NIMHANS 2019: National Institute of Medical Health and Sciences (NIMHANS) will conduct the online entrance exam on November 18, 2018. The application process is now over. Registered candidates will be soon able to download the NIMHANS 2019 admit card online. NIMHANS is an institute of National importance located in Bengaluru, India. It offers a variety of programs for the students in various fields as per their interest in mental health and well being. The exam will be conducted in an online manner. To be eligible for the counselling process, the candidate has to score the minimum cutoff marks in the exam. Read this page to know all the details about the NIMHANS 2019 like what are the courses offered at this institute, fee structure, what is the application process and other details about this institute and other details about this college and the exam details.

Latest: NIMHANS 2019 exam will be conducted on November 18, 2018.

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NIMHANS 2019 is an important exam for those candidates who wish to make a career in the field of mental health and sciences. The application process for the exam is now over, the registered candidates will be soon issued their admit card in the online mode. The exam dates and all the details on various events of NIMHANS 2019 are available on this page below.

NIMHANS 2019 Exam Date

National Institute of Medical Health and Sciences will announce exam dates for NIMHANS 2019. Expected dates and timeline are given below for your reference.

GATE 2019 Exam Dates
Application form released on 20 Sep 2018
Last date to submit the application form 20 Oct 2018
Admit card will be available from To be announced
Online entrance exam 18 Nov 2018
Declaration of Result To be announced
Counselling or interview 1st week of Dec 2018
commencement of courses 01 Jan 2019

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NIMHANS 2019 Admit Card

The admit card for the online entrance exam will be available soon at the official website. The application process is now over. The candidates who have applied successfully will be able to download the admit card. It is an important document which the candidates have to carry with them to the exam hall. It will be used for the verification purpose at the exam hall. Thus the candidates should not forget to carry it to the exam hall. The admit card is also known as hall ticket. The students have to download the admit card online from the official website of NIMHANS.

The release date of the admit card is yet not announced. As soon as the dates will be available we will update the same here.

NIMHANS 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The students who wish to apply for NIMHANS 2019 must check the eligibility criteria for the exam before applying for the exam. It is important to check the eligibility criteria for the exam otherwise the application of the candidate will get cancelled if they are found ineligible at any step.

The NIMHANS 2019 Eligibility Criteria is different for Medical and Non-Medical Courses. Both of them requires that the students have the minimum educational criteria as mentioned in the prospectus.

There is also the age limit for the candidates which they have to check before applying. They have to ensure that they check all the criteria before applying for the exam. If it is found that they do not satisfy any of the criteria above, they will be considered as ineligible for the exam and hence their application will be rejected.

NIMHANS 2019 Application Form

The next step after checking the eligibility criteria will have to fill the NIMHANS 2019 Application Form. It will be filled in an online manner. The students must note that whatever claims they are making in the application form, they should have the documentary proof with them. It would be required at the time of the counselling/interview process. The students can refer to the official prospectus for more information about the NIMHANS 2019 Application Process.

The Application process is now over!

Central Facilities at NIMHANS

NIMHANS, an institute of National Importance, offers a lot of central facilities to the students who take admission to this institute. Those desiring to take admissions to this premier college must be curious to know all the details about these facilities which they will be able to avail when they enter the college.  Check out the central facilities offered by this institute.

  • Advanced Centre for Ayurveda in Mental Health and Neuro Sciences
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Canteen
  • Central Animal Research Facility (CARF)
  • Cognitive Neurosciences
  • Convention Centre
  • Engineering Section
  • Free Legal Aid Cell – NIMHANS
  • Library & Information Services
  • Neurobiology Research Centre
  • NIMHANS Centre for Well Being
  • Gymkhana
  • Photography
  • Publication

Courses Offered at NIMHANS

The students must be curious to know what courses the institute offers to the students who desire to take admissions here. NIMHANS offers students admissions in a wide variety of courses as per the interest of the student. They can take a look here at all the courses which NIMHANS offers at its campus.

a) Basic Sciences Division

  • Department of Biophysics- It offers admissions in the following courses:
  1. Ph.D. in Biophysics
  2. M.Phil in Biophysics
  • Department of Biostatistics- The following courses are offered under this department:
  1. Ph. D. in Biostatistics
  2. M.Sc in Biostatistics
  • Department of Human Genetics-  The Department of Human Genetics offers admissions in the following courses:
  1. Ph.D.  in Human Genetics
  • Department of Neurochemistry-  Courses which are offered under this department are as follows:
  1. Ph.D. in Neurochemistry
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Biochemistry
  • Department of Neuromicrobiology- The following courses are offered under the department of Neuromicrobiology:
  1. PhD in Neuromicrobiology
  2. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuroinfection
  3. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Hospital Infection Control
  • Department of Neurophysiology- This department at NIMHANS offers admissions in the following courses:
  1. Ph.D. in Neurophysiology
  2. M.Phil in Neurophysiology
  • Department of Neurovirology- NIMHANS offers the following courses in this department:
  1. Ph.D. in Neurovirology
  2. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuroinfections
  • Department of Psychopharmacology-  The following courses are offered at NIMHANS under this department:
  1. Ph.D. in Psychopharmacology

b) Behavioural Sciences Division-  This is the second department under which the following courses are offered under it.

  • Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry- NIMHANS offers the following courses under this department:
  1. Ph.D. in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  2. DM in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  3. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Department of Clinical Psychology- The following are offered at NIMHANS under Department of Clinical Psychology.
  1. Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
  2. M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology
  • Department of Mental Health Education- The following courses are offered at this department:
  1. Ph.D. in Mental Health Education
  2. Fellowship in Mental Health Education:
  • Department of Nursing: This department at NIMHANS offers admission to the following courses:
  1. Ph.D. in Nursing
  2. M.Sc. in Psychiatric Nursing
  3. Post Basic Diploma in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
  4. Post Basic Diploma in Neurosciences Nursing
  • College of Nursing: It offers B.SC Degree in Nursing only.
  • Department of Psychiatry: This is the single largest department in South East Asia. It offers admissions in the following courses:
  1. Ph.D. in History of Psychiatry
  2. Ph.D. in Mental Health Rehabilitation
  3. Ph.D. in Psychiatry
  4. DM in Addiction Psychiatry
  5. DM in Geriatric Psychiatry
  6. MD in Psychiatry
  7. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Acute Care & Emergency Psychiatry
  8. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Community Mental Health
  9. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Addiction Medicine
  10. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Consultation Liaison Psychiatry
  11. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry
  12. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder & Related Disorders
  13. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Neuro Sciences &Therapeutics in Schizophrenia
  14. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Women’s Mental Health
  15. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation of Psychiatric Disorders
  16. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry
  17. Fellowship in Psychiatric Rehabilitation
  18. Fellowship in Geriatric Mental Health Care
  19. Fellowship in Geriatric Mental health Nursing
  20. Fellowship in Psychosocial Care for Elderly
  • Department of Psychiatric Social Work- This department offers the following courses at NIMHANS.
  1. Ph.D. in Psychiatric Social Work
  2. M.Phil. in Psychiatric Social Work
  3. Fellowship in Psychosocial Support in Disaster Management

c) Neurosciences Division- This is an another department at NIMHANS under which various departments function. Take a look at all the departments which function under this.

  • Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Virtual Department)-  This department offers admissions to the following courses:
  1. PhD in Clinical Neurosciences
  2. Neurosciences
  • Department of Epidemiology & Centre for Public Health- It offers admissions to the following courses at NIMHANS.
  1. Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • Department of Neuroanaesthesia and Neurocritical Care- The students who are interested in this field can have a look at the courses which are offered here.
  1. DM in Neuroanaesthesia:
  2. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuroanaesthesia
  3. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neurocritical Care
  4. B.Sc. in Anaesthesia Technology
  • Department of Neuroimaging and Interventional Radiology- This department has the following courses which the students can study at NIMHANS.
  1. Ph.D. in Neuroimaging and Interventional Radiology
  2. DM in Neuroimaging and Interventional Radiology
  3. B.Sc. in Radiography
  • Department of Neurological Rehabilitation- This department offers admissions to the following courses:
  1. Ph.D. in Neurological Rehabilitation
  2. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Department of Neurology- The courses offered under this department are as follows:
  1. Ph.D. in Neurology
  2. DM in Neurology
  3. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Epilepsy
  4. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Movement Disorders
  5. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuromuscular Disorder
  6. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Stroke
  7. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Paediatric Neurology
  8. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cognitive Neurosciences
  9. Diploma Course in Clinical Neurophysiology Technology
  • Department of Neuropathology; This department offers admissions in the following courses:
  1. Ph.D. in Neuropathology
  2. DM in Neuropathology
  3. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuropathology
  4. Certificate Course in Neuropathology Technology
  • Department of Neurosurgery: The courses offered under this department are as follows:
  1. M.Ch. in Neurosurgery
  • Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology: This department offers admissions in the following courses at NIMHANS.
  1. Ph.D. in Speech Pathology & Audiology
  • Department of Transfusion Medicine and Haematology:  The following courses can be studied by the students at this department.
  1. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Transfusion Medicine-

Programs for the Students

At NIMHANS, there are programs for the students which they have to undergo while they are at NIMHANS. Take a look at the programs which are there for the students that they have to attend.

  1. Kannada Language Learning Program: This is conducted for a period of 3 months in association with the Department of Kannada & Culture, Government of Karnataka. It is conducted so that the students can better communicate with the patients and their family members in Kannada which is majorly spoken in Karnataka.
  2. Orientation Lecture: It is organized for all the students who take admissions at NIMHANS so that the students get familiar with facilities under Basic, Behavioural and Neurosciences Divisions at NIMHANS.

NIMHANS 2019 Result

NIMHANS 2019 Result will be declared after the exam has been conducted successfully. The result will be declared in the form of a merit list. This list will be declared on the official website as well on the board at the college itself. Students who have given the NIMHANS 2019 Exam can check the results through any of the ways.

NIMHANS 2019 Counselling

NIMHANS 2019 Counselling will be conducted for those students who clear the NIMHANS 2019 Exam. They will be called for the counselling process on the basis of NIMHANS 2018 Result. The NIMHANS 2019 will be conducted as a multi-step process. The candidate will have to submit some documents which will be asked for in the counselling. Students are advised that they keep all the documents ready with them before the counselling so as to avoid last minute hassles.

Seat Matrix Of NIMHANS

As per the latest notice following is the distribution of seat at NIMHANS for various courses.

NIMHANS 2019: Admit Card, Exam Date (Nov 18), Courses

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