Nursing Course After 12th for Arts and Commerce Aspirants

Pursuing a career in nursing requires high perseverance and endurance power. As a responsible nurse, you will need to dedicate most of your time to provide your care for the patients. You will be working hand-in-hand with the doctors to ensure the patients’ good health, proper medication, and treatment. 

But it is absolutely untrue that to pursue a career in this field of nursing, you need to be from the science stream. Being someone from the arts and commerce stream as well, you stand a good chance of thriving in your nursing career. 

After passing 12th from arts and commerce stream, you become eligible to pursue nursing courses like the general nursing and midwifery course.

We, at K J Somaiya College of Nursing, offer a detailed, structured, experts designed and practical course on General Nursing and Midwifery for the 12th passed arts and commerce aspirants. 
Here, we are noting down the required details you need to know about our course offerings on nursing courses after 10th and 12th

General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM)

About – The full time diploma course in General Nursing and Midwifery, one of the widely appraised nursing courses in Mumbai we offer, has been recognized by the Maharashtra State Board of Nursing, Para Medical Education and the Indian Nursing Council. The duration of this course is 3 years, and it constitutes all the basics to advanced knowledge of nursing, including subjects like Foundation in Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Obstetrics, Medical Surgical Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, Gynecology Nursing, and Community Health Nursing. The main campus of this course is at Sion – Mumbai. 

Eligibility – According to the regulating authority of Indian Nursing Council (INC), a candidate requires to have passed their class 12th from arts, commerce or science stream from any recognized institution, with a minimum 40 percent marks in aggregate in the first attempt, to pursue a nursing degree including GNM course. The aspirants must have a minimum 40 percent marks in English subject as individual. Students from State Government recognized State Open School, and Central Government recognized National Institute of Open School (NIOS) are also eligible to get a diploma in nursing through this course. The candidates willing to take admission in this particular course should be at least 17 years of age.

Session type and course details – The General Nursing and Midwifery course is of 3 sessions combined. There will be 2 semesters in each session, making it a course of 6 semesters. 

Besides subjects like Pediatric Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Obstetrics, this course also comprises life science topics such as Anatomy & Physiology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Pathology and Genetics. The students must achieve the required percentage in each semester, to qualify for the next session.

We also provide practical on-ground learning, by co-ordinating with multiple hospitals, to provide our nursing students in-hand practical experience.
If, you feel that certain passion towards the field of nursing, and looking for the best institution to give your interest a shape and degree as well, then K J Somaiya College of Nursing, the best nursing college in Mumbai, is the ideal destination for you. Click here to visit our website for further details and register in our college now.

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