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About Us

“I see God in every human being. When I wash the leper’s wounds I feel I am nursing the Lord himself. Is it not a beautiful experience?” – Mother Teresa Nursing is the essential part of our medical system. Nursing is the practice to take care of the sick people suffering from all sorts of physical and psychological problems. Besides this, a nurse dispenses the medicine, keeps the patient’s records, assist medical specialists and operates the medical equipment along with the routine duties. Other opportunities for qualified nurses include teaching, administration and research jobs.

Career Way

Auxiliary Nurse and Midwife (ANM)
Level Under-Graduate
Duration 1.5-2 years
Eligibility 10th class/10+2 (any discipline) with 40% to 50% marks, English as main/optional subject, Age ranges between 17-35 years, Only female students can apply, Candidates have to be medically fit
Entrance Exam Provision of entrance exam conducted by the Nursing Entrance Board, Some Universities/Colleges conduct their own written test plus interview. Other colleges’ admission criteria is based on 12th class percentage
Specialization --
Average Course Fee INR 50,000 to INR 2,00,000
Mode Regular/Distance Learning
Goal Basic and Rural Health Worker, Community Health Worker, Home Nurse
 

Colleges

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
Apollo College of Nursing, Chennai
Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune
Army College of Nursing, Jalandhar
B.M. Birla College of Nursing, Kolkata
Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune
Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore
Government College of Nursing, Kozhikode, Kerala
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry
King George’s Medical University (KGMU), Lucknow
Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal University, Karnataka
National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh
Pt. B.D. Sharma, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak
RAK College of Nursing, Delhi
Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai
Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
The Mother Theresa Post Graduate and Research Institute of Health Sciences, Puducherry

Key Skills

Communication Skills
Detail Oriented
Emotionally Stable

Career Prospectous

Staff Nurse / Ward Sister
General Nurse
Teaching and Administrative Positions
School Nurse
Community Health Nurse
Military Nurse
Midwives
Health
Duty Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse
Nurse Researcher

Salary

 
Like any other field the remuneration in this field also depends on qualification, experience and area in which one works. One could get an initial pay of 8,000 to 15,000 per month.

Role Models

  • Mother Teresa

    Mother Teresa Mother Teresa, Bharat Ratna Awardee. In 1950 Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic religious congregation which had over 4,500 sisters and was active in 133 countries in 2012. The congregation manages homes for people dying of HIV/AIDS, leprosy and tuberculosis; soup kitchens; dispensaries and mobile clinics; children's- and family-counselling programmes; orphanages, and schools.

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