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A briefing about Association:

The Association of the Managements of Unaided nursing colleges (Maharashtra) AMUNC (Pune) was formed in May 2008. It is registered under Society Registration Act 1956 under Charity Commissioner in 2010.

The main objectives of the association are:

  • To collectively deal with problems and issues relating to nursing education and nursing colleges in the state of Maharashtra.

  • To focus on such programs and take collective action to enhance the quality of nursing education.

  • To make recommendation related to the nursing education to appropriate authorities including Nursing Councils, the University and the Governments.

  • Co-ordination with central, state, Government, MUHS (University), Examination Board (State Nursing) to solve issues related to the profession.

  • Workshops, conferences, educational visit, seminars skill training and research should be organized by experts for faculty and motivate them for paper presentation.

  • To prepare guidelines/ protocols for principal to maintain uniformity in administration of the institute.

  • To prepare guidelines for institutions to avoid unnecessary correspondence between University and institution. And help to develop and maintained trust respect, communication (IPR) between institutions. To maintain standard of nursing education in India and collaboration of nursing education.

53 Colleges from Maharashtra have become the members of the Association. The executive committee member consists of 10 members.

The Association is happy to inform that it has achieved significant goals from its inception in a short span of time in the interest of the society at large and students in particular.


Profile of member colleges:

The Association of the Managements of Unaided Nursing Colleges (Maharashtra) was earlier catering only to collegiate programmes in private nursing colleges under Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik (MUHS). However, on receiving the Indian Nursing Council resolution for 2012-2013 the Association had meeting on 12/01/2012. In this meeting the members decided to add ANM and GNM colleges as members of the Association.

Major achievements till date by the Association:


Initiated ATKT in MUHS for all Faculty by arranging a meeting with Hon V.C Dr. Mrudula

Phadke and Hon’ble Education Minister Dilip Walse Patil.


Timely permission from Pravesh Niyantran Samiti to admit MHT-CET &

12th Science students from 2008-09 for every year till 2012. Permission from MUHS for A.T.K.T. from 2007 onwards including considering the number of vacant seats. Moderators of nurse teachers for the non-nursing subject’s final exam. Negotiation with Shikshan Shulk Samiti for adding 25 % fees if institute seats remain vacant. Separate nursing CET –Pravesh Niyantran Samiti brochure approval was taken for conducting examination. Reducing criteria for admission to B.Sc. (N) from 50% to 45% from PCBE from 2008.


Fixing cut-off date by Indian Nursing Council as 30th September for B.Sc. (N), P.B.B.Sc.(N), M.Sc. (N) admissions from 2008-09 for every year. Applied for separate CET for nursing with the brochure to Pravesh Niyantran Samiti and pursued till hearing.


Met with Dr. Jamkar, Hon. VC of MUHS for all issues with Nursing for the solution solved all the issues.


Met with Hon. Minister Suresh Shetty for the reduction in clinical charges for Urban and

rural experience and for clinical charges for Govt. and corporation Hospitals.


Conducted CAP round along with AMUPMDC for nursing admissions for Samaj Kalyan benefit.

Clinical charges at corporation hospital. Reduced clinical charges to Rs. 1,000/- month Mumbai corporation hospital.


Represented through letters and in person to all affiliating agencies i.e., DMER, PNS,

SSS, MUHS, MNC, INC, AMUPMDC all the issues faced by member colleges.


Non-CET case issue to the high court of Mumbai and permission for Non- CET admissions from Government of Maharashtra. Non CET permission from Government for P.B.B.Sc. and M.Sc. Nursing. Filed a case in Mumbai High court. Received interim order for Non-CET, Students

allowed to sit for exam


Removed the bar for 10% admission of males in B.Sc. Nursing


Removal of separate passing for the final examination by MUHS.


Separate Faculty in Nursing at Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik 2017.


Represented in person along with other members to VC of MUHS regarding increasing annual continuation affiliation and permanent affiliation fees, need for separate Dean for Nursing and timely Ph.D. PET and synopsis approval for Ph.D. (N) and time of practical exam,etc. Discussion regarding MNC and Maharashtra nursing council and paramedical board.


DMER-CET cell has given permission to six colleges to admit the students before 31st Oct 2019 for BSc(N) so Association filled the case against the CET-cell in HC.


Case filed along with other association in Aurangabad High court of NEET 50 percentile admission. CET cell finally declared that the admission to Basic B.Sc. (N) program for the academic year 2022-2023 will be done on the basis of HSC (PCB) marks.


MUHS election participation and regular meetings with members.

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