Ph.D. in Clinical Research

About Program

The PhD Program in Clinical Research is designed to help skill graduates with clinical research techniques, data analysis to explore career in clinical or translational research. This program attracts outstanding candidates from diverse health professions such as Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Nutrition, Public Health, Life Sciences and other health care workers from industry, hospital and community. The current COVID-19 pandemic made the sector to grow around the world at an unparalleled rate and gained significant importance with respect to demand for the manpower having clinical research skill to bring out drugs and vaccines in to the market. The employment opportunities are enormous in various sectors including Contract Research Organization (CRO), Patient Recruitment Organization (PRO), Clinical Data Management, Pharmaceutical Industries, Medical Device Manufacturer, Biotechnology companies, Pharmacovigilance, Drug Regulatory Affairs, Government Agencies, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Government Agencies, Auditing of Clinical Trials and Community Research Sites.


Minimum Duration – 3 Years

Maximum Duration – 6 Years

The maximum period will count from the date of enrollment to the date of submission of the Ph.D. theses.

In exceptional circumstances, to the satisfaction of the Vice-Chancellor, a candidate may be granted (a) an extension of maximum of one year over and above the maximum duration as specified above or (b) a relaxation of one year in the minimum duration as specified above provided (s)he is a full time candidate with M.Tech or equivalent as entry qualification.

In case a Ph.D. scholar is not able to successfully complete the Ph.D. within the maximum duration as specified above (including 6.2(a) above) his/her registration will expire and his/her Ph.D. program will stand automatically terminated.




Post Graduate with 55% in allied Subjects

Fee Structure - (Per Semester/Instalment)

Particulars 1st Installment 2nd Installment
Tution Fee 47,250 47,250

For detailed Program Fee Structure, please click here

About ICRI – Institute of Clinical Research (INDIA)


ICRI has been there since 2004 shaping new age careers in the field of Clinical Research, Healthcare Management, Hospital Management, Clinical Data Management, Medical Tourism. ICRI has unique industry oriented curriculum & is offering specialized courses as per industry requirement. Along with sector specific courses ICRI has strong university collaborations across India. Dehradun being the most preferred location for aspirants to take a step ahead for their higher education ICRI has strong academic collaboration with one of the leading universities in Dehradun DIT UNIVERSITY. ICRI in collaboration with one of the top universities in Dehradun DIT UNIVERSITY provides job oriented MSC and PhD courses with 100% placement record. ICRI – DIT University aims to prepare aspirants industry ready with Holistic education with focus on human values and ethics.

Program Curriculum (As Per FFCBCS Scheme)

Ph.D. in Clinical Research