Applications are invited from FEMALE candidates for admission to 4 years B Sc Nursing course commencing in Aug 2013 at Colleges of Nursing and 3½ years Diploma in General Nursing & Midwifery course commencing in Sep 2013 at Schools of Nursing of Armed Forces Hospitals.
Selected candidates shall execute an agreement/Bond to serve in the Military Nursing Service (MNS) for 5 years. On successful completion of Nursing Training (4/3½ yrs), the candidates will be granted commission in the Military Nursing Service, under the terms and conditions laid down for grant of such commission.
(a) Female candidates who are unmarried / divorcee / legally separated or widow without encumbrances.
(b) Nationality – Indian
(c) Date of Birth - Between 01 Aug 88 and 31 Jul 96 (Both days inclusive).
(d) Educational Qualification – Should have passed the complete senior secondary (10+2)/equivalent examination as a regular student in the first attempt from a recognized Board /University with Physics, Chemistry and Biology (as elective subjects and not optional) with minimum 50% aggregate marks. Candidates who have appeared or will be appearing for final year of the qualifying examination
during the current academic session may also apply. The candidates finally selected for the course will have to submit proof of passing the qualifying exam with requisite subjects and marks before joining the course. Those who have passed such examinations as private students or with compartment in any subject are
(e) Physical standards – Medical fitness will be determined as per Military Standards by Military Authorities. X-Ray examination of Chest and USG (of abdomen & pelvis) will be done.
Selection: Eligible applicants will be called for an objective type written test of 90 minutes duration including General English, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and General Intelligence, likely to be held in Jan 2013. Call letters for the test will be dispatched by last week of Dec 2012. The parts of question paper pertaining to Biology, Physics, Chemistry and General Intelligence will be bilingual. Candidates as per merit on the
basis of written test will be called for interview during Apr 2013. Call letters for interview will be dispatched by second week of Mar 2013. Final selection will be based on combined merit of written test and interview, subject to medical fitness. 4. Medical Examination: After the interview the recommended candidates will appear for medical examination before a Special Medical Board (SMB). Candidates declared FIT/UNFIT will be informed by the President of the Medical Board including the procedure of requesting for APPEAL/REVIEW MEDICAL BOARD.
5. Written Examination Centres: Bangalore, Chandimandir, Chennai, Dehradun, Delhi, Danapur, Guwahati, Jabalpur, Jammu, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Secunderabad, Thiruvananthapuram, Ezhimala (Cannanore) and Wellington.
Note: If the number of candidates is inadequate/more than the capacity of a centre, the candidates opting for that centre will be allotted the centre of their second/third choice or any one of the above-mentioned centres as per the administrative feasibility.
6. How to apply:
(a) Application to be typed in Block letter on A4 size paper as per the format given in this advertisement with passport size photo duly pasted in the space provided and attested. (b) Applications received on newspaper cutting or its photocopy will not be accepted.
7. The list of enclosures to be attached with the application is as under:
(a) Attested true copy of Matric/equivalent certificate
(b) Attested true copy of complete Mark Sheet of Senior Secondary (10+2)/equiv exam. In case, subject codes and maximum marks are given on rear side, copy of BOTH SIDES is essential. Candidates appearing in qualifying examination (10+2)/equiv should enclose the attested copy of mark sheet of 10+1.
(c) Attested true copy of Caste Certificate in case of SC/ST candidates only.
(d) Gap Certificate, in case the time gap between 10th & 12th class is more than two
years, from concerned School/College that candidate passed Sr secondary Exam in the First Attempt as a regular student.
(e) Three copies of Admit Card on A4 size paper with passport size photo (without attestation), duly pasted in the space provided. The application is liable to be rejected if the photographs are not pasted/loosely affixed and gets detached while in transit/handling.
(f) Four self addressed envelopes (good quality) of size 28 cms x 12 cms with Postal stamps of ` 7/- (` seven only) be affixed on each envelope.
(g) In case of widows/divorcees, an affidavit stating that you are issueless.
(h) In case of the divorcee, legal documents and an affidavit stating that the matter is not under consideration with the higher court.
(j) No Objection certificate from the present employer, if employed. The documents should be neatly tagged along with the application. Identical photos taken recently should figure on applications and admit cards (should be pasted and not stapled).
Office of DGMS-4B will not be held responsible for loss of any documents while handling at any stage. Note: - The selection of the candidate for B Sc (Nsg)/ GNM course will however be subject to producing of the original mark sheets/certificate of the qualifying examination (10+2) or equivalent before final selection and meeting all other eligibility criteria.
8. Last Date: Application should reach Integrated Headquarters of MoD (Army), Director General of Medical Services (Army)/DGMS-4B, AG’s Branch, Room No 45, ‘L’ Block Hutments, New Delhi- 110 001 by 08 Oct 2012. Applications received after the date will neither be opened nor entertained.
9. The aforesaid conditions are subject to modification without notice, if deemed necessary.
10. No correspondence will be entertained from the candidates whose applications have been rejected.