NHM Karnataka CHO 2022 Recruitment – 680 Vacancies

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The Directorate of Health & Family Welfare Services, Karnataka has released a recruitment notification for the posts of Community Health Officers under the National Health Mission. A total number of 3006 posts were released previously however, 680 posts have remained vacant. The candidates can apply for these vacancies from 6th January to 23rd January 2022.

  • Selection will be based on the Online Examination.
  • Candidates who are qualified in the Online Exams will be eligible to appear the Document Verification.
  • The selected candidates will have to sign a surety bond in order to serve for 3 years after completion of training.

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NHM Karnataka CHO Recruitment Overview

Recruiting Body

National Health Mission


Community Health Officer

Number of Vacancies


Issue of advertisements for selection (State+ District level)- State Newspaper + Local Newspaper

6th January 2022

Opening of Website for Online Registration

6th January 2022

Last date to Receive the application

23rd January 2022 (5.00 PM)

Scrutinize applications and shortlist candidates with ID/Admit card issue- online (SMS Hall tickets Module)

24th to 28th January 2022

Conduct online exams with result declaration

29th January 2022

District-wise submission of eligible candidates merit list to CEO, ZP & DHOs by state

31st January 2022

Evaluation & Verification of Original document of candidates

1st to 3rd February 2022

Publishing Final selection list & Issue offer letter to selected candidates

11th February 2022

Signing of surety bond &filling of training application Forms by candidates (based on acceptance) after objection period

14th February 2022

Deputation of Candidates to PSC for Orientation Training

15th February 2022

Deputation of CHO (who completed the 15days training )to

7th March 2022

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Download NHM Karnataka CHO Recruitment 2022 Notification PDF

NHM Karnataka CHO Vacancy

A total number of 680 vacancies have been released for NHM Karnataka CHO Recruitment 2022. Below are the district-wise vacancy details.





























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How to Apply for NHM Karnataka CHO Recruitment 2022?

The candidates must apply before the last date of the application process. Below are the steps to apply for the recruitment process.

Direct Link to Apply for NHM Karnataka CHO Recruitment 2022

Step 1: Click on the direct link mentioned above.

Step 2: Fill in all the necessary details like name, father’s name, address, educational qualification, etc.

Step 3: Attach the required documents like SSC Certificate, Category Certificate, etc.

Step 4: Upload your recent passport size photograph. You can use the PrepForSure Cropping Tool which helps you to upload Your Image & Signature in specific dimensions.

Step 5: Pay the required fees and click on the submit button.

Step 6: Download and take a printout of the application form for future reference.

Application Fee

Below are the category-wise application fee details.


Application Fee

SC/ST/Ex-service (Men & Women)

INR 300


INR 600

NHM Karnataka CHO Selection Process 2022

The candidates will undergo the following stages of the selection process.

  • Online Examination
  • Document Verification

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NHM Karnataka CHO Eligibility Criteria 2022

The candidates who wish to attend the recruitment process must satisfy the following criteria.

NHM Karnataka CHO Age Limit


Age Limit

General Category

35 years

Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes and Category-I

40 years

Category-II(a), II(b), III(a), and III(b) of other backward classes

38 years


Additional 10 years

NHM Karnataka CHO Educational Qualification

  • The candidate must be a registered nurse with a minimum of B.Sc Nursing/post basic B.Sc nursing qualification/ or equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by Karnataka State Nursing Council / Indian Nursing Council.
  • In B.Sc Nursing/Post Basic BSc nursing, the candidate shall have passed graduation from RGUHS or any other recognized university under CPCH Course integrated batches (FY- 2020-21 & 2021-22) with registration done under KNC/INC.
  • The candidate must know to speak, read and write the Kannada Language (for better community rapport and prevention of attrition).

NHM Karnataka CHO Domicile Status

  • The candidate preferably must be a resident of Karnataka and must produce at least a 10-year domicile certificate in Karnataka obtained from Revenue authorities / School studying certificate at the time of document verification).

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NHM Karnataka CHO Exam 2022 Syllabus (Expected)

Knowing the syllabus of the NHM Karnataka CHO Recruitment 2022 is important before starting your exam preparation. Knowing the syllabus will help you in a guided preparation for the NHM Karnataka CHO Exam examination.

NHM Karnataka CHO Exam Medical /Surgical Nursing Syllabus

  • Nursing Assessment
  • Altered Immune Response
  • Patho Physiological Mechanism of Disease
  • Clinical Pharmacology

NHM Karnataka CHO Exam Community Nursing/ Public Health Nursing Syllabus

  • Introduction to database
  • Graphics and use of Statistical packages
  • Introduction to computers and disk operating systems
  • Introduction to word processing
  • Computer-aided teaching and testing

NHM Karnataka CHO Exam Nursing Section Syllabus

  • Microbiology.
  • Clinical Pathology.
  • Psychology.
  • Pharmacognosy.
  • Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy.
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology.
  • First Aid.
  • Pharmaceutics.
  • Drug Store Management.
  • Midwifery & Gynaecological Nursing also.
  • Biochemistry.
  • Pharmacology.
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
  • Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence.
  • Paediatric Nursing.
  • Anatomy & Physiology also.
  • Accountancy.
  • Environmental Hygiene.
  • Psychiatric Nursing.
  • Nutrition.
  • Health Education & Community Pharmacy also.
  • Community Health Nursing.
  • Commerce.
  • Sociology.
  • Health Education & Communication Skills.
  • Nursing Management.
  • Computers in Nursing.
  • Mental Health.
  • Fundamentals of Nursing.
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing.
  • Toxicology
  • Personal Hygiene.

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NHM Karnataka CHO Exam Pattern 2022 (Expected)

Knowing the exam pattern is essential for getting started with exam preparation. For your convenience, we have tabulated the exam pattern below.

Name Of The Subjects

Number Of The Questions

Total Marks

Time Duration

Nursing Foundation

80 Questions

100 Marks

90 Minutes

Community Nursing/ Public Health Nursing

Medical /Surgical Nursing


General aptitude & Pediatrics

Practical skill analysis and skill-based Questions

Nutrition and Diet-related

Anatomy, Physiology & pharmacology

All National Health Programme as described on MoHFW website

Ayushman Bharath –HWC 12 packages of services as described on MoHFw website

  • The examination will be online in an objective type for 90 minutes. 
  • The number of questions will be 80, and against which a total of 100 marks will be allotted. 
  • Each question, in general, carries 1 mark (sixty questions for 60 marks) but skill-based 20 questions will carry 2 marks (20 questions for 40 Marks).

NHM Karnataka CHO Books to Refer

You need to have the right set of books to start preparing for any exam. Here we have listed down the topic-wise books for you to prepare for this exam

NHM Karnataka CHO Medical /Surgical Nursing Books

You must have a subject-wise approach to preparation. Here we have listed down the topic-wise books for the Medical /Surgical Nursing section.



Importance of the Book

Medical /Surgical Nursing

Medical-Surgical Nursing by AITBS books 

an excellent book that covers all important topics related to Exams and a decent book to upgrade your knowledge for the respective topic very clearly.

A Guide To Medical-Surgical Nursing by Srinanda Ghosh

This book also has been written by keeping in mind the need of the students to know in detail about the nursing management of patients with systemwide various disease conditions.

NHM Karnataka CHO Community Nursing/ Public Health Nursing Books

You must have a subject-wise approach to preparation. Here we have listed down the topic-wise books for the Community Nursing/ Public Health Nursing section.



Importance of the Book

Community Nursing/ Public Health Nursing

Community/Public Health Nursing: Promoting the Health of Populations by Mary A. Nies

This book shows how you, as a nurse, can take an active role in social action and health policy – especially in caring for diverse and vulnerable population groups

Icu Manual For Nurses by Shastri Prakash

The book has nine sections covering from the essentials of patient care like assessment, infections, Mechanical ventilation, and monitoring to the specialty nursing

NHM Karnataka CHO Nursing Books

You must have a subject-wise approach to preparation. Here we have listed down the topic-wise books for the Nursing section.



Importance of the Book

Nursing Section

A Guide To Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing by R. Sreevani

This book gives a fundamental analysis of Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing useful for competitive exams.

Pediatric Nursing by Parul Datta

This book is enriched with latest statistical data related to child health and a Glossary with important terminology for in-hand reference.

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NHM Karnataka CHO Salary 2022

Knowing the salary of any vacancy is important for an aspirant. The salary of an NHM Karnataka CHO is in the range of 



INR 22,000

Non-High priority districts

(Non-HPDs) namely Chitradurga, Haveri, Kolara, Belgaum, Tumkur, Mysore, Dakshina Kannada, Mandya,

Udupi, Chikkaballapura, Kodagu, Davanagere, Bengaluru rural, Bengaluru urban, and Dharwad Districts

INR 24,200

High priority districts (HPDs)

namely Bidar, Ballari, Kalburgi Raichur, Chikkamagaluru, Vijayapura, Bagalkote, Koppala, Uttara Kannada,

Shivamogga, Yadgiri, Chamarajnagara, & Gadag 

NHM Karnataka CHO Admit Card 2022

The NHM Karnataka CHO 2022 Admit Card will be released by the exam conducting body about 15 days before the examination. We have listed the steps to download the admit card below:

Step 1: Candidates will have to go to the official website and click on the admit card link.

Step 2: You can see that there is a new page appearing on your device.

Step 3: Enter all mandatory details like a) Your Name b) Your father's Name c) Your Roll number or Registration number.

Step 4: After completing the above-mentioned step please click on the login button.

Step 5: Candidates can see admit cards on their display screen.

Step 6: Download your admit card and take the printout for your reference.

NHM Karnataka CHO Cut-Off 2022

The NHM Karnataka CHO result has been announced, the cutoff marks will be posted on the NHM Karnataka official website along with it. To be considered for the NHM Karnataka CHO Recruitment position, candidates must score above the minimum cutoff. Factors such as the number of openings available, the difficulty of the paper, and so on, lead to variation in the cutoff. 

Note: Candidates who secure 40 (forty) and above marks in the online entrance examination are eligible for selection at the district level based on the roster cum merit basis.

NHM Karnataka CHO 2022 Answer Key 

At any point, if the candidate finds that the answer marked by the exam conducting authority isn’t correct, he/she may raise an objection for the same in the stipulated time as given by the conducting authority with liable proof for objecting to the answer. The candidate might have to pay some amount for objecting. The authorities may later scrutinize the objection and the final answer key will then be released. 

Step 1: Visit the Official website of NHM, Karnataka

Step 2: Click on the “What’s New” Section

Step 3: Search for NHM Karnataka CHO Answer Key

Step 4: A PDF will open. Download the PDF.

Step 5: Compare the answers listed in the answer key, with the answers marked by you in the examination.

How to Prepare for NHM Karnataka CHO 2022 Exam?

To become an NHM Karnataka CHO, you need to have a coherent preparation strategy. We have provided certain steps through which you can start your preparation for the NHM Karnataka CHO examination.

Step 1: The initial step you should follow when you set about for the preparation is to go through the syllabus. After reading the syllabus, you can go through the syllabus-wise books mentioned in this article.

Step 2: You can refer to the previous year’s NHM CHO question papers while keeping in mind the current syllabus.

Step 3: Reading the basic books will help you in getting your basics strong. Having good basics will help you in scoring good marks on simple questions.

Step 4: With regards to the General Awareness section, you can go through Lucent’s General Knowledge book. It is easy to score high marks in General awareness if you memorize certain facts.

Step 5: Develop the habit of reading newspapers so that you are aware of the latest developments happening around you.

Step 6: When you become familiar with the syllabus, start practicing as many NHM Karnataka CHO mock tests as possible.

NHM Karnataka CHO 2022 Result

The NHM Karnataka will be declaring the NHM Karnataka CHO result soon. The NHM Karnataka CHO Result will be available on the NHM Karnataka official website. Along with the final result, the NHM Karnataka CHO merit list and cut-off marks will also be released. To avoid any discrepancies, candidates should verify each detail provided in the result. The candidates need to have their login credentials on hand to see their NHM Karnataka CHO.

We hope you found this article informative and helpful and please do not hesitate to contact us with any doubts. You can also download our PrepForSure App which is free and start preparing for any competitive examination. This app provides you with Test Series, Mock tests, PDFs, Previous year’s question papers, and much more.