PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2021: Exam Date, Syllabus, Latest News

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2021 – PGIMER offers admission in B.Sc Nursing (4 years) and B.Sc Nursing (Post Basic) through the entrance exam every year. The PGIMER B.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam 2021 is conducted in online mode. Interested candidates should secure 50% in aggregate with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English subjects in class 10+2. There are 100 MCQ type questions in the exam and the duration of the exam is 1 hour and 30 minutes. Candidates can check here all the details such as eligibility criteria, application form, exam pattern syllabus and cut off for PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2021 from this page.

Latest: PGIMER has released the schedule for B.Sc Nursing July/September 2021 session. Check here.

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2021

Last year, a total of 296 candidates qualified in B.Sc Nursing and 185 qualified in Post Basic course. Check the important dates for PGIMER B.Sc Nursing entrance exam 2021 from the table below.

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam Sep 2020 datesSep 2021 dates
Registration begin18 May 20202nd week of Jun 2021
Last date of Registration of Application Form20 Jun 20202nd week of Jul 2021
Correction Window22 – 23 jun 2020to be announced!
Download of the Admit cardAvailable4th week of Jul 2021
Entrance Exam (CBT)28 Jul 202031 Jul 2021
Result declaration / Rank Letter06 Aug 20201st week of Aug 2021
Last date of submission of qualifying 10+2 certificate and marks sheet10 Aug 20201st week of Aug 2021
Counselling17 Aug 2020 at 11:00 am3rd week of Aug 2021

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2021 Syllabus

There is no defined syllabus for the PGIMER Bsc examination. However, the competent authority has listed down a few topics for references. This syllabus as per the last year details. 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 2021 Exam Pattern

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

  • Type of Questions – Objective Type Questions
  • Marking Scheme – There is a negative marking for 0.25 for every incorrect answer
  • Mode of Language –  The question paper is in English language.
  • No. of Questions – There are 100 questions.
  • Mode of Examination:
  • Duration of Exam:
  • Number of Shifts:

B.Sc Nursing – Check the distribution of questions from the table below.

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarks
General Knowledge/Current Affairs1010

Post Basic B.Sc Nursing – Candidates can check the distribution of question for Post Basic from 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 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must read and understand the eligibility criteria before application form filling. If found ineligible, application fee is not refunded.

B.Sc Nursing ( 4 years) – Only for female candidates

Academic Qualifications

  • The candidate must secure 50% in aggregate with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English subjects in class 10+2.
  • Candidate appearing for for 10+2 exams in April / May 2021 can also appear.

Age Limit

  • Candidate must be minimum 17 yrs and not more than 25 yrs of age as on September 2021.
  • Candidates who are born before Sept 1, 1995 are not eligible to apply.

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 born before September 1, 1975 are not eligible to apply.

Eligibility Criteria for Foreign Nationals

  • Candidates need to route their application form through Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi.
  • They should have clearance document of registration issued by Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi.
  • Candidate should have eligibility certificate from registrar of PGIMER.

Eligibility Criteria for In-service candidates

  • Candidates are supposed to route their application through their employer.

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2021 Application Form

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Research and Education (PGIMER), Chandigarh releases PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2021 application form at Candidates can fill the form in online mode only. They should also note that no candidate is allowed to fill more than one application form. The category of the candidate cannot be changed / modified after the form has been submitted. Following are the steps to apply.

  • Firstly, click on the application form link above.
  • Locate the ” application form link for PGIMER Bsc Nursing ” present under the information for candidates section on the homepage.
  • Now, click on the “new registration” button.
  • Thereafter, enter name, address, phone number and other relevant details.
  • After doing so the user id and password is sent to the registered phone number of candidates.
  • Then, they need to login with these credentials and fill the application form.
  • Now, Upload the scanned copy of documents like photo /signature and pay the application fee.
  • Submit the form and take a print out for future use.

Application Fee : Candidates can check out the prescribed application fee from the table down below.

General/OBC Rs 1500/-
SC/STRs 1200/-
PwDNo fees

PGIMER B.Sc. Nursing 2021 Admit Card 

PGIMER, Chandigarh releases the PGIMER B.Sc. Nursing 2021 admit card at It is provided in pdf format as per the schedule ie 7 days before exam. Candidates need to login with their username and password to download their admit card. They should note that admit card is released for candidates who have filled their registration form correctly.

No candidate is allowed to enter the test centre without their admit card and a valid identity proof. They should also note that the admit cards are not sent via post any or any offline means.

PGIMER BSC Nursing Test Centres

Candidates cannot request a change of test centre after the release of admit card. Check out the tentative list of the Test Centres.

  • Ambala
  • Amritsar
  • Bhatinda
  • Chandigarh
  • Delhi / NCR
  • Hamirpur
  • Jalandhar
  • Jammu
  • Jodhpur
  • Ludhiana

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2021 Reservation Criteria

The competent authority has laid down a reservation policy for candidates of different categories like SC / ST / OBC. Candidates should note that 5% seats are reserved for PWD candidates.

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2021 Result 

PGIMER, Chandigarh releases PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2021 Result in pdf format. It is provided on the official website ie Candidates can check their rank in the merit lists. The selection of candidates is strictly based on merit.

How is PGIMER Nursing result calculated?

  • First, raw scores are calculated on the basis of scheme of marking
  • 25 % marks are deducted for incorrect answer.
  • Now, this score is used for obtaining percentile.
  • Thereafter, the merit lists are prepared on the basis of percentile scores.

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2021 Cut Off

Candidates can check out the prescribed cut off for PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2021 from below.

Category Cut off
General 50th percentile
SC / ST / OBC & PwBD45th percentile

PGIMER B.Sc. Nursing 2021 Counselling

PGIMER, Chandigarh conducts the PGIMER B.Sc. Nursing 2021 Counselling in offline mode. It is conducted as per schedule. Selected candidates are called for the interview session in order of merit. It is compulsory for the candidates to attend the interview. Candidates then have to pay the fee to secure their seat.

Medical Examination

Selected candidates are required to go through medical examination by a Medical Board, constituted by the Institute.

Stipend / Scholarships

Selected candidates need to execute a bond to serve the PGIMER, Chandigarh and other Central Govt. Institutions. They are also required to open a savings account with SBI, Institute Branch. They are paid a stipend of Rs. 500/- per month during all 4 yrs of Bsc Nursing.

PGIMER B.Sc. Nursing 2021 Seat Matrix

Check out the seat matrix for PGIMER B.Sc. Nursing 2021. This seat matrix as per last year.

CategoryB.Sc NursingPost Basic
For PGI staff15

PGIMER B.Sc. Nursing 2021 Fee Structure

The breakup of fee structure is given below in the table of both the courses. This fee structure as per previous year details.

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


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. Candidate can appear for the exam once in a year. Admission in PGIMER Chandigarh is done on the basis of merit and rank secured by the examinee in the entrance examination.

Official Website:

For more details of PGIMER B.Sc Nursing 2021, candidates refer the Previous Year – Admission Notification | Information Brochure.

PGIMER B.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam 2021 Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: In which format the photograph should be for the application form?

Ans : The photograph should be scanned at the time of filing the application form and it should be in the format of JPEG.

Q2: Will there be any sort of negative marking in the written test?

Ans : Yes, there shall be a negative marking of -0.25 marks for the incorrect answer.

Q3: Will there be any medical test for the course?

Ans : Yes, medical fitness is the precondition for registration for all candidates. The candidates will be medically examined by the board.

Q4: Is this course is compulsory for only females?

Ans : Only for B.Sc Nursing (4 years) course is applicable for only female candidates.

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