Josco College of Nursing, Edappon, Josco Junction, Pandalam, Alappuzha District, had its inception in the year 2005. This is a premier department of Josco Group of Institutions, under Josco Multi - Speciality Hospital, managed by Good Samaritan Charitable Trust. Our college is recognized by INC & KNC. We are affiliated to the Kerala University of Health Sciences, Thrissur. Josco College of Nursing is one of the Self Financing College under Private sector, signed agreement with the Government and sharing 50% of the seats with the Government. Our College has been recognized as Christian Minority Women’s college among the Nursing Colleges in Kerala state and we have also obtained the ISO – 9001: 2008 certification.
Our parent hospital is a 300 bedded Multi – Speciality Hospital with all departments like General Medicine, General Surgery, Orthopaedics & Orthosurgery, Cardiology, Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Eye, ENT & Dental.
We have started the B. Sc. Nursing programme on 23rd January 2006 with an annual intake of 40. At present the annual intake for B. Sc Nursing is 60. At present, we have Post Basic B. Sc. Nursing with an annual intake of 40 & M. Sc Nursing in all specialities with an annual intake of 18. Moreover, we are so happy that our students have gained cent percent excellence in their academic performance & we are glad that all the students who passed out from our institution are placed in high positions in different parts of the world.
We have well qualified & experienced faculties including HOD’s for all the specialities and well equipped labs like Foundations of Nursing lab, Nutrition lab, Community Health Nursing lab, Computer lab, MCH lab, Audio Visual Aids lab, Pre clinical Science lab and Library with enough reading facilities. We have more than 4000 book collections and various national, international and online journals available in our library. Internet facilities for the students & staffs are also available in our library & Computer lab.
Josco Group of Institutions offer courses like Diploma in General Nursing & midwifery with an annual intake of 35. We have different Paramedical courses like Health Inspector course (DHI) – 2 years programme, Diploma in Medical Laboratory (DMLT), Diploma in X- Ray – 2 years programme, Post Graduate Diploma in Dialysis Technician Course and Pharmacy Assistant Course – 1 year programme. All these courses are recognized by Government of India.
The college has made tremendous progress both qualitatively and quantitatively which is a result of hard and strenuous works and the spirit of dedication from the part of Management, teachers and students.