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 Foreign Nursing Students

TRAINING FOR FOREIGN NURSING STUDENTS

 

Training for Foreign Nursing Students in Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences (if you are an Indian national, please also see this footnote)

(Please also see the FAQ section)

Dear Student,

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 Proforma 'A' 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 medical studies

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 see the FAQ section for more information on this.

      Training can be provided in the following specialties:

Medical Surgical Nursing

Paediatric Nursing

Obstetrics and Gynecology Nursing

Community Health Nursing

Psychiatric 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
Website: http://www.immigrationindia.nic.in

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.

The 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.

Even 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.

We 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 ]

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