UPCNET 2024 Application Process, Eligibility Criteria, and Dates

In the labyrinth of higher education admissions, navigating through the UPCNET 2024 (Uttar Pradesh Combined Nursing Entrance Test) can be a perplexing journey. Fear not! We’ve curated an in-depth guide to demystify the application process, highlight essential dates, and decipher the eligibility criteria. Let’s know on this educational odyssey together!

Understanding the UPCNET 2024

Before delving into the nitty-gritty details, let’s grasp the essence of UPCNET 2024. Designed to facilitate admissions into various nursing programs across Uttar Pradesh, this entrance test serves as a gateway to prestigious institutions like SGPGIMS, KGMU, RMLIMS, and more.

Important Dates

Mark your calendars! Here are the crucial dates you need to remember:

  • Starting Date: 25 April 2024
  • Last Date: 29 May 2024 (until 06 pm)
  • Last Date for Fee Payment: 29 May 2024
  • Exam Date: 14 June 2024
  • Admit Card Availability: 05 June 2024
  • Result Declaration: Stay tuned for updates!

Application Fee

The cost of ambition comes with a price tag. Here’s what you need to know about the application fee:

  • General / OBC / EWS: Rs. 3,000/-
  • SC / ST / PH: Rs. 2,000/-

Payment methods include online modes such as Debit/Credit or Net Banking, as well as offline fee options.

Age Limit

Age is but a number, yet it holds significance in the UPCNET realm:

  • Minimum Age: 17 Years
  • Maximum Age: Not Specified
  • Age Relaxation: Subject to UP CNET Rules

Educational Prerequisites

The path to nursing excellence begins with meeting educational benchmarks. Here’s what you need to qualify for UPCNET 2024:

B.Sc. Nursing (4 Years)

Aspiring candidates must have:

  • Passed 10+2 Intermediate Exam in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (PCB) Group.
  • Attained a minimum of 45% marks in the qualifying examination.

Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing (2 Years)

Eligibility criteria include:

  • Completion of 10+2 Intermediate Exam.
  • Possession of a Certificate in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM).
  • Registration with Nursing Council.

M.Sc. Nursing / NPCC (2 Years)

To qualify, candidates must possess:

  • B.Sc. Nursing / B.Sc. Hons Nursing / Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing with at least 55% marks.
  • Registration with Nursing Council.
  • Minimum one year of work experience.

Institutes and Universities

In the vast expanse of Uttar Pradesh, numerous institutions participate in UPCNET 2024. Here’s a glimpse:

  • SGPGIMS, Lucknow
  • KGMU, Lucknow
  • RMLIMS, Lucknow
  • UPUMS, Saifai
  • LLRM, Meerut
  • All Nursing Colleges Affiliated to ABVMU
  • All Govt. & Private Universities / Deemed Universities of U.P

Application Process

Now that we’ve dissected the essentials, it’s time to embark on the application journey:

Interested candidates can apply online through the official website of ABVMU or via the provided link before 29 May 2024.

Important Links

Stay connected! Here are some essential links to aid you in your UPCNET expedition:

  • Apply Online: Click Here
  • Download Notification for:
    • B.Sc. Nursing
    • Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing
    • M.Sc. Nursing / NPCC

Final Thoughts

As you gear up to conquer the UPCNET 2024, remember that knowledge is your compass and determination your guiding star. May your journey be as enriching as it is rewarding!