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RAK College of Nursing

RAK College of Nursing

RAK College of Nursing
RAK College of Nursing
– About the college
The Rajkumari Amrit Kaur College of Nursing is popularly known as the RAK college of nursing. This is a pioneering institute in nursing. It is popular not only in India, but in the entire South East Asian area. The college started functioning in 1946 with the BSc(Hons) Nursing course being started. The college also runs a post graduate nursing course. This was started in the year 1959. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of India controls the college financially. The college aims to train young women in a nursing career of maximum professional effectiveness.

-Affiliated university
University of Delhi

-College address with Pincode / Phone / Fax/ Email
Rajkumari Amrit Kaur College of Nursing
Lajpat Nagar,
New Delhi – 110024
Phone: 91-11-26436788

– Management
The college is financially controlled by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

– Courses available

B.Sc (Hons.) Nursing – 4 years

MSc(Nursing) – 2 years

Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Nursing – 4 years

– Intake in Each course
B.Sc (Hons.) Nursing – 69 seats
MSc(Nursing) – 24 seats

– Eligibility criteria

Eligibility for B.Sc. (Honours) Nursing

Female students only
A pass in +2 / 12th standard or equivalent with 50% or more marks
English- Physics – Chemistry – Biology as main subjects
Medically fit
Minimum age should be 17 years by 1st October in the year of admission.

– Test guidance / Selection Process

The selection of candidates is only based on a Selection test which will be held in Delhi only.
Questions will be mainly from the 12th standard Physics/Chemistry/Biology portions. The test shall also include, some questions on English Comprehension and general knowledge in health.
Entrance Exam will be held for a duration of 150 minutes.

The selection exam is likely to be held in June each year. Applications are to be submitted by May.

RAK nursing College
RAK nursing College
Other information

Reservation in seats is as per government guidelines.
3 seats are reserved for foreign nationals
3% seats reserved for physically handicapped
Seats are also allotted to family members of defense personnel.

Eligibility for M.Sc. Nursing

A pass in B.Sc. Nursing with minimum 55% aggregate marks
1 year experience in nursing in an approved hospital/educational institution or public health
A candidate who has passed post Basic B.Sc. from INC recognised centres.

– Test guidance / Selection Process

50% of seats are reserved for candidates who have passed B.Sc. (Hons.) Nursing
Examination of University of Delhi with at least 65% or above in the aggregate mark in order of merit without appearing in the Selection Test.
Remaining 50% of seats are filled with candidates who appear in the selection test.
Selection is based on performance in the Selection test and last qualifying examination (BSc Nursing). Weightage of 50% of the Selection test and 50% of the qualifying examination is calculated to arrive at the final selection list.

The selection exam is likely to be held in April each year. Applications are to be submitted by you in March.

Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Nursing

Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Nursing course helps to develop skills in research in nursing to develop nursing education, administration and quality of nursing services. Candidates seeking admission in Ph.D. in nursing should have obtained a Master’s Degree / M.Phill nursing degree from the University of Delhi or other recognized universities with at least 50% Marks.
Admission for Ph. D. in Nursing is given by Board of Research Studies, Faculty of Science, University of Delhi.

– BSc Nursing Fees

1st year: Rs.10,000 (approx, includes hostel fees)
2nd year onwards: Rs.10,000 (approx includes hostel fees)
Mess Fees:Rs.1500 per month (approx)
Health fees: Rs 100 per month

– M Sc Nursing Fees
1st year: Rs.7,000 (approx excludes hostel fees)
2nd year onwards: Rs.7,000 (approx excludes hostel fees)
Mess Fees:Rs.1500 per month (approx)
Health fees: Rs 100 per month

– Special information – Library / Labs / Affiliated hospitals

The institution has a good library with 20,154 books of various nursing subjects. There are 28 foreign journals, 4 Indian journals and other magazines.
Good laboratory facilities in Fundamentals of Nursing and other aspects.
Importance is given to discipline and academics.

– Faculty
Good qualified and experienced faculty are available for teaching. There are 3 senior lecturers, 2 senior tutors, 9 tutors and 19 clinical instructors to conduct various theory and practical sessions for the students.

– Hostel / Lodging facilities
The hostel in the RAK College of Nursing is excellent with good facilities. It can be said to be a home away from home for the students.

Placements in RAK College of Nursing
AIIMS and various central and State government hospitals recruit nurses from this college.
Placements are also available in other nursing homes, hospitals & in private teaching institutions.
Excellent remuneration can be expected for Graduates from this institute.
All past students are successfully placed in various institutions with a good pay.

Committees in the RAK College of Nursing

1. Selection committee: The selection committee is involved in the selection process, formulation of selection policies and other activities

2. Anti Ragging committee: Ragging is strictly prohibited in the institute. There is an anti ragging committee which is involved in preventing any kind of ragging.


Applications invited to Master of Nursing Course (2 years) admission.

Course starts : 20th July, 2015.
Pay Rs.550/- by Demand Draft to obtain applications.
Send applications /DD to Principal (See above for address)
Prospectus availability date: From 2nd February to 9th March, 2015.
Last date for application submission : 9th March, 2015
Eligibility: See above

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