Thursday, October 21, 2010

National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS)

ONLINE Applications are invited on prescribed form for Admission to the following courses for the Academic Year 2011 - 2012.

A) Ph.D.

(a) Institute Fellowship
1. Ph.D. Degree in Clinical Psychology
2. Ph.D. Degree in Neurophysiology
3. Ph.D. Degree in Psychiatric Social Work
4. Ph.D. Degree in Speech Pathology & Audiology

(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/ ICMR/ CSIR etc., and Permanent Employees and tenured employees of NIMHANS can also apply for Ph.D. in the various departments of this Institute which will be considered at the discretion of the competent authority for Entrance Test to be held during the month of February.

(a) Biophysics (b) Biostatistics (c) Clinical Psychology (d) Epidemiology (e) Human Genetics (f) Neurochemistry (g) Neuro-microbiology (h) Neurophysiology (i) Neurovirology (j) Psychiatric Nursing (k) Psychiatric Social Work (l) Psychiatry (m) Psychopharmacology (n) Speech Pathology & Audiology.


1. MD Degree in Psychiatry
2. Diploma in Psychiatry (DPM)
3. M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology
4. M.Phil. in Psychiatric Social Work
5. M.Phil. in Neurophysiology
6. M.Phil. in Biophysics
7. M.Phil. in Neurosciences
8. M.Sc. in Psychiatric Nursing


1. Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing (DPN)
2. Diploma in Neurological and Neuro surgical Nursing (DNN)

Eligibility Criteria

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

Ph.D. in Biophysics: MBBS/ M.Phil. Biophysics/ M.Sc. in Biophysics/ Physics/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Life Science/ Physiology Ph.D. in Biostatistics: M.Stat. (ISI)/ M.Sc. in Statistics/ Biostatistics/ Medical Statistics/ Health Statistics/ Agricultural Statistics

Ph.D. in Epidemiology: MD in Preventive and Social Medicine/ Community Medicine/ M.Sc. in Epidemiology/ Biostatistics
Ph.D. in Human Genetics: M.Sc. in Genetics/ Human Genetics/ Applied Genetics/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry

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

Ph.D. in Neurochemistry: M.Phil. in Neurosciences/ M.Tech. in Biotechnology/ M.Sc. in Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Chemistry/ Biomedical Genetics/ Molecular Biology/ Life Science/ Neurosciences/ Medical Biochemistry/ Molecular Genetics/ Genetics/ Zoology

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

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

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

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

Ph.D. in Psychiatric Social Work: Masters Degree in Social Work/ M.Phil. in Psychiatric Social work

Ph.D. in Psychiatry: MBBS

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

Ph.D. in Speech Pathology & Audiology: Master’s degree in Speech Pathology & 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

M.Phil. in Neurophysiology: MBBS/ BAMS (Ayurveda)/ BDS/ M.Sc. in Physiology/ Neuroscience/ Anatomy/ Biochemistry/ Zoology/ Biotechnology/ Life Science/ Molecular Biology

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

M.Phil. in Psychiatric Social Work: Master’s degree in Social Work 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.

Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing (DPN) & Diploma in Neurological and Neurosurgical Nursing (DNN): Should be a registered Nurse (R.N&R.M) in the State Nursing Council with one year experience as staff nurse.

AGE LIMIT: For MD & DPM Courses the age should not be more than 32 years and, relaxable in case of SC/ST Candidates by a maximum of 5 years as on 2.5.2011. For sponsored candidates age should not be more than 45 years as on 2.5.2011.

Application Procedure

Application forms for all the courses are available online at the NIMHANS website The applications have to be filled online and submitted online. Printout of the Application Abstract with the latest passport size photograph affixed (in the column provided) along with the Demand Draft drawn in favour of The Director, NIMHANS, Bangalore – 560 029 and relevant enclosures should be sent to the Director, NIMHANS, Hosur Road, Bangalore – 560 029 by superscribing the name of the course(s) applied for, on the Envelope without fail.

A candidate can apply for a maximum of 4 courses only (Medical & Non-Medical inclusive) provided they are eligible.

The Application fee for both Medical & Non-Medical courses is Rs. 1000/- per course for General candidates and Rs.750/- per course for SC/ST candidates.

Contact Information

Address: Hosur Road, Bangalore-560 029
Ph: 26995000/26995015
FAX: 0091-80-26566811

Last date for receipt of form: 25 November 2010

Entrance Date: 27 February 2011

Test Centers: Bangalore

All India Management Association (AIMA)

Research Management Aptitude Test (RMAT-2010)

PhD in Business Administration in collaboration with Aligarh Muslim University

Eligibility Criteria

A) The following educational qualifications are mandatory for getting in PhD programme:

Master’s degree in Management or allied subjects from Commerce, Humanities, Sciences, etc. or a PGDM / PGDITM of at least two years duration from an Institution approved by the AICTE with not less than 55% marks or equivalent grade.

A bachelor’s degree with not less than 50% marks or equivalent grade. OR

B) Candidate with professional qualification such as Engineering & Technology, Law, Chartered Accountancy, Cost Accountancy or any other equivalent professional qualifications which are considered equivalent to Master’s, shall also be eligible for applying for PhD Programme, provided they have at least 55% marks or equivalent grade in such professional qualifications.

Work Experience

The candidate should be a full time Manager / Administrator / Teacher etc. in Industry / Government / Ministry / Military organization / NGO / Educational Institution / Defence etc. during the entire duration of the programme, with minimum of five years experience after passing the qualifying examination or as an academic in a management institution recognized by the All India council for Technical Education (AICTE) having a minimum experience of three years. In case the candidate does not remain in employment for whatsoever reasons during the programme, then he / she has to seek permission from the Research Committee for further continuance of the programme.

Application Procedure

Obtain crossed demand draft (DD) of Rs.1500/- in favour of “All India Management Association”, payable at New Delhi from any bank. Register ONLINE at website along with DD details.

Send the duly completed Print  Version of Online Application Form having Auto Generated Registration No. to

Manager (PhD Programme),
AIMA-CME, Management House,
14 Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003

so as to reach on or before 22.11.2010. Registration Process will be completed only on receipt of Print Version of Online Application Form together with all relevant attachments.

Contact Information

Address: Manager (PhD Programme), AIMA-CME, Management House, 14 Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003
Tel: 011 - 24645100, 24617354
Fax: 011- 24626689

Last date for receipt of form: 19 November 2010

Entrance Date: 12 December 2010

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