DURATION OF COURSE
(i) The duration of Course for degree of bachelor of science in nursing (post basic) shall be two academic years. This course starts in September every year.
(ii) The period of two years will be divided as under :-
1. Nursing Foundation 2. Nutrition & Dietetics
3. Biochemistry & Biophysics 4. Psychology
5. Maternal Nursing 6. Child Health Nursing
7. Microbiology 8. Medical & Surgical Nursing
9. English (Qualifying)
1. Sociology 2. Community Health Nursing and Integration of Middle – Level health provider
3. Mental Health Nursing 4. Introduction to Nursing Education
5. Introduction to Nursing Administration
6. Introduction to Nursing Research & Statistics
The syllabus and curriculum of the course of study will be as prescribed by the Indian Nursing Council.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR ADMISSION IN POST (BASIC) B.SC. (N) PROGRAMME:
- Passed the Higher Secondary or Senior Secondary or Intermediate or 10+2 or an equivalent examination recognized by the university for this purpose. Those who have done 10+1 in or before 1986, will be eligible for admission.
- Obtained a certificate in General Nursing and Midwifery and registered as R.N.R.M. with the State Nurses Registration Council. A male nurse, trained before the implementation of the new integrated course besides being registered as a nurse with State Nurses Registration Council, shall produce evidence of training approved by Indian Nursing Council for a similar duration in lieu of midwifery in any one of the following areas:
- O.T. Techniques
- Ophthalmic Nursing
- Leprosy Nursing
- TB Nursing
- Psychiatric Nursing
- Neurological and Neuro-surgical Nursing
- Community Health Nursing
- Cancer Nursing
- Orthopedic Nursing
(i) The annual examination for each shall ordinarily be held in the month of July/Aug or on such date as may fixed by the Vice-chancellor. For failed/re-appear candidate, a supplementary examination shall be held in the month of November / December or on such other dates as may be fixed by the Vice-Chancellor.
(ii) The date fixed for the receipt of the admission forms and fees for examination without and with late fee, as fixed by the Vice-Chancellor shall be notified by the Controller of Examination.
ELIGIBILITY TO APPEAR IN THE ANNUAL EXAMINATIONS.
To appear in the annual examination candidate must fulfill the following requirements.
- Having attended not less than 80% of the full course of lectures and practical’s held in each of the subject and 80% of clinical practicals in Nursing subjects. Provided the Principal of the college shall have authority to rectify shortage in attendance (Theory & Practical) to the extent of 5% in special circumstances.
- A candidate must have 100% attendance in each of the practical areas before appearing annual exam.
- Having secured at least 50% marks of the total marks fixed for internal assessment in each subject, separately, in order to be eligible to appear in all university examinations.
- A candidate who has completed the prescribe course/ attendance as laid down in the class and is unable to appear in examination, or having appeared has failed, may be admitted to subsequent examinations.
(i) There shall be internal assessment in each subject, for which separate marks will be reserved as under :
- Each practical 50% marks.
- Each theory paper 50% marks.
(ii) The practical work done by each subject during the year shall be recorded in a record book, which must be signed by a concerned teacher & practical, college of nursing for presenting to the examiners at the time of practical examination.
(iii) The examination will be held according to the syllabus prescribed by the Indian Nursing Council and approved by the Academic Council of the University of Health Sciences, Rohtak.
(iv) Every candidate shall appear in the subject for first year to final year examination according to the scheme of examination of Post (Basic) B.Sc Nursing Course.
MEDIUM OF EXAMINATION
Medium of examination shall be English. Practical examinations will be held
Before/ after the theory examination.
SCHEME OF EXAMINATIONS :
The subjects of examinations and the distribution of marks will be as under:-
|Theory||DURATION||INT. ASS.||EXT. ASS.||TOTAL MARKS|
|1. Nursing foundation||2||15||35||50|
|2. Nutrition & Dietetics||2||15||35||50|
|3. Biochemistry and biophysics||3||25||75||100|
|6. Maternal Nursing||3||25||75||100|
|7. Child health Nursing||3||25||75||100|
|8. Medical and surgical Nursing||3||25||75||100|
|1. Medical & Surgical Nursing||50||50||100|
|2. Maternal Nursing||50||50||100|
|3. Child Health Nursing||50||50||100|
|11. Community Health Nursing and Integration of Middle – Level health provider||3||25||75||100|
|12. Mental health nursing||3||25||75||100|
|13. Introduction to Nursing Education|
|14. Introduction to Nursing Administration|
|15. Introduction to Nursing Research and Statistics**|
|4. Community Helath Nurisng and Integration of Middle – Level health provider||50||50||100|
|5. Mental Health Nursing||50||50||100|
|6. Research Project**||50||50||50|
Note : * Qualifying Examination
** College Examination (not University Examination)
- Teaching of Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology and Pathology will be integrated with clinical subjects.
- A minimum of 80% attendance in theory and practical / clinical in each subject is essential for appearing in the examination.
- 100% attendance in practical / clinical in each clinical area is essential before award of degree.
- 50% of minimum marks in each theory and practical paper separately is required for passing.
- A candidate has to secure minimum of 33% in qualifying subject for passing.
PROMOTION AND PASS MARKS:
(i) The minimum number of marks required to pass the examination shall be :
- 50 percent in theory in each subject other than English which will be include internal assessment.
- 50 percent in practical including internal assessment in each subject.
(ii) Candidate shall not be allowed to appear in the higher examination unless he/she passes in all the subject of lower class (as per INC).
AMENDMENT IN THE ORDINANCE OF B.SC NURSING – 4 YEAR, POST BASIC B.SC NURSING -2 YRS.
On the basis of resolution approved by the governing body of Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi conveyed vide his F.No. 1-5/2014 – INC dated 29.10.2014 and as approved in P.G Board of Studies in Nursing placed at following is the proposed amendment in ordinance (s) :-
Proposed Amendment For All Above Courses :-
The candidates if fail in more than one/two subject in any nursing programme they can be promoted to next year. Only two attempts were allowed before 2012 now a candidate can take any number of attempts with a condition that the maximum period allowed is as prescribed for each nursing programme. That is Post Basic B.Sc Nursing – 4 Yrs. & B.Sc Nursing – 8 Years. However all paper need to be cleared before appearing in the final examination.
(i) The controller of Examination shall publish the result of examination as soon as possible maximum within one month after the examination.
(ii) Successful candidate shall be classified as under, on the aggregate marks obtained in all the examination taken together :-
(a) Those who obtain 60% 1st Division
Or more than the total marks.
(b) Those who obtain less than 60% 2nd Division
Of the total marks.
(c) Those who obtain 75% or more Distinction in the subject/s Concerned
Marks in the subjects and / or aggregate
(iii) A candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing who has completed his / her course in the minimum prescribed period and has passed each of his/her yearly examination at first attempt, and has obtained aggregate of seventy five percent of maximum marks in each subject of all the annual examinations, shall at the time of graduation be awarded the degree of Bachelor of sciences in nursing with distinction in subjects concerned.
Students will observe vacation as under :-
Winter break 10 days in December
Summer Break 20 days in June
Sick Leave 2 Weeks
The above schedule is liable to change from time to time by the university.