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PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2018 is the short form used for PostGraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh. Candidates will have to compete to take admission into B.Sc. Nursing (4 years) and B.Sc. Nursing (Post-Basic) courses. The exam is an important exam for all those, who wish to become and attain the skills required for nurse practitioners/clinicians, family care nursing, supervision, administration by availing training offered in the nursing colleges at the University level. The exam is held once in a year. Admission will be based on the marks obtained in written test.

To apply, you will have to visit the official website at pgimer.edu.in. the apply link will be here. Applications can be announced for online submission by 1st week of June 2018 to 1st week of July 2018. While to generate the form, the expected last date can be 2nd week of July 2018. The entrance exam can take place in August 2018 and the result might be declared just a day after the exam. After that, the result will be announced for which the expected dates are 3rd week of August 2018. You will not be allowed to enter the hall without producing your admit card. You must report at the test center 1 hour before the exam as scheduled for starting.

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam 2018

You will be required to write a test (offline mode) which will have English language objective type questions. There will be 100 questions with 4 options but only 1 correct answer. 0.25 marks will be deducted for wrong answers. The syllabus will be chemistry, physics, biology, English, GL/current affairs ( for B.Sc Nursing-4 years) and scientific principles applied in Nursing practice and trends in nursing, medical-surgical nursing, child health nursing, community health nursing, mental health nursing, general knowledge etc. The results will be displayed on the notice boards of Bhargava Auditorium/ NINE of PGIMER

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2018 Important dates

You have to fill the form including basic details, educational details, correspondence details. And along with, you may have to upload scanned images and other documents. Check the filled spaces carefully before submitting finally and lastly, pay the fees as per your category.

Events Dates (Expected)
Date of registration of application form for downloading of challan form 1st week of Jun 2018
Last date for submission of online application form 1st week of Jul 2018
Last date for generation of challan form 2nd week of Jul 2018
Entrance exam can be held by 2nd week of Aug 2018
Result declaration 2nd week of Aug 2018
Counselling can be organized by 3rd week of Aug 2018

Official Website: www.pgimer.edu.in

Eligibility Criteria

B.Sc. Nursing (4 years)- this course is valid only for female candidates

  • Academic requirement- 10th and 12th pass
  • Subjects requirement- Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English
  • Minimum marks requirement- 50% marks in aggregate.
  • Age limit criteria- more than 17 years as on 1st September 2018 and less than 25 years.

B.Sc. Nursing (Post-Basic)

  • Academic requirement- 10th and 12th pass
  • Subject requirement- General Nursing and Midwifery
  • Minimum marks requirement- 50% aggregate.
  • Other course requirements- Nurse and Midwife course registered with the respective institute/ State Nursing Council.
  • Age Limit requirement- less than 45 years on 1st September 2018.

Exam pattern

  • Mode of paper- Written (Offline paper)
  • Total questions- 100
  • Marks for positive answers- 1
  • Marks for negative answers- 0.25 negative marking
  • Standard of questions 12th class
B.Sc. Nursing (4 Years) B.Sc. Nursing (Post-Basic)
Subject Ques. Marks Subject Ques. Marks
Chemistry 25 25 Scientific Principles Applied in Nursing Practice & Trends in Nsg 10 10
Physics 25 25 Medical-Surgical Nursing 20 20
Biology 25 25 Child Health Nursing 15 15
English 15 15 Community Health Nursing 15 15
General knowledge 10 10 Obstetric Nursing and Midwifery 15 15
Total 100 100 Mental Health Nursing 15 15
General Knowledge 10 10

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing Application / Fees

Reach the official website at pgimer.edu.in and look for the apply link. Fill the basic details, educational details correspondence details, photo uploading and fee payment through available options before the prescribed dates. The fee charged for PGIMER form completion depends on the category to which a candidate belongs. While SC/ST people may have to pay- Rs. 800/-, General/ OBC/ PGI- may be asked to pay Rs. 1000/-. PWD- are exempted. They do not need to pay.

Depositing the fees to complete the PGIMER B.Sc Nursing form

The candidates will be directed about how they will have to submit the money. The directions will come from PGIMER in due course. While for your reference, we would like to let you know the previous year aspirants completed their forms. They were required to deposit the prescribed amount through challan mode of any SBI branch. It was drawn in the favor of Director, PGIMER in the registered account. They were also allowed to pay the fees using i-collect services.

Selection Criteria

The candidates will be chosen on the basis of the merit allocated to them in the merit list. You will be able to see your rank, roll number, marks etc. and the overall rank shall be decided on the basis of the higher percentage scored by candidates.

An overall merit list which is prepared based on the percentile scored calculating theory marks will be displayed on the website. You will also be required to pass a minimum marks criteria.

Minimum marks to be acquired in the written exam:-

  • General- 50th percentile
  • SC/ST/OBC/PWD- 45th percentile

Note- next will be an Interview round.

Inter-Se-Merit

To prepare the merit list for ranking candidates, certain factors are kept in mind. One of it is

  1. marks obtained in the written test
  2. number of candidates applying,
  3. number of seats available,
  4. highest marks obtained by the topper,
  5. marks obtained by applicants in 12th,
  6. minimum eligibility criteria etc.

after that, a merit list is prepared in which candidates are shortlisted keeping such factors in mind. However, there is a possibility that 1 or more candidates received same marks, in such case, ranking becomes a little bit tricky. Well to maintain the fairness, a formula called Inter-se Merit is used by the institutes. This serves as the tie resolving criteria. Let us see it.

Tie-Resolving criteria

  • Candidates making more attempts to pass qualifying examination (10th/12th/ GNM)
  • Higher marks in said examination
  • Age seniority

Interview/ Counselling

Post result declaration, interview/ counseling will be held in order of your rank in the merit list. 3x more people will be called in the counseling than the actual seats. Carry your original documents. Arrange them in order in advance. If selected, you may also have to undergo a medical examination.

Expected seat matrix

This is a table that shows the seat distribution on the basis of last year. As you can see clearly from the table, that maximum number of seats are reserved for General category, while reserved categories have its own reservation policies.

Course Gen SC ST OBC PGI staff PWD Total
B.Sc. Nursing (4 years) 47 14 7 25 3 93
B.Sc. Nursing (Post-Basic) 22 7 4 14 15 2 62

For more details of PGIMER B.Sc Nursing, Candidate can download last year’s Information Brochure

Insofar, official details of PGIMER B.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam 2018 have not been announced. Information on this page is as per last year brochure and for reference purpose only. As soon as PGIMER, Chandigarh releases B.Sc Nursing 2018 information brochure, details will be updated here.

PGIMER Chandigarh Nursing Entrance Exams

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