National Institute of Siddha, Chennai announces MD (Siddha) Programme 2015

Updated on Wed, 05 August 2015 at 18:13 IST

National Institute of Siddha (NIS), Chennai invites applications for admissions to PG Degree Course MD (Siddha) for the academic year 2015 - 16.

MD (Siddha) Programme is conducted by National Institute of Siddha (NIS), Chennai.

Siddha system is one of the Ancient Traditional systems of medicine in India. The term ‘Siddha’ means achievement and the
‘Siddhars’ have contributed to the development of this medical system.
Medicine is the one that cures physical ailments
Medicine is the one that cures psychological ailments
Medicine is the one that prevents diseases
Medicine is the one that bestows immortality

Duration: 3 Year

Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> A pass in B.I.M / B.S.M.S Degree Examination of any Indian University with successful completion of Compulsory Rotatory Resident Internship (C.R.R.I).

=> Candidates who have completed or will be completing C.R.R.I before the date of Entrance Examination alone are eligible to apply for the M.D.(Siddha) Degree Course. OR

=> A pass in the examination considered equivalent to the afore- mentioned Siddha Degrees by The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai and the Central Council of Indian Medicine, New Delhi, with successful completion of Compulsory Rotatory Resident Internship (C.R.R.I) in the Hospital of Indian Systems of Medicine recognized by the Central Council of Indian Medicine, New Delhi

=> The candidates should have registered their names either in State Council of Indian Medicine or Central Council of Indian Medicine.

Application Procedure:

Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. published details for informational purpose.

=> The candidates who are selected for admission shall pay a sum of Rs.17,000/- (Rupees Seventeen Thousand only) by way of a Demand Draft on any Nationalized Bank drawn in favour of the Director, National Institute of Siddha,Tambaram Sanatorium, Chennai - 600 047, payable at Chennai, at the time of counselling. The amount so paid by the candidate will be adjusted against the other fees payable to the Institute.

=> Physical Fitness Certificate from a competent authority should be submitted at the time of joining the course. If the candidate fails to join the course after getting allotment order and within the stipulated time the amount paid at the time of counseling will be forfeited.

Completed application forms with enclosures may be handed over in person or sent by Registered Post/ Courier Service/ Speed Post so as to reach The Director, National Institute of Siddha, Tambaram Sanatorium, Chennai -600 047, Tamil Nadu, India on or before 5.00 pm on 07.10.15.

Online Application form can be downloaded from official website of MD (Siddha) Programme: Click here to download application form

Candidates are required to submit following:
1. Certificate for evidence for Date of Birth (H.S.C / S.S.L.C certificate / College leaving Certificate to be furnished).
2. Transfer Certificate.
3. Community Certificate (for OBC /SC / ST )..
4. Physical disability Certificate – if applicable.
5.Statement of marks of first appearance (including failed subjects) Final year B.I.M /B.S.M.S Course.
6.Internship certificate. (C.R.R.I).
7.B.I.M / B.S.M.S Degree Certificate / Provisional Certificate issued by the University.
8.Medical Registration Certificate.

For detailed information regarding application procedure, applications, eligibility and other related information, candidates should refer the official notification. Please visit for further reference.

Important Dates:

MD (Siddha) Programme Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Online registration starts: 4th August, 2015
  • Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 7th october, 2015
  • Date of Examination MD (Siddha) Programme 2015: 24th October, 2015
  • Date of Counselling : 26th October, 2015

Selection Process:

Admission to the course will be made strictly based on the marks obtained in the Entrance Examination. Total Marks for Entrance Exam is 100.

Contact Details

For more details please contact
CHENNAI – 600 047
Ph: 044-22411611; Fax:044-22381314

Email:[email protected]

National Institute Of Siddha NIS, Chennai
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF SIDDHA (NIS) Hon'ble Prime Minister of India inaugurating NIS Inauguration on 3-9-2005 by Hon'ble Prime Minister of India The National Institute of Siddha (NIS), located in Chennai, is a center of excellence with research and higher education in Siddha System of Medicine as its mission.

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