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    About NIMHANS Bangalore

    Established in 1994, the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore is commonly known as NIMHANS Bangalore. The institute has conferred the status of an ‘Institute of National Importance’ in 2012. NIMHANS Bangalore has 26 departments: Department of Biostatistics, Department of Biophysics, Department of Human Genetics etc. The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences has 16 centres of excellence some of which are Advanced Centre for Ayurveda, Centre for Public Health, Library and Information Centre, Centre for Addiction Medicine, NIMHANS Digital Academy etc. The total faculty strength at NIMHANS Bangalore is 234. 

    National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore has been ranked 4th by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in the medical category in 2021.  Furthermore, the institute has secured 42nd rank in research category in NIRF 2021 ranking. As per Careers360 rankings, NIMHANS Bangalore is ranked 74th in the universities. The institute is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore is a government institution located in Bangalore, Karnataka. NIMHANS Bangalore has signed MOUs with various institutes and organisations in India and abroad such as Columbia University, University of Florida, Johns Hopkins University etc.

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    What is the full form of NIMHANS Bangalore?

    The full form of NIMHANS Bangalore is the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore. The institute offers admission to PG and doctoral programmes.

    NIMHANS Bangalore Location

    The institute is located in Hosur Road /Marigowda Road, (Lakkasandra, Wilson Garden) Bangalore, Karnataka, India. The nearest airport is Hindustan Aeronautics Limited Airport located at a distance of 11.7 km that takes around 29 minutes to reach NIMHANS Bangalore. Students can take the train from the nearest railway station- Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna (Bengaluru) Railway Station, located 7.7 km away from the institute. It takes approximately 25 minutes to reach NIMHANS Bangalore from the railway station. Students can take a bus from Satellite Bus Stand Mysore Road to reach the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore.

    NIMHANS Bangalore Collaborations

    • The Richmond Fellowship Society (India)

    • National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM)

    • St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore

    • National Brain Research Centre (NBRC)

    • National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore

    • Columbia University

    • Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine

    • World Health Organization

    • Maastricht University

    • University of Florida

    • University of Liverpool

    • Johns Hopkins University

    • Osaka City University

    • Institute of Infection and Global Health

    • Fogarty Foundation

    • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    • UBC

    NIMHANS Bangalore Rankings

    • The institute is ranked  4th in the medical category by NIRF in 2021.

    • Ranked 42 in the research category in NIRF 2021 ranking. 

    • Careers360 has ranked NIMHANS Bangalore 74th in universities.

    NIMHANS Bangalore Infrastructure and Facilities

    The 135 acres campus of the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore offers a large number of facilities to the students. NIMHANS Bangalore facilities ensure that students are having a comfortable learning experience on the campus. The institute has a library, individual hostels for boys and girls, an auditorium, a cafeteria etc. NIMHANS Bangalore has a medical centre that takes care of all the medical needs of students, faculty and staff. The institute offers all the IT related services to students and has a robust IT infrastructure.

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    NIMHANS Bangalore Courses

    The institute offers a total of 16 courses at the postgraduate and doctoral levels. NIMHANS Bangalore course list includes postgraduate and super speciality courses. Courses offered at NIMHANS Bangalore are M.Sc. Biostatistics, M.Sc. Psychiatric Nursing, M.P.H., MPhil., D.M. Neuroanaesthesia, D.M. Neurology, D.M. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, D.M. Neuroanaesthesia, D.M. Neuroimaging and Interventional Radiology, D.M. Addiction Psychiatry, D.M. Neuropathology and M.Ch. Neurosurgery. NIMHANS Bangalore courses are offered in full-time mode only.

    NIMHANS Bangalore Courses and Eligibility Criteria

    Course Name

    Eligibility Criteria

    M.Sc. Psychiatric Nursing 

    B.Sc. Nursing or B.Sc. Hons. Nursing or Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing.


    Minimum of 1-year experience after basic B.Sc. Nursing as on the day of counselling.


    The candidate should be a registered nurse and registered midwife or equivalent with any State Nursing Registration Council.

    M.P.H.

    M.B.B.S. or Bachelor of Dental Sciences or postgraduate degree in sociology/statistics / environmental sciences /physiotherapy /occupational therapy /health management / social work / economics / speech pathology and audiology /speech pathology /audiology /nursing

    M.D. Psychiatry

    M.B.B.S. or DPM from an institution recognised by the Medical Council of India.

    D.M. Neuroanaesthesia

    M.D. in Anaesthesiology or DNB in Anaesthesiology

    M.Ch. Neurosurgery

    Post M.S./DNB category/

    M.S. in General Surgery or DNB in General Surgery

    M.Phil. Psychiatric Social Work

    Two year years master’s degree in social work.

    Also See: National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore Courses

    NIMHANS Bangalore Admissions

    Candidates are offered admission at NIMHANS Bangalore at PG and doctoral levels. Admission at NIMHANS Bangalore is entirely entrance based. For admissions to M.D. Psychiatry, candidates need to appear for the Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test (INI  CET).  Some of the courses offered for NIMHANS Bangalore admissions are M.Sc. Biostatistics, M.Sc. Psychiatric Nursing, M.P.H., MPhil., D.M. Neuroanaesthesia, D.M. Neurology, D.M. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry etc. 

    NIMHANS Bangalore Admission Process for M.D. Psychiatry

    • Meet the eligibility criteria for INI CET.

    • Complete the registration process of INI CET.

    • INI CET result is released on the official website of AIMS at aiimsexams.ac.in

    • Based on candidates performance in INI CET, students will be called for INI CET counselling.

    • Choose NIMHANS Bangalore as their preferred college during the INI CET counselling process.

    • Students must report to the college for verification of documents.

    • Last, selected candidates must pay the requisite fee.

    NIMHANS Bangalore Admission Process for D.M. and M.Ch. Courses

    • Fulfil the eligibility criteria.

    • Visit the official website and fill the application form

    • The institute conducts an entrance examination for D.M. and M.Ch.courses.

    • Based on the performance of students in the entrance test, a merit list is prepared in the order of merit in the entrance examination.

    • The final selection of students to D.M. and M.Ch. courses are based on the performance in the entrance examination, verification of documents and payment of the fees.

    Also See: National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore Admission

    NIMHANS Bangalore Scholarships

    Various awards/prizes are awarded such as Dr M.V. Govindaswamy Memorial Award, Dr M.V. Govindaswamy Memorial Prize, Dr R.N. Moorthy Award, Silver Jubilee Award etc at NIMHANS Bangalore based on meritorious performance. Students can apply for UGC fellowships such as Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students (MANF), Junior Research Fellowship in Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences etc.

    NIMHANS Bangalore Scholarships, Benefits and Eligibility Criteria

    Scholarship Name

    Benefits

    Eligibility Criteria

    Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students (MANF)

    Fellowship- Rs. 25,000/- for initial two years (JRF)


    Rs. 28,000/- for remaining tenure (SRF)

    Postgraduates belonging to minorities communities with a minimum of 55% marks and must clear the CBSE/NTA UGC-NET/ CSIR-NET will be eligible for the award of MANF.


    The annual family income of candidates should not exceed Rs. 6,00,000 and must have taken admission in M.Phil/Ph.D.course in a recognised university.




    Junior Research Fellowship in Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences

    Fellowship- Rs.25,000/-p.m. for initial two years JRF Rs.28,000/-p.m. for remaining tenure SRF

    Students who have qualified in NET-JRF or the UGC-CSIR joint tests

    NIMHANS Bangalore Placements

    The placement cell of the institute handles NIMHANS Bangalore admissions. The cell invites various recruiting companies and ensures students are getting maximum placement opportunities. As per the NIMHANS Bangalore placement report, the median salary offered to students after completion of PG 2 and 3 years medical courses are Rs. 6,00,000 and Rs. 9,60,000 respectively.

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    NIMHANS Bangalore Highlights

    ParameterParameter Description
    Established1994
    ExamINI CET
    Courses33 Courses, 8 Degrees
    ApprovalsUGC
    GenderCo-ed
    Student count274
    Faculty count239
    Campus size135 acres
    Gender percentageMale 33% and Female 67%

    NIMHANS Bangalore Rankings / Accreditations

    Ranking Publisher NIRF

    50 colleges were ranked for evaluation purpose.
    Parametric Score Medical
    TLR - Teaching,Learning ang Resources.
    RPC - Research and Professional Practice.
    GO - Graduational Outcomes.
    OI - Outreach and Inclusivity.
    PERCEPTION - Peer Perception.

    Overall Yearly Trend Graph

    71.56
    80.24
    58.42
    82.08
    68.31
    67.07

    Key takeaways from NIMHANS Bangalore's Ranking Statistics

    • NIMHANS Bangalore ranks higher than 23 Private colleges which were ranked for evaluation purpose.
    • NIMHANS Bangalore rank remains consistent since last year.

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    Female Percentage

    Accreditations
    Accreditation is a process by which the quality of all the programmes is examined and certified normally by an external body of academics in a college. It validates and certifies the academic processes practiced within an institute are robust and relevant.

    Approvals
    In India, a degree can only be delivered by an approved institution and awarded by an institution authorized to do so by an act of parliament or legislature. Approval of institutions can be in the form of affiliation, autonomy, constituent or even approved institution status accorded by a university
    UGC

    NIMHANS Bangalore Placements

    The placement cell of the institute takes care of NIMHANS Bangalore placements. The main aim/objective of the placement cell of the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore is to help locate suitable job opportunities according to students’ field of study, interest and inclinations.  According to the NIMHANS placement report (data taken from NIRF report- medical) for 2018-19, for postgraduate courses, a total of 4 students were offered job offers with a median salary of Rs. 6,00,000 after completion of their course at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore. On the other hand, for postgraduate three-year courses, from a pool of 23 eligible candidates for placements, 12 were offered job offers while 11 opted for higher studies. The median salary offered to postgraduates after completing their 3 years PG courses at NIMHANS Bangalore was Rs. 9,60,000  in 2018-19.

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    NIMHANS Placement Data for 2018-19 - PG Medical Courses (Data Taken from NIRF Report)

    Particulars

    Statistics

    Batch Strength

    4

    Total number of students eligible for placements

    4

    Total students placed

    4

    Median salary

    Rs.6,00,000

    NIMHANS Placement Data for 2018-19- PG 3 Year Medical Courses (Data Taken from NIRF Report)

    Particulars

    Statistics

    Batch Strength

    28

    Total number of students eligible for placements

    23

    Total students placed

    12

    Median salary

    Rs. 9,60,000

    Students opted for higher studies

    11

    Domain

    Medicine and Allied Sciences

    Year

    3 Years

    Statistics for Academic Year 2023

    ParticularsStatistics
    First year total students intake 37
    Total students admitted 35
    Total Graduated Students 38
    Total Placed Students 19
    Total student gone for higher studies 19
    Median Salary 16.1 L

    Placement yearly trends

    Placement Percentage
    Source Data NIRF 2022

    Key takeaways from NIMHANS Bangalore's Placement Statistics

    • The Placement Percentage of NIMHANS Bangalore has decreased by 100.0 %
    • The Median salary of NIMHANS Bangalore has increased by 17.99 %
    • The Median salary of NIMHANS Bangalore is better than 3 colleges that are ranked higher
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    Student Diversification at NIMHANS Bangalore

    Data Source: NIRF 2021

    Courses offered by NIMHANS Bangalore

    The institute offers admissions at the postgraduate and doctoral levels. NIMHANS Bangalore admissions are entirely entranced based. The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore admissions are offered in the following branches: neurology, public health, psychiatry, biophysics, psychology, radiology, statistics. NIMHANS Bangalore courses offered for admissions M.Sc. Biostatistics, M.Sc. Psychiatric Nursing, M.P.H., MPhil. D.M., M.Ch. etc. 

    The institute conducts a separate entrance examination for all the courses offered at NIMHANS Bangalore. NIMHANS Bangalore conducts a common entrance test for candidates applying for D.M. Neurology and M.Ch. Neurosurgery courses with M.B.B.S. qualification followed by entrance tests for each domain. It is to be noted that the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore conducts a separate entrance test for D.M. Neurology M.Ch.  Neurosurgery courses for candidates applying with PG qualifications. Admission to M.D. Psychiatry at NIMHANS Bangalore is based on the INI-CET conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Delhi. Candidates will be called for interview/admissions solely on the basis of merit in the entrance examination.

    NIMHANS Bangalore Admissions- Application Process

    • Step 1- Candidates must visit the official website of NIMHANS Bangalore.

    • Step 2- Eligible candidates need to fill NIMHANS Bangalore application form online mode only along with all the enclosures and photographs.

    • Step 3- Candidates can only apply to a maximum of three courses (provided they are eligible). 

    • Step 4- Employees of state or central government or of any public sector undertaking of state or central government should submit their applications along with the no-objection certificate.

    • Step 5- Candidates must pay the NIMHANS Bangalore application fee.

    NIMHANS Bangalore PG Admission

    The institute offers postgraduate courses such as M.D. Psychiatry, M.P.H., M.Sc. Psychiatric Nursing,  M.Sc. Biostatistics, MPhil. Etc. The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore offers admission to  M.D. Psychiatry based on INI-CET conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences AIMS, Delhi. For all other postgraduate courses, NIMHANS Bangalore conducts an entrance examination. At the time of interview/admissions, candidates must complete the document verification process for NIMHANS Bangalore admissions.

    NIMHANS Bangalore PG Courses, Seats and Eligibility Criteria

    Course Name

    Seats

    Eligibility Criteria

    M.Sc. Psychiatric Nursing 

    9

    Candidates must hold a B.Sc. Nursing or B.Sc. Hons. Nursing or Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing and minimum of 1-year experience after basic B.Sc. Nursing as on the day of counselling.


    The candidate should be a registered nurse and registered midwife or equivalent with any State Nursing Registration Council.

    M.Sc. Biostatistics

    4

    undergraduate degree in Mathematics / Statistics as the main subject.

    M.P.H.

    10

    Candidates must have passed M.B.B.S. or Bachelor of Dental Sciences or postgraduate degree in sociology/statistics / environmental sciences /physiotherapy /occupational therapy / health management / social work / economics / speech pathology and audiology / speech pathology / audiology / nursing from a recognised university.

    M.D. Psychiatry

    37

    M.B.B.S. or DPM from an institution recognised by the Medical Council of India.

    M.Phil. Clinical Psychology

    23

    Two years master’s degree in applied psychology /clinical psychology/counselling psychology/psychological counselling/psychology

    M.Phil. Psychiatric Social Work

    26

    Two years master’s degree in social work from a recognised university.

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    NIMHANS Bangalore Admission Process for M.Sc. Psychiatric Nursing and M.Sc. Biostatistics

    • First, candidates must meet the eligibility criteria prescribed by the institute. 

    • Eligible candidates need to visit the official website of NIMHANS Bangalore and fill the application form.

    • National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore conducts an entrance examination for admission to M.Sc. Psychiatric and M.Sc. Biostatistics at NIMHANS Bangalore.

    • Candidates must obtain a minimum of 50% marks in the entrance examination to qualify NIMHANS Bangalore online entrance test. 5% relaxation of marks is given to candidates belonging to SC/ST category.

    • At the time of admissions,  candidates must verify their original documents.

    • The final selection of candidates is based on the performance of candidates in the entrance examination, document verification and payment of the fees.

    NIMHANS Bangalore Admission Process for M.D. Psychiatry

    • Candidates before applying for INI CET must meet the eligibility criteria. It is important to check the eligibility criteria to ensure that students are eligible or not for NIMHANS Bangalore admissions.

    • Eligible candidates must complete the registration process of INI CET for NIMHANS Bangalore M.D Psychiatry admissions.

    • The authorities release INI CET results on the official website of AIMS at aiimsexams.ac.in

    • INI CET result 2021 includes roll number, all India ranks, category rank. Candidates who will secure the INI CET cutoff percentile for each category are included in the result.

    • Based on candidates performance in INI CET, students will be called for INI CET counselling.

    • Candidates wanting to take admission to the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore must choose NIMHANS Bangalore as their preferred college during the INI CET counselling process.

    • INI CET counselling and seat allotment are done based on the following factors: choices filled by registered candidates, seats available in the particular college/specialization, INI CET result, reservation criteria and other factors.

    • Candidates who will be allotted NIMHANS Bangalore at INI CET counselling must report to the institute along with original documents for verification and completion of NIMHANS Bangalore admissions.

    • Last, selected candidates must pay the requisite fee.

    NIMHANS Bangalore Admission Process for M.Phil

    • Students wanting to take admission in NIMHANS Bangalore in M.Phil courses must fulfil the eligibility conditions.

    • Eligible candidates need to visit the official website of the National Institute of Mental  Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore to apply for NIMHANS Bangalore admissions.

    • Candidates have to appear for an entrance examination conducted by NIMHANS Bangalore for admission to M.Phil programmes.

    • Based on candidates performance in the entrance examination, students will be notified to report to NIMHANS Bangalore for the document verification process.

    • The final selection of candidates to M.Phil programmes at NIMHANS Bangalore is based on candidates’ performance in the online entrance examination, document verification and payment of the fees.

    Note: Based on NIMHANS Bangalore entrance test performance, a list of students who have qualified for interview/admission shall be uploaded on the official website of NIMHANS Bangalore and the same will be posted on the notice board of NIMHANS Bangalore.

    NIMHANS Bangalore Doctoral Admissions

    Speciality courses offered at NIMHANS Bangalore for National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore admissions are D.M. Neuroanaesthesia, D.M. Neurology, D.M. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, D.M. Neuroanaesthesia, D.M. Neuroimaging and Interventional Radiology, D.M. Addiction Psychiatry, D.M. Neuropathology and M.Ch. Neurosurgery. For admission to D.M. and M.Ch. courses, candidates need to appear for an entrance examination. The institute conducts separate entrance examinations for candidates applying with M.B.B.S and PG qualifications.

    NIMHANS Bangalore Admission Process for D.M. and M.Ch. Courses

    • Meet the eligibility criteria and fill the application form.

    • The institute conducts an entrance examination for D.M. and M.Ch.courses.

    • It is to be noted that a common entrance test is conducted by NIMHANS Bangalore for students applying for D.M. Neurology and M.Ch. Neurosurgery courses with M.B.B.S qualification followed by entrance tests for each domain. The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore conducts a separate entrance test for D.M. Neurology M.Ch.  Neurosurgery courses for aspirants applying with PG qualifications.

    • Aspirants must obtain at least 50% (UR/SC/OBC) in the entrance examination.

    • After the entrance examination, a list of candidates qualified for interview/ admission in the order of merit will be uploaded on NIMHANS Bangalore official website and the same shall be posted on the notice board.

    • Admission to D.M. and M.Ch. is offered based on the performance of candidates in the entrance test, document verification at the time of interview/admission and payment of the fees.

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    NIMHANS Bangalore Scholarship

    Students wanting to take admission or have taken any course at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore can apply for various national level scholarships and fellowships offered by the University Grants Commission (UGC). NIMHANS Bangalore scholarships include UGC and national scholarships. To avail NIMHANS Bangalore scholarships, students must meet the eligibility criteria as laid down by the concerned scholarship provider. NIMHANS Bangalore scholarships for students pursuing M.Phil. programmes are Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students (MANF), Junior Research Fellowship in Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences etc. The institute also offers various awards/prizes to outgoing students. These awards are offered on the basis of meritorious performance. Some of the awards offered to students at NIMHANS Bangalore are Dr M.V. Govindaswamy Memorial Award, Dr M.V. Govindaswamy Memorial Prize, Dr R.N. Moorthy Award etc.

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    NIMHANS Bangalore Scholarships, Benefits and Eligibility Criteria

    Scholarship Name

    Benefits

    Eligibility Criteria

    Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students (MANF)

    Fellowship- Rs. 25,000/- for initial two years (JRF)


    Rs. 28,000/- for remaining tenure (SRF)

    Postgraduation with a minimum of 55% marks Candidates must belong to one of the minority communities 

    Must have cleared the CBSE/NTA UGC-NET/ CSIR-NET will be eligible for the award of MANF.


    The annual family income should not exceed Rs. 6,00,000. 


    Candidates must have enrolled in a regular full-time M.Phil/Ph.D. programme in a recognised university.


    Junior Research Fellowship in Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences

    Fellowship- Rs.25,000/-p.m. for initial two years JRF Rs.28,000/-p.m. for remaining tenure SRF

    Candidates who have qualified in NET-JRF or the UGC-CSIR joint tests

    PG Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child

    Rs. 36,200 per annum

    Girl student up to the age of 30 years and must be pursuing full-time 1st year PG programme.

    PG Scholarship Scheme for SC/ST Students for Pursuing Professional Courses

    Rs. 4,500 per month 

    Pursuing professional courses from the institution/college/university recognised by the UGC or funded by central or state government.

    NIMHANS Bangalore Awards

    Award Name

    Department

    Course 

    Eligibility Criteria

    Dr M.V. Govindaswamy Memorial Award

    Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 

    D.M. Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

    The award shall be given to the best outgoing student (award for meritorious performance)

     Dr Usha Punja Award

    Neuroimaging and Interventional Radiology

    D.M.Neuroimaging and Interventional Radiology

    Silver Jubilee Award

    Neurosurgery

    M.Ch. Neurosurgery

    Dr M.V. Govindaswamy Memorial Prize

    Psychiatric Social Work

    M.Phil. Psychiatric Social Work

    The award/prize shall be awarded to the candidate scoring the highest marks.

    Dr R.N. Moorthy Award

    Nursing

    M.Sc. Psychiatric Nursing 

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    NIMHANS Bangalore Admission

    The institute offers admissions at the postgraduate and doctoral levels. NIMHANS Bangalore admissions are entirely entranced based. The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore admissions are offered in the following branches: neurology, public health, psychiatry, biophysics, psychology, radiology, statistics. NIMHANS Bangalore courses offered for admissions M.Sc. Biostatistics, M.Sc. Psychiatric Nursing, M.P.H., MPhil. D.M., M.Ch. etc. 

    The institute conducts a separate entrance examination for all the courses offered at NIMHANS Bangalore. NIMHANS Bangalore conducts a common entrance test for candidates applying for D.M. Neurology and M.Ch. Neurosurgery courses with M.B.B.S. qualification followed by entrance tests for each domain. It is to be noted that the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore conducts a separate entrance test for D.M. Neurology M.Ch.  Neurosurgery courses for candidates applying with PG qualifications. Admission to M.D. Psychiatry at NIMHANS Bangalore is based on the INI-CET conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Delhi. Candidates will be called for interview/admissions solely on the basis of merit in the entrance examination.

    NIMHANS Bangalore Admissions- Application Process

    • Step 1- Candidates must visit the official website of NIMHANS Bangalore.

    • Step 2- Eligible candidates need to fill NIMHANS Bangalore application form online mode only along with all the enclosures and photographs.

    • Step 3- Candidates can only apply to a maximum of three courses (provided they are eligible). 

    • Step 4- Employees of state or central government or of any public sector undertaking of state or central government should submit their applications along with the no-objection certificate.

    • Step 5- Candidates must pay the NIMHANS Bangalore application fee.

    NIMHANS Bangalore PG Admission

    The institute offers postgraduate courses such as M.D. Psychiatry, M.P.H., M.Sc. Psychiatric Nursing,  M.Sc. Biostatistics, MPhil. Etc. The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore offers admission to  M.D. Psychiatry based on INI-CET conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences AIMS, Delhi. For all other postgraduate courses, NIMHANS Bangalore conducts an entrance examination. At the time of interview/admissions, candidates must complete the document verification process for NIMHANS Bangalore admissions.

    NIMHANS Bangalore PG Courses, Seats and Eligibility Criteria

    Course Name

    Seats

    Eligibility Criteria

    M.Sc. Psychiatric Nursing 

    9

    Candidates must hold a B.Sc. Nursing or B.Sc. Hons. Nursing or Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing and minimum of 1-year experience after basic B.Sc. Nursing as on the day of counselling.


    The candidate should be a registered nurse and registered midwife or equivalent with any State Nursing Registration Council.

    M.Sc. Biostatistics

    4

    undergraduate degree in Mathematics / Statistics as the main subject.

    M.P.H.

    10

    Candidates must have passed M.B.B.S. or Bachelor of Dental Sciences or postgraduate degree in sociology/statistics / environmental sciences /physiotherapy /occupational therapy / health management / social work / economics / speech pathology and audiology / speech pathology / audiology / nursing from a recognised university.

    M.D. Psychiatry

    37

    M.B.B.S. or DPM from an institution recognised by the Medical Council of India.

    M.Phil. Clinical Psychology

    23

    Two years master’s degree in applied psychology /clinical psychology/counselling psychology/psychological counselling/psychology

    M.Phil. Psychiatric Social Work

    26

    Two years master’s degree in social work from a recognised university.

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    NIMHANS Bangalore Courses
    NIMHANS Bangalore Placements
    NIMHANS Bangalore Facilities

    NIMHANS Bangalore Admission Process for M.Sc. Psychiatric Nursing and M.Sc. Biostatistics

    • First, candidates must meet the eligibility criteria prescribed by the institute. 

    • Eligible candidates need to visit the official website of NIMHANS Bangalore and fill the application form.

    • National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore conducts an entrance examination for admission to M.Sc. Psychiatric and M.Sc. Biostatistics at NIMHANS Bangalore.

    • Candidates must obtain a minimum of 50% marks in the entrance examination to qualify NIMHANS Bangalore online entrance test. 5% relaxation of marks is given to candidates belonging to SC/ST category.

    • At the time of admissions,  candidates must verify their original documents.

    • The final selection of candidates is based on the performance of candidates in the entrance examination, document verification and payment of the fees.

    NIMHANS Bangalore Admission Process for M.D. Psychiatry

    • Candidates before applying for INI CET must meet the eligibility criteria. It is important to check the eligibility criteria to ensure that students are eligible or not for NIMHANS Bangalore admissions.

    • Eligible candidates must complete the registration process of INI CET for NIMHANS Bangalore M.D Psychiatry admissions.

    • The authorities release INI CET results on the official website of AIMS at aiimsexams.ac.in

    • INI CET result 2021 includes roll number, all India ranks, category rank. Candidates who will secure the INI CET cutoff percentile for each category are included in the result.

    • Based on candidates performance in INI CET, students will be called for INI CET counselling.

    • Candidates wanting to take admission to the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore must choose NIMHANS Bangalore as their preferred college during the INI CET counselling process.

    • INI CET counselling and seat allotment are done based on the following factors: choices filled by registered candidates, seats available in the particular college/specialization, INI CET result, reservation criteria and other factors.

    • Candidates who will be allotted NIMHANS Bangalore at INI CET counselling must report to the institute along with original documents for verification and completion of NIMHANS Bangalore admissions.

    • Last, selected candidates must pay the requisite fee.

    NIMHANS Bangalore Admission Process for M.Phil

    • Students wanting to take admission in NIMHANS Bangalore in M.Phil courses must fulfil the eligibility conditions.

    • Eligible candidates need to visit the official website of the National Institute of Mental  Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore to apply for NIMHANS Bangalore admissions.

    • Candidates have to appear for an entrance examination conducted by NIMHANS Bangalore for admission to M.Phil programmes.

    • Based on candidates performance in the entrance examination, students will be notified to report to NIMHANS Bangalore for the document verification process.

    • The final selection of candidates to M.Phil programmes at NIMHANS Bangalore is based on candidates’ performance in the online entrance examination, document verification and payment of the fees.

    Note: Based on NIMHANS Bangalore entrance test performance, a list of students who have qualified for interview/admission shall be uploaded on the official website of NIMHANS Bangalore and the same will be posted on the notice board of NIMHANS Bangalore.

    NIMHANS Bangalore Doctoral Admissions

    Speciality courses offered at NIMHANS Bangalore for National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore admissions are D.M. Neuroanaesthesia, D.M. Neurology, D.M. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, D.M. Neuroanaesthesia, D.M. Neuroimaging and Interventional Radiology, D.M. Addiction Psychiatry, D.M. Neuropathology and M.Ch. Neurosurgery. For admission to D.M. and M.Ch. courses, candidates need to appear for an entrance examination. The institute conducts separate entrance examinations for candidates applying with M.B.B.S and PG qualifications.

    NIMHANS Bangalore Admission Process for D.M. and M.Ch. Courses

    • Meet the eligibility criteria and fill the application form.

    • The institute conducts an entrance examination for D.M. and M.Ch.courses.

    • It is to be noted that a common entrance test is conducted by NIMHANS Bangalore for students applying for D.M. Neurology and M.Ch. Neurosurgery courses with M.B.B.S qualification followed by entrance tests for each domain. The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore conducts a separate entrance test for D.M. Neurology M.Ch.  Neurosurgery courses for aspirants applying with PG qualifications.

    • Aspirants must obtain at least 50% (UR/SC/OBC) in the entrance examination.

    • After the entrance examination, a list of candidates qualified for interview/ admission in the order of merit will be uploaded on NIMHANS Bangalore official website and the same shall be posted on the notice board.

    • Admission to D.M. and M.Ch. is offered based on the performance of candidates in the entrance test, document verification at the time of interview/admission and payment of the fees.

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    NIMHANS Bangalore Facilities

    The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore provides many facilities to its students. NIMHANS Bangalore facilities include a library, sports facilities, medical facilities, IT infrastructure and many other facilities. The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore provides residential facilities for girls and boys students. These hostels have all the basic amenities. The library present on campus has all the necessary academic resources to help the students with their studies. NIMHANS Bangalore facilities also include sports, auditorium, medical centre etc. The institute provides medical facilities to the students. 

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    Is NIMHANS integrated MS,MCh neurosurgery course post mbbs duration 5years or 6 years ?

    The post mbbs course of both MD and Mch from NIMHANS ( Bangalore)  is of 6 years, same as that of aiims delhi , Acc to the latest Institute brochure. You can look for further details in the brochure provided by the institute every year, online.

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    NIMHANS (MS,MCH) neurosurgery integrated course duration ?

    MCh Neurosurgery or Master of Chirurgiae in Neurosurgery is a postgraduate certificate program embraced by clinical understudies to accomplish skill in this specific region. The length of the course fluctuates between 3-6 years relying upon whether the competitor has finished MBBS or a MS in medication or related specialization.

    NIMHANS Bangalore Contact Address

    Address:
    National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Hosur Road Marigowda Road, Lakkasandra, Wilson Garden, Bangalore - 560029, Karnataka, India
    College Website: Go to the website

    NIMHANS Bangalore Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

    1: What is the mode of the NIMHANS Bangalore application form?

    The mode of the NIMHANS Bangalore application form is online.

    2: Where is NIMHANS Bangalore located?

    The institute is located at(Lakkasandra, Wilson Garden) Bangalore, Karnataka.

    3: How to check INI CET results for D.M. admissions at NIMHANS Bangalore?

    Visit the official website of aims, enter login credentials and download the INI CET result PDF.

    4: Are scholarships available at NIMHANS Bangalore?

    Yes, scholarships are available at NIMHANS Bangalore.

    5: Does NIMHANS Bangalore have signed MOUs with other universities/organisations?

    Yes, NIMHANS Bangalore has signed MOUs with various universities such as Columbia University, University of Florida, Johns Hopkins University.

    6: Is NIMHANS Bangalore is an institute of national importance?

    Yes, NIMHANS Bangalore is an institute of national importance.

    7: Does NIMHANS Bangalore offer residential facilities?

    Yes, the institute has separate hostels for boys and girls.

    8: What is the full form of NIMHANS Bangalore?

    The full form of NIMHANS Bangalore is the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore.

    9: What was the ranking of NIMHANS Bangalore given by NIRF in 2021?

    NIMHANS Bangalore has been ranked 4th in the medical category and 42nd in the research category by NIRF in 2021.

    10: Is NIMHANS Bangalore recognised by UGC?

    Yes, NIMHANS Bangalore is recognised by UGC.

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