Pune, 03 November 2023: Symbiosis International Deemed University (SIU), Pune has released All India Entrance Exam for PhD Programs (Second Round), known as PET 2023. PhD Admission is available in the following research subjects: Computer Studies, Media and Communication, Health Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Engineering.
The closing date for submission of online application is 23 November 2023.
Symbiosis International (Deemed University) (SIU) will be conducting the Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET 2023) in an online mode this year.
Candidates with NET/SET/SLET/GATE/M.Phil. or are UGC/CSIR/ICMR DBT/RGNF/MANF/DST Inspire & NBHM Fellows, are exempted from the entrance test during the validity period of the certificate/award. However, such candidates have to mandatorily appear for the personal interview.
Key Dates: The online application registration has commenced from 14 October 2023. The closing date for submission of online application is 23 November 2023. The online PET will be held on 16 December 2023.
List of Departments where PhD Admission is available:
Symbiosis International (Deemed University) (SIU) offers research programmes leading to the award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the following Faculty of Studies:
Ph.D. (Computer Studies)
Ph.D. (Health Sciences)
Ph.D. (Media and Communication)
Ph.D. (Humanities and Social Sciences)
The SIU – Junior Research Fellowship (SIU – JRF) scheme of the University is open to the candidates, who qualify the admission process that includes SIU’s Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET) and Personal Interactions (PI) with Ph.D. Admission Committee of SIU.
Following categories of candidates will be eligible for receiving Junior Research Fellowship from SIU:
- Full time Ph.D. candidates who have qualified the SIU’s Ph.D. admission process
- Full time Ph.D. candidates who have been exempted from PET (because they have passed UGC
- NET/SET/SLET/GATE/M.Phil.) But appeared for PI and qualified for Ph.D. Programme of SIU.
- Those, who have received UGC/CSIR/ICMR DBT*/RGNF*/MANF*/DST Inspire* & NBHM* Fellowships and have appeared for PI and qualified for Ph.D. Programme of SIU can pursue their Doctoral Research Work with SIU as Full Time Ph.D. Student along with Fellowship from the respective organizations.
Fellowship will be as follows:
Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) @ Rs.31, 000/- p.m. (No taxes will be deducted)
Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) @ Rs.35, 000/-p.m. for remaining tenure as SRF
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 Symbiosis International Deemed University.