PhD Program

PhD Program

PhD Program


Results of Online PhD entrance test -2019


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)



Full time candidates :

Category 2 - Dr TMA Pai Scholarship Scheme   


Applications open for July 2019 admission


Candidates who qualify the Manipal Academy of Higher Education Eligibility Test for PhD programme. These candidates are eligible for grant in aid instituted by MAHE under the Dr TMA Pai Scholarship Scheme. A total of 150 fellowships would be awarded twice a year for eligible candidates and would be called the Dr TMA Pai fellows. Call for submitting application for Dr TMA Pai Scholarship would be made in leading newspapers and MAHE website. There would be two calls annually, one in February and the second in August. Selection of shortlisted candidates would be finalized through written test and interview.