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Manipal Academy Announces Online All India PhD Entrance Test July 2021 Admissions

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Manipal, 11 April 2021: Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) invites application for All India PhD Manipal Entrance Test (MET) 2021- July 2021 Admissions.  Online Test (Remote Proctored) will be held on June 5 and June 6, 2021.

All India PhD Manipal Entrance Test (MET): The mode of online test conduction will be through Remote Proctored Computer based Online Test. The entire test will be live proctored by the faculty team. The test can be taken with ease, in the safety & comfort of one’s home, adhering to the fair practices of the proctored test guidelines.

Eligible and selected candidates will get  Dr TMA Pai PhD scholarship benefits. Under Dr TMA Pai Scholarship Scheme, a total of 200 fellowships would be awarded twice a year for eligible candidates and would be called the Dr TMA Pai fellows.

MAHE offers Doctoral (PhD) studies in a wide range of areas covering Allied Health, Architecture & Design, Atomic & Molecular Physics, Basic & Advanced Sciences, Commerce, Communication, Dental, Engineering, European Studies, Geopolitics & International Relations, Hotel Management & Culinary Arts, Humanities, Information Sciences, Life Sciences, Management, Medical, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Regenerative Medicine, Statistics, Virus Research etc.

Key Dates:

Online application opens              6 April  2021

Online application closes              15 May  2021

Online Test (Remote Proctored)               : June 5 and June 6, 2021

Applicants can aspire for their full-time doctoral studies at MAHE Manipal under the following categories

Category 1

Candidates with GATE / UGC – CSIR – NET – JRF / ICMR – JRF / DBT – JRF / JEST / INSPIRE Fellowship or having qualified through other UGC recognized National or State level eligibility test with a valid fellowship, at the time of admission.

 These candidates are exempted from the All India online PhD Manipal Entrance Test (MET) conducted by MAHE Manipal and their selection to the PhD program would be by a panel of experts through an interview.

Category 2: Dr. TMA Pai Scholarships – Candidates interested in applying for the Dr. TMA Pai Scholarship MUST appear for the admission process through All India PhD Manipal Entrance Test (MET).

Category 3: Research Centres / Funded Projects – Candidates who work in research centres affiliated / collaborating with MAHE Manipal or work in funded projects within MAHE Manipal, are eligible to apply for Full-Time PhD program under this category. Email [email protected] for more details


Indian Qualifications

Medicine & Dental: MBBS / BDS / an undergraduate degree of atleast 5-years duration or MD / MS / MDS / PG Diploma from an institution recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI) / Dental Council of India (DCI)

Pharmacy: PharmD or PharmD Post Baccalaureate from an institution / university recognized by Pharmacy Council of India (PCI)

Others: Master’s Degree or equivalent from an institution / university recognized by UGC / respective regulatory body

Duration: Six months probationary period + 3 years

Foreign Qualifications

Candidates with Master’s degrees or equivalent, from foreign universities will have to produce a certificate or recognition / equivalency by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), as equivalent to the corresponding Indian degrees for the purpose of higher studies

Deakin – MAHE Cotutelle Program

 If you are seeking admission to the Deakin-MAHE Cotutelle Program, you need to have a minimum of 70%. As and when the information is available regarding the program, it will circulated amongst all PhD students of MAHE Manipal


Selection Process:  Candidates shortlisted from the PhD Manipal Entrance Test (MET) for the personal interview can expect a department level screening, based on the proposed topics as per stream / Institute / Department chosen.

For exact eligibility criteria, how to apply and other details, candidates should refer the official website of PhD Page of MAHE.


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