NEIGRIHMS BSc Nursing 2017 Entrance Exam, application form, dates

NEIGRIHMS B.Sc Nursing 2017 admission through entrance exam

Applications are invited in a prescribed format from aspiring candidates for admission in to the B.Sc. (Nursing) Course at North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS), Shillong (affiliated to North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya) for the session 2017-18


The admissions will be made on the basis of NEIGRIHMS Shillong BSc Nursing Entrance Exam 2017



The North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health & Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS), Shillong is an autonomous Institution established by the Ministry of Health and & Family Welfare, Government of India in 1987 under the Meghalaya Registration Act 1983


The Institute has been projected on a modular system on four pillars of health programmes in our country so as to develop:


B.Sc. Nursing is a Baccalaureate Degree Program of four (4) years, leading to the award of a Degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing


The Program is designed to help the graduates acquire a broad based knowledge and to become highly competent professionals who can function as skilled practitioners in different hospital and community settings


Name of the Course: B.Sc. Nursing


Duration of the Course: 4 years including six months Internship Program


Affiliation: The Course is affiliated to North Eastern Hill University (NEHU)


Total Number of Seats: 50 (Fifty) Seats annually


Centre for Exam: Shillong and Guwahati


Commencement of the Course: The course will commence with effect from 03rd October 2017 for the current academic year


Hostel Accommodation: Course will be completely residential in nature and hostel accommodation will be provided to all the Candidates admitted to the course


Medium of Instruction: The medium of instruction will be English


Eligibility Criteria

Candidates belonging to all categories seeking admission to the B.Sc. Nursing Degree Course (Basic) should fulfill the following criteria:


Candidates should be a citizen of India


Candidates should have passed 10+2 Exam with Science (PCB) and English Core/English Elective from recognized board under AISSCE/CBSE/ICSE/SSCE/HSCE or other equivalent board


Candidates should secure an aggregate of 45% or more marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English


Candidates should have completed the minimum age of 17 years on or before the 31st December 2017 and not exceeding the maximum age of 25 years as on 31st Dec 2017


Candidates should be medically fit


Criteria for Rejection

Candidates who fail to fulfill the Age Criterion. Candidates who fail to obtain the minimum stipulated marks in the qualifying exam (Higher Secondary/10+2)
Incomplete details in the online Application Forms or non- receipt of Exam Fee will be rejected


Basis of Selection

The selection of the candidates for the admission to the B.Sc Nursing course will be base on the merit list prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the entrance test


Exam Pattern

NEIGRIHMS 2017 nursing entrance exam will be Online Computer Based Distributed Objective Type Exam (CBT)

One paper of two hours duration consisting of four (4) parts containing objective type (multiple choices) questions with a single responsive answer. The distribution of marks will be as follows:


a) Physics – 20


b) Chemistry – 20


c) Biology (Botany -20 + Zoology -20) – 40


d) English – 20


Total Marks – 100


Each answer with correct response shall be awarded “one mark” “Zero” mark will be awarded for the questions not answered or wrong answer; there is no “Negative Marking”


The general standard of the entrance exam will be that of 12th Std. under the 10+2 scheme or an equivalent exam of an Indian University/Board


Exam Centre

The online Entrance Examination for admission to the B. Sc Nursing Course will be conducted in following two city centers

1.  Guwahati – 01

2. Shillong – 02


Applicant can put option only for one centre. The candidate should indicate his/her choice of centre with due care and thought



The questions for NEIGRIHMS B. Sc. Nursing Entrance Examination 2017 will be based on the syllabus as prescribed by State Board/CBSE for XI & XII Standards for Science stream. No syllabus has been prescribed by the Institute for the exam


Admit Card

Admit Card to the eligible candidates for appearing in the Entrance Exam has to be downloaded online from the Institute’s website by logging candidates own password provided at the time of his/her registration for entrance exam from 24th August 2017 onwards


No other separate procedures of issuing admit Card is available


Application Form

Prospectus cum Application Form are available at the NEIGRIHMS counter located at the basement of the Director`s Block, NEIGRIHMS, Mawdiangdiang, Shillong-793018, Meghalaya against payment of Rs.1000/- through the prescribed challan of Bank of Baroda available at the counter and also at all Branches of Bank of Baroda, within Shillong


Application Form cum Prospectus are also available and can be downloaded from the Institute`s website


Candidates can deposit the Fees of Rs.1000/- (Rupees One thousand only) through online mode by using Debit Card/Credit Card through Payment Gateway to the Institute’s Account “NEIGRIHMS MBBS Account” No.: 30270200000005


Exam Fee

Rs.1000/- (Rupees One Thousand) Only (+ Bank Charges) Online Prospectus and Application Form is available in the Institute website at


For more details, please visit NEIGRIHMS website


Important Dates


Online Registration of Applications on NEIGRIHMS Website: 20th July, 2017 (Thursday)


Online Registration of Applications closes on 19th August 2017 (Saturday)


Status of Registration including rejection/deficiencies in application as indicated 23rd August 2017 (Wednesday)


Availability of Admit Cards on Institute’s Website: 24th August 2017 (Thursday)


Date of Entrance Examination: 03rd September 2017 (Sunday)


Expected date of the Result of the Entrance Test within 72 hours of the conclusion of the Entrance Test 1st Counseling and admission 19th and 20th September 2017


Commencement of the Session: 03rd October 2017 (Tuesday)



North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health & Medical Sciences, Mawdiangdiang, (NEIGRIHM) Shillong (An Autonomous Institute, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India), Office of Dean, NEIGRIHMS Tel.: +91-364-2538029, Website, Email: [email protected]


For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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