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