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Himachal Pradesh University Shimla MSc Nursing Entrance Test 2016

The Himchal Pradesh University (HPU) Shimla conducts the M.Sc. Nursing Entrance Test on behalf of the Government of Himachal Pradesh (Department of Medical Education & Research) for Admission to 2 Years M.Sc. Nursing Degree Course in Sister Nivedita Government Nursing College, IGMC Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.

The M.Sc. Nursing Degree Course of 2 years is being introduced in Sister Nivedita Govt. Nursing College, IGMC Shimla.

Himachal Pradesh University Shimla MSc Nursing Entrance Test 2016

Date of Entrance Test: 04-09-2016 (Sunday)

Important Dates

Application Form Sale 25th July 2016 - 18th August 2016
Last date for Computer Generated Confirmation copy of online Application Form in the Entrance Tests Section H.P. University, Shimla - 171005 22th August 2016
Admit Card Download 26th August 2016
Date of Entrance Test: 4th September 2016 (Sunday)
Asnwer Keys on website 7th-9th September 2016
Tentative date of declaration of result: 15th September 2016
Tentative date of issuance of merit list: 19th September 2016
Counselling Starts 26th September 2016
Commencement of Academic 1st October 2016

Number of Seats

Name of Speciality Seats
Medical Surgical Nursing 5
Community health Nursing 5
Obstetric Nursing 5
Child Health Nursing 5
Mental Health Nursing 5
Total 25

Eligibility Criteria

Admission to M.Sc. Nursing Degree course shall be made on the basis of merit of the Entrance Test to be conducted by the Himachal Pradesh University Shimla for which Male & female candidates are eligible subject to fulfilment of the following conditions:

  1. Candidate must have passed 10+2 and its equivalent exam from recognizsed Board/University established by Law in India with minimum 45% aggregate marks; for SC/ST/OBC candidates the required percentage of aggregate marks will be 40%
  2. Candidates should be registered as registered Nurse/Midwife (RN/RM) B.Sc/Post Basic B.Sc Nursing with H.P State Nurses registration council Shimla/any State Nursing Registration council at the time of counseling
  3. Candidates should be B.Sc. Nursing/Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing/B.Sc. Hons. Nursing trained from the recognizsed Institutions not less than 55% aggregate marks
  4. Minimum one year of work experience after Basic B.Sc. Nursing on the last date of submission of application form
  5. Minimum one year of work experience prior or after Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing on the last date of submission of application form

Application Fees

The cost of application fee is Rs. 2500/- for General Category candidates. For SC/ST candidates the fee Rs. 1250/.

How to Apply

The applicants may apply for M.Sc. Nursing Entrance Test through online Application Form only through the official website of HPU.

The Admission Form is atteched in the Prospectus. The application form should be duly completed in all respects along with attested photocopies of documents is to be submitted personally by the qualified candidates at the time of counselling/ admission.

Exam Pattern

The Exam shall consist of one written paper only in the subjects mentioned hereunder in accordance with the syllabi of GNM/B.Sc. Nursing Studies.

The Question paper will be only in English. The duration of the Entrance Test will be 2 (two) hours.

The question paper will be objective (MCQ) type. There will be only 4 (Four) options in each question i.e. A, B, C & D. Out of which one of the option will correct.

The question paper will have 150 questions. Each question will carry 1 (one) mark. There will be No Negative Marking.

Admit Card / Hall Ticket

The Applicants can download the call letter directly from the university's official website by filling in their DOB and application number sent through SMS/email. Call letters would not be issued through post.

The candidate should verify all the information in the admit card. If any issue is found, then get it corrected with the concerned authority.

The candidates are required to carry the admit card to the examination hall. Without it, you will not be allowed to enter the examination hall. It is also very important to document for the further admission processes.


The results will be announced on the official website. The selection of the candidates for M.Sc. Nursing course will be on the basis of the merit of the entrance test. The minimum marks required for the selection will be 50% for candidates for General category, 40% for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe categories candidates.

No detail marks cards will be sent to the candidates. The candidates may see their marks in the University website. There will be no re-checking/re-evaluation of the AnswerSheet.

Contact Details

Department of Medical Education & Research,
Himachal Pradesh University (HPU),
Gyan Path, Summer Hill, Shimla - 171005,
Tel.: +91-177-2831948, website


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