National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore invites Online applications on prescribed form for Admission to the following courses for the Academic Year 2011 -2012.
Super Speciality Courses
DM in Neuroradiology, Neurology, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
M.Ch. in Neurosurgery
Ph.D in Clinical Neurosciences (ICMR Programme)
Ph.D. in Clinical Neurosciences
Post Doctoral Fellowship Courses
1. Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 2. Neuroanesthesia 3. Neuroinfection 4. Neurology
a) Epilepsy b) Movement Disorders 5. Neuropathology
Diploma in Clinical Neurophysiology Technology (DCNT)
DM Degree in Neuroradiology: MD/DNB in Radiodiagnosis. The duration of the course will be for a period of three years.
DM Degree in Neurology: (a) MBBS: The duration of the course will be for a period of five years, (b) MD/DNB in Internal (General) Medicine or Paediatrics: The duration of the course will be for a period of three years.
DM Degree in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: MD/DNB in Psychiatry. The duration of the course will be for a period of three years.
M.Ch. Degree in Neurosurgery: (a) MBBS: The duration of the course will be for a period of five years, (b) MS/DNB in General Surgery: The duration of the course will be for a period of three years.
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.
Post Doctoral Fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: MD/DNB in Psychiatry.
Post Doctoral Fellowship in Neuroanaesthesia: MD/DNB in Anaesthesia
Post Doctoral Fellowship in Neuroinfection: MD in Microbiology
Post Doctoral Fellowship in Neurology a) Epilepsy b) Movement Disorders: DM/DNB in Neurology
Post Doctoral Fellowship in Neuropathology: MD/DNB in Pathology (The duration of Post Doctoral Fellowship courses will be for a period of one year)
Diploma in Clinical Neurophysiology Technology (DCNT): The duration of the course will be for a period of two years Minimal Qualification: B.Sc. with Physics/ Electronics/ Computer Science with minimum Second Class in the qualifying examination or Diploma in Electronics/Electrical/Instrumentation/Computer (Approved by Board of Technical Education) or 3 years experience as EEG Technician after PUC.
Common for all Courses: The qualifying degrees for all the above mentioned courses should be from a recognized University. For medical qualification, the degree should be recognized by the Medical Council of India.
For Superspeciality Courses age should not be more than 32 years for MBBS Degree holders and 35 years for PG Medical Degree holders and relaxable incase of SC/ST candidates by a maximum of 5 years as on 01.08.2011. For sponsored candidates age should not be more than 45 years as on 01.08.2011. For DCNT course, the age should be less than 30 years on the day of commencement of course i.e., 1st August 2011. Relaxation of 5 years in case of sponsored candidates.
Application form 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 passpost size photograph affixed (in the column provided) along with the Demand Draft drawn in favour of The Director, NIMHANS, Bangalore560 029 and relevant enclosures should be sent to The Director, NIMHANS, Hosur Road, Bangalre – 560 029 by superscribing the name of the course(s) applied for on the Envelope.
The application fee for Medical & DCNT Courses is Rs.1000/- per course for General candidates & Rs.750/- per course for SC/ST candidates. Foreign Nationals are required to submit their applications through the Diplomatic Channel (through the Ministry of External Affairs). They shall also appear for the common Entrance Test along with other candidates.
Application is available online upto : 8th April 2011
Last date for receipt of Application abstract by post/ Courier : 13th April 2011
Entrance Test will be held in Bangalore on : 26th June 2011
Commencement of the Courses : 1st August 2011
For details visit www.nimhans.kar.nic.in/aca_admission/admis201112b.pdf