BLDE (Deemed to be University) offers full-time/part-time Ph.D. Programme in the Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Allied Health Science & Faculty of Science & Technology.

BLDE (Deemed to be University) aiming to provide an outstanding environment for brilliance in Research & Development in the Medical and Allied Health Sciences field in the most backward part of the Karnataka state, and offers doctoral study programs in 21 disciplines in the following programmes.

I. Faculty of Medicine:

Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Pathology Microbiology, Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Community Medicine, General Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology (ENT), Pediatrics, Dermatology, Radiology, Anaesthesiology,  Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, Respiratory Medicine.

II. Faculty of Allied Health Sciences:

Life Science (Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Cell Genetics/ Microbiology/ Molecular Biology/ Molecular Genetics), Medical Laboratory Science (Cytotechnology/ Forensic Science Technology/ Histotechnology/ Hemato Technology/ Medical Lab Technology), Nutrition Science (Dietics/ Clinical Diatics/ Food Service Dietics/ Public Health Nutrition/ Sports Nutrition), Community Care (Community Health/ Environmental Health), Behavioral Health Science (Psychology/ Behavior Health, Mental Health), Physiotherapy.

III. Faculty of Science & Technology:

Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Biotechnology.

Entrance Test: BLDE (DU) Entrance Test will provide a gateway to Full Ph.D. programs in the Faculties of Medicine, Allied Health Sciences, and Science & Technology for eligible candidates. Applications are invited for Provisional Registration in two sessions during an academic year i.e. January & June of every year.

Eligibility:       As per UGC Regulation 2022


Ph.D. INFORMATION (2023-24)

The last date for submission of applications for Ph.D. Programme under the Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, and Faculty of Science and Technology for the Academic Year 2023-24 has been extended from 15.08.2023 to 31.08.2023.

The Calendar of Events are given below:

Important Dates:

Sl.No. Particular Dates
01. Date of Notification 1st July 2023
02. Date of availability of application forms 1st July 2023
03. Last Date for receipt of application by the University along with necessary documents 31st August 2023
04. Last Date for receipt of application by the University with late submission fee of Rs. 50/- per day 15th September 2023
05. Date of Entrance Test 1st week of October 2023
06. Examination Centre Anatomy Lecture Hall
07. Entrance Test Result Declaration 2nd Week of October 2023
08. Interview for the eligible candidate 1st week of November 2023
09. Declaration of results of the successful candidates 3rd Week of November 2023
10. Last date for Admission 10th December 2023
11. Distribution of Provisional Registration Certificates 15th December 2023
12. Commencement of course work classes 1st week of January 2024
13. Submission of the Synopsis 2nd week of June 2024
14. Pre Ph.D. course work examination In the month of July 2024

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