Bachelor Of Science In Nursing

 

Level
Graduate

Duration
4 Years

Seats
60

About the Programme

B. Sc. Nursing is a four-year undergraduate programme focused on developing critical care, advanced thinking skills, proficiency and values necessary for the practice of professional nursing and midwifery as mentioned in the National Health Policy 2002. The programme is streamlined to enable students to address the health needs of the nation, society and individuals. The programme prepares students to become responsible citizens by following a code of moral values and conduct at all times while fulfilling personal, social and professional responsibilities to respond to national objectives. B. Sc. Nursing programme involves classroom study, projects and assignments that enable students to gain practical knowledge of their learning. After the completion of the programme, the students are required to undergo a six-month internship to experience real-world clinical settings and learn from them. Candidates looking for more knowledge in the same field may pursue higher education for challenging career opportunities.

Syllabus

S.No. SEMESTER COURSE NO. COURSES/ SUBJECTS Theory (hrs.) Lab (hrs.) Clinica l (hrs.) Total (hrs.)
1 First 1 General Science * (Refresher Course) 80     80
2 Communicative English* 40     40
3 Applied Anatomy and Applied Physiology 100     100
4 Applied Sociology & Applied Psychology 100 100
5 Nursing Foundations I including First Aid 120 80 160 360
6 Science Module* 80     80
  TOTAL 440 80 160 760
2 Second 1 Applied Biochemistry 20     20
2 Applied Nutrition and dietetics 40     40
3 Nursing Foundations II including First Aid Module 120 120 320 560
4 Introduction to community Health Nursing* (Including Health care Policy & regulation and Environmental Science) 40   80 120
5 Self study and co curricular 20+20=40 40
  TOTAL 220 120 400 780
 
S.No. SEMESTER COURSE NO. COURSES/ SUBJECTS Theory (hrs.) Lab (hrs.) Clinica l (hrs.) Total (hrs.)
3 Third 1 Applied Microbiology and Infection Control including 40 40   80
2 Pharmacology I 20     20
3 Pathology I 20     20
4 Medical Surgical Nursing I/ Adult Health Nursing I with integrated pathophysiology including BCLS module 120 40 480 640
5 Professionalism, Professional Values and Ethics including Bioethics 20     20
6 Self study/Co curricular 20 20
  TOTAL 220 80 480 800
4 Fourth 1 Pharmacology II 40     40
2 Pathology II and Genetics 20     20
3 Adult Health Nursing II including Geriatric Nursing with Health Assessment Module 120 40 480 640
4 Educational Technology/ Nursing education 40 40   80
5 Self study/Cocurricular 20 20
  TOTAL 220 80 480 800
S.No. SEMESTER COURSE NO. COURSES/ SUBJECTS Theory (hrs.) Lab (hrs.) Clinica l (hrs.) Total (hrs.)
5 Fifth 1 Child Health Nursing I including FBNC, Essential Newborn Care(ENBC), IMNCI and PLS/PALS, modules 80 40 160 280
2 Mental Health Nursing I 80   80 160
3 Nursing Management and Leadership 60   80 140
4 Nursing Research and Statistics 40   80(Proj ect) 120
5 Health/ Nursing Informatics and technology 30 20   50
6 Introduction to Forensic Nursing and Indian laws 20     20
7 Self study/Cocurricular 20 20
  TOTAL 310 60 400 790
6 Sixth 1 Child Health Nursing II 20   80 100
2 Mental Health Nursing II 20   160 180
3 Community Health Nursing I including Epidemiology and standard treatment protocols 100   160 260
4 Midwifery /Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBG) Nursing I including SBA module 40 40 160 240
5 Self study/Cocurricular 20 20
  TOTAL 180 40 560 800
 
S.No. SEMESTER COURSE NO. COURSES/ SUBJECTS Theory (hrs.) Lab (hrs.) Clinica l (hrs.) Total (hrs.)
7 Seventh 1 Community Health Nursing II 40   80 120
2 Midwifery/ Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBG) Nursing II 80 40 560 680
3 Self study/Cocurricular 20 20
  TOTAL 120 40 640 820
8 Eight (Internship) -22 weeks 1 Community Health Nursing- 4 weeks        
2 Adult Health Nursing- 6 weeks        
3 Child Health Nursing- 4 weeks        
4 Mental Health Nursing- 4 weeks        
5 Midwifery- 4 weeks        
           
  TOTAL 22× 88 hrs/week 1056
 

Admission Criteria

  • Both male and female candidates are eligible for this course.
  • Candidates must have the following educational qualifications –
  • Higher secondary school certificate (10 + 2) of class 12 from a recognized Board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB) with a minimum of 45% aggregate marks in PCB.
  • English must be a compulsory subject.
  • SC/ST candidates will be given 5 % of relaxation in aggregate marks in PCB.
  • At the time of admission, the student should be 17 years old (in December of the year of admission).
  • Candidate should be of sound physical and mental health.
  • The candidate will be selected on the basis of marks obtained in the class 12 exam.
  • Admission will be provisional till the University provides eligibility.

Eligibility from the University

  • Candidates before seeking admission in the B.Sc Nursing course, shall obtain an eligibility certificate from the University by the remitting prescribed fee and form.
  • Admission will be provisional till the University issues an eligibility certificate.
  • The college will not be responsible if the University rejects the form.

Attendance

  • No candidate shall be permitted to appear for any part of the exam until he/she completes 80% attendance in theory and 100% attendance in practical (clinical) irrespective of any kind of absence.
  • Absence from college/clinical without prior notice will not be considered as leave and students will be required to make up those days during the summer and winter vacations.

Vacation

Student will get 15 days winter and 30 days summer vacation. No other leave is permissible.

Career Path

Upon the completion of B.Sc nursing course, graduates could have the following career opportunities open to them:

  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Certified Nurse Midwife
  • Case Manager
  • Administrator
  • Nurse Anaesthetist
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Hospital Staff Nurse
  • School health nurse
  • Industrial nurse
  • Public health nurse
  • Long care home nurse
  • Nursing Tutor in Colleges of Nursing