PGIMER M.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam 2018 is conducted by the Postgraduate Institute Of Medical Education and Research. This exam is conducted annually for students who wish to take admission in the post graduation nursing course offered by the PGIMER institute. You will be granted admission in the course on the basis of the overall percentile scored by you in the entrance test. Firstly, you will have register yourself for the examination you can do that through the online registration form which is available on the official website of the institute. Application Form must be filled on or before its last date. Candidates can check complete details of PGIMER M.Sc Nursing Entrance Test 2018 from this page.

Latest: Application Form for PGIMER M.Sc Nursing Entrance Test 2018 has been released. Eligible candidates can apply from the link available at “Application Form” page.

PGIMER M.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam 2018

The table below comprises of all the important events and their schedules for the PGIMER M.Sc Nursing admission process 2018. Please refer to the table below to track all the important events so that you do not miss on any important events.

Event Dates
Commencement of filling of online application forms 24 Apr 2018
Last Date of filing of applications online 23 May 2018
Last Date of depositing of fee in the Bank 28 May 2018
Entrance Examination 24 Jun 2018
Declaration of Result 25 Jun 2018
Counselling 27 Jun 2018

Eligibility Criteria

You should ensure that you fulfill the eligibility criterias laid down by the official examination body. So, we would advise you to go through the information brochure before you register yourself for the examination. However, for your convenience we have listed down a few eligibility criterias for your reference.

  • B.Sc. Nursing/Post-Basic from an Institution recognized by the Indian Nursing Council and PGIMER, Chandigarh as equivalent thereto with at least 55% marks in aggregate.
  • Should have minimum one year of work experience after registration as Registered Nurse & Registered Midwife by May 23, 2018 (the last date for submission of applications) 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.
  • The experience certificate in this regard must be on the letter head of the hospital and should clearly indicate the capacity of the hospital in terms of number of beds and should be approved by State/Central Govt.(S) failing which experience will not be considered.
  • 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.

For Foreign nationals (FN)

  • Foreign nationals should also fill in the prescribed application form online.
  • Candidates are required to take the printout of the filled online application form and route their applications along with necessary documents through the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi.
  • The online application form will be treated as an advance copy.
  • However application of such candidates will be proposed after receipt of the same through diplomatic channels. These candidates are also required to appear in the entrance examination along with other candidates

Application Form

To appear in the entrance exam, it is necessary that you register yourself for the exam. The application form for the same is available on the official website of the institute. The registration for the entrance exam will be done only in the online mode and no offline application forms will be accepted. The application fees will be different for varied categories of students. The application fees will be Rs 1000 if you belong to the unreserved category. However, if you belong to the reserved category you will have to pay Rs 800. Application fees for Physically Handicapped students will be exempted. The fees will paid in the offline mode through the challan generated at the end of the registration process.

Admit Card

Once, you have successfully registered the institute will issue a list of eligible candidates. If your name is on the list you will be eligible for the issuance of the admit card. The admit card will be issued in the online mode. You will not be granted permission to appear in the exam without a valid admit card. You will be able to download your admit card by using your login details to log in and download your admit card.

Exam Pattern

The entrance exam will be an objective type exam. It will be conducted in the pen and paper based mode. The paper will consist of 100 questions. The questions will be in the form of multiple choice. The test will be in conducted in English medium. There will be negative marking (0.25) for all wrong answers.

Subject No. of Questions Marks
Medical Surgical Nursing 15 15
Community Health Nursing 15 15
Obstetric Nursing 15 15
Child Health Nursing 15 15
Mental Health Nursing 15 15
Nursing Foundations 10 10
Nursing Research 10 10
General Knowledge 05 05
Total 100 100

Merit List

Merit list of candidates is prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the online entrance examination. Merit list is prepared for each category of candidates viz.

  • General
  • Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes / Other Backward Communities
  • Orthopedic Physically Handicapped
  • PGI deputed candidates to the course of M.Sc. Nursing.

Selection Procedure

  • The selection will be made strictly in order of merit of the candidates in the respective merit lists of entrance test.
  • An overall merit list based on the percentile obtained by all the candidates appearing in the examination in the theory examination (irrespective of their category) will be prepared. Candidates of various categories who secure percentile in the theory examination, as mentioned against each category, will qualify for admission:

    General category : 50th percentile
    SC/ST/OBC & PWD : 45th percentile

  • In the matter of selection, the decision of the Director, PGIMER, Chandigarh shall be final.

Interview / Counselling

Candidates will be invited for interview strictly in order of merit in the respective merit lists based on the marks obtained by them in the entrance examination. The number of candidates to be called for the interview will be three times the total number of seats to be filled in each category from candidates who fulfill the cut off points. It is compulsory that these candidates attend the interview

Official website of PGIMER M.Sc Nursing is www.pgimer.edu.in.

For more detail about PGIMER M.Sc Nursing Admission 2018 Download Information Brochure.

PGIMER Chandigarh Nursing Entrance Exams

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