Post Basic B.Sc Nursing is degree programme of three years duration for in-service diploma holder Nurses. The Programme is approved by the Indian Nursing Council (INC)
Admission will be done through an Entrance Examination (OPENNET-V) to be conducted on Sunday, the 16th August 2016
10+2 with three years Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) with minimum of two years experience in the profession.
For male nurses or 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
10th class (Matriculation) or its equivalent with three years Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) with minimum of five years experience in the profession.
For male nurses or 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 of Admission: There is no maximum age limit.
Duration of Programme:
The minimum duration of the programme is three years. However, the students are given a maximum period of five years to complete the programme from the date of registration. After which the student have to apply for readmission paying the fee for each incomplete course of theory.
Medium of Instruction:
National merit list will be prepared as per the general category and reserved categories.
The OBC certificate of non creamy layer should not be more than 3yrs old from the date of issuance till the last date of submission of Application Form
The total marks of Entrance test for Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing programme will be 120.
The Tie break criteria will be as below:
Length of relevant experience as prescribed by the university
Over all percentage of marks secured in GNM exam
If the tie still does not get resolved date of birth will be considered (Candidates born earlier will have
Higher rank than those born later) if there will be a tie after applying all the above criteria, then rank will be decided through a draw of lot.
If the experience mentioned in the application form during the counseling is found to be incorrect, application will be rejected with no further clarification.
The Programme study centre allotted will not be changed during the course of study.
Admission will be confirmed only after verification of original certificate during counselling.
The candidates who are offered admission are required to deposit the programme fee.
Fee once deposited will not be refunded.
Students must fill up email ID and mobile phone column; otherwise they will be responsible for non receipt of communications for counselling.
Details regarding the above can also be obtained from time to time on the IGNOU website www.ignou.ac.in by navigating through School then School of Health Sciences and also from ‘whats new’ on Homepage of IGNOU website
The entrance examination will be of 2½ Hours duration and consist of 120 Multiple Choice Questions.
Candidates will get OMR sheet for marking the response.
How to Apply
Student Handbook and Prospectus would be available at all Regional Centres. Student Handbook and Prospectus is also available on university’s website www.ignou.ac.in. The candidates downloading the Form from website are required to send a Demand Draft of Rs 1050/- (Rupees One Thousand fifty only) drawn in favour of IGNOU payable at New Delhi.
Last date for receipt of request for Prospectus by post is 30th June 2015
Last Date: Filled in form should be submitted at the Regional Centre concerned on or before 15th July 2015
Entrance Examination (OPENNET-V) to be conducted on Sunday, the 16th August 2016
School of Health Sciences
Indira Gandhi National Open University
Maidan Garhi, New Delhi 110 068