Eligibility Conditions For Bsc.

General. The admission is exclusively open only for the female wards of serving/ retired Army personnel including widows of such personnel. The female wards of following categories of Army personnel are eligible provided they submit relevant certificate as given against the category applicable to them as proof of their eligibility for admission to AIN along with the application form:-

1. Female wards of serving Army personnel with minimum 10 years continuous service in the Army

2. Female wards of ex Army personnel   granted/ awarded   regular   pension, liberalized family pension, family pension or disability pension at the time of their superannuation, demise, discharge, release medical board/ invalided medical board.  This includes wards of recruits medically boarded out and granted disability pension.

3.  Female wards of Army personnel who have taken discharge or release after ten years of continuous service.

4.  Adopted /Step Female Wards and Female Wards of Remarried Widows.

(a)  Adopted female wards of Army personnel if adopted at least five years prior to seeking admission.

(b)  Step female wards are eligible provided they are born from a wedding where at least one parent belonged to the Army who is otherwise eligible.

5.  Eligibility Criteria in Special Cases.

(a) Eligibility Criteria for Female Wards of Army Medical Corps Officers/ Army Dental Corps Officers Presently Serving With Indian Navy or Indian Air Force (IN/IAF).  Female Wards of only those ex Army Medical Corps officers/Army Dental Corps officers presently serving with Indian Navy or Indian Air Force who have served with the Army for at least 10 years are eligible. 

6.  Eligibility Criteria for Female Wards of MNS/ APS/ TA Personnel

(a) Female Wards of APS personnel classified as ex- servicemen as per Govt of India, Ministry of Army hence letter No 9 (52)/88/D(Res) dt19 Jul 89.

(b) Female Wards of those APS personnel who are on deputation and who have put in 10 years of service in the Army.

(c) Female Wards of APS personnel, who are directly recruited into APS who have competed 10 years of service and of those who as per their terms and conditions of service, retired from APS without reversion to P&T Department after completing their minimum pensionable service of which 10 years was in the Army.

(d)  Female Wards of only those members of MNS who have 10 years service as regular members of MNS or are in receipt of pension from the Army.

(e)  Female Wards of only those TA personnel who have completed 10 years of embodied service.

*Civilian female students who are domicile of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland and Tripura (Submit Domicile Certificate from DC concerned district and Affidavit).


The management reserves the right to include or exclude any eligibility criteria from time to time.

Physical Fitness:- The candidates should be certified by MO of Military Hospital/ Authorised Medical Practitioner of a Govt hospital to be in a state of good physical and mental health to pursue the course. A certificate to this effect on the enclosed form is required to be submitted by the candidate.

Educational Qualification

1. No candidate shall be allowed to be admitted to the nursing curriculum of the Bachelor of Nursing (BSc Nursing) course until she has passed the qualifying examination as a regular candidate in the first attempt (Those who have repeated the XII Std/ have given supplementary examination in any subject and students who have passed XII as private students or from open board are not eligible). Details are as under:-

(a) The Higher Secondary Examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination which is equivalent to 10 + 2 Higher Secondary Examination after a period of 12 years of study, the last two years of study comprising of Physics, Chemistry, Biology / any other elective subjects with English at a level not less than the core course for English as prescribed by the National Council for Educational Research and Training after the introduction of the 10+2+3 years educational structure as recommended by the National Committee on Education.


(b) The Intermediate examination in science of an Indian University / Board or the recognized examining body with Physics, Chemistry and Biology which shall include a  practical test in these subjects and also English as a compulsory subject.


(c)  The pre- professional / pre-medical examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology, after  passing either the higher secondary school examination, or the Pre University or an equivalent examination. The pre-professional/premedical examination shall include a practical test in Physics, Chemistry and Biology and   also English as a compulsory subject.


(d) The first year of the three years degree course of recognized university with Physics, Chemistry and Biology including a practical test in three subjects provided the examination is a “University Examination” and candidate has passed 10+2 with English at a level not less than a core course.

(e)  BSc examination of an Indian University, provided that she has passed the BSc examination with not less than two of the following subjects i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany & Zoology) and further that she has passed the earlier qualifying examination with the  subjects Physics , Chemistry , Biology and English.

(f) Any other examination which, in scope and standard is found to be equivalent to the Intermediate Science Examination of an Indian University Board, taking Physics, Chemistry and Biology including practical test in each of these subjects and English.

Minimum Aggregate: Candidate must have passed the qualifying examination in the first attempt with a minimum of 50% marks each in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English. Candidates who have appeared in the 12th Class or equivalent examination are also provisionally eligible to apply and appear in the Entrance Examination. However, their candidature will be considered only if they provide documentary evidence of having passed the qualifying examination with the required subjects and percentage of marks at the time of counseling or admission. Candidates with compartmental papers/ Supplementary paper(s)/ Repeater/ Private in class XII are not eligible for admission to B. Sc Nursing course. Gap Certificate, in case the time gap between 10th & 12th class is more than two years, from concerned School/College that candidate passed senior secondary examination in the First Attempt as a regular student.
AgeThe candidate should not be less than 17 years and not more than 22 years as on 31 December 2018. The date of birth recorded in Secondary Education Board (Class X Certificate) only will be taken as authentic. Upper age limit is extendable to not more than 25 years of age as on 31 Dec 2018 for candidate holding B Sc degree with at least two subjects out of Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology  and has passed the remaining subjects in the intermediate or equivalent examination.

Ensuring Eligibility. Ensuring that a candidate fulfills all conditions/qualifications for eligibility in the      B Sc Nursing Course is the RESPONSIBILITY OF THE CANDIDATE. The eligibility of the candidate will be verified by AIN, Guwahati at the time of admission and also by the University during registration for the course. If a candidate is found to be ineligible at any stage during the entire process, the Institute reserves the right to cancel her candidature. In such an eventuality only security deposit will be refunded.

Ineligibility. A candidate who has passed an examination from a Statutory University recognised as equivalent to B Sc (Nursing) shall not be permitted to appear for the examinations for the same course.

Proof of Gallantry Award. A Certified photocopy of the Part II order/Gazette notification confirming the award/Copy of Certificate should be attached with the application for claiming the weightage for gallantry awards. For Sena Medal (Gallantry) a certificate has to be obtained from MS-X that the Sena Medal awarded to the service/ex-service personnel is for acts of Courage/Bravery.


   It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure that she possesses the requisite academic qualifications for the course and is eligible in all other respects as per the eligibility conditions given in this prospectus. The fact that a candidate has been permitted to appear in WAT or counselling does not imply that her eligibility has been verified and accepted. The final eligibility of the candidates will be verified by AIN at the time of admission to the course as also later during the scrutiny of papers by the University (Srimanta Sankaradeva University of Health Sciences, Assam). In case of any change in the eligibility conditions made by the university for the session 2018-19 at a later stage the eligibility will be verified with reference to the university’s  eligibility conditions prescribed at the time of candidate’s admission to the B Sc Nursing course. If a candidate is found to be ineligible at any stage during the entire process, the college reserves to cancel her candidature/ admission to the course without any refund of the fees/ charges paid.

 All admissions made by AIN, Guwahati are provisional. An admission will be considered final only when the eligibility criteria are met and the admission of the candidate to the course gets the final confirmation of the university.