Apply for final batch of three-year nursing courses before August 27

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Applications can be submitted for the final batch of the three-year General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) programme till August 27. 

This is your last opportunity to study the three-year GNM diploma course with a monthly stipend of Rs 700. Only four-year BSc nursing courses would be available in the country hereafter. 

After an internship of six months, you will be given Rs 2000 stipend. 

There is one nursing school in each of the 14 districts, also one school specifically for the SC/ST category at Asramam in Kollam.

Twenty per cent of the total number of seats is reserved for boys.

Interested candidates can download the prospectus and the application form from the website http://www.dhs.kerala.gov.in/.

The form, self-attested documents and the treasury challan have to be submitted at the office of the nursing principal in the respective districts within August 27. Application fee of Rs 250 can be remitted at the treasury under the head 0210-80-800-88. Rs 75 for the SC/ST category.

The total number of seats is 365. Each revenue district has been allotted a specific number of seats. Forty per cent of the seats are reserved for backward communities.

Candidates can apply only to the schools in their respective districts. 

If candidates want to apply in a district other than the one in their SSLC records, they will be required to submit a certificate from the village officer, proving that they have been living permanently in the new district for at least five years.

Applications can be sent in from any part of the state for the Kollam school, reserved for those from the SC/ST category. Of the total 20 seats, four are reserved for boys.

The candidates should have secured 40 per cent marks in plus-two with physics, chemistry, and biology as elective subjects. Candidates from the SC/ST category need only have pass marks.

Candidates should be in the age group of 17-27 as on December 31, 2020. The age limit for those from SC/ST or backward communities is 32 and 30, respectively.

Auxiliary Nursing Midwifery admission

Girl students, who have cleared the plus-two in any stream, can apply for the two-year Auxiliary Nursing Midwifery (ANM) course till September 5. 

These courses are taught at the public health nursing centres in Thiruvananthapuram, Thalayolaparambu, Kasaragod and Peringottukurissi (in Palakkad). 

A total of 130 seats. The Thiruvananthapuram centre is reserved for SC/ST category. 

The application form and the prospectus with complete details are available on the website http://www.dhs.kerala.gov.in/.

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