IGNOU BSc Nursing Entrance Test 2021, Apply online. The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) announced the admission notification for Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing program. Admission in the batch commencing from January 2021 candidates will have to get through an entrance test scheduled to be held on April 11, across the country.
Candidates interested in the course can apply online at the official IGNOU website, ignou.ac.in. The applications are on and will conclude on March 25. The course is for three years’ duration which can be extended up to five years. To complete the course, students will have to earn 108 credits. This course has two major components: theory and practicals. It is divided into 22 courses; 11 theory and 11 practical.
The Indira Gandhi National Open University has started the process of admission for the January session of Post Basic BSc Nursing Programme. The candidates can apply at ignounursing.samarth.edu.in. The last date to apply for the programme is March 25. The entrance exam will be on April 11.
Eligibility: In-service Nurses, that are Registered Nurses and Registered Midwives (RNRM) having 10+2 with three years, Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) with a minimum of two years experience can apply. Those who have cleared class 10 or equivalent level of education with three years, Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) with a minimum of five years experience can also apply. There is no upper age limit for the course.
IGNOU BSc Nursing programme eligibility: Class 12: In-service Nurses that are Registered Nurses and Registered Midwives (RNRM) having 10+2 with three years Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) with a minimum of two years of experience (after registration as RNRM) in the profession.
Class 10: In-service Nurses (RNRM) having Class 10 or its equivalent with three years Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) with a minimum of five years of experience (after registration as RNRM) in the profession.
For male nurses who have not done midwifery in the GNM programme, should have a certificate in any of the Nursing courses of 6-9 months duration prescribed by the Indian Nursing Council in lieu of midwifery.
Age limit: There is no cap on upper age limit.
Entrance exam Pattern for IGNOU BSc Nursing Entrance Test: An entrance test will comprise 120 multiple-choice questions. The duration of the test will be two and a half hours. It will be conducted in pen and paper mode through the OMR sheet. On the clearing exam, candidates will be called for counselling.
Application Fee: Candidates will have to pay Rs.1000/- as a fee while filling the form. Those who are selected for admission will have to send a demand draft of Rs.18,000 towards first-year admission fees in favour of IGNOU, payable at the concerned regional centre.