GNM Admission in India 2021 - Dates, Application, Entrance Exams, Selection, Colleges

Diksha Nautiyal
Diksha NautiyalPublished On: January 18, 2021

Admission to the GNM course for 2021 is conducted on a state-level by many colleges. There are many Nursing colleges that conduct their own admissions as well. Read the full article to know more. 

GNM Admission in India 2021

The admissions to the GNM colleges in India are conducted at institute-level as well as state-level. For some colleges, the admissions are based on entrance exams whereas, some colleges provide merit-based admissions, i.e. candidates performance in 10+2.

If you are looking to get admission to GNM in 2021 but have no idea about where to begin then this article is your easy and complete guide to GNM admissions 2021 including eligibility, selection process, and top colleges in India offering admission to the GNM course.

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State-wise GNM Admissions 2021

Different states in India conduct admissions for the GNM course separately. You can find out state-wise admission information for GNM below.


  • Apart from the state-level GNM admissions mentioned below, there are many colleges that conduct separate admissions for their Nursing courses.

  • A state-level Nursing exam does not necessarily provide admission to every Nursing college in that state.

  • The dates mentioned below are tentative and subject to change as per the conducting authority’s discretion.

State Name

Conducting Authority

Application Dates

Related Links


Directorate for Welfare of Tea and Ex Tea Garden Tribe, Government of Assam


Assam Nursing (B.Sc.) Admissions 2021

Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh Nursing Council


Arunachal Pradesh Nursing (B.Sc.) Admissions 2021

Andhra Pradesh

Directorate of medical education, Government of Andhra Pradesh


Andhra Pradesh Nursing Admissions 2021


Ambedkar Institute of Higher Education, Bihar

March 2021 - April 2021

Bihar Nursing Admissions 2021


Admission Committee for Professional Medical Education Courses, Gujarat

Last Week of June 2021 - July 2021

Gujarat Nursing Admission 2021


Chhattisgarh Directorate Medical Education

October 2021

CG Nursing Entrance Exam 2021

Himachal Pradesh

Directorate of Medical Education and Research, Himachal Pradesh

July 2021

HP Nursing Entrance Exam 2021


Haryana General Nurse and Midwives Council, Haryana




JCECEB (Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board)

June 2021 

All About JCECE 2021 Exam


DME, Kerala

August 2021 to September 2021

Kerala Nursing Admissions 2021


Karnataka State Diploma in Nursing Examination Board, Bengaluru

First Week of August 2021 to September 2021

Nursing Admissions 2021 in Karnataka


Mizoram College of Nursing, Govt. of Mizoram




Department of Health and Family Welfare, Meghalaya

May 2021 to June 2021



Government of Manipur, Medical Directorate, Imphal

September 2021



Maharashtra Nursing Council, Mumbai

March 2021 - April 2021

Maharashtra Nursing 2021 Admissions


Directorate of Nursing, Odisha

September 2021

Nursing Admissions in Odisha 2021


Directorate of Medical and Health Services, Govt. of Rajasthan

September 2021 to October 2021

B.Sc. Nursing Admissions in Rajasthan 2021


Department of Health and Family Welfare Punjab

Fourth Week of July 2021 to August 2021



Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation, Sikkim

September 2021 to the Third Week of October 2021



DME, Govt. of Tripura

July 2021

Tripura Nursing Admissions 2021


DME, Govt. of Telangana

September 2021


Tamil Nadu

DME, Health & Family Welfare Department, Govt. of Tamil Nadu

September 2021

Nursing (B.Sc.) Admissions in Tamil Nadu 2021


Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Uttarakhand Medical Education University

May 2021 to the Second Week of July 2021

Uttarakhand Nursing Exam 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences, Saifai Etawah

July 2021 - August 2021

Nursing Admissions in Uttar Pradesh - CPNET 2021

West Bengal

Govt. of West Bengal (WB), Health and Family Welfare Department

June 2021

WB B.Sc. Nursing Admissions 2021

Also Read: Full List of Nursing Entrance Exams in India

Eligibility for GNM Admissions 202

Entry requirements for the GNM course vary for different colleges. The following are the common criteria for GNM admissions in India.

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

  • Candidates from Science stream with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as compulsory subjects are eligible.

  • Candidates must have completed their Higher Secondary level of education from either the State Board of the intended state or a recognised National board.

  • Candidates who have completed Class 12 from NIOS (National Institute of Open School) or State Open School are also considered eligible.

  • The minimum percentage requirement may vary but one must have scored a minimum of 40 per cent marks in aggregate in the compulsory subjects.

  • Candidate must be over the age of 17 years.

  • The maximum age limit for the admissions is up to 35 years.

How to Apply for GNM Admissions 2021

Check out the steps given below to apply for GNM admissions 2021:

  • The application for the GNM admissions varies depending upon the level of admission.

  • In most cases, be it an institute-level admission or a state-level admission, the application process is completed in an online format.

  • If you are applying for a particular institute, you will have to visit the official website of that college.

  • In the case of state-level admissions, you will have to visit the official website of the entrance exam (if any) or the conducting body.

  • For online application, you will easily get a link to the application portal on the home page of the relevant official websites.

  • Your online application will usually begin with registering to the website and then filling up the application form.

  • Finally, you will have to upload your supporting documents and submit the form after making an application fee payment.

  • For offline application, you may have to collect an application form at the respective college or administrative office of the conducting authority.

  • In some cases of offline application, you can also download an application form from the official website of the respective authorities.

GNM Selection Process 2021

  • Like the application process, the selection process for GNM also varies depending upon the level of admission.

  • In some cases, the selection is done on the basis of an entrance exam whereas in some cases, candidates are selected on the basis of their performance in Class 12 examinations.

  • Candidates are selected through a counselling process which is conducted based on either of the two above-mentioned factors.

  • For state-level counsellings, candidates’ are allocated different colleges depending on their performance. The one with the best performance gets to choose a college among all the available choices.

  • Candidates with low performances are allocated seats at the remaining colleges.

Top GNM Colleges in India

Here is a list of best colleges in India offering the GNM course. You can apply to these colleges without going through a daunting experience by simply filling our Common Application Form (CAF). After filling this form, you will be assigned an expert to guide you through the admission process. You can also try our toll-free number - 1800-572-9877 to avail instant guidance.

GNM Colleges


T. John Group of Institutions, Bangalore

INR 40,000 Per Annum

SEA Group Of Institutions (SEA College), Bangalore


Biyani Group of Colleges (BGC), Jaipur

INR 50,000 Per Annum

P P Savani University, Surat

INR 75,000 Per Annum

IIMT University (IIMTU), Meerut

INR 72,500 Per Annum

G.C.R.G Group of institutions (GCRG), Lucknow


Noida International University - NIU, Greater Noida

INR 80,000 Per Annum

Universal Group of Institutions (UGI), Mohali

INR 70,000 Per Annum

Yamuna Group of Institutions (YGI), Yamunanagar

INR 70,500 Per Annum

Sapphire Group of Institutions (SGI), Indore

INR 65,000 Per Annum

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