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Doctoral Programme (Full Time)

In its quest to promote excellence in the field of Science, the Institute offers full-time doctoral programme in Life Sciences with an emphasis to unravel the problems related to health, agriculture and environment and to train highly skilled manpower for research and teaching. The programme is offered in the field of Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Microbiology. The current thrust areas for full-time PhD programme include Infectious Diseases, Immunology and Vaccine Development; Cancer and Diabetes; Agriculture, Environmental and Medical Biotechnology.

Eligibility and Admission Criteria

The candidates holding Master’s or equivalent degree with 55% or equivalent grade from a recognised university will be considered eligible for registration for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the relevant programme. Applicants who have cleared NET/SLET/GATE/MPhil will be exempted from written test of entrance examination. However, all the short listed applicants will have to appear with a well prepared research proposal during personal interview.

If the applicant has passed the qualifying examination from a University other than Nirma University, he/she will be required to obtain a provisional eligibility certificate from Nirma University on payment of Rs 500/- and the students who are granted admission will have to submit the original migration certificate within six months from the date of admission.