Nepalese Army Institute of Health Sciences College of Nursing

TCMH complex, Mahankalsthan, Kathmandu

ABOUT

Nepalese Army Institute of Health Science has started, NAIHS College of Nursing.

Nursing college is the integral part of NAIHS. An efficient nursing service is the backbone of the health institution. Demand of qualified nurses is extremely high worldwide. According to published health statistics of the SAARC nations nursing manpower in Nepal is lowest among the member countries.

The College of Nursing is currently running Proficiency Certificate Level (PCL) Nursing under the affiliation of Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT), Bachelor of Science, Nursing Programme (B.Sc. Nursing) and Bachelor in Nursing Science (BNS) program under the affiliation of Tribhuvan University, Institute of Medicine, (TUIOM). The annual intake of PCL Nursing student is 40, BSc, Nursing student is 30 and BNS Nursing students is 40. All three programs have started from the academic year of 2067/68 (2010-11). The College of Nursing is preparing itself to start Masters in Nursing program in various subjects from the academic year of 2073/74. 

Scholarships available in Nepalese Army Institute of Health Sciences-College of Nursing

Significant number of scholarships are provided to students studying in NAIHS-CON which include scholarship for candidates nominated by the Ministry of Education, Children of regular and retired army personnel, children of Martyred Nepal Army personnnel and also for regular army personnnel as per the laid down criteria of Nepalese Army Institute of Health Sciences (NAIHS).

Location

The NAIHS-College of Nursing is located in the heart of Kathmandu city, Mahankaalsthan next to New Road gate where Tribhuvan Chnadra Military Hospital (TMCH) was previously situated. It spreads over 12 ropanies of land and is centrally located adjoining the National Trauma Care Center of Bir Hospital.

Contact address

Nepal Army Institute of Health Sciences College of Nursing

Mahankalsthan, New Road, Kathmandu

Salient Features

Library Facilities and Services:

Information resources and services provided by the NAIHS- CON library is to fulfill the needs of the Faculty, Staff and Students. Library provides textbooks and reference books for the library members. Library also offers many services for the students, faculty and staff like:

Library Opening HoursSUNDAY- THURSDAY 8:00AM TO 5:00PMFRIDAY 9:00AM TO 5:00PMSATURDAY & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 10:00AM TO 5:00PM

Computers

NAIHS -CON library provides computers that support programming on that college. There are also designated workstations at NAIHS – CON that are to be used for accessing online databases. Each campus library also provides wireless internet access to all patrons.

Study Space

The library provides a wide variety of study spaces and facilities within a spacious naturally lit environment.

Computers

NAIHS -CON library provides computers that support programming on that college. There are also designated workstations at NAIHS – CON that are to be used for accessing online databases. Each campus library also provides wireless internet access to all patrons.

Study SpaceThe library provides a wide variety of study spaces and facilities within a spacious naturally lit environment.

Hostel Facility:

The hostel of CON is fulfill with modern accommodation facility with four bed occupancy with attached bathrooms for each room. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. The hostel can accommodate 200 students at a time. For each room bed, reading table, chair, wall rack and shelf are provided to each individual students. The facilities include a common mess accommodating 100 students per shift, modern kitchen, recreation room, reading rooms and M.I. (Medical Infirmary) Room in the hostel complex. The security of the hostel is managed by the security personnel of the Nepalese Army. The college situated about 1 kms from the Ring road. The walking distance between the college and hostel is about 10 minutes. There is residential warden and house mother in the hostel to look after the students for 24 hours, 4 storey 3 buildings built in 11 ropanies of land with the following facilities:

  • Three separate flat for the warden, duty officer and teacher.
  • 24 hours electricity, IT and Wi-Fi zone.
  • Adequate space for outdoor and indoor games

Teaching Hospital for Clinical Practice

Shree Birendra Hospital, Chhauni

Chetrapati Family Welfare Clinic 

Extra Curricular Activities (ECA) 

Students of NAIHS-CON are encouraged to participate in ECAs as a part of their mental and physical development. Because of the ample open space within the college premises and a full functional modern gymnasium the students are able to participate in various indoor and outdoor games under the supervision of our experts.

Transport Services:

College buses of NAIHS-CON ferry the students from NAIHS to Shree Birendra Hospital for clinical practices. Students living off-campus are picked and dropped by the college buses that run on the ring-road at morning and evening times. College buses are also the means of transportation for the students participating in community field visit. 

Community Activities:

College of Nursing students participate in the curriculum based community visits to different VDCs in order to understand the community as a whole in terms of its demographic profile, health indices, health infrastructure, and the health needs. They also learn to draw the community map with the use of available prominent features. They learn to communicate with people of various strata in the society and enhance their leadership qualities. They also participate in various health awareness programs and medical camps.

Health Care:

All students of NAIHS-CON are provided with medical care at Shree Birendra Hospital. A separate Medical Infirmary (MI) room is available in the college complex. Minor injuries and illnesses are managed in the MI room. Students with major medical issues are transported to Shree Birendra Hospital for definitive treatment. Medical services for acute medical and surgical problems are provided for free to the students, but any major chronic illnesses including malignancy, chronic kidney disease, chronic cardiac conditions, and health issues arising while the student is off-campus will have to be dealt by the parents themselves. 


Admission Guidelines

Entrance examination and Admission

The entrance examination for BNS and BSc Nursing is conducted by Tribhuvan University, Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the entrance examination for PCL Nursing is conducted by the CTEVT (Centre for Technical Education and Vocational Training). Admission is based solely on the merit list of the entrance examination conducted by respective institutions following the eligibility criteria laid down by NAIHS.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

Government of Nepal, Ministry of Education Scholarships Quota (For the academic year 2074/75).

Names of the Program

Seats

BNS

4

B.Sc Nursing

4

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