Directorate of Medical Education Andhra Pradesh announces General Nursing & Midwifery & Post Basic Diploma Courses (PBDC) Admission 2020

DME Andhra Pradesh Nursing Admission 2020 – Online Applications from the eligible candidates (male & female) are invited for admission into General Nursing and Midwifery Course (3 years course including 6 months internship period) which is being imparted in Government and Private Schools of Nursing in the state and Post Basic Diploma One Year Course in Government and eligible Private Schools (those completed APNMC inspection for PBDC) in the State for the academic year 2020-21.

Courses Offered


Post Basic Diploma Course in Neonatal Nursing


Post Basic Diploma Course in Critical Care Nursing

No. of Seats

Sl. No.

Name of the Govt. General Hospital for the School of Nursing attached.

No. of GNM seats available


Govt. General Hospital, Kakinada.



King George Hospital, Visakhapatnam.



Govt. General Hospital, Guntur



Govt. General Hospital, Kurnool.



SVRR Govt. General Hospital, Tirupati


Name of the College of Nursing


No. of PBDC Seats intake

PES College of Nursing, Kuppam, Chittoor

Critical Care Nursing


Neonatal Nursing


DME Andhra Pradesh Nursing Admission 2020 Important Dates



Last date for payment of Registration fee is

10th Oct 2020

Online submission of applications are from

17th Sept to 15th Oct 2020

Last date for submission of Downloaded Applications

20th Oct 2020

Last date for submission of Downloaded applications is

20th Oct 2020

Convener Quota seats

26th Oct 2020

Selection process should be completed by

09th Nov 2020

Commencement of classes will be from

16th Nov 2020

Eligibility Criteria for DME Andhra Pradesh Nursing Admission 2020

GNM Program

  • 10+2 with English and must have obtained a minimum of 40% at the qualifying examination and English individually from any recognized board. Candidates are also eligible from State Open School recognized by State Government and National Institute of Open School (NIOS) recognized by Central Government. However Science is preferable.
  • 10+2 with English having 40% of marks in vocational ANM course from the school recognized by Indian Nursing Council
  • 10+2 with English having 40% of marks in Vocational Stream-Health care Science from a recognized CBSE board/State/Centre

Post Basic Diploma

  • Applications for Post Basic Diploma course will be considered only in case of qualified GNM and B.Sc (N) studied in INC and State Nursing Council recognized institutions.
  • Be a registered nurse and registered midwife (R.N. & R.M)
  • Must Possess a minimum of one year experience as a staff nurse. Nurses from other countries must obtain an equivalence certificate from INC before admission.
  • Must be physically fit.

Age Criteria

  • Minimum age for admission will be 17 years (as on 31st December of that year). The upper age limit is 35 years. For ANM/ for LHV, there is no age bar.

DME Andhra Pradesh Nursing Admission 2020 Application Process

Online Application form for Convener Quota seats are available in the Director of Medical Education, A.P., Vijayawada official website i.e, and the same is available upto 20.10.2020 and for Management quota seats it is available upto 26-10-2020.


Pay registration fee of Rs.500/- through a Govt. Challan through website > Receipts Link > Citizen Challan Creation > crediting to the following Head of Account.


Log on to DME Official Website i.e., for online application form. Fill up all the mandatory (*) fields as per the instructions given in the online application and press submit button.


Download / Print the filled in application form and submit the same with necessary enclosures to the concerned District Medical & Health Officers either in person or by Registered post with due acknowledgement for both Convener and Management quota seats

Selection Process

  • Every Superintendent will be provided with User ID & Password for verification of On-line applications received by them.
  • After selection of the candidates, they have to indicate the selected candidates online.
  • Only downloaded online filled in applications along with Registration Fee and relevant enclosures have to be accepted.
  • Selections will be made purely on merit, on the basis of aggregate mark obtained by the Candidates in the group subjects, excluding languages


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website