West Bengal B.Sc Nursing Admission 2020 - Dates, Eligibility, Application and Counselling Process

Rahul Raj
Rahul RajPublished On: November 30, 2020

 All information regarding B.Sc Nursing admission is explained below such as eligibility criteria, application process, important dates and counselling process.

West Bengal B.Sc Nursing Admission

The admission for B.Sc Nursing in West Bengal will be done on the basis of JENPUS UG entrance exam. JENPUS UG entrance exam is a state-level entrance exam used for the admission of the various programs such as B.Sc Nursing, B.P.T.(Bachelor of Physiotherapy), BMLT (Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology), BASLP (Bachelor of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology), B.Sc. CCT (B.Sc. in Critical Care Technology) etc. West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board is responsible for the admission process of the B.Sc Nursing course.

In this article, candidates can find all the information related to West Bengal B.Sc Nursing Admission 2020 including dates, eligibility criteria, the application process, counselling process so that the can be fully prepared at the time of examination.

Latest Updates:-

  • WBJEE has cancelled the JENPAS UG due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

  • Admission will be done on the basis of class 12th marks and WBJEE Counselling

West Bengal B.Sc Nursing Highlights 2020

The Major Highlights of West Bengal B.Sc Nursing is mentioned below:-



Exam Name



Sate Level


2 hrs


JENPAS-UG (Cancelled)

West Bengal B.Sc Nursing Important Dates 2020

Candidates who are interested in taking admission in B.Sc Nursing in West Bengal need to keep a track of important dates so that they do not miss any major admission dates.



Application Start Date

23rd January 2020

Application End Date

13th February 2020

Admit Card


Exam Date





16th October 2020 (Started)

West Bengal B.Sc Nursing Counselling Dates:-



1st Counselling Registration Start Date

16th October 2020

 Last Date to apply for 1st Counselling

21st October 2020

Uploading of documents

16th October 2020 to 22nd October 2020

Choice Filling and Locking

19th October 2020 to 22nd October 2020

Declaration of Rank

7th November 2020

Seat Allotment Result

10th November 2020

2nd Counselling Seat Allotment Result

19th November 2020

Seat Acceptance and payments of provisional admission fee

19th November 2020 to 21st November 2020

Reporting to institute for physical document verification and completing all admission formalities

22nd November 2020 to 25th November 2020

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West Bengal B.Sc Nursing Eligibility Criteria 2020

Candidates who are interested in taking admission in B.Sc. in Nursing in West Bengal can check the eligibility criteria here:

  • Candidates should have passed in class 12th examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology- Zoology/ Botany and English as their main subject with minimum 45% marks for General category

  • And for the candidates belonging to the reserved category need to secure at least 40% marks.

  • The candidates should be minimum at least 17 years of age at the time of admission

  • The maximum age limit has not been yet decided by the authorities.

  • There is no standard cut-off score or any extracurricular accomplishment needed to apply

  • Candidates who are appearing for the final exam for the current year may also apply for the B.Sc nursing degree

  • Only Indian citizens can apply for the entrance examination

  • A candidate seeking admission to the reserved seat must produce a Certificate of Inclusion at the time of admission

Exam pattern of JENPAS 2020

JENPAS UG Syllabus

West Bengal B.Sc Nursing Application Process 2020

Candidates interested in how to apply for the online JENPAS UG 2020 will have to follow the following steps in order to fill up JENPAS UG application form.


  • In order to fill up, the application form candidates need to visit the official website (http://wbjeeb.nic.in)

  • After that, the candidates will have to fill the registration form by providing the details such as name, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, gender and identification type (Filled in information cannot be changed under any circumstances)

  • Thereafter candidates will have to provide their contact details such as an address, state, district, PIN, email ID, mobile number and landline number or alternate mobile number, if available.

  • Then the candidate has to choose their password and security question/ answer

  • At this stage, the candidate can review the registration details and make changes if necessary

  • Submit the registration details.

  • After submitting the registration form an application number will be generated which is need to be saved for future reference

  • At this stage, the candidate may log out or continue to next step to fill up the application form

Application Form:-

  • The applicant needs to complete a set of personal information at this stage, including address, category, PwD status, religion, nationality, etc.

  • The applicant must subsequently pick any third zone of examination as per their choices

  • Candidates can log out or continue to upload images at this point by paying the application fee of Rs 500/-.

Size and Dimensions of the image:-







3 to 100 kb

4cm * 3cm



3 to 30 kb

4cm * 1.5cm

Documents Required for West Bengal B.Sc Nursing Admission 2020

The list of documents required for West Bengal B.Sc Nursing Admission 2020 are mentioned below:-

  • Class 10th Certificate and mark sheet

  • Class 12th Certificate and mark sheet

  • Transfer Certificate

  • Migration Certificate

  • Date of Birth Certificate (if applicable)

  • Caste certificate for the candidate belonging from the reserved category

  • Physical Disability Certificate issued and duly signed by the Civil Surgery and Competent Medical Authority in the case of an applicant with physical disabilities

  • Latest Five passport size photograph

  • Extracurricular Activity certificate (if applicable)

During the verification of documents or subsequently, if the Admission Committee of the college or institution finds any certificate or testimony or information submitted by any candidates are incorrect or false, then the candidate’s admission for the year will be cancelled.

West Bengal B.Sc Nursing Admit Card 2020

In order to avail or download the admit card, the candidates need to use their login credentials. At the time of the examination, it is mandatory for candidates to hold their admit card along with some proof of photo identification.

On the notified date, the admit cards will be available for downloaded and print purpose. After printing the admit card candidates must ensure that their admit card does not get distorted or mutilated. Candidates with distorted/ mutilated admit cards will not be allowed to enter in the examination.

Candidates can also produce duplicate admit cards only until the examination date. Therefore, candidates are recommended to properly keep their admit card in a safe position so that the admit card does not get damaged.

West Bengal B.Sc Nursing Entrance Exam 2020 (Cancelled)

The test will consist of two papers namely:-

1. Physics and Chemistry (Paper-1)

2. Biological Sciences (Paper-2)

Each paper consists of 50 questions, with 100 marks in total. MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) type questions will be asked in the entrance exam. The question will be available in both English and Bengal questions.

Scoring Procedure:-

  • All questions will have four choices for answers. And only one option will be correct

  • Every Correct answer will yield 2 marks

  • And for every wrong answer -1/2 marks will be deducted as negative marking.

  • No attempting the question will fetch zero marks.

Ranking/ Merit list:-

WBJEEB will prepare the merit list of B.Sc Nursing based on the candidate's score or marks obtained in the entrance exam. Candidates can view or download their rank card from the official website which will contain their entrance score and ranking.

Category ranks are generated based on the candidate's category information provided at the time of filling up the application form. And if any candidate is found invalid at the time of document verification, his / her rank of the category will be cancelled and the candidate will be considered in the general category.

Only for female candidates, a separate merit list will be published in the name of GMR-N for the admission of B.Sc Nursing.

West Bengal B.Sc Nursing Counselling 2020

WJEEB has cancelled the JENPAS UG 2020. Due to which WBJEEB will now only conduct online E-Counselling on the basis of class 12th Result for candidates who have already applied for JENPAS UG 2020. The merit list will be drawn up based on the candidate's performance in class 12th examination. Selected candidates will have to then report the Institute/ Counselling Venue within the scheduled date and time.

Top West Bengal B.Sc Nursing Colleges 2020

Some of well-known B.Sc Nursing Colleges in West Bengal are listed below:-

Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research

IQ City Medical College

Peerless College of Nursing

Ma Sarada College of Nursing

B.M. Birla College of Nursing

Sister Nivedita University

Sister Florence College of Nursing


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