Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Programme


The principal and faculty of Yashoda College of Nursing, Saroornagar believe that Health is a state of well being that enables a person to lead a Psychologically, Socially and Economically productive life.

Nursing contributes to the health services in a vital and significant way in the health care delivery system. It recognizes national health goals and committed to participate in the implementation of national health policies and programmes.

Further, the Principal and faculty believe that scope of Nursing practice encompasses the provision of promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative aspects of care of people across their life span in a wide variety of health care settings.

Under graduate nursing program at the post-basic level is a broad based education with an academic frame work, which builds upon the skills and competencies acquired at the diploma level. It is specifically directed to the upgrading of critical thinking skills, competencies and standards required for the practice of professional nursing and midwifery.


The aim of post basic nursing program is to upgrade the diploma (GNM) nurses to

  • Assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurses and midwives at a basic level in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services
  • Makes independent decisions in nursing situations, protect the rights of and facilitate individuals and groups in pursuit of health, function in the hospital, community nursing services and conduct research studies in the areas of nursing practice. They are expected to assume the role of teacher, supervisor, a manager in the clinical/community health settings


After completion of two years Post Basic B.Sc. (N) programme, the graduate will be able to:

  • Assess health status, identifies nursing needs, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care for clients that contribute to the health of individuals, families and communities
  • Demonstrate competency in delivering nursing care
  • Participate as a member of the health team in promotive, preventive, curative and restorative health care system of the country
  • Demonstrate skills in communication and teaching to individuals and groups
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and managerial skills in different health settings
  • Participate / Utilize research findings in improving nursing practice
  • Recognize the need for continued learning for the personal and professional development

Eligibility Criteria / Admission Requirements

  • The candidate should have completed 17 years and should not be more than 45 years as on 31st December of the year of admission
  • The candidate should be Indian Nationality or person of Indian origin (P.I.O) / Overseas citizen of India (OCI) card holders should satisfy the local or non local status in AP (Residence requirements) as laid down in Telangana State Educational Institutions.
  • Only women candidates are eligible for admission in to Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing course
  • Should have passed an Intermediate examination or any other equivalent examination (10+2 pattern) recognized by the University of Telangana State Or Board of Intermediate Education
  • Should have passed General Nursing and Midwifery course from any institution recognized by Government of Telangana. Or Indian Nursing Council and shall be registered by State Nursing council


Course Of Study

First year:

S. No. Subject Theory (in hrs) Practical (in hrs)
1. Nursing Foundation 45
2. Nutrition & Dietics 30 15
3. Biochemistry & Biophysics 60
4. Psychology 60 15
5. Maternal Nursing 60 240
6. Child Health Nursing 60 240
7. Microbiology 60 30
8. Medical Surgical Nursing 90 270
9. English (Qualification) 60
  Note: Hindi/Local Language as per the need    
  Total Hours 525 810

Second year:

S. No. Subject Theory Practical (in hrs)
1. Sociology 60
2. Community Health Nursing 60 240
3. Mental Health Nursing 60 240
4. Introduction to Nursing Education 60 75
5. Introduction to Nursing Administration 60 180
6. Introduction to Nursing Research & Statistics 45 120
  Total 345 855

Scheme of Examination

First year:

S. No. Subject Hours Internal Assessment External Assessment Total Marks
1. Nursing Foundation 2 15 35 50
2. Nutrition & Dietics 2 15 35 50
3. Biochemistry & Biophysics 3 25 75 100
4. Psychology 3 25 75 100
5. Maternal Nursing 3 25 75 100
6. Child Health Nursing 3 25 75 100
7. Microbiology 3 25 75 100
8. Medical Surgical Nursing 3 25 75 100
9. English (Qualification) 3 25 75 100
1. Medical & Surgical Nursing   50 50 100
2. Maternal Nursing   50 50 100
3. Child Health Nursing   50 50 100

Second year:

S. No. Subject Hours Internal Assessment External Assessment Total Marks
1. Sociology 3 25 75 100
2. Community Health Nursing 3 25 75 100
3. Mental Health Nursing 3 25 75 100
4. Introduction to Nursing Education 3 25 75 100
5. Introduction to Nursing Administration 3 25 75 100
6. Introduction to Nursing Research & Statistics 2 50 50
1. Community Health Nursing   50 50 100
2. Mental Health Nursing   50 50 100
3. Research project**   50 50 50

Courses Offered At

Yashoda School and College of
Nursing, Hyderabad
Affiliated to Yashoda Hospitals,
Malakpet, Hyderabad.

C –53, Road. No: 16, Green Park Colony ,
Saroor Nagar, Hyderabad.
Phone: 040 2407 2334
Email: yashoadcollegeofnursing@ymail.com

Opportunities after Completion Of P.B.B.Sc. (N) Course

  • Academic Area: M.Sc. (N) 2 year Degree Course, MBA – Hospital Administration
  • Clinical Area: Clinical Instructors, Supervisors, Nursing Managers, Nurses as a part o f Clinical trails overseas opportunities
  • Community Area: Public Health Nurse, Community supervisors, Community Health Nurse.
  • Education area: Nursing tutors in Schools & Colleges of Nursing
  • Industrial Nurses: MNC’s, School, Software and Insurance Companies.

For further details contact:

Dr. R. Chandra Shekar
M.Sc., Ph.D. Gold Medalist
Dean – School of Nursing
Phone: 8790122929, 9949969966
Email:dean@yashodamail.com / yei@yashodamail.com

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