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TN Health opens registration for admission to Post Basic BSc Nursing; APPLY NOW

TN Health opens registration for admission to Post Basic BSc Nursing; APPLY NOW

Chennai: The Directorate of Medical Education and Selection Committee (TN Health Tamil Nadu) has invited online applications for admission to Post Basic BSc Nursing course 2019-2020 session

Candidates who intend to pursue Post Basic BSc Nursing course this year at Tamil Nadu based institutes can now apply for the course at the official website of TN Health.

Check out the important dates, eligibility criteria, duration of the course, fee details and the procedure to fill the application form for the Post Basic BSc Nursing course mentioned below:

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Commencement of online Registration of


Last date for online Registration of

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Last date for submission of filled-in online application form along with photocopy of


Expected date for declaration of Merit 28-10-2019
Allotment of seats by personal appearance 29-10-2019
Last date of admission The time as mentioned in the allotment order of the



Candidate should be a citizen of India.


  1. Candidates should be Native of Tamil Nadu
  2. Candidates belonging to other States cannot claim nativity of Tamil Nadu
  3. Candidates who are Native of Tamil Nadu and have studied 8th Std to 12th standard in schools of Tamil Nadu and studied Diploma in Nursing course for a period of 3 or 3 ½ years in Tamil Nadu need not enclose the “Nativity Certificate”.
  4. Candidates who are Native of Tamil Nadu, but have studied 8th Std to 12th standard and Diploma in Nursing course for a period of 3  or  3  ½  years  outside Tamil Nadu either partly or completely in one or more states should produce the Nativity Certificate along with true copies of their parent’s certificates such as Birth Certificate / SSLC /HSC /Transfer Certificate and Ration Card / Passport to substantiate their place of birth in Tamil Nadu, to establish the relationship between the parent  and  the  candidate  along  with the Nativity Certificate of the Candidates.
  5. The Certificate of Nativity in  Tamil Nadu of the candidate should be issued by the competent authority only and supported by a copy of Passport/Aadhar/ Voter’s  ID/  Driving License. If the copy  of  the supporting document is not produced, then the application will be summarily rejected.
  6. Candidates who are native of Tamil Nadu alone will be considered for communal reservation.
  7. Other State candidates who are not native of Tamil Nadu but  who  have  Studied 8th standard to 12th standard  and  studied  Diploma  in  Nursing  course for a period of 3 or 3 ½ years in Tamil Nadu  will  be  treated as  OC  (Open Competition)


Producing false nativity certificate if detected at any time later during  the  course of study will result in expulsion of the candidate and also initiation of criminal proceedings against the candidate as well as the Parents as per law.


A-The candidate should log on in any one of the following websites :

B-Candidates should submit their filled-in online application form by uploading the details in the required fields.

C-Request for change in any particulars in the online Application shall not be entertained under any circumstances after submission.

D-Incomplete applications will be rejected.
E-Candidates are advised to submit only one Application Form. If a candidate submits more than one Application Form, his candidature will be cancelled.
F-Candidates should ensure that all informations entered in the online  application are correct during the online submission of application form. 
G-Candidates should submit the print out of the filled-in online application form (Hard Copy) along with necessary enclosures.
All the entries in the online application form should be correct. The candidate should ensure that all information including the marks in the qualifying examination furnished by him/her in the application and the enclosures are same. The candidate is informed that if after  scrutiny of  his / her application   it is found that the marks furnished by him / her in the application are not correct or any other information is found to be incorrect, then;
1-He/she will forfeit the admission no matter at what stage of the course he/she will be at that time.
2-He/she will be debarred from pursuing any studies for a period of two years.
3-Legal action will be initiated against him / her for furnishing incorrect information.
4-Criminal action will be initiated against him / her for furnishing bogus mark sheets / bogus Community certificate/false nativity certificate.
Candidates are instructed to enclose only the photocopies (not original) of the following certificates in the order indicated below along with the filled online application
  • HSC Mark sheet.
  • Diploma in Nursing Mark Sheet (1st Year, 2nd  Year  &  3rd  Year)  along with internship mark sheet
  • Midwifery / Psychiatry Nursing Mark Sheet
  • Transfer Certificate obtained after the completion  of  Diploma  in Nursing course.
  • Nativity Certificate (wherever necessary)
  • Permanent Community Certificate Card (wherever necessary)
  • Provisional Certificate / Completion of Diploma in Nursing
  • Permanent Registration Certificate in General Nursing and Midwifery/ Psychiatry nursing.
  • Service Certificate:-   The  Service  candidates   should  have  completed   2 years of continuous regular service as on 31.05.2019 excluding the leave for which the candidate is eligible/ availed other than casual and compensatory leave.
  • Candidates of Tamil Nadu origin who had studied in other Universities and other States have to produce the Eligibility Certificate from the Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai–600 032.


  • The candidates belonging to BC, BCM, MBC/DNC, SC and SCA communities should submit a photocopy of the community certificate issued by the competent Revenue authority of the area concerned. The candidates who belong to Scheduled Tribe should submit a photocopy of the permanent community card obtained from the respective Revenue Divisional Officer of the Revenue division.
  • Community certificates obtained from other states will not be considered  and such candidates will be treated as open category.


a) The selection will be made on merit basis and by counselling applying the Rule of reservation / Roster method followed by the Government of Tamil Nadu whichever is applicable.

b) Any remaining unfilled seats for want of adequate number of eligible candidates belonging to SCA community shall be filled by candidates belonging to SC community other than Arunthathiyar as per merit and vice versa. (G.O.Ms No.55/ P & AR Department dated: 08.04.2010)

c) Any remaining reserved seats in ST Quota for want of adequate number of eligible candidates belonging to ST community shall be allotted to candidates belonging to SC Community as per merit. (G.O.Ms.No.77/Health & Family Welfare Department (MCA1) dated 24.02.2011)

d) Any remaining unfilled seats in BCM Community for want of adequate number of eligible candidates after exhausting the merit list shall be filled up on merit basis by candidates belonging to BC community without exceeding the quota for BC community as a whole(G.O.Ms.No.30/H&FW Dept(MCA1)dated 18/01/2012)

e) Even after filling up of the required seats reserved for Arunthathiyars on preferential basis, if more number of qualified Arunthathiyars are available, such excess number of candidates of Arunthathiyars shall be entitled to compete with the Scheduled Castes other than Arunthathiyars in the inter-se merit among them (As per G.O.Ms.No.65/P &AR(K)of Department, dated:27.07.2009)

f) The Third Gender candidates who identify themselves as female by self declaration supported by the certificate (ID Card) issued by the Tamil Nadu Third Gender Welfare Board (TNGWB) are also elgible to get allotment as female candidates.


Two years

The course Tuition fee for Govt. Colleges (per annum)
Post Basic B.Sc (Nursing) Rs.3000/-
The course Tuition fee for Govt. Colleges (per annum)Post Basic B.Sc (Nursing)Rs.3000/-


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