National Institute of Siddha [NIS] is located in Chennai and is a centre of excellence with research and higher education in Siddha System of Medicine. The institute was set up with a vision to attain High quality of P.G education and good health care services in Siddha Medicine and establish Siddha as a evidence based medicine and develop it as a center of excellence in Siddha. The NIS aims to provide the best possible post graduate education in Siddha, by putting together a team of distinguished faculty members and building a quality resource base. It intends to develop curricula so that the benefits of the traditional science can be applied in the present day. The Institute offers Post Graduate course in Siddha in six specialties, Ph.D programme and rendering health care services through Siddha Medicine. It offers a well attended OPD / IPD with diagnostic laboratory facilities for enhancing the learning and acquiring knowledge and skills in clinical management.
Facts and Figures ofNational Institute of Siddha [NIS]-
Year of Establishment
Director of the Institute
Prof. Dr. S. Mohan
The Ministry of Ayush, Govt. of India
Institutes Under National Institute of Siddha [NIS]
Total Faculty Members
How to Reach
24 km from Chennai Central Railway Station
Why to JoinNational Institute of Siddha [NIS]?
Research Work- The NIS proposes to undertake research to enhance the acceptability of the Siddha formulations and to prove the lack of toxicity of the Materia Medica.
Expert Faculty- The qualified faculty of Siddha Medicine and inter disciplinary faculty strive hard towards imparting a high level of education to the students
Industrial Exposure- The students are deputed to reputed institutions for participating in training /seminar / workshop / conference on standardization of drugs, elemental analysis, preclinical studies, research methodology and biostatistics, career advancement training, general skills development etc for enhancing their knowledge and skills.