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AIIMS B.Sc Nursing 2021 Exam Pattern: Marking Scheme, Type of Questions

Updated On - April 10 2021 by Swagota Nandi

AIIMS B.Sc Nursing 2021 Exam Pattern contains the exam scheme, marking scheme, types and number of questions asked in the entrance exam. The authority of AIIMS, New Delhi conducts the AIIMS Nursing entrance exam every year. Through this entrance test, the qualifying candidates will have to take admission in the B.SC (Hons), B.Sc. Post basic and M.Sc. nursing courses offered by the AIIMS and its affiliated institutes. In this article, we have given the complete details related to AIIMS B.Sc Nursing Exam pattern 2021.

AIIMS B.Sc Nursing 2021 Exam Pattern

If candidates want to ace the exam with top scores, then they should understand the exam pattern for AIIMS B.Sc Nursing. which is given hereunder:

For B.Sc. (Hons.) Nursing:
  • Duration of Exam: The exam is held for 2 hours.
  • Total Marks: AIIMS B.Sc. (Hons.) Nursing exam is 100 marks.
  • Type of Questions: There are MCQ type questions.
  • Mode of Exam: It is held in computer-based mode.
  • Sections in the paper: There are 4 sections.
SectionNumber of Questions
General Knowledge10
For B.Sc Nursing (Post-Basic): It is held in 2 stages i.e written test and Personal Assessment / Interview.

Stage 1 i.e Written Test

  • Medium of Language: The exam is held in English.
  • Duration of Course: The duration of the exam is 90 minutes.
  • Number of Questions: AIIMS B.Sc Nursing (Post-Basic) is 70 questions.
  • Total Marks: It is 70 marks.

The maximum marks of Personal Assessment / Interview is 30. Hence, the maximum marks obtained in Stage 1 and Stage 2 both are 100.

Stage 2 I.E Personal Interview:

  • Candidates are called three times the number of seats available for Stage 2, on the basis of merit in Stage 1.
  • If a requisite number of ST / SC are not available, then candidates belonging to SC and ST are taken together.
  • In case candidates from SCs, STs & OBCs are not available, then applicants from the General category are called.
  • The following factors are considered in the interview:
  1. Past academic attainment in the Higher Secondary or +2 or equivalent examination
  2. Past academic attainment in the Nursing examination
  3. Performance as a Staff Nurse
Note: The B.Sc Nursing ( Post Basic) is conducted in 2 stages. The candidate has to pass the written test i.e Stage 1 to be eligible for Stage 2 which is personal assessment and interview. The applicant has to pass both Stage 1 and Stage 2 to be eligible for admission.
Bachelor of Optometry / B.Sc. (Hons.) Medical Technology in Radiography / and other B.Sc courses
  • Duration of Course: It is held for 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  • Type of Questions: There are MCQ type questions.
  • The paper shall have 4 parts – Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics.

AIIMS B.Sc Nursing 2021 Marking Scheme

The marking scheme of AIIMS Nursing 2021 will be discussed below:

  • For all the courses of nursing, there will be negative marking for wrong responses made in the entrance test.
  • For every correct response, +1 mark will be awarded.
  • For every incorrect answer, -1/3 mark will be deducted.
  • No mark will be given for unattempted questions.
  • Negative marking will be done in case of marking more than one response.

Section-wise Weightage of Courses

Here, we have mentioned the section-wise weightage of each subject asked in the entrance exam.  Check it from below:
B.SC (Hons) Nursing
  • The questions paper will be of a total of 100 marks with 30 marks in Physics, Biology and Chemistry and 10 marks in G.K section.
B.SC (Post basic) Nursing
  • The written entrance test of B.Sc post-basic nursing will be 70 marks.
  • Also, there will be a personal assessment/interview in which marks will be allotted out of 30 marks.
M.SC Nursing
  • The entrance exam of M.Sc Nursing will be of a total of 90 marks with 90 multiple-choice questions.

AIIMS B.Sc Nursing 2021 Preparation Tips

For the preparation of AIIMS Nursing 2021, candidates can follow the given  below tips:
  • Candidates must study the AIIMS Nursing exam pattern and syllabus before starting the preparation.
  • Candidates should make a proper timetable and cover each and every topic before appearing for the exam.
  • To improve the speed and accuracy candidates should attempt various mock tests.
  • Candidates must go through the previous papers to know the trend of questions coming into the exam.
  • Candidates must note down all the important notes in one place and revise them regularly.
AIIMS B.Sc Nursing 2021 Exam pattern tells the candidate about the exam mode, time duration, number of questions and marking scheme of the entrance test. Candidates must go through the exam pattern carefully before starting the preparation.

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