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Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed University established a Centre for Advance Studies to start PhD courses in Medical Faculty and an Interdisciplinary integration in the following subjects in June 2008.
Ph.D Courses
  • Ph.D Pharmacology
  • Ph.D Microbiology
  • Ph.D Anatomy
  • Ph.D Community Medicine
  • Ph.D Biochemistry
  • Ph.D Nursing
    • Ph. D Community Health Nursing
    • Ph. D Medical Surgical Nursing
    • Ph. D Obstetrics and Gynaecology Nursing
Eligibility for Registration:
(a) A candidate may be registered for doing research leading to Ph.D. Degree of any of the Faculties of the University, subject to the conditions mentioned below: -
(i) He/She should hold M.Sc. or two years Diploma or Degree in the subject of Human Health Sciences. In exceptional cases the Centre for Advance Studies with consultation of Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor can allow the candidate for Ph.D. registration even when he/she has no P.G. qualification.
Persons working in National laboratories- institutes/Government/private organization nominated/sponsored by the respective employer. These persons should be holding rank of the Asstt. Director/or above.
The persons from faculties like Medicine, Dental, Ayurved, Homoeopathy and Allied Sciences having passed Graduate Degree and have got at least 15 years professional experience.
(ii) The candidates may apply for Ph. D. degree registration. For admission to the Ph.D. programme in a subject in any faculty, applicants fulfilling the following criteria shall be treated as eligible:
Persons having passed Post Graduate Degree Examination with at least 50% marks or having grade equivalent there to awarded by the concerned University. The Registration of such persons shall be confirmed on the recommendation of the Centre for Advance Studies.
(iii) Application for research in inter-disciplinary areas and from applicants belonging to a faculty or subject other than faculty or subject in which the research is proposed to be done and from the International students (those who have not obtained the degree from Indian University) shall be considered on the basis of the proven ability and aptitude of the researcher for such kind of research. The admission will be confirmed after the Centre for Advance Studies concerned approves the topic.
(iv) Topic should be approved by Departmental research committee and ethical committee of College where research is to be undertaken.
(v) Once the University has confirmed registration of the student for the particular topic no change in the topic shall be allowed without prior permission of Centre for Advance Studies.
Criteria for Ph.D Guide
The eligibility for Ph.D Research Guide shall be 15 years teaching experience. The guide must have Post Graduate qualification to become Ph.D Guide and should have published at least two international or three national original research paper.
Name and subject of Ph.D Guide:
Subject Ph. D Guide Designation Teaching Experience
Post P.G. (In Years)
Microbiology Dr. S. T. Mohite Professor and Head 16
Dr. M. V. Ghorpade Professor 16
Pharmacology Dr. C. C. Khanwelkar Professor and Head 21
Anatomy Dr. B. N. Umarji Professor & Head 25
Dr. M. A. Doshi Professor 21
Community Medicine
& Community Health Nursing
Dr. P. Durgawale Professor and Head 27
Dr. Asha Pratiniddhi Professor 35
Medical Surgical Nursing Dr. P. G. Chougale Professor and Head 22
Dr. A. Y. Kshirsagar Professor 20
Obs/Gyn Nursing Dr. N. S. Kshirsagar Professor 22
Admission procedure for Ph. D Course
  • Selection to the interview to discuss the research interest for the Ph.D courses shall be made on the basis of the inter se merit of the candidates qualified at the Ph.D Entrance Test
  • Entrance test consist of 50 MCQs on the subject of interest and 25 MCQs on General Knowledge.
  • Candidates selected in the interview will be eligible for registration
Duration of Ph.D
A candidate doing research leading to Ph.D degree must have worked for a minimum period of 2 years and in the normal course, he/she will not be allowed to submit his/her thesis before completing two years from the date of his/her registration as a research student. The period is two years for candidates who possess MD/MS/PG Diploma and three years for candidates with M Sc(medical Subjects). After provisional registration, every candidate shall submit the half yearly progress report regularly through the guide to the University.