GNM Nursing Colleges, Diploma Course in General Nursing, GNM Nursing Courses - GNM

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GNM programme is meant to prepare general nurses who can efficiently perform as members of the health team and capable of dealing the competencies in both the hospitals and other such organizations.


  • Minimum and Maximum age for admission will be 17 and 35 years respectively. For ANM/ LHV. There is no age bar.
  • Minimum education:
    • 10+2 class passed or its equivalent preferably with Science (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) subjects with aggregrate of 45% marks.
    • Those who have cleared 10+2 vocational ANM course (revised after 2001) from the School recognized by Indian Nursing Council.
    • ANM training i.e. 10+1 O years training should also have passed +2 or its equivalent examination.
    • Admission of students shall be once in a year.
    • Students shall be medically fit.


    First Year

    • Anatomy & Physiology
      • Anatomy & Physiology
      • Microbiology
    • Behavioral Science
      • Psychology
      • Sociology
    • Fundamentals of Nursing
      • Fundamentals of Nursing
      • First Aid
      • Personal Hygiene
    • Community Health Nursing
      • Community Health Nursing
      • Environmental Hygiene
      • Health Education & Communication skills
      • Nutrition

    Second Year

    • Medical Surgical Nursing I (including Pharmacology)
    • Medical Surgical Nursing II (Specialities)
    • Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing
    • Computer Education

    Third Year

    • Midwifery and Gynaecology
    • Community Health Nursing II
    • Paediatric Nursing


    The Diploma course in General nursing and Midwifery is three years.