​Bachelor of Nursing Science (BNS) in Oncology - Pokhara University


Pokhara University

Medicine and Health Care

3 year(s)


Pokhara University, Faculty of Health Sciences started Bachelor of Nursing Science (BNS) Specialization in Oncology. BNS in Oncology is a 3 years academic program, it will be run as a constitutent program of Pokhara University at B.P Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital, Bharatpur, Chitwan.


Admission criteria

Provisions for Admission Process

  1. In order to pass the integrated admission process, a minimum of 50 percent marks should be obtained.

  2. There will be no negative marking for wrong answers.

Candidates who have been successfully selected in the admission process will have to submit the following original and 1/1 photocopy of the following documents to the concerned educational institution at the time of admission.

  1. Certificate of qualification, Transcript and Character Certificate of 10+2 and SLC/SEE or Equivalent.

  2. Copy of Citizenship / Passport.

  3. Admit card of the Entrance Examination.

  4. Documents submitted for reservation.

  5. Certificate of Equivalence for the students with certificates from foreign institutions.

*Foreign candidates wishing to study in the vacated seat for foreign students must fill in the online application form mentioning the academic program of their choice within the time limit mentioned in this notice.

Provisions for Scholarships

As per Rule 20 of the National Medical Education Rules, 2077, out of the total scholarship seats to be awarded to the Government of Nepal at the undergraduate level, 55 percent of the seats will be distributed through open competition and 45 percent of the seats will be distributed on the basis of the following:

Female

33%

Dalit

9%

Aadibasi janajati

15%

Khas Aryan

17%

Madhesi

12%

Tharu

4%

Muslim

2%

Candidates from the Backward community

4%

Disabled

2%

Families of martyrs, families of disappeared persons, families of injured warriors, and conflict victims

2%

Examination Format

Question type: Single best response type of multiple-choice questions
Option:Four options (A,B, C,D)
Number of questions: 200
Fullmarks:200
Cognitiveratio:Recall:Understanding:Application-30:50:20
Duration:3 hours

Weightage

S.N.

Content/Domain

Question

a.

Core Subjects

150

1.

Community health nursing

25

2.

Adultshealthnursing

25

3.

Child health nursing

25

4.

Midwifery and Gynaecological nursing

25

5.

Fundamental of nursing

20

6.

Leadership and management

20

7.

Behavior science and mental health

10

b.

Basic and Integrated Health Science applied to nursing

30

c.

Mental Agility Test(MAT)

20

8.

Verbal reasoning

5

9.

Numerical reasoning

5

10.

Logical sequencing

5

11.

Abstract reasoning/Spatialrelation

5

Total

200

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Eligibility

  • Proficiency Certificate Level/ Diploma in Nursing securing at least 50% aggregate in total marks. 
  • AND
  • Registered in Nepal Nursing Council.

Curricular structure

First Year Courses:

Subject Code Name of the Courses Total Hours Total Marks Credit Hours
121 Basic Sciences I (Th) 100 100 6
122 Basic Sciences II (Th) 100 100 6
123 Basic Sciences III (Th) 100 100 6
151 Basic Sciences (Pr) 200 100 6
114 Nursing Concept & Principles (Th) 100 100 6
115 Adult Health Nursing (Th) 50 50 3
152 Adult Health Nursing (Pr) 150 50 5
116 Community Health Nursing (Th) 100 100 6
153 Community Health Nursing (Pr) 300 100 10
147 Health Sociology and Psychology (Th) 50 50 3
148 English (Th) 50 50 3
149 Computer Science (Th) 50  -Non-Credit
  Total 1350 900 60

Second Year Courses:

Subject Code Name of the Courses Total Hours Total Marks Credit Hours
213 Oncology Nursing I (Th) (Major Subject) 50 50 3
253 Oncology Nursing I (Pr) 150 50 5
214 Obst and Gynecological Nursing (Th) 50 50 3
254 Obst and Gynaecological Nursing (Pr) 150 50 5
215 Child Health Nursing (Th) 50 50 3
255 Child Health Nursing (Pr) 150 50 5
236 Educational Science (Th) 100 100 6
256 Educational Science (Pr) 300 100 10
  Total 1400 700 56

Third Year Courses:

Subject Code Name of the Courses Total Hours Total Marks Credit Hours
313 Oncology Nursing (Th) (Major Subject) 150 150 9
353 Oncology Nursing (Pr) (Major Subject) 450 200 15
334 Research and Biostatistics (Th) 100 100 6
354 Research and Biostatistics (Pr) 300 100 10
335 Leadership and Management (Th) 125 100 8
355 Leadership and Management (Pr) 300 100 10
  Total 1425 750 58
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