Course, Eligibility, Fees, Exams, Admission
Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (DGNM) is a three-and-half-year undergraduate Nursing course. It prepares the students to assist doctors at hospitals and clinics in taking complete care of the patients’ health.
After you complete the GNM Nursing course, you can register as a nurse or midwife with the State Nurse Registration Council.
GNM Nursing Course Details
GNM Nursing Qualifications and Eligibility Details
The lower age limit for the course is 17 years, and the upper age limit is 30 years. The candidates who aspire to secure admission in the course should score a minimum of 45% marks (40% for the reserved category) in their 10 + 2 examinations with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as their subjects.
Patience, responsibility, and dedication towards work
Alertness of mind and physical fitness
Good communication and observation skills
Hard working nature
GNM Nursing Exam Dates, Results and Counseling 2018
Most of the institutes admit students for Diploma in GNM Nursing on the basis of their scores in 10 + 2 exams; while selective institutes conduct entrance exams for the same. The various entrance exams in 2018 for Diploma for GNM Nursing admissions are:
Adesh University Nursing Admission Test
Conducted By: Adesh University, Bathinda
Registration Opens: 3rd week of July
Examination Dates: To be announced
BHU GNM Entrance exam
Conducted By: Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
Registration Opens: 2nd week of May to 3rd week of June 2018
Examination Dates: 3rd week of July 2018
Uttarakhand Nursing Admission test
Conducted By: HNBUMU University, Uttarakhand
Registration Opens: 2nd week to last week of June 2018
Examination Dates: 2nd week of July 2018
MCD Nursing Admission Test
Conducted By: North Delhi Municipal Corporation
Registration Opens: June 2018 to July 2018
Examination Dates: August 2018
Combined Paramedical and Nursing Entrance Test (CPNET)
Conducted By: Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences
Registration Opens: 1st week of June
Examination Dates: 1st week of July
GNM Nursing Course Fees Structure
The fees structure for GNM Nursing varies from one institute to another. Government colleges provide nursing education at subsidized fees as compared to the private Institutes. Depending on the institute you take admission in, you can expect expenditure of INR 65,000 to 1.15 lakhs per year for your diploma.
Food and Accommodation
Hostel Fees and Accommodation would together cost a student in between 25,000 to 75,000 INR depending upon one’s preference of stay.