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Sunday Special: PhD admissions are open at more than 40 universities, find the list

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Exclusive by Rudra Narayan Sahoo, New Delhi: The next academic year is about to start in the next couple of months. A large number of universities or institutes or higher educational institutes have already started their admission process by notifying admission advertisement for their various programmes 2017-18: UG, PG, PhD, etc. The student community is closing following the admission alerts of the various universities.

Candidates who are planning to pursue career in research degrees, especially PhD degree, are eagerly watching the admission prospectus and notification. JNU has already notified official admission advertisement  and the application window will close on 05 April 2017.  Out of seven Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs), four have already notified for PhD Admission 2017-18. IISER Pune only is yet to notify (IISER Tirupati and Berhampur don’t offer PhD course).  Meanwhile out of 23 IITs, 15 IITs have already notified for admission to PhD programmes for first semester 2017-18. Five new IITs don’t offer doctoral programmes.

BHU, Jamia Millia Islamia, Pondichhery, Central University of Hyderabad have not yet released any official notification for MPhil/PhD programmes. Meanwhile, PhD admissions are open at NISER Bhubaneswar, NIIT University, South Asian University, Teri University, VIT University, Saha Institute of NuclearPhysics, Kolkata, NITIE Mumbai, etc.  Here, SkillOutlook presents the list of major universities or institutes where PhD admissions are open. Hence, students can track and remain updated on the PhD admission.

List of Universities or Institutes where PhD Admissions are open:

Name of  Universities/
Closing Date Remarks PhD Admission
Web Page of Institutes
JNU 05-Apr-17 Admission open for UG,PG,
MPhil/PhD programmes  for AY 2017-18
Click here
NISER Bhubaneswar 1 April 2017
2017 Summer Session admission open. JRF is available Click here
Saha Institute of NuclearPhysics,
15 April  2017  (Physics); 7 May  2017 Biophysical Sciences. Subjects: Physics and Biophysical
Click here
VIT University 19-May-17  PhD Admissions available at campuses of VIT:
Chennai, Vellore, Amaravati (AP).
Click here
NIIT University 22-May-17 Scholar scheme available Click here
National Institute
of Design (NID)
31 March 2017 Subject: Design Click here
TERI University 05-May-17 Subject: sustainable development and
environmental studies
Click here
South Asian University, New Delhi 31-Mar-17 An International University Click here
Manipal University 31 March 2017 Dr TMA Pai PhD scholarship program Click here
Raja Ramanna Centre for  Advanced Technology 16-Apr-17  Subjects: Physical, Chemical, Life and Engineering Sciences. Click here
IISER Mohali 31-Mar-17 Integrated MS-PhD Program also available Click here
NITIE Mumbai 03-Apr-17 Fellow available in Full Time Regular and  Sponsored categories. Click here
Department of Biotechnology –
Research Associateship
15-Mar-17 The fellowship programme is implemented by IISc Bangalore. Click here
IIIT Hyderabad 31 March 2017 In addition to PhD programmes, MTech and Master Programmes available Click
ICAR – Indian Agriculture Research Institute 13-Mar-17 Subjects: Agricultural Sciences. Click here
IISER Kolkata 20-May-17 PhD in Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences,  Earth Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics and Physical Sciences. Click here
IISER  Thiruvananthapuram 30-Apr-17 PhD in Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, and Physical Sciences streams. Click here
IISER Bhopal 03/04/2017 (For Phy, Math, CS, others except Biology)
08/04/2017 (Biology)
Different dates for various subjects. After online applications, hard copies should be sent. Click here
Bennett University 09-Jun-17 Streams: engineering, science and management Click here
Tezpur University 30-Apr-17 In addition to PhD programmes, MTech and Master Programmes available. Click here
Gautam Buddha University Noida 18-May-17 In addition to PhD programmes, PG and UG programmes also available. Click here
Indraprasthta Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Delhi 09-Apr-17 Admissions open for UG, PG & PhD programmes. Click here
Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University Lucknow 31 March 2017 (by in hand/person) & 05 April 2017 (by post/courier). Admission to UG, PG, PhD programmes open Click here
Centre of Biomedical Research (CBMR), Lucknow 31-Mar-17 PhD program in Chemical sciences, Biological sciences, Physical sciences and in interdisciplinary research areas. Click here
Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) 31-Mar-17 MS, MPhil & PhD Admission Click here
IISc Bangalore 29  March 2017, after extended AY 2017-18, UG, Courses-Integrated PhD, MTech, MTech (Res), PhD Click here
IIT Gandhinagar 10  April 2017, (Admission Window II) There is NO application fee. Click here
IIT Kharagpur 10-Apr-17 PhD programmes avaialble: Regular, Sponsored and Individual
Click here
IIT Bhubaneswar 10-Apr-17 Admisison open for MTech also. PhD programmes in Institute Scholar     (2)Sponsored Scholar     (3)Project Scholar Click here
IIT Delhi 31 March 2017
(04:00 PM)
Admission to MTech, MS(R), and
MDes Programmes also open
Click here
IIT (ISM), Dhanbad 20-Apr-17 Admission to PhD has opened from 20 March 2017. Click here
IIT Madras 02-Apr-17 Admision open for MS (Res) also Click here
IIT Ropar 10-April-2017 Admission open for MTech & MS (Res) also Click here
IIT Jodhpur 31-Mar-17 Admission open for MTech & MS (Res) also Click here
IIT Indore 17 March 2017, 31 March 2017, 07 April 2017 Different dates for different  subjects Click here
IIT Mandi 18-Apr-17 MTech/MS/PhD admission in School of Computing and Electrical Engineering. Click here
IIT Guwahati 17-Apr-17 Regular, Sponsored, Part Time, External PhD  available Click here
IIT Palakkad 15-Apr-17 Engineering and Science subjects Click here
IIT Patna 06-Apr-17 Regular, Sponsored, Project Staff PhD  available. Click here
IIT Bombay 18-Apr-17 In addition to PhD admission, MTech admission is also open. Click here
IIT Kanpur 21-Apr-17 Admission window will open on 28 March 2017. In addition to PhD, MTech  admission will also open. Click here

The story is updated on 26 March 2017 and the above list is prepared with the information available on the public domain, which will help students to remain updated on the PhD Admission. Interested candidates should refer the exact admission notification released by the universities for more details on PhD admission.

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