Indian Army has postponed Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing entrance exam. The exam was supposed to be held in the month of April 2020. However, as per the official notice on joinindianarmy.nic.in, the exam has been postponed for now. The reason for the postponement has not been disclosed in the notice but there are high chances that this has been done due to COVID-19 outbreak in the country.
The notice on the website is a very short and crisp, it says, “The examination for B.Sc. Nursing course 2020 has been postponed. For any queries, e-mail to [email protected] or call on 011-23092294″. Various other notices for the postponement of the recruitment exams and SSB interview, are also running on the joinindianarmy.nic.in.
With this, the issuance of admit card has also been pushed back. Earlier, the tentative date for the release of the Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing admit card was in the 3rd week of March 2020 but now the hall ticket will also be issued once the new exam date is disclosed.
About Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing
Indian Army offers B.Sc. Nursing course to female candidates. It is a 4 years nursing course, offered by Colleges of Nursing of Armed Forces Medical Service. The selection of the candidates is done on the basis of entrance exam, followed by interview and medical test.
The exam is conducted in computer based mode and is of 90 minutes. Candidates have to solve multiple choice questions on general English, biology, physics, chemistry, and general intelligence in it. After finishing 4 years of the course, the candidates are are commission as permanent / short service in military nursing services.
Impact of COVID 19 on Entrance Exams
Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing is not the only entrance examination which has been postponed due to COVID 19. There are n number of entrance examinations which have been postponed. Even dates for class 10 and 12 board exams has been changed and shifted back.
This is definitely going to delay the admission process and the commencement of the session. However, looking at the scenario, postponing of the exams is legit. List of entrance exams which have been postponed is as follows:
- JEE Main 2020
- SRMJEEE 2020
- Bihar D.El.Ed 2020
- GUJCET 2020
- MAH MCA CET 2020
- NIMHANS Entrance Exam 2020
Candidates who were to appear for any of these examination can use this time wisely and prepare better for the exam. This is the time to solve more mock test, previous year question paper, do revision, or even prepare the topics that were not covered earlier.
Also, do stay safe. The corona virus is a global outbreak and all over the world, a lot of people are suffering from it. It should be taken seriously. At this time, the most that can be done is stay indoor and stay clean. Washing hands is very important and so is covering mouth / nose while coughing / sneezing.
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