The Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) is awarded to the nurse who has completed a two-year undergraduate academic degree awarded by community colleges, junior colleges, technical colleges, and bachelor’s degree-granting colleges and universities upon completion of a course of study usually lasting two years.

The eligibility criteria to get yourself in a nursing course is that the minimum age for admission shall be 17 years on 31st December of the year in which admission is sought. Minimum education: 10+2 class passed with Science (PCB) & English Core/English Elective with aggregate of 45% marks from recognized board under AISSCE/CBSE/ICSE/SSCE/HSCE or other equivalent Board.

The career opportunities in nursing are as follows:

Nursing Assistant (CNA) High school diploma
Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) LPN/LVN state certification program (one year)
Registered Nurse (RN) Associate Degree in Nursing (2-3 years)
Nurse Practitioner (NP) Master of Science in Nursing
Nurse Midwife (CNM) Master of Science in Nursing
Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Master of Science in Nursing
Nursing Instructor/Teacher Master of Science or Doctorate of Nursing Practice