WB GNM/ANM Nursing Admission 2020: The admission process will be under the control of the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of West Bengal. Candidates who want to pursue the GNM/ANM diploma courses can apply. In addition, candidates need to fill the application form to apply for the course. The mode of filling and submitting the form is online. You should check the eligibility criteria before filling the form. Further, candidates’ performance in the Higher Secondary Examination (10+2) will be taken into consideration. The authorities will prepare a merit list out of the received applications. For more details regarding WB GNM/ANM Nursing Admission 2020, read further.
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WB GNM/ANM Nursing Admission 2020
The officials will release an official notification for defining the complete admission process for the 2020 session. Moreover, the total no. of seats available for the GNM course is 2300 for women and 105 for male candidates. In addition, for ANM, around 500 seats are available. Both of these courses revolve around nursing and healthcare. These diploma courses will train nurses in handling competencies at the workplace. Furthermore, the complete schedule of the WB Nursing Admission Process is given down below.
|Application Form||– June 2020 –|
|Last Date to Submit Application Form||– June 2020 –|
|Choice Filling will be closed on||– June 2020 –|
|Provisional Merit List||– July 2020 –|
|The Release of the Final Rank List according to the marks/scores||– August 2020 –|
|Release of the First Round Seat Allotment at respective Training School||– August 2020 –|
|First Round Admission Date||– August 2020 –|
|The Release of the Seat Matrix for Second Round Counselling||– August 2020 –|
|The Release of the Second Round Allotment of Seat at respective nursing training schools||– September 2020 –|
|The Release of 2nd Round Admission Date||– September 2020 –|
|The Release of the Seat Matrix for Mop-Up Round Counselling||– September 2020 –|
|Mop-Up Round Counselling and Allotment of Seat from Swasthya Bhawan||– September 2020 –|
|The Release of Mop-Up Admission Date||– September 2020 –|
|Reporting of the Candidate to the Allotted Institute||– September 2020 –|
|Commencement of Course||– October 2020 –|
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The list of selected candidates will be available separately for both the ANM and GNM courses. Further, the officials will admit candidates on the basis of merit. It will also depend upon the no. of seats available. The candidates will be called for counselling in order of merit. Furthermore, the complete admission process is defined down below.
West Bengal GNM/ANM Admission Process
- The authorities will not conduct any entrance exam. Therefore, as mentioned above, officials will admit candidates on the basis of their performance in the 12th class.
- They prepare a merit list in accordance with the details mentioned by the candidates in their application forms. Thus, candidates should make sure that they provide the correct information. Moreover, candidates satisfying the eligibility criteria will be taken into consideration.
- Further, merit list candidates will have to go through the counselling round. This round is conducted for document verification.
The candidates successfully clearing this round will be eligible for admission to the provided courses. In addition, you must check the eligibility criteria before even filling the application form. Moreover, candidates should regularly check out the official website (www.wbhealth.gov.in).
- The applicant has to be a citizen of India and a permanent resident of the district of West Bengal.
- Candidates who passed 12th class from West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or a recognized board are eligible for admission. In addition, he/she should have passed with 40% marks.
- Moreover, the applicant should be at least 17 years of age. The maximum age limit is 27 years as on 1 January 2020.
- Furthermore, the candidate should be able to read, write and speak in Bengali or Nepali.
Reservation Of Seats
|Category||No. Of Seats Available|
|Scheduled Castes (SC)||22%|
|Scheduled Tribes (ST)||6%|
|OBC – A||10%|
|OBC – B||7%|
|Female Candidates belonging to Orphanage||2%|
|Lady Civil Defence Volunteers||2.5%|
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WB Nursing Application Form 2020
West Bengal Nursing Application Form will be available on the official website of the West Bengal Health Welfare Department. The candidates’ will have to fill in their HS marks, and personal details in it. Moreover, candidates should fill in the form carefully. The information provided in it should be correct. Further, applicants have to upload a scanned signature and photograph. Candidates can apply for any district’s Nursing Training Schools.
WB GNM/ANM Application Correction Facility
This facility will be available for a limited period of time. Thus, candidates should regularly check concerned websites. This facility allows applicants to modify their registration forms. Therefore, if by mistake any mistake was made while filling the form, then that can be rectified. It is important that the candidates fill in details carefully. This information is used for the entire admission process and even after that. Further, you can click on the link given above for a step by step guide on how to edit your registration form.
The application form fees are 300 rupees. All candidates have to submit it for the successful submission of the application form. In addition, all the candidates irrespective of which category they belong, have to submit the fees. The payment can be done through SBI Challan (offline). Further, note that the authorities will accept the forms of candidates who have submitted the fees. Thus, if you fail to pay the fees before the given date, then your application form will not be accepted.
Documents To Be Attached with the Form
- Residence Proof
- HSC Marksheet
- Caste Certificate
- Age Proof
- Passport Size Photograph, and
- Admit Card or Certificate of SSC Exam
List of WB GNM/ANM Nursing Training Schools (Govt.)
The List of WB GNM/ANM Training Schools is as per the 2019 prospectus. Thus, the officials may modify the list for the 2020 session. However, you can refer to it for knowing the names of institutes and the number of seats available in each of them. Furthermore, whenever the official notification will be out, we will update it out here.
West Bengal ANM Nursing Merit List 2020
Note that only the WB GNM/ANM Merit List candidates will be eligible for taking admission to Nursing Schools of West Bengal. This list will help authorities in segregating candidates on the basis of merit. In addition, it will be available on the official website. Candidates should check it out to know whether they are shortlisted for the counselling or not. Furthermore, the following details will be available on the merit list. The applicants will be able to locate their names on the list easily because of them.
- Application Number
- Name of the Applicant
- Date of Birth
WB GNM/ANM Nursing Document Verification Process
Candidates will have to send self-attested photocopies of the documents at the provided address. This process of document verification will begin soon after the release of the merit list. Further, after document verification, applicants will have to go through a medical test on the day of counselling. The details regarding the process will be made available on the official website. We will also update it here. Moreover, the candidates who will clear all these rounds will get admission to nursing schools under the Government of West Bengal. Candidates have to send documents for the WB GNM/ANM Verification in offline mode only. Further, make sure that the documents reach the authorities before the due date.
For Female Candidates
For Male Candidates
West Bengal Nursing Medical Examination
The medical test will be performed by the professionals appointed by the Health Department of Govt. of WB. You can refer to WB GNM Medical Test Form 2019 for having an idea about the format. Note that it is essential for candidates to clear this round. In addition, the applications of candidates who would be found to be unfit for the course will get rejected. It is the last round of the admission process. Therefore, seats will be allotted to candidates who will clear this round. Furthermore, details regarding the venue, time and date of the medical test will be available on the website. It is compulsory for all selected candidates to go through this round. However, in case of an emergency, you should contact the authorities. Further, if they allow, then your parents/guardians can act as a proxy.
WB GNM/ANM Online Counselling
West Bengal ANM Counselling will take place in online mode. The candidates will have to visit the official’s site for checking whether their name is available for counselling round or not. Moreover, online counselling will be done on www.ithealth.wbhealth.gov.in website. During the process, candidates have to fill in their choice of nursing school in which they want to take admission. Further, note that two rounds of counselling will be conducted. If the seats are left after that, then a mop-up round will be conducted. Furthermore, the details regarding the mop-up counselling are given down below.
Mop Up Round Counselling
This round will be conducted in case of vacant seats. Moreover, this round of counselling will take place in offline mode. In addition, authorities will release a list stating the number of seats left vacant. Note that you need to register online for the WB Nursing Mop Up Counselling. Thus, candidates you needn’t got a seat in the first two rounds will have a chance to reserve a seat for themselves.