Mar Baselios Dental College is one of the first private dental colleges in Kerala to get approval as a Centre of Research in the Department of Oral Pathology by the Kerala University of Health Sciences, Thrissur. Presently 4 faculty of the college have registered for the Ph.D. program.
Eligibility for Admission to the Ph.D. Program
- Candidates seeking registration for the Ph.D. program, whether full-time or part-time, shall hold a Master’s Degree/Post-Graduate Degree (or accepted as equivalent to it and declared eligible for doing a Ph.D. by Kerala University of Health Sciences) in dentistry with minimum 50% marks and declared a pass. If the candidate is qualified with a pass and marks scored by the candidate in the qualifying examination are not specified, it will be presumed as 50% marks. The candidate also has to qualify for the entrance examination for Ph.D. if not duly exempted.
Additional Requirement for Ph.D. (Part-time)
The candidate for part-time Ph.D. can be from one of the following categories given below,
- Permanent Academic staff/Teaching faculty/Scientific staff/Research staff of Institutions affiliated to KUHS or of Schools/Centres/Academic Staff College of KUHS, with at least 3 (three) years of continuous approved Post PG teaching/research experience.
- Permanent Academic staff/Teaching faculty/Scientific staff/Research staff of Universities, other educational institutions of higher learning, Research & Development Laboratories under Government of India/Government of Kerala, other Research Organisations under Government of India or Government of Kerala, with at least 3 (three) years of continuous approved Post PG teaching/research experience.
- Any other Permanent staff of KUHS, Affiliated Institutions of KUHS, Other educational institutions of higher learning, Research & Development Laboratories under the Government of India/Government of Kerala, other Organisations under Government of India/Government of Kerala, with at least 5 (five) years of continuous service and having 3 (three) research publications in peer-reviewed and indexed scientific/professional Journals.
The candidate for a part-time Ph.D. has to get NOC from the Head of the Institution where the candidate is employed stating that the candidate is permitted to do a part- time Ph.D. (in the same Institution or another Institution) and will be permitted to complete the course-related requirements in a recognized Centre of Research.
For more details please see the KUHS website – http://www.kuhs.ac.in/