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Applications Invited for ANM and GNM Nursing Courses: JCECEB

The Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (JCECEB) has recently announced the start of online applications for Auxiliary Nursing Midwifery (ANM) and General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) courses in the state. This competitive test is offered to all qualified candidates interested in pursuing a career in nursing. Below is a complete timetable, application process, eligibility criteria, and other vital information.

Exam Schedule For Nursing Courses

  1. The last date to apply – 16.6.2023 
  2. Edit window will be open from – 17.6.2023 – 19.6.2023
  3. The date of the entrance exam -2.7.2023 (10:00 am – 12.30 pm) 

Application Procedure For Nursing Courses

To apply for the ANM and GNM programmes, candidates must complete the following steps:

  1. Visit the official website of JCECEB: https://jceceb.jharkhand.gov.in/
  2. Click on “Click here for All Online Application Submission – JCECEB 2023.”
  3. Select “Nursing Exam Competitive Examination 2023.”
  4. Read and carefully follow the guidelines provided on the website.
  5. Fill out the online application form with accurate details.
  6. Upload a passport-size photograph with clear visibility of the face and ears.
  7. Complete the signature and left thumb fingerprint in the designated spaces.
  8. Submit the online application and keep a printout for future reference.


Please keep in mind that hard copies of applications should not be forwarded to JCECEB.

Application Editing Window 

During the edit window period, candidates who need to make modifications to their submitted application can do so. The editing window will be open between 17.6.2023 and 19.6.2023. Please ensure that all essential changes are made within this timeframe. It is vital to remember that during the application procedure, candidates can only select one course (ANM or GNM).

Nursing Course Duration

The ANM programme lasts two years, whereas the GNM programme lasts three years. These courses provide thorough training and education to students in order to prepare them for a profession in nursing.


ANM Nursing Course Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must meet the following requirements to be considered for the ANM programme:


  1. Minimum age for admission: 17 years on or before 31st December 2023.
  2. Maximum age for admission: 35 years.
  3. Minimum educational requirement: 10+2 in Arts with English Core/English Elective OR Science OR Health care Science – Vocational stream, from a recognized Board.
  4. Medically fit.
  5. Qualified in 10+2 Arts or Science examination conducted by the National Institute of Open School.
  6. Only female candidates are eligible for the ANM course.


GNM Nursing Course Eligibility Criteria

The following are the eligibility requirements for the GNM course:

  1. Minimum and Maximum age for admission: 17 and 35 years as on 31st December 2023.
  2. No age bar for ANM/LHV.
  3. Candidates must have passed 10+2 with English and obtained at least 40% in the qualifying examination and English individually from any recognized board. Candidates from State Open Schools recognized by the State Government and the National Institute of Open Schools (NIOS) are also eligible. Science background is preferable.
  4. Candidates with 10+2 and 40% marks in vocational ANM course from a Indian Nursing Council recognized school.
  5. Candidates with 10+2 and 40% marks in vocational Stream-Health care Science from a CBSE board/Centre.
  6. ANM registered with a pass mark. 
  7. The student must be medically fit. 
  8. Students who received 40% or higher in the 10+2 Arts or Science examination of Health Care Science – Vocational stream solely conducted by National Institute of Open School.


Only candidates who are permanent residents of Jharkhand or fall under the category of permanent residents of Jharkhand will be considered for nursing admission.

Exam Center: For Nursing Course  

The exam will be conducted at Ranchi, Dhanbad, Palamu, Jamshedpur, and Dumka.

Selection of Exam Center:  For Nursing Course  

Candidates must select their preferred exam center while completing the online application form.


Admit Card:  For Nursing Course  

The online admit card will contain information about the exam center. It will be released four days before the entrance exam, and candidates will need to download it from the official website.

Exam Details:  For Nursing Course  

Total Marks: The exam will have a total of 150 marks, distributed among different subjects as follows:

  • Physics: 30 marks
  • Chemistry: 30 marks
  • Biology: 30 marks
  • Mathematics: 30 marks

Exam Fee: 

The exam fee can be paid through credit card, debit card, net banking, or UPI. The fee structure is as follows:

  • General/EWS/BC-I/BC-II: Rs 900
  • SC/ST/Females of all categories: Rs 450
  • Persons with Disabilities: Exempted from the fee

Merit List:

  • Preparation: The merit list will be prepared based on the scores obtained in the subjects mentioned above.
  • Tie-Breaking Criteria: In case two candidates receive the same score, the following criteria will be used to determine their position:
  • More scores in Biology: The candidate with higher marks in Biology will be given preference.
  • More scores in Chemistry: If the scores in Biology are the same, the candidate with higher marks in Chemistry will be given priority.
  • Date of Birth: If the scores in Biology and Chemistry are also the same, priority will be given based on the date of birth.


Reservation: Reservation will be provided based on categories including EWS, BC-I, BC-II, ST, SC, PTG, and PH/DQ.

What are ANM and GNM Courses?

ANM and GNM are two courses in the nursing sector. ANM is an abbreviation for Auxiliary Nursing Midwifery, while GNM is an abbreviation for General Nursing and Midwifery. Individuals who want to become competent nurses and healthcare professionals can take advantage of these courses, which give education and training.

ANM  Programme: ANM Programme is a two-year programme that focuses on providing basic healthcare and nursing services. It equips students to help people, families, and communities with their healthcare requirements. The ANM course focuses on mother and child healthcare, general nursing care, and first aid.

GNM Programme: The GNM programme is a three-year programme that teaches comprehensive knowledge and skills in nursing and midwifery. Anatomy, physiology, microbiology, nutrition, medical-surgical nursing, paediatric nursing, psychiatric nursing, community health nursing, and midwifery are among the topics covered in the course curriculum. GNM graduates are prepared to work in a variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals, clinics, community health centres, and other medical facilities.

Both ANM and GNM programmes are focused on training competent nursing professionals capable of providing high-quality healthcare to patients. These courses teach students important nursing skills, medical procedures, patient care practises, and how to handle medical crises. Internships and clinical rotations provide students with hands-on experience in real healthcare settings as part of their ANM and GNM curricula.

Graduates of the ANM or GNM programme might continue their education or seek employment in the healthcare profession. They can serve as staff nurses, healthcare assistants, community health workers, or specialise in paediatric nursing, psychiatric nursing, or critical care nursing. Nursing is a noble profession that promotes the well-being and health of individuals and communities. Individuals who want to make a difference in the field of healthcare might use ANM and GNM courses as stepping stones.


Master of Public Health (MPH) Applications Invited at AIIMS

The Executive Programme in Public Health Policy, Leadership & Management has begun accepting online applications, according to a recent announcement from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS Jodhpur). With the help of this programme, mid-career and senior-level professionals will be better equipped to lead and manage in the public health sector. The programme, which lasts for six months, provides a thorough curriculum that blends online interactive sessions with in-person meetings.


The application should be submitted by 30 may 2023 5:00 P.M. At the given link



Addressing and resolving diverse public health issues requires the use of public health education. Strengthening the training capabilities of people working in the healthcare industry is crucial if we are to develop and retain a critical mass of public health professionals. The School of Public Health at AIIMS Jodhpur is committed to offering the community the best possible public health education, research, fellowship, training, and medical care. The Master of Public Health (MPH) programme, one of AIIMS Jodhpur’s signature offerings, strives to give professionals the comprehensive expertise necessary to effectively address public health concerns and assume leadership roles.

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must meet certain requirements in order to be qualified for the Executive Programme in Public Health Policy, Leadership & Management. The following criteria must be met to be eligible:

Educational Qualifications


  • MBBS/BDS/AYUSH (Alternative System of Medicine in India)


  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Veterinary Sciences, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, or Engineering with a minimum of 55% marks.
  • Any other graduate degree with a minimum of 60% marks.

Other Essential Criteria

  • Minimum of five years of work experience, preferably in a healthcare setting.
  • Should possess a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the employer/sponsoring organization.

Places and Price Structure

There are a total of 20 places available for the Executive Programme in Public Health Policy, Leadership & Management, 15 of which are set aside for Indian citizens (5 foreign applicants; 8 medical professionals and 7 non-medical professionals).

Depending on the type of candidate, different fees apply for the programme:


  • Candidates from State and Central Government organizations, Union Territories, Armed Forces, and International Developmental Agencies (WHO, UNICEF/UNDP/UNFPA, etc.) in India: NIL
  • Candidates working in India in private organizations from diverse sectors, including Health and Social Services, community organizations, Education, Clinical Research, Medicine, and Pharmaceutical companies: INR 100,000.
  • Foreign candidates working in private organizations from diverse sectors, including Health and Social Services, community organizations, Education, Clinical Research, Medicine, and Pharmaceutical companies: USD 1500.

Programme Length and Content

For mid-career and senior-level professionals with more than five years of work experience, there is a six-month training programme called the Executive Programme in Public Health Policy, Leadership & Management. While participating in the programme, participants can continue to work for their respective organisations and develop their leadership and management abilities.

Learning Results

  • Gain knowledge of the steps involved in creating policies, such as problem formulation, implementation, analysis, and evaluation.
  • Recognise how the various stakeholders and sectors that play a role in policymaking operate.
  • Become knowledgeable about managing health projects and programmes.

Structure of the Programme

The AIIMS Jodhpur MPH programme combines on-campus instruction with online learning opportunities to deliver a thorough educational experience. The instructional methodology consists of lectures, seminars, fieldwork, homework, and online instruction. The programme has a dual-mode structure, with 2 weeks of in-person instruction and 22 weeks of project-based online learning.


At the start and end of the course, there are contact classes offered at the AIIMS Jodhpur campus. These seven-day courses offer the chance to speak with professors and classmates in person. Students participate in lectures, tutorials, presentations, and guided reading sessions during the contact classes, which improve their comprehension of public health frameworks and concepts.

Web-Based Education

The majority of the course material is offered online, giving students flexibility and accessibility. Regular tasks are given to gauge students’ progress, and weekly and biweekly readings are planned to direct the learning process. Lectures, tutorials, seminars, fieldwork, and research projects are all included in the online learning modules. Students can learn at their own pace while getting direction from the appointed faculty when using this form of instruction.

Credit Allocation

Candidates must acquire a total of 10 credits—spread across six modules and an academic project—to graduate from the MPH programme. The following is the credit distribution:



  1. Module 1 – Introduction to Health Policy (1.5 credits)
  2. Module II – Health Policy Framework (1.5 credits)
  3. Module III – Stakeholder Analysis and Policy Implementation in Health Program Management (1.5 credits)
  4. Module IV – Health Program Management (1.5 credits)
  5. Module V – Assessment and Strategic Planning (1 credit)
  6. Module VI – Leadership in Health Policy and Management (2 credits)

Academic undertaking

Academic Project (1 Credit) – Over the course of six months, students can use their knowledge and research abilities to tackle current issues in public health.

Admissions and Evaluation

The MPH programme at AIIMS Jodhpur has a strict admissions procedure. Candidates are shortlisted once applications are received based on their Statement of Purpose and Curriculum Vitae. Personal/web-based interviews are then extended to the shortlisted candidates. The programme offers merit-based admission.


Students are evaluated summatively and formatively throughout the course. The successful submission of tasks at the conclusion of each module is one of the assessment techniques. These tests make sure that students fully comprehend the learning objectives and are equipped to run health programmes successfully.


The MUHS Summer Internship Program 2023 open for applications; – here’s how to apply.

Online applications are being opened for the Summer Internship Program 20233 at the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS). Students who are enrolled in a college that is associated with MUHS, Nashik, and are in their third year of the health science undergraduate program are eligible for the program. During their summer breaks, students can learn new skills and obtain real-world experience through the internship program.


Interested individuals must study the university’s guidelines and instructions before applying for the program. The online application form is accessible on the MUHS website and must be submitted by the deadline of May 10, 2023, at 23:59 (midnight), or on any other date that may be specified, announced, or modified from time to time by the institution. http://intranet.muhs.ac.in/admission_sip_application_form.aspx is the URL to the online application form.


The internship program is carried out at numerous SIP centers in which MUHS has registered, and each SIP’s learning objectives have been briefly described. The curriculum is developed to help students gain practical experience in their chosen subject of study and advance their knowledge and abilities. The internship program offers students a special chance to interact with professionals in their industry, receive real-world experience in their chosen subject, and learn about the most recent advancements in their field of study.


The Summer Internship program is a crucial component of the undergraduate curriculum since it enables students to put their newly acquired academic knowledge to use in a practical situation. Students participating in the program get the chance to learn about many career options, obtain work experience, and hone crucial abilities like problem-solving, cooperation, and communication.

Important dates to keep in mind:

  • The inspection of the Application Form – 19.05.2023
  • Publication of the Provisional General List of Candidates – 23.05.2023
  • Deadline for sending an email to [email protected] with any discrepancies – 24.05.2023 
  • Publication of the Provisional General Merit List – 25.05.2023 
  • To call for Objection/ Suggestion, if any, – 26.05.2023 
  •  Publication of the General Merit List – 30.05.2023 Admission 1st Round


Selected candidates will receive an online allotment letter, and they should use the OTP sent to the registered mobile number to enter their account and print out the allocation letter. The dates for the MOP UP round and the Admission 2nd Round, if necessary, will be announced later.


Interested individuals may submit an online application if they are enrolled in the third year of an undergraduate health science program at a college connected to MUHS, Nashik. Candidates must pay the stipulated application cost of Rs. 500 online; it is non-refundable unless otherwise stated in the condition.


Candidates from families below the poverty line (BPL) or who are financially unable to pay the processing fee must submit a certificate and undertaking properly certified by the respective Dean or Principal to the University. In these situations, the Vice-Chancellor maintains the discretion to exclude candidates from paying the processing fee. Candidates should read the instructions/guidelines and the linked university notification before filling out the online application form.


A 50% refund of the application costs will be given to applicants who are not given a place in the programme.

In the second round, or any more rounds, if any, any seats that are still unfilled will be filled in accordance with the general merit list; Furthermore, the University may conduct the MOP UP or Spot Admission Rounds in accordance with its policy decision. 


If they apply for the Summer Internship programand are accepted, winners of the MUHS Avishkar Research Festival 2022 (held in January 2023) will be qualified for a complete reimbursement of their application fees. Apart from summer break, the time spent at each enrolled SIP Centre will be regarded as a study session and treated in the same way as regular attendance.


The Statement of Purpose, which is worth three points, and the 12/HSC % or CGPA, which is worth ten points, will be used to evaluate applicants. The 13 total points—3 for the Statement of Purpose and 10 for the grade-point average or CGPA—will be used to create the merit list.


In the event of a tie, the candidate’s age will be taken into account first, then the candidate’s overall score on the 12th-grade exam. The applications will be reviewed by MUHS, which will then provide a merit list online. Successful candidates must submit a joining letter through the designated Nodal Officer and report at the relevant SIP centre at their own expense after receiving a temporary institute ID.


The provision of housing and meal services will depend on the payment of essential fees at the same rate as candidates who live in dorms. Students who successfully complete their internships will be awarded a certificate, a badge, and a salary of up to Rs. 2500 per week for a maximum of four weeks.


To provide the interns with webinars with digital content, MUHS has signed MoUs with reputable software companies. Like last year, expert professors from the MPGI Institute of the University will lead lectures and online learning sessions.


Based on the position of the proposal and any updated information from the SIP Center(s), the provisional list is subject to change. At any time during the admissions process, the institution retains the right to modify or alter the provisional list.

The steps for completing the online application form are as follows:


  • Make sure you have a working mobile number and email address.
  • Before completing the online application form, download the Admission Notification and University Notification 10/ 2023 and carefully read both.
  • In six steps, beginning with Step 1, continuing with Step 2, Step 3, Step 4, Step 5, and Step 6, complete the online application form.
  • Verify that you satisfy the requirements and educational requirements given by the university for the online admissions procedure 23.
  • Carefully complete the online application form. Depending on your qualifications, select the appropriate SIP Centre and Learning Goal(s). You must meet the necessary eligibility requirements and complete the Choices of Summer Internship Programs (SIP) for AY 23, which will be held at various SIP Centres registered by MUHS.
  • Only one application should be submitted. Your previous application will be rejected if you submit more than one; only the most recent application will be accepted.
  • Please be aware that the office is unable to repair any errors made when completing the online application form. Such inaccuracies are not the responsibility of the office.
  • Candidates must enter an OTP password to make modifications to their application after entering their mobile number. Candidates can modify their application before online submission.
  • Once the candidate submits their application form online by pressing the “SUBMIT” button, there will be no further scope to make changes to the online data.
  • The system will not print the application form until basic information, educational qualifications, SIP preferences, and the online application fee of Rs.500/- (non-refundable) have been entered.


Important Documents

When completing and submitting the online application form, the following documents must be uploaded or filled out:


  • The qualifying exam’s mark list(s). The HSC 12th Standard is required and reflects the percentage of total marks that were earned.
  • The cumulative grade point average (CGPA), 12th/HSC percentage. Candidates must fill up the anticipated percentage after the equal percentage of marks has been converted into 10 Marks in accordance with the relevant examination authority norms (if applicable).
  • A statement of purpose for each of the learning objectives the applicant choose to include in their online application. It is worth three marks total, and the university will grade it. A proportionate mark (either 1, 2, or 3) must be given by the candidate based on the provided statement of intent.
  • A No Objection Certificate (NOC), in the format specified by the University as (ANNEXURE – A), from the college or institute the candidate is currently enrolled in.
  • It is necessary to print, complete, and upload a copy of the Undertaking in the format required by the University (ANNEXURE – C).
  • If a candidate is from a family that falls below the poverty line (BPL) and wants to be excluded from paying the processing cost of Rs. 500, they must provide a certificate from the relevant authority.



The prerequisites for the Summer Internship program(SIP), as decided by MUHS, will change according to the program’s specific learning objectives. Candidates enrolled in undergraduate health science programmes (such as MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS, BUMS, BPTH, BSC Nursing, BOTH, BNYS, BPMT, B.A.S.L.P, BPO, and BSC HLS) from colleges connected to MUHS, Nashik are currently eligible to apply if they are up to their third year.