National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS)
Hosur Road, Near Bangalore Milk Dairy, Bengaluru, Karnataka - 5600029
University Grants Commission (UGC)
National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) was recognised by the Central Government to be a (deemed university) in 1994. However, in 2012, due to the contribution and growth and academic position it has given the status of an Institute of National Importance.
The institute is the centre of mental health and neuroscience education in India. It is an autonomous institute that operates under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. It has a lot of departments and provides education in the area of mental health and neurosciences.
So far the institute has produced more than a thousand psychiatrists, 600 psychiatric nurses and clinical psychologists. The graduates of the university are working in both national and international level hospitals and clinics.