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 20 August 2021, there are twelve Central Universities which have opened admission for PhD programmes. The total number of seats are available are more than 3,200 seats.
List of Central Universities where PhD Admissions Open:
- Central University of Punjab – 01 September 2021 – 151 Seats
- English and Foreign Languages University – 31 August 2021 – 173 Seats
- Central University of Jammu (CUJ) – 20 September 2021 – 75 Seats
- Nagaland University – 15 September 2021 – 40 Seats
- Visva-Bharati – 272 PhD Seats -26 August 2021 (Closing Date)
- North-Eastern Hill University -30 August 2021
- Central University of Kashmir -18 August 2021
- Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Motihari – 117 PhD Seats -31 August 2021
- University of Delhi – More than 1000 PhD seats 21 August 2021
- Tezpur University – 21 August 2021 (After Extension of Date)
- Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)-662 PhD Seats – 27 August 2021
- Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) PhD Admission under JRF & GATE Fellowship – 28 August 2021 – 320 Seats
Central University of Punjab Announces PhD Admission 2021 for 151 Seats
Bathinda, 20 August 2021: Central University of Punjab (CUP), a Central University under Govt of India, has announced PhD Admission for Academic Year 2021-22. PhD Admission is available in 31 Departments for 151 seats.
Key Dates: The closing date for submission of application is 01 September 2021.
Online Application Fee to be paid through online/debit/credit card:
General/OBC candidates: Rs. 800/-
SC/ST candidates: Rs. 400/-
PWD candidates: No Fee
The English and Foreign Languages University Announces PhD Admission 20221 for 173 Seats
Hyderabad, 19 August 2021: The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad has announced Admission for academic year 2021-22. The admission offered in the following academic degrees: Under Graduate programmes; PG Programmes; Teacher Teaching Programmes; and PhD programmes. The admission is offered at its Hyderabad, Lucknow and Shilong campuses.
The closing date for submission of the application is 31 August 2021.
The Entrance Tests will be held on 18 September 2021 for research programmes. These test will be held at 25 cities across India.
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.
Start date of submission of online application form: 20 August 2021
Closing date of submission of online application form: 20 September 2021
JNU Announces PhD Admission 2021 under JRF & GATE Fellowship Category for 320 Seats
New Delhi, 17 August 2021: Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has announced PhD Admission under JRF and GATE Category for 2021-22. The total number PhD Seats available under JRF are 300 and GATE Category are 20.
JRF qualified candidates are exempted from Computer Based Test (CBT). GATE qualified candidates for the admission in the school of Engineering shall be exempted from Computer Based Test (CBT). Such candidates shall be shortlisted and called directly for viva-voce.
For JRF Category:
The closing date for submission of online application is 28 August 2021 ( Up to 5: 00 PM).
Holding of viva-voce examination – 26 October to 03 November, 2021
For GATE Fellowships Category:
The closing date for submission of online application is 09 September, 2021.
Nagaland University Announces PhD Admission for 2021-22
Lumami, 17 August 2021: Nagaland University, a Central University, has announced Admission to MPhil and PhD Programmes for Academic Year 2021-22. The total number of PhD Seats are available are 40.
The closing date for submission of application is 15 September 2021 (After Extension of Closing date of application.
Visva-Bharati University Announces Admission 2021: PhD for 272 Seats
Shanti Niketan, West Bengal, 08 August 2021: Visva-Bharati University, a Central University and an Institute of national Importance, has announced Admission 2021 for UG, PG, MPhil & PhD, PG Diploma, Certificate other programmes. Visva-Bharati is dream destination for students.
Total Vacant Seats for PhD: The total number of PhD seats are 272 across the university’s eight Bhavanas/Vibhaga (Institutes.
Key Dates: Online application process for admission to different courses has started from 06 August 2021 and will continue until midnight of 26 August 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.
The online application portal will open from 05 August 2021. The submission of online application portal will close on 31 August 2021.
The total Number of PhD Seats: The total number of PhD seats are 117 in 20 Subjects.
North-Eastern Hill University Announces Admission 2021 for PhD, MTech, PG, UG Courses
Shillong, Meghalaya: North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, a Central University in Meghalaya, has released Admission Notification for Academic Year 2021-22. Admission is open in the following courses of study: B.A.LL.B.(Hons)/ B.Arch./ B.Tech./ M.Tech./M.B.A.(Agri-Business & Food Technology) / Master of Tourism & Travel Management(MTTM)/ M.Sc. in Horticulture and PhD.
How to Apply and Application Fee: Students applying courses/programmes in Shillong as well in Tura Campus are requested to apply online on payment of Rs.800/- and Rs.400/- (for SC/ST category) and for Ph.D. Programme Rs.500/- and Rs.250/- (for SC/ST category) and the payment will be online using Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking through SBI and HDFC Bank. The admission fee is not refundable.
Key Dates: The last date for submission of online application is 30 August 2021.
Central University of Kashmir Announces Admission Test 2021 for PhD, PG, UG Programmes
Ganderbal,Kashmir, 06 August 2021: Central University of Kashmir (CUK), a Central University under Govt of India, has announced Admission Test 2021. CUK has invited online applications for Under Graduate, Post Graduate, PhD Programmes, Integrated and other Progarmmes for Academic Year 2021-22.
CUKAT 2021 will be conducted at test centres at designated places in the country. The Dates for Entrance Test are 07, 08, 09 September 2021.
Date for opening of Online Application forms – 07th August, 2021
Closing date of Online Application forms – 18th August, 2021
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.
The application portal opens from 26 July 2021.
The closing date for submission of application is 21 August 2021.
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
Candidates may apply online only at https://jnuexams.nta.ac.in during the period specified above.
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.
The candidates for admission to Ph.D. have to appear for Computer Based Test (CBT).
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).
Display of online application form : 06 July 2021
Last date of submission of online application : 21 Aug 2021