In its quest to promote excellence in the field of Science and to train highly skilled manpower for research and teaching the institute offers part time doctoral programme in Life Sciences as well as Physical Sciences. The programme is offered in the field of Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Microbiology. The current thrust areas for part-time PhD programme include Infectious diseases, Immunology, Diagnosis and Vaccine Development; Cancer and Diabetes; Agriculture, Environmental and Medical Biotechnology; Remote sensing, Plasma research.
Eligibility and Admission Criteria
The candidates holding Master’s Degree or equivalent 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 the entrance exam. However, all the shprt-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 of migration certificate within six months from the date of admission.