B.Sc at IGNOU
Q.1 How can we do BSC from IGNOU?
The IGNOU University BSC (major) and B.Sc (general), we has to earn 96 credits in minimum three years with 32 credits per year to earn Bachelor’s Degree (BSC). For earning 96 credits, a student has to opt for courses from three categories.
Is there any entrance exam for B.Sc in IGNOU?
No, there is no any entrance exam for getting admission in IGNOU BSc course. And there is no entrance exam in any kind of Bachelor Degree courses.
What is the duration of course in B.Sc from IGNOU?
The BSC course duration in IGNOU is 3 years.
What is the eligibility criteria for B.Sc in IGNOU?
The eligibility criteria for BSC in IGNOU are 10+2 with science subjects or its equivalent qualification.
What are the benefits of IGNOU B.Sc?
Competitive & Compatible: BSc program of IGNOU is a well structured program and its no way inferior to BSc from any other University in India or abroad. Although it has its own merits and demerits, IGNOU teaches you to how learn the subject just by reading books. It will develop the desired thought process and make you independent. After completing your program from IGNOU, you get not only degree but a self confidence.
Recognized: B Sc from IGNOU is valid and recognized.
Eligibility for Further Studies: You are eligible to do M Sc or other Master’s course after a B Sc from IGNOU.
For working professional persons: If you are working at the same time, BSc course at IGNOU is viable for working people as well.
Comprehensive Study Material: B Sc IGNOU study material is comprehensive and an prepared by qualified experts as per the norms of requirement.
Flexibility of Time: Any individual who is eligible to get admissions to IGNOU for BSc can do it in a flexibility of given time.
Highly Rated:: When we consider MBA from IGNOU, the Indira Gandhi National Open University is a highly top rated University for Distance Mode Education.
What is post basic BSc nursing in IGNOU?
BSc Nursing (Post Basic) (BScN(PB)) Eligibility: 10+2 with three years Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) with minimum of two years experience in the profession. There are Programme Study Centres, which are existing Colleges of Nursing, already conduction Post Basic B.Sc.
What is the difference between post basic BSc nursing and BSC nursing?
BSc(Post Basic) is a type of BSc (Honors), in which the candidate has done some prior academic work which is lower than that of a Bachelors degree. For example if you have done GNM (Nursing), than you can directly opt for a Post Basic BSc (Nursing), in lieu of spending 4 years of doing BSc(Nursing) again.
What is mean by BSc nursing?
The Degree in Bachelor of Science, Nursing or B.Sc. Nursing is a four years professional course offered under Faculty of Nursing & Para-medical Sciences. In India, the Nursing course is registered and controlled by Indian Nursing Council.
What is the Eligibility Criteria for IGNOU B.Sc. Nursing Admission 2020?
In-service Nurses i.e. Registered Nurses and Registered Midwives (RNRM) having 10+2 with three years Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) with a minimum of two years of experience (after registration as RNRM) in the profession
For male nurses who have not done midwifery in the GNM program, should have a certificate in any of the Nursing courses of 6-9 months duration prescribed by the Indian Nursing Council in lieu of midwifery OR
In-service Nurses (RNRM) having 10th class (Matriculation) or its equivalent with three years Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) with a minimum of five years of experience (after registration as RNRM) in the profession
For males’ nurses who have not done midwifery in the GNM program, should have a certificate in any of the nursing courses of 6-9 months duration prescribed by the Indian Nursing Council in lieu of midwifery
Age of Admission: There is no maximum age limit
No. of Seats
The number of seats as approved by INC for admission to IGNOU Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Program varies from PSC to PSC. The approved list of Program Study Centres (PSCs) for Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing along with PSCs Code and RCs Code and number of seats is given in Appendix VIII
Category-wise Availability of Seats
A total of 650 seats in 20 INC approved Program Study Centres (PSC) are available for admission to Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Program of IGNOU for January 2020 session
The list includes active PSCs where Post Basic BSc Nursing students will be admitted
Reservation Policy as per Govt. of India rules will be followed for various categories
IGNOU OPENNET 2020 Admission Procedure
Admission for Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Program for January 2020 session will be done region wise on the basis of merit in common entrance test. Regional Centres where Post Basic B.Sc. (N) Program Study Centres are established will do the counseling and admissions
Secondly, Candidates from any Region/State can apply as per their choice through any Regional Centre/s where PSCs for Post Basic BSc. Nursing Program are established
Thirdly, Region based merit list will be prepared after tie-break by SED
What is the selection process of B.Sc. Nursing?
Region wise merit list for admission to Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing January 2020 session will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the OPENNET-VIII (Entrance Test) and will be displayed in the IGNOU website after the declaration of results
In case two or more candidates obtain equal marks in the OPENNET-VIII (Entrance Test), the inter-se ranking of such candidates shall be determined on the basis of the following criteria for tie break
What is IGNOU OPENNET 2020 Exam Pattern?
Candidates will be required to apply/submit their entrance test form to the Regional Centre from where the candidates wish to pursue the Program and it may be noted that the Program Study Centres for Post Basic BSc Nursing are located only in Regional Centres as given in Appendix-VII
Entrance test will be conducted on a scheduled date as decided by the university, in the centres identified from all over the country
Entrance Test will comprise 120 multiple choice questions (bearing one mark each) drawn from various subjects taught in GNM. A model Question paper for the entrance exam is provided in Appendix-XII a
Candidates will be provided OMR Sheet for marking the responses. A sample of OMR sheet is attached at Appendix XII b
Duration of the test will be two and a half hours
Declaration of Result & Counselling
Result of entrance test will be declared tentatively in mid of October/November 2019, which will be uploaded in the IGNOU website www.ignou.ac.in
Information about next step of admission process will be communicated by concerned regional centre. So, contact the Regional Centre for further information.
What is the Program Fees of BSc nursing?
Program Fee Rs.18000/- per annum (May vary from time to time)
Candidates seeking admission to Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Program are advised not to pay the fees along with the filled-in application form of entrance test
The Program fee should be paid only by Demand Draft drawn in the favour of IGNOU. On the back of Demand Draft write your name, address and telephone number to ensure proper credit to your account
Details regarding deposition of Program Fee will be informed during notification for counselling. Counseling procedures for qualified students of OPENNET-IX for admission to Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Program January 2020 Session