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PGIMER Chandigarh Admissions: B.Sc Nursing

PGIMER Chandigarh Admissions: B.Sc Nursing

About the PGIMER Chandigarh

The Government of India, Ministry of Health had set up a committee known as the “HEALTH SURVEY AND PLANNING COMMITTEE” on 12th June, 1959 to undertake the review of the development that had taken place since the publication of the report of HEALTH SURVEY AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE (BHORE COMMITTEE) in 1946 with a view to formulate further health programme for the country in the third and subsequent five year plan periods. This committee recommended the setting up of six Postgraduate Medical Institutions in the country, one each at Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Lucknow and Chandigarh to meet the increasing demand of teachers for the rapidly expanding Medical Colleges specialist services for hospitals, and need of the armed


The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research was conceived and planned in 1960 to create in Chandigarh “ISLAND OF EXCELLENCE” providing physical and intellectual milieu for young scientists working in multiple disciplines of medicine, to
advance the frontiers of knowledge, render humane service to sick and suffering and to train medical, nursing and paramedical manpower. The Institute was established in 1962 under the erstwhile state of Punjab. It was declared as an Institute of National importance by an Act of Parliament (Act 51 of 1966) w.e.f. 1st April, 1967. The College of Nursing was established in 1964 in Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh with an aim to bring primary health services within the reach of all individuals. From 2003 onwards College of Nursing, PGI, Chandigarh stands upgraded and renamed as National Institute of Nursing Education, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh. Earlier the Nursing Institute was offering graduate and postgraduate degree courses in nursing under Panjab University. According to Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh Amendment Act-2008 (No. 3 of 2008), degrees are now awarded by this Institute. The Nursing Institute has been preparing clinical practitioners, nursing administrators and educators to shoulder responsible positions and facilitate better education with added thrust to nursing research and short term courses in specialties of nursing. Faculty and students are members of National Professional Organizations.


  • B.Sc. Nursing (4 years): The minimum educational requirement shall be 10+2 examination passed with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English or any other examination as equivalent thereto with at least 50% marks in aggregate. Candidates appearing in 10+2 examination in April May, 2020 can also apply for the course, but they will be provisionally allowed to appear in the entrance examination subject to passing of 10+2 examination with at least 50% marks. They will, however, be required to submit their certificates/marks sheet from the respective Boards of their having passed the 10+2 examination to the Principal, NINE by 10.08.2020 positively failing which they will not be considered for attending the counseling.
  • B.Sc. Nursing (Post-Basic): Must have passed 10+2 or any other examination equivalent thereto. Must have passed General Nursing and Midwifery with minimum of 50% aggregate. Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife qualified from a recognized Institute & registered with respective State Nursing Council as approved by Indian Nursing Council (INC) or substitute registration in case of male candidates fully qualified for nursing of men, women and children.

Important dates

  • Start of B.Sc. Nursing online registration on Website: 18.05.2020
  • Application form closes: 20.06.2020
  • Computer-Based Entrance Test: 28.07.2020 (Tuesday)
  • Expected date of declaration of result: 07.08.2020
  • Last date of submission of qualifying 10+2 certificate and marks sheet: 10.08.2020
  • Counseling: 17.08.2020 at 11.00 AM

How to apply?

Visit the Official website and Then click on the Specific “Exam Name” for which you want to fill the application form. Then click on `New Registration’ and you will be directed to the registration form page. The entries in registration form cannot be changed once submitted, hence, ensure that you enter the required information as below correctly.

  • SC/ST Category : Rs.1200/- + Transaction Charges as applicable
  • For all other categories: Rs.1500/- + Transaction Charges as applicable.
  • Persons with Bench-mark Disabilities (PwBD): Candidates are exempted from payment of fee.


Academic Inquiry
Postal address
0172-2744401, 2745078
National Institute of Nursing Education
PGIMER, Sector-12
Chandigarh – 160012

Call: 0172-2755257
Email: admissionsatnine[at]gmail.com

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