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Ph.D. Biology

Doctor of Philosophy in Biology

Are you holding a Master’s degree in Biology or any other related subject? Are you keen to pursue a research work in the same field? If yes then you can enroll for Ph.D. in Biology. It can be pursued from research-based science institutes in India or abroad. All the other details about course is mentioned below.

Course Name: Ph.D. Biology
Group: Ph.D.
Stream: General
Course Category: General
Duration: 3-5 years


Ph.D. is a Doctoral level research-based course. It can be done in all the subjects irrespective of the stream. Ph.D. in Biology is solely dedicated to the field of Biology and candidates pursuing this course get an opportunity to have in-depth knowledge about the field of Biology. Candidates study basic biology, developmental genetics, cellular biology, evolutionary biology, etc. They also study about infectious disease, their causes, and treatments through this course.
The research part of the course includes research work on the topic selected by the candidates. This topic must be unique in nature and should be associated with advantages and in the field of research.


The duration of this course is 3-5 years. Candidates may get an extension in some cases subject to approval from the supervisor.

Job aspects

These candidates can work in research institutes having Biology projects, academic institutes having Biology in their curriculum, etc.

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Ph.D. Biology - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering Ph.D. Biology course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2024 - 2025 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College Name
College of Basic Sciences & Humanities, Haryana
Gulbarga University,Gulbarga, Karnataka
Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Tamil Nadu
Sheth M N Science College, Gujarat
Shri Up Arts & Smt Mgp Sci & Shri Vls Comm College, Pilvai, Gujarat

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To become eligible for this course, candidates need to complete their post graduation degree from a reputed, registered and recognized institute and should secure at least 60% marks as an aggregate in this course. It can be M.Sc. in Biology, Biotechnology, Microbiology or any other related course.
This course does not have any age restriction in most of the institutes but candidates are advised to check the same before submitting their application forms.

Admission Procedure

Admissions can be availed in many ways including national level, state level, and institute level entrance tests. Candidates need to submit their duly filled application forms before the last date of submission. This form must be enclosed with all other required documents and application fee.
Candidates performing well in entrance examinations get stipends during their Ph.D. Candidates securing good scores in national level tests may not need to appear in state level or institute level entrance tests.

Further Study options

After successful completion of this course, candidates can continue their research work in the form of Post Doctoral degree after getting approval from their supervisor.

Course Highlights

The course includes theoretical study during the initial phase which includes topics like Cell and Molecular Biology, physiology, neurobiology, the behavior of animals, applied and environmental Microbiology, etc. Candidates also study available literature, research papers, publications related to their subject to get an idea about the work already done in the field.
The last phase of research is Thesis writing and submission.

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