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Military Nursing Service; join the Indian Army in 2023-2024

Indian Army

Overview of the Indian Army’s Military Nursing Service

Organizational NameIndian Army
Number of vacancies available Approx.200
Dates of Application11/12/23 to 26/12/23 up to 6.00PM
The exam date14/01/24
The Pay scale Matrix Rs 56,100-1,77,500
Mode of ExaminationCBE -computer based exam
Exam Duration 2 1/2 hours[150 minutes]
Exam times10.00AM to 12.30PM
Where do I submit an application?
The application fees Rs900
Paper mediumEnglish.
India’s official army website

  MNS-Indian Army Eligibility Criteria.

Need to be an Indian citizen

   Qualification requirements for education for MNS.

Msc Nursing or Bsc Nursing from an INC-approved university is required.

Registered nurse from a state nursing council

Age Requirements for MNS.

The age range of candidates should be between 21 and 35 years old.

Gender; Only Female candidates Only.

Physical requirements for Indian Army Nursing candidates.

The military authorities will assess the medical fitness of a person in accordance with military standards.

Mode of examination.

CBE-computer based examination.

Only eligible candidates will take the CBE exam, which will be administered by the NTA on January 14, 2024.

Pattern of Examinations.

Nursing Exam SyllabusFundamentals of Nursing
General English
General Aptitude
Clinical Sciences
The total number of questions150
Types Of QuestionsMCQ based
The Length of the Examination150 Minutes.
Mode of ExaminationCBT- computer based Test

One mark is given for a correct response. +1{one mark}

Zero marks are given for wrong answers{0}

Marks that are unanswered or marked for reviews will receive zero marks.

Marks Distribution by Subjects for Each Section

Basics of Nursing 30
Clinical Sciences100
General English10
General Aptitude10
TOTAL Marks150

The 50% Minimum Qualifying Score for CBT

Best reference books for military nursing services preparation for the Indian Army.

Complete preparation guide in one book

The title of the reference bookPublications
Indian Army Military Nursing Service B.Sc (Nursing) 2020Arihant.

General English book

The title of the reference bookAuthor

Objective General English
S P Bakshi

General Aptitude.

The title of the reference bookAuthor
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations
Selection standards for candidates for the Indian Army’s Short Service Commission (SSC) in the MNS

Computer Based Examinations


Subject to available openings, qualified candidates would be invited for interviews in Delhi.

Accommodation arrangements will be the responsibility of the candidates.

Medical Examinations.

A medical board will assess the physical health of selected individuals, as arranged by the DGFAMS office.

In case of pregnancy

Pregnancy will be regarded a cause of unfitness, and she will be rejected.

The female applicants will be judged fit 24 weeks following an uncomplicated delivery.

12 weeks after an MTP/abortion, and 52 weeks after a cesarean section declared fit.


Indian Army Military Nursing Service Tenure.

For new candidates

The tenures of SSC officers appointed under the civil entry process are five years.

Ex-AMC candidates

Candidates who are released after 10 years of SSC service will not be considered for grant commission in AFMS.

On Exam Day

The examination dateTimings and dates
Mode of ExaminationsComputer Based Exam[CBT]
Time of Exams 10.00AM to 12.30 PM
Last entry deadline09.30 PM
The test begins.10.00 AM
Test ends.12.30 PM

System for Resolving Issues

To communicate with NTA

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Communicate with the mobile number

01169227700/ 01140759000

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