The college of Nursing came into existence in1987 with the four year B.Sc. Nursing Degree Course to keep pace with the rapid advancement in Medical and Nursing sciences.The post certificate B.SC. Nursing Degree course of two years duration for upgrading those with Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery was started in 1988.
As a response to the pressing need of the profession for the teachers and Nurse leaders as it was keenly felt all over the country, a Post Graduate Degree Programme in Nursing namely M.Sc. Nursing was started in 1992.