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NIMHANS MD Psychiatry DM Neuro MCh Neurosurgery Exam 29, 30 Mar 2014 Crash Course 18-21 March

NIMHANS MD Psychiatry DM Neuro MCh Neurosurgery Exam 29, 30 Mar 2014 Crash Course 18-21 March

NIMHANS 2014 : Dates to Remember

  • Application is available online from : 01 Jan 2014
  • Last date for online submission of application : 31 Jan 2014
  • Positive Crash Course : 18 to 21 Mar 2014
  • Online Entrance Test will be held in all the centres on : 29 & 30 Mar 2014
  • The date of Interview & Counseling : 1st week of Jun 2014
  • Commencement of the Courses : 01 Jul 2014
  • Last date for admission of candidates: 08 Jul 2014

“POZITIVE -NIMHANS 2014 ” @ CHENNAI : A Crash course for NIMHANS MARCH 2014
POZITIVE-P.G.Medical entrance exam training centre-Chennai,Madurai,Tirunelveli

POZITIVE -NIMHANS 2014 Packages
Class room discussion
1. Neurology-Discussion in depth
2. Neuro Medicine-18th edition of Harrison based discussion in depth
3. Neuro Surgery
4. Neuro anatomy
5. Neurophysiology
6. Neuroradiology
7. Neuroophthalmology
8. Psychiatry

Study materials
POZITIVE-PEARL-NIMHANS Book
*A book which will cover Neurology,Neuromedicine,Neurosurgery,Neurophysiology,Neuroanatomy,Neuroradiology,Neuroophthalmology and Psychiatry
*Will be a concised extract for NIMHANS-2014 –can make you answer atleast 60% of questions from NIMHANS-2014
Exams:
- POLES(Pozitive On Line Exam Series)-NIMHANS-2014 Model exams
- 100 questions
- 2 exam- towards NIMHANS-2014 exam
Snacks &Tea daily

POLES (Pozitive On Line Exam Series)-NIMHANS-2014 Model exams
Starting Date ( but ,exam will be there online till the main exam)
First exam 24-3-2014
Second exam 25-3-204

POZITIVE -NIMHANS 2014 Course Fee-DETAILS
• Course fee-4 days sessions + Exams +Study materials = Rs.7,900(Seven thousand nine hundred)
• Application form Charges- Rs 240(two hundred and forty)

* OFFER Stage-1 -Registration till February 15th
• Rs.6600(Sixthousand six hundred) Application form Charges- Rs 240(two hundred and forty)
Mode of Registration and Fee Payment
*Fees Can be paid either by DD/Cheque/Online Transfer-DD/Cheque in favour of POSITIVE-(payable at Chennai)
*On line transfer details-
*Address DD/Cheque has to be sent- POSITIVE-18/94 Treasure island Complex,Pantheon Road-Egmore-Chennai
*REGISTRATION-From 9-1-2014
*For further details-9715610411

POZITIVE-NIMHANS 2014- SPLIT UP OF DURATION

POZITIVE-NIMHANS-2014 Programme Duration(hrs)
*Neurology 8
*Neuromedicine(+Neuropharm) 8
*Neurophysiology 2
*Neuroanatomy 2
*Neurosurgery 6
*Neuroophthalmology 2
*Neuroradiology 4
*Psychiatry 6

What POZITIVE-NIMHANS-2014 CLAIMS

Number of questions which can be answered from NIMHANS MARCH-2014 by attending POZITIVE-NIMHANS 2014-70/100

Details of various programmes at POZITIVE NIMHANS-2014

A.Neurology
*Consultant-a dynamic young neurologist who completed his D.M(Neuro) from NIMHANS.
*A lively interactive discussion which will cover neurology completely.
B.Neuromedicine
*Completely based on the 18th edition of Harrison
*Will comprehensively cover neuropharmacology also
C.Neurosurgery
*Consultant- a budding neurosurgeon
*It will be predominantly management oriented discussion,because in NIMHANS-2013 many questions were in that pattern,which will make NIMHANS 2014 easier
D.Neuroanatomy
*Will be covered by the neurosurgeon
*MISSION-Applied neuroanatomy will be covered which will help immensely
E.Neurophysiology
*Basics of neurophysiology will be discussed
F.Neuroophthalmology
*Neuroophthal will be discussed absolutely NIMHANS exam based

G.Neuroradiology
*It will be predominantly neuroradioimages,because many image based question were asked in NIMHANS -2013
H.Psychiatry
*Psychiatry tailor made for NIMHANS Exams
For Outstation Candidates
• The Course Venue at Chennai is 1 km from Egmore Railway Station and 2 kms from Central Railway Station
• Many hotels are available near the course venue and Limited Rooms are available at affordable cost in the Course Venue itself.
• Candidates may contact the hotels directly and book accommodation in advance to avoid last minute rushes

Name of the Hotel / Lodging House Distance From Venue Single Room Non AC Rs per day Double Room Non AC Rs per day Single Room AC Rs per day Double Room AC Rs per day Contact Details
Damien Foundation Course Venue 400< 400 1000 1000 914428193244
Hotel Ashoka 1km 1350 1700 1650 2000 044-28553377
Hotel Central Tower 2 km 1350 1500 1700 1950 044 25389988
Tamilnadu Tourism 2km 500 750
Chennai Stays 0.5 km 044 42148196 9884126633

• The above details are given just for guidance and stay has to be arranged separately.

Dated : 09-01-2014

Prospectus Available at : http://www.nimhans.kar.nic.in/aca_admission/prosp201415.pdf

Dated : 09-01-2014

No.NIMH/ACA/ADMN/2014-2015-1 Dated: 09.01.2014
ADDENDUM TO ADMISSION NOTICE

In partial Modification to the Admission Notification dated 1st January 2014, a Common Entrance
Test will be held for M.Phil. in Biophysics, M.Phil. in Neurophysiology and M.Phil. in Clinical
Neurosciences courses.

All other terms and conditions will remain unaltered.

REGISTRAR

Dated : 010.01-2014

Ph: 26995000/26995015/26995013 FAX: 0091-80-26566811/26564830

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH AND NEURO SCIENCES
(INSTITUTE OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE)

Hosur Road, Bangalore-560 029, INDIA

NIMHANS MD Psychiatry DM Neuro MCh Neurosurgery Exam 29, 30 Mar 2014 Crash Course 18-21 March

NIMHANS MD Psychiatry DM Neuro MCh Neurosurgery Exam 29, 30 Mar 2014 Crash Course 18-21 March

No.NIMH/ACA/ADMN/2014-2015-1 Dated: 01.01.2014
ADMISSION NOTICE

ONLINE Applications are invited on prescribed form for Admission to the following courses for the Academic Year 2014 – 2015

A) Ph.D.
(a) Institute Fellowship
1. Ph.D. Degree in Clinical Psychology 03 Seats
2. Ph.D. Degree in Neurophysiology 02 Seats
3. Ph.D. Degree in Psychiatric Social Work 01 Seat
4. Ph.D. Degree in Speech Pathology & Audiology 01 Seat
5. Ph.D. Degree in Biostatistics 01 Seat*

*If no candidate is selected for Ph.D. in Biostatistics, the seat will be offered to a eligible candidate in Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology

ICMR Fellowship
6. Ph.D. in Clinical Neurosciences 5 Seats
(ICMR Programme)

Under Wellcome Grant
7. 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 March and June.
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 qualifying 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) Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (d) Clinical Psychology (e) Human Genetics (f) Mental Health
Rehabilitation (g) Neurochemistry (h) Neurological Rehabilitation) (i) Neuroimaging & Interventional Radiology (j) Neuromicrobiology
(k) Neuropathology (l) Neurophysiology (m) Neurovirology (n) Nursing (o) Psychiatric Social Work (p) Psychiatry (q)
Psychopharmacology (r) Speech Pathology & Audiology

B) SUPERSPECIALITY COURSES

1. DM Degree in Neuroradiology 3 Seats (1 for sponsored)
2. DM Degree in Neurology 10 Seats (1 for sponsored under post MD/DNB only)*
(6 for Post MD/DNB & 4 for Post MBBS)
3. DM Degree in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 3 Seats (2 for Sponsored)*
4. DM Degree in Neuroanaesthesia#
4 Seats (1 for sponsored)*
5. M.Ch. in Neurosurgery 8 Seats (1 for sponsored under post MS/DNB only)*
(5 for Post MS/DNB & 3 for Post MBBS)
C) POST GRADUATE DEGREE/DIPLOMA COURSES

1. MD Degree in Psychiatry 22 Seats (1 for Sponsored)*
2. Diploma in Psychiatry (DPM) 09 Seats (8 for Karnataka Domicile and 1 for Sponsored)*
3. Fellowship in Psychosocial Support Disaster Management 08 Seats (4 for Sponsored)
4. Fellowship in Psychiatric Rehabilitation## 02 Seats (Under Medical) (1 sponsored)
02 Seats (Under Non-Medical) (1 sponsored)
5. M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology 21 Seats (3 for Foreign#
/Sponsored)*
6. M.Phil. in Psychiatric Social Work 21 Seats (3 for Foreign#
/Sponsored)*
7. M.Phil. in Neurophysiology 02 Seats
8. M.Phil. in Biophysics 03 Seats
9. M.Phil. in Neurosciences 04 Seats
10. Masters in Public Health 05 Seats (All 5 for Sponsored)*
11. M.Sc. in Psychiatric Nursing 09 Seats

D) POST DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP COURSES
1. Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 3 Seats (2 for sponsored)*
2. Neuroanaesthesia 4 Seats (2 for foreign**/sponsored)*
3. Neuroinfection 2 Seats (1 for sponsored)*
4. Hospital Infection Control 1 Seat (1 for sponsored)*
5. Neurology
a) Epilepsy 2 Seats (1 for sponsored)*
b) Movement Disorders 2 Seats (1 for sponsored)* c) Neuromuscular Disorder 1 Seat
d) Stroke 1 Seat
6. Neuropathology 2 Seats (1 for foreign**/sponsored)*
7. Transfusion Medicine 2 Seats (2 for sponsored)*
8. Neurological Rehabilitation 2 Seats
9. Psychiatry
a) Acute Care & Emergency Psychiatry 2 Seats (1 for sponsored)
b) Community Mental Health 3 Seats (2 for sponsored)
c) Addiction Medicine 4 Seats (2 for sponsored)
d) Consultation Liasion Psychiatry 2 Seats (1 for sponsored)
e) Geriatric Psychiatry 2 Seats (1 for sponsored)
f) Obessive Compulisive disorder & related disorders 3 Seats (2 for sponsored)
g) Clinical Neuro Sciences & Therapeutics in Schizophrenia 3 Seats (2 for sponsored)

* Sponsored candidate/s means permanent employees sponsored by the State/Central Government or Public Sector undertaking of State/Central Government.

# For DM Degree in Neuroanaesthesia course only: “If no eligible candidates are available under sponsored category, such seat will be filled by candidates
under General Merit Category subject to availability of Senior Residency position at NIMHANS”.

**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.

## Candidates sponsored by the NGO’s also can apply for this course. The sponsorship letter should be in the NIMHANS prescribed format as shown
under Sponsorship Certificate. If no candidates are qualified under Medical category, the seats will be filled by the Candidates from the Non-Medical
category and vice-versa.

E) ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS FOR ADMISSION:

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) 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.

DM Degree in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: MD/DNB in Psychiatry. The duration of the course will be for a period of three years.

DM Degree in Neuroanaesthesia: MD/DNB in Anaesthesia. The duration of the course will be for a period of three years.

M.Ch. Degree in Neurosurgery: (a) Post MBBS: The duration of the course will be for a period of five years, (b) Post MS/DNB in
General Surgery: The duration of the course will be for a period of three 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 Hospital Infection Control: MD/DNB in Microbiology.

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

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Muscular Disorder: DM/DNB in Neurology.

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Stroke: DM/DNB in Neurology.

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Neuropathology: MD/DNB in Pathology.

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 Neurological Rehabilitation: MD/DNB (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation).

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

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

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

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

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

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Obessive Compulisive disorder & related disorders: MD/DNB in Psychiatry.

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

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

MD in Psychiatry: (a) MBBS: The duration of the course will be for a period of three years (b) Diploma in Psychiatry (DPM): The
duration of the course will be for a period of two years for DPM candidates Diploma in Psychiatry (DPM): MBBS: The duration of the course will be for a period of two years

Fellowship in Psychosocial Support Disaster Management: M.Phil. in Psychiatric Social Work/Clinical Psychology/Psychosocial
Rehabilitation/Disaster Management or M.Sc. in Psychiatric Nursing with one year experience after completion of M.Sc. course.

Fellowship in Psychiatric Rehabilitation: Candidates who possess the following degrees/diplomas a) Diploma in
Psychiatry/Psychological Medicine or MD (Psychiatry) or DNB (Psychiatry), b) M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology/Psychiatric Social Work,
c) M.Sc. in Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Direct candidates as well as those deputed from other organizations can be admitted to the
course. Those with MBBS and those with MA in Psychology/MSW/M.Sc. Nursing who have had minimum of 2 years of experience of
having worked in a mental health setting are eligible. (If M.Phil. or Diploma is for only 1 year duration, then 1 additional year of
experience in mental health setting is necessary).

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.

Ph.D. Degree in History of Psychiatry: MBBS or Post Graduation in Social Sciences/Humanities
(History/Psychology/Sociology/Social Work/Cultural Studies)

Ph.D. in Biophysics: M.Phil. Biophysics/Neuroscience/MBBS/M.Sc. in Biophysics/Physics/Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Life Sciences/
Physiology

Ph.D. in Biostatistics: M.Stat. (ISI)/M.Sc. in Statistics/Biostatistics/Medical Statistics/Health Statistics/Agricultural Statistics

Ph.D. in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: MD in Psychiatry or DNB in Psychiatry or M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology or M.Phil. in
Psychiatric Social Work

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology: 2 years full time MA/M.Sc. in Psychology/Counseling Psychology/Psychological Counseling/Clinical
Psychology/Applied Psychology/M.Phil. degree in Mental Health and Social Psychology/M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology

Ph.D. in Human Genetics: M.Sc. in any Life Sciences discipline

Ph.D. in Mental Health Rehabilitation: M.Sc. in Psychosocial Rehabilitation/M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology/M.Phil. in Psychiatric
Social Work/M.Sc. in Psychiatric Nursing/MBBS

Ph.D. in Neurochemistry: M.Phil. in Neurosciences/M.Sc. in Biochemistry/M.Sc. in Medical Biochemistry/M.Sc. in Biotechnology

Ph.D. in Neurological Rehabilitation: MBBS, Masters in Physiotherapy (MPT)/Masters in Occupational therapy (MOT)/Masters in
Orthotics & Prosthetics/M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology/M.Phil. in Psychiatric Social Work/M.Phil. in Clinical Neurosciences/M.Sc. in
Nursing/M.Sc. in Speech Therapy/ MD/DNB in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Ph.D. in Neuroimaging & Interventional Radiology: MBBS/MD or DNB in Radiodiagnosis/M.Sc. in Medical
Subjects/BE/B.Tech./M.Tech. Degree

Ph.D. in Neuromicrobiology: MBBS/MD Microbiology/ BE Biotechnology/M.Phil. Neuroscience/M.Sc. in Medical
Microbiology/Microbiology/Biotechnology/Molecular Biology/MLT /Applied Microbiology/Biochemistry/Biomedical Genetics/
Neuroscience

Ph.D. in Neuropathology: MD in Pathology/M.Sc. in Life Sciences/MBBS

Ph.D. in Neurophysiology: M.Phil. in Neuroscience/Neurophysiology/MBBS/MD in Physiology/MD in Ayurveda/BE/B.Tech.
Electronics/Electrical/Computer Science/Biotechnology/M.Sc. in Physiology/Biochemistry/Anatomy/Neuroscience/Life Science/
Biotechnology/Zoology/Masters in Physiotherapy/Masters in Unani Medicine

Ph.D. in Neurovirology: MBBS/MD in Microbiology/M.Sc. in Medical Microbiology/Microbiology/Biotechnology/Virology

Ph.D. in Nursing: Master’s Degree in Psychiatric Nursing

Ph.D. in Psychiatric Social Work: 2 years full time Masters Degree in Social Work/M.Phil. in Psychiatric Social work

Ph.D. in Psychiatry: MBBS/MD/Postgraduate degree in the Basic Sciences or Humanities/BE/B.Tech./ME/M.Tech.

Ph.D. in Psychopharmacology: MD in Pharmacology/Physiology/Biochemistry/MBBS/BE Biotechnology/Bioinformatics/B.Tech.
Biotechnology/Bioinformatics/ME Biotechnology/Bioinformatics/M.Sc. in Pharmacology/Physiology/Biochemistry/Life Science/
Biotechnology/Bioinformatics

Ph.D. in Speech Pathology & Audiology: M.Sc. in Speech Pathology & Audiology or M.Sc. in Speech-Language Pathology or M.Sc. in
Audiology

M.Phil. in Biophysics: MBBS/B.Tech in Biotechnology/Electronics/Computer Science/M.Sc. in Biophysics/Physics/Biochemistry/
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Zoology/Chemistry/Physiology

M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology: 2 years full time MA/M.Sc. in Psychology/Counseling Psychology/Psychological Counseling/Applied
Psychology /Clinical Psychology
M.Phil. in Neurophysiology: MBBS/BAMS (Ayurveda)/BDS/M.Sc. in Physiology/Neuroscience/Anatomy/Biochemistry/Zoology/
Biotechnology/Life Science/Molecular Biology/Bachelors in Unani Medicine

M.Phil. in Neurosciences: MBBS/BE/B.Tech. Electronics/Electrical/Computer Science/Biotechnology/M.Sc. in Physics/Chemistry/
Biochemistry/Anatomy/Physiology/Molecular Biology/Genetics/Biotechnology/Zoology/Life Science/MA Psychology/M.Sc.
Psychology

M.Phil. in Psychiatric Social Work: 2 years full time MA/MSW degree in Social Work.

Masters in Public Health: MBBS

M.Sc. in Psychiatric Nursing: Should be a Registered Nurse & Midwife with any State Nursing Registration Council with minimum
passing of B.Sc. Nursing/B.Sc. Hons.Nursing/Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing with minimum of 55% aggregate marks from an Institute
recognized by INC with minimum of one year experience after Basic B.Sc. Nursing as on the day of counseling. Minimum of one year of
work experience prior or after post Basic B.Sc. Nursing as on the day of counseling. Candidate shall be Medically fit

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 of the Master’s 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 for all Post Doctoral Fellowship courses for the Sponsored/Deputed
Candidates.

F) GUIDELINES:

For Medical courses, the candidate should have completed compulsory rotation internship of one year after MBBS or its
equivalent degree recognized by Medical Council of India on or before the date of commencement of course i.e., 1st July 2014. A
certificate to that effect has to be produced. The candidate should have permanent registration with State Medical Council. In
case of Candidates who have not completed the Internship and have not registered with any State Medical council, but are
selected in the counseling, will not be considered for admission unless the Internship Completion Certificate and the State
Medical Council Registration Certificate are produced on or before the date of commencement of course failing which, the seat
allotted will be cancelled without any further communication and the Candidate next in the order of Merit in the waiting list will
be considered.
Candidates who have MD/MS/DNB from a recognized University or from any other University recognized as equivalent thereto
by NIMHANS and by the Medical Council of India may apply for the course. Candidates who are awaiting the results may also
appear for the Entrance Test subject to production of proof of having passed the examination in writing issued by the University
on or before the date of commencement of course i.e., 1st July 2014. In case of Candidates who are selected for the course at this
Institution in the counseling and have not produced the proof of passing in the qualifying examination, they must produce the
proof of passing in the qualifying examination or before the date of commencement of course failing which, the seat allotted will
be cancelled without any further communication and the Candidate next in the order of Merit in the waiting list will be
considered.
For Non-Medical courses, candidates should bring the results of their qualifying examination as on the date of
Counseling/Interview.

G) FEES/EMOLUMENTS/RESERVATION OF SEATS: Please refer website/prospectus for full details.

H) INSTRUCTIONS:

1. 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. APPLICATIONS WITH ENCLOURES WILL BE RECEIVED ONLINE
ONLY. ABSTRACT NEED NOT BE SENT SEPARATELY.

2. A candidate can apply for a maximum of 4 courses only, provided they are eligible.

3. The Application fee is Rs.1500/- per course for General candidates and Rs.1000/- per course for SC/ST candidates for
each course. The payment is to be made online only with Debit/ Credit Cards and/or online transfer. Other mode of payment
including Demand Draft will not be accepted at any cost.

4. 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 the other candidates.

5. In addition to the online application, sponsored candidates should submit their application through proper channel and they
should also appear for the Common Entrance Test. The candidates should produce the sponsorship certificate in the prescribed
format and should be uploaded along with the online application.

6. AGE LIMIT: For PG Medical and Superspeciality courses, age should not be more than 32 years for MBBS degree holders and
35 for PG Medical degree holders and relaxable in case of SC/ST Candidates by a maximum of 5 years as on 1.7.2014. For
sponsored candidates age should not be more than 45 years as on 1.7.2014.

7. Application available online from : 1st January 2014

8. Last date for online submission of application : 31st January 2014

9. Online Entrance Test will be held in all the centres on : 29th & 30th March 2014
10. The date of Interview & Counseling : 1st week of June 2014

11. Commencement of the Courses : 1st July 2014

12. Last date for admission of candidates : 8th July 2014

I) GUIDELINES FOR ONLINE ENTRANCE TEST:

The Entrance Test will be held online (i.e., computer based). The seven cities identified for conduct of ON-LINE Entrance Test
are BANGALORE, CHENNAI, COCHIN, HYDERABAD in the South, PUNE in the West, DELHI in the North, KOLKATA in
the East. There will be multiple test centres in each of these cities and NIMHANS reserves the right to distribute applicants to
any test centre as per its requirements. A candidate has to select three cities in the order of priority i.e., 1st choice, 2nd choice and
3
rd choice.

THE ENTRANCE TEST FOR ALL THE COURSES WILL BE HELD AT ALL THE CENTERS ACROSS INDIA

1. Common Entrance Test will be conducted for MD in Psychiatry, DPM in Psychiatry, Ph.D. in Clinical Neurosciences, DM in
Neurology and M.Ch. in Neurosurgery courses for Candidates with MBBS qualification
2. Common Entrance Test will be conducted for DM in Neuroanaesthesia and Post Doctoral Fellowship in Neuroanaesthesia
courses.
3. Common Entrance Test will be conducted for DM in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Post Doctoral Fellowship in Child &
Adolescent Psychiatry courses.
4. Common Entrance Test will be conducted for all the 7 Post Doctoral Fellowship courses under Psychiatry and choice of
course will be given to those securing highest marks i.e., the candidate securing highest marks will have the option of selecting
any of the 7 PDF courses till all the seats are filled.
5. Common Entrance Test will be conducted for all the 4 Post Doctoral Fellowship courses under Neurology and choice of course
will be given to those securing highest marks i.e., the candidate securing highest marks will have the option of selecting any of
the 4 PDF courses till all the seats are filled.
6. Common Entrance Test will be conducted for M.Phil. in Biophysics and M.Phil. in Neurophysiology courses.

The choice of City/Centre cannot be claimed as a matter of right. If there are no minimum number of candidates filled for a
particular city, the test in such a city will be cancelled and the applicants will be informed about the change of city well in
advance to avoid inconvenience.

A mock test demo will be hosted on the NIMHANS website 15 days prior to the Online Entrance Test. The Online Entrance Test
will be conducted for 2 days at all the Test Centres across the country.

In the event of unforeseen problem/force majeure, a re-exam will be held in the particular centre at a later date as specified by
the Institute for those who attended the exam only.

Possession/use of Mobile Phones/Electronic Devices/Spy Cameras/ Bluetooth is strictly prohibited on the premises of NIMHANS
Entrance Test Centres and candidates shall be liable for penal action for any such act.

All the Candidates applying for admission to any course at NIMHANS, should give a declaration stating that “I HAVE ALL
THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND I AM APPLYING FOR THE COURSES AT NIMHANS AND AT ANY GIVEN POINT
OF TIME IF FOUND THAT I HAVE GIVEN WRONG INFORMATION, MY CANDIDATURE CAN BE CANCELLED
WITHOUT CONSIDERATION FOR THE COURSES AT NIMHANS. I ALSO SUBSTANTIATE MY CLAIM BY
ATTACHING NECESSARY CERTIFICATES WHEREVER APPLICABLE”

Candidates possessing PG qualification in Medicine (MD/DNB) and Surgery (MS/DNB) will be considered only under PG
category for DM in Neurology and M.Ch. in Neurosurgery courses respectively. If they apply under MBBS category, their
Candidature will be disqualified.

Incomplete applications, applications without the mandatory attachment will be rejected. Applications without sufficient
payment will also be rejected. The payment of the application fee of the rejected candidates will not be returned at any cost. No
communication will be given against the rejected applications. No interim enquiry or correspondence will be entertained.
Candidates called for Entrance Test and Counseling must be present at the venue within the stipulated time failing which they
will not be considered for Entrance Test or Counseling at any cost.

NIMHANS reserves its absolute rights to modify/alter/amend the admission guidelines.

Eligible candidates must take printout of their Admit Card for the Entrance Test from NIMHANS website only. Admit Card
will not be sent by post. List of qualified candidates for interview/counseling will be notified on the Institute’s Notice Board and
Website. No separate individual intimation will be given. The decision of the Director in all matters regarding selection will be
final and no representation in any form will be entertained. The candidate must visit the website from time to time for all
necessary details and updates on the above.

NIMHANS Website : http://www.nimhans.kar.nic.in E-mail : academic@nimhans.kar.nic.in Phone No.: 080 26995013

(DR.P.SATISH CHANDRA)
DIRECTOR/VICE-CHANCELLOR

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