Deakin-MAHE PhD Program Admission

Deakin-MAHE PhD Program Admission January 2020

Deakin University Australia and Manipal Academy of Higher Education Joint PhD Admission 2020 have announced the Deakin-MAHE PhD Program Admission January 2020. Interested applicants are asked to check out all of the details regrading the phd program, eligibility, application procedure and timelines below:

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Joint PhD Program
Deakin University Australia and Manipal Academy of
Higher Education

Deakin University Australia and Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), India have partnered to offer opportunities for high-quality PhD Scholars to acquire an international degree.

Applications are invited for admission to the Regular (Full-time) PhD program offered jointly by MAHE and Deakin University. Selected scholars will be located at MAHE with travelling to Deakin University, Australia, for a minimum of one year.

This Joint PhD program is a multi-disciplinary course offered with the intention to promote high quality doctoral research on thematic areas concerning machine learning, water management, IoT, robotics, image processing and microfluidics.

By engaging in this program you will receive:

  • accessibility to world-class facilities at both institutions
  • Global expertise and dual supervision between MAHE along with Deakin
  • A generous scholarship covering living and travelling expenses in India and Australia
  • A doctoral degree awarded jointly by Deakin and MAHE upon successful defence of this thesis

Eligibility for application

  • Applicants should have completed a postgraduate degree, that comprises a major thesis, from a recognised leading university.
  • Applicants should have achieved an aggregate percentage over 70 percent in their master’s degree.
  • Preference given to UGC/NET/GATE Qualified
  • Preference is given to applicants with a publication profile.


A. A candidate seeking admission to the PhD Program must have an aggregate of 60 percent * or an equivalent grade in one of the following:

  • Postgraduate degree or equivalent from universities/institutions recognized by UGC
  • Postgraduate degree in Medical Sciences, Dental Sciences or Engineering
  • MBBS or BDS or an undergraduate degree that’s of at least 5 years’ duration
  • Pharm. D. / Pharm. D. (Post Baccalaureate)
  • *If you are seeking admission to the Deakin-MAHE Cotutelle Program, You Have to have a minimum of 70 percent

B. Candidates with UGC – CSIR – NET-JRF/ ICMR -JRF / DBT-JRF/JEST / INSPIRE Fellowship or with qualified additional UGC recognized state or national level eligibility test with a valid fellowship at the time of admission are exempted from the qualifying written test conducted by MAHE Such students may contact [email protected]

C. You need scanned copies of the following documents as You’ll be asked to upload them as you fill out the application form

  1. Scan copy of passport size Photo (JPEG Format Only)
  2. Scan backup of Signature (JPEG Format Only)

D. Fees: Each candidate must pay a fee of Rs.2000 at the time of registration. That is non-refundable.

E. Test centers: Manipal, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata.

Candidate can apply in almost any one of the discipline.

NRI Applicants has to take a test in any of the aforementioned centres.

The question paper will be in English language only.

F. All updates pertaining to the PhD online examination will be posted onto the website, and no separate communication will be sent to the individual candidates.

G. Other information, if any, will be communicated to the individuals concerned through the registered email.

H. Candidate must produce an original copy of the following document along with a single set of photocopies in the time of Interview/Selection at Manipal institutions.

  1. Aadhar card.
  2. Permanent address proof.
  3. Degree certificate of qualifying examinations. (Attested)
  4. Mark card of qualifying examinations. (Attested)

Terms and Conditions:

  1. MAHE reserves the right to re-schedule the test and/or the test centre at its sole discretion, without assigning any reasons thereof, and as warranted by the circumstances.
  2. MAHE reserves the exclusive right to reject applications without assigning any reasons thereof.
  3. A non-refundable registration fee for the online application is payable by each candidate at the time of registration for PhD Programme.
  4. All disputes in this regard are all subject to the legal jurisdiction of Udupi.

How to apply:

  • Online application will be available on
  • For more information, please contact [email protected]


Online application opens By August 10 2019
Students have to apply online By September 15 2019
Application/registration closes By September 15 2019
Downloading admit card From September 21 2019
to October 05 2019
Online test (All India) October 06 2019
Test centers : Manipal, Bangalore,
Hyderabad, Mumbai , Delhi ,
Chennai and Kolkata.
October 13 2019
Test center : Only for Manipal
Interview/Selection at Manipal institutions From November 15 2019
to November 30 2019
Communication to Students about selection By December 10 2019
Fee payment By December 25 2019
Course commences January 02 2020


Timeline for admissions:

Applications open August 10 –
September 15
February 10 –
March 15
All India Online
entrance test
October April
Admissions Period January July


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Areas of research for Deakin MAHE Cotutelle Program


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