General Nursing & Midwifery

Stream Paramedical
Course Type Degree
Duration 3 Years

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.

 Entrance Exams

GNM Nursing Entrance Exams Some of the popular entrance exams for GNM course are as follows:

  1. AIIMS Nursing Entrance Exam
  2. BHU Nursing Entrance Exam
  3. JIPMER Nursing Entrance Exam
  4. PGIMER Nursing
  5. MGM CET Nursing
  6. IGNOU
  8. RUHS Nursing Entrance Exam

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.

Job type:


  • Cardiac nursing
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Emergency Nursing
  • Gastroenterology Nursing
  • Geriatric Nursing
  • Medical-Surgical
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Occupational Health Nursing
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Public Health
  • Rehabilitation Nursing
  • Telemetry Nursing
  • Urology Nursing
  • Community Health
  • Intensive Care
  • Surgery / Operating Theatre



minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate(10+2)in science.

Entrance Exam - General Nursing & Midwifery
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