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Military Nursing Service


The Indian Military Nursing Services is an examination conducted by Directorate General of Medical Services (Indian Army) once a year for the admission to 4 years B.Sc (Nursing) course at Colleges of Nursing of Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS). It is a commissioned level (Officers level) examination applicable for women candidates only. Successful Candidates will get admission in Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Command Hospital Air Force, Command Hospital Bangalore, Lucknow, Kolkata, INHS Asvini & Army Hospital (Research & Referral), New Delhi.

Examination Details

Vacancies Approx 210 Declared
Exam Schedule March
Age Limit, Gender & Marital Status Applying Age – between October 01, 1995 – September 30, 2003
Female candidates who are divorced/legally separated/ unmarried/widow without encumbrances can apply for the MNS 2021 Entrance examination.
Educational Qualification Candidate must have successfully cleared class XII or equivalent with subjects like Biology (Botany And Zoology), Chemistry, Physics, and English with 50% marks
Selection Procedure Written Exam conducted by DGMS (Army)
Medical Examination
Training 4 years + 1 year Nursing training in various Armed Forces medical colleges

Examination Calender 2021

Details MNS
Notification Release Date February 2021
Application Start February 2021
Application Last Date 4th week of February 2021
Release of Admit Card 1st week of March 2021
Exam Date 2nd week of March 2021
Declaration of Result 3rd week of March 2021

Examination Pattern

Subject Questions/ Duration Marking Pattern Maximum Marks
General English 50/30 Minutes +(1.0) / -(0.33) Marks 50
General Science 50/30 Minutes +(1.0) / -(0.33) Marks 50
General Intelligence 50/30 Minutes +(1.0) / -(0.33) Marks 50

MNS Courses @ Trishul

Duration Course Name Form Fee Course Fee Total Fee
90 days MNS JYOTI/ TDAMNS013 ₹ 550 ₹ 20550/-(GST Included)
6-Month SANJIVANI/ TDAMNS012 ₹ 550 ₹ 30000/-(GST Included)

MNS stands for Military Nursing Services. It is the Nursing Branch of Indian Armed Forces. It is an all-women nursing officer corp of Indian Armed Forces under which a female serves as a nursing officer. It is an integral part of the Indian Armed Forces M

Educational Qualification Candidate must have passed 10+2 exam with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with not less than 50% aggregate marks. Age Limit Minimum age - 17 years Maximum age - 25 years

Selection Procedure for MNS consists of the following stages - Written Test Interview Medical Exam

The cut off marks range for MNS is between 85-110. Cut Off refers to the minimum marks which a candidates needs to score in order to clear the MNS examination.

The syllabus for MNS includes the following subjects: - Part I English (total 50 marks) Part II General intelligence (total 50 marks) Part III Science (total 50 marks covering biology, physics and chemistry)

Form Release Date- November-December MNS Exam Date- January-February

Total time allotted 90 minutes (1 hour 30 minutes) Total question 150 question Total section of questions 3 Marking scheme 1 marks will be awarded for one right attempt No negative marking

A candidate must have passed class 12th in Science Stream with subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.

A candidate must have scored minimum 55 % marks in class 12th Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.

A person having foreign citizenship cannot apply for MNS but If He/She has an Indian passport and documents supporting his/her claim of Indian citizenship then they can apply for MNS.

The toughness level varies from easy to difficult depending upon a candidate's approach and preparation.

4-year nursing officer training course under B.Sc (Nursing) course at 6 established defence medical establishments across the nation.

NO, There is no negative marking scheme in MNS Exam. 1 marks will be awarded for one right attempt. For every wrong answer, a candidate gets 0.

NO, MNS is a woman only exam for becoming nursing officers under AFMS (Armed Forces Medical Services).