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Karnataka B.Sc Nursing Admissions 2021: Application (Started),Dates, Eligibility, Selection Process

Cyril Titus Zachariah
Cyril Titus ZachariahUpdated On: December 17, 2021 12:29 pm IST

Interested in pursuing B.Sc Nursing course in Karnataka? In this article for Karnataka B.Sc Nursing Admissions 2021, you can learn in detail about the eligibility criteria, application and selection process. 

Karnataka B.Sc Nursing Admissions 2021

Among the crucial elements required for the successful healthcare industry are the nurses and their skills and experience in dealing with patients and providing healthcare assistance. Hundreds of aspirants across the states in India work towards pursuing a nursing degree and for such aspirants, India is home to numerous nursing colleges.

In the state of Karnataka, aspirants can take admissions to the B.Sc Nursing programme based on the admission guidelines stated by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). KEA has released the application form for B.Sc nursing on 16th December 2021. And the last date to fill the application form is 19th December 2021. Aspirants can apply for admissions to the various B.Sc Nursing Colleges with the help of the merit lists that will be released by the authority in due time.

In this article, we shall talk about the various parameters that need to be satisfied by an aspiring B.Sc Nursing student prior to applying for admissions. Candidates should ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria and complete the application process as per the directions provided by the KEA.

Karnataka B.Sc Nursing Important Dates 2021

Before you apply for admissions, it is important to note down the Karnataka Important Dates 2021 which have been outlined below.

Important Event

Important Dates

Date of Issue of Notification

16th December 2021

Availability of Application Forms

16th December 2021

Last Date for Submission of Online Applications

19th December 2021

Last Date for Payment of Fees

20th December 2021

Document Verification

20th to 23rd December 2021

Karnataka B.Sc Nursing Eligibility Criteria 2021

Like many admission procedures, candidates will be required to adhere to the specified Karnataka B.Sc Nursing eligibility criteria 2021. All aspirants are required to abide by the academic, nationality and domicile criteria set by the government, for the purpose of offering admissions to the candidates. Here are the eligibility criteria for B.Sc Nursing admissions in Karnataka for 2021.


B.Sc Nursing Admission Criteria

Academic Requirements

  • Candidates should have passed their Class 12 board examinations in the stream of science from a recognised board of education.

  • They must have scored a minimum aggregate score of 45% in subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English. They must have also passed in all the subjects individually.

  • Candidates belonging to Reserved Category will be required to have secured 40% aggregate score in the qualifying exams, in PCB.

Domicile Requirements


  • Candidates must be the citizens of India.

Note: The eligibility criteria outlined here is subject to changes made by the government. All updates will be made here soon.

Karnataka B.Sc Nursing Application Process 2021

Once you have confirmed that the required eligibility criteria for the admission processes have been met, you may complete the Karnataka B.Sc Nursing application process 2021. All application forms for the admission processes are to be submitted in online mode, therefore, candidates must visit the official website of KEA and complete their application forms. Here are the steps on how to submit the Karnataka B.Sc Nursing application forms for 2021 admissions.

  • On the official website, the application forms for B.Sc Nursing programme will be available or click on the direct link here (soon to be updated).

  • On the screen, you will be required to enter all the details regarding your personal details and academic qualifications. You will also be required to enter details such as Domicile of Karnataka, Place of birth, candidate category, etc.

  • After entering all the correct details, candidates are advised to go through all the details carefully and recheck for mistakes. You may not be allowed to revisit and edit the details that you have entered, therefore, enter correct and complete details.

  • Once all the details have been added, you will be asked to upload the necessary documents as have been defined below. You will also be required to upload images of your for a digital copy of a passport size photograph of the candidate applying for admissions, as per the directions given below.

  • Once all documents and images have been uploaded to the website as per the directions mentioned by the government, then you will be required to pay the application form fee.

After the application forms have been submitted along with the application form fee, a unique application number will be generated for you. You must keep the application number safely, as it will be required during the admission processes. Check out the application fee and the image dimensions required for the completion of the application process.

Karnataka B.Sc Nursing Image Dimensions 2021

Here are the Karnataka B.Sc Nursing image dimensions 2021 that candidates are required to adhere to, in order to complete the application process.


Image Dimensions


1.3 inches


1.6 inches


200 x 200 dpi

File Size

100 kb

Karnataka B.Sc Nursing Application Fee 2021

The final step in concluding the application process is completing the Karnataka B.Sc Nursing application fee 2021, which has been defined in the table below.


B.Sc Nursing Application Fee

General and OBC


SC/ST/Category-1 & PwD


Important Note: The Karnataka B.Sc Nursing application fees shall only be paid via debit or credit cards, as displayed on the screen. No other modes of payment shall be accepted by the authority as payment of B.Sc Nursing application fee. It should also be noted that the application fees are non-refundable.

Documents Required for Karnataka B.Sc Nursing Admissions 2021

In order to be allowed to participate in the admission process conducted by the KEA, candidates are required to present a set of documents proving their eligibility for the admission processes. Here is a list of documents required for Karnataka B.Sc Nursing admissions 2021.

  • SSLC Certificate or Class 10 mark sheet as proof of Date of Birth.

  • PUC-II or Class 12 passing certificate/mark sheet or equivalent exam

  • Relevant certificates signed by competent authorities for candidates claiming reservation under different categories. Category or Income certificate should be issued by Tahashildar of Karnataka only.

  • Domicile Certificate proving 10 years of residency in Karnataka (issued by Tahashildar of Karnataka) or Study Certificate showing 7 years of education from Karnataka.

  • Appropriate Certificates for those opting for an exception from seven years of study in Karnataka.

  • Relevant Certificates claiming other reservations.

  • For students who studied in boards of education different from Karnataka PUC Board must present Eligibility Certificate issued by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.

  • Attested photocopy of transfer certificate

  • Physical fitness certificate

Karnataka B.Sc Nursing Selection Process 2021

Once all the documents are in place signed and issued by competent authorities, along with the submission or the requisite application forms and fee, candidates will be called for the Karnataka B.Sc Nursing selection process 2021. Once the application forms have been submitted, a panel of members will scrutinise the application forms and shortlist prospective candidates based on their past academic report. The Karnataka Examination Authority will release merit lists for B.Sc Nursing admissions 2021 once all the applications have been scrutinised and candidates shortlisted.

Top Colleges for B.Sc Nursing in Karnataka

If you are interested in taking admission to any one of the B.Sc Nursing courses in Karnataka, then you can check out the following list of top colleges for B.Sc Nursing in Karnataka.

Acharya Institutes Bangalore

KLE University Belgaum

Koshy’s College of Nursing Bangalore

T John Group of Institutions Bangalore

Yenepoya University Mangalore

Manipal College of Nursing Manipal

Krupanidhi Group of Institutions Bangalore

SEA Group of Institutions Bangalore

RV College of Nursing Bangalore

Sarvodaya College of Nursing Bangalore

MS Ramaiah Institute of Nursing Education & Research Bangalore

Rr Institutions Bangalore

These are some of the important information that you must keep in mind while applying for admission via KEA Karnataka B.Sc Nursing admissions 2021. Along with meeting the requisite eligibility criteria and completing the application forms as per the guidelines set by the government, candidates are advised to keep themselves updated at all points of contact such as mobile phone and email, by constantly checking for any messages or emails regarding the same.

For those of you, who are interested in taking admissions to a B.Sc Nursing course in one of the top B.Sc Nursing colleges of India, then fill out the Common Application Form so that our counsellors can help you take admission in the course and college of your choice.

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