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GNM NURSING COURSE OVERVIEW
GNM Nursing full form is General Nursing and Midwifery, a three-year and six-month diploma course designed for aspirants who want to pursue a career in clinical nursing. The curriculum of some universities includes a six-month mandatory internship at the end of the course and the diploma is granted only after the candidates complete this internship. Candidates who have successfully passed their 12th standard exam in the Science stream can pursue the GNM nursing course. The programme teaches aspirants how to care for individuals who are sick or have been injured in order to help them attain full recovery. Candidates can secure admission into General Nursing and Midwifery programme by appearing for state-level exams such as WBJEE ANM-GNM, Maharashtra GNM, Kerala GNM, etc.
Candidates can complete the GNM course offline by studying in classrooms. Distance learning has a very limited scope since most colleges prefer the in-person teaching route. Renowned colleges and institutes such as Christian Medical College - Vellore, Tamil Nadu, St John's Medical College, Bangalore, Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi, SRM Institute Of Science And Technology - Chennai, Kalinga Institute Of Industrial Technology - Bhubaneswar, etc. offer admission into GNM nursing course. The programme fees range from NR 30,000 to INR 1,00,000. Once candidates complete the GNM studies, they can create a bright future as Clinical Nurse Specialists, Forensic Nurse, Legal Nurse Consultants, Government/ Private Hospital Practitioners, Travelling Nurse, etc. that offer competitive salary packages.