Training for Foreign Nursing Students in Pondicherry Institute of
Medical Sciences (if you are an Indian national, please also see
(Please also see the
It will be possible for the P.I.M.S to accept
applications for elective training
from foreign medical students for a maximum period of 12 weeks
subject to certain permission from Indian authorities which we will
arrange for. These include permissions from:
1. Government of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
(Department of Health).
To enable us to do this you should arrange to send:
1. Six copies of
duly filled in along with
2. Six passport sized photographs
3. Six photocopies of your passport. Only students who are able to
obtain valid registered student visas will be allowed to commence the course
4. Six copies of reference/recommendation letter from the Dean of
the medical college/university where you are currently undergoing
5. A bank draft/pay order/banker's
cheque for Rs.1000/- in favour of the Pondicherry Institute of
Medical Sciences - payable in Pondicherry - this is the application
processing charge. (Please note: In some demand drafts there is
column for "Branch". This SHOULD be Pondicherry. (We are sorry, but,
we cannot accept cash/wire transfer or credit card payments). Please
FAQ section for more
information on this.
Training can be provided in the following specialties:
Medical Surgical Nursing
Obstetrics and Gynecology Nursing
Community Health Nursing
Other specialties can be made available on request.
A valid Visa registration should be produced
at the time of reporting at Pondicherry Institute of Medical
Sciences. The procedural details of the same can be accessed from
the Bureau of Immigration, India
Students should indicate, in their application letters, if they have
any preferences from the above specialties and also the period for
which they would like to work in each of them. It will generally be
possible for us to honour these requests.
Please also note that you should indicate the period of elective
after suitable consideration. It may be impossible for us to change
the dates of electives which have been once decided.
fees are for blocks of three months or parts there of. For example,
currently, for periods upto 12 weeks the fees is Rs. 12,000. Beyond
12 weeks, an additional Rs. 12, 000 is to be paid. This is to be
paid at the time of actual commencement of the elective after your
arrival at this college.
those students who have already sent in their application material
will have to pay the new fees.
(1 US $ = approx. Rs.50). We do not accept credit cards.
appreciate your interest in our training program and look forward to
having you with us.
ALL COMMUNICATION REGARDING THIS SHOULD BE
THROUGH THE DIRECTOR-PRINCIPAL'S OFFICE ONLY. (Mark a copy to Dean,
College of Nursing, P.I.M.S)
THE INSTITUTION WILL NOT ACCEPT ANY
RESPONSIBILITY FOR COMMUNICATIONS MADE THROUGH ANY OTHER OFFICE.
[ DIRECTOR - PRINCIPAL ]