GNOU OPENNET 2022: Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has released the admit cards at ignou.ac.in. Successfully registered candidates can download IGNOU OPENNET Admit Card 2022 by entering their registered user name and password. It is advised to print the admit card as it is mandatory to carry the hard copy of the admit card on the day of IGNOU OPENNET 2022 entrance exam. The exam is to be conducted on May 8, 2022, in offline mode.
In service nurses who have cleared class 12 with 3 years of Diploma in General Nursing and 2 years of experience are eligible to appear for the exam.
IGNOU OPENNET 2022 comprises 120 multiple choice questions bearing one mark each.
The questions are asked from various subjects like Reasoning Aptitude, General Knowledge, Mathematics, General English and Science.
The following table shows important information regarding IGNOU OPENNET 2022:
|Date of IGNOU OPENNET 2022 Exam||May 8, 2022|
|Conducting Body||Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)|
|Mode of Exam||Offline via OMR sheet|
|Medium of Exam||English Only|
|Duration of Exam||2 Hours 30 minutes|
|Type and Number of Questions||120 Multiple Choice Questions|
|Section||5 (Reasoning Aptitude, General Knowledge, Mathematics, General English and Science)|
|Courses Offered||Post Basic B.Sc Nursing|
Before appearing in the exam, students must check the examination dates so that they can prepare for the exam accordingly.
The following table shows the IGNOU OPENNET 2022 Exam dates:
|Registration Start||March 25, 2022|
|Last date for the submission of Application Form||April 24, 2022 (Extended)|
|Availability of Admit card||May 4, 2022|
|Date for OPENNET 2022 entrance exam||May 8, 2022|
|Declaration of Result||1st week of July 2022|
Students must check the following IGNOU OPENNET 2022 eligibility criteria before appearing in the exam:
In-Service Nurses i.e. Registered Nurses and Registered Midwives must have cleared 10+2 with three years diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery with a minimum of two years of experience in the profession.
For male nurses who have not done midwifery in the GNM programme, must have certificates in any nursing course of 6 to 9 months duration prescribed by the Indian National Council In lieu of Midwifery.
In-Service nurses have cleared 10th class or its equivalent with three years diplomas in General Nursing and Midwifery with having five years of experience in the profession.
There is no age limit for the Post Basic B.Sc Nursing entrance test as per university rules and regulations.
By following the below steps students can register for IGNOU OPENNET 2022:
Step 1: The application form can be downloaded from the IGNOU official website i.e. “www.ignou.ac.in” or can obtain from Regional Centre IGNOU Directly or by post
Step 2: Students have to send the Demand Draft of the amount INR 1050/- along with the application form.
Step 3: Candidates must ensure that they fill the RC code/ PSC code in their entrance test forms of only those regional centres where PSCs for Post Basic Nursing are activated.
Step 4: Application should be submitted at the concerned regional centre only where Post Basic B.Sc Nursing is located
Step 5: Applicants have to fill in the details in the application form such as Name, Age and Education qualification.
Step 6: If the students fill the application form online mode, then they have to submit application fees of amount INR 1000/- via credit card, debit card or net banking
Step 7: Students are advised to submit the offline application form at the following address:
Indira Gandhi National Open University
New Delhi – 110068
Students must upload the following list of documents while filling the online application form:
Admit card is a very important document for the candidates who are appearing in OPENNET 2022. Without the admit card students are not allowed to appear in the exam. Admit card contains the information related to the student’s name, roll number, registration number, examination name, time, date and venue etc.
Students can easily download the admit card through online mode only. It can be downloaded by visiting the university official website. It will not be sent through post or courier. Candidates are advised to bring the admit card at the time of counselling. IGNOU OPENNET 2022 Admit card will be available in the month of October.
By following the below steps students can download IGNOU OPENNET 2022 Admit card:
After clicking on the button, the admit card will be displayed on the screen. Students are advised to download and take the printout of the card for their future use.
IGNOU OPENNET 2022 examination is conducted in 67 cities across India. Students can fill in the name of the examination centre as per their choices while filling the application form.
The following table shows the Locations of all the 67 exam centres:
|Tirupati||South Extn. Delhi||Dharamshala||Nagpur||Ludhiana|
Students are advised to solve the previous year question papers so that they will have an idea about the examination pattern. After knowing the IGNOU OPENNET 2022 Exam Pattern students can prepare for the exam in a better way. Following is the examination pattern of IGNOU OPENNET 2022:
IGNOU OPENNET 2022 syllabus is based on the General Nursing Midwifery syllabus prescribed by the Indian Nursing Council.
The following table shows the subjects to study for IGNOU OPENNET 2022:
|Biological Sciences||Anatomy and Physiology|
|Fundamentals of Nursing||Fundamentals of Nursing|
|Community Health Nursing - I||Community Health Nursing|
|Health Education and Communication Skills|
|Medical-Surgical Nursing I||Medical-Surgical Nursing|
|Medical-Surgical Nursing II||Communicable Diseases|
|Ear, Nose and Throat|
|Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing||Community Health Nursing|
|Midwifery and Gynaecological Nursing|
|Community Health Nursing II|
The following table shows IGNOU OPENNET 2022 preparation books names along with the author names:
|Book Name||Author Name|
|Staff Nurse ANM/ GNM||Vikas Doon|
|Fundamentals of Nursing||Poonam Sharma|
|Nursing Art Procedure Vol. I||Sr. Nancy|
|Senior Nursing Procedure Vol. II||Sr. Nancy|
IGNOU OPENNET 2022 Result will be published on the university official website. Students can check the result through online mode only. The result will be declared in the 1st week of July 2022. According to the students result the merit list will be prepared. On the basis of students’ marks, they will be ranked in the merit list. By following the below steps candidates can check their entrance exam OPENNET 2022 Result:
After clicking on the button, the result will be displayed on the screen. Students are advised to download and take a printout of the result for their future reference.
After the declaration of the result, the cut off marks will be declared. On the basis of the cut off marks students can estimate whether they qualify for the exam or not. Cut off marks are the minimum marks secured by the candidate in order to qualify for IGNOU OPENNET 2022 exam.
Based on the following factors IGNOU OPENNET 2022 cut off will be decided:
All the students whose names are present in the merit list will be called for counselling. Students have to bring all the documents for verification in original format. Counselling will be done at the respective IGNOU Regional centre as per the regional wise merit list.
Following is the list of the documents that students must bring for verification at the time of counselling:
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