Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, it will help to upgrade my career and along with that you will get financial stability.
You can get more skilled and practical

Nursing courses are available in Degree,
Diploma and Certification formats in India. UG
(Undergraduate) and PG (Post Graduate)
courses are the two main types available.
Using the PG courses, one may specialise in
disciplines within the medical profession.
● B.Sc. in Nursing (Basic)– 4 years long
Bachelor’s Degree course
● B.Sc. in Nursing (Post Basic) 2 years
long Bachelor’s Degree
● course (3 years long in distance
education mode)
● GNM (Diploma in General Nursing
and Midwifery)– 3.5 years long
● ANM (Diploma in Auxiliary Nursing
and Midwifery) 2 years long program
● M.Sc. in Nursing– 2 years long PG
Degree program
● M.Phil. in Nursing– 1 year long
advanced program (2 years in part
time format)
● PhD in Nursing– 3 to 5 years long
advanced program

Yes, There are different type of
scholarships that are available.

Yes, it will help to upgrade my career and along with that you will get financial stability.
You can get more skilled and practical

NCLEX,CBT, OET,  Prometric,MOH,DHA,CGFNS,TOEFL etc● It provides stability and job security.

● General nurse practitioner.
● Psychiatric nurse practitioner.
● Gerontological nurse practitioner.
● Certified registered nurse anaesthetist.
● Certified nurse-midwife.
● Informatics nurse.
● Critical care nurse.
● Nurse Researcher.

OET-455 USD ,NCLEX- 350 USD , OSCE- 4000 ASD
Associate's or bachelor's degree in nursing or a diploma from an approved nursing program

Yes, different countries require different levels of practical training .


National council licensure examination for registered nurses (NCLEX-RN) and National council licensure examination for practical nurses( NCLEX-PN)
USA, Canada and Australia , since 1982 , 2015 and 2020 respectively.
It's not mandatory . you can give it afterwards also.
You should be a graduate in nursing in your native country and should have eligibility from the respective board of nursing .
NCSBN- national council of state boards of Nursing .
Its challenging but difficulty level depends upon individual factors .
Lifelong validity is there .
What is the passing score for these exams ?
We can get any number of questions from 75 ( minimum ) to 145 ( maximum ) in the exam .
5 hours is the total duration of the exam including 2 breaks . First one after 2 hours and second after 3.5 hours.
It depends. For some it can take one or two months while for others it may take long.
It is a computer adaptive test(CAT) .
Official results will be published in 4-6 weeks but it can vary from for different boards of nursing.
After getting the eligibility from the respective BON( board of nursing ), you can apply for ATT ( authorization to take the test) and after getting ATT number you can book your exam with Pearson .
200 USD ( registration fee ) 150USD ( scheduling the exam )
It varies from institute to institute.
You can appear in the exam in any of the Pearson examination centres in your native countries.


OET is an occupational english test for health care professionals .
OET is for healthcare professionals only accepted by different countries.
NO , it is easier than IELTS as it is totally based on Health care .
OET has been developed specifically for 12 healthcare professions : Dentistry, Dietetics, Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Radiography, Speech Pathology and Veterinary Science.
It gives grades , so the passing grades will be BBB,C+(writing ).
It is valid for 2 years.
After OET, you have to pass the TOC ( TEST OF COMPETENCE ) which has 2 parts CBT and OSCE.
5 hours is the total duration of the exam including 2 breaks . First one after 2 hours and second after 3.5 hours.
There will be 4 modules that are listening , reading , writing and speaking . Listening and reading will be assessed by objective/ computer based assessment while writing and speaking will be checked by a particular assessor.
It is a computer adaptive test(CAT) .
You can book the exam on the OET website . Booking for each test administration closes 10 calendar days before the scheduled time.
You can use either your passport or national ID on the test day to verify your identity. ( NOTE :- The ID used for booking must match the ID presented on the day oftest ).


It is a computer based test. It is made up of 120 multiple choice questions to test your ability and knowledge to practice nursing safely in the UK.
The content you should study is in accordance with the NMC study guide. These topics are Professional values, Communication, and interpersonal skills, nursing practice, and decision making Leadership management.
The NMC will allow you to take the CBT exam a maximum of three times as part of your registration application. However, you'll need to wait at least 10 days between each exam sitting. If you are unsuccessful after your permitted attempts, your application will close.
The result is valid for a period of 2 years
The fee for sitting both parts of the new CBT will stay at £83
An applicant must score at least 68% in overall aggregate of both Part A and Part B