Sri. Pinarayi Vijayan
Hon’ble Chief Minister
Government of Kerala


Smt.K K Shylaja
Hon’ble Minister for Health & 
Social Welfare, Government of Kerala


Principal of Govt.Nursing College

Welcome to Govt.Nursing College 

Welcome to Govt.Nursing College      


Welcome to Govt. College of Nursing

Govt.College of Nursing Thiruvananthapuram, the pioneer institute in Nursing had its orgin as School of Nursing attached to General Hospital, Thiruvanthapuram in the year 1943.The School of Nursing was shifted to Medical College campus in 1954.Diploma programme in Teaching and Administration of 11 months duration started at University level with an annual intake of 10 students in 1960.

In 1963, School of Nursing was upgraded to College of Nursing with the starting of Post Basic B.Sc(N) for diploma Nurses which was the first of its kind in South East Asia.In the year 1972, four year degree programme in Nursing(B.Sc Nursing)was started at University level with an annual intake of 25 students. The present college building was inaugurated on 12th April 1972 by Dr.K.Balaraman Nair, the then Director of Health Services.

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