B. Eligibility and Method of Selection

M.Sc., Nursing                          

Candidates should have passed B.Sc., Nursing and have secured 60% marks for General/OBC candidates and for SC and ST candidates 55% of marks required to apply for admission. They should have 4 years B.Sc., nursing course (Hons)/ B.Sc., Nursing (Post certificate)/Post Basic/B.Sc., Nursing from any recognized University or educational institution recognized by the Indian Nursing Council. Candidates need to be register as Nurse Registered Nurse or Registered Midwife (RN, RM) from any state council. Candidates, who are due to appear at the qualifying examination or have already appeared and are awaiting result, can also apply for admission but at the time of joining they need produce degree certificates and show Registered Nurse Certificates from Indian Nursing Council/State Nursing Council. Selected candidates need show proof of recognition of their colleges at the time of verification of their documents.

B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing

Candidates should be Indian Citizen and has attained or will attain the age of 17 as on December during admission. Candidates need to pass 12th class examination under 10+2 system or students awaiting for results can apply, such candidates need to show proof of passing qualifying examination during joining B.Sc. (Hons.) nursing course. They need to have 55% of mark for Gen/OBC and 50% for SC and STs Categories.

B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic)

Candidates should pass qualifying examination 10 +2 system of education from recognized Board/University (candidates who passed 10 +1 on or before 1986 are also eligible).

Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery from any institution recognized by the Indian Nursing Council

They should be registered as Registered Nurse or Registered Midwife from any state nursing council. In case of male nurse, along with registered nurse, they need to have training in Midwifery and training for 6 months in any of the following subjects

(1. O.T Techniques,  2. Ophthalmic Nursing,   3. Leprosy Nursing,  4. TB Nursing, 5. Psychiatric Nursing,   6. Neurological and Neuro Surgical Nursing,  7. Community Health Nursing,   8. Cancer Nursing   and 9. Orthopaedic Nursing)


C. Entrance Examination and Procedure for Selection

Admission will be entirely on entrance examination; those who have passed entrance for join the nursing course. For PG courses, candidate needs to have cut off 50 percentile in the competitive entrance examination.

M.Sc. Nursing

For M.Sc. Nursing courses, questions will be of 90 minutes duration and contain 90 multiple choice questions (MCQs) for 90 marks.


Merit candidates called for counseling and can select various subjects based on their rank and according to the availability of seats.

Candidates with equal mark, selections will be based on less negative marks at the entrance examination and candidates older age will be preferred.

Entrance Test

Entrance test will be conducted in English language only.


B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing

Entrance for B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing will be conducted in following cities – Patna, Raipur, Delhi, Trivananthapuram, Mumbai, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Chennai, Dehradun and Kolkata. Only female candidates will be eligible.

Candidates have one paper for duration of 2 hours and consisting of four parts containing objective type (Multiple Choice) questions.

Part A – Physics – 30 Marks

Part B – Chemistry – 30 Marks

Part C – Biology – 30 Marks

Part D – General Knowledge – 10 marks.

Total – 100 Marks.

Questions will be based on 10+2 education and there is no prescribed syllabus by AIIMS.

Candidates who obtain equal marks, selections will be based on

1. Higher marks in Biology in entrance examination

2. Higher marks in Chemistry in entrance examination

3. Higher marks in Physics in entrance examination

4. Candidates with older age will be preferred.

In 1956, government of India gave approval to establish All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). AIIMS is an autonomous institution and it can award medical and other academic degrees. The degree awarded by AIIMS can be equivalent to degree given by other medical Universities in India. AIIMS is more prestigious and have good career after their degree completion and its degree recognized by Indian Medical council Act and therefore the students can work in India and abroad and consider for job applications, they get first priority than other students. AIIMS is in six places in India – Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Patna, Raipur, Rishikesh and Delhi.

 Nurses who done B.Sc., they can do Master degree and can expose to field of research and enquiry in their courses. They actively promoted them and expose to modern techniques of teaching and have opportunities to participate in teaching exercise. After M.Sc. Nursing in AIIMS, they can be posted in good positions in hospitals and Medical Universities with handsome salary.  

A. Advertisement for Admission Notice to Join M.Sc., B.Sc. and Post Basic B.Sc.

Every year, AIIMS post their advertisement regarding admission for nursing courses in the month of March second week and close its online application first week of April. Nursing students can place in any seven AIIMS institution and after passing entrance and Interview. For prospectus and detailed information about you can visit website.

How to join in All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for nursing courses (B.Sc., M.Sc. Nursing. and PC B.Sc. ) it’s eligibility, procedure and selection. 

B.Sc. (Post Basic) Nursing

The examination will be held in Delhi only and test will be in English language only.

The test will be conducted in two stage. Stage 1: Written test and Stage 2: Personal Assessment/Interview

Written test will be of 90 minutes of one paper containing 70 objective type questions (Multiple Choice) in the subjects of Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmocology, Obstetrics Nursing and Midwifery, Paediatric Nursing, Community Health Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing and Professional Trends in Nursing.


Personal assessment will be based on past academic attained in 10+2/Higher Secondary, nursing examination and performance as staff nurse.


There will be negative marking for wrong answers in entrance examination for all the couses. Each correct response will get a score of +1 mark. Each incorrect response will get a score of -1/3. No credit will be given for the question not answered or MARKED FOR REVIEW unless Saved. More than one response will be negatively marked. Zero mark will be given for questions not answered.

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Author: Arun Kumar Rajamani