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IGNOU Post Basic Nursing Admission 2020: Eligibility, Last Date, Entrance Exam

Updated On - July 31st 2019 by SAPNA MALIK

IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University) offers about 228 certificate, diploma, degree and doctoral programs. At UG level the University also offers B.Sc in Post Basic Nursing. Duration of B.Sc in the Post Basic Nursing program is 3 years and has a seat intake of 650 in IGNOU Regional Centres.  
For Admission to IGNOU B.Sc. Post Basic Nursing,candidates must submit OPENNET IX application forms. Read more: IGNOU Admission 2019

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

  • IGNOU OPENNET Application forms are available online as well as offline.
  • The application fee is INR 1200.
  • 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

  • START DATE - END DATE

    30th Apr, 2020 - 30th Jul, 2020


Important Dates

Post Basic Bachelor of Science [P.B.B.Sc] (Nursing)
STATUSEVENTDATE
Registration 30th Apr - 30th Jul , 2020

IGNOU Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must fulfill educational qualifications 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 a minimum of two-year experience in the profession. or

In service Nurse having 10th class (Matriculation) or it's equivalent with 3 years Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) with a 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 is available online as well as offline. Procedure for both is 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 1200 in cash at the respective sales counter. 
  • In case the entrance test form is downloaded, a demand draft of INR 1210/- should be sent or submitted along with the form.
  • Application form can be downloaded through online mode from university’s official website www.ignou.ac.in  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

Comments

Comments


10 Comments
Nadir Uzair

hello sir/madma post basic bsc nursing course apply online or offline mode.plz tell me

19 Jul, 2019 13:43
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Nadir, application forms for this course are available in online as well as offline mode.

19 Jul, 2019 13:48
Sr.Shaila Barreto

I have completed my GNM in 1996 , i wish to do pbbsc through ignou can i apply

10 Jul, 2019 22:41
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Shaila, although there is no upper age limit for admission to this course but candidate must have an experience of 2 years in the profession along with GNM degree to be eligible. Thus, you are not eligible for the course.

11 Jul, 2019 12:11
Sweta katiyar

Is paramedical courses are done in college

27 Mar, 2019 10:09
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Sweta, kindly check the Admission Procedure of the university from here to know the availability of this course.

27 Mar, 2019 11:18
Munmi Borah

Is Post basic bsc nursing from ignou equivalent to regular bsc nursing

12 Oct, 2018 01:50
Akansha Expert

Hi Munmi, This IGNOU is a distance education university, So it is different.

15 Oct, 2018 15:47
prabhu dayal dhakad

Sir/madam I have done bscnpb first year session 2018 from ignou kolkata and I want to do 2end year bscnpb from mizoram pls tell me if seat available

10 Oct, 2018 22:31
Akansha Expert

Hi Prabhu, It depends upon the college that they will give the admission or not in the middle year, as you can say the transfer, you may please contact that college.

11 Oct, 2018 13:01
sanjay mukul

Sir post bsc nursing ka entrance exam ki date aa gayi kya

02 Oct, 2018 13:03
Akansha Expert

Hi Sanjay, You need to visit the official website for the latest information while the entrance exam related information does not received.

03 Oct, 2018 16:01
Ajay Rathod

Hiii i have completed GNM nurssing pbbsc kar sakte kya

01 Aug, 2018 20:16
Garima Bansal

Hi Ajay, Yes you can apply for the pbbsc course.

02 Aug, 2018 13:33
Vikas poonia

After 12th Jo BSC nursing kr ne Wala bhi apply kr sakta h Kya

29 Jul, 2018 11:34
Akansha Expert

Hi Vikas, 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.

01 Aug, 2018 15:55
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
Anamika Trehan

i have completed my GNM diploma at present i have no exprience. so, can i apply for the post basic nursing ?

24 Jun, 2019 14:10
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Anamika, yes, you are eligible to apply for the course.

24 Jun, 2019 16:14
Venkatasaikumar Karubhukta

Iam a frsher (GNM course copleted in govt son RIMS ongole on may 2018) so can i apply for post basic BSc nursing

14 Jun, 2018 20:47
Garima Bansal

Hi Venkatasai, 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

09 Aug, 2018 18:23

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