About Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020
The Directorate General of Medical Services (Army) has postponed Indian Army BSc nursing 2020 due to the affect of Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic. Indian Army nursing 2020 dates will be announced till the further notice. The release of admit card of Indian Army BSc nursing 2020 has been delayed. The authority has advised all Indian Army BSc nursing applicants to keep a track on official website of joinindianarmy.nic.in. The computer based test of Indian Army nursing 2020 will now be conducted after the lockdown is over. Only female aspirants can appear for Indian Army BSc nursing exam for admission to 220 seats offered in six institution located in Pune, Kolkata, Asvini, New Delhi, Lucknow and Bangalore.
Through Indian Army BSc nursing entrance exam 2020, the admissions to the four year B Sc. (Nursing) course at six colleges under Armed Forces Medical Services. Admissions will be based on merit cum choice as well as medical fitness of the candidate and the vacancies available in each college. The authorities will declare Indian Army BSc nursing 2020 result in online mode. The selected candidates will be required to execute an agreement/bond to serve in the Military Nursing Service (MNS) on admission to the course. The complete details of the Indian Army BSc Nursing including eligibility criteria, application process, dates, selection process and more are available below on this page.
During training candidates will be provided with free ration, accommodation, uniform allowance and monthly stipend as per existing rules and guidelines. On successful completion of training successfully, candidates will be granted Permanent/Short Service Commission in the Military Nursing Service as per the terms and conditions laid down subject to medical fitness. However, candidates who withdraw from the course or refuse to accept the commission offered or face termination of training will have to refund the bond money as per the terms and conditions. The dates of result declaration of the respective universities to which the six colleges are affiliated will be the date of commission. Seniority is determined by the dates of commission.
Admissions through Indian Army BSc Nursing exam are to the following colleges
- Armed Forces Medical College Pune
- Command Hospital (Eastern Command) Kolkata
- INHS Asvini
- Army Hospital (Research & Referral) New Delhi
- Command Hospital (Central Command) Lucknow
- Command Hospital Air Force Bangalore
Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||Indian Army BSc Nursing|
|Conducting Body||Dte General of Medical Services (Army)|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Exam Level||National Level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||750 Rs [Online]|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
|Exam Duration||1 Hour 30 Minutes|
|Number of Seats||220 Seats|
Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020 Important Dates
Past Dates and Events
14 Nov, 2019 - 02 Dec, 2019
Application - Application | Mode: Online
09 Nov, 2019
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Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Indian Army BSc Nursing Eligibility Criteria 2020 specifies the qualifications required to apply in addition to parameters like age limit, nationality, gender etc. The eligibility criteria of Indian Army BSc Nursing is mentioned below
- Only female candidates are allowed to apply for the entrance exam and subsequently consider them for commission. Candidates may be unmarried/divorcee/legally separated/ widow without encumbrances.
- They must be Indian citizens
- Their date of birth as per their class 10 certificate must be between October 1, 1995 to September 30, 2003 (inclusive of both days).
- They must have passed 10+2 or equivalent (12 Years schooling) with Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany & Zoology) and English in the first attempt from a Statutory / Recognized Board /University/ Examination Body.
- They must have scored not less than 50% aggregate marks in their 10+2 or equivalent and must have studied as a regular student.
- Candidates appearing for their class 12 or equivalent exam during the current academic session may also apply provisionally.
Note: Selected candidates will have to furnish proof of passing the qualifying examination with requisite subjects and marks prior to admissions
Medical Fitness Criteria for Indian Army BSc Nursing
Medical fitness of the applicants will be determined as per standards applicable for commission in the Armed Forces. The medical examination is mandatory and includes X-Ray examination of Chest and USG (of abdomen & pelvis). The minimum height should not be less than 148 cm (relaxation by 5cm for candidates belonging to Western Himalayan region, Eastern Himalayan region and Scheduled Tribes). Candidates can check their medical standards in the Indian Army website.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card
Indian Army BSc Nursing application form 2020 has been made available in online mode from November 14, 2019. Candidates have to first register and then proceed to fill the application form of Indian Army BSc Nursing. Candidates have to pay the fee online and upload their photo and signature as per given specifications. The last date to submit the application form of Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020 was December 2, 2019. Check the application process of Indian Army BSc Nursing below.
What to keep ready before filling the Indian Army BSc Nursing application form?
|Photograph||Recent colour photograph. Scanned photograph image must be between 5KB to 20 KB|
|Signature||with a black pen on a white paper. Scanned image must be between 5 to 10 KB|
Steps to fill the Indian Army BSc Nursing application form 2020?
Registration: Candidates must click on the "Officers entry apply/login" and click on Registration. They have to enter click on "Continue" and start the registration process. They are required to click on either Aadhaar No or Enrolment No and then enter their Aadhaar No, Name, Father/Guardian’s Name, Mother’s Name, Date of Birth, Email ID Indian Army BSc Nursing selection procedure 2020 -D and Mobile No. Details like name etc must match those in matriculation certificate or class 10 or equivalent.
OTP verification: Candidates have to enter the OTP sent to their registered email id and click on the submit button to continue.
Filling the application form:
- Candidates have to next enter their personal, contact, academic details.
- They must set a password before clicking on the "Save" button to continue
- Next, they should click on "Communication Details" to continue OR click on "Update" button to edit any of the fields entered till then.
- They must next enter their permanent and correspondence address under "Communication details".
- Once the pop-up message, ‘Record saved successfully’ appears, candidates must click on the "OK" button and further click on the "Apply Online" tab on the dashboard.Indian Army BSc Nursing selection procedure 2020 -
- The "Apply" button appears only if the candidate is eligible and candidates must click on it to proceed.
- To edit any fields candidates can go to "My Profile", on the dashboard.
Uploading Photo and signature
- Photo must be between 5KB to 20 KB
- Signature must be between 5 to 10 KB
Candidates must upload the images as mentioned above and then click on "Communication details" again. There they must click on "Save & Continue" to proceed
- They must fill any details if asked and save again
- The summary of the details of the candidate will be displayed which has to be checked before submitting. It must be remembered that no modifications can be made in the application once it is submitted.
Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020 Application Fee Payment:
- Candidates must activate the SBI payment link given on the screen.
- They must then wait for 24 to 48 hours before making the payment
- Application fee for Indian Army BSc Nursing application form is Rs 150.
- After 24 to 48 hours have passed, candidates may copy paste the given link on the screen to make the payment.
- They must enter the DU link given by the bank after payment.
Choosing Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020 exam centre
After payment is successful, candidates can opt for the exam centre of their choice. The authorities have listed 30 cities across the country where the exam for Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020 will be held.
Printout of the application form of Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020
- Candidates must take a printout of the payment receipt using the given link on the screen
- They must also save the DU and reference number for the future.
For queries call 011-23092294
Lastly, candidates have to log in and go to the payment link page where they must enter the DU link which will be given by the bank.
Important: Candidates are advised to submit only one valid and active E-mail ID as well as one mobile Indian Army BSc Nursing selection procedure 2020 -e number for all future correspondence. For further correspondence, candidates must remember their E-mail ID & password.
|General, SC, ST, OBC||Online||Male, Transgender, Female||₹ 750|
Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020 Exam Pattern
It is important for aspirants to understand the exam pattern of Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020. The details pertaining to Indian Army BSc Nursing paper pattern has been mentioned in the table below.
Indian Army BSc Nursing exam pattern
|Mode of exam||Computer based mode|
|Exam date||Third week of March 2020|
|Total time allotted||90 minutes (1 hour 30 minutes)|
|Topics covered||General English, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and General Intelligence|
|Total seats||220 in 6 institutes|
|After examination||Interview and medical examination|
Indian Army BSc Nursing Admit Card 2020 will be released by the authorities after Coronavirus lockdown, which may delay due to postponement of exam due to COVID-19. Candidates have to login using their Username and Password and download the admit card to carry it to the exam centre while appearing for the entrance exam. Check the steps to download the admit card below.
How to download the Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020 Admit Card?
- Click on the "Officer's Entry Apply or Login".
- Enter the username and password.
- Copy the captcha code.
- The admit card will be displayed.
- Download and save the same.
- Check the details for discrepancies.
- Take a printout of the admit card of Indian Army BSc Nursing to carry to the exam hall.
Details mentioned in the admit card
The details mentioned will be pertaining to the candidate, exam schedule, test centre and other details. The Indian Army BSc Nursing Admit Card 2020 is an identity document and must be carried to the exam hall to be able to appear for the exam. Details mentioned will be as follows
- Name of candidate
- Exam Centre details
- Exam schedule
- Exam day instructions
Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020 Exam Centers
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
Documents Required at Exam
- Admit card
Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020 Answer Key
The conducting authority will release the answer key of Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020 for candidates who took the entrance exam. Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020 answer key will include the answers to the questions asked in the entrance exam. Aspirants can match their marked solutions with the answers displayed in the answer key to calculate the expected scores to obtain in the test. With the help of Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020 answer key, candidates will get an idea whether they have qualified or not.
The result of Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020 will be announced in online mode. Candidates may note that the result will be declared in the form of a PDF that lists the details of the candidates along with the marks scored. It may also be noted that the result will be just the list of shortlisted candidates for an interview and the medical examination. Only candidates who clear the entrance exam are listed in the Indian Army BSc Nursing result.
How to check the Indian Army BSc Nursing result 2020?
- Candidates must click on the link provided
- The pdf that lists the result of Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020 will be displayed.
- They must search for their roll number and check the marks they have secured in the exam.
Details displayed in the Indian Army BSc Nursing result 2020
- Serial Number
- Roll Number of candidate
- Marks secured in the entrance exam
Out of 28348 candidates, a total of 498 candidates were shortlisted as per the Indian Army BSc Nursing result 2020. The result document also lists the interview schedule of the candidates with details of the centre as well as the documents to be carried and other instructions for the interview.
Important: Candidates who are appearing for their 10+2 board examination must submit the attested copy of their class 12th mark sheet soon after the declaration of the Indian Army BSc Nursing result 2020. Candidates who fail to send the class 12 mark sheet copy will forfeit their admissions chances. The last date to submit this is July 15, 2020. They are required to send the same to the following address-
DOG MNS (P&T) Integrated HQ of MoD (Army),
Adjutant General's Branch,
DGMS(Army) / DGMS-48, 'L' Block
New Delhi- 110 001.
The Final merit list will be prepared and announced only after the compilation of the scores in the Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020 exam and the performance in the interview as well as medical examination result. Candidates who clear all the stages will be called for admission on the basis of their merit and the vacancies existing in the respective colleges.
Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020 Selection Process
Only candidates who have qualified in the entrance exam will be shortlisted for the interview and medical examination which they need to clear to be selected for admissions to the four year B.Sc Nursing programmes offered by the six colleges under the Indian Army's jurisdiction.
The selection process is as follows:
Candidates have to take a print out of the call letter for the interview that will be sent via email to all the selected candidates.
The interviews will be held tentatively in the first week of May. In addition to the interview, candidates will have to undergo a medical examination and may be required to stay at the hospital for the duration deemed necessary for the same. While TA/DA will be paid by the authorities as per the rules, candidates are advised to hold enough funds to participate in the interview and medical examination. Candidates will also be required to indicate their order of preference of college from the listed six colleges. The list is given below.
The following documents (original and a set of copies) need to be carried by the candidates to the interview for Indian Army BSc Nursing admissions-
- Print out of interview call letter sent by email
- Class X Mark Sheet
- Class X Pass Certificate /equivalent certificate indicating date of birth
- Transfer Certificate
- Class XII Mark Sheet
- Class XII Pass Certificate
- Migration Certificate
- Aadhar Card
- Nationality Certificate
- Gap Certificate (when there is gap of more than two years between class 10th and 12th ) to be obtained from the Principal of the school from where class 12 has been completed
- Proof of having passed as regular candidate (from School where class 12 has been completed)
Two latest character Certificates from different Gazetted Officers
- Candidates who have passed class 12 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as subjects must furnish a certificate to this effect from the Principal of School where they have studied their class 12. They must also bring an attested copy of the class 12 hall ticket/admit card.
- Domicile Certificate
- Category Certificate if applicable, (from not below the rank of 1st class Magistrate/Tehsildar /Sub divisional Officer of the area where the candidate normally resides).
- Dependent Certificate of Army /Ex Service personnel from the competent authority-if applicable.
Certificate of proof -In case of War widows /dependents of personnel killed in action/ dependents of died in harness
- NCC 'C' certificate- if applicable
- Certificate of participation in sports events at School, College, District/State or National level- if applying in sports category.
- Any other relevant Certificates.
- Ten coloured Passport size photographs of the candidate
Details of the Medical Examination : Candidates who complete their interview successfully will be required to undergo a complete Medical Examination and are required to be present till they are informed of the result the same.
Details of TA/DA - Outstation candidates will be reimbursed second class train fare from the place of residence to the place of interview and back as TA. In case return tickets have been obtained at concessional rates reimbursement will be at those rates only. All claims for TN/DA have to be submitted to the Commandant/Commanding Officer of the hospital where the interview is held. The amount will be paid by the hospital authorities only when approved by the audit authorities. Correspondence regarding payment of the reimbursement has to be made directly with the hospital concerned.
Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020 Merit List
It will be announced once the medical examination of all shortlisted candidates is complete. The scores of the entrance exam, interview and result of the medical examination will be compiled and selection of the candidates announced for admissions. The result date for each college will be separate and will be considered for seniority during the awarding of the commission after completion of the course.
Seat Matrix and Dates of Indian Army BSc Nursing Final Result
|College Name||No of Seats Available||Date of Final Result (Tentative)|
|CON, AFMC Pune||40||Last week of August 2020|
|CON,CH(EC) Kolkata||30||September/October 2020|
|CON, INHS Asvini||40||Last week of August 2020|
|CON, AH (R&R) New Delhi||30||July/ August, 2020|
|CON,CH (CC) Lucknow||40||November/December 2020|
|CON,CH (AF) Bangalore||40||January/February 2021|
|Total seats ||220|
Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020 Counselling Centers
Documents Required at Counselling
- Class 10 marksheet and certificate
- Class 12 marksheet and certificate
- Transfer certificate
- Migration certificate
- Aadhaar card
- Nationality certificate
- Domicile certificate
- Gap certificate in case of a gap of 2 years or more between class 10 and 12
- Proof of regular candidature from school last studied in
- Two character certificates from different gazetted officers
- Certificate from pricipal attesting study of class 12
- Class 12 hall ticket
- Category certificate if applicable
- Army/ Ex-serviceman certificate if applicable
- Certificate of proof in case of war widows or dependents of armed personnel killed
- NCC certificate if applicable
- Sports certificate if applicable
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question: Are male candidates eligible for Indian Army B.Sc Nursing 2020 exam?
No, DGMS (Indian Army) conducts Indian Army B.Sc Nursing exam for female candidates only.
Question: How many seats are offered through Indian Army B.Sc Nursing?
The exam is conducted for admissions to 220 seats in six participating colleges.
Question: Where will the medical examination be done for admissions?
The authorities will inform candidates about the date, time and venue for medical examination through the call letter for personal interview.
Question: What is the application fee for Indian Army B.Sc Nursing 2020?
The application fee is 750 INR for all the categories.
Question: What is the validity of Indian Army B.Sc Nursing result 2020?
The result of Indian Army B.Sc Nursing will be valid for only one year, i.e., in the year when the candidate appeared for the exam.
Question: When will Indian Army BSc Nursing exam 2020 be conducted?
The authority has postponed the Indian Army Nursing 2020 exam due to effect of Coronavirus lockdown. New dates of Indian Army BSc nursing will be announced soon.
Questions related to Indian Army BSc Nursing
where will exam conduct of army nursing 2020?
There are 30 cities across India where Indian Army B.Sc Nursing 2020 entrance exam will be conducted.The cities are listed below
Admit card is yet to be released, candidates can know their exam center once the admit card is out.
when the form of armed force b sc nursing is filled for 2021
To get into Military Nursing Service or B.Sc.(Nursing) course of 4 years, an entrance exam is held every year (for females only).
For the year 2020, the date of application and fee submission was from 14 Nov 2019 to 02 Dec
Based on similar trend, for the year 2021, the dates might be in Nov-Dec 2020.
For eligibility and further details, check the official website
Hope this helps,
All the Best.
is the exam online or offline?
Indian Army BSc Nursing exam is conducted online and is a computer based test.
There are 220 seats for Nursing through this exam.
Exam duration is 1 Hour 30 Minutes.
Refer here for more info about this exam - https://medicine.careers360.com/exams/indian-army-bsc-nursing
Feel free to ask doubts in the Comment Section.
I hope this information helps you.
is the exam online or offline??
Sapna, the Indian Army B.Sc Nursing Examination is conducted online as a Computer Based Examination. The questions are in the form of Multiple Choice Questions covering the subjects like General English, General Intelligence, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. For Physics, Chemistry and Biology, you should cover NCERT books.
what is the releasing date of application form of Bsc army nursing and its fee
Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing Application process for 2020 has been closed in month of December, 2019. DGMS has started the application process on November 14th, 2019 and ended on December 2nd, 2019.
Admit cards for the same will be released in month of March 2020. According to latest updates this exam has been postponed till further notice.
For more details you should read this article .