PhD ( Doctorate)

Annoor Dental College offers part time and full time Ph.D programmes in dentistry. The college has an  approved  Centre of Research in the Department of Oral Pathology by Kerala University of Health Sciences, Thrissur.

Eligibility for Admission to the Ph.D. Program

  • Candidates seeking registration for the Ph.D. program, whether full-time or part-time, shall hold a Master’s Degree/Post-Graduate Degree (or accepted as equivalent to it and declared eligible for doing a Ph.D. by Kerala University of Health Sciences) in dentistry. The candidate also has to qualify for the entrance examination for Ph.D. if not duly exempted.

Additional Requirement for Ph.D. (Part-time)

The candidate for part-time Ph.D. can be from one of the following categories given below,

  • Permanent Academic staff/Teaching faculty/Scientific staff/Research staff of Institutions affiliated to KUHS or of Schools/Centres/Academic Staff College of KUHS, with at least 3 (three) years of continuous approved Post PG teaching/research experience.
  • The candidate for a part-time Ph.D. has to get NOC from the Head of the Institution where the candidate is employed stating that the candidate is permitted to do a part- time Ph.D. (in the same Institution or another Institution) and will be permitted to complete the course-related requirements in a recognized Centre of Research.

For more details please see the KUHS website –