A female candidate can apply for a 4 year Bachelor’s of Science Nursing Course with Nursing Colleges of Armed Forces. Applicants go through a process of medical test. Colleges are allotted based on the number of vacancies available based on the merit list. Upon completing 4 years of nursing training, they are granted permanent / short service commission with MNS.
(a) Female candidates who are unmarried/divorced/legally separated/ widow without encumbrances.
(b) Nationality – Citizen of India
(c) Date of Birth – Born between 01 Oct 1995 and 30 Sep 2003 (both days inclusive).
(d) Educational Qualification – Candidate must have passed in the first attempt, Senior Secondary Examination (10+2) or equivalent (12 Years schooling) examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany & Zoology) and English with not less than 50% aggregate marks as a regular student from a Statutory / Recognized Board / University/ Examination Body. Candidates who will be appearing for final year of qualifying examination during the current academic session may also apply provisionally. The candidates finally selected for the course
will have to submit proof of passing the qualifying examination with requisite subjects and marks before joining the Course.
Medical fitness will be determined as per standards applicable for Commission in the Armed Forces as amended from time to time. X-Ray examination of Chest and USG (of abdomen & pelvis) will be done. Minimum height required for entry into Armed Forces for female candidates is 152 cm. Gorkhas and candidates belonging to North Eastern region of India, Garhwal and Kumaon will be accepted with a minimum height of 148 cm. Details of medical standards can be seen in the Indian Army websites www.joinindianarmy.nic.in / www.indianarmy.gov.in