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Fellowship Programme in Mental Health Education

Number of Seats:

04 Seats *(02 seats for sponsored candidates from State/Central Govt./NGO)


1 year

Minimum Qualification for Admission:

  • MBBS/MA/M.Sc/MSW degree in Social Work/Psychology/Public Health/Nursing or any other behavioral sciences obtained through a regular full time course from a recognized university.
  • Sponsored candidates from State/Central Government/Armed Forces/Other NGO’s. Direct candidates as well as those deputed from other organizations can be admitted to the course.

Program of Study:

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

Admission Criteria:

The admissions are through an entrance examination conducted every year. The forms are usually out in the month of January. Stay tuned to the website to see the announcement.