NIMHANS announces number of seats in DM/MCh and MD for academic session 2017-2018

The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore is one of India’s leading medical institutes. On January 1, 2017, NIMHANS released the application form for the 2017 academic session. The institute offers post-graduation courses in Doctor of Medicine (MD), along with super specialization in Doctorate in Medicine (DM) and Masters in Surgery (MCh). After the application process is closed, an online entrance examination will be conducted followed by counselling sessions and personal interview rounds. The academic session is expected to commence by July 1, 2017 .

Here are the courses offered by NIMHANS:

Doctorate in Medicine (DM)

·         Neuroimaging and Interventional Radiology: 04 Seats (01 seat for sponsored)

·         Neurology: 10 seats

·         Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: 04 Seats (02 seats for sponsored)

·         Addiction Psychiatry: 02 Seats

·         Neuroanaesthesia: 04 Seats

·         Neuropathology: 02 Seats (01 seat for sponsored)

·         Geriatric Psychiatry: 02 Seats


·         Neurosurgery: 06 seats


·         Psychiatry: 37 Seats

i) 21 seats – All India selection

ii) 08 seats – Domiciles of Karnataka

iii) 06 seats – Candidates from Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura & Uttarakhand domicile only*

iv) 02 seats – Sponsored candidates of which one seat is for domicile of Karnataka, however, if sponsored candidates are not available, the seats will go to the general pool *Decided solely on overall Merit and not necessarily state wise

·         Neurology: 4 seats

·         Neurosurgery: 4 seats