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West Bengal BSc Nursing Admission 2022 – Dates, Selection, Application Process & Eligibility

RupsaUpdated On: April 22, 2022 06:39 pm IST

West Bengal BSc Nursing Admission 2022 Dates are out! Know all about the JENPAS entance exam dates for BSc Nursing Admission in West Bengal. Check out the eligibility and application process in this article.

West Bengal BSc Nursing Admission 2022 – Dates, Selection, Application Process & Eligibility

With the recent development in the field of healthcare, the demand for nurses across hospitals and healthcare institutes is on the rise. A career in nursing can be rewarding as it provides you with good compensation, job security and ample opportunities for growth. Over the years, many states across India have witnessed a surge in applicants seeking admission to BSc Nursing courses. Now, with the West Bengal BSc Nursing Admission 2022 Notice released, applicants from West Bengal can register online for the entrance exam.

Every year, the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) conducts the Joint Entrance Test for Nursing, Paramedical, and Allied Sciences Undergraduate Exam, commonly known as JENPAS-UG. It is a state-level entrance exam for admission of eligible students to various Undergraduate courses. Anyone interested in pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing for a noble nursing career can opt for the test. This year, the entrance exam will be conducted on May 15. Read this article to know all about WB BSc Nursing Admission 2022 important dates, eligibility, application process and more.

WB BSc Nursing 2022 Admission: Important Highlights

The important summary of BSc Nursing Admission 2022 in West Bengal is tabulated below:

Parameters    Details

Course

BSc Nursing (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) 

Course duration

4-years

BSc Nursing Entrance Exam

JENPAS UG 2022

Exam Type/Duration

State Level/ 90 minutes

West Bengal BSc Nursing Admission 2022: JENPAS UG  Important Dates

Applicants must be aware of the important dates and events for JENPAS 2022, related to WB BSc Nursing Admission 2022 to ensure they don’t miss submitting the online application on time.

Event

Date & Time (Tentative)

Submission of Online Application Form with Payment of Fees

January 4, 2022 (Tuesday) to January 18, 2022 (Tuesday) till 6:00 PM

Online Correction and Downloading Revised Confirmation Page

January 19, 2022 (Wednesday) to January 21, 2022 (Friday)

Release of Admit Card for Download

May 6, 2022 (Friday) to May 15, 2022 (Sunday)

Date of Examination:

Paper-I

Paper-II

May 15, 2022 (Sunday):

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Publication of Results

To be announced later

Candidates must note that the dates mentioned above are tentative and may be rescheduled as per the conductive authority i.e. WBJEEB if required. All candidates must carry a printout of the Admit Card to the exam centre on the day of the examination.

West Bengal BSc Nursing 2022 Eligibility Criteria

While thousands of aspirants seek admission to BSc Nursing courses each year, the WBJEEB has a set of criteria in place to ensure only those eligible can appear for the JENPAS 2022 entrance exam. 

Therefore, all candidates need to check the following JENPAS 2022 Eligibility Criteria before applying for the entrance exam.

  • The applicant must hold Indian citizenship

  • The applicant must have passed or be appearing in 2022 in Class 12 in the (10+2) system from a recognized Board/Council

  • The applicant must be 17 years of age as of 31.12.2022 i.e. the applicant must have been born on or before 31.12.2005

  • The applicant must not be over 35 years of age

  • The applicant must have studied Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English, and secured pass marks in each of the subjects

  • The applicant must have scored a minimum 45% aggregate (40% for SC/ST/OBC/PwD)

Candidates failing to fulfil any of the above criteria will not be considered eligible for the West Bengal BSc Nursing 2022 Entrance Exam.

Also Read: IGNOU Post-Basic BSc Nursing Admission 2022 Open: Check exam date, registration process

WB JENPAS UG 2022 Application Process

The application form for WB BSc Nursing Admission can be filled out online. The step-by-step process to fill in the JENPAS Entrance Exam 2022 Application Form is mentioned below:

Step 1 – Registration

  • Visit the official website of WBJEEB

  • Register with a new ID and Password to access the online application form

  • Carefully fill in personal details – Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s name, DOB, Gender, Address, Email ID, Contact number, ID Type and number etc.

  • Make sure the details entered are correct as the information cannot be edited/changed/modified under any circumstances

  • You will receive an application number on the screen and SMS/email once you have reviewed and submitted the registration. The candidate must save and remember the Application number, ID and Password for future reference.

Step 2 – Application

  • The next step involves filling in other details – Domicile, Nationality, Religion, Category, Family income status, Academic details etc.

  • Candidates will have to select their option for Paper-I/both Papers I & II (Note that Paper-II is only for admission to BHA courses)

  • Next, candidates will need to select the examination zone as per choice, and submit the application form

Step 3 – Uploading of Images

  • Candidates will need to upload JPEG images of recent passport size photographs (10kB to 200kB) and signatures (4kB to 30kB)

  • Documents, like certificates and marksheets must be uploaded in PDF format only

  • All documents need to be uploaded in one go

Step 4 – Payment of Examination Fees

  • The mode of payment of examination fees is online, so applicants can make the payment using Net banking/Credit card/Debit card only

  • Candidates applying for only Paper-I will need to make a payment of 500 INR (400 INR for SC/ST/OBC candidates) + Service charges, as applicable

  • Candidates applying for both Paper-I & Paper-II will need to make a payment of 800 INR (650 INR for SC/ST/OBC candidates) + Service charges, as applicable

  • Candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC categories availing of the concession will need to upload respective certificates at the time of counselling. Failing to do so will lead to the cancellation of their candidature.

  • The examination fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances

Step 5 – Confirmation of the Application

  • Once the above steps are completed successfully and the Confirmation Page is generated, the candidate can download the application form

  • Candidates must note that the Application will be considered incomplete or unsuccessful until the Confirmation Page is generated.

Important Documents Needed for West Bengal BSc Nursing Admission 2022 Application Form

Here is the list of important documents that need to be submitted along with the application form when appearing for the WB BSc Nursing 2022 Entrance Exam:

  • Marksheets of Classes 10th & 12th

  • Migration Certificate

  • Transfer Certificate

  • Birth Certificate

  •  Category Certificate

  • School Leaving Certificate

  • Domicile Certificate (if applicable)

  • Physical Disability Certificate issued by the Competent Medical Authority (if applicable)

  • Recent, coloured passport size photographs

Candidates must ensure that all the information provided in the documents and certificates is accurate, failing which the application may get rejected at the time of verification.

District-wise List of Examination Zones for JENPAS UG Entrance Exam 2022 in West Bengal

Candidates appearing for the JENPAS UG entrance exam can select the examination zone from the following list:

Sl. No.

Name of District

Zone

Zone Code

1

Bankura

Bankura

11

2

Cooch Behar

Cooch Behar

15

3

Darjeeling

Siliguri

18

4

Hooghly

Serampore

21

5

Howrah

Howrah Maidan/Shibpur

22

6

Howrah

Salkia/Bally/Uttarpara

23

7

Howrah

Santragachi/Domjur

24

8

Howrah

Uluberia

25

9

Kolkata

Central Kolkata (Moulali/Beliaghata/Narkel Danga/Phool Bagan/Kakurgachi/Park Circus)

29

10

Kolkata

North Kolkata (Shyam Bazar/Bagh Bazar/Girish Park/Burra Bazar/College Street/Sealdah)

30

11

Kolkata

Salt Lake/Newtown

(Salk Lake/Newtown/Lake Town/Rajarhat)

31

12

Kolkata

South Kolkata (Ballygunge/Minto Park/Bhowanipore/Tollygunge/Jadavpur)

32

13

Kolkata

West Kolkata (Joka/Behala/Alipore/Chetla/Kidderpore/Budge Budge)

33

14

Malda

Malda

34

15

Murshidabad

Berhampore

35

16

Nadia

Kalyani

38

17

North 24 Parganas

Barrackpore (Dum Dum Jn. to Barrackpore)

43

18

Paschim Burdwan

Asansole

45

19

Paschim Burdwan

Durgapur

46

20

Paschim Medinipur

Kharagpur

48

21

Paschim Medinipur

Medinipur

49

22

Paschim Burdwan

Burdwan

50

23

Purba Medinipur

Haldia

52

24

South 24 Parganas

Garia/Sonarpur/Baruipur

55

West Bengal BSc Nursing 2022 Entrance Exam Pattern

Once you are successfully done with the application process, it is time to focus on the other aspects of the entrance exam. Here in this article, you will get a clear idea of the JENPAS UG entrance exam pattern, important sections and marks distribution.

Question Pattern & Marks Distribution for JENPAS 2022

The entrance exam for West Bengal BSc Nursing Admission 2022 will be conducted offline on an OMR sheet. All the questions are of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) type with four options. For a detailed look at the exam structure, candidates can refer to the table below:

Category-I

Each question carries 1 mark

(-1/4 for each wrong answer)

Category-II

Each question carries 2 marks

(No negative marking)

Total No. of Questions

Total Marks

No. of Questions

No. of Questions

Physics

15

5

20

25

Chemistry

15

5

20

25

Biology

15

5

20

25

English

20

-

20

20

Logical Reasoning

20

-

20

20

Total

100

115

As stated in the table above, each question in Category-I consists of 1 mark. For every wrong answer, .25 will be deducted. Similarly, each question in Category-II consists of 2 marks. However, this section applies no negative marking against a wrong answer. The total number of questions compiling both the Categories is 100, and the total marks allotted is 115.

Also Read: List of Important Topics for JENPAS UG Physics 2022

JENPAS 2022 Entrance Exam Highlights

Here is a quick look at the West Bengal BSc Nursing 2022 Entrance Exam highlights for aspiring candidates:

Parameters    Details

Date of Examination

May 15, 2022 (Tentative)

Mode of Examination

Pen-and-Paper (Offline)

Type of Questions

MCQs

Total Number of Questions

100

Total Marks

115

Negative Marking

-1/4 for each wrong answer (Category I)

Total Duration

90 minutes (1.5 hours)

WB BSc Nursing Admission 2022 Selection Process

The selection of candidates for admission to Undergraduate Nursing courses is strictly based on marks secured in the JENPAS entrance exam. Once the merit list is released, candidates can view and download their Rank card featuring the exam score and rank from the WBJEEB official website.

West Bengal BSc Nursing Admission 2022 Counselling Process

Candidates who qualify JENPAS 2022 will be called for counselling. The WBJEEB will prepare a merit list compiling the candidate’s academic performance in Class 12 and marks obtained in the entrance exam. Selected candidates will need to appear at the venue for admission on the given date and time. The JENPAS 2022 Counselling Schedule (tentative) is tabulated below:

Events

Important Dates

Start Date for Round 1 Counselling Registration

TBA

Start Date for Round 1 Counselling Registration

TBA

Choice Filling and Locking

TBA

Declaration of Rank

TBA

Seat Allotment

TBA

Acceptance of Seats and Fees Payment

TBA

Institution Reporting

TBA

Also Read: How to Prepare for JENPAS UG 2022 in 30 days?

List of Top BSc Nursing Colleges in West Bengal 

West Bengal has several colleges offering a BSc Nursing courses to meritorious students. Some of the top ones include:

Now that you are aware of the BSc Nursing entrance exam dates, eligibility, application and selection process, strategize your preparation according to the JENPAS 2022 Exam Syllabus. You can also prepare yourself better by solving previous exam papers and opting for regular mock tests.

Stay tuned to CollegeDekho for more updates on the upcoming West Bengal BSc Nursing 2022 Admission Process. For further queries, call us at 1800-572-877 or fill out the QnA form. We will be happy to help!

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