Basic B.Sc. Nursing

Basic B.Sc. Nursing

This programme of study leads to a Basic B.Sc. Nursing degree of the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences with an in take of 60 seats. Admission is once in a year and is open to candidates from all parts of India provided they meet the basic requirements.

Approved by: KNC & INC, New Delhi, Affiliated to RGUHS, Bangalore and Recognized by Government of Karnataka
Eligibility : +2 / PUC pass With 45% (only science group)
Duration : The course consists of 4 Years
Course Commencement : October
Total intake : 60

The course consists of 4 Years.

Under the overall aims and goals of Pavan College of Nursing, the following are the main objectives of the course. At the completion of the course the graduates are expected to :

  • Have a broad concept of the fundamental principles of quality nursing care, and demonstrate skill in providing nursing care to people of all age groups based on principles of physical, biological and behavioural sciences in an institution or in a community setting.
  • Participate as members of the health care team in promotive, preventive and restorative health care delivery system of the country.
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and decision making abilities in various nursing situations.
  • Demonstrate skill in teaching and supervising nursing care both in the hospital and in community setting.
  • Recognise the need for continued learning, and for personal and professional growth.
  • Uphold ethical values.
  • Advance without further formal education to positions which require skills in clinical teaching and unit management.
Subjects Theory Hours Practical / Clinical Hours Hours
1. English 60
2. Anatomy 60
3. Physiology 60
4. Nutrition 60
5. Biochemistry 30
6. Nursing Foundations 265 + 200 450
7. Psychology 60
8. Microbiology 60
9. Introduction to Computers 45
10. Kannada 30
11. Library work / Self Study 50
12. Co-curricular activities 50
TOTAL 930 450 100
Subjects Theory Hours Practical / Clinical Hours Hours
1. Sociology 60
2. Pharmacology 45
3. Pathology 30
4. Genetics 15
5. Medical Surgical Nursing (Adult including geriatrics) 210 720
6. Community Health Nursing 90 135
7. Communication and Educational Technology 60 + 30
8. Library work / Self Study 50
9. Co-curricular activities 35
TOTAL 540 855 85
Subjects Theory Hours Practical / Clinical Hours Hours
1. Medical-Surgical Nursing (Adult including geriatrics)-II 120 450
2. Child Health Nursing 90 270
3. Mental Health Nursing 90 270
4. Nursing Research & Statistics 45 45
5. Library work / Self Study 50
6. Co-curricular activities 50
TOTAL 345 1035 100
Subjects Theory Hours Practical / Clinical Hours
1. Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing 90 180
2. Community Health Nursing – II 90 135
3. Management of Nursing Services and Education 60 + 30
TOTAL 270 315
Grand Total 585 Hours

Attendance,Progress & Conduct:

Each student must have a certificate of satisfactory attendance, progress and conduct from the principal of the college of Nursing to be examination. A minimum of 80% attendance is required in each subject for both theory and practical. Attendance of 10% may be condoned by the Vice Chancellor on the recommendation of the principal based on the genuinety of the case.

Internal Assessment:

There shall be an internal assessment which follows the principles enuciated by the University in each subject, for which 20% of the marks are set apart and these will be added to the final marks in the University examination. There shall be a minimum of two assiGNMents and three periodical tests in every subject each year, to assess the progress of the candidates.

If a candidate fails in examination, his/her internal assessment shall be assessed again. If he/she is a regular student for the second attempt only, and the marks obtained, which ever is higher, will be considered.