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PGI Chandigarh MSc Nursing Admission 2018

PGI Chandigarh admission for MSc Nursing 2018

PGI Chandigarh M.Sc Nursing Admission 2018 - Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh invites applications for admission to M.Sc Nursing Course for the academic session starting from 01st July 2018. The admission to the course is made on all India basis by holding PGIMER Chandigarh MSc Nursing Entrance Exam 2018, after issuing a countrywide admission notice

Admission is made once a year. The session shall commence from 16th July, each year. PGIMER M.Sc Nursing 2018 Notice will be published in leading newspapers in India usually during the months of April/May every year


Also See : Medical Entrance Exam


Important Dates for PGIMER - M.Sc Nursing Admissions 2018

  • Date of Registration of Application for Downloading of Challan Form: 24th April 2018
  • Last Date of filing of Applications online: 23rd May 2018
  • Last date of depositing of fee in the Bank: 28th May 2018
  • Entrance Exam: 24th June 2018
  • Declaration of Result: 25th June 2018
  • Date of Counseling: 27th June 2018


Duration of the Course: The duration of the courses is Two Academic Years

No. of Seats for M.Sc Nursing Course

  • M.Sc Nursing - 31 Seats (Gen - 12, SC - 04, ST - 02, OBC - 07 OPH* - 01 & For PGI Staff (Gen-03, ST - 01, OBC - 02)

No. of Seats for M.Sc Nursing (Specialty wise):

  • Community Health Nursing (Others - 06)
  • Mental Health (Psychiatric) Nursing: 03 Seats (PGI Staff-01 & Others-02)
  • Child Health (Pediatric) Nursing: 06 Seats (PGI Staff-02 & Other-04)
  • Obstetric & Gynecological Nursing: 05 Seats (PGI Staff-01 & Others-04)
  • Medical Surgical Nursing:11 Seats (PGI Staff - 02 & Others - 09)

Medical Surgical Nursing (Sub-Specialties):

  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Cardio Vascular and Thoracic Nursing
  • Oncology Nursing
  • Neurology & Neuro Surgical Nursing
  • Nephrology & Urology Nursing
  • Orthopaedic & Rehabilitation Nursing
  • Gastroenterology Nursing):

Note: Specialties for the M.Sc Nursing in Medical Surgical Nursing in any one of the above sub Specialty shall be opted by the candidate by 31st August 2018


Eligibility Criteria

M.Sc. Nursing – 2 years (Course Code- MSC/022)

  • B.Sc Nursing/Post-Basic from an Institution recognized by the Indian Nursing Council and PGIMER, Chandigarh as equivalent thereto with at least 55% marks in aggregate
  • Candidate should have minimum one-year of work experience after registration as Registered Nurse & Registered Midwife by 23rd May 2018 (the last date for submission of applications) in bedside nursing in a minimum 100 bedded hospital (for private hospitals only) or Public Health Nursing or in Nursing Educational Institutions recognized by the Indian Nursing Council after B.Sc Nursing (4 years) or before and after Post-Basic B.Sc Nursing. The experience certificate in this regard must be on the letter head of the hospital and should clearly indicate the capacity of the hospital in terms of number of beds and should be approved by State/Central Govts failing which experience will not be considered
  • Candidates should be a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife as approved by INC or substitute registration in the case of male candidates fully qualified for nursing of men, women and children

Foreign Nationals (FN)

  • Foreign nationals should also fill in the prescribed application form Online.
  • Candidates are required to take the print out of the filled online application form and route their applications along with necessary documents through the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India, New Delhi
  • The online application form will be treated as an advance copy.
  • However application of such candidates will be proposed after receipt of thesame through diplomatic channels. These candidates are also


Selection Process

  • The selection will be made strictly in order of merit of the candidates in the respective merit lists of entrance test
  • The minimum marks required for the selection will be 50% for candidates belonging to General category including foreign candidates and 45% for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC & OPH
  • In the matter of selection, the decision of the Director, PGIMER, and Chandigarh shall be final
  • Candidates will be invited for interview strictly in order of merit in the respective merit lists based on the marks obtained by them in the entrance exam; the number of candidates to be called for the interview will be three times the total number of seats to be filled in each category from candidates who fulfill the cut off points
  • The candidates on the waiting list will attend the counseling in the office of the Principal, NINE, PGIMER, Chandigarh on the dates & time to be announced on the day of 1st counseling; the seats, if available, shall be offered to the candidates on merit; no separate correspondence shall be made


Exam Pattern

  • Written test is of objective type and in English language on the following subjects: Medical Surgical Nursing, Community Health Nursing, Obstetric Nursing, Child Health Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Trends in Nursing, General Knowledge
  • Question paper will consist of 100 Questions of Objective Type with a Single Correct response out of four options. Negative Marking (0.25) will be done for Wrong Answers
  • Merit list of candidates is prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the Online Entrance Exam. Merit list is prepared for each category of candidate’s viz.:
    • General
    • SC/ST & OBC
    • Orthopedic Physically Handicapped
    • PGI deputed candidates to the courses of B.Sc Nursing (Post-Basic) and M.Sc Nursing


Details of Fee and Others Dues:

  • Fee - Tuition Fee Rs.350/-, Library Fee Rs.50/-, Laboratory Fee Rs.900/-, Games Fee Rs.30/-, Amalgamated Fund Rs.720/-
  • Other Fees/Funds - Security/Caution Money (*Refundable) Rs 10,000/-, Migration Fee Rs.100/-, Registration Fee Rs.500/-, Exam Fee Rs.400/-


Application Process

  • Candidates are required to apply online through PGIMER, Chandigarh website www.pgimer.edu.in
  • No other means/mode of application (through post, email, fax, deposit of CV etc.) will be accepted. Firstly ensure that you have a valid personal email ID; in case, a candidate does not have a valid personal email ID, he/she should create his/her new email ID before applying Online
  • The application, complete in all respects accompanied with all the relevant documents should reach the office of Registrar, PGIMER, Sector-12, Chandigarh on or before the closing date

Procedure for Online Application Form

  • After opening the PGIMER website i.e. www.pgimer.edu.in, the candidate will open the Application Form available on the website and fill up various columns
  • After filling up all the columns, the candidate will generate Challan Form and deposit the requisite fee in any Branch of State Bank of India anywhere in India; after that the candidate fill the Challan Form No./I-collect No. in the Application Form
  • The candidate will download/print the filled Application for and paste a photograph on the available space and place his/her signature on the Application Form
  • The candidate will attach all the relevant certificates/Annexures and Challan Form with the Application and sent the same to the Registrar, PGIMER, Sector-12, Chandigarh


Application Fee

  • For General/OBC /Sponsored Candidates: Rs.1000/-
  • For SC/ST Candidates: Rs.800/-


Mode of Payment

  • All the candidates are directed to deposit the above fees in the branches of State Bank of India by filling the Challan form in the name of "Director, PGIMER", Chandigarh (Examination) in the Power Jyoti Account No. 32211613319 and those candidates who have SBI account can also pay the their fee through i-collect service of SBI


PGIMER - Chandigarh

Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh, National Institute of Nursing Education, PGIMER, Sector-12, Chandigarh-160012, Tel.: 0172-2755256, 0172-2755257, Email: admissionsatnine@gmail.com, Website: https://pgimer.edu.in