Ph.D


 

Courses

Eligibility:Candidates who have obtained Master’s Degree in the concerned subject under various faculties of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences or a PG degree considered, as equivalent by this University are eligible for enrolment for Ph.D Course in this University.

Candidates with the following qualifications are eligible for enrollment for Ph.D courses of this University, under the following faculties. Candidates with M.Pharma degree awarded by this University or a recognized College/University recognized by AICTE/PCI/RGUHS or a P.G. Degree in Pharmacy considered as equivalent by RGUHS are eligible for enrollment for Ph.D course in Pharmacy of this University.


Duration:The duration of the Ph.D programme will be from the date of provisional registration to the date of submission of thesis. The candidate can register for Ph.D course either as a full time or as a part time research scholar.

  • A full time Ph.D student is the one who on deputation from another College/Institution and/or is being supported by himself with/without a fellowship/scholarship, pursues his/her research work only, leading to Ph.D degree as a full time research worker on full time basis without performing any other job or assignment. Such students are required to confirm their status as a full time research worker by a relevant certificate from their employer or funding agency duly endorsed by their Guide, Head of the Department and Institution to the effect that they are not assigned any other job except doing research leading to the Ph.D degree. The minimum duration of Ph.D course for the said full time Ph.D students shall be three years from the date of provisional registration with six progress report satisfactory. However, the minimum duration shall be two years with four progress report satisfactory for those candidates who posses M.Phil degree. This condition will apply to all subjects under various faculties.
  • A part time Ph.D student is the one who is already employed as a faculty member in the same or in a different Institution and pursues his research work leading to Ph.D degree as a part time research worker in a Ph.D study center recognized by the University in addition to performing other duties such as teaching, administration, laboratory work, examination work, etc., assigned to him/her. Such students are required to confirm their status by a relevant certificate from their employer duly endorsed by their Guide, Head of the Department and Institution to the effect that they are part time research students. As per the decision taken by the Academic Council meeting held on 05/04/2005 and the syndicate meeting held on 19/04/2005, part time Ph.D facility may be extended to all Ph.D candidates registered in recognized Ph.D centers of RGUHS irrespective of the distance between the working place of the Guide and the candidate, with a condition that they should spend minimum of 45 days per year with their respective Guides which should be certified by the Guide. This amendment comes in to effect prospectively i.e., from July 2005 onwards and not applicable for the full time Ph.D students. The minimum duration for such part time Ph.D students shall be five years with ten progress report satisfactory from the date of provisional registration. However, one-year exemption will be given for candidates with M.Phil qualification.

 

List of Guides Approved by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences

Sl. No.

Name of the guide

Discipline

Faculty

01

Prof. Bharathi .D.R

Pharmacology

Pharmacy