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

  • After completing GNM course and getting registered with a State Nurse Registration Council, one may pursue the B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic) course.
  • This course will lead one to a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. The course duration is 2 years


“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.



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)


  • Unique Feature

    K J Somaiya School/College of Nursing is one of the most popular and first private nursing college in Mumbai which is attached to a Medical College.

  • Expert Faculties

    We have a vast pool of talented and highly qualified teachers/faculties with a good students-teachers ratio.

  • Placement

    The institute boasts of 100% placement to the students in major corporate and Municipal Hospitals , Factories and Health industry.

  • Experiential Learning

    The institute strives to prepare the professionals by ensuring that each student is exposed to real case scenarios, field trips, demonstrations & return demonstrations & experience in major Hospitals.

  • Best clinical Experience

    Our college is affiliated to renowned private & Municipal Hospitals in Mumbai city. The clinical Exposure provided to the students ensures that the institute prepares professional, competent Nurse professionals who provide quality care with the right attitude.

  • Personality Development

    Our College has registered student nursing council which is part of SNA (Student Nurses Association) that ensures a overall development of the students. Various competitions, programmes are organized to facilitate student development in areas such as literary, dramatics, art, sports, creativity , public speaking etc. The institute also provides soft skill development classes which are embedded in the curriculum. The students are also sponsored for attending and presenting in various state and National Level competitions and conferences.


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 Skil 180 80 30 40 30 320 8 - Weeks
English 30  
Computer Education 15 15
Co-curricular activities 10  
Total hours 625 - 16 Weeks 1215 - 30 Weeks