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Nursing is a respected profession which involves taking care of medical patients in hospitals and Nursing homes. In India there is huge opportunity of employment for students in the field of Nursing. There is a huge demand for nursing staff in various government and private sector hospitals. So it’s been the reason that there are 1200 nursing degree schools, 2000 nursing diploma schools and 281 M.Sc nursing colleges in India. Together these institutions produce around 60,000 Nurses every year.

There are two types of Nursing Courses B. Sc (in Nursing) and M.Sc (in Nursing). Interested candidate can also opt for the Diploma in GNM (General Nursing and Midwifery). Students who do M.Sc in Nursing choose for specialization in various medical fields like Neurology Nursing, Oncology Nursing, Nephrology Nursing, Paediatric Nursing, Critical Care Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing etc. Students after completing their B.Sc in Nursing can work as Staff Nurse, Assistant Nurse, Industrial Nurse, Military Nurse, Critical Care Nursing, Community Health Care Nurse etc.

Every year Nursing exams are conducted on All India Level and State level. Some of the most popular Nursing Exams are – AIIMS Nursing Exam, JIPMER Nursing Exam, AFMC Nursing Exam, Lady Hardinge Nursing Exam etc.

The AIIMS University organizes and conducts Nursing entrance exams every year on all India level. It takes students for B.Sc and M.Sc in Nursing.

To know more about the AIIMS Nursing 2017 Exam, read below further –


Eligibility for AIIMS Nursing Exam

Candidate should have the following necessary eligibility criteria to qualify for the exam.

Eligibility for AIIMS B.Sc (Hons.) Nursing 2017 Exam

Nationality- The candidate should be a citizen of India.

Age Limit- She should not be more than 17 years of age by December 31st, 2017.

Gender- Only female candidates are eligible to apply for the exam.

Educational Qualifications- The candidate should have done the 12th standard or equivalent from any recognized University/ Board or Institution. She should have the combination of PCB (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) with English subject. 

Eligibility for AIIMS B.Sc Nursing (Post Basic) 2017 Exam

Nationality- The candidate should be a citizen of India.

Age Limit- She should not be more than 17 years of age by December 31st, 2017.

Gender- Only female candidates are eligible to apply for the exam.

Educational Qualifications- Diploma in GNM (General Nursing and Midwifery). The applicant should be a Registered Nurse or Registered Midwifery.

Eligibility for AIIMS M.Sc Nursing 2017 Exam

Nationality- The candidate should be a citizen of India.

Gender- Only female candidates are eligible to apply for the exam.

Educational Qualifications-

  • The applicant should be a Registered Nurse or Registered Midwifery.
  • The applicant should have passed the B.Sc in Nursing with Post Certificate or B.Sc in Nursing with 4 years or B.Sc (Hons.) in Post Basic.
  • A General or OBC candidate should have scored a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate. There is relaxation in the criteria of marks requirement for the reserved category candidate. They should have scored a minimum of 55% marks to become eligible for the exam.

AIIMS Nursing Exam Admission Process

Application Form for AIIMS Nursing 2017 Exam,

Candidate can get the application form online. The application form can be availed from the official portal of the AIIMS. The forms will be available from the 2nd week of March. Candidate should apply for the exam before the last date of application form i.e. 1st week of April. Candidate should note that they should fill the form correctly as there will not be any opportunity for the correction of the form after submission.

How To Apply

  • Candidate should visit the official website of the AIIMS.
  • Here they should click on the link for the Nursing Exam. They should select from the drop menu for the Nursing exam (Whether B.Sc or M.Sc) they are applying for.
  • Candidate should get himself registered first. For registration he should provide his few basic details like Name, Address, Email Id and Mobile Number.
  • Upon registration he will be provided with login id and password.
  • With the help of login id and password, candidate will be given access to the application form.
  • In the application form candidate should fill it with his details about educational qualification, name, address, parent details, certificates etc.
  • Candidate should also upload the scanned copies of his photograph, signature and other documents related to his identity proof and certificates.
  • Along with the application form requisite application fee should also be paid.
  • Before making the final submission of the application form candidate should check the application form for correcting any error, as there will not be any opportunity at the later stages for doing any correction.

Application Fee

Without the payment of the application fee no application form will be accepted. It is mandatory to pay the application fee.

Category of candidates

Application Fee

General/OBC

Rs. 1000/.

SC/ST

Rs.800/.

Mode of Application Fee Payment

  • The application fee can be paid only through the online mode.
  • It can be paid through the Credit Card or Debit Card.
  • It can also be paid through the Net Banking. 

AIIMS Nursing Exam Pattern (Syllabus)

The pattern of exam is different for all the three different courses of Nursing. Check below for the differences –

Exam Pattern for AIIMS B.Sc (Hons.) Nursing 2017 Exam 

Exam Pattern

Details

Medium of Exam

English

Type of questions

Objective type questions.

Number of subjects

4 subjects –Physics, Chemistry, Biology and General Knowledge.

Duration of exam

2 hours.

Total marks

100 marks.

Scheme of mark

1 mark for every correct answer.

Scheme of Negative marking

1/3rd mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

Exam Pattern for AIIMS B.Sc Nursing (Post Basic) 2017 Exam

Exam Pattern

Details

Written Exam

Phase 1.

Number of questions

70 questions.

Duration

90 minutes.

Personal Interview Marks

30 marks.

Exam Pattern for AIIMS M.Sc Nursing 2017 Exam

Exam Pattern

Details

Medium of Exam

English.

Type of questions

Objective type questions.

Number of questions

90.

Duration of Exam

1 hour and 30 minutes.


AIIMS Nursing Exam Important Dates

The AIIMS conducts separate exams for B.Sc Nursing (Post Basic), B.Sc (Hons) Nursing and M.Sc (Nursing).

Check below for the important exam dates –

AIIMS B.Sc (Hons.) Nursing 2017 Exam 

About the B.Sc Hons. Nursing

Important Exam Dates

Exam Date

June 18th, 2017

Start of online Application form

In the 2nd Week of March, 2017.

Closing date of Application form

In the 1st Week of April, 2017.

Admit Card Issuance

In the 2nd Week of May, 2017.

Result Declaration

June 22nd, 2017.

1st Counselling

July 18th, 19th and 20th, 2017.

2nd Counselling

August 18th, 2017.

Open Counselling for New Delhi only

September 27th, 2017.

AIIMS B.Sc Nursing (Post Basic) 2017 Exam 

About the B.Sc Nursing (Post Basic)

Important Exam Dates

Written Exam Date

June 10th, 2017.

Start of online Application form

In the 2nd Week of March, 2017.

Closing date of Application form

In the 1st Week of April, 2017.

Admit Card Issuance

In the 2nd Week of May, 2017.

Result Declaration of Written Exam

In June 20th, 2017.

Interview Date

In June 23rd, 2017.

Final Result Declaration

In June 28th, 2017.

AIIMS M.Sc Nursing 2017 Exam 

About the M.Sc  Nursing

Important Exam Dates

Exam Date

June 24th, 2017.

Start of online Application form

In the 2nd Week of March, 2017.

Closing date of Application form

In the 1st Week of April, 2017.

Admit Card Issuance

In the 1st Week of June, 2017.

Result Declaration

July 3rd, 2017.

1st Counselling

August 1st, 2017.

2nd Counselling

August 16th, 2017.

Open Counselling for New Delhi only

September 18th, 2017.

Admit Card Issuance for AIIMS Nursing 2017 Exam

Candidates can get their admit card from the official portal of the AIIMS. They can download it from the official website by entering their name, date of birth and registration id.

The admit card for the B.Sc ( Hons.) and B.Sc ( Post- Basic) can be availed online in the 2nd week of May 2017.

Candidate can download their admit card for the M.Sc ( in Nursing) from the 1st week of June, 2017.

Without admit card a candidate will not be allowed to enter the examination hall. It is mandatory to bring the admit card at the centre of examination. The admit card contain the name, address of the centre of exam, date of birth and date and timing of the exam. The candidate should also bring the identity card at the centre of examination.

Reservation of Seats for AIIMS Nursing 2017 Exam

Seats will be reserved for certain categories of candidates as per the rules and regulations of the government. Check below for the percentage of total seats reserved for various categories of candidates-

Category of Candidate

Percentage of Seats reserved

PwD

3%

OBC

27%

SC

15%

ST

7.5%

Result and Counselling

Results will be announced on different dates for different exams as per the aforesaid result dates. Candidate can check their results online on the due date. The merit list of successful candidates will be prepared on the basis of one’s performance in the exam. Thereafter the candidates will be called for interview and admission.

FAQ.

Q. What is the date for AIIMS 2017 Exam?

The date of exam is different for B.Sc and M.Sc exams. The B.Sc (Hons.) will be held on June 18th,2017; the B.Sc (Post Basic) on June 10th,2017 and M.Sc (Nursing) on June 24th, 2017.

Q. When one can avail the application form for AIIMS Nursing 2017 Exam?

Candidate can get the application form in the 2nd week of March, 2017.

Q. How much is the application fee for the AIIMS Nursing 2017 Exam?

The application fee for the General candidate is Rs.1000 and for the reserved category candidate it is Rs.800.

Q. What is the educational qualification required for B.Sc level course in the exam?

The candidate should have done the 12th standard with the combination of PCB subjects with English to become eligible for the B.Sc level course in the exam.

Q. Is there any correction window for the application form?

No. There is no correction window for the exam.

Q. What is the age limit for the B.Sc level course of AIIMS Nursing exam?

The applicant should not be of more than 17 years of age by December 31st, 2017.

Q. If male candidate can apply for the AIIMS Nursing Exam?

No male candidates are not eligible to apply for the exam. Only female candidates are eligible for the exam.

Q. What should be the educational qualification for M.Sc level course in the AIIMS Nursing exam?

The candidate should have done B.Sc( Hons.) or B.Sc ( Post Basic) in nursing.

Q. Is there any reservation of seats in the exam?

Yes there is reservation of seats in the AIIMS Nursing exams. For OBC candidate – 27% seats, SC -15% seat and ST -7.5% seats are reserved in the exam.

Q. How to get the admit card for the exam?

Candidate can download their admit card from the official website of the AIIMS portal.