HPU Entrance Exam - (PB B.Sc. Nursing) 2018 Notification, Exam Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Counselling

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HPU Entrance Exam - (PB B.Sc. Nursing) 2018 Exam - Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

The Himachal Pradesh University was founded on July 22, 1970. It is located at Summer Hill which is at a distance of 5 kms from the main town, Shimla. The University is nestled amidst tall and lush green trees of deodars, oats, pines and rhododendrons. The location of the University presents a panoramic natural view among the woods, settled around Summer Hill. The camps where one half bathes in the fresh sun towards the east and another half in the grandeur of unique sunset on the West. Overlooking snow peaked majestic mountain ranges add to the lofty ideals and vision of the university. Its salubrious climate and calmness presents congenial atmosphere to pursue higher studies. The University campus occupies an area of 200 acres and has been designed to possess a distinctive architectural style. Himachal Pradesh University is the only multi-faculty and affiliating University in the state. It firmly believes in what India's first Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru said in his oft. Cited convocation address at the University of Allahabad, “A University stands for humanism, for tolerance, for region, for progress, for the adventure of ideas and for the search for truth. It stands for the onward march of the human race towards even higher.

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HPU Entrance Exam - (PB B.Sc. Nursing) 2018 Conducting Body

Himachal Pradesh University

HPU Entrance Exam - (PB B.Sc. Nursing) 2018 Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have passed 10+2 and its equivalent examination from recognized Board / University established by Law in India with minimum 40% aggregate marks. For SC / ST / OBC candidates the required percentage of aggregate marks will be 35%.
  • The candidate must have obtained 50% marks in General Nursing & Midwifery from the School / Institution recognized by the Indian Nursing Council / Himachal Pradesh Nurses Registration Council.
  • The distribution of seats between In-Service and Direct candidates will be made in the ratio of 70:30. However, 200 point vertical reservation roster will be applied afresh for distribution of seats among General, SC, ST and OBC categories and no horizontal reservation roster will be applied.
  • The candidates should be registered as registered Nurse / Midwife (RN / RM) with H.P. State Nurses Registration Council, Shimla at the time of counseling. Provided further that the candidates belonging to another states of the country should be registered in their respective State Nurses Registration Council and at the time of Counseling, they must produced NOC for pursuing their higher studies outside the state from the Regsitrar of the concerned State Registration Council. 
  • Only Female candidates are eligible for this course.

HPU Entrance Exam - (PB B.Sc. Nursing) 2018 Exam Centers

Offline Dates

15/07/2018 Shimla

HPU Entrance Exam - (PB B.Sc. Nursing) 2018 Important Dates

EventsStart DateLast Date
Application Form28/05/2018 26/06/2018
Admit Card Release Date07/07/2018 -
HPU Entrance Exam - (PB B.Sc. Nursing) 2018 Exam Date Offline Dates
  • 15/07/2018
  • Declaration of result18/06/2018-
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    HPU Entrance Exam - (PB B.Sc. Nursing) 2018 Prospectus

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    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. The admission to this degree course will be made on the basis of the merit in the Entrance Test to be conducted by the Himachal Pradesh University on behalf of the Government of Himachal Pradesh (Department of Medical Education & Research) in accordance with the provisions contained in Chapter-XIV of the First Ordinance of the Himachal Pradesh University (as amended from time to time and also in accordance with the Policy Programmes, Rules and Regulations framed for the same by the Govt. of Himachal Pradesh from time to time. 

    HPU Entrance Exam - (PB B.Sc. Nursing) 2018 Application Form

    Application Form Fee

    • For General / OBC / PH Categories: Rs. 2000/-
    • For SC / ST Categories: Rs. 1000/-

    Application Form Filling Instructions

    Log on to website www.hpuniv.nic.in or www.admissions.hpushimla.in and candidate must download the prospectus and replica of ONLINE application form to read it carefully to 9 satisfy her eligibility criteria and other requirements for submission of online application form for appearing in the test.

    Before proceeding to apply online, please ensure that you have:

    Scanned copy of candidate’s recent photograph with following specifications.

    • Photograph should be in formals.
    • Photograph must be a passport size colour picture having maximum size of 100kb.
    • Photograph must be taken in full face view directly facing the camera.
    • Photograph should have no shadows and red eyes.
    • Photo format should be .jpg or .jpeg only 
    • File name should be of 10 characters maximum.

    Scanned copy of Candidate’s signature with following specifications.

    • Applicant should sign with black ink on a white paper and get the signature scanned.
    • The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person. 
    • Maximum size 100 kb.
    • Scanned signature format should be .jpb or .jpeg only.
    • File name should be of 10 character maximum.

    Create an email account if you already don’t have one. 

    You must give a correct mobile number in basic details. If you don’t have mobile number, please enter your guardian’s mobile number for any further information in this regard

    Procedure For Submission of Online Application Form: 

    • Click on “Under Graduate” to access the list of programs. 
    • Before clicking on the programme please click on the instructions for filling online application form, a pdf file will be open kindly read carefully. 
    • Click on the program name for which you are willing to apply i.e. “Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing’.
    • After clicking on the programme a pop up will be open for terms and conditions. 
    • Kindly check the terms and conditions. After that you will be redirected to personal information page.

    Online Entrance Application form has the following subsequent information:

    • Personal Information
    • Education and Document Details
    • Application Summary
    • Payment
    • Submit application form

    Please fill the personal information first. After filling up the personal information click on save button at the last of the page. System will generate the Unique Registration number along with password and the same will be send on the registered e-mail and on registered mobile number. Applicants are advice to note the same.

    After that you can continue and fill other required information (steps b to e) point 6 (see above) or logout from the application and login again with unique registration number and password to complete the application form.

    Applicants are required to fill their information in above mentioned web pages. All mandatory fields are marked with red star.

    After registration (filling up personal information-Receiving of unique Registration number and password), Click on “Under-Graduate” on the home page and Click on “Click here for Student Login”.

    Login with unique registration number along with password and you will get all the earlier submitted information in personal information page.

    Candidates are required to fill all information required in different sections like Education and document details. 

    Fill up the educational details and upload the related documents. Uploaded Photo and Signature should be as per specifications.

    To save the data please click on ‘Continue and Save’ button at the bottom of each screen.

    Note: Before Proceeding further please make sure that the fields are filled in correctly in the confirmation screen before clicking the submit button.

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    Steps for making Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Entrance Test Application fees payment. 

    • If you select online payment mode, click on “Make Payment”
    • On the next page select your payment gateway – Choose HDFC / SBI / HP State Co-operative Bank.
    • Click on ‘Continue for Payment’
    • Choose among the given options (Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking etc., please check the available banks and card types) 
    • Fill the required card details carefully and DO NOT PRESS REFRESH or BACK BUTTON, while making the payment.
    • If the payment is successfully done, you will receive a success message with all the details, below the message there is a button ‘Click here to go to Final Submit Page’. Click on the button, you will be redirected to finally submit the application. 
    • Click on the ‘Submit Application Form’ button to get the form finally submitted.

    Failure to complete any of the step of online application form and payment of fee as per requirement of online process, final submission of online application will remain incomplete and unsuccessful all modes of payment.

    Generation of confirmation page confirms the correctness and final submission of application form. If confirmation page has not been generated, this means that application has not submitted successfully. 

    For more details kindly visit the link page no. 8 to 12 : file:///C:/Users/user/Desktop/Prospectus%20of%20Post%20Basic%20B.Sc.Nursing-2018.pdf 

    HPU Entrance Exam - (PB B.Sc. Nursing) 2018 Syllabus

    • Fundamentals of Nursing - 20 Question
    • Medical surgical Nursing - 20 Questions
    • Psychiatric Nursing - 20 Questions
    • Paediatrics Nursing - 20 Questions
    • Midwifery & Gynaecology - 20 Questions
    • Community Health Nursing - 20 Questions
    • Anatomy & Physiology - 10 Questions
    • Nutrition - 5 Questions
    • Pharmacology - 5 Questions
    • Microbiology - 5 Questions
    • General Knowledge - 5 Questions


    • Fundamentals of Nursing 
    • Medical surgical Nursing
    • Psychiatric Nursing
    • Paediatrics Nursing
    • Midwifery & Gynaecology
    • Community Health Nursing
    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Nutrition
    • Pharmacology
    • Microbiology
    • General Knowledge

    HPU Entrance Exam - (PB B.Sc. Nursing) 2018 Admit Card

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    HPU Entrance Exam - (PB B.Sc. Nursing) 2018 Exam Day Instructions

    Offline Dates

    • 15/07/2018

    Examination Day Instructions

    • Material to be brought on the day of examination - Admit card, Card Board / Clip board and Ball Point pens of good quality (Blue / Black) only.
    • Rough Work - All rough work is to be done in the Question Booklet only in the space provided for the purpose. The candidates are not allowed do any rough work or put stray mark on the machine gradable Answer Sheet.
    • Use Blue / Black Ball Point Pen only - Writing of Particulars on the Question Booklet, Answer Sheet and Responses on the Answer Sheet.

    Note: Candidates must follow instructions strictly as contained in the Prospectus and on the University website. Candidates not complying with the instructions will be disqualified.

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    • The candidates may, please note that the Admit Cards for the Entrance Test will not be sent by post and the same will be downloaded by them from University website.
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    HPU Entrance Exam - (PB B.Sc. Nursing) 2018 Results

    Result Declaration18/06/2018

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    • The result of all candidates appeared in the entrance test will be declared and the same will be uploaded on the University website www.hpuniv.nic.in. No detail marks cards will be sent to the candidates. The candidates may see their marks in the University website. There will be no re-checking / re-evaluation of the Answer - Sheet. 
    • The selection of the candidates for Post - Basic B.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 belonging to General category, 40% for Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe / OBC and 45% for General - Physical Handicapped categories 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. If the committee feels that the key answers provided by the examiner is not proper, it will after taking into consideration the views of the examiner, give reasons for differing with the answer. In case a question has more than one correct answer, the committee will indicate the same in its report and where if no answer is correct, recommendations to this effect will also be made by the committee. The committee will also point out the printing error(s) in questions and their key answers, if any, and make necessary recommendations. Thereafter, the key answers will be displayed on the University website www.hpuniv.nic.in & www.admissions.hpushimla.in w.e.f. 19.07.2018 to 21.07.2018. Still, if a candidate does not satisfy with the key answers, she make representation with documentary proof to the Assistant Registrar(Secrecy) H.P. University, Shimla-171005 in person or through Fax No.0177-2831269 within the aforesaid period and thereafter, no representation will be entertained under any circumstances. The said representations will be referred to the Moderation Committee of subject expert for their consideration and recommendations. In such cases, the decision / recommendations of the Moderation Committee shall be final and binding upon to all concerned. In such a way, the result and its category-wise merit list will be declared / notified as per schedule.

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