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Wednesday, 20 June 2012

IGNOU Entrance Exam 2012 Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing course admission form date

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
IGNOU Admission 2012-2013 
IGNOU Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Entrance Exam 2012
IGNOU Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing course
Last date for submission of the Entrance Test form to The Registrar Student Evaluation Division (SED),Block No. 12 Indira Gandhi National Open University, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068, by registered/speed post. : 15th July 2012
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Date of Entrance Examination : 19th August, 2012
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The preperation and launching of Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing degree programme has been agreed upon by IGNOU, at the request of Indian Nursing Council. The need for this was felt as the current pace of providing higher education to working nurses is very slow due to shortage of Colleges of Nursing and paucity of seats available in each. As per the New National Policy of Education, the emphasis is on the need for making higher education available within the reach of all. Launching of Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Programme through Open University will meet its objectives. Further, it will also contribute towards the growth of nursing profession, promote Nation’s idea of accelerating women’s education and uplifting the expanded and extended role of the nursing personnel. The development of this programme has been undertaken with the involvement of nursing experts, scientists and educationists from related disciplines all over the country.
Programme Objectives
The main objectives of the programme are as follows:
 Provide opportunity to a large segment of in-service nurses to upgrade their knowledge and skills to respond to the changing health needs of the society.
 Motivate nurses to maintain clinical competence to provide quality care.
 Develop teaching, administration and research skills.
 Promote personal and professional growth for better opportunities.
Programme Structure
The University follows the credit system for its various Degree programmes. Each credit amounts to 30 hours of study comprising all learning activities. Thus a four credit course involves 120 study hours and an eight credit course involves 240 study hours. To complete the Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Programme successfully, student will have to earn 108 credits over a period of 3 to 5 years depending on her/his convenience.The Post Basic Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a three year Degree programme. This course has  two major components: theory and practicals. It is divided into 22 courses; 11 theory and 11 practical.

Selection Procedure
The selection will be done on the basis of entrance test for Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing programme. The selection procedure will be put up on the website of IGNOU after the OPENNET-II.
Programme Fee — Rs. 13,200/- per annum which is subject to change.
For details on course, entrance test, application forms download, eligibility criteria etc visit website