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UP M.Sc Nursing Admissions 2021: Application Form, Entrance Exam, Important Dates, Eligibility, Selection Process

Cyril Titus Zachariah
Cyril Titus ZachariahPublished On: January 21, 2021

Admissions to the M.Sc Nursing course which is offered by King George’s Medical University Lucknow will be based on the scores obtained in the common entrance test conducted by the university. Here is what you need to know about UP M.Sc Nursing Admissions 2021.

UP M.Sc Nursing Admissions

In Uttar Pradesh, there is only one public medical university that offers the aspirants M.Sc course, i.e. King George’s Medical University Lucknow (KGMU). The University and its affiliated college, i.e. Vivekanand College of Nursing Lucknow, take admissions to the M.Sc Nursing course via an entrance exam.

All aspirants of the course, who wish to take admission to the 2-year long course at KGMU Lucknow will be based on their performance in the UP M.Sc Nursing entrance exam, also known as KGMU M.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam. Check out the important information regarding KGMU M.Sc Nursing Admissions 2021, such as the entrance exam, eligibility criteria, selection process, and the important dates.

UP M.Sc Nursing Admission Highlights 2021

Check out the UP M.Sc Nursing Admission highlights 2021 as outlined below:

Exam Name

UP M.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam

Exam Conducting Body

KGMU Lucknow

Applicable Course

M.Sc Nursing

Course Duration

2 Years

Exam Mode


Exam Application Mode


Medium of Exam


Exam Question Type


Exam Duration

180 minutes

Selection Process

2 Rounds of Counselling

UP Lucknow M.Sc Nursing Admissions Important Dates 2021

For those wishing to partake in the PG nursing admissions under the university must make a note of all the UP M.Sc Nursing admissions important dates 2021.

Important Events

Important Dates (Out Now)

Online Application Forms Available

September 2021

Application Fee Payment

October 2021

Last Date of Submission of Online Application Forms

October 2021

Availability of Admit Card


Date of KGMU M.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam


Announcement of Results


Round 1 of Counselling Begins


Round 2 of Counselling Begins


UP Lucknow M.Sc Nursing Eligibility Criteria 2021

If you are one of the candidates who are interested in pursuing a postgraduate degree in the field of nursing from the Public University, then you will be required to qualify the UP Lucknow M.Sc Nursing eligibility criteria 2021. The eligibility criteria for the entrance exam has been specified below:

  • All candidates should either have a valid B.Sc Nursing, B.Sc (Hons) Nursing or a Post Basic B.Sc Nursing degree, obtained from an institute registered with Indian Nursing Council (INC).

  • All applicants must ensure that they have registered themselves as a Registered Nurse or a Registered Midwife in any State Medical Council in India.

  • For those who carry a valid B.Sc Nursing degree, it is important they have one-year work experience after graduating from B.Sc Nursing as well. Meanwhile, applicants who graduated from P.B. B.Sc Nursing are required to have one-year work experience, gained either prior to pursuing the course or after graduating from the course.

  • Reserved Category Candidates, i.e. SC/ST candidates, may be offered a 5% relaxation.

  • Candidates should also ensure that they are medically fit. The University may conduct a medical checkup for the same. Once shortlisted in the merit list, candidates are required to present a certificate of physical fitness, issued by a registered practitioner.


KGMU Lucknow offers the course to both male and female aspirants of the course, however, Vivekanand College of Nursing Lucknow offers the course to female candidates alone.

UP Lucknow M.Sc Nursing Application Process 2021

After ensuring that you qualify the necessary eligibility criteria for the courses, you will be able to complete the UP Lucknow M.Sc Nursing application process 2021. As per the guidelines mentioned by the University, the application process will be completed in online mode only. Interested applicants must follow the steps given below to complete the application process for M.Sc Nursing admission at KGMU Lucknow.

  • Candidates are required to visit the official website of KGMU Lucknow, i.e.

  • For the admission process to begin, candidates should register themselves with the University, as specified by the university. This is required to generate a unique login ID and password, which will be used for further steps in the admission process

  • Once Logged In, candidates must enter the requisite details, such as candidate name, address, communication and qualification details, along with other details asked by the University.

  • Once all the information has been entered, it is advised to check all the information once and ensure that the details and correct and complete. Incorrect, false or incomplete application forms will be rejected without further notice by the University.

  • Submit the application forms, once all the information has been entered.

  • After submission of the forms, candidates will be asked to pay the application fee through either online or offline mode.


The Login ID and password that you created for the admission process will be used for downloading the admit card in the future. Therefore, candidates are advised to keep the Login ID and password in a safe place.

UP M.Sc Nursing Application Fee 2021

As part of the application process and an essential part of completing the process is completing the payment of the UP M.Sc Nursing application fee 2021. As per the guidelines outlined by the university, candidates will be able to complete the payment in both online and offline mode. Candidates will be asked to pay the following M.Sc Nursing application fee at KGMU Lucknow.


Application Fee Payable

General Category


SC, ST, OBC Category


Mode of Payment for Application Form

The application fee can be paid in both online, as well as offline mode.

Online Mode of Application Fee Payment

Candidates who opt for the online mode of payment for the KGMU application form fee will be required to pay the application fee prior to filling the application form. Candidates will be able to pay the application fee via the given payment gateway, through Credit/Debit Card (Master or Visa Card Only) or Netbanking.

Offline Mode of Payment for Application Form

Those candidates who opt for the offline mode of payment of the application form will be required to first make the payment at either an Allahabad Bank or HDFC Bank by the stipulated time period. Here are the steps candidates will have to follow in order to complete the offline mode of payment of application form fee for KGMU M.Sc Nursing Admissions.

  • Candidates must download the bank challan from the official website.

  • After downloading the challan, candidates should deposit the money with the challan at any one of the Allahabad Bank or HDFC Bank branch in India.

  • Once deposited, the banks will provide the students with a receipt along with the transaction ID number.

  • Candidates will be required to upload a scanned copy of the receipt and mention the transaction ID while filling in the application form.

  • Candidates will be able to complete the application form, two days after the payment of the challan. For this, candidates are required to login in again to the website and complete the application form. Applicants must keep the scanned copy of the bank challan ready while filling in the application form.

UP M.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam Admit Card 2021

The admissions to the M.Sc Nursing programme at the university or its affiliated college will be based on the entrance test conducted by KGMU Lucknow. Like other entrance tests, candidates are required to present an admit card prior to entering the examination hall. At the stipulated time period, the University will release the UP M.Sc Nursing entrance exam admit card 2021 on the official website.

Candidates must use their Login ID and password at the official website of KGMU Lucknow, in order to download the UP M.Sc Nursing entrance exam admit card.


The Admit card for M.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam at KGMU Lucknow will only be available in online mode.

UP M.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam Pattern 2021

Here is what you need to know about the UP Lucknow M.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam Pattern 2021.

Exam Name

UP Lucknow M.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam / KGMU Lucknow

Exam Mode

Offline (Pen & Paper Mode)


180 Minutes (3 Hours)

Time Slot

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Exam Type


Number of Questions


Negative Marking

Not Applicable

Course Level Question

B.Sc Nursing

The exam will be conducted by King George’s Medical University Lucknow. Candidates are to reach the exam centre at the stipulated time period with the necessary documents such as the Admit Card. Candidates must also ensure that they abide by the UP M.Sc Nursing Exam Day rules and regulations.

Candidates should ensure that they have reached the exam centre an hour prior to attempting the exam. As per the guidelines, the seating process for the exam will begin 30 minutes prior to the exam and end 15 minutes after students are seated in the exam halls.

UP M.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam Syllabus 2021

For those planning to attempt the examination, as per the university guidelines, the UP M.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam syllabus 2021 will consist of subjects covered in B.Sc Nursing course across India. Students interested in the course must be well versed with the different course subjects studied at the Undergraduate level, in order to clear the exam.

UP M.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam Results 2021

KGMU Lucknow will release the UP M.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam results 2021 on the specified time period. The results for M.Sc Nursing entrance exam conducted by KGMU Lucknow will be released on the official website. In order to check the results, candidates must log in with their credentials. The results will be displayed on the screen once you have logged in.

UP M.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam Counselling and Selection Process 2021

After attempting the examination, the university will first release the results of the entrance exams. After the results are released, a merit list of all the shortlisted students will also be released. As per the merit list, candidates will be further called for a counselling process, through which the students will be selected for the courses and the college as well.

King George’s Medical University Lucknow will conduct 2 rounds of counselling on the stipulated time period. Those students who receive a seat at the college in the course of their choice will be asked to pay a security deposit of ₹5,000.

The candidates who appear for the KGMU M.Sc Nursing entrance exam 2021 will be eligible for the admissions to the PG nursing courses offered by both the Institute of Nursing at KGMU Lucknow and Vivekanand College of Nursing Lucknow. Applicants will be competing for a total of 41 seats at both the institutes, out of which 16 seats have been reserved for women.

Top M.Sc Nursing Colleges in Uttar Pradesh

Some of the top M.Sc Nursing colleges in Uttar Pradesh is mentioned below. If you are interested in getting admission to the top Nursing colleges in UP, please fill out our Common Application Form (CAF) and avail expert guidance throughout the admission process.


Name of the College




Kailash Institute Of Nursing And Para-Medical Sciences




Vivekananda College of Nursing




Subharti University




Nightingale Institute of Nursing




SCPM College of Nursing & Paramedical Science




Sharda University


Greater Noida

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