TN MRB Nurse Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2019

TN MRB Nurse Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2019: Tamil Nadu Medical Recruitment Board has released TN MRB Nurse Recruitment 2019 notification to fill 2345 vacancies. Interested and eligible candidates can apply on or before 27th February 2019. The Selection will be made through a single written Exam. The Written Exam is scheduled to be held on 23rd June 2019. The brief details of TN MRB Nurse Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2019 has been given below:

TN MRB Nurse Exam Pattern 2019:

Subject (MCQ)No of QnsMax MarksDuration
Nusing2001002:30 Hrs


  • There will be no negative mark for the wrong answer. 
  • Minimum Qualifying marks is 30% for SC/ SCA/ ST and 35% for Others.
  • The Exam will be held in OMR Sheet.
  • The question will be in the standard of Diploma level in Nursing.
  • The question paper will be set in English only.

TN MRB Nurse Syllabus 2019:


Structure and functions of human body-Structure and functions of the different organs and systems of the human body like skeletal and muscular system, cardio-vascular system, respiratory system, Excretory system, nervous system, endocrine system and reproductive system and the sense organs.

Classification and characteristics of micro-organisms-Infection and its transmission-Immunity- Control and destruction of micro-organisms-laboratory techniques for identification of various microbes.

Behavioral Sciences:

Structure of mind-Psychology of human behavior-dynamics of human behavior-body mind relationship-stress and conflicts-attitudes-habit formation and breaking of bad habits-learning, thinking, reasoning and observation and perception-personality-intelligence and its assessment-adjustment mechanisms and emotions in health and illness-application of principle of psychology in nursing practice in all health care settings. Concept of family as a social unit and the influence of environment on individual development and the rights and responsibilities of the individual in the society. Family-Characteristics, types, functions and family cycle and basic needs and medical social aspects of marriage.

Fundamentals of Nursing:

Scope and functions of Nursing-History of nursing in India-Qualities for a nursing professional-ethics in nursing-Health care agencies. Health and determinants of health status- Basic human needs and illness and its effects on individuals. Comprehensive Nursing Care- Needs of the patient- Assessment of patient/ Client-Infection control methods and practices-Biomedical waste management-Therapeutic Nursing Care and Procedures. First Aid in Emergency situations, Community Emergencies and Resource Community Emergencies-Importance of first aid and rules of first aid. Personal Hygiene-maintenance of health both physical health and mental health.

Medical Surgical Nursing:

History of modern medicine and surgery-Nursing Assessment- Patho physiological mechanism of disease- Altered immune response- Nurse’s role in management of fluids and electrolyte balance. Operation theater techniques and management of patient undergoing surgery. Nursing management of patients with impaired respiratory function, digestive and Gastro intestinal disorders, metabolic and endocrine disorders, renal and urinary disorders, neurological disorders, connective tissue collagen disorders. Nursing management of patients with Oncological conditions, diseases of male genitourinary tract, disorders of breast, integumentary system, ophthalmic disorders and diseases, diseases of ear, nose and throat, communicable diseases and sexually transmitted diseases. Nursing Management of the Elderly. Emergency Management- Emergency and disaster Nursing.


Principles of administration of medications-Principles, types and procedures adopted for various routes of Administration- Storage of maintenance of drugs-Broad classification of drugs-Therapeutic effects, side and toxic effects and allergic reaction and drug interactions-factors influencing drug action. Measuring system of drug and conversions of measurement units.

Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing:

Concept of mental health and mental illness- Principles of Mental health nursing-Psychiatry-history of Psychiatry and psychiatric nursing in India and international level-National Mental health programme -mental health assessment- Therapeutic nurse-patient relationship- Communication skills. Mental disorders and Nursing Interventions – Bio-Psycho & Socio Therapies – Forensic Psychiatry/ legal Aspects- Psychiatric Emergencies and Crisis Intervention-Community mental health.

Child Health Nursing:

Modern concept of child health nursing. Concept of preventive pediatrics-nursing process related to pediatric nursing. Concept of preventive pediatrics-nursing. Growth and development of children-the newborn, infant, toddler, pre schooler’s, school ager’s, and the adolescent. Nursing care for sick child, behavioral disorders. Prevention, medical and nursing management common health problems during childhood. Comprehensive nursing care to children with congenital defects/malformations and children with various disorders and diseases. Child Welfare services-laws pertaining to pediatrics.

Midwifery and Gynecological Nursing:

Scope and trends in Midwifery-history of midwifery-vital statistics related to maternal health in India. Structure and function of the female reproductive system- embryology and fetal development. Nursing management of pregnant women, women in labour, baby at birth, mother during puerperium. Management of complications during pregnancy, high risk pregnancy, high risk labour and high risk and sick newborn- Puerperal complications and its management. Obstetric operations- drugs used in obstetrics. Ethical and legal aspects related to midwifery and gynecological Nursing. Gynecological nursing- puberty- fertility and infertility. Pelvic infections-sexually transmitted diseases and their prevention. Gynecological and breast disorders. Menopause.

Community Health Nursing:

Concept of the community, community health and community health nursing-dimensions and indicators of health and health determinants. History and development of community health in India. Health assessment-Principles of epidemiology and epidemiology methods-Family health nursing care – Family health care settings- Management of minor ailments – referral system – records and reports used in community health nursing practice. Environmental Hygiene-environmental factors contributing to health-Community organization to promote environmental factors contributing to health-Community organization to promote environmental health. Communication-principles, types, barriers. Concept, principles, process, levels and methods and nurse’s role in Health Education. Methods and media of Health education- Health education agencies. Role of nurse in counseling. Principles of nutrition and nutrients- Classification of food- Normal Dietary requirements- Food Preparation, Preservation & Storage- Therapeutic diet- Community Nutrition.

Health Systems in India-Organization and administration of Health systems at Central, State and district level. Health care delivery system-concept and trends. Health care services-Public sector both rural and urban, private sector, public private partnership etc. Indigenous system of Medicine (AYUSH). Voluntary health services. National Health Programmes- Nurse’s role in health care service- Health Planning in India- Specialized community Heath Services and nurse’s role- Nurse’s Role in National Health Programmes-Demography and family welfare. Role of nursing personnel at various levels in the health team- Health Information system- Vital Health Statistics- International and National Health Agencies.
Nursing Education and Research Nursing education-principles, process of teaching and learning-clinical methods of teaching, Definition, terminology, importance and characteristics of good research-research process, approaches and designs. Data collection-Analysis of data. Importance of Statistics in research-Scale of measurement-Frequency of distribution-mean,median,mode and standard deviation, Utilization of research in nursing practice.

Professional Trends and Adjustment:

Nursing as a profession-Professional ethics-Personal and professional development-Legislation in nursing-Organizations related to health and nursing profession

Nursing administration and Ward Management:

Principles of administration-Management process-Administration of hospital/department/ward/unit-Management of equipment supplies-Cost of health care-Hospital Financing of health-National Health Plans-Health insurance

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