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ANM Admission in India 2022: Dates, Application, Entrance Exams, Selection, Colleges

Rohan TyagiUpdated On: June 17, 2022 01:55 pm IST

Admission to ANM course in India are either conducted on a state-level or separately by different institutes. Read the full article to know all about the entire admission process and know how to apply. 

ANM Admission in India

Auxiliary Nursing and Midwifery (ANM) is a course that comes under the supervision of medical nursing. The duration of the ANM course is 2 years which includes 6 months of the internship. ANM admission in India if for the course that teaches students how to help the entire community of people by providing healthcare. ANM course is important to produce trained and skilled professionals in the field of nursing. Due to the shortage of nurses, the requirement for ANM-certified professionals is gradually increasing.

Admissions to ANM Colleges in India are conducted at the institute level as well as at the state level. For some colleges, admissions are based on entrance exams, while some colleges provide merit-based admissions. If you're interested in taking admission to ANM in 2022 but don't know where to start, this article is for you. In this article, we have discussed all the important information related to ANM admissions 2022 in India which includes eligibility, selection process, and top ANM Colleges in India.

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ANM Admission in India 2022 - Important Dates

Mentioned below is the tentative schedule for ANM Admission 2022.

NOTE: Since the dates may vary for different colleges and states, we have listed down the common admission dates according to the past years' ANM admission dates. However, We advise you to check with the intended college and respective state before beginning with the ANM application process.

EventsDates (tentative)
Application CommencesApril 2022
Application EndsJune-July 2022
Entrance Exam (if any)July - Aug 2022
Result DeclarationJuly - Aug 2022
Counselling BeginsAug - Sep 2022

Eligibility Criteria for ANM Admission 2022

The eligibility requirements for the ANM course are different for different colleges. Following are some of the common eligibility criteria followed by most ANM colleges in India.

  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examinations with English as one of the compulsory subjects.

  • Candidates must have passed from the Science stream with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as their main subjects.

  • Candidates who have passed the Class 12th examination from the National Institute of Open School or State Open School are also considered eligible for ANM admission.

  • The minimum percentage requirement for admission may vary from one college to another, but one must secure at least 40% aggregate marks in both general and compulsory subjects.

  • The minimum age for ANM admission is 17 years and the maximum age of admission is 35 years.

  • Candidates who have passed 10+2 in Health care Science or Vocational stream can also apply.

  • Candidates should be medically fit at the time of admission.

How to Apply for ANM Admission 2022

Check out the steps given below to apply for ANM admission 2022 in India:

  • In most cases, whether it is an institution-level admission or a state-level admission, the application process is filled out in an online format.

  • If you apply for a specific institute, you will need to fill out the application form from the official website of the institute.

  • In the case of state-level admissions, you will need to fill out the application form from the official website of the entrance examination or the conducting body (if there is any).

  • On the homepage of the respective college, you can easily get a link to fill up the application form.

  • In order to fill up the application form, you need to first register yourselves with the institute after that you can fill up the application form.

  • Finally, when completing the application form, you will need to upload your colour photograph, supporting documents, and after that, you will need to submit the application form while paying the application fee mentioned by the institute.

  • If you want to fill up the application form in offline mode, you can download the application form from the official website of the college. In some cases, you need to personally collect the application form from the admission office of the college.

Documents required for ANM Admission 2022

The list of documents which required to be submitted at the time of ANM admission are mentioned below:-

  • Class 12th Certificate and Marksheet

  • Class 10th Certificate and Marksheet

  • Transfer Certificate

  • Migration Certificate

  • Character Certificate

  • Birth certificate 

  • School leaving certificate

  • Id Proof- (Aadhar Card/ Passport/ Voter id/ Pan card)

  • Caste certificate (If you are from OBC/SC/ST category)

  • Family Income Proof (For EWS category students)

  • Extracurricular Certificate

  • 5- Recent Passport Size photograph

NOTE: Candidates are required to carry original documents along with the photocopies at the time of admission for the document verification. 

ANM Selection Process 2022

The selection process for ANM also varies from one college to another depending on the level of admission followed by the college. In some cases, the candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in the Class 12 examinations while in some cases,  the selection is made on the basis of the entrance examination. Based on the candidate’s performance they will be called for the counselling process. In state-level counsellings, candidates’ are allocated seats in different colleges depending on their performance. The one with the best results gets to select a college among all the available options. And as for the candidates with low performances, they are allocated seats at the remaining colleges.

State-wise ANM Admission 2022

Admissions to the ANM course are administered separately in different states in India. The state-wise admission information for ANM can be found below:-

State Name

Conducting Authority

Application Dates

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National Rural Health Mission (NRHM)

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Bihar Staff Selection Commission

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Gujarat Nursing Admission 2022


Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Department Board 


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Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (PEB)

April 2022

Madhya Pradesh ANM Exam 2022


Rajasthan University of Health Sciences


Nursing Admissions in Rajasthan 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Science

July - August 2022

Nursing Admissions in Uttar Pradesh - CPNET 2022


  • In addition to the above-mentioned state-level ANM admissions, there are several colleges that follow their own admission procedure for ANM admissions.

  • A state-level examination does not automatically grant ANM admission to any Nursing college in that state.

Top ANM Colleges in India

Here is a list of best colleges in India that offers ANM course along with their fees:-


ANM Colleges

Annual Fee


Teerthanker Mahaveer University

Rs 62,200/-


Sankalchand Patel University

Rs 41,000/-


IIMT University

Rs 74,000/-


Yamuna Group of Institutions

Rs 68,000/-


Noida International University

Rs 70,000/-


GCRG Group of Institutions

Rs 80,000/-


Parul University

Rs 50,000/-


RP Indraprastha Institute of Technology

Rs 60,000/-


Bhagwant University

Rs 40,750/-


Mansarovar Group Of Institutions

Rs 30,000/-

If you are interested in taking admission in any of the colleges mentioned above, you can apply to these colleges just by filling out our Common Application Form (CAF). After you fill out the form, an admission expert will be appointed to direct you through the whole admission procedure of the college. You can also call on our toll-free number-1800-572-9877 if you have any doubts. You can also leave your question regarding ANM admissions 2022 in the QnA Section of CollegeDekho.

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What is the process of ANM admission?

The process of admission to ANM course varies according to the states and medical institutes. Some of the institutes accept admission on the basis of merit while some of the institutes accept by the entrance test conducted by the respective state government.


What is the fees of ANM course?

The fees vary in every institute for ANM course. Average fees of INR 30,000-40,000/- annually can be taken as a reference for ANM in India.


Is ANM a degree?

An ANM is an Auxiliary Nursing Midwifery Diploma course of two years of duration. It is, however, cannot be considered a degree.


Is Neet mandatory for ANM admission?

No. ANM is a nursing diploma course that is governed by the respective government of every state. On the other side, NEET is a national-level entrance exam for all UG and PG medical courses that is conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency).


What is the maximum age to apply for ANM?

As per the latest guidelines of the states, the maximum age to apply for ANM course is 35 years for any candidate.


What is the age limit to apply for ANM?

ANM is a professional nursing course that trains an individual in various fields of nursing. The minimum age to apply for ANM in 2022 in any of the institutions is 17 years completed on or before 31st December.


What can I do after ANM?

A number of professional careers can be opted for after completing ANM. An ANM diploma holder can apply for government jobs like Primary health worker, Community Health Worker, Health Visitor, Rural Health Worker, etc. Private medical institutions also hire ANM professionals as Lab assistants, Medical assistants, Home Nurse, Personal Nurse, etc.


When is ANM exam 2022?

The ANM admission in 2022 is subject to the respective government authority of every state. The exams are conducted by different state authorities separately for their states. Although the ANM admission dates vary according to each state, the recent year trends tell that the applications commence from the month of April each year till June.


What is the syllabus for ANM Admission Entrance exam?

A general understanding of topics of 10+2 subjects including Physics, Chemistry, English, and Biology is enough to prepare for ANM Admission test. A lot of states do not conduct entrance exam for ANM admissions and allot seats on the basis of merit lists.


What is the duration of an ANM course in India?

An ANM or Auxiliary Nursing Midwifery is a diploma that focuses in practical nursing in medical institutes and is of 2 years. The total time to complete the course may be extended till 3 years in some institutes.


What are the subjects in ANM?

ANM is a diploma that trains the students in Nursing with expertise in General nursing, Home nursing, Infectious disease control, Medical Hospitality, Primary Healthcare, First Aid, etc.


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