The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc. Nursing) is a 4 years undergraduate medical programme. Nursing education is monitored by the Indian Nursing Council (INC), the programme focus on developing critical care, advanced thinking skills, proficiency and values necessary for the practice of professional nursing and midwifery. The programme prepares students to become responsible citizens by following a code of moral values and conduct at all times while fulfilling personal, social and professional responsibilities. B. Sc. Nursing programme involves classroom study, projects and assignments that enable students to gain practical knowledge of their learning. After the completion of the course, the students compulsorily need to do a six-month internship to experience real-world clinical settings and learn from them.
M.Sc. Nursing or Master of Science in Nursing is a two-year Postgraduate academic programme offered in different specialities. The purpose of the programme is to prepare post graduates to assume duties as nurse specialists, consultants, educators, administrators and researchers in a wide kind of professional settings. The programme is recognized by the Indian Nursing Council, Kerala Nurses' and Midwives’ Council and accredited by govt. of Kerala.
The Mercy College of Nursing is attached to Mercy Hospital Pothy, Thalayolaparambu, Kottayam District, which was established in December 1973. The hospital aims at sharing the Lord’s Love through healing ministry. The integrated programme of General Nursing and Midwifery course started in the year 1996. In the year 2013 GNM programme is upgraded to B,Sc.Nursing programme. The College of Nursing is affiliated to Kerala University of Health Sciences Trissur and recognized by Indian Nursing Council and Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council. The College has the infrastructure facilities and excellent learning situation. The students can acquire knowledge and skill in an atmosphere where they can avail it from various sources as they wish.