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BSc Nursing Admission

Disclaimer: The information given on this website is for general guidelines only. Refer to the prospectus for the year of admission for exact details.  (Authority 29573/ DGAFMS/MNS/2586 D ( Med) dt 17 June 1988)

Admission Procedure:

The course commences in the month of Aug. Advertisements for recruitment appear in the leading news papers of the country in the month of Oct/ Dec every year, both for B Sc & GNM courses. Candidates are required to submit their application forms in the prescribed format, along with other necessary documents mentioned therein.


The candidate must be an Indian National (age- 17 to 25 yrs)

Educational Qualification:

10+2 with three years Diploma in General Nursing Midwifery with minimum two years experience in the profession. Male nurses who have not done midwifery in the GNM programme must submit a Certificate of completion of a course of 6- 9 months duration approved by INC in lieu of midwifery, The candidate should have not less than 50% aggregate marks in all subjects. The candidate should have passed the examination in single attempt.


10 class (Matriculation or its equivalent with three years Diploma in General.

Nursing Midwifery with a minimum of five years experience in the profession.

Selection Procedure:

Selection will be based on the merit of the candidate at an All India level.

  • A written objective type of examination will be conducted in February/ March every year, at certain selected centres (Published from time to time.)
  •  Successful candidates will be called for an interview at selected centres in the month of April/May each year.
  • Candidates must be declared medically fit. The fitness will be determined by a Medical Board of Military Medical Officers.
  • Merit listed candidates based on the interview and medical fitness will be called for B. Sc. (Nsg).
  • Selected candidates will be required to execute a bond of agreement to serve in the Military Nursing Service for a minimum period of 5 yrs as permanent commissioned officers, on successful completion of the course.

Written Examination Centres:

The written examination will be conducted in 17 centres all over India.


 Accommodation and Food: The students are provided with free accommodation, free laundry services and free food - a well balanced diet as per prescribed scales.

Medical Facilities: Students are provided with free medical services.

Leave and Travel Facilities: Students are granted 30 days vacation leave and 10 days mid term break.

Stipend and Uniform Allowance: A stipend of Rs.250/- per month is given during the four years of training. A initial outfit allowance of Rs 400/- is given on joining the course and a outfit renewal allowance of Rs 150 per year during the 2nd, 3rd and 4th year of the course.

How to apply :

Desirous candidates should apply as per instructions given in the advertisement to Directorate General of Armed Forces Medical Services (DG – 1A), Min Of Defence, New Delhi –110001.

All queries regarding admission to be addressed to the above address.

BSc Nursing by Distance Education through IGNOU:

Apply to Director IGNOU,

Regional Centre

First Floor, MSFC Building,270,

Senapati Bapat Road

Pune 4011016

Headquarter address:

Indira Gandhi National Open University

Maidan Garhi, New Delhi 110068