PGIMER B.Sc Nursing

Post Graduate Institute of Medical, Education, and Research B.Sc Nursing

Computer Based Test

PGIMER B.SC NURSING Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,500
  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh (PGIMER)
  • Courses:PB B.Sc NUR, B.Sc NUR
  • Streams:Nursing

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2023: Counselling(Ongoing), Result(Declared), Registration, Fees, Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

Updated On - February 20 2023 by Divyansh K

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2023 counselling process has started from August 2023. PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2023 registration process has ended. The entrance exam is organized twice every year by the Post Graduate Institute of Medical, Education, and Research (PGIMER) to offer B.Sc Nursing (4 years) and B.Sc Nursing (Post Basic) entry. To be considered, candidates must have to secure 50% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English in class 10+2. The exam consists of 100 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and lasts 1 hour and 30 minutes. Candidates can check further details like application fees, eligibility criteria, syllabus, dates and more for PGIMER B.SC Nursing 2023 from the page below.


Latest Updates

  • PIGMER B.Sc Nursing 2023 counselling process has started, from 18th August 2023.
  • PIGMER B.Sc Nursing 2023 result has been released on 11th August 2023.

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2023 Exam Status

Application StatusEnded
PGIMER B.Sc Nursing StatusCounselling started

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2023 Exam Dates

Candidates can check down all the important dates of the PGIMER B.Sc Entrance Exam from the table below:

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam Schedule 2023
EventsDates (tentative)
Starting of application form26 May 2023
Last date for submission24 June 2023
Issuance of admit card23rd July 2023
Date of examination28 July 2023
Announcement of result11 August 2023
Last date for submission of qualifying 10+2 certificateAugust 2023
Starting of counselling18 August 2023

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2023 Application Form

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2023 application form is available at, which is run by the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Research and Education (PGIMER) in Chandigarh. Candidates can only fill out the application form online. They should also be aware that no applicant is permitted to submit multiple applications. After the form has been submitted, the candidate's category cannot be updated or adjusted. The measures to apply are as follows.

  • To begin, go to the link above and fill out the application form.
  • On the homepage, look for the ” application form tab for PGIMER Bsc Nursing ” under the details for candidates section.
  • Now, choose "new registration" from the drop-down menu.
  • After that, fill in your name, address, phone number, and any other pertinent information.
  • Next, the candidate's user id and password are sent to their registered phone number. They would then use these credentials to log in and complete the application form.
  • Now the candidates must upload a scanned copy of their documents, such as a photograph and signature, as well as pay the application fee.
  • Submit the form and keep a copy for future reference.

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2023 Application Fee

Application Fee: The prescribed application fee is listed in the table below for candidates' convenience.
General/OBCRs. 1500
SC/STRs. 1200
PwDNo fees

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Until filling out the application form, candidates must read and understand the eligibility requirements. The application fee is not refunded if you are considered to be ineligible.

  • Gender: Only female applicants are eligible to apply for the B.Sc Nursing programme.
  • Academic Qualifications: In-class 10+2, the applicant must have a 50% average in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English.
  • Age Limit: Candidate must be at least 17 years old and not more than 25 years old as of September 2021.
B.Sc Nursing (post-basic)
  • Academic Qualifications: Candidates must have passed Class 10+2 or equivalent.
  • They should have passed General Nursing and Midwifery with 50%.
  • They should be registered with Indian Nursing Council.
  • Age Limit: Candidates should not be more than 45 years as of 1st September 2021.
Eligibility Criteria for Foreign Nationals
  • Candidates must send their applications to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of the Government of India in New Delhi.
  • They must have a registration approval certificate from the Indian Nursing Council in New Delhi.
  • The registrar of PGIMER must issue an eligibility certificate to the candidate.
Eligibility Criteria for In-service candidates
  • Candidates are supposed to approve their registration through their employer.

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check a brief explanation about the exam pattern from below.

  • Mode of Examination: Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Type of Questions: Objective Type Questions
  • Language of question paper: English language
  • No. of Questions: 100 questions.
  • Duration of Exam:1 hour 30 minutes
  • Number of Shifts: 01
  • Timing of Examination: 09.00 AM to 10.30 AM
  • Marking Scheme: +1 will be awarded for every correct answer.-0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.
B.Sc Nursing: Check the distribution of questions from the table below.
SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarks
General Knowledge/Current Affairs1010
Post Basic B.Sc Nursing: Check the distribution of question for Post Basic from the table below.
SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarks
Scientific Principles Applied In Nursing Practice & Trends in Nsg1010
Medical-Surgical Nursing2020
Child Health Nursing1515
Community Health Nursing including Nutrition1515
Obstetric Nursing and Midwifery1515
Mental Health Nursing1515
General Knowledge1010

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2023 Syllabus

There is no defined syllabus for the PGIMER BSc examination. However, the competent authority has listed down a few topics for reference. They are as follows.

  • B.Sc Nursing (4 yrs) - The standard of questions and syllabus shall be of 10+2 level.
  • B.Sc Nursing (post-basic) - The syllabus is based on Diploma in General Nursery and Midwifery Nursery.

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2023 Preparation Tips

For the candidates, we have mentioned some relevant PGIMER B.Sc Nursing planning tips and tricks:

  • Make a research schedule and stick to it every day.
  • Understand the whole exam pattern and syllabus.
  • Examine previous years' question papers and take practise exams.
  • Candidates should also provide a revision schedule.
  • Eat nutritious foods and keep your well-being in mind when doing so.

PGIMER B.Sc. Nursing 2023 Admit Card 

Read through the points mentioned below to know details about PGIMER admit card 2023:

  • The admit card will be available on the official website of PGIMER.
  • It is given in pdf format according to the timetable, which releases 7 days before the exam.
  • To obtain the admit card, candidates must first log in with their username and password.
  • Applicants should be aware that admit cards are only issued to candidates who have correctly completed their registration forms.
  • Without their PGI B.Sc Nursing admit card 2023 and a valid form of identification, no applicant is permitted to access the testing centre.
  • Candidates should also be aware that the admit cards are not sent by mail or any other offline method.

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2023 Result 

PGIMER, Chandigarh, will be releasing the PGIMER B.Sc Nursing Result 2023 in pdf format. It is available on the university's official website. Candidates should review their merit lists to see where they rank. Candidates are chosen solely based on their qualifications

How is the PGIMER Nursing Result calculated?

  • First, raw scores are determined using the marking system.
  • With a deduction of 25% for each incorrect response.
  • This score is now used to calculate percentile.
  • Following that, merit lists are generated based on percentile scores.

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2023 Cut Off

Candidates can check out the prescribed cut off for PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2023 from below.

CategoryCut off
General50th percentile
SC / ST / OBC & PwBD45th percentile

PGIMER B.Sc. Nursing 2021 Counselling

PGIMER B.Sc. Nursing 2023 Counselling is kept in an offline mode at PGIMER, Chandigarh. It is carried out according to plan. In order of merit, selected applicants are invited to an interview session. The applicants are required to attend the interview. Candidates would then pay the fee to win their position.

  • Medical Test: Selected applicants must pass a medical examination administered by the Institute's Medical Board.
  • Stipends and Scholarships: Selected applicants must sign a bond agreeing to work at PGIMER, Chandigarh, and other Central Government Institutions. They must also open a savings account with the Institute Branch of SBI. A stipend of Rs. 500 is paid to all 4 years of Bsc Nursing.

Counselling would be dependent on several factors, including an interview, document verification, and seat assignment, among others. Candidates must also pay the admission fee on the day of counselling. On the day of counselling, candidates must carry the following documents:

  • 10 class mark sheet and certificate
  • 12 class mark sheet and certificate
  • Caste certificate/ category certificate
  • Domicile certificate
  • Passport size photographs and more.

PGIMER B.Sc. Nursing 2023 Seat Matrix

The seat matrix for PGIMER B.Sc. Nursing 2023 can be found here. According to the most recent brochure, this is the seat matrix.

CategoryB.Sc NursingPost Basic
For PGI staff15

PGIMER B.Sc. Nursing 2023 Fee Structure

The fee structure is broken down in the table below for both courses. This fee structure is based yearly.

ParticularsB.Sc Nursing (Post Basic)B.Sc Nursing (4 years)
Tuition Fee250250
Library Fee4030
Laboratory Fee120120
Games Fee2015
Amalgamated Fund120120
Security or Caution Money (refundable)50005000
Migration Fee100100
Registration Fee(payable on admission)200200
Examination Fee200200

PGIMER B.Sc. Nursing 2023 Highlights

Candidates can check the nursing exam details conducted by PGIMER at a glance:

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2023 Basic Details
Exam NamePost Graduate Institute of Medical, Education, and Research in Bachelor of Nursing
AcronymPGIMER B.Sc Nursing
Conducting BodyPGIMER
Courses OfferedB.Sc Nursing (4 Years) and B.Sc Nursing (Post Basic)
Level of ExamNational Level
FrequencyOnce a year
Question TypeObjective Type Question
PGIMER Official Website


Post Graduate Institute of Medical, Education, and Research (PGIMER) is a research and medical institute in Chandigarh. It conducts an entrance exam for admission to Bachelors in Nursing (B.Sc. Nursing ) for two years and a Post Basic Nursing course for the duration of four years. Candidates have to clear the written test followed by the Interview round. The candidate can appear for the exam once a year. Admission to PGIMER Chandigarh is done based on merit and rank secured by the examinee in the entrance examination.

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Form Date01 Feb - 28 Feb 2023 (Tentative)
Admit card12 Mar 2023 (Tentative)
Exam Date07 Apr 2023 (Tentative)
Result16 Apr 2023 (Tentative)

Post Graduate Institute of Medical, Education, and Research B.Sc Nursing Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

1 hours 18 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :


Negative Marking:


NOTE:There is negative marking of 0.25

5General Knowledge & Current Affairs10110

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Form Start Date:

01 Feb 2023

Form End Date:

28 Feb 2023

The last date to submit the form was on 28 Feb 2023
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