Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc Nursing)

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc Nursing)


Duration: 4 Year(s)

St. Joseph’s Nursing Institutions, Mysuru

Mysuru, Karnataka, India


Course TypeBachelor

Course Specialty

General Nursing


    Duration of the course shall be four completed years including internship of 24 weeks.


    1. Internship means 8 hours of integrated clinical duties in which 2 weeks of evening and night shift duties are included

    2. Internship should be carried out as 8 hours per day @ 49 hours per week

    3. Students during internship will be supervised by nursing teachers

    4. Fourth year final examination to be held only after completing internship

    On completion of the four year B Sc Nursing program the graduate will be able to:

    1. Apply knowledge from physical, biological, and behavioural sciences, medicine including alternative systems and nursing in providing nursing care to individuals, families and communities.

    2. Demonstrate understanding of life style and other factors, which affect health of individuals and groups.

    3. Provide nursing care based on steps of nursing process in collaboration with the individuals and groups.

    4. Demonstrate critical thinking skill in making decisions in all situations in al situations in order to provide quality care.

    5. Utilize the latest trends and technology in providing health care.

    6. Provide promotive, preventive, and restorative health services in line with the national health policies and programmes.

    7. Practice within the framework of code of ethics and professional conduct, and acceptable standards of practice within the legal boundaries.

    8. Communicate effectively with individuals groups and members of the health team in order to promote effective interpersonal relationships and teamwork.

    9. Demonstrate skills to individuals and groups in clinical/ community health settings.

    10. Participate effectively as members of the health team in health care delivery system.

    11. Demonstrate leadership and managerial skills in clinical/ community health settings.

    12. Conduct need based research studies in various settings and utilize the research findings to improve the quality of care.

    13. Demonstrate awareness, interest and contribute towards advancement of self and of the profession.

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    A candidate seeking admission to first Basic B Sc Nursing course: 

    • Shall have passed two years Pre University examination conducted by Department of Pre University Education, Karnataka State, with English as one of the subjects and Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects. The candidate shall have passed subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology individually and must have obtained a minimum of not less than 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (PCB taken together in the qualifying examination. In respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes or Other Backward Classes, the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology taken together in qualifying examination be not less than 40% instead of 50% as above.
    • The candidate should have completed 17 years on or before 31st day of December of the year of admission.
    • Selection of the candidates should be based on the merit of the entrance examination held by university or competent authority.
    • English shall be the medium of instruction for the course as well as for the examination.

Minimum Education

12th Science
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