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NIMS Hyderabad PhD Admission 2018, Dates, Application, Eligibility

NIMS Hyderabad PhD Admission 2018: Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), Hyderabad, has invited online applications from eligible applicants of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh States for admission into its PhD Program offered in various specialties for the session 2018. Check out the complete information like admission dates, entrance exam, eligibility criteria, application form, selection process and more details for NIMS Hyderabad Phd Courses 2018.

Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences Hyderabad PhD Admission 2018

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NIMS Hyderabad PhD Specialties

Applications are invited from eligible applicants of Telangana State for PhD Program for the year 2018 in the following specialties:

Emergency Medicine (01 Seat); Medical Oncology (01 Seat); Medical Genetics (04 Seats); Microbiology (02 Seats); Nephrology (04 Seats); Neurology (05 Seats); Neurosurgery (02 Seats); Pulmonary Medicine (03 Seats); Rheumatology (02 Seats); Surgical Gastroenterology (04 Seats).

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Description of PhD Degree award by NIMS Hyderabad

  • The PhD Degree awarded by the Institute shall be called as Doctor of Philosophy under Faculty of Medical Sciences. The subject speciality, subject and the title of the thesis shall be indicated in the certificate

Duration of the Program

  • The duration of the course will be the time period from the date of registration to submission of the thesis.
  • For the submission of thesis, the minimum period is 3 years and maximum period shall not exceed 5 years. However, further extension, for not more than 3 years, may be given upon recommendation by the Doctoral Committee, explaining the need for extension.

NIMS Hyderabad PhD Admission Dates 2018

  • Availability of Online Application on Website: 01st November 2018
  • Last Date for Submission of Online Application: 15th November 2018
  • Last Date for Submission of hard copy of application: 17th November 2018
  • Availability of Hall Tickets for download 05th December 2018
  • Date of Entrance Examination: 08th December 2018
  • Display of Provisional Results: 12th December 2018
  • Date of Interview: Will be notified later
  • Display of Merit List: Will be notified later
  • Closure of Admission: 31st December 2018

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Eligibility Criteria for NIMS Hyderabad PhD Admission 2018

  • Applicants seeking admission to the PhD Program leading to the award of a degree of Doctor of Philosophy must possess at least one of the following eligibility criteria:
  • Master’s degree in Life Sciences in Medical Microbiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Genetics, Physiology, Human Anatomy, Biotechnology, Psychology, Nutrition etc. provided that the concerned subject is in relation to the specialties available in NIMS.
  • MD-Ayurvedic Medicine (eligible for PhD in Pharmacology only)
  • Master of Physiotherapy (MPT)

Note: All the applicants to Ph.D. Should have 60% aggregate marks in the above subjects. In case a candidate has got above 59.5%, it will be rounded off to 60%

  • Medical Graduates (MBBS) and Post Graduates in MD/MS/DNB/MD(Ayurvedic) are eligible irrespective of percentage of marks

NIMS Hyderabad PhD Selection Process 2018

  • Selection will be made based on the performance of the applicants at aptitude interview.
  • Merit List based on marks obtained in aptitude interview will be displayed on NIMS website.

NIMS Hyderabad Fee Structure

  • Annual Tuition Fee Rs 10,000/
  • Thesis evaluation fee Rs 20,000/ (to be paid along with submission of thesis)
  • Public Defence and Viva Conduct fee Rs.30,000/ (to be paid before fixing the viva date


  • Nostipend from the Institute funds will be paid to the candidate during the PhD Program. However, if student works under any project, the Project Sponsor will pay the stipend to students.

How to Apply NIMS Hyderabad PhD Admission 2018?

  • Applicants can download the application form from NIMS Website
  • Online Application Registration, Notification and instructions to fill the application is available at NIMS Website from 11.00 AM on 01st November 2018 till 05.00 PM of 15th November 2018 and last date for submission of hard copy of application is 17th November 2018
  • The candidates are advised to take a print out of the prospectus/instructions to fill the application form from the NIMS website before proceeding to fill the online application form
  • Applicants shall apply for Ph.D. Program in one subject only
  • Incomplete and hand-written application forms are liable to be rejected
  • An amount of Rs.1500/- towards application fee should be remitted through payment gateway provided using a Credit Card or a Debit Card issued by the banks in India or through Internet banking

NIMS Hyderabad

Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), Hyderabad, (A University Established under the State Act), Punjagutta, Hyderabad-5002082 (Telangana State), Website

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