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The Programme

​​The Bachelor of Science in Nursing ​​​(BScN​) programme equips students with knowledge, skills and attitude needed to practice nursing. It is designed to prepare clinically competent professional nurses. Upon completion of the programme, nurses are able to utilize critical thinking in providing holistic nursing care and play a role as change agents in nursing practice and education in any health care setting. 

This is a four-year academic programme with a mandatory one-year internship. At the conclusion of five years, students are required to apply for the PNC licensure examination. Successful completion of the exam will make the students eligible to receive the license of Registered Nurse.​​​​

Admissions have closed for 2018-2019 cycle. The last date to submit the application was May 28, 2018


Equivalence Certificate​

All candidates, local and foreign, who have certificates of education other than Pakistan Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC), are required to submit an equivalence certificate of their HSSC from the Inter Board Committee of Chairman (IBCC). Please visit IBCC webs​it​e​ or contact them on the below-mentioned a​ddresses for further details.​​

Islamabad: Plot no. 25, Street 38, G-10/4, Near Federal Government Employees Housing Foundation, Islamabad.

Tel: +92 51 9106630-36​​​​

Karachi: Karachi Board of Intermediate Education, Bakhtiari Youth Centre, North Nazimabad.

Tel: +92 21 36639878, Fax: + 92 21 36639878


For further information please review the Pr​ogramme Information Booklet​. You can also reach us via the following contact details:

Office of the Registrar
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Aga Khan University
Stadium Road, Karachi 74800
Pakistan
Tel: +92 21 3486 5454 / 5406

Email: sonadmission.query@aku.edu

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