Mumbai: More than 27 thousand scholars received PhD degree in 2014-15, as per the UGC Annual Report 2015-16. In India more than one lakh students enroll for PhD programmes in various subjects. As per AISHE 2015-16, 1,26,451 students are enrolled in PhD that is less than 0.4% of the total student enrolment. Major universities admit PhD students in two sessions (July-August, January-February) in an academic year.
The current PhD Admission session is coming to end. Still there are six prominent universities where PhD admissions are open. These leading universities are as followed: Central University of Himachal Pradesh; NIMS University, Jaipur; North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong; NIT Hamirpur (HP); Shri Guru Gobind Singhji Institute of Engineering and Technology (SGGSIE&T), Nanded; and GLA University, Mathura.
Central University of Himachal Pradesh has notified PhD admission for 120 seats. The closing date for submission of PhD application is 31 July 2017. North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong has notified that PhD admissions are available in 24 departments. The closing date for submission of applications is 16 August 2017.
NIMS University, Jaipur, a leading private university, has also invited applications for PhD programmes. Here, a total of 186 seats are available for PhD programmes. The closing date for submission of applications is 16 August 2017. At NIMS University, Jaipur, doctoral programmes admission process is open in 25 departments.
PhD admissions are also going on at NIT Hamirpur (HP). The closing date for submission of online application is 17 July 2017. Here PhD programmes are available in the following departments: Architecture (Arch); Civil Engineering (CE); Computer Science & Engineering (CSE); Electronics & Communication Engineering (E&CE); Electrical Engineering (EE); Mechanical Engineering (ME); Chemistry (CHEM); Physics (PHY); Mathematics (MATH); Management & Humanities (M&H); Centre for Energy and Environmental Engineering (CEEE); Centre for Material Science & Engineering (CMSE); and Chemical Engineering.
List of Universities where PhD admission open for July 2017:
|Name of Institutes/Universities||Last Date||Remark|
|Central University of Himachal Pradesh||31-Jul-17||120 Seats|
|NIMS University, Jaipur||31-Jul-17||186 Seats|
|North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong||16-Aug-17|
|NIT Hamirpur (HP)||17-Jul-17|
|Shri Guru Gobind Singhji Institute of Engineering and Technology (SGGSIE&T), Nanded||10-Jul-17|
|GLA University, Mathura||12-Jul-17||52 Seats|