National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences
The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Banglore offers number of courses in various disciplines of mental health and neuro sciences. These courses have been specifically created for patient care and provide best opportunities for academic excellence. It was established as the Lunatic Asylum earlier, but was renamed as Mental Hospital in 1925 by the government of Mysore. Later in 1974 this hospital was merged with All India Institute of Mental Health and the autonomous National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) was formed. It was given a status of the Deemed University on 14th November, 1994 by the UGC. The NIMHANS functions according to the directions of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The institute is provided with number of resources in order to undertake research works by various national and international funding organisations.
The list of various departments that are functional in NIMHANS are:-
The institute offers some of the most unique and best academic programmes in association with the above mentioned departments.
Admission Notification 2013-14
National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences has invited applications from the candidates for admission into the following courses:-
The details about the admission procedure have been given in detail in the following paragraphs.
B.Sc. in Nursing (4 years)
The desirous candidates must have cleared ANY ONE of the following exams in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with minimum 45% (40% SC/ST) aggregate marks.
B.Sc in Radiography (3 years)
The desirous candidates must have cleared ANY ONE of the following exams in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and English with minimum 45% (40% SC/ST) aggregate marks.
B.Sc In Anaesthesia Technology (3 years)
The candidates applying to above courses would be selected on the basis of their marks obtained in the qualifying exams only and there won't be any entrance test.
Diploma in Clinical Neurophysiology Technology (DCNT)
This diploma course is for a period of 2 years.
The candidates must have the minimal qualification of B.Sc with Physics/Electronics/Computer Science and must have cleared the qualifying exam or diploma in Electronics/Electrical/Instrumentation/Computer (Approved by Technical education) in second class or 3 years of experience as EEG Technician after PUC. The candidate's selection in this course will be based on the performance of the candidate in the interview.
Reservation of Seats
The distribution of seats in the different courses available is as follows:-
B.Sc in Nursing:- 77 seats, B.Sc in Radiography:-10 seats(4 for sponsored, 6 for private), B.Sc in Anaesthesia Technology:- 6 seats, Diploma in Clinical Neurophysiology Technology:- 6 seats (2 for sponsored).
The reservation criteria various categories is:-
15% of seats for SC, 7.5% of seats for ST, 27% of the seats for OBC. If the seats are not filled then they would be filled by general category candidates.
The detailed fee structure of the courses is available in the prospectus of the institute.
How To Apply?
I and II PUC marks sheet, 10th standard marks sheet, Diploma Certificates and Caste certificate in case of SC/ST category and experience certificate (if applicable).
Administrative Officer (Academic and Evaluation)
Academic and Evaluation Section
NIMHANS, Hosure Road, Post box no-2900,