PhD in Medical Surgical Nursing

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PhD in Medical Surgical Nursing


Duration: 3 Year(s)


Total Seats: 6

Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara University, Dharwad


Dharwad, Karnataka, India


Course TypePhD

Course Specialty

Surgical Nursing


Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara University


    • Pursuing a Ph.D. in Nursing Sciences is an advanced academic and research program designed for individuals who aspire to contribute significantly to the field of nursing through original research.
    • A Ph.D in Nursing Sciences is a research-focused program. Candidates undertake original research to contribute new knowledge to the medical field. The research topic is typically chosen in collaboration with a supervisor or research advisor.
    • The core of a Ph.D. program is the dissertation or thesis. This is an in-depth, original research project that makes a significant contribution to the field of medicine. The candidate is expected to defend their research findings in front of a panel of experts.
    • Ph.D. candidates in Nursing Sciences often specialize in a specific area within the field, such as oral and maxillofacial surgery, periodontics, orthodontics, prosthodontics, dental public health, or other specialized fields. The choice of specialization depends on the candidate's interests and the research focus of the program.
    • Ph.D. graduates in Nursing Sciences often pursue careers in academia, research institutions, healthcare organizations, or government agencies. They may work as researchers, professors, nursing educators, or in leadership roles in nursing research and development.

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    • Passed with 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade in M.Sc./M.Phil. degree in Nursing awarded by this University or a College/University recognized by Indian Nursing Council or a post graduate degree in Nursing considered as equivalent by Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara university / India Nursing Council are eligible for enrolment for Ph.D course in concerned discipline of Nursing.
    • A relaxation of 5% marks (from 55% to 50%) or an equivalent relaxation of grade, shall be allowed for those belonging to SC / ST / OBC (non-creamy layer) / differently abled and other categories of candidates.

Minimum Education

MSc NursingMPhil in Nursing
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