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Nursing

What is Nursing ?

Nursing encompasses independence and collaborative care of individuals of all ages, groups, families, communities, sick or well, and in all positions. It holds the prevention of illness, promotion of health, and the care of the ill, disabled, and so on. Nurses save and improve lives as front-line members of the health care delivery team. Within this broad scope of health care, the occurrence of specific concerns to nurses is individual, family, and group responses to actual or potential health problems.

Scope of Nursing and Nursing Branches

Nurses have a surplus of career possibilities across the world. Students who are seeking their profession as a nurse can apply for jobs not only in private but also in government-run hospitals, nursing homes, etc. They can also get jobs in the Indian Nursing Council, Indian Red Cross Society, State Nursing Councils, and other nursing institutions.

Nursing Courses

There is a variety of courses in the Nursing field, not only for diploma or undergraduate students but also for the students who want to pursue their careers in postgraduate and doctoral degrees. From all these courses, one can choose according to their liking. Some of the top courses in Nursing science are listed below:

Degree

Course

Diploma

Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM)

Diploma in Auxiliary Nursing and Midwifery (ANM)

Undergraduate Nursing Degrees (UG)

B.Sc. in Nursing (Basic)

B.Sc. in Nursing (Post Basic)

Postgraduate Nursing Degrees (PG)

M.Sc. in Nursing

Eligibility of Nursing Courses

Eligibility for all the courses provided by the Nursing is as follows:

Degree

Eligibility

Diploma in Nursing

Candidates must have passed the 10+2 or equivalent exam from a recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as core subjects with a minimum aggregate marks criteria provided by the examining authority of government, universities/institutes, etc.

Bachelor degree in Nursing (UG)

Candidates must have passed the 10+2 or equivalent exam from a recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as core subjects with a minimum aggregate marks criteria provided by the examining authority of government, universities/institutes, etc.

Master in Nursing (PG)

Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in medical science with a minimum aggregate marks criteria provided by the examining authority of government, universities/institutes, etc.

Nursing Entrance Exams

For admission in Nursing Science, almost every other institute or university in India select candidates according to the merit list prepared on the basis of entrance exam scores and ranks. Some institutes or universities accept the national level exams or state level exam ranks while some of them conduct their own entrance exam. Listed below are some of the popular Nursing Entrance Exams in India conducted at a different level:

Degree

Exam

Bachelor degree in Nursing Science (UG)/Master in Nursing Science (PG)

·         AIIMS Nursing

·         Indian Army BSc Nursing

·         AFMC Nursing Exam

·         JIPMER Nursing

·         Lady Hardinge Nursing Entrance Exam

·         PGIMER Nursing

·         BHU Nursing

·         Jamia Hamdard Nursing

·         RUHS Nursing

·         BHU Nursing

·         Uttarakhand Nursing Entrance Exam

·         CMC Nursing Entrance Exam

·         NEIGRIHMS BSc Nursing