{slider Will students have an opportunity to write their mock online before the start of the main exams?}

Ans: Yes, the Council would collaborate with various schools for candidates to try their hands on the demo questions in their schools computer labs before the main exams takes off.


{slider What happens when there is power outage, will students lose their work?}

Ans: No, answers will be saved at every stage of the examination. And one of the criterion for giving accreditation is for a center to have a standby generator which would be turned on when light goes off. The UPS will support the computer for some time before it goes off.


{slider Will there be essay questions?}

Ans: No, it is all multiple choice questions.


{slider Can you change your answers?}

Ans: Yes. Candidates have a chance of changing their answers to any option of their choice.


{slider Will the practical exams also be digitalized?}

Ans: Care plan will still be paper base and case study will be written and submitted as it is done. All component task will be uploaded on a tablet which examiners will use to score candidates during the practical examination. This is the part that is digitalized.


{slider Do we have to go to the exams hall with pens and papers?}

Ans: For pens yes, which would be used to register, the Council would provide candidates with papers for their rough work after which they will be collected.


{slider Can candidates enter the examination hall at any time?}

Ans: No, candidates would be instructed when to enter the exams hall and the exams start as stated on the instructional sheets.


{slider What happens if a candidate mistakenly clicks on the submit button?}

 Ans: A confirmation dialogue box will appear for the candidate to confirm if he/she truly wants to submit the work.


{slider Can a person impersonate a candidate?}

Ans: No, once a candidate enters his/her password and index number, the picture, name of school and programme would appear on the screen throughout the exams.


{slider How will candidates participate in the online exams when the school has no accredited computer lab?}

Ans: Schools that do not have accredited computer labs will have to go to centers that are accredited to write the exams or use the Council’s model computer lab.


{slider What happens when candidates are more than available/functional computers in the lab?}

 Ans:  A school which has candidates more than available/functional computers in the examination center will write in batches until all candidates write.


{slider Will the results of the examination be known immediately after submitting the final work?}

Ans: No, results will be released later and send to the schools as it is done.

The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana has held it’s mid- year review at Nsuta near Ashanti Mampong
The performance review session which was held from September 7-9, 2018 was on the theme “Peak Performance II”.

Delivering the keynote address, the Minister of Health, Hon. Kwaku Agyemang Manu commended the Council for its achievements. He said that there was the need for the Council to stay focused and pen down more achievements whiles securing in the public interest the highest standards of training and practice of nursing and midwifery.

Speaking on Staff attitude towards work, the Minister of Health said “a lot of negative things have been said about public sector workers and this is the time for change. You must be punctual for work and only leave after doing an honest 8-hour work per day”
Mr. Felix Nyante, Registrar of the Council, during his welcome address indicated that the half year had been a year of far – reaching changes. He continued by saying that the Council had laid the foundation for a future of orderly, sustainable and evidence based growth.

According Mr. Nyante, the Council had also undertaken ambitious range of structural actions and decisions aimed at transforming its service delivery to its clients.
The Chairman for the occasion was Dr. Anarfi Asamoah-Baah former Deputy-General of the World Health Organization

(a) Nurses Assistant Programmes

  • Nurses Assistant (Clinical) (NAC)
  • Nurses Assistant (Preventive) (NAP)

Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)/West Africa School Certificate Examination (WASCE) results with a minimum of a pass in three (3) Core Subjects (Mathematics, English and Integrated Science) and passes in three (3) elective subjects.

(b) Basic Nursing and Midwifery Programmes

  • Registered General Nursing (RGN)
  • Registered midwifery (RM)
  • Registered Community Nursing (RCN)
  • Registered Mental Health Nursing (RMN)

A minimum of a Credit in three Core Subjects (Mathematics, English and Integrated Science)
A minimum of a Credit in three (3) electives from the following                                              programme options.

  • Science
  • General Arts
  • Home Economics
  • Agricultural Science

Kindly refer to the table below for the combination of subjects accepted for the various programme options.









Science Option

  • Mathematics (Elective)
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology








General Arts Options

  • Literature in English
  • French
  • Ghanaian Language
  • Christian Religious Studies OR [Islamic Religion/Studies]
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Government
  • Mathematics (Elective)
  • General Knowledge in Arts






Agricultural Programme Option

  • General Agriculture
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics (Elective)
  • French








Home Economics Option

  • Management in Living
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Economics
  • Chemistry
  • French
  • General Knowledge in Art

Instruction Movie

Click on the Instruction movie link above to learn you how to use the digital examination system.

Exercise 1: How to login

This is an exercise on how to login to the digital examination system

Exercise 2: How to start an exam

This is an exercise on how to access the main examination.

Exercise 3: How to answer questions

This is an exercise to practice how to answer questions.

Exercise 4: How to navigate through the questions.

Show your skills to use the digital exam system 

Exercise 5: How to submit an exam

This is an exercise to practice how you submit the exam when you have answered all the questions.



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Open your browser – Recommended browsers are Chrome, Mozilla Fire Fox, Opera Mini
Type www.nmcgh.org or www.nmc.gov.gh  and press the Enter key - this takes user to the NMC Portal
Locate and click the Online Services Menu
Click the Gate Keeper 24/7 feature – System will respond with the login screen of Gate Keeper 24/7

NB: User must patiently wait for system to respond to a click. Repeatedly clicking the same button will result in processing disruptions that will create an UNRESPONSIVE system state.



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Should you have difficulties with using the gatekeeper portal, Kindly call the under listed lines for support and assistance

 0302522909 / 10

For a detailed documentation of the gatekeeper portal, Kindly go to our download section on nmc.gov.gh or follow this link

 NB: For maximum performance, use the following versions of browsers

       Chrome - 70.x or later

       Firefox - 57.0 or later

       Opera Mini - 49.0 or later 








Paediatric Nursing


9 -10

16 -17




13 -18



Basic (New System)
Basic (Old System)





27 – 1/3
13 – 21




15 - 20



Auxiliary  (Old System)
Auxiliary  (New System)





29- 30
5 -6


Basic (RGN)


3 -11



Basic (RGN & RMN)


17 -25



Basic (RCN & RM)


31/7- 5/8



Basic (Old System)
Basic (New System)




14 -16
21 - 29




30/10 - 4/11



Auxiliary (Old System)
Auxiliary  (New System)



13 -18

27 - 28


Post Auxiliary


4 -9



Post Auxiliary
(New System)
Post Auxiliary
(Old System)





11 -13

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Post Basics


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The Nursing and Midwifery Council (N&MC) is a statutory body whose mandate is derived from part III of the Health Professions Regulatory Bodies Act 2013 (Act 857).

Until the passage of this Act, the Council operated under NRCD 117 of 1972 and the LI 683.
The Council also has a mission to secure in the public interest the highest standard of training and practice of Nursing and Midwifery.

N&MC over the years has proved  itself by stepping out efforts to build bilateral relations with our clientele to higher levels through dialogue and periodic visitation to its facilities nationwide.

N&MC closely ensures the availability of qualified nursing and midwifery professionals who would give competent, safe, prompt and efficient service for client delight.