NIS Chennai MD Siddha Admission 2020, Dates, Application Form

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National Institute of Siddha (NIS) Chennai announces Doctor of Medicine (MD) siddha Admission 2020-21

NIS Chennai MD Siddha Admission 2020 – Applications are invited from the eligible candidates for admission to Doctor of Medicine (MD) Siddha Degree Course for the academic year 2020-21
Interested candidates can check details on NIS Chennai MD Siddha Admission 2020 from the page below.

About NIS

  • The National Institute of Siddha at Tambaram Sanatorium, Chennai-47 has been constructed in 14.78 acres of land. This is an autonomous Institute under the Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India.

Aims and objectives

  • To promote the growth and development of Siddha system of medicine.
  • To provide health care services to the public through Siddha system of medicine.
  • To impart the post graduate education in Siddha system of medicine.
  • To undertake research and dissemination.
  • To act as a center of excellence

Teaching & Research Activities

  • This Institute is affiliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai-32 and it follows the syllabus and curriculum approved by the Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM)

M.D. (Siddha)

Pothu Maruthuvam

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M.D. (Siddha)

Pura Maruthuvam

M.D. (Siddha)

Varmam, Maruthuvam

M.D. (Siddha)

 Siddhar Yoga Maruthuvam

M.D. (Siddha)

Kuzhandhai Maruthuvam

M.D. (Siddha)

Noi Naadal

M.D. (Siddha)

Nanju Maruthuvam


  • The duration of M.D (Siddha) Degree course is 3 years with exams at the end of each academic year
  • The students will be awarded the PG Degree in Siddha Medicine (i.e) M.D (Siddha) by the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University

NIS Chennai MD Siddha Admission 2020 Important Dates



Date of downloading of application form commences from

04th December 2020

Last date for receipt of filled-in application form

18th December 2020

Last date for receipt of filled in applications

18th December 2020

Date of Counseling

Will be updated in the website

Eligibility Criteria for NIS Chennai MD Siddha Admission 2020

  • A pass in BSMS Degree examination conducted by any CCIM recognized Colleges / Institutes affiliated to any recognized Indian Universities with successful completion of Compulsory Rotatory Residential Internship (CRRI). Candidates who have completed or will be completing CRRI before the date of Counselling are alone eligible to apply for post Graduate M.D (Siddha) Course.
  • The Candidate should produce an original CRRI completion certificate at the time of counselling, failing which their application will be rejected.
  • Candidates should produce the Provisional Certificate or Degree Certificate from the recognized University and the Registration Certificate issued either in their State Council of Indian Medicine / Tamilnadu Siddha Medical Council (or) Central Council of Indian Medicine at the time of counseling.

NIS Chennai MD Siddha Admission 2020 Application Process

  • Application Forms can be downloaded from the Website
  • Demand Draft for Rs.2000/- in case of General / OBC categories and for SC/ST categories – Rs.1500/- drawn on any Nationalised Bank in favour of “ The Director, National Institute of Siddha” payable at Chennai towards application fee
  • Name and Address of the applicant should be mentioned at the backside of the Demand draft with contact number.
  • Filled in application forms with enclosures may be handed over in person or sent by Registered Post/ Courier Service/ Speed Post so as to reach "The Director, National Institute of Siddha, Tambaram Sanatorium, Chennai-600 047”, Tamil Nadu, India on or before 5.00 pm
  • Application with incomplete or insufficient particulars or without enclosures or those received after the last date mentioned will be summarily rejected.

Application Fee (non refundable)

For SC/ST Candidates


For other Candidates

Rs. 2000/-

Selection Procedure

  • Admission to the course will be made strictly based on the merit list prepared on the basis of AIAPGET 2020 marks and applicable rules and regulations.
  • In case more than one candidate has secured the same marks the tie shall be resolved on the basis of the following order of priority:
  • Seniority in age
  • Percentage of marks obtained in the Final year examinations (Theory, Oral and Clinical marks).
  • Least number of attempts in passing the final year examination
  • Option and allotment of branches will be made at the time of counselling to be conducted at the National Institute of Siddha, Chennai. Candidates who are absent for counselling will lose their right for admission
  • Speciality once opted and allotted to the candidate at the time of counselling will not be changed subsequently under any circumstances


  • The stipend shall be paid only to the candidates doing M.D.(S) course for the FIRST time
  • All Post–graduate students (except student of Foreign Country) shall be paid stipend at the approved rates as per government norms
  • The stipend is payable after verification of attendance and on the recommendation of satisfactory progress of the P.G. students by the respective Head of the Department.

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website