Paramedical Courses

B.Sc Nursing

Name of Course: B.Sc. Nursing
Duration: 4 years
Eligibility Criteria: 10+2 passed with PCB subjects
Qualification Awarded: Bachelor’s Degree

Nurses are trained healthcare professionals who are capable of taking care of patients, treating them and assisting Doctors in treatment and surgery. A qualified RN (Registered Nurse) is capable of providing preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative services to patients (individuals) and communities.

Nurses usually work under qualified Doctors. They are also capable of making independent decisions when such a situation arrives. Nurses usually work in healthcare setups such as hospitals (Government and Private), clinics, nursing homes & NGOs. They are also capable of providing services at rural & community level healthcare initiatives and schemes.

Nursing is a noble profession. Nurses bring relief into the lives of patients! It is a challenging and satisfying job. Apart from that, the job is also financially rewarding.

Nurses work tirelessly, serving patients and assisting Doctors. Each patient is unique and has his/her set of problems and diseases. Serving and treating patients suffering from different diseases is a challenging task. To perform such a daunting task, nurses stay focused and pay attention to small details!

At the end of the day, a nurse brings smile and happiness on the faces of patients! For many nurses, this smile brings with it that sense of satisfaction and happiness.

In short, nursing is more than just a profession. It is an opportunity to serve and treat patients. One can really bring about a change in the society through this profession!

Before heading to the meat of the matter- course details- let us take a look at the skills and qualities required to thrive in this profession. A good nurse has the following qualities –
 Must be compassionate. Must have caring attitude towards patients.
 Ability to work at odd hours.
 Stamina and will to work for long hours without taking any break.
 Must have patience. Must be adept at dealing with patients belonging to different age groups (children, adults and aged folks).
 Good communication skills. Must be good at interdepartmental coordination and patient education.
 Must be disciplined. Must be focused at work.
 Must have sound nursing knowledge and skills.
 Must have an eye for detail.
 Willingness to keep oneself up-to-date with the developments occurring in the world of nursing.
 Must have honesty and integrity. Must stand up for the rights of patients.
B.Sc. Nursing is a Degree program (Bachelor of Science Degree). INC (Indian Nursing Council) is the body governing the aspects of nursing education in India. B.Sc. Nursing course follows the syllabus prescribed by the INC.
The course consists of a holistic mixture of classroom lectures and hands on practical sessions. While securing admission, make sure that the institute is recognized by the INC!

B.Sc. Nursing course is 4 years long.

Students who have passed 10+2 (Science stream- with Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects) from a recognized board are eligible to pursue this course. Minimum aggregate marks criteria may exist (in case of some institutes).

Reputed institutes follow merit based admission process. Under this scheme, marks scored by students in 10+2 board examination and/or relevant entrance test (national, state or institute-wise) are taken into consideration. Seats are allotted to deserving candidates on the basis of merit marks obtained by them.

1st year subjects
 Anatomy
 Physiology
 Microbiology
 Nutrition
 Biochemistry
 Psychology
 Communication Skills
 Basics of Nursing

2nd year subjects
 Pharmacology
 Medical Surgical Nursing
 Pathology and Genetics
 Sociology
 Community Health Nursing

3rd year subjects
 Child Health Nursing
 Mental Health Nursing
 Maternity Nursing
 Medical Surgical Nursing

4th year subjects
 Maternity Nursing
 Community Health Nursing
 Nursing Research and Statistics
 Management of Nursing Services and Education

As mentioned before, the academic program consists of a holistic mixture of classroom lectures and practical sessions. Apart from that, the program also has regular internship and hospital training sessions/modules.

M.Sc. Nursing
Eligibility : Degree in B.Sc. Nursing/ Post
Basic B.Sc. (N)
One year experience from the date of declaration B.Sc. (N) 4th year result.

Mode of Admission :
Entrance test & Counseling through BFUHS, Faridkot.
Duration of Course : 2 Years
Fee Structure : As per norms of Punjab Govt.

Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing
Eligibility : Diploma in General Nursing & Midwifery (GNM)
Mode of Admission : Entrance/merit & counseling through BFUHS, Faridkot.
Duration of Course : 2 Years
Fee Structure : As per norms of Punjab Govt.

B.Sc. Nursing
Eligibility : 10+2 (Medical)
Mode of Admission : PPMET (Punjab Paramedical Entrance Test) conducted by B.F.U.H.S, Faridkot.
Duration of Course : 4 Years including Internship
Fee Structure : As per norms of Punjab Govt.

General Nursing & Midwifery (GNM)
Eligibility : 10+2 (Any Stream) or Trained ANM
Mode of Admission : Merit in 10+2 Marks & Interview
Duration of Course : 3 Years + 6 Months Internship
Fee Structure : As per norms of Punjab Govt.

M.Sc. (Nursing) Programme

Objective: This aim of the postgraduate program in nursing is to prepare graduates to assume Responsibilities as nurse specialists, consultants, educators, administrators in a wide variety of Professional settings.

Duration : 2 Years

Eligibility : B.Sc. (Nursing)/ B.Sc.Hons. (Nursing)/Post Basic B.Sc. (Nursing) with minimum of 55%

Aggregate marks. Minimum one year of work experience after Basic B.Sc. (Nursing)/Post Basic B.Sc.