Punjab Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam 2020


Punjab Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam

Pen & Paper Mode

PBNET Basic Information

  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot (BFUHS)
  • Courses:PB B.Sc NUR
  • Streams:Nursing

PPBNET 2023: BFHUS Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card

Updated On - February 20 2023 by Divyansh K

PPBNET 2023 i.e Punjab Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam 2023 will be conducted by Baba Farid University of Health Science (BFUHS) for enrolling the candidates in Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing course. Students who are interested in pursuing Nursing courses can register online from the application link provided in this article. The exam is conducted once every year at the State Level. The candidates must fill out the application form timely. Also, the candidates must read the complete article to know all about PPBNET 2023 Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Counselling, etc.

PPBNET 2023 Exam Status

Candidates can check the PPBNET 2023 exam status from the below table:

Exam statusannounced

BFHUS PPBNET 2023 Important Dates

 The schedule for PPPBNET 2023 is mentioned below in the table:

PPBNET Schedule 2023
EventDates (tentative)
Start Date to fill Application Form  second week of july 2023
Last date to fill Application Formlast week of july 2023
Issuance of Admit Cardfirst week of August 2023
Date of PPPBNET-2023first week of August 2023 ( 11am to 2pm) 
Result Declaration DateAugust 2023
First Round Counselling Schedule
All PPPBNET Candidates Submit OnlineSeptember 2023
Allotment of seats as per merit cumSeptember 2023
Candidates, to whom seats will be allocated, will report to the college for
joining, check documents/eligibility, Medical Checkup, and deposit fee
through online payment gateway available at the university website.
September 2023
Colleges will submit a list of candidates who not reported to the
college/ineligible candidates/candidates who surrendered their seats after
they're Joining through email at [email protected]
September 2023
Second Round Counselling Schedule
Display of vacancy positionto be announced 
Online applications are invited based on the qualifying examinationto be announced 
All PPPBNET Candidates Submit Onlineto be announced 
Allotment of seats as per merit cum preferences given by candidatesto be announced 
Candidates, to whom seats will be allocated, will report to the college for
joining, checking of documents/eligibility, Medical Checkup and deposit
fee through online payment gateway available at University website
to be announced 

PPBNET 2023 Application Form

PPBNET 2023 Application form will be available on the official website.

For Indian Candidate
  • The candidate is advised to read the instruction and prospectus carefully before applying for PPBNET
  • An error in filling the Online Admission Registration form may result in the rejection of such an Application Form.
  • Corrections in the information given by the candidate in the Online application fro is not be permitted after the specified date.
  • Therefore candidates are advised to take care while they filled columns of admission application form such as category code, date of birth etc.
  • Candidates are advised to keep a copy of the print out of the online Admission registration form
    and the candidate's copy of Bank Challan Forms until the admission process is not over. 
  • If the result of GNM is not declared at the time of filling the online application form, then the candidate will update the admission application form after the declaration of result by filling the marks of GNM in the online admission application form.
  •  After filling in the online admission registration form, the candidate will receive a Registration number and Password at the given mobile no and E-mail address.
  •  Registration number and Password is mandatory for further process of admission, so keep it safe & secret.
  • Candidate has to log in to upload Photograph, Edit Application, Application Status, and change
    their password options.
  • The applicant has to upload the documents prescribed by the authority.
  • The candidate will be able to edit your application data up to the last date for applying, so be ensured that the applicant has entered correct data particularly check your categories, DOB, qualifying examination marks etc.
  • After the declaration of the result, the candidates have to send print out a copy of the online
    admission registration form along with a university copy of the Bank Challan form and self-attested
    photocopies of all required documents in the University by the due date.
  • There will be a checklist at the end of the second page of the printed online application
  • The candidate must make sure that all the relevant documents are attached with the print out of
    admission application form as mention in the checklist.
For NRI Candidate
Before applying for admission under Foreign National Student(FN) quota an applicant needs to get an Equivalence/Eligibility certificate from BFUHS by applying on the application/registration form available from the University office on payment of Rs. 1000/-.
Documents to be submitted along with the application form
  • 10+1/ equivalent examination detailed marks certificate(s) (The certificate(s) should show the marks of Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English)
  • 10+2/ equivalent examination detailed marks certificate(s) (The certificate(s) should show the marks of Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English).
  • 10+2 Examination Equivalence certificate from AIU New Delhi. Explanation Sheet of grades.
  • Date of Birth Certificate.
  • Character/Recommendation Certificate from the top of the establishment last attended. 
  • Certificate/Degree/Diploma having passed the qualifying examination as a regular candidate from the recognized institution /university.
  • Proof of Foreign National status of the applicant.
  • No Objection certificate from the Indian Nursing Council (INC), New Delhi.
  • Clearance Certificate from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi
  • Provisional Student Visa' from FRO/FRRO.
    Note:- These documents should be original along with Photocopies duly attested by a competent authority.

PPBNET 2023 Application Fee

Given below the information of  category wise PPBNET 2023 Application Fee including GST:

PPBNET 2023 Application Fee
CategoryFee in Rs
Mode of Payment
For Indian Candidate

Fee can be deposited in any branch of the Oriental Bank of Commerce throughout India by using the Bank Challan form that will be generated after filling the online admission application form, by due date and time.

  •  Once the fee is deposited in the University account will not be refunded/adjusted in any case. 
For NRI Candidate
An applicant must fill in the application/registration form in their handwriting & send it to the Registrar, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Sadiq Road, Faridkot-151203 (Pb) India
along with a Bank Draft for US$ 300 for B.Sc.(Nursing) or equivalent amount in Indian rupees, in favour of the Registrar, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, (Pb) India payable at Faridkot.
  • If the form is downloaded also send Rs. 1000/- or $25/- as a cost of the application form.
  • After verification of all the documents, the university will issue an eligibility/Equivalency Certificate to the eligible applicant only, and all original documents will be returned in person at the time of issue of the Eligibility/Equivalency certificate. 

PPBNET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidate must check their PPBNET 2023 eligibility criteria before applying for Post Basic B.Sc Nursing 2023.

For Indian Candidates
  • The admission will be open to applicant who has passed their 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology with a minimum of 45% marks (40% for SC/ST/BC)
  • They must have English as a compulsory subject or an equivalent qualification.
  • The selection will be based on PPMET 2020 followed by counselling.
For NRI Candidates
  • The applicant must be 17 years of age.
  • They must have passed in such qualifying examination as a regular aspirant from a recognized institution/board in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English individually and would have obtained a minimum of 45% marks taken together in PCB at the qualifying examination i.e (10+2).
  • Applicants seeking admission beneath the Foreign National candidate (FN) quota are not needed to require to take PPMET but they must appear for counselling before the Selection Committee. 

PPBNET 2023 Admit Card

PPBNET 2023 Admit Card will be available on the official website.

  • All the applicant who have submitted their application/registration form successfully on or before the last and are also eligible for the exam and will get the Admit card/Hall Ticket for the conduct of the exam.
  • University will not send admit card to any of the aspirants under any circumstances.
  • All the candidates can download their admit card by using their login credentials i.e registration number and password. 
  • Applicants need to carry their admit card at the test centre failure of which may lead to disqualification from the exam.

PPBNET 2023 Exam Pattern

The candidate must know the exam pattern before the examination to get better results and it also helps in preparing better strategies for the exam. The detailed exam pattern is given below, so interested applicant can check it from the given below table.

Exam Pattern for PPBNET 2023 entrance Exam
Mode of ExaminationOffline
Type of Question MCQ(Multiple Choice Question)
Total Marks800
Marking Scheme(+4) for every right answer
Total No. of questions200

PPBNET 2023 Result

The result for PPPBNET 2023 will be declared on the official website.

  • After the University receives all the Booklets of Questions and OMR Response Sheets, the evaluation will be done using the OMR machine.
  • The applicant can access the result by using their registration id and password.
  • The result will be made available in the form of a result card.
  • The result will be available Roll Number wise rank wise and category wise.
  • The ranking of the candidate will be solely made based on PPBNET 2023 and it will not be valid for admission, it is just for giving the applicant an approximate idea about their position in PPPBNET 2023.
  • The candidate is advised to take a printout of the Result of Post Basic B.Sc Nursing 2023.
  • The downloaded Result must be attached to the admission/registration form which will be checked by the authority.

PPBNET 2023 Counselling

The University/authority will conduct physical counselling and the date/venue of counselling will be
publish later on through the University website.

  • The selection in the counselling process will be provisional subject to verification of original documents/checking of eligibility by the Principal of the concerned Nursing College.
  • It is the sole responsibility of the Principal/Top of the institution to authenticate the eligibility of the allocated candidate before joining/admission. 

PPBNET 2023 Reservation Policy

Some percentage of seats are reserved for candidates belonging to various categories to provide them with a better pathway for their career, check the same and get the idea of it for the upcoming session. 

Reservation in Government Nursing Colleges:
CategoryReservation percentage(%)
Scheduled Caste25
Backward Caste10
Backward Area/ Border Area (1% each)2
Physically Disabled5
Sports Person1
Children/Grandchildren of terrorists affected person children/ Grandchildren of Sikh riot person1
Wards of Defence Personnel1
Wards of Punjab Police Personnel, Punjab Armed Police, Punjab Home Guard and Paramilitary Forces1
Children/ Grandchildren of freedom fighters of Punjab1
Reservation in Private Institutes: 
CategoryReservation percentage(%)
Scheduled Caste25
Backward Caste10
Physically Disabled5
Migrants from Jammu and Kashmir due to terrorist violence1

PPBNET 2023 Highlights

Given below the major points of the Post basic B.Sc nursing entrance exam 2023.

Exam NamePPBNET 2023
Conducting BodyBaba Farid University of Health Science
PPPBNET  Official Website http://bfuhs.ac.in
Application FormActivate soon
Purpose of ExamTo offer admission in Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing course.

About Baba Farid University of Health Science

Baba Farid University of Health Sciences was established under an Act passed by the Legislature of the State of Punjab in July 1998. The mission of the University is to create an intellectual, academic and physical environment, conducive to free flow of ideas and exchange of information between various faculties of the University and between this University and other Universities of Health Sciences in the country and abroad, thereby opening a window to the world for the health professionals, health planners, health managers, biomedical and social scientists and educators in health sciences of the country. Established in the memory of great Sufi Saint Baba Farid by Punjab govt. in July 1998 by an Act of the State Legislature. A fifth of its kind in India, First in Northern India- Punjab Govt. deserves the credit of establishing it. Due to the inadequacy of health professionals(in quantity & quality) the need was imminent. Such a University is expected to be a 'Pace-setter' - in developing appropriate modes & models of Health Care. University committed to providing Community oriented need based education & Training programmes for health professionals.

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PBNET Important Dates

Form Date05 Aug - 20 Aug 2023 (Tentative)
Admit card25 Aug 2023 (Tentative)
Exam Date29 Aug 2023 (Tentative)
Result02 Sep 2023 (Tentative)

Punjab Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

05 Aug 2023

Form End Date:

20 Aug 2023

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