Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing Exam 2020: Eligibility, Notification, Syllabus, Admit Card Details

Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing

To get admission to 4 years B.Sc. (Nursing) course at Colleges of Nursing of Armed Forces Medical Services, a candidate (only female candidates) needs to clear the Indian Army BSc Nursing entrance examination. Well, that’s not all. Admission in Colleges of Nursing is also based on the vacancy in each college, merit cum choice and subject to medical fitness. Only after successful completion of training (four years), candidates will be appointed in the “Military Nursing Service, under the Terms and Conditions laid down for grant of Short Service Commission.

As per the official notification, “During training, they will be provided with free ration, accommodation, uniform allowance and a monthly stipend as per existing Terms and Conditions as amended from time to time.”

Note: At any point of time during the training if anyone withdraws from the course or refuses to accept Commission in the Military Nursing Service (MNS) in the case offered or termination of training, she has to “refund the Bond money as per the bond executed in the event of withdrawal from the Course.”

Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing 2020 Latest Update – The application process for the B.Sc. Nursing exam has started on 14th November 2019. Interested female applicants need to access the official website and apply online. The last date for application submission is 2nd December 2019.

Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing Exam 2020 Overview -

Name of Exam

Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing

Conducting Authority

Directorate General of Medical Services (Army)


Admission to B.Sc. Nursing Course


Once a year



Exam Level

National Level

Mode of Application


Mode of Exam

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Official Website

Exam Commences

April 2020 (Tentative)

Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing 2020 Important Dates

Here are the important dates for the Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing exam 2020 as per the official schedule:

Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing 2020 Events

Important Dates

Application process begins

14th November 2019

Online application process ends

2nd December 2019

Availability of admit card

3rd week of March 2020 (Tentative)

Computer Based Test

April 2020 (Tentative)

Result declaration

April/May 2020 (Tentative)

Interview to be conducted

May 2020 (Tentative)

Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing 2020 Pattern & Syllabus

The Directorate General of Medical Services will organise the examination in offline mode. The duration of the test is 90 minutes. The exam will have objective-type questions.

Mode of examination

Computer Based Test (CBT)


90 minutes

Question types



General English




General Intelligence

Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing Syllabus 2020 -

Candidates have to be well-versed with the above-mentioned subjects. Check out the MNS subject-wise topics for the Indian Army BSc Nursing exam 2020 –

General English




General Intelligence

Detecting Misspelt words

Human health and diseases

Properties of Matter

p,d, and f – Block Elements

Space Visualization

Synonyms/ Homonyms

Cell and Molecular Biology

Magnetic Effects of Electric Current

Thermodynamics, Chemical Equilibrium, and Chemical Kinetics

Visual Memory

Idioms and phrases

Biotechnology and its applications

Laws of Motion & Work, Energy, and Power

Coordination Chemistry and Solid State Chemistry

Decision Making


Human physiology

Semiconductor Devices and their Applications

Atomic Structure

Figure Classification

One word substitutions

Genetics and evolution

Current Electricity

Alcohols and Ethers

Number Series

Shuffling of Sentences in a passage

Biodiversity, ecology, and environment

Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current

Isomerism in Organic Compounds

Non-Verbal Series

Spot the error

Plant physiology

Nuclear Physics

Carbonyl Compounds

Problem Solving

Shuffling of sentence parts


Dual Nature of Radiation and Atomic Physics

Organic Nitrogen Compounds and Biomolecules

Arithmetical Computation

Fill in the blanks



Carboxylic Acids and their derivatives

Similarities and Differences

Comprehension passage




Relationship Concepts

Cloze passage




Analytical Functions

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Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing 2020 Eligibility

Who can apply? Female candidates who are legally separated/ divorced/ unmarried/ widow without encumbrances are eligible to apply. However, before submitting the application form, applicants must meet the following eligibility conditions.

Nationality -

  • Must be Indian nationals.

Educational Qualification -

  • She should have passed Senior Secondary Examination (10+2) or equivalent examination (12 years schooling) in the first attempt
  • She should have scored a minimum of 50% aggregate marks as a regular student from a recognised board, university or examination body.
  • Must have opted for Physics, Biology (Botany & Zoology), Chemistry and English subjects in class 12th examination.
  • Those who are appearing in the final examination may also apply provisionally (if selected for the course, they will have to submit proof of passing the qualifying examination with the required marks and subjects.)

Age Limit -

  • The candidates should have been born between 01 October 1995 and 30 September 2003 (both days inclusive).

Physical Standards -

  • The minimum height of the female candidates should not be less than 152 cm.
  • For Gorkhas and candidates belonging to the North-Eastern region of India, Garhwal, and Kumaon, the minimum height is 148 cm.
  • The candidates have to go through the X-Ray examination of the Chest and USG (of pelvis and abdomen).

Note: Visit the Indian Army websites for more details of medical standards.

Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020 Selection Process

  • The Directorate General of Medical Services (Army) has a strict selection process to select the right candidates for the course.
  • Eligible applicants need to appear in the Written Test (CBT- objective-type). The test is of 90 minutes and covers topics from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, General Intelligence, and General English.
  • The conducting authority will then organise an Interview for the written test qualified candidates.
  • Based on the outcome of the Interview and Written Test, the final selection will be carried out, which is further subject to medical fitness tests and vacancies in the army nursing colleges.

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Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing 2020 Application Process

Interested and eligible candidates may apply online and submit the application fee online only through - Check out the following steps and understand how to apply for the Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing examination 2020. The application link will remain active from 14th November to 2nd December 2019.

Steps of Filling Application of Indian Army BSc Nursing 2020 –

  • Visit the Indian Army official website
  • Click on the ‘Officers entry apply/ login’ tab to register and apply
  • For a new registration, candidates can click on ‘Registration

Indian Army BSc Nursing Registrations

  • Select the ‘Continue’ tab and complete the registration process by filling the mandatory fields (Aadhaar/ enrolment no, candidate name, father/ guardian name, mother’s name, date of birth and mobile no) and ‘Submit’
  • Now, provide the OTP received on your registered email ID and select the ‘Submit’ tab to continue
  • The next step is to fill the remaining mandatory fields and set the password
  • Now, click on the ‘Save’ button to continue
  • Proceed with ‘Communication Details’ and hit the ‘Update’ button
  • Save & Continue
  • The registration process is done now. Candidates have to click on the ‘OK’ button as a pop-up message ‘Record saved successfully’ appears
  • Click on ‘Apply Online’ on the dashboard to fill the online application form
  • Here, candidates have to complete the remaining mandatory fields, upload signature, and photo (keeping the specifications as prescribed)
  • Save & Continue
  • Fill communication details and proceed further
  • Fill education details and proceed further
  • Take a look at all the details, click on the ‘Edit’ button if required and ‘Submit Now
  • The next thing that applicants have to do is to release the payment through the link given on the payment screen. “Candidates are requested to make payment only after activation of the link which will take between 24-48 hours after registration
  • After successful payment, enter the ‘DU reference number’ (provided by the bank after successful payment), select the written test centre, and click on ‘Submit’ to complete the application process

Specification of Documents –





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Fee Payment Details –

  • Candidates have to pay ₹ 750/- as the application processing fee.
  • Take note of the bank reference number (DU number) for future correspondence.
  • The application is considered incomplete without confirmed payment of the application fee.
  • The application fee can be paid until 5:00 PM on 2nd December 2019.

Other Details

Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing - Number of Seats

After clearing the Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing 2020 entrance examination and meeting other important parameters, candidates will be able to get a seat in the following institutions and pursue the nursing course. After passing the final year of the course, candidates are offered Commission in the Military Nursing Service. The date of the result declaration will be the date of the Commission. “The date of Commission determines the date of Seniority in service among all candidates who have joined the Course in the same year.”

Name of Institution

Number of Seats Offered

Tentative date of result declaration (final result of the B.Sc. Nursing Course)

Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune



Command Hospital (Central Command), Lucknow


November/ December

Command Hospital (Eastern Command), Kolkata


September/ October

Command Hospital Air Force, Bangalore


January/ February (of subsequent year of the exam)

INHS Asvini



Army Hospital (Research & Referral), New Delhi


July/ August




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Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing Admit Card 2020 –

The Indian Army BSc Nursing Admit Card 2020 will be issued in the third week of March 2020. The admit card can be accessed online. Candidates are advised to log-in and download the hall tickets of the Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing Exam 2020 only from the official website.

How to Download the Admit Card?

  • Visit the official website of Indian Army
  • Click on ‘Officers Entry Apply/ Login
  • Log-in using username, password and CAPTCHA
  • Admit card will appear on the screen
  • Click on the download button and save
  • Take a look at the details on it
  • Take a print of the same and preserve for future use

Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing 2020 Hall Ticket Details

  • Name of candidate
  • Exam schedule
  • Photo
  • Venue details
  • Exam day instructions

Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing 2020 Result

The Board will declare the Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing 2020 result for the Computer Based Test in April/ May 2020. The result can be accessed on the official website of the Indian Army.

Candidates who have appeared in the written test in April 2020 will be able to get their Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing 2020 results in April/May 2020. Keep checking this space for more updates.

Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing 2020 Interview

Those who qualify the computer-based examination will be called for the Interview. The face-to-face interview session will be tentatively be held in May 2020. The final selection will be based on combined performance in the CBT and Interview.


Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing Frequently Asked Questions are available for easy doubt clearing, Click here to check.


Shraddha Tawde - August 2, 2020REPLY

2021 ka new registration date kab ho sakta he kyoki covid-19 ki vajah se 2020 ka hi exam abhi tak nahi hua

Exams Planner - August 31, 2020REPLY

There is no official announcement about the same. We will update it if any announcement is made.

C.Delli Rani - June 9, 2020REPLY

How to application update

Exams Planner - June 24, 2020REPLY

The application form cannot be updated after final submission.

Binita Patni - June 2, 2020REPLY

Sir exam date declare ho gai hai.

Exams Planner - June 24, 2020REPLY


r.k.tiwari - April 21, 2020REPLY

exam dt of bsc nursing 2020

Exams Planner - May 1, 2020REPLY

The exam dates are not announced yet.

Asma khan - April 13, 2020REPLY

Exam kb hai army nursing k

Exams Planner - April 17, 2020REPLY

The exam has been postponed due to COVID-19. The new exam dates are not announced yet.

Rekhadevi - April 2, 2020REPLY

Sir nursing kb sale jate h

Exams Planner - April 6, 2020REPLY

The application forms will be available in November 2020.

Arya - February 4, 2020REPLY

Sir after the test and interview there is a fitness test conducted . which like fitness test is conductor on their please tell ans

Megha - January 24, 2020REPLY

sir mns CBT hindi mai aayega ya english mai

Exams Planner - January 25, 2020REPLY


Nutan Ahirwar - November 26, 2019REPLY

Sir minus marking rahegi Kya pls bataiye

Exams Planner - January 3, 2020REPLY

Nothing is mentioned in the information bulletin regarding negative marking.

Prakash V - November 22, 2019REPLY

Sir,My daughter using spectacle.Can she apply Bsc Nursing Application?

Exams Planner - January 3, 2020REPLY

You must check out the medical standards on the official website.

Athira G S - November 21, 2019REPLY

When I filled my application form, an error occured in my name. I find it only after submission and updation was not possible further. Is there any problem in appearing the exam?

Exams Planner - January 3, 2020REPLY

You must enquire the same with the exam conducting authority.

Arti waskale - November 20, 2019REPLY

Sir Mera bsc .second year chal Raha h kya me bsc.nursing ki exam de sakati hu

Exams Planner - January 3, 2020REPLY

Yes, you can apply for the exam if you fulfil other eligibility criteria.

Nila js - November 13, 2019REPLY

Which background is prefer for uploading photo

Exams Planner - January 3, 2020REPLY

It must be mentioned in the application form. Nothing is mentioned in the official notification.

Supriya - November 12, 2019REPLY

Sir where is the exam center

Exams Planner - January 3, 2020REPLY

The exam centres are in different cities of the country. The admit card will have the exam center name and address.

shweta - November 8, 2019REPLY

how many time we can fill it.

Exams Planner - November 9, 2019REPLY

Till you meet the eligibility criteria.

भगवती वरनोती - November 7, 2019REPLY

श्री मान मे 12वी कक्षा मे 65.50% से उतीर्ण हुई हु। परंतु मेरे अंग्रेज़ी विषय में 50 से कम अंक आए है। मेरी संपूर्ण इच्छा हे कि मे देश की सेवा कर सकू। क्या मे फाँर्म आवेदन कर सकती हु। मुझे आपके उत्तर की प्रतीक्षा रहेगी। धन्यवाद।

Exams Planner - November 9, 2019REPLY

Yes, you are eligible. 50% are the aggregate marks.

Sumer Singh meena - November 5, 2019REPLY

Sir es m regveration milta h kya

Exams Planner - March 14, 2020REPLY

The fee is to be paid through online mode.

Exams Planner - March 14, 2020REPLY

The fee is to be paid through online mode.

Exams Planner - March 14, 2020REPLY

The fee is to be paid online.

Exams Planner - March 14, 2020REPLY

The fee is to be paid online.

T koteswararao - February 1, 2020REPLY

Good morning sir hum December 23rd Mns online application rakhe hai but Exam Fees ( pise) 750/- konsi account ko pay Karna Hame samaj me nahi aaya tha sir abi thak Koei bhi information hamari mail ko nahi aya hai Kuch bhi samajh me nahi ho pa raha hai sir plz Aap boliye na sir abi me kya Karna ??

Exams Planner - November 9, 2019REPLY

Nothing is mentioned for reservation in the official notice.

ALIDAMADHU - November 4, 2019REPLY

how minimum mark obtain for passing MNS exam....

Exams Planner - November 9, 2019REPLY

The minimum marks are set by the exam conducting authority only.

pooja - November 3, 2019REPLY

Mera gnm nursing ka last year chal rha h kya mujhe army nurse ki job milegi

Exams Planner - November 9, 2019REPLY

Army nursing jobs are offered only through Army B.Sc. programme.

Anagha - November 2, 2019REPLY

Now I am studying in plus 1can i write the exam in this year

Exams Planner - November 9, 2019REPLY

No, you can appear when you will be in class 12th or passed class 12th.

Sweta sadashiv honamore - October 28, 2019REPLY

I am bsc first sem can try this exam

Exams Planner - November 9, 2019REPLY

No, you are not eligible yet.

Sweta s. Honamore - October 28, 2019REPLY

Bsc.nursing which subject is IMPORTANT?

Exams Planner - November 9, 2019REPLY

All subjects are equally important for the entrance exam.

Sweta s. Honamore - October 28, 2019REPLY

What is the important of bsc nursing?

Exams Planner - November 9, 2019REPLY

B.Sc. is important for making a career as a nurse.

Shivani negi - October 17, 2019REPLY

English is mandatory for interview or not? can I use hindi during interview?

Exams Planner - November 9, 2019REPLY

You can use Hindi during the interview.

Himanshi yadav - October 14, 2019REPLY

How many questions are asked in army BSC nursing

Exams Planner - November 9, 2019REPLY

There is no information on the number of questions.

Samriddha Dey - October 13, 2019REPLY

Type of this question easy or hard ?

Exams Planner - November 9, 2019REPLY

That will depend upon your preparation.

Sandip Chakraborty - October 12, 2019REPLY

Why Tentative Date of Result is different for different college in same exam under Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing?

Exams Planner - November 9, 2019REPLY

The result date is same, please check the important dates section.

Vaishali khola - October 6, 2019REPLY

Contribution of each subject in 2020

Exams Planner - October 11, 2019REPLY

This is not specified by the exam conducting authority. Candidates must prepare each subject equally.

Anagha S - September 25, 2019REPLY

Now iam studying in plus 2.can i write the exam in this year

Exams Planner - October 11, 2019REPLY

Yes, you can apply.

Akanksha - September 21, 2019REPLY

159cm height having 40kg weight can be get selected?

Exams Planner - October 11, 2019REPLY

You must visit the official website for detailed medical standards.

Akanksha - September 21, 2019REPLY

Where is interview conducted after result?

Exams Planner - October 11, 2019REPLY

The counselling centres for Army Nursing is Pune and Delhi. So, the interview will be held in these locations only. The exact address will be written in the interview call letter.

Ahtesham ul haq - September 16, 2019REPLY

Sir, .my daughter wants to give BSc nursing entrance exam... For the session onward When will be the form come ? In this year ?

Exams Planner - September 20, 2019REPLY

The application forms for 2020 exam will release in the second week of November 2019.

Sanjot Sandip Patil - September 9, 2019REPLY

What should be maximum weight of plus 2 girls

Exams Planner - September 10, 2019REPLY

The minimum acceptable weight is 39 kgs. The weight varies as per the height of the candidate. The weight-height chart is provided in the official notification.

Hridya V s - August 17, 2019REPLY

How can we get the previous year question papers?

shalini pandey - August 6, 2019REPLY

what are the physical test for army military nurse?

Exams Planner - August 13, 2019REPLY

They are not required to give Physical Test. However, they must meet the Physical standards specified for selection.

Devika - July 14, 2019REPLY

What are the physical test for army military nursing

Exams Planner - August 2, 2019REPLY

Interview Hindi language me bhi ho skta hai. Aur, aap jis language me comfortable hain usi me answer karen.

Saraswati ghosh - August 1, 2019REPLY

Interview jo hote hai wo liye English language main ee hote hai!! Jo bhi pucha Mata hai interview mein o kiya hindi mein nahin pucha jara hai!!!

Exams Planner - July 22, 2019REPLY

Candidates are required to meet the physical standards set.

Devika - July 9, 2019REPLY

I am studying in plus 2 now can i get admission for army nursing

Exams Planner - July 12, 2019REPLY

Yes, you can apply for the Army Nursing exam.

Devika - July 8, 2019REPLY

I am now studying in plus 2 can i get admission for army nursing

Exams Planner - July 12, 2019REPLY

Yes, you can.

Sashi - June 14, 2019REPLY

154 cm height having 55 weight can bget selected?

Exams Planner - June 18, 2019REPLY


Suman - June 14, 2019REPLY

Can we apply twice.

Exams Planner - June 18, 2019REPLY


Sayana - June 8, 2019REPLY

How many vacancies

Exams Planner - June 12, 2019REPLY

160 seats in the 6 colleges.

Musku - May 31, 2019REPLY

Age limit?

Exams Planner - May 31, 2019REPLY

The age limit is provided above in the article under the eligibility section. Please check.

AMmu - March 5, 2019REPLY

Mns 2019 result publishing date

Exams Planner - March 5, 2019REPLY

The result is expected to come in the first week of March. Keep a check on the official website.