DepartmentCommunity Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry
Minimum requirement for admissionMBBS degree from any recognized University 
No. of Seats50 seats per batch
Duration of the Course3 months (14 hours of online training + 16 hours of onsite training)
Commencement of CourseThis course will commence on request from the respective State Governments
FeesThere is no fee for the trainee. This course is currently being offered only on request from the state government and is being run only for MBBS doctors. The training costs are being absorbed by the sponsoring Govt
Brief Description of the CourseThis program is a mentoring course for MBBS doctors. The syllabus encompasses information pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment and follow up of common mental disorders prevalent in the primary care setup. The course will consist of didactic presentations, case based learning and collaborative video consultations. There is also a component of long term continued support for difficult cases post completion of the course.
Course Coordinator & Contact detailsDr C Naveen Kumar
FacultyDr. C Naveen Kumar Dr. N. Manjunatha Dr. Suresh Bada Math
How to apply?Once the advertisement is out, application will be available online in the website.
Selection processAfter the expression of interest is filled, the institution will review the application and those who have fulfilled the criteria will be sent a link for the payment.