• Establishment Year

    Old

    1975

    age > 40 years

  • Institute type

    University Campus

Available college facilities

  • Hostel

  • Laboratory

  • Library

Faculty

A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to students at National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences in its Department of Neurophysiology.

More about Department of Neurophysiology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences

Department of Neurophysiology is established under National Insitute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences. Department aim is to provide unique opportunities to carry out research in Neurophysiology and offer training programmes in Neurophysiology leading to the award of M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees.

Courses Offered at Department of Neurophysiology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences

Department is offering master degree and doctoral degree programme in neurophysiology.

2 Courses

PG Courses (1)

Master of Philosophy in Neurophysiology
Affiliated to National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences
Accrediated by Other
  • Duration

    24 months

Course details

The department offers Master of Philosophy with specialization in Neurophysiology. It is a 2 years full time degree programme.
Admission Criteria:

Candidate should have MBBS or MD/MS/DNB/DPM degree from a recognized university or from any other university recognized as equivalent thereto by NIMHANS and by the Medical Council of India. Admission is based Entrance Examination.

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Fellowship / Doctoral (1)

Doctor of Philosophy in Neurophysiology
Affiliated to National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences
Accrediated by Other
  • Duration

    36 months

Course details

The department offers Doctor of Philosophy with specialization in Neurophysiology. It is a three to five years full time degree programme.
Admission Criteria:

Candidate should have two years M.phil degree from NIMHANS or MD/MS/M.Ch./DM and DNB may be given one year exemption by Ph.D. committee and also be exempted from taking pre-Ph.d. examination.

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Available College Facilities

The department’s infrastructure is modern with all well equipped facilities.

Hostel
There are six hostels attached to the institute. Hostel accommodation is provided only to resident doctors, students, research fellows/officers and to trainees from other institutes.
Laboratory
The department has well equipped laboratory facilities for research- For Electrophysiological investigations: Neurofax with polysmith software and polygraph, oscilloscope, Differential preamplifiers, Window discriminator with spike-2 analysis, etc. In addition, inverted microscope fitted with Narashige manipulator, Axon intacellular recording amplifier and a vibration free table are available for recording electrical activity from cultured neurons are also available, For behavioural studies: Stereotaxy, Stimulators/Lesion maker/Skinner box to carry out operant learning, T-maze for spatial learning, metal restrainers etc, HPLC with EC detector and Windchrome data station, Spectrophotometer, Spectroflurimeter for Biochemical studies, Tissue culture: Laminar flow hood, CO2 Incubator, Fluorescence and inverted microscopes, Histology: vibratome, freeze and sledge microtomes etc to carry out various histological procedures.
Library
Library and Information Center was started at the erstwhile AIIMH (All India Institute of Mental Health) in the year 1954, with an initial collection of 3775 volumes and subscription to 85 journals. In the year 1974 became National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), the collection at the library has developed in consonance with development of the institute itself both in it's scope and size.

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