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About NIMHANS Exam

NIMHANS Entrance Exam 2022 is scheduled to be held in May 2022 for Ph.D., Super Speciality, Postdoctoral and Postgraduate and in July 2022 for B.Sc Courses. National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences is the conducting body. Each year, the authority organizes this entrance exam at the national level for offering admission to the courses like PhD, Post Doctoral, Superspeciality, Post Graduate, PG Diploma Courses; DCNT / CCNT / DPN / DNN and B.Sc. The exam will be held online and it includes multiple-choice questions. Read the whole article to know more details about NIMHANS Entrance Test 2022.


NIMHANS Exam Date

NIMHANS exam 2023 application forms for PG and PhD courses have been released by the National Institute of Mental Health And Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) on the official website.

The schedule for the upcoming session of NIMHANS 2023 is mentioned below:

NIMHANS 2023 Schedule for upcoming sessions
Event Dates
Release of Application Notification Feb 22, 2023
Release of Online Application Feb 22, 2023
End of Online Application Filling Mar 23, 2023
Exam Date 2023 Apr 29 - Apr 30, 2023
Result Announcement for Ph.D Courses May 2, 2023
Interview for Ph.D. courses May 3, 2023
Admission Date for Ph.D. courses May 3, 2023
Exam Date (Other Courses) May 10, 2023
Admission Date (Other than Ph.D courses) May 22, 2023
Course Commencement Jul 1, 2023

NIMHANS Eligibility

The eligibility criteria of NIMHANS 2022 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 2022
  • For Session 2 the age is calculated as on 1st January 2022.
  • 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 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 2022 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 Selection

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.


NIMHANS Syllabus

The syllabus and exam pattern of NIMHANS Entrance Exam 2022 is as follows.

  • Common Entrance Test will be conducted for all four B.Sc. courses for 100 marks.
  • Number of Questions : The papers will have 100 questions.
  • Duration : The duration of the test for each course will be 90 minutes.
  • Type of questions : The questions in the question paper will be as follows - multiple choice objective type questions.

NIMHANS Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern for DM in Neurology, M.Ch in Neurosurgery and MD in Psychiatry is given below:

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 are listed below :

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.

NIMHANS How to Apply

The application form of NIMHANS Entrance Exam 2022 is released by NIMHANS.

  • Application should be submitted through the Online mode (only) along with all the attachments, signature and photograph through the link available in website along-with this Prospectus.
  • All claims made in the application must be supported with documentary proof in original along with a set of photocopies at the time of admission.
  • A candidate can apply for a maximum of 3 (three) courses only (provided they are eligible). Applicants are not permitted to submit multiple online applications.
  • Any reasons for delay in submission of application / or applications received after the last date will not be considered under any circumstances.
  • All relevant communications regarding UG session-1 entrance test will be notified in official website time to time. Any query regarding the same may be addressed to admissions@nimhans.ac.in No other mode of communication will be entertained.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) NIMHANS Exam

Q. What is the Syllabus of NIMHANS Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest syllabus of the NIMHANS exam. The syllabus of NIMHANS comprises the topics and sub-topics under sections, Knowledge of NIMHANS syllabus helps candidates to focus on their preparation and important areas of each subject.
Q. What is pattern of NIMHANS Exam?
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