Doctor of Philosophy (Paediatrics) | PhD (Paediatrics)


Affiliating Body

The Program is affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS).

Student Intake

1 student per year.

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Key Information


The PhD Guide assists the candidate in all the activities required to be completed including

  • The primary teaching-learning methods employed are didactic lectures, hands-on practical sessions and bedside clinics during subject-wise postings wards and OPDs
  • Research and communication: Reaearch project guidance and mentorship
  • Workshops on research methodology


  • The program is conducted at the K J Somaiya Medical College which is the only private medical college in the city of Mumbai
  • Course content is delivered by expert and committed faculty
  • Adequate infrastructure Facilities – (lecture halls, specialized departmental laboratories, and library) ensure student comfort and smooth delivery of course content.
  • Clinical Postings in the K J Somaiya multispecialty charitable hospital with a good number of patients ensures adequate exposure and experience in treating a variety of ailments

Program Outcome

A PhD (Pediatrics) scholar can opt for the following career paths ahead

  • Work as a general practitioner with experience in Pediatrics
  • Work in hospital/Institute based Clinical trial units: Students are trained in research methodology, data analysis and scientific writing, thereby capable of critically evaluating research articles and identify research gap.
  • Pursue further education in various medical specialties and related streams like medical research, hospital administration and clinical trials
  • Medical Advisor in Pharmaceutical companies: Contribute more for the development advanced topics including genetics, metabolic disorders, epidemiology and clinical trials


The course curriculum is prescribed by the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. Please visit the following link to view the details.