Doctorate In Pharmacy (PH. D.)

About – Ph.D


Part-time opportunities also for teachers and industry professionals.

  • Cutting-edge research areas in engineering, science, and management.
  • Highly experienced Ph.D. faculty on campus: over 70
  • TEQIP/World Bank funding including COE
  • Crucible of Research and Innovation (CORI) – for multi-disciplinary research
  • Several ongoing funded research projects
  • Collaboration with reputed universities and industries
  • Fellowship/Scholarship/Financial Assistance available


  • Ph.D. – Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Candidates wishing to pursue research careers in interdisciplinary areas are especially encouraged.


  • Ph.D.: PG and UG degrees with at least 60% marks (or equivalent GPA) at both levels.
  • Reservation Categories (as notified by Govt. of Karnataka): 10% relaxation
  • Distance Education Degrees: not recognized

Candidates awaiting final semester PG/UG results are also eligible to apply. Minimum percentage of marks for candidate belonging to SC / ST / Category-I / Physically challenged and any other reserved category as notified by Govt of Karnataka may be relaxed by 10%. Candidates employed in reputed organizations are eligible to apply for part-time research programmes with the approval from their sponsoring organizations.

Application Procedure: Interested and eligible candidates should apply through the prescribed application form available online at and take the printout of the filled form. The completed application form along with the prescribed fee of Rs. 1050/- in the form of a Demand Draft and relevant supporting documents (degree certificates, marks cards, etc), THREE letters of recommendations (with at least one each from the undergraduate and post-graduate institutions where
the candidate studied), a statement of purpose and prescribed fee. Additionally, a valid GRE / GATE /CAT / UGC / CSIR-NET/ NBHM score or equivalent is preferred. Completed applications should be sent to: Registrar, PES University, 100 Ft. Ring Road, Banashankari 3rd Stage, Bengaluru 560085.


  • Credit compliance for course work within the stipulated maximum time duration;
  • Successful Proposal Defense;
  • Credit compliance for Research work within the stipulated maximum time duration;
  • Compliance with publications requirement;
  • Open seminars
  • Pre-Submission seminar of Synopsis;
  • Submission of Synopsis;
  • Submission of Thesis;
  • Successful defense of the Thesis in the open viva-voce;
  • Submission of final revised Thesis;
  • Minimum duration requirement of THREE years;
  • No pending disciplinary action; and no dues of any kind to the University.

Admission Procedure

  • Admissions open round the year;
  • Processing of applications, quarterly.
  1.  Submit application with enclosures
  2. Meet Registrar, Dean of Research, domain heads, potential Research Supervisors (i.e., guides)
  3. Interview
  4. Selection by Research Admissions Committee

Candidates with a GRE / GATE / CAT / UGC / CSIR-NET/ NBHM score or equivalent may be given preference

Affiliation: PES University

Duration: 3 Years

Eligibility: M.Pharm /Pharm.D/Pharm.D PB ( 1st Class)

Campuses Availability: PES HN Campus

Application Requirements

  1. Cover letter
  2. Deg. Certificates–UG/PG, others
  3. Photocopies of marks cards, transcripts
  4. Statement of Purpose
  5. 3 Recommendation Letters (2 from academic references)
  6. GRE/GATE/CAT/UGC… scores (optional)

The application enclosing the above documents to be submitted to Registrar.