Thursday, October 21, 2010

NIMHANS Ph.D/PG Degree/PG Diploma Admissions 2011

NIMHANS Ph.D/PG Degree/PG Diploma Admissions 2011

NIMHANS Admission to the following courses for the Academic Year 2011 - 2012.

A) Ph.D.
(a) Institute Fellowship
1. Ph.D. Degree in Clinical Psychology 6 Seats
2. Ph.D. Degree in Neurophysiology 2 Seats
3. Ph.D. Degree in Psychiatric Social Work 1 Seats
4. Ph.D. Degree in Speech Pathology & Audiology 1 Seat
(b) External Fellowship
Candidates with Sponsorship from Government of India/State Govt. Institutions, Deputed or Sponsored from a recognized University, Fellowships from Government Agencies like UGC/ICMR/CSIR etc., and Permanent Employees and tenured employees of NIMHANS can also apply for Ph.D. in the various departments of this Institute which will be considered at the discretion of the competent authority for Entrance Test to be held during the month of February.
(a) Biophysics (b) Biostatistics (c) Clinical Psychology (d) Epidemiology (e) Human
Genetics (f) Neurochemistry (g) Neuromicrobiology (h) Neurophysiology (i)Neurovirology (j) Psychiatric Nursing (k) Psychiatric Social Work (l) Psychiatry (m)
Psychopharmacology (n) Speech Pathology & Audiology.

1. MD Degree in Psychiatry 20 Seats# (1 for Sponsored)*
2. Diploma in Psychiatry (DPM) 9 Seats (8 for Karnataka Domicile and 1 for Sponsored)3. M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology 21 Seats (3 for Foreign/Sponsored)*
4. M.Phil. in Psychiatric Social Work 18 Seats (3 for Foreign/Sponsored)*
5. M.Phil. in Neurophysiology 2 Seats
6. M.Phil. in Biophysics 3 Seats
7. M.Phil. in Neurosciences 4 Seats
8. M.Sc. in Psychiatric Nursing 9 Seats
*Sponsored candidates means sponsored by the State/Central Government or Public Sector undertaking of State/Central Government.
#No. of seats likely to be increased

1. Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing (DPN) 45 Seats
2. Diploma in Neurological and Neuro surgical Nursing (DNN) 9 Seats

MD in Psychiatry: (a) MBBS: The duration of the course will be for a period of three
years (b) 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
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 Epidemiology: MD in Preventive and Social Medicine/ Community Medicine/
M.Sc. in Epidemiology/ Biostatistics
Ph.D. in Human Genetics: M.Sc. in Genetics/ Human Genetics/ Applied Genetics/
Biotechnology/ Biochemistry
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 Neurochemistry: M.Phil. in Neurosciences/ M.Tech. in Biotechnology/ M.Sc.
in Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Chemistry/ Biomedical Genetics/ Molecular Biology/
Life Science/ Neurosciences/ Medical Biochemistry/ Molecular Genetics/ Genetics/
Ph.D. in Neuromicrobiology: MBBS/ MD Microbiology/ BE Biotechnology/ M.Phil.
Neuroscience/ M.Sc. in Medical Microbiology/ Molecular Biology/ MLT/ Applied
Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Biomedical Genetics/ Neuroscience
Ph.D. in Neurophysiology: M.Phil. in Neuroscience/ Neurophysiology/ MBBS/ MD in
Physiology/ MD in Ayurveda/ BE/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
Ph.D. in Psychopharmacology: MD in Pharmacology/ Physiology/ Biochemistry/
MBBS/ BE Biotechnology/ Bioinfomatics/ B.Tech. Biotechnology/ Bioinfomatics/ ME
Biotechnology/ Bioinfomatics/ M.Sc. in Pharmacology/ Physiology/ Biochemistry/ Life
Science/ Biotechnology/ Bioinfomatics
Ph.D. in Speech Pathology & Audiology: Master’s degree in Speech Pathology &
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
M.Phil. in Neurophysiology: MBBS/ BAMS (Ayurveda)/ BDS/ M.Sc. in Physiology/
Neuroscience/ Anatomy/ Biochemistry/ Zoology/ Biotechnology/ Life Science/
Molecular Biology
M.Phil. in Neurosciences: MBBS/ BE/ B.Tech. Electronics/ Electrical/ Computer
Science/ Biotechnology/ M.Sc. Physics/ Chemistry/ Biochemistry/ Anatomy/
Physiology/ Molecular Biology/ Genetics/ Biotechnology/ Zoology/ Life Science/ MA
Psychology/ M.Sc. Psychology
M.Phil. in Psychiatric Social Work: Master’s degree in Social Work
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.
Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing (DPN) & Diploma in Neurological and
Neurosurgical Nursing (DNN): Should be a registered Nurse (R.N&R.M) in the State
Nursing Council with one year experience as staff nurse
Common for all Courses:
The qualifying degrees for all the above mentioned courses should be from a recognized University. 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 nonmedical
and Ph.D. courses in respect of SC/ST candidates.
For Medical course, the candidate should have completed compulsory rotation internship of one year after MBBS or its equivalent recognized by Medical Council of India 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. For Non-Medical courses, candidates should bring the results of their qualifying examination as on the date of Entrance
Test i.e., 27th February 2011.

Please refer website/prospectus for full details.

1. Application forms for all the courses are available online at the NIMHANS
website 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 drawn in favour of The Director, NIMHANS, Bangalore –
560 029 and relevant enclosures should be sent to the Director, NIMHANS,
Hosur Road, Bangalore – 560 029 by superscribing the name of the
course(s) applied for, on the Envolope without fail.
2. A candidate can apply for a maximum of 4 courses only (Medical & Non-
Medical inclusive) provided they are eligible.
3. The Application fee for both Medical & Non-Medical courses is Rs.1000/- per
course for General candidates and Rs.750/- per course for SC/ST candidates
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. 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.
6. There will be no entrance test for DPN and DNN Courses.
7. AGE LIMIT: For MD & DPM Courses the age should not be more than 32
years and, relaxable in case of SC/ST Candidates by a maximum of 5 years as
on 2.5.2011. For sponsored candidates age should not be more than 45 years
as on 2.5.2011.
8. Application is available online from : 20th October 2010
9. Application is available online upto : 20th November 2010
10. Last date for receipt of Application abstract at this : 25th November 2010
11. Entrance Test will be held in Bangalore on : 27th February 2011
12. Counseling will be held in Bangalore on : 1st March 2011
13. Commencement of the Courses : 2nd May 2011
14. Last date for admission of candidates : 31st May 2011

For more information contact-:
E-mail :
Phone No. : 080 26995013


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