` Ramakrishna Mission Sevashrama, Vrindaban, Mathura, Swami Vivekananda, Charitable Hospital, Religious Trust, Treatment of Poor Patient, Widow Welfare, Girl Education, with 100% Tax Exemption on Donation u/s 35AC Income Tax Act
The School of Nursing started in 1980 for General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) to have well-trained & compassionate nurses, to serve the sick in the hospital, with skill and love. The School of Nursing enjoys the recognition of the Nursing Council, New Delhi and the U.P. State Medical Faculty.

The School of nursing accepts 30 unmarried girl students of 17 to 25 years of age every year. School of Nursing provides FREE Education along with FREE Lodging & Boarding. Uniforms & books are also provided free for few poor, meritorious girl students.

Qualification for admission:
Pass in Intermediate (+2) with a minimum of 40% marks with Science/Arts/Commerce/Vocational Training. Age Limit: 17 to 25 years female, unmarried candidates Nationality: Must be an Indian and may belong to any State in India

Propectus & Application Form:
Prospectus is available at office from the first of March each year. Around R s 300/- may be sent by MO/DD to 'The Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission Sevashrama, Sw. Vivekananda Road, Vrindavan-281121, Dist Mathura,UP', clearly mentioning that amount is for 'Prospectus charges'. The prospectus also contains the 'Application Form'

Admission procedure:
The entrance examination is conducted during mid July. Those who have sent filled up forms are eligible to appear for entrance exam. The Entrance Test will be conducted in General English (25 marks), General Science (25 marks), General Knowledge (25 marks) with Multiple Choice Questions and a few Essay type questions. Exam time is 3 hours. Successful candidates will have to undergo interview. Interview panel will consist of Principal, Secretary, Asst Secretary, Tutor etc. The entire admission procedure is around 4 to 3 days. Approximately, on an average, 10 to 15 students appear per one seat and only 30 students are selected per annum based on merit.


Those who score more than 50% marks in the Entrance Test will be called for the Interview. The performance in the interview is based upon the candidate's Language & Communication Skills, General Aptitude, Technical Knowledge, English Aptitude and Personality & Appearance. Apart from this the candidate's family and financial background, their enthusiasm to take up nursing as a profession are also analyzed.

Accommodation & Food arrangement during admission:
The candidates who would be coming for admission entrance tests will have to make their own staying arrangements. There are good number of lodges, hotels and dharmashalas providing different level of accommodation in Vrindavan. Accommodation & food will not be provided for the candidates or her accompanying guardians. Please click the link for guidelines a bout accommodation at nearby places-. Click here

Selected girl-student has to pay five thousand rupees as 'refundable caution money' deposit to confirm their admission. They will have to undergo medical test. Student will have pay charges for the medical test. Around fifty thousand rupees will have to be deposited by cash or cheque as 'refundable security deposit' during finalization of admission. Students will have to pay for examination fee & registration charges, as required by the UP state medical faculty. Please see the table below:

Fee Structure:

Yearly breakup of Approximate Expenditure during 3 years GNM course



Amount in Rs


1st Year








Examination Fee (may change as per Govt Rule)



Sub total


2nd Year





Clinical Experience in psychiatry,medical, surgical (may vary as per Govt Rule)



Examination Fee



Sub Total


3rd Year





Examination Fee



Sub Total


                     GRAND TOTAL



Academic Year:
The session starts on 1st October every year. Students receive General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) training for 3 years in an atmosphere conducive for their physical, intellectual, moral and spiritual development. Nursing tutors and students conduct Community Health project in various villages providing field training to the nursing students and community health services like motivation and awareness on health subjects, counseling programmes in baby care, food & nutrition, hygiene, sanitation, post immunization & HIV/ AIDS and adult education.

Co-curricular activities:
The students can make use of the facilities like badminton, other indoor games, well equipped recreation room with TV, musical instruments, Library etc. Enrichment programme are shown to the students & staff nurses through video projector. Evening prayers are compulsory for the students if they are not on duty. The student nurses & staff nurses will have attend various celebrations/functions held in the Sevashrama, temple.

Award/ Prizes Medals:
Prizes and Medals are awarded annually to the students securing 1st, 2nd & 3rd positions in their annual examinations, Sports & other competitions. Scholarships are also awarded to the eligible candidates.

Internship/Practical training in the hospital:
After completion of theory for 3 years, student will have to undergo practical training/internship in our 176 bed charitable hospital which is located in our own campus. During these 3 years, each student will be paid stipend about 10,000. They will have to work as a staff-nurse.

Excellence in Nursing Field:
Those students who want to excel in their Nursing profession, after passing out the GNM course, will be provided special help from 2015 for higher education etc by the Ramakrishna Mission Sevashrama, Vrindavan, with the help of Tata Trusts, Mumbai. Eligible students should contact to the 'Secretary' of the Mission.

General Rules:
The students are not allowed to marry during training. Only Indian dresses are allowed to wear. Visit of parents/guardian is allowed once a month on any Wednesday/Sunday.

Job Placement:
Duo to high standard of education & training of nursing, there is almost 100% surety of employment just after the completion of GNM course of 6 years including practical training.. Few famous hospitals like Apollo, Fortis etc and some private hospitals conduct, at the end of 6th year, 'campus interview' for the students who have completed GNM course. Few of the students get absorbed in Govt Health sector. There is tremendous demand for our Nursing students all over India due to high quality training and 'seva oriented' mind set developed (as per teachings of Swami Vivekananda) at our Free Nursing School. Every year one or two students get the jobs in foreign countries UK etc.