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IGNOU Post Basic Nursing Admission 2018

Updated On - July 17th 2018

IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University), is the national resource center for open and distance learning. The University offers about 228 certificate, diploma, degree and doctoral programs.
IGNOU, New Delhi offers B.Sc. in Post Basic Nursing. The duration of the course is 3 years. There are 590 seats in IGNOU Regional Centers for BSc Post Basic Nursing. For admission to IGNOU B.Sc. Post Basic Nursing,candidates must submit OPENNET VII application forms.

OPENNET Entrance test is a pen paper-based test. It will consist of 120 multiple choice questions (one mark each) drawn from various subjects taught in GNM. Duration of OPENNET 2018 will be two and a half hours.

  • IGNOU OPENNET Application forms are available online as well as offline.
  • The application fee is INR 1050 (INR 1000 in case of issuing the form from respective sales counter).
  • Selection of the candidate will be based on OPENNET entrance examination

Selected candidates will be called for regional counselling followed by the document verification process.

  • Mode of Application

    Online & Offline Both


    30th Apr, 2018 - 31st Jul, 2018

Important Dates

Post Basic Bachelor of Science [P.B.B.Sc] (Nursing)
Registration 30th Apr - 31st Jul , 2018

IGNOU Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must fulfill educational qualification for admission to Bachelor of Science in Nursing. There is no minimum or maximum age limit.

Educational Qualification:

Candidate must have passed 10+2 with three years Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) with minimum of two year experience in the profession; or

In service Nurse having 10th class (Matriculation) or its equivalent with 3 years Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) with minimum of 5 year experience in the profession.

Note: Male nurses who have not done midwifery in the GNM program must have a certificate in any of the nursing courses for 6-9 months, prescribed by the Indian Nursing Council (INC) in lieu of midwifery

Age Limit:

Age limit is not a barrier for admission to the course.

IGNOU Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Application Procedure

Entrance test application form are available online as well as offline. Procedure for both are given below.

  • Student handbook and prospectus can be obtained from the Director (SSC), IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068 or from any Regional Centre of IGNOU by sending a sum of INR 1050 through a Demand Draft in favor of IGNOU, payable at New Delhi or Regional Centre Concerned
  • Application forms can also be issued by paying INR 1000 in cash at the respective sales counter.
  • Application form can be downloaded through online mode from university’s official website  and sent along with a DD of INR 1050 in favor of IGNOU payable at New Delhi or Regional Centre Concerned by Registered or Speed Post to Regional Centre Concerned

IGNOU New Delhi Address:
IGNOU University
School of Health Sciences
Indira Gandhi National Open University
Maidan Garhi, New Delhi 110068

Note: Write your name and address on the back of the DD

IGNOU Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Selection Process

  • Selection of the candidates will be done region wise on the basis of merit in common entrance test, conducted by SED
  • Selected candidates will be called for regional counselling followed by the document verification process.
  • The admission will be made region wise after verification process, on the basis of merit from the list of eligible candidates in each category.

Candidates must submit self-attested copy of the documents mentioned below during document verification process along with original copies of all the documents:

  1. Original admit card
  2. Certificate proof of Candidate date of birth
  3. 10+2 pass certificate
  4. Experience certificate
  5. GNM mark sheet
  6. NOC
  7. Category Certificate
  8. Income Certificate (in case of OBC NCL)
  9.  2 passport size photograph
  10. Other relevant documents

Note: The reservation will be followed as per rules set by Government of India.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



1 Comment
Meena Swami

Inservice ANM candidate bhi post basic bsc nursing kr skte h kya?

12 Jul, 2018 13:51
Garima Bansal

Hi Meena, To get admission details for the post basic bsc nursing You may contact to 011-29571000 , 29533870 , 29533869

12 Jul, 2018 15:49

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