BSc Nursing tuition fees hiked in pvt self–financing colleges

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Thiruvananthapuram: The tuition fees for BSc Nursing courses in private self– financing colleges in Kerala would go up by 15% from this academic year onwards.

The Justice R Rajendra Babu Committee had recommended hiking the fee to Rs 73,025. Last year, the tuition fee was Rs 63,500.

Special fees to rise
The nursing students had to pay Rs 17,000 as special fees until last year. This too would be hiked to Rs 23,300 in the first year.

From the second year onwards, it would be Rs 19,300.

Rs 72,000 has been fixed as the annual hostel rent and mess fee. However, colleges charging a lesser amount shouldn’t increase the fee citing the general fee hike.

A maximum of Rs 5,500 could be charged as uniform fee. The same amount could be charged for text books and record books.

MSc Nursing course
The tuition fee of MSc Nursing course has been fixed at Rs 1,00,000. Besides, there will be a special fee of Rs 50,000.

The Association of the Managements of Self-Financing Nursing Colleges in Kerala would hold discussions with the health minister regarding this year’s admission procedures.  

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