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Computer based (online) Entrance Test for Admissions into M.Sc.(Nursing) courses available in Andhra Pradesh State under Dr. NTRUHS for the academic year 2017-18


Application forms through online are hereby invited from the eligible candidates for admission into MSc (Nursing) courses through Computer based (online) Entrance Test for the year 2017-18 for the seats of Competent Authority Quota in Colleges affiliated to Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Andhra Pradesh, Vijayawada.



The eligible candidate who desires to appear for Computer based (Online) Entrance Test for admission into M.Sc. (Nursing) Courses shall apply through online on the Website from 31.08.2017 to 11.09.2017 upto 5.00 PM only. The online application can be filled through any computer with internet connection (home/internet café/net center).


For other details read the Prospectus carefully. The Prospectus, Instructions for filling online Application and Sample of filled-in Application is also available on the University Website

  3. Eligibility for Admission into M.Sc. (Nursing) Courses




Eligibility Status




Both the Service and Non-Service candidates should not have completed 45 years of age as on 31st December of the year of admission. For candidates belonging to SC and ST's the maximum age limit shall be 48 years.




Both women and men candidates are eligible to apply for the M.Sc (Nursing) as per GO .Ms. No. 77, HM & FW (K1) Dept, dated 13.06.2013.  Regarding male candidate, admission will be as per G.O.Ms.No.79, HM & FW (K1) Dept, dated 17.06.2013.



Educational Qualification

The candidate should have passed B.Sc., (Nursing) /B.Sc., Hons (Nursing)/Post Basic B.Sc., (Nursing) from an Institution which is recognized by the Indian Nursing Council to admission in M.Sc(N) course with minimum of 55% aggregate marks 5% relaxation of marks for SC and ST candidates.



Entrance Test

Must have secured not less than 45 marks in the Entrance Test.  In case of SC and ST candidates, minimum marks shall be not less than 35 marks.



Registration with Nursing Council:


Candidate should be a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife of Indian Nursing Council for Service and Non--Service candidates.




1. For Service Candidates:

Should be a regular employee of the Government of AP/Telangana as per para 12 of AP Education Institutes (Regulations of Admissions) order 1974 (AP Medical & Health Services and AP Vaidya Vidhan Parishad / Telangana Vaidya Vidhan Parishad) shall have put in not less than 5 years of Service of the said Dept., in any capacity in Nursing as on 31-08-2017.



2. For Regular Candidates

(Non Service candidates):


a)    Minimum one year of work experience after Registration of B.Sc., (Nsg.,) course as on 31-08-2017.

b)     Minimum one year of work experience prior or after Registration of Post Basic B.Sc., (Nsg.,) courses on 31-08-2017. (Please see Page-27 of Prospectus for sample proforma of experience)



Note: Experience Certificate once submitted is final. No alterations/ no revised service certificate will be accepted after submission of application. The candidates who have not acquired relevant service and not submitted requisite service certificate, such applications will be rejected and no further correspondence will be entertained. Therefore candidates are advised to check the application before submitting.



Physical fitness

The candidate shall be medically fit.



The candidates who qualified Post Basic B.Sc.(Nursing) from IGNOU through distance education are also eligible, if the study centre is recognized by Indian Nursing Council.



The candidates are advised to download and read the (1) Prospectus of the course (2) Instructions for filling online Application (3) Sample of filled-in Application available in the website before filling the online Application.



Registration Fee:-

The Registration fee is Rs.3,000/- + Bank charges, (Rs.2,700/- + Bank charges for SC/ST candidates) to be paid through online.


Verification Fee:- In addition to the above, the candidates who studied BSc(Nursing) outside the state of Andhra Pradesh / Telangana are required to pay Rs.1,000/- towards Degree Verification fee.



Procedure for Submission of filled-in online Application form:-The candidate should submit the print-out of the filled-in online application form along with the copies of required certificates attested by Gazetted Officer either by post or in person on or before  15.09.2017 by 5.00 PM to:

The Convener,

Post Graduate Admissions Committee (MSc-NURSING),

Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, A.P.,

Vijayawada – 520 008.               

The candidate should clearly superscribe on the cover containing online application form as Application to appear for Online Entrance Test for admissions into M.Sc.(Nursing) Course,-2017

Note: 1. Application forms received without copies of the required Certificates,  Scanned Photo, pass port size photo with attestation of Gazetted officer, without signature at declaration area incomplete applications, applications received after last date and time and applications of ineligible candidates will stand automatically rejected.

           2. The University holds no responsibility for Postal delays / Loss in Transit.



Entrance Test Center:

Online Test Centres will be at three centres viz., Hyderabad, Vijayawada and Kurnool. The Hall Ticket will contain date, time and the Name of the allotted Test center.


Downloading of Hall Tickets:

The candidates shall download the Hall-tickets for M.Sc. (Nursing) Online Entrance Test from 10.00 AM onwards on 20.09.2017 from the website:


Date and Time of Online Entrance Test:

MSc (Nursing) Courses on 24.09.2017 (SUNday) from 10.00 AM to 11.30 AM.

Candidate has to report at 09.00 AM sharp at the respective Entrance Test centre.



   NOTE:- The Orders issued from time to time by Government with regard to Admissions shall apply.



VIJAYAWADA.                                                                                                           Sd/-XXX

Date:29-08-2017                                                                                                         REGISTRAR



(Endorsement No.2201/EA3/MSc(N)/2017-18, dated:29-08-2017)