IGNOU BScNPB - The post basic B.Sc. Nursing is a three year degree programme for in-service nurses. The programme was launched in July 1994 and is recognised by the Indian Nursing Council (INC). There are Programme Study Centres, which are existing Colleges of Nursing, already conduction Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Programme or B.Sc. Nursing Programme. These Colleges of Nursing are recognised by the Indian Nursing Council. One programme Study Centre at Seychelles was also established in 2001-02. The programme has been revised based on the revised syllabus of INC (2001). The Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Programme comprises 108 credits (40 credits intheory and 68 credits in practical).

Name of Programme:
BSc Nursing (Post Basic) (BScN(PB))

Minimum Duration:
3 Years

Maximum Duration:
5 Years

Course Fee:
Rs. 13,200

Minimum Age:
No bar

Maximum Age:
No bar

Eligibility:
10+2 with three years Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) with minimum of two years experience in the profession. . (For male nurses or nurses who have not done midwifery in the GNM programme should have a certificate in any of the nursing courses of 6-9 months duration prescribed by the Indian Nursing Council in lieu of midwifery).
OR
10th class (Matriculation) or its equivalent with three years Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) with minimum of five years experience in the profession. (For male nurses or nurses who have not done midwifery in the GNM Programme should have a certificate in any of the nursing courses of 6-9 months duration prescribed by the Indian Nursing Council in lieu of midwifery).

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