GNM full form is General Nurse and Midwifery. This is a diploma course. Both boys and girls can take this course.
The duration of this course is 3 years and 6 months. At first, the course lasted 3 years but now it has a 6-month internship added.
The course focuses mainly on individuals, families, and the community.
For GNM admission you need to have passed 10th and 12th in any recognized institution. You need to score at least 40% in 12th grade for GNM admission.
The student must have a minimum age limit of 17 years and a maximum of 35 years for this nursing course.
According to the Indian Nursing Council for this course, a student must have passed 12th in physics, chemistry, and biology (PCB). They can do this course.
A child from a different stream can take this course if he or she has scored more than 40% marks in the 12th exam.
Course fees for GNM
In government colleges, the fee is around Rs 75,000 to Rs 1 lakh or in private collages it is around Rs 2 lakh.
1. First-year course
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Health Education
- Community Health Nursing
- Fundamental of Nursing
- First Aid
- Personal and Environmental Hygiene
2. Second-year course
- Medical-Surgical Nursing
- Psychiatric Nursing
3. Third-year course
- Pediatric Nursing
- Advance Community Nursing
- Midwifery and Gynecology
This course requires a student’s theoretical education and practical experience so that the student can give good performance in his/her field of work.
Once the course is completed, the student is required to have an internship of 6 months. In which students are taught ward management, patient care, and clinical nursing.
Jobs can be found in both the private and government sectors and are paid according to their skills and commitments.