Admission: Certificate in Community Health at NHM, Assam [6 Months, 660 Seats]: Apply by Jul 20: Expired

About the Course

National Health Mission, Assam invites application from the interested candidates for the 6-Months Certificate in Community Health (CCH). Candidates must be willing and enthusiastic to serve the community by working at health Sub Centres across the State.

This course is part of an initiative under the National Health Mission to strengthen Sub Centres as Health & Wellness Centers (HWCs) for improved implementation of public health programmes and to enable comprehensive primary health care service delivery, including disease prevention and health promotion.

Candidate who successfully completes this course will get certificate from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and will be posted at the Health & Wellness Centres – Sub Centers as Community Health Officer (CHO) in Assam to lead a primary health care team consisting of Frontline Workers such as the Female Health Workers (ANMs), Male Health Worker (MPW) and Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs).


Essential Criteria: B.Sc.(Nursing) / Post Basic B. Sc Nursing – Registered Nurse Registered Midwife (RNRM) from a recognized Institute / Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a recognized Institute or University from a recognized institute or University / GNM Course Passed & registered with Assam Nurses Midwives’ & Health Visitors’ Council. Less than 35 years of age: however, less than 40 years for the SCs and STs.

Desirable Criteria: Proficiency in regional/local language and dialect. Work experience in the public health system preferably at the Primary/Community Health Center level will be given weightage.


The eligible candidates will be selected based on the aggregate percentage secured by the candidate in the last qualifying degree/diploma (mentioned in Essential Criteria).

How to apply?

Interested and eligible candidates may submit their application online via this page on or before 20th July 2020.

  • For In-service Candidates: Respective Remuneration/Salary per month + Rs. 10,000/- per month for Fooding / Lodging for a maximum of six months
  • For Other Candidates: Stipend Rs. 10,000/- per month + Rs. 10,000/- per month for Fooding / Lodging for a maximum of six months.
  • Remuneration: On successful completion of the course, the CHOs, if absorbed under NHM will receive Rs. 25,000/ per month and performance-based incentives up to Rs. 15,000/- per month.

Phone No: 0361-2340236/39
Email Id:mdnrhmasm[at]

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