All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh invites applications for admission in Ph.D. Program January 2019 Session in all Clinical/ Non- Clinical Subjects and in Nursing.
DURATION OF THE COURSE
The minimum period of registration in respect of all candidates who are registered for Ph.D. shall be three years and the maximum period of registration shall not exceed five years.
Eligibility criteria for admission to Ph.D. Course:
A Candidate seeking admission to course of study leading to award of a Degree of Doctor of Philosophy must possess at least one of following qualifications of a recognized University/Institute:
1 (a) Medical Sciences
MBBS /BDS degree or equivalent with minimum of 55% aggregate marks or equivalent percentile in Professional examinations AND MD/MS/MDS/MCh in Subject concerned or Diplomat of National Board of Examinations with minimum of 55% aggregate marks or equivalent percentile.
1 (b) Bachelor degree in Alternative Medicine (AYUSH) with minimum of 55% aggregate marks in Professional examinations.
1 (c ) Nursing Qualification: Candidates holding MSc degree with minimum 55% aggregate marks or equivalent percentile in Nursing specialty will also be eligible for Ph.D. admission in College of Nursing
For non-medical Candidate eligibility shall be Master degree (02-year course) awarded by Indian University or equivalent in subject as per requirement of project. Candidates holding MSc (Other than MSc Nursing), M Biotech/ M Tech degree / M Com / MBA or equivalent will be eligible for non-medical qualification category. Candidates possessing Masters Degree through distant learning course shall not be eligible. Candidates having eligibility under nonmedical category should have at least 55% marks or equivalent in last eligibility examination qualified.
Non-medical candidates should have preferably qualified in any one of following national entrance tests in last 2 years:
- Joint CSIR-UGC NET for JRF
- ICMR – JRF
- ICMR- SRF
- DBT – JRF
- DBT – SRF
- NBHM screening test
- Graduate aptitude test (GATE)
- INSPIRE fellowship
- UGC – JRF
- UGC – SRF
- CSIR – JRF
- CSIR – SRF
- DST – JRF
- DST – SRF
Candidate who have qualified SRF/JRF or internal candidates would not require to appear in Theory Exam. SRF/JRF/Internal candidates with fund for Project will be given preference.
3. Relaxation in Qualification for all Candidates.
A relaxation of 5% of marks from 55% or an equivalent relaxation of percentile/grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently-Abled and female Candidates.
4. For external Candidates in permanent employment:
Candidates who are permanent employees of external Institutions (Central Govt/ Semi Govt/ Autonomous organization) should submit application through proper channel. Also such Candidates will have to provide a certificate at time of submission of synopsis from employer stating that in event of selection to PhD course Candidate will be granted for a minimum period of 02-year study leave with full pay and permission to work at AIIMS Rishikesh to pursue full time Ph.D. Course.
5. In-service- Candidates
Applicants from AIIMS Rishikesh – whose tenure is of 3 years or more – Faculty/ Scientific staff/ Administrative officer/ officials, SR, JR, Tutors and Demonstrators may apply as Internal Candidates. They have to be successful in Course Curriculum.
6. The last date of receiving online filled in application form is 10 December 2018.
Application form is be filled online only at http://ewebapp.in/aiims/phd_18/login.php with scanned copy of supporting documents by 10 December 2018.
All External Candidates will have to report to Lecture Theatre-2, 2nd Floor, Medical College Building, AIIMS Rishikesh on 12 December 2018 by 09:00 AM with Self Attested documents and payment slip for document verification and Entrance Examination.
Entrance Examination would be conducted for eligible candidates on 12 December 2018 at AIIMS Rishikesh. Interaction with Interview Board is scheduled on 13 and 14 December 2018 for qualifying candidates.
- Before applying candidates must contact Department / Guide in which he /she wish to pursue Ph.D. course and get consent from Guide/ Department AIIMS Rishikesh
- Transfer of Ph.D. Candidates (Females) is welcome from other University as per UGC guidelines
- Full credit transfer of time spent in previous enrolment in a Ph.D. program will be permitted.
- Previous approved research experience can be counted toward total duration.
- Female Candidates are encouraged. Any previous break-in research experience will be condoned.
- Candidates of foreign nationality are welcome to apply.
Each External candidate selected for admission will have to pay Course Fees at time of admission of Rs. 6500/-.
For further information/ clarification, Contact- Dr. Shalinee Rao, Convener/ Dr. Rajesh Kathrotia, Co-ordinator Ph.D. Course AIIMS Rishikesh – 249203. Emailphd@aiimsrishikesh.edu.in.