Admission Procedure

Admission Procedure Session 2021-2022
  • 1. Online applications are invited from eligible female candidates for admission to the 4 year Basic B.Sc. Nursing Programme (Session 2021-2022), commencing in November 2021 at St. Barnabas Hospital Colleges of Nursing, Ranchi, Jharkhand.
  • 2. Eligibility Criteria:
  • (a) Candidates should have completed the minimum age of 17 years on or before the 31st Dec 2020. Upper age limit is 30 years.
  • (b) Female candidates who are unmarried/divorcee/legally separated or widow without encumbrances.
  • (c) Educational Qualification :
  • (i) A candidate should have passed 10+2 or its equivalent examination from recognized Board established by law in India.
    (ii) General category candidates should secure an average of 45% or more marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
    (iii) SC/ST/OBC candidates should secure an average of 40% or more marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
    (iv) English is a compulsory subject in 10+2 for being eligible for admission to B.Sc. (Nursing) course.
  • (d) The candidate should be medically fit.
  • (e) The candidates who appeared in 10+2 examination and their result are not yet been declared may also apply.
  • (f) Candidates can apply online through St. Barnabas Hospital College of Nursing website ( Last date of submission of application is September 30, 2021.
Basis of Selection

The selection of the candidates for admission to B. Sc. Nursing Course will be made on the merit of the Entrance test, counselling and medical fitness. All candidates have to appear for the entrance test.

Provision for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/OBC

Usual relaxation for ST/SC candidates applies. Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/OBC Candidates while applying for admission to B. Sc. Nursing Course will attach along with the application form for admission, a cast certificate issued by a competent authority without which, relaxation of SC/ST/OBC will not be given.

Entrance Test

Entrance test will be held at 10.00 A.M. in St. Barnabas Hospital College of nursing premises on the stipulated date. The entrance test will be of two hours (2 hours) duration and shall contain objective type (Multiple Choice) questions. The medium of examination shall be English. The question paper will have 100 (One Hundred) MCQ/objective type questions of one mark each. Each question has four options i.e. A, B, C & D. Out of which only one will be the correct option. There will be no negative marking for incorrect answers.

The test will be based on 10+2 curriculum of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and shall also include some items on English Comprehension and vocabulary, General Knowledge and Health in order to judge the aptitude of students towards nursing.

No. of Questions:
S. No. Subject No. of Questions Marks
1 Biology 25 25
2 Chemistry 25 25
3 Physics 25 25
4 English 15 15
5 General Knowledge & current affairs 10 10
TOTAL 100 100
  • The written test will be followed by counselling. No candidate will be allowed to attend the counselling session without the following originals.
  • Original 10th class Mark sheet and Certificate
    Original 12th class Mark sheet and Certificate
    Original Caste Certificate, Residential certificate and Income certificate
    Character certificates
  • Eligibility criteria for admission are given in the prospectus. Being permitted to sit for the written test or being called for the counselling does not mean acceptance of eligibility.
  • The provisionally selected candidates will have to undergo a medical check up at the St Barnabas Hospital.
Selection List
  • Selection is subject to written test marks, counselling and medical clearance.
  • The list of selected candidates will be displayed on the College Notice board and the college website ( on october 10, 2021 by 11 a.m. Each student is responsible to see selection list displayed on the college notice board. NO SEPARATE COMMUNICATON, OFFICE CORRESPONDENCE, TELEPHONIC INFORMATION will be sent by the college to the candidates.
Admission/Enrollment to the course
  • Admission is based on merit.
  • The decision of the selection committee will be final and no correspondence will be entertained regarding rejection or disqualification of the applicant.
  • In the event of any dispute arising out of this admission process; the matter will be settled in Ranchi jurisdiction only.