West Bengal GNM/ ANM Admissions 2020 - Counselling - Ongoing, Mop-up Round (On 14th Oct)

Diksha Nautiyal
Diksha NautiyalPublished On: October 05, 2020

The ANM and GNM admissions in West Bengal are conducted every year through the counselling process on merit-basis. The counselling is conducted by the Dpt. of Health & Family Welfare, West Bengal.

GNM/ ANM Admissions in West Bengal 2020

Latest Updates:

  • 5th Oct 2020: The result for Round 2 admission for WB GNM/ ANM counselling is now out. Candidates can check the result in the following table:
WB GNM Result for Males - 2nd Merit ListWB GNM Result for Females - 2nd Merit List
WB ANM (R) - 2nd Merit List
  • 27th Sep 2020: The seat matrix for Round 2 of WB GNM/ ANM counselling is published (click here to check). Seat allotment for this round will be done on 3rd Oct 2020.
  • 24th Sep 2020: Round 1 counselling for WB GNM/ ANM 2020 admissions has begun. The seat matrix for Round 2 of counselling will be published on 27th Sep 2020.
  • 14th Sep 2020: The conducting authority released a notification stating the updation of the counselling schedule. Check the revised dates.

The Department of Health & Family Welfare, The Govt. of Bengal conducts ANM and GNM admissions in the state of West Bengal every year. Nursing courses have their own student base in India. With an escalation in the demand for well-trained professionals in the healthcare sector, a number of students have started to opt for Nursing courses in India. 

ANM - Auxiliary Nurse Midwife and GNM - General Nursing and Midwifery are both Diploma courses with a duration of 2 years and 3.5 years, respectively. So, if you are also aspiring to pursue either ANM or GNM in West Bengal then dig into the article and get to know all about the admission process. 

West Bengal ANM/ GNM 2020 Admissions - Highlights

Admissions For

ANM and GNM Course

Course Type


Procedure Name

West Bengal ANM and GNM Admissions

Admission Level

State Level

Conducting Authority

The Department of Health & Family Welfare, The Govt. of Bengal

Mode of Application


Contact Info.

Website - wbhealth.gov.in

E-Mail ID - wbnursingcouncil@gmail.com

Tel. No. - +91 (33) 2321 2059

Important Dates for ANM/ GNM Admissions in West Bengal 2020

Mentioned below is the schedule for ANM and GNM admission in West Bengal that you must be aware of. 


Dates (Revised)

Official Notification Releases

27th July 2020

Online Application Commences

28th July 2020

Deadline for Application Form Submission

10th Aug 2020

Deadline for College Choice Filling

12th Aug 2020

Provisional List Publishes

17th Aug 2020

Application Form Correction Window Opens

20th - 22nd Aug 2020

The venue of Provisional Verification Disclosed

25th Aug 2020

Verification and Medical Checkup Date

27th Aug - 4th Sep 2020

Publication of Rank List21st Sep 2020

1st Round of Seat Allotment/ Counselling

24th Sep 2020

First Round of Admission

22nd - 24th Sep 2020

Publication of Seat Matrix for Round 227th Sep 2020

2nd Round of Seat Allotment/ Counselling

3rd Oct 2020

Second Round of Admission

6th - 8th Oct 2020

Publication of Seat Matrix for Mop-up Round10th Oct 2020

Mop Up Round Counselling

14th Oct 2020

Mop-up Round Admissions16th - 17th Oct 2020
Reporting to the Respective Institute2nd Nov 2020

Batches Commence

3rd November 2020

Eligibility Criteria for West Bengal ANM/ GNM 2020 Admissions

It is a must that you meet all the entry requirements for the intended course. We have mentioned the criteria for both the courses below.

ANM/ GNM Eligibility Criteria for 2020 Admissions in West Bengal

Educational Qualifications: You must have completed Class 12 or equivalent level of education from West Bengal State Council of Technical & Vocational Education and Skill Development or West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education.

Minimum Percentage Required: One must have scored a minimum of 40 per cent marks in aggregate as well as in the English language.

Gender: For the ANM course, only female candidates can apply. For the GNM course, both male and female candidates are eligible. 

Minimum Age: 17 years

Maximum Age: 27 years

Citizenship: You must be the Citizen of India with a permanent residency of West Bengal for at least 5 years before the application date. 

Language Fluency: One must be fluent in writing/ reading/ expressing Bengali or Nepali.

How to Apply for ANM/ GNM Admissions in West Bengal 2020

  • The application process for ANM and GNM admissions in the state of West Bengal is completed in online mode. 

  • In order to apply, you will have to visit the official website of The Department of Health & Family Welfare, The Govt. of Bengal.

  • After that, the first step would be registering to the website by entering your personal details. 

  • Then, using your login credentials, you will have to log into the website and begin filling the application form. 

  • After that, you will have to upload the supporting documents and submit the application form. 

  • Do not forget to download the form and keep a hard copy of it for future use. 

  • After the submission, you will be given the provision to fill and lock your choice for institute preferences.

Image Specifications for WB ANM/ GNM 2020 Application

There are certain documents that are indispensable for a WB GNM/ ANM application form. So, while uploading these documents, it is important that you be mindful of the specifications to ensure a successful submission. 

Documents/ Images 

Image Size

Image Format

Class 12 Mark Sheet


200 kb

Adhyamik (10th) Admit Card


200 kb



100 kb

Passport Size Photograph


100 kb

Seat Intake for ANM/ GNM Admissions in West Bengal 2020

The total number of seats available for ANM course in West Bengal is 500 whereas, for GNM, it is 2,692 for female candidates and 125 for male candidates. 

Here’s the full list of GNM seat intake for WB admissions 2020.

Check out the seat intake for ANM admissions in WB for 2020.

Seat Reservation for West Bengal ANM/ GNM 2020 Admissions

The category-wise seat reservation for admission to GNM or ANM courses in West Bengal is mentioned below in the table. 


Reservation Percentage







OBC Category A


OBC Category B


Lady Civil Defence Volunteers* 


Female Candidates from Inmates of Destitute Homes and Orphanages*


*The reservation is available at only State Govt. Institutes

Selection Process for ANM/ GNM Admissions in West Bengal 2020

  • The selection process for GNM/ ANM courses in West Bengal is strictly done on the basis of candidates’ merit in the qualifying examination. 

  • Top four subjects are chosen to make the merit list. One of these compulsory subjects is English. 

  • After all the applications have been submitted, the conducting authority releases a merit list on its official website. 

  • Candidates who make it to the list are then called for document verification/ counselling process. 

  • After that, candidates are allotted seats at institutions as per their preference (provided during application form filling) and their merit.

West Bengal ANM/ GNM 2020 Admissions - Document Verification

At the time of document verification, there are some documents that must be carried along by candidates, it is important that you carry the following original documents as well as their self-attested photocopies.

  • PWD Certificate (if valid)

  • EWS Certificate (if valid)

  • Cast Certificate (for ST/ SC/ OBC students only)

  • Residential Certificate/ Domicile

  • Class 12 Mark Sheet

  • Class 12 Passing Certificate

  • Date of Birth Proof

  • ID Proof

  • Inmate-ship or Orphanage (if applicable)

  •  Civil Defence Certificate in case of Lady Civil Defence Volunteers

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