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  • Male Nursing college and scope in India and Abroad

    A Quick Overview to the Male Nursing College and Scope in India and Abroad

    Male nursing has been a very old phenomenon in India. Those who have scored good marks in the nursing sector can find out some remarkable jobs in hospitals and care taker institutions. With the continuously increasing demand for the male nurses, more and more people are coming forward to make their career in the medical industry.  

    With a successful degree or diploma in nursing, male candidates can find jobs for themselves in emergency wards, male wards, operation theatre and psychiatry etc. They also work with the ambulance bus to lift patients from one place to another.

    Different Types of Nursing Courses:

    In India, different Universities and medical colleges are engaged in providing diploma (ANM/GNM), graduate (B.Sc /PBBSc) and postgraduate (M.Sc) nursing courses. Apart from this, various midwifery courses are also offered right from many reputed institutes.

    Candidates must have a degree of B.Sc in nursing with the requisite markets if he is planning to pursue M.Sc or higher studies in nursing.

    Eligibility Criteria for Male Nursing Courses:

    ANM – Auxiliary Nursing Midwifery


    A) The minimum age shall be 17 years and the maximum age shall be 35 years to take admission in any college.

    B) The minimum qualification shall be 10 + 2 in any stream or equivalent


    GNM – General Nursing Midwifery

    A) Minimum and Maximum age will be 17 and 35 years.

    B) Minimum education shall be 10+2 with Science (PCB) & English.


    B. Sc. (N) – Bachelor of Science in Nursing

    A) The minimum age shall be 17 years.

    B) Minimum education shall be 10+2 with Science (PCB) & English Core.


    M. Sc. (N) – Master of Science in Nursing

    A) The candidate must have an experience of working as a Registered Nurse and Registered midwife of equivalent with any State Nursing Registration Council.

    B) The Minimum education shall be the passing of: B.Sc. Nursing/B.Sc. Hons. Nursing/Post Basic B.Sc. in nursing with minimum marks of 55%.


    Job Prospects of male nurse In India and Abroad (USA, South East Asia and Gulf Countries):

    Yes, there is a huge demand of male nurse in India and abroad especially in USA, and Gulf countries. Male nursing is a profession which can easily help you to set up in abroad. Most importantly, it’s also very convenient to apply for the work visa and emigrate in foreign countries.  When it comes to qualified male nurses, most of the developed countries like USA, New Zealand, Ireland, Canada and Australia generally look for those aspirants who have a diploma or degree certificate in nursing.

    Once you complete your male nursing course from a recognized university/college, there are chances of securing your job in different forms:

    a)      Home Care Helpers

    b)      Nursing Aides

    c)       Psychiatric Aides

    Salary Package

    Nurses who are new to this profession generally get a chance to take a monthly salary of ranging from Rs 17,000 to Rs 27,000 to their home in India. With some experience, you would be able to fetch a pay packet somewhere between Rs 25,000 to Rs 39,000. While the salary of male nurse in countries such as England, Canada, USA, and Gulf countries could be in the form of heftier monthly pay packets.

    The most preferred Nursing colleges in India

    1)      AIIMS

    2)      RML

    3)      CMC Vellore: College of Nursing

    4)      IP University

    5)      Department of Nursing: All India Institute of Medical sciences

    6)      Sree Ramachandra Medical University, Chennai: College of Nursing

    7)      BM Birla College of Nursing Kolkata

    8)      Government college of Nursing Kozhikode

    9)  Manipal College of Nursing

    10)  SNDT Faculty of Nursing, Mumbai

    11)  Government College of Nursing, Thrissur

    12)  Father Muller College of Nursing, Mangalore

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