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IIHMR University PhD Admissions 2018


IIHMR University announces PhD Program 2018

Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR), Jaipur invites application for admission to the Doctoral of Philosophy (PhD) Program for the academic year 2018-19

The IIHMR University has been accorded approval by the UGC vide

IIHMR University has started offering a full-fledged PhD Program since 2014 added to its existing postgraduate program

Objectives of the Program

The PhD Program broadly aims at building and strengthening research capacity in three broad thrust areas of IIHMR that include i) public health/health systems, ii) pharmaceutical management and iii) development studies
Duration of the Program

The minimum programme duration is three years including period of registration. Registration in PhD is subject to passing qualifying exam which will be based on the course work in the first year of the program

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates for admission to the PhD program shall have a Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s or M Phil degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, 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) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country

A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently-Able and other categories of candidates as per UGC Guidelines from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September 1991

The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grace mark procedures
Selection Procedure

The admission process will include three steps: screening of applications, IIHMR Research Aptitude Test (IRAT) and personal interview

  1. IIHMR Research Aptitude Test (IRAT)

The IIHMR University will conduct a qualifying test after screening of applications and short-listing candidates. IRAT will be a written test consisting of multiple choice questions from English language proficiency, reasoning, basic quantitative analysis and research aptitude. The Test will be conducted at IIHMR University, Jaipur on the date that will be communicated separately

Admission to the Research Degree Program shall be subject to the fulfilment of the minimum cut-off marks as prescribed from time to time by UGC. Final selection for admission shall be made on the basis of the merit of the composite score

Exemption from IRAT: The following categories will be exempted from the written IRAT:

UGC CSIR qualified JRF & NET, SLET, GATE and Teacher Research Fellowship holder and have passed M Phil programme in relevant subjects.

  1. Personal Interview

Personal interview will be conducted on the day of IRAT or next day after IRAT at the IIHMR University, Jaipur. All categories of candidates will be required to appear in the Pl

At the time of interview, the candidates are required to discuss their research interest/area through a presentation
Program Structure

The programme follows the semester system. There will be 6 semesters spread over the period of three years, with two semesters in each year. Each semester will be equivalent to one term. The PhD Program consists of two phases

Application Procedure

Applicant can apply online through website www.forms.iihmr.org or download the application from website www.iihmr.edu.in

Application must be sent along with a DD for Rs.1000/-. The duly filled in application form along with all the required documents may be submitted to the Dean, Research, IIHMR, 1, PrabhuDayal Marg, Sanganer Airport, Jaipur-302029

Important Dates

Last date for submission of the application form: 26th January 2018

IIHMR Research Aptitude Test and Personal Interview: 03rd &04th February 2018



The IIHMR University, 1, PrabhuDayal Marg,Sanganer Airport, Jaipur,Rajasthan-302029, Email: phd@iihmr.org, Website www.iihmr.org

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