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Sri Ramachandra University PhD Admission 2020, Dates, Application Form

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Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai invites applications from eligible candidates for admission to Full-time and Part-time PhD Programme offered under various faculties for the academic session commencing in April 2020. Read on for more info on important dates, eligibility criteria, application process, etc.


PhD Program

The University offers PhD Program in the following faculty  -

Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Allied Health Sciences, Management, Biomedical Science, Public Health/ Sports & Exercise Science/Clinical Research/Engineering and Technology


Sri Ramachandra University PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

Last date for submission of filled in application forms

01st February 2020

Date & Time of Entrance Exam

22nd February 2020, 10:00 am to 12:00 noon

Date & Time of Interview

Batch-I - 20th February 2020 at 1.30 pm

Batch II - 21st February 2020 at 9.30 am


Eligibility Criteria for Sri Ramachandra University PhD Admission 2020

Candidates applying for admission to Ph.D. program should have qualified with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade “B” in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) in PG course.

Further relaxation of 5% marks i.e. from 55% to 50% or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently abled.


Admission Procedure

Admission through Entrance Examination and Interview:


Candidates applying for Founder-Chancellor Shri. N.P.V. Ramasamy Udayar Research Stipendiary Fellowship for Ph.D.


Internal & External candidates.

Admission through Counselling:


Candidates with UGC/ CSIR/ ICMR/ DBT/ DST NET-JRF/ AICTE-GATE/ AYUSH/ INSPIRE Fellowship or JRF/SRF fellows in funded research projects of this Deemed University will be called directly for counselling and admission.


Entrance Exam Pattern

The duration of the examination will be 2 (two) hours.

The Entrance Examination will be conducted in English only.

The question booklet will consist of 120 multiple choice questions (single best response).

The written test will have two sections, Section A & B.

Section-A Research Methodology: Common to all disciplines will have 60 questions (answer all questions)

Section-B Discipline Specific: Candidates will attempt questions from one of the following: Medicine / Dentistry / Pharmacy / Nursing / Physiotherapy / Biomedical Sciences / Management /Allied Health Sciences / Public Health / Sports & Exercise Sciences / Clinical Research

The Section-B will have 75 questions and the candidate may attempt any 60 questions. The first 60 questions attempted will be considered for evaluation.

All questions carry equal marks. There will be no negative marks for wrong answers.



Deemed University offers Fellowships, each carrying a stipend of Rs.12,000/- p.m. with a contingency grant of Rs.25,000/ p.a. for a period of 3 years for candidates undertaking research on full time basis for the Ph.D. program.


Sri Ramachandra University PhD Admission 2020 Application Process

Eligible & Interested candidates can apply online through the official website www.sriramachandra.edu.in

Candidates applying for Ph.D. program under Full-Time (seeking FounderChancellor Shri N.P.V. Ramasamy Udayar Fellowships) and Part-Time (internal and external) categories will have to qualify through entrance exam.


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


Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai

Institute of Higher Education and Reasearch (category-I Deemed to be Unviversity) Porur, Chenai, Tamil Nadu-600116, Phone: 044-24765512, Website www.sriramachandra.edu.in



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