GENERAL NURSING & MIDWIFERY (GNM)

GENERAL NURSING & MIDWIFERY (GNM)

  • Approved by Health Department, Government of Jharkhand
  • Recognized by Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi
  • Affiliated to Jharkhand Nurses Registration Council
  • Duration of Course 3 years including internship
  • Medium of Instruction Hindi/ English
  • Eligibility 10+2 class passed or its equivalent preferably with science (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) and English with minimum of 40% aggregate marks (PCBE)
  • Selection Procedure Written Examination and Interview
  • Seats Available 60
  • Age Limit Minimum 17- 35 years

CURRICULUM

Duration
Course duration 3 Years
Weeks available 52 weeks
Vacation 4 weeks
Examination ( including preparatory ) 2 weeks
Available weeks 46 weeks
Hours per week 40 Hours
Hours available per academic year ( 1st & 2nd year) = 1840 (46 wks *40 hours)*2=3680
Hours available for 3rd year (part I) =960 ( 24 wks * 40 hours)
Internship ( part II)
3rd year 2 weeks vacation 2 weeks examination
Total = 5888 hours

Course of Instruction

FIRST YEAR

Subject Theory (hours) Practical (hours)
Bio Sciences
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Microbiology
120
  • 90
  • 30
Behavioral Sciences
  • Physiology
  • Sociology
60
  • 40
  • 20
Nursing Foundation
  • Foundation of Nursing
  • First aid
210
  • 190
  • 20
200 (lab) 680 (lab)
(22 weeks)
Community Health Nursing 180 320
8 WEEKS
CHN-I 80
Environment Hygiene 30
Health Education & Communication Skills 40
Nutrition 30
English 30
Computer Education 15 15
Co-Curricular activities 10
TOTAL 625 (16 weeks) 1215 (30 weeks)
1840

SECOND YEAR

Subject Theory (hours) Practical (hours)
Medical Surgical Nursing-I 120 800 (20 wks)
Medical Surgical Nursing-II 120
Medical Health Nursing 70 320 (8 wks)
Child Health Nursing 70 320 (8 wks)
Co-curricular activities 20
TOTAL 400 (10 weeks) 1440 (36 weeks)
1840

THIRD YEAR Part-I

Subject Theory (hours) Practical (hours)
Midwifery & Gynaecological Nursing 140 560 (14 wks)
Community Health Nursing 90 160 (4 wks)
Co-curricular 10
TOTAL 240 hours (6 weeks) 720 hours (18 weeks)
960

THIRD YEAR Part-II (Integrated supervised Internship)

Subject Theory (hours)
Nusrsing Education 20
Introduction to Research and statistics 30
Professional Trends & Adjustments 30
Nursing Administration &
ward Managment
40
TOTAL 120 (2 weeks)

Clinical Areas Clinical Hours/weeks *
Medical Surgical Nursing 288 (6 wks)
Community Health Nursing 288 (6 wks)
Child Health Nursing 96 (2 wks)
Midwifery and Gynaecological Nursing 384(8 wks)
Mental Health Nursing 96 (2 wks)
TOTAL 1152 (24 weeks)

Night duty should be given in clinical area(s) in rotation
* 43 hours per weeks for clinical and 5 hours per week for theory.
The student posted in the clinical areas should be accompanied by teaching faculty of the school. The same practical must be followed when student are posted fro requisite clinical experience to affiliated Hospital/Agency/Institution. The Nursing teacher must actively participate in supervising, guiding and evaluating student in the hospital wards, health centers and in the community. 1:10 teacher student ration to be maintained during the supervised clinical practice.

SUMMERY OF TOTAL CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Area 1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year-I 3rd Year-II (Internship)
Nursing Foundation 880 (22)
Community Health Nursing 320 (8) 160(4) 288(6)
Medical Surgical Nursing 820(20) 288(6)
Mental Health Nursing 320(8) 96(2)
Child Health Nursing 320-(8) 96(2)
Midwifery and Gynaecological Nursing 560(14) 384(8)
TOTAL 1200 1440 720 1152

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Approval & Recognitions :

  • RECOGNIZED BY: INDIAN NURSING COUNCIL (I.N.C), NEW DELHI
  • AFFILIATED TO: RANCHI UNIVERSITY (R.U.), RANCHI, JHARKHAND and JNRC,RIMS, Ranchi
  • APPROVED BY: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, MEDICAL EDUCATION & FAMILY WELFARE, GOVERNMENT OF JHARKHAND