B.Sc Nursing (Basic)

Duration : 4 years, Number of Seats : 100

Course Overview

It is an undergraduate programme designed to

  • Prepare graduates to assume responsibility as professional, competent nurses and midwives in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services to all who needs nursing care.

  • Prepare nurses who can make independent decisions in nursing situations, protect the rights and facilitate individual and groups in pursuit of health, function in hospital, community Health Nursing services, and conduct research studies in the areas of nursing practice. They are also expected to assume role of teacher, supervisor, and manager in clinical or public health setting.

Eligibility

Age :
The candidate should have completed 17 years on or before 31st day of December of the year of admission.

Selection :
Selection of the candidates should be based on the merit in the entrance examination held by University or competent authority.

Duration of the Course :
Duration of the course shall be four completed years including clinical training of 24 weeks.

Medium of Instruction :
English shall be the medium for the course as well as for the examination.

Subjects

  • List Of Subjects - Ist Year
    • English
    • Anatomy
    • Physiology
    • Nutrition
    • Bio-chemistry
    • Nursing Foundations
    • Psychology
    • Microbiology
    • Introduction to computers
    • Kannada
    • Library work / self Study
    • Co-curricular activities
  • List Of Subjects - 2nd Year
    • Sociology
    • Pharmacology
    • Pathology
    • Genetics
    • Medical Surgical Nursing(Adult including geriatrics)
    • Community Health Nursing
    • Communication and Educational Technology
    • Library work / self study
    • Co- curricular activities
  • List Of Subjects - 3rd Year
    • Medical – Surgical Nursing(Adult including geriatrics) - II
    • Child Health Nursing
    • Mental Health Nursing
    • Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing
    • Library work / self Study
    • Co- curricular activities
  • List Of Subjects - 4th Year
    • Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing
    • Community Health Nursing – II
    • Nursing Research & Statistics
    • Management of Nursing Services and Education
  • List Of Subjects - Internship
    • Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing
    • Community Health Nursing – II
    • Medical Surgical Nursing(Adult and geriatric)
    • Child Health
    • Mental Health
    • Research Project
  • Note :
    • Clinical training means 8 hours of integrated clinical duties in which 2 weeks of evening and night shift duties are included
    • Clinical training should be carried out as 8 hours per day @ 48 hours per week
    • Students during clinical training will be supervised by nursing teachers
    • Students will be eligible to appear in the Fourth year final examination only after completion of clinical training.

Other Details

  • Attendance
    • A Minimum of not less than 80% attendance in theory and practical / clinical separately in each subject in each academic year is essential for appearing in the examination. A candidate pursuing in the course shall study in the college for the entire period as a full time student. No candidate is permitted to work in a hospital / nursing home / laboratory / college while studying this course. No candidate should join any other course of study or appear for any other examination conducted by this university or any other university in India or abroad during the period of registration. Each academic year shall be taken as a unit for calculating the attendance.

  • Internal assessment
    • Regular periodic assessment shall be conducted throughout the course. Although the question of number of tests is left to the institution at least three tests in theory and practical each year be held. The test preceding the university examination may be similar to the pattern of university examination. Average of the marks of three tests for theory and practical separately shall be sent to the university.

      A candidate shall secure not less than 50% of marks prescribed for internal assessment in theory and not less than 50% marks prescribed in practical, separately, in each subject/paper to be eligible to appear in the university examination.

  • Schedule of examination
    • The university shall conduct two examinations annually at an interval of not less than 4 to 6 months as notified by the university from time to time. A candidate who satisfies the requirement of attendance. Progress and conduct as stipulated by the university shall be eligible to appear for the university examination. Certificate to that effect shall be produced from the head of the institution along with the application for examination and the prescribed fee.

    • All practical examinations must be held in the respective clinical areas.

  • Criteria for pass
    • A candidate has to fulfill the following criteria

    • Shall pass in both internal and university examination separately vide Indian nursing circular No. 12-2/90-INC dated 16.01.1991

    • Shall secured not less than 50% of maximum marks prescribed for internal assessment in theory and not less than 50% of marks prescribed for internal assessment in practical, separately, in each paper and shall secure in each paper not less than 50% of maximum marks prescribed in the University Examination for theory and not less than 50% of marks prescribed for practical in the university examination separately.

    • However, for a pass in English paper, a candidate shall secure not less than 40% of maximum prescribed marks in theory and 40% of maximum prescribed marks in internal assessment.

  • Carry over
    • A candidate failing in more than two subjects will not be promoted to the next year.

    • Candidate shall not be admitted to the subsequent higher examination unless the candidate has passed in all papers in the previous examination.

    • If a candidate fails in theory or practical exam in a paper in that paper he/she has to re-appear for both in theory and practical.

  • Award of degree
    • Must have 100% attendance in each of the practical areas before award of degree.