Medical College cautions college students towards deceptive marketing campaign by nursing faculties
Faridkot, January 14
With the lowering enrolment for the previous couple of years, some nursing institutes are allegedly indulging in mudslinging to color their opponents in poor gentle and present their distinctive identification to draw college students.
The Baba Farid College of Well being Sciences (BFUHS) has come to the rescue of ‘sufferer’ institutes and requested aspirant college students to examine the credentials of all establishments with the Indian Nursing Council (INC) as a substitute of believing within the smear marketing campaign.
Sources within the BFUHS revealed that many nursing faculties have been going through this “discrediting” marketing campaign by the hands of some establishments within the neighbouring states of Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Jammu and Kashmir.
As a lot of college students from Himachal and Jammu and Kashmir take admission in varied nursing programs in Punjab, a couple of establishments in these states are indulging in a smear marketing campaign and spreading rumours that some faculties in Punjab are usually not recognised by the INC.
Even on their dwelling floor, many nursing institutes in Punjab are attempting to discredit their opponents inside the state by spreading false data on social media about some establishments. Punjab has a excessive variety of nursing establishments.
“After the difficulty was dropped at the discover of the BFUHS authorities that some unscrupulous components are spreading rumours about many nursing faculties within the state having being derecognised by the INC, we have now prompt college students to make clear the knowledge from the INC and examine the listing of establishments declared appropriate by the council after inspections,” mentioned Dr Avnish Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, BFUHS.
“We advise college students to not get misled by mischief mongers. College students may even demand data concerning suitability certificates issued by the INC to high schools,” he mentioned.
As per the knowledge accessible with the INC, 160 nursing institutes in Punjab supply GNM course as compared with 58 institutes in Haryana, 33 in Himachal Pradesh, six in Jammu and Kashmir and 67 in Rajasthan. For the BSc course in nursing, 91 institutes in Punjab, 29 in Haryana, 22 in Himachal, 10 in Jammu and Kashmir and 81 in Rajasthan have recognition from the INC.
For ANM, the course in nursing, 112 institutes in Punjab, 55 in Haryana, 5 in Himachal and three in Jammu and Kashmir are recognised by the INC.
All these institutes have been recognised by the INC after an inspection beneath Sections 13 and 14 of the INC Act for the 2022-2023 tutorial session.
After conducting an inspection of all establishments within the nation, the INC has withdrawn the popularity of 1 institute every in Punjab and Haryana and two institutes every in Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan.
Regardless of the withdrawal of the popularity of those establishments, the INC has clarified that any particular person holding qualification from these institutes shall be entitled to get registered in that exact state the place they’ve accomplished the course.
Recommendation to college students
- Many nursing faculties are going through ‘discrediting’ marketing campaign by some institutes primarily based in HP, Haryana and J&Ok
- BFUHS asks college students to examine the credentials of all establishments with the Indian Nursing Council