Punjab Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam 2020


Punjab Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam

Form Date: 15 Jul - 17 Aug 2021 (Tentative)

Pen & Paper Mode

Form Date: 15 Jul - 17 Aug 2021

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

PBNET 2021: Application form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern

Updated On - June 05 2021 by Swagota Nandi

PBNET 2021 i.e Punjab Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam 2021 will be conducted by Baba Farid University of Health Science (BFUHS) for enrolling the candidates in Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing course. The application form shall tentatively release from June 2021. The exam is conducted once every year at the State Level. The candidates must fill the application form timely. Also, the candidates must read the complete article to know all about PBNET 2021 Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Counselling etc.

PBNET 2021 Exam Status

Candidates can check the PBNET 2021 exam status from the below table:

Exam statusOfficial notification is yet to release

PBNET 2021 Important Dates

 The schedule for PPBNET 2021 is mentioned below in the table:

Start Date to fill Application Form June 2021 
Last date to fill Application Formto be announced 
Issuance of Admit Cardto be announced 
Date of PPBNET-2021to be announced 
Result Declaration Dateto be announced 
First Round Counselling Scheduleto be announced 
All PPBNET Candidates Submit Onlineto be announced 
Allotment of seats as per merit cumto 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 
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]
to be announced 
Second Round Counselling Scheduleto be announced 
Display of vacancy positionto be announced 
Online applications are invited based on the qualifying examinationto be announced 
All PPBNET 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 

PBNET 2021 Application Form

PBNET 2021 Application form will be made available on the official website.

For Indian Candidate
  • The candidate is advised to read the instruction and prospectus carefully before applying for PBNET
  • An error in the filling of 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 login to upload Photograph, Edit Application, Application Status and to 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.

PBNET 2021 Application Fee

Given below the information of PBNET 2021 Application Fee category wise:

PBNET 2021 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. 

PBNET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidate must check their PBNET 2021 eligibility criteria before applying for Post Basic B.Sc Nursing 2021.

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. 

PBNET 2021 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 PBNET 2021 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

PBNET 2021 Admit Card

PBNET 2021 Admit Card will be made 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.

PBNET 2021 Result

The result for PPBNET 2021 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 PBNET 2021 and it will not be valid for admission, it is just for giving the applicant an approximate idea about their position in PPBNET 2021.
  • The candidate is advised to take a printout of the Result of Post Basic B.Sc Nursing 2021.
  • The downloaded Result must be attached to the admission/registration form which will be checked by the authority.

PBNET 2021 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. 

PBNET 2021 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

PBNET 2021 Highlights

Given below the major points of the Post basic B.Sc nursing entrance exam 2021.

Exam NamePBNET 2021
Conducting BodyBaba Farid University of Health Science
PPBNET  Official Website http://bfuhs.ac.in
Purpose of ExamTo offer admission in Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing course.

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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 Date15 Jul - 17 Aug 2021 (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:

15 Jul 2021

Form End Date:

17 Aug 2021

The forms will open on 15 Jul 2021



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