G.N.M - General Nursing & Midwifery

Duration: 3 Years Full-time
Eligibility 12th Pass with 40%
Age 17 - 35
Available Seat 60 ( Male - 16 ; Female 44 )

Duration:            3 Years Full-time
Eligibility:          12th Pass with 40% ( CBSC / ICSE / SSSCE / HSCE )
Age:                     17 – 35
Available Seat:  40 ( Male – 12 ; Female 28 )

The aims of the Diploma in General Nursing

The basic Diploma course in General Nursing and Midwifery is geared to the health needs of the individuals,
family, community and the country at large.
The aims of the Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery programme are:
1. To prepare nurses with a sound educational programme in nursing to enable them to function as
efficient members of the health team, beginning with the competencies for first level
positions in all kinds of health care settings.
2. To help nurses develop an ability to co-operate and co-ordinate with members of the health team in
the prevention of disease, promotion of health and rehabilitation of the sick.
3. To help nurses in their personal and professional development, so that they are able to make maximum
contribution to the society as useful and productive individuals, citizens as well as efficient
4. To serve as a base for further professional education and specialization in nursing.
5. To prepare nurses to keep pace with latest professional and technological developments and use these
for providing nursing care service.

The nurse on completion of this course will be able to:

1. Demonstrate competency in providing health care to individual, sick or well, using nursing process.
- Assess the nursing need of clients from birth of death.
- Plan and carry out appropriate action to meet nursing needs.
- Provide effective nursing care for maintain best possible level of health in all aspects.
- Promote self care in people under their care.
- Apply problem solving techniques in nursing practice.
- Evaluate effectiveness of nursing care.
- Apply problem solving techniques in nursing practice.
- Evaluate effectiveness of nursing care.
2. Apply knowledge from the humanities, biological and behavioral sciences in functioning as a nurse.
3. Function effectively with members of the health team and community applying the knowledge of
human relations and communication skills in her work.
4. Participate as member of the health team in delivery of curative preventive, promotive and
rehabilitative health care service.
5. Mobilize community resources and their involvement in working with the communities.
6. Demonstrate use of ethical values in their personal and professional life.
7. Demonstrate interest in activities of professional organization.
8. Recognize the need for continuing education for professional development.
9. Demonstrate basic skills in teaching patients and giving nursing care to them.
10. Demonstrate basic skills in administration and leadership while working with other members of health
team and community.
11. Assist in research activities.


The modules listed below are those currently intended for delivery in the current academic intake of this course. These may be subject to change in future years as the University regularly revises.


Bio Sciences 
- Anatomy & Physiology. 
- Microbiology
Behavioral Sciences 
- Psychology 
- Sociology 
Nursing Foundations  
- Fundamentals of Nursing. 
Community Health Nursing 
- Environmental Hygiene 
- Health Education & Communication Skills 
- Nutrition 
Computer Education 
Co-curricular activities 


Medical Surgical Nursing-I 
Medical Surgical Nursing -II 
Mental Health Nursing 
Child Health Nursing 
Co-curricular activities

Part - 1

Midwifery & Gynaecological
Community Health Nursing-II 

Part - 2

 Nursing Education 
Introduction to Research and statistics 
Professional Trends & Adjustments. 
Nursing Administration & Ward Management

Highlights of the Dhareshwar Institute Of Nursing

1) State-of the art infra-structure with modern amenities for training.
2) Innovative teaching learning methods for curriculum delivery.
3) Clinical Facilities with leading Hospitals for clinical training
4) Experienced faculty to implement systematic and well-designed teaching learning sessions and clinical training.
5) Guaranteed placement in leading hospitals.