Universities in India admit PhD students in two sessions: July and January. For June-July 2023 session has just kick started as a very few universities have started admission process.
As on 04 February 2023, there are Four Premier Government Research Universities have announced PhD for 2023-2024.
List of Top Government Universities Open PhD Admission:
IISc Bangalore- 31 March 2023
IIT Bombay – Monash Research Academy –
University of Queensland – IIT Delhi- Open Application portal on 15 Feb 2023
IISc Bangalore Announces Admission 2023-24 for UG, MSc, MTech & PhD Programmes
Bangalore, 04 February 2023: Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore, India’s top ranked Research University, has Announced Admission 2023 August Cycle for UG, PG and Research Degree programmes.
IISC Bangalore invites applications for the following Degree Programmes:
Under-graduate (UG) Programmes
Bachelor of Science (Research)
Tech. (Mathematics and Computing)
Post-graduate (PG) Course Programmes
Tech. and M.Des. Mgt.
Tech. for sponsored candidates
Sc. Tech. (Online) for Sponsored Candidates
Post-graduate (PG) Research Programmes
Tech. (Research) and Ph.D.
External Registration Programme (ERP) for Ph.D./M.Tech. (Research)
Programmes for OCI and International Students
Website opens for online submission of applications – 01 February 2023
Last date for online submission of applications (website closes at 23:59 hours of 23.03.2023) – 23 March 2023
Last date for receipt of printed version of Sponsored/ERP applications upto 5.30 p.m – 31 March 2023
IIT Bombay – Monash Research Academy Opens PhD Admission June 2023 with Fellowships
Mumbai, 29 January 2023: IIT Bombay – Monash Research Academy (The Academy) has invited applications from eligible candidates for PhD admission in various research programs for the session June 2023.
IIT Bombay- Monash Research Academy is a partnership between IIT Bombay and Monash University, Melbourne (Australia). The Academy is under-pinned by a PhD Agreement between IIT Bombay and Monash University, students will receive a dual-badged PhD degree from IIT Bombay and Monash University.
University of Queensland – IIT Delhi Joint PhD Admission July 2023 to Open on 14 February
New Delhi, 31 January 2023: The UQ – IITD Academy of Research (UQIDAR) is a transnational collaborative joint-PhD program that supports research in multi-disciplinary areas. The University of Queensland, a top university from Australia, and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi Academy of Research have collaborated to offer Joint PhD Programes.
The UQ – IITD Academy of Research (UQIDAR) will open application portal on 14 February 2023 for Cycle 1 (July) 2023.
14 February 2023 – Expressions of Interest open
15 March 2023 – Expressions of Interest close
2 June 2023 – Offers sent
9 June 2023 – Deadline to accept offers
July 2023 – Cohort commences at IITD
July 2023 – Cohort commences at UQ (RQ3, 2022)
IIT Gandhinagar Announces PhD Admission (Special Drive) Sem I 2023-24 with Fellowships
Gandhinagar, 23 January 2023: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar, an Institute of National Importance, has announced PhD Admission for Semester I 2023-24. This is a Special PhD Admission Drive for students from OBC(NCL)/SC/ST/PWD categories 2023-24.
The PhD Programmes are offered for Fulltime residential research candidate. Institute Fellowship Benefits are available as per Ministry of Education norms.
The application submission deadline is 25 March 2023
Announcement of shortlist (tentative) – 29 March 2023
Application Fees: Rs. 150/- (SC/ST/PD Category), Rs. 300/- (Others)