Military Nursing Service 2019; Apply Now
Applications are invited from female candidates (only) for admission to 4 years B Sc. (Nursing) course commencing in 2019 at Colleges of Nursing of Armed Forces Medical Services. Based on the merit cum choice, (subject to medical fitness and vacancy in each College) the candidates will be awarded admission in Colleges of Nursing.
Selected candidates shall execute an agreement/Bond to serve in the Military Nursing Service (MNS) for 5 years. On successful completion of Nursing Training (4years), 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 existing terms and conditions as amended from time to time.
Subsequent to passing the final year University examination for B Sc (Nursing) course and, all candidates will be offered a commission in the Military Nursing Service subject to medical fitness. The date of declaration of result from respective Universities will be the date of commissioning for the candidates passing out of Colleges of Nursing. The date of commission determines the date of seniority in service among all candidates who have joined the course in the same year.
(a) Female candidates who are unmarried/divorcee/legally separated or widow without encumbrances.
(b) Nationality - Indian
(c) Date of Birth – Between 01 Oct 1994 to 30 Sep 2002 (both days inclusive).
(d) Educational Qualification - Candidates 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. Candidates 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.
(e) Physical standards - Medical fitness will be determined as per standards applicable for commission in the Armed Forces. X-Ray examination of Chest and USG (of abdomen & pelvis) will be done. Minimum height should not be less than 148 cm (relaxed by 5cm in case of Western Himalayan region, Eastern Himalayan region and Scheduled Tribes). Details of medical standards can be seen in the Indian Army website www.joinindarmy.nic.in / www.indarmy.gov.in.
Selection: Eligible applicants will be called for an objective type written test of 90 minutes duration, likely to be held in Jan 2019 covering General English, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and General Intelligence. Candidates as per merit on the basis of written test will be called for interview during April 2019. Final selection will be based on combined merit of written test & interview, subject to medical fitness and vacancy in each College.
Interview and Medical Examination: Merit listed candidates of Written Test will appear for Interview and medical examination at selected centers. Candidates declared FIT/UNFIT in medical examination will be informed about their medical status by the President of the Selection Medical Board (SMB), including the procedure of requesting for appeal/review medical board.
Written Examination Centres: Agra, Ambala, Bangalore, Barrackpore, Bhopal, Chandimandir, Chennai, Coimbatore, Danapur, Dehradun, Delhi, Guwahati, Jabalpur, Jalandhar, Jaipur, Jammu, Jhansi, Kochi, Kirkee, Kolkata, Lucknow, Meerut, Mumbai, Namkum, Secunderabad, Thiruvananthapuram, Ezhimala (Cannanore), Pune and Vishakhapattnam.
How to apply: Candidates may apply online and pay the application fee online only through www.joinindianarmy.nic.in which will be accessible from 12 Nov 2018 to 30 Nov 2018. The candidate’s E-mail ID is the user ID for this website and the candidate will select their own password. It is mandatory for the candidate to give one live contact mobile number for correspondence.
The Eligible candidates will only be able to pay online the application processing fee of Rs 150/-. Details of payment will be known to the candidates while submitting the application online. On successful completion of online payment, a bank reference number will be generated for the future correspondence of the candidate.
The last date for online submission of application and online payment of fee will be on 30 Nov 2018 by 5 pm.
The Admit Card for the Written Test can be generated online by the candidate by 3rd week of Dec 2018.
Applications sent by post will not be accepted. The selection of the candidate for B Sc. (Nursing) will however be subject to producing of the original mark sheet/certificate of the qualifying examination i.e. 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 in which they report, the admission is liable to be cancelled. In such cases no TA will be applicable.
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