B.Sc Nursing College in Bangalore

The BSc Nursing Program, a course from Miranda College and School of Nursing, is affiliated with RGUHS, recognized by the Government of Karnataka and approved by Karnataka Nursing Council and Indian Nursing Council.

The BSc Nursing course is known to provide quality education to its students with well qualified and specialized teaching faculties.

Our labs are well-equipped and meet the INC requirements, and we provide state of the art infrastructure to our students to ensure they are well prepared for the outside world.

The BSc Nursing students of Miranda College and School of Nursing are trained in some of the best hospitals in Bangalore and placed in top hospitals all over the world.

WHY CHOOSE MIRANDA FOR BSc NURSING COURSE?

Miranda College and School of Nursing was established in the year 2002 under the banner of Miranda Education Society. It is:

  1. Affiliated with RGUHS
  2. Recognized by the Government of Karnataka
  3. Approved by Karnataka Nursing Council
  4. Approved by Indian Nursing Council.

Miranda College and School of Nursing is forever setting new standards of excellence in nursing education and practice.

It constantly aims to enhance its nursing programme to ensure students are always upgraded with skillsets, knowledge and the right attitude in the nursing profession in today’s competitive world.

BSc NURSING PROGRAM - COURSE DETAILS.

BSc NURSING PROGRAM DURATION

The BSc Nursing Course is a four-year academic course that begins on the date of commencement of a candidate's study of the subjects comprising the nursing program curriculum to the date of completion of the examination.

Terms and vacations are to be followed as notified by the university from time to time. The course of study comprises 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th-year BSc (Nursing).

A candidate shall undergo a course of instructions on the following extending over a period of one/two academic years.

Year-wise distribution of Week Days & Hours of the Course Maximum hours per week per student shall be 36 to 40 including classroom institutions and clinical field practice.

  1. 1st Year 46 Weeks 1480 Hours.
  2. 2nd Year 46 Weeks 1480 Hours.
  3. 3rd Year 46 Weeks 1480 Hours.
  4. 4th Year 46 Weeks 1690 Hours.
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 BSc. 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 BSc. 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

Fees for B.sc Nursing Program, Bangalore

The fee for completing a BSc in Nursing from Miranda College of Nursing, Bangalore is Rs 4,75,000/- for four years.

It includes food and accommodation charges.

This doesn't include uniform fees which are extra and exam fees which is to be paid to the university as per university norms.

Other Details - BSc Nursing Program

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 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 attendance.
  6. Internal Assessment :
    • The regular periodic assessment shall be conducted throughout the course. Although the question of the 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 the 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. BSc Nursing Program Scheme of Examination

    First Year

    Distribution of Subjects and Marks for Internal Assessment and University Examination for first Year Basic BSc 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 examinations for Introduction to Computer and English as college examinations. Marks to be sent to the university.

    Second Year

    Distribution of Subjects and Marks for Internal Assessment and University Examination for second year BSc 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 BSc. 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 examinations 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 examinations for each student.

    Qualification & Eligibility for Admission in B.sc Nursing College in Bangalore

    Eligibility for Admission

    A Candidate seeking admission to the BSc Nursing College in Bangalore must have:-

    1. A pass in the 10th/+2 Examination.
    2. Pass in Two year PUC equivalent recognized by RGUHS with Science subjects viz. Physics, Biology, Chemistry.
    3. Obtained 45% marks in Physics, Biology, Chemistry and English. In the case of SC/ST/OBC, relaxed to 40%.
    4. Age - completed 17 Years.
    5. Fair knowledge of the English language is essential.
    6. Should be physically fit with sound mental health.

    Certificates Required for Admission in BSc Nursing Course

    Attested copies of the following certificates to be sent along with the application form.

    1. Marks card of the qualifying examination (II PUC/ PDC).
    2. SSLC marks card (with the date of birth).
    3. Transfer Certificate.
    4. Migration Certificate.
    5. Conduct Certificate from Institution Last Attended.
    6. SC/ST/OBC Certificate (applicable only if it is attested).
    7. Eligibility Certificate.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    1. Who should study BSc Nursing?

    The BSc Nursing Course is a popular course amongst Indians.

    Candidates should pursue BSc Nursing if they have:

    1. a caring and nurturing nature
    2. an aptitude for science
    3. empathy and will to serve with dedication.

    Students with an aggregate 45% in 10+2 (or equivalent as recognised by the university) in science subjects (Biology, Chemistry & Physics) are eligible to pursue the course.

    2. What are the career opportunities after doing BSc Nursing?

    Candidates have plenty of opportunities awaiting them on their completion of the BSc Nursing Program in India as well as abroad.

    Nursing graduates have the option of studying further or getting employed in government & private sectors.

    Options for higher studies after BSc Nursing:

    1. MSc Nursing in choice of specialization
    2. MPH - Masters in Public Health
    3. MBA - Healthcare Analytics
    4. MBA - Hospital Administration

    Job Opportunities for BSc Nursing students on course completion:

    1. Nursing Supervisor
    2. Registered Nurse
    3. Midwife
    4. Nurse Educator
    5. Public Health Nurse
    6. School Health Nurse
    7. Occupational Health Nurse
    8. Nursing Assistant
    9. Nursing Instructor
    10. Nursing Advisor
    11. Staff Nurse
    12. Home care Nurse
    13. Nursing Superintendent etc.

    3. What is the eligibility criteria to pursue BSc Nursing in Bangalore?

    For a candidate to pursue BSc Nursing from a college in Bangalore, he/she should have secured 45% in his 12th or 10+2 equivalent as recognised by the affiliated university in science subjects - Biology, Physics and chemistry.

    4. What is the age criteria to Pursue BSc Nursing?

    The age criteria for a candidate to be eligible to pursue BSc Nursing is a minimum of 17 years of age and a maximum of 35 years in age.

    5. What is the Difference between BSc and GNM Courses?

    BSc Nursing:

    1. BSc Nursing is a four-year graduation course in Nursing.
    2. Eligibility: for science students only.
    3. Extensive academic scope.
    4. Students learn the aspects of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care.
    5. Requires practical exposure.
    6. A four-year program with 24 weeks internship.

    General Nursing & Midwifery:

    1. A three-year diploma course in Nursing.
    2. Eligibility: Across all streams (Science, Commerce & Arts)
    3. Limited academic scope.
    4. Students learn emergency response, compassion, individual care etc.
    5. Theoretical approach.
    6. A three-year program with 6 months internship.

    6. What is the Duration of the BSc Nursing Course?

    A BSc Nursing program done from any college in Bangalore is a four-year degree/graduation course.

    The course is followed by a twenty-four-week internship program.

    7. Is BSc Nursing a three year or a four-year programme?

    BSc Nursing pursued from any Nursing college in Bangalore is a four-year degree course.

    8. What is the fees of BSc Nursing in Bangalore?

    The fee for completing a BSc in Nursing from Miranda College of Nursing, Bangalore is Rs 4,75,000/- for four years.

    It includes food and accommodation charges.

    This doesn't include uniform fees which are extra and exam fees which is to be paid to the university as per university norms.

    9. Can I do MBBS After pursuing a BSC Nursing degree?

    No, one cannot pursue MBBS directly or laterally on completion of the BSc Nursing course. (There is an exception to the case.)

    However, any candidate wishing to pursue MBBS must start after the completion of his/her 12th or equivalent with an aggregate 50%and qualify in the NEET Examination. (It also applies to BSc Nursing graduates who wish to pursue MBBS. They can pursue MBBS based on their 12th and NEET qualifications and not their nursing degree.)

    10. What is the Difference between BSc and Post Basics BSc Course?

    BSc Nursing is a graduation course for 12th pass science students whereas, the Post Basic BSc is an equivalent BSc nursing course for students who have completed their GNM diploma.

    BSc Nursing:

    1. BSc Nursing is a four-year graduation course in Nursing.
    2. Eligibility: for science students only.
    3. Extensive academic scope.
    4. Students learn the aspects of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care.
    5. Requires practical exposure.
    6. A four-year program with 24 weeks internship.

    Post Basic BSc Nursing:

    1. It is two-year graduation in nursing.
    2. Eligibility: Taken up after completion of GNM as a BSc Nursing Degree equivalent.
    3. Students are training on preventive, curative, promotive and rehabilitative services to patients.
    4. Requires practical exposure.
    5. Comparatively shorter.

    11. What is the Minimum Qualification to do a BSc Nursing Course?

    The minimum qualification required to do a BSc Nursing course from Miranda Nursing College or any other college in Bangalore is:

    1. 12th pass with a minimum 45% aggregate in science PCB .i.e, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
    2. The candidate should have completed 17 years of age as of the date of admission and below the age of 35.
    3. The candidate should be deemed medically fit as prescribed.

    12. What is the Admission process for the BSc Nursing Program in Bangalore?

    The admission process for BSc Nursing Program, Bangalore at Miranda Nursing College is simple.

    The candidate can either visit the campus and collect the application form and submit the same with the documents as mentioned in the application.

    You can also apply on the online admission portal by following the link.
    Apply Online

    13. Can I register/apply online for the BSc Nursing Course?

    Yes. You can apply for the BSc Nursing Course online by clicking on the link.
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    14. When will the admissions start for BSc Nursing Colleges in Bangalore?

    The admission process for BSc Nursing begins in the month of April. April to October can be considered an ideal time for seeking admission for the course.

    15. Can male students pursue the BSc Nursing course?

    Yes, male students too can pursue the BSc Nursing course. The nursing course is not restricted to any gender. Anyone that fulfils the eligibility criteria is free to apply

    16. Is BSc nursing a Female Oriented Course?

    No, BSc Nursing is not a female-oriented course alone.

    Candidates of all genders can apply for it as long as they meet the required eligibility criteria prescribed by the respective university.

    The job opportunities in the healthcare sector - both domestic and global, give all genders a fair & equal chance.

    17. What is the Future Scope of BSc Nursing Course?

    BSc Nursing course is a career-oriented professional course with opportunities in both government and private sectors in India and abroad.

    Opportunities are available across healthcare sectors in both government and private sectors like:

    1. General Hospitals
    2. Super-speciality Hospitals
    3. Patient care clinics
    4. Community care
    5. Private practices
    6. Rehabilitation centres
    7. Home Nursing care units
    8. Emergency Centres
    9. Etc. centres
    10. And other healthcare domains

    Options for higher studies after BSc Nursing:

    1. MSc Nursing in choice of specialization
    2. MPH - Masters in Public Health
    3. MBA - Healthcare Analytics
    4. MBA - Hospital Administration

    Job Opportunities for BSc Nursing students on course completion:

    1. Nursing Supervisor
    2. Registered Nurse
    3. Midwife
    4. Nurse Educator
    5. Public Health Nurse
    6. School Health Nurse
    7. Occupational Health Nurse
    8. Nursing Assistant
    9. Nursing Instructor
    10. Nursing Advisor
    11. Staff Nurse
    12. Home care Nurse
    13. Nursing Superintendent etc.

    18. Is there a demand for BSc nursing students in Abroad Countries?

    There have consistently been increasing global opportunities for BSc nursing graduates abroad.

    The Middle East, Germany, Italy, UK and the USA are very keen on hiring Indian nursing graduates.

    Indians are highly prefered because:

    1. Our culture has bought us up to be caring and nurturing to others.
    2. We are flexible and can sustain diverse environments.
    3. Hard-working.
    4. Fast learners.
    5. Dedication.

    19. Which countries can we get a job in after completing BSc Nursing Degree in Bangalore?

    A lot of countries abroad seek to hire Indian National Nursing graduates. There has been consistent demand and employment opportunities for BSc Nursing graduates especially in the Middle East, UK, Canada, Australia, the USA etc.

    20. Is there an entrance exam for pursuing BSc Nursing from the Miranda Nursing College, Bangalore?

    No, there is no entrance exam required to qualify to pursue BSc Nursing from Miranda Nursing College, Bangalore.

    The candidate needs a 12th pass or equivalent certificate in the science stream with an aggregate of 45% and 17 years of age (and less than 35) to apply for the BSc Nursing Program.

    21. Can I get a job in the Government sector on completing a BSc in Nursing in Bangalore?

    The government healthcare sector and government hospitals - both Central and State have a lot of vacancies for Nursing graduates.

    Some of the major job profiles that a student can apply for are:

    1. Military Nursing Services(You can also join the army by appearing for the CDS exam.)
    2. Central Railway Staff Nurse
    3. CRPF Staff Nurse
    4. CMHO Durg Staff Nurse
    5. KPSC Staff Nurse
    6. Staff/Assistant Nurse in Government Hospitals and Medical Colleges.

    22. Can I do a masters after doing BSc nursing?

    After the completion of the BSc Nursing Course, the candidate has to gain one year of experience in Clinicals or Teaching before pursuing his masters.

    Options for higher studies after BSc Nursing:

    1. MSc Nursing in choice of specialization
    2. MPH - Masters in Public Health
    3. MBA - Healthcare Analytics
    4. MBA - Hospital Administration

    23. Can I get a Bank Loan to pursue BSc in Nursing in Bangalore?

    Yes. Students seeking admission in the BSc Nursing course can avail of bank loans for education by applying to a bank convenient to them and providing the bank with the necessary documents.

    A lot of banks provide educational loan facilities to Nursing students. The candidate needs to apply for a loan at the bank submit necessary documents and complete the formalities that follow in order to secure the loan.

    24. What are the Full course Details of BSc Nursing in Bangalore?

    The BSc Nursing Course is a four-year academic course that begins on the date of commencement of a candidate's study of the subjects comprising the nursing program curriculum to the date of completion of the examination.

    Terms and vacations are to be followed as notified by the university from time to time. The course of study comprises 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.

    Year-wise distribution of Week Days & Hours of the Course Maximum hours per week per student shall be 36 to 40 including classroom institutions and clinical field practice.

    1. 1st Year 46 Weeks 1480 Hours.
    2. 2nd Year 46 Weeks 1480 Hours.
    3. 3rd Year 46 Weeks 1480 Hours.
    4. 4th Year 46 Weeks 1690 Hours.

    25. Can I Do BSc nursing after my 10th Standard?

    No. One can pursue a BSc Nursing Program only after the completion of the 12th or equivalent in the science stream with a 45% aggregate score.

    26. How can I choose the right BSc Nursing College in Bangalore?

    When selecting the right or the best college for BSc Nursing in Bangalore be sure to check that the college is recognised by the Indian Nursing Council, Accredited to KNC and Affiliated with the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.

    Also, check for infrastructure and facilities provided by the college like a laboratory, library, etc that are essential to the learning experience.

    27. Do you provide Study material for the BSc Nursing Course?

    Yes. The Miranda Nursing College library is well stacked with course material for students of all streams of the college.

    28. What is the salary after BSc Nursing?

    The starting salary of BSc Nursing graduates is approximately Rs 20,000/- for freshers.

    29. Can a BSc Nurse Become a Doctor?

    No. A BSc Nursing graduate cannot become a doctor.

    For one to become a doctor the candidate must appear for the NEEt exam along with his 12th (or equivalent) and meet the prescribed eligibility to pursue the MBBS course.

    30. Is BSc nursing equal to MBBS?

    No, BSc Nursing is not equivalent to MBBS.

    While a BSc nursing student goes on to become a nurse a student of MBBS goes on to become a doctor.

    31. Is BSc nursing a good career?

    Yes. Nursing is a good career and has a lot of scope in India and abroad.

    BSc Nursing graduates have a lot of opportunities in the government and private sectors across the globe.

    Candidates also have the option to pursue their masters after the completion of their graduation in nursing.

    32. Is Neet required for BSc nursing?

    No, a candidate seeking to pursue a BSc Nursing course need not appear for the NEET entrance exam.

    33. Which entrance exam is for BSc nursing?

    A candidate seeking admission in the BSc Nursing Program at the Miranda Nursing College, Bangalore need not appear for any entrance exam.

    34. What are the subjects in BSc nursing?

    A student pursuing BSc Nursing will be taught the following subjects:

    1. Anatomy
    2. Physiology
    3. Biochemistry
    4. Pharmacology
    5. Pathology
    6. Genetics
    7. Nursing Foundation
    8. Psychology
    9. Microbiology
    10. Nutrition
    11. Medical-Surgical Nursing
    12. Sociology Nursing Education
    13. Community Health Nursing
    14. Paediatric Nursing
    15. OBG Nursing
    16. Nursing Management and Administration
    17. Nursing Research and Statistics
    18. Mental Health Nursing

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