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Updated on 21 Aug, 2013

Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD(N))

Minimum Duration: 2 Years
Maximum Duration: 5 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 14,000
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar


  • Nursing professionals who have completed their M.Phil degree with 55 per cent marks from a recognised University or an equivalent grade (50 per cent for SC and ST candidates)
  • Nursing professionals having M.Sc. Nursing, with 55 per cent marks and five years of teaching/industry/administration/professional/clinical experience.
  • Nursing personnel, who have completed their M.Sc. Nursing with 55 per cent marks (50 per cent marks for SC and ST candidates)

(Initially the first two categories will be considered)

The PhD Programme in Nursing was launched with the objective of enabling the nursing personnel to develop advance research skills in nursing and to prepare the nurse educators, administrators and practitioners to carry out systematic research to improve the quality of nursing care. The programme will enable the nursing personnel to give evidence-based nursing care to patients/ clients in various settings. 


Approved list of Ph.D. Supervisors in Nursing