Who We Are

Rajiv Gandhi College of Nursing was established in year 2008 in Jammu and was the first institution to offer B.Sc Nursing Course in Jammu Province. The institution is run by Rajiv Gandhi Educational Society (Reg. no. 1828-S of year 1992) it was observed that there is acute shortage of trained professional in Nursing and Paramedical field in the State of Jammu and Kashmir, the state is factually handicapped on account of trained and qualified Nursing manpower, and we are proud to proclaim that the manpower shortage in this sector will definitely be improved to a greater extent by opening of Rajiv Gandhi College of Nursing.

Rajiv Gandhi College of Nursing is affiliated to University of Jammu, a University of repute established in the year 1969, the student of the college graduating from University of Jammu which is ‘A’ grade certified University by NAAC a National level rating institution of UGC Govt. of India. Further for Hospital and Clinical training the college is affiliated with Govt. Medical College Hospitals Jammu and all its associated Hospitals including recently established Super Specialty Hospital along with ASCOMS Medical College Jammu. The college also arrange visits to Industry and other Hospitals of repute to ensure more exposure.

Finally the students passing out are widely accepted by Hospitals and 100% placed in the institutions of repute.



    Rajiv Gandhi College of Nursing is located in an environmentally and ecologically friendly area at Chak Bhalwal which is 14km away from Jammu City on Jammu - Akhnoor Road (Via Janipur).


    The nearest airport is at Jammu Airport. The nearest railway station is Jammu Tawi. Bus Service plies regular buses from Jammu connecting with all the major cities of the state.


    Let us work together to make this world an excellent place to live for generation to come.


    Rajiv Gandhi College of Nursing believes that nursing is a profession involving excellence in service, education and administration. We respect basic human dignity of individuals irrespective of their background, caste or creed. We believe man is created in the image of God and is worthy of respect. He has Physical, Psychological, Spiritual and Social needs and meeting these needs promotes an integrated and healthy person. We believe that nursing education should be community need based and involve developing critical judgment in providing care at the Preventive, Promotive, Curative and rehabilitative levels.


    Rajiv Gandhi College of Nursing is built in an eco friendly area which is appropriate for the education. The college has spacious classrooms. The college is built strictly as per the Indian Nursing Council norms. There are laboratories like Preclinical Science Lab, Fundamentals of Nursing Lab, Community Health Nursing Lab, Nutrition Lab, Maternal and Child Health Lab, A V Aids Room. Indoor and Outdoor Sports facility are available for students. Talented and Experienced teaching faculty are available for the overall development of students. A spacious auditorium is available to conduct all the programmes like Fresher’s Party, Farewell Party, Lamp Lighting ceremony, Nurses’ Day celebration and other different activities of the college. A spacious library and reading room which is equipped with huge number of books, Magazines, Journals, Newspapers and other publications of both Indian and Foreign edition is available to sharpen the knowledge of the students.


    1. To provide opportunities which would enable the student to function as an effective individual.

    2. To prepare a professional and technically skilled nurse, competent to give a comprehensive nursing care to individuals, families and communities in sickness and health.

    3. To prepare the student with guidance to take up leadership position in the teaching and the nursing practice in hospitals and community health agencies.

    4. To provide the opportunities and experiences which would enable the student to develop and maintain effective interpersonal relationship with professional and nonprofessional personnel.

    5. To provide the student with knowledge and learning experience which would enable him/her as a nurse to function with increasing ability as an effective citizen and a representative of his/her profession.

    6. To provide those experience and opportunities which would enable and motivate the nurse to enlarge his/her capacity for his/her own professional growth and to contribute towards the improvement and growth of nursing.