Diploma (General Nursing and Midwifery) - Stands for Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery. Typically, Diploma (General Nursing and Midwifery) is a 4 year course, Nursing is the art of taking care of sick people and midwifery is a profession that provides assistance to a mother during labour as well as pregnancy. Subjects studied under this degree are Biological Science, Anatomy & Physiology, Microbiology, Behavioral Science, Psychology, Sociology, Fundamentals of Nursing and First Aid.
The requirement for qualified and skilled nurses is increasing throughout the world. Nowadays the corporate are also stepping into this sector, which further makes this career an exciting option. It has been estimated that the demand for nurses will increase up to 6 lakh in the near future, to develop the existing ratio of nurse-patient which is extremely low and disappointing at present.
GNM Nursing Entrance Exams Some of the popular entrance exams for GNM course are as follows:
The employment opportunities in this profession are available in private and government hospitals, industries, orphanages, nursing homes, old age homes, sanatoriums and the armed forces. Indian Red Cross Society, State Nursing Councils, Indian Nursing Council and various other nursing institutions are few other employment areas where one can find jobs.
minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate(10+2)in science.