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Vision, Mission, Objectives


  • To serve as source of expertise and focus on training and promote the use of advanced quantitative techniques in Biomedical and Behavioural research.


  • Training postgraduate and doctoral students of the institute in biostatistical, computational and research methods.
  • Conduct doctoral programme in the field of Biostatistics to enhance man power development.
  • Providing consultative services on statistical methodology to medical, biological and behavioural scientists, involved in the study of “Brain and Mind”.
  • Participate in research activities using advanced computer based statistical and numerical methods for analysis and interpretation of data pertaining to the field of Mental Health and Neurosciences.


  • To provide rigorous training in statistical techniques and achieve necessary expertise in collaborative research and to facilitate students to become skilled medical behavioral researchers.
  • To provide a unique, readily accessible source of expertise with whom researchers from both within and outside NIMHANS can collaborate in all phases of their study design, data management, and statistical analysis of clinical, epidemiological, behavioral and laboratory research data.
  • To educate the next generation of biostatisticians through innovative and relevant curriculum, hands-on experience, and exposure to the latest developments in methodological research and to develop new theoretical models and applied statistical methods that can help to address problems in both medical and behavioral sciences.
  • In addition to teaching, service to the scientific and administrative agencies and to the profession as a whole, on the local, national and international levels.