Passed the Higher Secondary or Senior Secondary or Intermediate or 10+2 or an equivalent examination recognized by the university for this purpose. Those who have done 10+1 in or before 1986, will be eligible for admission. Obtained a certificate in RGNM and registered as R.N. R. M. with the State Nurses Registration Council. A male nurse, trained before the Implementation of the new integrated course besides being registered as a nurse with State Nurses Registration Council, shall produce evidence of training approved by Indian Nursing Council for a similar duration in lieu of midwifery in any one of the areas: O. T. Techniques, Ophthalmic Nursing, Leprosy Nursing, TB Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Neurological & Neuro Surgical Nursing, Community Health Nursing, Cancer Nursing, Orthopedic Nursing & Candidates shall be medically fit.