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Dr. NTR University Vijayawada PhD Admission 2018

Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences PhD Admission 2018  NTRUHS


Applications are invited from eligible candidates with requisite qualifications as per PhD Regulations 2018 in the field of Modern Medicine (Pre-Clinical, Para-Clinical and Clinical subjects), Dental Sciences, AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy) Courses, Physiotherapy, Nursing, Naturopathy and other Allied Health Sciences for PhD Program of Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada for the year 2018


About the PhD Program

The PhD degree be awarded by the University after fulfilling all the requirements for the Degree of "Doctor of Philosophy" by Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada

The duration of the PhD course shall be a minimum of 3 years (full time) and 4 years (part time) for Post Graduates

Types of PhD research Program and facilities
The candidates seeking PhD admission can apply in any one of the following categories

a) Subject -wise PhD program
An eligible candidate can apply in the subject of his/her specialty (e.g. Microbiology) to work under the guidance of a guide in the same specialty (e.g Microbiology). If needed there can be one or two co guides in the same subject or related subjects, based on the nature of research work

b)Interdisciplinary PhD program
A candidate can apply for interdisciplinary PhD program with two or more related subjects in any one faculty (e.g. Modern Medicine, Ayurveda) or different faculties (e.g. Nursing and Physiotherapy). The candidate can apply from any recognized centre for at least one subject under a recognized guide, and at least one co guide in related subjects. The candidate, if selected has to appear for the pre PhD examination in two major subjects involved in interdisciplinary research. (Paper II, Part –A and Part –B -50 marks each). For interdisciplinary PhD research, involving two colleges/institutes, the Principals/ Heads of both colleges/ institutions have to certify permitting the candidates to do research work at both the places
The decision of PhD Committee that looks after admission process will be final as regards the allotment of subject –wise or interdisciplinary PhD program to the candidates

C) Facilities for Research
Normally, the requisite facilities for conduct of PhD work are expected to be available at the Centre(s) where a candidate registers for PhD work. However, if any specialized work is to be conducted for which facilities are not available at the said centre, then the candidate may get permission to carry out the same at National/ State institutes or other colleges or hospitals or advanced centres. A written permission letter from the head of such centre should be enclosed along with the PhD application form. The candidate should obtain written permission from Dr.NTR UHS before proceeding to utilize the facilities at other centers. The guide should take the responsibility of overseeing the progress of the candidates work


Eligibility Criteria

PhD (Full-time) Program: Master’s degree (MD, MS, DNB/MDS/MD (Ayurveda)/M.Sc (Nursing)/ MPT or M.Sc-Medical) in any subject allied to Medical Sciences of Dr NTR University of Health Sciences

Master’s degree from any other recognized University, which is recognized as equivalent by this University, taking in to consideration the recognition of the Central Councils like MCI, DCI, CCIM, INC, etc., M.Phil in Medical Sciences

MBBS with PG Diploma recognized by MCI and two papers (as first author) published in peer reviewed journals are allowed to apply

PhD (Part-time) Program: Teachers with requisite qualifications mentioned above in (a) working at least for one year (as on the date of notification for PhD admission) in colleges or centers affiliated to Dr NTRUHS
Teachers/Scientists/Researchers working in State and National Research Institutes/Universities with 5 years of experience


Maximum Age Limit

Maximum Age limit to apply for Ph.D. Program for both Full Time and Part Time candidates is 52 years as on the date of admission notification


Application Procedure

Application Form, Regulations for PhD Program, List of Recognized centre and List of Recognized Guides are available in the University Website (https://ntruhs.ap.nic.in), which can be downloaded from 29th December 2017

The filled in application form along with enclosures and a non-refundable fee of Rs.5000/-(Rupees Five thousand only)  by way of Demand Draft drawn on or after 20th January 2018, in favour of “The Registrar, Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences payable at Vijayawada” should reach the Convener, PhD Admissions-2018

The list of documents to be attached are mentioned in the application form


Important Dates

Availability of Application forms through website: 29th December 2017

Last Date for Submission of filled-in Application along with enclosures: 20th January 2018

Screening of Applications: 30th January 2018

Tentative Date of Display of Eligible Candidates: 6th February 2018

Presentation of Research proposals / synopsis by the candidates: 17th February 2018

Presentation of Revised protocols: 26th February 2018

Commencement of Course: 1st March 2018

For more information visit the website: https://ntruhs.ap.nic.in


Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada

Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada-520008 (AP), (Endt.No.7148/EA3/PhD/2015-16, dtd. 23-09-2015), Website https://ntruhs.ap.nic.in


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