SMVD College of Nursing GB meets

Online portal of CoN launched, Admission for 2nd batch to commence from 17 April


JAMMU: Maj. Gen. Shiv Kumar Sharma (Retd), Member of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board and Chairman of the Governing Body of the College of Nursing, in presence of all the Governing Body members, launched the web portal of the College for starting online admission process for the next batch.The online portal for filling up application forms for admission for the Second Batch of the 4 year B. Sc. Nursing Course at the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi College of Nursing (SMVDCoN), Kakryal, is commencing from tomorrow i.e. 17th April 2017 and shall remain open for one month. The Entrance Examination will be conducted on 4th June at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University and classes for the Second Batch (2017-18) will start in mid July 2017.
This was stated at the 13th Governing Body Meeting of the College held to finalise the arrangements for admission of the second batch of students to the College. Maj. Gen. Shiv Kumar Sharma (Retd), Member, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board and Chairman of the Governing Body of the Nursing College chaired the meeting. The meeting was attended by Members of the Governing Body of the SMVDCoN: Dr. M. K. Bhandari, Commissioner/Secretary, Health and Medical Education; Mr. Ajeet Kumar Sahu, Chief Executive Officer of the Shrine Board; Dr. V. Verma, Dean, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University; Dr. (Brig.) Man Mohan Harjai, Administrator and Dr. Shailla Cannie, Principal of the Nursing College.
Chairman of the Governing Body said that the facility of online filling up of application forms has been provided with a view to enable the students to apply from any part of the country thus saving their time of travelling to the College or using the time consuming postal method. He informed that arrangements have also been made for giving immediate confirmation to the candidates through SMS and email of having filled up the application forms. Preparations for conducting the Entrance Examination for the admission of the students for the 2nd batch are going on. The prospectus for 2017-18 batch of students has been issued and relevant information for the benefit of students has been hosted on the official website of the Nursing College
Besides online applications, many other online modules are part of this web portal which include online attendance of students, online submission of assignments, automation of all processes of the College, registration of students, feedback and suggestions, e-resources, e-learning and video resources and other academic and administrative procedures, etc. All these facilities will help students transparency in the teaching-learning process. It is pertinent to mention that the SMVDCoN is approved by the Indian Nursing Council and J&K State Nursing Council with an intake capacity of 60 students. The College which is following Semester and Credit Based system as per the latest guidelines of the UGC, is affiliated to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University. The College has highly qualified faculty and is equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure like smart classrooms and WiFi connectivity, modern labs, a well stocked library with facility of on-line journals for quality learning. A well furnished hostel has been prepared for the students for their comfortable stay and facilities for hygienic food. The added advantage of this Nursing College is its attachment to the SMVD Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, Kakryal for providing high quality clinical exposure to the students for their professional training.
Besides regular classes, guest lectures on latest trends in the field of nursing are organised by experts in this field. Special classes are conducted for the students who require special attention in any particular subject. The academic and co-curricular activities of the College are well planned ahead of the semester for overall development of the students. Welfare of the students is also looked after and they are provided free medical services by the Shrine Board.Other matters that came up for review in the meeting included organising development programmes for the faculty and inter-college competitions for the nursing colleges of the State.