See this page in HINDI >>

NIMHANS Bangalore Post Graduate Degree and Diploma Courses Admission 2015

Updated on Fri, 02 January 2015 at 18:24 IST
NIMHANS Bangalore Post Graduate Degree and Diploma Courses Admission 2015

National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore invites applications for Post Graduate Degree and Diploma Courses for the year 2015-16.

Post Graduate Degree and Diploma Courses is conducted by National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore

Duration : Duration of M.Phil., M.Sc. and MPH courses will be two years

PG Degree and Diploma Courses Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> M.Phil. in Biophysics:
=> MBBS/B.Tech in Biotechnology/Electronics/Computer Science/M.Sc. in Biophysics/Physics/Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Zoology/Chemistry/Physiology

=> M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology: 2 years full time MA/M.Sc. in Psychology/Counseling Psychology/Psychological Counseling/Applied
Psychology /Clinical Psychology

=> M.Phil. in Neurophysiology: MBBS/BAMS (Ayurveda)/BDS/M.Sc. in Physiology/Neuroscience/Anatomy/Biochemistry/Zoology/Biotechnology/Life Science/Molecular Biology/Bachelors in Unani Medicine

=> M.Phil. in Neurosciences: 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.

=> M.Phil. in Psychiatric Social Work:
2 years full time MA/MSW degree in Social Work.

=> Masters in Public Health:

=> M.Sc. in Psychiatric Nursing:
Should be a Registered Nurse & Midwife with any State Nursing Registration Council with minimum passing of B.Sc. Nursing/B.Sc. Hons.Nursing/Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing with minimum of 55% aggregate marks from an Institute recognized by INC with minimum of one year experience after Basic B.Sc. Nursing as on the day of counseling. Minimum of one year of work experience prior or after post Basic B.Sc. Nursing as on the day of counseling. Candidate shall be Medically fit

=> The qualifying degrees for all the above mentioned courses should be from a University recognized by NIMHANS. For Medical
qualification the degree should be recognized by the Medical Council of India.

=> The Candidates should have obtained not less than 55% of Marks in the aggregate of the Master's degree for non-medical courses.

Mode of Examination

PG Degree and Diploma Courses is Computer Based Test (CBT).

Application Procedure for PG Degree and Diploma Courses:

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

1. Application forms for all the courses are available online at the NIMHANS website The applications have to be filled online and submitted online. APPLICATIONS WITH ENCLOURES WILL BE RECEIVED ONLINE ONLY. ABSTRACT NEED NOT BE SENT SEPARATELY.

2. A candidate can apply for a maximum of three (3) courses only, provided they are eligible.

3. The Application fee is Rs.1500/- per course for General candidates and Rs.1000/- per course for SC/ST candidates for each course. The payment is to be made online only with Debit/ Credit Cards and/or online transfer. Other mode of payment including Demand Draft will not be accepted at any cost.

4. Foreign Nationals are required to submit their applications through the Diplomatic Channel (through the Ministry of External Affairs). They shall also appear for the common Entrance Test along with the other candidates.

5. In addition to the online application, sponsored/deputed candidates should submit their application through proper channel and they should also appear for the Common Entrance Test. The candidates should produce the sponsorship/deputation certificate in the prescribed format and should be uploaded along with the online application.

6. 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 and relaxable in case of SC/ST Candidates by a maximum of 5 years as on 1.7.2015. For sponsored/deputed candidates age should not be more than 45 years as on 1.7.2015.

Online Application form can be downloaded from official website of PG Degree and Diploma Courses:

PG Degree and Diploma Courses Important Dates:

PG Degree and Diploma Courses Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Application available online from : 1st January 2015
  • Last date for online submission of application : 31st January 2015
  • Online Entrance Test will be held in all the centres on : 28th & 29th March 2015
  • The date of Interview & Counseling : 1st week of June 2015
  • Commencement of the Courses : 1st July 2015
  • Last date for admission of candidates : 8th July 2015

Courses Offered:

1. MD Degree in Psychiatry 31 Seats (8 seats for Karnataka Domicile) (2 seats for sponsored* candidates of which one seat is for domicile of
Karnataka, however, if sponsored* candidates are not available, one seat will go to the Institute pool)

2. Fellowship in Psychosocial Support in Disaster Management 08 Seats (4 for Sponsored)

3. Fellowship in Psychiatric Rehabilitation# 02 Seats (Under Medical) (1 sponsored), 02 Seats (Under Non-Medical) (1 sponsored)

4. M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology 21 Seats (3 for Foreign**/Sponsored*)

5. M.Phil. in Psychiatric Social Work 21 Seats (3 for Foreign**/Sponsored*)

6. M.Phil. in Neurophysiology 02 Seats

7. M.Phil. in Biophysics 03 Seats

8. M.Phil. in Neurosciences 04 Seats

9. Masters in Public Health 05 Seats (All 5 for Sponsored*)

10. M.Sc. in Psychiatric Nursing 09 Seats

Contact Details

For more details please contact
Hosur Road,
Bengaluru-560 029, INDIA

National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore
National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences is a multidisciplinary Institute for patient care and academic pursuit in the frontier area of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences. The Lunatic Asylum which came into being in the latter part of the 19th Century was renamed as Mental Hospital in 1925 by the erstwhile Government of Mysore. This hospital and All India Institute of Mental Health established in 1954 by Government of India were amalgamated on 27th December 1974, and thus was formed the autonomous National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS).

Discussion Board

Leave your comments for NIMHANS Bangalore Post Graduate Degree and Diploma Courses Admission 2015

comments powered by Disqus