• Ph.D. programme in Physiotherapy

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About the
Ph.D. Program

The UGC defines the Ph.D. program as a rigorous and research-intensive academic pursuit that aims to produce scholars who contribute significantly to the advancement of knowledge in their respective fields. The program requires original research work, leading to the submission of a thesis or dissertation.


The student will be admitted to Ph.D. program through Ph.D. entrance test (PET) at the university level. PET shall be qualifying examination with qualifying marks as 50%. The syllabus of PET shall consist of 50% of research methodology and 50% shall be subject specific. PET shall be conducted at D Y PATIL UNIVERSITY, Nerul, Navi Mumbai. The candidates who qualify the PET will proceed to interview. The candidates are required to discuss their research interest/area through a presentation before a duly constituted departmental research committee. The interview shall consider whether the candidate possesses the competence for the proposed research, the research work can be suitably undertaken at the institution or college, the proposed area of research can contribute to new/additional knowledge.


As per UGC guidelines, the minimum and maximum duration for completion of a Ph.D. program are as follows:

Minimum duration: 3 years for full-time candidates and 4 years for part-time candidates.
Maximum duration: 6 years for full-time candidates and 7 years for part-time candidates. Extensions beyond the maximum period may be granted under certain exceptional circumstances, subject to university regulations.

Who should opt for the

Our curriculum encourages a broad exploration of the design practice with an emphasis on user-centered approach and design thinking and beyond. We enable our students to develop critical, technical and managerial skills that align with the contemporary conversation within the industry also Entrepreneural thinking for self-development by aligning with thought leaders in the industry. The course is focused on process-driven work that examines all aspects of industrial design from conception to implementation. We equip our students with a wide-range of design skills and thought process that allow them to articulate their design ideas and thinking. Our exemplary infrastructure and workshops support model making and prototype building for different kinds of design briefs.

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Prospectus and PET Application Form

Link for filling PET  Application Form:


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With over 75 programs in Health and Allied sciences, Business
management, Sports, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics and
Hospitality & Tourism studies, DYPU is today recognised as one of the finest institutions in the field of education, healthcare and sports.

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At DY Patil, we have dedicated and efficient the Career Service Departments/Placement cells for all of its constituent colleges that provide customized placement opportunities to its students as per their individual skill sets, capabilities and knowledge.


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