Farkhanda Institute of Nursing is a charity institute, which is supported by Gandhara University. The Institute is recognized by the Pakistan Nursing Council and Board of Nursing Examination KPK. Farkhanda Institute of Nursing and Public Health provides Nursing and LHV diploma courses extended over a period of three (3) and two (2) years respectively. These courses conform to the requirements of Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC).
Students entering these programs are required to have a minimum qualification of Higher Secondary School Certificate (Pre-Medical) or equivalent. They are supported financially throughout their course and given education at the same time. Following their graduation these nurses are welcomed by the hospitals that are in desperate need of good nursing staff.