BSc in Nursing is a 4-year undergraduate program that focuses on giving nursing education to medical aspirants. Admission to BSc Nursing is given through NEET or other college level entrance tests.
Aspirants who have completed their 10+2 examinations from a recognised board can apply for nursing. For application, they should have Physics, Chemistry and Biology as their mandatory subjects.
Admission to BSc in Nursing is given on the basis of merit or entrance tests. Institutes such as Delhi University give admission on the basis of marks acquired in Class 12 or equivalent examinations, while such as JIPMER, BHU, AIIMs, etc conduct an entrance test to offer admission to BSc in Nursing.
Why should you study Nursing:
- It opens several job opportunities in the medical care sector.
- It is a 4 year course recognised by the Indian Nursing Council which helps in getting jobs in the government sector.
- Students can get highly paying jobs in different hospitals and nursing homes.
- Candidates can go for higher studies such as MSc in Nursing and can likewise pick a specialization as per their interests.
- Students can also opt for a post-graduation degree in Public Health Management.
BSc in Nursing is divided into two categories- BSc in Basic Nursing and BSc in Post Basic Nursing. The eligibility criteria for BSc in Nursing is completing 10+2 examinations or an equivalent assessment with PCB and English as mandatory subjects.
For BSc in Nursing Post Basic, the eligibility criteria is equivalent to the eligibility of BSc in Nursing. Apart from it, applicants need to secure a General Nursing Midwifery (GNM) certificate and register themselves in the State Nurses Registration Council as Registered Nurse Registered Midwife (RNRM).