HPU MSc Nursing Entrance Test 2020, Dates, Eligibility, Application



hpu msc nursing entrance test 2020

 

HPU Shimla announces 2-yrs M.Sc. Nursing Course 2020 through Entrance Test

HPU MSc Nursing Entrance Test 2020 – Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) invites application from the eligible candidates for admission to M.Sc. Nursing (2 years degree course) in Government and Private Nursing Colleges in H.P. for the academic session 2020-21.
Interested candidates can check more details on HPU MSc Nursing Entrance Test 2020 form the page below and apply for the same till September 30, 2020 through online mode.


HPU M.Sc. Nursing Entrance Test 2020

  • M.Sc. Nursing Degree Course of 2 years is being introduced in Govt. and Private Nursing Colleges. This Degree Course is affiliated to H.P. University, Shimla and permitted on a yearly basis by the Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi.
  • Admission to this degree course shall be made as per merit drawn on the basis of marks of the Entrance Test to be conducted by the Himachal Pradesh University on behalf of the Govt. of Himachal Pradesh

No. of Seats (Tentative)

  • 05 Seats (for SIN, Sanjauli, Shimla); 04 Seats (for NSNI, Palampur); 05 Seats (for MNC, Annandale Shimla-5); 05 Seats (for SNC, Shimla) and 06 Seats (for GDC, Dharmashala)
  • Community health Nursing – 05 Seats (for SNGNC, IGMC Shimla); 08 Seats (for MLMSN, Solan); 05 Seats (for SIN, Sanjauli, Shimla); 04 Seats (for NSNI, Palampur); 05 Seats (for MNC, Annandale Shimla-5); 05 Seats (for SNC, Shimla) and 06 Seats (for GDC, Dharmashala)
  • Obstetric Nursing – 05 Seats (for SNGNC, IGMC Shimla); 04 Seats (for MLMSN, Solan); 04 Seats (for NSNI, Palampur); 05 Seats (for MNC, Annandale Shimla-5); 05 Seats (for SNC, Shimla) and 06 Seats (for GDC, Dharmashala)
  • Child Health Nursing – 05 Seats (for SNGNC, IGMC Shimla); 04 Seats (for MLMSN, Solan); 05 Seats (for SIN, Sanjauli, Shimla); 04 Seats (for NSNI, Palampur); 05 Seats (for MNC, Annandale Shimla-5); 05 Seats (for SNC, Shimla) and 06 Seats (for GDC, Dharmashala)
  • Mental Health Nursing – 05 Seats (for SNGNC, IGMC Shimla); 05 Seats (for MNC, Annandale Shimla-5); 05 Seats (for SNC, Shimla) and 06 Seats (for GDC, Dharmashala)

Distribution of Seats

  • Out of the total number of seats, 60% seats will be filled-up by the In-service candidates of Himachal Pradesh Govt. and 40% seats will be filled-up from open competition.
  • Group/Quota-wise distribution of seats between In-service and Direct candidates in the ratio of 60:40 in Sister Nivedita Nursing College, IGMC Shimla

HPU MSc Nursing Entrance Test 2020 Important Dates

EventsDates
Schedule for Submission of Online Application Form09th to 30th Sep 2020
Time for Correction of error (if any) in the Online Application Form01st & 03rd Oct 2020
Date of Uploading Admit Cards on University Website10th Oct 2020
Date of Entrance Test21st Oct 2020
Dates for displaying the Key Answers on the University Web24th & 26th Oct 2020
Tentative Date of Declaration of Result03rd Nov 2020
Tentative Date of Issuance of Merit List10th Nov 2020

Eligibility Criteria for HPU MSc Nursing Entrance Test 2020

  • Admission to M.Sc. Nursing Degree course shall be made on the basis of merit of the Entrance Test to be conducted by the Himachal Pradesh University Shimla for which female candidates are eligible subject to fulfillment of the following conditions:
  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 and its equivalent exam from recognized Board/University established by Law in India with minimum 45% aggregate marks; for SC/ST/OBC candidates the required percentage of aggregate marks will be 40%.
  • Candidates should be B.Sc. Nursing /Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing /B. Sc Hons. Nursing trained from the recognized Institutions not less than 55% aggregate marks
  • Minimum one year of work experience prior or after Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing and after B.Sc. Nursing from the date of registration at the time of counselling.
For In-Service Quota Seats
  • In-service quota seats are to be filled up by in-service regular appointed Nursing Cadre candidates of Govt. of H.P. subject to fulfillment of the condition as laid down under clause 15(i) of the prospectus.
  • However, adhoc & contractual appointees including appointees of Rogi Kalyan Samities will also be considered under this quota subject to fulfillment of the condition as laid down under clause 15(ii) of the prospectus
  • The candidates should not have attained a maximum of 50 years of age as on 31st December 2020.
For Direct Quota Seats
  • Direct quota seats will be available for open competition from amongst
  • The Bonafide Himachali/Domicile candidates/Children/spouse of H.P. Govt. employees and employees of Autonomous Bodies wholly or partially financed by the Himachal Pradesh Govt., who have done their B.Sc. Nursing and Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing schools/Institutions anywhere in India duly recognized by the Indian Nursing Council/H.P. State Nurses Registration Council.

Age Limit

  • The age of candidates should be between 17 to 35 years as on 31st December 2020

HPU MSc Nursing Entrance Test 2020 Application Process

  • The Female candidates may apply for M.Sc. Nursing Entrance Test through online Application Form only by using University website www.admissions.hpushimla & www.hpuniv.ac.in.
  • Admission Form as attached in the Prospectus duly completed in all respects along with attested photocopies of documents is to be submitted personally by the qualified candidates at the time of counselling/ admission.
  • Log on to the website and the candidate must download the prospectus and replica of the ONLINE application form to read it carefully to satisfy his/her eligibility criteria and other requirements for submission of online application form appearing in the Test.

Entrance Test Fee

For General CategoryRs.2500/-
For SC/ST CategoriesRs.1250/-

HPU MSc Nursing Entrance Test Pattern

Mode of ExamOffline (pen paper-based test)
Medium of Question PaperEnglish
Type of QuestionsMCQ type
Total no. of questions150
Duration2 hours

Marking Scheme

Distribution of sections, no. of questions and marks is as follows.
SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarks
Medical Surgical Nursing2020
Community Health Nursing2020
Obstetric & Gynecological Nursing2020
Mental health Nursing2020
Anatomy & Physiology1010
Applied Nursing1010
Research & Statistics0505
Nursing Education & Administration0505
Pharmacology, Pathology & genetics0505
Nutrition, Biochemistry & Biophysics0505
Microbiology0505
Psychology & Sociology0505
General Knowledge0505
Total150150

Result & Merit List

  • The Selection of the candidates for M.Sc. Nursing Course will be on the basis of the merit of the entrance test. The minimum marks required for the selection will be 50% for candidates for General category, 40% for SC/ST categories candidates.
  • Before declaration of result, the key Answers as provided by the Examiners will be moderated by a Committee of the subject expert to be constituted by the Vice-Chancellor immediately after holding the Entrance Test.
  • The specimen copy of the OMR Answer Sheet which will be distributed along with the Question Booklet is given at Appendix-10 of the Prospectus.
  • Merit List will be displayed on the university website www.hpuniv.in or www.hpunivnic.in and www.admissions.hpushimla

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