Monday - Saturday, 10AM to 5PM

School of Nursing (GNM)

   Stream    Nursing
   Duration    3 years
   Affiliation    INC & WBNC
   Mode    Full Time Residential
   Exam Pattern    Yearly
  1. Must pass '10 + 2' Examination from any Recognized Board / Council with at least 40% marks in aggregate and must pass in English with at least 40% marks.
  2. Candidates passing (10 + 2) in Vocational Stream - Healthcare Science.
  3. Registered ANM who are W.B. State Govt. employee with 3 years of uninterrupted experience.
  4. 'Passed' means passed in both theory and practical as applicable.
  5. Language: Must be able to read, write and express in Bengali and / or Nepali.
   Selection    Selection through common entrance exam ANM & GNM conducted by WBJEEB
   Days    Monday - Saturday

* WBNC : West Bengal Nursing Council.
* INC : Indian Nursing Council

About The Course

School: Charnock School of Nursing
Under Institution: Charnock Healthcare Institute
Parent Hospital: Charnock Hospital
Affiliated To: INC, WBNC
Name of the Course: Diploma in General Nursing
Duration: 3 Years.

Seats Recognized by INC and WBNC

100 seats at Charnock School of Nursing, under Charnock Healthcare Institute affiliated by INC & WBNC. This Diploma is valid for all Government Hospitals/ Nursing Homes.

The Clinical Area for Practical Experiences

The Charnock School of Nursing is affiliated to the State Medical Colleges & Hospitals, Hospitals of District level, Block Primary Health Centre, Municipal Hospital for a wide range of exposure in practical field for extensive training of the students of Charnock School of Nursing.

Affiliated Hospitals
  • Sagar Datta Medical College & Hospital.
  • Calcutta Medical College & Hospital, Kolkata.
  • Kalna S.D, Hospital.
  • Howrah Orthopaedic Hospital, Eastern Railway.
  • B.R. Singh Hospital, Eastern Railway.
The Community Area for Practical Experience
  1. Rural Community - Reckjoani Block Primary Health Centre.
  2. Urban Community - Atghora, Gopalpur, Rajarhat.

GNM Admission Criteria


The candidates age must be at-least - 17 (Seventeen) years to Maximum age of 35 (Thirty-Five) years on the 31st December of the same year of the session.


Shall be a citizen of India and a permanent resident of West Bengal uninterruptedly for at least last five years.

Marital Status

Married / Unmarried / Widow / Divorcee / Separated all are eligible.

  1. Higher Secondary (10 + 2) Examination or equivalent.
  2. Higher Secondary Certificate & Mark sheet from a Recognized Board / Council with minimum 40% marks in aggregate, with 40% marks in English.
  3. National Institute of open schooling are also eligible.
  4. Registered ANM who are W.B. State Govt. employee, 3 years of uninterrupted experience.
Admission Procedure
  • The candidates have to Register at the official website of West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) and apply online application form for "Common Entrance Test for ANM (R) and GNM Courses" with payment of Examination fees.
  • The candidates have to go through Online Counselling process conducted by West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) and Central Selection Committee (GNM Nursing) for allotment of seat and admission in the Nursing School. (Follow site "*).

Hostel is mandatory for all the students. In lieu of hostel Fees accommodation would be provided along with Transportation facilities. Food is provided in lieu of mess charge and charge may vary subject to market price.


The uniform is compulsory to be worn in the institute as well as during clinical works in hospital & Community.

Vacations & Holidays
(Rules laid down by WBNC)
  1. Annual vacation 4weeks per year for 1st and 2nd year students
  2. Annual leave 15 days for 3rd year students including internship.
  3. Preparatory leave 7days for all the students.
  1. Clinical Fees - A fee of Rs.100/- per month per student to be paid to concern Govt. Hospitals as per order of Govt. of West Bengal, Directorate of Health Services, Swasthya Bhawan.
  2. Registration Fees: The students have to pay to WBNC Rs. 130 per student for Registration in First year and Rs.1030/- per student after passing out for Final Registration certificate.
  3. Examination Fees: The student has to pay to WBNC Rs.530/- as examination fees for appearing in final Examination of each year.

Course Subjects