NIMHANS Bangalore PhD MPhil PG Courses Admission Alert 2013

National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS),

Deemed University,Hosur Road,Bangalore-560029,
Tel:080-26995013,Email:[email protected],

Course Offered: Ph.D/M.Phil/Post Graduate Degree/Diploma.


  • MD in Psychiatry: MBBS-The duration of the course will be for a period of three years; Diploma in Psychiatry (DPM)-The duration of the course will be for a period of two years for DPM candidates
  • Diploma in Psychiatry (DPM): MBBS-The duration of the course will be for a period of two years
  • Fellowship in Psychosocial Support Disaster Management: M.Phil in Psychiatric Social Work/Clinical Psychology/Psychosocial Rehabilitation/Disaster Management or M.Sc in Psychiatric Nursing with one year experience after completion of M.Sc course
  • Ph.D in History of Psychiatry: MBBS or Post Graduation in Social Sciences/Humanities (History/ Psychology/ Sociology/ Social Work/ Cultural Studies)
  • Ph.D in Biophysics: MBBS/M.Phil Biophysics/M.Sc in Biophysics/Physics/Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Life Science/ Physiology
  • Ph.D in Biostatistics: M.Stat (ISI)/ M.Sc in Statistics/ Biostatistics/ Medical Statistics/ Health Statistics/ Agricultural Statistics
  • Ph.D in Clinical Psychology: 2 years full time MA/M.Sc in Psychology/ Counseling Psychology/ Psychological Counseling/ Applied Psychology/M.Phil degree in Mental Health and Social Psychology/ M.Phil in Clinical Psychology
  • Ph.D in Human Genetics: M.Sc in any Life Sciences discipline
  • Ph.D in Mental Health Education: Masters in Public Health, Health or Behavioural Sciences
  • Ph.D in Neurochemistry: M.Phil in Neurosciences/M.Tech in Biotechnology/M.Sc in Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biomedical Genetics/ Molecular Biology/Life Science/Neurosciences/Medical Biochemistry/ Molecular Genetics
  • Ph.D in Neuromicrobiology: MBBS/MD Microbiology/B.E. Biotechnology/M.Phil Neuroscience/M.Sc in Medical Microbiology/Molecular Biology/MLT/ Applied Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Biomedical Genetics/ Neuroscience
  • Ph.D in Neuropathology: MD in Pathology/M.Sc in Life Sciences/MBBS
  • Ph.D in Neurophysiology: M.Phil in Neuroscience/ Neurophysiology/ MBBS/MD in Physiology/ MD in Ayurveda/ B.E./B.Tech in Electronics/ Electrical/ Computer Science/ Biotechnology/M.Sc in Physiology/ Biochemistry/ Anatomy/ Neuroscience/ Life Science/Biotechnology/ Zoology / Masters in Physiotherapy
  • Ph.D in Neurovirology: MBBS/MD in Microbiology/M.Sc in Medical Microbiology/ Microbiology/ Biotechnology/ Virology
  • Ph.D in Psychiatric Nursing: Master’s degree in Psychiatric Nursing
  • Ph.D in Psychiatric Social Work: Masters degree in Social Work/M.Phil in Psychiatric Social work
  • Ph.D in Psychiatry: MBBS, MD or a postgraduate degree in Basic Sciences or Humanities
  • Ph.D in Psychopharmacology: MD in Pharmacology/ Physiology/ Biochemistry/ MBBS/ B.E. Biotechnology/ Bioinformatics/ B.Tech Biotechnology/ Bioinformatics/ M.E. Biotechnology/ Bioinformatics/ M.Sc in Pharmacology/ Physiology/ Biochemistry/ Life Science/Biotechnology/ Bioinformatics
  • Ph.D in Speech Pathology and Audiology: Master’s degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology
  • M.Phil in Biophysics: MBBS/B.Tech in Biotechnology/ Electronics/ Computer Science/ M.Sc Biophysics/ Physics/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Life Sciences/ Zoology/ Chemistry/ Physiology
  • M.Phil in Clinical Psychology: 2 years full time M.A./M.Sc in Psychology/ Counseling Psychology/ Psychological Counseling/ Applied Psychology
  • M.Phil in Neurophysiology: MBBS/BAMS (Ayurveda)/ BDS/ M.Sc Physiology/ Neuroscience/ Anatomy/ Biochemistry/ Zoology/ Biotechnology/ Life Science/ Molecular Biology
  • M.Phil in Neurosciences: MBBS/B.E./B.Tech Electronics/Electrical/Computer Science/ Biotechnology M.Sc Physics/ Chemistry/Biochemistry/Anatomy/Physiology/ Molecular Biology/ Genetics/ Biotechnology/ Zoology/ Life Science/ M.A. Psychology/M.Sc Psychology
  • M.Phil in Psychiatric Social Work: Master’s degree in Social Work
  • Masters in Public Health: MBBS
  • M.Sc in Psychiatric Nursing: Should be a Registered Nurse and 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
  • Post Basic Diploma in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing and Post Basic Diploma in Neurosciences Nursing: Should be a registered Nurse (R.N & R.M) in the State Nursing Council with one year experience as staff nurse
  • 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
  • A relaxation of 5% on the aggregate of marks obtained will be given for non-medical and Ph.D courses for SC/ST candidates
  • For medical course, the candidate should have completed compulsory rotation internship of one year after MBBS or its equivalent degree recognized by Medical Council of India on or before the date of commencement of course 02nd May, 2013
  • 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
  • For Non-Medical courses, candidates should bring the results of their qualifying examination as on the date of entrance test 24th February, 2012
  • There will be no entrance test for Post Basic Diploma in Psychiatric/ Mental Health Nursing and Post Basic Diploma in Neurosciences Nursing Courses

How To Apply:

  • 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
  • All the candidates should download the challan and remit the payments through the challan only
  • Candidates making the payment through the branches of State Bank of Mysore should obtain the journal number from the bank and the same has to be entered in the on-line application before submission
  • Candidates making the payment through Banks other than State Bank of Mysore should obtain the RTGS/NEFT/UTR number from the respective banks and the same has to be entered in the on-line application before submission
  • The NIMHANS copy of the challan has to be attached along with the abstract as proof of remittance of payment
  • 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

Entrance Exam Date: 24th February, 2013

Last Date Of Form Submission: 14th December, 2012.

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