B.Sc. (Nursing)

Objectives

Upon completion of B.Sc. Nursing degree program the graduates are expected to:
  • Assessment of health status, identifying the nursing needs, planning, implementing and evaluating the nursing care.
  • Demonstrate competency in the skills and techniques of Nursing.
  • Participate as a member of the health team in promotive, preventive and restorative health care.
  • Demonstrate the skills in teaching, management, interpersonal relations and communications.
  • Practice ethical values in their personal and professional life.

Eligibility For Admission

  • The Minimum Age for admission shall be 17 years on 31st December of the year in which Admission is sought
  • Age: There is no Upper age limit
  • Gender: Candidate should be a woman.

Educational Qualifications:

  • 10+2 passed at 45% Aggregate marks in Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) & English is compulsory in 10+2. Intermediate Vocational with Bridge Course in Biological and Physical Sciences.
  • Candidate should be medically fit.
  • Duration of the Course: Duration of B.Sc. (N) the degree program is for a period of 4 academic years including Internship.
  • Commencement of the course: The course shall ordinarily commence from 10th September of the academic year.
  • Medium of Instruction & Examination: English shall be the medium of Instruction and Examination.
  • Working Days in the Academic year: Academic year shall consist of not less than 260 working days including university examinations.

COURSE INSTRUCTIONS

First Year:

S. No. Subject Theory (in hrs) (Class & Lab) Practical (in hrs) (Clinical) Others (In hrs)
1. *English 60    
2. Anatomy 60    
3. Physiology 60    
4. Nutrition 60    
5. Biochemistry 30    
6. Nursing Foundations 265+200 450  
7. Psychology 60    
8. Microbiology 60    
9. Introduction to computers 45    
10. **Hindi/Regional Language 30    
11. Library work/Self Study     50
12. Co-curricular activities     50
  Total Hours 930 450 100
  Total Hours: 1480

Second Year:

S. No. Subject Theory (in hrs) (Class & Lab) Practical (in hrs) (Clinical) Others (In hrs)
1. Sociology 60    
2. Pharmacology 45    
3. Pathology 30    
4. Genetics 15    
5. Medical Surgical Nursing Adult including geriatrics)-I 210 720  
6. Community Health Nursing-I 90 135  
7. Communication & Educational Technology 60+30    
8. Library work/self study     50
9. Co-curricular activities     35
  Total Hours 540 855 85
  Total Hours: 1480

* Minimum passing marks – 40%

** Optional subjects

Second Year:

S. No. Subject Theory (in hrs) (Class & Lab) Practical (in hrs) (Clinical) Others (In hrs)
1. Medical Surgical Nursing (Adult including geriatrics)-II 150 270  
2. Child Health Nursing 100 270  
3. Mental Health Nursing 100 270  
4. Midwifery & Obstetrical Nursing-I 40 180  
5. Library work/self study     50
6. Co-curricular activities     50
  Total Hours 390 990 100
  Total Hours: 1480

Fourth Year:

S. No. Subject Theory (in hrs) (Class & Lab) Practical (in hrs) (Clinical) Others(In hrs)
1. Midwifery & Obstetrical Nursing-II 60 180  
2. Community Health Nursing-II 90 135  
3. Nursing Research & Statistics 45 *  
4. Management of Nursing Services & Education 60+30    
  Total Hours 285 315  
  Total Hours: 600

* Project work to be carried out during internship

Intern – Ship (Integrated Practice):

S. No. Subject Theory (in hrs) (Class & Lab) Practical (in hrs) (Clinical) (In Weeks)
1. Midwifery & Obstetrical Nursing   240 5
2. Community Health Nursing-II   195 4
3. Medical Surgical Nursing Adult & Geriatric   430 9
4. Child Health   145 3
5. Mental Health   95 2
6. Research Project   45 1
  Total Hours   1150 24
  Total Hours: 1174 hrs

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION

First Year:

S. No. Subject Hours Internal Assessment External Assessment Total Marks
1. Anatomy & Physiology 3 25 75 100
2. Nutrition & Biochemistry 3 25 75 100
3. Nursing Foundations 3 25 75 100
4. Psychology 3 25 75 100
5. Microbiology 3 25 75 100
6. English 3 25 75 50
7. Introduction to computers 3 25 75 50
  Practical & Viva Voice        
1. Nursing Foundations   100 100 200

Second Year:

S. No. Subject Hours Internal Assessment External Assessment Total Marks
1. Sociology 3 25 75 100
2. Medical-Surgical Nursing – I 3 25 75 100
3. Pharmacology, Pathology, Genetics 3 25 75 100
4. Community Health Nursing – I 3 25 75 100
5. Communication & Education Technology 3 25 75 100
  Practical & Viva Voice        
1. Medical- Surgical Nursing-I   100 100 200

Third Year:

S. No. Subject Hours Internal Assessment External Assessment Total Marks
1. Medical-Surgical Nursing – II 3 25 75 100
2. Child Health Nursing 3 25 75 100
3. Mental Health Nursing 3 25 75 100
4. Midwifery & Obstetrical Nursing–I 3 25 75 100
  Practical & Viva Voice        
1. Medical-Surgical Nursing – II   50 50 100
2. Child Health Nursing   50 50 100
3. Mental Health Nursing   50 50 100

Second Year:

S. No. Subject Hours Internal Assessment External Assessment Total Marks
1. Midwifery & Obstetrical Nursing – II 3 25 75 100
2. Community Health Nursing – II 3 25 75 100
3. Nursing Research & Statistics 3 25 75 100
4. Management of Nursing Services & Education 3 25 75 100
  Practical & Viva Voice        
1. Midwifery & Obstetrical Nursing- II   50 50 100
2. Community Health Nursing-II   50 50 100

Procedure For Admission

  • Application forms for admission and prospectus are to be obtained by the candidate.
  • Candidate should submit the application form duly filled in within the prescribed time with necessary documents.
    • Attested copy of S.S.C. Certificate
    • Attested copies of H.S.E. or Intermediate showing statement of marks obtained
    • Attested copy of Bonafide Certificate (6thto 12th Class)
    • Attested  copy of  Conduct Certificate
    • Attested copy of T.C
    • Attested copy of Community and Nativity certificate
    • Attested copy of Migration
    • Physical fitness certificate
    • 12 copies of recent passport size photographs

Selection Procedure:

The selection committee will scrutinize each application. Merit will be the basis for preliminary selection. Provisionally selected candidates are called for interviews at their expenses. The date and place of the interview will be intimated to the candidates.

OPPORTUNITIES AFTER COMPLETION OF B.SC. (N) COURSE

  • Academic Area: MSc (Nursing) – 2 years Course , MBA – Hospital Administration
  • Clinical Area: Clinical Instructors, Supervisors, Nursing Managers , Overseas opportunities, Nurse as a part of Clinical Trials, Clinical Nurse Specialities, Central and State Government jobs, overseas opportunities
  • Community Area: Public Health Nurse, Community Supervisors, Community Health Nurse
  • Education area: Nursing tutors in Schools & Colleges of Nursing
  • Nurse Practitioners: Home Care Nursing / Tele Nursing / Travel Nurse
  • Industrial Nurse: MNC’s, Schools Software and Insurance Companies, Pharmaceutical companies