National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (Formerly National Institute for the Mentally Handicapped) established in the year 1984 at Manovikasnagar, Secunderabad (TS) is an Autonomous Body under the administrative control of Deparment of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India. NIEPID (Formely NIMH) is dedicated to provide quality services to Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (Divyangjan) in the National interest.
NIEPID (Formerly NIMH) has three regional centers located at Noida/
Objectives: Human Resources Development, Research and Development, Development of models of care and rehabilitation, Documentation and dissemination, Consultancy services to voluntary organizations, Community Based Rehabilitation, Extension and Outreach programmes.
(i) Eligibility for entrance exam: M.A./M.Sc. degree in Psychology /Clinical/Rehabilitation Psychology or equivalent from a university/deemed university recognized by the UGC with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate.
(ii) Eligibility for admission:
Merit in entrance exam – Maximum Marks 100
• Written Exam = 80 Marks
• Weightage for RCI approved course in Rehabilitation/ Clinical Psychology. = 10 Marks
• Interaction = 10 marks
Mode of Admission: Entrance Examination
Reservation: As per Government Norms
The applicants has to fill Online application form, available on the institute’s Website: www.nivh.gov.in and to be submitted online along with processing fee of Rs. 2500/- for general and OBC and 1500/- for PwD/SC/ST/EWS by online NEFT or by credit/debit card swapping in the Accounts Section at NIEPVD, Dehradun.
NEFT transaction should be made to the following account:
• Bank Name: Punjab National Bank
• Branch: NIVH Branch
• Account Name: Director, NIVH
• Account Name: 6185000100007327
• IFSC Code: PUNB0618500
The application form complete in all respect should be submitted online only up to 23.07.2021 (Incomplete forms and the forms received after the due date shall be rejected)
Application form Available (Online): 05th July, 2021
Last Date of Application submission (Online): 23rd July, 2021
Admit card available online from: 24th July, 2021
Entrance Examination: 01st August, 2021