MAHE Manipal offers PhD programs in various disciplines through its constituent institutions & departments, under

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Science, Technology & Management
  • Faculty of Humanities, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The main objective of a PhD program is to not only contribute to the domain but also enable the researcher to develop the competency of conducting research individually or in a group later on. MAHE Manipal encourages research in interdisciplinary areas and the academic program leading to the PhD degree involves course credit requirement and timely research progress presentations, ultimately leading to thesis submission on satisfactory fulfillment of submission requirements. All institutes / departments under MAHE Manipal are well equipped with research facilities. 

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for admission to PhD programmes under full-time & part-time schemes of MAHE Manipal. Click here to Apply



All candidates MUST have obtained a qualifying degree in full-time mode

Indian Qualifications

  • Medicine & Dental: MBBS / BDS / an undergraduate degree of atleast 5-years duration or MD / MS / MDS / PG Diploma from an institution recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI) / Dental Council of India (DCI)
  • Pharmacy: PharmD or PharmD Post Baccalaureate from an institution / university recognized by Pharmacy Council of India (PCI)
  • Others: Master’s Degree or equivalent from an institution / university recognized by UGC / respective regulatory body 

Foreign Qualifications

  • Candidates with Master’s degrees or equivalent from foreign universities will have to produce a certificate or recognition / equivalency by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) / Commonwealth Universities / International Association of Universities (IAU), as equivalent to the corresponding Indian degrees for the purpose of higher studies


Applications are invited from eligible candidates for admission to the full-time PhD programme at MAHE Manipal. Click here to Apply