Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) world's largest educational institute has announced admission notification for Certificate and Diploma courses in Nursing for the academic year 2011-2012. IGNOU is offering these job oriented courses for In-Service professionals to improve their skills and career prospects further. Following are details of programmes, eligibility and application procedure:
1) Certificate in Ayush Nursing: This is offered in collaboration with Department of Ayush, Govt. of India. Duration of the programmes is 6 Months to 2 years. Qualification: Candidates should be In-service ANMs.
2) Certificate in Adolescent Health and counseling: Duration is 6 Months to 2 years; Educational Qualifications and Eligibility: Applicants should be working as teachers in primary, middle and secondary and higher secondary schools or Graduates.
3) Diploma in Critical Care Nursing: Duration is 1 year to 3 years; Eligibility: In-service registered nursing professionals (RN) and (RNRM) at all levels (GNM / B.Sc. in Nursing / M.Sc. in Nursing) are eligible to apply.
Application Procedure: Interested candidates can download applications and hand book with all the details from www.ignou.ac.in . Forms can also be obtained from all the Regional Centers of IGNOU along with IGNOU Head quarters . Cost of application is Rs.100/-. It should be paid as DD drawn in favour of 'IGNOU' and payable at New Delhi.
For more details such as selection procedure, number of seats, fee, programme delivery and addresses of Regional Centers of IGNOU, contact at IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, Newdelhi- 110068. Phone: 011 - 29571000 (EPABX 30 Lines); Last date for the receipt of completed applications is 31st August 2011.