PhD Program

PhD Program

Admissions to the PhD Program


Manipal Academy of Higher Education offers doctoral program in various disciplines through its constituent institutions and departments.


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

The doctorate degree awarded by the Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), conferred upon a candidate after having satisfactorily completed the prescribed course study and meeting with other conditions laid down by the University qualifies for the award of Doctor of Philosophy abbreviated as PhD.


Admission - Eligibilty

    A candidate seeking admission to the PhD program must have

  • A postgraduate degree  or equivalent from universities/institutions recognised by UGC
  • Postgraduate degree in Medical or Dental Sciences
  • MBBS or BDS or undergraduate degree which is of 5 years’ duration
  • Pharm. D. / Pharm. D. (Post Baccalaureate)


Following are the categories :


Full Time candidates

  • With  valid National Fellowship (Always open – contact
  • Dr TMA Pai Scholarship Scheme (Applications open in February 10, 2019 for July 2019 admission)
  • Working in Research Centre / funded Project 

Part time candidates 

  • MAHE Employees


Click on the respective links provided on the left-side menu for more details.