Military Nursing Service (MNS) Notification And Exam Date 2021

Military Nursing Service (MNS) Notification And Exam Date 2021: – Applications are invited from FEMALE CANDIDATES (only) for admission to 4 years B Sc. (Nursing) Course commencing in 2021 at Colleges of Nursing of Armed Forces Medical Services. Candidates will be awarded admission in Colleges of Nursing based on the merit cum choice, subject to medical fitness and the vacancies in each College. The selected candidates shall execute an Agreement/Bond to serve in the Military Nursing Service. On successful completion of nursing training (4 years), the candidates will be granted Permanent/Short Service Commission in the Military Nursing Service, under the terms and conditions laid down for grant of such commission. They shall have to refund the Bond money as per the Bond executed in the event of withdrawal from the Course, termination of training or refusal to accept Commission in the MNS, if offered. During training they will be provided with free ration, accommodation, uniform allowance and monthly stipend as per terms and conditions as amended from time to time.

Subsequent to passing the final year University examination for BSc (Nursing) Course, the candidates will be offered Commission in the Military Nursing Service subject to medical fitness. The date of declaration of result from respective Universities will be the date of Commission for the candidates. The date of Commission determines the date of seniority in service among all candidates who have joined the Course in the same year. The tentative month of declaration of result of the existing six Colleges by the Universities is as given in the table below:-

S NOName of InstitutionNo of seats availableTentative          date     of declaration of Result
(a)CON, AFMC Pune40Aug
(b)CON,CH(EC) Kolkata30Sep/Oct
( )CON, INHS Asvini40Aug
(d)CON, AH (R&R) New Delhi30Jul/Aug
(e)  CON,CH (CC) Lucknow40Nov/Dec               
(f)CON,CH (AF) Bangalore40Jan/Feb (of subsequent year of exam)
 Total220 

Eligibility Criteria For MNS Exam 2021

  1. Female candidates who are unmarried/divorced/legally separated/ widow without encumbrances.
  2. Nationality — Citizen of India
  3. Date of Birth — Born between 01 Oct 1996 and 30 Sep 2004 (both days inclusive).
  4. Educational Qualification — Candidate must have passed in the first attempt, Senior Secondary Examination (10+2) or equivalent (12 Years schooling) examination with  Physics, Chemistry,  Biology (Botany & Zoology)  and English with not less than 50% aggregate marks as a regular student from a Statutory / Recognized Board /University/ Examination Body. Candidates who will be appearing for final year of qualifying examination during the current academic session may also apply provisionally. The candidates finally selected for the course will have to submit proof of passing the qualifying examination with requisite subjects and marks before joining the Course.
  5. Physical standards – Medical fitness will be determined as per standards applicable for Commission in the Armed Forces as amended from time to time. X-Ray examination of Chest and USG (of abdomen & pelvis) will be done. Minimum height required for entry into Armed Forces for female candidates is 152 cm. Gorkhas and candidates belonging to North Eastern region  of India,  Garhwal and  Kumaon  will be  accepted  with  a minimum  height  of  148 cm. Details of medical standards can be seen in Indian Army websites www.joinindianarmy.nic.in/ www.indianarmy.Nov.in

Selection Process For MNS notification 2021:

  1. Computer Based Examination: Eligible applicants will be called for an objective type Computer Based Examination of 150 marks for 90 minutes duration likely to be held in the month of Apr 2021. The Computer Based Examination will consist of the following:-
SNoSubjectNo of questionsMax. Marks
{i)General English5050
(ii)General lntelliQence5050
(iii)Science           -(Biology, Physics & Chemistry)5050

Note: (i) There shall be no negative marking
(ii) If the Computer Based Examination is held in multiple shifts, the process of normalization will be adopted for generation of the merit list

2. Interview & Medical Examination: The candidates qualified in the Computer Based Examination will be called for interview & Medical Examination in the month of Jun 2021 at· selected centres. The Interview has a maximum weightage of 100 marks. Candidates declared FIT/UNFIT in medical examination will be informed about their medical status, including the procedure of requesting for APPEAUREVIEW MEDICAL BOARD by the President of the Selection Medical Board (SMB). Final selection will be based on the combined merit of Computer Based Examination & Interview, subject to medical fitness of the candidate, choice & vacancy in each College.

3. Reservation of seats: Reservation of seats for admission to BSc {N) course, as per the existing policy, is as follows:-

(i)SC/ST candidates15 seats
{ii)NCC candidates possessing ‘C’ Certificates25 seats

The reserved seats will be in addition to any vacancies secured by SC/ST/ NCC ‘C’ candidates on the basis of their position on the General Merit List. To the extent SC/ST/NCC ‘C’ candidates are not available to fill the reserved vacancies, the same will be filled up by the candidates from the General Merit List.
Important Note: The reservation of seats will be applied while preparing the Combined Merit List only.

4. Test Centers: – The candidates are required to choose the 3 examination centres in order of preference from the list of centres provided while filling the online application form. Allotment of centers will be on “first apply-first allot” basis. If the number of candidates is inadequate/more than the capacity of a centre, the candidates opting for that centre will be allotted their second or third preference as per the administrative feasibility. No correspondence/requests regarding change of center from any candidate will be accepted.

How to Apply For MNS notification 2021 :

  1. Candidates may apply and pay the application fee online through www.joinindianarmy.nic.in which will be accessible from 17 Feb 2021 to 10 Mar 2021. The candidate’s E-mail ID is the user ID for this website  and the candidate will select her own password. Candidates must remember their username & password for further correspondence.
  2. Only the Eligible candidates wjll be able to pay the online application processing fee of Rs 750/- (R pees seven hundred and fifty only). On successful completion of online payment a bank reference number (DU Number) will be generated for the future correspondence of the candidate. (Online submission of applications & online payment of fee can be done till 5:00 PM on 10 Mar 2021).
  3. The Admit cards for Computer Based Examination will be made available on www.joinindianarmy.nie.in by 2″9 week of Apr 2021. No Admit card will be sent by Post.

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