GNM Nursing Course will Stop – Single Entry Level for Nursing

Indian Nursing Council will stop GNM Nursing Course Admission from 2021 all over India and will start the Single Entry Level B.Sc Nursing Course. The last admission year for GNM nursing is 2019 and 2020. Know all the details information about Phasing out GNM Training programme from 2021.

GNM Nursing Course

Indian Nursing Council published a notice about the Single Entry Level for Nursing course. According to this notice, from 2021 GNM nursing course will be phased out and there will be only one-course B.Sc Nursing. To ensure the quality of nursing education the Government of India implemented this Policy.

After 12th Board Exam, students can apply for General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) course. This is a 3 years diploma course in nursing. After completing this course students will get Registration form respective Nursing Council and can join in Hospitals.

According to the notice of Indian Nursing Council, the last admission in airport GNM training program will be 2020-2021 academic year. After that, no admission will be made to the GNM program.

Read this article to know more about the Single Entry Level for Nursing – Phasing out of GNM Programme.

Last Admission year for GNM Training

The last admission year for GNM training program will 2020. So students can take admission this year (2019) and next year (2020) also on GNM training program.

Read More, GNM Nursing Course Admission 2019 under WB Health Department.

There is no problem for this year students, who want to take admission on GNM Nursing Training Program. They can easily complete their GNM course without any issues.

Students already admitted GNM Nursing Course

GNM trainees who were admitted on this course will continue their batch till they complete their programme. State Nursing Council will provide them a valid Registration Certificate. Students who are currently studying GNM Course on various Nursing Institutes continue their training without any worry.

GNM Staff Nurse

There is no any clear information from INC about the GNM Staff Nurses, what will be their designation after phasing out in GNM training programme.

We can expect that the Indian Nursing Council can organise any promotional exam for the GNM Staff nurses and promoted them to the B.Sc Staff Nurse.

Single Entry Level for Nursing

After phasing out GNM training program, there will be only one entry-level course for nursing which is B.Sc nursing. Students can take admission on B.Sc nursing course after completing their 12th Board Exam. This is a graduate level course.

Read More, B.Sc Nursing Course Admission 2019 by JENPAUH Exam Application.

This are the details information about single entry level for nursing and phasing out GNM program published by Indian Nursing Council with the notice number 1-5/2018-INC dated 28th February and 14th March 2019. Download this official notification click here.

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60 thoughts on “GNM Nursing Course will Stop – Single Entry Level for Nursing”

  1. Sir,
    I’m Bithisha Das… I pass h.s with 84.8%..I’m a art’s student… Please kindly reply that..
    Can I apply gnm course in next year 2020?? This is very important for me…..

  2. Sir Ami Sagar Dasandi…2019 hs exam e arts theke Ami 89%marks peyechi….Ami general caste…is there any chance to be selected in gnm nursing course?sir or mam please reply…..

  3. What will happen to all the existing nurses who are working in their respective hospitals? Will they be able to apply for any nursing jobs at all? If there are no gnm vacancies then what’s gonna happen to all the gym. Even though some gnm courses are for 3 years some hospitals drag the course for 4 years which is equal to bsc nursing course but a gnm has to have 3 more years of job experience to go for further studies i.e post bsc nursing which is for 3 years. Is that not unfair to all the gnm nurses? Because the amount of work done by a bsc nurse is also done by a gnm nurse when they join the hospital it’s the same work but why the unfairness?

  4. reslected sir i am sudip……i study now 12class so..2020g.n.m admission will take .indian nursing counciling or state nursing counciling..or 2020will stop gn.m admission …..plz sir givei me reply


  6. Sir,ami south 24 pargana thake Asha Das bol6i.. ami H.S a 80.5%no paya6i ami ki gnm a apply kore chance pabo???

  7. Sir ami akriti majumdar ami 2019 hs diye6i.amar arts 68.4% a6e… ami ki gnm course karte parbo? Ami sc candidate……

  8. Hello sir or mam ami sampa dey.2017 h.s deye6i 44.8% sub (bengali English education history sanskrit)ami ki gnm apply krte parb? Pls janaben

  9. Hello sir ami megha das h.s e 85.4 % payechhi .Ami ki wb goverment nursing e aplication korte parbo
    Ami sc cast
    .ar amr age 17+
    Pl reply din

    Khub problem e achhi sir

  10. Sir. Ami Tanushree Maity, ami hs e 85.6%mark payechi. Ami ki WB gnm nursing er jonyo apply korte parbo. Please reply

  11. sir , ami susanta das , ami 2019 er hs e 94% number peachi .ami bengli(88) english(84) geography(92) sanskrit(97) r computer application (96) peachi .bol6i sir ami ki gnm(male) e chance pabo ;r kobe theke apply kora start hobe , sir please help me.

    • Hello susanta, you have a very good percentage on HS. Apply for Male Nursing, you may got chance for admission.

      • sir, bolchi j 105 jon cheler modhe ki sc student ra kom number peleo agei chance pabe na ki puro process tai number er upor nirvor kor6e ? please sir ektu help korben .

    • Sir Ami Arpita Mahato, Ami 2019 e, H.s 61% peyechi ,Ami Bengali te 57, English e 73, geography te 58 , philosophy te 71 education e 50 peyechi, Ami ki gnm (female) e Chance pabo, Ami general hochhi, r Kobe theke from ber hobe? Apply korte ki ki documents lagbe plz ektu janaben

      • Sir my orphan rank is 114 and form no 88540 ,, so , sir can i get a chance for 2nd round seat…..and if my name will not come in the 2nd round seat then i will not get chance anymore or there is some chance for me??? Sir please reply me

        • Hello Baneera, it is very hard to say, you will get chance or not. Because only few seats left for 2nd round counselling. So wait till 9th September for the Counseling result.

  12. 74%mark ache..Ami paini..othocho 60%mark Nye admission peye geche because she is belong to sc cast..there is no chance for general cast students who got 74%..

  13. Sir bol6i 2021 year parjanta gnm nurseing admission neoya ei 2019 year e last admission neoya hobe . Sir please reply me.

  14. Sir Ai year (2019)ki GNM government form tah ber hbe? Ami arts background thake ami ki apply korte korte Parbo?
    Sobai bol6e GNM uthe gache arts der jnno. .
    Plz tell me
    It is very urgent for me. ..

    • Hello Itisha, WB Health GNM Admission application form will publish very soon. Yes you can apply for this course.

  15. Hello sir ami jalpaiguri theke bolchi… 2019 e ami gnm e addmition hobo… 2022 e course complete hobe tokhn ki amra West Bengal e government job pabo… Naki gnm course bondho hoye gale amdr kono value thakbe na… Sir plz ans…

    • Hello Priyanka, after completing the course, you can apply for Govt jobs in West Bengal. There will no problem.

  16. Sir
    Ami Samiran Koley , bankura theke bolchi ami 2019 se GNM A admission hoyechi non gov college .
    ami pass korar por ki abar Bsc nursing korte hobe ki ?

    • Hello Simran, after completing the course you can join to any Govt. or Private Hospital, no need to do B.Sc Course agin.

  17. Good morning sir I am complited GNM nursing in 2010 .their is some information about GNM course complicated staff can change to Bsc nusing .when will be the exam will conduct the nursing council.

    • Hello Sai, till now, there is no any specific information available about this topic. If any info available about this, we will inform you.

  18. Sir ami soma Malik Hooghly district thke bolchi…ami 2017 e hs diachi amr no chilo 80.4%. r amr subject chilo Bengali , English , education , philosophy , sanskrit & 4th subject holo ami ki esi nursing er jonno apply korte prbo..? R jodi esi na pai tahole ki gnm korte prbo..?

    • Hello Soma, all details related for ESI GNM Course admission is mention very easily on our website Click Here to know more about the subjects eligibility.

  19. This year my neice is expecting 90% in HS .She is in OBC category.Will she get chance in GNM in Burdwan Medical college ? Pl give me list of low fees structure of INC /WBNC approved institute in WB,Bangalore,Vizianagaram(AP).

  20. Sir, ami 2018 te HS die6i.amr percentage 6ilo 86.8%… Amr Bengali,English, Mathematics, physics, Chemistry r Biology 6ilo.. Tahole ki ami apply krte parbo.. Please kindly ektu blben sir…

  21. Sir,
    My daughter is a HS student of 2019 and her subject are Bengali, English, Biology, Chemistry, Nutrition and Geography. My question if the best of three subject is Biology, Nutrition and Geography then can she apply ESI GNM Nursing course ?

  22. Sir,
    Ami jalpaiguri theke bolchi, ami gnm nursing training nite chai, ami hs e 83%peyechi. Amar bengali, English, geography, computer, philosophy and political science chilo. Tahole ki ami gnm course er jonno apply korte parbo??

  23. Sir. Ami kolkata theke 2016 e pure science nie passed out with 69.20 %…
    Can I apply for wbnc gnm course in 2019..??

    • Hello Tanisha, WB GNM Nursing Training Course Admission will be done on the basis of your HS percentage, nothing else.

  24. Hello sir i am vandana .i hv done gnm in 2012 and currently working as nursing officer.wants to know that when they are going start that single entry exam for gnm holders.

    • Hello Vandana, there is no any official notification about upgrading the GNM Staff Nurses to B.Sc. But you can expect the process will start after 2021.

  25. Sir ,
    I am Sonali Pal from Bankura.I pass H.S.93.2% marks. Bengali, English, Geography, philosophy and Sanskrit.. Subjects had.Can I apply GNM course in next year 2020???

  26. Sir, ami hs a 88.6% marks peyechi r english ta 4th subject hoye6e. tahole english ta ki must naki best of five hisabe dhora hoi.

  27. Sir,
    Ami purba bardhaman thak bolchi….Ami HS 87.6% peachi…..Amar Beng, Eng, Geog, Education, Sanskrit chilo…..tahole ke Ami apply korte parbo?
    Ata ke dorkar clg?

    • Hello Sumita, wait for the new notification 2019. According to class 10 notification Sanskrit subject was not accepting by the authority for this GNM course on ESI hospital.

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