The Post Basic Bachelor in Nursing (PBN) program aims to prepare professional nurse health specialists either in Midwifery, Hospital or Community nursing sectors with the utmost technical, academicals and managerial competence in respective field of specialization.
Such specialists are needed in various governmental or non-governmental health agencies, communities, hospitals, schools and academic institutions.
Objectives of the program
The general objective of the PBN program is to produce competent graduates with advanced knowledge positive attitude and practical skills necessary to deliver high quality health services needed for the country. Specifically, the program entails the following general objectives:
Provisions for Admission Process
In order to pass the integrated admission process, a minimum of 50 percent marks should be obtained.
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.
Certificate of qualification, Transcript and Character Certificate of 10+2 and SLC/SEE or Equivalent.
Copy of Citizenship / Passport.
Admit card of the Entrance Examination.
Documents submitted for reservation.
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:
Candidates from the Backward community
Families of martyrs, families of disappeared persons, families of injured warriors, and conflict victims
Question type: Single best response type of multiple-choice questions
Option:Four options (A,B, C,D)
Number of questions: 200
Community health nursing
Child health nursing
Midwifery and Gynaecological nursing
Fundamental of nursing
Leadership and management
Behavior science and mental health
Basic and Integrated Health Science applied to nursing
Mental Agility Test(MAT)
The course has been designed for two academic years in Post Basic Bachelor in Nursing program. The PBN curriculum mainly consists of following three specialized (elective) areas.
Midwifery: There is a high demand of midwifery graduate nurse in the area of women’s health, infant care and the reproductive health care of the women. HMG has placed a high priority in midwifery care. Till now, this core area has not been sufficiently developed by any institution, hence, the course is the pioneer one.
Community Nursing: It is another major elective (specialized) area for nursing graduates. It aims to impart the necessary knowledge and the skills in the among graduates to provide health care and services at the community level and closely link with the public health policies and processes of comprehensive primary health care approach.
Hospital Nursing: This is another highly demanding specialized (elective) area for nursing graduates. The graduates with specialized knowledge in hospital nursing are expected to work, manage and provide health care services in the hospitals or any health care institution.