Goa BSc Nursing 2020: The Directorate of Technical Education, Goa is the main conducting body which regulates the admissions. The course duration of BSc. Nursing is 4 years, including 6 months of internship. The admission into government and private colleges in Goa takes place every year for 150 seats in the state. There are only two Government Nursing Colleges in Goa. And many private nursing colleges of nursing, whose list is given in the article below. The admissions into these colleges are as per the rules of the Goa Nursing Council. In this article, we will be discussing the admission procedure of Goa BSc Nursing 2020.

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Goa BSc Nursing 2020

The council of nursing education in Goa decides the rules and regulations for the Bachelors in Nursing course in Goa. The candidates need to visit the official website of the Institute of Nursing Education, Goa for any official updates.  However, it is very important for the nursing aspirants to know about the admission procedure into the nursing course. The admission into BSc. Nursing in Goa takes place on the basis of the NEET-UG 2020 All India Rank. Therefore it is compulsory for the candidates to appear and qualify the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, 2020.

The All India Rank of the candidate is necessary for the eligibility to take admission. Also, the marks of the candidates in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology is taken to prepare the final merit list for the admission. We are attaching the official release for the selection procedure for  Goa BSc Nursing 2020 please read the instructions carefully before applying for the course

Goa BSc. Nursing 2020

Important Dates and Updates

The following table gives the important dates for the admission into BSc. Nursing Course in Goa 2020. The officials will release the official dates very soon. However, we have given the tentative date sheet on the basis of the admissions in the year 2019. Therefore, the candidates need to check and reverify the exact dates before the application form releases.

EventsDates (Tentative)
Start of Prospectus and Application FormSecond Week of May 2020
Eligibility List after NEET-UG 2020 ScoreFirst Week of June 2020
Provisional Merit ListFirst Week of July  2020
Final Merit ListFirst Week of July 2020
First Round of AdmissionsJuly 2020
Second Round of AdmissionsSecond Week of July 2020
Additional Round of Admission Listto be notified  (if any)
Course CommencementAugust 2020

Check – Nursing Entrance Exam Preparation Tips

Candidates can click on the link given above for some preparation tips. Note that for taking admission, candidates have to clear this Goa B.Sc Nursing 2020 Exam. Further, all the information and notifications will be released on the official site. For more details regarding the application form and course details please read the further article.

Nursing Seats in Goa

There are a total of two Government Nursing Colleges in Goa that offers the 4-year degree course in nursing education. These colleges release their own merit list on the basis of the NEET-UG 2020 score as well as the marks in class 12th Board Exam. In this section let us focus on seat distribution in the government colleges in Goa.  There are a total of 150 Nursing Seats in Goa for all categories. Further, each course has seat distribution on the basis of category and quota. The following official notification shows the total seat distribution for BSc. Nursing course in the state of Goa:

BSc. Nursing Seat Distribution in Goa

*INE – Institute of Nursing Education, Goa

*VINE – Vrindavan Institute of Nursing Education, Colvale, Goa


  •  In view of SCI directives, total reservation should be less than 50%. Therefore, non-statutory reservations for CSP, NRI, GN categories are restricted.
  • All Seats indicated in the table above are subject to continuation of approval by respective regulatory bodies viz. MCI/DCI/PCI/AICTE/CoA, etc. for the year 2019-20, as well as affiliating University.
  • In case of variation in intake/starting of new courses/institutions, the number of seats approved at the time of admission, by relevant regulatory body shall be offered for admission, with applicable reservations, during admission rounds.

Goa Nursing Application Form 2020

The Directorate of Technical Education, Goa will release the online application form for BSc. Nursing in the second week of May 2020. The form will be enclosed with the prospectus in the pdf format. Therefore, the candidates need to download the prospectus and detach the application form from the prospectus. After taking the print out of the application form, all the details should be carefully given in the specified columns. After filling the application form the candidates have to attach the documents, we have given the list of documents in this article. This form shall be for admission into Nursing Course in Goa Medical College, therefore, it is necessary to fill the application form correctly. Here is the attachment of the application form from the official website. Therefore, candidates can get an idea about the format of the application form:

Goa BSc. Application Form

Instructions for Filling the Application Form

Follow these instructions while filling the Goa Nursing Application Form 2020:

  • Applicants shall download, print and submit application form for B.Sc. Nursing, at notified locations as per Centre, opted, on specified dates.
  • Candidates must submit a single application form for admission to NEET based courses, clearly stating their NEET Roll no. in order to be considered for admissions.
  • Read rules of admission and eligibility criterion as given in the prospectus before filling the form.
  • Applicant must fill the form in his/her own handwriting, after downloading & printing the same from the website, or obtaining it from the Application Receiving Centre.
  • They must submit the same at the Application Receiving Centre on specified dates along with self-attested copies of required documents.
  • Applicants need to remit an application fee of Rs.1500/- payable at any branch of HDFC Bank in Goa, in the Account of ‘Directorate of Technical Education’, with client code ‘DRCTORTEDU’, or any other approved mode of remittance as may be notified, and furnish copy of pay-in-slip/receipt of payment, along with this Form.
  • PHOTOGRAPH affixed on the form should be a recent one i.e. taken not earlier than 3 months prior to the date of application.
  • Additional identical passport size photographs are to be enclosed with this form.
  • Write your NAME in CAPITAL LETTERS and DATE OF BIRTH as it appears in your Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) certificate.
  • ADDRESS must be complete, including the postal code.
  • TELEPHONE NUMBER must be given with area code in brackets.

Documents Required

  • Photograph on the form.
  • Statement of marks/Certificate/provisional certificate of passing HSSC.
  • Certificate in support of residence.
  • Documents for relaxation in the period of residence, if any.
  • Certificate for reserved category claimed.
  • Certificate of date of birth
  • School/college leaving certificate
  • Eligibility Certificate from Goa University (for applicants other than Goa Board)
  • Income Certificate (for fee concession)
  • Copy of Aadhaar Card
  • Acknowledgment card(will be provided at Application Receiving Centre) with a photograph
  • Candidate Copy of GCET Admit Card
  • Candidate Copy of NEET Admit Card
  • Copy of NEET Result

Goa B.Sc. Nursing Eligibility

All candidates desirous of seeking admissions to Professional Degree of Nursing Course in Margao Goa or in other colleges within the State of Goa during the academic session 2019-2020, must appear and have a valid score in NEET UG-2020. Also, they and should fulfill other eligibility criteria for admission as given in the official prospectus of Directorate of Technical Education, Goa. The merit list for BSc. Nursing course shall be based only on NEET UG-2020 scores. The Institute of Nursing Education, Goa is one of the Best Nursing Colleges in Goa. It is a government-aided college and follows the norms of Goa Nursing Council. Now, let us look at some of the eligibility criteria for applying for the BSc. Nursing course in Goa.

For admission to Nursing Degree courses included in this prospectus, an applicant must fulfill the following criteria
  • For Nursing Degree courses, an applicant must have appeared and obtained a valid score/rank at NEET UG-2019 conducted by NTA.
  • Minimum eligibility criteria and minimum qualifying valid scores as prescribed by Regulatory authority guidelines, for merit list preparation, based on NEET UG-2019, shall be applicable.
  • An applicant to Degree courses in Nursing must have completed the age of 17 years on or before 31st December of the academic year of admission to become eligible for admission to First Year.
  • Admission to nursing course in the State of Goa is open to Indian nationals fulfilling the eligibility criteria under various categories.
  • Non-resident Indians holding Indian passport may apply for seats reserved under NRI category.
  • Applicants, who have passed the qualifying examination from Universities/ Boards other than the Goa Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education are required to produce Eligibility Certificate from Registrar, Goa University.
  • Candidates are required to sign a bond with the Government/Institution for a specified amount.

BSc. Nursing Syllabus

The Institute of Nursing Education, Panjim, Goa offers a degree course in nursing. Candidates who are interested in the nursing course can check the syllabus given on the college website. They can also check the syllabus as we have given the pdf link of the entire syllabus. BSc. Nursing is a 4-year degree course. The mode of examination is the semester system. Therefore, altogether there are 7 semesters including 6 months of internship. Check the details of Goa BSc. Nursing Syllabus Pdf.

Goa BSc. Nursing Merit List 2020

The Directorate of Technical Education, Goa will release the final Goa Nursing Merit List 2020 on its official website. We will notify the candidates in the updates section. Else, candidates can check the merit list from the official website. For all categories, separate provisional merit lists shall be prepared and displayed on the official website. Eligibility will be finalized as per the provisions of this prospectus, irrespective of whether or not verification of marks has been completed by the examining authority. The merit list consists of the following details of the candidates:

  • Merit Number
  • Form Registration Number
  • NEET Roll Number
  • Category
  • Name of the Candidate
  • Gender
  • Class 12th Score
  • NEET-UG Score
  • Eligibility
  • Remarks

We are giving the details from Merit List 2019. Therefore, the candidates can get an idea about the details given in the merit list.

goa merit list 2019

Rules for Making the Merit List

The selection committee prepares the Goa BSc. Nursing Admission List  on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Eligibility list with remarks regarding objections/shortfalls, if any, shall be prepared for all applicants and for all categories, including those who are not eligible.
  • The list comes on the Notice Board at the Admission Centre at the Directorate of Technical Education, Porvorim, Goa.
  • The merit list is available on the official website. Therefore, the applicants should verify their eligibility from the list.
  • One can check the Provisional merit list of Goa BSc Nursing on the Notice Board at the Admission Centre at the Directorate of Technical Education, Porvorim, Goa.

Goa BSc. Nursing Counselling

Counseling is the final stage in the process of admission. The eligible candidates whose names are there in the merit list can sit for the counseling round. The BSc. Nursing Counselling is for admission into nursing colleges in Goa. The council officials verify the original documents of the candidates. Therefore, it is necessary to carry all the essential documents for the counseling. The counseling call letter mentions the date, time and venue of the counseling. Therefore, the candidates should positively report at the venue in order to avoid any rush.

The Goa BSc. Nursing Counselling 2020 will take place in two or three rounds, depending upon the vacant seats in the two government medical colleges. There are a total of 150 seats for Nursing courses in Goa. There are also private medical colleges and their counseling also takes place in the same manner. Here is the first Counseling schedule for NUrsing in Goa 2019. Candidates can get an idea of what includes in the counseling list:

Goa Nursing Counseling SChedule

BSc. Nursing Fees

The fees for the Government Medical Colleges in Goa is given in this section of the article. Candidates can also check the nursing fees from the prospectus. The fees are different for different colleges. Some colleges have nominal fees while the Private Nursing Colleges in Goa have a typically high as compared to the government colleges’ fee. There is also an option to avail the concession in the course fees. However, this concession is only applicable to government colleges in Goa. Let us see the fee structure and concession pattern from the prospectus of 2019-20

Goa Nursing Fees

Mode of Availing Concession

To avail concession as above, an applicant shall follow procedure as under:

  • An applicant admitted under category SC, ST, & OBC need not produce any income certificate/ file declaration.

Contact Details

Ph.+91-832-2413571. Fax +91-832-2413572
Email: dir-dte.goa {at} nic.in



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