Admission Process (Ph.D.)

Admission Process

The admission process includes three steps: screening of applications, IIHMR Research Aptitude Test (IRAT) and personal interview.

IIHMR Research Aptitude Test (IRAT):

The IIHMR University IRAT shall be of qualifying nature with qualifying marks as 50%. The syllabus for the entrance test shall consist of 50% of research methodology and 50% subject specific (including English language proficiency, reasoning, basic quantitative analysis, and research aptitude). The paper shall consist of 100 objective type multiple choice questions.

Personal Interview

Qualified candidates shall be called for interview/viva-voce before the Departmental Research Committee to discuss their research interest / area and give a presentation on the same.

The interview / viva-voce shall also consider the following aspects —

  • The candidate possesses the competence for proposed research
  • The research work can be suitably undertaken at the Institution/ Schools/ Research
  • The proposed area of research can contribute to new / additional

Note: All candidates who qualify UGC- NET (including JRF/ UGC-CSIR NET including JRF/ SLET/Teachers fellowship holders) and those who have passed MPhil programme shall be exempted from Ph.D. Entrance test and will be called for interview.

Important Dates

Last date for submission of the Application Form : March 14, 2022

IRAT & Personal Interview: March 26- 27, 2022

Commencement of Session : April 25, 2022


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