Indian Nursing Council Exposes Fake Notification Circulating on Social Media Regarding Nurses’ Designation and Equal Status with MBBS Doctors

The Indian Nursing Council (INC) has faced a surge of queries regarding the credibility of a widely circulated notification, known as “Notification -6 of 2023,” dated June 5, 2023. This deceptive document, featuring the Indian Nursing Council’s letterhead and the alleged signature of the Secretary, has sparked rumors claiming that B.Sc nursing students will be assigned the title of Nursing Officers, with a status equal to that of MBBS junior doctors.

In response to this misleading information, the Indian Nursing Council vehemently denies the existence of any such notification. The INC categorically states that “Notification -6 of 2023” dated June 5, 2023, is a completely fabricated document, including the signatures which are not genuine. The Council asserts that no contemplation or issuance of such notification has taken place.

All parties concerned are advised to disregard the fraudulent notification and refrain from further circulation or dissemination of its contents on social media or any other platforms. The INC emphasizes the importance of verifying information from reliable sources to prevent the propagation of baseless rumors and misrepresentations of the nursing profession.

Taking this matter seriously, the Indian Nursing Council is actively working to identify the individuals responsible for initiating and circulating this fake notification. The Council intends to take appropriate legal measures to hold these individuals accountable for their actions.

To ensure accurate and authentic information, the INC urges everyone to visit the official website of the Indian Nursing Council at The official website serves as the sole authoritative source for accessing legitimate notifications, circulars, and other relevant information issued by the Council.

The Indian Nursing Council remains committed to upholding the integrity of the nursing profession, protecting the interests of nursing students, and promoting transparency in all aspects of healthcare education and practice. It reiterates the importance of relying on verified sources for accurate updates and advises against succumbing to misleading information circulated on social media platforms.

The INC encourages open communication between the nursing community, students, and stakeholders. Individuals are urged to reach out directly to the Council for any legitimate queries or concerns, fostering an environment of trust, professionalism, and reliable information exchange.

By addressing the issue of fake notifications, the Indian Nursing Council aims to safeguard the reputation of the nursing profession, prevent misinformation from spreading, and maintain the highest standards of quality and credibility in nursing education and practice.


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