School of Nursing


  • Nursing School was established in 1943. Dr Patrao had got the recognition. First batch was of  30 students.

Important moments in the past

  • Nursing education has undergone lots of changes. The syllabus was  revised from time to time. From 1987 to 2003, the General Nursing & Midwifery programme was of 3 years. From August 2004, the programme duration was increased from 3 years to 3 ½ years including internship of 6 months & addition of subjects as computer in nursing, Nursing Research, Health Economics.
    School of nursing conducts 3 ½ years revised General Nursing & Midwifery programme.
  • The school is recognized by Maharashtra Nursing Council & Indian Nursing Council.
  • The school of nursing conducts various educational programmes.
  • The following workshops were conducted on city level.
  • Palliative care workshop in the year 2001
  • Disaster management workshop in the year 2002

Inservice educational programmes  were conducted from time to time;

  • Trauma Nursing
  • Nursing care of patient with HIV/AIDS
  • CPCR
  • Nursing  care of patient who is critically ill.
  • Acute pain management

Current status

  • At present, 100 students are admitted in a year. Academic year begins on  1st  August & ends on 31st July. During this period, students undergo theory classes & practical in the classroom & clinical posting in the ward. Faculty includes one principal, 16 sister tutors, one Public health nurse & additionally 4 staff nurses those who have finished B.Sc. Nursing are in the school  on internal adjustment. We have 2 supportive staff, and one driver and cleaner for school bus.
    The School has student nurses organization, which gives additional platform for the students to tap their potential.
  • The following activities are conducted on regular basis;
    • Monthly meetings
    • Educational activities eg  role play, Quiz competitions, Seminar etc.
    • Celebration of National & international days
    • Celebration of various festivals as Diwali, Ganpati etc.
    • Competitions are held as Rangoli, Poster, Painting, Greeting card making, Personality contest,
    • Annual sports
    • Cultural programme


  • School of nursing is located within main campus of B.Y.L.Nair Hospital at W building(Nurses Quarter), which is opposite main OPD building.


New Complex Internal view of hostel
Students dining hall Faculty of School Of Nursing
School Library Students attending the classes

Demonstration classes

Demonstration classes

Cookery Classes

Students being supervised in clinical

Students practicing in computer lab

Anatomy Tutorials

Midwifery Practical

Cultural activity

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Oath taking ceremony

Personality Contest

Awards / Achievements

  • The following students secured first rank at State level in examinations conducted by Maharastra Nursing Council in the subjects mentioned below:
    2007    : Ms Sophy Chako in Psychiatric Nursing.
    2008    : Ms Vaishali Vasargaonkar in Paediatric nursing
    2009    : Ms Ranjita Patil in Obstetric & Gynaecology Nursing.
Year Mayor’ award Nair Award Nurses Welfare award (Best Student Nurse)
  2005 Ms Priya Sawant
Ms Deepali Mahadik
  Ms Thorat Aarti
Ms Kadam Nisha
  2006 Ms Seema Khaire
Ms Arti Thorat
  Ms Aruna Dhangar
Ms Neeta Ovhal
2007 Ms Shradha Gawade   Ms Mirajkar Prachi
Ms Neeta Ovhal
2008 Ms Vaishali Mhatre
Ms Cylvia D’souza
Ms Chitra Patil Ms Sanjeevani Hathmode
Ms Kurhade Deepali
2009 Ms Jismy Jose
Ms Mali Darshana
Ms Deepali Kurhade Ms Maheshvari Uma
Ms Apeksha Raskar
2010 Ms Thallappilly Simmy Ms Jagruti Patil Ms Vrushali Vichare
Ms Darshana Mali