INC Recognised Nursing Institutes in India

Recognition status of Nursing Colleges for GNM, B.Sc, PB.Sc and M.Sc Programmes

INC recognised Nursing colleges and schools

The latest list of Nursing Colleges in all Indian states with Indian Nursing Council and State Nursing Council recognition status and sanctioned number of intakes. Before getting into a college for your nursing studies refer these lists to confirm their approval and recognition status,

Indian Nursing Council

The Indian Nursing Council is a national regulatory body for nurses and nurse education in India. It is an independent body under the Government of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, instituted by the Central Government under section 3(1) of the Indian Nursing Council Act, 1947 of Indian Parliament.

For more details about Indian Nursing Council visit their website

Courses in Nursing Education in India

There are seven dfferent programmes  of nursing education in India today from Basic Diploma to Doctorate level. They are:

  • Auxiliary Nursing and Midwifery (ANM) or Multi Purpose Health Worker-Female (MPHW-F)
  • General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM)
  • Basic Bachelor of Nursing (B.Sc. Nursing)
  • Post Basic Bachelor of Nursing (P.B.B.Sc. Nursing)
  • Masters in Nursing (M.Sc. Nursing)
  • Masters of Philosophy in Nursing (M.Phil)
  • Doctorate in Philosophy in Nursing (Ph.D)

List of Recognized Nursing Colleges for Different Courses

The INC recognized institute list for different programmes are as below

Sl Number Institute Type List Download Link
1 Recognised M.Sc Nursing Colleges Download
2 Recognised B.Sc Nursing Colleges Download
3 Recognised Post Basic B.Sc Institutes Download
4 Recognised PB Diploma Institutes Download
5 Recognised GNM Nursing Schools Download
6 Recognised ANM Nursing Schools Download



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