BLDE University announces Admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program for session 2023-24, Apply now


BLDE University PhD Admission 2023 – BLDE University, Vijayapura invites application for admission to full-time Doctoral of Philosophy (PhD) Program in various medical disciplines under the Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Allied Health Sciences through BLDE University All India Entrance Examination for the academic year 2023-24


BLDE University PhD Admission 2023 


PhD Program Offered in :

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Microbiology
  • Community Medicine
  • Forensic Medicine
  • General Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Dermatology
  • Orthopedics
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • ENT
  • General Surgery
  • Radiology
  • Anaesthesiology
  • Psychiatry
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Faculty of Allied Health Sciences.


Duration of the Program

  • The duration of the programme shall be for a minimum period of Three (03) years including Coursework and a maximum of Six (06) years from the date of registration.


Important Dates

  • Date of Notification: 01st July 2023
  • Date of Availability of Application Form: 01st July 2023
  • Last Date for Receipt of Application by the University: 15th August 2023
  • Last Date for Receipt of Application by the University with late submission fee: 10th September 2023
  • Date of Entrance Test: 20th September 2023
  • Entrance Test Result Declaration: 04th Week of September 2023


Eligibility Criteria for BLDE University PhD Admission 2023

  • A recognized qualifying higher specialty postgraduate degree/diploma is essential with a minimum of 55% of the aggregate marks (45% in case of SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently Abled Candidates) in the qualifying examination. Candidates with the following qualifications are eligible for registering for the Ph.D. (Medical & Allied Health Science) Degree.
  • Candidates with MD/MS in different specialties recognized by Medical Council of India & its Amendments thereof Candidates with super specialty degrees D.M. Doctor of medicine, and M.Ch., Master of Chirurgiae, recognized by Medical Council of India & its amendments thereof.
  • Candidates with MD/MS, MRCP/FRCS (granted in UK on or before 11.11.1975 as per MCI Act 1956, second schedule) or equivalent Master’s degree awarded by a College/University recognized by MCI are eligible to register for Ph.D. Programme in their subject of specialization.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in different Specialties: D.C.P., D.Ch., D.O., D.Ortho, D.L.O., D.G.O., D.A. or any other postgraduate diploma recognized by Medical Council of India & its amendments thereof.
  • Candidates with qualification of Diplomate of the National Board, D.N.B. in specialties/super-specialties held by the of the National Board of the Examination after completion of the prescribed period for eligibility to be considered equivalent to M.D. / M.S as per the norms and approved by the MCI/ Governing Council of this University as equivalent thereto.
  • Candidates with M.B.B.S. Degree, recognized by Medical Council of India & with Three years of Teaching / Clinical / Laboratory Experience after the completion of the degree.
  • Candidates with M.Sc. (Medical) – Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology are eligible to register for Ph.D. Programme in the Faculty of Medicine.
  • Candidates who have from M.Sc. in any branch of Life Sciences, M.Sc. in Medical Physics/Biophysics, M.Sc. in Nursing Sciences, M.Pharm/Pharm.D., M.Sc. Biotechnology, M.Sc. in Human Genetics, MPH and MHA are eligible to register for Ph.D. Programme in Allied Health Sciences.


Application Process

  • The Candidates desirous of seeking admission to the aforesaid programmes may download the application from the University website ( and submit the duly filled applications along with requisite documents accompanied with the application fee paid receipt.
  • The application fee of Rs. 2000/- shall be paid through online mode such as RTGS/ NEFT/ IMPS.
  • It should reach the Registrar, BLDE (Deemed to be University), Smt. Bangaramma Sajjan Campus, B.M. Patil Road, Vijayapura-586103 (Karnataka) on or before 31.07.2023.
  • Note: For more details and further updates log on to or Contact to Ph: 08352- 262770 Extn-2329, 2330. 


Selection Process

  • The Selection will be made on the merit basis of marks secured in the BLDE (DU) All India Entrance Examination and Personal interview.


Entrance Tests

  • Question Pattern – Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) (Concerned Subject – 25 marks Research Methodology – 25 marks)
  • Total Marks – 50 marks
  • Duration – 1 hour
  • Examination Centre : BLDE(DU)’s Shri B.M. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Vijayapura, Karnataka, India

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


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