The CTEVT started PCL Nursing in 1999 AD (2056 BS). Proficiency Certificate Level in Nursing (PCL Nursing or SN) Program is three years academic course, which aims to producea mid-level technical nursing workforce equipped with knowledge and skills related to the field of nursing so as to meet the demand of the nursing workforce in the country and abroad. PCL nursing is one of the prominent and popular disciplines within the Nursing profession. PCL Nursing graduate has been helping the world for the all-round development of health and self-employment opportunities in the public and private sectors.
Duration of the Course : 3 Years
Affiliated to : Council for Technical Education & Vocational Training (CTEVT), Sanothimi, Bhaktapur
Qualification : SEE passed with minimum “C” grade in compulsory Math, Science & English with GPA 2, or SLC graduates with minimum 45% for PCL nursing, and pass division for HA, DPharm and CMLT courses including must passed the entrance examination taken by CTEVT.
Medium of Instruction : English
Total intake per Academic Year : 40 Students
Total average cost per year : NRs. ........
Objectives of the Program
To produce a middle-level nursing workforce who is independent and competent to assume the responsibility to carry out the function of preventive, primitive, curative, rehabilitative, and holistic care of an individual/group at the hospital and in community settings. This curriculum has the following objectives to:
The requirement for Admission:
Scope of PCL Nursing:
After completion of the course, individuals will becomeeligible candidates for registration in the Nepal Nursing Council (NNC) in grade "B" that permit them to work in any hospitals, nursing homes, and health institutions of government and the non-government sectoras a mid-level health worker. The main scope and working areas of Staff Nurse are:
Course overview of PCL Nursing:
This course is based on the job required to perform by the Staff Nurse at different levels in the public and private sector’s health field in relation to nursing jobs in Nepal. Therefore, this curriculum is designed to provide knowledge and skills focusing on the nursing-related occupation. The first-year course is focused on basic nursing care in hospitals and the communityfoundational nursing practices; the second-year course is focused on preventive, promotive as well as therapeutic nursing care of sick adult and elderly individuals as well as mentally ill individual. Similarly, the third-year course comprises of pediatric, midwifery, and gynecology as well as leadership and management.