If you boast a caring attitude,nursing,profession will given you the job satisfaction you want in your life. When it come to some noble professions, nursing always comes to the fore. In the 20th Century the advancement of healthcare system has given a boost to the profession. These days, nurses and nursing assistants are an integral part of any private or government hospital. Right from OPD to general ward and from operation theatre to ICU everywhere nursing staffs take the onus to care sick people and treat them as per doctor’s guidance.

Considering the importance of the profession, it is apt to say that a career in nursing brings challenges and opportunities for an aspirant. Not only within the country, but skilled nurses and nursing assistants are also in great demand in foreign countries.

Personal Traits:

In the nursing profession, mental as well as physical strength is important as nurses many a time serve the patients suffering from infectious diseases. In addition, long duty hours, rotate schedule, the skill to understand patient’s needs and a lot of hard work are some most common factors related to the profession. Therefore, anybody choosing nursing profession should be mentally and physically fit, patient and courageous too.

Course Details:

There is no dearth of nursing colleges and schools and all these institutes offer various diploma, graduate and post graduate courses in nursing.

B.Sc. Nursing:

Duration: 3 Years

Eligibility: 10+2 with Biology mandatory subjects or 3 Year Diploma after 12th

M.Sc. Nursing:

Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility: Graduation with B.Sc. Nursing with 50% Aggregate marks


  1. General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM): Those students who prefer nursing profession and had Biology, Physics and Chemistry in their Senior Secondary can pursue this course.

Duration: 3 year and 6 months

  • Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM): This course is appropriate for those people who have completed their 10thstandard.

Duration: 1 Year and 6 months

Career Prospects:

Professional Nurses can easily find jobs in India and abroad.

Hospitals and Nursing Homes

Private Clinics



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