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Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
(Deemed to be University)
Established under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, vide NotificationNo. F.9-39/2001-U.3 dated 11th January 2003 of Government of India
Re-accredited by NAAC with a CGPA of 3.62 on a four point scale at 'A' Grade
An ISO 9001 : 2015 Certified University

B.Sc. (Nursing)

Fees Structure for the year 2019-20
Particulars General Category NRI/PIO/FN Category
Annual Fees Will be displayed on the Vidyapeeth website - www.dpu.edu.in

* Every year, Annual Fees will be increased by 3%.
The student will pay the Annual Fee at the time of Counseling by a Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favor of the Director/Principal of concerned college/institute, payable at Pune.
(Note: Annual fees include tuition fees and development fees.)
(**) The Institutional category fees will be collected as per US $ rate on the day of admission.
University Eligibility & Registration Fee (One-time Fee)
For the first year , only fifteen percent (15%) of the Annual Fee is payable. It shall be paid by the student separately at the time of filling in the Eligibility Application, as University Eligibility & Registration Fee. This fee shall be paid by a Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favor of “Registrar, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth” payable at Pune. (Note: - The University Eligibility & Registration Fee is non-refundable)
University Examination Fee
In addition to the above fees, the student shall pay the University Examination Fee as prescribed by the University from time to time. Other conditions and formalities shall be as per the rules of the Vidyapeeth.

Course Duration : 4 years
Admission Procedure : Through ‘All India Common Entrance Test’ conducted by Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune.
Entry Qualification : H.S.C. or any other examination equivalent to 10+2 HSC examination of any recognized Board/ University after 12 years of study.
45% for general category and 40% for reserved category. Specifically in PCBE subjects.
Admission Requirements
  • The minimum age for admission is 17 years on or before 31st Dec. of the year of admission.
  • The minimum educational requirements are
    • Higher Secondary school Certificate Examination (12 years course)
    • Or
      Senior School Certificate Examination (10+2) , Pre-degree Examination (10+2)
    • Or
      An equivalent with 12 years schooling from a recognized Board or University with Science (Physics, Chemistry & Biology) & English with minimum of 45% aggregate marks(PCBE), for reserve category 40%.
  • Candidate should be medically fit.
Entrance / Selection Test

Selections of the candidates will be based on the merit of the entrance examination conducted by the Vidyapeeth or Competent Authority.

Duration : Duration of the course shall be four years including internship.
Vacation : 6 weeks vacation shall be given each year.
Aims :

The aim of the undergraduate nursing program is to…

  • Prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurses and midwives in providing preventive, curative and rehabilitative services.
  • Prepare nurses who can take independent decisions in situations where it is required, protect the rights of the patients and facilitate individuals and groups to promote healthy, perform varied functions in the hospital, participate in community nursing services and conduct research studies in the areas of nursing practice. They are also expected to assume the role of teacher, supervisor and Manager in a clinical / public health setting.
Objectives

On completion of the four year B.Sc. Nursing Program the graduate will be able to…

  • Apply knowledge from physical, biological and behavioral sciences medicine including alternative systems and nursing in providing care to individuals, families and communities.
  • Demonstrate understanding of life style and other factors, which effect health individuals and groups.
  • Provide nursing care based on steps of nursing process in collaboration with the individuals and groups.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skill in making decisions in all situations in order to provide quality health care.
  • Utilize the latest trends and technology in providing health care.
  • Provide preventive and restorative health services in line with national health policies and programmes.
  • Practice within the framework of code of ethics and professional conduct and acceptable standards of practice within the legal boundaries.
  • Communicate effectively with individuals and groups and members of the health team in order to promote effective interpersonal relationships and teamwork.
  • Demonstrate skills in teaching to individuals and groups in clinical / community health settings.
  • Participate effectively as members of the health team in health care delivery system.
  • Demonstrate leadership and managerial skills in clinical / community health settings.
  • Conduct need based research studies in various settings and utilize the research feedings to improve the quality of care.
  • Demonstrate awareness, interest and contribute towards advancement of self and of the profession.
Scheme of Studies & Examinations

Duration

Course Duration 4 years
Weeks available per year 52 weeks
Vacation 6 weeks
Gazetted holidays 3 weeks
Examination (Including preparation) 4 weeks
Available weeks 39 weeks
Hours per week 40 hours per week
Practical 30 hours per week
Theory 10 hours per week
Internship practical 48 hours per week
Hours available per academic year 1560 (39 wks x 40 hours)

Course of Instruction

B.Sc. (Nursing) First Year
Subject Theory (In Hrs.) (Class & Labs) Practical (In hrs.)
(Clinical)
In Hours
*English 70
Anatomy
70
Physiology
70
Nutrition
70
Biochemistry
30
Nursing Foundation
265-250
450
Psychology
60
Introduction to computers
45
** Hindi /Regional Language
30
Library work / Self Study
50
Co-curricular activities
50
Total Hours
930
450
100
Total hours = 1480 hrs.

** Optional

B.Sc. (Nursing) Second Year

Subject
Theory (In Hrs.)
(Class & Labs)
Practical (In hrs.)
(Clinical)
In Hours
Sociology
60
Pharmacology
45
Pathology
30
Genetics
15
Medical Surgical Nursing
(Adult including geriatrics)
210
720
Community Health Nursing - I
90
135
Microbiology
60
Library work/ Self study
50
Co-curricular activities
35
Total Hours
510
855
85
Total hours = 1480 hrs.

B.Sc. (Nursing) Third Year

Subject
Theory (In Hrs.)
(Class & Labs)
Practical (In hrs.)
(Clinical)
In Hours
Medical Surgical Nursing
(Adult including geriatrics)
120
270
Child Health Nursing
90
270
Mental Health Nursing
90
270
Communication and education Technology
90
100
Library work / Self study    
50
Co-curricular activities    
50
Total Hours
390
910
100
Total hours = 1400 hrs.

B.Sc. (Nursing) Fourth Year

Subject
Theory (In Hrs.)
(Class & Labs)
Practical (In hrs.)
(Clinical)
Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing
90
180+180
Community Health Nursing - II
90
135
Nursing Research and Statistics
45
45
Management of Nursing Services and education
90
Total Hours
315
540
Total hours = 855 hrs.

Project work to be carried out internship
Practical = 30 hours per week

Intern-ship (Integrated Practice)

Subject
Practical (In hrs.)
(Clinical)
In Weeks
Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing
240
5
Community Health Nursing - II
195
4
Medical Surgical Nursing
(Adult & geriatrics)
430
9
Child Health Nursing
145
3
Mental Health Nursing
95
2
Total Hours
1105
23
Total hours = 1690 hrs.

Note :

  1. Internship includes 8 hours of integrated clinical duties in which 2 weeks of evening and night shift duties are included.
  2. Internship is scheduled for 8 hours per day @ 48 hours per week.
  3. Students during internship will be supervised by nursing teachers.
  4. Fourth year final examination will held only after completing internship.

Scheme Of Examination

B.Sc. (Nursing) First Year
Subject
Assessment
Theory
Hours
Internal
External
Total
Anatomy & Physiology
3
25
75
100
Nutrition & Biochemistry
3
25
75
100
Nursing Foundation
3
25
75
100
Psychology
3
25
75
100
English
3
25
75
100
Introduction to computers
25
75
100
Practical & Viva Voce        
Nursing foundation  
100
100
200
 

B.Sc. (Nursing) Second Year

Subject
Assessment
Sociology
3
25
75
100
Medical Surgical Nursing-I
3
25
75
100
Pharmacology, Pathology, Genetics
3
25
75
100
Community Health Nursing - I
3
25
75
100
Microbiology
3
25
75
100
Practical & Viva Voce        
Medical –Surgical Nursing  
100
100
200
 

B.Sc. (Nursing) Third Year

Subject
Assessment
Medical Surgical Nursing - II
3
25
75
100
Child Health Nursing
3
25
75
100
Mental Health Nursing
3
25
75
100
Communication & Educational Technology
3
25
75
100
Practical & Viva Voce        
Medical Surgical Nursing - II  
50
50
100
Child Health Nursing
50
50
100
Mental Health Nursing
50
50
100
 

B.Sc. (Nursing) Fourth Year

Subject
Assessment
Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing
3
25
75
100
Community Health Nursing - II
3
25
75
100
Nursing Research & Statistics
3
25
75
100
Management of Nursing Services
3
25
75
100
Practical & Viva Voce        
Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing
3
50
50
100
Community Health Nursing
3
50
50
100

Note :

In the question paper of…

  1. Anatomy & Physiology- Section A will have questions related to Anatomy, which will be of 37 marks and section B will be of Physiology which will be of 38 marks.
  2. Nutrition & Biochemistry - Section A will have questions pertaining to Nutrition which will be of 45 marks and section B will be of Biochemistry which will of 30 marks.
  3. Pharmacology, Pathology, Genetics: Section A is of Pharmacology with 38 marks and section B of Pathology with 25 marks and Genetics with 12 marks.
  4. Nursing Research & Statistics - Nursing Research will be of 50 marks and Statistics of 25 marks.
  5. For passing in English, the minimum pass is 40 %.
  6. The Theory & Practical examinations for ‘Introduction to Computer’ will be conducted in the College exam and the marks will be sent to the University for inclusion in the marks sheet.
  7. The minimum pass marks Theory & Practical papers is 50 % in each.
  8. Minimum 80 % attendance is a must (irrespective of any kind of absence) in theory and practical classes for appearing for examination.
  9. A candidate must have 100% attendance in each of the practical areas before he/ she receives the degree.
  10. A candidate has to pass in theory as well as practical exams separately.
  11. If a candidate fails in either theory or practical paper he/she has to re-appear for both the papers.
  12. Maximum number of attempts permitted for each paper is 3 including the first attempt.
  13. A candidate who has failed in more than two subjects will not be promoted to the next year.
  14. A candidate will not be admitted to the subsequent higher examination unless he/ she has passed the previous examination.
  15. The maximum period to complete the course successfully should not 8 years.
  16. Maximum number of candidates for practical examination will not exceed 20 per day.
  17. All practical examinations must be held in the respective clinical areas.
  18. One internal and one external examiner will jointly conduct the practical examination for each student.
  19. An examiner should be a lecturer or above in a college of nursing with M.Sc. (Nursing) in concerned subject and minimum of 3 years of teaching experience. To be an examiner for nursing foundations course faculty having M.Sc. (N) with any specialty shall be considered.