Savitribai Phule Pune University, formerly University of Pune, has announced PhD Admission for 2022. The university will hold PhD Entrance Test (PET) on 06 November 2022. The PhD Programmes are available in the University’s various Departments & Recognized Research Centres.
Total Vacant Seats: The total number of vacant seats are 3,187 across 69 subjects.
Key Dates: The application will close on 30 September 2022. The PhD Entrance Test (PET) will be held on 06 November 2022.
Eligibility Conditions: Candidates have a Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed)
A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, shall be allowed for those belonging to reserved categories/Differently-Abled and other categories of candidates as per policies of the Government of Maharashtra prescribed from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19 September 1991.
Candidates who have cleared the MPhil course work with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and successfully completing the MPhil Degree shall be eligible to proceed to do research work leading to the PhD. Degree in the same institution in an integrated programme. A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, shall be allowed for those belonging to reserved categories/Differently- Abled and other categories of candidates as per policies of the Government of Maharashtra prescribed from time to time.
Exemption from appearing in Entrance Examination: The candidates fulfilling at least one of the following conditions will be exempted from Entrance Examination:
Candidates qualified in UGC-NET (Including JRF)/ UGC-CSIR NET (Including JRF)/SLET/SET/GATE (valid score/GPAT(valid score), CSIR / ICAR / ICMR / DBT & DST Inspire fellowship / Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Science (JGEEBILS) or Teacher fellowship holders will be exempted from the Entrance Test.
Candidates who have passed MPhil Programme of the Savitribai Phule Pune University will be exempted from the Entrance Test for PhD programme.
Candidates who have qualified in PET 2021 will be exempted from Entrance test for ph.D.
Programme fiom this test only.
List of subjects/disciplines where PhD Admission is available:
Atmospheric and Space Sciences -193
Bio informatics- 05
Bio Chemistry -02
Chemistry – 205
Chemical and Biotechnology -01
Civil Engineering -53
Electronic Science -18
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering -216
Environmental Science -23
Health Science -10
instrumentation Engineering -12
Microbiology – 60
Pharmaceutical ChemistrY -145
Production and lndustrial Engineering-07
Adult Education- 05
Communication And Journalism-04
Library and lnformation Science-01
Physical Education- 12
Accountancy and Auditing-17
Banking and Finance- 11
Business Administration -59
Business Law & Taxation-09
Cooperation and Rural Development -01
Computer Management -61
Cost and Works Accounting -06
Hotel Management -15
Human Resources Management -54
Marketing Management- 100
Organizational Management -74
Production Management -07
Sanskrit and Prakrit- 1
Total Number of Posts-3187
For eligibility criteria, how to apply and other details, candidates should visit the PhD Admission Notifications uploaded on the official website of