Eligibility Conditions For M.Sc.

 The candidates should fulfill the following minimum conditions to become eligible for admission to M.Sc. Nursing cour

(a) The candidate should have passed B.Sc. Nursing/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Nursing/ Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing in the first attempt with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate from an    institution recognized by Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi.

(b) Should be a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife with Assam Nurses’ Midwives’ & Health Visitors’ Council. Those candidates who are registered with other nursing councils will have to obtain reciprocal registration with Assam State Nursing Council before joining the course.

(c) The candidate should have minimum one year work experience after Basic B.Sc. Nursing or Minimum one year of work experience prior or after Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing prior to joining the course.

(d) Candidate should be medically fit for undergoing M.Sc. Nursing course.*

(e)  Candidate in service/employed should apply through proper channel.

(f) Candidate with PB BSc Nursing programme from IGNOU centers not recognized by Indian Nursing Council and those from any other university through distance education are not eligible.

Note:   Admission to M.Sc. Nursing will be provisional subject to verification of eligibility and registration by the university.

 (a) The admission is exclusively open for the female wards/wives of serving and retired Army personnel including widows of such personnel.

(b) Civilian female married/unmarried students who are domicile of Assam, Arunachal             Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland and Tripura (Submission of Domicile   Certificate from Deputy Commissioner (DC) of concerned district and Affidavit is mandatory           for admission).

Criteria for Para 11 (a):-

The female wards/wives of serving and retired personnel (including widows) 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:-


(i)Female wards of serving Army personnel with minimum 10 years continuous service in the Army.

(ii) Wives of serving Army personnel.

(iii) Female wards/wives 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. 

(iv) Female wards/wives of Army personnel who have taken discharge or release after ten years of continuous service.

(b) Adopted /Step Female Wards and Female Wards of Remarried Widows.

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

(ii)        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.

(c) Eligibility Criteria in Special Cases.

(i) Eligibility Criteria for Female Wards/Wives of Army Medical Corps Officers/Army Dental Corps Officers Presently Serving With Indian Navy or Indian Air Force (IN/IAF)Female wards/wives 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.


(ii) Eligibility Criteria for Female Wards/Wives of MNS/ APS/ TA Personnel.

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

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

(ac) Female Wards/Wives 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.

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

(ae) 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.

(d) Eligibility criteria for unsubscribed Army seats:-  Board of Governors    (BOG) has directed that the unsubscribed seats meant for Army personnel will be filled up as follows:-

(i) Priority One.  Wards of Retired Army personnel who have continuous service between 5 (five) to 10 (ten) years in Army.

(ii) Priority Two. Wards of personal of Assam Rifles.

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.


 *Medical  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.

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