M.Sc. Nursing in Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBG) is a Postgraduate program that focuses on providing in-depth knowledge and training in the care of women during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of Gynecological conditions.

The program covers a wide range of topics, including Anatomy and Physiology of the female reproductive system, Management of normal and high-risk pregnancies, labor and delivery, neonatal care, reproductive endocrinology, infertility, Gynecological Oncology, and women's health issues.

Students enrolled in the program will receive advanced theoretical and practical training in OBG Nursing, which will prepare them to become experts in providing comprehensive care to women and their newborns. They will also develop skills in Research, Leadership, and Education, which will enable them to take up leadership roles in Healthcare Organizations or Academic Institutions.

The program typically lasts for two years and includes both theoretical coursework and practical training in clinical settings. Graduates of the program can pursue careers as OBG Nurses in Hospitals, Clinics, and private practices, or go on to pursue further studies in related fields.


Program Objectives:


  1. To develop methods to monitor and evaluate the midwifery skills of the faculty and students.
  2. To demonstrate competency in maternity skills which promote quality care to the women and child.
  3. To demonstrate ethical in practice and research.
  4. To communicate effectively with diverse audiences, especially with low –income families with limited access to quality health services.


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Eligibility Criteria

There is a minimum eligibility criterion for the candidates who apply for the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical University, Lucknow ( ABVMU )B.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam is as such :


  • The candidate should have undergone B.Sc Nursing/ B.Sc Hons. Nursing/Post-Basic B.Sc. Nursing form an Institution which is recognized by Indian Nursing Council.
  • The Candidate should be a Registered Nurse and Registered midwife or equivalent with any State Nursing Registration Council.
  • The candidate should have passed the B.Sc Nursing/ B.Sc Hons. Nursing/Post-Basic B.Sc. Nursing with minimum 55% aggregate marks for Unreserved (UR) & OBC candidates and minimum 50% aggregate marks...
  • Minimum one year of work experience after Basic B.Sc Nursing/ B.Sc Hons. Nursing course.


Course Duration:      2 years (4 semester)


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Program Outline

Advanced Anatomy and Physiology of Reproductive System: Detailed study of the Anatomy and Physiology of the female reproductive system with an emphasis on the changes occurring during pregnancy and childbirth.


Maternal and Child Health Nursing: This course covers a range of topics related to maternal and Child Health, including Prenatal Care, Complications of Pregnancy, Neonatal Care, and Postpartum Care.


Obstetric and Gynecological Nursing: This course provides an in-depth study of Nursing Care for women during Gynecological procedures, labor and delivery, and the postpartum period. It also covers the management of high-risk pregnancies, Medical complications, and emergencies.


Reproductive Endocrinology: This course covers the endocrine aspects of reproductive Physiology, including hormonal regulation of the menstrual cycle, fertility, and menopause.


Gynecological Oncology: This course provides an overview of the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of Gynecological Cancers.


Infertility and Assisted Reproductive Technologies: This course covers the causes and treatments of infertility, including assisted reproductive technologies such as IVF, ICSI, and Surrogacy.


Women's Health: This course covers various aspects of women's health, including health promotion, disease prevention, and management of Health issues such as Menopause, Osteoporosis, and Breast Cancer.


Research Methodology and Statistics: This course covers research methodology and statistical analysis methods relevant to Nursing Research.


In addition to the theoretical coursework, students will also be required to complete practical training in clinical settings, which will provide them with hands-on experience in providing Nursing care to women during pregnancy, childbirth, and Gynecological procedures.

Career Prospectives

M.Sc. Nursing in OBG nursing provides a wide range of career opportunities for graduates. Here are some of the career prospects for an M.Sc. Nursing in OBG nursing:


Obstetrician/Gynecologist Nurse Practitioner: Graduates can work as Nurse practitioners in obstetrics and gynecology clinics, providing primary healthcare services to women, including prenatal care, family planning, and women's health.


Clinical Nurse Specialist: Graduates can work as Clinical Nurse Specialists, providing specialized care to women during pregnancy, childbirth, and gynecological procedures.


Nurse Educator: Graduates can work as Nurse educators, teaching and training nursing students and other Healthcare Professionals in OBG Nursing.


Nurse Researcher: Graduates can work as Nurse Researchers, conducting research on issues related to maternal and child health, Gynecological Oncology, and women's health.


Nurse Administrator: Graduates can work as Nurse Administrators in Healthcare Organizations, managing and overseeing the delivery of OBG Nursing Care.


Nurse Consultant: Graduates can work as consultants, providing expert advice and guidance on issues related to OBG Nursing.


Academician: Graduates can work as faculty members in Nursing Colleges and Universities, teaching and mentoring nursing students.


Overall, M.Sc. Nursing in OBG Nursing provides graduates with a wide range of career prospects in the Healthcare sector, with opportunities for specialization and advancement.