Regional Institute of Paramedical and Nursing Sciences


The Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Degree programme was first introduced at the Institute in the year 1996 to become the first nursing college in the state of Mizoram. The course prepares the students to contribute to the development of nursing science through clinical and theory classes, which is based on scientific principles. During the course of B.Sc (Nursing) at RIPANS, students are exposed to a variety of teaching methods all of which are designed to meet the requirement of Indian Nursing Council (INC) and to ensure that the students acquires a sound knowledge and skills in nursing. Objectives The following behavior objectives constitute the component of scholarship, practice, co-operation, collaboration, professionalization, and leadership.

Details about the Programme:
The B.Sc(Nursing) programme is a four year programme and the students have to appear for an examination at the end of each year up to 4th year. They are expected to have clinical experience both in hospitals and community settings. The main activities are as follows:-

Lecture: These are designed to provide the student with the fundamentals subjects. Each class is held in the afternoon after clinical exposure in hospitals. Students are strictly expected to attend the class and must have 75% attendance in all the theory subjects.

Clinical Experience:- This provide the student with an opportunity to apply her or his knowledge and develop appropriate practical skills. They are provided in 4 or 5 numbers of students and practice nursing skills under supervision of Clinical Instructors. During clinical experience the students are expected to undertake case study, case presentation on selected patients and give nursing care to the patients under the guidance of nursing teachers. This help to develop skills and offer a platform for the students to participate fully in the learning process. The students must have 100% attendance in practical to be able to appear in the university examination. Time missed from clinical experience must be made up after completion of each year.

Statement of Recognition:- The course was affiliated to NEHU (now Mizoram University) on 21st may, 1998 and recognized by Indian Nursing Council on 5th March, 2001. Following this recognition, the students can register themselves in the State Nursing Council and practice Nursing anywhere in the country.

Admission Requirement :
  • The minimum age requirement is 17 years
  • The minimum qualification requirement shall be 10+2 of Hiher Secondary Examination or its equivalent with 50% or more aggregate in English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. There is relaxation of 5% marks in case of ST/SC.
Method of Selection :-

The method of selection for admission of B.Sc (N) will depend on all the concerned states in the North East States as per seat allotment in the Institute. Each State of North Eastern Region is allotted 3 seats where as the Mizoram State is allotted 12 seats being host State which all together total of 33 seats per year.

Board of Under Graduates studies:

The Vice Chancellor of Mizoram University has constituted a Board of Undergraduate Studies in B.Sc (N) programme with the prominent members in the field for a period of three (3) years. The Principal is appointed for BOG as one of the members of Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences and NEHU Shillong.

Year No. of Students
1 42
2 37
3 26
4 36
The Governing Body has been constituted with the following members:- Chairman: Commissioner, Health, Govt. of Mizoram Member Secretary: Director, RIPANS (NEC) Members:
  1. Principal, B.Sc (Nursing)
  2. Registrar, Mizoram Nursing Council
  3. Medical Superintendent, Civil Hospital, Aizawl
  4. Mizoram University Representative
  5. Academic Representative, RIPANS
State Wise Admission :- Year A.P. Assam Manipur Meghalaya Mizoram Nagaland Sikkim Tripura Total
1 1996 2 - 6 - 19 - - 3 27
2 1997 2 1 9 5 12 2 - 6 37
3 1998 2 3 11 5 10 2 - 1 34
4 1999 3 3 4 3 12 3 - 3 31
5 2000 3 4 7 3 11 3 - 3 34
TOTAL 12 11 37 16 64 10 - 16 163
Result of final year B.Sc.(N):-
Year No. of Candidates No. of Passed Out Result % Division
Distinction 1 Div 2 Div
2000 (1996 batch) 16 16 100 - 14 2
2001 (1997 batch) 25 25 100 - 24 1
2001 (1997 batch) 29 29 100 - 24 5
TOTAL 70 70 62 8
Remarks :-
The passed out students are absorbed in various Hospitals like AIIMS. Escort Heart Institute and research Centre – New Delhi, B.M. Birla Hospital – Kolkata, GNRCH – Guwahati, State Services, Mission fields and abroad.
Faculty Position of B.Sc(N) course Nursing Faculty :-

Sl.No Name Designation Academic Degree Subject offered
1 Ms. Lalfamkimi Principal M.Sc(N) Gynae & Obstetrics
2 Mrs. C.Lalramdini Vice Principal M.Sc(N) Com. Health Nursing