Colleges, Education (India)

Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing, Pune

Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing

– About the college
The Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing is an excellent college that provides high quality of education. The college is part of the Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, a demend university that is running many different health care and other courses. The university also has a medical college and hospital. This makes it possible for the students of the nursing college to obtain adequate exposure to various kinds of patients in different healthcare specialties. The Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing runs nursing courses at the Bachelors level and also at the Masters level. The institute is one of the few that offers PhD. In Nursing.

-Affiliated university

Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth (Deemed University)
Recognized by the Indian Nursing Council & the Maharashtra Nursing Counci

-College address with Pincode / Phone / Fax/ Email

Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing
Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
Sant Tukaram Nagar, Pimpri,
Pune – 411 018

Telephone & Fax Number – +91 20 27422127


– Management
Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth (Deemed University)

Hospital attachments for practice
Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College hospital

– Courses available

B.Sc (Nursing) – 4 years

Post Basic B.Sc (Nursing) – 2 years

M.Sc (Nursing) –2 years

PhD. In Nursing – 3 to 5 years

– Intake in Each course

B.Sc (Nursing) – 60 seats

Post Basic B.Sc (Nursing) – 30 seats

M.Sc (Nursing) –20 seats

1. Community Health Nursing 05
2. Obstetrics & Gynecology Nursing 05
3. Child Health Nursing 05
4. Medical Surgical Nursing 05
Total Seats 20

– Eligibility criteria

Eligibility for B.Sc. (Nursing)

a) not less than 17 years as by December 31st of the year of admission.
b) Medically fit (Both physically and mentally fit)
c) Pass in 10+2 or equivalent with English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Physics, Chemistry, Botany & Zoology, with 45% marks in each subject (40%) for reserved category.
d) Should appear in the AIAHCET (All India Allied Health Common Entrance Test)

Eligibility for Post Basic B.Sc. (Nursing)

1. Pass in RGNM / GNM
2. Medically fit
3. Pass in common entrance test.

Eligibility for M.Sc. (Nursing) in Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing

1. Registered nurse and midwife in any state nursing council.
2. A pass in B. Sc Nursing/ B. Sc. Hon. Nursing / Post basic B. Sc. Nursing from a recognized university
3. Minimum one year work experience after B. Sc Nursing/ B. Sc. Hon. Nursing / Post basic B. Sc. Nursing
4. Medically fit
5. Above cut-off marks in the common entrance examination.

Eligibility for PhD. In Nursing

1. The candidate should have completed M.Sc. Nursing with first class (55% marks) from an institution which is recognized by Indian Nursing Council.
2. Minimum Five year of work experience after M.Sc. (Nursing).
3. Candidate shall be medically fit.

D. Y. Patil College of Nursing
D. Y. Patil College of Nursing
Application process for admission in Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing

The candidates who are eligible to study in the course have to appear in the AIAHCET (All India Allied Health Common Entrance Test). The test is conducted in various exam centres in India. Students who appear in these exams will be the ones who can obtain admission in various courses in this institution. The questions for the exams will be from the qualifying examinations.

Important Dates for admission Process

Application given out: End of May (Cost of Rs.1,350)
Last date for submission of filled applications: 2nd week of June
Entrance Exam: End of June

– Test guidance / Selection Process for all courses

For B.Sc nursing, questions are from Higher secondary subjects. There will be 200 multiple choice questions. 50 questions each from Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology. The marks obtained in this common entrance test are used for the final selection.

For selection to Post Basic B.Sc nursing and for M.Sc nursing, the selection is based on the performance of the common entrance test. The questions will be MCQ’s from the qualifying exam subjects.
Fee Structure (per year)

B.Sc (Nursing) –Rs. 55,000 for Indians. US$ 2,250 for Others (NRI’s/Foreign nationals/PIO)

Post Basic B.Sc (Nursing) – Rs.55,000 for Indians. US$ 2,250 for Others (NRI’s/Foreign nationals/PIO)

M.Sc (Nursing) –Rs. 80,000 for Indians. US$ 3,750 for Others (NRI’s/Foreign nationals/PIO)

10% of the annual fee has to be paid separately as University fees.

All the fees paid to the University can be paid through a Demand draft. The Demand Draft (DD) Drawn in favor of “Registrar, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth Pune”, payable at Pune

Scholarships & Education Loan Facility :

Educational Loan Facility
The institution provides bonafide certificates to students with which the candidate can apply for loan from banks.

Various kinds of scholarships are available for students who are meritorious and good in academics. Students can also avail scholarships from the Department of Social Welfare, Government of Maharashtra.

– Special information – Library / Labs at Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing

Library: There is a common library in the university for allied health students and medical students. There is also a separate library for the college of nursing students with over 10,000 books. There are many bound volumes of national and international journals. 130 current journals are being subscribed to by the college of nursing. There are also Reading Rooms for the students. There are facilities for Internet browsing too.

Labs: There are laboratories for Anatomy as well as Nutrition and Fundamentals of Nursing. All the other laboratory requirements as per the Indian nursing council are available in the college of nursing.

– Faculty

There are excellent faculties at the Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing. The number of faculty in this institute is as per the norms of the Indian nursing council and the Maharashtra nursing council. This faculty includes Principal, Vice Principal and 3 Professors and Associate Professors , 5 Lecturers and 12 Sister Tutors / Clinical Instructors, other than the guest lecturers for various non nursing subjects.

– Hostel / Lodging facilities
The hostel facility is available for all candidates who desire to stay there. Hostel is not compulsory for students.

– Placements

Dr. D. Y. Patil has a very attractive placement scheme. Graduates are usually placed in some reputed hospital in India like the Breach Candy Hospital. They are also placed in Dr. D. Y. Patil hospital, Dr. D. Y. Patil College of nursing and other hospitals around the country.

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