Title : Types of Nursing Programs & Eligibility Criteria of all Nursing Programs

Types of Nursing Programs

 

Nursing Programs

Training Duration

Examination

Registration

Auxiliary Nurse & Midwife

2 years

Nursing Examination Board

R.ANM

General Nursing & Midwifery

3 and 1/2 years
3 years from 2015-2016

Nursing Examination Board

R.N & R.M

B. Sc (Basic)

4 years

University

R.N & R.M

B.Sc (Post Basic)

Regular: 2 yrs
Distance: 3 yrs

University

Additional Qualification

M. Sc.

2 years

University

Additional Qualification

M. Phil

1 year (Full time)
2 years (part time)

University

Additional Qualification

Ph D

3-5 years

University

Additional Qualification

Eligibility Criteria of all Nursing Programs

(Revised from 2012-13 Academic year)

Eligibility Criteria of ANM

 

  • The minimum age for admission shall be 17 years on or before 31st December of the year in which admission is sought.
  • The maximum age for admission shall be 35 years.
  • The minimum educational requirements shall be 10 + 2 in Arts (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Economics, Political Science, History, Geography, Business Studies, Accountancy, Home Science, Sociology, Psychology, and Philosophy) and English Core/English Elective or Science or Health care Science - Vocational stream ONLY passing out from recognized Board.
  • Student shall be medically fit.
  • Students qualified in 10+2 Arts or Science examination conducted by National Institute of Open School.
  • Student shall be admitted once in a year.

Eligibility Criteria of GNM

 

  • Minimum and Maximum age for admission will be 17 and 35 years. There is no age bar for ANM/LHV.
  • Minimum education:

 

  1. 10+2 class passed preferably Science (PCB) & English with aggregate of 40% marks.
  2. 10+2 in Arts (Mathematics, Biotechnology, Economics, Political Science, History, Geography, Business Studies, Accountancy, Home Science, Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy) and English Core/English Elective or Health care Science - Vocational stream ONLY, passing out from recognized Board under AISSCE/CBSE/ICSE/SSCE/HSCE or other equivalent Board with 40% marks.
  3. 10+2 vocational ANM under CBSE Board or other equivalent board with 40% marks.
  4. Registered as ANM with State Nursing Registration Council.
  • Student shall be medically fit.
  • Students qualified in 10+2 Arts or Science examination or Health care Science - Vocational stream ONLY conducted by National Institute of Open School with 40% marks.
  • Student shall be admitted once in a year

 

Eligibility Criteria of BSc. (N)

  • The minimum age for admission shall be 17 years on 31st December of the year in which admission is sought.
  • Minimum education:
  1. 10+2 class passed with Science (PCB) & English Core/English Elective with aggregate of 45% marks from recognized board under AISSCE/CBSE/ICSE/SSCE/HSCE or other equivalent Board.

 

  • Student shall be medically fit.
  • Students appearing in 10+2 examination in Science conducted by National Institute of Open School with 45% marks.
  • Student shall be admitted once in a year.

Eligibility Criteria of Post Basic BSc. (N)

  • Passed the Higher Secondary or Senior Secondary or Intermediate or 10+2 or an equivalent examination recognized by the university for this purpose. Those who have done 10+1 in or before 1986, will be eligible for admission.
  • Obtained a certificate in General Nursing and Midwifery and registered as R.N.R.M. with the State Nurses Registration Council. A male nurse, trained before the implementation of the new integrated course besides being registered as a nurse with State Nurses Registration Council, shall produce evidence of training approved by Indian Nursing Council for a similar duration in lieu of midwifery in any one of the following areas:
  1. O.T. Techniques
  2. Ophthalmic Nursing
  3. Leprosy Nursing
  4. TB Nursing
  5. Psychiatric Nursing
  6. Neurological and Neuro surgical Nursing
  7. Community Health Nursing
  8. Cancer Nursing
  9. Orthopedic Nursing

 

  • Candidates shall be medically fit.
  • Students shall be admitted once in a year.

Eligibility Criteria of M. Sc. (N)

 

  • The candidate should be a Registered Nurse and Registered midwife or equivalent with any State Nursing Registration Council. 
  • The Minimum education requirements shall be the passing of: B.Sc. Nursing/B.Sc. Hons. Nursing/Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing with minimum of 55% aggregate marks.
  • The candidate should have undergone in B.Sc. Nursing / B.Sc. Hons. Nursing / Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing.
  • Minimum one year of work experience after Basic B.Sc. Nursing.
  • Minimum one year of work experience prior or after Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing.

NOTE: Simultaneous attendance in other courses is not permitted. It will be applicable to all the above courses.

Sources: Indian Nursing Council

 

Nursing Colleges/Institute for the Above Nursing Programmes.