GMCH Chandigarh Admission 2018 in Post Basic Diploma In Psychiatric Nursing (DPN): Government Medical College & Hospital has issued official notification for the Post Basic Diploma In Psychiatric Nursing (DPN) Admission for the academic session of 2018 – 2019. The online application form for the post Basic Diploma In Psychiatric Nursing (DPN) in GMCH Chandigarh has been started and will continue till August 31, 2018. Candidates are required to read the all details including eligibility criteria carefully before apply online. Candidates interested in the Post Basic Diploma In Psychiatric Nursing (DPN) Admission can check all the details like application process, important dates, admit card, eligibility criteria, etc here.

Latest: Online Application form for (DPN) Admission 2018 has been released. Candidates can apply online from the link provided below

GMCH Chandigarh Admission 2018 in Post Basic Diploma In Psychiatric Nursing (DPN)

Candidates seeking admission for Post Basic Diploma In Psychiatric Nursing (DPN) in GMCH Chandigarh can apply for the same as per the schedule i.e.  given below. Candidates are advised to go through the eligibility criteria at least one before applying. The dates mentioned in the table are officially released. Candidates should be noted that application form will be accepted in online mode only. No other means of application form will be accepted in any manner.

Duration of the Course: 2 year

Schedule of GMCH Chandigarh Admission 2018 in Post Basic Diploma In Psychiatric Nursing (DPN)

Event Dates(Tentative)
The prospectus along with application form is available from 01 Aug 2018
Last date for submission of application form 31 Aug 2018
Display of lists of eligible candidates for appearing in entrance test 05 Sep, 2018
Date of Entrance Examination 10 Sep, 2018
Date of counseling / Display the list of selected candidates 10 Sep, 2018
Commencement of Session 01 Oct, 2018

Application Form 2018

A candidate who wishes to be enrolled for DPN program can apply to the Director Principal of Govt. Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) by clicking the link given below. Candidates are required to read all the instruction prior to filling up the application form i.e. given on the page. Hard copy/ printout of online application along with receipt of online payment along with other documents and original certificates are required to be produced on the day of counseling. Candidates can fill their application form from the official website of the GMCH or from the direct link which is mentioned below.

Apply Online: Click Here to apply online and you can also apply from the official website i.e. gmch.gov.in.

Application Fee

  • Rs 500/- for General candidates
  • Rs 250/- for SC candidates

Mode of Fee payment: Online (Via Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking)

Eligibility Criteria

A candidate for admission in Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing (DPN) should have the following qualification to join the course.

  • Be a Registered Nurse (Registered Nurse & Registered Midwife) or equivalent possessing a minimum of one year experience as staff nurse.
  • Nurses from other countries must obtain an equivalent certificate from INC before admission.

Only eligible candidates will be allowed in the entrance test which is conducted by GMCH.

Admit card 2018

After the completion of the application process the list of eligible candidates for entrance exam will be displayed on the official website of the GMCH as per the schedule. Only the eligible candidates will get the admit card from the official website of the GMCH. Direct link to download the Admit Card will also be posted on this page.

Exam Pattern

The paper for entrance examination will be of 100 marks and will contest of MCQ type question. The Scheme of examination has been provided below.

Result 2018

Entrance test result for admission of Post Basic Diploma In Psychiatric Nursing (DPN) in GMCH Chandigarh will be displayed on the official website of the GMCH. The result will be declared in the form of merit list. Candidates who will appear in the entrance exam will be able to check their result on the official website. Direct link to check the GMCH Chandigarh Post Basic Diploma In Psychiatric Nursing (DPN)will be updated below. Admission result will also be posted on this page once the result will be declared officially.

Merit List

Selection of the candidates will be made on the basis of the merit in the entrance examination which will be conducted by GMCH under the auspices of Punjab University. Merit List will be displayed on the same day and the candidates will be called for the interview the next day. Separate merit list will be prepared for General Category, Schedule Caste Category which will be displayed on GMCH website.

Selection Process

A candidate who wishes to be enrolled for DPN program shall apply to the Director Principal of Govt. Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) by the date notified by the Institution/ University, on the prescribed form.  The eligible candidates will be allowed to appear in entrance examination which will be conducted by GMCH. The paper for entrance examination will be of 100 marks and will consist of MCQ type question. The selection will be made on the basis of merit in the entrance examination which will be conducted by GMCH under the auspices of Punjab University. The minimum cut off marks for admission to Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing course for various categories will be as follows:

  • 50% for candidates belonging to General Category
  • 45% for candidates belonging to Physically Handicapped category and
  • 40% for candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste category
  • Merit list of entrance examination will be displayed same day by 5 pm and the candidates will be called for interview the next day.

Seat Distribution

Seat distribution for the Post Basic Diploma In Psychiatric Nursing (DPN) admission has been provided below. Seats remaining vacant in the reserve category will be filled from the general category candidates who will be eligible for the post according to the rules and regulations of the Entrance exam conducting authority.

Category Seats
General 8
Schedule caste 2
Total 10

Important Instruction

  • Candidates are required to  bring their blue ball point pain at the time of examination.
  • Candidates will be allowed to live the examination before the completion of examination formalities.
  • Read the instruction carefully given on the question paper.
  • Seperate merit list will be displayed for General and Schedule Cast candidates.
  • Candidates should have obtained at least 50% marks (Gen. Category),45% (Physically Handicapped category)& 40% (SC) in the entrance test, to be eligible for counseling.
  • Candidate has to submit original certificate at the time of admission in case he/she fail to do so, his/her candidature for admission may straightway be rejected.
  • If total marks obtained are same by more than one candidate, candidate senior in age will be considered.
  • The selected candidate will have to undergo medical fitness test & only those candidates who are found medically fit by the constituted Medical Board will be admitted to the course.
  • The students shall receive a monthly stipend of Rs 2500 /- except for in-service candidates.
  • The fees for the course is Rs. 7000 approximately (hostel fees not included)

For more details of GMCH Chandigarh PB Diploma In Psychiatric Nursing Admission 2018 – Download Information Brochure.

Official Website: gmch.gov.inChandigarh Admissions

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