National Institute of Siddha (NIS) Chennai Admissions 2021: Courses, Fees, Selection Criteria

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NIS Chennai invites applications for PhD programs in 6 specialisations. Interested candidates need to send the duly filled PhD Application form along with a demand draft of INR 2,000 (for OBC/UR), INR1500 (for SC /ST) in favour of ‘The Director, National Institute of Siddha’, payable at Chennai,  by Registered post / Speed Post /in Person within March 15, 2021 (5 PM).

National Institute of Siddha Chennai is one of the reputed Siddha Colleges in Tamil Nadu. The college is popularly known as NIS Chennai and was founded in the year on 3 September 2005. NIS Chennai is affiliated with The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University and is approved by the Central Council of Indian Medicines.

  •  Based on the marks obtained in the All India AYUSH PG Entrance Examination [AIAPGET] conducted by the Ministry of AYUSH and Counseling held in this Institute, the students are selected and admitted to M.D (Siddha) Course.
  • PhD admissions will be granted on the basis of the Written Entrance Test conducted by the institute.
  • The M.D program is offered in 8 specializations and the PhD program is offered in 6 specializations.
  • Application forms will be downloaded online by visiting the official website of the institution.

NIS Chennai Admission Highlights 2021

Name of the Institute National Institute of Siddha
Type Autonomous
Courses Offered M.D Siddha, Ph.D
Selection Criteria Entrance Exam 
Name of the Exam M.D: AIAPGET Ph.D: Written Entrance Test
Application Online

NIS M.D Siddha Admissions 2021

National Institute of Siddha offers MD in Siddha program at postgraduate level for a duration of  3 Years.  

Name of the program M.D Siddha
Duration 3 Years
Eligibility Siddha graduates with B.S M.S Degree are eligible for admission
Selection Criteria AIAPGET
  The M.D Siddha program is offered in the following electives:
Electives Seats Available (Total Seats = 46)
Maruthuvam 8 seats
Gunapadam 8 seats
Kuzhandhai Maruthuvam 8 seats
Noi Naadal 7 seats
Nanju Maruthuvam 7 seats
Pura Maruthuvam 3 seats
Varma Maruthuvam 3 seats
Siddhar Yoga Maruthuvam 2 seats

Eligibility

Siddha graduates with B.S M.S Degree are eligible to apply for the post graduate degree.

Selection Criteria

Selection is made on the basis of their rank in the All India AYUSH PG Entrance Examination [AIAPGET] conducted by Ministry of AYUSH and Counselling held in this Institute.

NOTE: Reservations are applicable as per the rules of Government of India. One seat is allotted for a Siddha graduate from foreign countries in any one branch cyclically every year.

National Institute of Siddha PH.D Admissions 2021

National Institute of Siddha conducts Ph.D programme in 6 Departments of Siddha specialty. The Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India has sanctioned 12 research fellowships (i.e. two for each department) with monthly stipend.

Name of the Program Ph.D
Duration 5 Years
Admission Criteria Entrance Exam 
Eligibility M.D
Electives 6

Eligibility

Based on the availability of guide and the number of candidates for whom each guide could provide service, the M.D(S) qualified candidates will be selected by conducting entrance examination. The six specialties are...

  1. Maruthuvam
  2. Gunapadam
  3. Sirappu Maruthuvam
  4. Kuzhandai Maruthuvam
  5. Noi Nadal
  6. Nanju Maruthuvam

Selection Criteria

Admission will be granted on the basis of Entrance Examination conducted by National Institute of Siddha.

Admission Of Foreign Candidates​

Out of 46 seats permitted in MD (Siddha) course, 1 seat is reserved for candidates from foreign Countries. Foreign candidates with the Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery (B.S.M.S) degree or equivalent degree as approved by the Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM)—have to submit their applications to the Indian Embassies in their countries.

The Indian Embassies will forward their applications to the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) in New Delhi which in turn will forward the applications to the National Institute of Siddha, Chennai to consider for admission to the MD (Siddha) degree course.

A foreign candidate seeking admission has to submit an application, along with all the original documents, to The Registrar, The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University, Guindy, Chennai – 600 032 for obtaining Eligibility Certificate from the University.

How to Apply for NIS Chennai M.D and Ph.D Admissions 2021?

Application Forms can be downloaded from the Website www.nischennai.org

Candidates are required to submit the correctly filled application form along with a Demand Draft for Rs.2,000/- (Rupees Two thousand only) in case of General / OBC categories and for SC/ST categories - Rs.1500/- (Rupees One Thousand Five hundred only) drawn on any Nationalised Bank in favour of 

“ The Director, National Institute of Siddha” 

payable at Chennai towards application fee. 

Note: Name and Address of the applicant should be mentioned at the backside of the Demand draft with contact number.

Filled in application forms with enclosures may be handed over in person or sent by Registered Post/ Courier Service/ Speed Post so as to reach The Director, National Institute of Siddha, Tambaram Sanatorium, Chennai-600 047, Tamil Nadu, India 

Document Required

Physical Fitness Certificate from a competent authority should be submitted at the time of joining the course.

NOTE: If the candidate fails to join the course after getting allotment order and within the stipulated time the amount paid at the time of counselling will be forfeited.

NIS Chennai Reservation

  1. Out of the total seats, one seat is allotted for a foreign candidate on rotation basis to one of the eight specialties of every academic year. If the seat remains vacant till one day prior to the cut-off date, the same will be filled from the general category on merit basis.
  2. In remaining seats, 15% are reserved for natural born SC candidates, 7.5% for natural born ST candidates and 27% for OBC candidates. (In respect of OBC candidates, certificate of OBC status and exclusion from creamy layer for the year 2017-18 should be produced as per GOI notification issued from time to time.)
  3. If the seat reserved for ST category remains unfilled due to non-availability of eligible candidates, the same shall be filled from the candidates belonging to the SC category on the basis of their merit.

Special Category

One seat (3% of the total seats) from the general category is reserved for physically handicapped candidates with locomotor disabilities of lower limbs between 50% and 70% under the Disability Act subject to the condition that the disability certificate issued by a duly constituted and authorized Medical Board.

The Candidates should be otherwise fit medically. This seat is allotted on rotation basis among various branches.  However if the suitable candidate is not available, the seat will be filled up from the General Category on Merit Basis. Candidates aspiring to get a seat under this special category should apply specifically along with the valid disability certificate.

  1. If it involves only one lower limb it should have a minimum of 50% and should not exceed 70%.
  2. If it involves both the lower limbs the total disability should not exceed 70% with a minimum of 50%.
  3. In case candidates are not available in that category then the candidates with disability of lower limbs (40% to 50%) will also be considered for admission.

FAQs

Ques. How to apply for the undergraduate program?

Ans. No UG courses are being conducted here.

Ques. What kind of accommodation is available for the students?

Ans. Hostel accommodation to the students will be provided on the basis of availability. The Hostel Fees fixed from time to time by the Standing Finance Committee / Governing Council of the Institute will be collected.

Ques. How do we reach the campus?

Ans. National Institute of Siddha (NIS) is located alongside Grand South Trunk Road (GST road) at Tambaram Sanatorium in Chennai. It is at a distance of about 6 km from Chennai Airport, about 24 km from Chennai Central Railway Station, just 2 km from Tambaram Railway Station and about 100 Meters from Tambaram Sanatorium Railway Station. It is about 13 km from The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University to which it is affiliated.

Important Dates

EVENTDATELINK
NIS Chennai PhD Application Last DateMar 15, 2021 Apply

NIS, Chennai Fees & Eligibility

CourseFeesEligibility
M.D53,475 (1st Year Fees) Post Graduation
COURSEADMISSION LINK
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science
MD
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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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Ph.D. program eligibility is at least minimum marks in program requirements. You have to complete the online form and submit your certified copies of the required documents to college. Admission to the course is determined by the marks received in the entrance exam

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Eligibility: Graduation in B.S.M.S. with minimum specified marks. Admission form is available online. Fill and submit the form with required documents. Admission will be granted on the basis of scores obtained in All India AYUSH PG entrance examination and counselling.

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The admission in Ph.D. requires having a master?s degree with average marks to enroll in the college. The college has reserved seats for the students also waive off some percentage fees for those students.

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Admission :

There are entrance exams which are taken for the by the institute. There are minimum qualification which is required for the course. One simply has to fill the admission form and submit the documents required to the college. The entrance exams which the institute conducts helps the candidate to get admission in the institute.

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The aspiring candidate applying for admission in the course has to fulfill the basic eligibility criterion of the college. The first criterion is that the candidate should possess a B.S.M.S. certificate from a recognized institute. The candidate should also register themselves with the Central Council of Indian Medicine.

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Admission :

National Institute of Siddha offers doctorate of Medicine to the students who have completed their MBBS or equivalent degree. The students will be selected on the basis of entrance exam and interview.

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The duration of MD course is 3 years and after the completion of the course University will provide post graduate degree to the student. This student has to appear and clear ear entrance exam that is AIAPGET.

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Admission into this college through All India AYUSH PG entrance examination score. .The counseling process would be given and then the college would be selected according to the score. The documents should be submitted during the verification.

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The admission process in the college is through a qualifying exam followed by counseling. The basic criteria would be that the candidate should have completed B.S.M.S. with minimum specified marks. Then through the counseling, the students would be admitted in the college

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The admission process of the course is based on a simple criteria. The students need to have cleared post-graduation with good grades. I was well aware of this system or criteria and therefore any faced any issue while seeking admission.

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The institute is really good. The studies are given serious importance. The alumni students are active part of the college. The infrastructure of the college is great with all facilities. I am having a great time in college campus.

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