DepartmentCommunity Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry
Minimum requirement for admissionMBBS degree from any recognized University
No. of Seats10 seats per batch
Duration of the Course100 hours online + 25 hours onsite spread over 1 year
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 serving in the Govt. sector. The training costs are being absorbed by the sponsoring Govt.
Brief Description of the CourseThis program is an intensive training & mentoring course specially for MBBS medical officers working in prison settings. The syllabus encompasses information pertaining to the screening, identification, treatment & follow up  of mental disorders which are prevalent in the prison setup. This course also covers legal aspects, rehabilitative aspects pertinent to prison mental health care. There is also a component of long term continued support for difficult cases post completion of the course.
Course Coordinator & Contact detailsDr. N. Manjunatha manjunatha.adc@gmail.com
FacultyDr. N. Manjunatha Dr. C Naveen Kumar 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.