The Ph.D. Programme in the Department was started in January, 1988. Seventeen students have been admitted to this Programme so far, of which sixteen have been awarded the Doctorate Degree.
Rules regarding admission under Ph.D. programme
Master’s degree in Biostatistics/Statistics with at least 60% marks.
This Exam has written test followed by departmental assessment. It is conducted only in Delhi, twice a year, in January and July, subject to availability of seat.
Method of selection:
Selection for Ph.D. registration is made through two stage performance evaluation as follows:
The written test carries 80 marks of 90 minutes duration. The question paper consists of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) from Statistics/Biostatistics/General knowledge.
Candidates who secure at least 50% marks in the written test (Stage-I), are called for departmental assessment (carrying 20 marks).
Admission to Ph.D. Course is subject to the availability of research funds/fellowship/grant from recognized funding agencies or availability of research projects in the Department of Biostatistics, AIIMS. There is no institute fellowship for Ph.D. course.
Duration of the course:
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