UP CNET 2023 – Dates, Application, Eligibility, Selection, Procedure, Counselling, Cut-off, Seats, Fees

UP CNET 2023 – For admission to nursing studies, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical University (ABVMU) in Uttar Pradesh has begun the application forms. On June 4, 2023, CNET will take place. Till May 18, applicants can apply online for the two-year BSc nursing, nurse practitioner in critical care (NPCC) programme. To know more about Uttar Pradesh CNET 2023, go through this article.

Uttar Pradesh CNET About

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical University (ABVMU) is going to conduct CNET (Common Nursing Entrance Test) for nursing Studies. Through UP CNET, candidates can take admitted to BSc Nursing, Post Basic BSc Nursing, and MSc Nursing / NPCC in the various universities and colleges of Uttar Pradesh. After clearing UP CNET, candidates are eligible to take admitted to all Government, Private and Deemed University.

Uttar Pradesh CNET Courses Offered

There are only three courses in which candidates can take admission through UP CNET. The two courses are undergraduate-level courses whereas one is post graduate course. The following are the courses offered by UP CNET.

Course NameDuration
BSc Nursing4 Years
Post Basic BSc Nursing2 Years
MSc Nursing / NPCC2 Years

UP CNET 2023 Important Links

Here given below are all Uttar Pradesh CNET official Links for the better convenience of aspirants.

TitleUttar Pradesh CNET Link
Uttar Pradesh CNET Official WebsiteClick Here
CNET BSc Nursing Information BrochureClick Here
UP CNET PB BSc Nursing IBClick Here
UP CNET MSc Nursing IBClick Here
CNET BSc Nursing Apply/log inClick Here
UP CNET PB BSc Nursing Apply/log inClick Here
UP CNET MSc Nursing Apply/Log inClick Here
Uttar Pradesh CNET HelpdeskClick Here

UP CNET 2023 Important Dates

Uttar Pradesh CNET Admission schedule 2022, Aspirants have to Proceed accordingly.

EventUttar Pradesh CNET Date
Application form Available (Online):15th April 2023 (Saturday)
Last Date of Application18th May 2023 (Thursday 6:00 PM)
Admit cards available online from*25th May 2023 (Thursday)
Entrance Examination4th June 2023 (Sunday)
Place of ExaminationTo be intimated on Admit Card.
Date of Result DeclarationTo be announced on the website

UP CNET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

If the aspirants want to take admitted through Uttar Pradesh CNET then they have to fulfil the requirements as per their course which is mentioned below.

Age Criteria

  • Candidates must be 17 years old on or before 31 December 2023.
  • According to INC, The upper age limit is 35 years for OBC, SC, ST and 40 years for PD/PwD. (Only for BSc Nursing)

UP CNET BSc Nursing Eligibility Criteria

  • Aspirants with a science background who have successfully completed the qualifying Class 12 test (10+2) are required to have achieved at least 45% in PCB when combined, as well as a passing grade in English from any reputable board.
  • Aspirants from the SC, ST, or OBC only need to receive a minimum of 40% rather than a minimum of 45% in the 03 core courses.
  • For entrance to the BSc Nursing programme, English is a required subject in the 10+2 grade.
  • Aspirants may also apply from state-approved open schools and the National Institute of Open Schools (NIOS), which is approved by the federal government and exclusively offers English and science courses.
  • Candidates who are colour-blind are eligible as long as they wear corrective coloured contacts and eyewear.
  • Medical fitness will be a consideration in the applicant screening process. No chosen applicant will be allowed to enrol in the course unless the university-appointed medical board declares them to be in good health.
  • Candidates who are married are also eligible.

UP CNET Post Basic BSc Nursing Eligibility Criteria

  • Aspirants must have passed the Intermediate level of education or equivalent in 1986 or earlier will be admitted.
  • a certificate (GNM), and enrolled as a registered nurse-midwife (R.N.R.M.) with the UP State Nurses Registration Council (UP Nurses & Midwives Council).
  • Aspirants from states other than Uttar Pradesh who hold a GNM certificate and are registered as R.N.R.M. with the State Nurses Registration Council are eligible if their University is acknowledged by (INC) Indian Nursing Council.
  • In addition to being registered with the State Nurses Registration Council as a nurse and having received his training prior to the implementation of the new integrated course, a male nurse must show proof of training that was approved by the Indian Nursing Council for a comparable amount of time in place of midwifery in one of the following fields:
    • O.T. Techniques
    • Ophthalmic Nursing
    • Leprosy Nursing
    • TB Nursing
    • Psychiatric Nursing
    • Neurological and Neurosurgical Nursing
    • Community Health Nursing
    • Cancer Nursing
    • Orthopaedic Nursing
  • Candidates who are colour-blind are eligible as long as they wear corrective coloured contacts and eyewear
  • The candidate must be in good health.
  • Students who are married may also apply.

UP CNET MSc Nursing Eligibility Criteria

  • A registered nurse & a registered midwife, or an equivalent, with the State Nursing Registration Council of the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP Nurses and Midwives Council), is required of the candidate.
  • If the candidate’s institution/college is acknowledged by the Indian Nursing Council, they will be qualified if they are a registered nurse and registered midwife or equivalent with any State Nursing Registration Council outside the state of Uttar Pradesh.
  • The B.Sc. Nursing, B.Sc. Hons. Nursing or Post Basic B.Sc Nursing degree must be successfully completed with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 55%.
  • After completing a Basic B.Sc. in Nursing, at least 01 year of work experience.
  • After completing your Post Basic B.Sc. in Nursing, you must have at least 01 year of work experience.

UP CNET NPCC Eligibility Criteria

  • RN & RM, or an equivalent, is required of the applicant.
  • If the applicant’s institution/college is acknowledged by INC, they will be qualified if they are an RN, RM or equivalent.
  • The B.Sc. Nursing, B.Sc. Hons. Nursing or Post Basic B.Sc Nursing degree must be successfully completed with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 55%.
  • After receiving a Basic B.Sc. in Nursing, at least one year of clinical experience is required, ideally in a critical care environment.
  • At least 01 years of clinical experience, particularly in a critical care environment, before or after completing a post-basic B.Sc. in nursing.

UP CNET 2023 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Here is given the Uttar Pradesh CNET Exam Pattern so that aspirants become familiar with the pattern.

  • The time of the exam will be 11:00 am to 02:00 pm.
  • The exam will be held in offline mode through the OMR sheet.
  • A total of 200 Questions will be asked in the CNET exam.
  • One mark is rewarded if the answer is correct.
  • There is no negative marking in UP CNET.
  • The exam will be available in the English language only.

BSc Nursing

The following table contains Uttar Pradesh CNET exam Sections and No. of Questions for BSc Nursing.

SectionNo. of Questions
Nursing Aptitude20%
English & General Knowledge20%

Post-Basic BSc Nursing

SectionNo. of Questions
1. Medical-Surgical Nursing
2. Community Health Nursing
3. Mental Health Nursing
4. Child Health Nursing
5. Midwifery & Gynecological Nursing
1. BioSciences (Anatomy & Physiology, Microbiology)
2. Nursing Foundations (Fundamentals of Nursing, First Aid)
3. Behavioral Sciences (Psychology, Sociology)
1. Computer Education
2. English
3. Nursing Education
4. Introduction to Research and Statistics
5. Professional Trends & Adjustments
6. Nursing Administration & Ward Management

MSc Nursing 

Section for MSc NursingNo. of Questions
1. Medical-Surgical Nursing
2. Community Health Nursing
3. Mental health Nursing
4. Child Health Nursing
5. Obstetrics & Gynaecological Nursing
1. Anatomy and Physiology
2. Nutrition & Biochemistry
3. Microbiology
4. Psychology
5. Sociology
6. Pharmacology, Pathology & Genetics
7. Nursing Foundation
1. Computer
2. English
3. Communication & Education Technology
4. Research & Statistics
5. Nursing Management

UP CNET 2023 Preparation Tips and Books

The following are the preparation tips for the Uttar Pradesh CNET entrance exam 2023.

  • Know about the Uttar Pradesh CNET exam pattern
  • Analysis Uttar Pradesh CNET entrance exam detailed syllabus
  • Make a schedule for Uttar Pradesh CNET entrance preparation
  • Solve Uttar Pradesh CNET PYQP
  • Attend Uttar Pradesh CNET mock tests

UP CNET 2023 Exam Centers

The following is the list of Uttar Pradesh CNET exam centres.

Bareilly Mirzapur
Banda Prayagraj 
Ghaziabad Saharanpur

UP CNET 2023 Admission Procedure

The following are the steps of Uttar Pradesh CNET.

  • Fill out the Uttar Pradesh CNET application form
  • Download Uttar Pradesh CNET admit card, whenever the authority releases
  • Appeared in Uttar Pradesh CNET Entrance Exam as per scheduled
  • Check the Uttar Pradesh CNET result, whenever declared
  • Check the final Merit, whenever released
  • Participate in the Counselling for final admission

UP CNET 2023 Application Form

The following are the step to fill out the online application form.

  • Aspirants must read the application notice for the UP CNET 2023.
  • Aspirants must fill up their basic information and upload their photo, signature, ID, and any other required documents.
  • Applicants should review their complete details before submitting an application.
  • If fees are required, you must pay them in order to submit the form.
  • Take a printout of the submitted final form before proceeding with any further steps.

Application fee

  • Aspirants in the general category must pay a fee of Rs 1000.
  • Aspirants who are OBC (OBC-Auction) or SC/ST/PH/Transgender must pay a Rs. 500 application fee.
  • The required online submission method for the application fee is required.
  • No other form of payment will be accepted for the application fee; only online submission is permitted.

UP CNET 2023 Counselling

Following the release of the results, ABVMU, UP, Lucknow will conduct online counselling; dates will be published on the ABVMU, UP website. Details for counselling will be made available following the result’s announcement. The Common Entrance Examination for the B.Sc. Nursing Program-2023 and counselling results will be used to compile a merit list for college selection and allocation. The candidate who has been granted admission to the B.Sc. Nursing programme must submit the required fee on the date that the University has designated for that purpose. Those who don’t will forfeit their claim to enrollment in the course. Aspirants must enrol in a programme within the allotted time.

UP CNET 2023 Participating Universities

The following is the list of universities that accept the scorecard of UP CNET.

  • UPUMS, Saifai
  • KGMU, Lucknow
  • RMLIMS, Lucknow
  • SGPGIMS, Lucknow
  • All Nursing Colleges Affiliated with ABVMU
  • All Govt. & Private Universities / Deemed Universities of U.P.

UP CNET 2023 Contact details

For every Query regarding UP CNET 2023, Either you can contact the Uttar Pradesh CNET Help desk which is given below, or ask us through the comment.

Email[email protected]
Helpline Contact No9219527380, 7905547362 (10:00 AM‐6:00 PM) on working days
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