PhD Programme

(Recognized by The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University)


India Diabetes Research Foundation

Duration of the Programme:

3-4 Years

The institution is recognized by the university to conduct research programmes leading to the award of PhD degree in diabetology.



Mode of Selection:

Candidates will be interviewed by the institutional research and advisory board for their suitability and competency in conducting research work. Prof.A.Ramachandran and Prof.K.Raghavan are recognized guides by the Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University.

Course Work:

Candidates would require their topic and project summary to be approved by the University’s screening committee before initiating their project at IDRF. During their research period they will be trained in Good Clinical Practice, Schedule Y, laboratory techniques and in research methodology. The university will conduct a research methodology exam at the end of first year for all candidates. Candidates who pass the exam will be allowed to continue their research work. At the end of the research tenure they shall submit their synopsis and thesis for evaluation by the examiners. A public viva voce will be conducted by the University for the Candidate to defend his/her research work.

For details regarding PhD regulations, Course information, syllabus please visit:
Eligibility Application FormRs. 200
Eligibility CertificateRs. 2000
Cost of Provisional Registration Application FormRs. 2000
Non-Refundable processing feesRs. 5000
Provisional Registration for PhD DegreeRs. 10000
Recognition of preliminary post graduate degreeRs. 1000
Cost of Application form for submission of synopsisRs. 100
Cost of Application form for submission of thesisRs. 100
Fee for submission of thesisRs. 30000
Cost of Log BookRs. 1000

Additional fee applicable subject to deviation of university regulations.

Enrollment date: