The College of Nursing, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar has been established in the Year 2013 under the Pradhan Mantri Swastya Surakha Yojana (PMSSY) with the primary objective of correcting the imbalances in availability of affordable and reliable tertiary level healthcare in the country in general and to provide facilities for quality medical and nursing education in the underserved states. The admission process was started in 2013. The first batch of 60 B.Sc (Hons) nursing students was admitted in month of July 2013 through All India entrance test conducted by AIIMS, New Delhi and academic activities began on September 2013.
Central Library started functioning since 3rd October 2012 under the Chairmanship of Dr. Pranati Nanda, Additional Prof. Department of Physiology whose painstaking effort saw the library grow by leaps and bounds. Presently, the library is being headed by Prof. (Dr.) A. K. Praharaj, HOD, Department of Microbiology under whose leadership the library is making further progress. It was situated on the ground floor in the Academic Block. It had moved to 2nd floor of Administrative Building on 9th February 2016. The Library caters to all the faculty members, PG student, MBBS as well as B. Sc. Nursing Student and paramedical courses like OT & AT, Radio Therapy and Medical laboratory. We have 03 functional computers at present with limited Wi-Fi facility. 20 more computers are installed in computer centre. November 2016 we have procured Remote access software for accessing e-resources inside as well as outside the campus purchased by our institute.