Social foundation of nursing and epidemiology

 

120 —- 120
3. Education and Nursing Education 200 100 300
4. Biostatistics and Research

Methodology and Nursing Research

150 50 200
5. Nursing Specialty – I 100 275 375

 

 

SECOND YEAR

1. Administration and

nursing Administration

200 100 300
2. Nursing Specialty II

 

100 275 375
  Dissertation   250 250
    1020 1140 2160

 

 

ATTENDANCE

 

  1. A candidate pursuing M.Sc. Nursing course shall study in the concerned department of the institution for the entire period as a full time student. No candidate is permitted to work in any laboratory / college / industry / pharmacy, etc., while studying postgraduate course. No candidate should join any other course of study or appear for any other examination conducted by this university or any other university in India or abroad during the period of registration.

 

  1. Each year shall be taken as a unit for the purpose of calculating attendance.
  • Every student shall attend symposia, seminars, conferences, journal review meetings and lectures during each year as prescribed by the department / college/ university and not absent himself / herself without valid reasons.
  1. Candidate who has put in a minimum of 80% of attendance in the theory and practical assignments separately, shall be permitted to appear for M.Sc. Nursing examination, provided she/ he has completed the course and has shown satisfactory progress mentioned in the log book.
  2. Any student who fails to complete the course in the manner stated above shall not be permitted to appear for the University examinations.
  3. The principal should notify in the college notice board attendance details at the end of each term without fail under intimation to the university.

 

INERNAL ASSESSMENT (IA) MARKS

 

There shall be continuous internal assessment. The marks for internal assessment set apart for theory and practical in each subject is shown Table 2. There shall be a minimum of two tests and two assignments in each subject, the average of which shall form the marks for internal assessment. The principal should notify on the notice board the internal assessment marks of the students at the end of each term without fail under intimation to the university. The Principals of the colleges shall send the internal assessment marks of the candidates both in theory and Practicals to the university.

 

A student must secure at least 50% of total marks fixed for IA in a particular subject in order to be eligible to appear in University Examination in that subject.

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table 2 . Distribution of Internal Assessment Marks for Various

                Subjects

FIRST YEAR

Paper Subject Internal Assessment Marks
1. Advanced Concepts of Health and Nursing 20
2. Biological and Psycho-Social Foundation of Nursing

 

Sec. A : Genetics, Embryology and

Patho- Physiology

Sec. B : Psycho- Social foundations and Epidemiology.

 

10

 

 

 

 

10

3. Education and Nursing Education

Sec. A: Education

Sec. B: Nursing Education

 

10

10

4. Bio-statistics, Research Methodology and Nursing Research

Sec. A: Bio-Statistics

Sec. B: Nursing Research

 

 

 

10

10

5. Nursing Specialty – I

Theory

Practical

 

 

20

20

  TOTAL 120

 

SECOND YEAR

Paper Subject Internal Assessment Marks
1. Administration and Nursing Administration 20
2. Nursing Specialty II  
  Theory – One paper 20
  Practical – I 20
  TOTAL 60