The post basic B.Sc. Nursing is a three year degree programme for in-service nurses. The programme was launched in July 1994 and is recognised by the Indian Nursing Council (INC). There are Programme Study Centres, which are existing Colleges of Nursing, already conduction Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Programme or B.Sc. Nursing Programme. These Colleges of Nursing are recognised by the Indian Nursing Council. One programme Study Centre at Seychelles was also established in 2001-02. The programme has been revised based on the revised syllabus of INC (2001). The Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Programme comprises 108 credits (40 credits intheory and 68 credits in practical).