About GNM (General Nursing & Midwifery)
GNM is a 3.5 years diploma course that comes under the medical field. Those candidates who have completed their 12th boards with PCB stream can choose to pursue this GNM Diploma course.
Under this program, the students would be trained and educated on the process “Disease, wellness and illness management including health promotion” and looking after the dying as a part of becoming a nurse.
Generally, the college fees for GNM diploma varies from INR 20k- 1lakh.
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GMN (General Nursing & Midwifery)2021: Course Details
|Course Duration||3.5 years|
|The minimum score in 12th boards||45%-50%|
|Selection Process||Entrance exams|
|Exams accepted||State or University|
|Course Fees||20k- 1.5 lakh INR|
|Exam type||Semester wise|
|Job Profile||Legal Nurse Consultant, Professor, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Forensic Nurse, Travelling Nurse, etc.|
|Average starting salary||1.5 lakh- 8.5 lakh INR|
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GNM (General Nursing & Midwifery)2021: Eligibility Criteria
- The candidates must be at least 17 years old by 31st December who are planning to take admission this year.
- Candidates should have passed the 12th boards with PCB along with English.
- Candidates need to have a minimum of 45% score in the 12th
- Candidates need to qualify for the entrance exams of respective colleges/ universities.
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GNM (General Nursing & Midwifery) 2021: Admission Process
- Candidates need to appear for the entrance test of their desired universities/ Colleges.
- Admission is done on the basis of merit that will be calculated using the marks scored by the candidates in the entrance exam.
- Counseling sessions would be followed after the entrance exam for the seat allocation.
- Documents Verification.
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GNM (General Nursing & Midwifery)2021: Entrance Exams
|Name of Exams||Application/ Registration Date|
|Gujrat State GNM Exam||June- July|
|Jharkhand GNM Exam||June|
|Bihar GNM Exam||March- April|
|Himachal GNM Exam||July|
|Assam GNM Exam||Feb- March|
|Kerala GNM Exam||Aug- Sept|
|Karnataka GNM Exam||Aug- Sept|
|Meghalaya GNM Exam||May- June|
|Punjab GNM Exam||July- August|
|Manipur GNM Exam||Sept|
|Maharashtra GNM Exam||March- April|
|Odisha GNM Exam||September|
|Sikkim GNM Exam||Sep- October|
|Uttar Pradesh GNM Exam||July- August|
|Rajasthan GNM Exam||Sept- October|
|West Bengal GNM Exam||July- August|
GNM (General Nursing & Midwifery) 2021: Top Colleges
|College Name||Course Fees (INR)|
|Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh||1.2 lakh|
|Maharajah`s Institute of Medical Science, Vizianagaram||51k|
|Government Medical College, Kozhikode||15k|
|TD Medical College, Alappuzha||1.80 lakh|
|RR Nursing Institute||5.70 lakh|
|Bankura Sammilani Medical college, Bankura||1 lakh|
|IRT Perundurai Medical College, Perundurai||50k|
|St. John`s Medical College, Bangalore||16 lakh|
|Baba Farid University of Health Science, Faridkot||60k|
|Christian Medical College (CMC), Ludhiana||2.40 lakh|
|Institute of postgraduate Medical Education and Research (IPGMER), Kolkata||45k|
|Christian Medical College, Vellore||70k|
GNM (General Nursing & Midwifery): Syllabus
First Year Syllabus:
|Fundamentals of Nursing|
|Community Health Nursing I|
Second Year Syllabus
|Medical Surgical Nursing-I|
|Medical Surgical Nursing-II|
|Mental Health Nursing|
|Child Health Nursing|
Third Year Syllabus
|Community Health Nursing-@|
|Co- Curricular Activities|
|Introduction to Research and Statistics|
|Professional Trends and Adjustments|
|Nursing Administration and Ward Management|
Clinical Areas in GNM
|Child health Nursing|
|Medical Surgical Nursing|
|Community Health Nursing|
GNM (General Nursing & Midwifery): Job Profile
- Legal Consultant Nurse
- Teacher- Nursing School
- ICU Nurse
- Staff Nurse
- Home Care Nurse
- Health Care Nurse
- Forensic Nurse
- Community Health Nurse
- Senior- Nurse Educator
- Certified Nursing Assistant
Top Recruiters for GNM Nursing Graduates
- Fortis Healthcare
- Medanta medicity
- Apollo Hospitals Enterprises
- Max Hospital
- Global Hospital
- Wockhardt Hospitals
- Columbia Asia Hospitals
- Manipal Hospital
GNM (General Nursing & Midwifery): Job Sectors
|All types of hospitals and nursing|
|Educational institutions and industries|
|The Indian Red Cross Society|
|Special centres such as orphanage|
|The armed forces|
|Various Nursing Schools and Associations|
|Indian Nursing Council and various State Nursing Councils|
|Old age homes|
GNM: Top Private Colleges
|College Name||Course fee (INR)|
|Noida International University||82k|
|HML Group of Institutions||75k|
|National Institute of Management and Technology||71k|
|Institute of Paramedical Technology||34k|
|Hind Institute of Medical Science||54k|
GNM (General Nursing & Midwifery): Colleges in Abroad
|QS Nursing Rank 2021||College Name||Country||GNMCourse Fee in INR|
|1||University of Pennsylvania||USA||40,62,000|
|2||King`s College London||U.K.||24,55,000|
|3||John Hopkins University||USA||45,55,000|
|4||University of Washington||USA||26,32,411|
|5||University of Southampton||U.K.||20,00,000|
|7||University of Technology Sydney||Australia||19,65,000|
|8||University of Manchester||U.K.||23,35,000|
|9||University of Toronto||Canada||30,00,000|
|10||University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill||USA||27,68,000|
Question 1: Difference between GNM and ANM.
Answer: GNM is a 3.5 years course that comprises overall nursing and midwifery whereas ANM is a 2 years course that focuses on maternal care and nursing in backward areas.
Question 2: Difference between GNM and B. Sc Nursing.
Answer: B.sc Nursing is a 4 years course in which students are taught about assisting doctors in wards, briefing patients, giving first aid whereas ANM consist clinical nursing training and providing first aids.
Question3: Can a student having arts pursue GNM?
Answer: Yes, Of Course.
Question 4: Can a student pursue GNM distance learning?
Answer: Yes, Of course. GNM distance learning from IGNOU.
Question 5: Do GNM application forms delayed due to Covid-19?
Answer: Yes, due to on-going covid-19 uncertainty the dates has been postponed.
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