UP Nurses and Midwives Council is a state-level nursing council which is under the regulation of the Indian Nursing Council. The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is the regulator for two professions: nursing and midwifery. The primary purpose of the NMC is protection of the public. It does this through maintaining a register of all nurses, midwives, and community public health nurses, who are eligible to practice within the state of Uttar Pradesh. Also, it sets the standards for their education, training, and conduct. UP Nurses and Midwives Council comes under the U.P. Act No. XV of 1934. Also, it is registered & recognized by Indian Nursing Council. Therefore, the council has the authority to assign the Registration of Nurses, General Nurse & Midwives, Health Worker (Female), B.Sc. Nursing & Auxiliary Nurse Midwives as per the schedule of Indian Nursing Council.

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UP Nurses and Midwives Council: Details

The UP Nurses and Midwives Council is set under the regulations of the Indian Nursing Council and it functions to conduct different nursing diploma as well as paramedical courses in Uttar Pradesh. One should understand the functions of any state nursing council. In this section, we have given a description of the functions of any state nursing council. State Nursing Councils (SNC) were set-up in the year 1926 to control the training and practice within the state and issue licenses to qualified nurses. Also, a license issued by a council provides assurance to the public that the nurse has met predetermined standards. The major functions of SNCs are:

  • Recognition of Nursing Institution within the state.
  • It also functions for the registration and renewal of the licenses for the qualified Nursing personnel.
  • Reworking of License.

However, in India, few SNC act as qualification conferring body for diploma courses as well.

Functions of UP Nursing Council

The UP Nurses and Midwives Council comes under Uttar Pradesh State Medical Faculty. The state nursing council of UP is responsible to conduct various nursing as well as diploma-level courses. Also, the council is responsible for other non-academic functions. Some of the major functions of the UP Nursing Council are:

  • The Council has the power to make bye-laws to provide for the recognition of institutions competent to give such training.
  • Also, it registers the candidates who have undergone the necessary course of training. And have passed the examination prescribed for Nurses, Health Visitors, Midwives, Auxiliary Nurse & Midwife, and Dais.
  • It also  issues the Diploma certificates for various ANM, GNM, and other nursing courses
  • The Uttar Pradesh Nurses Council also conducts the examination under the powers of the Govt. of Uttar Pradesh to make bye-laws. The UP Nurses Registration Council follows the Syllabus of Indian Nursing Council and the bye-laws framed by the State Govt.

Also, Check- UP State Medical Faculty Counseling 2019

List of Courses and Colleges Offering Nursing Admissions in UP

There are various nursing and paramedical courses which UP State Nursing Council offers each academic year. The aspiring candidates can check the official website of the nursing council of the state, the link of which is given at the end of the article. Here is the tabular form of various courses and the list of institutions offering those courses. The aspirants need to go through each course, in detail, before applying for that particular course.

S.No.CourseDurationSeatsRegistration/Application FeesList of Colleges
1.Diploma in General Nursing & Midwifery (GNM)3 years13663Rs. 1000/- (For Candidates belonging to UP)

Rs. 2000/- (For Other State  Candidates)

View Institute
2.Auxiliary Nurse & Midwife / Health Worker (Female) 2 years11920Rs. 1000/- (For Candidates belonging to UP)

Rs. 2000/- (For Other State  Candidates)

View Institute
3.B.Sc. Nursing4 years5290Rs. 2500/- (For Candidates belonging to UP)

Rs. 4000/- (For Other State  Candidates)

View Institute
4.Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing2 years1240Rs. 2500/- (For Candidates belonging to UP)

Rs. 4000/- (For Other State  Candidates)

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5.M.Sc. Nursing2 years444Rs. 2500/- (For Candidates belonging to UP)

Rs. 5000/- (For Other State  Candidates)

View Institute
6.Post Basic Diploma in Psychiatry/Mental Health Nursing1 years40Rs. 2000/- (For Candidates belonging to UP)

Rs. 4000/- (For Other State  Candidates)

View Institute


Syllabus of Various Nursing Courses in Uttar Pradesh

The UP Nurses and Midwives Council Syllabus is decided by the guidelines of the council members. Because there is a defined course curriculum for various nursing courses. Therefore, each institution/college has to adhere to the defined syllabus. Here is a list of various nursing courses and the syllabus of each of these courses in PDF form

  • Syllabus for GNM ( General Nurse & Midwife )

The GNM course is the basic nursing course in India which trains nurses into caregiving and maternity-related issues. Refer the following document for the GNM Syllabus PDF

    • Syllabus for ANM ( Auxiliary Nurse & Midwife )

The purpose of the ANM course is to train the ANM to function at community/state levels with specific skills to fulfill the health needs of the community. Refer the following document for the ANM Syllabus PDF

UP Nursing Council Course Fees for Various Courses

The Uttar Pradesh Nursing Council decides the annual course fees for various nursing and paramedical courses. The candidates need to check the course fees and pay the fees in the required mode of payment. Also, the candidates need to read all the instructions before paying the course fees. The final payment receipt pdf needs to be kept for future reference. However, one copy of the payment receipt needs to be submitted in the college’s office. Here is the list of annual course fees of various courses.

Admission fees for all Nursing and Paramedical Courses
Sr. No.Course NameGovernment SectorPrivate Sector
Yearly FeeAdmission Fee (One Time)Monthly / Yearly Fee
1Diploma in General Nursing & MidwiferyRs.4500Rs.4500 (Per Month)
2Auxiliary Nurse & Midwife / Health Worker (Female)Rs.3000Rs.3000 (Per Month)
3Certificate in Baby Nursing & Child CareRs.5000
(for complete course)
4Diploma in Lab TechnicianRs.18,000Rs.1875 (per month)
[SMF Quota] Rs.5000 (per month) [Mgmt. Quota]
5Diploma in X-Ray TechnicianRs.18,000Rs.1875 (per month)
[SMF Quota] Rs.5000 (per month) [Mgmt. Quota]
6Diploma in Radiotherapy TechnicianRs.18,000Rs.1500 (per month)
7Diploma in PharmacyRs.18,000Rs.3750 (per month)
[SMF Quota] Rs.5000 (per month) [Mgmt. Quota]
8Diploma in OptometryRs.4500 (Per Month)
9Diploma in OrthopticsRs.4500 (Per Month)
10Diploma in PhysiotherapyRs.4500 (Per Month)
11Diploma in O.T. TechnicianRs.4500 (Per Month)
12Diploma in Occupational TherapyRs.4500 (Per Month)
13Diploma in Cardiology TechnicianRs.4500 (Per Month)
14Diploma in C.T. Scan TechnicianRs.4500 (Per Month)
15Diploma in Dialysis TechnicianRs.4500 (Per Month)
16Diploma in Emergency & Trauma Care TechnicianRs.4500 (Per Month)
17Diploma in SanitationRs.4500 (Per Month)
18Diploma in M.R.I. TechnicianRs.4500 (Per Month)
19Diploma in C.S.S.D. TechnicianRs.4500 (Per Month)
20Diploma in Blood Transfusion TechnicianRs.4500 (Per Month)
21Certificate in Emergency & Trauma Care AssistantRs.4500 (Per Month)
22Paramedical Degree Courses
[in any Stream]
Rs.6000 (Per Month)
23Paramedical P.G. Courses
[in any Stream]
Rs.9000 (Per Month)
24B.Sc. NursingRs.6000 (Per Month)
25M.Sc. NursingRs.9000 (Per Month)

Registration Fees and Documents Required

The UP State Nursing Council is responsible for the registration of nurses who have got their training from various institutions. The registration is done in order to allow the nurses to work in various health centers and nursing homes. Therefore, it is very important for the nurses to get themselves registered with the state nursing council. Without registration, they won’t be able to practice nursing. Here is the information regarding registration fees and the documents required for the registration.

Sr. No.RegistrationFee
General Nurses & Midwife RegistrationRs. 1500/-
Health Worker (Female) RegistrationRs. 1500/-
General Nurse RegistrationRs. 1500/-
Auxiliary Nurse – Midwife RegistrationRs. 1500/-
Midwifery RegistrationRs. 1500/-
B.Sc. Nursing / M.Sc. (Nursing) / Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing RegistrationRs. 2500/-
Post Basic Diploma in Psychiatric / Mental Health Nursing RegistrationRs. 2500/-
Duplicate/Correction Copy of Registration CertificateRs. 1000/-
English Translation of Old Hindi RegistrationRs. 500/-
Name ChangeRs. 500/-
Foreign ConfirmationRs. 5000/-
Verification (Local)Rs. 500/-
Good StandingRs. 500/-
ID Card (Smart Card)Rs. 250/-
No Objection Certificate FeeRs. 500/-


Important Documents Required for Registration

  • Photo-Copy of all Degree & Certificate attested by Principal or Dean of Faculty.
  • Colour Photo & Signature attested by Principal or Dean of Faculty.

Also, the presence of the candidate is a must for applying for the registration.

Instructions for the Registration Fees

  • The registration fees are to be paid online.
  • Fee once paid cannot be exchanged, canceled are refunded
  • This payment is made towards registration fee only. However, the applicant should submit the application ONLINE by referring the payment details within the stipulated dates as per the U.P.S.M.F. notification.
  • Please ensure that you submit the application ONLINE within the stipulated date for that fee.
  • Your payment towards application fee will not make you eligible for registrations (Medical/ Nursing/ Paramedical etc). U.P.S.M.F. verifies your candidature as per the rules and guidelines and will decide to accept or reject your application.
  • It is the sole discretion of the U.P.S.M.F. committee to finalize the eligibility of the applicant for registrations (Medical/ Nursing/ Paramedical etc) as per the information provided by the applicant.
  • Any dispute arising out of U.P.S.M.F. shall only be settled and decided under the jurisdiction of Hon’ble Lucknow High Court, Lucknow.
5, Sarvpalli
Mall Avenue Road,
Lucknow – 226001 (U.P.)
(0522) 2238846, 2235964, 2235965, 3302100
(0522) 2236600
Monday – Friday (9.30 AM – 6.00 PM)
Email ID
[email protected]
Official Website


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