AP GNM & PBD General Courses Admission 2023, Apply for Nursing Courses at dme.ap.gov.in

AP Nursing Course Admission 2023 notification released by DME AP on September 22. Online applications are invited from eligible students for AP GNM & PBD General Courses Admission 2023.

Eligibility Criteria, Schedule, Online application form released for AP GNM & PBD Courses. Students who want to join in AP General Nursing Midwifery Course and Post Basic Diploma Courses may submit their applications on online.

AP General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM), Post Basic Diploma (PBD) Courses are available in Govt. & Pvt. Schools of Nursing for 2022-2023.

AP Nursing Course Admission 2023: The Office of the Director of Medical Education, Vijayawada is seeking applications for admission in nursing courses. Admissions are open to join in Government and private nursing schools across the Andhra Pradesh state.

AP GNM & PBD General Courses Admission 2023, Apply for Nursing Courses at dme.ap.gov.in

Only local men and women should apply for AP GNM and PBD Course. Nursing schools have been linked with government hospitals in the respective districts for better training.

Selection Process: Candidates will be selected on the basis of academic merit. Marks obtained in group subjects except language were taken into consideration.

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AP GNM Course Admission 2023 – Details

AdmissionAP GNM & PBD General Courses Admission 2023
Inviting Agency NameDME Andhra Pradesh
TitleDownload AP GNM and PBD Course Admission 20203 Notification
SubjectDME Andhra Pradesh has released AP GNM and PBD Admission 2023 Notification
Admission frequencyOnce
Admission LevelState Level
AbbreviationAP GNM Course
Full-FormAndhra Pradesh General Nursing and Midwifery Course Admission Notification 2020
Starting Date To Apply22 Sep
Closing Date To Apply30 Nov
Mode Of ApplicationOnline
Announcement of ResultsOne week after the application process
Counselling beginsOne week after the result announcement
For Admission IntoNursing Courses offered
Official Websitehttp://dme.telangana.gov.in/
AP GNM Course Admission 2020 – Details

AP GNM and BPD Applications 2023:

DME AP has given admission notification for General Nursing and Midwifery Course (3 years) and Post Basic Diploma One Year Course for the year 2022-23.

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) for the Academic year 2022-2023 batch 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 year 2022-2023.

Nursing Courses:

1. Post Basic Diploma Course in Neonatal Nursing
2. Post Basic Diploma Course in Oncology Nursing
3. Post Basic Diploma Course in Psychiatric / Mental Health Nursing
4. Post Basic Diploma Course in Ortho and Rehabilitation Nursing
5. Post Basic Diploma Course in Critical Care Nursing
6. Post Basic Diploma Course in Emergency and Disaster Nursing
7. Post Basic Diploma Course in Cardiothoracic Nursing
8. Post Basic Diploma Course in Nurse Practitioner in Midwifery Course.
9. General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) Course

Educational Qualifications:

Post Basic Diploma Courses (PBD Courses):

1. Application for P.B.B.Sc (N) will be considered only in case of recognized institutions conducting B.Sc(N) Course.
2. Be a registered nurse and registered midwife (R.N. & R.M)

3. Possess a minimum of one year experience as a staff nurse.
4. Nurses from other countries must obtain an equivalence certificate from INC before admission.

5. Be physically fit. Refer WWW.IndianNursingCouncil.Org for admissions, fee structure and course details.    

One year diploma courses shall be as follows:

1. The duration of Post Basic diploma course is one year
2. The staff nurses working in General Hospitals/District Hospital/Area Hospital/CHC/PHC are eligible

3. The Selection process for candidates who apply to Government institutes will be conducted in the Government General Hospitals.

The selection process for candidates who apply to private Institutes will be conducted in the concerned DM & HO office of that district. The detailed notification and on line application is available in the DME office website http://dme.ap.nic.in.

Selection: As per seniority, and merit of qualifying exam and rule of reservation. All seats in Government institution shall be filled in with Government staff nurses. If the seats remain unfilled/vacant may be filled by Private candidates.

If a Government candidate gets admission in Private institution under management quota (60%) study leave may be granted (without salary) for 1 year subjected to the Fundamental Rules of Government of A.P.

General Nursing and Midwifery Course (GNM Course):

1. Minimum education eligibility criteria for admission to GNM:
a) 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.

b) 10+2 with English having 40% of marks in vocational ANM course from the school recognized by Indian Nursing Council
c) 10+2 with English having 40% of marks in Vocational Stream-Health care Science from a recognized CBSE board/State/Centre
d) Registered ANM with a pass mark.  

For foreign nationals a. The entry qualification equivalency i.e., 12th standard will be obtained by the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi. The institution, State Nursing Council will be responsible to ensure that the qualification and eligibility will be equivalent to what has been prescribed as above  

2. Reservation
a) For disabled candidates: 3% Disability reservation to be considered with a disability of locomotor to the tune of 40% to 50% of the lower extremity and other eligibility criteria with regard to age and qualification will be same as prescribed for each nursing programme.

Note: A committee to be formed consisting of medical officer authorized by medical board of state government and a nursing expert in the panel which may decide whether the candidates have the disability of locomotor of 40% to 50%.

b) 5% of total marks is relaxed for SC/ST candidates
c) Any other reservation as per the State Govt. Note: Reservation shall be applicable within the sanctioned number of the seats by INC and not above it.  

3. Admission of students shall be once in a year.
4. Students shall be medically fit.
5. Minimum age for admission will be 17 years. (as on 31st December of that year) The upper age limit is 35 yrs. For ANM/ for LHV, there is no age bar.

How to submit online application form:

Submission of online GNM admission applications and post basic diploma admission application: Online admission Application form is available in the Director of Medical Education, A.P., Vijayawada official website i.e.,http://dme.ap.nic.in and the same is available from 22 Sep to 15 October.

Follow the below given steps for submission of online Admission application.

Pay registration fee of Rs. 100/- (Rupees One hundred only) through a Government challan crediting to the following Head of Account “0210 – Medical & Public Health 03 – Medical Education Training & Research MH 105 – Allopathy SH (81) – Other receipts 001 – Other receipts.” At any branch of State Bank of India at respective places.  

Log on to DME Official Website i.e., http://dme.ap.nic.in 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 the application form and submit the same with necessary enclosures as per the details noted in the application form. The downloaded applications should reach the Superintendents of the Hospitals concerned.  

The Department will not be held responsible for any postal delays for non-receipt of applications on or before the stipulated date by 5.00 PM. The local candidates belonging to the Districts mentioned under column 1 below should send their applications to the School of Nursing attached to the hospitals mentioned under column

Selection Process:

AP GNM & PBD General Courses Admissions

The detailed notification & online application is available on the DME official website http://dme.ap.nic.in. Every Superintendent will be provided with User ID & Password for verification of On-line applications received by them.

After the 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 marksobtained by the Candidates in the group subjects, excluding languages. In deciding merit candidates who qualify under compartmental system will be placed after candidates who passed in a single attempt.

Incomplete applications or applications submitted without attested copies of relevant documents will be rejected.

The SC/ST/BC candidates should furnish the prescribed Caste Certificate given at attachment at Annexure – I signed by the competent authority not below the rank of Mandal Revenue Officer.

85% of seats in local area are reserved in favor of local candidates in relation to the local area and the remaining seats are un-reserved as per A.P. Educational Institutions (Regulation of admissions order 1974 as issued in G.O.P No. 646 Edn. (W) Dept., Dated 10-07-1979).

Out of the seats available for admission – 15% for SC, 6% for ST and 25% for BCs are reserved. Waiting list with Ten (10) eligible candidates may be selected extra for waiting list for each Institution to avoid second time selection process.

AP GNM and PBD Course 2023 Notification

Important Dates

AP GNM & PBD General Courses Admissions (Revised Schedule)

  • Last Date for Payment of Registration fee :: 30 Nov
  • Last date for submission of online applications for both Government and Private Schools :: 30 Nov
  • Last date for submission of Downloaded applications for Govt. Schools, Convener quota Seats and Management quota seats :: 02 Dec
  • Selection process should be completed in Govt. Schools and Private Schools by DM&HO :: 07 Dec
  • Date of commencement of class :: 14 Dec

Applying Web Page

For further details, contact concerned Superintendent, Government General Hospital, attached with Government School of Nursing, in respect of Government Schools of Nursing, and contact concerned District Medical and Health Officer, in respect of Private Schools of Nursing. Detailed Notification & online application is available in the Director of Medical Education official website i.e.,


The filled in applications of Post Basic Diploma Courses admissions to be submitted in the respective Govt. General Hospital/DMHO Offices by hand.

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