New Delhi: "Nursing constitutes to be an important component of the healthcare system. However, the opportunities available in the Capital to train nurses till now, have been far and few".
Realizing this, the Government of India has decided to open two new nursing colleges in the state - College of Nursing at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital and College of Nursing at Safdarjung Hospital, both in affiliation with Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), Delhi.
The two new colleges will offer B.Sc. (Hons.) Nursing programme of four-years duration.The nursing college at Safdarjung Hospital will admit 100 students, whereas the one at Dr. RML Hospital will have an intake of 50.
Admission to both the colleges will be done on the basis of a Common Entrance Test (CET), which will be conducted by the University on September 20, 2008.