Indian Army B.Sc Nursing Exam 2021: Notification, Eligibility, Syllabus, Admit Card & Pattern

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.” The Directorate General of Medical Services (DGMS) has released the application forms for the examination on 17th February. Here are the details about the application process, eligibility, pattern, syllabus, result, etc. for the Indian Army Nursing exam 2021.

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 2021 Latest Update –

  • 15th July 2021: Indian Army B.Sc Nursing 2021 Admit Card has been released.
  • The application process for the B.Sc Nursing exam 2021 has started on 17th February 2021. Interested female applicants need to access the official website and apply online. The last date for application submission is 10th March 2021.

Indian Army B.Sc Nursing Exam 2021 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

28th July 2021

Available Application Forms

Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing 2021 Important Dates

Here are the important dates for the Indian Army B.Sc Nursing exam 2021 as per the official schedule:

Indian Army B.Sc Nursing 2021 Events

Important Dates

Application process begins

17th February 2021

Online application process ends

10th March 2021

Availability of admit card

15th July 2021

Computer Based Test

28th July 2021

Result declaration

To be announced

Interview to be conducted

To be announced

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Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing 2021 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 2021 -

Candidates have to be well-versed in the above-mentioned subjects. Check out the MNS subject-wise topics for the Indian Army BSc Nursing exam 2021 

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 2021 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 1996 and 30 September 2004 (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 2021 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 2021 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 2021. The application link will remain active from 17th February to 10th March 2021.

Steps of Filling Application of Indian Army BSc Nursing 2021 –

  • 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 in communication details and proceed further
  • Fill in 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 10th March 2021.

Other Details

Indian Army B.Sc Nursing - Number of Seats

After clearing the Indian Army B.Sc Nursing 2021 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 2021 –

The Indian Army B.Sc Nursing Admit Card 2021 has been issued on 15th July 2021. 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 2021 only from the official website.

How to Download the Admit Card?

  • Visit the official website of the 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 it for future use

Indian Army B.Sc Nursing 2021 Hall Ticket Details

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

Indian Army B.Sc Nursing 2021 Result

The Board will declare the Indian Army B.Sc Nursing 2021 result for the Computer Based Test in August 2021. The result can be accessed on the official website of the Indian Army.

Candidates who have appeared in the written test on 28th July 2021 will be able to get their Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing 2021 results in August 2021. Keep checking this space for more updates.

Indian Army B.Sc Nursing 2021 Interview

Those who qualify through the computer-based examination will be called for the Interview. The face-to-face interview session will tentatively be held in May 2021. The final selection will be based on combined performance in the CBT and Interview.

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