Prepare For MILITARY NURSING SERVICE (Making Officers Building Nation)
The reformation brought in the field of nursing by Florence Nightingale had resulted in a change in the outlook of nursing in India. A need was felt for professional nursing care for the British troops, which led to the establishment of Army Nursing Services in 1881 in Britain, subsequently, the Military Nursing Service in India started in March 1888, when the first batch of British Army Nurses arrived in India to serve in the hospitals for British troops. The nursing service was designated the Indian Army Nursing Service (IANS) in 1896. In 1902, Queen Alexandra became the first president of the British Army Nursing Service in United Kingdom and a year later IANS was converted into Queen Alexandra’s Military Nursing for India (QAMNS).
During the First World War, dire need of nursing care for Indian soldiers was recognized and a Temporary Indian Nursing Service (TINS) was started in 1914. Indian Military Nursing ServiceOn 01st October 1926, it was decided to have a permanent nursing service in the Indian Army and the nursing service for Indian troop hospitals came into being with a total number of 55 nurses. In 1927, the designation of the Nursing Service for Indian troop hospital was changed to Indian Military Nursing Service .With the outbreak of World war II in 1939, 313 nurses were sanctioned for the nursing services for the British Army stationed in India, including 55 nurses of the Indian Military Nursing Service.
Registration for online applications will open from- 10 June 2023 to 30 June 2023 on
Age Conditions - born between 1st October 1998 to 30 September 2006(both days inclusive)
Applications are invited from female candidates who have qualified NEET (UG)-2023, conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to four years BSc (Nursing) Course commencing in the year 2023 at Colleges of Nursing of Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS). Candidates will be selected for admission at Colleges of Nursing based on the final merit cum choice. The final merit will be prepared using NEET (UG)-2023 score, Computer Based Test of General Intelligence, General English (TOGIGE), Psychological Assessment and Interview, and choice of institution subject to medical fitness and vacancies at each College.
(a). Short listing of candidates:- The short listing of candidates will be done through NEET (UG) 2023 scores. The reference numbers of the candidates who are shortlisted for screening process will be displayed at the websitehttps://joinindianarmy.nic.in/ The shortlisted candidates will have to appear for ToGIGE, Psychological Assessment, Interview and Medical examination at Base Hospital Delhi Cantt. The admit card for the same can be downloaded from the above website.Note: Request for change of date of screening process will NOT be entertained except under extreme circumstances.
Final Selection. The final selection of a candidate will be based on the combined merit of NEET (UG) 2023 scores + TOGIGE + Psychological Assessment and Interview, subject to medical fitness. Merit List will be prepared and colleges will be allocated to the selected candidates based on the merit cum choice, subject to seats available at each college. The list of selected candidates will be published on the JIA website. The candidates are required to check the website regularly for updates. The number of seats available in each College under respective University for the year 2023 is as tabulated below:-
|SNo||Name of Institution||Affiliated University||No.of seats|
|(a)||CON, AFMC Pune||Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS)||40|
|(b)||coN, cH(Ec) Kolkata||West Bengal University of Health Sciences (WBUHS)||30|
|(c)||CON, INHS Asvini, Mumbai||Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS)||40|
|(d)||coN, AH(R&R) New Delhi||Delhi University (DU)||30|
|(e)||coN, cH(cc) Lucknow||Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical Universitv (ABVMU)||40|
|(f)||coN, CH(AF) Banqalore||Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS)||40|
Admission to the Colleges:- The selected candidates shall execute an Agreement/Bond to serve in the Military Nursing Service (MNS), Armed Forces Medical Services at the time of admission. During training they will be provided with free ration, accommodation, uniform allowance and monthly stipend as per the rules amended from time to time. The date of declaration of result by respective University will be the date of Commission for the candidates. The commencement and completion of course depends on their respective affiliated University norms. On successful completion of BSc Nursing course of four years, the candidates will be granted Permanent/Short Service Commission in the Military Nursing Service, under the terms and conditions laid down for grant of such commission. The date of Commission determines the date of seniority in service among all candidates who have joined the course in the same year.
Withdrawal from the Course. In the event of withdrawal from the course, termination of training or refusal to accept Commission in the MNS when offered, the candidate will be liable to pay the bond money at a rate proportionate to the duration of time she has been trained in the institute. Any candidate withdrawing from the college after 7 days of admission [after 1600 hrs (4PM)] will have to pay Bond Money as per agreement bond executed by them at the time of admission to college.
The aforesaid conditions are subject to modification, if deemed necessary.
No correspondence will be entertained from the candidates with regard to either the receipt of applications/status of applications/details or reasons for rejected applications. Hardcopy of the application will not be accepted.
Reasons for Rejection of Online Application are incomplete application, submission of more than one application, non-payment of application processing fee. No refund of application processing fees, in case paid more than once will be entertained.
The candidates are requested to have a functional phone number and email id till the selection process is completed. No request for change of mail id or phone number will be entertained.
Note: It is the responsibility of the candidates to ascertain their eligibility for admission. Having filled up the online application form or being called for the screening process does not necessarily mean acceptance of eligibility/ offer for admission. No intimation about non-selection or correspondence in this regard will be entertained. No seats will be kept vacant for candidates higher in merit in waiting list if they fail to report on the date and time on which they have been called for reporting to respective college.
Integrated Headquarters of MoD (Army),
Adjutant General's Branch
O/o DGMS (Army)/DGMS-48,
Defence Offices Complex,
'3td Flool, 'A' Block,
KG Marg, New Delhi - 110001
Telephone No : 011-21411793, e- mail id : plan.planlS@nic.in
(Telephonic enquiries will be attended from 1000 to 1700 hrs on all days except Sundays & holidays).
All candidates are requested to address their queries with their name, Reference No, DU No, registered email id and phone number.