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MCh. MPhil and PhD Admission 2020 at SCTIMST Trivandrum, Dates, Application Form, Eligibility

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SCTIMST Trivandrum Admission 2020 - Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) Trivandrum invites applications for admission into various MCh. (CVTS), MPhil & PhD Programs for the July & August Session 2020.

Interested candidates can submit an online application till May 25, 2020. Read on for more details on SCTIMST Trivandrum Admission 2020


Programs Offered for July & August 2020 Session


MCh Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery (CVTS) - (July 2020 Session)


PhD (July 2020 Session)


MPhil (August 2020 Session)


SCTIMST Trivandrum Admission 2020 Important Dates

Availability of online application

22nd April to 25th May 2020 (5 P.M.)

Downloading admit cards

01st June 2020 (Admit cards will only be uploaded on the website)

Date of Interview for PhD program

09th June 2020

Commencement of the Course for PhD program

01st July 2020

Date of registration for PhD program

01st July 2020 to 31st December 2020

Date of written test & interview for MPhil

08th June 2020

Commencement of the MPhil course

01st August 2020

Date of written test & Departmental assessment for MCh (CVTS)

08th June 2020

Date of Interview for MCh (CVTS)

09th June 2020

Commencement of the Course for MCh (CVTS) program

01st July 2020


Eligibility Criteria for SCTIMST Trivandrum Admission 2020

MCh (CVTS) Program

MS in General Surgery from an Indian University recognized by MCI or Diplomate of the National Board in General Surgery or any equivalent degree recognized by MCI for this purpose from time to time.

Age Limit - 40 years (as on 1st July 2020);

Age limit is Relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST candidates, sponsored candidates and qualified Ex-service personnel with service duration not less than 5 years.

PhD Program

Holders of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) awarded by UGC/ CSIR/ICMR/DBT OR MPhil (Biomedical Technology) degree awarded by SCTIMST.

Eligible internal faculty members from BMT Wing who wish to register for the PhD program of the institute may also apply with No objection certificate issued by competent authority.

MPhil degree holders are required to find out their own fellowship/project position for admission to PhD program)

Post graduate degree in any branch (All branches).

Consistently good academic record with 60% marks (or CGPA = 6.5/10) in undergraduate and postgraduate degree examinations.

There is no age limit for admission to the PhD Program

M.Phil Program

Post graduate (MSc / MS / MTech / ME, etc.) in Biological/Chemical/Physical Sciences (including Polymer Sciences/Chemistry but excluding Plant Sciences and Bioinformatics) with minimum of 60% marks (or equivalent CGPA)

Upper age limit - 28 years as on 1st August 2020.


SCTIMST Trivandrum Admission 2020 Application Process

  1. All candidates seeking admission are required to submit their application in the prescribed format available online.
  1. For submitting an online application, please visit the website: www.sctimst.ac.in. After selecting the online registration, pay the prescribed fee through debit card/credit card/net banking. After paying the fee, fill the online application form.
  1. Candidates shall keep a passport size photograph [35 mm x 45 mm (50kb max) - as jpeg image] ready for uploading before filling the application.
  1. Candidates also shall be ready with scanned copies of all relevant certificates (size less than 1Mb/certificate) to upload in the website.
  1. The candidate is required to go through the prospectus of MPhil/PhD programs (available on the same website) carefully and acquaint himself/herself with all requirements with regard to filling the online application form.


Application Fees

For MCh (CVTS) program:

For Other Applicants

Rs. 1500/-

For SC/ST Applicants

Rs. 1200/-

For PhD Program:


For Other Applicants

Rs. 1000/-

For SC/ST Applicants

Rs. 800/-

For MPhil Program:

For Other Applicants

Rs. 500/-

For SC/ST Applicants

Rs. 400/-


Selection Process for SCTIMST Trivandrum Admission 2020

MCh (CVTS) Program

The minimum pass marks in theory examination will be 50%. Candidates scoring less than the minimum prescribed marks will not be considered for admission.

The candidates for the final interview will be selected in the order of merit based on aggregate marks scored for academic performance including theory and departmental clinical/practical and viva-voce

PhD Program

The selection of research scholars will be based on the performance in the interview. Candidates must upload a Research Proposal (about 1000 words) and a Statement of Purpose for undertaking a research career (about 300 to 500 words) while submitting their application

M.Phil Program

The selection will be based on the performance in the written test and interview. The candidates who fulfil the minimum educational qualifications will be admitted for a written test.


Admit Cards

  1. Admit Cards for accepted applications can be downloaded from the website from 1st June 2020 onwards.
  1. Please bring this card for entering into the examination hall. No personal intimation will be given to download the admit card.


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



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