POST BASIC B.SC NURSING

POST BASIC B.SC NURSING

The course of study shall be called Post Certificate B.Sc Nursing (PC B.Sc) / Post Basic B.Sc in Nursing /B.Sc Nursing (Post Basic) or Post BSc Nursing. Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing education is aimed to build upon the skills and competencies acquired at the Diploma in nursing level. The course is intended to enable the graduates to assume responsibility as professional competent nurses and midwives at basic level in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services. Make independent decisions in nursing situations, protect the rights of and facilitate individuals and groups in pursuit of health, function in the hospital, community nursing services, and conduct research studies in the areas of nursing practice. They are also expected to assume the role of teacher, supervisor and manager in clinical/public health settings.

The Post BSc Nursing course duration is 2 years for Regular class and 3 years for the correspondence course from the date of commencement of term notified by the university. Candidates, who are interested in Post BSc Nursing course, should be a GNM (General Nurse) with two years experience .The applicant, who is below 48 years of age at the time of admission shall be eligible for Post BSc course. The course fees vary from state to state and depends the Nursing schools and Nursing colleges. Medium of instruction for this course is English.

Why Post BSc Nursing?

The aim of the undergraduate nursing progarm at the post basic level is to upgrade the diploma (GNM) nurses to :

  • Assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurses and midwives at basic level in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services.
  • Make independent decisions in nursing situations to protect the rights of individual and groups in pursuit of health, function in the hostpital, community services and conduct research studies in the areas of nursing practice. They are also expected to assume the role of teacher, supervisor, manager in clinical/public health settings.

Admission Eligibility:

A candidate seeking admission must:


Course of Study

S.No Subject Hours Theory Hours Practical
1st Year
1. Nursing Foundation 45
2. Nutrition & Dietetics 30 15
3 Biochemistry & Biophysics 60
4 Psychology 60 15
5 Matemai Nursing 60 240
6 Child Health Nursing 60 240
7 Microbiology 60 30
8 Medical & Surgical Nursing 90 270
9 English (Qualifying) 60
Total 525 810

Note : Hindi/local language as per the need oi the institution.

2nd Year
10 Sociology 60
11 Community Health Nursing 60 240
12 Mental Health Nursing 60 240
13 Introduction to Nursing Education 60 75
14 Introduction of Nursing Administration 60 180
15 Introduction to Nursing Research & Statistics 45 120
Total 345 855

Scheme of Examination

Paper Subject Duration Int. Ass Ext. Ass Total Marks
1st Year
1. Nursing Foundation 2 15 35 50
2. Nutrition & Dietetics 2 15 35 50
3. Biochemistry & Biophysics 3 25 75 100
4. Psychology 3 25 75 100
5. Microbiology 3 25 75 100
6. Maternal Nursing 3 25 75 100
7. Child Health Nursing 3 25 75 100
8. Medical & Surgical Nursing 3 25 75 100
9. English (Qualifying) 3 25 75 100

Practicals

Paper Subject Duration Int. Ass Ext. Ass Total Marks
1. Medical & Surgical Nursing 50 50 100
2. Maternal Nursing 50 50 100
3. Child Health Nursing 50 50 100

Paper Subject Duration Int. Ass Ext. Ass Total Marks
2nd Year
10. Sociology 3 25 75 100
11. Community Health Nursing 3 25 75 100
12. Mental Health Nursing 3 25 75 100
13. Introduction to Nursing Educauon 3 25 75 100
14. Introduction to Nursing Administration 3 25 75 100
15. Introduction to Nursing Research St Statistics 2 50 50

Practicals

Paper Subject Duration Int. Ass Ext. Ass Total Marks
4. Community Health Nursing 50 50 100
5. Mental Health Nursing 50 50 100
6. Research Project 50 50 100

Note : * Qualifying Examination
** College Examination (not University Examination)

  • Teaching of Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology and Pathology will be integrated With clinical subjects
  • A minimum of 8000 attendance in theory and Practical/ Clinicals in each subject is essential for appearing in the examination.
  • 100% attendance in practical/ clinical in each clinical area is essential before award of degree.
  • 50% of minimum marks in each theory and practical paper separately is required for passing.
  • A candidate has to secure minimum of 3300 in qualifying subiect for passing


Approval & Recognitions :

  • RECOGNIZED BY: INDIAN NURSING COUNCIL (I.N.C), NEW DELHI
  • AFFILIATED TO: RANCHI UNIVERSITY (R.U.), RANCHI, JHARKHAND and JNRC,RIMS, Ranchi
  • APPROVED BY: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, MEDICAL EDUCATION & FAMILY WELFARE, GOVERNMENT OF JHARKHAND