B.Sc Nursing at armed forces nursing colleges: Apply by December 2
Applications have been invited from female stdents for admission to 4 years B.Sc (Nursing) Course commencing in 2020 at Colleges of Nursing of Armed Forces Medical Services.
The Colleges of Nursing (CON) where the Programme is offered with the number of seats are as follows:
- CON, Armed Forces Medical College [AFMC], Pune (40 seats)
- CON, Command Hospital (Eastern Command)[CH(EC)], Kolkata (30)
- CON, Indian Naval Hospital Ship INHS Asvini (40)
- CON, Army Hospital (Research & Referral) AH (R&R) New Delhi (30)
- CON, Command Hospital (Central Command) CH (CC) Lucknow (40)
- CON, Command Hospital (Air Force) CH (AF) Bangalore (40)
Eligibility: Applicant should be female citizens of India who are unmarried/divorcee/ legally separated/widow without encumbrances. Applicant should have been born between 1st October, 1995 and 30th September, 2003 (both days inclusive).
Applicant must have passed in the first attempt, Senior Secondary Examination (10+2) or equivalent (12 Years schooling) examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany & Zoology) and English with not less than 50% aggregate marks as a regular student from a Statutory/ Recognized Board/University/Examination Body. Those who will be appearing for final year of qualifying examination during the current academic session may also apply provisionally. The candidates finally selected for the course will have to submit proof of passing the qualifying examination with requisite subjects and marks before joining the Course.
Physical standards: Medical fitness will be determined as per standards applicable for Commission in the Armed Forces.
Selection: Eligible applicants will be called for an objective type Online Computer Based Examination (OCBE) of 90 minutes duration likely to be held in April, 2020. On the basis of OCBE merit, candidates will be called for interview during May 2020. Final selection will be based on combined merit of OCBE & interview, subject to medical fitness.
Interview & Medical Examination: Merit listed candidates of Online Computer Based Examination will appear for interview & medical examination at selected centres. Candidates declared Fit/Unfit in medical examination will be informed about their medical status, including the procedure of requesting for Appeal/Review Medical Board by the President of the Selection Medical Board (SMB).
Test Centres: The candidates are required to choose the examination centre from the list of centres provided while filling the online application form. Allotment of centers will be on ‘first apply-first allot’ basis. If the number of candidates is inadequate/more than the capacity of a centre, the candidates opting for that centre will be allotted any other centre as per the administrative feasibility. No correspondence/requests regarding change of centre from any candidate will be accepted.
Application: Applications can be submitted and application fee paid online through www.joinindianarmy.nic.in by 5 pm on 2nd December, 2019. Applicant’s e-mail ID is the user ID for this website and the applicant should select her own password. Only the Eligible candidates will be able to pay the online application processing fee of Rs 750/-. On successful completion of online payment a bank reference number (DU Number) will be generated for the future correspondence of the candidate.
The Admit cards for Online Computer Based Examination will be made available on www.joinindianarmy.nic.in by 3rd week of March 2020. No Admit card will be sent by Post.
The selection will however be subject to producing of the original Mark sheet/Certificate of the qualifying examination (10+2 or equivalent) before final selection and meeting all other eligibility criteria. The selected candidates, if found not in possession of documents /mark sheets as per eligibility criteria, at the institution to which they report, the admission is liable to be cancelled. In such cases no TA will be applicable.
Candidates will be awarded admission in Colleges of Nursing based on the merit cum choice, subject to medical fitness and the vacancies in each College. The selected candidates shall execute an Agreement/Bond to serve in the Military Nursing Service. On successful completion of nursing training of 4 years, the candidates will be granted Permanent/Short Service Commission in the Military Nursing Service, under the terms and conditions laid down for grant of such commission. They shall have to refund the Bond money as per the Bond executed in the event of withdrawal from the Course, termination of training or refusal to accept Commission in the MNS, if offered. During training they will be provided with free ration, accommodation, uniform allowance and monthly stipend as per terms and conditions as amended from time to time.
Subsequent to passing the final year University examination for B Sc (Nursing) Course, the candidates will be offered Commission in the Military Nursing Service subject to medical fitness. The date of declaration of result from respective Universities will be the date of Commission for the candidates. The date of Commission determines the date of seniority in service among all candidates who have joined the Course in the same year.
Detailed instructions and information are available at www.joinindianarmy.nic.in.