» B.Sc Nursing

B.Sc Nursing course is broadly based on education within an academic framework specially directed to the development of critical thinking skills, competence and standards required for the practice of professional nursing and midwifery as envisaged in National Health Policy, 2002. Since it involves nursing of the wounded or ill, a lot of sectors require these graduates hence increasing its demand which is only expected to increase in the future as well. In India, the course is registered under and is controlled by Indian Nursing Council. A person who is genuinely interested to serve society by treating and caring patients should not think twice before taking this course. As a nurse, a person makes a huge difference in people’s lives. A caring and compassionate nurse is considered a guardian angel by patients. This can be a very satisfying and gratifying career for the compassionate. A person can go further for a Masters in nursing which is a great advantage as it increases the expertise in the field generating more demand and better opportunities. If a person wishes to go into teaching, then Ph.D. is advisable for them.

B.Sc Nursing program prepares its aspirants to become an exemplary citizen by adhering to a code of ethics and professional conduct at all times in fulfilling personal, social and professional obligations so as to respond to national aspirations. These graduate nurses are prepared to work as a care provider, educator, coordinator, advocator, researcher, counselor & administrator, etc. and in hospitals, nursing homes, defense services, railways and aeronautical zones, industrial houses, factories, Schools and various such industries.

A person could work in the following profiles after graduating from this course:

• Case Manager

• Certified Nurse Midwife

• Clinical Nurse Specialist

• Director/CEO

• Manager/Administrator

• Nurse Anesthetist

• Nurse Educator

• Nurse Practitioner

• Staff Nurse

Eligibility Criteria

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

• Minimum education:

• 10+2 class passed with Science (PCB) & English Core/English Elective with aggregate of 45% marks from recognized board under

AISSCE/CBSE/ICSE/SSC/HSC or other equivalent Board.

• Student shall be medically fit.

• Students appearing in 10+2 examination in Science conducted by the National Institute of Open School with 45% marks.

• Student shall be admitted once in a year.