Seven Central Universities Open PhD Admission 2021 for more than 700 Seats.

In India, there are more than 50 Central Universities.In these universities students from anywhere in India can apply as CUs controlled by Government of India.

As on 17 August 2021, there are seven Central Universities which have opened admission for PhD programmes for 2021-22. The total number of PhD seats in these seven universities are expected to be more than 700.

List of Central Universities where PhD Admissions Open:

  1. Central University of Jharkhand- 106 Seats- 30 September 2021
  2. Central University of Tamil Nadu
  3. Central University of Gujarat – 25 Sept 2021 – 95 Seats
  4. Dr Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar- 20 Sept 2021 – 245 Seats (After Extension)
  5. Central University of Odisha -30 September 2021 – 13 Seats (After Extension)
  6. Central University of Jammu (CUJ) – 20 September 2021 – 75 Seats
  7. Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Motihari – 117 PhD Seats -20 September 2021

Total Seats: 651 Seats (No of PhD Seats at CUTN not announced).

Central University of Tamil Nadu Announces PhD Admission 2021-22 for 26 Subjects

Thiruvarur, 13 September 2021: Central University of Tamil Nadu (CUTN) has announced Admission to PhD programmes for the academic year 2021-22.  PhD Admission is available in 26 subjects.

The following candidates can register online for Ph.D. Admission (Regular) and directly appear for an interview:

Candidates who have qualified any national level examinations [such as JRF (UGC/CSIR/DBT/ICMR/ICAR), NET (UGC/CSIR), GATE or equivalent)]

Candidates who have secured any national level fellowships (such as DST-INSPIRE or similar)

Government-sponsored candidates and teacher fellowship holders

Key Dates: Online applications will be opened shortly. Interview schedules for different departments will be notified on the University website (along with interview guidelines).

Central University of Jharkhand Announces PhD Admission 2021 for 106 Seats

Ranchi, 11 September 2021: Central University of Jharkhand (CUJ) has announced Admission to PhD programmes for the academic year 2021-22. The total number of vacant PhD seats are 106 in  in 23 Subjects.

Candidates having valid UGC/CSIR/- NET/JRF, ICMR-JRF, GATE etc. certificate may apply online.

Key Dates:

Opening of online Application forms –  06 September 2021 (10:00 am)

Last date for submission of Application forms with prescribed application fee – 30 September 2021 (11:50 pm)

Publication of the list of eligible candidates for Interview along with Interview dates – 03 October 2021

Central University of Himachal Pradesh Announces PhD Admission 2021 for 25 Subjects

Dharamshala, 01 September 2021: Central University of Himachal Pradesh (CUHP) has announced Admission to PhD programmes for the academic year 2021-22.  Central University of Himachal Pradesh is going to conduct Himachal Pradesh Kendriya Vishwavidyalaya Shodh Patrata Pariksha (HPKVSPP-2021) in order to determine the eligibility for admission to Ph.D. Programmes of Study of University.

Key Dates:

Date of Notification – 29 Aug 2021

Last date of receipt of online application 13 September 2021

Date of Himachal Pradesh Kendriya Vishwavidyalya Shodh Patrata Pariksha – 26 September 2021

Declaration of result – 30 September 2021

Central University of Odisha Admission 2021: 270 seats for MA, 186 for MSc & 13 for PhD

Koraput, Odisha, 30 August 2021: Central University of Odisha (CUO) has announced Admission to various programmes for the academic year 2021-22. These programmes include: MPhil & PhD, Integrated MSc, MBA, MSc, Bed, and MA.

Key Dates:

Commencement of Online Admission Registration (UG/PG/MBA/M.Phil./Ph.D.)-  27 August 2021

Closing Date of Online Admission Registration (up to IST 05:00 PM) (UG/PG/MBA/M.Phil./Ph.D.) – 20 September 2021

Central University of Gujarat Announces PhD Admission 2021 for 95 Seats

Gandhinagar, 27 August 2021: Central University of Gujarat (CUG) has announced PhD Admission  for the academic year 2021-22. CUG invites applications from candidates who have qualified UGC-NET (including JRF) /SLET /GATE/ Teacher fellowship holder or have passed MPhil programme as per UGC Regulations  2009/2016.

Total PhD Seats: The total number of vacant PhD seats are 95 across 17 subjects.

Key Dates:

Opening of online Application forms – 25 August 2021 (Wednesday)

The closing date for submission of application  25 September 2021.

Research Aptitude Test and Interview/viva voce.

Dr Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar Announces PhD Admission 2021 for 245 Seats

Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, 22 August 2021: Doctor Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar, a Central University in Madya Pradesh, has announced Admission 2021-22 on the following programmes:

Under Graduate Programmes

Post Graduate Programmes

Phd Programmes

Diploma Programmes

Here, SkillOutlook presents key points of PhD Admission 2021.

Total Number of Seats: The total number of PhD seats are 245 in 36 departments.

Central University of Jammu Announces PhD Admission 2021 for 75 Seats

Jammu,  19 August 2021: Central University of Jammu (CUJ), a Central University under Govt of India,  has announced PhD Admission for Academic Year 2021-22. PhD Admission is available in 18 Departments.

Selection Procedure: The Two-tier selection procedure will comprise: (i) Entrance Test and (ii) Interview/Viva – voce/Interaction

Total Number of PhD Seats:  The total number of PhD seats are xxx across 18 subjects.

Key Dates:

Start date of submission of online application form: 20 August 2021

Closing date of submission of online application form: 20 September 2021

Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Motihari Announces Admission 2021-22: 117 PhD Seats

Motihari, Bihar, 03 August 2021: Mahatma Gandhi Central University (MGCU), Motihari, has announced Admission to various programmes for academic year 2021-22. These programmes include Under Graduate , Post Graduate and Doctoral.

Central University of Gujarat Announces PhD Admission 2021 for 95 Seats.

Central University of Gujarat (CUG) has announced PhD Admission  for the academic year 2021-22. CUG invites applications from candidates who have qualified UGC-NET (including JRF) /SLET /GATE/ Teacher fellowship holder or have passed MPhil programme as per UGC Regulations  2009/2016.

Total PhD Seats: The total number of vacant PhD seats are 95 across 17 subjects.

Key Dates:   

Opening of online Application forms – 25 August 2021 (Wednesday)

The closing date for submission of application  25 September 2021.

Research Aptitude Test and Interview/viva voce.

List of Departments with vacant seats:

Name of DepartmentsNo of PhD Seats
Social Management2
Science, Technology and Innovation Policy5
Economics8
Gandhian Thought and Peace Studies9
Hindi5
Gujarati5
English4
German Studies3
Comparative Literature6
Strategic Technologies and National Security4
Diaspora Studies7
Applied Chemistry8
Chemical Sciences8
Life Sciences2
Environment and Sustainable Development12
Nanosciences1
Education6
Total95

For eligibility criteria, how to apply and other details, candidates should visit the Admission Notifications uploaded on the official website of Central University of. Gujarat.