Bengaluru, December 16, 2015: The total number of nursing colleges in the India is1756 out of which 121 colleges are in Government Sector and 1635 colleges are in Private Sector. State­-wise details are given below:

State-wise and sector-wise number of institution of B. Sc. (N)

Institutions Total
State Govt. Pvt. Instt.
Andaman & Nicobar 0 0 0
Andhra Pradesh & Telengana 15 216 231
Arunachal Pradesh 0 1 1
Assam 4 6 10
Bihar 1 4 5
Chandigarh 2 0 2
Chhattisgarh 8 73 81
Dadra & Nagar Haveli 1 0 1
Daman & Diu 0 0 0
Delhi 7 4 11
Goa 1 2 3
Gujarat 8 48 56
Haryana 1 32 33
Himachal Pradesh 1 18 19
Jammu & Kashmir 2 4 6
Jharkhand 1 8 9
Karnataka 10 318 328
Kerala 8 123 131
Madhya Pradesh 4 144 148
Maharashtra 6 94 100
Manipur 1 5 6
Meghalaya 1 1 2
Mizoram 2 0 2
Nagaland 0 1 1
Odisha 1 18 19
Pondicherry 2 13 15
Punjab 5 95 100
Rajasthan 8 151 159
Sikkim 1 1 2
Tamil Nadu 5 169 174
Tripura 0 4 4
Uttar Pradesh 5 60 65
Uttarakhand 1 11 12
West Bengal 9 11 20
Grand Total 121 1635 1756

Imparting the quality of education in the Nursing Sector is an ongoing process. However, Indian Nursing Council has taken proactive steps to improve the quality of nursing education.

i. Institution shall have its own 100 bedded hospital.

ii. Institution shall have own building within two years of the establishment.

iii. Pre-service training is provided i.e., 165 ANM tutors have been trained in 06 weeks module to enhance their effective teaching skills, skilled birth attendance, integrated management of Neonatal and Childhood illness, prevention of reproductive tract infections including prevention of Parent of Child Transmission of HIV, Family Welfare Services, quality improvement in nursing education using Standards Based Management and Recognition (SBMR) approach.

Corporate Comm India(CCI Newswire) 

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