National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences - [NIMHANS], Bangalore

National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences - [NIMHANS], Bangalore

Bangalore, Karnataka Estd 1974 Autonomous University

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National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences - [NIMHANS] Recent Admission Alerts and Updates

NIMHANS Bangalore Quick Updates 2020

June 11: NIMHANS Bangalore is 4th top Medical College in India in NIRF 2020 Medical Category list.

National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, popularly known as NIMHANS, established in December 1974, is one of the best institutions for Mental Health and Neuroscience education in India. It is ranked as the 4th best medical institution in the country by NIRF Ranking 2020. NIMHANS offers a variety of courses for UG, Diploma, PG, PGDM, Super Speciality Medicine Courses, Fellowship, Ph.D. and Post-Doctoral Fellowship in various specializations. Admission is based on the merit obtained in the Entrance test conducted by NIMHANS. 

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NIMHANS Bangalore Highlights

Established | Type1974 | Autonomous University
ApprovedUGC
CoursesUG, Diploma, PG, PGDM, Super Speciality Medicine Courses, Fellowship courses, PhD and Post-Doctoral Fellowship courses
Application modeOnline
Selection criteriaEntrance based 
Official Website https://nimhans.ac.in/

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NIMHANS Bangalore Courses

The 26 departments at NIMHANS offer more than 50 courses under the category of UG, Diploma, PG, PGDM, Super Speciality Medicine Courses, Fellowship courses, PhD and Post-Doctoral Fellowship courses in numerous specializations. The admission to all these courses is based on the NIMHANS Entrance Test. The eligibility and selection criteria for all the courses is as follows:

CourseSpecializationDetails
PhD Biophysics, Clinical Neuroscience, Clinical Psychology, Neurochemistry, Neuroimaging and Interventional, Radiology, Neuromicrobiology, Neurophysiology, Neurovirology, Nursing, Psychiatric Social Work, Speech Pathology And Audiology, Biostatistics, Human Genetics, Pharmacology And Toxicology, Psychiatry, Neurology, Mental Health, Rehabilitation, Neuropathology, Psychopharmacology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and History of Psychiatry Duration: 3 years
Basic Eligibility Criteria: Master’s Degree in relevant specialization
Selection Criteria: NIMHANS entrance test Fees per Annum: INR 29950
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DM Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Neuroanaesthesia & Neurocritical Care, Neuroimaging & Interventional, Radiology, Neurology, Neuropathology, Geriatric Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, and Forensic Psychiatry Duration: 3 years
Basic Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor’s Degree in relevant specialization
Selection Criteria: NIMHANS entrance test Fees per Annum: INR 62050
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M.ChNeurosurgeryDuration: 3 years
Basic Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor’s in MBBS or MS/ DNB in General Surgery. Selection Criteria: NIMHANS entrance test
Fees per Annum: INR 81050
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Postdoctoral Fellowship Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Neuroanaesthesia, Neurocritical Care Cognitive Neurosciences, Epilepsy, Movement Disorders, Neuromuscular Disorder, Stroke, Neurological Rehabilitation, Hospital Infection Control, Neuroinfection, Neuropathology, Acute Care and Emergency Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, Community Mental Health, Clinical Neurosciences & Therapeutics (Schizophrenia), Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation of Psychiatric Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder & Related Disorders, Mental Health, and Transfusion Medicine.Duration: 1 year
Basic Eligibility Criteria: Master’s Degree in relevant specialization
Selection Criteria: NIMHANS entrance test
Fees per Annum: INR 58450
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Fellowship Paediatric Neurology, Neuropsychiatry, Neurocritical Care, Neuroanaesthesia, Clinical Neuropsychology, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Mental Health Education, Geriatric Mental Health Care, Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Geriatric Mental Health Nursing, Psychosocial Care for Elderly, and Disaster Management (Psychosocial Support).Duration: 2 year
Basic Eligibility Criteria: Master’s Degree in relevant specialization
Selection Criteria: NIMHANS entrance test
Fees per Annum: INR 18350
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MDPsychiatryDuration: 3 years
Basic Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor’s degree in MBBS or DPM
Selection Criteria: NIMHANS entrance test
Fees per Annum: INR 66550
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Master of Public Health EpidemiologyDuration: 2 years
Basic Eligibility Criteria: MBBS
Selection Criteria: NIMHANS entrance test
Fees per Annum: INR 96500
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M.Phil.Neurophysiology, Neurosciences, Psychiatric Social Work, Biophysics, and Clinical PsychologyDuration: 2 years
Basic Eligibility Criteria: Post Graduation Selection Criteria: NIMHANS entrance test
Fees per Annum: INR 20300
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M.Sc.Psychiatric Nursing and Biostatistics Duration: 2 years
Basic Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor’s Degree in relevant specialization Selection Criteria: NIMHANS entrance test
Fees per Annum: INR 21600
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PGDMClinical Biochemistry Duration: 1 year
Basic Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor’s Degree in relevant specialization Selection Criteria: NIMHANS entrance test
Fees per Annum: INR 23150
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Post Basic DiplomaPsychiatric/ Mental Health Nursing Neurosciences Nursing Duration: 1 year
Basic Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor’s Degree in relevant specialization Selection Criteria: NIMHANS entrance test
Fees per Annum: INR 23150 Read More
B.Sc.Nursing, Radiography, Anaesthesia Technology, and Clinical Neurophysiology Technology Duration: 3 years
Basic Eligibility Criteria: 10+2 Selection Criteria: NIMHANS entrance test
Fees per Annum: INR 21300 Read More

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NIMHANS Admissions

The admission at NIMHANS is based on the merit obtained in the entrance test conducted by the institute. The candidates must secure at least 50% marks to be eligible for the admission. 

How to Apply?

The application should be submitted through Online mode (only) along with all the required documents. All claims made in the application must be supported with documentary proof in original along with a set of photocopies at the time of interview/admission.The steps to apply are: 

  • Firstly, candidates are required to Sign Up by providing a valid email and mobile number.
  • After successful registration, sign in using Id and password obtained on the given email.
  • Fill the application form and provide all the required details.
  • Pay the application fee course online with Debit/Credit cards or Net-banking.

All Foreign Nationals (holding passports of countries other than India) and Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) can apply for admission at NIMHANS under the “Foreign National” category.

Conduct of Online Entrance Test

  • Eligible candidates for Online Entrance Test will be informed to download the e-hall ticket, which should be produced at the time of Online Entrance Test Centre.
  • Online Entrance Test will be conducted in the following cities for Session 1:
    • For PG courses: Bengaluru, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Pune.
    • For UG courses: Bengaluru, Chennai, Cochin and Hyderabad.
  • Online Entrance Test will be conducted in the following cities for Session 2:
    • For PG courses: Bengaluru, and Delhi,
  • The question paper for the Online Entrance test will contain multiple choice objective type questions. The duration of the test for each course will be 90 minutes and the number of questions to be answered is 100. 
  • There will be negative marking and 0.25 marks will be deducted for all wrong answers. No marks will be deducted for unanswered questions.

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NIMHANS Facilities

Some of the facilities provided by the college include: 

  • Hostel: The campus includes hostels for both male and female students and doctors. The hostel includes all the basic facilities including a mess with three meals a day. It is a home away from home. 
  • Library: The library includes a reference as well as a borrowing section. It provides various services like Off-campus Access service, Literature search service, OPAC search service for e-journals and online catalogues and many more.
  • Gymnasium: The Gymkhana provides facility for the social and physical wellbeing of the NIMHANS family.
  • Canteen: The OPD block has a canteen which can be a good place for a break from the hectic schedule. 
  • Coffee Shop: There is a small coffee shop within the campus which provides other light snacks as well. 

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NIMHANS FAQs

Ques. How are the placements and internship opportunities at NIMHANS?

Ans. The institute provides a 6 months internship along with a stipend. The placement opportunities are also good. You can also get placed in NIMHANS itself.

Ques. Is NIMHANS a good choice if I want to pursue post-graduation in psychiatry?

Ans. NIMHANS is one of the best institutions for Mental Health and Neuroscience education in India. It is ranked as the 4th best medical institution in the country by NIRF Ranking 2020.

Ques. What are the documents required at the time of admission?

Ans. Documents Required for Admission:
  • 10th / SSLC/ Matriculation Certificate.
  • Marks Cards of all years /semesters
  • Statement of Marks of Job Oriented Diploma with Diagnostic (If applicable).
  • Mark Sheets or Statement of Marks for All Years of a Degree or Diploma Course (If applicable).
  • Registration Certificate of State Nursing Council or Indian Nursing Council (If applicable).
  • Transfer Certificate from School/ College/ Institution, where the applicant last studied.
  • Migration Certificate from Board/Department of Pre-University Education/University, under whom the applicant last studied.
  • Certificate of OBC/ SC/ ST/ PWD OR Domicile of Karnataka/ Chhattisgarh/ Jammu and Kashmir/ Uttarakhand/ Northeastern states (if applicable). 
  • Degree Certificate.
  • Attempt Certificate, in case of eligible qualification being MBBS.
  • Permanent Registration Certificate with either State Medical Council or Medical Council of India in case of eligible qualification being a bachelor's degree in medical.
  • Internship Completion Certificate, in case of eligible qualification being MBBS.6
  • Experience Certificate, if mandatory as per ‘General requirement’ section of the respective course.
  • ‘Equivalence Certificate’ from Association of Indian Universities (AIU) for Eligible qualification obtained from a Foreign University/College.

Ques. How is the Faculty of NIMHANS?

Ans. NIMHANS has a professional, well qualified and well-experienced faculty. It has one of the best doctors in the field of mental health and neurosciences.

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Ques. What is the stipend offered for DM in Neurology at NIMHANS?

Ans. For DM in any specialization, the stipend offered is as follows:
Category1st year2nd Year3rd Year
Post MD/ DNB Category SeniorsINR 67700INR 69700INR 71800
Post MBBS Category JuniorsINR 56100INR 57800INR 59500
Post MBBS Category SeniorsINR 67700INR 69700INR 71800

National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences - [NIMHANS], Bangalore Fees & Eligibility

CourseFeesEligibility
B.Sc₹21,300 (1st Year Fees)10+2
M.Phil₹20,300 (1st Year Fees)Post Graduation
M.P.H₹96,500 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
Diploma₹8,600 (1st Year Fees)-
M.Sc₹24,100 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
M.Ch₹81,050 (1st Year Fees)Post Graduation
M.D₹62,050 (1st Year Fees)Post Graduation
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National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences - [NIMHANS] Top Courses, Fees & Eligibility


Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]

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Master of Public Health [MPH]

₹ 96,500 1st Yr Fees
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  • Ranking: #4 Medical - NIRF
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₹ 24,100 1st Yr Fees
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  • Ranking: #4 Medical - NIRF
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June 01, 2020

NIMHANS Admit Card 2020 (Released)- Session I, II Exam Dates (Postponed)

NIMHANS Quick Update: April 13: NIMHANS Exam for Session I have postponed due to COVID 19 epidemics. NIMHANS, Bangalore is an institution of national importance for providing postgraduate courses in Mental Health and Neuro Sciences. Admission to all the courses is granted on

January 28, 2020

NIMHANS Result 2020: Entrance Exam, Admit Card

National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Science (NIMHANS) offers various courses to the candidates such as Ph.D., MD, MS, DM, M.Ch and other courses. Candidates need to clear the NIMHANS Entrance Examination conducted by the university for admission to these courses. The Entrance examinat

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