• Establishment Year

    Old

    1963

    age > 50 years

  • Institute type

    University Campus

Available college facilities

  • Hostel

  • 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 Psychiatric Social Work.

More about Department of Psychiatric Social Work, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences

Department of Psychiatric Social Work, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences started as a part of Department of Psychiatry. The department has been the member of International Association of Schools of Social Work (AISSW) and Asian and Pacific Association for Social Work Education. Department aim is to provide the best possible psychosocial services for the persons affected with psychiatric, neurological and neuro surgical problems by involving the inherent potentials in the clients, families and communities and offer advanced level of teaching and training in psychiatric social work.

Courses Offered at Department of Psychiatric Social Work, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences

Department is offering master and doctoral degree in Psychiatric Social Work.

2 Courses

PG Courses (1)

Master of Philosophy in Psychiatric Social Work
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 Psychiatric Social Work. 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 Psychiatric Social Work
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 Psychiatric Social Work. It is a three to five years full time degree programme.
Admission Criteria:

Candidates who have obtained M.PHil. degree from NIMHANS of similar degree recognized as equivalent by NIMHANS will be exempted from appearing for Ph.D. examination. For such candedates the duration of Ph.D. will be two years. A candidate who has obtained MSW degree from any recognized university or any other university recognized as equivalent thereto by NIMHANS securing not less than 55% marks can register of Ph.D. examination after one year from the date of provisional registration.

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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.
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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