Bachelor in Nursing

Dayananda Sagar Institutions
In Bangalore

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Typology Bachelor
Location Bangalore
  • Bachelor
  • Bangalore


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DAYANANDA SAGAR EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS Shivage Malleshwara Hills, Kumaraswamy Layout, 560078, Karnataka, India
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DAYANANDA SAGAR EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS Shivage Malleshwara Hills, Kumaraswamy Layout, 560078, Karnataka, India
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Course programme

1st Year


Nursing Foundation :Hours :45 :Hours 2:

Nutrition & Dietetics :Hours :30 :Hours :15 :Hours :3

Biochemistry & Biophysics :Hours :60 :Hours :4

Psychology :Hours :60 :Hours :15 :Hours :5

Microbiology :Hours :60 :Hours :30 :Hours :6

Maternal Nursing :Hours :60 :Hours :240

Child Health Nursing :Hours :60 :Hours :240 :Hours :8

Medical & Surgical Nursing :Hours :90 :Hours :270 :Hours :9

English (Qualifying):Hours :60

Total :525 :810

Note: For teaching of Kannada & Constitution separate syllabi given vide university letter No.UA/Miscellaneous59/2001-2002 dated 16.7.2002, 10.12.2002 and UA/Misc-63/2002-2003 dtd 28.10.2002 respectively.

Subject :: Theory Hours :: Practical Hours

2nd Year


Sociology :Hours :60 :Hours :11

Community Health Nursing :Hours :60 :Hours :240 :Hours :12

Mental Health Nursing :Hours :60 :Hours :240 :Hours :13

Introduction to Nursing Education :Hours :60 :Hours :75 :Hours :14

Introduction to Nursing Administration :Hours :60 :Hours :180 :Hours :15

Introduction to Nursing Research & Statistics :Hours :45 :Hours :120
Total :345 :855


1. Teaching of Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology and Pathology will be integrated with clinical subjects.
2. English is a qualifying subject
3. Introduction to Nursing Research and Statistics is a subsidiary subject

7. Attendance

A minimum of not less than 80% attendance in theory and practical/clinical separately in each subject in each academic year is essential for appearing in the examination. A candidate pursuing in the course shall study in the college for the entire period as a full time student. No candidate is permitted to work in the hospital/nursing home/laboratory/college while studying this course. No candidate should join any other course of study or appear for any other examination conducted by this university or any other university in India or abroad during the period of registration. Each academic year shall be taken as a unit for calculating the attendance.

8. Internal assessment

Regular periodic assessment shall be conducted throughout the course. Although the question of number of tests is left to the institution, atleast three tests in theory and practical each year is held. The test preceding the university examination may be similar to the pattern of university examination. Average of the marks of the three tests for theory and practical separately, shall be sent to the university. Two assignments are given in the first year. Marks obtained in the assignments shall be added to theory marks for internal assignment. A candidate shall secure atleast 35% of marks in Internal Assessment to be eligible to appear in the university examination.

9. Scheme of examination

The university shall conduct two examinations annually at an interval of not less than 4 to 6 months as notified by the university from time to time. A candidate who satisfies the requirement of attendance, progress and conduct as stipulated by the university shall be eligible to appear for the university examination. Certificate to that effect shall be produced from the head of the institution along with the application for examination and the prescribed fee.

Schedule of Examination

For the Post Basic B.Sc Nursing course, there shall be two university examinations, one at the end of 1 year of the course and the other at the end of II year of the course.

Criteria for Pass

A candidate shall secure at least 50% of total marks in each subject in theory paper and practical separately except in English. The marks obtained in the internal assessment shall be added to the marks obtained in the university examination for each subject for computing to 50% minimum marks required for passing. In case of English, a candidate shall secure at least 33% of maximum marks for passing (inclusive of internal assessment and university examination).

Carry Over Benefit

A candidate is permitted to carry over a maximum of three main subjects provided he/she has passed in five other main subjects in I year. The candidate has to pass the carried over subjects before appearing in the II year university examination.

Table - II Distribution of subjects, duration and marks

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