The National Health Mission (NHM) Madhya Pradesh, has released an online recruitment notification on its website “www.nhmmp.gov.in” for the post of Community Health Officer 2019. They are inviting applications from females only through online mode to fill up as many as 1015 CHO posts. The application procedure had started on May 27th, 2019 and is going to end soon on June 9th, 2019. The Madhya Pradesh NHM Department has framed certain eligibility criteria, which all the female applicants have to fulfill in order to apply for the CHO post. Otherwise, they won’t be permitted to apply online for the post. So, only those who clear all the eligibility criteria will be allowed to apply online. An applicant also needs to pay online a small amount of money as application fees before a successful submission of the online application form.
M.P. NHM department has made the following eligibility criteria which every applicant must meet without fail in order to apply for the CHO post.
a.) Educational Qualification:
- All applicants must possess a B.Sc Degree in Nursing from an Institute or University in India.
- For details on the educational qualification, please visit the official notification of NHM MP CHO Recruitment 2019.
b.) Age Limit:
- The upper age limit for all the applicants is 35 years as on 01/06/2019.
Note Age relaxation as per the government rules.
All the aspirants who are eligible and have submitted the online application for MP NHM CHO post-2019 have to undergo 2 rounds of the selection procedure. The first round will be a written examination, which will be an objective based exam. Those who clear this examination, securing the cut-off marks or above will qualify for the Skill and Competency Assessment. Those who qualify in this assessment will go in the final round, which will be a personal interview round. And those who will successfully clear both the rounds will be hired for the CHO post with a monthly salary of Rs. 25,000 plus work-based incentives up to Rs. 15,000.
Written Examination Date, Syllabus and Exam Pattern for the MP NHM CHO Post:
Till now, the MP NHM department has not yet decided on the date for the online written examination. They have only released the exam pattern and syllabus for this examination on its official notification.
Per the notification, the exam will be an online objective based examination, which will consist of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). The question paper will be totally based on subjects and topics related to Nursing and will comprise of 100 MCQs. Each question will be of 1 mark with no negative markings for any wrong answers. The candidates have to finish the examination within 2 hours duration. And, the cut-off marks for this exam is fixed at 40% or 40 marks out of 100.
Those candidates who will secure the cut-off marks or above will be tested on their Skill and Competency level. Applicants who clear this Skill & Competency Assessment will qualify for the personal interview round. This Skill & Competency Assessment will consist of 2 sets of skills with each skill carrying 20 marks, so the total marks for this round will be 40. All the selected applicants have to secure at least 80% i.e. 32 marks in this Assessment to qualify for the final round.
The final merit list will be based on the total cut-off of both the written examination and the skill & competency assessment. The MP NHM department reserves the right to decrease or increase the cut-off marks in case the number of applicants in the examination is less or more (Respectively) than the total number of posts.
To clear the examination in the first shot, you must leave no stone unturned and practice as many past year papers and online exams as you can, to judge your preparations. Best of Luck!!! and ‘Do your best, Give your best and Take your best.’