Sunday, August 10, 2014



M.Phil Psychiatric Social Work Admission Notice 2014-2015

Applications have been invited by The Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences (IMHANS), Kozhikode (Calicut) for admission to M.Phil Psychiatric Social work course Affiliated to Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS), Thrissur, Kerala

No: of Seats and Eligibility for admission
8 seats per year
Admission is reserved for candidates who are Indian in origin
Qualification: 2 years full time MA/MSW degree in Social Work from a recognized University in India securing not less than 55% marks in the aggregate of the master's degree as a whole
Reservation will be as per the rules of Govt: of Kerala and KUHS
If suitable candidates are not available under the reserved categories, seats will be filled up from general category candidates

Selection of students
Admission to the course shall be through a duly constituted selection committee.
The selection is based entirely on merit - a written examination and a personal interview.
Weightage of marks shall be 75% marks for written examination and 25% marks for personal interview.
The candidate in the final list should join the course on or before the stipulated date intimated to him/her failing which the admission will be cancelled and the opportunity will be given to the candidate next in line from the waiting list as per the merit order and reservation guidelines
The waiting list will cease on the date of closing the admission.

Application form along with prospectus can be obtained in person from the IMHANS Main Campus Office, Near Institute of Chest Diseases, Government Medical College, Kozhikode. It can also be availed from the institute website:
Application fee as demand draft of Rs. 1500/- for general candidates and Rs. 1000/- for reserved candidates drawn in favour of Director, IMHANS, Kozhikode from State Bank of India or any nationalized bank, payable at Calicut should be sent along with the completed application form.
The envelope containing the application form complete in all aspects shall be superscribed "APPLICATION FOR M.Phil IN PSYCHIATRIC SOCIAL WORK" and sent to THE DIRECTOR, INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH AND NEUROSCIENCES (IMHANS), P.O. MEDICAL COLLEGE, KOZHIKODE, KERALA ? 673 008 ONLY by registered or speed post. It can also be submitted by hand at the office

Entrance Examination
The schedule of the entrance examination is provided in the section IMPORTANT DATES. Other information on the entrance examination is provided below:
1. There will be 75 multiple choice questions to be answered in 60 minutes
2. Each correct answer will fetch three (3) marks and one (1) mark will be deducted for each
wrong answer
3. Questions will be based on the Social Work Syllabus of UGC NET Examination: Unit I to X
(Core Group) and Elective II
4. In case of tie in the marks, ranking will be done based on the qualification examination mark
and the age seniority of the candidate

Important Dates:
1. Last date for the submitting application : 14th August, 2014 (4PM)
2. Entrance examination and declaration of results: 24th August, 2014
3. Personal Interview: 25th August, 2014.
4. Publication of final list of selected candidates : 26th August, 2014
5. Date of joining: on or before 30st August, 2014.
6. Commencement of course : 1st September, 2014
7. Closing of Admission: As per KUHS norms

For details, see the link:

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