National Institute of Siddha

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Tamil Nadu
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Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM)
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National Institute of Siddha is situated at Govt. of India. Tambaram Sanatorium, Chennai - 600 047, Tamil Nadu, India. in Chennai.

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Courses Offered

M.D (Siddha) in Nanju Noolum Maruthuva Needhi Noolum
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts-B.A.
  • Medicine / Beauty / Health Care

National Institute of Siddha - NIS

The National Institute of Siddha (NIS), located in Chennai, is a center of excellence with research and higher education in Siddha System of Medicine as its mission. The NIS aims to provide the best possible post graduate education in Siddha, by putting together a team of distinguished faculty members and building a quality resource base. It intends to develop curricula so that the benefits of the traditional science can be applied in the present day. The NIS proposes to undertake research to enhance the acceptability of the Siddha formulations and to prove the lack of toxicity of the Materia Medica. Plans are afoot to forge interdisciplinary alliances with various branches of modern science like Microbiology, Bio-technology, etc. Located on a spacious campus in Tambaram Sanatorium, the NIS project is a perfect example of Centre and State cooperation. The capital cost has been shared by the Government of India and Government of Tamil Nadu in the ratio of 60:40 and the recurring expenditure is shared in the ratio of 75:25. The campus is eco-friendly. This is an exceptional project to have created a man-made pond in our institutional premises as a water conservation measure. A sewage recycling plant provides water for the herbal and garden. Solar energy is being tapped to heat 12,000 litres of water every day, by using solar panels. It is proposed to develop the hillock behind the campus into a grove of medicinal plants.

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Why join National Institute of Siddha


The college has excellent state of the art infrastructure facilities.



11 Type Courses Available

  • 1 UG Courses
  • 5 PG Courses
  • 5 phd Courses

National Institute of Siddha Placements

National Institute of Siddha (NIS) provides placement assistance to all its students.  The dedicated placement cell regularly conducts grooming sessions of the students in areas like soft skills, interview facing skills, behavioral skills hereby making them industry-fit. In the recent years the college has witnessed some well known recruitment companies walking-in and being invited for campus placements.


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National Institute of Siddha

At National Institute of Siddha (NIS) the students are endowed with all convenient amenities that make their life 'go easy' in college hours, alongside make learning more interesting. Some of the facilities include well ventilated classrooms, recreational areas, hostel facility for boys and girls, indoor and outdoor games, stocked library, seamless internet/wifi connectivity, medical facilities etc.


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