NIMHANS 2019: Online Application, Notification, Exam Dates

NIMHANS 2019: Apply now, important dates, Eligibility criteria

NIMHANS 2019: The online Registration for NIMHANS 2019 is commenced now. National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences is the conducting body of NIMHANS 2019. Every year, the authority organizes this entrance test for offering admission to courses like Ph.D, Post Doctoral, Superspeciality, Post Graduate, PG Diploma Courses; B.Sc and DCNT / CCNT / DPN / DNN courses. Candidates who are preparing and willing to give NIMHANS 2019 admission, should go through the official notification and apply accordingly. The exam will be held online and it includes multiple choice questions. Aspirants who whis to give this exam can check all important details like exam dates, application form, eligibility criteria etc from the article below.

NIMHANS 2019 important dates

The official date for NIMHANS 2019 is going to be release very soon by the authority on their official website. However, the authority hasn’t released official exam dates. Candidates can check the expected dates of the exam below.

Release date for NIMHANS admission notice and prospectusJanuary 2019
Availability of application formJanuary 2019 to Feb 2019
Date of entrance examinationMar 2019

Eligibility criteria

Candidates must satisfy the required eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. The complete and authentic information about NIMHANS 2019 eligibility criteria are given below:

Educational qualification

CoursesRequired education
Neuroimaging and Interventional RadiologyShould have done three years MD/DNB coures in Radiodiagnosis
NeurologyShould have done five years post MBBS degree or three years Post MD/DNB in Internal (General) Medicine or Paediatrics
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry/ Addiction Psychiatry/ Geriatric PsychiatryThree years MD/DNB course in Psychiatry

Three years MD/DNB course in Anaesthesia



Three years MD/DNB course in Pathology


NeurosurgeryShould have done five years post MBBS degree or three years Post MD/DNB in General surgery
Post Doctoral Fellowship in Child & Adolescent PsychiatryMD/DNB course in Psychiatry
Post Doctoral Fellowship in NeuroanaesthesiaMD/DNB course in Anaesthesia
Post Doctoral Fellowship in Neurocritical CareShould have done MD/DNB in Anaesthesia/ DM in Neuroanaesthsia/ DNB in Neurosurgery /MD in Internal Medicine/ DM/DNB in Neurology or M.Ch.

To get more information about the required educational eligibility for all the courses, candidates can go through the official notification.

Age limit

  • The age of candidates should not be more than 32 years (for MBBS degree holders) and 35 (for PG Medical degree holders).There will be relaxation of 5 years (in the case of SC/ST) and 3 years (OBC candidates) in upper age limit for PG Medical and Super speciality programmes,.
  • In case of sponsored / deputed candidates, the age should not be more than 45 years as on the date of commencement of courses.
  • Employees who are currently working in NIMHANS, who are interested in applying for Ph.D, should have at least 10 years of service left before registering for Ph.D.

NIMHANS 2019 Application Form: How to apply?

Interested and eligible applicants can get the NIMHANS Application forms for all the courses through online mode only via visiting the NIMHANS official website at Applicants should keep in mind that applications have to be filled and submitted via online mode. No other mode will be entertained except online. Eligible candidates can apply for a maximum of three courses only.

The NIMHANS Online application form involves the following process:

  • Online Registration
  • Subscription
  • Entering basic details
  • Eligibility details
  • Uploading of photograph, signature and documents
  • Preview
  • Application fee payment
  • Print of application

Sponsored/deputed applicants along with the online application of NIMHANS 2019, need to submit their application through proper channel and they should also appear for the Common Entrance Test. Sponsored/deputed applicants have to produce the sponsorship/deputation certificate in the prescribed format and must be uploaded along with the online application.

Application fee

NIMHANS 2019 application fee hasn’t been described yet. According to the last year, the application fee was Rs. 1500/- per course for general category and Rs. 1000/- per course for candidates belonging to SC/ST category. The payment of the prescribed fee is to be made online only by using Debit/ Credit Cards and/or online transfer payment gateways.

Admit card

Authority will release Admit card of NIMHANS on their official website of conducting body. Eligible candidates who applied successfully for the exam can download the NIMHANS 2019 admit card by entering their application number and password in the given fields.  Admit Card will not be sent via post.

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