NCLEX RN - NATIONAL COUNCIL LICENSURE EXAMINATION to become REGISTERED NURSES in USA, CANADA and AUSTRALIA. NCLEX PN - NATIONAL COUNCIL LICENSURE EXAMINATION to become PRACTICAL NURSE in USA or CANADA
NCLEX RN / NCLEX PN offers domestic and international test centers around the world. Schedule an appointment with pearson vue either online or over the phone
NCLEX RN exam assesses each candidates ability to provide safe, effective and comprehensive care upon entry to practice as a nurse in US. NCLEX RN examination is developed and owned by NCSBN (NATIONAL COUNCIL OF STATE BOARD OF NURSING) NCLEX PN exam is developed and owned by NCSBN (NATIONAL COUNCIL OF STATE BOARD OF NURSING) With a purpose to determine if it is safe to start practice as an entry level practical nurse. It is to protect the public from unsafe ineffective care and each is responsible for regulating the practice of nursing .
45 Days after graduation you can register for NCLEX RN/NCLEX PN. There will be a 90days time limit of application approval for foreign nurses. Apply and register any time...once you do, you can schedule a date that is comfortable for you with pearson vue.
Steps involved in registration
(International students must get a CES report from CGFNS/ IERF /ERES prior application )
Like other standardized tests, the NCLEX exam also is administered by a computer. Computer adaptive test (CAT) determines each candidates level of competence.
Below given table explains NCLEX test plan categories and subcategories with its percentage.
|1.||Safe and effective Care environment|
|a. Management of Care||17-23%||18-24%|
|b. Safety and Infection Control||9-15%||10-16%|
|a. Basic Care and Comfort||6-12%||7-13%|
|b. Pharmacological & Parenteral Therapies||12-18%||10-16%|
|c. Reduction of Risk Potential||9-15%||9-15%|
|d. Physiological Adaptation||11-17%||7-13%|
Also 3 types of alternate format on four option multiple choice questions
NCLEX RN / NCLEX PN
The passing score referred to as a logit.
Logit is a unit that compares each candidates capability to get difficult questions right. So the passing grade of NCLEX RN is 0.00 logit., NCLEX PN is -0.18
NCLEX RN /NCLEX PN
MOCK EXAM (1) 100 100
MOCK EXAM (2) 100 100
ASSESSMENT EXAM (1) 100 100
ASSESSMENT EXAM(2) 100 100
6 hrs/ 5 hrs
Detailed report of scores with categories will be sent to your email / post. Can retake exam After 45 days.
Approx. 45 days after graduation
You cannot take your own paper or writing instruments instead a note board will be provided to you.
NCLEX logit score is 0.00 , NCLEX pn logit score is -0.18
Early preparation practice number of questions on daily basis, detailed topics Preparation, management of stress, self confidence, make a study plan , invest resources, eliminate choices and justify best answer.