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अखिल भारतीय आयुर्विज्ञान संस्थान, नई दिल्ली
All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi


The Ph.D. Programme in the Department was started in January, 1988.  Thirteen students have been admitted to this Programme so far, of which ten have been awarded the Doctorate Degree.

Rules regarding admission under Ph.D. programme

Essential Qualification:

Master’s degree in Biostatistics/Statistics with at least 60% marks.

Entrance Exam:

This Exam will have written test followed by departmental assessment.  It will be conducted only in Delhi, twice a year, in January and July.

Method of selection:

Selection for Ph.D. registration will be made through two stage performance evaluation as follows:


The written test carrying 80 marks of 90 minutes duration.  The question paper will consist of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and Short Answer Questions (SAQs) from Biostatistics.

Stage II:

Candidates who secured at least 50% marks in the written test (Stage-I), will be called for departmental assessment (carrying 20 marks).

Admission to Ph.D. Course will be 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:

3-5 years

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