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AIIMS Bhubaneswar PhD Admission 2019, Application, Eligibility, Dates

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AIIMS Bhubaneswar PhD Admission Programs 2019

AIIMS Bhubaneswar PhD Admission 2019 – All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) Bhubaneswar (Odisha) has invited applications for admission to Doctoral of Philosophy (PhD) Programme (September 2019 Session) through Interview Mode.

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar, conducts Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)



See: PHD Admission 2019


Important Dates

  • Online Registration of Applications Opens on 19th August 2019
  • Last Date of Online Registration of Application: 16th September 2019 at 05.00 PM
  • Date of Interview: 28th September 2019
  • Location: Board Room, Administrative Building, AIIMS Bhubaneswar


The PhD Programme

  1. The AIIMS Bhubaneswar offers both full-time and part-time PhD in Medical/Health Sciences. Scholars can pick a theme of their choice depending on the expertise and interest of the supervising faculty member from the following department
  2. Biochemistry
  3. Community Medicine and Family Medicine
  4. Microbiology
  5. Pathology
  6. Physiology
  7. Pharmacology



  • The selection for PhD will be carried out once in a calendar year, for the July/August session. The announcement will be made on the Institute’s website and National News Paper. The notification will be made based on the availability of seats and availability of research guides at this Institute
  • Individual Junior Research Fellowship holders (UGC, CSIR, ICMR, DBT, DSTINSPIRE, AYUSH and other) will be selected on the basis of interview
  • Selected candidates are expected to complete the registration process by 31st December of the same year


See: Admission Notification and Dates


Duration of the Program

  • The candidates registered for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) as full-time research scholars shall undergo research work for a minimum period of 3 years from the date of registration
  • The maximum period of the course shall not exceed five years for full-time candidates and six years for in-service candidates from the date of registration


Eligibility Criteria

  • A candidate seeking admission to the course of study leading to the award of a Degree of Doctor of Philosophy must possess at least one of the following qualifications:
  • Medical qualification: MBBS/BDS with minimum 55% aggregate marks or MD/MS/MDS/DM/M.Ch in the subject concerned or Diplomate of National Board (DNB) of Exam will be considered eligible
  • Non-Medical – For non-medical candidates, eligibility shall be Master’s Degree (two years course) awarded by Indian Universities or equivalent in the subject as per the requirement of the project. Candidates holding M.Sc. in a subject allied to Life Sciences/Bio-Medical Sciences (Other than M.Sc. Nursing) M.Tech
  • The degree will be eligible for the Non-Medical Qualification Category. Candidate having eligibility under non-medical category should have at least 55% marks in the last eligibility exam qualified (50 % in case of SC/ST/OBC/OPH candidates)
  • Candidate possessing a Master’s Degree through distant learning course shall not be eligible
  • The non-medical candidates should have qualified in any one of the following national entrance tests in the last 2 years (Valid Fellowship):
  • Joint CSIR-UGC NET for JRF
  • ICMR – JRF
  • DBT – JRF
  • NBHM screening test
  • Graduate aptitude test (GATE)
  • INSPIRE fellowship
  • UGC – JRF
  • CSIR – JRF

Any other Fellowship for the PhD. Program

  • Candidates working under Central Govt./Semi Govt./Autonomous organization should submit their applications through proper channel i.e. employer. They will be required to submit a ‘No Objection Certificate” from their employer before they are allowed to join the PhD Course
  • The candidates who are likely to complete requisite qualification and degree by 15th September 2019 may also apply
  • A candidate who is employed as a Research Fellow in extramural research projects in this Institute provided, he/she possesses the required educational qualifications**
  • A teacher of the Institute holding a substantive post who is relieved on study leave with salary for a period of not less than two years for pursuing a Ph.D. Program

For In-Service Candidates at AIIMS, Bhubaneswar

  • Applicants from AIIMS Faculty/Scientific Staff for Ph. D. registration will be considered as in-service candidates as per guidelines laid down by AIIMS Bhubaneswar in this regard.


Selection Process

  • Applications will be screened for eligibility as per the Institute guideline. The names of the short-listed candidates along with date and time for the personal interview will be displayed on the AIIMS Bhubaneswar website. The list of PhD guides (who have a vacancy for PhD students in their laboratory) would be given to shortlisted candidates
  • The final selection would be based on the performance in the interview
  • *Based on the number of the shortlisted candidate, a written exam and interview may be conducted). The decision of the Institute will be final, and no correspondence will be entertained in this regard
  • No TA/DA shall be provided by the Institute at any stage of the admission process and outstation candidates appearing for the interview should make their own arrangements for their stay in Bhubaneswar.


  • The selected candidates, who have passed the JRF Exam conducted by CSIR/UGC/ICMR/DBT/AYUSH/DST-Inspire can avail fellowship as per the rules of the respective funding agency
  • No institute fellowship is available at this stage


  • Candidates selected for PhD may avail Hostel facility upon availability and request


Application Procedure

  • Application form available at the AIIMS Bhubaneswar Website https://www.aiimsbhubaneswar.nic.in should be duly filled and the filled application form should be forwarded through Speed Post to the Assistant Controller of Examinations, Exam Cell, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, At-Sijua, Post-Dumuduma Patrapada, Bhubaneswar-751019 to reach on or before 16th September 2019 at 05:00 pm
  • The envelope should be marked as “AIIMS BBSR PhD 2019”
  • Incomplete applications and applications received after the closing date will be disqualified
  • A Candidate, certified as eligible for the Ph.D. program by the PhD Admission Committee, shall be registered for the PhD Degree subject to approval by the Director and on payment of a prescribed fee


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