B.Sc Nursing and Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Admission 2017 through Entrance Test
Himachal Pradesh University (HPU), Shimla has invited applications for the Entrance Tests for admission to B.Sc Nursing (4 years Degree Course) and Post Basic B.Sc Nursing (2 years Degree Course) in Govt. and Private B.Sc Nursing Colleges located in the State of HP for 2017 sessions.
The Examination Centres for B.Sc Nursing Entrance Test will be at Dharamsala, Hamirpur, Mandi and Shimla, but for Post-Basic B.Sc Nursing Entrance Test, the Exam Centre will be at Shimla only.
For B.Sc (Nursing) Course: Female Children of Bonafide Himachali/Himachal Govt. employees and employees of Autonomous bodies wholly or partially financed by the Himachal Pradesh Govt. will only be eligible to apply for admission to 4 years B.Sc Nursing Degree Course through Entrance Test to be conducted by H.P. University Shimla, in Sister Nivedita Govt. College of Nursing, IGMC, Shimal and for 50% State Quota Seats in Private unaided B.Sc Nursing Colleges/Institutions situated in the State of HP
Age Limit: Applicants of HPU B.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam are required to maintain a lower age limit of 17 years while 35 years must be an upper age limit as on 31st December 2017 of the applying academic year.
There is an age relaxation of 5 years, which is applicable only for applicants belonging to both SC as well as ST.
For Post Basic B.Sc (Nursing): The applicants should be registered as registered Nurse/Midwife (RN/RM) with H.P. State Nurses Registration Council, Shimal at the time of counseling.
The applicant must have passed 10+2 and its equivalent examination from recognized Board/University established by Law in India with minimum 45% aggregate marks; for SC/ST/OBC applicants the required precentage of aggregate marks will be 40%.
The applicants must have obtained 50% marks in General Nursing and Midwifery from the School/Institution recognzed by the Indian Nursing Council / Himachal Pradesh Nurses Registration Council.
For In-Service Quota Seats: In-service quota seats to be filled up by in-service regularly appointed Nursing Cadre applicants of Govt. of H.P. However, adhoc & contractual appointees including appointees of Rogi Kalyan Samities will also be considered under this quota.
The applicants must have completed minimum 5 years service on the last date of submission of application form.
The applicants should not have attained maximum of 53 years of age as on 31st December 2017.
Admission Form along with required documents in respect of In-Service applicants shall be routed/ submitted through their respective Head of Departments well within the stipulated date along with service certificate-cum-NOC at the time of counseling.
How to Apply?
All the applicants are advised to read the Prospectus/information brochure carefully of the Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Entrance Test 2017 in pdf format available on www.hpuniv.in and ww.hpuni.nic.in and also ensure her eligibility in terms of the conditions/provisions mentioned in the prospectus/information brochure.
For Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Entrance Test, the fee is Rs.2000/- in case of General/OBC/PH Categories and Rs.1000/- for SC/ST Categories.
The Principal(s) Govt. College Mandi/Hamirpur/Dharamsala with the request that the B.Sc Nursing Entrance Test-2017 is to be conducted in their Colleges for which the necessary confirmation for Exam Centres along with intake capacity of applicants may be sent to the Deputy Registrar(Conduct) H.P.University, Shimla.
HPU Shimla BSc and Post Basic BSc Nursing Admission 2017 Important Dates
Schedule for filling up online Application Form with final transaction of fee May 22nd to June 19th 2017
Time for Correction in Online Application Form after Final Submission of the Form on the Website: June 20th to June 22nd 2017
Date of uploading Admit Cards on the University Website: June 26th 2017
Date of Entrance Test: July 02nd 2017 (Sunday)
Dates for Displaying the Key Answers on the University Website: July 10th to July 15th 2017
Tentative Date of Declaration of Result: July 18th 2017
Tentative Date of Issuance of Merit List: July 21st 2017
Dates for Ist Round of Counselling at H.P. University Auditorium: 02nd to 07th August 2017
Date for joining the allotted college & Course: August 17th 2017
Date for joining the allotted college & course: September 12th 2017
Commencement of Academic Session: October 01st 2017