Shalamar Nursing College

Post-RN Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Post-RN BSN)

(2-year Program)

This program has been designed for the nurses who already have completed Diploma in General Nursing, Diploma in Midwifery (any other Post Basic Specialty in case of Male) and are registered as Nursing Professionals by Pakistan Nursing Council after the completion of at least Matriculation with Science Subjects (or equivalent) in order to acquire the baccalaureate degree with the focus on Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, Health Assessment, Nursing Management and other Nursing Sciences Subjects. The program is fully recognized by The Pakistan Nursing Council and is based on annual examination system conducted by the University of Health Sciences, Lahore. The qualification is added in the PNC Records upon the successful completion of the program; and graduates are preferred in terms of hiring, promotion, assignment of managerial tasks and so on.

Aims & Objectives of the Course:

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

  • Develop innovative skills and solutions to complex health problems from the scientific perspective.
  • Understand and contribute to the community health of the population. This role includes health promotion and disease prevention, as well as the curative and rehabilitative care of individuals and the community.
  • Gain scientific knowledge, develop technical skills and acquire professional attitudes.
  • Function as direct care giver, health educator, administrator, communicator, coordinator and advocate and respond to complex and varying needs.
  • Provide nursing care requiring innovative approaches in a variety of settings in order to assist individuals, families and communities to achieve the highest level of health care possible within the country’s economic capacity.
  • Use logical and critical thinking and to make sound judgments

Program Details



  1. Biochemistry
  2. Microbiology
  3. Nursing Ethics
  4. Health Assessment
  5. Pathophysiology
  6. Advanced Concepts in Critical Care Nursing
  7. Biostatistics
  8. Nursing Research
  9. Principles of Teaching & Learning
  10. English -I
  11. Trends & Issues in Nursing
  1. Mental Health Nursing
  2. Leadership & Management in Nursing
  3. Professional Development
  4. Community Health Nursing
  5. Reproductive Health Nursing
  6. Applied Nutrition
  7. Clinical Practicum
  8. English-II


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