About St. Joseph College Of Nursing

St. Joseph College of Nursing, a unit of VDMC Charitable Trust – a Registered society Sponsored by the catholic diocese of Eluru and also a religious minority educational institution established primarily for the benefit of the members of the Christian community.

It is open, like all other Educational institutions under catholic auspices to all persons irrespective of religion, caste or community and is affiliated to Dr. NTRUHS, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh and Recognized by Indian Nursing Council (INC).

The College obtained the essentiality certificate from the Government of Andhra Pradesh vide G.O. M.S. No 364 in 2007 and permission from the Indian Nursing Council (INC), New Delhi. The college began functioning in 2009.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Eluru was erected in 1977 with Most Rev.John Mulagada as its first Bishop. Numerous educational institutions were established by the Bishop in order to bring education to the door steps of rural masses. The Diocese also established many health care centres, homes for the aged, training centers for the mentality and physically challenged.

The Diocese started St.Joseph Dental College in 2002 and a Super Specialty General Hospital in 2005 under the same Trust. The students of the College of Nursing will have the General Hospital attached for their clinical training.

Welcome To St. Joseph College Of Nursing

St.Joseph College of Nursing is run by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Eluru under V.D.M Charitable Trust at Bishop’s House, Xavier Nagar, Eluru – 534003, W.G.Dt, A.P, India.

Principal :
Dr. G Devi

The Principal Dr. G. Devi is a Msc Nursing, Ph.D, RNRM in community health nursing awarded by the Vinayaka University, Salem University.
Dedicated and experienced principal of over 15 years able to efficiently implement education policy. Maintain positive college environment and focus on enriching students with cutting edge curricula, Programming & more. Skilled in budget management, able to maintain productive and friendly relationships with students & staff.

To have a reputation of being a disciplinarian with active listening and problem solving skills.

Education :

Course Course Year University
B.Sc(N) 1999 – 2003 Adhiparasakthi college of Nursing, Tamil Nadu
M.Sc(N) 2006 – 2008 Annamalai university, Tamil Nadu
Ph.D 2018 – 2022– Vinayaka Mission, Salem, Tamil Nadu

Professional Experience:

Position From - To Name of the Institute
Tutor 2003 – 2005 GSL College of Nursing, Rajahmundry
Lecturer 2009 - 2011 ASRAM College of Nursing, Eluru.
Vice Principal 2012 – 2018 St. Joseph College of Nursing, Eluru.
Principal 2018-Till Date St. Joseph College of Nursing, Eluru.

Objectives of the Nursing Education Programming:

  • To provide opportunities which would enable the student to function as an effective individual.

  • To prepare a professional and technically skilled nurse, competent to give a comprehensive nursing care to individuals, families and communities in sickness and health.

  • To prepare the student with guidance to take up leadership position in the teaching and the nursing practice in hospitals and community health agencies.

  • To provide the opportunities and experiences which would enable the student to develop and maintain effective interpersonal relationship with professional and nonprofessional personnel.

  • To provide the student with knowledge and learning experience which would enable her as a nurse to function with increasing ability as an effective citizen and a representative of her profession.

  • To provide those experience and opportunities which would enable and motivate the nurse to enlarge her capacity for her own professional growth and to contribute towards the improvement and growth of nursing.

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    Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Nursing is a four-year full-time program that is the undergraduate level in the nursing course offered by Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada and approved by Indian Nursing Council (INC).

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    M.Sc Nursing 2years

    B.Sc Nursing 4years


    St. Joseph College Of Nursing

    Duggirala, Eluru, West Godavari - 534003
    Andhra Pradesh