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Course Facts
Study Level Study Mode Program Duration Credit Hours

Under Graduate


8 Semesters (4 years)


Eligibility Criteria

Intermediate Pre-Medical with minimum 50% marks or equivalent


The objectives of degree of BS Nursing are as under, in accordance with PNC and HEC’s policy students are expected to:

• Prepare competent, committed, knowledgeable nurse for hospital and community settings.

• Produce nurses who will integrate evidence-based study into clinical practice for the care of individuals, families and communities.

• Enable nurses to meet the future challenges, including changes in technology.

• Educate nurses with appropriate knowledge, skills and attitudes with clinical competency.

• Develop nurses who can provide preventive, curative and rehabilitative health care to populations in rural and urban settings.

• To initiate a leadership role in the planning, implementing, evaluation of individual, family and community.

Role and Scope

The opportunities in nurse careers are endless. After several years of experience, the nurse is eligible to pursue specialization of choice. This can often mean more opportunities in the nursing profession, including leadership, education or management.

Scheme of studies

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
NURS-101 Fundamental of Nursing-I 2(2-0-2)
MIC-102 Microbiology 3(2.5-0-0.5)
AP-103 Anatomy and Physiology-I 3(3-0-0)
BIO-104 Biochemistry for Nurses 3(2-0-1)
ENG-105 English-I 2(2-0-0)
IT-106 Computer Skills 1(0-0-1)
  Credit Hours 16

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
NURS-111 Fundamental of Nursing-II 4(2-1-1)
AP-112 Anatomy and Physiology-II 3(3-0-0)
CHN-113 Community Health Nursing-I 3(2-1-0)
NUT-114 Applied Nutrition 1(1-0-0)
ENG-115 English-II 2(2-0-0)
PS-117 Pak. Studies* 2(2-0-0)
IS-116 Islamiat* 2(2-0-0)
  Credit Hours 17

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
AHN-201 Adult Health Nursing-I 8(4-3-1)
PP-202 Pathophysiology-I 2(1.75-0-0.25)
HA-203 Health Assessment -I 2(1-0-1)
Pharm-204 Pharmacology-I 2(2-0-0)
MA-205 Mathematics 1(1-0-0)
ENG-206 English-III 2(2-0-0)
  Credit Hours 17

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
AHN-211 Adult Health Nursing-II 8(4-3-1)
PP-212 Pathophysiology-II 3(2.75-0-0.25)
HA-213 Health Assessment-II 1(1-0-1)
PSY-214 Developmental Psychology 2(2-0-0)
Pharm-215 Pharmacology-II 2(2-0-0)
ENG-221 English-IV 2(2-0-0)
NE-217 Nursing Ethics 1(1-0-0)
  Credit Hours 20


Semester 5

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHN-301 Pediatrics Health Nursing 7(3-3-1)
  Community Health Nursing -II 6(2.5-2.5-1)
TLP-303 Teaching/Learning :Principles and Practices 3(3-0-0)
ENG-307 English-V 2(2-0-0)
  Credit Hours 18

Semester 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MHN-311 Mental Health Nursing 6(3-3-0)
STAT-312 Introduction to Biostatics 3(2.5-0-0.5)
PSY-313 Behavioral Psychology 3(3-0-0)
EP-314 Epidemiology 2(2-0-0)
ENG-315 English-VI 2(2-0-0)
CHS-316 Culture, Health and Society 2(2-0-0)
  Credit Hours 18

Semester 7

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
NURS-401 Critical Care Nursing 7(2.5-4-0.5)
NURS-402 Introduction to Nursing Theories 2(2-0-0)
NURS-403 Leadership and Management in Nursing 3(2-1-0)
NURS-404 Nursing Research 3(3-0-0)
ENG-405 English-VII 2(2-0-0)
  Credit Hours 17


Semester 8

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
CHN-411 Community Health Nursing-III 5(2-3-0)
SEM-412 Nursing Seminar / role transition 2(2-0-0)
CLP-413 Clinical Practicum 5(0-4-1)
  Credit Hours 12
  Total Credit Hours: 135