Universities in India admit PhD students in two sessions: July and January. For January 2023 session, some universities have started admission process.
As on 14 September 2022, there are Seven Premier Government Research Universities have announced PhD for 2022-2023.
List of Top Government Universities Open PhD Admission:
- Tata Institute of Fundamental Research GS Admission Test- Application Will Open Soon
- IIT Gandhi Nagar -09 September 2022
- IIT Bombay- 25 October 2022
- Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR) New Delhi – 30 September 2022
- Jawaharlal Nehru University- 23 September 2022
- University of Queensland – IIT Delhi Academy of Research- 16 October 2022
- IIM Bangalore – 16 October 2022 & 12 December 2022
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research GS Admission Test in December 2022! Application Portal to Open Soon
Mumbai, 12 September 2022: Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), India’s premier institution for advanced research in fundamental sciences, will conduct Entrance Test for Graduate School Admissions (GS-2023) for PhD, Integrated PhD and MSc Progarmms on 11 December 2022 (Sunday).
The application portal for GS-2023 will open soon (any time in mid September 2022).
Date of Examination : Sunday, 11 December 2022
Online application portal opens : To be updated by mid-September 2022
Last date for application : To be updated by mid-September 2022
IIT Bombay Announces PhD Admission for Spring Semester 2022-23 ! Monthly Fellowships @ INR 35K
Mumbai, 28 September 2022: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has announced PhD Admission for Spring Semester 2022-23. The online application portal will open from 09 September 2022. The PhD classes will commence from 02 January 2023.
PhD Admission is available in the following categories:
Teaching Assistantship (TA) [Financial support as per MHRD norm]
Research Assistantship (RA)
Teaching / Research Assistantship Through Project (TAP/RAP)
Fellowship Award (FA)
Sponsored Candidate (SW)
Self-financed – Indian Nationals, including those on Study Leave (SF)
Self-Financed Foreign Nationals (FRNSF)
Foreign Nationals with Indian Council for Cultural Relations Award (ICCR)
Institute Staff of IIT Bombay (IS)
Project Staff (PS)
College Teacher (CT)
Availability of application forms – 09 September 2022
Last date for submission of completed application forms for Spring Semester – 25 October 2022
IIT Gandhinagar Announces PhD Admission Sem II 2022-23 with Institute Fellowships
Gandhinagar, 10 September 2022: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar, an Institute of National Importance, has announced PhD Admission for Semester II 2022-23. Regular(RR) and Continuing Doctoral Programme (CDP) are available.
Students joining the PhD program as regulars (RR) will be considered for Institute Fellowship based on the Ministry of Education norms.
The application submission deadline is 09 October 2022
Announcement of shortlist (tentative) – 17-20 October 2022
Written Examinations/Interviews (tentative) -04-15 November 2022
Application Fees: Rs. 150/- (SC/ST/PD Category), Rs. 300/- (Others)
AcSIR Common PhD Entrance Test January 2023 for 44 CSIR Research Labs is Open
New Delhi, 27 August 2022: Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR) New Delhi, an Institute of National Importance, has opened applications portal for admission to PhD in Science and Engineering Programs for the January 2023 Batch. The research streams are disciplines of Science and Engineering – an exciting opportunity to pursue doctoral research in world renowned CSIR Laboratories – the Nation-wide Network of AcSIR Centers.
AcSIR is common PhD Entrance test for 44 CSIR Laboratories coming under AcSIR. There is no application fee for PhD Test.
The programs are offered under following categories: (1) PhD (Engineering) (Eligibility-ME/MTech); (2) PhD (Sciences); (3) IDDP (MTech & PhD) in Engineering (Eligibility-BE/BTech); MSC; MTech
JNU PhD Admission 2022-23: Application Portal for JRF and GATE Category Opens, for JNU Entrance to Open Soon
New Delhi, 26 August 2022: Jawaharlal Nehru University, India’s top ranked university, has released the prospectus for PhD Admission and Diploma in Proficiency for academic year 2022-23.
The candidates seeking admission into Ph.D. programmes have to appear in the CBT (Computer Based Test).
JRF qualified candidates shall be exempted from Computer Based Test (CBT). They are required to apply separately under JRF category. Such candidates shall be shortlisted and called directly for viva-voce.
GATE qualified candidates for the admission in the school of Engineering shall be exempted from Computer Based Test (CBT). They are required to apply separately under GATE category. Such candidates shall be shortlisted and called directly for viva-voce.
The application portal for JRF qualified and GATE qualified category candidates is open now.
The application portal for Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination (JNUEE) 2022-23 will open very soon, as the notification from JNU.
IIM Bangalore Announces PhD Admission 2023 ! Monthly Fellowships @ 35K, Zero Tuition Fee & Startup Grant
Bangalore, 12 September 2022: Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore, second Top Ranker in BSchools in India, has opened application portal for PhD (Doctoral) Admission 2023. PhD Admission is available in 10 subjects related to Management, Economics and Entrepreneurship.
There is no tuition fee for PhD students. Additionally, Doctoral research scholars will receive a stipend of Rs 35,000 per month for up to five years to cover their living expenses. Startup grant (in year 1) of Rs 75,000 to meet expenses on purchasing research work related hardware and software.
Last date for submission of Completed application is 10 October 2022 if appearing for the IIMB Test on 16 October 2022.
Last date for submission of Completed application is 12 December 2022, if appearing for the IIMB Test on 18 December 2022.
University of Queensland – IIT Delhi Academy of Research Opens Joint PhD Admission January 2023
New Delhi, 10 September 2022: 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) has invited applications from eligible candidates for PhD Programmes for January 2023. The admission portal will open from 12 September 2022.
There are two PhD pathways to consider: i-students and q-students.
Key Dates: The closing date for submission of Express of Interest (EOI) application is 16 October 2022.
Key Research Areas: UQIDAR will leverage a shared history of research excellence to focus on interdisciplinary themes.