Pakistan Nursing Council


Functions of PNC

  • PNC sets the curriculum for the education of Nurses, Midwives, LHVs and Nursing Auxiliaries.
  • PNC inspect educational institutions for approval based on established standards.
  • PNC provides registration (license) to practice.
  • PNC maintains standards of education and practice.
  • PNC works closely with the four Provincial Nursing Examination Boards (NEBs).
  • PNC plays an advisory role for the overall benefits of nurses, Midwives, LHVs and Nursing in the country.
  • PNC maintains an advisory role for the Federal and Provincial Governments regarding nursing education and nursing services.
  • PNC communicates policy decision regarding nursing education and the welfare of nurses, taken in council meeting, to governments Nursing institutions NEBs and Armed Forces Nursing services for implementation.
  • PNC prescribe penalties for fraudulent registration by intention of pretense, and removes person form the register for professional misconduct.



This website was created with assistance from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The contents of this website are the sole responsibility of  Pakistan Nursing Council and do not necessarily reflect the views of  USAID or the United States Government.

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