The National Institute of Nursing Education (NINE) is an integral part of
PGI campus and is affiliated to the PGIMER, Chandigarh. The Nursing Institute is designated as WHO
Collaborative Centre for Nursing and Midwifery development since March
2003. The nursing institute has been contributing to the preparation of
clinical nurse practitioners, educators and administrators. Thus it is
serving to promote health, prevent sickness and provides bedside care to
the sick and suffering.
Teaching lays emphasis on quality
education by rigorous practice for clinical skill development. Currently
the institute is running three educational programmes i.e. B.Sc. nursing 4
yrs; B.Sc. nursing – Post Basic (2 yrs); and M.Sc. nursing (2 yrs) in five
specialities – Paediatric nursing; Psychiatric nursing; Obstetric and
Gynae nursing; Community health nursing; and Medical Surgical nursing
(critical care nursing, cardiothoracic nursing, neurology nursing,
nephrology and urology nursing; and orthopaedic and rehabilitation
nursing. Both graduate and postgraduate courses are so designed that all
students put in 4-5 hours clinical work daily through out their academic
Admission to all these courses at
Nursing Institute is made once in a year. The admission notice appears in
some of the leading newspapers after 20th April of every year.
The prospectus / application form is available in the office of Principal,
Nursing Institute after the appearance of the admission notice. The
selection to these courses is based on an entrance examination which is
scheduled in the month of June for M.Sc. Nursing and August for both B.Sc.
Nursing (4 yrs) and B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic) courses. The session starts
from 16th July for M.Sc. Nursing and 1st September
for the B.Sc. Nursing courses.
Candidates belonging to foreign countries are required to route their
applications through the Government of India, Ministry of Health & Family
Welfare, New Delhi. They have to obtain Eligibility Certificate from the
Registrar, PGIMER, Chandigarh and clearance certificate from the Indian
Nursing Council and submit along with the application.