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DM WIMS Announces Admission to Four-Year Nursing Degree at the Newly Launched ‘DM WIMS Nursing College’

Oct 27, 2014   13:28 IST 
New Delhi, Delhi, India
  • DM WIMS Nursing College is affiliated to Kerala University of Health Sciences and accredited by Indian Nursing Council (INC) and Kerala Nurses & Midwives Council (KNMC)

  • Last date of admission is October 31, 2014

  • Fee structure for this programme is Rs.1,50,000 per annum out of which Rs.80,000 is the Tuition fees and Rs.70,000 is the Administrative and other fees

  • The course to commence from 1st November 2014 




Dr. Moopen’s Education and Research Foundation (DMERF) announced the launch of DM WIMS Nursing College starting with a four-year bachelor’s degree course in nursing at DM WIMS Medical College Campus in Wayanad. Admissions to the course are now open for the batch 2014 to 2018.


Conceptualized as ‘learning with nature’, DM WIMS Nursing College -- affiliated to Kerala University of Health Sciences and accredited by Indian Nursing Council (INC) and Kerala Nurses & Midwives Council (KNMC) -- has commenced admission procedures for the academic year 2014-2015.


The four year, full time programme imparts 4120 plus hours of class room interaction and 2600 hours of on-ground training. Eligibility for admission to the BSc course is a pass with minimum 50 percent aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English for Higher Secondary School course from a recognized board or university. The candidates must complete 17 years of age on or before December 31, 2014.


The Departments at DM WIMS Nursing College include: Fundamentals of nursing, medical and surgical nursing, child health nursing, mental health nursing, obstetrics and gynecological nursing and community health nursing.


DM WIMS Nursing College is now enrolling students for its four-year BSc Nursing programme. Interested candidates are requested to contact the college before October 31, 2014. Candidates from the Gulf countries can contact on 00971-52-9034999; or Principal - DM WIMS Nursing College, Naseera Nagar, Meppadi, Wayanad, Tel: 0091-4936287070 or 0091-9544954428; Email: For more information, please log on to


DMERF is a non-for-profit Trust with the objective of promoting health education and medical services; chaired by Dr. Azad Moopen, Chairman & Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare, the largest healthcare conglomerate in the Middle East and India.


Commenting on the launch of nursing college, Dr. Moopen said, “We are happy to announce the opening of DM WIMS Nursing College in our Wayanad campus. This is aimed at meeting the growing demand for qualified nursing professionals in India and abroad. Due to the evolving demands of the nursing profession, it is crucial that we offer relevant degree options for graduates to be relevant in the healthcare industry.


We have set up separate building infrastructure and academic facilities to run the nursing college. Our academic priority is to develop the next generation of nurses to lead the change in healthcare industry and foster innovation in practice settings. We have long-term strategic plans to constantly monitor and deliver our objectives without dilution of standards in any way. This will ensure that pursuit of excellence remains constant in our plans,” he added.


“Our focus is on preparing the nursing professionals to meet the growing needs of the healthcare system by expanding students' knowledge base, comprehension, and clinical expertise. Upon the successful completion of the course, the graduates will be provided with guidance and assistance in finding suitable placements in the growing healthcare industry in India and beyond,” Dr. Moopen further said.  


Located in the serene backdrop of Wayanad in Kerala, DM WIMS is the first ‘green concept’ medical campus in India with a multi-specialty and emergency care 385-bed teaching hospital and referral centre in the first phase. In the short time since its inception, the campus has already earned the reputation of being one of the well developed and safe campuses for students.


Spread over 500-acres lush green hill station when completed its planned phases, DM WIMS aims to becoming one of the top ten medical colleges in India in the next ten years, the campus is expected to set an international benchmark for medical education by merging learning and healing with nature.


About DM WIMS:

Dr. Moopen’s Education and Research Foundation (DMERF) launched DM WIMS in 2013, enrolling 150 MBBS students to its MBBS course. The campus is a perfect setting for perusing knowledge and intellectual activity. Being the only tertiary care hospital in Wayanad, the students are exposed to a wide range of clinical cases, essential in the learning years; meanwhile the teaching hospital addresses the health care of a mass tribal population in the backward region.


The Medical College is also playing a significant role by providing healthcare to a large tribal population at the border district of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, same time grooming hundreds of much needed doctors to eventually serve the Indian population. DM WIMS caters to patients in and around 100 kilometres of its radius, providing them with immediate attention to emergency cases, especially to the patients from the tribal and BPL population. Subsidised and free treatment are being provided to the needy at the WIMS Hospital, where a “Not for Profit” Cancer Care Centre with radiation oncology facility, and a Dialysis Centre has been set up by Dr. Moopen Foundation.


About Aster DM Healthcare:

Aster DM Healthcare, founded in 1987 by Dr. Azad Moopen- a doctor turned entrepreneur- is today one of the largest of its kind private sector healthcare provider in the Middle East and India. The Dubai-headquartered healthcare conglomerate operates a network of more than 200 network entities covering an array of healthcare verticals -- from hospitals, medical centers, pharmacies, diagnostics and specialty centers, healthcare consultancy service, academics & research to a medical college and an advanced medical city.


Having operations in 5 GCC countries and several locations across India, Aster DM Healthcare has its footprint across boundaries of regions and nations, offering a diverse and comprehensive set of healthcare services. The multitude of health facilities -- Consolidated under the brands ACCESS, ASTER, MEDCARE, ASTER Medcity, MIMS and DM WIMS -- offers primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary care.


The healthcare provider touches the lives of around 8 million patients a year in the geographies it operates in, ensuring the highest quality care to the patients. Aster DM Healthcare is now preparing to position itself as a global integrated healthcare provider with a strong presence across the world.



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