NIMHANS Exam 2021: Full Form, Courses, Exam Date, Admit Card, Result, Admission, Application Form

Exam Date

Dec 1, 2021

Result Date

Aug 22, 2021

Apr 7, 2021 | Medical

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Find everything that you need to know about NIMHANS 2021 in this article.

What is NIMHANS Exam?

The full form of NIMHANS is the National Institute of Mental Health And Neuro Sciences. The Institute conducts examinations for the admission of various U.G and P.G and Doctoral courses. It has 26 Departments with skilled professionals and dedicated faculty. At the Undergraduate level, they offer Diploma and B.Sc programs in various streams. At the Postgraduate level, they offer M.sc, MPH, DM, M.CH, and PG Diploma courses. At the Doctoral level, they offer M.Phil, Ph.D., and Post Doctoral Fellowship Courses.

Exam Conducted by National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences
Level National
Name of the Exam NIMHANS Entrance Exam
Category Medical Entrance Exams
Admissions into B.Sc, Diploma, Ph.D., Postgraduate, Post Doctoral courses
Official website www.nimhans.ac.in

NIMHANS 2021 Exam Date

Session 1 for NIMHANS 2021 is over. For Session 2, the applications will begin from the 1st of August,2021. Other relevant details about the dates for NIMHANS 2021 are mentioned below.

Event Session 1 Session 2
Release of Online Application To be Announced To be Announced
End of Online Application Filling To be Announced To be Announced
Last date to print your application form To be Announced To be Announced
Last date for online application fee payment To be Announced To be Announced
Exam date (Ph.D., Super specialty, Post Graduate & Post Doctoral courses) To be Announced To be Announced
Exam Date (B.Sc courses) To be Announced To be Announced
Result (Except B.Sc courses) To be Announced To be Announced
Result (B.Sc Courses) To be Announced To be Announced
Interview for Ph.D. courses To be Announced To be Announced
Admission date (Except B.Sc courses) To be Announced To be Announced
Admission date (B.Sc Courses) To be Announced To be Announced
Course Commencement To be Announced To be Announced

NIMHANS Courses Offered

NIMHANS offers various courses with a wide range of specializations. The Prospectus in the official website contains comprehensive information about the academic programs offered at the Institute

The unique feature of this Institute is its Multidisciplinary approach to patient care, training as well as research in the area of mental health and neuroscience.

Course Eligibility
Diploma 10
B.Sc 10+2
M.Sc Graduation
M.Phil Post Graduation
DM Post Graduation
Ph.D Post Graduation
Fellowship Post Graduation

NIMHANS 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of NIMHANS 2021 for different courses are as follows

For Medical Courses

  • Candidates must have completed MBBS from a recognized university or equivalent as stated by NIMHANS and by The Medical Council of India.

Candidates should have completed a compulsory internship of one year after

MBBS or equivalent on or before the date of commencement of the course.

  • Candidates must have completed MS / MD/ DPM / DNB from a recognized university or equivalent as stated by NIMHANS and by The Medical Council of India.

For Non-Medical Courses

  • Candidates must have completed MA / M.Sc / MSW / BE / BAMS / B.Tech / B.Sc should have passed the requisite exam from a University recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) or Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) with not less than 55% marks in aggregate on or before the date of interview/admission.

Age Limit

  • For Session 1 the age is calculated as on 1st July 2021
  • For Session 2 the age is calculated as on 1st January 2021.
  • For MBBS degree holders the age limit is 32 years.
  • Age should not be more than 37 years for PG Medical degree holders.
  • Candidates applying for M.Sc in Biostatistics have an age limit of 30 years.
  • For candidates applying for B.Sc courses, the age limit is between 17 and 25 years.

NIMHANS 2021 Application Form

The NIMHANS 2021 Entrance Exam application forms can be filled from the official website only. You can find the application form on the Academics and Admission section. Fill the application form by providing relevant information and by submitting the required documents. After payment of the application fee, candidates can submit the NIMHANS Entrance Exam Application Form.

The documents required to fill the NIMHANS entrance exam application form are as follows

  • Driving License
  • College Id
  • Bank Passbook with Photograph
  • Any other Id proof issued by Gazetted Officer
  • PAN Card
  • Aadhar Card
  • Voters Id
  • Photograph
  • Marks Cards

NIMHANS 2021 Admit Card

Eligible candidates will be informed to download the e-hall ticket, which should be produced at the time of the Online Entrance Exam. Candidates need to keep themselves informed by visiting the official website on a regular basis. Under the announcement section search for NIMHANS 2021 Entrance Exam Admit Card. Click on the link and login using your credentials.

You can download the admit card and save it for future references.

NIMHANS 2021 Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern for DM in Neurology, M.Ch in Neurosurgery and MD in Psychiatry

Mode of Exam Online
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Objective type
Duration 60 mins for Part A (70 Questions) 30 mins for Part B (30 Questions)
Negative Marking 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.

Exam Pattern For Remaining Courses

Mode of Exam Online
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Objective type
Duration 90 mins for 100 Questions
Negative Marking 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.
  • 15 days prior to the NIMHANS Entrance Exam, a Mock Test is also conducted on the official website. No marks will be deducted for unanswered questions.

NIMHANS 2021 Result

Selection will be purely based on merit in the online entrance exam. List of all the qualified candidates and those called for interview/admission in the order of merit will be notified on the official website and the Institute’s notice board. No separate individual intimation will be given.

Biometric verification will be performed for all the candidates who attend the interview.

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Tie-breaking

In case two or more candidates obtain equal marks in the NIMHANS Entrance Exam then their merit will be determined by the following factors

  • The number of attempts in the qualifying exam.
  • In case the number of attempts is the same then the candidate who has secured the highest marks will be considered.
  • If the marks are also the same then the age of the candidate will be considered. A person who is senior by age will be considered.

NIMHANS 2021 Exam Centres

NIMHANS 2021 Entrance Exam is held at several locations all across the country, for both undergraduate as well as postgraduate courses. The list of centers for the NIMHANS 2021, Session 1 & Session 2, is mentioned below.

Session 1

  • For Postgraduate courses, the exam centers are located at:

Delhi, Kolkata, Pune, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Cochin.

  • For Undergraduate Courses, the exam centers are located at:

Chennai, Cochin, Bangalore, Hyderabad.

Session 2

  • For postgraduate courses: Bangalore, Delhi.

NIMHANS 2021 Admission

Candidates who are selected under various categories need to submit their original certificates/documents on the day of admission. Candidates should also submit their Transfer Certificate and Migration Certificate at the time of admission.

Requisite Fee has to be paid through Debit card/ Credit card/ Demand Draft Only.

NIMHANS 2021 Selection Process

Admission to the Institute is based on the performance of the candidate in the Online Entrance Exam followed by an Interview. Candidates need to obtain a minimum of 50% each in the Entrance Exam and Interview in order to be eligible for admission. Selection will be purely based on Merit.

NIMHANS entrance exam is conducted twice a year.

The first session is held in the month of March and the second session in October.

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