BSc and Post Basic Nursing at PGIMER: Apply by July 8
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh has invited applications for admission to the B.Sc. Nursing (Post-Basic) and B.Sc. Nursing (4 Years) Courses commencing on 1st September, 2018.
Eligibility: For admission to the B.Sc. Nursing (4 years), only females are eligible. Applicant should have passed 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English or any other examination as equivalent thereto with at least 50% marks in aggregate. Applicant should not be more than 25 years and not less than 17 years on 1st September, 2018. Those born after 1st September, 2001 and before 1st September 1993 are not eligible.
For admission to B.Sc. Nursing (Post-Basic) of 2 years duration, applicant must have passed 10+2 or any other examination equivalent thereto and also passed General Nursing and Midwifery with minimum of 50% aggregate. Applicant should be Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife qualified from a recognized Institute & registered with respective State Nursing Council as approved by Indian Nursing Council (INC) or substitute registration in case of male candidates fully qualified for nursing of men, women and children. Applicant should not be more than 45 years on 1st September, 2018. Those born after 1st September, 1973 are not eligible. The age relaxation as per rules will be applicable to those belonging to SC/ST/OBC and other reserved categories.
Eligibility of Foreign Nationals is given in the Information Brochure that can be downloaded from http://pgimer.edu.in/PGIMER_PORTAL/PGIMERPORTAL/home.jsp (Information for candidates)
Selection: Selection will be based on a n Entrance Examination to be held at 10 am on 12 August 2018 at Chandigarh. For B.Sc. Nursing the questions will be from Chemistry (25), Physics (25), Biology (25), English (15) and General knowledge/ Current affairs (10) of 10+2 standard. For B.Sc. Nursing (Post-Basic), questions will be from Scientific Principles Applied In Nursing Practice & Trends in Nursing (10), Medical Surgical Nursing (including Anatomy and Physiology) (20), Child Health Nursing (15) Community Health Nursing including Nutrition (15), Obstetric Nursing and Midwifery (15), Mental Health Nursing (15), General Knowledge (10). The standard will be of Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery. Each correct answer carries one mark. There will be negative marking of 0.25 for each incorrect answer.
Results will be declared at 9 am on 13 August 2018. Counselling will be held at 11 am on 16 August 2018. The Written test will have 100 objective type questions and will be English language. There are 93 seats for B Sc Nursing and 62 for BSc Nursing (Post Basic). Reservation will be as per rules.
The tuition fee per annum for each course is Rs.250/-. The details of other fee to be paid are given in the Prospectus. Some stipends are also available for B Sc Nursing course.
Application Fee: Application fee for General/OBC/PGI (General & OBC) applicants is Rs. 1000/- while for SC/ST candidates, it is Rs. 800/-. PWD candidates are exempted from payment of Application/Examination fee. The fee can be deposited in any State Bank of India branch by filling the challan form in the name of Director, PGIMER, Chandigarh (Examination) in the Power Jyoti Account No. 32211613319. Candidates can also pay their fee through i-collect service No.32222954695. The last date for generation of challan form is 8 July 2018. Bank will accept the fee upto 12 July 2018.
Applications are to be submitted online at the appropriate link given at http://pgimer.edu.in/PGIMER_PORTAL/PGIMERPORTAL/home.jsp (Information for candidates) latest by 8 July 2018. Challan can also be generated by 8 July 2018.
In-service candidates are required to take the printout of the filled online application form and route their applications along with necessary documents through the employer. The online application form will be treated as advance copy.
For more information, visit http://pgimer.edu.in/