Project Description


Required Documents 

  1. Minimum education eligibility criteria for admission to GNM:
  • 10+2 with English and must have obtained a minimum of 40% at the qualifying examination and English individually from any recognized board. Candidates are also eligible from State Open School recognized by State Government and National Institute of Open School (NIOS) recognized by Central Government. However Science is preferable.
  • 10+2 with English having 40% of marks in vocational ANM course from the school recognized by Indian Nursing Council
  • 10+2 with English having 40% of marks in Vocational Stream-Health care Science from a recognized CBSE board/State/Centre
  • Registered ANM with pass mark.

For foreign nationals

  • The entry qualification equivalency i.e., 12th standard will be obtained by Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi. Institution, State Nursing Council will be responsible to ensure that the qualification and eligibility will be equivalent to what has been prescribed as above
  1. Reservation
  2. For disabled candidates: 3% Disability reservation to be considered with a disability of locomotor to the tune of 40% to 50% of the lower extremity and other eligibility criteria with regard to age and qualification will be same as prescribed for each nursing programme. Note: A committee to be formed consisting of medical officer authorized by medical board of state government and a nursing expert in the panel which may decide whether the candidates have the disability of locomotor of 40% to 50%.
  3. 5% of total marks is relaxed for SC/ST candidates
  4. Any other reservation as per the State Govt.

Note: Reservation shall be applicable within the sanctioned number of the seats by INC and not above it.

  1. Admission of students shall be once in a year.
  2. Students shall be medically fit.
  3. Minimum age for admission will be 17 years. (as on 31st December of that year) The upper age limit is 35 yrs. For ANM/ for LHV, there is no age bar.

 Admission / Selection Committee

This committee should comprise of:

  • Principal/Chairperson
  • Vice-Principal
  • Senior Tutor
  • Chief Nursing Officer or Nursing Superintendent



  1. Anatomy & Physiology
  2. Microbiology
  3. Psychology
  4. Sociology
  5. Fundamentals of Nursing
  6. First aid
  7. Community Health Nursing-I
  8. Environmental Hygiene
  9. Health Education & Communication Skills
  10. Nutrition
  11. English
  12. Computer Education


  1. Medical Surgical Nursing-I
  2. Medical Surgical Nursing -II
  3. Mental Health Nursing
  4. Child Health Nursing


  1. Midwifery & Gynecological
  2. Community Health Nursing-II
  3. Nursing Education
  4. Introduction to Research and statistics
  5. Professional Trends & Adjustments, Nursing Administration & Ward Management


  1. Shall have one regular examination followed by supplementary examination in a year.
  2. If a candidate fail they can be permitted to next year
  3. A candidate can take any number of attempts with a condition that maximum period allowed is 6 years. However all previous papers need to be cleared before appearing in the final examination.
  4. No institution shall submit student average internal marks more than 75% i.e., if 40 students are admitted in a course than the average score of the 40 students shall not exceed 75%. This will not be accepted by the State Nursing Registration Council
  5. Minimum pass marks should be 50% in each of the Theory and practical paper separately.
  6. Minimum pass marks shall be 40% for English only.
  7. Theory and Practical exams for Introduction to Computer to be conducted as School exam and marks to be send to the SNRC/ Board for inclusion in the mark sheet.
  8. A candidate has to pass in theory and practical exam separately in each of the paper.
  9. If a candidate fails in either theory or practical paper he/she has to re-appear for both the papers (Theory and Practical)
  10. Maximum number of candidates for practical examination should not exceed 20 per days.
  11. All practical examination must be held in the respective clinical areas.
  12. One internal and one external examiner should jointly conduct practical examination for each student.

Eligibility for Admission to Examination

A candidate shall be eligible for the admission to the state Council / Board examination if the Principle of the school certificate that:

  1. She / he has completed not less than eleven months of the course
  2. A candidate must have minimum of 80% attendance (irrespective of the kind of absence) in theory and practical in each subject for appearing for examination. The diploma shall not be awarded to the student till she / he has completed the clinical/ field requirements.
  3. A Candidate must secure 50% marks in internal assessment separately in each theory and practical.
  4. The record of practical experience is complete.

(The Principal shall send to the Council / board the internal assessment for each subject, i.e. both theory and practical (S) before the start of the examination along with the examination form).

Diploma Stipend

  • GNM 3rd Year (First 6 months)- Rs. 1000/-
  • GNM 3rd Year (Last 6 months)- Rs. 3000/-