MNS SSC 2023 Notification Out - Check All Details

MNS SSC 2023 Notification Out - Check All Details
04-December 2023...........


Military Nursing Services, is a profession that is widely embraced as the archetype of women in the defence forces. Aspiring female candidates from all over the nation chase MNS as a career for empowerment and equal opportunities, breaking stereotypes and reaching new heights to serve as Short Service Commissioned Officers in the Military Nursing Service (MNS). The MNS not only offers a dynamic and fulfilling career in nursing but also provides a unique platform for women to contribute to national security while pursuing their passion for healthcare. Defence Guru brings you this special article where we will explore the new MNS notification about the direct recruitment of nurses up to 35 years of age.



Military nurses are often referred to as the unsung heroes in uniform who play a crucial role in maintaining the health and readiness of the armed forces personnel. This career not only requires standard nursing skills and knowledge but also demands adaptability, resilience, and a profound commitment to serving those who serve their nations. Embarking on a career in military nursing is a unique and honorable path that mingles the principles of healthcare with the demands of military service. If you have been an ambitious and compassionate woman aspiring to carve a remarkable career in nursing while serving your nation, then this MNS notification can turn your dreams into reality.



The Military Nursing Service holds a distinctive position within the armed forces, merging the noble profession of nursing with the disciplined and structured environment of the military. As Short Service Commissioned Officers, women have the opportunity to serve in various military hospitals, field hospitals, and peacekeeping missions, contributing to the health and well-being of the armed forces personnel and their families. MNS is a profession that not only emphasizes the core principles of healthcare but also instills leadership qualities and resilience essential for the military environment. With the new MNS notification out, for direct recruitment, the age restrictions have been updated to be between 25 Dec 1988 and 26 Dec 2002 (Both days inclusive- Candidates must be between 21 and 35 years of age on the date prescribed for the receipt of application). Let us dive into the details of the notification for a more thorough understanding.

The notification quotes that- Applications are invited from female candidates who have passed MSc (Nursing) / PB BSc (Nursing) / BSc (Nursing) for grant of Short Service Commission in the Military Nursing Service.

Nationality - Must be a citizen of India.

Qualification and Registration- Should have passed MSc (Nursing) / PB BSc (Nursing) / BSc (Nursing) from INC recognized University and be a registered Nurse and registered Midwife from a State Nursing Council (The candidate will require to produce original and self-attested copies of mark sheet, passing certificate and valid State Nursing Registration certificate at the time of interview).

Date of Birth – Between 25 Dec 1988 and 26 Dec 2002 (Both days inclusive). (Candidates must be between 21 and 35 years of age on the date prescribed for the receipt of application).

Physical Fitness- Medical fitness will be assessed as per Military Standards by Military Authorities.

Method of Selection- The notification mentions a computer-based test (CBT), interview, and medical examination as the process of selection.


HOW TO APPLY- -is the official webpage of the National Testing Agency where you can check for applications. The detailed information for filling up of the application form, payment of the application fee, admit card and subsequent processing will be available on the same website. The dates for the opening of the online portal for the submission of the application forms for eligible candidates are mentioned from 11 December 2023 to 26 December 2023.



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