Army College of Nursing : Admission and other Information 2024

Special Features of Army College of Nursing

• Smart Class Rooms (AC)
• Well Furnished Labs, Libraries & Computer Lab.
• Clinical Training at 850 bedded MH Jalandhar (11 specialities) and Command Hospital, Chandimandir.
• Clinical Training under close supervision of qualified & experienced faculty.
• BLS & ACLS Training by American Heart Association.
• NCC – ‘B’ & ‘C’ Certificate.
• Best Hostel & Sports facilities.
• NSS & Youth Red Cross Units.
• Personality & Soft Skills Devp Programmes.

Eligibility Criteria for admission to Army College of Nursing

For daughters of Indian Army / Indian Air Force / Indian Navy persons only (Total seats 60, one seat each for Navy and Air Force).
• Qualification. 10+2 (Med)
• Minimum 45% aggregate marks in PCB and Pass in English.
• Minimum 50th Percentile marks in OAT to qualify for admission.

Admission Process for Army College of Nursing 2024

Online application for admission will be accepted from 03 May – 15 Jun 2024
Admission test (OAT)  will be held on 30 June 2024

For Registration , visit –

Contact Phone Number – 8283824167, 0181-2266167, 2660080

Army College of Nursing : Brief Description

Army College of Nursing, Jalandhar Cantt offers eight semester (four years) B Sc (Nursing) Degree Course affiliated to Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot   (Punjab). ACN has a dedicated team of Teachers and Clinical Instructors with strong Academic background and wide range of experience in Teaching and Clinical scenario to meet the aim as to create leaders in the  nursing profession by providing unique and innovative programmes that are responsive to the needs of society, keeping in mind the rapid advancements in the health care sector in India. The Students Nurses Association unit of ACN is very active and the students acknowledge all health days and participate in National and State level conferences.

(a) Mode of Selection.
The candidates will be selected based on Combined Online Admission Test (OAT) to be conducted by Army College of Nursing, Jalandhar Cantt on 30 Jun 2024 for both (ACN & Army Institute of Nursing, Guwahati) at selected centers throughout the country as per details given at  Para 64.

(b) Course Syllabus.
As laid down by Indian Nursing Council New Delhi and Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, Punjab.

(c) Medium.
Medium of instruction will be English. Students are expected to have basic skills of clear communication in English.

(d) Examinations. Examination will be held at the end of each semester, as per the schedule of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot. Candidates who fail in any subject are allowed to reappear as per university  rules.

(e) Award of Degree. Graduation Degree will be awarded by Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot based on the norms of the university and result of exams.

Placements after completion of B Sc Nursing in Army College of Nursing

 Army College of Nursing, Jalandhar Cantt organizes Campus Interviews by renowned Hospitals located at major metros and has successfully provided 100% placements every year. However, there is no provision for the students to directly join the Military Nursing Services/Armed Forces after completion of the course, although the students are encouraged & prepared for these exams by the college. Coaching for Combined Defence Services (CDS) Written Exam to become officers in Indian Army and for Military Nursing Service can be provided to the students, on voluntary and payment basis.

Educational Qualification criteria for admission to Army College of Nursing

Minimum Aggregate. She must have cleared 12th Class examination in one sitting i.e. in first attempt as a regular candidate from a recognized institution (Those who have repeated the 12th class / have given supplementary examination in any subject and students who have passed XII as private students or from Open Board are not eligible). A candidate should have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB) and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 45% marks taken together in PCB at the qualifying examination (10+2) from a recognized Board / University. Candidates who have appeared in the 12th Class or equivalent examination are also provisionally eligible to apply and appear in the Entrance Examination. However, their candidature will be considered only if they provide documentary evidence of having passed the qualifying examination with the required subjects and percentage of marks at the time of counselling of admission. 50th Percentile is required in the Online Admission Test (OAT) to qualify for admission.


 An Online Admission Test (OAT) for admission to the B.Sc. Nursing Course 2024-25 of Army College of Nursing (ACN) Jalandhar Cantt & AIN Guwahati will be held  on 30 Jun 2024. 55. Candidates desirous of seeking admission to ACN Jalandhar Cantt can visit ACN, Jalandhar Cantt website and fill the form Online. The guidelines to fill the form, uploading of documents and payment of Application Fee will be available on the ACN, Jalandhar Cantt website link. 56. OAT roll numbers / admit cards will be uploaded on ACN website for registration of those candidates only who have paid the ‘Online’ Application Fee. 57. 20 Candidates should ensure their eligibility for the B Sc Nursing course before filling in their online application forms. Ineligible candidates will forefeit the Application fee.