Best Books for Nursing Officer Exams, Get Full Details

Best Books for Nursing Officer Exams- Tips for AIIMS, JIPMER, NIMHANS, PGIMER Exams

Probably the above headline is the first question that arise, whenever we start to prepare for the AIIMS Nursing Officer Examinations. Nursing in India has big scope either in the Government Sector or Private one.

Every year Central Government of India recruits more than 4000 Nurses, which no one will believe. Yes, I am saying the truth. You can take list of Nursing Recruitment in Educational Institutions Like AIIMS, JIPMER, ESI, RRB and also in Maharatna companies like ONGC, SAIL and Some Miniratna Companies to believe it.

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All India Institute of Medical Sciences are dream places for Nurses to work. The Working Environment in AIIMS Institutions are fantastic to compare with others. Also AIIMS institutions conduct bulk recruitment of Nurses every year.
AIIMS recruit Nurses through Written Competitive Examination. Questions paper will contain questions from Nursing and from general knowledge aspects. The questions are multiple choice one mark questions. So Many Nurses start to prepare with poor Question Bank Books. That is a worst idea. Because, Nursing is not just a history subject to memorize and present it in the exam.
In Nursing, you have to be clinically skillful to meet the patient care. That clinical skill comes from your subject knowledge and your experience while applying the subject knowledge. Both subject and Clinical knowledge are very essential to pass the AIIMS Nursing Officer exam. To gain it, you need to prepare with Standard Text Books. But not with some bad local guide books or question bank books.

Question bank book will never be helpful to you. Because they choose direct lines of text book to frame the questions rather than framing a questions in clinical aspects. So it is very important make yourself stronger in the theory (subject) and clinical knowledge.

The following are Best Books for Nursing Officer Exams preparation Books as per successful Candidate’s Experience.

First Let us See which text books are best each Nursing Subjects

  • Medical Surgical Nursing- Lewis
  • Child Health Nursing- Parul Datta
  • Maternal Health Nursing- D.C Dutta or Myles
  • Mental Health Nursing- Sreevani
  • Community Health Nursing- K.Park (Small Book, Nursing Edition)

The above are text books which will give you the information in a nutshell. First you have to read these text books for twice at least. Reading all these Books may be seems to be tough at beginning. But When you keep on preparing the subjects, it will become easier and give you more confidence to meet any exams. Your Confidence to meet any Nursing Competitive exams will develop only when you read text books but not the Question Banks.

Text books will be given with real clinical scenarios to understand. Most questions in AIIMS examination will be clinically applied one. So please use text books to prepare.
You may ask whether should i use question bank or not? How do i get idea about questions?
Yes. you can use the question bank. But you should use Nclex Style Question banks. There are some standard Nclex Books for that.
“Saunders Comprehensive Review for Nclex” is a best source for questions.
Many Successful candidates use this book. It will present real clinical questions and make you think applying your theory and clinical knowledge.
Once you have completed reading text books, you should choose Saunders Nclex Book for model questions which you can expect in AIIMS Nursing Exams.
So in conclusion, reading text books for preparations followed by practicing standard question helps you secure your job rather than reading silly question and answer books. That is the story which most successful candidates have behind their victory.
Best of Luck for your examination.
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