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General Nursing & MEdwifery

General Nursing and Midwifery or GNM is a three-year and six-month diploma course designed for aspirants who want to pursue a career in clinical nursing. The programme teaches candidates how to care for individuals who are sick or have been injured in order to help them attain full recovery. Although the curriculum design of the course varies from university to university, GNM courses are designed to prepare the students for the clinical approach of handling patients. The curriculum of some universities includes a six-month internship at the end of the course and the diploma is granted only after the candidates complete this internship.
The GNM course has been designed to enable eligible candidates to address the health needs of the country, community, and individuals.


GNM Nursing career options

GNM Nursing fresher are competent enough to serve at various hospitals and organisations after the completion of the diploma. They can start their career in nursing by joining as a Home Nurse, Health Visitor, Community Health Worker, Basic Health Worker and Rural Health Worker, Aanganwadi and ASHA worker. Below are the other job profiles in which ANM Nursing diploma holders, after attaining substantiate experience, in the field can expect to work as:

  • Forensic Nurse
  • Legal Consulting Nurse
  • Community Health Nurse
  • Teacher – Nursing School
  • ICU Nurse
  • Staff Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Senior – Nurse Educator
  • Home Care Nurse
  • Health Care Nurse