WB GNM/ANM Nursing Admission 2021: The admission process is 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) is taken into consideration. The authorities prepare a merit list out of the received applications. For more details regarding WB GNM/ANM Nursing Admission 2021, read further.
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WB GNM/ANM Nursing Admission 2021
The officials release an official notification for defining the complete admission process for the 2021 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 train nurses in handling competencies at the workplace. Furthermore, the complete schedule of the WB Nursing Admission Process is given down below.
WB GNM/ ANM Nursing Schedule
|Application Form||– July 2021 –|
|Last Date to Submit Application Form||– August 2021 –|
|Provisional Merit List||– August 2021 –|
|The Release of the Final Rank List according to the marks/scores||– September 2021 –|
|Release of the First Round Seat Allotment at respective Training School||– September 2021 –|
|First Round Admission Date||– September 2021 –|
|The Release of the Seat Matrix for Second Round Counselling||– September 2021 –|
|The Release of the Second Round Allotment of Seat at respective nursing training schools||– October 2021 –|
|The Release of 2nd Round Admission Date||– October 2021 –|
|The Release of the Seat Matrix for Mop-Up Round Counselling||– October 2021 –|
|Mop-Up Round Counselling and Allotment of Seat from Swasthya Bhawan||– October 2021 –|
|The Release of Mop-Up Admission Date||– October 2021 –|
|Reporting of the Candidate to the Allotted Institute||– November 2021 –|
|Commencement of Course||– November 2021 –|
Check – GNM Nursing Free Mock Test
Candidates can further check the previous year’s information brochure below. The brochure for this session West Bengal Nursing Admission shall be released in the same format.
West Bengal GNM/ ANM Admission Process
Aspirants should be well versed in the admission procedure. The selection committee follows this process to grant admission to GNM/ ANM Institutes of the West Bengal state. In addition, the WB Nursing Admission Process is as follows:
- The authorities do not conduct any entrance exam. Therefore, as mentioned above, officials 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, only the candidates satisfying the eligibility criteria are eligible for admission.
- Further, merit list candidates have to go through the counselling round. This round is conducted for document verification.
The candidates successfully clearing this round are 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 of 1 January 2021.
- Furthermore, the candidate should be able to read, write, and speak in Bengali or Nepali.
Reservation Of Seats
The authorities reserve a no. of seats for the students belonging to reserved categories. In addition, these seats can only be claimed by the students belonging to those categories. Furthermore, the percentage of seats reserved are mentioned below. During seat allotment, the seat reservation policy is considered.
|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%|
Check – GNM Nursing Application Form
WB Nursing Application Form 2021
West Bengal Nursing Application Form is made available on the official website of the West Bengal Health Welfare Department. The candidates’ 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. The form shall further be available for a limited period of time, hence, it must be submitted before the due date.
WB GNM/ANM Application Correction Facility
This facility is provided 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 accept the forms of candidates who have submitted the fees. Thus, if you fail to pay the fees before the given date, then your form is treated as incomplete.
Documents To Be Attached with the Form
The documents that an applicant needs to keep along while filling the application form are as follows:
- 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 previous year prospectus. Thus, the officials may modify the list for the 2021 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 is released, the same is updated in the article. The year-wise college list is available here.
WB ANM 2020 Institutes
ANM 2019 Training Schools
WB GNM 2020 Institutes
GNM 2019 GNM Colleges
West Bengal ANM Nursing Merit List 2021
Note that only the WB GNM/ANM Merit List candidates are eligible for taking admission to Nursing Schools of West Bengal. This list help authority in segregating candidates on the basis of merit. In addition, it shall be available on the official website. Candidates should check it out to know whether they are shortlisted for counselling or not. Furthermore, the below-mentioned details are mentioned on the merit list. The applicants can find 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 have to send self-attested photocopies of the documents at the provided address. This process of document verification begins soon after the release of the merit list. Further, after document verification, applicants have to go through a medical test on the day of counselling. The details regarding the process shall be made available on the official website. We also update it here. Moreover, the candidates who clear all these rounds 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 is 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 get rejected. It is the last round of the admission process. Therefore, seats are allotted to candidates who clear this round. Furthermore, details regarding the venue, time and date of the medical test shall 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 takes place in online mode. The candidates have to visit the official’s site for checking whether their name is available for counselling round or not. Moreover, online counselling is 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 are conducted. If the seats are left after that, then a mop-up round is conducted. Furthermore, the details regarding the mop-up counselling are given down below.
Mop Up Round Counselling
This round is conducted in case of vacant seats. Moreover, this round of counselling takes place in offline mode. In addition, authorities 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 have a chance to reserve a seat for themselves.