B.Sc Nursing Syllabus and Subjects:

The syllabus for B.Sc Nursing course as ascertained by the curriculum dictated by the Indian Nursing Council, is usually maintained in most institutes throughout the nation. While minor variations in some institutes may be observed, the core of the syllabus is maintained throughout the nation.

B.Sc Nursing - Year I
Sl. No. Subjects of Study
1 Anatomy
2 Physiology
3 Nutrition
4 Biochemistry
5 Nursing Foundations (Theory and Practical)
6 Psychology
7 Microbiology
8 Introduction to computers
9 English
10 Hindi or Regional language
11 Library work or Self Study
12 Co-curricular Activities 


B.Sc Nursing - Year II 
Sl. No. Subjects of Study
1 Sociology
2 Pharmacology
3 Pathology and Genetics
4 Medical-Surgical Nursing (Adult including geriatrics) I (Theory and Practical)
5 Community Health Nursing I (Theory and Practical)
6 Communication and Educational Technology
7 Library work and Self-study
8 Co-curricular Activities


B.Sc Nursing - Year III 
Sl. No. Subjects of Study
1 Medical-Surgical Nursing (Adult including geriatrics) II (Theory and Practical)
2 Child Health Nursing (Theory and Practical)
3 Mental Health Nursing (Theory and Practical)
4 Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing (Theory and Practical)
5 Library Work or Self Study
6 Co-curricular Activities 


B.Sc Nursing - Year IV
Sl. No. Subjects of Study
1 Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing (Practical)
2 Community Health Nursing-II (Theory and Practical)
3 Nursing Research and Statistics
4 Management of Nursing Services and education
5 Library work or self-study
6 Co-curricular activities
  Internship (Integrated Practice)
1 Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing
2 Community Health Nursing II
3 Medical-Surgical Nursing (Adult and geriatrics)
4 Child Health Nursing
5 Mental health Nursing
6 Research Project

Some of the subjects pursued in the B.Sc Nursing course according to the curriculum set by the Indian Nursing Council are enlisted below. While the subjects may vary minimally according to the university regulations, the crux of the subject list is maintained throughout.

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Biochemistry
  • Nursing Foundations
  • Psychology
  • Microbiology
  • Introduction to Computers
  • Sociology
  • Pharmacology
  • Pathology and Genetics
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Child Health Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing
  • Nursing Research and Statistics
  • Management of Nursing Services and Education

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