Regional College of Nursing - Guwahati
Year Founded: 1977
Affiliation: Gauhati University
Contact Name: Dr. (Ms.) Mridula Saikia Khanikor - Principal
Contact No: 0361 - 2130237
Location: Regional College of Nursing , Indrapur, Guwahati , Assam, India - 781 032
Master of Science in Nursing
Mode: Full Time
M.Sc. Nursing - Stands for Master of Science Nursing. Typically, a M.Sc. is a two year course, minimum eligibility for which is a B.Sc.(Nursing). Nursing is the branch of medicine that focuses on care of individuals, families, and communities. Subjects usually studied under this are Gynecological Nursing, Anatomy, Fundamentals of Nursing, Anatomy, Nutrition, Child Health Nursing, Community Health, Family Welfare, Psychology and Surgical Nursing.
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About Regional College of Nursing - Guwahati
Regional College of Nursing, Guwahati was established on 3rd October, 1977 at Assam under the scheme of North Eastern Council (NEC) and direct administrative control of Government of Assam. It was through the tremendous and combined effort of two great personnel Late Dr. J. Mahanta, then principal cum superintendent of Guwahati Medical College & Hospital and Mrs. A. Kerketta, the first principal of Regional College of Nursing that this institution has started functioning. Today it has became the pride of North Eastern states in the field of Nursing education. The glorious existence of Regional College of Nursing has contributed to the upliftment of nursing education in North East states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland and Tripura.
The college was formally inaugurated on 5th December 1977 by then Governor of Assam & Meghalaya Shri L.P.Singh. The college started functioning in the administrative building of Guwahati Medical College on the top of Narakasur Hill and students are provided practical area for their clinical learning in Guwahati Medical College. It is only other day in the month of February 2006 college shifted to newly constructed building near the Doordarshan T.V. tower. Initially the institution runs only a B.Sc. Nursing course of four years duration with 30 student intake per year. Later during the year 1991 then Principal of RCN, Mrs. A. Chakravorty opened the condensed B.Sc. Nursing course of two years duration to provide opportunity for obtaining a degree in nursing to G.N.M. working staff. The Regional College of Nursing, Guwahati is affiliated to Gauhati University and course is recognized by Indian Nursing Council.
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