WB GNM/ANM Nursing Admission 2020: The Merit List for Mop-Up Round has been released, the link is provided below. The First & Second Seat Allotment List has been released by the board. The Final Merit List was released separately for the male and female candidates. Check out the rank list through the link provided below. The Information Brochure was released for the 2020-2023 Admission Process. Check details in the updates section. 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 Merit List for Mop-Up Round has been released. The First & Second Seat Allotment List and the vacant Seat List is also available. The seat allotment has been released for ANM(R), GNM Male, and GNM Female candidates. It contains the details of the allotted institute and the allotment status. The vacant seat list is also available separately. – Check Merit List for Mop-Up & Seat Allotment List

  • The Final Merit List of male and female candidates has been released for GNM/ ANM(R). The admission will be granted as per the final rank list. – Check WB GNM/ ANM Final Merit List
  • WB GNM/ ANM Rank List for verification for both the male and female candidates has been released to indicate the names of eligible students. The further admission processes will be carried out as per the rank list only.
  • WB GNM/ ANM Application Form was released on 28th July 2020. The last date to submit the form is 10th August 2020. No form will be accepted after that. Thus, ensure that you fill and submit the form on time. – Apply for Nursing Diploma Courses
  • WB GNM/ ANM 2020-2023 Session Information Brochure has been released, wherein the complete schedule of the admission process is mentioned. The application process will begin on 28th July 2020. Candidates can get the medical and other such forms from the brochure. Read the brochure carefully for other important details.- West Bengal GNM Admission Information Brochure & WB ANM Official Information Brochure

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.

EventsDates Scheduled
Application Form28th July 2020
Last Date to Submit Application Form10th August 2020
Provisional Merit List17th August 2020
The Release of the Final Rank List according to the marks/scores11th September 2020

12th September 2020

17th September 2020

Release of the First Round Seat Allotment at respective Training School11th September 2020

21st September 2020

First Round Admission Date22nd to 24th September 2020
The Release of the Seat Matrix for Second Round Counselling27th September 2020
The Release of the Second Round Allotment of Seat at respective nursing training schools03rd October 2020
The Release of 2nd Round Admission Date6th to 10th October 2020
The Release of the Seat Matrix for Mop-Up Round Counselling10th October 2020
Mop-Up Round Counselling and Allotment of Seat from Swasthya Bhawan14th October 2020
The Release of Mop-Up Admission Date16th to 17th October 2020
Reporting of the Candidate to the Allotted Institute02nd November 2020
Commencement of Course03rd November 2020

Check – GNM Nursing Free Mock Test

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).

Eligibility Criteria

  • 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

CategoryNo. Of Seats Available
Scheduled Castes (SC)22%
Scheduled Tribes (ST)6%
OBC – A10%
OBC – B7%
Female Candidates belonging to Orphanage2%
Lady Civil Defence Volunteers2.5%

Check – GNM Nursing Application Form

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.

Application Fee

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

  1. Residence Proof
  2. HSC Marksheet
  3. Caste Certificate
  4. Age Proof
  5. Passport Size Photograph, and
  6. 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.


WB GNM Training School Seat Matrix 2019

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 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

Application Form Submission Address for GNM Female Candidates

Orphanage Candidates

WB GNM Orphanage Candidates

For Male Candidates

Application Form Submission for GNM 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 the WB GNM Medical Test Form 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.

WB GNM/ANM Nursing Admission 2020 FAQ’s

Q1: How can I apply for Government GNM/ANM Nursing Schools of West Bengal?
Ans: You need to timely fill and submit the application form to apply for the course. The selection will be done totally on the basis of your marks in the HSC (10+2) Exam.
Q2: WB Nursing Application Form will be available online or offline?
Ans: The form will be available on the official website (www.wbhealth.gov.in).
Q3: What is the application fee?
Ans: Candidates have to submit a sum of 300 rupees as application fee. Further, the payment has to be done through SBI Challan (offline).
Q4: Does the online verification round is the main counselling round?
Ans: No, the attested photocopies of documents have to be sent to the authorities at the prescribed address. Moreover, after that, the candidates have to appear for the counselling round, wherein documents will be verified again. The medical test will take place on the same day. Further, the address at which documents have to be sent is mentioned in the above article.
Q5: What is WB GNM/ANM Mop Up Counselling Round?
Ans: This offline round is conducted for filling the leftover seats after the first and second round of counselling. It will be conducted in offline mode. However, the candidates have to register for it on the official website.
Q6: What is the number of seats available for GNM Course Aspirants?
Ans: Total- 2405, wherein 2300 are for females and 105 for male candidates.
Q7: What is the number of seats available for ANM Course Aspirants?
Ans: 500 seats are available for the aspirants of the ANM Course.
Q8: Does some of the seats are reserved for certain categories?
Ans: Yes, seats are available for reserved category candidates. Wherein, for SC – 22%, ST – 6%, OBCA – 10%, OBCB – 10%, Orphanage – 2%, and Lady Civil Defence Volunteers – 2.5% of the number of seats are reserved.
Q9: From where can I download the WB GNM/ANM Merit List?
Ans: It will be available on the official website. The direct link to the website is given in the above article.
Q10: How will I come to know that I am eligible for the first round of counselling?
Ans: The authorities will update the list of candidates eligible for counselling on the website. You need to look for your name on the list. Further, frequently check the website as you may have qualified for the second round.



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