Tamil Nadu GNM Admissions 2021- Dates, Application, Eligibility, Selection, Counselling Process

Rahul Raj
Rahul RajPublished On: January 18, 2021

Interested in pursuing GNM in Tamil Nadu? Check out the important information regarding TN GNM Admissions 2021 such as eligibility criteria, application, selection and counselling processes. 

Tamil Nadu GNM Admissions

The Directorate of Medical Education, Tamil Nadu is responsible for GNM admission in Tamil Nadu. GNM is a three-year and six-month diploma course designed for aspirants who wish to pursue a career in Nursing. Admission to the GNM course in Tamil Nadu is done on the basis of merit, i.e. on the basis of last qualifying exam

If you wish to apply for GNM Admissions in Tamil Nadu. The article will provide you with all the details including highlights, important dates, eligibility, selection, and counselling.

All About General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM)

Tamil Nadu GNM Admission Highlights 2021



Conducting Body

Tamil Nadu Nurses And Midwives Council

Application Mode


Official Website



Tel No. – 91-44-4678 6539

Email –  info@tamilnadunursingcouncil.com

Tamil Nadu GNM Admission Dates 2021

The important dates for Tamil Nadu GNM Admissions are as follows:



Availability of Application Form

2nd week of September 2021

Last Date to Submit Application Form

Last week of September 2021

Merit List Release Date

2nd week of October 2021

Counselling Process 


Commencement of Classes


Tamil Nadu GNM Eligibility Criteria 2021 

Candidates must ensure they meet the eligibility criteria for Tamil Nadu GNM admission before filling up the application form.

Academic Qualification

  • Must have passed the HSC examination or Class 12th from a recognised board

  • Candidates belonging to the General category must score at least 40 per cent marks in the HSC or Class 12th examination.

  • The pass percentage for reserved category is 35 per cent.

  • In addition to these candidates must have also studied English, Physics, Biology and Chemistry as their main subjects.


  • At the time of admission, applicants must be at least 17 years old

  • There is upper age limit for GNM Admissions in Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu GNM 2021 Application Form

The step by step process to fill the Tamil Nadu GNM application form is as follows:

  • Visit the official website i.e www.tnmedicalselection.net/
  • Download the Tamil Nadu GNM Application Form and start filling all the details such as personal information, academic details etc.
  • Pay the application fee of Rs 200/- in DD format
  • The DD should be drawn in favour of the “The Registrar, TamilNadu Nurses, and Midwives Council, Chennai” payable at Chennai Branch.

Documents Required for Tamil Nadu GNM Admission 2021

The important documents required at the time of GNM admissions in Tamil Nadu are as follows:

DOB Certificate

Class 10th Marksheet and Certificate

Class 12th Marksheet and Certificate

Residence Certificate

Category Certificate (If Applicable)

Identification  Proof 

( Aadhar Card, Passport, Pan Card, Voter Id etc)

Tamil Nadu GNM Selection Process 2021

  • There is no entrance test being performed for GNM admission in Tamil Nadu. The candidates will be admitted based on the marks they have obtained in the last qualifying examination

  • DME, Tamil Nadu will release a merit list on the basis of the same.

Tamil Nadu GNM Counselling Process 

The final process for TN GNM admission 2021 is the counselling process. Tamil Nadu GNM Nursing Counselling will be done based on the candidates ranking in the merit list. Hence, securing a good percentage of marks in the qualifying examination is very important. The counselling of TN GNM consists mainly of verification of documents and medical check-up. Before going into the counselling round, candidates must note the following points mentioned below:-

  • Tamil Nadu GNM counselling will be conducted in offline mode.

  • On the date and time scheduled, candidates must visit the allotted centre.

  • Candidates must carry all the documents along with the original for the verification purpose

Top GNM Colleges in India 2021

Have a look at some of Top GNM Colleges in India along with their annual course fee:


Colleges Name

Established Date


Approximate Annual Fee


LNCT University,



Rs 40,000/-


Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University,



Rs 50,000/-


KIIT University,





PP Savani University,



Rs 75,000/-


T. John Group of Institutes,



Rs 40,000/-


Sawai Madhopur College of Engineering & Technology,



Rs 50,000/-


Sankalchand Patel University,



Rs 58,000/-


Sri Sukhmani Group of Institutes,



Rs 88,000/-


Yamuna Group of Institutions,



Rs 70,500/-


Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology,




If you wish to apply for admission to one of the above-listed colleges, please fill out our Common application form (CAF). Our education can help you with the admission process. You can also call on our toll-free number 1800-572-9877 for free counselling.

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Can I get admission for GNM yet now?

-saurabh reangUpdated on January 11, 2021 07:49 PM
  • 1 Answer
Diksha Nautiyal, Student / Alumni

Dear student, 

The institute has not updated the schedule for GNM admissions on the official website yet. We advise you to contact the administrative authority to get official details on the same. The contact details can be found on the official portal of the institute. 

For any admission related query, fill out our Common Application Form. Through this, you can get expert assistance from our counsellors. If you still have any doubts or want a detailed discussion with our expert counsellors, you can also try our toll-free student helpline number - 1800-572-9877 to avail instant counselling. 

Good Luck!


Is there any age criteria to learn Diploma in Nursing Care Assistant courses in India?

-Sanjana dharmesh Updated on November 30, 2020 11:07 AM
  • 1 Answer
Rahul Raj, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

The minimum age required to pursue Diploma in Nursing Care Assistant is 16-17 years. Apart from this, there is no age restriction to learn Diploma in Nursing Care Assistant in India.

Here are some of the bestDiploma in Nursing Care Assistant (DNCA) colleges in India that you can have a look at and apply to by simply filling out the Common Application Form.

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राजस्थान में gnm merit list में नाम आने के बाद सरकारी कॉलजों में प्रवेस के लिए पैपर होगा

-manisha nehraUpdated on November 14, 2020 02:54 PM
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Diksha Nautiyal, Student / Alumni

Dear student, 

No, you are not required to appear in an entrance exam after the merit list for GNM admissions in Rajasthan releases. If you want to know more about GNM 2020 Admissions in Rajasthan, Please Click Here!

For admission-related assistance, please fill out our Common Application Form. Our experts will be guiding you throughout the application process to ensure your admission. You can also try our toll-free student helpline number - 1800-572-9877 to avail instant counselling. 

Good Luck!


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