Junior Research Fellow Vacancy in NIMHANS, Bengaluru 2021—UPS Education

National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, commonly known as NIMHANS, Bangalore has invited eligible candidates to apply for the post of Junior Research Fellow under through the walk-in interview at the venue mentioned below. This post will be under ICMR funded project entitled as Effective of community-based rehabilitation delivered by ASHAs for persons with severe mental illness in a rural community in Karnataka: a randomized controlled comparison with specialist-delivered care. The Junior Researcher will work under Addl. Professor of Psychiatry & PI, Dr. T. Sivakumar.

The Eligibility and details of the post are given below:

Name of Post: Junior Research Fellow

No. of Post: 1 (One)



  • MA Psychology/MSc Psychology or MSW in Social work with at least 60% aggregate marks
  • Proficiency in Kannada and English Language
  • Proficiency in computer skills


  • Prior experience in community-based work for persons with mental illness
  • Experience in doing data collection and supervising research data collection

Nature of Work:

  • Administration of research instruments in the community
  • Coordinating the Research activity work
  • Keeping regular touch with patients and key informants in community
  • Follow-up visits
  • Research Assessments
  • Data entry
  • Administrative work related to the project

Work Location: Jagaluru Taluk, Davangere district

Maximum age limit: 40 Years

Emoluments: Rs 38,440 per month (Rs 31,000 per month + Rs 7440 24%HRA)

Duration of the Appointment: 6 months

Procedure to Apply:

The eligible candidates are advised to appear at the interview venue mentioned below along with along with his/her resume, certificates of qualification, experience and testimonials in original as well as one set of photocopies.

The candidates should register their names 15 Minutes before the commencement of the written test.

Important Information:

Notification Number: NIMH/PROJ/ICMR/TS/JRF/NOTIF/2021-22

Interview Venue: NRC building 4th-floor Committee Room, Adjacent to academic & evaluation, NIMHANS.

Date: 15.09.2021

Time: 10:00 A.M

Important links:

Click here to read the Notification

Click here to visit the official website of NIMHANS

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