IGNOU Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Admission 2020
IGNOU University meets the objectives in providing B.Sc Degree in Nursing. On the request of Indian Nursing Council (INC), IGNOU has started the Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Programme through the School of Health Sciences (SOHS) for the in-service Diploma holder nursing candidates. There is a shortage of Nursing Colleges in India for the higher education in nursing which eventually leads to candidate’s unawareness about the new technologies used in the Health sector.
To boost the nursing health sector, the IGNOU has introduced the IGNOU B.Sc Nursing Course for all the aspiring candidates who may take admission through entrance test. All the working nurses who want to pursue Post Basic B.Sc in Nursing through distance mode may take admission in IGNOU University.
IGNOU B.Sc Nursing Admission 2020
The complete procedure of IGNOU B.Sc Nursing Admission 2020 is described in this article that you may go through. The Indira Gandhi National Open University conducts the Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing admission entrance examination (OPENNET) once in a year for the January 2020 session in the month of September 2019. It’s a good opportunity for the candidates who are working as Nurse on the basis of Diploma in Nursing and to boost their professional career, now you may take admission in IGNOU B.Sc Nursing Degree 2020 without leaving your current job. Every year, thousand of candidates had has been taking admission in BSc Nursing Programme through correspondence mode.
The quality of education is much far better in IGNOU as compared to other institutes, so you could make your mind for higher study in Nursing from IGNOU University. Before, you come to at any decision, we request you all to read through the complete article that has covered the following important topics that you must be aware and looking for like BSc Nursing Entrance Exam Details, Procedure to take admission in Post Basic B.SC Nursing, Eligibility Criteria, Fee Structure, Programme Structure, Course Duration etc.
Steps to get admission in IGNOU B.SC Nursing Programme-
- Fulfil Eligibility Criteria
- Apply and Qualify Entrance Test
- Attend Counselling
- Mode of Selection
IGNOU B.Sc Nursing – Eligibility Criteria
Those who meets the given below eligibility criteria details may apply for entrance exam for the admission in Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from IGNOU University-
- 12th passed with 3 years Diploma in GNM (General Nursing and Midwifery) along with 2 years of experience after RNRM. For Male candidates, they must possess a certificate in nursing course of 6-9 months. OR
- 10th passed with 3 years Diploma in GNM and at least 5 years of experience after RNRM.
- Should have registration as Registered Nurses and Registered Midwives (RNRM).
Apply for IGNOU B.Sc Nursing Entrance Examination (OPENNET)
Firstly, you have to obtain the Entrance Exam Application Form 2020 that you may get by either way i.e. Online (through the official website)/ From Regional Centre of IGNOU (in Person or by Post).
To download the application form online from the official website i.e. http://www.ignou.ac.in/, you have to make the payment of Rs.1050/- through Demand Draft (DD) in favour of IGNOU payable at New Delhi and send it along with the application form to the concerned/opted Regional Centre.
Note:- While filling the form, you may choose the particular regional centre from where you wish to pursue B.Sc in Nursing through Distance.
>>List of Programme Study Centres (PSC) where the Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Programme is available.
IGNOU B.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam Pattern 2020
There will be 120 MCQ in the entrance examination and each question will carry 1 mark. The questions that will be asked in the examination will mainly cover the subjects you had in GNM (General Nursing and Midwifery). The exam duration will be of 2:30 hrs.
IGNOU B.Sc Nursing Result and Counselling 2020
After successfully conducted the examination, the official authority will declare the entrance exam result in October / November 2019 and you may check the result on the official website of IGNOU. All the candidates who have qualified the examination will be informed simultaneously to attend the Counselling for admission in IGNOU Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Programme.
Check IGNOU B.Sc Nursing (Post Basic) Entrance Result 2020 at https://www.ignouonline.in/ignou-post-basic-b-sc-nursing-entrance-result-opennet/
During Counselling, you are required to bring the self attested copies of all the relevant certificates (list are given below) and original copies of the certificates for verification-
- 10th class
- 12th class
- RNRM Certificate
- Experience Certificates
- Caste Certificate
- GNM Mark sheet
Check IGNOU B.Sc Nursing (Post Basic) Counselling 2020 at https://www.ignouonline.in/ignou-post-basic-b-sc-nursing-counselling/
Mode of Selection- IGNOU B.Sc Nursing
The selection of candidates for the admission in Post Basic BSc Nursing Course will be based on the merit list that will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the OPENNET entrance test.
IGNOU University B.Sc Nursing Course Fee Structure
Annually, students will have to pay of Rs.15,000/- as 1st year course fee through Demand Draft (DD) in favour of IGNOU.
Note:- Pay attention- Don’t pay the application fee amount along with the application form.
B.SC Nursing Course Duration:-
- Minimum Duration:- 3 Years
- Maximum Duration:- 5 Years