Courses Images
Admission Open


  • Length : 3 Years
  • Level : Diploma
  • Category : Nursing
  • Started : 01-09-2020

Course Description

General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) is a three-year programme designed to prepare students to work efficiently as members of the healthcare community. This programme encompasses subjects like Nursing Fundamentals, First Aid, Bio-Science, Behavioural Science, Nutrition and Child Health Nursing among much more. With its Internship Programme in the third year, the programme also trains future health professionals to provide effective nursing care and assist the doctors in surgical procedures, and adeptly handle patients during emergencies.

Eligibility for Admission

  • A candidate should have passed (10+2) or any equivalent examination from any recognized education board and must obtain a minimum of 40% at the qualifying examination and in English individually.
  • Age should not be less than 17 years and not more than 27 years as on 1st Jan of the admission year.
  • Candidate should be of Indian Nationality and should be residing in West Bengal uninterruptedly for at least 5 years.
  • Self-attested photocopies of all relevant certificates are to be submitted along with the application.
  • Vocational courses are not allowed.
  • Payment of Rs. 500 has to be made against an Application Form along with a prospectus from the institute for the GNM course.
  • The eligible candidate has to submit a filled up APPLICATION FORM annexed with the prospectus along with the necessary documents. Please note: Xerox copy of Application Form shall not be accepted.
  • Duly filled up Application Form is to be submitted in the office of the Institute within the prescribed date.
  • Selection will be made on a merit basis as per the marks obtained in (10+2) and Viva-voce.
  • After verification of documents, all candidates must go for a medical check-up to procure a Medical Fitness Certificate from the certified Medical centre. Charges for the test are to be borne by the candidate.
  • The candidates must pay the requisite fees as per the guidelines and join the course immediately. Failing which, the candidature will be treated as cancelled.
  • All the above procedure will be under the guidance of the Selection Committee of the IINR.