ANM or Auxiliary Nursing Midwifery is a two-year diploma programme in the field of Nursing. Interested candidates can apply for ANM diploma after passing their class 12 exam with Science or Arts stream. The two-year course includes six-months of compulsory internship. ANM diploma is the most basic diploma course which can be opted as a starting step towards making a career in the Nursing field. Graduates of ANM diploma can start their career by working with community health centres in urban or rural areas.