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SCTIMST PhD Admission 2023

Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) has released the notification for admission in to PhD programs in the following streams:
  1. Physical Sciences
  2. Chemical Sciences
  3. Biological Sciences
  4. Bioengineering
  5. Biomaterial Science
  6. Technology
  7. Medical Sciences
  8. Health Sciences


  • Physical Sciences: Post graduate degree in Physics (All branches)
  • Chemical Sciences: Post graduate degree in Chemistry (All branches)
  • Biological Sciences/Biomedical Sciences: Post graduate degree in any branch of Life Sciences (Physiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Zoology, Bioinformatics, Plant sciences etc.) / dentistry/veterinary science.
  • Bioengineering: Post graduate degree in Polymer Engineering/ Technology, Material Science, Biomedical Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering, Biotechnology, Clinical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Computer Science or Information Technology or any other Post Graduate Engineering degree holders whose research work is feasible at SCTIMST.
  • Biomaterial Science and Technology: MPhil (Biomedical Technology), Post graduate degree in Physics, Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Polymer Science, Material Science, Biotechnology or Veterinary Science.
  • Health Sciences: Post graduate degree in Modern Medicine, Public Health, Dentistry, Nursing, Veterinary Sciences, Demography, Economics, Sociology, Social Work, Political Science, Business Management (MBA), Public Administration, and Statistics. Other post graduate degrees may be approved by the Academic Committee after examining the merits of the suggestion.
  • Minimum marks required to apply: Consistently good academic record with 60% (CGPA 6.5/10) marks in undergraduate and post graduate degree examinations. The applicants with degree in modern medicine, 60% marks for the postgraduate degree is not mandatory. Relaxation in marks will be given for reserved category candidates as per Govt. of India norms.
  • Medical Sciences: MBBS degree from any university recognized by National Medical Commission/ erstwhile Medical Council of India (MCI). Candidates should have completed one year compulsory rotating internship or its equivalent as recognized by NMC/MCI after passing the final year MBBS examination. Candidates should have full registration with a State Medical Council. Candidates with Post Graduate Medical qualifications (MD/MS/DNB) can also apply but no special reservation or preference will be given. Applicants should have 55% of marks in MBBS Degree and need to be holders of National Level fellowship from UGC/CSIR/ICMR.

SCTIMST PhD programs Fee Structure:


PhD and Integrated PhD (4th & 5th year)


Application Fee

1,500 (1200*)

Admission Fee


Tuition Fee

20,000 (per year) 40,000 (For first Extraordinary extension) 60,000 (For second Extraordinary extension)

Caution Deposit


Comprehensive Exam


Thesis Evaluation Fee


Identity Card




Student Welfare Fund





How to Apply?

Candidates can apply online only

Last Date: October 04, 2023

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