Irregularity in the  procedure of admission and selection of candidates in General Nursing and Midwifery Course ? Instructions ? Issued.






G.O.Ms.No.430                                                                                  Dated.  4-7-1989,

                                                                                                            Read the following:-



            From the D.M.E. Letter No. APNMC/GNT/6518/89-1, dated 24-4-1989.


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            The  Government hereby approve the uniform instructions and guidelines submitted by the Director of Medical Education for admission and Selection of candidates in General Nursing and Midwifery Courses conducted in the State by the  various Private /Government institutions as detailed in the Annexure to this order.






                                                                                         G. KUMARASWAMY REDDY

                                                                                               Secretary to  Government




The Director of Medical Education, Hyderabad.

Copy to the Registrar, A.P. Nurses and Midwives Council,  Hyderabad.



//Forwarded ; By Order //



                                                                                                    Section Officer






Instructions and guidelines to all Private/Government Teaching Institutions for admission and  Selection of Candidates in the State:-


1.                   A  Selection Committee for each School of Nursing (General Nursing and Midwifery) shall be constituted with the following members for the  selection of candidates on merit basis duly following the rules of Reservation etc., prescribed by Government for such admissions.


a)      District  Medical and Health  Officer

b)      Principal of the training School

c)      Medical superintendent of the school concerned

d)      Representative of the management of the School

e)      Nursing Tutor  Grade I,  from School of Nursing of Government Hospital.


2.                   a)  The Rule of Reservation should also be followed for admission of students in each course.  85% of the  seats are to be reserved for local  candidates and 15% of the seates are unreserved.


b)      Rule of Reservation for SC/ST/BC should be followed as per Government Rules.


3.                   The Selection of candidates for admission by the selection Committee shall be on the basis of merit only, strictly according to the aggregate number of marks obtained Intermediate or its equalent.  The  candidates shall stay in the Hostel compulsorily.


4.                   The candidates should have completed the age of 17 years and should  not have  completed  the age of 25 years and the above  age limits are : relaxable  by  3 years in each case of SC/ST and BC,  candidates as per Indian Nursing Council Syllabus.


5.                   The comprehensive merit list and the list of selected candidates shall be sent to the Registrar and Assistant Director (nursing) with the Signature of all member of the Selection Committee within  15 days of the date of Selection by the  Selection Committee.


6.                   All Recognised Private Training Schools are to admit candidates uniformly in May/June  of the4 year of admission by proper paper publication.


7.                   a)  The admission should be done once in a year and should not recruit more than 30 (Thirty) candidates, in the schools that are started, if any school recruits more candidates they will not be eligible to appear the common Board of examinations.


b) The  new Schools should mention the intake capacity and adhere to the number of admissions for which permission is obtained.


8.                   Private Training Schools should be made to develop their own Private Hospitals, Operation theatre and rural Public health facilities as required for training as per Indian Nursing Council Syllabus  and that no affiliation to any  Government Hospitals or Government Institutions or Primary Health Centre will be given to the trainees of the Private Training Schools and for such field and practical training. Institution with no facilities of their own should be summarily rejected and derecognised  after the stipulated date.


9.                   The parent Institution to which the School is attached should have a minimum of 160 beds.


10.               The ratio  of staff Nurses should be maintained as per Indian Nursing Council Regulations.


11.               The qualification of Staff Nurses employed should be Higher Grade Nursing.




                                                                                                    Section Officer

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