Nursing is a profession that is very respectful, merciful, and popular but at the same time, it is very challenging and hard working. So if you have decided to take up nursing as a career, kudos to you. You have opted for a career that requires a lot of dedication, love, patience and care for others. Having decided to pursue a career in nursing you would like to know how to go about it. Well, to become a qualified nurse, you have to obtain a B.Sc degree in nursing.

Well, to become a qualified nurse, you have to obtain a B.Sc degree in nursing. A basic B.Sc nursing course is a 4-year degree course. It is recognized by the Indian Nursing Council. The focus of this course and career is to provide care to sick people and help them regain their health. This course prepares you to take up jobs as competent professional nurses. The eligibility to obtain admission in the B.Sc nursing course is 10+2 in science with physics, chemistry, and biology as the main subjects. In some colleges, there is an option of a direct entry to the second year of the course for those who have completed a Diploma in nursing.

The admission is done on the basis of an admission test followed by an interview. As per Indian Nursing Council, your minimum age should be 17 years on 31st December of the year in which you are applying for admission. 

To crack the entrance exam of the basic B.Sc nursing course, you must prepare in a planned and systematic manner. Get a complete idea of the syllabus for the exam. There are many books available in the market which help in preparing for the exam. Keep attempting mock tests and sample papers and practice them regularly. 

WHY STUDY BASIC B.SC NURSING COURSEIf you are genuinely interested in serving the society and are looking for a career that is satisfying as well as gratifying then you should definitely choose this course.

After completing basic B.Sc nursing course you can either opt to join a healthcare facility or go for M.Sc in nursing.

There is a lot of scope for nurses in different healthcare sectors like big hospitals, nursing homes, sanatoriums, and central and state government hospitals.


The ITM Group of Institutions offers a Basic Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at Mumbai and Navi Mumbai. This is a 4-year course that puts emphasis on leadership, research, and practice.