Nasarawa State School of Nursing & Midwifery Lafia Form 2022

The Ministry of Health hereby announces the Commencement of Sales of Admission forms into the School of Basic Nursing, Lafia for the Year 2022/2023 academic session as from Thursday 16th to 23rd June 2022.

The School of Basic Nursing, Lafia entrance examination is Saturday 25th June 2022.

The school admits candidates for two different programs yearly.

The three (3) year basic nursing program which starts in September is meant for secondary school leavers, while the 3 Years basic nursing program which commences in March is also meant for ECC. School leavers.

Application forms are advertised for and purchased at a prescribed fee and candidates who fulfil the nursing and midwifery council entry requirements are invited for an entrance examination and oral interview for those who pass the entrance examination which is organized and conducted by the MOH Department, Nursing.

Candidates who score the desired entry points from the aforementioned assessments are selected for admission into the program(s).

Application Procedures

  1. Visit http:/
  2. Click the APPLY NOW button
  3. CREATE ACCOUNT with your details
  4. Click on the notification sent to your email
  5. Proceed to make Payment
  6. Click Generate Payment Code
  7. Print the Invoice generated and take it to any Bank for Payment
  8. Login in to your Portal after payment
  9. Fill in your personal data and educational qualification to complete the application
  10. Wait for a test invite via SMS and /or Open announcement

Registration Requirements

  • Birth certificate/declaration of age (original)
  • WAEC/NECO certificate (original)
  • Testimonial for 6 years (original)
  • Admission letter (original)
  • Indigenization certificate (original)
  • Photocopy of all credentials
  • 4 passport photographs

Admission Procedures

The basic general nurse training is a general course open to young males and females of not less than 17 years of age at the time of admission (September)

Entry Qualification

Basic Nursing and Midwifery

Holders of WASC or its equivalent with at least 5 credit passes including English, mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology at not more than 2 sittings.

WASC, G.C.E or NECO results should not exceed 10years from the date of sitting for the examination


Other entry requirements for admission include certain categories of persons authorized by the nursing & midwifery council of Nigeria to spend a specified length of time in an approved training school in Nigeria before registration (foreign graduate nurses).

Period of Intake

Intake into the basic nursing training program in September of every year and March for the basic Midwifery program.

The entrance examination is as follows; June for basic nursing and December for post-basic.
Successful candidates go through oral interviews at dates fixed by the appropriate panel set up for this purpose.

Study Duration

  • For a basic nursing program, the successful candidates undergo three years of training. The same with Basic Midwifery
  • Other categories are as recommended by the nursing and midwifery council of Nigeria.

Student Sponsorship

Students are self-sponsored but state Indigene is given a monthly allowance to students in the basic nursing program.

The stipend will automatically cease after the release of the N&MCN professional examination results or after the student had stayed for three and half years in school for whatever reason or if for any reason, the student discontinues the program with the school.

Verification of Result

All the results presented by students on admission will be verified admission by the school and any student found to possess forged or the unauthenticated results will be expelled

Registration and School Fees

Registration of new students usually lasts for a month from the day of resumption.

On the first day of registration, students are expected to show evidence of payment of school fees as stipulated on the admission letter.

When collecting admission letters students are made to sign an undertaking which will be placed in their personal files as well as present the originals of their credentials.

Students are expected to make other payments which include; uniforms, records of training booklet, examination and stationeries, handbook, harmonized code of ethics for nurses in Nigeria etc.
No student will be registered without the full payment of fees.

Payment of school fees at a later date by students or sponsors will under no circumstances be entertained.

Students are strongly advised to receive all fees from their sponsors before the registration days expire as defaulters will be ejected at the expiration of the last day of the exercise.

No students will be registered with any information different from the one he/she gained admission with unless substantial evidence has been forwarded to and approved by the principal.

All students are required to complete the forms given to them. The approved training regulations and hostel regulation forms must be thoroughly read and understood and students must append their signatures indicating their acceptance of all the contents therein.

A compulsory medical fitness examination must be carried out in government-approved health institutions for each student. The result must be submitted to the school and it must also come along with a medical fitness certificate and chest X-ray film.

An orientation program is organized in the 2nd week of the registration process. It lasts for one week and all students (new) are expected to attend compulsorily.

During the orientation exercise, the principal introduces formally the teaching staff and other key officers to the new students; for the purpose of familiarization and offer advice to be of good behaviour.

Note that subsequent payment of school fees is made during the course of the training; basic student nurses in the month of November annually.

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