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NIMHANS Admission 2019
National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences invites admission application for eligible candidates to the following academic programs for the academic year 2019 – 2020.
- PhD – Doctor of Philosophy
- DM – Doctor of Medicine
- M.Ch – Master of Chirurgical
- MD – Doctor of Medicine
- Diploma Courses
- Post Doctoral Fellowship Courses
- MPhil – Master of Philosophy
- MPH – Master of Public Health
- MSc – Master of Science
- BSc – Bachelor of Science
NIMHANS Eligibility 2019
Minimum qualification for admission : Qualifying degree as specified for the concerned Course
External Fellowship including sponsorship Category
- Indian National Applicants who are / have been :
- Awarded external fellowship from various governmental Agencies like UGC, CSIR, ICMR, DBT and AYUSH ( specific references to courses in Yoga and Ayurveda ) ( JRF / SRF only ). Such applicants can activate JRF / SRF only after joining respective Ph.D. Course at NIMHANS.
- Permanent / tenured employees of NIMHANS who are sponsored to pursue Ph.D. Program at NIMHANS.
- Permanent / tenured employees of Government of India / State Government Institutions / Universities and Public Sector Undertakings sponsored / deputed to pursue Ph.D. Program at NIMHANS.
- Sponsored by Non – Governmental organizations ( NGOs ) to pursue Ph.D. Program at NIMHANS.
- Foreign Nationals Applicants sponsored / deputed by Governmental Organizations and recognized Universities and National Scholarships from reputed / recognized organization to pursue Ph.D. Program at NIMHANS.
- Applicable for courses with external fellowship / sponsorship category only
Other requirements : Applicants should have pursued and been awarded qualification from a recognized Institution / University ( In case of Medical Qualification, Medical Council of India recognized and University Grants Commission, Rehabilitation Council of India and Indian Nursing Council recognized in case of Non-medical qualification ).
Qualifying percentage in Online Entrance Test : UR / SC / ST / OBC – 50%
Age Criteria ( as on day of course commencement ) : No age limit.
|Course Name||Specialization||Eligibility Criteria||Selection Criteria|
|B. Sc.||Nursing||10, +2 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology with 45% marks||On the basis of marks in an online test conducted by the institute|
|Diploma||Clinical Neurophysiology Technology|
|Course Name||Specialization||Eligibility Criteria|
|MD||Psychiatry||Bachelors degree in MBBS or DPM from a recognized institute or university|
|M. Sc.||Psychiatric Nursing||B.Sc Nursing/B.Sc Hons. Nursing/ Post Basic B.Sc Nursing with minimum of 55% aggregate marks.|
|Biostatics||Bachelors degree in Mathematics or Statistics with at least 55% marks in aggregate|
|MPH||#rowspan#||MBBS degree from a recognized University or from any other University recognized as equivalent thereto by NIMHANS/MCI|
|PG Diploma||Biochemistry||Masters degree in Biochemistry with 50% marks in aggregate|
|Post Basic Diploma||Neuroscience Nursing||Bachelors in the relevant discipline|
|Psychiatric / Mental Health Nursing|
|DM||Neuroanesthesia||Bachelors degree in MD / DNB in Anesthesia / Anesthesiology from a recognized institute or university|
|Child & Adoloscent Psychiatry||Bachelors degree in MD/DNB in Psychiatry from a recognized institute or university|
|Neuropathology||Bachelors degree in MBBS or MD/DNB in Internal (General) Medicine or Pediatrics from a recognized institute or university.|
|Neuroimaging & Interventional Radiology||Bachelors degree in MBBS/MD or DNB in Radio diagnosis /M.Sc in Medical or Subjects/BE/B.Tech./M.Tech from a recognized institute or university|
|Neurology||Bachelors degree in MBBS or MD/DNB in Internal (General) Medicine or Pediatrics from a recognized institute or university|
|Addiction Psychiatry||Bachelors degree in MD/DNB in Psychiatry from a recognized institute or university|
|M. Ch||Neurosurgery||Bachelors in MBBS or MS/DNB in General Surgery from a recognized institute or university|
|Course Name||Specialization||Eligibility Criteria|
|M. Phil.||Neuroscience||MBBS / BE / B.Tech Electronics / Electrical / Computer Science / Biotechnology / M.Sc in Physics / Chemistry / Biochemistry / Anatomy / Physiology / Molecular Biology /Genetics / Biotechnology / Zoology / Life Science / MA Psychology / M.Sc Psychology|
|Neurophysiology||"MBBS / BE / B.Tech Electronics / Electrical / Computer Science / Biotechnology / M.Sc in Physics / Chemistry / Biochemistry / Anatomy / Physiology / Molecular Biology /Genetics / Biotechnology / Zoology / Life Science / MA Psychology / M.Sc Psychology "|
|Biophysics||MBBS / B.Tech in Biotechnology / Electronics / Computer Science / M.Sc in Biophysics / Physics / Biochemistry / Biotechnology / Life Science / Zoology / Chemistry / Physiology|
|Clinical Psychology||2 years full-time MA / M.Sc in Psychology / Counseling Psychology / Psychological Counseling / Applied Psychology / Clinical Psychology|
|Psychaitric social work||2 years full-time MA/MSW degree in Social Work.|
|Ph. D.||Clinical Neuroscience||MBBS degree with not less than 55% marks. The candidate should have completed one-year compulsory rotating internship or its equivalent after passing the final MBBS examination. Candidates with postgraduate medical qualifications can also apply (but no special reservation or preference will be given)|
|Neurophysiology||M.Phil in Neuroscience / Neurophysiology / MBBS / MD in Physiology / MD in Ayurveda /BE /B.Tech. Electronics /Electrical / Computer Science / Biotechnology / M.Sc in Physiology / Biochemistry / Anatomy / Neuroscience / Life Science / Biotechnology / Zoology / Masters in Physiotherapy / Masters in Unani Medicine|
|Clinical Psychology||2 years full-time MA / M.Sc in Psychology / Counseling Psychology / Psychological Counseling / Clinical Psychology / Applied Psychology / M.Phil degree in Mental Health and Social Psychology / M.Phil in Clinical Psychology|
|Psychiatric Social work||2 years full-time Masters Degree in Social Work/ M.Phil in Psychiatric Social work|
|Speech pathology & Audiology||M.Sc in Speech Pathology & Audiology or M.Sc in Speech-Language Pathology or M.Sc in Audiology.|
|Biostatistics||M.Stat. (ISI) / M.Sc in Statistics / Biostatistics / Medical Statistics / Health Statistics / Agricultural Statistics|
|Neuroscience||M.Phil in Neuroscience / Neurophysiology / MBBS / MD in Physiology / MD in Ayurveda /BE /B.Tech. Electronics /Electrical / Computer Science / Biotechnology / M.Sc in Physiology / Biochemistry / Anatomy / Neuroscience / Life Science / Biotechnology / Zoology / Masters in Physiotherapy / Masters in Unani Medicine|
|History of Psychiatry||MBBS or Post graduation in Social Sciences/Humanities (History/Psychology/Sociology/ Social Work/ Cultural Studies)|
|Biophysics||M.Phil Biophysics / Neuroscience / MBBS / M.Sc in Biophysics / Physics / Biochemistry / Biotechnology / Life Sciences / Physiology|
|Child & Adolescent Psychiatry||MD in Psychiatry or DNB in Psychiatry or M.Phil in Clinical Psychology or M.Phil in Psychiatric Social Work|
|Human Genetics||M.Sc in any Life Sciences discipline|
|Mental Health Education||Masters in Public Health, Health or Behavioural Sciences|
|Neurochemisty||M.Phil in Neurosciences / M.Sc in Biochemistry / M.Sc in Medical Biochemistry / M.Sc in Biotechnology|
|Neurological Rehabilitation||55% marks in MBBS, MPT, MOT, Masters in Orthotics & Prosthetics, M.Phil in Clinical Psychology, M.Phil in Psychiatric Social Work, M.Phil in Clinical Neurosciences, M.Sc in Nursing or M.Sc in Speech Therapy OR MD/DNB in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation|
|Neuromicrobiology||MBBS / MD Microbiology / BE Biotechnology / M.Phil Neuroscience / M.Sc in Medical Microbiology / Microbiology / Biotechnology / Molecular Biology / MLT / Applied Microbiology / Biochemistry / Biomedical Genetics / Neuroscience|
|Neurovirology||MBBS / MD in Microbiology / M.Sc in Medical Microbiology / Microbiology / Biotechnology / Virology|
|Neuropathology||MD in Pathology / M.Sc in Life Sciences/MBBS|
|Psychiatric Nursing||Masters Degree in Psychiatric Nursing|
|Mental Health Rehabilitation||M.Sc in Psychosocial Rehabilitation / M.Phil in Clinical Psychology / M.Phil in Psychiatric Social Work / M.Sc in Psychiatric Nursing / MBBS|
|Psychiatry||MBBS / MD / Postgraduate degree in the Basic Sciences or Humanities / BE / B.Tech. / ME / M.Tech.|
|Post-Doctoral Fellowship (PDF)||Pediatric Neurology||DM/DNB in Neurology|
|Community Mental Healh||MD/DNB in Psychiatry|
|Non-invasive Brain Stimulation of Psychdisordersiatric||MD/DNB in Psychiatry|
|Forensic Psychiatry||MD/DNB in Psychiatry|
|Neuroanesthesia||MD / DNB in Anaesthesia|
|Neuropathology||MD/DNB in Pathology|
|Child & Adoloscent Psychiatry||MD/DNB in Psychiatry|
|Neuroinfection||MD in Microbiology|
|Neurology (Epilepsy & Movement disorders)||DM/DNB in Neurology|
|Acute care & Emergency Psychiatry||MD/DNB in Psychiatry|
|Addiction Medicine||MD/DNB in Psychiatry|
|Consultation Laision Psychiatry||MD/DNB in Psychiatry|
|Geriatic Psychiatry||MD/DNB in Psychiatry|
|Obsessive compulsive disorders & related disorders||MD/DNB in Psychiatry|
|Clinical Neuroscience &Therapeutics in Schizophrenia||MD/DNB in Psychiatry|
|Therapeutics in Schizophrenia|
|Hospital Infection Control||MD / DNB in Microbiology|
|Neuro Muscular Disorders||DM/DNB in Neurology|
|Transfusion Medicine||MD / DNB in Pathology / Medicine / Pediatrics / Microbiology / Anaesthesia / Emergency Medicine or any other clinical equivalent degree|
|Neurocritical care||MD / DNB in Anaesthesia, MD in Internal Medicine, DM in Neuroanaesthesia, DM / DNB in Neurology or M.Ch / DNB in Neurosurgery.|
|Psychiatric Rehabilitation||Diploma in Psychiatry / Psychological Medicine or MD (Psychiatry) or DNB (Psychiatry), OR M.Phil in Clinical Psychology / Psychiatric Social Work, OR M.Sc in Psychosocial Rehabilitation. Those with MBBS/ MA (Psychology / MSW/ M.Sc Nursing with minimum two years work experience are also eligible|
|Neuroimaging and Interventional Radiology||MBBS/MD or DNB in Radiodiagnosis/M.Sc in Medical Subjects/BE/B.Tech./M.Tech. Degree|
|Neurological Rehabilitation||MD / DNB (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)|
|Neurophysiology||MBBS / BAMS (Ayurveda) / BDS / M.Sc in Physiology / Neuroscience / Anatomy / Biochemistry / Zoology / Biotechnology / Life Science / Molecular Biology / Bachelors in Unani Medicine|
|Womens Mental Health||MD/DNB in Psychiatry|
|Psychopharmacology||MD in Pharmacology / Physiology / Biochemistry / MBBS / BE Biotechnology / Bioinformatics / B.Tech. Biotechnology / Bioinformatics / ME Biotechnology / Bioinformatics / M.Sc in Pharmacology / Physiology / Biochemistry / Life Sciences / Biotechnology / Bioinformatics|
|Epilepsy||DM/DNB in Neurology|
|Movement Disorders||DM/DNB in Neurology|
NIMHANS Admission Application Form 2019
NIMHANS Admission Application Form available at the official website www.nimhans.ac.in.
Application form can be filled online by following the below – listed steps
- Visit the official website of NIMHANS and fill the application form online.
- Pay the application fee of ₹ 1500/- per course for general candidates and ₹ 1000/- per course for SC / ST candidates.
- The payment can be made online with Debit / Credit cards or Net – banking.
NIMHANS Admission Selection Procedure 2019
Mode of Selection
- Seats under Institute Fellowship : Online Entrance Test + Interview
- Seats under External Fellowship : Online Entrance Test and / or Interview*
- Mere qualifying in Online Entrance Test and / Interview does not entitle admission to a Ph.D. Course. Selection is subject to availability of eligible guides in the respective departments.
NIMHANS Admission Important Dates 2019
Dates for Session 1 :
|1||Date of Advertisement of Admission Notification||17th January, 2019|
|2||Start Date and End Date for submission of Online Application Forms||17th January, 2019 to 16th February, 2019|
|3||Date of conduct of Online Entrance Test for Ph.D., Super speciality, Postdoctoral and Postgraduate Courses||30th March, 2019 & 31st March, 2019|
|4||Date of conduct of Online Entrance Test for B.Sc. Courses||21st April, 2019|
|5||Date of Interview for Ph.D Programs||28th May, 2019 to 30th May, 2019|
|6||Date of admission for Ph.D., Super speciality, Postdoctoral and Postgraduate Courses||4th June, 2019|
|7||Date of admission for B.Sc. and Diploma Courses||7th June, 2019|
|8||Date of course commencement||1st July, 2019|
Bangalore – 560 029,
Phone : 91-080-26995201, 26995202,
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org,
Website : www.nimhans.ac.in.
Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.