Admission Notification Details for NIMHANS Admissions

NIMHANS Admissions

On-line applications are invited on prescribed form for admission to the following courses for the academic year

Superspeciality Courses

DM Degree in Neuroradiology (2 seats)

DM Degree in Neurology (10 seats) (1 for sponsored under post MD/DNB only)* (6 for Post MD/DNB and 4 for Post MBBS)

DM Degree in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry# (2 seats) (1 for sponsored)*

DM Degree in Neuroanaesthesia# (4 seats) (1 for sponsored)*

M.Ch in Neurosurgery (8 seats) (1 for sponsored under post MS/DNB only)* (5 for Post MS/DNB and 3 for Post MBBS)

Ph.D in Clinical Neurosciences (ICMR Programme)

Ph.D in Clinical Neurosciences (ICMR Programme) (5 seats)

Post Doctoral Fellowship Courses

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2 seats) (1 for sponsored)*

Neuroanaesthesia (4 seats) (2 for foreign/sponsored)*

Neuroinfection (2 seats) (1 for sponsored)*

Neurology (Epilepsy, Movement Disorders) (2 seats) (1 for sponsored)*

Neuropathology (2 seats) (1 for foreign/sponsored)*

Neurological Rehabilitation (2 seats)

Psychiatry**: Acute Care and Emergency Psychiatry (2 seats) (1 for sponsored); Community Mental Health (3 seats) (2 for sponsored); Addiction Medicine (4 seats) (2 for sponsored); Consultation Liasion Psychiatry (2 seats) (1 for sponsored); Geriatric Psychiatry (1 seat) (1 for sponsored); Obessive Compulisive disorder and related disorders (2 seats) (2 for sponsored); Clinical Neuro Sciences and Therapeutics in Schizophrenia (2 seats) (2 for sponsored)

*Sponsored candidate’s means sponsored by the State/Central Govt or Public Sector undertaking of State/Central Govt

# For DM Degree in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and DM Degree in Neuroanaesthesia courses only (if no eligible candidates are available under sponsored category, such seats shall be filled by candidates under General merit category subject to availability of Senior Residency position at NIMHANS)

** For PDF in Psychiatry only (Common Entrance Test will be conducted for all the 7 courses under Psychiatry and choice of course will be given to those securing highest marks, the candidate securing highest marks will have the option of selecting any of the 7 PDF courses till all the seats are filled); (if no eligible candidates are available under sponsored category, such seats shall be filled by candidates under General merit category subject to availability of Senior Residency position at NIMHANS)

Eligibility conditions:

DM Degree in Neuroradiology: MD/DNB in Radiodiagnosis

The duration of the course will be for a period of three years

DM Degree in Neurology

Post MBBS: The duration of the course will be for a period of five years

Post MD/DNB in Internal (General) Medicine or Paediatrics: The duration of the course will be for a period of three years

DM Degree in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: MD/DNB in Psychiatry

The duration of the course will be for a period of three years

DM Degree in Neuroanaesthesia: MD/DNB in Anaesthesia

M.Ch Degree in Neurosurgery

Post MBBS: The duration of the course will be for a period of five years

Post MS/DNB in General Surgery: The duration of the course will be for a period of three years

Ph.D in Clinical Neurosciences (ICMR Programme)

Minimum qualification: MBBS degree with not less than 55% of the marks of any University recognized by the MCI

The candidate should have completed satisfactorily one year compulsory rotating internship or its equivalent as recognized by the MCI after passing the final MBBS examination and must have full registration with a State Medical Council

The duration of the course will be for a period of five years

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: MD/DNB in Psychiatry

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Neuroanaesthesia: MD/DNB in Anaesthesia

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Neuroinfection: MD in Microbiology

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Neurology (Epilepsy, Movement Disorders): DM/DNB in Neurology

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Neuropathology: MD/DNB in Pathology

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Neurological Rehabilitation: MD/DNB (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Acute Care and Emergency Psychiatry: MD/DNB in Psychiatry

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Community Mental Health: MD/DNB in Psychiatry

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Addiction Medicine: MD/DNB in Psychiatry

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Consultation Liasion Psychiatry: MD/DNB in Psychiatry

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry: MD/DNB in Psychiatry

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Obessive Compulisive disorder and related disorders:MD/DNB in Psychiatry

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Neuro Sciences and Therapeutics in Schizophrenia: MD/DNB in Psychiatry

The duration of Post Doctoral Fellowship courses will be for a period of one year

Common for all Courses:

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

10% relaxation in the qualifying marks of the entrance test for all Post Doctoral Fellowship courses for the Sponsored/Deputed candidates

The candidate should have completed compulsory rotation internship of one year after MBBS or its equivalent degree recognized by MCI on or before the date of commencement of course

A certificate to that effect has to be produced

The candidate should have permanent registration with State Medical Council

In case of candidates who have not completed the Internship and have not registered with any State Medical council, but are selected in the counseling, will not be considered for admission unless the Internship Completion Certificate and the State Medical Council Registration Certificate are produced on or before the date of commencement of course failing which, the seat allotted will be cancelled without any further communication and the candidate next in the order of merit in the waiting list will be considered

Candidates who have MD/MS/DNB from a recognized university or from any other university recognized as equivalent thereto by NIMHANS and by the Medical Council of India may apply for the course

Candidates who are awaiting the results may also appear for the entrance test subject to production of proof of having passed the examination in writing issued by the University on or before the date of commencement of course

In case of candidates who are selected for the course at this Institution in the counseling and have not produced the proof of passing in the qualifying examination must produce the proof of passing in the qualifying examination or before the date of commencement of course failing which, the seat allotted will be cancelled without any further communication and the candidate next in the order of merit in the waiting list will be considered

Application forms:

Application forms for all the courses are available online at the NIMHANS website www.nimhans.kar.nic.in

The applications have to be filled online and submitted online

Printout of the application abstract with the latest passport size photograph affixed (in the column provided) along with the demand draft and relevant enclosures should be sent to the Registrar, NIMHANS, Hosur Road, Bangalore-560029 by super scribing the name of the courses applied for, on the envelope without fail

A candidate can apply for a maximum of 3 courses only, provided they are eligible

The application fee is Rs 1500/- per course for General candidates and Rs 1000/- per course for SC/ST candidates for each course

The demand draft is to be drawn in favour of the Director, NIMHANS, Bangalore-560029

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

Sponsored candidates should submit their application through proper channel and they should also appear for the Common Entrance Test

The candidates should produce the sponsorship certificate in the prescribed format

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

For sponsored candidates age should not be more than 45 years

Entrance Test:

The entrance test will be held online (computer based)

The cities identified for conduct of on-line entrance test are Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin, Hyderabad, Pune, Delhi, Kolkata, Indore

There will be multiple test centres in each of these cities and NIMHANS reserves the right to distribute the test centres to the applicants


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