Ph.D at SJRI

PhD at SJRI through Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE)

SJRI is currently recognized as a Research Centre for the doctoral program by the Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE).

Enrolled candidates will be guided by supervisors registered as guides under MAHE. While students will have to conform to the rules and regulations of MAHE, SJRI aims to ensure the highest quality and uniformity in academic standards for all admitted students. To fulfill this aim, students pursuing their doctoral program at SJRI need to follow the Institute’s guidelines.

Interested students can view the prospectus HERE.
List of provisionally selected candidates 
CLICK HERE
 

The calendar of events for admission into the doctoral program:

Events

Date and Time

Prospectus and online application available on SJRI website

16th May 2024

Last date for submitting online application

30th May 2024

Notification of short-listed candidates for Entrance Exam

1st June 2024

Entrance Exam Between 3rd June and 8th June 2024

Notification of qualified candidates for interview

13th June 2024

Interview

28th June 2024

Announcement of selected candidates on the website

1st July 2024

Joining the doctoral program and fee payment

15th July 2024


To apply, candidates require a certificate of the eligible degree completed.

Vacancies are available for the Doctoral Programme at SJRI for students with UGC-CSIR-NET JRF / ICMR-JRF / DBT-JRF Category 1 Fellowship (with a stipend for a period of 5 years).

Candidates with JRF can apply throughout the year. These admissions are dependent on available positions with faculty with periodic interviews held.

Details of available PhD seats:

Sl. No

Division

Name of guides

Area of research and details

Number of students who have qualified for junior research fellowship with stipend (UGC-CSIR NET/DBT/ICMR) or equivalent

Number of students without fellowship

Total number of proposed students (Fellowship+ Non fellowship)

Eligibility (Qualifying degree) restrictions if any due to nature of proposed

1

Mental health and Neurosciences

Dr. Susan Thomas

Mental Health, Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology, Cognitive Neurosciences

1

1 (Part-Time)

2

Master's/ M Phil in Clinical Psychology/ Psychology/ Social Work/ Psychiatric Nursing, interested to work in the domain of mental health 

2

Nutrition

Dr. Arpita Mukhopadhyay

Molecular Physiology, Nutrition

2

0

2

MSc Life Sciences, Biological Sciences, Biotechnology, Genetics, and Microbiology 

3

Nutrition

Dr.Rebecca Kuriyan Raj

Public Health Nutrition

1

1

2

MSc in Nutrition with hands on experience in research (at least for 6 months) and UGC NET qualified.

4

Division Of Molecular Medicine

Dr.Neha Vyas

Cell Biology

1

1

2

Masters in any area under biology or life sciences disciplines or Btech Biotechnology. Other candidates with Masters or Btech degree keen in applying a multidisciplinary approach to understand biological processes with relevant training and experience will be considered too.

5

Nutrition

Dr.Pratibha
Dwarkanath

Human Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition, Mother and Child Nutrition.

2 (UGC JRF)

0

2

MSc (Public Health and epidemiology/ Life Sciences / Clinical Nutrition)

6

Nutrition

Dr.Prashanth.T

Human Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition, Mother and Child Nutrition.

1

1

2

MSc (Public Health and epidemiology/ Life Sciences / Clinical Nutrition)

7

Nutrition and Medical Informatics

Dr.Prashanth.T

Medical Technology/Biomedical Engineering

1

1

2

MSc Life Science / Mtech Biomedical

8

Health and Humanities

 

Dr Manjulika Vaz

Developing a reflexive, culturally sensitive and value-centred approach for environmentally sustainable health research
 

1

1

2

Masters / MPhil in Social Sciences, Bioethics, Journalism, Anthropology, Social Work, Environmental Sciences, Communication Sciences, Life Sciences, MD Community Health, Pharmacology. Person must be familiar with or open to qualitative research methods, travel in south India.

For any further queries, please do write to admissions@sjri.res.in

PS: Applications may be rejected without assigning any reasons thereof.