Program Offered

Academic Activities

Birgunj Nursing Campus offers two level of academic programme i.e. Proficiency Certificate Level Nursing & Bachelor of Nursing Science. The entry criteria for these two programmes are set by TU, IOM. Students are admitted annually for both of these programs.


Table 1. Programmes offered in Birgunj Nursing Campus

S. No.  Programmes Years of Initiation Course duration No. of intake
1. Proficiency Certificate Level of Nursing 2043 3 years 45
2 Bachelor in Nursing Science 2068 3 years 25


Table 2. Overview of student’s enrollment 2073/2074

S. No. Programme Total enrollment
1 Proficiency Certificate Level of Nursing 45
2 Bachelor in Nursing Science 25



Proficiency Certificate Nursing Programme

Objective: The objective of the PCL nursing program is to prepare competent and self-reliant basic level nurses to care for individuals, groups and communities using the principles of primary health care.

Course Duration: 3 years.

Admission Requirements:

The candidate must have passed SLC examination (10 years of schooling) with at least 50% marks in aggregate with major subject as English, Science & Compulsory Mathematics or D+ in SEE & qualify the entrance examination conducted by the Institute of Medicine.

Courses Offered:

First year:

  1. Integrated Sciences related to Health
  2. Fundamentals of Nursing Theory and Practical (T & P)
  3. Community Health Nursing I (T & P)
  4. English
  5. Nepali

Second Year:

  1. Community Health Nursing II (T & P)
  2. Behavioral Science
  3. Nursing Care of Adult I & II (T & P)
  4. Nursing Care of Children (T & P)
  5. Nepal Parichaya

Third Year:

  1. Midwifery & Gynae. Nsg 1 (T & P)
  2. Midwifery & Gynae. Nsg 11 (T & P)
  3. Midwifery & Gynae. Nsg 111 (T & P)
  4. Leadership & Management (T & P)


  1. Bachelor of Nursing Program

Post Basic Bachelor Programme

Objective:  The objective of the bachelor of nursing program is to produce middle level nursing personnel who are capable of making independent judgment in matters related to nursing; functioning in leadership positions in the provision of health care in the hospital & community; teaching in nursing & other health related institute & conducting research studies in the areas of nursing.

Course Duration: 3 years (2013) (until 2012, the duration was 2 years)

Admission Requirements

Candidates must have passed PCL Nursing from recognized institutes by securing minimum of 50% marks, must have at least 2 years of nursing experience after completion of PCL nursing program and must pass the entrance examination conducted by IOM.

Courses Offered

First Year:

  1. Integrated Basic health Sciences I (Th)
  2. Integrated Basic health Sciences II (Th)
  3. Integrated Basic health Sciences (Pr)
  4. Nursing Concepts and Principles (Th)
  5. Adult health Nursing I (Th)
  6. Adult health Nursing I (Pr)
  7. Child health Nursing I (Th)
  8. Child health Nursing I ((Pr)
  9. Geriatric Nursing (Th)
  10. Geriatric Nursing (Pr)
  11. Comprehensive English
  12. Computer Application

Second Year:

  1. Social Science Applied to Nursing (Th)
  2. Community Health Nursing I (Th)
  3. Community Health Nursing I (Pr)
  4. Midwifery I (Th)
  5. Midwifery I (Pr)
  6. Psychiatric Nursing, I (Th)
  7. Psychiatric Nursing, I (Pr)
  8. Teaching and Learning (Th)
  9. Teaching and Learning (Pr)
  10. Health Economics & Nursing (Th)

Third Year:

  1. Leadership and Management (Th)
  2. Management (Pr)
  3. Research Applied to Nursing (Th)
  4. Research (Pr)
  5. Major Subjects (Elective)
    • Adult Health Nursing II (Th)
  6. Major Subjects (Elective)
    • Adult Health Nursing II (Pr)