IGNOU BSc Nursing Entrance Test 2018-OPENNET VII Notification, Dates

IGNOU Admission Notice for Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing through OPENNET VII 2018 entrance test

Indira Gandhi National Open University has issued a notification for admission to Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Programme starting from January 2018 through Entrance Test

 

OPENNET-VII

Candidates can check the detailed information like application form, eligibility criteria, admit card from this page given below.

 

Programme Objectives

The main objectives of the programme are as follows:

 

Provide opportunity to a large segment of in-service nurses to upgrade their knowledge and skills to respond to the changing health needs of the society

 

Motivate nurses to maintain clinical competence to provide quality care

 

Develop teaching, administration and research skills

 

The Post Basic Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a three-year Degree programme. This course has two major components: theory and practicals

 

Duration of Program

The minimum duration of the programme is three years. However, the students are given a maximum period of five years to complete the programme from the date of registration. After which the student have to apply for readmission paying the fee for each incomplete course of theory.

 

Medium of Instruction: English

 

Academic Session: The Programme commences from January of every year.

 

IGNOU OPENNET-VII 2018 Eligibility Criteria

In-service Nurses i.e. Registered Nurses and Registered Midwives (RNRM) having 10+2 with three years Diploma in General nursing and Midwifery (GNM) with a minimum of two years experience (after registration as RNRM) in the profession

 

For male nurses who have not done midwifery in the GNM programme, should have a certificate in any of the Nursing courses of 6-9 months duration prescribed by the Indian Nursing Council in lieu of midwifery

 

OR

 

In-service Nurses (RNRM) having 10th class (Matriculation) or its equivalent with three years Diploma in General Nursing & Midwifery (GNM) with a minimum of five years experience (after registration as RNRM) in the profession

 

(For males nurses who have not done midwifery in the GNM programme, should have a certificate in any of the nursing courses of 6-9 months duration prescribed by the Indian Nursing Council in lieu of midwifery)

 

Age of Admission: There is no maximum age limit

 

No. of Seats

The number of seats as approved by INC for admission to IGNOU Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Program varies from PSC to PSC. The approved list of Program Study Centres (PSCs) for Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing along with PSCs Code and RCs Code and number of seats is given in Appendix VIII

 

The list includes active PSCs where Post Basic BSc Nursing students will be admitted

 

Reservation: Reservation policy as per Government of India Rules

 

IGNOU OPENNET-VII 2018 Admission Procedure

Admission for Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Program for January 2018 session will be done region wise on the basis of merit in common entrance test. Regional Centres where Post Basic B.Sc. (N) Program Study Centres are established will do the counseling and admissions

 

Candidates from any Region/State can apply as per their choice through any Regional Centre/s where PSCs for Post Basic BSc. Nursing Programme are established

 

Region based merit list will be prepared after tie-break by SED

 

Selection Procedure

Region wise merit list for admission to Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing January 2018 session will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the OPENNET-VII (Entrance Test) and will be displayed in the IGNOU website after the declaration of results

 

In case two or more candidates obtain equal marks in the OPENNET-VII (Entrance Test), the inter-se ranking of such candidates shall be determined on the basis of the following criteria for tie break

 

IGNOU OPENNET-VII 2018 Application Procedure

The Application Form can also be downloaded from the IGNOU website www.ignou.ac.in or obtained from Regional Centre IGNOU directly or by post

 

In case the entrance test form is downloaded, a demand draft of Rs.1050/- should be sent along with the form. Candidates will be required to apply/submit their entrance test form to the Regional Centre from where the candidates wish to pursue the Program

 

It may be noted that the Programme Study Centres for Post Basic BSc Nursing are located only in Regional Centres as given in Appendix-VII. So candidates are requested to ensure that they fill the RC code/PSC code in their entrance test forms of only those regional centres where PSCs for Post Basic BSc Nursing are activated and given in the Appendix-VIII

 

Application should be submitted at concerned Regional Centre only (Where the candidate wishes to take admission) and where PSC of Post Basic BSc Nursing is located

 

Applications in the prescribed form complete in all respects should reach the Concerned Regional Director, IGNOU Regional Centre (where the Program study centre of Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing is located), on or before 15th July 2017 by registered post/speed post. Fill up Regional Centre Code where you want to take admission and in which the Program Study Centre of Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing is located

 

Exam Fee

It is an essential pre-requisite for you to submit the Examination Form through online mode for taking exam in any course(s)

 

Exam Fee of Rs.120/-per course is required to be paid through Debit/Credit Card through online mode; the student must submit On-line examination form as per guidelines through IGNOU website at www.ignou.ac.in during submission of exam schedule and payment can done by credit/debit card of any nationalized banks

 

Dates of Submission

For June TEE

1st March to 31st March, Late Fee - NIL

 

1st April to 30th April Late Fee - Rs.500/-

 

1st May to 15th May Late Fee - Rs. 1000/-

 

For December TEE

1st September to 30th September Late Fee - NIL

 

1st October to 31st October Late Fee - Rs. 500/-

 

1st November to 15th November Late Fee - Rs. 1000/-

 

Examination form must be submitted only in online mode as per guidelines available on IGNOU website (www.ignou.ac.in)

 

Application Price

Price: Rs.1000/- by cash at the counter

 

Rs.1050/- by registered post

 

Issue of Exam Hall Ticket

The Hall tickets are uploaded on University website 10 days before the commencement of examination. For appearing in the exam the students are required to download the hall ticket and appear in the exam

 

IGNOU OPENNET-VII 2018 Important Dates

 

Last Date for Submission of Entrance Test Form: 15th July 2017 extended to 11th August, 2017

 

Date of Entrance Test: 20th August 2017 extended to 24th September,2017

 

Tentative date of declaration of Result: October /November 2017

 

Tentative date of Region-wise Counselling: December 2017/January 2018

 

Final Admission: January 2018

 

IGNOU New Delhi

School of Health Sciences, Indira Gandhi National Open University, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068, Website www.ignou.ac.in

 

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