“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” —Mahatma Gandhi
Medical science is a field where new techniques are coming up every day and now there is a treatment of many diseases which were not possible to treat a couple of decades ago. Due to the advancement in medical science, there is a lot of employment in this area too.
Doctors are not only the people who are involved in the field of medicine, but many other people also work as assistants. The profession of this type of work is given the name of paramedical and the most important people in this field are nurses. Nursing is the most salubrious profession in the world. There is no area of medicine where no nurses are needed. If you have the desire to serve, then you can make a career in this field.
Available Courses in Nursing
There are many types of courses in the nursing field, diploma, undergraduate and certificate; Post graduation can be done after BSc in nursing. Under this, specialization can be achieved in any of the various fields such as dietetics, cardiologists, pediatrics, and ophthalmology etc. After having a postgraduate, there is also a facility for doing MPhil and Ph.D. in this field. Most of the best institutions take admission on the basis of entrance exams. Some of the popular and important courses in the field of Nursing are as follows.
ANM (Auxiliary Nursing and Midwifery)
To get admission in this course the student must have passed 10+2 in Science stream with Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The duration of this course is 18 months and it is regarded as the basic course in the field of Nursing.
GNM (General Nursing and Midwifery)
For this course, the candidate must have passed with the subject of physics, chemistry, and biology in the 12th standard with at least 40 percent marks. The duration of this course is three and a half years.
B.Sc in Nursing (Basic)
Eligibility for B Sc Nursing is 12th pass with physics, chemistry, and biology and the candidate should have secured at least 45% marks. The duration of this course is of four years.
B.Sc in Nursing (Post Basic)
For the course of this two year period, there should be a GNM degree along with 12th. If there are at least 2 years of experience with 12th and Gnm, then it can be completed in three years through distance learning also from some institutions.
Entrance to B.Sc Nursing Admission
In some states, admission tests for admission in B.Sc are organized, then on the basis of your 12th number, and your rank in the entrance test, admission is given. You can get more information by telling us which state or from which city you are by filling the form given on this page.
Fees for B.Sc Nursing
Fees for this course are in accordance with different colleges and different states which can be between 1 to 1.5 lakhs. If you take admission in the Government College, you have to pay a lot less than the private colleges.
M.Sc in Nursing
To get admission in MSc (Nursing) a B.Sc degree with 55% marks in Nursing and one year of experience is necessary. The duration of this course is of two years.
What are ANM and GNM
There are two diploma courses in nursing GNM and ANM. These two medical courses also have some similarities. Here we will tell you about these two courses and the post they get.
ANM (Auxiliary Nursing and Midwifery)
In this Diploma Course of Assistant Nurses Midwifery, the student is given knowledge about the things used in the treatment, equipment maintenance and use of them during treatment. Only girls can do this course. it is a 2-year diploma.
Eligibility for ANM
- Only girls can do this diploma course.
- To do the course, the age of the student must be at least 17 years and the maximum age is 35 years.
- Must be qualified in 10 + 2 Arts or Science exam from any recognized board (National Institute Of Open School students are also eligible.)
- The student should be fit medically.
ANM Staff's Salary
After doing a course of assistant nurse midwife, students can start their own with private sector hospital. Its average salary is about Rs.15000 Per / Month.
GNM (General Nursing and Midwifery)
To become a nurse in the medical field, GNM is a 3-year course. After completing this course, you get the registration certificate from which you become a registered nurse, both boy and girl can do this course. After doing the course you can apply for government jobs and many government hospitals or government institutions also have a nursing vacancy on contract and make them permanent on time.
Eligibility for GNM
- To get admission in the course, the student must have completed at least 17 years and the maximum age is 35 years.
- Students should have 12 passes with PCB subjects and he/she must have obtained at least 40 percent marks in English.
- Students should be medically fit.
GNM Course fees
Fees of GNM course may vary according to the institute which is normally Rs. 70,000 to Rs 1,00,000 from the government college, but at the private institute, the fees is around Rs 2,00,000 for the whole course.
GNM Staff's Salary
The average salary of a staff nurse is Rs. 20000 per month. Depending on the demand and value of a Staff Nurse in government departments and private, their salaries may vary from 15000 to 40000 per month.
If you want admission in Nursing Courses
Fill up the form below if you want to take admission in B.Sc Nursing/ ANM/GNM in 2018-19 session. You will get a call back from the top Nursing colleges.
Syllabus of Nursing Courses
Syllabus for ANM:
- Community Health Nursing
- Infections and immunizations
- Environmental sanitation
- Nutrition Cleanliness
- First aid
Area of employment after Nursing Courses
After doing B Sc (Nursing), ANM and GNM courses, one can easily get a job, there are several departments where you can get an employment.
- Colleges and universities
- Defense services
- Health Department
- Hospitals / Clinics
- Industrial house/factory
- Nursing Science School
- Railway and medical departments
- Research Center
- Government hospital
- Indian Army
- Nursing home
- Pathology Center
- Private Hospital
Types of Jobs after Nursing Courses
- Home Care Nurse
- Junior Psychiatry Nurses
- Nurse and patient teacher
- Nurse Manager
- Nursery School Nurse
- Nursing Assistant
- Nursing Tutor
- Nursing Teacher
- Ward nurse and infection control nurse
Salary and Compensations
Nurses working in private nursing homes get initially Rs. 10,000/- to Rs. 15,000/- while nurses working in government hospitals get a monthly salary of Rs. 25,000/- to Rs. 35,000/-. Apart from this, some hospitals also offer free medical treatment and lodging facilities. If you are interested in working abroad, you can earn between Rs. 75,000/- to Rs. 1,25,000/- in Indian currency. Well, after getting experience in this field, you can get even more wages.
Some of the Top Institutions for Nursing Courses.
- All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi
- Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
- Ayush & Health Sciences University Chhattisgarh
- Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore
- Jubilee Mission Medical College & Research Centre, Kerala
- Madyanchal University, Bhopal
- Lady Hardinge Medical College
- Lnct university – [LNCTU], Bhopal
- Madras Medical College, Chennai
- Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Mullana
- IES college of Pharmacy, Bhopal
- Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka
- RKDF University, Bhopal
Demand is Worldwide
According to the US Department of Labor, the nurses of the Kerala region of India are most active in the world. This shows that there is a lot of demand for Indian nurses in the world. This demand is expected to grow at a rate of about 20 percent between 2018 and 2025. For people associated with the nursing sector, today there are immense opportunities for jobs in European countries and the Gulf countries as well as Australia etc. This job overseas can be estimated from the point that the UK National Health Service recruits more than two thousand Indian nurses every year. To work overseas, you may have to pass the exams of the Commission of the Graduate of Foreign Nursing School (CGFNS) and the Test of English Age a Foreign Language (TOEFL) etc. If you have a desire to work in the US then it is necessary to pass the CGFNS exam.
Are Nursing Courses Useful?
Nursing as a career is attractive especially for women. Due to the rapid expansion of healthcare industries; the need for nurses has also increased. New hospitals are coming up fast and in many special hospitals, special nurses are needed. Apart from this, there are ambulance services providing organizations. These organizations also recruit nurses.
Those who are pursuing nursing degree programs or have got a degree in nursing are in high demand. Although for higher salaries, specialization courses in the nursing field are needed but one thing is sure that there is almost zero unemployment in the field of nursing.
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