The Office of Entrance Examination Commissioner (EEC), Housing Board Buildings, Santhi Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram-695001, has invited applications for Entrance Examination for Admission to Postgraduate Science Courses nurses (M.Sc. Nursing) 2022.
Admission will be offered to government colleges of nursing in Thiruvananthapuram, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Thrissur, Kozhikode, Kannur and government seats in various self-funded colleges in (i) medical and surgical nursing (ii) community health nursing ( iii) Child Health Nursing ( iv) Obstetrics and Gynecology Nursing (v) Mental Health Nursing Specialties.
Eligibility: Applicants must be Indian citizens of Kerala origin. Sons/daughters of non-Keralite parents, who have completed a B.Sc. Nursing degree from any of the Kerala nursing colleges; those who are not of Kerala origin but have resided in Kerala for at least five years can also apply. Non-Keralite applicants will not be eligible for communal/disabled (PD) booking benefits.
Academic qualification: The candidate must have obtained (i) a Bachelor of Science in Nursing or (ii) a post-basic Bachelor of Science. Nursing after acquiring the general nursing and midwifery course with +2 science subjects. Applicant must have achieved 55% overall marks (50% for SC/ST/SEBC/PWD) at bachelor level and must have obtained registration with Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council/any Nursing Council of the state from which he qualified.
Live: The candidate must have one year of experience on 5.09.2022, after registering with the respective National Board of Nursing or at least one year of work experience before or after the basic bachelor’s degree in nursing. Details are given in the Prospectus available at www.cee.kerala.gov.in
The upper age limit will be 46 years from 05.09.2022. It will be 49 years for service candidates.
Application: Applications, including those for service quota applicants, must be submitted online at www.cee.kerala.gov.in by 10 a.m. on 13.09.2022.
The application fee is Rs. 1050/- (Rs. 525/- for SC/ST categories). For service quota, it is Rs. 1050/-. General quota applicants who wish to be admitted into the service quota must pay an additional amount of Rs. 1050/-. Fees can be paid online using internet banking/credit card/debit card or in cash using e-chellan at any of the main/sub post offices in Kerala.
Service quota applicants, in addition to applying online, must forward a copy of the application acknowledgment page and all required documents, including their service details, to the Screening Officer. (DME/DHS/IMS) concerned, as stipulated in clauses 6.3 and 8.2.5 of the Prospectus, to be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on 17.09.2022.
Selection will be based on Entrance Examination to be conducted by CEE to be held on 26.09.2022 at various centers in Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Thrissur and Kannur. It will be a computer-based test lasting 2 hours with 200 multiple-choice questions. The schedule and other details of the exam will be communicated later. Details of the review are set out in the Prospectus.