General Nursing & Midwifery (GNM)








3 Years



About the Programme

Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) is a three-year programme aimed to prepare students to work effectively as members of the health team. This job-oriented programme comprises subjects like Nursing Fundamentals Anatomy & Physiology Psychology Biology Sociology and First Aid.
The programme trains students to closely assess the nursing need of the patients monitor the condition of patients provide effective nursing care and assist the doctors in surgical procedures. The students learn to set up medical equipment in operation theatres and adeptly handle patients during emergency situations.

The aspirants are additionally trained to be job-ready by imbibing computer and interpersonal skills which help them in advancing their role. After successful completion of the programme the students are enrolled for an internship that enables them to directly gain hands-on experience in esteemed organisations. Through a culture of patient-first the students are encouraged to possess unique qualities of character and spirit.


SubjectsTheory (hours)Practical (hours)

Bio Sciences

– Anatomy & Physiology.

– Microbiology





Behavioral Sciences

– Psychology

– Sociology





Nursing Foundations

– Fundamentals of Nursing.

– First aid




200 (lab)680(clinic)
(22 weeks)
Community Health Nursing180





8 weeks

-Environmental Hygiene30
– Health Education & Communication Skills40
– Nutrition30
Computer Education1515
Co-curricular activities10



625 (16 wks)1215 (30 wks)
Subjects Theory (hours) Practical (hours)
Medical Surgical Nursing-I 120   800 (20 wks)
Medical Surgical Nursing -II 120
Mental Health Nursing 70 320 (8wks)
Child Health Nursing 70 320 (8wks)
Co-curricular activities 20
  TOTAL 400 (10 weeks) 1440 ( 36 weeks)
Subjects Theory (hours) Practice (hours)
Midwifery &Gynaecological Nursing 140 560 (14 wks)
Community Health Nursing-II 90 160 (4 wks)
Co-curricular 10
  TOTAL 240 hours (6 weeks) 720 hours (18 weeks)
Theory Subjects Theory (hours)
Nursing Education 20
Introduction to Research and statistics 30
Professional Trends & Adjustments. 30
Nursing Administration & Ward Management 40
TOTAL 120 (2 weeks)

Admission Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

  • Both male andfemale candidates are eligible for this course.
  • At the time of admission, the student should be 17 years old (in December of the year of admission).
  • The maximum age limit for eligibility is 35 years.
  • Candidate must be 12th pass from MP Higher secondary board/Rajya open board/CBSE or other equivalent boards recognized by Government.
  • The candidate must produce a certificate of physical and mental health from a registered medical officer.
  • No maternity or abortion leave is permissible during the course. In the event of such an occurrence, the student has to discontinue her course for that particular session.

Eligibility for Examination

  • Candidate should have 80% attendance in theory and 100% attendance in Hospital/community practicals.
  • Candidate should have submitted all assignments.
  • Candidate should have cleared all fees due.

Documents Required

Students are required to enclose the following documents with the Application Form.

  • Mark list - 10th Class
  • Mark list - 12th Class
  • School transfer certificate (TC)
  • Character certificate
  • Domicile certificate
  • Migration certificate (if the candidate is from out of Madhya Pradesh)
  • Medical certificate
  • Samagra ID, Aadhar Card, PAN Card
  • Original Gap Certificate (if applicable)
  • Caste certificate from eligible authority if the student belongs to ST SC OBC. This must be signed by a competent authority
  • Income certificate
  • Address proof
  • Six passport size photographs
  • Two stamp size photographs
  • Affidavit I & II as per format
  • Affidavit of name change (if applicable)


  • No candidate shall be permitted to appear for any part of the exam until he/she completes 80% attendance in theory and 100% attendance in practical (clinical) irrespective of any kind of absence.
  • Absence from college/clinical without prior notice will not be considered as leave and students will be required to make up those days during the summer and winter vacations.


Students are eligible to get a vacation of 15 days in winter and 15 days in summer, in an academic year. No other leave is permissible.

Career Path

  • Staff Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Home Care Nurse
  • Community Health Nurse