Fellowship Programme in Mental Health Education

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Number of Seats: 4 Seats *(02 seats for sponsored candidates from State/ NGO, 02 seats for Institute Stipendiary category) 

Duration: 1 year

Eligibility Criteria:

  • MBBS or Master’s Degree in Health Education/ Social Work/ Psychology/ Nursing/ Mass Communication/ Journalism/ Media Studies/ Public Health.  
  • Indian National Applicants who are permanent employees sponsored/deputed by the State/Central Government/Armed Forces/Other NGO’s or Public Sector undertakings of State/Central Government or Institutions/ Universities can also apply through “Sponsorship/ Deputation Category”.  

Details about the Course: 

The course shall be conducted at the Department of Mental Health Education, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) and is approved by the Institute. During the study period the candidates will work under the guidance of a consultant, with academic and clinical responsibilities. The structure of the training program includes active participation in seminars, journal clubs, case conferences, didactic lectures, and hands-on training in mental health education strategies. Upon successful completion of the course, submission of Dissertation and exit exam candidate shall be awarded the fellowship certificate in Mental Health Education. 

Admission Criteria: The admissions are through an entrance examination conducted every year by the Institute. For more details, refer to NIMHANS Website. https://nimhans.ac.in/