Uttar Pradesh National Health Mission (UP NHM) : Community Health Officer CHO Recruitment 2021

Uttar Pradesh UP National Health Mission UPNHM Are Invited to Online Application Form for the Recruitment Post of Community Health Officer CHO Recruitment 2021. Those Candidates Are Interested to the Following Recruitment Can Read the Full Notification Before Apply Online

Detailed Advertisement, Guidelines and Selection Process for recruitment of Community Health Officer (CHO) through Six-month Certificate training in Community Health for Nurses (CCHN) for 2021-22 session, National Health Mission, Uttar Pradesh

Advertisement Ref: No.: 570/SPMU/NHM/HR/CHO/2021-22/1251-1

Dated: - 22.06.2021

The National Health Mission (NHM), Uttar Pradesh invites online applications for 06 Month Certificate in Community Health for Nurses (CCHN) Training for the 2021-22 session. This course is a part of initiative Under the Ayushman Bharat Scheme, GoUP envisioned to strengthen Sub-Health Centers as Health and Wellness Centers (HWCs) for improved implementation of public health programs and to enable comprehensive primary healthcare service delivery, including disease prevention and health promotion. Candidates who successfully complete this course and pass the final examination will be posted as Community Health Officer (CHO) at Sub-Health Centers level HWCs on contract basis. The CHOs to work in coordination with primary healthcare team.

NHM, U.P. is seeking applications from eligible candidates for 2,800 contractual vacancies for Six-Months training program Certificate in Community Health for Nurses (CCHN).



Position Name






Total Vacancies


Community Health Officers – CCHN







State reservation policy will be applicable of Uttar Pradesh.

Please refer Annexure-I provided below for District Wise Vacancies Details of CHO.


Tentative Dates

Go-Live of Online Application form

30/06/2021 at 11:00 AM

Closure of Online Application form

20/07/2021 at 11:59 PM (Midnight)


(i) Detailed instructions available on NHM website may be referred at the time of applying for On-line application.

(ii) Candidates in their own interest are advised, not to wait till the last date & time and register their application well within the time. NHM shall not be held responsible, if the candidates are not able to submit their application due to last minute rush.

Community Health Officer CHO Recruitment

(iii) Candidates should read the instructions carefully before making any entry of selecting options for filling online applications.


1. Qualification: General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) from a recognized Institute or B.Sc. Nursing or Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing from a recognized Institute/University.

2. Less than 35 years of age as on date i.e. 20th July 2021, and reservation policy is applicable as per U.P. State Government rules.

3. Candidates must be registered as Nurse and Midwife from UP Nurses & Midwives Council and have valid registration certificate at the time of online submission of application.


1. Rs. 10,000/- per month will be offered as stipend during the training period, which includes boarding & lodging allowances.

 2. Maximum Rs. 35,500/- per month (Rs 20,500 per month salary plus up to Rs 15,000 per month performance-based incentive) will be offered at the time of posting at SC-HWC in the district as a CHO subject to guideline issued by GoI.

3. National Health Mission, UP shall provide support for course fee and transportation cost for practicum etc. (one time only).

4. A Surety Bond of Rs. 1.55 lakh on the stamp paper of Rs. 100/- must be submitted by the candidates before joining the training to serve for minimum three years at Sub Health Centre level HWC in UP after successfully completing the CCHN training.

5. Candidates will have maximum one additional attempt to pass the course.

6. Candidates who have successfully completed CCHN training in past (prior to Mar’2021) are NOT ELIGIBLE to apply in this session.


Online recruitment application is spread over different Modules/Sections designed to capture information of the candidates related to Personal Information, Contact details, Age, Educational Qualification and upload of relevant document etc. Details can be filled in multiple sessions after Registration. Before closing each session, applicants must save the information filled by clicking ‘Save’ button.

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Before applying, candidates should ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria. Admission to Computer based Test will be purely provisional. Candidature will be subject to verification of details/documents when the candidate reports for document verification, if shortlisted.

TEST CITIES: The Computer Based Test will be held at major cities of Uttar Pradesh as mentioned in the online application form. Candidates may opt for three test cities preferred from the list and the same cannot be changed after the online form is submitted. NHM reserves the right to allocate any test city or change the test city opted by the candidate. NHM reserves the right to add or delete any city(s) from the list based on thenumber of applicants.

COMPUTER BASED TEST: The Computer based Test will be held for duration of 2 hours (in one sitting) consisting of two sections of total 100 marks. Section-I (80 Marks) will consist of Professional Knowledge (Discipline related) and Section-II (20 Marks) will consist of General Aptitude, Reasoning, General Awareness and Basic Computer knowledge with 100 multiple choice questions (MCQ). Each question will carry 1 mark and there is NO NEGATIVE marking for wrong answer. No marks will be awarded for un-attempted questions.The question paper shall be set in bilingual language i.e. English and Hindi only. However, in case of any inconsistency in Hindi version, the English version of the question shall be valid & final.


Minimum Qualifying marks in the Computer Based Test


OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)

SC / ST / PwD

Minimum 33% marks i.e. 33 Marks

out of 100

Minimum 30% marks i.e. 30 Marks

out of 100

Minimum 24% marks i.e. 24 Marks

out of 100

Candidates are required to appear in the Computer based test at their own expenses and if shortlisted in the Computer based test as per the above criteria, they will be called for Document Verification. Waitlist will be prepared in the ratio of 1:3 (3 candidates against 1 vacancy in respective category).


i) Vacancy shall be subjected to UP State reservation policy.

ii) Candidates of Uttar Pradesh State, who are claiming reservation in their respective category (OBC, SC, ST, PWD and EWS), must submit the caste/requisite certificates in the prescribed format issued by competent authority and the time of document verification. Candidates having domicile of another state will be treated under the Un-reserved category.

iii) The appointment after successful completion of 6 Month CCHN training will be purely on contractual basis for a period of one-year, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and subject to the approval from Government of India. Any claim for absorption in the regular position shall not be entertained in the future.

iv) If at any stage of recruitment, it is found that the candidate does not fulfill the eligibility criteria and/or that he/she has furnished incorrect/false information/certificate/documents or has suppressed any material fact(s), his /her candidature will stand cancelled. The decision of the NHM, UP in any matter relating to the recruitment at any stage will be final and binding upon the candidates.

v) Incomplete details in application or application submitted without photograph along with signature/supporting documents shall be rejected.

vi) Applicants are required to provide all the mandatory information [Marked with *(asterisk) sign] in the application form.

vii) The applicants must ensure that all the details are correctly filled and successfully submitted online before the closing date. Applicants should ensure that the Applicant Status on Application Form is “Submitted Successfully”; Half-filled applications shall be treated as incomplete and shall deemed to be rejected.

viii) Request for change or correction of any information shall not be entertained once online form is submitted. However, after the publication of screening outcome, if there would be any query regarding the screening outcome and their status.

ix) If a candidate submits more than one application form, his/her candidature shall liable to be cancelled. No communication shall be sent in this regard.

x) No TA/DA will be paid to eligible candidates for appearing examination.

xi) Result will be prepared based on the merit in the computer-based test.

xii) NHM, UP reserves the right to cancel any or all positions at any stage of the recruitment process. Vacancies may vary in number and category at any stage during the recruitment process.

xiii) Waitlist shall be generated in the ratio of 1:3 amongst the eligible candidate (who have achieved the cut-off marks in the respective category).

xiv) Candidate does not have the right for being posted at any specific district. Any decision regarding district allocation to candidates shall be at sole discretion of the NHM, UP.

xv) RESERVATIONS AND RELAXATIONS: Reservations and relaxations for SC/ST/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) /PwD (Percentage of Disability - 40% or above) candidates will be provided as per guidelines of Govt. of India for the purpose. The reservation for PwD is on horizontal basis.

xvi) In the case of Person with Disability (PwD), applicants shall be invited for candidates having OL (One Leg affected Right or Left) as per GO 35/65-03-11-78/99 dated 13.01.2011

(6) UPPER AGE LIMIT (as on 20th July 2021): 35 Years

  • Minimum Age : NA.
  • Maximum Age : 35 Years.
  • Age Relaxation Extra as per Bihar SHSB Rules.

Candidate should note that the Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/ Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent Certificate only will be accepted by the NHM, UP for determining the age and no subsequent request for its change will be entertained.

Upper Age Limit is relaxed by:

  • 3 Years for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)
  • 5 Years for SC/ST
  • Persons with Disabilities candidate:
  • By 10 Years for General (UR)
  • By 13 Years for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)
  • By 15 Years for SC / ST
How to Fill Form
  • Uttar Pradesh National Health Mission NHM, UP Call For Application for 06 Month Certificate in Community Health for Nurses (CCHN) Training CHO Recruitment 2021 Candidate Can Apply Between 30/06/2021 to 20/07/2021.
  • Candidate Read the Notification Before Apply the Recruitment Application Form in Uttar Pradesh Latest Govt. Recruitment 2021.
  • Kindly Check and Collect the All Document - Eligibility, ID Proof, Address Details, Basic Details.
  • Kindly Ready Scan Document Related to Recruitment Form - Photo, Sign, ID Proof, Etc.
  • Before Submit the Application Form Must Check the Preview and All Column Carefully.
  • If Candidate Required to Paying the Application Fee Must Submit. If You have Not the Required Application Fees Your Form is Not Completed.
  • Take A Print Out of Final Submitted Form.


Source: http://upnrhm.gov.in/uploads/9717083037326626.pdf

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