BSc Nursing - Overview

The duration of the BSc Nursing program under Manipal College of Nursing is of four years, and the nursing course includes classroom learning and practical sessions. Facilities are provided to students for clinical experiences under the guidance of faculty in various clinical and community settings. The university exams are held annually. More details about the nursing course:

Career Opportunities in BSc Nursing

Upon completion of the BSc nursing course, graduates could have the following career opportunities open to them:

  • Hospital Staff nurse
  • School health nurse
  • Industrial nurse
  • Public health nurse
  • Long care home nurse
  • Nursing Tutor in Schools/Colleges of Nursing

BSc Nursing Assessment


  • All the subjects of the different courses have 25% for internal assessment and 75% for an annual university examination. 
  • Nursing course students should have a minimum of 50% in internal assessment, and 80% theory attendance to be eligible for the examination.


  • All the courses have 50% for internal assessments and a final university exam for 50%.
  • Students with 80% clinical attendance and 50% total internal assessment marks are eligible for the final university exam. The student gets promoted to the next higher class only after passing the exams and completing 100% attendance in the practical B.Sc Nursing subjects.

BSc Nursing Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

BSc Nursing graduates will be able to:


Apply knowledge of basic and behavioral sciences in providing evidence based comprehensive nursing care to individuals, families and communities


Practice within the framework of code of ethics, legal boundaries and participate effectively as members of the health care delivery system.


Demonstrate leadership, communication, teaching and managerial skills in various health care settings. 


Engage in continuous professional and personal development

BSc Nursing Program Outcomes/Graduate attributes


Apply knowledge and critical thinking skills in evidence-based nursing practice.


Practice comprehensive nursing care for individuals and families in various healthcare settings


Communicate effectively and work in teams with client, family community and healthcare professionals 


Demonstrate leadership and teaching skills in nursing education and practice.


Engage in continuous professional and personal development


Apply ethical principles in nursing practice


Contribute to the healthcare needs of the society through sustainable developmental programmes


Outline - Bsc Nursing

BSc Nursing Course Duration

(8 semesters – 4 years)

Key Dates & Deadlines



Mar ' 22

Last date to Apply


Tentative Course Commencement Date


Access to hospital facilities gives student hands-on training

Innovation Centre
State-of-the-art Innovation Centre facilitates multi-disciplinary research

Laboratories give students the opportunity for practical experience

Sports & Fitness
Marena has world-class facilities with courts for badminton, tennis, soccer & squash, as well as a well-equipped gymnasium

Libraries give students access to study resources, digital and print

Student Housing
Student hostels are their homes away from homes