Entrance for M.Sc. Nursing at PGIMER on June 14; apply by May 18
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, has invited applications for admission to the MSc. Nursing offered at the Institute for 2020 session.
M.Sc. Nursing is offered in the following specialties: Community Health Nursing, Mental Health (Psychiatric) Nursing , Child Health (Pediatric) Nursing, Obstetric & Gynecological Nursing, Medical Surgical Nursing (Sub- Specialties- Critical Care Nursing, Cardio Vascular and Thoracic Nursing, Oncology Nursing, Neurology & Neuro Surgical Nursing, Nephrology & Urology Nursing , Orthopaedic & Rehabilitation Nursing, Gastroenterology Nursing)
Eligibility: Applicant should have passed B.Sc. Nursing/Post-Basic from a recognized institute with at least 55% marks in aggregate and should be a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife as approved by INC or substitute registration in the case of male candidates fully qualified for nursing of men, women and children.
Applicant should have minimum one year of work experience after registration as Registered Nurse & Registered Midwife as on 18th May, 2020 in bedside nursing in a minimum 100 bedded hospital (for private hospitals only) or Public Health Nursing or in Nursing Educational Institutions recognized by the Indian Nursing Council after B.Sc. Nursing (4 years) or before and after Post-Basic B.Sc. Nursing.
Selection: Selection is based on a Computer Based Entrance Test to be held on 14 June 2020 (Sunday) form 9 am to 10.30 am at Bengaluru, Chandigarh (Tricity), Delhi (NCR) and Kolkata. It will have 100 multiple choice question (MCQs) from Medical Surgical Nursing, Community Health Nursing, Obstetric Nursing, Child Health Nursing, Mental Health Nursing (15 questions each), Nursing Foundations, Nursing Research (10 each) and General Knowledge (5). Each question carries one mark. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates of the General category has to score marks equal to the 50th percentile cut-off and those of SC/ST/OBC & PwBD, marks at the 45th percentile cut-off to qualify in the entrance examination.
Application: Application can be submitted at http://pgimer.edu.in/, latest by 18 May 2020 through the link provided at the admission notification given at ‘Information for Candidates’.
Application fee will be as follows: SC/ST Category: Rs.1200/- and for all other categories: Rs.1500/-. Persons with Bench-mark Disabilities (PwBD) candidates are exempted from payment of fee. Application fee can be paid through online payment gateway till 18 May 2020 using Debit / Credit Card / Net Banking.
Results of the Entrance test are expected to be declared on 24 June 2020. Counselling will be held at 11 am on 2 July 2020.
The annual tuition fee is Rs.350/-.
For details, visit http://pgimer.edu.in/