RUHS Nursing Entrance Exam 2020: Exam Date, Eligibility, Application Form, Selection and Counselling Process

Rahul Raj
Rahul RajPublished On: October 12, 2020

Interested in taking admission in Nursing course in Rajasthan then you will need to appear for the RUHS Nursing Entrance Exam. All information about RUHS Nursing Entrance Exam is explained in this article.

RUHS Nursing Entrance Exam

Rajasthan University of Health Sciences (RUHS) Nursing entrance exam 2020 is a gateway for admission into various nursing courses in Rajasthan. Candidates who are planning to pursue the Nursing courses from Rajasthan for the academic session 2020-21 need to appear for the RUHS Nursing Entrance Exam 2020. RUHS nursing is a state-level entrance test conducted by the Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, Jaipur. RUHS offers admission to BSc Nursing, Post Basic BSc Nursing and MSc Nursingin Rajasthan. Admission of the candidates to the respective courses will be done on the basis of entrance exams.

The RUHS 2020 entrance exam will be conducted in the online mode and consist of 100 - 120 questions depending on the course which the candidates had 2 hours to solve. Candidates looking for detailed information about RUHS Nursing Entrance Exam 2020 can go through this article and check the difficulty level and section-wise analysis of the RUHS 2020 entrance exam.

RUHS Nursing Entrance Exam 2020 Highlights

Some of the major highlights of the RUHS Nursing Entrance Exam are as follows:

Name of the examination

RUHS Nursing 2020 

Conducting Body

Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, Jaipur

Mode of examination

Online (Computer-Based Test)

Exam Medium

English and Hindi

Duration of the examination

Two hours

Courses offered

BSc, Post Basic BSc and MSc Nursing

Type of questions

Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQ)

RUHS Nursing Entrance Exam Important Dates 2020

The important dates for RUHS Nursing Entrance Exam are as follows:


Date (Tentative)

Start Date of RUHS Nursing Application From

2nd week of September 2020

Last date to submit RUHS Nursing Application From

1st week of October 2020

Availability of RUHS Nursing of Admit Card

1st week of October 2020

Date of RUHS Nursing Entrance Exam 2020

2nd week of October 2020


3rd week of October 2020

Counselling process


RUHS Nursing Entrance Exam Eligibility Criteria 2020

To appear for the RUHS Nursing Entrance Exam, candidates must meet the eligibility criteria laid down by RUHS for each nursing course.

Name of the Course

Eligibility Criteria

 B.Sc Nursing

  • Must have passed 10 + 2 exams from a recognised board with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as their main subjects.

  • Candidates belonging to the General Category need to secure a minimum 45% of marks

  • Candidates belonging to the SC/ST category, need to secure at least 40% maks

  • Candidates are required to be at least 17 years of age and the upper limit is different for male and female students. 

  • The upper age limit for females is 28 years and for males, the upper age limit is 25 years.

Post Basic BSc Nursing

  • Applicants must have passed a 10 + 2 or equivalent qualification from a recognised university. 

  • Diploma in GNM from any college approved by the Indian Nursing Council.

  • The candidate has to be medically fit.

  • There is no age limit for Post Basis BSc Nursing

MSc Nursing

  • The candidate should be an Indian national

  • The candidate should have completed BSc Nursing, Post Basic nursing BSc form a recognized college registered with the nursing council of India.

  • Should have scored 60 per cent in aggregate (in the first attempt) in graduation

  • There’s no age limit

  • No age limit for the same

RUHS Nursing Entrance Exam Application Process 2020

The application process for RUHS Nursing Entrance Exam 2020 is done in online mode. Students have to complete the registration process of RUHS Nursing 2020 in order to be considered for admission to any nursing course. The steps to apply for RUHS Nursing Entrance Exam 2020 are given below. 

  • Visit RUHS official website  i.e

  • Register your self by providing your name, email id, mobile no. etc

  • After registering, login by using your login credentials

  • Then fill out the application form with all the necessary details such as personal information, communication information and educational qualification.

  • After filling up the application form, upload the required document, photograph and signature.

  • Pay the application fee through Net Banking/ Credit card or debit card.

  • At last, submit your application form

Application Fee:-


Course Name

General & Others



B.Sc Nursing 

Rs. 1500/-

Rs. 750/-


Post Basic B.Sc Nursing

Rs. 1500/-

Rs. 750/-


M.Sc Nursing

Rs. 3000/-

Rs. 1500/-

Exam Pattern of RUHS Nursing Entrance Exam 2020

The exam pattern followed for RUHS Nursing Exam is mentioned below:- 

Name of the Course

B.Sc Nursing Course

Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Course 

M.Sc. Nursing Course

Mode of Examination


(Computer Based Test)


(Computer Based Test)


(Computer Based Test)

Duration of Examination

2 hours

2 hours

2 hours

Number of Questions




Medium of Exam

English and Hindi

English and Hindi


Total Marks




Marking Scheme

+1 mark for every correct answer 

+1 mark for every correct answer 

+2 mark for every correct 

Negative Marking




Reservation Criteria for RUHS Nursing Entrance Exam 2020

The reservation criteria for RUHS Nursing Entrance Exam is as follows:

Course Name


% of Seats

B.Sc in Nursing

All India Including Rajasthan












Female Candidates (% of total seats in all categories)


Rajasthan bonafide candidates


SC (Natural Born Candidates of Rajasthan)


ST (Natural Born Candidates of Rajasthan)


OBC NCL (Natural Born Candidates of Rajasthan)


Post Basic B.Sc Nursing

All India Including Rajasthan












M.Sc in Nursing

SC (not adopted)


ST (not adopted)


OBC (not adopted)


MBC (not adopted)




RUHS Nursing Admit Card 2020 

RUHS Nursing 2020 admit Card will be released in the online mode. Candidates are required to log in to their official RUHS accounts and enter their date of birth and application form number to download their RUHS 2020 admit Card. Once the admit card has been downloaded take a printout of the same. Candidates will have to affix their recent passport size photo to the space provided. Applicants are advised to review and check all the details printed on the admit card, such as the name of the candidate, the date of birth, the time of examination, the address of the centre, etc. In the occurrence of any discrepancy, candidates must contact the RUHS authorities.

RUHS Nursing Selection Process 2020

The selection of candidates for the RUHS Nursing will take place on the basis of the marks secured by the candidates in the RUHS 2020 entrance exam. After the entrance exam, the Rajasthan University of Health Sciences will publish a list of merits on the basis of which candidates will be called for counselling. RUHS Nursing admission is done solely on the basis of merit and mark scored by the candidate in the RUHS Nursing examination.

Tie Breaking:- In case of Tie Breaking meaning, if two or more candidates score the same marks then the preference will be given to the candidates who are older in age or candidates who scored higher marks in Class 12th examination.

Rajasthan B.Sc Nursing Admission 2020

Rajasthan M.Sc Nursing Admission 2020

RUHS 2020 Nursing Result

 The Rajasthan University of Health Sciences will announce RUHS Nursing 2020 results on its official website. Candidates must use their application number and date of birth/password to log in to their RUHS account to check their results. A merit list will be published on the basis of ranks in the exam.

RUHS Nursing Counselling 2020 

The last step of admission is RUHS Nursing Counselling. Candidates must complete the following steps to clear RUHS Nursing Counselling 2020.

Step1: Choice Filling:-

  • Candidates must log in  on RUHS official website with their login credentials (Provided when the application form is filled in)

  • After that, candidates have to pay an amount which will be told by the authorities after the declaration of result to participate in the counselling process

  • After successful paying the counselling fee, the candidate will then have to fill their choices as he/she desires (College & Course) from the available choice list. 

Step 2: Seat Allotment:-

  • Seat allocation will be made based on the merit list, candidate category, seat matrix & seat allocation rules provided by RUHS, and choices filled by the candidate.

  • Candidate can view/print their allotment result by clicking on the Seat Allotment Result button in their login. 

Step 3: Reporting:-

  • In the given time duration, the candidates will report to the allocated institute along with all the required documents as set out below:-

Valid Identity Card

Provisional Allotment Letter

Experience Certificate

Caste/ Category Certificate

PWD Certificate (PH).

Class 10th Certificate and Marksheet

Class 12th Certificate and Marksheet

GNM Mark sheet& Diploma Certificate

RN RM Certificate

Domicile Certificate

Transfer Certificate

Migration Certificate

NOC for In-Service Candidates

Medical Fitness Certificate

  • Document verification shall be done by the college at the time of reporting.

  • If the documents are not valid then the candidature for admission will be cancelled.

  • Only after successful Reporting and Joining at the Allotted College, the candidate may change his Willingness to Participate in Second Round up-counselling.

  • By default, the willingness to take part in the second counselling is YES, i.e. if the candidate does not exercise this option, he/she will automatically be considered in the second round for upgrading the seat according to his / her choices and merit.

  • If the candidate does not want to take part in the second counselling, he/she must change the willingness to take part in the second round to NO.

Step 4: 2nd Round of Counselling

Second Round of Counselling/ Seat Allotment will be made for the following candidates:-

  • In the first round, candidates who filled out choices but were not allocated any seat.

  • Candidates who received a seat in the first round successfully at the allotted college and opted to take part in the second round for the up-gradation of seats.   

  • Candidates who were assigned a seat in the first round and reported to the assigned college, but their documents were not verified due to some inconsistency, And the Council for Admission in Nursing Courses (CBANC) RUHS recommended that the participants should appear in the second round of counselling.

Step 5: Reporting

  • In the given time duration, the candidates will report to the allotted institute along with all required documents as indicated in the information booklet.

  • Document verification will be done by the College Reporting Officer at the time of reporting, and appropriate entries will be made for each candidate on the portal through his / her login.

Top Nursing Colleges in Rajasthan 2020

Colleges that offer the nursing course in Rajasthan are mentioned below:-

B.Sc Nursing Colleges

M.Sc Nursing Colleges

Apex University

Private Physiotherapy Nursing & Para Medical Institutions Society of Jaipur

Biyani Group of Colleges (BGC)

Bhagwan Mahaveer Cancer Hospital and Research Centre College of Nursing

University of Technology - Sanganer (UOT)

Pacific Medical University

Shyam Institute of Engineering & Technology (SIET)

Geetanjali University

NIMS University


Tantia University


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