PhD 2022 – 23 Batch 1 Applications Open April 19, 2022

All India PhD Manipal Entrance Test (MET) 2022 – 23 Batch 1 Admissions

Applications are invited from interested and eligible candidates for 2022 – 23 Batch 1 PhD Admissions, in the following domains

StreamPhD Domains
Health Science (HS) Allied Health (Medical Imaging Technology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Optometry, Physiotherapy, Speech & Hearing), Health Science (Medicine), Life Sciences, Nursing, Pharmacy (Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance And Pharmaceutical Management; Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs & Pharmaceutical Management), Public Health (Hospital Administration), Regenerative Medicine & Social Work
Science, Technology & Management (STM) Architecture, Basic Science (Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics), Commerce & Economics, Engineering (Biomedical, Biotechnology, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electronics, Instrumentation, Mechanical & Manufacturing, Power And Energy System), Management, Natural Sciences (Physics)
Humanities, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences (HLS) Humanities
All candidates are requested to go through the PhD Brochure & Online Application Form (OAF) form filling instructions before starting the application form

Applicant Categories

Category 1: Candidates with Valid National Fellowships
Category 2: Dr. TMA Pai Scholarships
Category 3: Self-Financed PhD
Refer PhD Brochure for Eligibility & Admission Process for above categories


A candidate seeking admission to the PhD. program must have an aggregate of 60% or an equivalent grade, in any of the following

1. Indian Qualifications

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

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

• Others: Master’s Degree of minimum two years’ duration or equivalent from an institution / university recognized by UGC / respective regulatory body
2. Foreign Qualifications

• Candidates with master’s degrees or equivalent from foreign universities will have to produce a certificate of recognition / equivalency by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), as equivalent to the corresponding Indian degrees, for the purpose of higher studies.
3. 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

Terms and Conditions

1. MAHE Manipal reserves the exclusive right to reject applications without assigning any reasons thereof
2. Registration Fee paid by the candidate at the time of application is Non-Refundable. MAHE Manipal will NOT entertain any request for fee refund under any circumstances
3. MAHE Manipal reserves the right to re-schedule the test at its sole discretion, without assigning any reasons thereof, and as warranted by the circumstances

Important Timelines

ActivityTimelines *
PhD Applications Open April 19, 2022
PhD Applications Close June 30, 2022
PhD MET Mock Test July 5 & 6, 2022
PhD MET July 9 & 10, 2022
Declaration of PhD MET Shortlist for Interviews July 19, 2022
PhD Interviews July 20 – 31, 2022
Declaration of PhD Interview Results Aug 8, 2022
Offer Acceptance & Fee Payment

August 8 – August 20, 2022
Reporting to MAHE Admissions for Document Submission & Course Commencement
* Any change in the dates, will be uploaded on the candidate portal & website