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 26 August 2021, there are ten Central Universities which have opened admission for PhD programmes.
List of Central Universities where PhD Admissions Open:
- Dr Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar- 09 Sept 2021 – 245 Seats
- Central University of Odisha –
- 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
- Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Motihari – 117 PhD Seats -31 August 2021
- 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
Dr Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar Announces PhD Admission 2021 for 245 Seats
Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, 22 August 2021: Doctor Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar, a Central University in Madya Pradesh, has announced Admission 2021-22 on the following programmes:
Under Graduate Programmes
Post Graduate Programmes
Total Number of Seats: The total number of PhD seats are 245 in 36 departments.
Central University of Odisha Announces Admission 2021 for PhD, PG , UG Courses
Koraput, Odisha, 22 August 2021: Central University of Odisha (CUO) has announced Admission to various programmes for the academic year 2021-22. These programmes include: MPhil & PhD, Integrated MSc, MBA, MSc, Bed, and MA.
List of Courses:
MPhil /PhD: Anthropology , Biodiversity & Conservation of Natural Resources , Economics , Education , Journalism And Mass Communication , Mathematics , Odia , Sociology and Statistics.
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.
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).