Curriculum For B. Sc in Nursing 2006

Curriculum For B. Sc in Nursing 2006

Approved By

Bangladesh Nursing Council, Dhaka


Curriculum For B. Sc in Nursing 2006
নার্স, নার্সিং, মিডওয়াইফারি, পেশেন্ট কেয়ার [ Nurse, Nursing, Midwifery, Patient Care ]

Curriculum Title: Curriculum For B. Sc in Nursing 2006


I am very grateful to many individuals for their encouragement and assistance in the development of the curriculum.

I wish to express my deep appreciation to the MoH&FW and DNS for taking the initiative in providing support to develop Bachelor of Science in Nursing Curriculum.

I wish to express my deep appreciation to the Dean, Faculty of Medicine Dhaka University for giving cordial support to prepare and approval of this curriculum and also giving heartfelt thanks to the other honorable members of Faculty of medicine for their assistance.

My special gratitude goes to the WHO for the technical support and assistance. I wish to extend my special thanks to Dr. Duangvadee Sungkhobol, WHO Representative and Bangladesh for her strong leadership,
which made possible for the production of this curriculum.

My heartfelt thanks to Dr Wongchan Petpichetchian, Faculty of Nursing, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand for continuous hard work and involvement throughout the whole process.

Extensive thanks and appreciation to the group of nurses and other international experts who gave great effort and time in developing the curriculum.

I would also like to express my gratitude to the stakeholders from MoH&FW, DGHS, DNS, CoN, BMDC, CME, BMA, BNA, private and government Nursing Institutes and Universities and Hospitals.

(Shamsun Nahar)
Bangladesh Nursing Council

নার্স, নার্সিং, মিডওয়াইফারি, পেশেন্ট কেয়ার [ Nurse, Nursing, Midwifery, Patient Care ]


1. BSc in Nursing course will be of 04 (four) years duration.

2. Degree awarded: B. Sc in Nursing.

3. Academic year will start from July in each year.

4. The applicant must have passed both SSC and HSC examinations with science background with biology and have cumulative GPA (both SSC and HSC) total 6.0 but not less than GPA 2.5 in either SSC or HSC examinations.

5. The candidate should apply within three years after passing HSC examination.

6. There will be year-end final examination in each year under the University during the B. Sc in Nursing course and a midterm examination will be conducted internally within 15th of June in each academic year by the individual institutions.

7. Examination of January should be taken as irregular.

8. Total hours are 6672 in four year course.

9. Total marks in each year during B. Sc. in Nursing Examination:

First year final – 1300 marks
Second year final – 1300 marks
Third year final – 1300 marks
Fourth year final – 1300 marks
Grand total = 5200 marks

8. Evaluation methods are both formative and summative.

a) Formative assessment will be done throughout the course and may include a combination of class examinations, quizzes and incourse assignment such as essays, preparation of assignment and posters, booklet, laboratory reports, practical notebook, case study, nursing care plan, presentation, report writing and so on.

b) Summative assessment includes written, oral and practical examination.

Marks and pattern of questions in written examination in each subject will be as follows:
b. Formative assessment:

i. 10 Marks is allocated for formative assessment of each paper, when total marks of written exam are of either 70 or 100 or 150.

ii. 10 marks of formative assessment will be divided as follows:

Class attendance = 2%
Class examination = 4%
Incourse assignment = 4%
Total = 10%

c. Multiple choice question (MCQ):

i. 10 Marks is allocated for 10 MCQ, when total marks of written exam are of 70 or 80; and 20 Marks is allocated for 20 MCQ, when total marks of written exam are of 100 or 150.

ii. There will be separate answer script for MCQ examination.

iii. Time allocation is one minute for each question.

d. Short answer question (SAQ): Rest of the marks of the written examination is allocated for SAQ for each paper.

10. Mark distribution for oral and practical examinations will be equal.

11. Final examination for each course will be taken at the end of each academic year. The oral and practical examination will be taken after the final written examination.

12. Pass mark: 60% marks in each subject individually in written, oral and practical/clinical examinations.

13. An honours mark is awarded when students achieve 85% or more marks in a single subject.

14. Re-examinee student will receive a grade of such course(s) no greater than 75% mark.

নার্স, নার্সিং, মিডওয়াইফারি, পেশেন্ট কেয়ার [ Nurse, Nursing, Midwifery, Patient Care ]


Philosophy & goal
Curriculum framework
Curriculum design
Curriculum structure
Course code and name
Year wise course plan
Course description
Appendix I
Appendix II
Appendix III
Appendix IV : Contributors for curriculum
Appendix V : Contributors for primarily developed curriculum
Appendix VI : Curriculum review Committee

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