Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh (PGIMER) is responsible for organizing the PGIMER Nursing exam. The exam conducts to offer admission into various nursing courses including B.Sc. nursing (4 Years), B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic) & M.Sc Nursing programme at the institute.
It is a national-level entrance exam held once a year. As per the previous trends, it is expected that the PGIMER M.Sc exam will be held in June 2024 whereas PGIMER B.Sc nursing will be organized in July 2024. Candidates seeking admission to nursing courses through the PGIMER Nursing entrance exam 2024 must submit the online application form within the prescribed schedule. Candidates can check the complete details regarding PGIMER Nursing 2024 from the article below.
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PGIMER Nursing 2024 Highlights
|Name of exam||PGIMER Nursing|
|Level of exam||National-level|
|Conducting Body||Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh|
|Exam Type||Nursing admission exam|
|Courses offered||B.Sc. nursing, B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic), M.Sc. Nursing|
PGIMER Nursing 2024 Important Dates
PGIMER Nursing exam for M.Sc and PGIMER UG courses will be held separately. Candidates can check the tentative schedule regarding PGIMER Nursing Exam 2024 from the table below.
For B.Sc Nursing And Post Basic courses
|Commencement of online application form||May 2024|
|Last date for application form submission||June 2024|
|Correction window facility||June 2024|
|Availability of admit card||July 2024|
|PGIMER exam date 2024||July 2024|
|Result announcement||August 2024|
|Counselling will start from||August 2024|
For M.Sc Nursing courses
|Commencement of online application form||April 2024|
|Last date for application form submission||May 2024|
|Availability of admit card||May 2024|
|PGIMER M.Sc exam date 2024||June 2024|
|Result announcement||July 2024|
|Counselling will start from||July 2024|
PGIMER Nursing Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria for PGIMER Nursing may vary for different courses. To appear in the exam, candidates must meet the eligibility norms provided below.
PGIMER M.Sc Eligibility Criteria:
Candidates must have done B.Sc. Nursing/ B.Sc. Nursing (post-basic) with a minimum of 55% marks from any recognized institute.
They must have at least 1-year experience in public health nursing/ hospital/ nursing educational institute.
For B.Sc Nursing- 4 years
Only female applicants will be eligible to apply.
Candidates must have cleared the class 12 examination with Chemistry, Physics, Biology, and English subjects or any other equivalent examination with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
The age of the candidate should not be more than 25 years and not less than 17 years in the admission year.
For B.Sc nursing (Post Basic):
Candidates must have cleared the class 12 examination or any other equivalent examination from a recognized board.
The applicant must have done General Nursing and Midwifery with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
The upper age of the applicant should not be more than 45 years.
The candidate must be a registered nurse and midwife qualified from a recognized institute and registered with the respective state/ Indian nursing council.
PGIMER Nursing Application Form 2024
The PGIMER 2024 Application form will be available online mode at the official website of the conducting body. Interested and eligible candidates must fill out their PGI Nursing form as per the prescribed schedule.
Applicants need to follow all the important steps, from PGIMER Nursing registration to application fee payment carefully to avoid cancellation of the application forms.
Candidates have to provide the basic details such as name, email Id and, mobile number, etc. in the registration form.
After completing the registration, the applicants will be able to access the application form by using the login credentials generated at the time of registration. Candidates need to fill in the details asked in the form carefully.
They also have to upload required documents such as a passport-size photograph & signature in the prescribed dimensions.
Candidates should pay the application fee online using a debit card/ credit card or net banking.
Take the printout of the filled application form and keep it safe for further use.
PGIMER Nursing Application fee
Candidates can check the category-wise PGIMER Application fee below.
|For general category applicants||Rs 1500/-|
|For SC/ST category applicants||Rs 1200/-|
|PwD category||No fee|
The payment of the application fee can be made online mode only via using debit card/ credit card/ net banking payment gateways.
PGIMER Nursing Examination Pattern
Details regarding the PGIMER Nursing exam pattern are given below.
|Mode of exam||Online- Computer-based test|
|Exam duration||90 minutes|
|Language of paper||English|
|Total number of questions||100|
|Type of questions||Objective type questions|
|Marking criteria||+1 for each correct answer -0.25 for each wrong response.|
PGIMER Nursing Syllabus 2024
The syllabus for PGIMER Nursing will be varied course-wise. The PG nursing syllabus will cover topics like medical surgical nursing, community health nursing, mental health nursing, nursing foundation, child health nursing etc.
PGI B.Sc. nursing syllabus will include topics from English, physics, biology, chemistry, general knowledge subjects based on the syllabus taught in class 12th. However, B.Sc. (post basic) nursing syllabus will comprise subjects like Anatomy and Physiology, Psychology, Fundamentals of Nursing, Sociology, Midwifery, and Gynecological Nursing etc. Candidates can check the complete PGI Nursing entrance exam 2024 syllabus online from the official website.
PGIMER Nursing 2024 Admit Card
The authority will publish the PGIMER Nursing admit card on the official website of the authority. Candidates can download the PGI nursing admit card by logging in using the application number and the password.
The PGIMER hall ticket will consist of all the important information regarding the exam such as the candidate’s name & roll number, exam venue, date and time of the exam, etc. Candidates must bring their admit card to the examination centre along with a valid id proof.
PGIMER Nursing Result
The result for PGIMER UG & PG exam will be announced separately by the authority. Candidates can check the result online mode after a few days of the conduct of the exam. To download the PGIMER nursing exam scorecard, candidates need to log in to the official website by using their application number, password, or date of birth.
The result will include details like the candidate’s roll number& name, subject-wise marks, total mark scored in the exam, and their qualifying status, etc. Candidates are advised to take the printout of the result and keep it safe for further use.
PGIMER Nursing 2024 Counselling
The authority will invite the selected candidates to participate in the counselling process based on their results. At the time of counselling, candidates will have to produce all the mandatory documents for verification. Seats will be allotted based on the candidate’s eligibility, scores, and availability of seats.
After the seat allotment, candidates will have to report at the allotted centre to submit their admission fees and other admission formalities. Candidates need to attend the counselling in person.
PGIMER Nursing contact details
Chandigarh- 160 012, India
Phone: 0091-172-2747586, 2747585, 2755450
Fax: 0091-172-2745078, 2744401
Email: [email protected]
The exact dates have not been announced yet. However, it is expected that the last date to apply for PGI B.Sc Nursing admission will be June 2024. For M.Sc Nursing the closing date for application submission will be July 2024.
There will be around 93 seats for BSc Nursing (4 years) and 62 seats for BSc (Post-Basic) Nursing.
As per the previous trends, the difficulty level of the exam is easy to moderate.
The exam is held in online mode only.
The average salary of a PGIMER Nursing Officer is expected to be around Rs. 5.38 LPA- Rs 17.08 LPA.
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