Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Nursing - Purbanchal University


The Bachelor of Science in Nursing aims to prepare professional nurses with the highest possible technical and managerial competence in respective levels of health programs including problem identification, planning, implementation, training, health education, evaluation and research.

Such graduates can serve in various types of positions at national, regional, zonal, district and international level. In general, the B.Sc. Nursing graduates should be able to carry out the responsibilities of various health institutions as a nursing officer/Faculty/basic level researcher and direct care provider.

Objectives of the Program

The general objective of the B.Sc. nursing program is to produce competent graduates basic with advanced knowledge and practical skills necessary to deliver high quality health services needed for the country. Specifically, the program entails the following general objectives:

  1. Provide basic and advanced knowledge and practical skills in nursing science covering Primary Health Care for nursing graduates.
  2. Develop skills in (measurement, design, analysis and evaluation for applied nursing sciences) health system research and management
  3. Equip nursing professionals with communication and group organization skills for promoting community participation in health and development activities ultimately leading to the individual and community self-reliance in health services and improvement in health status
  4. Enable nursing health professionals to deal with the existing realities in health management issues, concerns and problems
  5. Foster positive attitudes of health professionals to encourage them for providing more accessible, equitable nursing services for disadvantaged groups and communities.
  6. Develop the leadership capabilities of nursing professionals in the management of nursing services at various levels’ health programs.
  7. Enhance the vocational competence of nursing professionals through advanced education in health strategies, health promotion and health programming.
  8. Prepare professionals to be creative innovative in preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative aspect of care according to scientific advancement and the trend of the day.
  9. Enhance competence in teaching hearing process as self directed learner.



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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%

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Salient features

Examination Format:

Question Type: Single best response type of multiple-choice questions
Option:Four Options (A,B, C,D)
Number of Questions: 200
Full marks:200
Cognitive Ratio:Recall:Understanding:Application-30:50:20
Duration: 3 hours

Weightage

S.N.

Content/Domain

Question

a.

Zoology

40

1.

Biology, origin, and evolution of life

4

2.

General characteristics and classification of protozoa to Chordata.

8

3.

Plasmodium, earthworm, and frog,

8

4.

Human biology and human diseases

14

5.

Animal tissues

4

6.

Environmental pollution, adaptation and animal behavior, application of zoology

2

b.

Botany

40

7.

The basic component of life and biodiversity

11

8.

Ecology and environment

5

9.

Cell biology and genetics

12

10.

Anatomy and physiology

7

11.

Developmental and applied botany

5

c.

Chemistry

50

12.

General and physical chemistry

18

13.

Inorganic chemistry

14

14.

Organic chemistry

18

d.

Physics

50

15.

Mechanics

10

16.

Heat and thermodynamics

6

S.N.

Content/Domain

Question

17.

Geometrical optics and physical optics

6

18.

Current electricity and magnetism

9

19.

Sound waves, electrostatics, and capacitors

6

20.

Modern physics and nuclear physics

6

21.

Solid and semiconductor devices (electronics)

4

22.

Particle physics, source of energy, and universe

3

e.

Mental AgilityTest(MAT)

20

23.

Verbal reasoning

5

24.

Numerical reasoning

5

25.

Logical sequencing

5

26.

Spatial relation/Abstract reasoning

5

Total

200


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Eligibility

  • Passed 10+2 Science or equivalent (with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology) with 50% aggregate in total marks or CGPA 2.4 OR
  • Secured the Percentage equivalent to the above eligibility in regards to the certificate level programs (A-Level) with different grading system OR
  • Applicants who have passed the Health Science Proficiency Certificate Level/Diploma (General Medicine, Medical Lab Technology, Ophthalmic Science, Dental Science, Pharmacy, Ayurveda, Radiography, Physiotherapy) containing Physics, Chemistry, and Biology With Certificate of Equivalence to Grade 12 Science program from National Examination Board AND
  • Secured at least 50% aggregate in total marks both in Diploma and the Examination for equivalence AND
  • Registered in Nepal Health Professional council or Nepal Pharmacy Council or Nepal Ayurveda Councils per related educational program.

Curricular structure

Course duration
This course has been designed for four academic year's in bachelor in nursing science.

Year and Course Year and Course

1st year:

Anatomy / Physiology

Biochemistry

Microbiology / Parasitology

Patho-physiology

Pharmacology

Nutrition & Dietetics

Foundation of Nursing

Community Health Nursing-I

Applied Computer Technology

2nd year:

Nursing concept & Theories

Adult Health Nursing-I

Adult Health Nursing-II

Mental Health Nursing

Community Health Nursing-II

Medical Sociology / Anthropology

3rd year:

Child Health Nursing

Obstetrical ( Midwifery) Nursing-I

Obstetrical ( Midwifery) Nursing-II

Community Health Nursing-III

Basic Epidemiology

4th year:

Research & Bio-statistics

Educational Science

Leadership Management

Advance Nursing Practice