Become a Nurse – Follow Training at Ministry of Health Nursing School

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Update: Application deadline for Recruitment of the Pupil Nurse training of 2016 intake is 24 June 2016 . Source: Gazette (2016.06.03)
College of Nursing Colombo
If you have three A/L passes in Biological Science stream then you can apply for free Nursing training in Government Nursing schools managed by Ministry of Health. After training you can become a Nurse in Government hospital which is a pensionable government job. This post describes details on Government Nursing courses, but there are several private nursing colleges and University degrees in Nursing are also available in Sri Lanka.

Educational qualifications :
A. Should have passed all subjects (except common general test) of one of
the streams called Biology /Mathematics/ Agriculture which belongs to
the science stream in one sitting at the G.C.E (A.L) examination
B. Should have passed G.C.E (O.L) examination in not more than 02 attempts
with six subjects including credits passes for Sinhala / Tamil Language
Mathematics, Science and English.

How to apply:

Applications and details are available in Government Gazette Part II of 2016.06.03
Or Ministry of Health website

Duly completed applications should be sent on or before 24.06.2016 by the
register post to the “Director (Admin 01),Ministry of Health, Suwasiripaya,
No.385 , Rev. Baddegama Wimalawansa Thero Mawatha , Colombo 10”

Application deadline for 2015 intake is 24 June 2016

Scheme of Training :
The selected applicants will be admitted to the nursing training school as pupil nurses and they should follow the training course for 03 years.
The trainees during the period of training in a school nursing will be paid an allowance as follows :
1) First year :- Rs 12,920/= per month
2) Second years :- Rs 13,040/= per month
3) Third years :- Rs 13,160/= per month

The trainees, who pass the final examination, after successful completion of training, will be appointed to the post of staff nurse Grade III by the Director General of Health Services on the relevant salary scales depending on the availability of vacancies of the post.

All applicants should be unmarried at the time of submitting their applications and it is compulsory that they should remain unmarried, during the period of 03 years training.

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  1. Kinogiya April 3, 2017 at 3:03 pm -  Reply

    Do you know nursing selected list release date ?

  2. Samitha April 1, 2017 at 7:53 pm -  Reply

    Paramedical select una kauruhari yaluwekuta liyum awoth kiyanwada? Loku udauwak yaluwane.

  3. Shanika nadeeshani April 1, 2017 at 11:46 am -  Reply

    Oyala kwru hari dannawada nursing selected list eka dana dawasak….

  4. madu April 1, 2017 at 8:38 am -  Reply

    mama sati 3 kata udadi ministry ekata cl kla. ehen qwe april wala list eka dala may wla ganwa kyala. oyalta aluth news ekak awot kyan……………

  5. Nisansa March 30, 2017 at 6:35 am -  Reply

    hai yaluwane,2016 nts interview giya ayawa me aurudde badawa gannawada? e gana danna kenek kiyannako plz

  6. kaushalya March 27, 2017 at 12:20 pm -  Reply

    nts waladi diploma eka vitharai neda denne ? ita passe hamotama degree eka karanna puluwanda

  7. Kinogiya March 22, 2017 at 9:58 am -  Reply

    When release nursing selected list 2016?

  8. poorni March 19, 2017 at 2:43 pm -  Reply

    No need published

  9. Shanika nadeeshani March 17, 2017 at 12:49 pm -  Reply

    Nursing selected list 1 dalada

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