GNM Nursing Course will Stop – Single Entry Level for Nursing


Indian Nursing Council will stop GNM 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 on GNM 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 there 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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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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???

  4. 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.

  5. 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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