Meenakshi College of Nursing


Meenakshi College of Nursing, MAHER University with its inheritance of quality in nursing education for over 23 years. The institution has committed itself in all spheres by perpetuating the knowledge, practice and research, by disseminating the standard of education, to impart a career that helps to save lives, bring contentment to individual and their families which evolves to address the needs of the society worldwide. Meenakshi College of Nursing is dedicated to lay out its students with a quality of education that is centred more on holistic development of the individual by transforming the quality of life through innovative curriculum design, teaching methodology, simulation learning with all modern teaching aids and unearthing the individual’s intellectual capacity with the support of divergent campus.  Our college has various multi-speciality parent hospital with highly equipped, technologized and an executive professionalized health care team. We offer a rigorous core learning in a time- honoured reputation to work in the community with dedication and compassion as a highly professionalised nurse in identifying and safeguarding the public health. We impart the best nursing education that integrates quality improvement, professional development, current technology and cost – effectiveness for our students and faculty with a unique discipline.

Our source of inspiration

Thiru A.N. Radhakrishnan, the chairman of the Meenakshi ammal trust and the chancellor of the Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research university, initially affiliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University and became a constituent college of MAHER in 2004.

The trust was founded in the year 1983 as a public charitable educational trust by late Mrs. D. Meenakshi Ammal, a noted philanthropist, with the aim of providing quality education to poor students. Thiru A.N. Radhakrishnan had a vision to set forth on par by updating the education system by reforming curriculum to expose and engage students & faculty in research activities and to serve the rural population with professional education.

Since its fabrication, the trust has grown to the status of deemed to be university under section 3 of the UGC act of 1956 on the 31St of March 2004, under the name and style of Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research with an impressive array of Educational Institutions.It is now popularly known as MAHER (Deemed to be University) in all National and International Educational Statutory bodies like NAAC, NIRF, UGC and the Irish Royal College of Dentistry.

Our History

Meenakshi College of Nursing was established in the year 1998. The college is situated in Mangadu, Chennai. The Meenakshi College of Nursing was affiliated earlier to The TamilNadu Dr.MGR Medical university from 2005 onwards the college is a constituent college of Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research.

Meenakshi College of Nursing offers B.Sc. (N), P.B. BSc (N), M.Sc. (N) and Ph. D (N) courses in looking educational environment with a well-qualified and experienced faculties, well equipped laboratories and parent hospital to train the students in each area of patient care. The academic is accelerated and made achievable more affordable in par with international standards that glues to hold the health care journey together.

Vision & Mission

The college of Nursing envisions becoming a globally recognized Institute of Excellence in healthcare, education & research with the state-of-art technologies around the world through nurse leaders.

  • To prepare the nursing professionals practice nursing skills in the health care settings and in the community nationally andglobally.
  • To create an exemplary hi-tech learning environment for nursing graduates by fostering the highest sense of professionalism integrity, compassion, social responsibility, spiritual and moral uprightness to benefit the humanity.
  • To generate knowledge by incorporating innovative educational strategies, research advancements for the nursing students to facilitate individuals, family and community in achieving the maximum state of well-being.
  • To empower the nursing expertise as a globally recognized nurse leaders in collaboration with the health care delivery system.
  • Curriculum committee
  • Scientific research board
  • Institutional human ethics committee
  • Counselling cell
  • Woman harassment committee
  • Anti-ragging committee
  • Anti-ragging squad

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Message from Principal

“Academic excellence has become a way of life with all of us in our day today life’s”.

Meenakshi College of Nursing was started in the year 1998, a constituent college of MAHER University with its inheritance of quality in nursing education for over 23 years adopts innovative methods to improve the high quality of patient care, nursing education, research and career-oriented programmes with its B.Sc. Nursing, Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing & M. Sc Nursing programmes.

Through its pioneering efforts, Meenakshi college of nursing aims to provide wide opportunities to create leaders in the nursing profession by providing unique, innovative programmes in the health care field in India as well as internationally. We stand firmly grounded on the principles of humanness, which is in fact the need of the present day. The students are been trained under the care of qualified and experienced faculty and are provided with the best possible classroom and clinical exposures. Meenakshi College of nursing as its own parent hospital provides a great exposure to the student’s which emphasis on hands- on training for betterment of human needs.

I am confident that the Meenakshi College of Nursing will create a benchmark in the field of nursing in India as also overseas by ensuring a steady flow of trained professionals who meet the international standards in terms of quality of service provided.

I welcome you to the Meenakshi College of Nursing and wish you success in all your future endeavours.