ADMISSION
Course Duration :Duration of the course shall be four years including internship.

•  Undergraduate Nursing Program is broad based education within an academic framework specifically directed to the development of critical thinking skills, competencies and standards required for practice of professional nursing and midwifery as envisaged in national health policy 2002. Undergraduate nursing education program prepares its graduatesto become exemplary citizen by adhering to code of ethics and professional conduct at all times in fulfilling personal, social and professional obligations so as to respond national aspirations.

This program prepare nurses who can make independent decisions in nursing situations, protect the rights of and facilitates individuals and groups in pursuits of health, function in the hospital, community nursing services, and conduct research studies in the areas of nursing practice.

•  The minimum age for admission shall be 17 years on 31st December of the year in which admission is sought.

• Minimum education:

a. A candidate should have passed in the subjects of PCB and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 45% marks taken together in PCB at the qualifying examination (12+2)

b. Candidates are also eligible from state open school recognized by State Government and National school of Open school (NIOS) recognized by Central Government having science subjects and English only.

c. A candidate belonging to SC/ST or other backward classes, the marks obtained in PCB taken together in qualifying examination be 40% instead of 45% as stated above.

d.English is compulsory subject in 10+2 for being eligible for admission to B.Sc. (N).

• Candidate shall be medically fit.

• Candidate shall be admitted once in a year

• Reservation policy:  

a. For disabled candidates: 3% disabled reservation to be considered with a disability of locomotor to the tune of 40% to 50% of the lower extremity and other eligibility criteria with regard to age and qualification will be same as prescribed for each nursing programme.

b. 5% of total marks is relaxed for SC/ST candidates.

c. Any other reservation as per the state government.

 

FIRST YEAR:

Subject

Theory (in hrs.) Class and Lab

Practical (in hrs.) Clinical

(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 hrs.

 

 

 

 

 

SECOND YEAR

Subject

Theory (in hrs.) Class and Lab

Practical (in hrs.) Clinical

(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 and education technology

60+30

 

 

8. Library work/Self study

50

 

 

9. Co-Curricular activities

35

 

 

Total Hours

540

855

85

Total Hours= 1480 hrs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THIRD YEAR:

Subject

Theory (in hrs.) Class and Lab

Practical (in hrs.) Clinical

(In hrs.)

1.Medical- Surgical Nursing ( Adult including geriatrics)-II

120

270

 

2.Chlid Health Nursing

90

270

 

3. Mental Health Nursing

90

270

 

4. Midwifery & Obstetrical Nursing

45

180

 

5.Nursing Research

45

 

 

6.Library work/Self study

 

 

50

7.Co-Curricular activities

 

 

50

Total Hours

390

990

100

Total Hours= 1480 hrs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOURTH YEAR

 

 

 

 

 

Subject

Theory (in hrs.)                  (Class and Lab)

Practical (in hrs.) Clinical

(In hrs.)

1.Midwifery & Obstetrical Nursing

45

180

 

2.Community health Nursing-II

90

135

 

3.Management of nursing services & education

60+30

 

 

Total Hours

225

315

 

Total Hours= 540 hrs.

 

 

 

 

Subject

Theory (in hrs.) Class and Lab

Practical (in hrs.) Clinical

(In hrs.)

1.Medical- Surgical Nursing ( Adult including geriatrics)-II

120

270

 

2.Chlid Health Nursing

90

270

 

3. Mental Health Nursing

90

270

 

  • Project work to be carried out during internship

 

 

 

 

Internship (Integrated Practice)                                         Practical =30 hours per week  

Subject

Theory

Practical (in hrs.)

In weeks

1. Midwifery & Obstetrical Nursing

 

240

5

2.Community health Nursing-II

 

195

4

3. Medical- Surgical Nursing ( Adult & geriatrics)

 

430

9

4.Chlid Health Nursing

 

145

3

5.Mental Health Nursing

 

95

2

6. Research Project

 

45

1

Total Hours

 

1150

24

Total Hours= 1690 hrs.

 

 

 

 

Graduates of B.Sc. Nursing have a lot of career options. You can either go for higher studies or can simply join an organization. This course deals with the education of nurses in nursing and healthcare. The opportunities after completing this course are not only in India but also abroad. The below-given list is of all the fields, wherein you can work after graduation.

•  Corporate Hospitals

•  State Govt. - State Govt. offers great opportunities to staff nurse. Moreover, they also offer a decent amount of salary.

•  Central Govt. - You are eligible to apply for staff nurse. However, for getting a job here, you need to go through an entrance exam and interview. Further, they are offering a lot of medical benefits, leaves and excellent salary package.

•  B.Sc. Nursing graduates also have career prospective in pharmaceutical companies and corporate hospitals.

•  Graduates can work in central govt. hospitals and corporate hospitals as an infection control nurse. The role of an infection control nurse is to prevent infection. In addition, these nurses are high in demand in Middle East hospitals.

 

Furthermore, candidates who want to go for further studies have a lot of options as well. Let us have a look at some of them.

•  You can go for MSc in Clinical Research. Candidates can work at both government and private hospitals as a clinical researcher. It is also considered as one of the most nurturing fields for nurses.

•  Graduates can do Nurse practitioner/Advanced Practitioner nurse Course. The duration of this course is 2 years. It can be done from some of the European countries.

•  Students can do a Masters in Health Administration/ Master of Hospital Administration.

•  Mater of Public Health is also an amazing option for B.Sc. Nursing graduates. Admission in this course is through an entrance exam. There are a lot of courses, for which you need to go through a Nursing Entrance Exam.

•  MBA in Hospital Administration is a full-time 2-year course. After completing this course, you can get great job opportunities. Moreover, doing it from one of the prestigious colleges will add more value.

 

JOB PROFILES

There are a number of job profiles for nurses that can be attained after achieving the required educational qualification. The profiles may also differ depending upon the need and requirement of the healthcare industry and interest of the candidates. Few of them include Emergency Room Nurse, Nurse Care Manager, Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Nurse, Nursing Assistant, Telemetry Nurse, Staff Nurse, Nurse Manager, etc. Following are the popular job profiles for nurses.

•  Registered Nurse (RN): These are nurses who have been registered by medical institutions and organizations. They work within the hospital premises with the doctors or physicians to perform tasks related to different medical settings.

•  Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN): LPNs are ones who work with or under the supervision of registered nurses or doctors. They are responsible for checking and maintaining medical requirements and giving injections.  

•  Nurse Practitioner (NP): These are professionals who usually work under the supervision of a doctor or physician. However, with proper training and knowledge, NPs can also become independent medical practitioners prescribing medicines and diagnosing diseases.

•  Travel Nurse: As the name suggests, these are nurses who work nationally and internationally on a temporary basis. The work culture of a travel nurse is equivalent to that of a registered nurse.

•  Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Registered Nurse: ICU RNs have a prescribed and definite role designed only for taking care of medical requirements and maintenance related to the ICUs of hospitals or nursing homes. They can work for particular type of patients or patients of a particular age group.

•  Operating Room (OR) Nurse: Commonly known as Perioperative Nurses or Scrub Nurses, operating room nurses are responsible for taking care of patients before, during and after the operation or surgery.

•  Home Health Nurse: Home Health Nurse are the ones who provide medical help and support to the patients at their home. These nurses offer care mostly for patients with mobility or development issues.

•  Clinical Nurse Specialist: These are nurses who are skilled to diagnose and treat illness within their area of expertise. The role of clinical nurse specialist includes focusing on patients and their families or manages the nursing department or handling administration.