Diploma in General Nursing & Midwifery (GNM)
Eligibility Criteria

The minimum age for admission shall be 17 years on or before 31st December of the year of the admission. The maximum age limit is 35 years on or before 31st December.

Candidates must be high school or 10+2 class passed or its equivalent. All subject groups are acceptable but science (Physics, chemistry and biology) subjects with aggregate of 40% marks are preferred. Further 5% relaxation is permitted to SC/ST students for the GNM program. Candidates have to be medically fit.

Basis of Selection

All admissions are subject to a qualifying examination and entrance test, including written, interview and aptitude sections.

The written test shall be of one-hour duration and shall contain objective type questions. The test will be based on high school & senior secondary school certificate (10+2) syllabus of physics, chemistry and biology. The test will also include questions on English vocabulary and general knowledge.

Admission Procedure

Applicant placed in the merit list shall be called by the college and given admission in the order of merit.

Scheme Of Examinations

This will be based on the norms and rules of Indian Nursing Council & UP State Medical Faculty, Lucknow (UP). It will be notified and applicable from time to time.


First Year

Subject Hours
Biological science 120
Behavioral science 60
Fundamentals of nursing 215
Community health nursing - I 150
English 30
Total: 575 hours  

Second Year

Subject Hours
Medical surgical nursing - I 140
Medical surgical nursing - II 120
Mental health & psychiatric nursing 70
Computer education 30
Total: 360 hours  

Third Year

Subject Hours
Midwifery and gynecology 120
Community and health nursing - II 100
Pediatric nursing 70
Total: 290 hours  


Subject Hours
Educational methods and media for teaching in practice of nursing 45
Introduction to research 40
Professional trends and adjustment 40
Administration and ward management 45
Health economics 20
Total: 190 hours  

Fee Structure:

Please refer to prospectus.

Additional Fees

Please refer to prospectus.

Duration of the course is three and a half years. The curriculum followed would be as per the guidelines laid down by the Indian Nursing Council and U.P. State Medical Faculty.

Courses of Instruction and Supervised Practice

The Year-wise details are as follows:

First Year:
Sl. Subject Theory
(Class & Lab.)
1. Biological Science (Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology) 120
2. Behavioural Science (Psychology and Sociology) 60
3. Fundamentals of Nursing with First Aid and Personal Hygiene 215
4. Community Health Nursing with Environmental Hygiene Health Education and
Communication Skills, and Nutrition
5. English 30
  Total Hours 575

Second Year:
Sl. Subject Theory
(Class & Lab.)
1. Medical Surgical Nursing I (including Pharmacology) 140
2. Medical Surgical Nursing II (Specialities) 120
3. Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing 70
4. Computer Education 30
  Total Hours 360

Third Year:

Sl. Subject Theory
(Class & Lab.)
1. Midwifery and Gynaecology 120
2. Community Health Nursing II 100
3. Paediatric Nursing 70
  Total Hours 290

Internship Period:

Sl. Subject Theory
(Class & Lab.)
1. Educational Methods and Media for Teaching in Practice of Nursing 45
2. Introduction to Research 40
3. Professional Trends and Adjustment 40
4. Administration and Ward Management 45
5. Health Economics 20
  Total Hours 190

Scheme of Examinations

  • Internal Assessment and Records.
  • The School will assess performance of the students on a regular basis and shall award grades every month based on class participation, performances in written, oral and practical examinations.
  • The passing requirement will be 50% of the total marks in each examination. Only those students who meet the above requirements in the Internal Examinations will be allowed to sit for the External Examinations.

External Examinations

  • The U.P. State Medical Faculty will conduct three examinations of Nursing for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year.

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As per Faculty Guidelines

3. Diploma in Optometry

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As per Faculty Guidelines

4. Diploma in O.T. Technician

First Year Second Year
As per Faculty Guidelines

5. Diploma in Emergency Trauma Care
First Year Second Year
As per Faculty Guidelines

Further the Institute proposes to build well trained nursing staff having good English communication skills. For this the Institute conducts regular English classes spreading over the entire academic period.

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