The programme is fully research-based. Components of the programme are not subject-based but are divided according to the research areas/expertise:
Medical Bacteriology, Medical Virology, Medical Parasitology, Medical Mycology, Immunology, Fermentation, Bioinformatics, Genetic engineering, Molecular Pharmacology.
Successful completion of research project and defense of this project is required for graduation. Besides the thesis, there will be continuous assessments for
monitoring the research progress. The tools used may include proposal presentation, research progress reports, portfolio, journal club presentations,
publication and conference participation. Continuous assessment of student is done through progress reports and research presentations every 3 months
throughout the student’s candidature.
The final assessment is based on evaluation of doctoral thesis and defense of the thesis at the end of their candidature. The thesis will be examined by a panel of examiners including two external examiners and one internal examiner.