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“Nursing is Science of Caring”

College of Nursing, AIIMS, Rishikesh has been started in 2013 and first of 60 B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing students was admitted in month of July, 2013 through All India entrance test, which was conducted by AIIMS, New Delhi. Presently, College of Nursing, is running B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing; M.Sc. Nursing; Diploma in Perioperative Nursing and PhD programs.

The College of Nursing believes that nursing is an oldest of the art and the youngest of the profession, which is a caring discipline considered as pivotal health care profession. Values of the nursing profession are rooted in helping the people to promote the health, prevent the illness and caring the individual, family and community during sickness to attain, maintain and recover the optimal health and quality of life from womb to tomb. The success of patient care and the reputation of the hospital largely depend upon the extent of efficiency of nursing care being provided by the nursing personnel.

College of Nursing is dedicated and committed to train and groom nurses by offering premier quality teaching, instructions and guidance in clinical and research areas of modern nursing. Nursing services, education and research activities of the department will be par excellence.


The mission of College of Nursing coincides with the institute “we are committed to establish the College of Nursing as a centre of excellence in nursing education, training, and research imbued with scientific culture, compassion for the sick and commitment to serve the underserved.


The vision of College of Nursing is to produce highly competent nurse clinicians, advanced nurse practitioners, nurse educationists, nurse administrators and nurse researchers to meet regional, national and global nursing human resource needs.


To ensure the cost-effective evidence based quality nursing care for individual, family and community through education and grooming the clinically competent, research oriented nurses.


  • To prepare nurses for bedside and family care nursing, nursing supervision and nursing administration.
  • To prepare nursing teachers/ faculty to teach and train the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral Nursing level nursing students.
  • To prepare nurse leaders in nursing through post- doctoral fellowship in academic administration in nursing.
  • To prepare clinical nurse leaders in acute and critical care nursing through fellowship in critical care nursing.
  • To prepare nursing personnel to conduct and disseminate research on nursing issues/ problems to ensure Evidence-Based Nursing Practices.
  • To prepare nursing personnel to develop indigenous nursing literature for improving nursing services, education and administration.
  • To offer the short terms programmes, training and refreshers courses for the nurse clinicians, nurse administrators and nurse educators.
  • Providing holistic, evidence based comprehensive quality nursing care to individual and family through integration with nursing service activities.


The nursing students of all programmes provide services to the indoor and outdoor patients in institute while learning. The nursing faculty and students serve the patients during the scheduled times in all the areas of hospital and community health center and thereby contribute towards patient care services. Education of the patient and relatives is considered as an important responsibility in achieving Millennium Development Goals.

  • The Medical and Surgical Nursing division will not only prepare nurses to care for the sick in general medical-surgical specialties, but also to provide specialized care in neurology, neuro-surgery, cardio-thoracic, critical care, nephrology, oncology, gastroenterology, endocrinology, urology, burns and plastic surgery, dermatology, ophthalmology, ENT, immunology and other medical-surgical super specialties.
  • The division of Obs & Gynae. Nursing/Midwifery Nursing will train nurses to develop the skill of conducting normal deliveries and care of the newborn babies. With the thrust on Maternal and Child Health Nursing to reduce the high maternal and infant mortality rate, patient education will be taken as a special responsibility. Domiciliary care services will be provided following delivery and mothers will be taught for healthy child rearing practices.
  • The division of Pediatric Nursing will train nurses to develop skills of caring the children with different congenital and acquired morbidities. Furthermore, they will be trained in immunization, monitoring normal growth and development, handling pediatric emergencies and teaching the mothers about care and safety of infant, toddler and adolescents.
  • The division of Psychiatric Nursing will train nurses in caring for the mentally ill and provides services to the indoor and outdoor patients in psychiatric wards and de-addiction center. In-service programmes, short term programs for local nurses will also be held periodically to update their knowledge and skills in this specialized area.
  • The division of Community Health Nursing will provide comprehensive services to the people under the Community Health Center(s) of the institute. While learning, students will provide antenatal, natal and postnatal services, school health services, family welfare services and health education on prevention of diarrhea and use of oral rehydration solution, prevention of nutritional deficiencies, contraception, non-communicable diseases and immunization etc.
  • The division of Administration, Research and Education will aim at providing leadership in the management aspect of training and service because every nurse is a teacher to patients and their family. Hence instruction will be provided in the methods of teaching, preparation and use of audiovisual aids, evaluation and counseling. They will also be trained to conduct research in nursing.
  • Apart from degree programmes, the college will conduct short term refresher courses and will be committed to organize number of Conferences, Workshops, Seminars and updates from time to time on a local, regional or national level and will bring out useful and practical recommendations. Organizing continuing nursing education and participation in the teaching learning processes of filed workers in neighboring agencies will be an integral part of the college activities.


  • Starting the masters program in Family Health Nurse Practitioner to provide independent nurse practitioners for the country to augment healthcare in remote and rural areas.
  • Having a state-of-art facility to promote nursing research in the institution on local, regional and national nursing issues and problems.
  • Starting publication of a scientific nursing research journal(s) for the dissemination of empirical evidences generated by the nurse researchers.



The College of Nursing as a vertical department of the institute has separate academic block planned to have following modern well equipped state-of-art facilities:

  • Technologically advanced Lecture Theaters.
  • Basic Nursing Skill Lab.*
  • Advanced Nursing Skill Lab.*                 
  • Child Health Nursing Skill Lab.*             
  • Midwifery Skill Lab.*
  • Community Health Nursing Lab.
  • Computer and Nursing Informatics Lab.
  • Therapeutic Nutrition Lab.
  • Nursing Research Lab.
  • Audio Visual Aid Room.
  • Nursing Library with printed and electronic books and Journals.

*Skill Labs are equipped with mannequins and basic to high fidelity simulators.


S.NO Photos   Name Designation E-Mail ID
1 Dr. Suresh K Sharma Professor & Principal
2 Dr. Vasantha Kalyani Assistant Professor

(Medical Surgical Nursing)
3 Mrs. Xavier Belsiyal Assistant Professor

(Psychiatric Nursing)
4 Mrs. Prasuna Jelly Assistant Professor

(Obs & Gynae Nursing)
5 Mrs. Rupinder Deol Assistant Professor

(Pediatric Nursing)
6 Dr. Rajesh Kumar Assistant Professor

(Psychiatric Nursing)
7 Mrs. Malar Kodi Assistant Professor

(Pediatric Nursing)
8 Mrs. Rajarajeswari Assistant Professor

(Comm. Health Nursing)
9 Mr. Maneesh Sharma Assistant Professor

(Medical Surgical Nursing)
10 Mrs. Ruchika Rani Assistant Professor

(Medical Surgical Nursing)
11 Mrs. Rakhi Mishra Assistant Professor

(Medical Surgical Nursing)
12 Dr. Rakesh Sharma Assistant Professor

(Medical Surgical Nursing)


Visiting Faculty –

Prof Jane Reid, Non Executive Director/ Clinical Director, Salisbury Hospital NHS Foundation, UK.
Professor at Bournemouth University, UK.


Teaching Staff



Sr. No. Name of Program Duration Annual Intake
1 B. Sc. (Hons) Nursing 4 Years 100
2 M.Sc. Nursing* 2 Years 16
3 Ph.D. 3 Years (Full time)

4 Years (Part time)

As per availability of Guide
4 Post Basic Diploma in     Perioperative  Nursing 1 Year 15

*  Neurosciences Nursing (02 Seats), Oncology Nursing (02 Seats),  Orthopedic Nursing (02 Seats),

    Obs & Gynae Nursing (02 Seats), Pediatric Nursing (04 Seats), Psychiatric Nursing (04 Seats).


Fees Structure

B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing
Sr. No. Type of Expenses Amount
1 Registration Fees Rs.25/-
2 Tution Fees Rs.600/-
3 Pot Money Rs.960/-
4 Hostel Rent Rs.480/-
5 Caution Money Rs.100/-(to be deposited by every student for the recovery of breakages or loss of institute’s equipment)
6 Hostel Security Rs.1000/-(refundable)


M.Sc. Nursing
Sr. No. Type of Expenses Amount
1 Registration Fees Rs.25/-
2 Tution Fees Rs.700/-
3 Pot Money Rs.480/-
4 Caution Money Rs.100/-(to be deposited by every student for the recovery of breakages or loss of institute’s equipment)
5 Hostel Security Rs.1000/-(refundable)


Post Basic Diploma in Perioperative Nursing
Sr. No. Type of Expenses On admission time Annual Charges
1 Registration Fees Rs.1000/-
2 Caution Money Rs.5000/-
3 Hostel Security Rs.5000/-
4 Hostel Rent Rs.12000/- (Electricity charges of hostel will be actual basis)
5 Recreation Fee Rs.6000/-
6 Tution Fee Rs.350/-
7 Pot Money Rs.1200/-
8 Laboratory Fee Rs.6000/-
Total Rs.11,350/- Rs.25,200/-

Stipend: Selected candidate will be paid stipend of Rs 500/- per month for B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing and Rs. 15000/- per month for M.Sc. Nursing, Ph.D. and Post Basic Diploma in Perioperative Nursing.


Admission Process:  

B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing & M.Sc. Nursing:

  • Admissions for B.Sc. (Hons.) Nursing and M.Sc. Nursing are done through All India Entrance test conducted by AIIMS, New Delhi. Generally, admission open in month of March, and details of admission, prospectus and Online registration may be done through web portal (Please visit website:

Post Basic Diploma in Perioperative Nursing

  • Admissions for Post Basic Diploma in Nursing done through All India Entrance test conducted by AIIMS, Rishikesh. Generally, admission open in month of April and details of admission, prospectus and Online registration may be done through web portal (Please visit website:

Ph.D. Nursing

  • Admissions for Ph.D. Nursing done through All India Entrance test conducted by AIIMS, Rishikesh, biannually; expected month of uploading prospectus and admission related information on institute’s web portal are May and November (please visit:


Prof. Suresh K Sharma
College of Nursing
All India Institute of Medical Sciences 

Virbhadra Marg, Pashulok, Rishikesh-249203
Uttarakhand, India

Ph: 0135-2462983
Fax: 0135-2462987

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