Gitam Institute Of Nursing

PrivateVishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
About College

 Gitam Institute Of Nursing, Vishakhapatnam, it's a Private College, Established in 1980 and situated at one of the most idyllic locations in Andhra Pradesh. This College is affiliated with Andhra Pradesh Nursing Council, And for Graduate courses, it's affiliated to Dr YSR University of Health Sciences. The institute is endowed with state-of-the-art nursing laboratories, a wi-fi facility, a digital library, e-classrooms, and hostel accommodation. Built with the aim to provide quality education in nursing and meet the ever-growing demand for competent nurses in the country, the GITAM institute provides clinical learning to the students at the GITAM Multi-Specialty Hospital. Every GITAM campus offers its faculty and students several dining options to choose. From a fresh cup of coffee to hearty meals, you can get it all right here on Campus.

Courses Intake Seats
 B.SC (Nursing)       100
M.SC (Nursing)       45

Contact Details:-

AddressGandhi Nagar, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam-530 045, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA.
Email[email protected]
Admission Process

Admission Process of Gitam Institute Of Nursing Conducted by Dr.Y.S.R UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Seat Distribution For B.Sc Nursing Colleges in Andhra Pradesh:-

B.Sc Nursing ( 4 years)- As per G.O.Ms.No.330, HM&FW (K1) Department, dt.11-11-2011, in respect of the Government colleges 100% Nursing seats shall be Competent authority, will be filled by the University. In unaided Non-minority and Minority institution, 60% of the total number of seats shall be filled as competent authority seats by the University and the remaining 40% of seats shall be filled by the college as management seats. 

B.Sc(N) Programme ( private college)
Government %Private %

Eligibility Criteria for B.Sc Nursing: 

The Candidates who Qualified in the Andhra Pradesh EAPCET – 2023 and Fulfilled the following criteria for Admission into B.Sc Nursing  Courses have to submit their online application form by paying the non-refundable application and processing fee online and Upload the scanned certificates/Documents required for Competent Authority Quota Seats. The candidates should qualify in Andhra Pradesh EAPCET - 2023, conducted by Andhra Pradesh State Council for Higher Education, Mangalagiri, A.P. 

CategoryEAPCET-2023 Rank
General category (OC)


                                   (Bi.P.C Stream candidates only)

SC/ST/BC & Persons with 

disability (SC/ST/BC-PwD) 

General category Persons with Disability (OC-PwD)

The candidates should be of Indian Nationality or persons of Indian origin (P.I.O) / Overseas citizen of India (OCI) cardholders and should satisfy the local or non-local status in Andhra Pradesh (Residence requirement) as laid down in Andhra Pradesh educational institutions (Regulations of admissions) order, 1974.

Age and Minimum Educational Qualifications:

 Minimum Age Should have completed 17 years as on 31.12.2023
 Minimum Educational Qualifications 

 Two-year Intermediate of Board of Intermediate Education, A.P /Telangana Passed 

with Science (PBC) and English as a compulsory subject.


10+2 passed out from recognized boards under AISSCE/ CBSE/ ICSE/SSCE/HSCE/NIOS/APOSS or 

other equivalent boards with Science (PBC), recognized by the Board of Intermediate 

Education, AndhraPradesh.


Intermediate Vocational with Bridge Course in Biological and Physical Sciences of 

Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh/Telangana.

 For OC candidates Should have secured 45% aggregate of marks in Science Subjects.
 For SC, ST and BC candidates Should have secured 40% aggregate of marks in Science Subjects
 English is a compulsory subject as per orders of the Secretary of Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi 
 Students shall be medically fit
Students shall be admitted once in a year

Seat Distribution For Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Colleges in Andhra Pradesh:-

College TypeService QuotaNon-Service Quota
Government College of Nursing, Visakhapatnam100% Seats under competent authority QuotaNo Non-Service Quota seats 
Government College of Nursing, Kurnool 

40% Seats of the total intake under 

competent authority quota

60% Seats of the total intake under 

competent authority quota

Private unaided NonMinority Nursing

 Colleges affiliated to Dr YSRUHS

No Service Quota

60% of the total intake will be filled 

under Competent Authority Quota.

Eligibility Criteria for Post Basic B.Sc Nursing: 

The candidates should be of Indian Nationality or persons of Indian origin (P.I.O) / Overseas citizen of India (OCI) card holders and should satisfy the local or non-local status in Andhra Pradesh (Residence requirement) as laid down in Andhra Pradesh educational institutions

Education Qualifications(As per Indian Nursing Council Regulations):

  • Candidates seeking admission into Post Basic B.Sc., (Nursing) Course should have passed Two year Intermediate Examination of the Board of Intermediate Education of Andhra Pradesh/Telangana (OR)Any other equivalent examination (10+2 pattern)or NIOS or APOSS recognized by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh.
  • Should have passed General Nursing and Midwifery from an institution recognized by the Govt.,of A.P. or Nursing Council of India and shall be registered with the State Nursing Council.

NOTE: The Candidates who studied 1 ½ year MPHW are not eligible for admission into Post Basic B.Sc(N) 2YDC.


Minimum AgeShould have completed 21 years as on 31.12.2023
Maximum AgeShould not have completed 45 years as on 31.12.2023
The upper age limit shall be relaxed by3 years for SC & ST candidates
 Students shall be medically fit
Students shall be admitted once in a year

Government Service Candidates: 

  • Should have completed 2 years of service as a staff nurse in the Medical and Health Department and Andhra Pradesh Vaidya VidhanaParishad as on 31.07.2023.
  • Must be a Regular employee.
  • Serviceregularization/probation declaration orders as a staff nurse and Service Certificate issued by the HOD concerned should be uploaded to consider under Service Quota.
  • Temporary / contract employees in Government and employees working in private hospitals are NOT ELIGIBLE for service quota seats.

Eligibility Criteria for M.Sc Nursing:

  • The candidate should be a Registered Nurse and Registered midwife of equivalent with any State Nursing Registration Council.
  • The minimum education requirements shall be the passing of B.Sc. Nursing/B.Sc. Hons. Nursing/Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks.
  • The candidate should have undergone in B.Sc. Nursing / B.Sc. Hons. Nursing / Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing in an institution that is recognized by Indian Nursing Council.
  • Minimum one year of work experience after Basic B.Sc. Nursing.
  • Minimum one year of work experience prior to or after Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing.
  • Both the Service and Non-service candidates should not have completed 45 years of age as of 31st December of the year of admission. For candidates belonging to SC and ST's the maximum age limit shall be 48 years


  • There is no entrance test for admissions into M.Sc(N) course
  • The selection of Candidates will be made by the selection committee as per the merit list.
  • The merit list will be prepared on the marks obtained in B.Sc(N)/ B.Sc., Hons (Nursing)/Post Basic B.Sc., (Nursing) group, and languages put together (all subjects) up to two decimal places.
  • In case equality aggregate marks, age shall be taken into consideration and older candidates shall be given higher places in the merit list


The Non-local candidates are eligible for 15% Unreserved seats only. The Local candidates are eligible for both 15% unreserved seats and 85% local area seats. 


Admission to 85% of the available seats shall be reserved in favor of the Local candidates concerning the local area as provided in A.P.

  • The part of the State comprising the Districts of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari, Krishna, Guntur and Prakasam (Andhra University Area) shall be regarded as the local area for the purposes of admission to the Andhra University
  • The part of the State comprising the Districts of Adilabad, Hyderabad, Rangareddy, Karimnagar, Khammam, Mahaboobnagar, Medak, Nalgonda, Nizamabad and Warangal shall be regarded as local area for the purposes of admission to the Osmania University, ** (the Kakatiya University)
  • The part of the State comprising the Districts of Ananthapur, Kadapa, Kurnool, Chittoor and Nellore (Sri Venkateswara University) shall be regarded as local area for the purposes of admission to Sri Venkateswara University

Reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes. 

  • Out of the available seats for admission by the University 15% for SCs and 6% for STs shall be reserved in each local area. If any seat reserved for the Scheduled Tribes is not filled-up they will be open to the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and ViceVersa.
  • If the candidates from Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes are not available these reserved seats shall be re-allotted to candidates of open competition on the basis of merit.
  • Candidates from the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes belonging to Andhra Pradesh which are specified in the list as per the Government orders will be considered against the reserved seats.

Reservation for BC Candidates:

29% of the available seats for admission in each local area Under Dr. YSR UHS for B.Sc(Nursing) course shall be reserved for candidates belonging to Backward Classes as follows:-

Community% of reservation
BC-E * 4%
  • Only those Candidates who belongs to these castes of the States of Andhra Pradesh/ Telangana which are listed in the Government orders shall be considered under the respective categories.
  • If qualified candidates belonging to Backward Classes of a particular group are not available, the left-over seats can be adjusted for the candidates of next group. If qualified candidates belonging to Back Ward Classes are not available to fill up the 29% seats reserved for them, the left-over seats shall be treated as Open Competition seats and shall be filled up with candidates of open competition on the basis of merit.
  • While calculating the number of seats in the Sub-categories if the total number of seats falls short of or exceeds 29% it shall be limited to 29% by adding or eliminating the candidates on the basis of merit in the sub-groups in which the fractions were rounded to nearest figure.
  • In working out percentage of reserved candidates under SC, ST and BC categories, a fraction less than 0.5 will be ignored and if the fraction is 0.5 or more, it will be counted as one

Certification of Caste: 

Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Backward Class candidates shall in support of their claim, have to furnish latest Integrated Caste Certificate with Barcode obtained from Government of AP/Telangana in the prescribed form issued by the Concerned Authority. If the certificate is not in the prescribed form, candidates will not be considered for selection under the reserved quota. 

RESERVATION UNDER PwD (Person with Disability) CATEGORY:

  • Out of the available seats for admission by the Dr. YSR University of Health Sciences, 5% shall be reserved for the Person with Disability (PwD) in each category of OC, SC, ST, BC-A, BC-B, BC-C, BC-D and BC-E as per Government of India guidelines
  • The candidate seeking the benefit of reservation should present him/herself before a Medical Board constituted by the University. Such candidates have to appear before the Medical Board, to be constituted by the Competent Authority and notified by the University for Eligibility under PwD status along with a valid disability certificate issued not later than three months before submitting his/her application. The report of the Medical Board is final for considering a candidate under PH quota as per rules.
To Download the prospectus of BSc Nursing Under CQ Quota Click Here
To Download the prospectus of Post Basic BSc Nursing Under CQ Quota Click Here
To Download the prospectus of MSc Nursing Under CQ Quota Click Here

G. N. M.

Minimum education eligibility criteria for admission to GNM:

  • The minimum and maximum age for admission will be 17 and 35 years. There is no age bar for M.P.H.W(F).
  • Minimum education:
    • 10+2 class passed preferably Science (PCB) & English with an aggregate of 40% marks.
    • 10+2 in Arts (Mathematics, Biotechnology, Economics, Political Science, History, Geography, Business Studies, Accountancy, Home Science, Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy) and English Core/English Elective or Health care Science - Vocational stream ONLY, passing out from recognized Board under AISSCE/CBSE/ICSE/SSCE/HSCE or other equivalent Board with 40% marks.
    • 10+2 vocational ANM under CBSE Board or other equivalent board from the school and recognized by Indian Nursing Council with 40% marks.
    • Registered as ANM with State Nursing Registration Council.
  • The student shall be medically fit.
  • Students qualified in 10+2 Arts or Science examinations or Health care Science - Vocational stream ONLY conducted by the National Institute of Open School with 40% marks.
  • Students shall be admitted once a year.

For foreign nationals 

. The entry qualification equivalency i.e., 12th standard will be obtained by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi. The institution, State Nursing Council will be responsible for ensuring that the qualification and eligibility will be equivalent to what has been prescribed as above.

GNM Nursing (3 years)-GNM Admission procedure is divided into two categories, i.e., Government seat and Management seat.  DR. Y.S.R UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES will be doing Counseling for 100% seats for Government, Government aided Central Universities, National Institutes, and 40% seats for private college. 60% Management Quota Seats Will Be filled directly by the private college.

GNM Programme ( private college)
Government %Private %


  1. For disabled candidates: 3% Disability reservation to be considered with a disability of locomotor to the tune of 40% to 50% of the lower extremity and other eligibility criteria concerning age and qualification will be the same as prescribed for each nursing program.
  2. 5% of total marks is relaxed for SC/ST candidates
  3. Any other reservation as per the State Govt.


  • Online GNM admission application.
  • The detailed notification & online application is available on the DME official website
  • After the selection of the candidates, they will indicate the selected candidates online.
  • 85% of seats in the local areas are reserved in favor of local candidates in relation to the local area and the remaining seats are un-reserved as per A.P. Educational Institutions (Regulation of admissions order 1974 as issued in G.O.P No. 646 Edn. (W) Dept., Dated 10-07-1979).
  • Out of the seats available for admission - 15% for SC, 6% for ST, and 25% for BCs are reserved.
  • Waiting list with Ten (10) eligible candidates may be selected extra for the waiting list for each Institution to avoid the second-time selection process.
                                                               APPLICATION FEE
CourseBC/SC/ST candidatesAll other candidates 
B.Sc.(Nursing) Course 


(₹.1600+GST ₹.288/-)


(₹.2000+GST ₹.360/-)

Post Basic B.Sc.(Nursing) 


(₹.1600+GST ₹.288/-)


(₹.2000+GST ₹.360/-)

Note: The Admission Process is written as per the ordinance of the official Counselling Agency.

Fee Structure
     Courses Duration      FEE
B.Sc. Nursing4 YearsRs.1,00,000
                                     Courses DurationFEE
M.Sc. Nursing (Nurse Practitioner in Critical Care)2 YearsRs.1,50,000

Note: The Fee Structure is as per the Notification of the official Counselling Agency, Please visit the official website in subject to any changes.


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