Ref: THE INDIAN NURSING COUNCIL ACT, 1947
S 15A. Indian Nurses Register.––(1) The Council( Nursing Council u/s 3) shall cause to be maintained in the prescribed manner a register of nurses, midwives, auxiliary nurse-midwives and health visitors to be known as the Indian Nurses Register, which shall contain the names of all persons who are for the time being enrolled on any State register.
(2) It shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Council to keep the Indian Nurses Register in accordance with the provisions of this Act, and from time to time, to revise the register and publish it in the Gazette of India and in, such other manner as may be prescribed.
(3) Such register shall be deemed to be a public document within the meaning of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 (1 of 1872) and may be proved by a copy published in the Gazette of India.
|Nursing Programs||Training Duration||Examination||Registration|
|Auxiliary Nurse & Midwife||2 years||Nursing Examination Board||R.ANM|
|General Nursing & Midwifery||3 and 1/2 years||Nursing Examination Board||R.N & R.M|
|B. Sc (Basic)||4 years||University||R.N & R.M|
|B.Sc (Post Basic)||Regular: 2 yrs
Distance: 3 yrs
|M. Sc.||2 years||University||Additional Qualification|
|M. Phil||1 year (Full time)
2 years (part time)
|Ph D||3-5 years||University||Additional Qualification|