GNM Course Details Admission Eligibility Fees 2018-2019

Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery or GNM course is a 3 to 4-year diploma in paramedics. Nursing and Midwifery focuses provision of care to individuals, families and communities.The discipline has been designed to attain, maintain and recover optimal health and quality of life from conception to death. The course can be pursued after successful completion of the 10+2 level of education in the Science stream from a recognized educational Board, with a minimum aggregate score of 40%.GNM nursing course usually involves the compulsory completion of a 6-month internship in the discipline as well. This professional, job-oriented course in education lasts 3 to 4 years, with the duration varying across institutes. The course may also be availed of on part-time basis in certain institutes of the country.

General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) course is an undergraduate Nursing course. It deals with the field of science and covers healthcare profession focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may maintain, attain or recover optimal health and quality of life from conception to death.


The nurse on completion of this course will be able to:

  • Demonstrate competency in providing health care to individual, sick or well, using nursing process.
  • – Assess the nursing need of clients from birth to death.
  • – Plan and carry out appropriate action to meet nursing needs.
  • – Provide effective nursing care for maintaining best possible level of health in all aspects.
  • – Promote self care in people under their care.
  • – Apply problem solving techniques in nursing practice.
  • – Evaluate effectiveness of nursing care
  • Apply knowledge from the humanities, biological and behavioral sciences in functioning as a nurse.
  • Function effectively with members of the health team and community applying the knowledge of human relations and communication skills in her work.
  • Participate as member of the health team in delivery of curative preventive and rehabilitative health care service.
  • Mobilize community resources and their involvement in working with the communities.
  • Demonstrate use of ethical values in their personal and professional life.
  • Demonstrate interest in activities of professional organization.
  • Recognize the need for continuing education for professional development.
  • Demonstrate basic skills in teaching patients and giving nursing care to them.
  • Demonstrate basic skills in administration and leadership while working with other members of health team and community.
  • Assist in research activities.