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Apollo School of Nursing  was established in the year 1992, approved by the Govt.of Tamil Nadu by its G.O No. 817 dated 17.07.1992 recognized by govt of Tamil Nadu (Director of Medical Education) and  Indian Nursing Council (INC) Delhi.

Admission Strength: 60 per annum. Academic year starts from August. Admission of students shall be once in a year. The first batch of Nurses graduated in  the year 1995,  and thereafter 20 batches graduated with cent percent results and Ranks at State level  in the Government Board Examinations.

APOLLO SCHOOL OF NURSING is at Vanagaram to  Ambattur  Main  Road, Ayanambakkam,  Chennai - 600 095, FIVE Kms from Koyambedu bus stand on Poonamallee Highway near Vanagaram  and  Thiruverkadu, which is connected to the Railway station. It is spread over an area of 4 acres of land.

Admission Criteria

The candidates seeking admission to Diploma in General Nursing & Midwifery Course shall obtain the prescribed Application form from the Apollo School of Nursing or shall Downloaded Application form from website from the month of March onwards and shall submit the dully filled in form along the original 10th , +2 Mark Sheet , TC, Community Certificate,  Conduct Certificates (& Migration for Out station candidate only)  to the principal of Apollo School of Nursing along with the certificate of medical fitness from an authorized medical officer stating that the candidate is Fit to undergo the selected course. The applications can also be downloaded from our website


Duration of the course – 3 yrs (after Passing +2 with any Subject/Group)


Application can be obtained by sending cash / DD for Rs. 500/- in favour of "Apollo School of Nursing", payable at Chennai or can come in person and collect the Application form


Admission of students shall be once in a year


Students shall be medically fit


Unmarried girls only

Age limit for Admission

Minimum age for admission will be 17 years (as on 31st December of that year) The upper age limit is 35 yrs. For ANM/for LHV, there is no age bar.

Educational qualification

The candidate should have passed HSC / 10th, +2 any subject or vocational nursing group, with 40% and above marks from any Recognized Board. However Science is preferable.


Registered ANM


Candidates are also eligible from State Open School recognized by state Government and National Institute of open school (NIOS) recognized by Central Government.


For foreign Nationals: The entry qualification equivalency i.e 12thstandard will be obtained by Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi. Institution, State Nursing Council will be responsible to ensure that the qualification and eligibility will be equivalent to what has been prescribed as above.


Admission Procedure

Admission cannot be claimed as a matter of right and the institution reserves the right of Admission through

Entrance test

Personal interview

Medical fitness


The candidates admitted for Diploma in General Nursing shall enroll their names with the Directorate of Medical Education, Government of Tamil Nadu, Tamil Nadu Government   Examination  Board for Nurses headed by  DME/ Chairman Chennai by remitting the prescribed fees along with the application form and the original certificates.

Payment of Fees

All candidates shall pay the prescribed fees fixed from time to time to the school subjected  to rules & regulations of Apollo Hospitals Educational Trust.

School Hours

The ordinary school day shall consist of not less than 8 hours. The school will be functioning full day from Monday to Saturday between 8.30a.m. to 4.30 p.m.

Medium of Instruction

The medium of Instruction of the course will be in English.


The curriculum and the syllabi  for the Diploma in General Nursing shall be prescribed by the Indian Nursing Council. Academic year starts from the month of August  every year.


Students are required to wear the prescribed uniform of Apollo Hospitals during their clinical experience & community field practices. Three sets of clinical uniform with Two pairs of shoes and Two sets of community health nursing uniform will be provided by the school upon payment on admission. Students shall be well groomed and disciplined at all times.


The students are required to have minimum of 80% attendance in theory and 100%  of clinical  in each year to attend the Govt. Board Examination.


Minimum of 4 weeks vacation will be given each year. Sunday, Second and Fourth Saturdays are Holidays. 15 days will be declared as National & Festival Holidays for the year.


Students after successful completion of the course & Registration are immediately absorbed as full fledged staff Nurses in the chain of Apollo Hospitals or anywhere on regular basis with salary as per the institutional scale.

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