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 November 1, 2016 at 7:52 am -  Reply

    To nethu.
    ane mata kiyanna puluwanda mkakda mlt kiyanne?aththatama man danne na fnd.plz tell me..

    • Hiran November 3, 2016 at 7:37 am -  Reply

      Medical Laboratory Technitian = MLT

  2. nethu October 31, 2016 at 1:34 pm -  Reply

    Yaluwane kurunegala kata hari mlt interview awa nam kiyanawada man comment ekak dekka kandy ekkenekta mlt awa kiyala..wena kata hari awa nam plz comment karanawada..

  3. Dilumi October 31, 2016 at 1:12 pm -  Reply

    Mlt interview lettrs awaaa….mn kandy..apit 2016/11/05 interview..

  4. shy October 30, 2016 at 4:38 pm -  Reply

    2015 b batch aya lagade ministry cal karad?mn cal karama kewe november apeta letters ewnawa kyl.Oyala mukuth aluth news dan nedd?

  5. aasha October 30, 2016 at 3:26 pm -  Reply

    2015B batch gnne kwadda

  6. sanduni October 28, 2016 at 8:52 am -  Reply

    Selected list eka danna thawa gdk kal yaida? A,B batch 2ma me para ganivi neda?

  7. Viro October 27, 2016 at 10:11 pm -  Reply

    A batch B batch wena wenama danne. Api dan auruddalata wada wadi blan innawa thama na gaththe api interview giye 2015 june. Thama api innawa. List dankota thawa kal yanwa.Thama apiwa gathet na ne. Oyalwa ikmanta gani me december out wena batch aketa thama apiwa ganne

  8. nirosha October 27, 2016 at 12:02 pm -  Reply

    Apit interview tebbe octomber 9.selected list kwdda net ekt danne sir

  9. bhagya October 25, 2016 at 12:12 pm -  Reply

    2016 nursing select list eka danne kawadada…

  10. nayomi geethika October 24, 2016 at 6:30 pm -  Reply

    mn iye intervw giye.iye hitapu doctor qwa 2015 aya ikmnata agannawalu.iye apu lamai ehemanm qwa meintervw karana ayagenut tika denek gannawa kiyala.meke atta natta danna kawr hari innawada

  11. Aasha October 22, 2016 at 3:07 pm -  Reply

    2015B batch ayata letters awada

    • SUBODINI October 26, 2016 at 1:50 pm -  Reply

      nahe thama awe nahe.oyata awadha

  12. thilini October 21, 2016 at 7:30 am -  Reply

    Sir 2016 nursing select list eka danne kawadada

  13. Dilumi October 18, 2016 at 9:36 pm -  Reply

    Ane kawadada 2015 b btch ek gnne?blgen idl epaa wel dn nm…

  14. dulanjali gnanarathna October 17, 2016 at 7:17 am -  Reply

    2016 results out krala kiyla dangththoth pls kiyndaa

  15. chath October 16, 2016 at 11:21 am -  Reply

    Ane 2015 b batch ekata Kawada letters eida apiwa gani neda?

  16. fathima musfira October 13, 2016 at 12:41 pm -  Reply

    i finished my interview on september18. i don’t get my result till now…anyone person got your result???if u got it please reply my self

  17. sandu October 12, 2016 at 7:13 pm -  Reply

    2015 a/l krpu apiwa intrwiv kra thwa interviw ekk thynwda….nathnm select list eka danne kwdda hiran sir…

  18. nayomi geethika October 11, 2016 at 1:53 pm -  Reply

    hiran sir apiwa ganna kalayak gana hoyala kiyanna sir dawas wala apiwa intervw karanne

  19. Priyanga October 10, 2016 at 9:08 am -  Reply

    sir when you release 2016 nursing selected list

  20. sanduni October 9, 2016 at 9:18 am -  Reply

    Giyapara ehema newe dala thibbe sewwandi.a batch eka dala masa 5kin b batch eka damme.

    • Sewwandi October 11, 2016 at 8:08 pm -  Reply

      Oya colombo da. Colombo nts ekatath 2015 b batch ekk gannawada.

  21. piyumi October 8, 2016 at 6:29 am -  Reply

    To hansi,oyge z score kohmada

  22. hansi October 7, 2016 at 12:08 pm -  Reply

    colombo 2015 b batch aya innawada?

  23. rusiru October 6, 2016 at 12:32 pm -  Reply

    Hiran sir, Gazette eke nursing course e kata Wada campus eke nursing degree eka ganna eka watinawa neda? Nursing degreeya aragenimen lebena watinakama mokakda?

    • Hiran October 7, 2016 at 10:59 pm -  Reply

      Degree is better than Diploma.

  24. Sewwandi October 5, 2016 at 9:48 am -  Reply

    Selected list eke A batch B batch ekatada danne.

  25. Nadee October 4, 2016 at 5:46 pm -  Reply

    Mlt apply karapu aya kawda inne?kawadada mlt interview tiyenne?

    • mahesh October 5, 2016 at 2:11 pm -  Reply

      Me mase interview letters awi bohodurata

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