Diploma in GNM


At Indian Academy School of Nursing, the General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) program stands as a beacon of comprehensive education in the healthcare domain. Through a meticulously designed curriculum, students engage in a balanced synthesis of theoretical knowledge and hands-on clinical practice. The program, steered by a faculty of seasoned experts, delves into the core aspects of nursing, instilling a profound understanding of fundamentals, healthcare ethics, and the intricacies of patient care.

A distinctive feature of our program is the emphasis on practical training, which plays a pivotal role in shaping students’ critical thinking abilities and fostering cultural sensitivity. The classroom extends beyond the traditional boundaries, offering an immersive learning experience that mirrors the challenges and nuances of real-world healthcare scenarios.

The faculty, comprised of experienced healthcare professionals and educators, serves as mentors, guiding students not only through the academic realm but also instilling a sense of professional responsibility and ethical practice. The collaborative learning environment encourages students to actively participate in their education, ensuring a holistic development that goes beyond textbooks.

Upon completion of the GNM program at the Indian Academy School of Nursing, graduates emerge as competent and compassionate healthcare professionals. Armed with a diploma and a wealth of practical experience, they are well-prepared to navigate the dynamic landscape of the healthcare industry. The program not only imparts knowledge but also cultivates a sense of purpose and dedication to delivering high-quality patient care.

Students get Rich, hands-on clinical experience is facilitated, as per the curriculum requirement in some of the leading hospitals in Bangalore, such as:


Candidates joining the GNM course are expected to fulfill the following criteria:

Course Objectives

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Course Structure

As per the syllabus prescribed by the university, students are taught the following subjects:

Ist year: Subjects

IInd year: Subjects

IIIrd year (Part 1): Subjects

IIIrd year (Part 2): Subjects

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1st Year GNM 

First Year
Subjects Theory Hours Practical Hours
Bio Sciences 120
– Anatomy & Physiology 90
– Microbiology 30
Behavioral Sciences 60
– Psychology 40
– Sociology 20
Nursing Foundations 210 200 (lab) 680 (Clinic)
– Fundamentals of Nursing 190 (22 weeks)
– First aid 20
Community Health Nursing 180

8 weeks
– CHN-I 80
– Environmental Hygiene 30
– Health Education & Communication Skills 40
– Nutrition 30


SubjectsTheory HoursPractical Hours
Computer Education1515
Co-curricular activities10

625 (16 weeks)1215 (30 weeks)

2ND Year GNM 

Second Year
SubjectsTheory HoursPractical Hours
Medical Surgical Nursing-I120800  (20 weeks)
Medical Surgical Nursing -II120 
Mental Health Nursing70320 ( 8 weeks)
Child Health Nursing70320 ( 8 weeks)
Co-curricular activities20

400 (10 weeks)1440 (36 weeks)

3RD Year GNM 

Third Year
Part 1
Subjects Theory Hours Practical Hours
Midwifery and Gynecology
140 560  (14 weeks)
Community Health Nursing -II 90 160  (4 weeks)
Co-curricular 10                –

240 hours (6 weeks) 720 hours (18 weeks)
Third Year
Part 2 (Integrated Supervised Internship)
Theory subjects Theory (hours)
Nursing education  20
Introduction to research and statistics 30
Professional trends & adjustment 30
Nursing administration 40
Total 120 hours (2 weeks)

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