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Updated on 11 Sep, 2019


Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PHDNS)

Minimum Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 33,600
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar

Eligibility:

Master’s Degree from a University recognized by UGC or any other qualification recognized as equivalent thereto in such fields of study as are notified for the purpose from time to time by the University with at least 55% marks [50% marks in the case of SC, ST, OBC (Non-creamy Layer) and Differently-Abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of UGC from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s Degree prior to 19th September, 1991] excluding grace mark.
 
Qualifies in the entrance examination conducted by IGNOU at the National level.
 
Duration of Programme :
The minimum and maximum duration after registration for the Ph.D. Programme shall be three years and six years respectively. The women candidates and Persons with Disability (more than 40% disability) may be allowed a relaxation of two years for Ph.D. in the maximum duration.

The maximum duration can be extended by one year with the approval of the Vice Chancellor. In such cases a prescribed fee will have to be paid by the student for the period of extension.

Programme Fee:
a) Rs.16,800/- for the first year including course work.
b) Rs.8,400/- p.a. till submission of thesis.

The PhD Programme in Nursing was launched with the objective of enabling the nursing personnel to develop advance research skills in nursing and to prepare the nurse educators, administrators and practitioners to carry out systematic research to improve the quality of nursing care. The programme will enable the nursing personnel to give evidence-based nursing care to patients/ clients in various settings including evidence based nursing education and practice.

Objectives

• Enable the nursing personnel to develop advanced nursing research skills.
• Prepare the nurse educators, administrators and practitioners to carry out systematic research to improve the quality of nursing care.
• Enable the nursing personnel to give evidence based nursing care to patients/clients in various setting.
• Develop models and theories based on health care concepts applicable in Indian setting.