SCTIMST Trivandrum Post Doctoral, Fellowship, M.phil and PhD Admission 2021

SCTIMST Trivandrum announces Admission to DM/MCh/PDCC, Post DM/MCh Fellowship, MPhil & PhD Programs for Session 2021

SCTIMST Trivandrum Admission 2021 – Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) Trivandrum, Kerala invites applications for admission into various Post-doctoral Program DM/MCh/PDCC, Post DM/MCh Fellowship, PhD, Master’s Programs & Diploma Programmes for the Academic Session 2021.


Programs Offered for Academic Session – January 2021

Post DM/MCh Programs DM Cardiology, DM Neurology, DM Neuroimaging and Interventional Neuroradiology, DM Cardiovascular Imaging and Vascular Interventional radiology, DM Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anaesthesia, DM Neuroanaesthesia, MCh Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, MCh in Neurosurgery (after MS), Vascular Surgery & Neurosurgery etc.
Post-doctoral Programs Post-doctoral Certificate Course in Cardiothoracic &
Vascular Anaesthesia, Neuroanaesthesia, Diagnostic
Neuroradiology, Post-doctoral Certificate Course in Vascular
Surgery, Post-doctoral Fellowship (Post DM/MCh/DNB) etc.
PhD Programs PhD in Biomedical Technology, Biomedical Devices and
Technology, PhD (Imaging science & Technology), PhD (Health Sciences), PhD (Bioengineering/Biomedical Sciences etc.
Master’s Programs Master of Public Health (MPH) & MPhil (Biomedical Technology), MD in Transfusion Medicine , M Tech (Clinical Engineering) etc.
PG Diploma Programs PG Diploma Programs in Cardiac Laboratory Technology, Neuro-Technology, Medical Records Science, Clinical Perfusion, Blood Banking Technology etc.
Diploma Programs Diploma in Public Health, Cardiovascular & Thoracic Nursing, Neuro-Nursing, Diploma in Advanced Medical Imaging Technology & Diploma in Operation Theatre & Anesthesia Technology etc.
Advanced Certificate Programs Advanced Certificate Programs in Physiotherapy in Neurological Sciences & Physiotherapy in Cardiovascular Sciences


SCTIMST Trivandrum Admission 2021 Important Dates

Admission Notification 1st September 2020
Availability of online Application 1st September to 05th October 2020
Last date of submission of online Application Extent to 15th October 2020
Hall ticket download Ten days prior to the entrance examination
Date of Entrance Exam and interview for PDC, PhD, Master, PG Diploma, Diploma & Certificate course 8th to 18th November 2020
Date of Entrance Exam and interview for Post-doctoral fellowship (Post-DM/MCh) 14th to 22nd December 2020.
Commencement of courses 01st January 2021
Director’s welcome address 09th January 2021


Eligibility Criteria for SCTIMST Trivandrum Admission 2020

MCh Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, Vascular surgery, Neurosurgery 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.
MCh Neurosurgery (5-year course) MBBS from an Indian university recognized by MCI and one-year post-MBBS residency/Senior house surgency in General surgery from a university/PG Institute/Teaching Hospital recognized by the MCI for General Surgery postgraduate training
Post-doctoral Fellowship (PDF) The Institute offers a one-year Post-doctoral Fellowship (PDF) for those who have DM/MCh (3-year) or equivalent qualifications
DM/MCh (3 years) or equivalent qualification from MCI recognized institutions.
Post-doctoral Certificate Course MD/MS Degree in Anaesthesia/Radiology/General Surgery, from an Indian university recognized by MCI or DNB in Anaesthesia/ Radiology/General Surgery or any equivalent degree recognized by MCI.
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
MD Transfusion medicine MBBS or equivalent degree from a recognized university. They should have completed one year of compulsory internship from a medical college of repute. The candidate should have applied for and obtained registration with the Medical Council of India or State Medical Council.
Age Limit for MD Transfusion medicine & PDF Forty years (as on 1st January 2021), relaxable by five years for SC/ST candidates, sponsored candidates and for qualified Ex-service personnel with a service of not less than five years.
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.
Master Degree, PG Diploma & Advanced Certificate Programs Bachelor degree of any recognized university in India with Science stream (PCM / PCB) subject as major or ancillary subject with aggregate marks of at least 60%
Medical graduates (MBBS), Dental graduates (BDS), Graduates of AYUSH (BAMS, BNYS, BUMS, BSMS, BHMS), BTech or BE (Any Branch) and graduates of four-year degree programs in Veterinary/Nursing sciences, Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, Bachelor of Pharmacy, or students with a postgraduate degree in Statistics/Biostatistics, Demography, Population Studies, Nutrition, Sociology, Economics, Psychology, Anthropology, Social Work, Management or Law.” Work experience in a health- related field is desirable.
Age limit for Master Degree 40 years as on 1st July 2021
Diploma Programs 10+2 examination in Science stream (PCM / PCB)/ Diploma in Electronics/Biomedical Engineering/ Instrumentation/ Certificate in Radiographic Assistance (CRA)/ Diploma in Radiological Technology (DRT) 2 year course or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution with aggregate marks of at least 60%
Age limit for Diploma & Certificate Programs 25 years (as on 1st January 2021) relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST and sponsored candidates, 3 years for OBC candidates


SCTIMST Trivandrum Admission 2020 Application Process

  • Application form and application fee to be submitted through Online Mode Only through official website
  • For submitting an online application, please visit the website: 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.
  • Candidates shall keep a passport size photograph [35 mm x 45 mm (50kb max) – as jpeg image] ready for uploading before filling the application.
  • Hard copy of the duly signed online generated application form along with self-attested copies of the certificates proving age, essential qualifications, attempt certificates, proof of gold medal, Medical/Nursing council registration certificate, proof of caste certificate; if eligible for reservation, No objection certificate; if employed, proof of fee payment and other relevant documents are to be produced at the time of entrance examination/Clinical, Practical and viva voce/ Interview.
  • Read the instructions available in the website before filling the application form.


Application Fees

For Post-graduate & Post-doctoral courses including PDF program:
For Other Applicants Rs. 2000/-
For SC/ST Applicants Rs. 1600/-
For PhD/MPH/DPH/MD Program:
For Other Applicants Rs. 1500/-
For SC/ST Applicants Rs. 1200/-
For MPhil Program:
For Other Applicants Rs. 500/-
For SC/ST Applicants Rs. 400/-
For Diploma/Advanced Certificate Courses:
For Other Applicants Rs. 800/-
For SC/ST Applicants Rs. 400/-


Selection Process for SCTIMST Trivandrum Admission 2020

PDF Short-listing of the application based on the merit of a 500 words short research project proposal and letters of references. Short listed candidates will be called for an interview for final selection.
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.
Master Degree, PG Diploma & Advanced Certificate Programs Selection will be based on a written test and interview will be conducted by University.


Admit Cards

Candidates eligible for the entrance examination can download the Hall Ticket/ Call letter ten days prior to the scheduled date for entrance examination from our website Intimation regarding hall ticket will be sent to registered email ID
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