Shalamar Nursing College

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Generic BSN)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Generic BSN)

(4-year Program)

Nursing encompasses autonomous and collaborative care of individuals of all ages, families, groups and communities, sick or well and in all settings. Nursing includes the promotion of health, prevention of illness; and the care of ill, disabled and dying people. Advocacy, promotion of a safe environment, research, participation in shaping health policy, health systems management, and education are also key nursing roles.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Generic BSN) is a 4-year program offered after the completion of F.Sc. (Pre-Medical) or equivalent based on Annual System wherein the Professional Examinations are conducted by The University of Health Sciences, Lahore. Shalamar Nursing College is one of the oldest Nursing Colleges in Pakistan offering BSN Program since 2005; which is fully recognized by The Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC) and accepted all around the world.

Aims & Objectives of the Course:

The aims and objectives of the course are to prepare nursing graduates who will:

  • Utilize cognitive, psychomotor and affective abilities derived from the humanities and the natural, behavioral and nursing sciences to provide nursing care to individuals, families, groups, and communities
  • Utilize the nursing: process to deliver safe and effective nursing care for an individual, family, group and community at primary, secondary, and tertiary levels
  • Assess the ability to meet basic needs and to accomplish the activities of daily livings
  • Assume responsibility for implementation of ethical, legal, socio-cultural and professional standards in the provision of nursing care
  • Formulate a nursing diagnosis in relation to basic human
  • Assume responsibility for implementation of ethical, legal, socio-cultural and professional standards in the provision of nursing care
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of health teaching to promote health, maintain well-being and prevent illness in individuals, families, groups and communities
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the role of research in nursing practice and support the research activities of others.

Program Details

Year –I


  1. Anatomy I & II
  2. Physiology I & II
  3. Fundamental of Nursing I & II
  4. Microbiology
  5. Biochemistry
  6. Applied Nutrition
  7. English I & II
  8. Community Health Nursing-I
  9. Islamiat
  10. Pakistan Studies
  11. Computer Skills
  1. Adult Health Nursing I & II
  2. Pathophysiology I & II
  3. Pharmacology I & II
  4. Health Assessment I &II
  5. Developmental Psychology
  6. Nursing Ethics
  7. English III & IV
  8. Mathematics

Year- III


  1. Pediatric Health Nursing
  2. Mental Health Nursing
  3. Behavioral Psychology
  4. Community Health Nursing-II
  5. Epidemiology
  6. Biostatistics
  7. Culture, Health, and Society
  8. English V & VI
  9. Principles of Teaching & Learning
  1. Critical Care Nursing
  2. Leadership & Management in Nursing
  3. Nursing Research
  4. Community Health Nursing-III
  5. Nursing Theories
  6. Nursing Seminars
  7. Clinical Practicum
  8. English VII & VIII


The SNC disburses merit Scholarships to students showing outstanding performance in the examinations held by the University of Health Sciences Lahore. The scholarships shall only be for positions obtained at the University level amongst all the institutions affiliated with the University of Health Sciences Lahore. Scholarships shall be awarded to the students receiving first, second and third positions in the University Examinations amongst all the participating students. Scholarships will be awarded one year and reviewed after the subsequent professional examination.

Student Transfer/Withdrawal Policy

As a matter of policy, students are relieved during the course or the compulsory service. However, suppose any student after admission to POST (RN) & POST BASIC diploma programs decides to withdraw voluntarily from the college before mandatory service. In that case, they compulsory will have to pay the fees for the remaining period of the course a penalty. However, no payment shall be refunded if a student leaves the college one month after commencement of classes.
The credits earned in the parent institution by a student seeking migration into an affiliated/ constituent institution or department of the university shall be equated by the migration/ equivalence committee. The equated credits shall be considered for determining their eligibility to take the year-end university Examination.

Students who wish to transfer to our school from another institution can be accepted with the following conditions:
• NOC from the previous institution within the Punjab province only
• Official transcript of the record of passed subjects taken from 1st to 2nd year
• Payment of required fees to UHS and PNC