The selection will be based on merit either by entrance or by M.Sc. Nursing with 60% marks and 50% marks in EU Entrance Test. If the university opts to conduct entrance examination then selection for the Ph.D. of the candidate will be based on: (i) Entrance test marks obtained out of 90 marks. Minimum weight-age pass marks for entrance will be 60% of 90. (ii) 5 marks for candidates possessing M.Phil. in Nursing (iii) 5 marks weight-age for publications.