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B.Sc. (Nursing)
Course Duration : 4 years
Admission Procedure : Through All India Common Entrance Test conducted by Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune.
Entry Qualification : H.S.C. or any other examination equivalent to 10+2 HSC examination of any recognized
Board/ University after 12 years of study.
45% for general category and 40% for reserved category. Specifically in PCBE subjects.
Admission Requirements
The minimum age for admission shall be 17 years on or before 31st Dec. of the year of admission.
The minimum educational requirements shall be the passing of :
1. Higher Secondary school Certificate Examination (12 years course)
2. Or
Senior School Certificate Examination (10+2) , Pre-degree Examination (10+2)
3. Or
An equivalent with 12 years schooling from a recognized Board or University with Science (Physics,
Chemistry & Biology) & English with minimum of 45% aggregate marks(PCBE), For reserve category
40%.
Candidate shall be medically fit.
Entrance /Selection Test
Selections of the candidates should be based on the merit of the entrance examination conducted by Vidyapeeth or
Competent Authority
Duration : Duration of the course shall be four years including internship.
Vacation : 6 weeks vacation shall be given each year.
Aims :
The aim of the undergraduate nursing programme is to
Prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurses and
midwives in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services.
Prepare nurses who can independent decisions in nursing situations, protect the rights of and
facilitate individuals and groups in pursuit of health, function in the hospital , community
nursing services and conduct research studies in the areas of nursing practice. They are also
expected to assume the role of teacher, supervisor and Manager in a clinical / public health
setting.
Objectives
On completion of the four year B.Sc. Nursing Programme the graduate will be able to
Apply knowledge from physical, biological and behavioural sciences medicine including alternative systems
and nursing in providing nursing care to individuals, families and communities.
Demonstrate understanding of life style and other factors, which effect health individuals and groups.
Provide nursing care based on steps of nursing process in collaboration with the individuals & groups.
Demonstrate critical thinking skill in making decisions in all situations in order to provide quality care.
Utilize the latest trends and technology in providing health care.
Provide promotive, preventive and restorative health services in line with national health policies and
programmes.
Practice within the framework of code of ethics and professional conduct and acceptable standards of
practice within the legal boundaries.
Communicate effectively with individuals and groups and members of the health team in order to promote
effective interpersonal relationships and teamwork.
Demonstrate skills in teaching to individuals and groups in clinical / community health settings.
Participate effectively as members of the health team in health care delivery system.
Demonstrate leadership and managerial skills in clinical / community health settings.
Conduct need based research studies in various settings and utilize the research feedings to improve the
quality of care.
Demonstrate awareness, interest and contribute towards advancement of self and of the profession.
Scheme of Studies & Examinations
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Duration
Course Duration 4 years
Weeks available per year 52 weeks
Vacation 6 weeks
Gazetted holidays 3 weeks
Examination (Including preparation) 4 weeks
Available weeks 39 weeks
Hours per week 40 hours per week
Practical 30 hours per week
Theory 10 hours per week
Internship practical 48 hours per week
Hours available per academic year 1560 (39 wks x 40 hours)

Course of Instruction
B.Sc. (Nursing) First Year
Subject
Theory (In Hrs.)
(Class & Labs)
Practical (In hrs.)
(Clinical)
In Hours
*English 70
Anatomy 70
Physiology 70
Nutrition 70
Biochemistry 30
Nursing Foundation 265-250 450
Psychology 60
Introduction to computers 45
** Hindi /Regional Language 30
Library work / Self Study 50
Co-curricular activities 50
Total Hours 930 450 100
Total hours = 1480 hrs.

** Optional

B.Sc. (Nursing) Second Year
Subject
Theory (In Hrs.)
(Class & Labs)
Practical (In hrs.)
(Clinical)
In Hours
Sociology 60
Pharmacology 45
Pathology 30
Genetics 15
Medical Surgical Nursing
(Adult including geriatrics)
210 720
Community Health Nursing - I 90 135
Microbiology 60
Library work/ Self study 50
Co-curricular activities 35
Total Hours 510 855 85
Total hours = 1480 hrs.

B.Sc. (Nursing) Third Year
Subject
Theory (In Hrs.)
(Class & Labs)
Practical (In hrs.)
(Clinical)
In Hours
Medical Surgical Nursing
(Adult including geriatrics)
120 270
Child Health Nursing 90 270
Mental Health Nursing 90 270
Communication and education Technology 90 100
Library work / Self study 50
Co-curricular activities 50
Total Hours 390 910 100
Total hours = 1400 hrs.

B.Sc. (Nursing) Fourth Year
Subject
Theory (In Hrs.) Practical (In hrs.)
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Subject
(Class & Labs) (Clinical)
Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing 90 180+180
Community Health Nursing - II 90 135
Nursing Research and Statistics 45 45
Management of Nursing Services and education 90
Total Hours 315 540
Total hours = 855 hrs.
Project work to be carried out internship
Practical = 30 hours per week

Intern-ship (Integrated Practice)
Subject
Practical (In hrs.)
(Clinical)
In Weeks
Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing 240 5
Community Health Nursing - II 195 4
Medical Surgical Nursing
(Adult & geriatrics)
430 9
Child Health Nursing 145 3
Mental Health Nursing 95 2
Total Hours 1105 23
Total hours = 1690 hrs.

Note :
1.
Internship means 8 hours of integrated clinical duties in which 2 weeks of evening and night shift duties are
included.
2. Internship should be carried out as 8 hours per day @ 48 hours per week.
3.
Students during internship will be supervised by nursing teachers.
4. Fourth year final examination to be held only after completing internship.

Scheme Of Examination
B.Sc. (Nursing) First Year
Subject Assessment
Theory Hours Internal External Total
Anatomy & Physiology 3 25 75 100
Nutrition & Biochemistry 3 25 75 100
Nursing Foundation 3 25 75 100
Psychology 3 25 75 100
English 3 25 75 100
Introduction to computers 25 75 100
Practical & Viva Voce
Nursing foundation 100 100 200

B.Sc. (Nursing) Second Year
Subject Assessment
Sociology 3 25 75 100
Medical Surgical Nursing-I 3 25 75 100
Pharmacology, Pathology, Genetics 3 25 75 100
Community Health Nursing - I 3 25 75 100
Microbiology 3 25 75 100
Practical & Viva Voce
Medical Surgical Nursing 100 100 200

B.Sc. (Nursing) Third Year
Subject Assessment
Medical Surgical Nursing - II 3 25 75 100
Child Health Nursing 3 25 75 100
Mental Health Nursing 3 25 75 100
Communication & Educational Technology 3 25 75 100
Practical & Viva Voce
Medical Surgical Nursing - II 50 50 100
Child Health Nursing 50 50 100
Mental Health Nursing 50 50 100

B.Sc. (Nursing) Fourth Year
Subject Assessment
Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing 3 25 75 100
Community Health Nursing - II 3 25 75 100
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Nursing Research & Statistics 3 25 75 100
Management of Nursing Services 3 25 75 100
Practical & Viva Voce
Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing 3 50 50 100
Community Health Nursing 3 50 50 100

Note :
1.
Anatomy & Physiology -Question paper will consist of section A Anatomy of 37 marks & B Physiology should
be of 38 marks.
2.
Nutrition & Biochemistry - Question paper will consist of section A Nutrition of 45 marks & B Biochemistry
should be of 30 marks.
3.
Pharmacology, Pathology, Genetics : Section A Pharmacology with 38 marks, section B of Pathology of 25 and
Genetics with 12 marks.
4.
Nursing Research & Statistics - Nursing Research should be of 50 marks & Statistics of 25 marks.
5.
Minimum pass marks shall be 40 % for English only.
6.
Theory & Practical examinations for Introduction to computer to be conducted as College exam.& marks to be
sent to the University for inclusion in the marks sheet.
7.
Minimum pass marks shall be 50 % in each of the Theory & Practical papers separately.
8.
A candidate must have minimum of 80 % attendance (irrespective of the kind of absence) in theory and
practical in each subject for appearing for examination.
9.
A candidate must have 100% attendance in each of the practical areas before award of degree.
10.
A candidate has to pass in theory and practical exam separately in each of the paper.
11.
If a candidate fails in either theory or practical paper he/she has to re-appear for both the papers (Theory &
Practical)
12.
Maximum number of attempts permitted for each paper is 3 including first attempt.
13.
A candidate failing in more then two subjects will not be promoted to the next year.
14.
Candidate shall not be admitted to the subsequent higher examination unless the candidate has passed the
previous examination.
15.
The maximum period to complete the course successfully should not exceed 8 years.
16.
Maximum number of candidates for practical examination should not exceed 20 per day.
17.
All practical examinations must be held in the respective clinical areas.
18.
One internal and one external examiner should jointly conduct practical examination for each student.
19.
An examiner should be a lecturer or above in a college of nursing with M.Sc. (Nursing) in concerned subject
and minimum of 3 years of teaching experience. To be an examiner for nursing foundations course faculty
having M.Sc. (N) with any specialty shall be considered.
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