More than Twenty Four Government Universities Open PhD Admissions !!!

Government Universities include NITs, IITs, central Universities, State Government universities and autonomous universities. These universities offer quality education at affordable price.

For the current session of PhD Admission, there are 10 CUs and Nine state universities have notified admission with a large number of PhD seats. PhD aspirants can apply for vacant PhD seats. Here, more than 3,000 PhD Seats are available for admissions.

As on 29 July 2021, there are 11 state universities which have opened admission for PhD programmes. The total number of seats are available are 5,000 seats.

Total 24 Government Universities have opened PhD Admission for 2021.

List of NITs nad IITs where PhD Admissions are Open: 

  1. NIT Nagaland -31 July 2021 (After Extension)
  2. IIITDM Jabalpur – 30 July 2021
  3. IIIT Vadodara -10 August 2021

List of Central Universities where PhD Admissions Open: 

  1. University of Delhi – More than 1000 PhD seats 21 August 2021
  2. Pondicherry University – 214 PhD seats -14 August 2021
  3. Central University of Rajasthan -171 PhD Seats- 02 August 2021
  4. Tezpur University – 10 August 2021
  5. University of Hyderabad – 292 PhD Seats – 03 Aug 2021
  6. Maulana Azad National Urdu University- 146 PhD Seats – 09 Aug 2021 (After Extension)
  7. Mizoram University- 211 PhD Seats – 20 July 2021
  8. Sikkim University – 130 PhD Seats – 31 July 2021
  9. South Asian University
  10. Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)-980 PhD Seats – 21 August 2021

List of State Universities where PhD Admission is Open: 

  1. Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University -539 PhD seats – 16 August 2021
  2. Madurai Kamaraj University – 13 August 2021
  3. Savitribai Phule Pune University – 3400 PhD Seats – 31 July 2021
  4. Himachal Pradesh University Shimla – 181 PhD Seats -09 August 2021
  5. Periyar University, Salem -09 August 2021
  6. Jadavpur University (Engineering and Pharmacy programmes) – 303 PhD Seats -31 July 2021
  7. Mahatma Gandhi University – 660 PhD Seats- 31 July 2021
  8. University of Madras – 08 August 2021
  9. Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology Gorakhpur -60 Seats -04 Aug 2021
  10. Bharathidasan University, Tirichirappalli – 31 July 2021
  11. JC Bose University YCMA Faridabad – 16 August 2021

IIIT Vadodara Announces PhD Admission with Fellowships Autumn 2021-22 ! Online Test & Interview

Gandhinagar, 02 July 2021: Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Vadodara, an Institute of National Importance under Ministry of HRD, has released PhD Admission notification for Autumn 2021 -22.  Teaching/Research Assistantship benefits are available for research scholars.

Amid COVID 19, both Examination and Interview will held online.

Financial Assistance: INR 31000/- at the time of Admission to PhD programme is given for Teaching Assistance ship. The same will be increased to INR 35000/- after passing of comprehensive exams but not earlier than 2 years.

IIITDM Jabalpur Announces PhD Admission 2021 for 42 Seats with Institute Assistantship

Jabalpur, 24 July 2021: Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing (IIITDM) Jabalpur , an Institute of National Importance, has announced PhD Admission for 2021-22. The PhD Programme is available in the following categories: Full Time, Part Time and Direct Admission to PhD after BTech.

PhD Admission is available in the following subjects: Computer Science & Engineering (CSE), Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE) and Design (DS).

Last date of filling up on line application and Submission of relevant documents if any

30 July 2021 (Friday)

NIT Nagaland Announces PhD Admission July 2021 ! Decoding Eligibility Conditions

Dimapur, Nagaland, 21 May 2021:  National Institute of Technology (NIT) Nagaland, has invited applications from eligible candidates for admission to PhD Program (Full Time / Part Time) 2020-21 Semester commencing from  July 2021. Applications are also invited from qualified candidates for admission to Integrated PhD Programme.

Institute Fellowship category of PhD Admission is available for July 2021 semester.

Key Dates:  The closing date for submission of application is extended to 31 July 2021. The application fee is Rs. 500/- (SC / ST / PH candidates are exempted from application fee).

University of Delhi Entrance Test 2021: PhD Admission in 52 and MPhil Admission in 32 Departments

New Delhi, 26 July 2021: University of Delhi, a Central University, has opened Application portal for PG, MPhil/PhD Admission for 2021-22 today (26 July 2021). The National Testing Agency will conduct Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET) 2021 in 27 cities across India for MPhil & PhD Admission.

The University of Delhi has been declared as the Institution of Eminence Education (MoE) and National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has accredited it as one of the top universities in the country with a CGPA score of 3.28 with A+ grade.

Key Dates:

The application portal opens from 26 July  2021.

The closing date for submission of application is 21 August 2021.

Pondicherry University PhD Admission 2021 for 214 Seats ! Fellowships at Rs 8K Per Month

Pondicherry, 19 July 2021: Pondicherry University, a central university accredited with A Grade by NAAC, has released official admission notification for the academic year 2021-22. The application portal is open from 16 July 2021 in the following degree programmes: Post Graduate, MBA, MTech, MSc, LLM, Doctoral (PhD), PG Diploma, etc. The closing date for online submission of application is 14 August 2021.

Here, SkillOutlook presents details of PhD Seat matrix for Admission 2021-22.

For PhD Programmes, the selection will be based on JRF score or Entrance Examination and Personal Interview.

Total Number of Vacant Seats: The total number of vacant seats are 214.

Central University of Rajasthan Announces PhD Admission for 171 Seats in 25 Departments

Jaipur, Rajasthan, 16 July 2021: Central University of Rajasthan has announced PhD Admission for 2021-22 (Odd Semester). The total number of PhD Seats are 171 in 25 departments.

Candidates who have qualified any national level examinations (like NET/JRF of UGC/CSIR, ICMR, ICAR, GATE, GPAT and DBT-JRF etc.), sponsored candidates, teacher fellowship holders and eligible regular faculty members of CURAJ can apply for registration of the PhD Programmes.

Key Dates:

Opening of admission forms – 15 July 2021 (Thursday)

Last date for submission of admission forms with application fee (Non- Refundable Fee Rs. 1000/- plus transaction charges) –  02 August 2021 (Monday).

Tezpur University Announces Admission 2021-22 for PhD, MTech, BTech programmes

Tezpur, 13 July 2021: Tezpur University, a Central University in Assam, has announced Admission to BTech, B.Tech. (Lateral entry), MTech and PhD Programmes for the academic year 2021-22.

Key Dates & How to Apply: The eligible candidates apply through the link: https://www.tezuadmissions.in by paying the application fee of Rs. 800/- per candidate (Rs. 400/- for SC, ST and PWD candidates).

Important dates:

Display of online application form : 06 July 2021

Last date of submission of online application : 10 Aug 2021

University of Hyderabad Announces Admission 2021 ! 2,328 Seats for All Courses, 292 Seats for PhD

Hyderabad, 22 June 2021: University of Hyderabad (UoH), a central university, has Admissions to various courses for Academic Year 2020-21. University of Hyderabad  will conduct Entrance Examination 2021 for its various programmes.

The university has notified admissions to the following programmes: MSc, MTech, MBA, MA, MPhil, PhD, Integrated MSc-PhD programmes and others.

Mizoram University PG and PhD Seat Matrix: 211 Seats for PhD & 1193 Seats for PG

Aizawl, 04 July 2021: Mizoram University, a Central University, has announced Admission for academic session 2021-22 for various UG, PG and PhD programmes. The students anywhere from India can apply for admission as Mizoram University is a Central University.

Key Dates: The Last date of online Application is 20 July 2021 5:00pm.

Total Number of PG Seats:  The total number of PG Seats are 1193 across  38 subjects.

Total Number of PhD Seats: The total number of PG Seats are 211 across 33 subjects.

JNU Entrance Exam 2021: Application Portal Opens for 662 PhD Seats

New Delhi, 28 July 2021: The application portal for Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination (JNUEE)  2021 is open now. On behalf of Jawaharlal Nehru University, the National testing Agency, the National Testing Agency will conduct JNUEE 2021.

Key Dates & How to Apply:

Duration of Online registration and submission of Application Form for JNUEE-2021

27 Jul to 27 Aug 2021 (upto 5:00 pm)

Last Date of successful fee transaction 27 Aug, 2021 (upto 11:50 pm)

Dates of Examination:  20, 21, 22, 23 Sep, 2021

Sikkim University, a Central University, Seat Matrix: 130 Seats for PhD and 733 for PG Courses

Gangtok, 05 July 2021: Sikkim University, a Central University, has announced Admission 2021-2021 for Certificate, Under Graduate (UG), Graduate (PG), MPhil and PhD programmes. As Sikkim University is a Central University, candidates from anywhere India can apply for various courses.

Key Dates:  The online application portal opens on 01 July 2021.

The last date for submission of online application is 31 July 2021.

Seat Matrix: The total number of PhD seats are 130 while the total number MPhil seats are 29.  The total number MPhil seats are  29. The total number of  Seats for PG Programmes including MA, MSc, MBA, MCA, etc are 733.

South Asian University New Delh Re-Opens Admission Portal for PG & PhD Programmes AY 2021-22

New Delhi, 09 April 2021:  South Asian University (SAU) Entrance Test has been postponed and fresh test dates will be announced shortly.

In view of the postponement of the entrance test, applications for admissions have been re-opened.

South Asian University (SAU), an international university established by the eight member nations of South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC), has re-opened the application  for Admissions 2021-22.

The university offers Master’s and PhD level programmes in Biotechnology, Computer Science, Economics, International Relations, Legal Studies, (Applied) Mathematics and Sociology.

Maulana Azad National Urdu University PhD Admission : 146 Seats in 23 subjects

Hyderabad, 10 July 2021: Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU), Hyderabad, a Central University, has invited online applications for admission to regular mode PhD, Post-Graduate, Undergraduate and Diploma/Certificate programmes offered by the University at its Hyderabad Main Campus and Satellite Campuses, Colleges of Teacher Education (CTEs) and Polytechnics for the Academic year 2021-2022.

PhD Programmes: For PhD Programmes, the closing date for submission of application is 12 July 2021.

The total number seats available for PhD programmes are 146 across 23 subjects.

Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University PhD Admission Test 2021 for 539 Seats

Bhagalpur, 27 July 2021: Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University, formerly Bhagalpur University, is a public university, Bihar, has announced PhD Admission Test -2021.  The total number of PhD Seats are 539 across 23 subjects.

Key Dates:  The closing date for submission of application is 16 August 2021.

Application Fee:

Category Amount (Rs.)

General/B.C./EBC – 1500/-

SC/ST/Disabled/Women – 1000/-

Madurai Kamaraj University PhD Admission July 2021 for 49 Subjects ! Online Test

Madurai, 23 July 2021: Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU), a state university in Tamil Nadu, has announced MPhil and PhD Programmes 2020-21. The university will conduct PhD (Full Time/Part Time)/ MPhil (Regular) Common Entrance Test for available seats in various disciplines for the year 2021-2022.

Madurai Kamaraj University is currently offering Ph.D. (Full Time/Part Time) Programmes in 49 subjects & M.Phil. (Regular) programmes in 43 subjects in its departments and affiliated colleges.

Considering COVID 19 pandemic, MKU will conduct the PhD and MPhil Common Entrance Test via Online Mode.

Key Dates: The closing date for submission of online application is 13 August 2021.

Savitribai Phule Pune University PhD Admission 2021: More than 3400 seats in 72 Subjects

Pune, 12 July 2021: Savitribai Phule Pune University, formerly University of Pune, has notified for PhD & MPhil admission for the academic year 2020-21. The university will hold PhD Entrance Test (PET) on 22 Aug 2021.

There are more than 72 streams/disciplines where PhD admission is offered by Savitribai Phule Pune University. The faculties where more than 72 research disciplines include science & technology, engineering, Business &  Management , Pharmacy, Commerce, Humanities & Arts, Social Sciences, Law and Education. The detailed subjects available for PhD research are given at the bottom part of the story.

PhD Admission 2021-22 Open for 181 seats in Himachal Pradesh University Shimla

Shimla, 21 July 2021: Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, a state university in Himachal Pradesh, has invited application forms for PhD Programmes for the session 2021-22. The total number of PhD seats are 181 across 24 departments.

The candidates who have qualified UGC/NET(JRF)/UGC-CSIR (JRF) INSPIRE /RAJIV GANDHI FELLOWSHIP/MAULANA AZAD FELLOWSHIP /AWARDESS OF TEACHER/FELLOWSHIPs/SPONSORED BY ICSSR/DBT-JRF, ICMR or Any Other Department of Govt of India.

Key Dates: The last date for submission of online application is 09 August 2021.

Periyar University, Salem Announces PhD Admission July 2021

Salem, Tamil Nadu, 19 July 2021: Periyar University, Salem, a state university in Tamil Nadu, has announced PhD Admission for July 2021. The university will conduct Common Entrance Test for MPhil and PhD Admission.

Key Dates:  The closing date for submission of online application is 09 August 2021. The closing date for submission of print version of online application is 12 August 2021.

Jadavpur University Announces PhD Admission for 303 Seats for Engineering & Pharmacy

Kolkata, 19 July 2021: Jadavpur University, a state university, has announced PhD Admission for Engineering and Pharmacy programmes – 2021-22. The total number of PhD seats are available under the Faculty Council of Engineering & Technology are 303.

Total Number of PhD Seats: The total number of PhD seats are 303 across 14 departments.

Key Dates: The closing date for submission of application form is 31 July 2021.

Mahatma Gandhi University Announces PhD Admission 2021 for 660 Seats

Kotayyam, 16 July 2021: Mahatma Gandhi University, a state university in Kerala, has invited applications from eligible candidates for PhD Admission 2021. There are 660 PhD seat are available for the academic year 2021-22 under its 35 departments. The closing date for submission of application is 31 July 2021.

Total vacant PhD Seats: Mahatma Gandhi University Kerala has informed that the total number of vacant PhD seats as on 30 June 2021 in its Research Centres are 660. These PhD seats are available in 35 subjects.

Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University Bathinda Announces PhD Admission for 99 Seats

Bathinda, 20 July 2021: Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University (MRSPTU), a state technical university, has announced PhD Admission for August 2021-22.

Total Number of PhD Seats: The total number of vacant PhD seats are 99 across 13 subjects.

Key Dates:

The last date of receiving online applications from candidates desirous of taking PhD entrance Test (PET Aug-2021) of MRSPTU is 21 July 2021 (Wednesday).

Date of PhD Entrance Test (PET Aug-2021) of MRSPTU is 03 August 2021 (Tuesday).

University of Madras Announces PhD Admission July 2021 for its 74 departments and affiliated colleges

Chennai, 14 July 2020: University of Madras, a public state university in Chennai, has released PhD admission notification for July 2021 session.

PhD Programmes are offered in various departments of the University, Colleges affiliated to University and recognized research institutions for the academics session 2021 (July). The PhD programmes are offered in more than74 departments of the university. Both PhD (Full-Time) and PhD (Part-Time) are available.

Key Dates & Application Fee:  University of Madras informed that the online application designed for the July 2021 session alone will be accepted and other applications will not be considered for admission under any circumstances.

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad Announces PhD Admission 2021

Hyderabad, 11 July 2021: Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU) Hyderabad has announced Admission to Full Time PhD programs. PhD Admission is available to eligible candidates who are awarded Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) through National Level Tests by UGC, CSIR and any other Government Organizations and the DST Inspire JRF’s who qualified at NET/GPAT/GATE in various subjects.

Key Dates: The last date for receipt of application is 26 July 2021 (without fine) . 31 July 2021 (with fine of Rs.1000/-)

Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology Gorakhpur Announces PhD Admission for 60 Seats

Gorakhpur, 19 July 2021: Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology (MMMUT), a state university in Uttar Pradesh, has announced PhD Admission for 2021-22. The total number of PhD Seats are 60.

PhD Admission will be held through Malaviya Entrance Test (MET).

Key Dates: The closing date for submission of online application is  4 August, 2021 (5.00 PM).

The Malaviya Entrance Test (MET) for admission in PhD shall be conducted on 22 August 2021 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

JC Bose University of Science and Technology, YCMA, Faridabad PhD Admission 2021

Faridabad, 27 July 2021: J.C. Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, a state university in Haryana, has announced PhD Admission for 2021-22. The closing date for submission of application is 16 August 2021.

Indian Council of Social Science Research Announces Doctoral Fellowships 2021-22 for 25 Disciplines

Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), under Ministry of Education, has announced Doctoral Fellowships for the year 2021-22. The research proposal should be in the field of social science discipline or may be interdisciplinary in nature having significant social science content.

ICSSR Doctoral Fellowships:  Doctoral Fellowships are awarded to selected scholars, who are registered for PhD in UGC recognized institutes of national importance, universities/ deemed universities, ICSSR research institutes and colleges having approved Ph.D. programme with requisite infrastructure as defined by MoE /UGC to pursue and complete their doctoral research in any social science discipline.

Key Dates & Application Fees:  The closing date for submission of online application is 14 August 2021.

The applications can be made online after paying a non-refundable fee of Rs.1100/- (Rupees One thousand and one hundred only).

The notification has mentioned that all the interested applicants of the fellowship(s) who had applied in the year 2020-21 need to apply freshly in prescribed format for 2021-22.

The broad disciplines of study within the domain of social sciences identified by ICSSR are:

  1. Economics
  2. Management
  3. Commerce
  4. Sociology
  5. Social Work
  6. Social Anthropology
  7. Cultural Studies
  8. Socio-Sanskrit Studies
  9. Socio-Philosophical Studies
  10. Social Linguistics
  11. Gender Studies
  12. Health Studies
  13. Political Science
  14. International Studies
  15. Public Administration
  16. Diaspora Studies
  17. National Security and Strategic Studies
  18. Education
  19. Social Psychology
  20. Legal Studies
  21. Social Geography
  22. Environmental Studies
  23. Modern Social History
  24. Media Studies
  25. Library Science

Categories of Doctoral Fellowship: ICSSR is providing Doctoral Fellowships under its three ‘Centrally-Administered Doctoral Fellowship Schemes’ and ‘Institutional Doctoral Fellowship Scheme’ in accordance with the prescribed guidelines.

The scholar can avail anyone of the fellowships under the following categories:

  1. Centrally Administered Full-Term Doctoral Fellowship
  2. Institutional Full-Term Doctoral Fellowship (administered by the ICSSR research institutes)
  3. Centrally Administered Short-Term Doctoral Fellowship
  4. Centrally Administered Contingency Grant

Eligibility Conditions: 

A) Centrally Administered Full-Term Doctoral Fellowship:

 The candidate must have a confirmed Ph.D. registration (Research Degree Committee (RDC) approved) at any of the institutions mentioned at 1.1 above on the last date of application. It includes the requirements of clearance of Research Entrance Test (RET); The Ph.D. topic must have been confirmed.

The candidate must not be more than 40 years of age on the last date of application. There shall be an age relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST/Person with benchmark disability;

The candidate must have secured a minimum 45% marks in Graduation and 55% in Post-Graduation or equivalent grades in any social science discipline. Five per cent (5%) relaxation of marks will be given to the SC/ST candidates; The submission of Marks Sheet, particularly of Graduation and Post-Graduation are mandatory otherwise the candidate shall be considered as Not Eligible.

NET/SLET and M. Phil from a recognized university will carry weightage in the assessment of research proposal. But NET/SLET qualification are not mandatory for eligibility purposes. However, the submission of the NET / SLET Certificate is mandatory to secure weightage in assessment.

Candidates who have already availed UGC Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)/ Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (RGNF)/ Maulana Azad National Fellowship (MANF)/ ICSSR/ ICAR/ CSIR/ ICPR/ ICMR/ ICHR or any such doctoral fellowship are not eligible to apply.

B) Institutional Full-Term Doctoral Fellowship:

All the conditions of the Centrally Administered Doctoral Fellowship (2.1 to 2.5) shall apply to this category also and

the fellowship shall be administered through the ICSSR research institutes.;

C) Centrally Administered Short-Term Fellowship

All the conditions of the Centrally Administered Doctoral Fellowship (2.1 to 2.5) shall apply and, in addition, the candidate should have completed at least two years of research work for Ph.D. degree at any of the institutions mentioned at 1.1 above.

D) Centrally Administered Contingency Grant

This is a one-time grant awarded to a registered Ph. D. scholar at any of the institutions mentioned at 1.1 above, who is at an advanced stage of his/her research work. The candidate meeting all conditions of the Centrally Administered Doctoral Fellowship (2.1 to 2.5) is eligible to apply for Contingency Grant for the purposes of field trip, stationery and computer consumable related expenses.

For further details about eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, the candidates should refer the Notification, uploaded on the official website of ICSSR.

How to Apply

A. Centrally Administered Full-Term Doctoral Fellowship

3.1 Applications will be invited through open advertisement on ICSSR website and should be received before the deadline mentioned in the advertisement.

3.2 The candidates shall submit an online application which includes the Research Proposal Format, namely, ‘Section IV: Details of Research Proposal’ given in the Application Form. Proposal should be submitted in the given proforma only.

N.B. At this stage, the candidates need not submit any document other than those referred in application form.

All scholars are required to keep the hard copies of their application and annexures ready, duly forwarded by the competent authorities of the university/college/institute so that they may submit the required hard copies, within one week after the completion of the process of screening. It is being done for the sake of convenience of the applicants so that they get more time for preparing the hard copies.

In case, the hard copy of application is not received within 10 days of asking, the candidature of applicants shall be treated as withdrawn/cancelled.

3.3 The Research Proposal should be either in English or Hindi (Use Devanagari to fill Application form in Hindi).

3.4 One applicant can apply only once under a particular Doctoral Fellowship scheme. However, he / she can apply separately for another scheme.

B. Institutional Doctoral Full-Term Fellowship 

3.5 The scholars seeking Institutional Doctoral Fellowship are required to apply directly to the concerned ICSSR research institute against their Call for such fellowship. For details, the scholars need to visit the website of the respective institute. After initial shortlisting of applications by the institutes, the short-listed applications shall be sent to ICSSR, in soft as well as hard copies, for the evaluation by the ICSSR Expert Committee(s).

C) Centrally Administered Short-Term Doctoral Fellowship 

D) Centrally Administered Contingency Grant

3.6 The Application procedure shall be same as per the conditions at Clauses 3.1 to 3.4

4. Procedure for Award

A) Centrally Administered Full-Term Doctoral Fellowship 

4.1 Applications are scrutinized and short-listed by the Screening Committee and Expert Committee(s) of ICSSR.

4.2 Expert Committee(s) / Subject Expert Group(s) give their assessment, in terms of grades and scores, on scrutinized/short-listed proposals on objectively defined parameters. The short-listed applicants may also be invited for a presentation before an Expert Committee of ICSSR. Based on the assessment of Expert Committee(s), subject-wise merit lists are prepared for award of fellowship. 

4.3 The recommendations of the Expert Committee(s) are placed before the requisite Committee(s) of ICSSR for their consent/approval.

4.4 The Subject-wise merit lists of selected candidates of Centrally-Administered Doctoral Fellowships are placed on the ICSSR website within five months of the last date of application. The selected candidates and their affiliating universities are informed individually through Award letter.

B) Institutional Doctoral Full-Term Fellowship 

4.5 The ICSSR research institutes are required to follow the rules of the ICSSR Centrally Administered Doctoral Fellowship. The institutes are required to send, within the specified timeline, the applications of their short-listed candidates to ICSSR for evaluation by ICSSR Expert Committee(s).

4.6 The institute shall inform the selected candidates individually through their Award letter.

C) Centrally Administered Short-Term Doctoral Fellowship 

D) Centrally Administered Contingency Grant 

4.7 The procedure of award of these fellowships shall be same as per the conditions at Clauses 4.1 to 4. 4

5. Duration and Value

A) Centrally Administered Full-Term Doctoral Fellowship

5.1 The duration of the fellowship is strictly for two years or till the date of Ph.D. submission at the university, whichever is earlier.

5.2 The value of the fellowship is Rs.20,000/- per month and contingency grant is Rs.20,000 /- per annum.

5.3 Doctoral Fellow should be a full-time bonafide Ph. D student at the affiliating university throughout the fellowship tenure.

B) Institutional Doctoral Full-Term Fellowship 

5.4 The duration and value of fellowship will be the same as mentioned under the Centrally Administered Full-Term Doctoral Fellowship. (5.1 to 5.3)

C) Short-Term Doctoral Fellowship

5.5 The duration of the Short-Term Doctoral Fellowship is strictly for six months or till the date of Ph.D. submission at the university, whichever is earlier.

5.6 The value of fellowship is Rs.20,000/- per month plus contingency grant of Rs.10,000 /- for the six-month duration of the Fellowship.

D) Contingency Grant

5.7 This is a consolidated grant for meeting contingency expenses of Ph.D. not exceeding Rs.62,500/-incurred during the period of joining the fellowship and date of submission of thesis at the university.

6. Joining and Release of Fellowship

A) Centrally Administered Full-Term Doctoral Fellowship

6.1 The scholar must join the fellowship within two weeks of the date of the award letter by submitting the prescribed documents including an Undertaking for mandatory Ph.D. thesis submission to ICSSR forwarding through the affiliating / administering institutionThis may, however, be extended up to a maximum period of six months in exceptional circumstances with the prior approval of the ICSSR. 

6.2 The fellowship will be sanctioned initially for a period of one year, effective from the date of joining of the Fellowship. The renewal of the Fellowship for the subsequent year shall be subject to the receipt of satisfactory Annual Progress Report and Statement of Expenditure for the entire fellowship grant released for first year.

6.3 The first year fellowship and contingency grant will be released in two equal instalments. The first instalment will be released after receiving the documents prescribed in the Award letter along with the Grant-in-Aid-Bill (GIB) and Registration Mandate Form of PFMS Account of those affiliating /administering institutions, which have not linked their accounts to PFMS for ICSSR grant. The second instalment shall be released only after receiving a satisfactory Six-Monthly Progress Report in the prescribed format along with Statement of Expenditure.

6.4 The second year fellowship grant will be released in three instalments:

6.4.1 The first instalment will be released on receiving a satisfactory Annual Progress Report of the first year and Statement of Expenditure.

6.4.2 The second instalment will be released on receipt of satisfactory First Six-Monthly Progress report of the Second Year in the prescribed format along with Statement of Expenditure.

6.4.3 The third and final instalment will be released on receipt of one hard copy of Ph. D thesis, same as submitted to the university, and its summary in 3000 to 4000 words along with the audited Statement of Accounts and Utilization Certificate (in GFR 12A Form).

6.5 The Statement of Accounts and Utilization certificate should be signed by the Finance Officer/Registrar/ Principal/Director. In case the accounts of the institution are audited by the CAG/AG. Otherwise, they need to be signed both by the competent authority of the affiliating institution along with the chartered accountant.

B) Institutional Doctoral Full-Term Fellowship 

6.6 Same as mentioned under the Centrally Administered Doctoral Fellowship. (6.1 to 6.5)

C) Centrally Administered Short-Term Doctoral Fellowship and

D) Centrally Administered Contingency Grant

6.7 The Short-Term Fellowship and Contingency Grant are released in two instalments. The first instalment of approximately 70% is released on receipt of the documents prescribed in the Award letter along with the grant-in-Aid Bill (GIB) and Registration Mandate Form of PFMS Account of concerned affiliating/administering institution. The second and final instalment of 30% shall be released after receiving one hard copy of Ph. D thesis same as submitted to the university and its summary in 3000 to 4000 words along with the Statement of Accounts with Utilization Certificate (in GFR-12A Form) for the entire sanctioned amount duly signed by the competent authority of the affiliating institution.

6.8 The Statement of Accounts and Utilization Certificate will be signed by the Finance Officer/Registrar/Director in case the accounts of the Institution are audited by the CAG/AG. Otherwise, they need to be signed by the competent authority of the affiliating institution along with a chartered accountant.

7. Monitoring of Fellowship

A) Centrally Administered Full-Term Doctoral Fellowship

7.1. Regular monitoring of Fellowship is done on the basis of Six Monthly and Annual Progress Report in the prescribed format submitted by the scholar and duly forwarded by the supervisor.

7.2. The fellowship may be discontinued /terminated if research progress is found unsatisfactory or any ICSSR rules are violated or the research topic is changed substantially from the topic submitted in research proposal.

7.3 The ICSSR may ask for annual presentation/mid-term appraisal of the research work.

7.4 In cases of delayed Progress Reports by over six-months, the scholar will be required to give the justification of the delay on which the final decision shall be taken by ICSSR. The scholar may be asked to furnish an Undertaking specifying the date of Ph.D. submission to ICSSR.

7.5 During the course of the fellowship, the scholars are required to publish at least two research papers in UGC CARE/SCOPUS journals on the theme of the research undertaken and submit a copy of the same to ICSSR.

7.6 The scholars must acknowledge ICSSR while getting their research paper published. A near standard acknowledgement will be like the following:

_______ (name of the scholar), is a recipient of Indian Council of Social Science Research Doctoral Fellowship.  His/her article is largely an outcome of his/her doctoral work sponsored by ICSSR. However, the responsibility for the facts stated, opinions expressed and the conclusions drawn is entirely that of the author.  

B) Institutional Doctoral Full-Term Fellowship 

7.7. Same as mentioned under the Centrally Administered Doctoral Fellowship.

C) Centrally Administered Short-Term Doctoral Fellowship and
D) Centrally-Administered Contingency Grant

8. Completion of the Fellowship

A) Centrally Administered Full-Term Doctoral Fellowship

8.1 If a fellow leaves the fellowship before its full-term, he/she has to inform ICSSR in advance.

8.1.1 The scholar shall be permitted to retain the grant released from date of Joining till the date of leaving /discontinuing the ICSSR fellowship subject to submission of the following:

(i) An updated Progress Report for the said period duly forwarded by the Supervisor.

(ii)  An Undertaking for submission of Ph.D. thesis within a reasonable time on a Non-Judicial stamp paper of Rs. 100/- (in prescribed format).

(iii)  Statement of Accounts and Utilization Certificate (in GFR-12 A) form for the admissible amount.

(iv)  Refund of the unspent balance, if any, the payment may be made by sending a cheque/ DD in favour of ICSSR, New Delhi or though PFMS.

8.1.2 In such cases, the ICSSR may consider to pay contingency grant subsequent to submission of thesis to ICSSR.

8.1.3 In other cases, the scholar can leave the fellowship by refunding the entire amount already released by the ICSSR.

8.1.4 The scholars leaving the fellowship before completion of their fellowship tenure without informing ICSSR shall be required to refund the entire amount of fellowship released with penalty/penal interest.

8.2 If, as a special case, a scholar remains on leave due to maternity/ medical/ extra ordinary circumstances (not exceeding six months) with due approval by the ICSSR, the tenure of fellowship shall be deferred by that period and the total amount of fellowship sanctioned shall not exceed 24 months.

8.3 Again, as a special case, a scholar can avail a foreign fellowship and re-join ICSSR Fellowship on return with due approval by the ICSSR, the tenure of fellowship may be deferred by that period subject to ICSSR finding it a good case for Extension of tenure with/without fellowship.

8. 4 After the thesis is submitted to the concerned university, the scholar must immediately submit the following to ICSSR: 
(i) A hard copy of the Ph. D thesis same as submitted to the university along-with a Summary of the thesis (in 3000 to 4000 words) and the research papers published.
(ii) The audited Statement of Account and Utilization Certificate (in GFR-12A Form) for the admissible grant as per clause 6.5 and 6.8.

(iii) In case a thesis is revised and re-submitted, a copy of the same should also be submitted to the ICSSR.

8.5 ICSSR shall not consider any request for release of fellowship grant or any part thereof six months after the completion of fellowship term or submission of thesis at the university, whichever is earlier, unless prior approval is taken.

8.6 ICSSR gets every report checked for plagiarism and the similarity report is also generated.  As a policy ICSSR does not accept contents beyond 15 per cent on similarity index.  Scholars are required to get their final report checked on their own for similarity index and attach a report of the same at the time of submission.  Scholars may enquire from ICSSR NASSDOC about the software being used by it at a point of time.

B) Institutional Doctoral Full-Term Fellowship 

8.5. Same as mentioned under the Centrally Administered Full-Term Doctoral Fellowship including the conditions mentioned in the Clauses 8.1 to 8.6. Further, the concerned research institutes must also submit the scholars’ thesis and prescribed documents to ICSSR well in time

C) Centrally Administered Short-Term Doctoral Fellowship and 

D) Centrally Administered Contingency Grant

8.6. Same as mentioned under the Centrally Administered Full-Term Doctoral Fellowship including the conditions mentioned in the Clauses 8.1 to 8.6.

9. Obligations of the Affiliating Institution 

9.1 The affiliating institution is required to provide the requisite research infrastructure to the scholar and maintain proper accounts.

9.2 The affiliating institution is required to give an Undertaking in the prescribed format contained in the Application Form to administer and manage the ICSSR fellowship grant.

9.3 The affiliating institution shall open / maintain a dedicated bank account for ICSSR grant (Scheme Code-0877) that is duly registered at PFMS portal for release of the Doctoral Fellowship Grant without any delay.

9.4 The affiliating institution will be under obligation to ensure submission of the Ph. D thesis and an audited Statement of Accounts and Utilization Certificate with respect to admissible grant, (in the prescribed GFR- 12A) duly certified by the Competent authority including the refund of any unspent balance.

9.5  In case a scholar leaves /discontinues his fellowship before completion of fellowship tenure, the affiliating institution shall immediately inform ICSSR, settle the accounts including the refund of any unspent balance within a year of submission.

10. Other Conditions

10.1. The ICSSR will follow the ceiling imposed by the UGC on number of doctoral supervisions under a particular category of guide (Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor).

10.2. The Doctoral Fellows must stay and work full time at the affiliating university / institute. However, they may go on field work with the express approval of their supervisor but for rest of the period, they must continue to work at the concerned university / institute and follow their rules.

10.3. The Fellow shall not accept or hold any appointment (paid or otherwise) or receive any emoluments, salary, stipend etc., from any other source during the tenure of the award. However, a fellow may undertake teaching assignments of not more than four hours a week, assist in tutorials, evaluation of the papers, laboratory/demonstration work, etc.

10.4 The tenure of fellowship is strictly for two years. Any extension can be granted under exceptional circumstances without any additional financial implications to ICSSR. The ICSSR reserves the right to determine exceptional circumstances.

10.5 The contingency grant may be utilized for books, stationery, computer consumable costs and field work expenses related to the research work.

10.6 The ICSSR reserves the first right to publish the Ph.D. thesis funded by it, provided the work is recommended for publication by the ICSSR expert(s).

10.7 ICSSR follows Government of India rules and directives with regard to SC, ST and Persons with benchmark disability.

10.8 Defaulters of any previous ICSSR fellowship/project/grant will not be eligible for consideration until the applicant obtains the clearance from the concerned administrative division.

10.9. A fellow is not entitled for same type of fellowship more than once.

10.10 While accepting Doctoral fellowships from the ICSSR, a fellow should not accept job or any other fellowship from any other university / institute. However, ICSSR, shall encourage and support the ICSSR fellowship awardees getting prestigious foreign fellowships and therefore they shall be permitted to re-join their fellowships after their return from abroad as special cases provided they had sought prior approvals.

10.11 During the tenure of fellowship, the fellow will be governed by the rules of the affiliating/administering institution in all matters including drawls of TA, attendance, holidays/leave and contingency grant, etc.

10.12 The selected fellows are expected to do full-time research in India. They could, however, undertake data collection outside India in exceptional cases, if warranted by the needs of the proposal. For this, they are required to apply separately for consideration under the Data Collection Scheme of the International Collaboration Division of ICSSR and the decision of the ICSSR in this regard will be final. ICSSR will not be bound to support data collection from abroad and in no way, the completion of study should be consequent upon that.

10.13 The scholar should not have been subjected to any disciplinary / legal action / proceedings/ financial penalties in his/her research career.

10.14  Application submitted against a Call will not be considered for the subsequent Calls on its own.

10.15 ICSSR reserves the right to reject any application without assigning any reason. It is also not responsible for any postal delay/loss.

10.16  Incomplete applications/applications not accompanied by its hard copy shall not be considered for fellowship.

10.17 No queries regarding the awards will be entertained by the ICSSR secretariat until the final declaration of results which will be placed on ICSSR website.

10.18  The final authority for the interpretation of the guidelines or any such issue is vested with the ICSSR.

Research Proposal Format

The complete format for research proposal consisting of the following contents/sections is a part of the Application Form, namely, Section IV: Details of Research Proposal. No separate research proposal or a section thereof, needs to be submitted separately.

In all, the research proposal shall be in about 3,000 words comprising of the following sections:

  1. Title of the Research Proposal: The research proposal should have a clear, meaningful and confirmed topic reflecting the scope of the study.
  2. Abstract of the research proposal should be summarized (in about 300 words).
  3. Introduction: The introduction should clearly state the research problem to be investigated in the light of its theoretical and/or empirical context in the relevant area. The proposal should include a statement on the relevance of the study and the anticipated outcomes (in about 300 words).
  4. Review of Literature: (National and International): A Survey should have been undertaken involving at least 20 major research literature related to the theme of study under investigation and their list must be given in this section (in about 400 words).
  5. Identification of Research Gaps:  The scholar should summarize the current status of research in the area and major findings, including the researcher’s own work in the area. Existing empirical findings may also be discussed. The overview should clearly demonstrate the inadequacies/ gaps in the existing findings or approaches and its relevance (in about 200-300 words).  
  6. Objectives of the Study: The general aim of the study alongwith the specific objectives to be accomplished should be clearly stated while providing a rationale of the proposed study in the present context (in about 100-150 words).
  7. Research Questions or Hypotheses: Given the conceptual framework and the specification of dimension, the specific questions to be answered through the proposed research should be sharply formulated. In case of an explanatory research design, specification of variables and positing of relationship among them through specific hypotheses must form a part of the research proposal (in about 250-300 words).
  8. Research Methodology: The researcher must describe in detail (a) the scope and coverage of his/her study; and (b) approach and methodology with adequate justification to conduct the research. The details of the methodology may include research design, data to be collected and empirical and analytical methods to be used. The description of the methodology must be clearly linked to the aims of the research and the research questions/hypotheses of the study (in about 300 words).
  9. Innovation/Pathbreaking aspect of the research: Here, the emphasis should be laid to spell out the innovativeness in approach and novel concepts that have been envisaged in the study (in about 150-200 words).  
  10. Proposed Outcomes of the Study:  A brief note on the proposed plan of publications, during the course of research and after its completion, must be provided, in that, the section should enlist the proposed outputs from the study in terms of publications in the form of research papers / articles in journals, particularly Scopus/ UGC’s Care-listed journals, books, monographs, etc.) (in about 150 words).
  11. New Data to be Generated:  A note on deficiencies/inadequacies found in the existing data and description of the new data to be generated for the proposed research (in about 100 words).
  12. Expected Contribution of the Study: A concise note needs to be given on the significant contributions the research work is expected to make to the theory and methodology on the subject as well as its practical importance to the society and its implications for policy-making (in about 300 words).
  13. Duration of the Study with Quarterly Timelines: A note on the present stage of doctoral work, expected duration for the completion of the work. Timelines must be set for each successive quarter and its completion (in about 200 words).


Ten State Universities: More than 5,000 PhD Seats available for Admission 2021-2022

In India, there are more than 412 state universities in India, which are controlled by state governments. These universities offer quality education at affordable price.

For the current session of PhD Admission, there are many state universities have notified admission with a large number of PhD seats. PhD aspirants can apply for vacant PhD seats.

As on 21 July 2021, there are ten state universities which have opened admission for PhD programmes. The total number of seats are available are 5,000 seats.

List of State Universities where PhD Admission is Open: 

  • Savitribai Phule Pune University – 3400 PhD Seats – 31 July 2021
  • Himachal Pradesh University Shimla – 181 PhD Seats -09 August 2021
  • Periyar University, Salem -09 August 2021
  • Jadavpur University (Engineering and Pharmacy programmes) – 303 PhD Seats -31 July 2021
  • Mahatma Gandhi University – 660 PhD Seats- 31 July 2021
  • University of Madras – 08 August 2021
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad – 26 July 2021
  • Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology Gorakhpur -60 Seats -04 Aug 2021
  • Bharathidasan University, Tirichirappalli – 31 July 2021
  • Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University Bathinda – 21 July 2021 -99 Seats

Savitribai Phule Pune University PhD Admission 2021: More than 3400 seats in 72 Subjects

Pune, 12 July 2021: Savitribai Phule Pune University, formerly University of Pune, has notified for PhD & MPhil admission for the academic year 2020-21. The university will hold PhD Entrance Test (PET) on 22 Aug 2021.

There are more than 72 streams/disciplines where PhD admission is offered by Savitribai Phule Pune University. The faculties where more than 72 research disciplines include science & technology, engineering, Business &  Management , Pharmacy, Commerce, Humanities & Arts, Social Sciences, Law and Education. The detailed subjects available for PhD research are given at the bottom part of the story.

PhD Admission 2021-22 Open for 181 seats in Himachal Pradesh University Shimla

Shimla, 21 July 2021: Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, a state university in Himachal Pradesh, has invited application forms for PhD Programmes for the session 2021-22. The total number of PhD seats are 181 across 24 departments.

The candidates who have qualified UGC/NET(JRF)/UGC-CSIR (JRF) INSPIRE /RAJIV GANDHI FELLOWSHIP/MAULANA AZAD FELLOWSHIP /AWARDESS OF TEACHER/FELLOWSHIPs/SPONSORED BY ICSSR/DBT-JRF, ICMR or Any Other Department of Govt of India.

Key Dates: The last date for submission of online application is 09 August 2021.

Periyar University, Salem Announces PhD Admission July 2021

Salem, Tamil Nadu, 19 July 2021: Periyar University, Salem, a state university in Tamil Nadu, has announced PhD Admission for July 2021. The university will conduct Common Entrance Test for MPhil and PhD Admission.

Key Dates:  The closing date for submission of online application is 09 August 2021. The closing date for submission of print version of online application is 12 August 2021.

Jadavpur University Announces PhD Admission for 303 Seats for Engineering & Pharmacy

Kolkata, 19 July 2021: Jadavpur University, a state university, has announced PhD Admission for Engineering and Pharmacy programmes – 2021-22. The total number of PhD seats are available under the Faculty Council of Engineering & Technology are 303.

Total Number of PhD Seats: The total number of PhD seats are 303 across 14 departments.

Key Dates: The closing date for submission of application form is 31 July 2021.

Mahatma Gandhi University Announces PhD Admission 2021 for 660 Seats

Kotayyam, 16 July 2021: Mahatma Gandhi University, a state university in Kerala, has invited applications from eligible candidates for PhD Admission 2021. There are 660 PhD seat are available for the academic year 2021-22 under its 35 departments. The closing date for submission of application is 31 July 2021.

Total vacant PhD Seats: Mahatma Gandhi University Kerala has informed that the total number of vacant PhD seats as on 30 June 2021 in its Research Centres are 660. These PhD seats are available in 35 subjects.

Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University Bathinda Announces PhD Admission for 99 Seats

Bathinda, 20 July 2021: Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University (MRSPTU), a state technical university, has announced PhD Admission for August 2021-22.

Total Number of PhD Seats: The total number of vacant PhD seats are 99 across 13 subjects.

Key Dates:

The last date of receiving online applications from candidates desirous of taking PhD entrance Test (PET Aug-2021) of MRSPTU is 21 July 2021 (Wednesday).

Date of PhD Entrance Test (PET Aug-2021) of MRSPTU is 03 August 2021 (Tuesday).

University of Madras Announces PhD Admission July 2021 for its 74 departments and affiliated colleges

Chennai, 14 July 2020: University of Madras, a public state university in Chennai, has released PhD admission notification for July 2021 session.

PhD Programmes are offered in various departments of the University, Colleges affiliated to University and recognized research institutions for the academics session 2021 (July). The PhD programmes are offered in more than74 departments of the university. Both PhD (Full-Time) and PhD (Part-Time) are available.

Key Dates & Application Fee:  University of Madras informed that the online application designed for the July 2021 session alone will be accepted and other applications will not be considered for admission under any circumstances.

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad Announces PhD Admission 2021

Hyderabad, 11 July 2021: Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU) Hyderabad has announced Admission to Full Time PhD programs. PhD Admission is available to eligible candidates who are awarded Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) through National Level Tests by UGC, CSIR and any other Government Organizations and the DST Inspire JRF’s who qualified at NET/GPAT/GATE in various subjects.

Key Dates: The last date for receipt of application is 26 July 2021 (without fine) . 31 July 2021 (with fine of Rs.1000/-)

Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology Gorakhpur Announces PhD Admission for 60 Seats

Gorakhpur, 19 July 2021: Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology (MMMUT), a state university in Uttar Pradesh, has announced PhD Admission for 2021-22. The total number of PhD Seats are 60.

PhD Admission will be held through Malaviya Entrance Test (MET).

Key Dates: The closing date for submission of online application is  4 August, 2021 (5.00 PM).

The Malaviya Entrance Test (MET) for admission in PhD shall be conducted on 22 August 2021 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Nine Governments Universities Recruiting Faculty Posts including Assistant Professors !!!

List of Government Universities where Recruitment for Faculty Posts is going on:  

Institute of Engineering & Rural Technology, Prayagraj -02 August 2021

Public Service Commission West Bengal – 29 July 2021

NIT Calicut – 14 August 2021

Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya Indore – 20 August 2021

University of Burdwan- 27 July 2021

Delhi Technological University – 09 Aug 2021

Madhav Institute of Technology & Science Gwalior – 07 August 2021

IIIT Hyderabad – 31 July 2021

Gurukula Kangri Haridwar -31 July 2021

Public Service Commission West Bengal Recruiting 48 Assistant Professors ! Apply Now

Indore, 13 July2021: Public Service Commission, West Bengal, has announced Recruitment of Assistant Professors for government engineering & technological colleges in W.B.G.S under the department of higher education, government of West Bengal.

Total Number of Vacant Posts:  The total number of vacant posts are 48.

Key Dates:

Commencement of online applications :  09 July 2021

Closing date for receipt of online application : 29 July 2021

NIT Calicut Announces Faculty Recruitment 2021 for 12 Departments

Calicut, 14 July 2021: National Institute of Technology (NIT) Calicut, an Institute of National Importance, has announced Recruitment of Regular Faculty Posts. These posts are available at the following levels: Assistant Professor (Grade II, Pay Level 10), Assistant Professor (Grade II, Pay Level 11), Assistant Professor (Grade I, Pay Level 12), Associate Professor (Pay level: 13A2), Professor Pay level: 14A.

As NIT Calicut is an INI under Ministry of Education, eligible candidates from anywhere India can apply for these posts.

Eligibility Conditions: Detailed educational qualifications, experience, and other criteria for selection according to the recruitment rules for Faculty in NITs shall be as per Schedule E of the first statutes of the NITs (amendment statutes 2017) issued vide Gazette of India dated 24th July 2017, and clarification issued by Ministry of Education (previously known as MHRD) dated 16th April 2019.

Institute of Engineering & Rural Technology, Prayagraj Recruiting Faculty Posts

Prayagraj, 15 July 2021: Institute of Engineering & Rural Technology, Prayagraj, has announced Recruitment of Faculty posts for its Engineering Degree Division.  These posts are available at the following levels: Assistant Professors, Associate Professors and Professors.

Key Dates:  The closing date of submission of online application is 02 August 2021 23:59 HRS.

Last date of receipt of hard copy along with duly filled PBAS CALCULATION SHEET, PBAS DETAIL SHEET, e-Receipt, duly self-attested supporting documents such as self-attested copies of relevant testimonials, certificates and enclosures is 09 August 2021 5:00 PM.

Application fee of Rs. 1500.00 (One Thousand Five Hundred Only) should be transferred by online payment mode.

Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya Indore Announces Recruitment of 46 Faculty Posts

Indore, 13 July2021: Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya Indore (DAVV), a state university in Madya Pradesh, has announced recruitment of factually posts.  These posts are available at the following levels: Assistant Professors, Associate Professors and Professors.  The total number of vacant posts are 46.

Key Dates:  The closing date for submission of application forms is 20 August 2021.  The crucial date for reckoning possession of educational and other qualifications, possession of required experience, etc. is the last date of submission of application i.e. 20 August 2021.

University of Burdwan Hiring 22 Assistant Professors (Full Time Contractual)

Burdwan, 11 July 2021: The University of Burdwan, a state university in West Bengal, has announced Recruitment of Assistant Professors  (Full time contractual), for its The Centre for Distance and Online Education. The total number of vacant Assistant Professors are 22.

Key Dates:  The closing date for submission of application is 27 July 2021.

Fixed Pay: Rs.40, 000.00 (Rupees forty thousand only) per month. No other allowance is admissible.

Delhi Technological University Announces Recruitment of 26 Faculty Posts

New Delhi, 10 July2021:  Delhi Technological University (DTU) is recruiting faculty posts. These posts are available at the following levels: Assistant Professors, and Associate Professors.  The total number of vacant posts are 26.

Key Dates: The link for online application form will be available on the University website:  www.dtu.ac.in on 12 July 2021.

The closing date for submission of online application is 09 August 2021. The candidates will have to fill up the online application form and send hard copy by 18 August 2021.

Madhav Institute of Technology & Science Gwalior Recruiting 38 Assistant Professors

Gwalior, 07 July 2021: Madhav Institute of Technology & Science (MITS), Gwalior, A Govt Aided and UGC Autonomous, in Gwalior, has announced Recruitment of Assistant Professors. The total number of Assistant Professors are 38.

Key Dates: The closing date for submission of application is 07 August 2021.

IIIT Hyderabad Announces Faculty Recruitment ! Apply Before 31 July 2021

Hyderabad, 21 June 2021: International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIITH), an autonomous university, founded as a not-for-profit public private partnership (N-PPP) in 1998, has announced Recruitment of Faculty Posts. These posts are available as the following levels: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor & Professor.

Pay Scale:  In line with MHRD 7th CPC guidelines and other benefits with appropriate Research and Student Support.

Minimum Qualifications:  A PhD with a strong research track record and passion for teaching.

National Rail & Transportation Institute Vadodara Announces Recruitment of Faculty Posts June 2021

Vadodara, 22 June 2021: National Rail & Transportation Institute (NRTI),  India’s first university focussed on transport-related education, multidisciplinary research and training, has announced Faculty Recruitment. These posts are available at the following levels: Assistant Professors , Associate Professors  and Professors .

NRTI is a Deemed to be University – sponsored by Ministry of Railways.

Key Dates: Online Application opens on 15 June 2021. Online Application closes on 17 July 2021.

IIM Amritsar Hiring Assistant Professors and Associate Professors ! Decoding Eligibility

Amritsar, 06 July 2021: Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Amritsar, an Institute of National Importance, has Recruitment of Faculty Posts. These posts are available at the following levels: Assistant Professors and Associate Professors.

Key Dates: The closing date for submission of application is 19 July 2021.

NIT Trichy Recruiting 42 Faculty Recruitment (Temporary) Posts via Online Interview

Tiruchirappalli, 05 July 2021: National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirappalli, Top NIT as per NIRF 2020, has announced Recruitment for Temporary Faculty Recruitment. The total number of faculty posts are 42.

Consolidated Remuneration: Rs 50,000/- per month.

Nature of appointment: The appointment is purely temporary for one semester and extendable further depending on the performance as per Government/Institute Norms.

Selection Process: The shortlisted candidates will be called for Interview online.

Last date for submission of online applications – 18 July 2021

Gurukula Kangri Haridwar Recruiting 57 Faculty Posts ! Know More

Haridwar, 04 July 2021: Gurukula Kangri (Deemed to be University), Haridwar, a public university, has announced Recruitment of faculty posts. These positions are available at the following levels: Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor.

Total Number of Vacant Posts: The total number of vacant posts are 57.

Key Dates: The closing date for submission of application is 31 July 2021.

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University Hiring 117 Faculty Posts including 44 Assistant Professors

Gorakhpur, 09 May 2021: Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University, a state university in Uttar Pradesh, has announced recruitment of faculty posts. These posts are available at the following levels: Assistant Professors, Associate Professors, and Professors.

Total Number of Vacant Posts: The total number of vacant posts are 117. Assistant Professors- 44; Associate Professors- 50 and Professors- 23.

Ten Central Universities Announce PhD Admission 2021-22 !!!

In India, there are more than 50 Central Universities (CUs). These premier universities are dream destinations for students.

There are ten Central Universities that have announced Admission for PhD Progarmmes for Academic Year 2021-22. These universities include DU, Pondicherry, CUJ, Sikkim University, etc.

List of Central Universities where PhD Admissions Open: 

  1. Pondicherry University – 14 August 2021
  2. University of Delhi -21 August 2021
  3. Central University of Rajasthan -171 PhD Seats- 02 August 2021
  4. Tezpur University – 10 August 2021
  5. University of Hyderabad – 292 PhD Seats – 20 July 2021
  6. Maulana Azad National Urdu University- 146 PhD Seats – 09 Aug 2021 (After Extension)
  7. Mizoram University- 211 PhD Seats – 20 July 2021
  8. Sikkim University – 130 PhD Seats – 31 July 2021
  9. South Asian University
  10. Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)-980 PhD Seats

University of Delhi Announces Admission for UG, PG & PhD for AY 2021-22

New Delhi, 17 July 2021: University of Delhi (DU), an Institute of Eminence (IOE) by the Ministry of Education, has announced Admission  for Academic Year 2021-22 for Under-Graduate, Post Graduate, MPhil/PhD programmes. The application portal will open from 26 July 2021 for PG and MPhil & PhD Proggrammes. The application portal will open from 02 August 2021.

DUET to be Conducted by NTA: Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET-2021) for all Post-Graduate programmes, selected Under-Graduate programmes and MPhil/PhD programmes will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for which the dates will be announced soon. Non-NET candidates who are desirous of seeking admissions to PhD and MPhil programmes have to appear for DUET 2021.

Pondicherry University Announces Admission 2021-22 for PhD, PG, MBA, MTech Programmes

Pondicherry, 19 July 2021: Pondicherry University, a central university accredited with A Grade by NAAC, has released official admission notification for the academic year 2021-22. The application portal is open from 16 July 2021 in the following degree programmes: Post Graduate, MBA, MTech, MSc, LLM, Doctoral (PhD), PG Diploma, etc. The closing date for online submission of application is 14 August 2021.

Pondicherry University will conduct entrance examinations on  02, 03 & 04 September 2021. The Entrance Examinations will be held across major cities in India.

 For PhD Programmes, the selection will be based on JRF score or Entrance Examination and Personal Interview.

Key Dates:

Online Registration starts on ……………… 19th July 2021

Last Date for Online Registration………… 14th August 2021

All dates given above may change subject to position of COVID-19

Central University of Rajasthan Announces PhD Admission for 171 Seats in 25 Departments

Jaipur, Rajasthan, 16 July 2021: Central University of Rajasthan has announced PhD Admission for 2021-22 (Odd Semester). The total number of PhD Seats are 171 in 25 departments.

Candidates who have qualified any national level examinations (like NET/JRF of UGC/CSIR, ICMR, ICAR, GATE, GPAT and DBT-JRF etc.), sponsored candidates, teacher fellowship holders and eligible regular faculty members of CURAJ can apply for registration of the PhD Programmes.

Key Dates:

Opening of admission forms – 15 July 2021 (Thursday)

Last date for submission of admission forms with application fee (Non- Refundable Fee Rs. 1000/- plus transaction charges) –  02 August 2021 (Monday).

Tezpur University Announces Admission 2021-22 for PhD, MTech, BTech programmes

Tezpur, 13 July 2021: Tezpur University, a Central University in Assam, has announced Admission to BTech, B.Tech. (Lateral entry), MTech and PhD Programmes for the academic year 2021-22.

Key Dates & How to Apply: The eligible candidates apply through the link: https://www.tezuadmissions.in by paying the application fee of Rs. 800/- per candidate (Rs. 400/- for SC, ST and PWD candidates).

Important dates:

Display of online application form : 06 July 2021

Last date of submission of online application : 10 Aug 2021

University of Hyderabad Announces Admission 2021 ! 2,328 Seats for All Courses, 292 Seats for PhD

Hyderabad, 22 June 2021: University of Hyderabad (UoH), a central university, has Admissions to various courses for Academic Year 2020-21. University of Hyderabad  will conduct Entrance Examination 2021 for its various programmes.

The university has notified admissions to the following programmes: MSc, MTech, MBA, MA, MPhil, PhD, Integrated MSc-PhD programmes and others.

Mizoram University PG and PhD Seat Matrix: 211 Seats for PhD & 1193 Seats for PG

Aizawl, 04 July 2021: Mizoram University, a Central University, has announced Admission for academic session 2021-22 for various UG, PG and PhD programmes. The students anywhere from India can apply for admission as Mizoram University is a Central University.

Key Dates: The Last date of online Application is 20 July 2021 5:00pm.

Total Number of PG Seats:  The total number of PG Seats are 1193 across  38 subjects.

Total Number of PhD Seats: The total number of PG Seats are 211 across 33 subjects.

JNU PhD Admission 2021-22: 668 Seats available via Entrance Examination & 318 Seats via NET-JRF

New Delhi, 18 June 2021:  Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), India’s top ranked university in general stream, has already  released Admission Policy  and e- Prospectus for 2021-22.

Programmes  for 2021-22: The candidates shall be considered for admission to the following programmes:  PhD, MTech, MPH, PGD, MA, MSc, MCA, MBA, BTech+MTech/MS, BA (Hons.) 1st year in Foreign Languages, BSc-MSc. Integrated programme and Part-Time courses.

Through JNU Entrance Examination 2021, the total number of PhD Seats available are 662.

Through NET-JRF, the total number of PhD Seats available are 318.

NTA  will announce JNU Entrance Examination 2021 details very soon.

Sikkim University, a Central University, Seat Matrix: 130 Seats for PhD and 733 for PG Courses

Gangtok, 05 July 2021: Sikkim University, a Central University, has announced Admission 2021-2021 for Certificate, Under Graduate (UG), Graduate (PG), MPhil and PhD programmes. As Sikkim University is a Central University, candidates from anywhere India can apply for various courses.

Key Dates:  The online application portal opens on 01 July 2021.

The last date for submission of online application is 31 July 2021.

Seat Matrix: The total number of PhD seats are 130 while the total number MPhil seats are 29.  The total number MPhil seats are  29. The total number of  Seats for PG Programmes including MA, MSc, MBA, MCA, etc are 733.

South Asian University New Delh Re-Opens Admission Portal for PG & PhD Programmes AY 2021-22

New Delhi, 09 April 2021:  South Asian University (SAU) Entrance Test has been postponed and fresh test dates will be announced shortly.

In view of the postponement of the entrance test, applications for admissions have been re-opened.

South Asian University (SAU), an international university established by the eight member nations of South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC), has re-opened the application  for Admissions 2021-22.

The university offers Master’s and PhD level programmes in Biotechnology, Computer Science, Economics, International Relations, Legal Studies, (Applied) Mathematics and Sociology.

Maulana Azad National Urdu University PhD Admission : 146 Seats in 23 subjects

Hyderabad, 10 July 2021: Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU), Hyderabad, a Central University, has invited online applications for admission to regular mode PhD, Post-Graduate, Undergraduate and Diploma/Certificate programmes offered by the University at its Hyderabad Main Campus and Satellite Campuses, Colleges of Teacher Education (CTEs) and Polytechnics for the Academic year 2021-2022.

PhD Programmes: For PhD Programmes, the closing date for submission of application is 12 July 2021.

The total number seats available for PhD programmes are 146 across 23 subjects.

Four Top Private Universities Open PhD Admissions 2021 !

In India, there are 375 private universities. There are many top Private Universities which provide quality education and popular destination for study.

As on 16 July 2021, there are Four Top Private Universities where PhD Admission is open for July-August 2021 semester.

List of Top Private Universities where Open PhD Admission: 

  1. BITS Pilani – 26 July 2021
  2. Sharda University -23 July 2021
  3. Quantum University Roorkee – 17 July 2021
  4. Uttaranchal University – 07 August 2021

BITS Pilani Announces PhD Admission for Semester I 2021-22 in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad campuses

Pilani, 30 June 2021: Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, has announced  Admission to full and part time PhD programmes for I-Semester, Academic Year 2021-22 in its Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad campuses. Both Full Time and Part Time PhD Admission available. Financial Assistance is available to Full Time PhD Scholars @ Rs 28,000 to Rs 31,000 Per Month.

Full-time Students: Preferably individuals who would like to pursue PhD in-house, residing on campus.

Part-time Students: Preferably individuals working in organizations providing basic facilities and environment for research.

Key Dates: The closing date for submission of application form is 26 July 2021.

Sharda University Announces PhD Admission July 2021 ! Online Entrance Test

Noida, 08 January 2021: Sharda University, a leading private university in Greater Noida, has announced PhD Admission for July 2021. PhD Admission is available for Full Time and Part Time. Full-time eligible students may get Fellowship cum Assistantship as per Sharda University rules.

Key Dates:  The closing date for submission of Application is 23 July 2021 (Friday) 5.00 PM. The date of Entrance Test is 30 July 2021 (Friday). The Date of Interview is 06 August 2021 (Friday) onward.  The application fee is 1500 /- .

Quantum University Roorkee Announces PhD Admission for 54 Seats

Roorkee, 07 July 2021: Quantum University Roorkee, a private university, has released PhD Admission for July 2021 cycle. The total number of PhD Seats are 54.

Key Dates:

Last Date of Applying through Post:   17 July 2021

Last date of application On Line & In Campus:          20 July 2020

Entrance Exam Date   – 05 August 2021

Interview and Document Verification -10 August 2021

Commencement of Online / On-Campus Classes- 16 August 2021 Onwards

Uttaranchal University Announces PhD Admission for 2021-22

Dehradun:  Uttaranchal University, Dehradun, a leading private university, has announced PhD Admission for 202-21. The university will conduct PhD Entrance Test on 17 August 2021

The Ph.D. Research program is being offered in the following fields of Study: Management, Law, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Science Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, English, Physics, Civil Engineering, Food Science & Nutrition, Food Technology, Mathematics, and Computer Applications.

Eligibility: Master degree in concerned  stream  with 55% marks  for general  category  and 45%  for SC/ST category.

Seven Central Universities Announce Admission for 2021-22 !

In India, there are more than 50 Central Universities (CUs). These premier universities are dream destinations for students. CUs offer quality education at very affordable price.

As on 20 June 2021, there are seven Central Universities that have announced Admission for Academic Year 2021-22. These universities offer Certificate, PG Diploma Under Graduate (UG), and Graduate (PG). Some of them have announced MPhil and PhD programmes in various subjects for 2021-22.

List of Central Universities where PhD Admissions Open: 

  1. Jamia Millia Islamia – 30 June 2021
  2. Sikkim University – 01 July 2021
  3. Central Sanskrit University, Delhi
  4. South Asian University
  5. Nalanda University
  6. Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)
  7. Aligarh Muslim University (AMU)

Jamia Millia Islamia announces Admission 2021-22 for UG, PG, BTECH, PG Diploma programmes

New Delhi, 20 June 2021:  Jamia Millia Islamia, a Central University, has announced  Admission for the academic year 2021-22.  JMI has released Prospectus for 2021-22. Admission for UG, PG, BTECH, PG Diploma programmes available.

Key Dates:

Availability of Online Admission Forms 17 May 2021 to 30 June 2021

Date of Issue of Admit Cards 15 July 2021 onwards

Commencement of Entrance Test 26 July 2021 onwards

JNU Announces Admission Procedure & e- Prospectus for 2021-22

New Delhi, 12 June 2021:  Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), India’s top ranked university in general stream, has released Admission Policy and Procedure for 2021-22. JNU has also released e- Prospectus for 2021-22.

Programmes  for 2021-22: The candidates shall be considered for admission to the following programmes:  PhD, MTech, MPH, PGD, MA, MSc, MCA, MBA, BTech+MTech/MS, BA (Hons.) 1st year in Foreign Languages, BSc-MSc. Integrated programme and Part-Time courses.

 NTA  will announce JNU Entrance Examination 2021 details very soon.

Sikkim University, a Central University, Announces Admission 2021-2021 for UG, PG & PhD

Gangtok, 09 June 2021: Sikkim University, a Central University, has announced Admission 2021-2021 for Certificate, Under Graduate (UG), Graduate (PG), MPhil and PhD programmes.

Key Dates:  The online application portal opens on 01 July 2021.

The last date for submission of online application is 31 July 2021.

For exact eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, the candidates should refer Admission Notification page of official website of Sikkim University.

Central Sanskrit University, Delhi Announces Admission 2021-22 for BEd, MEd and PhD Programmes

New Delhi, 16 May 2021: Central Sanskrit University, Delhi invites online applications for Entrance Test-2021 for admission to the courses of Shiksha-Shastri (B.Ed.), Shikshacharya (M.Ed.) & Vidya-Varidhi (Ph.D.) in the University’s Campuses.

The university will conduct the following tests:

Shiksha-Shastri Entrance Test (SSET)

Shikshacharya Entrance Test (SAET)

Vidya-Varidhi Entrance Test (VVET) -2021

Key Dates: Starting Date Of Online Registration/Submission Of Application – 15 May 2021

South Asian University New Delh Re-Opens Admission Portal for PG & PhD Programmes AY 2021-22

New Delhi, 09 April 2021:  South Asian University (SAU) Entrance Test has been postponed and fresh test dates will be announced shortly.

In view of the postponement of the entrance test, applications for admissions have been re-opened.

South Asian University (SAU), an international university established by the eight member nations of South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC), has re-opened the application  for Admissions 2021-22.

The university offers Master’s and PhD level programmes in Biotechnology, Computer Science, Economics, International Relations, Legal Studies, (Applied) Mathematics and Sociology.

Nalanda University Announces Admission for MA, MBA & PhD 2021-22 ! Entire Admission Process is Online

Rajgir, Bihar, India, 06 March 2021: Nalanda University, a Central University under Ministry of Culture Govt of India, has announced Admissions for MA and MBA programmes for Academic Year 2020-21. The Admission is open for both Indian and International Students.

PhD applications will be called separately

All applicants need to demonstrate a high level of competence in the English language, as all courses will be conducted in English. English language test scores of TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, PTE, STEP are accepted.

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Announces Admission 2021-22 ! Apply Now

Aligarh, 20 June 2021:  Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), a public central university in Aligarh, has announced Admission 2021 for UG, PG, MTech, BTECH, PG Diploma programmes. AMU has released Admission Prospectus 2021.

Seven Top Private Universities Announce PhD Admissions – 2021-22

As on 26 June 2021, there are Seven Top Private Universities where PhD Admission is open for July-August 2021 semester.

List of Top Private Universities where Open PhD Admission: 

  1. Manipal University Jaipur (MUJ)- 10 July 2021
  2. Shri Guru Ram Rai University (SGRRU)- 30 June 2021
  3. Noida International University – 30 June 2021
  4. Anant National University, Ahmedabad -28 June 2021
  5. NIIT University- 21 June 2021
  6. Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala – 30 June 2021
  7. Teerthanker Mahaveer University Moradabad – 25 June 2021

NIIT University Announces PhD Admission July 2021 session: Scholarships Available, Online Test & Interview

Neemrana Rajasthan, 19 May 2021: NIIT University, a private university in Neemrana, Rajasthan, has released PhD Admission Notification for July –December 2021 session.

Research Areas: Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, Computer Science & Engineering, Data Science, Cyber Security, Computers & Communication Engineering, Educational Technology, Electronic and Communication Engineering, Geospatial Information and Geographic Information Systems, Humanities & Social Sciences, Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry, and Management.

Shri Guru Ram Rai University Announces PhD Admission 2021 for 152 Seats

Dehradun, Uttarakhand, 05 June 2021:  Shri Guru Ram Rai University (SGRRU), a private university n  Dehradun,  invites application for admission to  various PhD Programs offered for the academic session 2021-22.

Total PhD Seats: The total number of PhD Seats are 152 across 28 subjects. .

Key Dates: Last date of Online Admission form submission: 30 June 2021

Date of Entrance Exam: 06 July 2021

Anant National University, Ahmedabad launches PhD Programme

Ahmedabad : Anant National University, Ahmedabad has launched PhD programme in Architecture and Design fields respectively. The programme invites candidates with interests in built environment, design excellence and creative practices. The programme seeks to contribute substantially to the less than adequate research output in the fields of architecture and design.

The last date for application is 28th June, 2021 and the date of the entrance examination is 4th July 2021.

Noida International University Announces PhD Admission July 2021 ! Decoding Eligibility & Selection Procedure

Noida, 30 May 2021: Noida International University (NIU), Noida, a private university, has announced PhD Admission for 2021-22 (July Batch).

Key Dates:

Last Date for Receipt of Application Form  – 30 June 2021 (Wednesday)

Date of Entrance Test & Interview – JULY 04, 2021 (SUNDAY)

Selection Procedure:

Entrance test shall be qualifying with qualifying marks as 50%.

Final merit list will be prepared by adding marks obtained in the entrance test (70 % out of 100 marks of entrance test and 30 % marks to the interview obtained (as per latest UGC regulations).

The candidates who have qualified UGC-NET (including JRF)/ UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF)/ SLET/ GATE/ M. Phil. are exempted from written test and directly qualify for the interview. In the case of M.Phil., at least 55 % marks should have been achieved in aggregate or its equivalent grade.

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala announces PhD Admission July 2021

Patiala, 26 April 2021: Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, a leading private deemed university based in Patiala, has invited applications for PhD admission for July 2021.

Key Dates & Application Fees: The closing date for filling the online application form is 30 June 2021.  The application fee is Rs. 1,500/- (Non-refundable).

Teerthanker Mahaveer University Moradabad Announces PhD Admission for July 2021

Moradabad, 24 May 2021:  Teerthanker Mahaveer University (TMU), Moradabad, a Jain Minority State Private University in Uttar Pradesh, has released TMU Research Aptitude Test (TRAT) for admission to PhD programme for July 2021. The test will be conducted on 10 July 2021 (2nd Saturday).

Key Dates: The closing date for submission of online application is 25 June 2021.

Eligibility Conditions: Master’s degree of a recognized Indian university, or a Postgraduate degree approved by the Association of Indian Universities, or any other equivalent qualification in the relevant field with not less than 55% marks in aggregate. For Ph.D. programme in Allied Health Sciences, the applicant should have completed 3 Year M.Sc. Medical in the relevant discipline from a recognized Medical College with at least 55% marks in aggregate. SC/ST/PH/Jain minority applicant shall be eligible for 5% relaxation in marks.

UGC-CSIR NET, SLET qualified applicants are exempt from appearing in the TRAT.