Nursing Care Assistant

Other degrees that are comparable to or substitute for the BSc in Nursing include the following:

• Auxiliary Nurse Midwifery (ANM);

• General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM); and

• Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT)


The Diploma in Nursing Care Assistant (DNCA) is a two-year diploma program in which students gain knowledge and abilities as a nursing assistant/aide. Additionally, students learn about topics such as Fundamentals of Nursing, Community Diseases, and Medical-Surgical Operations as part of their course work. Assistants in nursing care are also referred to as nurse aids. They work in conjunction with or under the supervision of licensed nurses (RNs) and physicians. There is a high need for workers with a Diploma in Nursing Assistant in a variety of areas, including nursing homes, medical writing, administration, health care centres, and educational institutions.

Level of Programme Diploma Level

Short Name DNCA

Duration of Course 2-Years

Minimum Qualification Passed in Class 10th

Admission Process Merit/ Entrance Exam

Course Type Semester

Exam Fee 5500-75000

 Salary 1.20-2.25lkh