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UP GNM Exam 2023

UP GNM Exam: GNM Nursing diploma is offered by various institutes in India and the admissions are facilitated by entrance exams conducted at the State level. Here are the details of the GNM Nursing entrance exams in India. GNM Nursing or the General Nursing Midwifery (GNM) is a diploma course offered by various institutes across States. The exams are conducted at the State level. The details regarding the GNM Nursing entrance exam will be made available on the official websites of the conducting bodies of the respective States. GNM Nursing is a three-and-a-half-year diploma course inclusive of a six-month internship and can be pursued after completing Class 12 with Science, Arts, and Commerce streams (Preferably Science).

UP GNM Exam 2023

Course Level


GNM Full Form

General Nursing and Midwifery

Course Duration

Three and a half years (Inclusive of six-month mandatory internship)

Session Type

Semester System or Year-wise (Depends on Governing Institute/University/conducting Body)


Class 12 with minimum 50% marks in aggregate with science or arts subjects

Admission Process

Based on the performance in the entrance exam

Course Fee

The fee ranges from Rs 20,000 to Rs 1.5 Lakh per annum

Average Starting Salary

Rs 15,000 to Rs 18,000 per month

Notable Recruiters

Indian Red Cross Society, Indian Nursing Council, AIIMS, State Nursing Councils, Medanta Hospital, Apollo Hospitals, Metro Hospital, Fortis Hospital, Orphanage, etc.

Job Profiles

Community Health Nurse, Forensic Nursing, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Legal Nurse Consultant, Madam, In-charge & Helper, Teacher & Junior Lecturer, Travelling Nurse, Medical Data Entry Operator, Emergency Room Nurse & Midwife Nurse, among others.

UP GNM Exam 2023

State-wise GNM Nursing Exams 2023:

Some State Nursing Councils along with the State level Health departments organize the GNM Nursing Entrance Exams. The Indian Nursing Council (INC) which is the supreme governing body of the Nurses has issued detailed eligibility criteria for GNM Nursing and on the basis of the same, the GNM Nursing applications are invited.

As the INC had already laid the guidelines regarding the GNM Nursing eligibility and is common across the States but in few cases, there can be some changes in the eligibility criteria depending upon the reservation criteria the State follows. Below is the list of State-wise GNM Nursing entrance exams and their conducting bodies:

Exam Name

Conducting Body

Andhra Pradesh GNM

Directorate of medical education, Government of Andhra Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh GNM 

Arunachal Pradesh Nursing Council

Assam GNM 

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

Bihar GNM 

Ambedkar Institute of  Higher Education, Patna, Bihar

Chhatisgarh GNM

Chhattisgarh Directorate Medical Education (CGDME)

Gujarat GNM

Admission Committee for Professional Medical Education Courses (ACPMEC), Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Haryana GNM

Haryana General Nurse and Midwives Council, Panchkula, Haryana

Himachal Pradesh (HP) GNM

Directorate of Medical Education and Research, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

IOCL BSc Nursing and GNM 

Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), Assam Oil Division & Assam Oil College of Nursing

Jharkhand GNM/ANM 

Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (JCECEB)

Karnataka GNM 

Karnataka State Diploma in Nursing Examination Board, Bengaluru

Kerala GNM

Directorate of Medicine Education, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala)

Madhya Pradesh GNTST/PNST 

Madhya Pradesh Board of Professional Education or VYAPAM

Maharashtra GNM 

Maharashtra Nursing Council, Mumbai

Manipur GNM 

Government of Manipur, Medical Directorate, Imphal

Meghalaya GNM 

Department of Health & Family Welfare, Meghalaya

Mizoram GNM

Mizoram College of Nursing, Government of Mizoram

Odisha GNM/ANM 

Directorate of Nursing, Odisha

Punjab GNM 

Department of Health and Family Welfare Punjab

Rajasthan GNM 

Government of Rajasthan, Directorate of Medical and Health Services

Sikkim GNM 

Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation, Sikkim

Tamil Nadu (TN) GNM 

Directorate of Medical Education - Health & Family Welfare Department, Government of Tamil Nadu

Telangana GNM 

Directorate of Medical Education, Government of Telangana

Tripura GNM 

Directorate of Medical Education, Government of Tripura

Uttar Pradesh (UP) GNM 

Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences, Saifai Etawah (Uttar Pradesh)

Uttarakhand HNBUMU GNM Admission

Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Uttarakhand Medical Education University (HNBMU)

West Bengal (WB) GNM 

Government of West Bengal, Health and Family Welfare Department

UP GNM Exam Date 2023

Availability Of Application form 4th week of July 2023

Starting date to fill UP GNM Admission 2023 Form

2nd week of August 2023

Last date of a fee

2nd week of August 2023

Admit Card

4th week of August 2023

Date of exam

1st week of September 2023

Answer Key

1st week of September 2023

Request for scrutiny

1st week of September 2023

Declaration of result

2nd week of September 2023

Merit list

4th week of September 2023


Last week of September to 1st week of October 2023

Second Counseling

2nd-week 3rd week of October 2023

Mop up round

Last week of October 2023

UP GNM 2023 Application Form:

One of the most important procedures for the aspirants to appear in the UP GNM Exam 2023 is to fill the UP GNM Application Form. The UP GNM Application Form incorporates the general information about the aspirants along with their choices and their preferences that will be recorded in their UP GNM Exam Result and based on that details further process will take place. The UP GNM Registration Form will start in the month of July 2023 and end by the second week of August 2023. There is a UP GNM Exam 2023 Application Fee that the candidates have to submit in order to successfully complete the UP GNM Exam Application Form.

UP GNM Exam Admit Card 2023:

The UP GNM Exam Admit Card is released in the month of August 2023 once the application process is successfully completed and has ended. It is very decisive for the candidates to get their UP GNM Exam Admit Card on time. The applicants without their UP GNM Exam Admit Card will not be allowed to enter and sit for the exam. The UP GNM Admit Card has some of the important guidelines as well as some of the basic information regarding the candidate. The candidates can get them UP GNM Hall Ticket online from the official website of the university.

UP GNM Syllabus 2023:

The UP GNM Syllabus is released on the official website of the university and candidates can download it from there. The syllabus of the UP GNM 2023 Exam incorporates various subjects that the candidates have studied in their classes 11th and 12th. The UP GNM Exam 2023 syllabus is available in Pdf format for the candidates on the official website of the university. To get the UP GNM Syllabus, candidates can download it in an easy manner from the official web portal of BVP University. Aspirants can come across the UP GNM Exam 2023 syllabus before they prepare for the UP GNM 2023 Exam to ensure that they cover all the topics and subjects and also to plan their study according to the exam pattern. 

UP GNM Exam Result 2023:

The UP GNM 2023 Exam Result is released on 29th August 2023 on the official website of the university. All the candidates can get official notifications related to the results on the website of BVP University. To check the UP GNM Exam 2023  Result, candidates have to visit the university's official website and then, do the login by the application id which was provided to them at the time of filling the UP GNM Exam Application Form.

Eligibility for UP GNM Exam:

  • The Indian Nursing Council (INC) has set standard eligibility criteria for the GNM Nursing diploma course. The eligibility criteria are uniform across the states but the allotment of seats is carried out on the basis of the reservation rules of the respective state.  Below is the eligibility criteria laid by the INC:
  •  The aspirant must have cleared class 12 with English and must have secured a minimum of 40 percent in aggregate in the qualifying examination and English separately from any recognized board State Open School recognized Candidates are also eligible for State Open School recognized by the State Government and National Institute of Open School (NIOS) recognized by Central Government. However, aspirants with a Science stream will be given preference
  • The aspirant must have passed class 12 with English securing 40 percent in aggregate in vocational ANM course from any Institute recognized by the Indian Nursing council
  •  The aspirant must be a Registered ANM having a qualifying mark.

The GNM is a three-year diploma course in Nursing with six months of the mandatory internship is the diploma course that can be pursued after class 12 irrespective of the stream taken in the qualifying exam (class 12). After completing the GNM nursing diploma, the candidate is also eligible to pursue BSc Nursing below are some of the renowned BSc nursing entrance exams in India.

    UP GNM Exam Notification 2023 
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Syllabus Of UP GNM
Pattern Of UP GNM
Admit Card Of UP GNM
Result Date UP GNM
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