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NIMSET M.Sc. in Genetic Counselling Admission 2018



NIMS Hyderabad M.Sc. Program in Genetic Counselling-2018

NIMSET M.Sc. in Genetic Counselling Admission 2018Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Punjagutta, Hyderabad (Telangana State) invites application for admission into Master in Science (M.Sc.) Program in Genetic Counselling Course for the year 2018

Also See : M.Sc. Admiddions 2018

Important Dates

  • Availability of Application on Website: 14th June 2018
  • Last Date for Submission of Application (Hard Copy): 30th June 2018
  • Issue of Hall Tickets for Eligible Candidates through Email: 09th July 2018
  • Date of Entrance Exam(Venue as indicated in the Hall Ticket): 13th July 2018
  • Display of Provisional Results of Entrance Exam: 04.00 PM of 13th July 2018
  • Date of Oral Assessment/Interview for Qualified Candidates: 10.00 AM of 14th July 2018
  • Deadline for Manual Re-Evaluation of OMR Answer Sheet: 4.00 PM of 14th July 2018
  • Display of Results, Merit List and list of candidates selected provisionally for admission: 18th July 2018
  • Commencement of Classes: 01st August 2018
  • Closure of admissions: 30th September 2018

No. of Seats

  • Master of Science Program in Genetic Counselling – 02 Seats
  • Duration of the Course – 2 years (full time)

Also See : Admission Notification

Age Criteria

  • The candidates who have not completed 45 years as on 31st December 2018 are eligible to apply. The upper age limit is relaxable by 3 years in case of SC & ST candidates.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates with B.Sc. in Life Sciences preferably degree in Nursing or Human Genetics or Human Biology or Medical Biotechnology or Molecular Biology with aggregate percentage of 55% and above OR
  • MBBS degree recognized by Medical Council of India


Method of Selection

  • Selection will be made based on the performance of the candidates at the entrance exam and oral assessment/interview
  • In case of equality of marks in entrance examination and oral assessment/ interview, the following criteria shall be adopted in order of merit for fixing the merit of the candidates:
  1. the total marks obtained in the entrance exam
  2. elder in the age
  • The selection shall be based on the merit taking into consideration of the marks obtained in entrance exam and oral assessment/interview. They shall have to come for admission on the date notified


Entrance Test Pattern

  • There shall be a common entrance test for 60 marks consisting of 60 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) to be answered in 60 minutes followed by oral assessment/interview for 40marks
  • The syllabus for Entrance Test shall cover Life Sciences and Basic Genetics. It will include (but is not limited to) the following topics:
  • Cell Biology & Division: structure and function of cell & its organelles, mitosis, meiosis etc,
  • Cytogenetics: Chromosomes, Basic Laboratory Techniques Etc,
  • Molecular Genetics: DNA, RNA, transcription, translation, basic laboratory techniques like PCR etc,
  • Research Methodology
  • Population genetics: Screening for genetic diseases, Hardy Weinberg law etc.
  • Psychosocial and ethical issues in Medicine
  • Marks allotted for entrance examination and oral assessment/interview
  • Entrance Exam- 60 marks
  • Oral Assessment & Interview – 40 marks
  • The entrance test shall be conducted at the venue, date and time specified by the institute


Application Procedure

  • Application Form is Available Website www.nims.edu.in


  • A Candidate must submit hard copy of the application form. The application form may be downloaded and filled appropriately. Please note that all the columns in the application form require to be filled in. Incomplete and handwritten application forms are liable to be rejected
  • The filled in application form will have to be printed, signed and sent to Associate Dean (Academic-2), 2nd floor, Old OPD Block, Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Punjagutta, Hyderabad-500082, Telangana State on or before 05.00 PM on 30th June 2018 along with
  1. all the documents mentioned in the Annexure-I and
  2. a Demand Draft (see Para 5 below).
  • A Demand Draft for Rs.1100/- drawn in favour of the Director, Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences and dated between 14th June 2018 to 30th June 2018 or a NIMS cash receipt for the same amount will have to be submitted simultaneously along with the filled- in application
  • Candidate must write his/her name and the course applied for on the back side of the Bank Draft/NIMS cash receipt
  • Application fee is non-refundable even if the application is rejected


NIMS Hyderabad

(A University Established Under the State Act), Punjagutta: Hyderabad-500082 (Telangana State), Academic 3, 2nd floor, Old OPD block, NIMS, Phone No: 040-23489189, Website www.nims.edu.in

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