PhD Nursing is a research programme aimed to strengthen the quality of nursing education to meet the country’s health care demand. Admission to the Ph. D in Nursing is done through an entrance exam followed by an interview.

PhD Nursing is a research level program, the duration of which ranges from 4-6 years. This course involves research in the field of Nursing for the betterment of Health care facilities. 

To be eligible for a PhD Nursing program, candidates must hold a Master’s degree in Nursing or any other equivalent discipline with an aggregate of at least 55% from a recognized university. Admission to PhD Nursing course will be done based on the candidate’s performance in the entrance examinations conducted by the admission authorities such as JIPMER, AIIMS etc. Some colleges also grant admission on the basis of the candidate’s performance in the postgraduate examination.