Become a Nurse – 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. sanduni May 16, 2017 at 5:58 pm -  Reply

    Mn dn ministry cl mase aga danawalu list.

    • dilsh May 18, 2017 at 11:17 am -  Reply

      Sure ekatama daida dr…

    • madu May 18, 2017 at 12:23 pm -  Reply

      atthada Dammoth link eka kiyann plz

  2. Kinogiya May 16, 2017 at 2:43 pm -  Reply

    nursing selected list is why so late?

  3. Sachi May 16, 2017 at 2:31 pm -  Reply

    Qualified list kawdda danne,ikmnata dammoth hodai ne.please.kattyama balagena inne list eka danakan.

  4. Mihiri May 15, 2017 at 10:29 am -  Reply

    Mage z eka 0.43 .Galle. NTS eid kiyl dnnwnm kyn plz

  5. hashi May 13, 2017 at 9:45 pm -  Reply

    list koooooo?

  6. Shanika nadeeshani May 12, 2017 at 10:31 am -  Reply

    Thawath ai nuraing selected list danne naththe

  7. Sanduni May 11, 2017 at 8:45 am -  Reply

    Me minissu mkda ane mechchara kal karanne. Intaviw gihin dn masa 8k dn

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