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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    UPPSC Staff Nurse
  • Exam Duration
    Preliminary examination- 2 hours Mains examination- 3 hours
  • Exam Frequency
    Once during a year
  • Official Website
  • No. of Papers
    Preliminary examination Mains examination
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    January 21, 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    January 21, ,2022
  • End of Registration Process
    February 21, 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    To be announced
  • Exam Date
    To be announced
  • Result
    To be announced
Eligibilty Criteria

The eligibility criteria for UPPSC Staff Nurse Recruitment Exam 2022 consist of three components:

Age Limit

  • The candidates need to have a minimal age of 21 years and maximum age of 40 years.
  • Candidates with age less than 21 years and more than 40 years are not eligible to apply for the exam.
  • Relaxation in the upper age limit is provided for the candidates belonging to reserved categories.

Age Relaxation

The age relaxation for respective categories is given within the table below:

Category Relaxation
SC, ST, OBC 5 years
Ex-army, Short Service Commissioned Officers, and Emergency Commissioned Officers( for Group B posts) 5 years
Physically Handicapped 15 years

Educational Qualifications

  • Candidates must have completed 10+2 (or) Intermediate examination with minimum pass marks.
  • Candidates must have a Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery or B. Sc in Nursing or Psychiatry Diploma from recognized Institutions and registered with U. P Midwives Council and Nurses.
  • Also, candidates must have a registration certificate as Nurse and Midwives from the UP Midwives Council and Nurses.

Marital Status

Male candidates who have more than one wife(alive) aren’t eligible to apply for the exam.

Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of Preliminary and Mains examination is as follows:

Paper Preliminary Mains
Mode of Exam Offline Offline
Number of Questions 170 9
Type of questions Objective Descriptive
Number of Subjects 3
Duration 2 hours 3 hours

Preliminary Examination Pattern

Subjects Questions Marks
General Knowledge 30 15
General Hindi 20 10
Main subject Nursing 120 60
Total 170 85

Mains Examination Pattern

The Mains examination consists of two parts. This exam is fully descriptive type. Candidates should write answers to questions. The duration of the exam is 3 houINR

Parts Part A Part B
No. Of Questions 5 4
Marks 5 marks each 15 marks each
Maximum Marks 25 60
Total 85

The total marks of both tapers are considered for the selection process. So, students must perform well in both tapeINR The total marks for the Preliminary and Mains examination are 85 and 85 marks. The entire score is calculated for a total of 170 marks.


The syllabus for the preliminary examination is given in the table below:

Subject Syllabus
General knowledge
  • History of India and the Indian National Movement
  • Indian and World Geography- Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and World
  • Indian Polity and Governance, Constitution, Political System, Panchayat Raj & Public Policy, Rights-issues
  • Indian Economy and Social Development
  • Current Events of National and International Importance
  • Indian Agriculture
  • General Science
  • Elementary Mathematics up to class 10th level
General Hindi
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Adjectives
  • One word for many words
  • Similar and Similar words

The syllabus of nursing includes the following topics:

Syllabus Topics
Anatomy and Physiology Skeletal System, Muscular System, Cardio-Vascular System, Respiratory System, Digestive System, Excretory System, Nervous System, Endocrine System, Reproductive System and Sense Organs.
Fundamentals of Nursing Nursing as a profession, Maintenance of therapeutic, Environment, Nursing Process and Nursing Care Plan, Admission and Discharging of a Patient, The Dying Patient, Hygienic needs and Physical needs, Activity and Exercises, Safety needs, Elimination needs, Care and special condition, Meeting nutritional needs, Observation of Patient, Care of Equipment’s, Barrier Nursing, administration of drugs, Recording, and Reporting.
First Aid Meaning and Rules of First Aid Emergency situation such as Fire, Earthquakes, Famines, Fractures, Accident, Poisoning, Drowning, Hemorrhage, Insects bites, Foreign bodies Transportation of the injured, Bandaging and splinting, Immediate and later role of nurse
Medical Surgical Nursing: Role and Responsibilities of Nurse in Medical and Surgical Setting, Care of Surgical patient, Anesthesia, Diseases of Cardiovascular System, Gastro Intestinal System, Genito Urinary System, and Nervous System. Disorder and Diseases of the Respiratory System, Muscular-Skeletal System. Blood Disorder and Blood Transfusion, Endocrine System, Metabolic disorders, deficiency diseases: Hyper and Hypo Secretions, Cysts/Tumors, Diabetes Mellitus, Obesity Gout. The diseases of skin, Ear, Nose and Throat, Diseases and Disorder of Eye, Intensive care Nursing. Common deficiency diseases, Prevalence in India, Early symptoms, prevention and treatment. Communicable Diseases: Virus, Bacteria, Zoonosis and Mosquito
Psychiatric Nursing: Introduction, Community Responsibility, Diagnosis, Management and Role of the Nurse.
Community Health Nursing: Concept, Definition of Community Health, difference between:- Institutional and community health nursing, qualities and function of community health nursing, Aspects of Community Health Nursing, Demography and Family Welfare. Health Team: Composition at Community Health Centre (CHC), Primary Health Centre (PHC); Sub-Centre. Role of Nursing Personnel at Various levels: Male & Female Health Worker, Health Supervisor, Public Health Nurse, Public Health Supervisor, Vital Health Statistics. Health education and Communication skills.
Midwifery and Gynecological Nursing: Introduction and Definition, Normal Pregnancy, Prenatal care, Care and advice regarding diet in pregnancy, ante-natal exercises, Minor disorders of pregnancy and alleviations of discomfort, Diseases associated with pregnancy Normal Delivery Preparation: Normal labor – First stage, Second stage and Third stage of labor, Nursing, Management of Baby and birth, Nursing Management of mother during puerperium, Complication of pregnancy and its management, High risk pregnancy and its management, Labor Complications, Complications of puerperium and its management, Obstetrics operations, Drugs used in Obstetrics, Ethical and legal aspects related to midwifery and Gynecological Nursing, Fertility and Infertility Diseases and disorders of female reproductive system including breasts.
Paediatric Nursing Concept in Child health care and role of Paediatric nurse in child care, The healthy child, The Infant, Disorder of infant, Recognition and Management of congenital anomalies, Breast Feeding, Introduction of Solids, Pre and post Operative care and Preparation of parents for surgery of the infant child. Diseases of Children: Etiology, Signs and Symptoms, medical and surgical management, nursing care, Complication, diet, and drug therapy, prevention and treatment with diseases – Gastro-intestinal system, Respiratory System, Genitourinary System, Cardio Vascular system, Nervous System, Eye and ear, Nutritional Disorder, Communicable diseases, Hematological disorder, Endocrine disorder Child health Emergencies, Psychological disorder problems and the handicapped Child.
Professional Trends and Adjustment: Definition and criteria of Nursing profession, Qualities of a professional nurse, Personal Professional Growth and Continuing Education Career in Nursing, Professional related organizations: International Council of Nurse (ICN), Indian Nursing Council (INC), State Nursing Council, World Health Organization, UNICEF, Trained Nurse Association of India (TNAI), Red Cross Legislation in Nursing.
Microbiology: Scope and usefulness of knowledge of microbiology in Nursing, Classification of Micro-organisms and factors influencing growth, Sources of Infection, Portals of Entry and Exit of microbes, Transmission of infection, Collection of Specimens and Principles to kept in mind while collection specimen, Immunity, Control and destruction of micro-organisms.
Psychology Behaviour: Definition, Scope and importance for Nurses, Psychology of human behavior: Emotions, Attitudes, Frustration and Defense mechanisms, Personality, Intelligence and related Factors, Learning and Observation.
Sociology: Importance of Sociology in Nursing. The Socio-cultural and Economic aspects of the community and their effects in health and illness. The Family: Family as a social institution and basic unit for health service, Basic needs of family, Advantages of Planned parenthood. The Society: Concept of society, Rural, and Urban Society, Social Problems, unmarried mothers, dowry System, drug addiction, alcoholism, delinquency, handicapped, child abuse, domestic violence, women abuse, Social agencies, and remedial measures. Economy: Resources of the country – Natural, occupational, agricultural, industrial, etc. Social Security: Population explosion – its effect on the economy and the need for population control, Budgeting for a family, per capita income, and its impact on health and illness.
Personal Hygiene: Maintenance of Health, Physical Health, and Mental Health.
Environmental Hygiene: Water: Safe & wholesome water, Uses of water, Water pollution, Waterborne disease, and water purification. Air: Air pollution, prevention & Control of Air pollution. Waste: Refuse, Excrete, Sewage, Health hazards of these wastes Collection, removal, and disposal of the wastes, Housing, Noise.
Computer in Nursing: Disk operating systems, Use of computer in Nursing, Internet & Email in Nursing

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