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PPBNET 2020 – BFUHS Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Test, Punjab Post Basic Nursing Entrance Exam

March 20, 2020

PPBNET 2020 – BFUHS Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Test, Punjab Post Basic Nursing Entrance Exam


Admission into B.Sc Nursing Post basic Course is through an Entrance test, called Punjab Post Basic Nursing Entrance Test (PPBNET 2020). The exam will be announced on the official website in the month of July 2020. It will be a pen paper mode only. 

By appearing in this exam and getting good scores, aspirants can get admission in BSc Nursing post basic courses in various colleges affiliated to Baba Farid University of Health Sciences in the state of Punjab. 

Important Dates for PPBNET 2020

Start Date to fill Application Form2nd week of Jul 2020
Last date to fill Application FormLast week of Jul 2020
Issuance of Admit Card1st week of Aug 2020
Exam Date1st week of Aug 2020
Result Declaration Date1st week of Aug 2020


PPBNET 2020 Exam Details

Mode of exam:           Pen Paper Mode
Duration of exam: 3 hours
Questions in total:       200
Types of exam: MCQ (Multiple Choice Type)
Total Marks:                800
Marks each correct answer:4 Marks
Negative Marking: 

No if you mark the fifth circle for indication no answer;

If 5th circle not marked then one mark for no response will be deducted

Syllabus for exam: General Nursing and Midwifery topics

PPBNET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

  • Certificate in General Nursing and Midwifery from recognized institution 
  • Registration required after admission if already not registered with Punjab Nurses Registration Council.
  • Medically fit
  • Should have completed the age of 17 before 31 December.

PPBNET 2020 Application Form

The Application process is online. 

Application form will be available on the official website bfuhs.ac.in. 

Applications which are incomplete and the ones for which fee is not paid will be rejected.

considered for the examination purpose. 

No changes are allowed after submission.


Application fee for PPBNET is as follows(Estimated):

General:                                                    Rs. 3000/-

Reserved Categories:                          Rs. 1500/-


PPBNET 2020 Admit Card

All eligible candidates who have submitted the application form successfully will get the admit card.

The process is online and no admit card will be mailed.

Candidates can download the admit card by using their login credentials ie registration number and password. 

The downloaded admit card needs to be printed.

Admit card needs to be carried on person to the test centre.


PPBNET 2020 Result 

Results are declared on official website.

It can be checked by using your registration id and password.

It will be available as a result card.

The ranking of the candidate will be oriented on the result card.


PPBNET 2020 Admission Procedure (counselling process)

The selection to any institution shall be per merit. 

Counselling is compulsory 

It will be conducted by the selection committee. 


PPBNET 2020 Counselling Process

There will be a physical counselling after the declaration of result.

The venue and time will be updated.

Prescribed documents for verification will be checked. 

Counselling fee will be charged by the University.

Principal of the college will authenticate the admission.


Reservation for Government Nursing Colleges in Punjab:

1.Scheduled Caste25%
2.Backward Caste10%
3.Backward Area01%
4.Border Area    01%
5.Physically Disabled     05%
6.Sports Person  01%
7.Children/Grandchildren of terrorists affected/sikh riot person        01%
8.Wards of Defence Personnel  01%

Wards of Punjab Police Personnel, Punjab Armed Police, 

Punjab Home Guard and Paramilitary Forces

10.Children/ Grandchildren of freedom fighters of Punjab


11.Migrants from Jammu and Kashmir due to terrorist violence


Reservation in Private Nurses College in Punjab: 

1.Scheduled Caste25%
2.Backward Caste10%
3.Physically Disabled     05%

Annual Fee (Tentative) for Post BSC Nursing Course

Government Nursing College: Rs. 40,000
University College of Nursing:  Rs. 40,000

Private Nursing College 

Indian Nationals:         Rs. 40,250       
NRI’s:   US$ 15,000 (Full Course)
Foreign NationalsUS$ 15,000 (Full Course)


Ques 1. What is the conducting body for the PPBNET?

Ans 1. Baba Farid University of Health Science BFUHS


Ques 2. What is the start date to fill up application form?

Ans 2. 2nd week of July 2020


Ques 3. What is the last date to fill up Application Form?      

Ans 3. Last week of Jul 2020


Ques 4. When will Admit Card be issued?

Ans 4. 1st week of Aug 2020


Ques 5. What is the Exam Date?

Ans 5. 1st week of Aug 2020


Ques 6. When will the result be declared?

Ans 6. 1st week of Aug 2020


Ques 7. Is it mandatory to send the copy of submitted application form by post?

Ans 7. It is mandatory. 


Ques 8. I am from Mumbai; can I apply for PPBNET this year?

Ans 8. Yes; only if one has completed the certificate course from an institute recognized by Punjab Nursing Registration Council, Indian Nursing Council and located in Punjab.



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