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B.Sc in Nursing Course

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B.Sc. Nursing or Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a three-year under graduation graduate course which trains candidates to become healthcare professionals who can take care of individuals, families, and communities in maintaining optimal health conditions and good quality of life right from the stage of conception till death. Nurses are trained to work in a team towards accessing, planning, evaluating and implementing health care. Knowledge is imparted in the field of nursing science depending on the contributions of a nursing scientist through journals and practices based on evidence. The course is highly job oriented and pays well to the students opting for it.

Who can opt for B. Sc. in Nursing?

To be eligible for a course in B. Sc. in Nursing, students should have passed their 10+2 examinations in the science field with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as the main subjects or any other exam with equal significance. Moreover, to be able to complete this course successfully, one needs to be patient, alert, responsible, dedicated and physically fit, healthy and sound. Also, students who wish to opt for a Master’s degree or plan to go into research work can most suitably take up this course.

How is B. Sc. in Nursing beneficial?

The demand for specialized nurses of both sexes is in great demand in private and multi-specialty hospitals in every discipline all across the globe. The health industry is growing at a very fast pace and this is giving rise to a huge requirement of doctors and nurses everywhere. Moreover, nurses are even required in organizations providing ambulance services, or else, teaching jobs in nursing degree schools and colleges can also be a good option after completing the course.

 Course Highlights:-

Course Level Under graduate
Duration 4 years
Examination Type Semester System
Eligibility 10+2 Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Admission Process Based on the entrance exam
Course Fee (Approx) INR 20,000 to 1.5 Lakhs
Average Starting salary INR 2 Lacs to 5Lacs*
Employment Areas Defence Services, Colleges, Nursing Schools, Hospitals, Health Departments, etc. 
Job Profiles Case Manager, Certified Nurse Midwife, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Manager/Administrator, Nurse Anesthetist, Nurse Educator, Nurse Practitioner, Staff Nurse
Top Recruiting Organizations Apollo Hospitals Enterprises, Fortis Healthcare, Medanta Medicity, Columbia Asia Hospital, Wockhardt Hospitals, Global Hospitals, Max Hospital, Manipal Hospital


B.Sc Nursing course are required to fulfill the below-mentioned eligibility criteria.

  1. B.Sc.(Basic) – Candidates should pass 10+2 in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology and should be medically fit
  2. B.Sc.(Post-Basic) – Candidates should pass 10+2 in PCB. Those who have passed 10+1 are also eligible for admission. The student must have obtained a certificate in General Nursing and Midwifery and registered as
    R.N.R.M (Registered Nurse Registered Midwife) with the State Nurses
    Registration Council

Require Skills set:- 

  • Good communication and observation
  • Ability to answer questions and offer advice
  • Ability to answer questions and offer advice
  • Dealing with emotionally charged situations
  • Decision Making Skills
  • Organisational Skills
  • Good communication and observation

Common Entrance Examination

  1. AIIMS – (All India Institute of Medical Sciences)B.Sc. Nursing Admission Test
  2. AFMC Entrance Exam ( Armed Forces Medical College)
  3. B.Sc. Nursing program entrance exam . (Nitte University Mangalore)
  4. B.Sc. Nursing Entrance Exam (NUPMET)Banaras Hindu University
  5. B.Sc. (Nursing) Admission Test (PPMET Punjab Para Medical Entrance Test for Admission to B.Sc. Nursing courses)
  6. CMC Ludhiana Entrance Test for Admission to B.Sc. Nursing courses
  8. Integral University Entrance Test
  10. Aliah University Admission Test

Subjects to be study

College Name City/State Average Annual Fees (Approx.)*
Shri Ramchandra University CHENNAI INR 50,000 P.A
Srm university CHENNAI INR 55,000 P.A

Subjects to be study

Year I Year IIYear IIIYear IV
Anatomy Sociology Medical-Surgical Nursing Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing
Physiology Pharmacology Child Health Nursing Community Health Nursing
Nutrition Pathology and Genetics Mental Health Nursing Nursing Research and Statistics
Biochemistry Medical-Surgical Nursing Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing Management of Nursing Services and Education
Nursing Foundation Community Health Nursing
Psychology Communication and
Educational Technology
Introduction to Computer


Name of B.Sc. Nursing entrance exams in India:-

  1. AFMC Entrance Exam
  2. AIIMS Entrance Exam
  3. Annamalai University AIMEE
  4. ASSO CET Exam
  5. BHU GNM Entrance Test
  6. CMC Vellore Entrance Exam
  7. Dr. DY Patil University AIET
  10.  JIPMER Entrance Exam
  11.  MHT CET
  12.  MP PMT Entrance Exam
  13.  Pondicherry CENTAC JET
  14.  TNPCEE

Coaching Centers for B.Sc. Nursing

•  Aakash IIT-JEE (Delhi)

•  Aakash Institute (Delhi)

•  ABC Classes (Delhi)

•  Achievers point (Delhi)

•  Alternative Learning Systems (Delhi)

•  Baalnoi Academy (Delhi)

•  Bolster Academia

•  Achievers IAS Classes (Bangalore)

•  Brilliant Tutorials (Bangalore)

•  Base Educational Services Private Ltd

• Capstone Tutorials (Bangalore)

• Career Forum (Bangalore)

• Career Launcher (Bangalore)

• Design Quotient (Bangalore)

• ACE Tutorials (Mumbai)

• Achievers Point (Mumbai)

•  Agarwal Classes (Mumbai)

•  Financial Plan Academy (Mumbai)

•  Future People (Mumbai)

•  Global Education (Mumbai)

•  Gyan Sagar Classes (Mumbai)

•  Ideal Classes (Mumbai)

•  IMS Institute (Mumbai)

•  Insight (Mumbai)

•  TIME (Kerala)

•  Brilliant (Kerala)

•  Bharadwaj Institute (Chennai)

•  Career Launcher (Chennai)

•  Abhimanu Las Study Group (Chandigarh)

•  Bulls Eye Knowledge System (Chandigarh)

• Blaze IAS Academy (Chandigarh)

Reference Books for B.Sc. Nursing Entrance Exam

  1. AC Dutta for Botany by Oxford Publication
  2. Edusys Advanced Explorer – AIIMS
  3. LP Golden Excel with AIIMS Previous Years solved Papers by Dr. J.K. Juneja, S Jawa,

Dr. J. P. Sharma

  • NCERT- Biology Part 1 and Part 2
  • Nursing School Entrance Exam by Fred N. Grayson
  • Nursing School Entrance Exams by Thomas Evangelist, Tamra Orr and Judy Unrein – McGraw-Hill’s
  • Oswaal 10 Mock test Papers for AIIMS Delhi
  • Trueman’s Biology
  • Universal Self Scorer Biology for AIPMT, AIIMS, AFMC & Various Medical Entrance Exams

Name of Top 10 B.Sc. Nursing Colleges in India

  1. Apollo College of Nursing Chennai
  2. Bharati Vidyapeeth’s College of Nursing
  3. Bombay Nurses Training Institute
  4. Dr.Ram Manohar School Nursing Diploma College
  5. J.M.J. College of Nursing, Hyderabad
  6. Jamia Hamdard School Nursing Diploma College
  7. JD School Nursing Diploma College
  8. Lakshmi Bai Batra College of Nursing
  9. Manipal School Nursing Diploma College
  10. Oxford School Nursing Diploma College

Employment Areas

  • Clinics and Heath Departments.
  • Defense Services.
  • Hospitals.
  • Industrial Houses and Factories.
  • Nursing Homes.
  • Nursing Science Schools.
  • Orphanages and Old Age Homes.
  • Railways and Public Sector Medical Departments.
  • Training Institutes.

Top Recruiting Companies

Approx. Salary Trends in Lakh Per Annum*

Annual Salary in INR

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