Rajindra Hospital, Patiala

Date : 26-May-2024 Time : 09:32 PM
About GCON

With the advancement of education and technology and as per the need at that time the Government made efforts for Upgradation of the school of nursing to college of nursing in 2002. 37 students got admission in first batch of B.SC. Nursing. Main aim of starting the degree course was to upgrade the knowledge of nurses to provide higher and sophisticated care to patients . the basic qualifications required for degree courses was 10+2 in medical and students have to appear in pre-medical entrance exam and then counseling is conducted by Baba Farid University of Sciences, Faridkot.

Indian Nursing Council recognizes this course and college has been affiliated by BFUHS and registered by Punjab Nurses Registration Council.


Health is a state of well being that enables a person to lead a psychologically, socially and economically productive life. Health is a right of all the people. Individuals, families and communities have a responsibility towards maintaining their health.

Nursing contributes to the health services in a vital and significant way in the health care delivery system. It recognizes national health goals and is committed to participate in the implementation of National health policies and programmes. It aims at identifying health needs of the people, planning and providing quality care in collaboration with other health professionals and community groups.

Scope of nursing practice encompasses provision of promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative aspects of care to people across their life span in wide variety of health care settings. Practice of nursing is based upon application of basic concept and principles derived from the physical , biological and behavioural sciences, medicine and nursing.

Nursing is based on values of caring and aims to help individuals to attain independence in self-care. It necessitates development of compassion and understanding of human behaviour among its practitioners to provide care with respect and dignity and protect the rights f individuals and groups.

The teachers have the responsibilty to be role models and create learning environment that enables students to acquire inquiry driven, self directed learning and foster an attitude of life long learning.


Prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurses and midwives in providing promotive , preventive , curative , and rehabilitative services.

Prepare nurses who can make independent decisions in nursing situations, protect the rights of and facilitate individuals and groups in pursuit of health, function in the hospital, community nursing services, and conduct research studies in the areas of nursing practice. They are also expected to assume the role of teacher, supervisior and manager in a clinical/public health setting.


  • Apply knowledge from physical, biological, and behavioural sciences, medicine including alternative systems and nursing care to individuals, families and communities.

  • Demonstrate understanding of life style and other factors, which affect health of individuals and groups.

  • Provide nursing care based on steps based on steps of nursing process in collaboration with the individuals and groups.

  • Demonstrate critical thinking skill in making decisions in all situations in order to provide quality care.

  • Utilize the latest trends and technology in providing health care.

  • Provide promotive , preventive and restorative health services in line with the national health policies and programmes.

  • Practice within the framework of code of ethics and professional conduct , acceptable standards of practice within the legal boundaries.

  • Communicate effectively with individual and groups and members of the health team in order to promote effective interpersonal relationship and teamwork.

  • Demonstrate skills in teaching to individuals and groups in clinical/community health settings.

  • Participate effectively as members of health team in health care delivery system.

  • Demonstrate leadership and managerial skills in clinical/community health settings.

  • Conduct need based research studies in various settings and utilize the research findings to improve the quality of care.

  • Demonstrate awareness, interest and contribute towards advancement of self and of the profession.

Indian Nursing Council recognizes this course and college has been affiliated by BFUHS and registered by Punjab Nurses Registration Council and Indian Nursing Council.

Established 6th October, 1958
Upgradation 29 October, 2002
Type Government College
Principal Dr (Mrs) Balwinder Kaur
Faculty 23
Undergraduate 250+
Location Patiala (Punjab) India
Hospital Rajindra Hospital, Patiala
Affiliation Baba Farid University of Health Sciences
Recognized By Punjab Nurses Registration Council, Indian Nursing Council
Government College of Nursing,

Rajindra Hospital, Patiala