IGNOU Announces Admission Criteria for B.Sc Nursing Programme of January 2021

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has recently announced the inception of its admission process for the Post Basic BSc Nursing Programme. The course pertains to the January session of 2021. The central university located in the capital of our nation has garnered immense respect and praise from the erudite community worldwide owing to its highly qualified faculty as well as its high educational standards. The university often symbolizes the aspirations of millions all over the nation along with a sizable population globally, as well. Following the year-long restrictions imposed by the virulent pandemic, this year’s admissions will serve as a harbinger of hope and betterment.  

The esteemed central university has informed that candidates are free to apply at ignounursing.samarth.edu.in. Due to the rapid digitalization in the recent era, admission processes have become relatively smoother to follow. The dreams of millions depend on the proper implementation and a thorough knowledge of IGNOU’s admission procedure. The aspirants of the Post Basic BSc Nursing Programme must appear for the entrance examination that is scheduled to be held on April 11, 2021. Prospective students must note that the deadline for advancing the applications for the esteemed Post Basic BSc Nursing Programme is March 20, 2021. Past the last date of submission, aspirants stand a chance to lose their opportunity.  

The central university emphasizes that students looking to enroll for the Post Basic BSc Nursing Programme at IGNOU must be aware of the required eligibility criteria for the course. Here’s a brief overview of the eligibility requirements for the Post Basic BSc Nursing Programme course’s January session of 2021- 

  • Class XII:  

In-service nurses who are Registered Nurses and Registered Midwives (RNRM) having a 10+2 qualification with a three-year Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) along with a minimum requirement of two years of prior experience in the concerned profession following the registration as RNRM. 

  • Class X:  

In-service nurses who have been recognized as Registered Nurses and Registered Midwives (RNRM) possessing a Class X or its equivalent with an additional three-year Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) along with a minimum requirement of five years of prior work experience in the concerned profession, following the registration as RNRM.  

Prior to announcing its admission procedure, IGNOU had released its 2021 Prospectus for the BSc Nursing Programme. The former notifications include the dates for the much-awaited B.Ed entrance examination. The B.Ed programme entrance exam of IGNOU for the 2021 session will be held on April 11, 2021.  

The university has informed that prospective students can register for the entrance examination online at sedservices.ignou.ac.in/entrancebed/. However, aspirants ought to remember that the deadline for accepting applications is set at March 20, 2021. If male nurses without a GNM certification wish to apply for the programme, they must possess a certificate in any one of the Nursing programmes of six to nine months duration recognized by the Indian Nursing Council (INC), in place of the GNM. It is necessary for prospective students to be wary of the details pertaining to the admission procedure for the January session of the BSc Nursing Programme at IGNOU, in case they miss out on important details that cost them heavily. Getting accepted for the esteemed course would bring the aspirants one step closer to achieving their philanthropic goal of helping people through the domain of nursing.


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