B.Sc Nursing Programme

Duration Of Study

The course of study shall extend over a period of 4 academic years from the date of commencement of his/ her study of the subjects comprising the nursing curriculum to the date of completion of examination. Terms and vacations shall be as notified by the university from time to time.

The course of study comprised of 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th year B.Sc (Nursing). A candidate shall undergo a course of instructions on the following extending over a period of one/ two academic years.

Program Of Study

Subjects in First year Basic B.Sc. Nursing

Subjects Theory (Hrs) Practical / Clinical (Hrs) Hours
English 60
Anatomy 60
Physiology 60
Nutrition 60
Biochemistry 30
Nursing Foundations 265 + 200 450
Psychology 60
Microbiology 60
Introduction to Computers 45
Kannada 30
Library work / Self Study 50
Co-curricular activities 50
Total 930 450 100
Total Hour = 1480 Hrs

Subjects in Second Year Basic B.Sc. Nursing

Subjects Theory (Hrs) Practical / Clinical (Hrs) Hours
Sociology 60
Pharmacology 45
Pathology 30
Genetics 15
Medical Surgical Nursing (Adult including geriatrics) 210 720
Community Health Nursing 90 135
Communication and Educational Technology 60 + 30
Library work / Self Study 50
Co-curricular activities 50
Total 540 855 85
Total Hours = 1480 Hrs

Subjects in Third Year Basic B.Sc. Nursing

Subjects Theory (Hrs) Practical / Clinical (Hrs) Hours
Medical-Surgical Nursing (Adult including geriatrics)-II 120 270
Child Health Nursing 90 270
Mental Health Nursing 90 270
Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing 90 180
Library work / Self Study 50
Co-curricular activities 50
Total 390 990 100
Total Hours = 1480 Hrs

Subjects in Fourth Year Basic B.Sc. Nursing

Subjects Theory (Hrs) Practical / Clinical (Hrs)
Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing Nil 180
Community Health Nursing – II 90 135
Nursing Research & Statistics 45 * Project
Management of Nursing Services and Education 60 + 30
Total 225 315
Total Hours = 540 Hrs

Project work to be carried out during clinical training.

Details of Distribution of Hours for Clinical Training (Integrated Practice)
Subjects Practical (Hrs) In Weeks
Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing 240 5
Community Health Nursing-II 195 4
Medical Surgical Nursing (Adult and Geriatric) 430 9
Child Health 145 3
Mental Health 95 2
Research Project 45 1
Total Hours 1150 24

Note:

  1. Clinical training means 8 hours of integrated clinical duties in which 2 weeks of evening and night shift duties are included.
  2. Clinical training should be carried out as 8 hours per day @ 48 hours per week.
  3. Students during Clinical training will be supervised by nursing teachers.
  4. Students will be eligible to appear in the Fourth year final examination only after completion of Clinical training.
  5. Attendance :
    • A minimum of not less than 80 % attendance in theory and practical / clinical separately in each subject in each academic year is essential for appearing in the examination. A candidate pursuing in the course shall study in the college for the entire period as a full time student. No candidate is permitted to work in a hospital / nursing home / laboratory / college while studying this course. No candidate should join any other course of study or appear for any other examination conducted by this university or any other university in India or abroad during the period of registration. Each academic year shall be taken as a unit for calculating the attendance.
  6. Internal Assessment :
    • Regular periodic assessment shall be conducted throughout the course. Although the question of number of tests is left to the institution at least three tests in theory and practical each year be held. The test preceding the university examination may be similar to the pattern of university examination. Average of the marks of the three tests for theory and practical separately shall be sent to the university.
    • A candidate shall secure not less than 50% of marks prescribed for internal assessment in theory and not less than 50% marks prescribed in practical, separately, in each subject/paper to be eligible to appear in the university examination.
  7. Schedule of Examination :
    • The university shall conduct two examinations annually at an interval of not less than 4 to 6 months as notified by the university from time to time. A candidate who satisfies the requirement of attendance, progress and conduct as stipulated by the university shall be eligible to appear for the university examination. Certificate to that effect shall be produced from the Head of the institution along with the application for examination and the prescribed fee.
  8. Scheme of Examination

    First Year

    Distribution of Subjects and Marks for Internal Assessment and University Examination for first Year Basic B.Sc Nursing

    Subjects Hours Internal Assesment University Examination Total
    Theory
    Anatomy & Physiology 3 25 75 100
    Nutrition and Biochemistry 3 25 75 100
    Nursing Foundation 3 25 75 100
    Psychology 3 25 75 100
    Microbiology 3 25 75 100
    English 3 25 75 100
    Introduction to Computer* 25 75 100
    Practical and Viva Voce
    Nursing Foundations 100 100 200

    Note : Respective colleges will conduct examination for Introduction to Computer and English as college examination. Marks to be sent to the university.

    Second Year

    Distribution of Subjects and Marks for Internal Assessment and University Examination for second year B.Sc Nursing

    Subjects Hours Internal Assesment University Examination Total
    Theory
    Sociology 3 25 75 100
    Medical Surgical Nursing- I 3 25 75 100
    Pharmacology, Pathology, Genetics 3 25 75 100
    Community Health Nursing – I 3 25 75 100
    Communication and Educational Technology 25 75 100
    Practical and Viva Voce
    Medical – Surgical Nursing - I 100 100 200

    Third Year

    Distribution of Subjects and Marks for Internal Assessment and University Examination for Third Year Basic B.Sc. Nursing.

    Subjects Hours Internal Assesment University Examination Total
    Theory
    Medical Surgical Nursing- II 3 25 75 100
    Child Health Nursing 3 25 75 100
    Mental Health Nursing 3 25 75 100
    Practical and Viva Voce
    Medical - Surgical Nursing- II 50 50 100
    Child Health Nursing 50 50 100
    Mental Health Nursing 50 50 100

    Note : All practical examinations must be held in the respective clinical areas. One internal and one external examiner should jointly conduct practical /clinical examination for each student.

    Fourth Year

    Distribution of Subjects and Marks for Internal Assessment and University Examination for Fourth Year Basic B.Sc. Nursing

    Subjects Hours Internal Assesment University Examination Total
    Theory
    Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing 3 25 75 100
    Community Health Nursing – II 3 25 75 100
    Nursing Research & Statistics 3 25 75 100
    Management of Nursing Services and Education 3 25 75 100
    Practical and Viva Voce
    Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing 50 50 100
    Community Health Nursing 50 50 100

    Note : All practical examinations must be held in the respective clinical areas.One internal and one external examiner should jointly conduct practical /clinical examination for each student.

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