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Total Fees
3.75 Lakhs

Fees Details

3.75 Lakhs
Disclaimer: Data for total fees has been calculated based on all years/semesters as provided by the college. The actual fees may vary.

Course Details

  • Mode: Full time
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Offered by: IIHMR University, Jaipur

IIHMR University has started offering a full-fledged Ph.D. program since 2014 adding to its existing postgraduate programs. Although the program builds on IIHMR university’s core competencies in the domain of public health, health and hospital management, pharmaceutical management and rural development, the program is envisaged to be multidisciplinary in nature and allows potential candidates to pursue research on a wide range of topics. The areas of research for the doctoral program include, but are not strictly restricted to, public health, health and hospital management, nursing management, pharmaceutical management, population and development, health economics and finance, rural and urban health, health communication and behavioral change, information technology in the health sector, health systems, food security and nutrition, and rural development.

The Ph.D. program broadly aims at building and strengthening research capacity in three broad thrust areas of IIHMR that include i) public health/health systems, ii) pharmaceutical management and iii) development studies. The overarching purpose of the program is to create a cadre of researchers who are well equipped with the necessary skills to undertake evidence-based policy research on issues of contemporary significance related to these areas, with the larger goal of promoting sustainable human development. More specific objectives of the Ph. D program is: Building research capacity to strengthen health, pharma, rural and in the mandated disciplines of the University developing a cadre of outstanding academics and management professionals for higher-level health, pharmaceutical and development studies teaching and research in postgraduate institutions and universities, health care industry, and Government and consulting organizations.

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Admission Process

The admission process will include three steps: screening of applications, IIHMR Research Aptitude Test (IRAT) and personal interview.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates for admission to the Ph D. program shall have a Master's degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s or M Phil degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade 'B' in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (nonceramic layer)/ differently-abled and other categories of candidates as per UGC guidelines from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master's degree prior to 19th September 1991. The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grace mark.
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