Frequently asked questions in relation to PhD Program of MAHE Manipal


·         We offer only full-time PhD course for externals and that’s for a minimum period of 3 years. Hence you are required to stay here at Manipal for the course. There is no correspondence option. If you wish to pursue PhD here at Manipal, kindly apply when our applications open. Applications open in February and August every year.

·         As of now, the university has no such agreement. But if you are interested to apply, we can take up your case and look at it.

·         MAHE does not have a provision to register candidates who are external to the institution. However, we have a system where your organization can collaborate for academics, research and the PhD program.  More employees can register this way. We can have supervisors from your organization as well as from MAHE, so that the candidates will be jointly supervised.  

·         As you cannot avail the fellowship for LS while doing a PhD, you have to take the MAHE online entrance test.

·         Kindly write briefly about the topic so that we can explore the possibilities for you. Also send across your CV. 

·         You will have to take the entrance test and qualify if you want MAHE scholarship. If you have any of the JRFs through national entrance tests with a valid fellowship, you can get direct admission. 

i)      Will I be able to do PhD in either Internet of things/Artificial Intellingence/manufacturing Technology?

·         Yes

ii)     I have sponsorship letter from Government of Goa for Part time PhD. Can I do part time PhD at MIT?

·         Yes

iii)    How fast will I be able to complete PhD so as to get some advantage of doing it. As of now, my age is 52 years

·         For full time – 3 years is the minimum duration.

i)      How much will it cost me, including hostel fees.

·         Depending on the category of the student the course fee ranges from Rs. 50,000/- to Rs 80,000/- for the entire duration of the course

·         Hostel fee varies. You may get the information by clicking on the link https://manipal.edu/mu/campus-life/accommodation.html

·         Please apply in February when our admissions open. Have a look at our website www.manipal.edu/phd