AKAL COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES
The Akal College of Health and Allied Sciences have under its jurisdiction Akal College of Nursing as per INC guidelines and Centre for Public Health and Hospital Administration.
AKAL COLLEGE OF NURSING
Akal College of Nursing is the 1st nursing college established in the year 2008 by the ‘KALGIDHAR TRUST’, in the valley of divine peace ‘BARU SAHIB’ situated in the shadows of the great Himalaya in the Northern part of India the well-known land of Gods and Goddess, thus called “Dev-Bhoomi” Himachal Pradesh. Akal College of Nursing, the first college in Himachal Pradesh was accredited by The President of Indian Nursing council, New Delhi vide Resolution No. 138/02/August/2008 of Dated 14th October 2008 & approved by H.P. Registration Council. The Akal College of Nursing offers B. Sc. Nursing course and M. Sc. Nursing Course/programme approved/ affiliated by Himachal Pradesh Nursing Registration Council (HPNRC) and Indian Nursing Council (INC). The college admits 60 and 25 students annually for Bachelors and Masters in nursing. For Master’s programme in nursing the college have seats in Medical Surgical Nursing, Obstetric & Gynaecological Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing and Community Health Nursing with super speciality in Oncology, Critical Care and Cardiothoracic Nursing. The college has its goal to train and prepare professionally competent and dedicated nurses, imbued with the spirit of service to humanity at large and capable of facing various challenges while rendering nursing care at primary, secondary and tertiary levels. The journey of students in Akal College of Nursing is shaped by a variety of experiences, including academic studies, volunteer work, extracurricular activities and value based education.
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The past few years have seen an escalation in the demand for Public Health professionals in India and at global level. We at the Centre are committed to providing a local as well as global perspective to various public health problems. With a dedicated team of faculty holding expertise in their respective fields, we take an honest approach to the interdisplinary nature of Public Health. The mission of the Centre is to prepare professionals with a critical acumen so that we can together contribute to the larger pool of academia and research.
RESEARCH AREAS OF CENTRE
Course & Eligibility
|B.Sc. Nursing(State Quota)||30||10+2 class passed with science(PCB) and English core/English elective with aggregate 45% marks from recognized board under AISSCE/ CBSE/ ISCE/ SSCE/ HSCE or other equivalent board. Minimum age for admission shall be 17 years as on 31 December of the year in which admission is sought. The Student shall be medically fit. Students after equivalent board appearing in 10+2 examination in science conducted by National Institute Open school with 45% marks. Admission is based on merit through entrance exam conducted by the Eternal University.|
|M.Sc. Nursing||25||The candidate must be registered nurse and registered midwife or equivalent with any State Nursing Registration Council. Minimum education requirement shall be the passing of B.Sc. Nursing/ B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing/Post basic. B.Sc. Nursing with minimum 55% aggregate marks. The Candidate Should have undergone in B.Sc. Nursing /B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing /Post basic B.Sc. Nursing in any institution which is recognized by Indian nursing council. Minimum one year of work experience after Basic B.Sc. nursing. Minimum one year of work experience prior or after post basic B.Sc. Nursing|
|M.P.H||10||Bachelor degree in any discipline preferably MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS, B.Sc. Nursing, B. Pharma, BPT, BPH, B.Sc. Micro, B.Sc. Lab Tech (Med), B.Sc. Radiography with 50% marks.|
|Ph.D. Public Health||2||A candidate working in the field of Health with a master’s degree (MPH, MHA, MD, M.Sc. Nursing) and a minimum of 55% marks in masters or has done M.Phil. in the related field and 50% marks in EU Entrance test. Candidate from the Non-health filed should have a minimum three year work experience in the field of health (Any social activist, lawyer or journalist etc.)|
|Ph.D. Nursing||2||The selection will be based on merit either by entrance or by M.Sc. Nursing with 60% marks and 50% marks in EU Entrance Test. If the university opts to conduct entrance examination then selection for the Ph.D. of the candidate will be based on: (i) Entrance test marks obtained out of 90 marks. Minimum weight-age pass marks for entrance will be 60% of 90. (ii) 5 marks for candidates possessing M.Phil. in Nursing (iii) 5 marks weight-age for publications.|
|Certificate course on counseling ( Mental Health & substance abuse)||10||Graduate or post graduate students in Humanities and Nursing staff, Public Health professional, Psychologist, Counselors, Psychiatric/medical student, social worker with 50% marks in their relevant field.|
|Certificate course in Geriatric Care Assistant||10||Student must qualify 12th class standard.|
|B.Sc. Nursing(Management Quota)||30||10+2 class passed with science(PCB) and English core/English elective with aggregate 45% marks from recognized board under AISSCE/ CBSE/ ISCE/ SSCE/ HSCE or other equivalent board. Minimum age for admission shall be 17 years as on 31 December of the year in which admission is sought. The Student shall be medically fit. Students after equivalent board appearing in 10+2 examination in science conducted by National Institute Open school with 45% marks. Admission is based on merit through entrance exam conducted by the Eternal University.|
|S.No.||Name of Programme||Fee Structure for First Semester (Rs)||Fee Structure for Second Semester and onwards (Rs)|
|1||B.Sc. Nursing(State Quota)||24425||19425|
|4||Ph.D. Public Health||37500||32500|
|6||Certificate course on counseling ( Mental Health & substance abuse)||10000||0|
|7||Certificate course in Geriatric Care Assistant||10000||0|
|8||B.Sc. Nursing(Management Quota)||44375||39375|