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Syllabus for Bachelor in Nursing Science (BNS) Common Entrance Examination

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  • Proficiency Certificate Level/ Diploma in Nursing securing at least 50% aggregate in total marks. AND
  • Registered in Nepal Nursing Council

Examination Format

  • Question type: Single best response type of multiple-choice questions
  • Option: Four options (A, B, C, D)
  • Number of questions: 200
  • Full marks: 200
  • Cognitive ratio: Recall: Understanding: Application – 30:50:20
  • Duration: 3 hours


a.Core Subjects150
1.Community health nursing25
2.Adults health nursing25
3.Child health nursing25
4.Midwifery and Gynaecological nursing25
5.Fundamental of nursing20
6.Leadership and management20
7.Behaviour science and mental health10
b.Basic and Integrated Health Science applied to nursing30
c.Mental Agility Test (MAT)20
8.Verbal reasoning5
9.Numerical reasoning5
10.Logical sequencing5
11.Abstract reasoning / Spatial relation5

For the test, there will be a single set of 200 multiple choice questions (MCQs) each worth one mark for a total of 200 full marks. Each question will have four possible options, with a single correct response. A single answer sheet will be provided to the candidate to response the correct answers.


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