PhD Admission window open in Central University of Gujarat for 2018-2019 ! Apply now

Gandhinagar(Gujarat): Central University of Gujarat invites online applications from eligible candidates for admissions to Research programmes for the year 2018-19.The online application form is available on the University website ( from 09 June 2018. An Online Entrance Test will be conducted at various centers across India on 15 July 2018.

PhD programmes offered in following departments: (a)Applied Chemistry (b) Chemical Sciences (c) Comparative Literature(d) Education(e)Environment and Sustainable Development (f) International Politics (g) Life Sciences (h) Nano Sciences (i) Social Management (j) Security.


Key Dates: The closing date for submission of online application is 27 June 2018. The Entrance Test will be held 30 June 2018.

Eligibility Criteria for PhD Programmes: Candidates for admission to the Ph.D. programme shall have a Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority,established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards ofeducational institutions.

A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time.

Candidates who have passed the M Phil programme with course work recognised by the UGC., as per the UGC (Minimum Standards and Procedure for award of MPhil/PhD Degree) Regulations, 2009 and/or 2016, shall be exempted from the written test. However, they are also required to apply online and pay application fee for admission to relevant courses in the University.

The UGC-NET (including JRF)/ UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF)/SLET/GATE/UGC qualified candidates shall be exempted from CUG ENTRANCE TEST 2018 for admission to PhD Programmes. However, they are also required to apply online and pay application fee for admission to relevant courses in the University.

Reservation for admission to Research Programmes: Reservation of seats in the research programmes shall be in accordance with the provisions of the reservation policy of the Government of India for admission in central educational institutions issued and amended from time to time.

For exact details about eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, the candidates should refer the Admission Notification, uploaded on the official website of Central University of Gujarat

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