Exam Details

Exam Name : Odisha Nursing

Exam Mode : Offline

Number of Questions Asked : "M.Sc Nursing: 150 Basic Nursing: 150"

Last date to fill application form : 10/09/2021

Admit Card release date : 10 - 26 September 2021

Age Limit : Candidates must have a minimum of 17 years of age.

Exam Duration : "M.Sc Nursing: 3 hrs Basic Nursing: 3 hrs"

Total Marks : "M.Sc Nursing: 150 Basic Nursing: 150"

Application fee : "ANM (Auxiliary Nurse Midwifery): Rs.300/- GNM (General Nursing and Midwifery) : Rs.500/- Basic B.Sc Nursing: Rs.500/- Post Basic Nursing: Rs.1000/- M.Sc Nursing: Rs.1000/-"

Application form release date : 01/07/2021

Last date to pay fee : 10/09/2021

Exam date : 26-09-2021

Declaration of result : yet to be notified

Eligibility :

  • "For ANM (Auxiliary Nurse Midwifery)  Candidate must have passed 10+2 from CHSE Odisha or equivalent. OR Candidates who have qualified in 10+2 Exams conducted by the National Institute of Open School
  • (equivalent to CHSE Odisha) are also eligible. ASHA having a 10+2 pass is eligible to apply for the ANM course. Only female candidates are eligible to apply. Candidate must have passed minimum M.E. standard Odia for all Govt. school of Nursing and 85% Govt quota seats in private nursing institutions recognized by ONMRC. Applicants who are Physically handicapped having a locomotor disability of lower limbs from 40% to 50% only will be taken into consideration. Candidates are required to obtain their handicapped certificate from the competent authority of the concerned district. Candidates who have more than 50% lower locomotory disability will not be eligible and candidates having any other disability will only be eligible after the production of a genuine medical board certificate ( i.e. the Medical Board certifying that the applicant is eligible for perusing the Nursing Course). For GNM (General Nursing and Midwifery) The candidates should have passed 10+2 with 40% marks from CHSE Odisha or an equivalent thereof
  • However
  • science is preferable. Or 10 +2/12th with at least 40% marks from state open schools recognized by state Govt. and National Institute of Open School recognized by Central Government. Or 10+2 vocational ANM course with at least 40% marks from the school recognized by Indian Nursing Council. Or 10 +2 Health Science vocational stream from a recognized CBSE board/ State or Center. Or Registered from ANM with 10+2 pass. 5% of the total mark is relaxed for candidates belonging to SC/ST. ASHA having a 10+2 pass with at least 40% marks (5% relaxation for SC/ST candidates ) is eligible for applying for the GNM course. For Basic B.Sc Nursing Applicant should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with Science (Physics
  • Chemistry & Biology) from CHSE
  • Odisha or any other Board or Council or University equivalent thereof. Candidates who passed from the 10+2 examination in Science (physics
  • chemistry & Biology) conducted by the National Institute of Open School with 45% marks are also eligible to apply. Candidate must have passed in the subject of PCB & English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 45%markstakentogetherinPCBatthequalifyingexaminationi.e.(10+2). Candidate’s who belongs to SC/ST
  • the marks obtained in PCB taken together in qualifying examination be 40% instead of 45 % as stated above. English is a compulsory subject in 10+2 for being eligible for admissions to B.Sc. Nursing Course.  Applicant must have passed minimum M.E. standard Odia for all Govt. Nursing Institutions and 85% Govt. quota seats in private Nursing Institutions recognized by ONMRC. Candidate must be a domicile / permanent resident/native of Odisha but currently residing outside Odisha( for all Govt. school of Nursing and 85% Govt quota seats in private nursing institutions recognized by ONMRC) Both female and male candidates (only 10% reservation for male candidates out of total seats) are eligible to apply. Physically handicapped candidates having a locomotor disability of lower limbs between 40% to 50% only will be taken into consideration.  For Post Basic Nursing The candidate must be domicile/permanent resident/ native of Odisha (for All seats in Govt. College of Nursing
  • & 85% Govt. quota seats in Private institutions) The candidate must be a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife of ONMRC or equivalent to any other state nursing council. The minimum educational requirements will be the passing of the General Nursing & Midwifery examination conducted by ON&MEB Odisha or equivalent. In case candidates have registered their name in other State Nursing Council
  • they will be allowed to participate in the state selection process and after admission
  • the selected candidates will have to get registered under ONMRC and submit their reciprocal registration certificate at the respective college within two months from the last date of admission. The candidate must be medically fit for the course. Candidate must obtain a “No objection Certificate” from the appointing Authority /Competent Authority to undergo the course (for in-service candidates working in Govt./ Public sector undertaking /private sector). NOC must be submitted at the time of applying for the course. The candidate should note that without NOC the Application will be rejected. Must have passed minimum M.E standard Odia. (Only for Govt. Institutions & 85% Govt. quota seats in Private Institutions.) Both Male & Female candidates are eligible to apply. For M.Sc Nursing The candidate must be Domicile/permanent resident/ native of Odisha (for All seats in Govt. College of Nursing
  • & 85% Govt. quota seats in Private institutions) The candidate must be a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife of ONMRC or equivalent of any other state nursing council. The minimum educational requirements shall be BSc Nursing / Post Basic BSc Nursing with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks from the institution recognized by the INC/ONMRC. In case an applicant has registered his/her name in other State Nursing Council
  • he will be allowed to participate in the state selection process and after admission
  • the selected candidates have to get registered under ONMRC and submit their reciprocal registration certificate at the respective college within two months from the last date of admission. In case the selected candidate fails to produce the reciprocal registration certificate within the stipulated period
  • failing which the necessary action will be taken by the State Selection Committee
  • Odisha. Minimum one year of work experience after Basic B.Sc. Nursing or one-year work experience before or after post-Basic B.sc. nursing. One year of “Work experience” either in the teaching or clinical field will be taken into consideration. A certain criterion is to be considered for work experience."


Description :
"Odisha Nursing Admissions 2021 admission process will be taken under the Directorate of Nursing Odisha. The candidates will be enrolled in ANM (Auxiliary Nurse Midwifery) and GNM (General Nursing and Midwifery), Basic B.Sc Nursing, Post Basic B.Sc Nursing and M.Sc Nursing courses in all the INC recognized Government and Private A.N.M. training centres in Odisha State. Furthermore, the allotment of seats will be done based on the merit list. The candidates must read the complete article to know about Odisha Nursing 2021 admissions Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Counselling etc."

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