A) Successful training for a period of not less than three years in General Nursing of men and women and for a period of not less than six months in Midwifery
training in both cases to be undergone in an institution approved by the State Government under rule 37 of the rules made under sub-section (2) of section 11
of the Madras Nurses and Midwives Act 1926 with qualifications prescribed for registration as Nurse and Maternity Assistant under the said Act (or)
A foreign training which is considered by the Director of Medical and Rural Health Services to be equivalent or superior to the above training or possession of a basic degree in Nursing from a University or institution recognized by UGC for the purpose of its financial grant.
B) But for appointment as a Nurse, a person who possesses the above qualifications or only the qualification in general nursing and who has rendered satisfactory military service shall be preferred:
Provided that, if a person who has undergone training only in general nursing is not willing to undergo the training in Gynecology and Obstetrics, she shall not be
appointed to the service.
(i) A successful training for a period of not less than three years in General
Nursing in an institution approved by the State Government and
(ii) Successful completion of training in Psychiatry for a period of six months after
successful completion of training in General Nursing in the case of candidates
admitted for training on or after the 1st January 1952.
Possession of a basic degree in Nursing from a University or institution recognized
by UGC for the purpose of its financial grant.