The Directorate of Medical and Education has released the notification for the Himachal Pradesh (HP) ANM Admission 2018. HP is conducting the admissions for the eligible Bonafide Himachali women candidates for undergoing the Diploma course in Auxiliary Nurse and Midwife (ANM) course in the following Government and ANM Training Institutions. The candidates will be selected on the basis of Merit and the seats available for each category. Interested candidates can apply as per the scheduled dates specified by the conducting body. For all the relevant information, the candidates need to go through the official website i.e.

Latest: Application Form for HP ANM Admission 2018 has been released. Eligible candidates can download the application form through the link given below.

HP ANM Admission 2018

The admission of the candidates for the ANM course will take place only after the permission/approval by the conducting body i.e. Himachal Pradesh Nurses Registration Council (HPNRC) which comes under the Directorate of Medical Education and Research in the various ANM Institutions.

Important Dates

Event Dates
Last Date for Submission of Application (for General Areas) 20 Jun 2018
Last Date for Submission of Application (FOR Tribal/Hard Areas) 26 Jun 2018
Counselling To be announced soon

How to Apply

All the eligible candidates shall apply on the prescribed Performa to the Director Medical Education & Research, Block No. 18-B, SDA Complex, Kasumpti, Shimla- 9, HP on or before its last date along with a bank draft /IPO drawn in the name of Registrar, H.P. Nurses Registration Council, Priyadarshani Apartment, Both Villa Lodge near Govt. Dental College Building, IGMC, Sanjauli Road, Shimla-1, amounting to Rs. 400/- for General category candidates & Rs. 200/- only for SC/ST candidates. Fee once paid shall not be refundable.


  • The training of the candidates shall be at their own expenses. There is no provision of any stipend during the training period.
  • The candidates are advised to go through the advertisement carefully and acquaint herself with all requirements. In case of submission of in- complete applications or declaration of any false information, the candidature of the candidate shall be rejected straightway.
  • No direct correspondence of any kind regarding date of Counselling etc. will be made with the candidates and same will advertise through news papers, All India Radio, Regional Television etc.
  • The State govt. shall not be bound to provide job to the candidates on completion of training.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates willing to get admission in the concerned course need to ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria specified by the conducting body as given below:

Age Limit: The age of candidates should be between 17 to 35 years (as on 31st December of the admission year). However, a relaxation of 5 years in the upper age limit shall be applicable for SC/ST candidates

Academic Qualification

  • 10+2 in Arts ((Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Economics, Political Science, History, Geography, Business Studies, Accountancy, Home Science, Sociology, Psychology, and Philosophy) and English Elective or Science or Health care Science – Vocational stream only passing out from recognized Board.
  • Student qualified in 10+2 Arts or Science examination conducted by National Institute of Open School.
  • For SC/ST candidates, there will be relaxation of 5 % marks.

Merit List

Directorate of Medical and Education will release the final merit list of candidates for HP ANM Admission 2018 on the official website. In case of a tie in order of merit, the inter-se ranking of the candidates shall be decided on the basis of candidate’s age & the preference will be given to candidate(s) older in age.


The date for counseling shall be notified through the News Papers, Radio & TV etc.. The candidates called for counseling shall produce all the certificates in original before the counselling committee (viz Matriculation certificate for Date of Birth, 10+2 qualifying examination certificate, SC/ST/OBC categories certificate and sub categories certificate i.e. IRDP, Ex-Serviceman/Ward of Ex-Serviceman, Physically handicapped, Children/Grant Children of Freedom Fighter and Character Certificate issued by Tehsildar) etc. issued by the competent authority. Director Medical Education & Research, HP, Shimla reserves all rights and discretions to take decisions regarding any change in terms and conditions.

Candidates need to carry all the important documents at the time of counselling which are as follows:

  • Matriculation Certificate for Date of Birth
  • 10+2 Qualifying Examination Certificate
  • SC/ST/OBc Category Certificate
  • Sub-category Certificate (i.e. IRDP, Ex-serviceman/Ward of Ex-servicemen, Physically Handicapped, Children/Grand Children of Freedom Fighter etc) issued by a competent authority.

Selection Process

Selection of the candidates shall be made purely on merit basis. The category wise merit shall be drawn by the Director of Medical Education & Research, HP purely on the basis of total marks obtained by the eligible candidates in 10+2 qualifying examination. However, for determining the eligibility of candidates for final selection, the candidates in order of merit (category-wise) will be called for counselling in the ratio of 1:2 e.g. for fillingup 1 seats, Counselling of 2 candidates will be conducted and when total seats are filled-in on the basis of merit of the candidates, the waiting list in each category out of the left out candidates in order of merit shall be drawn. Further, candidates in order of their merit will be afforded with an opportunity to offer their choice in various training institutions depending upon the availability of seats in respective categories.

Number of Seats

The Number of category-wise seats available for the admission to HP ANM course in the following ANM Training Institutions is as follows:

  • ANM Training School, Gandhi Nagar, ZH, Kullu – 30 seats
  • Vidyawati Memorial Education Society, Vill. & P.O Jachh, Tehsil Nurpur, Distt. Kangra – 20 seats (under SQ)
  • Priyadarshini Institute of Nursing, VPO Rait, Teh. Shahpur, Distt. Kangra, HP – 20 seats (under SQ)
  • Abhilashi College of Nursing, Vill.Naograwn (Chailchowk) Teh Chachoit Distt, Mandi, H.P – 15(Under SQ)
  • Swakar School of Nursing under the management of Pahari Rajya Lok Seva Smiti, Sarkaghat, Distt. Mandi, H.P – 10(Under SQ)
  • Charakh Nursing Institute Vpo – Nogli Near Ratan Regency Dist. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh – 10(Under SQ

The number of Govt./private un-aided ANM institutions and total available seats may increase or decreased in future and all those private un-aided ANM schools obtaining permission/approval of INC/HPNRC/State Government for starting ANM course upto the date of starting of counseling will also be allotted the seats out of the merit list drawn by Director Medical Education & Research, HP.

The admission for the ANM Course shall take place only after the affiliation/permission of the respective nursing institution with INC & Examination Body i.e. HPNRC, Shimla

Fees Structure for Private ANM Schools

Head under which the fee is charged (Annual Fee) For State Govt. Quota Seats (in Rs.)
Admission Fee 2000/-
IDF Charges 800/-
Tuition Fee 5000/-
Hostel Charges (including Electricity and Water) 12000/-
Hospital Attachment Charges (Rs. 850/- per candidate on monthly basis) 8000/- (charged @ Rs. 665/- per month, but not more than Rs. 8000/- per annum as per the actual attachment period)
Total 27,800/-
Security Refundable 3000/-

Important Points to be Noted

  1. The training of the candidate will be at their own expenses; no provision of the stipend will be given to the candidates during the training period.
  2. Candidates need to fill the application form very carefully, in the case of any incomplete form or false information then the candidate’s candidature will be cancelled.
  3. The State Government will not be responsible for providing jobs to the candidates after the training period.

Official Website:

For more details on HP ANM Admission 2018, download information brochure.

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