Saveetha Dental College offers part time and full time Ph.D programmes across all the dental specialities and basic medical sciences. The curriculum has a well defined systematic approach for any scholar to enjoy and learn during their course. Scroll down to apply.

Admissions Open Ph.D JUNE 2018

Ph.D Guidelines

1. Eligibility to Apply: Candidates with any Postgraduate degree looking for a project related to dentistry or basic sciences.

2. Guide Selection: Ph.D Guide can be an Assistant Professor (with 2 publications) or a Professor (with 3 publications). The guides should be a full time faculty in the institution. A Ph.D student cannot guide another Ph.D student within the same institution.

3. Study Centre:  Internal, On signing an MoU with an external centre study can be conducted in the mentioned external centre

4. Research Associate: Full time candidates interested to work as research associates during the course can apply for the job,     eligible candidates will be appointed as research associates and will be paid a stipend.

5. MDS-Ph.D: Student can enroll in dual degree program and continue the dissertation as a Ph.D. within a total period of 5 years.  

6. Fee Structure: Rs.50,000/-Year( Scholarships available)

7. Timeline: Important Dates and deadlines have been tabulated as follows


List of Ph.D Guides

Faculty Department
Dr.N.D.jayakumar Periodontics
Dr.Sheeja Varghese Periodontics
Dr.Deepak Nallasamy Prosthodontics
Dr.Padma Ariga Prosthodontics
Dr.Abby Abraham Prosthodontics
Dr.Suresh.V Prosthodontics
Dr.Thiyaneswaran Prosthodontics
Dr.Prathiba Ramani Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology
Dr.Herald Sherwin Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology
Dr.Muthusekar .M.R Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dr.Maragathavalli Oral Medicine & Radiology
Dr.M.Arvind Oral Medicine & Radiology
Dr.Senthil Nathan Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dr.Rinku George Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dr.Sindhu Ramesh Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
Dr.Nivedhitha Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
Dr.Ajitha Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
Dr.Iffat Nasim Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
Dr.Chandana Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
Dr.Sandhya Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
Dr.Ashwin George Mathew Orthodontics
Dr.Aravind Kumar.S Orthodontics
Dr.Sumathi Felicita.A Orthodontics
Dr.V.Vishnupriya Biochemistry
Dr.Ezhilarasan Pharmacology
Dr.Karthik Ganesh Anatomy
Dr.R.V.Geetha Microbiology
Dr.Anitha Roy Pharmacology

Abstract submission form should be filled by the candidate, printed, duly signed by the guide and submitted on 30th June 2018 during the selection exam.


Name *
Address *
Phone *
Explain your motivation
Title should include a problem intervention, compariosn and outcome. It should also mention the study design. for example : In patients with dental caries (problem) is product a (intervention) better than product b (comparison) in the survival of the restoration (outcome) - A randomised double blinded controlled clinical trial. (study design)
If you have not identified a guide enter as 'to be determined'.

Scholars from outstations can avail accommodation in the campus guest house during the contact sessions of the course with prior request on a first come first serve basis.