Dr. D.Y. Patil PhD Entrance Examination 2017

Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune applications are invited for All India Entrance Test 2017 for Ph.D. Program in various Specializations under the :

  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Nursing
  • Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences
  • Faculty of Biotechnology & Bioinformatics
  • Faculty of Management

DPU PhD 2017 Eligibility

Faculty of Medicine 

A candidate who has passed MD / MS Degree examination in the concerned subject from an Institute which is recognized by the Medical Council of India, (or) Candidate having Diploma in National Board ( DNB ) qualification in the concerned subject (or) A candidate having passed M. Optometry, M.Sc.( Medical ) Degree examination from a recognized University in Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Microbiology with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate.

Faculty of Dentistry

A candidate who has passed a Master in Dental Surgery ( MDS ) Degree examination in the concerned subject from an Institute which is recognized by the Dental Council of India.

Faculty of Nursing

A candidate who has passed a Master of Science Degree examination in M. Sc. Nursing from a recognized university with a minimum of 55 % marks in aggregate.

Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences

A candidate who has passed a Master Physiotherapy Degree examination ( MPT ) from a recognized university with a minimum of 55 % marks in aggregate.

Faculty of Biotechnology & Bioinformatics

A candidate having passed Master Degree examination from a recognized university, i.e., ( M.Sc. or M. Tech. ) Degree from any branch of Science related to Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, such as Chemistry / Biology / Life Sciences / Microbiology / Biotechnology, Bioinformatics / Plant Environmental / Pharmacy / Environmental / Pharmacy / Agriculture Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences etc. with a minimum of 55% Aggregate Marks in aggregate.

Faculty of Management

A candidate having passed Master Degree Examination in Management or Business Administration or Management related subjects with a minimum of 55 % marks from a recognized university in aggregate.

The fellow members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and / or Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India or of Institute of Company Secretaries of India shall be eligible, provided that they possess a Bachelor Degree of any statutory University with a minimum 55% marks in aggregate. Such candidate should have at least 5 years professional experience.

A relaxation of 5% of marks from 55% to 50% or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC / ST / OBC ( non- creamy layer ) differently-abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Vidyapeeth from time to time.

DPU PhD 2017 Exam Pattern

Paper I50 MCQs of 1 Mark each on
Research methodology
( Common for all students )
50 Marksks 1 Hour
Paper II 30 MCQs of 1 Mark each and
30 Marks1 & ½ Hours
4 Short Notes of 5 Mark each
( Pertaining to Specialization)
20 Marks
Personal Interview50 Marks20 Minutes
Total150 Marks

In Paper II there shall be separate sub-sections for each Specialization such as Medical, Dental, Nursing, Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, Physiotherapy, Management etc.

The qualifying criteria of securing marks for the Ph. D. Entrance Test shall be minimum 50% aggregate marks for the candidates belonging to open Category and minimum 45% aggregate marks for the candidate belonging to the reserved category in the Entrance Test, to be eligible for the admission.

The registration of candidates for Ph.D. Degree shall be considered as provisional till the candidate successfully completes Pre-Ph.D. theory course
work of one semester duration.

Pre – PhD Course

There will be full time Pre-Ph.D. course of 6 months which is compulsory for all the candidates. At the end of 6 months after provisional registration and on completion of such course of instruction there shall be a Pre-Ph.D. xamination. Candidate has to score minimum of 50% marks in each paper and 55% marks in aggregate of to be considered eligible to proceed with the research work and 50% marks in the case of SC / ST / OBC ( non-creamy layer ) candidate

The candidate has to pass the Pre-Ph.D. examination within two attempts. The Registration for the course will be confirmed only when he / she passes the PrePh.D. examination. If he / she fails in both the attempts, provisional registration shall be cancelled by the Vidyapeeth and no further communication in this regard shall be entertained.

Pre-Ph.D. Exam Pattern

Paper IResearch Methodology and Biostatistics50 Marks
Paper IIRecent Advances in the concerned specialty50 Marks
Paper IIIPresentation and Discussion
( Relevant to the Research topic for PhD )
50 Marks

DPU PhD 2017 Application Form

The Application form will be available from the official website of www.dpu.edu.

Interested and Eligible candidates may apply online through the website. The Completed application form along with the relevant documents on or before 15th September, 2017.

DPU PhD 2017 Exam Centres

Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College,
Hospital and Research Centre,
Pimpri, Pune – 411018


DPU PhD 2017 Important Dates

1To be Paid Online at the time of Submitting the Application formRs. 5000/-
2Last Date for Submitting the Application form Online15th September, 2017 ( Friday )
3Day, Date and Time of Entrance7th October, 2017 ( Saturday )
from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
4Personal InterviewWill be notified
5Declaration of ResultsWill be notified

Contact details

Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
( Deemed University )
Sant Tukaram Nagar, Pimpri, Pune 411018
Maharashtra, , India
Telephone No : +91 20 2780 5000 / 2780 5001
Fax No : +91 20 27420010
E-mail id : info@dpu.edu.in
Website : www.dpu.edu.in.

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