Offered Programmes

Master of Science- Obstetrics & Gynecological Nursing

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Programme Overview


The aim of postgraduate program in nursing is to prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as nurse specialists, education, and administrators in a wide variety of professional settings.

Course Description

This course is designed to assist students in developing expertise and in depth understanding in the field of Obstetric and Gynecological Nursing. It will help students to appreciate the client as a holistic individual and develop skill to function as an independent midwifery practitioner. It will further enable the student to function as educator, manager, and researcher in the field of Obstetric and Gynecological nursing.


At the end of the course the students will be able to:

  • 1.Appreciate the trends in the field of midwifery, obstetrics and gynecology as a specialty.
  • 2.Describe the population dynamics and indicators of maternal and child health.
  • 3.Describe the concepts of biophysical, psychological and spiritual aspects of normal pregnancy, labor and puerperium.
  • 4.Provide comprehensive nursing care to women during reproductive period and newborns.
  • 5.Integrate the concepts of family centered nursing care and nursing process approach in obstetric and gynecological nursing.
  • 6.Identify and analyze the deviations from normal birth process and refer appropriately.
  • 7.Describe the pharmacological agents, their effects during pregnancy, child birth, puerperium, lactation and the role of nurse.
  • 8.Counsel adolescents, women and families on issues pertaining to pregnancy, child birth and lactation.
  • 9.Describe the role of various types of complementary and alternative therapies in obstetric and gynecological nursing.
  • 10.Incorporate evidence based nursing practice and identify the areas of research in the field of obstetric and gynecological nursing.
  • 11.Describe the recent advancement in contraceptive technology and birth control measures.
  • 12.Appreciate the legal and ethical issues pertaining to obstetric and gynecological nursing.


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Key Information


2 Years


1. The candidate should be a Registered Nurse and Registered midwife or equivalent with any State Nursing Registration Council.
2. The minimum education requirements shall be the passing of: B.Sc. Nursing / B.Sc. Hons. Nursing / Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing with minimum of 55% aggregate marks.
3. The candidate should have undergone in B.Sc. Nursing / B.Sc. Hons. Nursing / Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing in an institution which is recognized by Indian Nursing Council.
4. Minimum one year of work experience after Basic B.Sc. Nursing.
5. Minimum one year of work experience prior or after Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing.
6. Candidate shall be medically fit.
7. 5% relaxation of marks for SC/ST candidates may be given.