Nepal Nursing Council decides to allow male students to study nursing

2018-06-24

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Nepal Nursing Council (NNC) recently published an urgent notice regarding inclusion of male students in Nursing profession. 

As per the Gender-related policy of Government of Nepal, Nepal Nursing Council has decided to allow male students to study nursing. The decision was made from the meeting of Ashadh 5, 2075 to include 15 percent, male students.

The council has notified the Universities and Institutions who are currently offering Nursing courses to enroll male students in their respective programs.  

Currently 7 academic institutions offers Certificate in Nursing program in Nepal. To find about the colleges offering the course and the course details, please click the link below: 

  1. Certificate in Nursing - Kathmandu University
  2. Certificate Program in Nursing - Karnali Academy of Health Sciences
  3.  PCL Nursing - BPKIHS
  4.  PCL Nursing - Patan Academy of Health Sciences
  5.  PCL Nursing - National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS)
  6. PCL Nursing - Tribhuvan University
  7. PCL Nursing - CTEVT

Similarly, 13 different bachelor level programs in Nursing are running in Nepal by various boards/universities through their constituent schools and affiliated colleges. 

  1. Bachelor in Midwifery Sciences - National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) 
  2.  Bachelor in Nursing Science (BNS) - Kathmandu University 
  3. Bachelor of Nursing (BN) - Tribhuvan University 
  4. Bachelor of Nursing (BN) - BPKIHS 
  5. Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Nursing - Pokhara University 
  6. Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Nursing - BPKIHS 
  7. Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Nursing - Kathmandu University 
  8. Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Nursing - Purbanchal University 
  9. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BNS) - Patan Academy of Health Sciences 
  10. B.Sc Nursing - Patan Academy of Health Sciences 
  11. B.Sc Nursing - Tribhuvan University 
  12. Post Basic Bachelor in Nursing (PBBN) - Purbanchal University
  13. Post Basic Bachelor of Nursing (BN) - National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS)

With this new directive, now the door of nursing profession is open to male. From this academic year male students will be able to study B.Sc Nursing programs as well as Certificate in Nursing program in various academic institutions.