HPU Shimla B.Sc. Nursing Program Admission 2020, Eligibility, Dates, Application Procedure

HPU Shimla B.Sc Nursing Admission 2020 – Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) Shimla has invited application for Admission to 4 years B.Sc. Nursing Degree Course through an Entrance Test for the academic year 2020-21

About the Program

  • Admission to 4 years B.Sc. Nursing Degree Course (Female Candidates Only) in Govt. / Private Nursing Colleges in Himachal Pradesh 2020-21
  • 4 years B.Sc. (Nursing) Degree Course (including internship) being run in the college(s)/institution(s) listed in the Prospectus are having the approval of the Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi and are affiliated to the Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla.

Regarding Colleges

The Himachal Pradesh University will conduct the Entrance Test for admission to 4 years B.Sc. Nursing Degree Course for female candidates only in Sister Nivedita Govt. College of Nursing, IGMC, Shimla and Private Nursing Colleges/Institutions situated in the State of Himachal Pradesh on behalf of the Govt. of Himachal Pradesh.

Important Dates



Schedule for filling up online Application Form

09th to 30th Sep 2020

Application Form Correction

01st to 03rd October 2020

Date of uploading of Admit Cards

09th October 2020

Date of Entrance Test

21st October 2020

Dates for displaying the Key Answers & receiving objections

24th – 26th October 2020

Date of declaration of result

30th October 2020

Date of issuance of merit list (Tentative)

03rd November 2020

Date of 1st Round of Counselling at HPU

To be notified with the Merit List

Date for joining the allotted college & course

To be intimated on the admission letter during the counseling

Date of 2nd round of counseling at HPU

To be notified separately

Date of joining the allotted college & Course

To be intimated on the admission letter

Commencement of Academic Session

October 2020

Last date upto which the candidates can be admitted against vacancies

4th week of Oct 2020

Eligibility Criteria

(i) Female Children of Bonafide Himachali/ Himachal Govt. employees and employees of Autonomous bodies wholly or partially financed by the Himachal Pradesh Govt. will only be eligible to apply for admission to 4 years B.Sc. Nursing Degree Course through Entrance Test to be conducted by HPU, Shimla in Sister Nivedita Govt. College of Nursing, IGMC, Shimla and Private un-aided B.Sc. Nursing Colleges/Institutions situated in the State of Himachal Pradesh.

(ii) For filling up of 50% Management Quota Seats in Private un-aided B.Sc. Nursing Colleges in State of Himachal Pradesh, there will be no requirement of being Himachali Bonafide. Under this quota, both Himachali and Non-Himachali interested candidates can compete in the entrance test subject to fulfillment of minimum educational qualifications and age criteria as prescribed in the prospectus

Age Criteria

The age of the candidates should be between 17 to 35 years as on 31st December 2020 i.e. the candidate should be born between 01st January 1986 and 01st April 2004

However, upper age can be relaxable by 5 years in the case of SC/ST candidates i.e. the candidate must born between 01.01.1981 and 01.01.2004. Age as recorded in the matriculation certificate will be entertained.

Application Procedure

  • The Female Applicants may apply only online by using University Websites www.admissions.hpushimla.in & www.hpuniv.ac.in for admission to B.Sc. Nursing Degree Course through Entrance Test.
  • However, the Counselling–cum-Admission Form duly completed in all respects along with required self-attested photocopies of documents are to be submitted personally by the qualified candidates at the time of Counselling/admission
  • They are also required to produce original certificates/documents for verification at the time of Counseling along with counseling fee.
  • Log on to website www.admissions.hpushimla.in and candidates must download the prospectus and replica of ONLINE application form to read it carefully to satisfy her eligibility criteria and other requirements for submission of online application form for appearing in the test.

Application Fee

After filling all the information in the application form candidates have to pay the application fee and then have to submit the application form online

For General/OBC and their Subcategories

Rs 1600/-

For Antyodaya/IRDP/EWS Categories

Rs 800/-

For SC/ST and their Subcategories

Rs 800/-

Mode of Payment

Candidates have to pay the application fee in the online mode through the payment gateway method. Applicants can pay the fee through Net banking/Debit card or through Credit card.

Exam Pattern

Language for the entrance examination

English only

Nature of questions asked in the examination

Objective type questions

Provision of Negative Marking


Examination Duration

2 Hours (120 minutes)

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Exam Centres

The expected exam centres for the HPU B.Sc. Nursing Entrance Test 2020 are listed below.







Declaration of Result & Merit List

  • Minimum qualifying marks of the entrance test for admission to B.Sc. Nursing degree course shall be 35% for General & its sub-categories, and 30% for SC/ST/Other Backward Classes & their subcategories and Physically Handicapped candidates.
  • Before declaration of result, the key answers as provided by the Examiner(s) will be moderated by a committee of the subject expert to be constituted by the Vice Chancellor immediately after holding the Entrance Test.
  • The result of all the candidates appeared in the entrance test will be declared and made available on the website of the University

Admit Card

  • The University will provide the facility of downloading the Admit Cards for appearing to B.Sc. (Nursing) Entrance Test-2020 on the University Website www.admissions.hpushimla.in & www.hpuniv.ac.in
  • Candidates are required to download the Admit cards from the website by following the instructions/schedule given therein
  • The candidate may please note that Admit cards will not be sent by post.

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website