Indian Military Nursing Service (MNS) Exam Eligibility Syllabus And Pattern 2022

In this article, we see the different eligibility criterion for MNS entry along with its written exam syllabus and written exam pattern, with the required physical standard details for the entry. MNS exam will be conducted online from 2022 onward, the exam was OMR sheet based earlier. Candidates preparing for the MNS exam can find the complete MNS BSc Nursing Exam syllabus.

Military Nursing Service Exam Eligibility Criteria

  • Female candidates who are unmarried / divorcee / legally separated / widow without encumbrances.
  • Nationality – Citizen of India
  • Date of Birth – Born between 01 Oct 1998 and 30 Sep 2006 (both days inclusive).
  • Educational Qualification – Candidates must have passed in the first attempt, Senior Secondary Examination (10+2) or equivalent (12 Years schooling) examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany & Zoology) and English with not less than 50% aggregate marks as a regular student from a Statutory/ Recognized Board/University/ Examination Body. Candidates who will be appearing for final year of qualifying examination during the current academic session may also apply provisionally.
  • Physical standards – Physical standards – Medical fitness will be determined as per standards applicable for Commission in the Armed Forces as amended from time to time. X-Ray examination of Chest and USG (of abdomen & pelvis) will be done. Minimum height required for entry into Armed Forces for female candidates is 152 cm. Gorkhas and candidates belonging to North Eastern region of India, Garhwal and Kumaon will be accepted with a minimum height of 148 cm. Details of medical standards can be seen in the Indian Army websites

Military Nursing Service Exam Selection Procedure

(a) Computer Based Examination (CBE)

  • Eligible applicants will be called for an objective type Computer Based Examination (CBE) of 150 marks for 90 minutes duration.
  • Candidates are given 90 minutes time to complete 150 questions for an objective type Computer Based Examination (CBE) covering the subjects General English, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and General Intelligence.
  • On the basis of Computer Based Examination (CBE) merit, candidates will be called for an interview during June 2021.

(b) Interview & Medical Examination:

Merit listed candidates of Online Computer Based Examination will appear for interview & medical examination in the month of June at selected centres. The interview has a maximum weightage of 100 marks. Candidates declared FIT/UNFIT in medical examination will be informed about their medical status, including the procedure of requesting for APPEAL/REVIEW MEDICAL BOARD by the President of the Selection Medical Board (SMB).

(c) Reservation of seats:

(d) Final Selection:

Final selection will be based on the combined merit of Online Computer Based Examination & Interview, subject to medical fitness of the candidate, choice & vacancy in each College.

Indian Military Nursing Service Exam Syllabus and Pattern

The Indian Army MNS Syllabus Consists:-

  • General English
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • General Intelligence
General English90 Minutes
General Intelligence

MNS Topics for General English 

  • Synonyms/ Homonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Spot the error
  • Fill in the blanks.
  • Detecting Mis-spelt words.
  • Idioms and phrases.
  • One word substitutions.
  • Shuffling of sentence parts.
  • Shuffling of Sentences in a passage.
  • Cloze passage.
  • Comprehension passage.

MNS Topics for Biology

  • Cell and Molecular Biology.
  • Genetics and evolution.
  • Human health and diseases.
  • Plant physiology.
  • Human physiology.
  • Biotechnology and its applications.
  • Biodiversity, ecology, and environment.

MNS Topics for Physics

  • Laws of Motion & Work, Energy, and Power.
  • Properties of Matter.
  • Current Electricity.
  • Magnetic Effects of Electric Current.
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current.
  • Dual Nature of Radiation and Atomic Physics.
  • Nuclear Physics.
  • Semiconductor Devices and their Applications.

MNS Topics for Chemistry

  • Atomic Structure.
  • p,d, and f – Block Elements.
  • Coordination Chemistry and Solid State Chemistry.
  • Thermodynamics, Chemical Equilibrium, and Chemical Kinetics.
  • Isomerism in Organic Compounds.
  • Alcohols and Ethers.
  • Carbonyl Compounds.
  • Carboxylic Acids and their derivatives.
  • Organic Nitrogen Compounds and Biomolecules.

MNS Topics General Intelligence

  • Number Series.
  • Space Visualization.
  • Decision Making.
  • Problem Solving.
  • Similarities and Differences.
  • Figure Classification.
  • Visual Memory.
  • Relationship Concepts.
  • Non-Verbal Series.
  • Arithmetical Computation.
  • Analytical Functions etc.


  1. Sonali

    Sir , what about General Knowledge section , about the borders and national parks , will the come or not
  2. Sonali

    Sir , what about General Knowledge section , about the borders and national parks
  3. Sunil kumar choudhary night ...sir ji nursing karne ke bad mns ka form fill kr skte h kya.... Or iska exm Pattren Kya..plz help me

    Sir can I get previous year sample question. I'm a graduate nurse.
    1. Sneha Varghese

      Sir i m a graduated bsc nurse and will u plz provide me with previous year question papers for military nursing entry. Is the exam based on 4 yr nursing course
  5. Himani

    Sir can you provide me previous question papers of MNS
  6. Loveneet kaur

    Sir I want MNS exam questions paper for from2019to2021 I fill this form in December. Can you give me this question pic or PDF.
  7. Aparna

    Sir, l got graduation degree in science can I able to apply for mns.
    1. Sneha Ashok Desale

      Sir my grandfather was a soldier in indian army ,now I want to be part of indian army how can I apply for MNS examination after completing bsc.nursing.I want to become a proud for my late grandfather and late father.
  8. Sakshi

    I had gall bladder removal operation in jan 2020 , am i eligible for MNS medical fittness
  9. Rai

    Sir bsc nursing karne ke baad mns me apply kar sakte hai ya nhi
  10. J.Lalrinhlui

    Sir,can you please give me the previous year exam question for Military nursing exam?? I had passed my Bachelor course in nursing and want to prepare for the army nurse recruitment.By the questions i mean those for the staff recruitment and not for the entrance exam
    1. Sonu

      Sir,my father is a serviceman in army and I also have a relation certificate ,will this certificate help to me get entry in mind or give me some relaxation ,and when I have to bring or use this certificate ?
      1. Sneha Varghese

        Sir i am graduated bsc nurse. I need old question papers for mns exam. It is for mns recruitment and not for entrance examination. Will u plz reply
  11. PRIYA C J

    Good afternoon sir , Sir I want to know only after Bsc nursing we can apply for MNS
    1. Anupriya gaur

      Sir 12th pass students mns ki exam de skte hai ?
    2. Ritu

      Sir papr hindi or english dono aata h ?
  12. Aditi

    Sir 12th passed student apply the MNS exam in 2021 .
  13. Nilanjona Adak

    Respected sir/mam,I have passed my +2 this year.Can I apply for MNS ?And may I simultaneously know that where are the colleges in case I am qualified for the military nursing exam?I have numerous questions regarding the same.I will b highly obliged if I can connect to u somehow.
  14. POONAM

    Can u tell me about, Nursing officer exam and M. SC Nursing enterence exam????
  15. Livis

    Can u plz tell me the pattern of becoming mns...starting from +1
  16. tanusha

    how to prepare for mns
  17. tanusha

    please sir i want mns previous question paper after 12 ... plz plz send papers... exam will be in feb..
    1. Afjal

      Ok email id batao
  18. Fathima

    Can 12 th passed students apply for this sir
    1. Afjal

      Yes only biology
  19. GH Biswal

    Sir I want to know only after B. Sc will apply for MNS.
  20. ashish kumar gupta

    how many percent is required for this form in bsc?
  21. swaranlata deepak bannapure

    when are forms displayed.for pb bsc students.

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