St. James college of Nursing was established in the year 2002 and is situated at the beautiful river bank, Chalakudy. The college is located in the 10 acres of campus of St. James Medical Academy one and half km away from south junction, Chalakudy and two and half km away from Chalakudy railway station. It is run by St. James hospital Trust.
The college was a long cherished desire of the diocese of Irinjalakuda and it remains as the silver Jubilee memorial of the diocese and the Episcopal ordination of its first Bishop Mar James Pazhayattil, who was heading the diocese from 1978 to 2010. The college of Nursing flourished under the expert leadership and paternal guidance of His Excellency Mar James Pazhayattil. His Excellency Mar Pauly Kannukkadan is the present patron of the college.
No doubt that the college was the brain child of Rev. Fr. Paul Elankunnapuzha, then Director of St. James hospital. It was his far sighted planning and unceasing enthusiasm that gave existence to this college. Rev. Fr. Paul A Ambookan is the present Director and Rev. Fr. Jojo Thoduparambil is the Associate Director of the college. The students gain clinical experience from the parent institution – St. James hospital.
The college is affiliated to Kerala University of Health and Allied Sciences from 2010 admission. It has the recognition and sanction by Kerala State Nursing council as per the order No. 11490/01/NC dt.27-12-2002 and Indian Nursing council as per the order No. 18- 16/2244-1NC.
Be the co-workers in creating a healthy society by catering to the physical, mental, spiritual and social health needs of all especially the sick and suffering, following the teaching and values of Jesus Christ and the lived experience of St. James, respecting the uniqueness of each individual and dignity of life irrespective of caste, creed, colour, culture, gender and religion.
The youth that enter the portals of this college develop their full potentials to be matured, academically excellent professional nurses who co-ordinate their services with other health care professionals to render preventive, curative and restorative care to all.
- Bsc. Nursing – Duration : 4-Years
- Post Basic B. Sc Nursing – Duration : 2 years (After General & Nursing Midwifery)
- M. Sc Nursing Specialty – Duration : 2 years
St. James College of Nursing
Govt. Hospital Road, River bank, Chalakudy, Thrissur, Kerala 680307
Phone : 04803013501, 04802710971, 04803013512
Fax : 04802710912