Indian Nursing Council

To Establish Uniforms Standards of Training for Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors.

Types Of Inspection For Various Nursing Programs

First Inspection

First Inspection is conducted on receipt of the proposal received from the institute to start any nursing program prescribed by Indian Nursing Council. The proposal should have the following requisite documents:
  • Application form
    The requisite annexure for School of Nursing:
    • Permission letter by State Government/Essentiality certificate of the respective State Government, duly attested by notary.
    • Duly attested Registration Certificate of Society or Trust Deed
    • A bank draft for Rs. 50,000/- towards first inspection fee for School of Nursing in favour of Secretary, Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi (ANM, GNM, Post Basic Diploma Course).
    • Proposal for starting School of Nursing, which includes in detail teaching, clinical & physical facility including budget.
  • The requisite annexure for College of Nursing:
    • Permission letter by State Government/Essentiality certificate of the respective State Government.
    • Consent letter from the University.
    • Duly attested Registration Certificate of Society or Trust Deed
    • A bank draft for Rs. 1,00,000/- towards first inspection fee for College of Nursing in favour of Secretary, Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi {P.B.B.Sc.(N), B.Sc.(N), M.Sc.(N), M. Phil(N), Ph.D(N)}
    • Proposal for starting College of Nursing, which includes in detail teaching, clinical & physical facility including budget.

    Note: As given in application form. Place it on first inspection.

Re Inspection

  • Re-inspections are conducted for those institutions, which are found unsuitable by Indian Nursing Council. The institutions and the government are informed about the deficiencies and advised to improve upon them. Once the institution takes necessary steps to rectify the deficiencies, institution should submit the compliance report with documentary proof of the deficiencies pointed out and re-inspection fees. On receipt of the Compliance report & fees from the institution application will be considered for re-inspection.

Periodic Inspection

  • Indian Nursing Council conducts periodical (after 1 year of 3 years) inspection of the institution once the institution is found suitable by Indian Nursing Council to monitor the standard of nursing education and the adherence of the norms prescribed by INC. Institution are required to pay annual affiliation fees every year. However, if the institution does not comply to the norms prescribed by Indian Nursing Council for teaching, clinical & physical facilities, the institution will be declared unsuitable.

Enhancement of Seats

  • Indian Nursing Council will conduct inspection after one year from the last inspection conducted subject to the condition that the students are admitted.
  • Proposal of enhancement of seats will be considered only from those institutions who are found suitable by Indian Nursing Council.
  • Indian Nursing Council will conduct inspection on above guidelines and on receipt of the fees and the proposal for Enhancement of seats.
  • As per calendar of events : New Resolution given in guidelines.