WB Health Admission 2017 GNM Course Application Form for 2175 Seats

WB Health Admission 2017: The Department of Health and Family Welfare has scattered out a notice regarding the admission to the course of General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) for the academic year 2017 to 2020. Candidates who are waiting for HSC results or have passed 12th examination are eligible to apply for WB Health Admission 2017. There are totally 2105 seats for Female candidates and 70 seats for male candidates. The students will be considered for the admission in Nursing Training Schools by means of academic performance in higher secondary level. Candidates who are eager to know more about the WB health Admission process are asked to have a look at the below section.

Department Department of Health & Family Welfare, West Bengal
Course Name General Nursing & Midwifery (GNM)
No of Seats 2175 Last Date 12-05-2017
Qualification  12th Std Pass
Duration 3 years + 6 months Internship
Location West Bengal

WB Health Recruitment 2017

Department of Health & Family Welfare is in-charge for maintaining and developing the health care system especially in the rural areas of west Bengal. This department is engaged in filling the seats of GNM course which is present in various Nursing training centres in West Bengal.

Aspirants who have done vocational courses are not required apply for this admission. This will be a great chance for candidates who desire to do nursing courses. Medical fitness is very important to apply for this post. The application for WB Health GNM Admission should be submitted in the format as shown in the below section.

Availability of Seats in WB Health

Sl.No Gender No of Seats Age Limit
1 Female 2105 27 years
2 Male 70

Reservation of Seats:

  • SC – 22%
  • ST – 6%
  • OBC (A) – 10%
  • OBC (B) – 7%
  • Female candidates belonging to Orphanage – 2%
  • Lady Civil Defence Volunteers – 2.5%

Essential Qualification: The candidates must have passed Higher Secondary level from a government approved board or council to seek for admission in WB Health.

  • Minimum Education – 12th pass

Age Restriction & Relaxation: Aspirants who are ageing more than 17 years and less than 27 years are requested to apply for WB Health GNM course. The age of the applicants will be computed as on 1st January 2017.

  • Age Limit – 17 to 27 years

Selection Method: The selection would be made totally on the basis of merit only i.e. the marks they have obtained in the higher secondary exam. Except Environmental science, all the other subjects will be considered for selection.

  • Academic Performance (Merit Basis)

Admission & Training Period: The provisionally shortlisted candidates will have to undergo medical verification. Candidates who are found to be medically fit will get admission for 3 years GNM course.

After the completion of 3 years, you will be undergoing training in Nursing Training School, West Bengal.

  • Medical Checkup
  • 3 years GNM programme
  • 6 months training

How to Apply for WB Health Admission 2017

Candidates who are meeting with the eligibility criteria of WB Health Admission 2017 can download the official notification from “www.wbhealth.gov.in” and find for the application form from the 5th page.

Take the hardcopy of the form and fill it with essential details. Affix a recent passport size photo on the column provided for it. Enclose the following self attested documents along with the duly filled form.

  • HSC Mark sheets
  • Age proof
  • Original Copy of Residential Certificate
  • Community certificate
  • Civil Defence Certificate
  • One self addressed cover with postage stamp, etc

Write as “Admission for GNM” on the top of the envelope. The address for sending the above mentioned documents for each district has been mentioned on the 2nd page of official notification. These documents should be send by registered or Speed Post or Courier.

Official Notification wbhealth.gov.in

Important Dates

  • Date of advertisement – 18th April 2017
  • Last date for receipt of application – 12th May 2017

Note: The information regarding the Admission process of WB Health has been explained clearly in the above section, for the ease of job hunters. The postal address for sending the application and other details can be referred from the official notification.

Updated: 20th April 2017 — 12:13 pm


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  1. Can you please tell me why the last date of submitting the form before 12th april?
    So, what will do the running students cause the date of result of HS exam is 16th april. So what will they do?

  2. what about the ones who are waiting for their results

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