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Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
(Deemed to be University)
Established under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, vide NotificationNo. F.9-39/2001-U.3 dated 11th January 2003 of Government of India
Re-accredited by NAAC with a CGPA of 3.62 on a four point scale at 'A' Grade
An ISO 9001 : 2008 Certified University


Course Duration: 3 years
Admission Procedure:Through All India Entrance Test and personal interviews Conducted by Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune.
Pre Ph.D. course of 6 months duration.
Entry Qualification: Post Graduate with minimum 55% for general category and 50% for reserved category.

Admission criteria for Ph.D. in Nursing

The minimum education requirements

  1. The candidate should have completed M.Sc. Nursing with first class from an institution which is recognized by Indian Nursing Council.
  2. Minimum Five year of work experience after M.Sc. (Nursing).
  3. Candidate shall be medically fit.


Duration of the course shall be minimum three years & maximum five years.