Career Prospects:

  • Staff nurse
  • Home nurse
  • Health visitor
  • Community health worker
  • Clinical Nurse specialist
  • Legal Nurse consultant
  • Forensic Nursing
  • Certified Nursing assistant

Employment Areas:

An aspired GNM graduate can be employable at the following areas,

  • Rural Health Centres
  • Government Hospitals
  • NGO’s
  • Old Age Homes
  • Government Health Schemes
  • Community Health Centres
  • Government Dispensaries
  • Nursing Homes
  • Private Hospitals/ Clinics

About the Course:

The General Nursing and Midwifery course is a 3-year program offered in Padmashree School of Nursing, with inbuilt of six month internship within the curriculum. Examinations are held annually. Students will gain clinical experience in various hospitals and community settings under the guidance of teachers.

Attainment of optimum health is the desire of every individual. Health of the people is an index of the level of development of a country. The achievement of a country in preventing diseases and promoting health depends upon the contribution of all members of the health team particularly that of nurses, who form a major group.

Education is the key of all the progress and achievement. Educational preparation of nurses, who contribute primarily towards the health of the community, needs constant attention keeping in mind the changing health needs of the society. In the light of the changing educational system of the country, the course in General nursing has been re-organized into a three years programme.

Affiliations & Accreditation:

Accreditation Diploma in General Nursing & Midwifery
G.O AKUKA 178 MME 2003 Dated:12.12.2003
INC 18-15/1156-INC Dated: 20.05.2004
KNC KNC/133/07 Dated:07.06.07


3 years


It’s a trendy course that majority diploma holders can get lots of opportunity at government setup.


Refer the admission section for eligibility and admission procedure.


• Biological Science (Anatomy & Physiology & Microbiology)
• Behavioral Science (Psychology & Sociology)
• Nursing Foundation
• Community Health Nursing – I
• English
• Computer Science

• Medical Surgical Nursing – I (Includes Pharmacology)
• Medical Surgical Nursing – II
• Mental Health Nursing
• Child Health Nursing

• Midwifery and Gynecology
• Community Health Nursing- II
Internship Period
• Introduction to Research and Statistics
• Professional Trends and Adjustments
• Nursing Education
• Nursing Administration & Ward management