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Tamil Nadu Post Basic BSc Nursing Admission 2018, Application, Dates

Tamil Nadu Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Admission Notification 2018

Tamil Nadu Post Basic BSc Nursing Admission 2018 - Health and Family Welfare (PME) Department, Tamil Nadu has released notification for admission to the Post Basic Nursing Courses in Govt. Medical Colleges and various Self-Financing Colleges of Tamil Nadu for the session 2018-19

The complete detail of Tamil Nadu Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Admission 2018 such as application form, eligibility criteria, seats intake, admission process etc are given below
Course Offered

  • Course Name: Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing
  • Duration of the Course: 2 years
  • Selection Committee will not be responsible for consequences resulting due to non-diligent follow-up of notices, notification and publications appearing on the websites regarding admission to Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Course 2018-2019 session


Tamil Nadu Post Basic BSc Nursing Admission 2018 Important Dates

  • Notification: 26th September 2018
  • Commencement of Downloading Application Form: 26th September 2018
  • Last Date for downloading Application Form: 03rd October 2018
  • Last Date for Receipt of the Application Form: 04th October 2018
  • Expected Date for Declaration of Merit: Will be notified later
  • Allotment of Seats by Personal Appearance: Will be notified later
  • Last Date of Admission: The date as mentioned in the allotment order of the candidates


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Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate should be a citizen of India
  • Candidate should be a Native of Tamil Nadu
  • Candidates who have studied XI Std. to XII standard in schools of Tamil Nadu and studied Diploma in Nursing Course for a period of 3 or 3 ½ years in Tamil Nadu need not enclose the "Nativity Certificate"
  • Candidates who are native of Tamil Nadu but studied XI Std. to XII Std and Diploma in Nursing course for a period of 3 or 3½ years either partly or completely in schools situated outside Tamil Nadu should produce the "Nativity Certificate"
  • Application without a proper Nativity Certificate will not be considered


Age Limit

  • Candidates should not have completed 45 years as on 31st December 2018. Evidence should be produced


Educational Qualification

  • Candidates belonging to all categories should have passed Diploma in Nursing Examination with a pass in the Higher Secondary or Senior Secondary or Intermediate or 10 + 2 or an equivalent exam recognized by the University
  • Should have obtained a certificate in General Nursing and Midwifery and registered as R.N.R.M. with the State Nurses Registration Council
  • Service candidates should send their application through the Head of the Medical College Hospital /Institution in which they are presently working
  • Service candidates serving in Tamil Nadu Medical Service on a regular basis should have completed two years of continuous regular service as on 31st May 2018
  • Candidates who are serving purely under temporary category in Tamil Nadu Medical Service will be considered for selection under open quota as non-service candidates only
  • Service candidates taking allotment in Self-financing colleges will not be paid salary and they have to avail leave to which they are eligible for the period of study on their own after obtaining prior permission from their Head of the Department concerned
  • The admission to Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Course is open to both men and women in the ratio of 1: 9 (10% for men and 90% for women)


Seats Availability for Govt. of Tamil Nadu

  • Madras Medical College, Chennai - (Category-I Service): 30 Seats; (Category-II Private): 10 Seats; Total: 40 Seats
  • Govt Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College, Salem - (Category-I Service): 40 Seats; (Category-II Private): 10 Seats; Total: 50 Seats
  • Total: 90 Seats (Category-I Service - 70 Seats); (Category-II Private - 20 Seats)


Selection Process

  • The selection will be made on merit basis and by counselling applying the Rule of reservation / Roster method followed by the Govt. of Tamil Nadu whichever is applicable.
  • Any remaining unfilled seats for want of adequate number of eligible candidates belonging to SCA community shall be filled by candidates belonging to SC community other than Arunthathiyar as per merit and vice versa. (G.O.Ms No.55/ P & AR Department dated: 08.04.2010)
  • The Third Gender candidates who identify themselves as female by self declaration supported by the certificate (ID Card) issued by the Tamil Nadu Third Gender Welfare Board (TNGWB) are also eligible to get allotment as female candidates.


Also See : Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Admission Notification, Dates


Application Process for Tamil Nadu Post Basic BSc Nursing Admission 2018

  • Applications can only be downloaded from the websites www.tnhealth.org or www.tnmedicalselection.org
  • Filled in application along with necessary enclosures should be sent in a large sized cover measuring 38 cm X 28 cm super-scribed "Application for Post Basic B.Sc. (Nursing) Course 2018 -19 Session" addressed to the Secretary, Selection Committee, Kilpauk, Chennai -10 before the last date along with a Demand Draft for Rs.350/- which is non-refundable towards the cost of application form drawn in favour of "The Secretary, Selection Committee, Kilpauk, Chennai-10" and payable at Chennai
  • The name of the candidate and the name of the course should be written on the reverse of the Demand Draft; the template with requisite details available for download should be printed and pasted on the cover
  • SC/SCA & ST candidate who have been native of Tamil Nadu are exempted from payment of the cost of application form
  • Eligible Candidates can download their call letter from the websites www.tnhealth.org / www.tnmedicalselection.org by entering their AR No allotted by the Selection Committee and their Date of Birth and attend the counselling as per the date and time mentioned in the counselling schedule which will also be available on the websites

Government of Tamil Nadu

Health & Family Welfare (PME) Department, (Selection Committee, Directorate of Medical Education), #162, E.V.R Periyar High Road, Kilpauk, Chennai-600010, Phone No: 044-28361674, Websites www.tnhealth.org or www.tnmedicalselection.org