The National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, is one of India’s deemed universities. The application process for the 2017-2018 academic session for Doctorate of Medicine and Master of Surgery (DM/MCh) along with Doctor of Medicine (MD) has commenced. The application forms will be available on the official website of NIMHANS all the way till January 31, 2017. NIMHANS Exam Important Dates: Important Dates for NIMHANS Entrance exam for the July 2018 session are as follows: Event Date Publication of Advertisement for Admission January 5, 2018 Commencement of Online Registration January 5, 2018 Closure of Online Registration February 4, 2018 Online Entrance Exam 23-25 March 2018 Interview and Counseling 1st week of June 2018 Commencement of Courses July 2, 2018 Closure of Admission for JULY 2018 Session July 9, 2018 NIMHANS Eligibility Criteria: In order to be eligible to seek admission in NIMHANS for a postgraduate course, one needs to have a valid MBBS degree or a degree of equal weight. For DM and MCh, one must have an MBBS along with an MD or MS. There are a total of 10 seats in MCh, 32 in DM and 37 in MD.