Directorate of Nursing Odisha GNM Admission 2020, Application Form, Dates

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Directorate of Nursing Odisha announces Admission to General Nursing & Midwifery (G.N.M) Training Course 2020-21

Odisha GNM Admission 2020 – Directorate of Nursing, Dept. of Health & Family Welfare Government Odisha invites online applications from the eligible candidates for admission in General Nursing & Midwifery (GNM) training Course in all the ONMC (Indian Nurse & Midwives Council) recognized Govt. and Private Nursing Institutions of the State for the Academic Session 2020-21

Interested candidates can fill their application as per schedule date. All the details related to Directorate of Nursing Odisha GNM Admission 2020 like application process, eligibility criteria, selection process, etc on this page below.


Odisha GNM Admission 2020 Important Dates

Last Date for submission of Admission Forms 26th September 2020
The academic session commences from 01st November 2020

Eligibility Criteria for Odisha GNM Admission 2020

Age Limit Candidate insures that he/she has completed the age of 17 years on or before 31st December 2020
Educational Qualifications The candidates must have passed 10+2 with 40% marks from CHSE Odisha or equivalent thereof, However science is preferable. Or 10 +2/ 12th with 40% marks from state open schools recognized by state Govt. and National Institute of Open School recognized by Central Govt.
10+2 vocational ANM course with 40% marks from the school recognized by Indian Nursing Council. Or 10 +2 Health Science vocational stream from a recognized CBSE Board/ State/ Center. Or Registered ANM with 10+2 pass.
5% of total mark is relaxed for SC/ STcandidates
ASHA having 10+2 pass with 40% marks (5% relaxation for SC/ST candidates) is eligible for applying to the GNM course.
The candidate Must have passed minimum M.E. standard Odia (applicable candidates taking admission in central counseling only). The candidate Must be a domicile / permanent resident / native of Odisha but currently residing outside Odisha. (applicable to candidates taking admission in central counseling only).
Both female / male candidates can apply (only 10% reservation for male candidates out of total seats)

Odisha GNM Admission 2020 Application Process

  • Eligible candidates can apply for the Nursing Courses online by applying in the appropriate application form available at website: & on or before 26th September 2020
  • Application form & Prospectus for admission into different nursing courses for the academic session 2020-21 onwards are available in the official website of Directorate of Medical Education and Training, Odisha in Nursing Admissions Section.
  • Applications are invited for admission in different nursing courses in all ONMRC recognized Government & Private institutions in the State of Odisha.
  • Candidates can apply online by depositing prescribed Application fees amounting through SBI Collect. The facility for submission of On-line application is also available at the nearest centres i.e. CSC (Common Service Centre) at Gram Panchayat level/ Community Health Centre (CHC) at Block level/CDM & PHO office at District Level.
  • Read all instructions carefully before filling up the application form available on the official website.

Application Fee

Application Fee Rs. 500/-
Mode of Payment Online Through Debit card/Credit card/Net Banking.

Selection Procedure

  • Merit list shall be prepared on the basis of careermarks.
  • For calculating career marks, 50% of the percentage of marks secured in HSCE (10th or equivalent examination without extra optional) and 50% of the percentage of marks secured in CHSE (10+2 or equivalent examination without extra optional) will be taken into consideration.
  • Preferences will be given in the following order – 1st 10+2 Science with Biology, 2nd 10+2 Science without Biology & 3rd 10+2 and other equivalent examinations.
  • ASHA will be given 2% extra marks for each completed year of service, subject to maximum 20% additional marks which will be added to the marks secured by her for deciding the merit position. They will be allowed to pursue the course both in Government and Private Nursing Institutions according to their preference and rank in the meritlist.
  • In case of more than one candidate having equal career marks, inter-se merit shall be taken into consideration as below in order of preference – a. Qualifying stream, b. English marks in 10+2 exam & c. Seniority in date of birth.


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