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G.N.M Nursing

Program Overview

The General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) course offered at DIMS Dehradun is a comprehensive program designed to prepare students for a rewarding career in nursing and midwifery. It combines theoretical knowledge with practical training to equip students with the skills and expertise required to deliver quality healthcare services in various healthcare settings.
This comprehensive program blends theoretical learning with practical experience, preparing graduates to provide compassionate and competent care to mothers and newborns throughout the childbearing journey.

About Course

The GNM course is a diploma program that focuses on training students in the principles and practices of nursing and midwifery. It covers a wide range of subjects, including anatomy, physiology, nutrition, pharmacology, community health nursing, and maternal and child health nursing.

The GNM program curriculum covers a wide range of topics, including:

  • Fundamentals of Nursing: This core area focuses on essential nursing practices, patient assessment, communication skills, and infection control.
  • Midwifery: Students gain in-depth knowledge of prenatal care, labor and delivery, postpartum care, and newborn management.
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology: This subject explores the female reproductive system, pregnancy complications, and women's health.
  • Paediatrics and Child Health:This section equips students with the skills to care for infants, children, and adolescents.
  • Mental Health Nursing: The program covers mental health assessment, interventions, and promoting emotional well-being.
  • Community Health Nursing: Students learn about public health initiatives, preventative care, and healthcare promotion within communities.

The curriculum is designed to meet the standards set by the Indian Nursing Council (INC) and prepare students to provide compassionate and competent care to patients across the lifespan.

Course Duration

The GNM course typically lasts three years and includes both theoretical instruction and practical training. During the course, students undergo supervised clinical rotations in various healthcare settings, such as hospitals, clinics, community health centers, and maternity care facilities, to gain hands-on experience in patient care and management.


The GNM course offered at DIMS Dehradun is affiliated with the Indian Nursing Council (INC) and approved by the State Nursing Council. This ensures that the curriculum, faculty, and infrastructure meet the standards set by the regulatory authorities and prepare students for professional practice in the field of nursing and midwifery.

Scope of GNM

The demand for nursing professionals in India is expected to grow significantly in the coming years, driven by factors such as population growth, increased healthcare awareness, and advancements in medical technology.

According to industry reports, there is a shortage of trained nursing professionals in India, creating ample job opportunities for GNM graduates.

GNM graduates are eligible to pursue higher education and specialization courses in nursing, such as Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc. Nursing) and Master of Science in Nursing (M.Sc. Nursing), to further enhance their career prospects and earning potential.

GNM graduates can pursue diverse career paths in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, community health centers, schools, and government agencies. They can work as staff nurses, nursing supervisors, community health workers, midwives, educators, researchers, and healthcare administrators.

Why Choose General Nursing and Midwifery?

There are numerous reasons to pursue a career in General Nursing and Midwifery:

  1. Make a Difference: Play a vital role in ensuring the health and well-being of mothers, newborns, and children.
  2. High Demand: Be part of a sought-after profession with promising job opportunities.
  3. Diverse Work Settings: Work in hospitals, clinics, birthing centers, or community healthcare settings.
  4. Personal Growth: Develop valuable skills in patient care, communication, teamwork, and critical thinking.

Career Opportunities

Upon completing the GNM course, students have a wide range of career opportunities available to them, including:

  • Staff Nurse
  • Nursing Supervisor
  • Community Health Worker
  • Midwife
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nurse Researcher
  • Healthcare Administrator

Why Choose DIMS as Your College?

DIMS Dehradun offers an exceptional learning environment for aspiring nurses and midwives. Here's what makes us stand out:

  1. Renowned Faculty: Our program is led by experienced and passionate faculty dedicated to your success.
  2. Advanced Facilities: We provide well-equipped labs, a simulation lab, and modern maternity wards for practical training.
  3. Strong Clinical Rotations: Gain valuable hands-on experience through rotations in our partnered healthcare facilities.
  4. Supportive Environment:Benefit from a supportive learning environment that fosters your academic and personal growth.

The GNM program at DIMS Dehradun can be the stepping stone to a fulfilling career dedicated to serving mothers, newborns, and children. Contact us today to learn more about this program and embark on your journey as a nurse and midwife.