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Discover schedule of upcoming PhD Entrance Tests of Top Universities for AY 2020-21

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New Delhi:  PhD Admission takes place twice in a year. The Semester I of 2019-20 session is almost over. The next session Semester II or June –July 2020-21 session is about start soon. There are a large aspirants are waiting their unluck their potential to crack a PhD Entrance in any Top University or Research Institutes.

IIT Gandhinagar has already opened Admission Window for Semester I 2020-21 (Both PhD and Early PhD). From 01 February 2020, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore will open Admission Portal for MTech, PhD and Integrated PhD.  The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, a Central University, has already closed their Application Admission portal for Entrance Test 2020-21.

Here, SkillOutlook presents the Tentative Schedule for upcoming PhD Entrance or Admission Test of top universities or research institutes for Semester I-2020-21 or Academic Year 2020-21. Hence, candidates or aspirants can track and plan their preparation for getting Admission into doctoral Programmes.

  Name of Institutes/Universities Date of Application Window Opens Remark
1 IISc Bangalore 01-Feb-20 India’s Top Ranked Research University. The application portal will close on 23 March 2020.
2 IIT Gandhinagar Opens Now The application Portal will close on 12 Feb 2020 for first round. IIT Gandhinagar is an Institute of National Importance.
3 IIT Bombay-Monash Research Academy Feb-20  IITB-Monash Research Academy is a graduate research school located in Mumbai, India. It opened in 2008 as a joint venture between the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and Monash University (Australia)
4 University of Queensland and IIT Delhi  Academy of Research (UQIDAR) Opens Now Interested applicants are invited to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) by 15 March.
University of Queensland and Indian Institute of Technology Delhi Academy of Research (UQIDAR) now invites applications for Joint PhD.
5 Lucknow University Open Now  Last date of online form submission without Late Fee Thursday, February 6, 2020
Last date of online form submission with Late Fee Monday, February 10, 2020
6 Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing Jabalpur Opens Now The closing date for submission of application is 15 February 2020.
7 Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal 03-Jan-20 Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal, formerly West Bengal University of Technology. The application portal will close on 31 Jan 2020
8 Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 02-Mar-20 The most popular PhD Entrance Test in India.  JNU Entrance conducted once in a year in May-June. NTA will conduct JNU Entrance Examination 2020.
9 University of Delhi 02-Mar-20 University of Delhi another popular destination for PhD Aspirants. The NTA will conduct Delhi University Admission Test 2020.
10 Banaras Hindu University Feb-20 The larsgest residentail university in Asia.
11 Jamia Millia Islamia March-April 2020 A premier central university
12 Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) March-April 2020 CUCET  is a pan India test conducted by a consortium of 10 Central Universities, for selecting students in various programmes including UG, PG and PhD in the 10 participating universities.
13 AcSIR-Central Leather Research Institute (CSIR) PhD Admission March-April 2020 The Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI), a premier research institute of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), invites applications for Ph.D. Programme under Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR) from eligible candidates. There are 39 CLRIs admit PhD students via AcSIR PhD Test.
14 Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)   Notifies PhD entrance test twice in a year in October month.
15 Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) Thiruvananthapuram February-March 2020 These are a group of premier science education and research institutes under Ministry of HRD. There are seven IISREs: Mohali, Pune, Bhopal, Thiruvananthapuram Thiruvananthapuram, Kolkata, Tirupati, and Berhampur. PhD with Fellowships Benefits available
16 Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) March-April 2020 Human Resource Development Division (HRDD), BARC offers DGFS-Ph.D. programme under the aegis of Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI).
17 Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women (IGDTUW) March-April 2020  It is a women’s university located in New Delhi.  Conucts Research Aptitude Test (RAT) once in a year , Notifies in May
18 Indian Institutes of Technologies (IITs) February-March 2020 There are 23 IITs in India. All IITs offer Doctoral Programmes  Generally, admit PhD students with JRF twice a year. IIT Gandhunagar has already notified for PhD Admission Next Session.
19 BITS Pilani May-June 2020 A popular private university. Admits students twice a year.
20 Delhi Technological University April- May 2020 The University offers Full Time/Part-Time scholars for PhD in various branches of Engineering, Sciences, Humanities and Management.
21 Central University of Hyderabad April-Ma7 2020 A premier central university and conducts its own entrance test.
22 Pondicherry  University April-May 2020 A Central University
23 National Institutes of Technology (NITs) May-June 2020 There are 31 NITs in India.
24 Symbiosis International University, Pune May-June 2020 A premier private university based in Pune. Notifies PhD admission in May month each year.
25 Thapar University April-May 2020 A private university based in Patiala, Punjab.
26 Amrita University May-June 2020 A private university based in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
27 UGC-NET 16-Mar-20 Some universities exempt UGC NET qualified candidates to appear PhD entrance tests.
28 CSIR -UGC NET 15-Mar-20 Some universities exempt CSIR-UGC NET qualified candidates to appear PhD entrance tests.
29 BR Ambedkar Open University April-May 2020 A public university based in Hyderabad.
30 Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University Lucknow April-May 2020 A Central University in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
31 SRM University May-June 2020 A private university based in Chennai
32 VIT University May-June 2020 Vellore Institute of Technology, formerly known as Vellore Engineering College, is a private university in Tamil Nadu, India.
33 Manipal University February-March 2020 It is a private research and educational institute located in Manipal,
34 North Eastern Hill University, Shillong May-June 2020  A Central University based in Meghalaya
35 Tezpur University, Assam May-June 2020 aACentral University located in Tezpur, Assam.
36 Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA), Bangalore March-April 2020 Primarily conducts research primarily in the areas of astronomy, astrophysics and related subjects.
37 South Asian University, New Delhi Very Soon South Asian University is an International University sponsored by the eight Member States of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation.
38 Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research Bangalore Feb-March 2020 It is a multidisciplinary research institute located at Jakkur, Bangalore
39 Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) Feb-March 2020 It is a government-aided institute and deemed university for the study and research of space science, based in Thiruvananthapuram.
40 Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) Most of them have opened their Application Open There are 20 IIMs. All IIMs offer doctoral programs with felowwhip benefits in Mangament.

 The list is prepared by SkillOutlook to give an Idea about the leading PhD Admission Tests conducted in India as next PhD Admission Cycle is to commence soon.

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