General Nursing & Midwifery | GNM

The School of Nursing Offers 3 years Diploma Program named General Nursing and Midwifery. The institute was established in 1994 and has completed its Silver jubilee. The course is recognized by the Maharashtra State Board of Nursing and Para Medical Education and the Indian Nursing Council. The nursing education encompasses a wide array of subjects such as Foundation in Nursing and the core subjects like Medical Surgical Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Obstetrics & Gynecology Nursing and Community Health Nursing.

Life sciences such as Anatomy & Physiology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Pathology and Genetics form a scientific basis for understanding and conceptualizing the progression of disease conditions on health continuum. Behavioral science adds another dimension to the study program. The subjects like psychology, sociology, and health economics throw light on the change in the psycho- social pattern of human behavior in health and illness. Research in Nursing, Professional Trends, Nursing education and Ward Administration prepares students to assume first level leadership role in the clinical practice or class room teaching.

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Key Information

  • Duration
    3 Years
  • Programme Code
  • Course Type
  • Mode of study
    Full time
  • Campus
    Sion - Mumbai
  • Institute

Programme Outcomes

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


“True leaders don’t care followers.........they create more leaders” - J. Sakiya Sandifer

The program encompasses class room teaching, simulation based learning, supervised clinical practice, field visits, community based health programs, research projects, attitude and value building programs through multi-dimensional approach. The teaching learning is based on actual care provided during the training period. The learning emphasizes application of theory into actual nursing practice.



Commenced Masters in Nursing affiliated with Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS)


Applied for affiliation to MUHS and DMER for M.Sc. Nursing Programme


Completed glorious 25 years of nursing school


Commenced Basic B. Sc. Nursing affiliated with Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS)


Affiliation for Basic B. Sc. Nursing Program by Indian nursing Council (INC)


Commenced Diploma in ‘General Nursing and Midwifery’ affiliated to Maharashtra Nursing Council (MNC)


  • Experiential Learning

    Students are prepared as professional nurses by providing the students with wide clinical exposure in hospital and community settings and organizing educational and field visits.

  • Personality Development

    The students are provided with multiple opportunities through SNA, NSS to participate in cultural activities, sports at State and , National level. The institute strives to develop leadership skills and decision making ability through various workshops.

  • Peer Learning

    The institute instills a spirit of oneness and belonging and inculcates a spirit of togetherness through peer learning. Hand holding with classmates develops individual potential amongst the students.

  • Modern Teaching Methodology

    The faculty uses various interactive teaching methods like seminar, debate, panel discussion, jam boards, quiz etc.

  • Wholesome Curriculum

    The curriculum is planned in such a way that the nurse graduating from the institute will be able to render comprehensive patient care to an individual, family and society. The student will be empowered as an individual and as a responsible citizen.


Subject Theory (Hours) Practical (Hours)
Bio Science Anatomy & Physiology Microbiology 120 90 30  
Behavioral Science Psychology Sociology 60 40 20  
Nursing Foundation Fundamentals of Nursing First aid 210 190 20 200 - Lab 680 - Clinic 22 -Weeks
Community Health Nursing – I CHN-I Environment Hygiene Health Education &Communication Skill Nutrition 320 8 - Weeks
English 30  
Computer Education 15 15
Co-curricular activities 10  
Total hours 625 - 16 Weeks 1215 - 30 Weeks


For detailed Curriculum refer MNC Website.