Entrance Exams

BSc Nursing is a four-year Undergraduate regular Nursing course regulated by Indian Nursing Council (INC) and offered by several universities through their affiliated Nursing Colleges. Some nursing colleges offer admission to the candidates on class 12 merit and some conduct entrance examination for BSc Nursing Admission. Apart from BSc Nursing, there is also a related course that is Post Basic Nursing.

Candidates who have passed Class 10+2 in Science Stream with average minimum 45% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English are eligible for the course. For Post, the basic nursing candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent and must have obtained a certificate in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) and registered as R.N.R.M with the State Nursing Council.

After completing the BSc Nursing Course, the candidates can work in many domains such as staff nurse, male nurse, assistant nursing superintendent/department supervisor, deputy nursing superintendent, nursing supervisor or ward sister, director of nursing, nursing superintendent, teacher of nursing colleges, community health nurse, military/paramilitary nursing core, railway hospital nursing superintendent, industrial/corporate hospitals nurse, nursing service administrators, overseas/foreign nursing services etc.

Top BSc Nursing Colleges in India

Some of the lists of Top Nursing Colleges in India in different states of India are given below:

  • RAK College of Nursing, Delhi
  • CMC Vellore College of Nursing
  • AIIMS BSc Nursing
  • Manipal College of Nursing
  • AFMC Nursing College
  • SNDT Faculty of Nursing, Mumbai
  • Apollo College of Nursing, Chennai
  • Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai: Nursing
  • Sree Ramachandra College of Nursing, Chennai
  • Father Muller College of Nursing, Mangalore
  • PGIMER Nursing
  • Hinduja College of Nursing
  • Kovai Medical Center Research and Educational Trust: College of Nursing
  • IGNOU School of Health Science
  • St. John’s College of Nursing, Bangalore
  • SRM University: College of nursing Chennai
  • Amrita University: College of Nursing, Cochin
  • MIMS College of Nursing, Calicut, Kerala
  • Madras Medical College, College of Nursing
  • CMC Ludhiana College of Nursing
  • Government College of Nursing, Kottayam
  • MSR Institute of Nursing Education & Research, Bangalore
  • Government College of Nursing, Calicut
  • Government College of Nursing, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Madras Medical Mission, College of Nursing, Chennai
  • NIMHANS, Bangalore: Department of Nursing

Manipal University Admission 2017

Name Exam Date Deadline
Indian Army BSc Nursing 2017
April 2017 Mar 12, 2017
Army College of Nursing B.Sc Admission 2017
On the basis of CWAT Mar 15, 2017
AIIMS BSc Nursing Admission 2017
18 June 2017 Apr 07, 2017
Rajkumari Amrit Kaur College of Nursing BSc Admission 2017
11 June 2017 Apr 21, 2017
Pt Deendayal Upadhyaya Institute Delhi BPT BOT & BPO Admission 2017
3rd week of June 2016 May 19, 2017
Manipal College of Nursing (MCON) - BSc Nursing Admission 2017
On the basis of Class 12th Scores Jul 01, 2017

Past Examinations

Name Exam Date Deadline
NIMHANS UG Admission 2016 
June 19, 2016 May 31, 2016
Jamia Hamdard B.Sc Nursing Admission 2016
B.Sc Nursing : On the basis of Class 12 ; Post Basic B.Sc Nursing/DGNM: June 13, 2016 Jun 09, 2016
HPU BSc Nursing Admission 2016
July 3, 2016 Jun 10, 2016
PPMET - BFUHS BSc Nursing Entrance Exam 2016
July 10, 2016 Jun 29, 2016
HNBUMU BSc Nursing Admission 2016
July 10, 2016 Jun 29, 2016
B.Sc. Nursing at Maharaja Agrasen Medical College Admission 2016
On the basis of Class 12 merit Aug 28, 2016
GITAM University BSc Admission - GNAT 2016
September 22, 2016 Sep 16, 2016