National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore a Deemed University invites online applications on prescribed form for Admission to the following courses for the Academic Year 2013 – 2014.
(a) Institute Fellowship
Ph.D. Degree in Clinical Psychology: 04 Seats
Ph.D. Degree in Neurophysiology: 02 Seats
Ph.D. Degree in Psychiatric Social Work: 01 Seat
Ph.D. Degree in Speech Pathology & Audiology: 02 Seats
Ph.D. Degree in Biostatistics: 01 Seat
Under Wellcome Grant
6. Ph.D. Degree in History of Psychiatry: 2 Seats
(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, CSIR, ICMR, DBT (JRF/SRF only) and Permanent employees/tenured employees of NIMHANS can also apply for Ph.D. in the following departments of this Institute which will be considered at the discretion of the competent authority for Entrance Test and interview to be held during the month of February.
NOTE: Candidates applying for Ph.D. with Fellowships from UGC, CSIR, ICMR, DBT (JRF/SRF only) are exempted from the Entrance Test. All the candidates have to attend an interview and qualify in it by obtaining a minimum of 50% marks to be eligible for admission into the Ph.D. programme. Mere qualification in Entrance test and interview does not entitle admission to
Ph.D. course. Selection is subject to availability of eligible Guides in the respective departments. (a) Biophysics (b) Biostatistics (c) Clinical Psychology (d) Human Genetics (e) Mental Health Education (f) Neurochemistry (g) Neuromicrobiology (h) Neurophysiology (i) Neurovirology (j) Psychiatric Nursing (k) Psychiatric Social Work (l) Psychiatry (m) Psychopharmacology (n) Speech Pathology & Audiology.
B) POST GRADUATE DEGREE/DIPLOMA COURSES
MD Degree in Psychiatry: 22 Seats (1 for Sponsored)*
Diploma in Psychiatry (DPM): 09 Seats (8 for Karnataka Domicile and 1 for Sponsored)*
Fellowship in Psychosocial Support Disaster Management: 08 Seats (4 for Sponsored)
M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology: 21 Seats (3 for Foreign#/Sponsored)*
M.Phil. in Psychiatric Social Work: 21 Seats (3 for Foreign#/Sponsored)*
M.Phil. in Neurophysiology: 02 Seats
M.Phil. in Biophysics 03 Seats
M.Phil. in Neurosciences: 04 Seats
Masters in Public Health: 05 Seats (All 5 for Sponsored)*
M.Sc. in Psychiatric Nursing: 09 Seats
Post Basic Diploma in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing: 45 Seats
Post Basic Diploma in Neuroscience Nursing: 09 Seats
*Sponsored candidates means sponsored by the State/Central Government or Public Sector undertaking of State/Central Government.
#All Foreign Nationals (Holding Passports of Countries other than India), Non Resident Indians and Overseas Citizen of India should apply under Foreign National category only
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 2.5.2013. For sponsored candidates age should not be more than 45 years as on 2.5.2013.
How to Apply
Application forms for all the courses are available online at the NIMHANS website www.nimhans.kar.nic.in
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 and relevant enclosures should be sent to The Registrar, NIMHANS, Hosur Road, Bangalore – 560029 by superscribing the name of the course(s) applied for, on the Envelope without fail.
A candidate can apply for a maximum of 3 courses only, provided they are eligible.
The Application fee is Rs.1500/- per course for General candidates and Rs.1000/- per course for SC/ST candidates.
Application is available online from : 15th November 2012
Application is available online for final submission up to : 14th December 2012
Last date for receipt of Application abstract along with enclosures by post/courier : 19th December 2012
Online Entrance Test will be held in all the centres on : 24th February 2013
The dates for Interview & Counseling will be : 11th and 12th March 2013
Commencement of the Courses : 2nd May 2013
Last date for admission of candidates : 9th May 2013
For details regarding submission of applications online, prospectus, application fee, eligibility condition for admission, minimum qualification, guidelines, course fee please visit the NIMHANS website www.nimhans.kar.nic.in