HPU B.Sc Nursing Admission 2020: The HPU Nursing Counselling has started on 02nd December 2020. Candidates must lock the choices before 06th December 2020. The B.Sc Nursing Admission in Himachal Pradesh University is only for Female Candidates only. Candidates however firstly have to fill up the application form to apply for the course. Further, the admission process is carried out on the basis of candidates’ performance in the entrance exam. The complete schedule and notifications are present on the official website. In addition, the selected candidates are further eligible for admission to public and private institutes affiliated with the HPU. For more details regarding the HPU B.Sc Nursing Admission 2020 process, read further.

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  • The Round-1 of Counselling has started via online mode. Candidates can lock their choices before 06th December 2020. The allotment list will be announced soon after the choice filling.
  • HPU Nursing 2020 Merit List has been published. The merit list students are further eligible for the rounds of counselling. In addition, the selection is done purely on the basis of merit.

HPU B.Sc Nursing Admission 2020

Candidates are advised to first check out the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. The authorities will reject the applications of candidates who do not satisfy the eligibility criteria. Moreover, students should have an idea about the schedule of HPU Nursing Admission activities. The complete schedule of the admission process is further provided below.

Availability of the Online Application Form09th September 2020
Last Date of Submission of the Online Admission Form07th October 2020
Date of the Entrance Examination21st October 2020
Declaration of the HPU Nursing Result09th November 2020
The Release of the HPU B.Sc/Post-Basic Merit List 202002nd December 2020
First Round Counselling02nd December 2020
Date of Joining Allotted College
Second Round of Counselling
Date of Joining the Allotted College
Commencement of the Academic Session
Last Date up to which the candidates can be admitted against vacancies arising due to any reason

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HPU B.Sc Nursing Eligibility Criteria 2020

Eligibility is the most important factor. Hence, in order to apply for the Admission Process, you need to satisfy the eligibility conditions. The eligibility criteria are set by the exam conducting body. So, here are the eligibility criteria for the HPU 2020 B.Sc Nursing Admission.

Age and Nationality

  • Firstly, only female candidates are eligible for admission. They should be a bonafide Himachali/Domicile/Himachal Govt. Employees.
  • For 50% Management Quota Seats in Private B.Sc Nursing Colleges in Himachal Pradesh, no Domicile Criteria is required. Under these criteria, both Himachali and Non-Himachali can apply.
  • The Candidates Nationality must be Indian.
  • The Minimum age of the candidate must be 17 years as on 31st December 2020. The maximum age of the candidate must be 35 years.
  • Relaxation of 5 years is applied for SC/ST Candidates. The married candidates who are opting for the admission have to produce Medical Fitness Certificate.

Educational Qualifications

  • The Candidate must have passed 10+2 or its equivalent examination from the H.P Board of School Education or any recognized Board.
  • The Minimum Qualifying Marks for General Category Candidates in the 10+2 Exam is 45%. Whereas, the qualifying marks for Reserved Category Candidates is 40%.
  • English must be a compulsory subject along with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
  • National Institute of Open School Candidates is also eligible for the HPU, Shimla B.Sc Nursing 2020 Admission.

List of the HPU B.Sc Nursing Sub-Categories Eligible for Admission

HPU B.Sc Nursing Sub-Categories

Note – The Above Qualifications only determine the eligibility criteria. The selection of the candidates for HPU B.Sc Nursing 2020 will be done on the basis of the candidates scores in the HPU B.Sc Nursing Entrance Test.

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HPU B.Sc Nursing Application Form

The Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla has released the Online Registration Form for B.Sc Nursing Admission. However, the last date of submitting the application form is 8th August 2020. Hence, to fill in the HP B.Sc Online Form, candidates have to satisfy the eligibility criteria. Hence, the step by step procedure to fill in the Admission Form is as follows-

Steps to Fill HPU Shimla B.Sc Nursing Form

  • Visit the Official Website of HPU Shimla – www.hpuniv.ac.in
  • Click on the Undergraduate Option, and then click on “B.Sc Nursing Entrance Test-2020
  • Go through the instructions carefully, and start applying.
  • The First Step is the Registration Details, where you will have to fill in all the personal details.
  • After successful registration, a Unique Registration ID and Password will be generated. The details will be sent to your registered E-mail Id and Mobile Number.
  • Now, login and enter your Educational Qualifications and other details.
  • Upload the Required Documents as per the specifications and submit them.
  • Make the Payment of the Application Form and Submit.

List of the Details That Has to Be Filled

HPU B.Sc Nursing 2019 Application Form details

Specifications of HPU B.Sc Nursing Documents to be Uploaded

The Specifications for the documents is very much important. Your application form will not be accepted if the documents are not under the specifications. Regarding Documents, you will have to submit your Photograph and Signature.

Scanned Photograph Specifications

  • Candidates must click the photograph wearing formal attire.
  • The Maximum Size of the Photograph is 100 Kb.
  • The Photograph should not have red eyes or shadows, and must directly face the camera.
  • It should be in JPG or JPEG Format.
  • Lastly, the file name must not be more than 10 characters.

Scanned Signature of the Candidate Specifications

  • The Applicant must sign with Black Ink on a White Paper.
  • The Maximum Size of the Photograph must be 100 Kb.
  • It should be in JPG or JPEG Format.
  • Lastly, the file name must not be more than 10 characters.

Application Fees of HPU B.Sc Nursing Application Form 2020

  • The Fees for B.Sc Nursing Entrance Test is Rs 1600/- for General/OBC, and other Sub-Category Candidates.
  • For Antyodaya/IRDP/EWS is Rs 800/- and the same goes for SC/ST and their Sub-Categories (Rs 800/-).
  • The Application Fees is mandatory to pay and is non-refundable.

Helpline Number of HPU, Shimla B.Sc Nursing Entrance Test

  • For any Pre-Examination Query /Clarification please contact 0177-2830891, 2833588.
  • For any technical query regarding the Filling of the Application Form, contact- 0177-2833648.
  • A help tab is also available on each and every web page. You can thus, submit your query by clicking on the tab.

HPU B.Sc Nursing Entrance Test – Examination Centers

You need to fill in the Examination Center details in the Online Application Form of HPU B.Sc Nursing Admission Entrance Test. The list of the examination center is as follows-

  • Bilaspur
  • Dharamshala
  • Kangra
  • Mandi
  • Shimla
  • Hamirpur

Thus, the Examination Center once opted cannot be changed further. The details of the examination center will be available in the HPU B.Sc Nursing Hall Ticket.

HPU B.Sc Nursing 2020 – Application Form Correction

If the candidate has found any error in the application form, then she can send a written request by mentioning the particulars. The particulars have to be sent to the Deputy Registrar (Ent. Test) H.P University, Shimla -5. The cost of the HPU Application Correction Fees is Rs 100/- in the shape of IPO/Demand Draft drawn in the favor of the Finance Officer, HPU. The Correction Request has to be submitted before the due date of the application form.

HPU B.Sc Nursing 2020 Admit Card

The Admit Card will be available on www.admissions.hpushimla.in. Candidates who have submitted the form successfully will be able to download the hall ticket. Candidates can also download the Call letter from www.hpuniv.ac.in. Thus, make sure that you keep checking the website carefully.

The Admit Card of HPU B.Sc Nursing 2020 is a mandatory document. The call letter carries all the details of the Examination and the Candidate. Thus, no candidates will be allowed to appear for the exam without an Admit Card. Candidates can download their respective Call Letter by submitting their Registration ID and Password. If there is any discrepancy in the Admit Card, then please immediately contact the University. Also, make sure that save the admission letter for future reference.

HPU B.Sc Nursing Entrance Test Exam Pattern and Syllabus

  • The B.Sc Nursing Entrance Test is an Offline Exam.
  • The Question Paper will include the questions from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English. Also, questions from General Knowledge and Current Questions will be available.
  • The Language Medium of the Questions will be in English only.
  • A total of 100 Questions will be asked (Objective-Based).
  • The time duration of the exam is 2 Hours.
  • Each correct question carries 1 mark.
  • Lastly, there is no negative marking in the entrance examination.

Marking and Question Distribution in HPU B.Sc Nursing Entrance Test

SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks
General Knowlege/Current Affairs1010
Total Marks100100

Lastly, the Questions will be asked from the 10+2 NCERT Standard. You can check the HPU Entrance Exam Syllabus here. In the case of the General Knowledge and Current Affairs, go for the last six to ten months of Current Affairs and basic Current Affairs.

HPU Nursing Answer Key 2020

Soon after the completion of the test, the University will release the HPU Nursing 2020 Answer Key. With the help of the answer key, candidates will be able to calculate or tally their scores. An objection facility will also be available for the candidates. So, if you find any answer to be wrong, then you can apply for the Objection.

Thus, the Applicant has to submit their answers with documentary proof to the Deputy Registrar (Secrecy) H.P University, Shimla- 171005 in person or through the Fax No. – 0177-2831269. The University will then check the answers and release a Revised HPU Nursing Answer key 2020.

Himachal Pradesh University Nursing Exam Question Paper 2020

HPU BSc Nursing Question Paper will be made available soon after the exam on the official website. It will be released along with the answer key. The main motive behind releasing the test paper is to allow students to cross-check. Moreover, it is released for the students who are preparing for the admission test. Candidates can refer to it for understanding the exam pattern. By solving previous years’ papers, you will also be able to find your weak areas. Furthermore, you may not receive any notification regarding its release. So, do check the concerned websites for updates.

HPU B.Sc Nursing 2020 – Result

Now, soon after the completion of the Entrance Examination, the HPU, Shimla will declare the Himachal Pradesh Nursing Result. However, the result will be available online on its official website – www.hpuniv.ac.in or www.admissions.hpushimla.in.

The Minimum Qualifying Marks for the test is 35% for General/OBC and other sub-categories. Whereas, 30% for Reserved Category and PWD Candidates. Hence, on the basis of the Entrance Exam marks, the result will be prepared. No detail marks will be sent to the candidates personally. Candidates can check their marks on the Website of the HPU University.

Candidates must also note that there will be no rechecking or re-evaluation of the answer key. However, the candidates can obtain the photocopy of the OMR Sheet by sending a request. Hence, the request has to be sent to the Public Information Officer – cum- Assistant RegistrarTeaching, Office of the Dean Studies, HP University, Shimla. A fee of Rs 100/- has to be paid in the shape of Demand Draft/IPO in the favor of Finance Officer, HPU.

HPU B.Sc Nursing Merit List

The HPU B.Sc Nursing Merit List 2020 will be available on the University Website. The Merit List is nothing but the Result. On the basis of the marks secured in the entrance test, the candidates will be selected on the merit list. There will be two types of Merit List available – Combined and Category-Wise. However, the preparation of the Merit List will be done on the basis of the Tie-Breaking Criteria.

  • The Order of Ranking will be in the following way – Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and English.
  • If the Tie still remains the same, then the candidate older in age will get the priority.

HPU B.Sc Nursing Counselling 2020

The Counselling of HPU B.Sc Nursing will start soon after the release of the Merit List. The Merit List will be forwarded to the Director of Medical Education and Research, Himachal Pradesh for completing the admission process through counselling. However, the mode of HPU B.Sc Nursing Counselling is Offline. There will be two rounds of counselling on the basis of the Merit List.  Candidates have to bring their Counselling-cum-Admission Form along with the Photocopies (duly self-attested) of all the required documents and certificates.

List of the Documents Required To Bring at the time of Counselling

The candidates appearing for the round of counselling have to carry certain documents along with them. Candidates have to provide these documents for the completion of the document verification process. Thus, candidates should ensure that they carry photocopies and originals of the listed documents. The officials may reject the applications of students who will not be able to produce the asked documents.

  • The Printout of the Application Form
  • The HPU 2020 B.Sc Nursing Admit Card
  • HP Bonafide Certificate issued by the competent authority.
  • Category Certificate
  • A certificate of being children of H.P Government Employees/Employees of the Autonomous Bodies.
  • 10+2 Examination Certificate and Passing Certificate
  • Marksheet of Class 10+2
  • Character Certificate from the Institution last attended.
  • In case, the candidate has a gap of one year or above, then she has to submit a Character Certificate from the Tehsildar/Sub-Divisional Magistrate.
  • A Bank Draft/IPO of Rs 100/- drawn in favor of the Finance Officer on account of Counselling Fees.

Candidates must note that the Documents have to be submitted in original at the time of Verification. Lastly, the candidates have to deposit a Fees of Rs 10, 000/- as an advance fee for allotted college.

Medical Examination and Registration

The Selected Candidates will be called for the HPU B.Sc Nursing Medical Examination and Verification of Documents. The candidates must be medically fit. So, the candidates who take admission should get vaccinated with Anti-Hepatitis B at their own expense. The candidates have to get it done within 6 months from the date of admission to the course.

HPU B.Sc Nursing Colleges – Government and Private Institutions

So, here is the list of the Government B.Sc Nursing Colleges of Himachal Pradesh.

HPU B.Sc Nursing Colleges

Private HPU B.Sc Nursing Colleges/Institutions

Private B.Sc Nursing Colleges of HPU

HPU B.Sc Nursing Colleges Private

HPU B.Sc Nursing Private Institutions List

Distribution of Seats and Other Conditions

HPU B.Sc Nursing State Quota Seats

HPU State Quota Nursing Seats

Category-Wise Distribution of Seats for Management Quota

Management Quota Seats for HPU B.Sc Nursing 2019

HPU B.Sc Nursing Management Quota Seats

HPU University Hostel Fees for B.Sc Nursing 2020

In this section, we have provided complete details of the Hostel Fees and Subscription. However, the provided fee structure is as per the last years’ brochure. If any changes would be there, then those will be updated out here.

For Government B.Sc Nursing College, IGMC, Shimla

Govt. HPU B.Sc Nursing Fee Structure

HPU B.Sc Nursing 2019 Fee Structure

Private Institution Fee Structure

Private B.Sc Nursing Fee Structure Of HPU

Highlights of the HPU B.Sc Nursing Admission 2020

  • Admission Schedule of HPU Nursing Admission
  • Eligibility Criteria of HP Post-Basic Nursing
  • HPU B.Sc Nursing Application Form 2020
  • Examination Pattern
  • HPU B.Sc Nursing Admit Card 2020
  • Answer Key of HP Nursing, Shimla
  • HPU B.Sc/Post-Basic Nursing Merit List and Result
  • HPU Nursing Counselling for B.Sc Nursing and Post-Basic Nursing
  • Distribution of Seats etc.


Ques: If my 10+2 result is not out yet, then am I eligible to fill the application form?
Ans: Yes, you can definitely fill-up the form. However, you need to have all the documents at the time of counselling.
Ques: What is the HPU Nursing Entrance Exam Syllabus?
Ans: The syllabus will be the same as that of 10+2. Thus, candidates should study all the topics of 12th class.
Ques: Will the officials send the result via post?
Ans: No, the merit list result will be available online only. Thus, you can only download it from the official website.



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