The Arulmigu Meenakshi College of Nursing is a constituent college of the Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research Institute, Chennai. The College is Located in the campus of Meenakshi Medical College and Research Institute, Enathur, Kanchipuram.

The aim of this college is to prepare professional Nurses to Meet the demands of the Developing and Expanding health Care Service Care Services in the Society.


The Meenakshi College of Nursing at present functioning at Mangadu, Chennai is an integral part of Meenakshi Ammal Trust confirming to the general educational philosophy of the institution .The College believes in the motto To Serve is Divine implying a training not only in professional skills but also in developing the right attitude towards services to others.

The Colleges believes in the over all development of the Personality of the student give holistic care to the Patients. The College believes in preparing the professional Nurse to function as a Clinical, Educator, Administrator, and Research Worker, Involved in promoting health, preventing disease, and providing rehabilitation.

The M.Sc. Degree Programme in Nursing is to equip the graduates with advanced concept and competency to function efficiently and effectively in providing health care and education and contribute to Professional development through research.

The program in Mater of science in Nursing is to prepare graduates who will function with Competence to provide optimal health care to a variety of clients in general and specialized Clinical area, to function effectively in educated setting ,and contribute towards research in Nursing.

With the help of the faculty the students will acquire knowledge and skills through self directed and independent learning utilizing all the available resources.

The role of the faculty is to facilitate, monitor, motivate and guide learning process. The Library has 6079 Books and 40 National and 28 International Journals and 10 online and 65 CD ROMS.

Meenakshi college of Nursing has its own 150 bedded General hospital in the college campus and also a 700 bedded hospital in Meenakshi Medical College and Research Institute at Enathur, Kanchipuram with all the specialties functioning with sophisticated equipments.


  • Hostel Accommodation available on payment.
  • Transport 3College Buses and 3 Vans


Strict adherence to college and Mess rules and regulation is mandatory.

  • Fundamentals of Nursing
  • Medical Surgical Nursing
  • Child Heath Nursing
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Nutrition


A Separate PG library and Central Library is at the disposal of the Student Community.



4 Academic Years


I.The Minimum educational requirements shall be the passing of higher secondary school certificate examination (12 years course) or senior school Certificate Examination (10+2), Pre- degree Examination (10+2) or An equivalent with 12 years schooling from a recognized board or University with science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) and English, with Minimum of 45% aggregate marks (PCBE) Further 5% relaxation is Permitted to SC/ST Students (w.e.f.F.No.1-5/GB-CIR/2005-INC.DT 29.08.2008)

II. Candidate shall be medically fit.


Students for B.Sc Nursing Degree Course Shall be admitted based on performance at the competitive examination held by this university.

Age limit For Admission

Candidate Should have Completed the Age of 17 years at the time of admission or would complete the age of 17 years on or before 31st December of the year of admission to the first year B.Sc Nursing Course.

Commencement of the course

1st August

Post Basic Bachelor of Science (NURSING)


2 Academic Years


  • Diploma in Nursing Awarded by a recognized institution and registered his /her name in Tamil Nadu Nurses and midwives council or any other State Nursing Council.
  • Candidate Shall Be Physically Fit.
  • Criteria for selection .Candidates for this course shall be admitted based on the performance at the competitive examination held by this university

Commencement of the Course

1 August





  • Medical Surgical Nursing
  • Paediatric Nursing
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Obstetrics &Gynaecology
  • Community Health Nursing


  • The candidate Should be a Registered Nurse and Registered midwife or equivalent with any state nursing council registration.
  • The Minimum education requirements shall be the passing of B.Sc Nursing/B.Sc Hons.Nursing /Post Basic Nursing With Minimum of 55% aggregate marks.
  • 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.
  • Minimum one year of work experience after post Basic B.Sc Nursing.
  • Minimum One Year of Work Experience Prior Basic B.Sc Nursing
  • Candidate shall be medically fit.
  • 5% relaxation of Marks for SC/ST Candidates may be given


2 Academic years.

Commencement of the courses:

1st April