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M.Sc. Nursing or Master of Science in Nursing is a postgraduate Academic Nursing course. The Course deals with healthcare profession focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life from conception to death. The duration of M.Sc. in Nursing is mostly of two academic years but it varies from institute to institute. The Course is available both in full time and part time basis.


Course Duration = 2 Years
Weeks available per year = 52 weeks
Vacation = 4 weeks
Gazetted holidays = 3 weeks
Examination = 2 weeks
Available weeks = 43 weeks
Hours per week = 40
Hours available per academic year = 1720 (43 weeks x 40 hours)
Total hours for 2 years = 3440 hours


On Completion of the two years M.Sc. Nursing Programme, the graduates will be able to:
  • Utilize/apply the concepts, theories and principles of nursing science.
  • Demonstrate advance competence in practice of nursing.
  • Practice as a nurse specialist.
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and function effectively as nurse educator and manager.
  • Demonstrate skill in conducting nursing research, interpreting and utilizing the findings from health related research.
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan and effect change in nursing practice and in the health care delivery system.
  • Establish collaborative relationship with members of other disciplines.
  • Demonstrate interest in continued learning for personal and professional advancement.


  • The candidate should be a Registered Nurse and Registered midwife or equivalent with any State Nursing Registration Council.
  • 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.
  • The candidate should have undergone in B.Sc. Nursing / B.Sc. Hons. Nursing / Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing.
  • 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.
Rahman Institute of Nursing
and Paramedical Sciences
(A Unit of Rahman Hospitals Pvt. Ltd.)

Radhanagar,VIP Road, Guwahati

Assam. Pin-781023

Email: rahmancollegeofnursing@gmail.com (for B.Sc. Nursing and M.Sc. Nursing)

Contact: 0361 2332239

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