Forty-eight college students began taking classes on Monday as a part of the primary batch of the Faculty of Nursing on the Authorities Institute of Medical Sciences (GIMS), Better Noida.

That is the primary authorities nursing faculty of Gautam Budh Nagar. The Uttar Pradesh Nurses and Midwives Council had in November final 12 months given permission to start out B.Sc Nursing course within the institute.

The school is affiliated to Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical College, Lucknow. It has a complete of 60 seats and the admissions have been made by means of an entrance examination carried out by the college in December. “At current, solely 48 college students have been admitted after the primary spherical of counselling. Remainder of the seats shall be stuffed after the second spherical of counselling,” mentioned GIMS director Dr (Brigade) RK Gupta.

On the primary day the brand new batch college students have been accorded a heat welcome by the institute. Dr. Dinesh Rana, Deputy Superintendent of LLRM Medical Faculty, Meerut and State Nodal Officer of Nursing, was the chief visitor in this system.

“The scholars have been knowledgeable concerning the institute and the nursing infrastructure right here. To supply top-notch training to the nursing faculty college students, GIMS is nicely geared up with Superior Abilities Laboratory, Neighborhood Well being Nursing and Diet Laboratory and Baby Well being Nursing Laboratory,” mentioned Dr Gupta.

He mentioned that 4 college members have additionally been appointed by the institute for the course. He mentioned, “The institution of this college will profit the medical fraternity and likewise present extra employment to nursing aspirants within the state in addition to Delhi-NCR.”

The brand new batch of MBBS college students have additionally began courses at GIMS from February 14. Gupta mentioned that the institute would quickly begin a paramedical faculty with 40 seats as nicely.

GIMS began operations in February 2016 and is affiliated to King George Medical Faculty, Lucknow. From 2019, MBBS course is being supplied right here together with different Put up Graduate (Diplomatic of Nationwide Board) programs with 100 seats.

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