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Diploma Nursing

Diploma in Nursing

Are you thinking to do a Diploma course in Nursing? Do you want to serve yourself in health care facilities caring for people? Then, you are at the right place. Here, you will get detailed information regarding the diploma course in Nursing such as eligibility criteria, course duration and the various career prospects.

Course Name: Diploma Nursing
Stream: Healthcare & Medical Science
Course Category: Health and Wellness
Duration: 3 1/2 years

About Diploma Nursing course

It is a 12th standard Nursing Diploma course. At large, nursing is considered to be a women’s profession, but there are some courses that are open to male candidates as well at the lower level. Basically, taking care of sick people comes under nursing. Under this course, candidates will study subjects such as Microbiology, Anatomy & Physiology, Psychology, Behavioral Science, Sociology, Biological Science, Fundamentals of Nursing & First Aid, etc.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The basic eligibility criteria for doing a diploma course in Nursing is a pass certificate in 10+2 or Higher Secondary Examination in Science stream.
  • One of the other basic requirements for becoming a nurse is that the candidates should either be unmarried or widows, legally separated or divorced.
The duration of Diploma Nursing course is about 3 years with 6 months of internship. Exams are conducted in the first, second & third years.

Diploma Nursing 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


Diploma Nursing - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering Diploma Nursing course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
A.d.n. Institute of Paramedical SciencesIndira Gandhi National Open UniversityMaharashtra
BLDEA's Shri B.M.Patil College of Nursing & School of Nursing, BijapurKarnataka
Byl Nair Medical General & T N Medical CollegeUniversity of MumbaiMaharashtra
Christian Medical College, VelloreChrist UniversityTamil Nadu
Kamineni Institute of Medical SciencesDr. N.T.R. University of Health Sciences, Andhra PradeshTelangana
Medical College Hospital KolkataWest Bengal State UniversityWest Bengal
Shridevi Institute of NursingRajiv Gandhi University of Health SciencesKarnataka
Thoothukudi Govt. Medical CollegeThe Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical UniversityTamil Nadu
Topiwala National Medical College & B.Y.L. Nair Charitable HospitalMaharashtra University of Health SciencesMaharashtra
Vel's College of NursingM.G.R. Educational and Research InstituteTamil Nadu

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Admission Process in Diploma Nursing course

Candidates will be selected on the based on the merit of entrance test. Any unoccupied seat will be fulfilled by the next candidates in the merit list. The merit list will be displayed on the notice board of the institute and the candidates must ensure that they check the notice board periodically as no information will be sent or given to the candidates separately.

Rules for admission

  • All applicants are required to undergo an aptitude test before taking admission to the Diploma Nursing course.
  • Applicants seeking admission to the institute should apply via application form which is available along with the prospectus.
  • Admission will be given only on the basis of the candidate’s overall performance.

Documents required for admission

  • Certificate of the last examination passed along with attested photocopies of mark sheets.
  • Date of birth certificate.
  • Character certificate from the last institute, school or college.

Career Opportunities in Nursing

With the expansion of health care facilities day by day, the demand for qualified and skilled nurses continue to grow and never diminishes. Apart from jobs in hospitals, old age homes, clinics, orphanages, nursing homes, etc. there is also scope of private practice. With the expansion of training and educational institutions in nursing, the demand for Nursing teachers are also increasing. Candidates who feel that caring for the sick and disabled are their motto of life, they should pursue Diploma Nursing course.

Diploma Nursing Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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