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State Nursing Council (SNC) was formed during 1926 in Madras presidency with the assent of Governor General to regulate the registration of Nurses, Midwives etc. Principal Act was amended in 1934 (Act No. VII of 1934). The Indian Nursing Council Act came into force in 1947 with an objective to establish a uniform standard of training for Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors. An Act was passed by the Andhra Pradesh Legislature in 1963 to amend certain provisions of the Act and to extend the same in the whole of Andhra Pradesh with the assent of the President of India on31stJanuary, 1964 and came into force w.e.f. 4-2-1964 as the Act No. 5 of 1964. The main object of the Act is to regulate the Registration of Nurses etc. Rules were framed under the said Act that came into force (28-1-1965) on 27-2-1969 vide G.O.Ms.No.252, Health, Housing,Municipal Administration Department. Part – II of the Rules deal with provisions regulating the conditions of admission to register under Section 11(2) (b) of the Act. Section 7(4) of the Act expressly says that the Council shall be responsible for the due performance of the functions imposed on it by the Indian Nursing Council Act; 1947APNMCs is formed to provide basic standards in education and training and issue licenses to the trained nurses. A license issued by a council provides assurance to the public that the nurse has met predetermined standards.
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    Function and Services

    Approved Institutions

    Contact Details

    Telangana State Nurses ,Midwives ,
    Auxiliary Nurse-Midwives & Health Visitors Council

    Sultan Bazaar, Hyderabad – 500 095

       Phone : 040-24658569  

    Web :

    Nursing Courses offered

    Name of the Course

    DurationEntry Level Qualification
    1. Diploma in General Nursing Midwifery3 Years10 + 2 Based on % of marks
    2. Auxiliary Nursing Midwifery (Revised)2 Years10 + 2 Based on % of marks
    3. Post Basic Diploma in  –1 YearDiploma In GNM
    1. Cardio Vascular Thoracic Nursing
    2. Psychiatric Nursing
    3. Neuro Science Nursing
    4. Nurse Practitioner in Midwifery*
    5. Neonatal Nursing*
    6. Orthopedic Nursing*
    7. Critical Care Nursing*
    4. Basic B.Sc (Nursing)4 Years10 + 2 PCBE
    1. Through Entrance Examination
    2. Minimum 50% in aggregate (PCBE)
    5. P.B.B.Sc (Nursing)2 YearsDiploma in GNM Through Entrance Examination
    6. M.Sc Nursing Specialty  –2 YearsB.Sc (Nursing) & P.B.B.Sc (Nursing) Through Entrance Examination.
    1. Medical Surgical Nursing
    2. Child Health Nursing
    3. Community Health Nursing
    4. Obstetrical Nursing
    5. Mental Health Nursing

    Nursing Programs

    Nursing Programs

    Training DurationRegistration
    General Nursing & Midwifery3 YearsNew Registration
    ANM Regular & NRHM / NUHM2 YearsNew Registration
    B.Sc (Basic) Nursing4 YearNew Registration
    B.Sc (Post Basic) NursingRegular: 2 YearsAdditional Qualification
    M.Sc (Nursing)2 YearsAdditional Qualification
    Post Basic Diploma Courses:-
    Post Basic Diploma in Cardio Thoracic Nursing1 YearAdditional Qualification
    Post Basic Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing1 YearAdditional Qualification
    Post Basic Diploma in Neuro Science Nursing1 YearAdditional Qualification
    Post Basic Diploma in Neonantal Nursing1 YearAdditional Qualification
    Post Basic Diploma in Crital Care Nursing1 YearAdditional Qualification
    Post Basic Diploma in Orthopedic Nursing1 YearAdditional Qualification
    Nurse Practitioner in Midwifery1 YearAdditional Qualification