mns 2022 exam
Thursday | July 29, 2021

The Indian Military Nursing Service exam (MNS) is a gateway to work as a military nurse in the Indian Army. Hence thousands of aspirants take the MNS exam each year. Below are MNS exam pattern regarding MNS 2022  exam.

MNS 2022 exam is a three-stage process as it includes:

  • – Written test
  • – Interview
  • – Medical examination

MNS 2022 Written exam: 

  • – As per new amendments from 2020 MNS written exam is conducted in online mode instead of the earlier offline mode procedure. Thus it is a computer based Exam (CBE). The Directorate General of Medical Services is the organizing body of MNS exam.
  • The time duration of MNS exam will be 90 minutes.
  • – Furthermore it will be an objective based exam with MCQs from the following subjects: biology, chemistry, physics, general English, general Knowledge and general intelligence. Number of questions will be 150.

MNS 2022 Interview: 

Once the result of written exam is out the selected candidates will have to appear for a Panel interview at the allotted centre which is of 100 marks. Questions in interview range from personal information such as name, family, place of residence etc. to educational qualification and military aptitude. You are often asked questions pertaining to this profession such as: why do you want to join MNS, in what way can you serve Indian Army, what is your long term goal in life, preparation strategy, etc.

MNS 2022 Medical Examination: 

The finishing touch or I should say the last stage to get into MNS is a short medical examination.

MNS 2022 Written Exam Eligibility Criteria:

GenderFemale only
Marital StatusUnmarried/Divorced/Legally separated
Age Limit16 ½ to 24 year’s (as on the first day of the month in which is due to commence)
Educational QualificationPassed/Appearing 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany & Zoology) and English with not less than 50% aggregate marks


Question TypeMCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)
Duration90 minutes (1 Hour, 30 minutes)
MediumEnglish medium
SubjectsGeneral English, Biology, Physics, Chemistry , GK and General Intelligence
Mode of examinationComputer Based Exam (CBE)


ENGLISH50 approx.
BIOLOGY45 approx.
PHYSICS5-8 approx.
CHEMISTRY3-5 approx.
GK45 approx.
REASONING5-10 approx.

MNS 2022 Exam Syllabus:

MNS Written Exam is an objective type of examination conducted in March/April every year, at certain selected centers. Successful candidates called for an interview at selected centers in the month of May/ June each year. Merit listed candidates based on the interview and medical fitness undergo BSc nursing training and granted Permanent and Short Service Commission at a ratio of 60:40 based on their merit.

Check out the MNS 2022 subject-wise topics for the Indian Army MNS Exam:

General EnglishBiologyPhysicsChemistryGeneral KnowledgeGeneral Intelligence
NounThe living WorldProperties of MatterAtomic StructureCountries CapitalCoding & Decoding
Vocabulary TechniquesBiological ClassificationMagnetic Effects of Electric CurrentChemical BondingCountries CurrencyAnalogy & Classification
SynonymsPlant KingdomLaws of Motion & Work, Energy, and PowerOxidation & ReductionAirportsAlphabetical Series /Number Series/ Missing Number
PronounAnimal KingdomSemiconductor Devices and their ApplicationsAcids, Bases & SaltParliaments of WorldOrder & Ranking
Fill In The BlanksMorphology of plantsCurrent ElectricityPeriodic TableRivers & portsDirection & Distance
Spelling TestAnatomy of plantsElectromagnetic Induction and Alternating CurrentSolutionNational ParksClock
VerbCell-The unit of lifeNuclear PhysicsBio-moleculesInventions & InventorsCalendar
Adjective Cell cycle & cell divisionDual Nature of Radiation and Atomic PhysicsChemistry in everyday lifeImportant DaysDecision Making
Jumbled Sentences Transport in plants OpticsProperties of GasesList of Firsts in IndiaStatement & Assumption
Degrees Mineral nutrition Electrostatics RadioactivityIndian ArmyCubes & Dice
Preposition PhotosynthesisSince 2021, Numerical Based questions are also asked in MNS Examination- MiscellaneousIndian NavyBlood Relation
ConjunctionRespiration in plantsIndian Air forceNon-verbal / Mirror Image/ Embedded Figure
AntonymDigestion & AbsorptionDances of India
Tense And Sentence FormationBreathing & Exchange of gasesNuclear Power & Atomic Power Plants
Passive VoiceBody fluids & circulationMonuments of World
Causative VerbsExcretionCabinet Minister
ParticiplesSkeleton SystemConstitution of India
One Word SubstitutionNervous SystemImportant Books
Cloze TestChemical co-ordination & integrationImportant Borders
Conditional SentencesReproduction in OrganismSuperlatives of India
Finite And Non Finite VerbsHuman ReproductionDams of India
SyntaxReproductive healthS. I. Units of Quantity
Idioms And PhrasesPrinciples of inheritance variationSchedules of Const
Sentence Improvement ExerciseMolecular bases of inheritanceSources of Const
Modal VerbsEvolutionTerms Associated to Constitution
InterjectionsHuman Health & DiseasesIndian Battles Sports
ArticlesBiotechnologySuperlatives of World
Direct And Indirect SpeechMicrobes in HumanCensus 2011
EcosystemNo. of Player & Sports
Important Cups
Organizations & HQ
Scientific Instruments&Miscellaneous
Since 2021, History is also asked.


To help candidates know their chances of selection in the MNS recruitment exam, we have provided the cut-off of the MNS exam.

Factors Affecting the MNS Exam

  • – Number of Candidates Appearing in the Exam
  • – Number of Seats Available at Different Colleges
  • – Difficulty Level of the Questions in the Exam
  • – Previous Year Cut-off Marks and Exam Statistics
  • – Process of normalization of 2 shifts


Military Nursing Services (MNS) Exam Previous Year Analysis: 

For a better understanding of the recent exam trends, we have also provided the cut-off marks of the previous year’s exams to help candidates prepare accordingly. The candidates should note that the cut-off score of the MNS exam is increasing every year and one needs to prepare with full concentration to crack the examination. Here, the candidates who are going to appear for the MNS 2022 and forward exam can see and analyze the previous year’s cut-off marks.

YearCut-off Marks

We hope that the above article will help you to understand and analyze the recent exam trends.

Glance at MNS 2022 Recruitment Drive:

Exam NameIndian Army Military Nursing Service Course B.Sc. (Nursing)
Conducting BodyDirectorate General of Medical Services (Army)
Exam TypeNational Level
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Exam ModeOnline
Selection ProcessI- Written Test (Objective Type) Phase ,II- Panel Interview ,III- Medical Test , IV- Merit List
Tentative Vacancies Per Course220 (once in a year) or as notified from time to time
MNS Exam Notification (in Employment News/ leading daily news Paper/ IA website)Dec/Jan 2021
MNS 2022  Exam ConductedMarch / April 2022
MNS 2022 Result DateMay / June 2022
MNS 2022 Interview DateJuly 2022
Application FeeRs.750/-
Training CollegesArmed Forces Medical College, Pune Command Hospital (Eastern Command), KolkataIndian Navy Hospital (INHS) Asvini, Mumbai Army Hospital Research and Referra, New Delhi Command Hospital (Central Command), LucknowCommand Hospital (Air Force), Bangalore
ReservationSC/ST Candidates – 15 SeatsNCC ‘C’ Certificate Holders – 25

Gurkirat Kaur
Personality Development Coach, Defence Career Mentor,
Center Head-Centurion Defence Academy

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