PGIMER Nursing Admission 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern

Every year Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research offers admission into 4 years B.Sc. Nursing, B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic) and two-year M.Sc. Nursing course. For admission into these courses, the entrance exam is conducted. PGIMER itself is responsible for organizing this entrance test. The application form for session 2023 will be released in the month of June. So, it is very mandatory to submit the application form before its last date. The entrance examination is scheduled t be held in the last week of July 2023. Therefore, all the candidates must start their exam preparation accordingly. Here we are providing all the details regarding PGIMER Nursing Admission 2023.

PGIMER Nursing 2023 Highlights

Exam Name PGIMER Nursing
Exam conducting authority PGIMER, Chandigarh
Level of Exam National level
Exam mode Online
Selection process Entrance based
Application mode Online
Admission into B.Sc. Nursing, Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing and M.Sc. Nursing
Official website

PGIMER Nursing Admission 2023 Important Dates

B.Sc. Nursing and Post-Basic B.Sc. Nursing

Events Dates (Tentative)
Application form releases 2nd week of June 2023
Last date to submit the application form 2nd week of July 2023
Release of admit card 3rd week of July 2023
Entrance exam Last week of July 2023
Result declaration 2nd week of August 2023
Counseling begins 3rd week of August 2023

M.Sc. Nursing

Events Dates (Tentative)
Application form releases Last week of March 2023
Last date to submit the application form Fourth week of April 2023
Release of admit card Last week of April 2023
Entrance exam 1st week of June 2023
Result declaration 2nd week of June 2023
Counseling begins June/ July 2023

Eligibility Requirements

For B.Sc(Nursing)

  • Only female candidates are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates should clear class 12th with 50% marks from any recognized board.
  • Applicant must have studied Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English as mandatory subjects in class 12th.
  • The age of the candidates must be between 17 years to 25 years.

Post Basic B.Sc(Nursing)

  • Candidates must have passed higher secondary/senior secondary/intermediate from any recognized educational board.
  • The age of the applicant must not be more than 45 years as of 31st December 2023.
  • Apart from this, they must have completed general nursing and midwifery with 50% marks. Also, they must hold 3 years of experience in nursing or public health nursing with any hospital/institute recognized by state/central government.

For M.Sc(Nursing)

  • Candidates should hold a degree of B.Sc. Nursing or B.Sc. Nursing (Post-Basic) from an Institution recognized.
  • They must have secured at least 55% of marks there in the qualifying examination.
  • Candidates are required to have at least 1-year working experience till the last date of submission of the application form.
  • Applicants need to be registered Nurse and Registered Midwives as approved by INC or substitute registration in the case of the male applicants.

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PGIMER Nursing Admission 2023 Application Form

The application form will be made available through online means only. Follow these steps given below in order to fill the PGIMER Nursing Application form 2023:

  • Applicants have to visit the official web page of PGIMER, Chandigarh-
  • After visiting the site, fill in all your basic details such as name, address, phone number, email id, ID Proof the application form.
  • While providing these, a recent passport size photograph of the candidate and signature should also be uploaded in the given format.
  • Moreover, they will have to upload their other documents that are mandatory in the application form.
  • Once the uploading of the documents is completed, candidates need to pay the application fee through online mode. The payment modes will be credit card, debit card, net banking, or the other available payment gateway.
  • Lastly, do not forget to keep a few hard copies of the confirmation page for further use.

Application fee

Category Application fee
General/OBC INR 1500/-
SC/ST INR 1200/-
PwD Exempted

Note- Fee will not be returned in any case.

Exam Pattern

  • The examination mode will be online (Computer Based Test).
  • The PGIMER exam’s duration is 90 minutes.
  • Questions will be Multiple Choice Questions.
  • The medium of the exam will be English.

See below to know the distribution of questions and marks:


Subject Questions Maximum Marks
Physics 25 25
Chemistry 25 25
Biology 25 25
General knowledge/Current Affairs 10 10
English 15 15
Total 100 100

For B.Sc Nursing (Post Basic)

Subject Questions Maximum Marks
Scientific Principles Applied In Nursing Practice & Trends in Nsg 10 10
Medical-Surgical Nursing 20 20
Child Health Nursing 15 15
Community Health Nursing Including Nutrition 15 15
Obstetric Nursing and Midwifery 15 15
Mental Health Nursing 15 15
General Knowledge 10 10
Total 100 100

M.Sc. Nursing

Subject Questions Maximum Marks
Child Health Nursing 15 15
Medical-Surgical Nursing 15 15
Obstetric Nursing 15 15
Community Health Nursing 15 15
Mental Health Nursing 15 15
Nursing Research 10 10
Nursing foundations 10 10
General Knowledge 05 05
Total 100 100

PGIMER Nursing 2023 Result

The PGIMER will declare the result after a few days of the completion of the entrance test. It will be available in online mode. The cutoff percentage for the general category is 50% and for the reserved category, it is 45%. Candidates are required to clear this cut-off in order to qualify for the final selection procedure of PGIMER Nursing. Candidates will be able to check the result by logging into the official website of PGIMER – The result will be viewed in PDF format. Therefore through the result, you will see the scores secured in each section and overall marks as well. It will also mention the participant’s name, application number, category, etc.

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