It is an undergraduate programme designed to
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Must have 100% attendance in each of the practical areas before award of degree.