Narh Bita Nursing College Entry Requirements

Narh Bita Nurses Training College Entry Requirements | Admission Requirements for Narh Bita Nurses Training College, Ghana.

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Are you looking for the entry requirements for Narh Bita Nurses Training College, Ghana? The following is the complete requirements for admission to any Nursing programme at the Narh Bita Nurses Training College, Ghana.

NARH BITA NURSES TRAINING COLLEGE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR NURSING PROGRAMMES

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

(A) Applicants with SSSCE certificates must have total aggregate of twenty-four
(24) or better in six(6) subjects, comprising: A – D in THREE CORE SUBJECTS- i.e. English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science and AT LEAST Credit in  (3) Elective subjects in any of the following:

  • Elective Mathematics         II. Biology          III. Physics       IV. Chemistry

 (B)   Applicants with WASSCE Results must obtain a minimum of six (6) Credit Passes (i.e. A1 –C6) in three (3) Core Subjects i.e. English, Mathematics and Integrated Science., and in  (3) Elective subjects in any of the following:

  • Elective Mathematics         II. Biology          III. Physics       IV. Chemistry

C) MATURE APPLICANTS (EVENING AND WEEKEND)
Must :

  • Be at least 25 years and above at the time of application.
  • Pass an entrance examination to be conducted by the College
  • Pass a selection interview.
  • Have a minimum of three years of relevant work experience.

Mature applicants include:

    • DIPLOMA HOLDERS

Candidates with Diploma certificate in Nursing from recognized institutions with a minimum GPA of 2.50 and a pass in the licensure examination conducted by the Nursing and Midwifery Council will be admitted to third year. (NB: No Entrance Examination)

    • OTHER MATURE CANDIDATES
  • Holders of Diploma in Nursing Education/Administration with a minimum of B+ average. (enter the programme in third year)
  • State Registered Nurses (enter the programme in second year)

Health Assistants, Community, or Enrolled Nurse and non-nurse mature candidates (enter the programme in first year) must obtain a minimum of six (6) Credit Passes (i.e. A1 –C6) in three (3) Core subjects and three (3) Elective subjects in the following options; Science, General Arts, Agriculture Programme and Home Economic with a total aggregate of Thirty Six (36) or better.

    

  • REGISTERED GENERAL NURSING (RGN) (DIPLOMA) Programme:

     Duration: Three (3) years

     ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

  • Applicants with SSSCE certificates must have total aggregate of twenty-four (24) or better in six(6)

subjects, comprising: A – D in all THREE CORE SUBJECTS- i.e. English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science and AT LEAST Credit in  (3) Elective subjects in any of the following options(See Table Below):

  • Applicants with WASSCE Certificates must obtain a minimum of six (6) Credit Passes (i.e. A1 –C6) in

three (3) Core subjects and three (3) Elective subjects (See Table Below) with a total aggregate of Thirty Six (36) or better.

  

Elective Programmes

 

Elective Subjects

 

A

 

Science Option

 

  • Mathematics(Elective)
  • Physics
  • chemistry
  • Biology
 

B

 

General Arts Option

 

  • Literature in English
  • French
  • Ghanaian Language
  • Christian Religious Studies OR Islamic Religious Studies
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Government
  • Mathematics (Elective)
  • General Knowledge in Art
 

C

Agriculture Programme Option 

  • General Agriculture
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics (Elective)
  • French
 

D

 

Home Economic Option

 

  • Management in Living
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Economics
  • Chemistry
  • French
  • General Knowledge in Art
  • POST REGISTERED NURSE ASSISTANT/

COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE MIDWIFERY (CERTIFICATE)
       Duration:  Two (2) years

       ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Qualified Health Assistant or Community Health Nurse
  • Three (3) years post training working experience
  • A testimonial from current employer
  • Have no criminal record
  • Be medically fit certified by qualified Medical Officer

 

  •  REGISTERED NURSE ASSISTANT (CERTIFICATE)

    Duration: Two (2) years.

   ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

  • Applicants with SSSCE certificates must have total aggregate of Thirty (30) or better in

three (3) Core subjects, comprising: A – E in all THREE CORE SUBJECTS- i.e. English, 
            Mathematics and Integrated Science and (A-E) in any three (3) elective subjects.

  • Applicants with WASSCE certificates must have an aggregate score of Forty Eight (48) or better

comprising (A1-E8) in three (3) Core subjects i.e. English, Mathematics and Integrated 
          Science and (A1-E8) in any three elective subjects.

 

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTSHIP (DEGREE)
 
   1.  BSC PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTSHIP (DEGREE)

Duration: Four (4) years

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT
      (A)    Applicants with SSSCE certificate must have aggregate score of twenty-four (24)(A-D) or better in six
subjects, comprising: (3 core subjects, i.e. English, Mathematics and Integrated Science and 3 electives in pure
science, i.e.   Elective Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry

      (B)     Applicants with WASSCE certificate must have aggregate score of Thirty-six (36)(A1-C6) or better in six
subjects,comprising: ((3 core subjects, i.e. English, Mathematics and Integrated Science and 3 electives in pure
science, i.e. Elective Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry)

C) MATURE APPLICANTS (EVENING AND WEEKEND)
 

          •   DIPLOMA IN PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTSHIP (Medical )

Candidates with Diploma certificate in Physician Assistantship from recognized institutions with a minimum GPA of 2.50 and a pass in the licensure examination conducted by the Medical and Dental  Council will be admitted to third year (Level 300).
           (II)   OTHERS
Mature applicants must be qualified Nurses (SRN/RGN) or holders of Bachelor degree in Human Biology. In addition, candidates must have attained the age of 25 years or above with five (5) credits in five (5) GCE “O” Levels or six passes in SSSCE/ WASSCE subjects including English Language ,Mathematics and Science, and must have at least three (3) years working experience in addition to passing an entrance examination and interview. Successful candidates would be admitted into level 200.
 

  • SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES

 

DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY

  • BSC MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY (DEGREE)

 (Accredited by National Accreditation Board, and Affiliated to Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi)

SESSIONS-              1. MORNING (REGULAR)                    2. EVENING                    3.WEEKEND

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

i. Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)
Grade D or better in three (3) core subjects i.e. English Language, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science and three (3) elective subjects namely Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Elective Mathematics.

ii. West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)
Grade C6 or better in three (3) core subjects i.e. English Language, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies and three (3) elective subjects namely Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Elective Mathematics.

iii. General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level
Passes in three (3) subjects (at least, one of the passes should be Grade D or better). Also, the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) in five GCE Ordinary Level subjects including English, Mathematics and a Science subject (for non-science students) and an Arts subject for Science students.

iv. Mature Students’ Entry Requirements

Applicants must have:

  • FIVE (5) credits at the ‘O’ level, including English language and mathematics

OR

  • WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes in THREE relevant Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics

OR

  • Ministry of Health Certificates in Medical Laboratory Technology or Science
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Laboratory Technology with elective science background shall be interviewed and          successful applicants placed in the FIRST YEAR. However, those without elective science background will go through Access Course that encompasses the Six (6) major areas in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English, Mathematics and Integrated Science.

In addition to the above requirements, applicants should:

  • Be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application and must show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of birth date which is at least 5 years old at the time of application.
  • Provide an introductory letter from employer or show any other proof of employment.

V.  Others
Professional Certificate Holders in Medical Laboratory

  • Diploma Certificate Holders

Applicants with Diploma Certificates from a recognised institution will be admitted to level 300 of the programme

  • HND Certificate Holders

Applicants with HND Certificate will be admitted to level 200 after passing an entrance examination.

2. MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY (DIPLOMA)

Duration:  Three (3) years.
   
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

  • Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)

Grade D or better in three (3) core subjects (English Language, Mathematics (Core), Integrated Science or Social Studies) and two (2) elective subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Elective Maths.

  • West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)

Grade C6 or better in three (3) core subjects (English Language, Mathematics (Core), Integrated Science or Social Studies) and two (2) elective subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Elective Maths.

3. MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN (CERTIFICATE)
Duration: Two (2) years.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

  • Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)

Grade E or better in three (3) core subjects (English Language, Mathematics (Core), Integrated Science or Social Studies) and any three (3) elective subjects.

  • West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)

Grade E8 or better in three (3) core subjects (English Language, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science and any three (3) elective subjects.

GENERAL INFORMATION

PLEASE NOTE:

WEST AFRICAN EXAMINATION COUNCIL EQUIVALENTS OF GRADES (WASSCE / SSSCE)

SSSCE

WASSCE

GRADE

INTERPRETATION

A

A1

1

Excellent

B

B2

2

Very Good

C

B3

3

Good

D

C4, C5, C6

4

Credit

E

D7, E8

5

Pass

F

F9

Fail

 

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NOTE:     The lumping together of SSSCE and WASSCE results is NOT accepted.
                  Candidates with SSSCE and WASSCE results will be treated separately for admission 
                  purposes.

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