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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD Herbal Science)

Learning Mode:

Full Time

Course Level:

Doctoral / PhD Programs

Course Duration:

4 Years


Should have pass in bachelor degree or equivalent or postgraduate.

Course Details:

The Doctor of Philosophy in Herbal Science (Ph.D.Herbal Science), is a three to four years, Herbal Science academic degree course in India.The Herbal Science is a study of Medicated Plants and their components that are found within the environment.

The study provides in-depth knowledge and scientific understanding of plants empower them to bridge the gap between traditional herbalism and modern science.The doctorate study develops the knowledge of environmental science, ecological policy, and research methodology.
The course is suitable for those candidates wants to learn about Herbal Medicines, Health Science, Botanical Medicines, etc.

The study develops the ability to apply skills for solving problems regarding recognition, harvest and preservation of medicinal plants, the control, distribution, purchasing of medicinal plants and derivatives.
The course is suitable for those candidates wants to increase their knowledge for accelerating their career by exploring and acquire a critical understanding of Herbal Science.The course is designed to provide in-depth knowledge and information about Medicated Plants.

The study is focused on theoretical and practical aspects of Principles and Techniques in an academic discipline such as

The principle of Herbal Science, Microbiology, Immunology and Human Body, Environment Botany, Fundamental of Horticulture, Pharmacology, and Toxicology, Plants Breeding, Biodiversity Conservation, Soil Environment, Cultivation of Medicinal Plants, Commercial aspects in Herbal Science, Plants and Medicines, Aesthetics of Horticulture.


The candidate has to complete Postgraduate Degree like M.Sc in Herbal Science, M.Phil in Herbal Science, or any other Master’s Degree with relevant subjects, or equivalent examination, with minimum aggregate 55% marks, such candidates are eligible to take admission in Ph.D.Herbal Science professional study program.
Some colleges and institutes conducts their own Entrance Examination for admission to the Ph.D. (Herbal Science) degree course. some universities take the personal interview and asked few questions on General Knowledge, Personality, Intelligence Assessment and English Language.

Course Duration / Learning Mode

This course requires study requires 3 to 4 years of the time period in India, It’s a Full Time professional diploma course, but some candidates use part time, correspondence education program and also go for distance learning study option to earn this degree.

Career Option

After the successful completion of doctorate study program one can have excellent career opportunities in the field of Herbal Medicines, in Private and Government sector, Colleges & Universities such as Pharmaceutical Companies, Botanical Medicines Laboratory, Herbal Industry.

The Master's diploma holder recognized with prefix Doctor (Dr.) and able to work as,Manager (Representative), Consultant, Herbal Entrepreneur, Quality Assurance Specialist, Production & Processing Specialist, Project manager, Research Assistant, Professor, Lecturer, Senior Research Fellow, Environmental Analyst, Research Associate (Geo-Informatics & Agricultural Engineering), etc.


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