The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences is one of the reputed medical colleges in Karnataka. It is considered as the apex college for mental health and neuroscience education. The foundation of the NIMHANS was laid in 1925. The college is given power by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to function on the autonomous lines.
The NIMHANS is essentially a service and research-oriented government institute. It offers Ph. D, Super specialty, Postgraduate, and Undergraduate courses.
- The NIMHANS has been declared as the Institute of National Importance in 2012.
- It was conferred with the status of a Deemed University in 1994.
- In 2016, the Government of India has passed the resolution to set up NIMHANS like institutions across the nation.
The NIMHANS provides quality education to students; finest research facilities and great services to inpatients and outpatients. It has modern laboratories, library, sports, research facilities, and clubs.