Diploma in Midwifery

Curriculum Title

Diploma in Midwifery

Degree Awarded

Diploma in Midwifery

The B.Sc. in Post Basic Nursing course consists of two years and designed for registered nurses who completed Diploma in Nursing and Diploma in Midwifery / Orthopedics Nursing / Psychiatric Nursing and who completed Diploma in Nursing Science and Midwifery course.

Curriculum Goal

The overall goal of the educational program is to prepare qualified and competent nurses who will be able to demonstrate the skills of using in-depth knowledge-based practice for the provision of holistic and client-centered care to prevent, promote, maintain, and restore the health of individuals, families, and communities in complex health situations to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Eligibility criteria for Admission

Applicants who meet the following criteria will be eligible to enter into the course;

  • Must be registered by Bangladesh Nursing and Midwifery Council.

  • The applicants must have passed either Diploma in nursing and Diploma in Midwifery /Orthopedic Nursing/Psychiatric nursing or Diploma in Nursing Science & Midwifery.

  • The applicants (Government) must have minimum 2 years working experiences as Registered nurse /Registered nurse midwife.

  • Nursing Registration of the applicant must have updated by Bangladesh Nursing and Midwifery Council.

  • The applicant must have passed the admission test both Public and Private.

  • Successful candidates must perform medical fitness checkup before admission.

  • All candidates must submit application through proper channel

Methods of Student Selection

The Applicants who meet the following criteria will be eligible to enter into the B.Sc. in Nursing:

  • Minimum qualifications will be HSC in Science group or equivalent. Biology subject is mandatory.

  • Students will be selected on merit basis. Merit score will be determined from cumulative result of GPA in SSC, HSC & admission test which will be decided by admission committee.

  • Successful candidates must submit their medical fitness certificate before admission.

  • Admission test will be conducted as per Act. of BNMC-2016 according to admission policy.

Duration of the Program

Bachelor of Science in Post Basic Nursing is designed for 02 (two) academic years. Academic year will be started from July in each year.

Student Registration

After admission student should complete their student registration as per BNMC Act (Act No. 48 of 2016) Clause-5 (TA) and rules, regulations of concerned university. The validity of the student registration will be of 5 Years.

Year wise subjects


DM 111 – Behavioral Science
DM 112 – Basic Science
DM 123 –  Anatomy and Physiology
DM 124 – Professional Frameworks & Communication in Midwifery
DM 135 – Fundamentals of Midwifery
DM 126 – Midwifery Pharmacology
DM 137 – Midwifery Practice I
DM 118 – Communicative English and Information communication & Technology
                (internal subject)

Year – 2

DM 221 – Research and Evidence Based Midwifery
DM 232 – The Art and Science of Midwifery
DM 233 – Women‟s health
DM 234 – Complicated Maternity Experience
DM 235 – Midwifery Practice II

Year – 3

DM 331 – Newborn Complications
DM 332 – Complexities of Maternity Experience
DM 333 – Transition to Registered Midwifery Practice
DM 334 – Midwifery Practicum

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