KLE University PhD Admission 2021: Dates, Application Form

KLE University PhD Admission

KLE University PhD Admission 2021 – KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research, Belagavi Deemed to be University invites applications for PhD admission (Full Time/ Part Time) in various disciplines for the academic year 2021-22.

Check more details below here.

Available PhD Discipline & Seats

DisciplineSeats available for 2021-22
Medicine 43
Dentistry  15
Pharmacy 20
Ayurveda  09
Physiotherapy 05
Nursing 03
Interdisciplinary 09

Duration of the Course

Full Time3 years (Minimum) / 6 years (Maximum)
Part Time4 years (Minimum) / 6 years (Maximum)

Category of Research Scholars

Full Time

Eligible candidate from any place in India.


Faculty from Constituent units of KAHER, Belagavi, Hubballi & Bengaluru.

Important Dates for KLE University PhD Admission 2021

Date of issue of Notification01 July 2021
Date of availability of on-line Application Forms and other documents on the University website02 July 2021
Last date for submission of on-line applications31 July 2021
Date of Entrance TestSecond week of August 2021
Test CentreKAHER, JNMC Campus, Belagavi
Declaration of Results (Written Test)Second week of August 2021
Interview of the successful candidates in written test & Declaration of result of the successful candidatesFourth week of August 2021
Last date for admissionFourth week of August 2021
Date of commencement of course06 September 2021
Distribution of Provisional Registration Certificates to the Research ScholarsLast week of September 2021

Financial assistance

Based on the recommendations of the competent authority / Committee, the University shall consider extending financial assistance to the deserving Full time Research Scholars in the form of scholarship and contingency as given below:

DisciplineAmount per month per Research Scholar (in Rs.)Contingency amount per year (in Rs.)Eligibility Criteria
Medical 60,000/-60,000/-MD/MS with 60% marks passed in first attempt or equivalent
Dental 30,000/-50,000/-MDS with 60% marks passed in first attempt
Pharmacy (GATE / GPAT) 20,000/-40,000/-M. Pharm in first class in first attempt. G-PAT or GATE preferred
Ayurveda/Physiotherapy / Nursing 20,000/-40,000/-PG with first class in first attempt.
Inter-disciplinary Area 12,000/-40,000/-M. Sc. in first class in first attempt


  • Scholarship will be granted for a period of two years subject to clearance of Pre-Ph. D. Examination in first attempt.
  • Candidates receiving financial support from any other agency will not be eligible for the scholarship and contingency.

KLE University PhD Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Candidates can apply online through official website of University.
  • The candidates desirous of seeking admission to the aforesaid programs may fill the on-line application form available on the University website, on or before 5.00 PM on 31st July 2021.

Selection Procedure

  • The selection of the candidates will be based on the merit obtained at the Entrance Examination and on the performance of the candidates during the interview to be conducted by the PhD Admission Committee of the University.

Entrance Examination Details

  • Duration of the exam – 3 hours
  • Total marks – 100
  • Exam Venue – KAHER, JNMC Campus, Belagavi
  • Section A (Research Methodology) – 50 Marks
  • Section B (Specialty related questions) – 50 Marks
  • Criteria to pass entrance examination – Minimum of 55%

Syllabus for the Entrance Examination

Section A – Research Methodology

  • Formulation of research objectives.
  • Characteristics of the good research title.
  • Structure of research article/thesis.
  • Methods and material along with their impact on research quality
  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Review of Literature and its relevance.
  • Research Hypothesis and Testing of Hypothesis.
  • Dissemination of research findings and limitations of the research
  • Plagiarism and its impact on research
  • Research Protocol and its components
  • Use of Statistics in applied research

Section B (Specialty related questions)

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