NIMHANS 2019 Entrance Exam is conducted by the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences. It is for admission to programs such as Ph.D., various Post Doctoral fellowship, and Post MD/DNB courses. The Entrance exam for Ph.D., various Post Doctoral fellowship, and Post MD/DNB will be held on November 18, 2018. Candidates interested in NIMHANS 2019 admission can go through the admission notification. Candidates should first check eligibility criteria and then apply. Get here complete details of NIMHANS 2019 Entrance Exam such as dates, application form, eligibility.

Latest: Admit Card for exam to be held on Nov 18, 2018 has been released, Visit the admit card page to download.

NIMHANS 2019 Entrance Exam

Selection to programs offered at the institute is purely on the basis of the online entrance test. The entrance test will be held in online mode. Those who appear for the exam and get qualifying marks can attend counseling to give preferences of the subject and document verification.

NIMHANS 2019 Dates 

Events Dates 
NIMHANS released admission notice and prospectus on 18 Sep 2018
Application form available from 20 Sep 2018
Date of Closure of registration 20 Oct 2018
Downloading of Admit Card starts from 02 Nov 2018
Last date for downloading of Admit Card 18 Nov 2018
Entrance exam held on 18 Nov 2018
Date of Result To be announced!
Date of interview & Counselling 1st week of Dec 2018
Commencement of courses 01 Jan 2019

NIMHANS 2019 Eligibility Criteria

It is necessary for all the candidates to fulfill the eligibility criteria of the examination, else, they will not be granted admission. The criteria for eligibility is as mentioned below:

NIMHANS 2019 Age Limit:

  • For Superspeciality courses, age should not be more than 35 for PG Medical degree holders as on January 01, 2019 (Not applicable for PDF courses).
  • Age is relaxable by a maximum of 5 years in the case of SC/ST applicants and by a maximum of 3 years for OBC applicants as on the date of commencement of courses.
  • Age should not be more than 45 years as on the date of commencement of courses in case of sponsored/deputed candidates.

NIMHANS 2019 Education Qualification:

The required minimum education qualification for each course is as mentioned below:

Ph.D. in Clinical Neurosciences (ICMR Programme): Minimum Qualification: MBBS degree with not less than 55% of the Marks of any University recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI). The Candidate should have completed satisfactorily one-year compulsory rotating internship or its equivalent as recognized by the MCI after passing the final MBBS examination and must have full registration with a State Medical Council. The duration of the course will be for a period of five years.

DM Degree in Neurology: (a) Post MBBS: The duration of the course will be for a period of five years, (b) Post MD/DNB in Internal (General) Medicine or Paediatrics: The duration of the course will be for a period of three years.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Addiction Medicine: MD/DNB in Psychiatry.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Acute Care & Emergency Psychiatry: MD/DNB in Psychiatry.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: MD/DNB in Psychiatry.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Neuro Sciences & Therapeutics in Schizophrenia: MD/DNB in Psychiatry.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Community Mental Health: MD/DNB in Psychiatry.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Consultation Liasion Psychiatry: MD/DNB in Psychiatry.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Neurology

a) Epilepsy b) Movement Disorders c) Neuromuscular Disorder d) Stroke: DM/DNB in Neurology.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry: MD/DNB in Psychiatry.

(The duration of Post Doctoral Fellowship courses will be for a period of one year)

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry: MD/DNB in Psychiatry.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Neuroinfection: MD in Microbiology.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Hospital Infection Control: MD/DNB in Microbiology.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation of Psychiatric Disorders: MD/DNB in Psychiatry.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Transfusion Medicine: MD/DNB in Pathology/Medicine/Pediatrics/Microbiology/Anaesthesia/ Emergency Medicine or any other clinical equivalent degree recognized from a recognized institution in India

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Obsessive Compulsive disorder & related disorders: MD/DNB in Psychiatry.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Neurological Rehabilitation: MD/DNB (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation).

Common for all Courses:

The qualifying degrees for all the above-mentioned courses should be from a University recognized by NIMHANS. For Medical qualification, the degree should be recognized by the Medical Council of India.

The Candidates should have obtained not less than 55% of Marks in the aggregate in qualifying degree for non-medical courses.

A relaxation of 5% on the aggregate of marks obtained will be given for non-medical and Ph.D. courses in respect of SC/ST candidates.

10% relaxation in the qualifying marks of the Entrance Test will be given for all Post Doctoral Fellowship courses for the Sponsored/Deputed Candidates.

Seat Matrix

Official Website: www.nimhans.ac.in

For more details regarding the NIMHANS Entrance Exam 2019 follow the following Information Brochure.

Insofar, Ph.D., various Post Doctoral fellowship, and Post MD/DNB courses notification for NIMHANS Entrance Exam 2019 has been announced. Other Courses Information on this page as per last year details. As soon as the conducting body will release the official notification, the same will be updated here.

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