INSTITUTE OF NURSING : Eligibility Criteria & Admission Procedure

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Admission Closed for 20-21 session
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Beware of fake agents/consultants.
Brainware University does not take admission through agent/consultant.

Eligibility Criteria & Admission procedure


Eligibility criteria : General Nursing & Midwifery


  1. Age between 17 to 27 years as on 31 st August, year of admission.
  2. Only female candidates who are physically and mentally fit to undergo training are eligible to apply.
  3. Minimum education qualification: Higher Secondary Education ( 10+2) passed from West Bengal Council of Higher Education and Vocational Agriculture Examination (10+2) passed and Vocational Home Science Examination ( 10+2) passed from West Bengal state Council of Technical and Vocational Education and Skill Development or passed equivalent examination from any recognized board/ council with 40% qualifying marks in English.
  4. Selection will be strictly on the basis of total marks obtained in compulsory subjects [ English with 40% qualifying marks and three elective subjects ( best three ) except Environmental Education ] with 40% qualifying marks in the H.S.(10+2) and Vocational Agriculture Examination ( 10+2 ) passed and Vocational Home Science Examination ( 10+2 ) passed or equivalent examination. In case of Science students, candidates must obtain pass marks in both practical and theory separately and 40% in aggregate.
  5. Requirement of three elective subject to apply for GNM course for vocational candidates under the West Bengal State Council of Technical and Vocational Education and Skill Development or passed equivalent examination from any recognized Council/Board.
  6. The candidate must be citizen of India and a permanent resident of the district of West Bengal (from where the candidate applies) residing uninterruptedly for at least five years preceding the date of submission.
  7. Candidates must be able to read, write and express Bengali/Nepali/ English.


Eligibility criteria : B.Sc. Nursing


  1. Between 17 to 27 years as on 31 st August, Year of admission.
  2. Only female candidates who are physically and mentally fit to undergo training are eligible to apply.
  3. Candidates must pass (10+2) examination from any recognized Board/Council with at least 45% in aggregate ( 5% relaxation for reserved category ).
  4. Candidates must pass the subjects with individual pass marks ( in both theory and practical separately ) in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB) and must have pass marks in English Core / English Elective.
  5. The candidate must be citizen of India and a permanent resident of the district of West Bengal ( from where the candidate applies) residing uninterruptedly for at least ten years preceding the date of submission.
  6. Candidates must be able to read, write and express Bengali/Nepali/ English.


Application Procedure


  1. Prospectus cum Application Form will be available ( against payment of Rupees 1500/- ) in Brainware University website at www.brainwareuniversity.ac.in/nursing . (NO REQUEST FOR SENDING THE PROSPECTUS CUM APPLICATION FORM BY POST WILL BE ENTERTAINED).
  2. Students have to fill-in enquiry form for admission proceedings. Students will be selected on basis of marks in last qualifying examination and score on personal interview round.
  3. Candidates have to submit the following documents (self attested ) along with the duly filled up application form.
    • Class 10 – Admit card, mark sheet, certificate
    • Class 10+2 – Admit card, mark sheet, certificate
    • Character / school leaving certificate
    • Original copy of the Residential Certificate issued only by the Government Gazetted Officer of the concerned district where the candidate resides / Sabhadhipati of local Zilla Parishad / Sabhapati of local Panchayat samity / Prodhan of local Gram-Panchayat / Mayor or Councillor or local Municipal Corporation / Chairman of local Municipality / Ward Councillor of local Municipality / local M.P. / local M.L.A. mentioning that the candidate has been residing there ermanently or for the period of last five years uninterruptedly.
    • Caste certificate issued by (a) Sub-Divisional Officer of the Sub-Division concerned district (b) Kolkata District Welfare Officer, Kolkata/ Ex-Officio Jt. Director or Deputy Director, Backward Class Welfare Department ( Applicable for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B candidates only ).
    • Orphanage and inmate-ship ( at least 5 years ) in the concerned Destitute Homes recognized by the Social Welfare Department / Child Rights & Trafficking Department, Govt. of West Bengal ( Applicable for Orphanage/Inmates of Destitute Homes).
    • Medical certificate as per prescribed format only for selected candidates.