HPU Shimla Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Admission 2020, Dates, Application Form

hpu post basic bsc nursing 2020


Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) Shimla announces Entrance Test for Admission to Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Program 2020

HPU Shimla Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Admission 2020 – Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) Shimla has invited application for admission to Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing (2-years Degree Course) through an Entrance Test for the academic year 2020-21
The admission to this degree course will be made on the basis of merit in the Entrance Test to be conducted by the HPU on behalf of the Government of Himachal Pradesh. Entrance Test for Post Basic B.Sc Nursing will be held on 21st October 2020

About the Program

  • Admission to 2 years Post-Basic B.Sc. Nursing Degree Course (Female Candidates only) in Govt. /Private Nursing Colleges/Institutions in Himachal Pradesh (Session 2020-21)
  • The Post-Basic B.Sc. Nursing Degree Course of 2 years is being introduced in Govt./ Private Nursing Colleges. This Degree Course is affiliated to H.P. University, Shimla and permitted on yearly basis by the Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi.

No. of Seats

  • The distribution of seats between in-service and direct group/quota in Sister Nivedita Nursing College, IGMC, Shimla shall be made in the ratio of 70:30
Group/Quota-wise distribution of seats between In-service and Direct candidates in the ratio of 70:30 in Sister Nivedita Govt. Nursing College, IGMC, Shimla
Total Number of Seats30
For in-service Group/Quota (70%)21
For Direct Group/Quota (30%)09
Category wise distribution of seats as per 200 point reservation roster afresh in Sister Nivedita Govt. College of Nursing, IGMC, Shimla:
In-service Group (1-21)21
Direct Group (1-9)09
Quota wise distribution of seats in Private Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Institutions/ Colleges:
Total Number of Seats405
For in-service Group/Quota (70%)204
For Direct Group/Quota (30%)201

HPU Shimla Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Admission 2020 Important Dates

Schedule for filling up online Application Form with final transaction of fee09th to 30th Sep 2020
Application Form Correction01st to 03rd October 2020
Date of uploading of Admit Cards09th October 2020
Date of Entrance Test21st October 2020
Dates for displaying the Key Answers & receiving objections24th – 26th October 2020
Date of declaration of result30th October 2020
Date of issuance of merit list (Tentative)03rd November 2020
Date of 1st Round of Counselling at HPUTo be notified with the Merit List
Date for joining the allotted college & courseTo be intimated on the admission letter during the counseling
Date of 2nd round of counseling at HPUTo be notified separately
Date of joining the allotted college & CourseTo be intimated on the admission letter
Commencement of Academic SessionOctober 2020
Last date upto which the candidates can be admitted against vacancies4th week of Oct 2020

Eligibility Criteria for HPU Shimla Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Admission 2020

Only female candidates are eligible for HPU Post Basic B.Sc nursing 2020.
QualificationCandidates must have qualified 10+2 or any equivalent examination from the recognized board with at least 45% aggregate marks and 35% is the minimum for SC/ST/OBC candidates.
MarksCandidates must have secured at least 50% marks in General Nursing & Midwifery.
RegistrationCandidates must have registered as a Nurse/Midwife (RN/RM) with the state of Himachal Pradesh Nurses Registration Council, Shimla at the time of counseling.
Eligibility for In-Service Quota Seats
  • In-service quota seats are to be filled by the in-service regularly appointed Nursing Cadre candidates of Govt. of H.P.
  • The candidates must have completed at least five (5) years of service on the last date of submission of application form.
  • Candidates should not have attained maximum 50 years of age as on 31st December, 2020.
Eligibility for Direct Quota Seats
The direct seats are for the candidate who belongs from any of the below-mentioned categories:
  • The Bonafide Himachali/Domicile candidates/Children of H.P. Govt. employees and employees of Autonomous Bodies wholly or partially financed by the Himachal Pradesh Government, who have done their GNM course from GNM Schools/Institutions anywhere in India duly recognized by the Indian Nursing Council/H.P. State Nurses Registration Council or,
  • Candidates must be GNM trained from the recognized Govt./Private GNM Schools/Institutions situated in the State of Himachal Pradesh.
  • The age of the candidate should be between 17 to 35 years as on 31 December, 2020

HPU Shimla Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Admission 2020 Application Process

  • The Female Applicants may apply only online by using University Websites www.admissions.hpushimla.in & www.hpuniv.ac.in for admission to Post Basic 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.

Application Fee

The application fee amount is non-refundable. It is important to make the payment of the fee at the time of filling the application form. The expected application fee for HPU Post Basic B.sc nursing is
For General/OBC/PH/EWS CategoriesRs. 2000/-
For SC/ST CategoriesRs.1000/-

HPU Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam Pattern

The examination shall consist of one written paper only in the subjects mentioned here under in accordance with the syllabi of GNM studies
Medium of ExamEnglish
Type of Question PaperMCQ Type
Number of Questions150 (one hundred fifty)
Total Marks150 (each question will carry 1 mark).
Duration of Entrance Test2 hours
MarkingThere will be No Negative Marking for a wrong answer
Fundamentals of Nursing2001 each (Marks)
Medical surgical Nursing2001 each (Marks)
Psychiatric Nursing2001 each (Marks)
Paediatrics Nursing2001 each (Marks)
Midwifery & Gynaecology2001 each (Marks)
Community Health Nursing2001 each (Marks)
Anatomy & Physiology1001 each (Marks)
Nutrition501 each (Marks)

Exam Centres

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

Admit Card

  • The University will provide the facility of downloading the Admit Cards for appearing to Post Basic B.Sc. (Nursing) Entrance Test-2020 on the University Website www.admissions.hpushimla.in & www.hpuniv.ac.in
  • The 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