Admission Notification Details for National Institute of Unani Medicine Admission

National Institute of Unani Medicine Admission

Mahire Tib/Mahire Jarahat - M.D./M.S (Unani): Moalajat (Medicine) (08 seats); Ilmul Advia (Pharmacology) (07 seats); Tahaffuzi wa Samaji Tib (PSM) (04 seats); Ilmul Qabalat wa Amraze Niswan (OBG) (04 seats); Ilmul Saidla (Unani Pharmacy) (04 seats); Kulliyat Umoore Tabiya (04 seats)

Duration: 3 years

Minimum Qualification:

A candidate must have obtained the Kamile Tib o Jarahat(BUMS) degree or any other degree in Unani Medicine as recognized by CCIM and must have completed the 06 months/12 months internship/house job as the case.

The right of admission of any candidate, who has not completed the internship stands automatically cancelled and no further correspondence shall be entertained in this regard


Presently two seats are reserved for foreign national students (one for BIMSTEC countries and the other for other countries)

The students nominated by central Govt under this category will be admitted directly, on the recommendation of ICCR, New Delhi

They will not be required to appear in the entrance test

Seats for foreign students are subsumed in the total number of seats

Four seats are reserved under Govt of India (GoI) nomination category, one each in Moalajat, Ilmul Advia, Tahaffuzi wa Samaji Tib and Ilmul Qabala wa Amraze Niswan

Under this category the teachers/medical officers working in any Govt organisation, nominated by Govt of India, will be admitted directly in NIUM

They will not be required to appear in the entrance test

No application will be entertained by NIUM for nomination under this category

The seats remaining vacant if any, under GoI nomination category due to non-availability of teachers/ medical officers (in-service), nominated by Govt of India, will be filled up by the candidates who belong to the deficient states

However, such candidates will have to appear in the entrance test and obtain the minimum qualifying marks to be eligible for admissions in this category

The candidates belonging to deficient states (the states where PG education facility is not available in the particular discipline) will be admitted subject to availability of the seats under this category only, and from the merit list of the entrance test, prepared separately for this category

The applications of such candidates should also be forwarded by the concerned state government

Besides the above categories, reservations will be given to SC/ST/Physically handicapped/OBC (not belonging to creamy layer), and to any other category, as per the guidelines of Govt of India issued from time to time

In case of non-availability of the eligible candidates in any of the above reservation categories, the vacant seats will be filled up from the general merit list, prepared on the basis of the performance in entrance test

The candidate’s is having right to choose only one category for reservation

The candidates are required to see the website of the institute for any further notification and modifications in this regard

Entrance Test:

Entrance test will be conducted at National Institute of Unani Medicine, Bangalore

The medium of examination will be in English only

The entrance test paper shall be of 100 marks containing objective type questions covering all the subjects of BUMS course

Each question will carry one mark

The duration of the paper will be 100 minutes

Students will have to select the best answer out of four plausible alternatives

One mark will be given for each correct answer

If more than one alternative is marked for a question/overwriting/ambiguously marking will be considered as invalid

There will be no negative marking for any incorrect answer

Candidates belonging to general category should obtain 50% of marks in the entrance test

However, 10% concession will be given to the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC (below creamy layer)

Hence for SC/ST/OBC (below creamy layer) obtaining a minimum of 45% marks in the entrance test is essential to become eligible for counselling

Securing mere eligibility marks does not guarantee admission, which will be according to the merit list of the entrance test

Admission Procedure:

The admission committee shall scrutinize all the application forms

The eligible candidates shall be admitted on the basis of merit, subject to availability of seats

In case more than one candidate securing equal marks in the entrance test then the following criteria will be followed to decide seniority amongst them

Number of attempts taken by the candidate in UG examination (ascending); if it is also same then the total percentage secured by the candidate in final Prof/V and IV year (descending); if it is also same then the total percentage secured by the candidate in II Prof/III year then I Prof/I year (descending)

The vacancies arising out of non-joining of the candidate shall be filled on the basis of merit/waiting list within the stipulated date

Test Fee:

Entrance test fees payment has to be made through challan system (form 1) in State Bank of India branch only

The challan can be downloaded from the website,

The receipt of the challan in original for payment of requisite fees duly signed and sealed by the SBI branch has to be attached along with the application form compulsorily

In case of non attachment of the challan receipt against the payment of fee, the application shall be summarily rejected

The details of fees to be paid inclusive of Bank charges are as General Rs 1525/- (Rs 1500/- towards fee and Rs 25/- towards bank charges); OBC/GoI nominee/in-service Rs 1525/- (Rs 1500/- towards fee and Rs 25/- towards bank charges); SC/ST/PwD category Rs 725/- (Rs 700/- towards fee and Rs 25/- towards bank charges)

Application Form:

Candidates has/have to apply for admission only through online

Application not received through online shall not be entertained

For further information candidates may visit the institute’s website

For further details/information about the entrance test candidates may log on to institute website before applying through online

After applying through online, candidates has/have to forward hard copy of application form (printout taken along with attested copies of enclosures and bank challan in original to this institute addressing Convener, PGET entrance test cell, National Institute of Unani Medicine, Kottigepalya, Magadi Main Road, Bangalore-560091,The envelope containing the application form should be super scribed application for PGET (Unani)

List of enclosures; printed online application form duly filled in all respect; challan receipt for payment of fees (attested true copies of the following documents must be enclosed along with the application form, the originals of these shall be produced for verification at the time of admission); high school/secondary or equivalent examination certificate for proof of date of birth; marks sheet of all examinations from first to final year/ proof of degree relating to the qualifying examination; certificate of 06 months/12 months compulsory internship/house job after passing the final examination as per eligibility requirements; caste certificate in the prescribed format issued by the competent authority (in case of SC/ST candidates); in case of OBC candidates certificate issued by the competent authority in the prescribed format of Govt of India mentioning clearly that the candidate does not belongs to creamy layer; candidates with whole body physical disability ranging above 40% should produce a medical certificate issued by the Chairman State Disability board or any equivalent authority in the field of concerned disability along with the application form for the entrance test; two-recent passport size photographs of the candidate along with the application form; registration certificate

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