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Ministry of Ayush
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Hon'ble Minister of State
Ministry of Ayush
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Ministry of Ayush

Welcome to National Institute of Unani Medicine

National Institute of Unani Medicine (NIUM) Bangalore is as an autonomous organization under the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India working since 2004. This Institute is being developed as a model of post graduate, teaching, training and research in Unani System of Medicine.

The campus now houses an Academic Block, Hospital Building, Library, Pharmacy, Administrative Block, Herbal Garden, Animal House, Guest House, Indoor Games Hall, Hostels, Residential Blocks and several other units.

The Institute offers post graduate courses in eight disciplines; Moalajat (Medicine), Ilmul Advia (Pharmacology), Tahaffuzi wa Samaji Tib (Preventive and Social medicine), Ilmul Qabalat wa Amraze Niswan ...

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Director's Message

Prof. Abdul Wadud Director

National Institute of Unani Medicine (NIUM), Bengaluru, a premier institute and Hospital for research and training in Unani medicine in India, is working under the administrative control of Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India as an autonomous organization. It was established in 1984 as a joint venture with Govt. of Karnataka but research and academic activities were started in 2004 with the admission of Ist batch of P.G Scholars. The vision of this institute is to strengthen and promote excellence in education, research and patient care in Unani medicine.

Presently, the hospital of the institute has an OPD wing and IPD of 180 beds with separate wards for male and female patients. Health huts are also operational for those patients who want full privacy with upgraded facilities on payment basis. Clinical services are provided to the patients from general and speciality OPDs of Musculoskeletal, Skin and cosmetology, Gastrointestinal, Hepato-biliary, Neurological, Psychiatric, Geriatric and Lifetsyle disorders. Advice on nutritional plan for specific conditions is also given to the patients. Antenatal care and family planning services are also provided in Obstetrics and Gynaecological disorders unit. The hopsital has well established Regimenal therapy centre. It is a special modality of treatment, where non-pharmaco therapeutic modalities (Hijama, Dalk, Hammam, Nutool and many more) are employed in the management of various disorders.

Neuro-muscular rehabilitation was established with the broad aim of catering the needs of patients suffering from neuro-muscular disorders like stroke, hemiplegia and paraplegia, myopathy, motor-neuron diseases, parkinsonism etc. Besides providing Unani treatment, it is also equipped with modern diagnostic laboratories-Pathology, Biochemistry, Radiology and Ultra Sonography. NIUM hospital is also providing health care facilities to socioeconomically weaker groups at their door steps by organizing Health camps and Mobile Clinics. Recently, NIUM hospital has been accredited by NABH. It is the first NABH accredited Unani hospital.

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The VISION of the institute is to strengthen and promote excellence in education, reseach and patient care in Unani Medicine.


The MISSION of the institute are-

  • To impart quality education of Unani medicine
  • To carry out research in Unani medicine
  • To provide efficacious, safe and cost effective healthcare solutions through creative applications of Unani medicine