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West Bengal GNM/ANM Admissions 2022: Results (Declared), Exam Date, Application, Eligibility, Counselling

Shruti ChatterjeeUpdated On: July 27, 2022 11:24 pm IST

WBJEEB has released the results for GNM and ANM admission 2022. Read this article to get all details regarding the West Bengal GNM/ANM 2022 Admission process, results, counselling and more. 

West Bengal GNM/ANM Admissions 2022: Exam Date, Application, Eligibility, Counselling

​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. Admission to the ANM/GNM course in West Bengal is done on the basis of the entrance exam conducted by WBJEEB. 

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) conducts OMR-based entrance test for ANM and GNM admissions in the state of West Bengal every year. 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 to know all about West Bengal GNM/ANM Admissions 2022. 

West Bengal GNM/ANM Admissions 2022 Highlights

The highlights of the WB ANM/GNM Admissions 2022 are tabulated below:

Parameters

Details

Exam Name

West Bengal GNM/ANM Common Entrance Test

Conducting Body

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB)

Course Name

ANM (Auxiliary Nurse Midwife)

GNM (General Nursing and Midwifery)

Course Type

Diploma

Admission Level

State Level

Mode of Exam

OMR-based

Contact Info.

Website: wbhealth.gov.in

Email ID: wbnursingcouncil@gmail.com

West Bengal GNM/ANM Admissions 2022 Syllabus

The syllabus for West Bengal ANM/GNM Nursing Admission 2022 is based on the curriculum of Classes 11 & 12 under the recognized Board/Council. 

Questions in the Life Science, Physical Science and Mathematics sections will be based on the syllabus of Class 10. Questions on English, Logical Reasoning and General Knowledge will be asked from the syllabus of Class 12. 

West Bengal BSc Nursing 2022 Result

West Bengal BSc Nursing 2022 result is released WBJEEB on 27th July 2022. Candidates who have appeared for the exam can go to the official website i.e. www.wbjeeb.nic.in and use their login details to check the West Bengal ANM GNM results 2022. The Board has also released the rank list of candidates along with the declaration of results. A separate merit list is also declared for female candidates.

West Bengal GNM ANM Full Answer Key 2022

The WBJEEB has released the full answer key for West Bengal GNM and ANM on the official website recently. The appeared students can directly calculate the marks by checking the OMR sheet answer key for West Bengal GNM ANM Entrance Exam 2022.

West Bengal GNM ANM Entrance Exam Answer Key 2022 - Download PDF

Steps to check WB ANM GNM 2022 result

Here are the steps to check the result of WB ANM GNM 2022:

Step 1: Go to the official website for the WB ANM GNM exam i.e. www.wbjeeb.nic.in

Step 2: Click on the 'View/Download Rank Card for ANM (R) & GNM 2022' Tab.

Step 3: Login in with respective application number, password and security pin 

Step 4: Check the results of the West Bengal Auxiliary Nursing and Midwifery and General Nursing and Midwifery exam 

West Bengal BSc Nursing 2022 Counselling

The JENPAS-UG applicants need not undergo a separate counselling process. The authorities will be granting admission to the candidates on the basis of West Bengal GNM and ANM merit list 2022 and marks obtained in the entrance examination. But the Central Selection Committee will conduct a different counselling round for those candidates who have qualified the exam.

Important Dates for ANM/GNM Admissions in West Bengal 2022

The West Bengal ANM/GNM entrance exam this year will be held in two shifts on June 12. The online registration for WB ANM/GNM Admission 2022 began on January 11 and the last date of submission after correction was January 31. Admit cards will be available for download from June 2 till June 12.

The important events and dates related to the West Bengal GNM/ANM Common Entrance Test are mentioned in the table below:

Event

Date

Online Application Process (Closed)

January 11, 2022 (Tuesday) to January 28, 2022 (Friday, till 6:00 PM)

Application Form Correction Window (Closed)

January 29, 2022 (Saturday) to January 31, 2022 (Monday)

Release of WB GNM/ANM 2022 Admit Card

June 2, 2022 (Thursday) to June 12, 2022 (Sunday)

Examination Date

June 12, 2022 (Sunday)

Session I: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Session II: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Publication of Results

27th July 2022

Counselling Round to Begin

To be Announced

*Candidates must note that all dates mentioned above are tentative and are subject to change under extraordinary circumstances

Eligibility Criteria for West Bengal ANM/GNM 2022 Admissions

Aspirants taking the entrance exam for West Bengal GNM/ANM Admissions 2022 must be aware of the eligibility requirements for the intended course. Here is a look at the basic criteria to pursue ANM/GNM nursing course in West Bengal:

Criteria

ANM Nursing Course in West Bengal

GNM Nursing Course in West Bengal

Educational Qualification

Must have completed Class 12 with at least 40% aggregate from the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or any other recognized Council/Board 

Must have completed Class 12 with at least 40% aggregate from the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or any other recognized Council/Board

Age

Must be between 17 years and 27 years of age

Must be between 17 years and 27 years of age

Gender

Only female candidates can apply

Both male and female candidates can apply

Citizenship

Must be a citizen of India with permanent residency of West Bengal for at least 5 years as on the date of application 

Must be a citizen of India with permanent residency of West Bengal for at least 5 years as on the date of application 

Language Proficiency

Must be fluent in writing/reading/expressing Bengali or Nepali

Must be fluent in writing/reading/expressing Bengali or Nepali

West Bengal GNM/ANM Admissions 2022: Application Process (Closed)

The application process for ANM and GNM course admissions in the state of West Bengal is conducted online following these steps:

  • Candidates must first visit the WBJEEB official website and click on the Registration link provided there

  • After registering successfully with User ID and Password, candidates must fill in the online application form with personal details, like Name, DOB, Gender, Identification Type etc. and click on the ‘Submit’ button to proceed to the next page.

  • Next, applicants will need to provide their educational qualification details and submit to move to the next page

  • Next, candidates will have to provide options for their preferred location of the exam centres from the given list

  • After that, applicants will need to upload their scanned Passport sized photograph and signature in the designated space

  • Once done, candidates can view the complete application form before the final submission

  • Next, applicants will have to pay the requisite of INR 400 (for Reserved candidates the payable amount is INR 300) through the online mode

  • After the successful payment of application fees, candidates can view the ‘Confirmation Page’ and download the final application form for future reference

Image Specifications for WB ANM/ GNM 2022 Application

There are certain documents that are indispensable for WB ANM/ GNM 2022 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

PDF

200 KB

Madhyamik (10th) Admit Card

PDF

200 KB

Signature

JPG

20-200KB

Passport Size Photograph

JPG

20-200KB

Download WB GNM/ANM 2022 Admit Card

The admit cards for the upcoming WB GNM/ANM Entrance Exam will be released on the WBJEEB website on June 2. Once accessible, candidates can follow these steps to download their admit cards:

  • Visit the website of WBJEEB
  • Click on the link saying 'Download WB ANM/GNM 2022 Admit Card'
  • Enter your Registration no. and Password to log in
  • View the admit card online
  • Click on the 'Download' button and save it for future reference

Candidates must furnish their respective admit cards on the day of the exam at the venue. Without a valid admit card, candidates will not be allowed to sit for the entrance exam. 

Also Read: WB ANM & GNM 2022 Important Examination Rules

WB GNM/ANM Admissions 2022 Exam Pattern

The exam paper for West Bengal GNM/ANM Admissions 2022 will consist of Multiple Choice Questions in both English and Bengali. The total duration of the paper is 90 minutes. Candidates can refer to the table below to get an idea of the WB ANM/GNM Exam Pattern i.e. the main subjects and section-wise marks distribution:

Subjects

Section I (1 mark for each question)

Section II (2 marks for each question)

Total No. of Questions

Total Marks

No. of Questions

No. of Questions

Life Science

30

10

40

50

Physical Science

15

5

20

25

English

15

-

15

15

Mathematics

10

-

10

10

General Knowledge

10

-

10

10

Logical Reasoning

5

-

5

5

Total

100

115

Also, candidates must keep the following marking scheme in mind when attempting the paper:

For Section I:

  • Only one of the four options is correct

  • Each correct answer will fetch +1 mark

  • Each incorrect answer will fetch -¼ mark

  • No marks will be rewarded for questions left unattempted

  • For any combination of more than one option the said answer will be considered incorrect even if it consists of the correct option, and will earn you -¼ mark

For Section II:

  • One or more option(s) is/are correct

  • All correct options will earn +2 marks only

  • For any combination of answers featuring one or more incorrect options the said answer will be considered incorrect and will not fetch any mark even if one or more of the selected option(s) is/are correct

  • For partially correct answers i.e. when no incorrect options are marked and all correct options are unmarked, the marks rewarded will be calculated as –

Marks Rewarded = 2 x (No. of correct options marked) / (Total no. of actual correct options)

  • No marks will be rewarded for questions left unattempted

How are the ranks awarded in the WB ANM GNM exam 2022?

The WB ANM GNM 2022 result will be published as rank cards which contain all the ranks and scores. A rank list is never published by the board in order to maintain the confidentiality of individual candidates. 

Point to be noted: All candidates who appeared for WB ANM GNM 2022 will have a rank card with scores issued in their name. But every candidate may not be awarded a rank and hence might not be eligible for WB ANM GNM 2022 counselling process. A cutoff score and a cutoff rank are decided by the Board. 

General merit rank

The rank assigned will be in the name and style of GMR or General Merit Rank.

GMR’s sequence will be decided by the marks scored in the exam.

Ranks will be awarded in descending order of the marks score and in case of ties, the tie-breaking rules will be applicable.

Category merit rank

A separate reserved category WB ANM GNM 2022 merit list will be published that will include ranks for categories such as SC Rank, ST rank, OBC-A Rank, OBC- B Rank, PWD ranks, etc. 

Sequencing order for the process of counselling/allotment of seats and admission will be done on the basis of GMR and not category ranks. The category ranks are published only for the sake of information to candidates of the respective categories.

The generation of category ranks depends on the category information provided by the candidates during the online application process. However, these documents undergo verification by the allotted institutes during the counselling stage. Therefore, certificates, documents, and proofs must be valid as on the date of verification, otherwise, any invalid document will lead to category rank cancellation. The candidate will then be considered in the general category. Other candidates' ranks will not undergo any revision. 

West Bengal GNM/ANM 2022 Counselling Process 

Admission to ANM and GNM nursing courses in the various colleges in West Bengal is done purely on the basis of marks and ranks obtained by candidates in the entrance test. WBJEEB will declare the WB ANM/GNM 2022 Result dates and merit list soon after the exam. The top four subjects are chosen to make the merit list. One of these compulsory subjects is English. Candidates who make it to the list are then called for a 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 GNM/ANM Admissions 2022: Document Verification for Counselling

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 Defense Certificate in case of Lady Civil Defense Volunteers

Seat Intake for ANM/GNM Admissions in West Bengal 2022

The total number of seats available for the ANM course in West Bengal is 960 whereas, for GNM, it is 9,117. Of these seats, some are reserved for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC categories while others are allotted to defence volunteers and female candidates. The category-wise seat reservation for admission to GNM or ANM courses in West Bengal is mentioned below in the table. 

Category

Reservation Percentage (%)

ST

6%

SC

22%

PWD

3%

OBC Category A

10%

OBC Category B

7%

Lady Civil Defense Volunteers*

2.5%

Female Candidates from Inmates of Destitute Homes and Orphanages*

2%

*The reservation is available at State Govt. Institutes only

Also Read: WB ANM & GNM Exam Pattern Revised: Check Details on Marking Scheme

Seat Matrix for WB ANM/GNM Admissions 2022

​The conducting body will announce the seat matrix for different colleges offering ANM/GNM admissions 2022 in West Bengal. However, till the updated list is out, candidates can take a look at the previous seat matrix to get a brief picture:

Institution Name

Type

Course

OP

OP – PH 

OA 

OA – PH 

OB

OB – PH 

SC

SC – PH 

ST

ST – PH

EWS

EWS – PH 

Orph

CD

Total

ANM (R) Nursing Training School, Kakdwip SD Hospital

Govt.

ANM

27

2

6

1

4

1

15

0

4

0

6

1

1

2

70

ANM (R) Training School, Barasat MCH

Govt.

ANM

65

4

15

2

10

2

36

1

9

1

15

2

3

5

170

ANM (R) Training School, Diamond Harbour Govt. MCH

Govt.

ANM

43

2

10

1

8

0

23

0

7

0

11

0

2

3

110

ANM (R) Training School, Domkol SSH

Govt.

ANM

20

1

5

0

4

0

10

0

3

0

5

0

1

1

50

NTS, Gandhi Memorial Hospital

Govt.

ANM

20

1

5

0

4

0

10

0

3

0

5

0

1

1

50

Aastha Nursing Institute, Murshidabad

Pvt.

GNM

26

2

6

0

4

0

11

1

4

0

6

0

0

0

60

Anindita Institute of Nursing

Pvt.

GNM

26

1

6

0

4

0

12

1

4

0

6

0

0

0

60

ANM (R) Training School College of Medicine 

Govt. 

GNM

23

1

6

0

4

0

12

1

4

0

6

0

0

0

60

Bardhaman Institute of Nursing

Pvt.

GNM

26

1

6

0

4

0

12

0

4

1

6

0

0

0

60

Desun Nursing School

Pvt.

GNM

27

1

6

0

4

0

11

1

4

0

5

1

0

0

60

​Top Nursing Colleges in West Bengal Offering ANM/GNM Courses

Here is a list featuring the top Nursing colleges offering ANM/GNM courses in West Bengal:

Name of College/Institute

Institute Type

Average Fee Structure

Sister Nivedita University

Private

INR 5.36 Lakhs

School of Nursing - Techno India University

Private

NA

Durgapur Institute of Nursing and Paramedical Sciences

Private

NA

School of Nursing and Medical Technology

Private

INR 50,000

Brainware University

Private

NA

Bankura Sammilani Medical College

Government/Public

NA

Asansol Health District Nursing Training School

Government/Public

NA

Vidyasagar SG Hospital

Government/Public

NA

Howrah District Hospital

Government/Public

NA

Bolpur SD Hospital

Government/Public

NA

You would be surprised to know that to get admission to these top colleges, all you have to do is just fill the Common Application Form. After that, you will have the provision to get an expert counsellor to guide you through the entire process of admission. 

We hope this article has been helpful in providing you with all the information regarding West Bengal GNM/ANM Admissions 2022. For more updates and the latest news, stay tuned to CollegeDekho!

FAQs

What is the total duration of the examination of JENPAS-UG?

The total duration of the examination of JENPAS-UG is 90 minutes or 1 hour 30 minutes. Students need to complete answering the questions within this time period.

Is there any negative marking in the JENPAS-UG examination?

Yes, there is negative marking in the JENPAS-UG examination. Every incorrect answer gets -¼ marked.

How many questions appear in total and what are the marks allotted in total for the JENPAS-UG examination?

A total number of 100 questions appear in the question paper where the total marks allotted is 115 in the West Bengal JENPAS-UG examination.

What type of questions are included in the West Bengal JENPAS-UG exam?

Multiple choice questions (MCQ) questions appear in the West Bengal JENPAS-UG exam.

 

What is the mode of examination in the JENPAS-UG exam?

The West Bengal JENPAS-UG exam takes place in offline mode where students are to answer questions on pen and paper.

What are the subjects which are tested in the WB JENPAS-UG examination?

There are 5 subjects in total - Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English, and Logical Reasoning that are tested in the JENPAS-UG exam. 

 

In how many districts does the JENAPS-UG program get organised?

There are 14 districts which come under various zones for the JENPAS-UG exam.

How many zones are there in the district of Bankura for the JENPAS-UG?

Under the district of Bankura, there are 11 zones for the West Bengal JENPAS-UG.

What important documents are required for WB JENPAS-UG?

There are a number of important documents that need to be submitted along with the application form when applicants are appearing for the WB BSc Nursing 2022 Entrance Exam:

  • Marksheet of classes 10 and 12
  • Migration certificate
  • Transfer certificate
  • Birth certificate
  • Category Certificate
  • School leaving certificate
  • Domicile certificate for those applicable
  • Physical disability certificate issued by the Competent Medical Authority if applicable
  • Recent and coloured passport size photograph

What is JENPAS-UG?

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) conducts the Joint Entrance Test for Nursing, Paramedical and Allied Sciences Undergraduate Exam which is commonly known as JENPAS-UG.

 

How to get admission in GNM nursing in West Bengal?

Aspirants seeking admission to GNM/ANM nursing courses in West Bengal are required to appear for the state-level Common Entrance Test conducted every year by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board.

What is the lower age limit for ANM nursing admission in West Bengal?

The minimum age required of a candidate for admission to ANM courses in West Bengal is 17 years. 

When will WB ANM/GNM Admit card 2022 be released?

The WB ANM/GNM 2022 Admit Card will be available online on the official WBJEEB website on June 2. Candidates will need to login and download the same before June 13.

When is West Bengal ANM & GNM 2022 counselling?

The West Bengal ANM & GNM 2022 Counselling dates are yet to be released. The conducting body i.e. WBJEEB will announce the official dates soon after the results of the entrance test are out.

What are the documents required for ANM nursing admission in West Bengal?

A valid Government ID proof, 12th marksheet and certificate, caste certificate, domicile certificate, and birth certificate are the important documents required at the time of West Bengal ANM & GNM Counselling rounds.

How many ANM nursing seats are allotted for colleges in West Bengal?

Approximately 960 seats have been allotted for West Bengal ANM nursing admission 2022.

How many seats are there in GNM nursing in West Bengal?

Approximately 9,117 seats are expected to be allotted for West Bengal GNM Admission 2022.

Can candidates outside West Bengal get admission in WB ANM & GNM nursing?

Only candidates from the state of West Bengal can appear for the WB ANM & GNM entrance exam. All candidates are required to produce a domicile certificate to prove their eligibility at the time of application form verification.

What is the minimum educational qualification needed for WB ANM Nursing?

All candidates are required to pass 10+2 or equivalent with at least 40% aggregate from a recognized Board/Council to be eligible for WB ANM Nursing Admission 2022.

How to get admission to Government nursing colleges in West Bengal for GNM?

To get admission to Government nursing colleges in West Bengal, one has to take the ANM & GNM entrance exam held annually by the WBJEEB. Following the exam, candidates are shortlisted for counselling based on merit, and finally offered admission to nursing colleges offering the desired course i.e. GNM in the state.

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Diksha Nautiyal, Student / Alumni

Dear student, 

The selection for the GNM course at Gwalior Nursing College (GNC), Gwalior is done on the basis of merit and interview basis. So, your Class XII or ANM examination percentage along with your performance in the interview round will determine whether or not you can get admission. 

If you are interested in getting consultancy from our expert counsellors, you can 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. 

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