Criteria of eligibility for admission.

  1. Nationality:

    Candidates must be citizens of India / or dependents of Non-Resident Indians

  2. Admission Requirements:

    PG: As per the KUHS admission criteria, Pass in any degree with 50% marks from UGC recognized university. M.Sc.Optometry: The Candidate shall pass B.Sc.Optometry with 55% of Marks as per KUHS norms.

    Degree:Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala, or examinations recognized equivalent thereto, with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English put together, are eligible as per KUHS norms.

    Diploma:The candidate shall pass higher secondary examination of Govt. of Kerala or equivalent recognized by DME, Govt. of Kerala with a minimum of 50 % marks in physics, chemistry and biology. No rounding off of the percentage of marks to the nearest whole number is permitted. For example, a score of 50 marks out of 100 or 150 marks out of 300 alone will be considered as 50% marks and scores of 45 out of 100 or 135 out of 300 alone will be considered as 45% marks for determining eligibility.

  3. Duration:

    Duration of the program shall be of two years for all diploma programs except DOTAT with six months of additional internship for who have passed the course as per DME norms and DRT is 3 year.
    Degree program duration shall be four years incorporated with theory, practical and clinical posting hours in respective year as per the KUHS syllabus.
    P G programme 2 years unified with theory and practical training as per KUHS syllabus.

  4. Relaxation in marks:

    For all the programs there will be usual mark relaxation as per the GO’s issued by Government of Kerala for Socially and Educationally Backward classes (SEBC) Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Other Eligible Castes (OEC).
    Those candidates claiming relaxation of mark shall produce necessary certificate from the authority concerned. There will be no reservation of seats for SEBC and or SC/ST candidates under Management Quota.

  5. Age:

    Applicants should complete 17 year of age for degree / diploma programs on 31st December 2019. No age relaxation will be allowed.

  6. Centralised application and allotment process :

    Through a single window System by online

  7. How to apply

  8. The application should be submitted online on the association website address
    Application for each programme (PG, UG, Diploma) shall be submitted independently with prescribed links paying the stipulated fee separately for each programme.
    The applicant should have a valid e-mail id.
    The applicant should possess the Demand Draft (DD) of the prescribed application fee as mentioned in Clause 3.5 before filling the application in online as it is mandatory to enter the details of the Demand Draft along with date and DD number

  9. Application fee will be as follows:

    Degree and PG: Rs. 600/-
    Diploma Rs. 300/-
    The detail of the courses is available in the website as well as prospectus. Application fee and admission processing fee are not refundable.

  10. The applicant should upload the following documents / or certificates duly attested by a gazetted officer or Head of the Institution last studied while applying online.

    • Recent passport size colour photographs taken in a white / light coloured back ground. The image should be in JPEG format. Maximum size for photograph 200 KB and image dimension is 120x 150 px (4.23 x 5.29 cm)
    • 10th and 12thpass certificate for proof of date of birth of the applicant
    • Mark list of qualifying examinations.
    • Degree Marks Cards ( for PG programme)
    • Degree Certificate / Provisional Degree Certificate (for PG programme)
    • Transfer Certificate
    • Eligibility Certificate, Migration Certificate (if applicable)
    • Certificate of good conduct from the institution last attended issued within six months
    • Nativity certificate to prove nativity wherever is applicable.
    • In cases where the candidates claim any sort of reservation / preference provided for each college, documents to prove such claims as described in Annexure – by each college.
    • Certificate in proof of SEBC/OEC/SC/ST status obtained from Village Officer and certified by Tahsildar.

  11. The online application will be accepted only after the payment of prescribed application fee by online payment through Credit/Debit/Internet Banking or demand draft in favour of “SPMA” payable at Thrissur. The print out of the filled application along with all the above mentioned documents / certificates and the DD of the application fee (If payment done by DD) shall be submitted to ‘The Controller of Admission, SPMA Admission Office, MES Nursing college campus, Palachode Post,Kolathur Via, Malappuram, 679338.’ within 3 days of the last date of online application as mentioned in the prospectus. Documents / Certificates furnished after the last date of submission of the application will not be accepted.

  12. One single application is sufficient to apply to all colleges. However the candidate shall indicate their choice of college in the order of their preference in the online application form itself. The application submitted should be complete in all respects. The application which is not accompanied by required documents/ or certificates will be summarily rejected without further intimation. Documents / certificates furnished after submission of application will not be entertained under any circumstances.

  13. The applicant need not submit separate application to the member institutions.

  14. The Application not accompanied by above mentioned documents in proof of claims made therein will be summarily rejected after the closing date.

  15. No opportunity will not be given to incorporate any details or document after the closing date of the application. Late and incomplete applications will be rejected.

  16. NRI Seats: 15% of the total seats are marked for NRI candidates.

  17. How to apply for NRI Seats:

  18. The applicant opting for NRI seat should secure minimum marks required for selection to the respective courses. The documents to be presented for admission under NRI quota are

    • Sponsorship Certificate
    • Attested copy of the passport of the sponsor
    • The attested copy of the relevant page of the passport where Employment Visa is stamped and if it is not submitted the employment certificate duly attested by the Indian Embassy or consulate.
    • *Relationship Certificate from the Village Officer/Tahasildar

    • *Relationship with the sponsor should comply the Government order No. GO(MS) No.193/2013/H&FWD dtd.22.05.2013 & KUHS Order No.2836/ACB/kuhs/2014,dated 12.06.2014.

  19. The Tuition fee of 85% open merit quota and 15% for NRI quota seats shall be as per the ASC order No.AFRC50/18/PARAMEDICAL/SPMA,dated 23.05.2018.