The Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER), Maharashtra, conducts MHN CWT 2018. This examination is held for the recruitment of trained staff nurses in hospitals under the Govt. of Maharashtra. This year, MHN CWT held on March 31, 2018. Through the exam, 528 vacancies shall be filed. The recruitment will only be done on the basis of Maharashtra Staff Nurse written exam result. Read below to know more details about the MHN CWT 2018.

Latest: MHN CWT Answer Key has been released. Check it from the link given below.

MHN CWT 2018

DMER conducted MHN CWT 2018 in online mode. The standard of the examination is of General Nursing and Midwifery exam. The candidates appearing for the exam can check all the important dates from the exam from the table below.

Event Dates
Start date of filling of online application form 22 Feb 2018
Last Date of submission of application form 08 Mar 2018
Activation of downloadable Admit Card – 
Date of Entrance test for MHN CWT 2018 31 Mar 2018
Answer Key 04 Apr 2018
Date of Declaration of Entrance Exam Result To be announced
Date of Declaration of Merit list To be announced

Out of total vacancies, 253 are for the Open category, 69 for SC and 37 for ST category. Check complete vacancy table below.

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MHN-CWT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

This year a number of candidates are going to appear for the MHN CWT 2018 examination. These candidates should either have done GNM or Basic B.Sc Nursing graduate course, from an institute recognized by INC (New Delhi) or MNC Mumbai (Maharashtra). These two courses are:

  • GNM – 3 or 3 and a half year course recognized by INC New Delhi or MNC, Mumbai
  • B.Sc Nursing – 4 year graduate course and 2 year post graduation course recognized by INC New Delhi or MNC, Mumbai.

Other than this, the candidates must also fulfill the eligibility criteria stated below:

Residency: The candidate must be an Indian citizen with residency of Maharashtra State

Age Criteria: The candidate must not be above 38 years of age and in case of backward classes, not more than 43 years as on February 21st 2018.

Education Qualification: The candidate must hold a diploma of General Nursing Midwifery (3 or 3 1/2 years) or basic/post basic B.Sc nursing (basic/post basic) nursing course.

Registered with Council: The candidate must be a pass-out student of an institute situated in Maharashtra state, recognized by Maharashtra Nursing Council, Govt. of Maharashtra/ Maharashtra university of health sciences Nasik/ any other registered university situated in the state of Maharashtra.

Medical Criteria: The candidate must provide medical fitness certificate from a certified doctor during the process.

Note: Remember to keep all the above mentioned documents and certificates and the copies of the same handy. Failing to provide the documents/certificates will result in disqualification from the selection process.

MHN CWT 2018 Application form

  • The application process has ended!

The application form for the staff nurses by DMER was an online process. The eligible candidates could visit the official website to apply for the position of staff nurses. The application form was to be filled through online mode only and the candidates didn’t need to submit the same to any officer. Below mentioned are some of the details related to the application form. Aspiring students and candidates can take notes for future reference.

Application fee – The cost of applying was varied for both OPEN and Reserved category.

  • Cost of application for OPEN category: Rs. 1060/-
  • Cost of application for reserved category: Rs. 960/-

How to apply?

Candidates could apply for MHN CWT 2018 through these few easy steps-

Step 1- Register on the official website.

Step-2 – Fill the application form and preview the details.

Step-3 – Pay the application fee online. (No other mode of payment is acceptable)

Step-4 – Print your application.

The applications were invited through online mode only. The DMER had made available the direct link for the payment of the application fee. The candidates could easily pay the application fee through Credit/Debit or ATM cards on the official website.

Certificates and documents to be attached along with the application form:

  • Domicile certificate of State of Maharashtra
  • Passing certificate of HSC and SSC
  • Birth Certificate

MHN CWT 2018 Admit Card

The admit was made available online once the application was over. The admit card could be downloaded from the official website. Candidates through the direct link made available here could easily download the admit card. The candidates appearing for the examination must keep a copy of their admit card and candidates can find their examination centre written at the end of the admit card.

Exam Pattern for MHN CWT 2018

Candidates appearing for the examination can note down the examination pattern for an idea of what sort of questions are asked in the examination.

  • The examination for the recruitment of staff nurses is in the English language with a time limit of two hours.
  • 150 MCQ type questions are asked in this examination. 125 questions are from the syllabus of GNM while 25 General aptitude questions are asked.
  • The questions are asked from all the subjects of GNM Course.

MHN CWT 2018 Examination Centre

After the candidate receives the Admit card. He will have the examination centre information available on the admit card itself. The examination centre can be found at the end of the admit card. Candidates must note down the complete address of the examination centre and can visit there a day before as it would be easier to find it on the examination day.


MHN CWT entrance examination requires the candidate to cover the subjects of General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) exam and B.Sc nursing (Basic and post basic) nursing course.

Answer Key

The Answer Key for MHN CWT 2018 can be checked on the official website of DMER once an official notification gets released by the competent authority. The Answer Key for the same can also be checked through the direct link that has been provided below.

  • Answer Key: Click here to check the answer key.
  • Note: The Objections can be submitted until April 07, 2018.


The results for MHN CWT 2018 can be found on the official website of DMER once an official notification gets released by the competent authority. The results for the same can also be checked through the direct link that will be provided below.


A total of 528 vacancies are available for the position of staff nurses by DMER. Candidates can check out the below table for details of the vacancies available.

Category Total
S.C 69
S.T 37
V.J/D.T A 16
OBC 100
SBC 11
OPEN 253

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