This Department prepares students to undertake the socially conscious task of providing healthcare to both rural and urban communities. Students are taught to recognize the importance of health, prevention of disease and promotion of positive health.

An experienced staff provides excellent theoretical and practical orientation to students. They are guided to provide care to the individuals, families, and communities at work places by incorporating epidemiological principles to prevent diseases, promote health and restore health. Students also participate in government programs.

The Institute has the distinction of being one of the rare few in the country to offer Post-Graduate education in Community Health Nursing.