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National Institute of Siddha (NIS) Chennai announces Admission to PhD Program 2021

NIS Chennai PhD Admission 2021 – National Institute of Siddha (NIS) Chennai has invited applications for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program for the academic year 2021-22
Check out the post below for more details such as eligibility criteria, application process, fees, etc. for H1 – NIS Chennai PhD Admission 2021


  • National Institute of Siddha is recognized by The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University, Chennai for conducting PhD Program in the below mentioned 6 Departments of Siddha. The Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India has sanctioned 12 PhD candidates (i.e two for each department).
  • The following specialties are recognized for conducting Ph.D programme:-


Pothu Maruthuvam


Kuzhandai Maruthuvam




Noi Naadal


Sirappu Maruthuvam


Nanju Maruthuvam

NIS Chennai PhD Admission 2021 Important Dates



Downloading application form from the Website

13th February 2021

Last date for downloading application form

15th March 2021

Last date for receipt of filled in application

15th March 2021

Date of Written Exam

05th April 2021

Eligibility Criteria for NIS Chennai PhD Admission 2021

  • Candidate seeking admission to the course of study leading to award of Doctor of Philosophy should have obtained a Postgraduate Degree in Siddha, in concerned subject under Indian Medicine Central Council Act, 1970

Age Limit

  • Age of the candidate applying for PhD programme should not exceed 32 years as on the last date of receipt of application
  • Age relaxation is applicable SC/ST/OBC and women candidate as per central Government Norms


  • The total duration of the PhD programme is three years. The Ph.D Scholars may be terminated at any time if the work and the conduct of the candidate is found unsatisfactory.


  • The stipend for PhD candidate for 1st year Rs. 50,035+DA, 2nd year Rs. 51,990+DA respectively as revised from time to time by central government for first and second year respectively

NIS Chennai PhD Admission 2021 Application Process

  • The Application should be downloaded from the NIS Website
  • Filled in application form along with Demand draft of Rs.2000/- for OBC and UR, Rs.1500/- for SC /ST as cost for application should be submitted by Registered Post/Speed Post /in Person
  • Demand Draft should be drawn in favour of The Director, National Institute of Siddha payable at Chennai
  • Cost of application form once remitted will not be refunded under any circumstances
  • Inadequately filled / incomplete applications will be summarily rejected

Selection Procedure

  • Applications are invited through newspaper advertisement
  • Service candidates must submit their application through competent authority
  • The Selection of the candidate will be made on the basis of merit based on written examination with minimum qualifying marks of 55% for General and OBC candidates and 50% marks for SC/ST candidates followed by interview by the Selection Committee, consisting of Director, Dean Guide and a Senior faculty in the concerned speciality for the purpose
  • If two candidates of the same category scored equal marks in written exam, their date of birth will be considered for merit list

Examination Pattern

No. of Questions

100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Research Methodology and Bio Statistics

40 marks

Clinical trial Management

20 marks

Concerned PG Subjects

40 marks

  • Each correct answer will be given 1 mark. For each wrong answer or if more than one answer has been selected a negative mark of 0.25 will be given. Zero marks for unattended questions.


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

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