IGNOU DNA – Diploma in Nursing Administration

IGNOU DNA – Diploma in Nursing Administration is a one-year programme of 28 credits (theory 16 credits, Practical 12 credits) for working nurses. This programme has been developed for the nurses who are working in the hospital or community. Nurses working in the hospital are promoted to ward sister without any formal training in administration. This programme will help to upgrade the knowledge and skills of the inservice nurses in the administrative competence. Programme is offered from 13 programme study centres till 2018-08.


The broad Objectives IGNOU Diploam Courses  are to:
Strengthen knowledge of administration concepts and their application in improving nursing services.
Develop an understanding of recent trends in health care system and nursing.
Participate co- operatively with individual and groups for improvements of nursing service.

Develop skills in maintaining administrative competence with effective supervision to provide quality care.
IGNOU DNA - Diploma in Nursing Administration
Name of the Programme: 
Diploma in Nursing Administration (DNA)
Programme Eligibility: 
General Nursing and Midwifery (G.N.M.), R.N.R.M., with two years experience in the profession. (Male nurses, or nurses who have not done midwifery in the G.N.M. programme, should have a certificate in any of the nursing course of 6-9 months duration prescribed by the Indian Nursing Council in lieu of midwifery.)
Programme Duration Min. Max:
 1-3 Year
Programme Fee: 
Rs. 6,600
Programme Medium of Instruction: 
English Medium
Programme Syllabus Structure:

CourseCode        Course Name     Credits
 BNS-011              Principles and Practice of Nursing Administration -BNS-011        4
 BNS-012              Management of Educational Institute, Hospital and Community -BNS-012           4
 BNS-013              Group Dynamics (BNS-013)        4
 BNS-014              Resource Management (BNS-014)           4
 BNSL-011           Practical Aspects of Nursing Administration-I -BNSL-011              6

 BNSL-012           Practical Aspects of Nursing Administration-II -BNSL-012            6
IGNOU Diploma in Nursing Administration (DNA) Admission Procedure:

Download IGNOU Admission form which is be Available Online (www.ignou.ac.in) or collect it from nearer IGNOU Regional Centre, fill it up and submit it to IGNOU from 01 January till 01 December and Last date of applying for Admission is  from 30 April (for January Session)and 31 October (for June Session). If you are not able to Submit exam from before due date you can apply with Late Fee of Rs.200/- From 01 May to 01 November .


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