B.Sc. Nursing | Kathmandu University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing offered by Kathmandu University (K.U) is a four-year academic program that intends to produce better graduates by equipping them with the practical skills as well as theoretical concept. In order to complete this course successfully, students have to cover courses like Integrated Health Science, Applied Computer Technology, Nutrition, Parental Care, Natal Care and Postnatal Care, child Health, Professional Trend Issues, and Behavioral Science.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc.) degree is designed to produce expert as well as trained nurses who are capable of working independently in multidisciplinary and dynamic health sectors. This program focuses on equipping students with the technical & managerial competence required to cope with the rapidly changing health risk and need of people.

List of B.Sc. Nursing Colleges

Below is the list of colleges for B.Sc. Nursing program under Kathmandu University in Nepal.

Objectives of B.Sc. Nursing

The main objectives of this program are listed below:

  • To enhance students' communication skills so that they can communicate efficiently with patients, health team members and even with colleagues.
  • Enable graduates to deal with various problems and concerns regarding health science.
  • To deliver academic programs that prepares health workers to practice in the rapidly changing health environment.
  • This course helps to promote evidence-based practice in health promotion and disease prevention.
  • To enhance decision-making ability of the students.
  • To make students aware of their ethical and professional responsibilities.
  • Conduct research activities for the betterment of profession.

Admission Requirements in B.Sc. Nursing

Eligibility Criteria:

The aspirants must have to complete either intermediate sciences or must have to complete +2 with Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math and English as main subjects. Candidates must have to secure a minimum of 50% of marks in aggregate. Candidates should be both physically and mentally fit for this course.

Admission Criteria:

  • Applicant must have to face entrance exam and personal interview.
  • Applicant must have to secure at least 40 marks in an entrance test conducted by the university itself.
  • The candidate must have to be at least 17 years old.
  • Attested copies of mark sheets and character certificate of either SLC or 10+2 or PCL or any grade equivalent to this with science subjects.
  • Duly fill the admission form with correct details; filling of wrong details can result in disqualification of candidate.

B.Sc. Nursing Syllabus

Below is the detailed K.U B.Sc. Nursing Syllabus.

1st Year

  • : Integrated Health Science ( Theory and Practice )
  • : Community Health Nursing ( Theory and Practice )
  • : Fundamental of Nursing ( Theory and Practice )
  • : Nutrition and Dietetics
  • : Applied Computer Technology (Theory and Practice)

Below is the detailed K.U B.Sc. Nursing Syllabus.

2nd Year

  • : Prenatal Care ( Theory and Practice )
  • : Natal Care ( Theory and Practice )
  • : Postnatal Care ( Theory and Practice )
  • : Community Health Nursing II ( Theory and Practice )
  • : Chid Health Nursing II (Theory and Practice )
  • : Professional Trends and Issues
  • : Behavioral Science

Below is the detailed K.U B.Sc. Nursing Syllabus.

3rd Year

  • : Medical & Surgical Nursing l ( Theory & Practice)
  • : Medical & Surgical Nursing ll ( Theory & Practice)
  • : Educational Science ( Theory & Practice)
  • : Mental Health Nursing ( Theory & Practice)
  • : Nursing Concepts/ Theories

Below is the detailed K.U B.Sc. Nursing Syllabus.

4th Year

  • : Leadership & Management (Theory & Practice)
  • : Research & Statistics (Theory & Practice)
  • : Health Economics
  • : Specialty Course (Theory & Practice)

Scope and Career Prospects

The National Health Service, private and public hospitals, healthcare providers, clinics, voluntary organizations, schools, universities, and armed forces are some of the prime recruiters for this bachelor degree holder. Individual with this degree can work as physician associate, paramedic, midwife, mental health nurse, high-intensity therapist, health visitor, work as a nurse in schools and in firms as well. In addition to this, Graduates can also pursue their career as counselor, health service manager, lecturer or social worker.

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