Diploma in Nursing Admission 2021 - Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Fees, Process, Career

Rahul Raj
Rahul RajPublished On: January 12, 2021

Are you thinking to do a Diploma course in Nursing? Here is the complete information related to Diploma in Nursing admissions such as eligibility, selection process, fees, and list of top Nursing colleges in India offering diploma course.

Diploma in Nursing Admissions

Are you interested in a career in Nursing and you are searching for information on Diploma Nursing Admissions in India 2021? If yes, then this article is for you. Diploma in Nursing is a 3-year full-time diploma level program that helps you build a promising career in the respective field. While the last qualifying marks are considered for admissions in the courses but with the increase in a number of applications have promoted many institutes conduct their own entrance test for admission to Diploma in Nursing. There is a huge demand for Diploma in Nursing professionals in sectors such as Nursing Homes, Medical Writing, Administration, Health Care Centres. Private Hospitals, Public Hospitals, etc.

You will find all the details about Diploma Nursing Admissions in India including eligibility, course fee, selection process, and, top colleges here.

Why Pursue a Diploma in Nursing?

Diploma in Nursing is a great choice for the candidates who are looking out for a head start in the respective field. Diploma in Nursing helps you prepare for the career and enhance your skills. Professionals of this field fulfill the growing demand of resources required in the health sector. Those candidates who are looking forward to taking u higher studies like B.Sc Nursing/ M.Sc Nursing have an added advantage as some colleges offer direct admissions to B.Sc Nursing course for Diploma holders. Those looking forward to taking up an academic career like a Teacher/Professor in Nursing can start with a Diploma in Nursing.

Diploma in Nursing Highlights 2021

The major highlights of Diploma in Nursing Admission are listed below:-


Major Highlights

Level of Course


Duration of the Course

Three years


Semester Wise


Passed in 10+2

Admission Process

Merit Base

Course Fee

Rs 4,000/-to 1,00,000/- (Annually)

Diploma in Nursing Admission Dates 2021

The important dates for the Diploma in Nursing admissions will be updated here shortly. Candidates are advised to stay tuned with CollegeDekho for further updates.



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Diploma in Nursing Eligibility Criteria 2021

In order to take admission in Diploma in Nursing, candidates need to fulfil the following eligibility:

  • Candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent qualification in the relevant stream from a recognised board with a minimum of 55% aggregate.

  • Candidates who have two years of work experience in General Nursing and Midwifery can also apply for a Diploma in Nursing course.

Diploma in Nursing Application Process 2021

The application process for Diploma in Nursing can vary from one college to another. In most colleges, the application form can be filled in both online and offline mode. Applicants must provide all their necessary information, such as personal details, educational qualifications, resident details, etc. when completing the application form. The application process is considered to have been completed after the application fee or processing fee has been paid online or offline via DD / Net Banking / Credit Card / Debit Card.

Documents Required for Diploma in Nursing Admission 2021

The list of documents which are required to submit the application form of Diploma in Nursing is as follows:

  • Class 10th Certificate with its mark sheet

  • Class 12th Certificate with its mark sheet

  • Diploma Certificate (If Applicable)

  • Transfer Certificate

  • Migration Certificate

  • Character certificate

  • Medical Certificate

  • Application Fee Payment receipt

  • Caste Certificate ( If Applicable)

Diploma in Nursing Course Fee 2021

The annual course fee for Diploma in Nursing in Government and Private colleges are mentioned below:-


Minimum Annual Fee

Maximum Annual Fee

Government Colleges

Rs 4,000/-

Rs 50,000/-

Private Colleges

Rs 50,000/-

Rs 5,50,000/-

Diploma in Nursing Career Options

There are some good job opportunities that the candidates can look for after finishing the course. Candidates can apply for jobs in government hospitals, private hospitals, private clinics, health centers, etc. If the candidates pursue higher studies after Diploma in Nursing program, the job opportunities will be even better. Here are some of the job profiles that students can consider after completing the Diploma in Nursing.

Employment Sectors

  • Government Jobs

  • Hospitals

  • Nursing Homes,

  • Medical Writing,

  • Administration,

  • Health Care Centres

  • Schools

Job Profiles

  • Head Nursing Services

  • Nursing In-charge

  • Emergency Nurses

  • Nursing Assistant

  • Infection Control Nurse

  • Teacher

  • Researcher


Rs 2,00,000/- to Rs 5,50,000/- LPA/-

Diploma in Nursing Colleges in India 2021

Some of the Top Diploma in Nursing Colleges in India are listed below. If you want to apply to any of these colleges, fill out our Common Application Form (CAF) and you will be provided an expert assistance. 


College Name





Acharya Institute of Technology


Bangalore, Karnataka

Rs 99,000/-


Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University


Jaipur, Rajasthan

Rs 25,000/-


Sagar Institute of Technology and Management


Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh

Rs 36,200/-


Noida International University


Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh

Rs 40,000/-


Shobhit University


Meerut, Uttar Pradesh)

Rs 35,000/-


Melmaruvathur Adhiparasakthi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research


Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu

Rs 20,000/-


Topiwala National Medical College


Mumbai, Maharashtra



Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research


Puducherry, Pondicherry


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