National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences - NIMHANS 2017

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NIMHANS Entrance Examination 2017

National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences ( NIMHANS ), Bangalore Entrance test for admission to the following Programs Ph.D, Superspeciality, PDF, PG ( Medical, Non-medical ) and Diploma, B.Sc and DCNT / DPN / DNN Courses for the commencing session 2017 – 18.

NIMHANS 2017 Eligibility

Non Medical Courses :

A relaxation of 5% marks will be given for candidates belonging to SC / ST category.

Foreign Nationals

All foreign nationals ( holding passports of countries other than India ), non resident Indians and overseas citizens of India should apply under “Foreign National” category.

They shall appear for a common entrance test along with the other candidates. Admission will be subject to the candidate obtaining “No Objection Certificate for pursuing the course applied” from Government of India.

Students possessing foreign qualifications who intend to seek admission to academic courses at NIMHANS are required to produce an EQUIVALENCE CERTIFICATE from the Association of Indian Universities / Medical Council of India to facilitate their admission to the course.

The guidelines to obtain an Equivalence Certificate from the Association of Indian Universities are as follows :

The Association of Indian Universities does not recognize any degree / diploma awarded by accredited foreign Universities for programs / courses conducted in India.

For the recognition of Medical degrees, Secretary, Medical Council of India, Pocket – 14, Sector – 8, Dwarka Phase – I, New Delhi – 110 077 may be contacted.

Age limit 

For PG Medical and superspeciality courses, age should not be more than 32 years for MBBS degree holders and 35 for PG medical degree holders. Age is relaxable by a maximum of 5 years in the case of SC / ST candidates and by a maximum of 3 years for OBC candidates as on the date of commencement of courses. Age should not be more than 45 years as on the date of commencement of courses in case of sponsored / deputed candidates.

For B.Sc in Nursing, B.Sc in Radiography and B.Sc in Anaesthesia Technology courses, age of the candidates should be between 17 and 25 years as on the date of commencement of course.

Employees of NIMHANS applying for Ph.D should have at least 10 years of service left before registering for Ph.D.

NIMHANS 2017 Exam Pattern

NIMHANS 2017 Reservation of Seats

There is no reservation of seats for superspeciality courses of DM in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, DM in Neuroanesthesia, DM in Neurology, DM in Neuroimaging and Interventional Radiology, DM in Neuropathology, DM in Addiction Psychiatry and M.Ch in Neurosurgery.

Reservation Roster prescribed by the Government of India will be followed for each course as applicable.

If suitable candidates are not available under the reserved category, they will be filled up by General category candidates.

Number of seats and reservation may vary from time to time as per the directions of the Government of India through relevant notifications.

Nine seats in MD in Psychiatry ( 1 for sponsored ) and three seats in M.Phil in Clinical Psychology are reserved for domiciles of Karnataka State. Six seats in MD in Psychiatry are reserved for domiciles of Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura, & Uttarakhand.

Domicile Certificate has to be produced from the respective state without fail, certified translation copy in English has to be produced if the Domicile Certificate is in the Language of the state by the issuing authority.

3% of the PG seats are reserved for persons with above 40% and less than 70% disability ( sensory & orthopedic ) ( except Nursing, DM in Neurology, DM in Neuroimaging and Interventional Radiology, DM in Neuropathology, DM in Addiction Psychiatry, DM ( Neuroanesthesia ), MD ( Psychiatry ) and M.Ch in Neurosurgery and all PDF courses ) subject to the statement below :

One seat will be reserved every second year on rotation system subject to the candidate qualifying in the Entrance Test in the following courses ( Only for the orthopedically handicapped ) :

MD in Psychiatry, M.Phil in Clinical Psychology, M.Phil in Psychiatric Social Work.

The eligibility for admission of a candidate under PWD category will be determined by the committee constituted for this purpose by the competent authority. Mere production of disability certificate does not ensure eligibility/admission to the course.

Note :

  • To claim that candidates are residents / domiciles of Karnataka State, he / she should produce a certificate from the Tahsildar to the effect that he / she or his / her father / mother has been a resident of Karnataka State for a period of 10 years or has owned or possessed land or property or house in Karnataka State.
  • There will be a common entrance test for candidates appearing for undergraduate courses, i.e., B.Sc in Nursing, B.Sc in Anesthesia Technology and B.Sc in Radiography.
  • There will not be any entrance test for Post Basic Diploma in Psychiatric / Mental Health Nursing, Post Basic Diploma in Neuroscience Nursing and Diploma in Clinical Neurophysiology Technology.

NIMHANS 2017 Application Form

Application should be submitted online along with all the enclosures and photograph. No hard copy needs to be sent.

Candidates called for Interview / Counseling on qualifying in the Entrance test should submit a copy of their application abstract along with copies of certificates at the time of interview / counseling.

All claims made in the application must be supported with documentary proof in original at the time of interview / counseling.

Employees of State or Central Government or of any Public Sector Undertaking of State or Central government should send their applications through their employers. However, the advance copy of the application ( complete in all respects ) can be submitted. In case the application is not received through the employer before the date of the ONLINE Entrance test, a NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE from the employer should be produced at the time of interview / counseling failing which the candidate will not be allowed to appear for interview / counseling.

Candidates called for ONLINE Entrance test and interview / counseling will have to make their own arrangements for stay at respective Test Centre. No TA / DA will be paid by NIMHANS.

NIMHANS 2017 Exam Centre

NIMHANS will be held in the cities :

  • Bangalore
  • Chennai
  • Cochin
  • Hyderabad
  • Pune
  • Delhi
  • Kolkata

NIMHANS 2017 Method of Selection

Selection will be based purely on merit based on the ONLINE entrance test. There will be counselling for students to ascertain their preference of subject, verification of documents and to implement statutory reservation provisions. General candidates securing less than 50% of marks and SC / ST candidates securing less than 45% of marks in the entrance test shall not be eligible to be called for counseling.

If no eligible candidates are available against reserved seats, they shall be filled up from general merit category.

Candidates who have cleared the UGC, CSIR, ICMR, DBT qualifying exams and secured JRF / SRF are exempted from the entrance test to Ph.D courses. All the candidates have to attend an interview and qualify in it by obtaining a minimum of 50% marks to be eligible for admission into the Ph.D Program. Merely qualifying in the entrance test and interview does not entitle admission to PhD course, selection is subject to availability of eligible guides in the respective departments.

A merit list will be prepared course wise and reserved category wise based on the marks scored by the candidates in the ONLINE entrance test. Eligible candidates will be called for counseling ( interview in case of Ph.D candidates ) until all the seats are filled up in all the categories. Counseling will be stopped as soon as the last seat is filled. Waiting list will be based on the merit list so prepared. A separate merit list will be prepared for MD in Psychiatry & M.Phil in Clinical Psychology for the seats reserved for Karnataka domiciles.

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NIMHANS 2017 Results

NIMHANS 2017 Entrance Exam Results likely to be declared in the month of May, 2017.

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NIMHANS 2017 Important Dates

S.No Event Date
Ph.D, Superspeciality, Post Doctoral , Post Graduate Post Graduate Diploma Courses
1 Advertisement regarding admission 1st January, 2017
 2 Online availability of application forms 1st January, 2017
 3 Last date for online submission of application 31st January, 2017
 4 Online entrance test 25th& 26th March, 2017
 5 Date of interview & counselling 1st week of June, 2017
 6 Commencement of courses 1st July, 2017
 7 Last date for admission 7th July, 2017
B.Sc and CCNT / DCNT / DPN / DNN courses
 8 Advertisement regarding admission 1st week of May, 2017
 9 Online availability of application forms 1st May, 2017
 10 Online entrance test July, 2017
 11 Commencement of courses 1st August, 2017
 12 Last date for admission 8th August, 2017

Contact Details

NIMHANS,
Hosur Road,
Bangalore – 560 029,
India,
Phone No. : 91 – 080 – 2699 5001,
Fax : 91 – 080 – 26564830,
Email : vc@nimhans.kar.nic.in,
Websitewww.nimhans.kar.nic.in

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