Only for girls in Nepal, almost a quarter of nurses are male in western countries. The field is gaining new importance after being discarded for a long. Entry: There are 425 seats in scholarship; you may need to score 120 out of 200 in the same exam also conducted for MBBS/BDS.
No need to choose B Sc Nursing during preparation or form fill up. You can decide after getting the result of the CEE (Common Entrance Exam). In donation (Seats: 1035) fee for 4 years is 10.5 lacs. A score of 80 out of 200 may be enough for a self-pay(donation) seat. Again, reminded that from the last exam, the minimum cut-off mark of 50% for passing has been replaced by the 50th percentile, which means you either need to get 50% marks or beat half of the students to be qualified for further study.
B Sc Nursing (4 years) is gradually replacing our traditional BN, which is a 3-year course after staff Nurse. The demand in Nepal is growing slowly but is on the boom in Australia. USA and Gulf countries. The average salary in Nepal is Rs20-50,000. It goes significantly higher once you do a master’s degree or enter into a managerial or leadership role.
Now the charm of B Sc Nursing has increased mainly because of the chance of going abroad to countries like Australia and the USA. After completion of the 4 years bachelor’s here, one needs to take an English test and CGFNS(N-Clex) exam(center in India) to be eligible to go to the USA. One gets a direct immigrant visa for the USA with work authorization.
In Australia, one needs to do some courses there as well; however, most of the credit in Nepal is counted. If you have any interest in going abroad for work or settlement, please consider B Sc Nursing as NAME 23 number one field. Not a wise decision to keep Bangalore or other parts of India as the probable destination for study as most of the colleges lack basic facilities and hospitals. You may instead go to Australia directly with an IELTS score, which costs USD 30,000 per annum. You may earn a fraction by working extra hours. The life of a Nurse is great in western countries.