IGNOU BSc Nursing was launched in July 1994 and is recognized by the Indian Nursing Council (INC). The program BSc Nursing is being offered through Programme Study Centres, which are existing Colleges of Nursing, already conduction Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Programme or B.Sc. Nursing Programme. All of these colleges which runs IGNOU BSc nursing programme are recognized by Indian Nursing Council (INC). IGNOU keep revise the syllabus of BSc nursing program as per INC Syllabus.
This program is ideal for those in-service nurses who want to keep them upgraded as per the latest changes happening around in health care sector. The program also helps nurses to develop teaching, administrative and research skills; and promote personal and professional growth for better opportunities.
About IGNOU BSc Nursing Programme
IGNOU BSc Nursing is a 3 years degree program, although someone can complete the program in maximum 5 years duration. There is no age bar for admission, that means in-service nurses from all age group can take admission into IGNOU BSc Nursing course.
IGNOU BSc Nursing Fee Structure
The total fee of the programme is Rs.45000/-
IGNOU BSc Nursing Eligibility Criteria
10+2 with three years Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) with minimum of two years experience in the profession. . (For male nurses or nurses who have not done midwifery in the GNM programme should have a certificate in any of the nursing courses of 6-9 months duration prescribed by the Indian Nursing Council in lieu of midwifery).
10th class (Matriculation) or its equivalent with three years Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) with minimum of five years experience in the profession. (For male nurses or nurses who have not done midwifery in the GNM Programme should have a certificate in any of the nursing courses of 6-9 months duration prescribed by the Indian Nursing Council in lieu of midwifery).
Admission Procedure for IGNOU BSc Nursing
To get an admission into IGNOU BSc nursing course, candidate need to obtain handbook cum prospectus from IGNOU Maidan Gari headquarter or from any of the regional center by paying Rs.1050. Students can also obtain the same from any of the sales counter by paying Rs.1000.
Students may also download the application form from IGNOU official website i.e www.ignou.ac.in and can sent along with a DD or IPO for Rs 1,050 in favour of IGNOU, payable at New Delhi or city of Regional Centre to Registrar (SED), IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi - 110068, by registered post or speed post.
Candidate will be selected on the basis of there performance in IGNOU OPENNET exam.
To download prospectus candidates can visit IGNOU official website.