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St. Stephen’s Hospital College of Nursing

St. Stephen’s Hospital College of Nursing

– About the college

St. Stephen’s Hospital College of Nursing is located on the campus of St. Stephen’s Hospital. It is also a charitable hospital. In addition, it is a Christian minority institution. The nursing courses in St. Stephens hospital were started in 1952 with a Diploma course. This course was upgraded to a college of nursing in the year 2008. The College has a team of dedicated and well-qualified faculty having vast experience. The College also engages experienced Doctors and part-time visiting faculty. These faculty teach allied subjects. St. Stephen’s Hospital College of Nursing is located in a prominent area of Delhi.

-Affiliated university

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University.
Recognized by the Indian Nursing Council and the Delhi Nursing Council.

St. Stephen's Hospital College of Nursing
St Stephens Hospital College of Nursing

-College address with Pincode / Phone / Fax/ Email
College of Nursing
Tis Hazari, Delhi-110 054 Phone: 91-11- 23957977, 23958005, 23977930, 23982978, 23983580, 23983573 – 74, 23966021 – 27
Fax : 23932412

– Management
Christian minority institution administered by the Governing Body on behalf of the St. Stephen’s Hospital Society.

Courses available

Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (DGNM) – 3 years and 6 months

B.Sc (Hons.) Nursing – 4 years

Hospital attachments for practice
St Stephens hospital, a 595 bed multi-specialty hospital. It is a well established hospital with several courses. It is a popular hospital with excellent patient care. The hospital is also well known for its research activities and publications. The hospital was established in 1885 in the memory of Ms. Priscilla Winter. It was first started as a 20 bed hospital. In the year 1908, it was a 100 bedded hospital. It mainly catered to the health of Women and Children. By then, it was relocated to Tis Hazari from Chandni Chowk. By 1976, it became a 450 bedded multi-speciality institution. The focus on Mother and Child was maintained with a new block being built in 1996. At present, the bed strength stands at 595. Also, the St. Stephen’s Hospital Healthcare Facility has also been commissioned in nearby Gurgaon, Haryana.

Intake in Each course

DGNM – 50 seats
B.Sc (Hons.) Nursing – 50 seats

Eligibility criteria

Eligibility for DGNM

a) You should be unmarried since married candidates are not selected.
b) You can apply only if you are a female, since it is a girls only college.
c) Your age should not be less than 17 years as on 31st December in the year of admission. In addition, you should be below 25 years of age as on 31st July of year of admission.
d) You should be medically fit as per the medical examination conducted by St. Stephen’s Hospital. This is a part of the admission process.
e) Pass in 10+2 or equivalent with 50% aggregate in science subjects.
f) Successful completion of ANM course.

Eligibility for B.Sc. (Honours) Nursing

a) Unmarried female candidates only can apply to this college
c) You should not be less than 17 years as on 31st December of year of admission. You should be below 25 years of age as on 31st July of year of admission.
d) You should be medically fit as per the medical examination conducted by St. Stephen’s Hospital. This is done as part of the admission process.
e) Pass in 10+2 or equivalent with 50% aggregate in science subjects.

Application process for DGNM & B.Sc. (Honours) Nursing

Obtain prospectus by paying its cost in the hospital campus
Obtain application form can also be downloaded from the website Duly filled downloaded application form should be submitted along with a demand draft of Rs. 800/- in favour of St. Stephen’s Hospital, Delhi. The last date of submitting the filled in application will usually be in the end of June.

– Test guidance / Selection Process for DGNM & B.Sc. (Honours) Nursing

The selection of candidates is only based on a written test and interview that will be held in Delhi only.
You will have to face multiple choice Questions in the exam. They will be mainly from the 12th standard Physics/Chemistry/Biology/ General knowledge/ Maths/English subjects.

The selection exam date will be informed to candidates by post. It is likely to be held in July each year.

The first step to get selected in this college is this. You have to perform well in the written tests.
If you are shortlisted, you will be called for a personal interview.
You have to produce original certificates for scrutiny at the time of this interview.
Candidates selected in the interview will have to undergo a medical examination performed after a non refundable fee of Rs 2500 is paid. Admission is subject to being medically fit.
Classes for selected candidates will start by end of July or early August.

Sponsorship is available for Christian candidates in St. Stephen’s Hospital College of Nursing. But your sponsorship does not guarantee admission. The sponsored candidate has to perform satisfactorily in the Written Test and also the Interview.


The 1st year fees is Rs.1,60,000 (approx, includes hostel fees)
2nd year onwards, the fees is about Rs.1,05,000 (approx includes hostel fees)
Mess Fees is about Rs.2100 per month (approx)
Security deposit: Rs 5000 (One time – Refundable)


1. Scholarships are also granted by the Delhi Nursing Council (DNC) for deserving candidates on merit basis
2. A limited number of scholarships are granted to students on merit-cum-need basis by the hospital.
3. The Trained Nurses Association of India also provides a limited number of scholarships.
4. A limited number of scholarships are also granted by the Nurses’ League of Christian Medical Association of India

– Special information about the Library , Labs and Affiliated hospitals

The College Library is well stocked with sufficient and latest volumes of books. You will also find journals (national and international), Magazines and daily Newspapers. Good laboratory facilities and clinical facilities are also available. In addition, students gain experience and practical skills in various laboratories. Laboratories available are Fundamentals of Nursing, Nutrition, Biochemistry & Microbiology, Maternal & Child Health and Community Health Nursing.

The Institute has a spacious conference hall, a well furnished and also safe hostel. You will find the hostel with visiting room, recreation room and mess, etc. The College also collaborates with other institutions like IBHAS, RFTC Najafgarh. You will even be sent to these institutions for clinical experience in Mental Health and Community Health Nursing.

Faculty in St. Stephen’s Hospital College of Nursing

Good qualified and experienced faculty are available for teaching. There are 11 professors and assistant professors in the college. They are assisted by 16 clinical instructors. Together they conduct various theory and practical sessions for the students.

– Hostel / Lodging facilities at St. Stephen’s Hospital College of Nursing
If you are a nursing student, you are compulsorily required to stay in the hostels. The hostel in St. Stephen’s Hospital College of Nursing is also excellent. They also have adequate and good facilities for you. It can also be said to be a home away from home for you.

Placements at St. Stephen’s Hospital College of Nursing

Placements available in St Stephens hospital for deserving candidates who are even provided with scholarships.
The nursing college also provides you with high quality of education. So, placements are available for you in many of the top hospitals in Delhi. You will also obtain placements in other parts of the country.

List of other courses being run by St.Stephens hospital
St. Stephen’s Hospital, New Delhi also runs 8 Allied Health Professional and Diploma Courses for 10+2 students.
1. Radiodiagnosis Technology (Recognized and certified by CMAI)
2. Medical Laboratory Technology (Recognized and certified by IMA/ NIOS)
3. Optometry & Ophthalmic Technology (Recognized and certified by CMAI)
4. Anaesthesia Technology (Recognized and certified by CMAI)
5. Medical Record Technology (Recognized and certified by CMAI)
6. Electrophysiology and Pulmonology Technology (Recognized and certified by CMAI)
7. Dialysis Technology (Recognized and certified by CMAI)
8. Diabetic Education & Podiatry Technology (Recognized and certified by CMAI)

Eligibility criteria

Educational Qualification
For courses 1,2,3,4,6,7 and 8 : 10+2 with Biology, Physics, Chemistry & English
Course 1: Correspondence or Open School candidates are not eligible
For course 2 : 40% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Biology
For course 5 : 10+2 with English and 45% marks in aggregate, preferably with Biology
Age limit: Between 17 and 25 years for all courses

The Prospectus is available on cash payment of Rs.600/-, but the last date is usually the last week of June.

Other nursing colleges in Delhi in which you may also be interested are listed here:

RAK college of nursing

You can also look at the List of nursing colleges in Delhi.

Achievements of St.Stephen’s Hospital college of nursing:

The students of the nursing college attached to St.Stephens hospital have achieved several feats in academics and other activities. There have been several instances of students being in the top ten places in University examinations. The first batch passed out in 2012. In 2 consecutive years, the students of St.Stephen’s hospital college of nursing were gold medalists. The college has been awarded “A” grade status by the Govt. of NCT of Delhi’s Directorate of Higher Education. In an audit conducted by the GGSIP University, the college has obtained 83.5% score.

Alumni of St. Stephens Nursing college

The alumni of St.Stephens College of nursing are well placed in responsible service positions and faculty positions all over the world. If any alumni of the college requires help in obtaining transcripts or verification of their academic record, it can be one with the payment of the following fees:
Transcripts outside India 150 USD
Transcripts within India Rs.1500/-

Verification of academic records outside India 50 USD
Verification of academic records within India Rs.500/-

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The transcripts will be sent by registered AIR for those outside India and will be sent by Registered post to those within India. An option of the delivery of these documents by courier services is available with additional payment.

If you are planning to join the St.Stephen’s Hospital college of nursing, do write to us. We will be able to provide more information about the admission process.

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