About Us
Institute of Nursing Education (INE), a premier nursing institute lies in the heart of Mumbai city. This being an oldest institute of state government of Maharashtra under Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) was established in 1960. At the outset the institute was affiliated with Mumbai University offering degree programme in nursing. INE began its journey with its first Principal Mrs. M. Balsara. Initially Basic B. Sc. Nursing, a 4 year degree course with intake of 30 seats started which was replaced by a 2 year post certificate B. Sc. Nursing programme in 1964. This programme allowed 20 seats for deputed candidates from Govt. of Maharashtra and 10 seats were allocated for candidates from private as well as WHO and army.

INE achieved its next milestone by establishing a post certificate course in Paediatric Nursing which was transferred from J. J. Hospital to INE. This course was offered for a capacity of 20 seats out of which 6 seats were for Army, 2 seats for WHO candidates and remaining seats for DMER/DHS candidates. In 1984, Government of Maharashtra built separate Quarters for teachers and hostel for girls. In 1999, the institute got affiliated with Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik (MUHS).

INE was fortunate to start a study centre for P. B. B. Sc. Nursing under Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi (IGNOU) in 1997. In 2006, a Basic B. Sc. Nursing course was started which later on transferred to College of Nursing, J. J. Hospital, Mumbai. The next big milestone that INE achieved was in 2008 when its first Master Degree course (M. Sc. Nursing) was started off. M. Sc. Nursing started with 5 specialities as Medical Surgical (CVTS) Nursing, Child Health Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Community Health Nursing and Maternal Health Nursing. INE also has well established and equipped library form the beginning of the institute which has about 10,000 books, latest journals, periodicals and scientific materials available for students.

INE has following posts since its beginning in 1960 as Principal Cl-I, Professor Cl-I, Lecturer Cl-II and Clinical Instructor / Tutor. Recruitment rules for various posts in INE were present since 1990. Principal of INE is the only post in nursing field of Maharashtra which has DDO powers. Students learning in this institute are mainly in-service candidates deputed from all over India. Students educated from INE provide nursing services all over the world like USA, UK, Australia, Canada and Gulf countries etc. This was all about INE and henceforth it looks forward to achieving many more milestones in future.