Featured Story

A NEW CMC MILESTONE: Chittoor Campus Granted Provisional Affiliation for the College of Nursing

On November 21, 2019, CMC was granted a provisional affiliation for the College of Nursing located on the Chittoor campus to start a Bachelor of Science degree program during the 2019-2020 academic year with an in take of 50 students.

The program, affiliated with NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, includes a four-year course as well as a one-year training program as junior staff nurse.

The BSc Nursing Program is designed to enable students to get a wider understanding of nursing, based on scientific principles and clinical experience. The course includes basic sciences and a foundation in nursing, inclusive of bioethics, psychology, English and computer applications during the first year of study. The second year focuses mainly on general medical surgical nursing and an orientation to community health nursing. Subjects like sociology, genetics, pharmacology, pathology, communication and education technology are also covered in this year.

The third-year deals with specialties in medical surgical nursing, child health nursing, mental health/psychiatric nursing and nursing research. The first half of fourth year is spent in obstetrics and gynecology nursing, community health nursing and management of nursing services & education. The second half of the fourth year is a rotating internship in all the areas of nursing.

This achievement represents yet another very exciting milestone in CMC’s extraordinary history.

Dedication of the College of Nursing
Facility, Chittoor Campus was held
in February 2020

Other Featured Stories

Jawadhi Hills Model Village Update

Despite a pandemic and a cyclone that greatly affected the Jawadhi Hills, CMC has continued to work in this area to improve health and provide development opportunities. Below are snapshots of the Community Health and Development (CHAD) team’s efforts to

Read More »


Sign up for our Newsletter

Select list(s) to subscribe to

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Vellore Christian Medical College Foundation, 475 Riverside Dr., New York, NY, 10115, You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact