PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2019 is the short form used for Post Graduate 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 a year. Admission will be based on the marks obtained in written test.

Latest: Exam, Counselling and Result date for PGIMER B.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam 2019 has been announced. Scroll down to check the same.

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam 2019

Events Important Dates 
Date of registration of application form for downloading of challan form Second week of Jun 2019
Last date for submission of online application form First week of Jul 2019
Last date for generation of challan form Second week of Jul 2019
Entrance exam will be held by 11 Aug 2019
Result declaration 13 Aug 2019
Counselling can be organized by 16 Aug 2019
Date of 2nd Counselling First week of Sep 2019

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 2019 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 2019.

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing Application / Fees

Reach the official website at 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.

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

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.


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 will be 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.

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

Official Website:

For more details of PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2019, Candidate can download Last Year 2018 Information Brochure. 

Insofar, Only important dates of PGIMER B.Sc Nursing Admission 2019 has been announced yet. Rest of information on this page is as per last year brochure and for reference purpose only. As soon as the conducting body releases PGIMER B.Sc Nursing Admission 2019 information brochure, details will be updated here.

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