Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University M.Phil. And Ph.D. Admissions 2018

Last Updated - February 17 2018

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University M.Phil. And Ph.D. Admissions 2018

Bharat Ratna Dr. B. The University started functioning in August 2008. The University has now been declared applicable to receive Central Government Assistance. It is a Unitary Non-affiliating one whose main focus is on undergraduate and postgraduate courses and on research in the Humanities and the Social Sciences. Ambedkar University, also known as Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD) was founded by the Government of the NCT of Delhi via an Act of the Delhi Legislature. R. It is clearly funded by the Government of the NCT of Delhi.

The university has been given the 'A'grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). It has a non-hierarchical, collegial, liberal university atmosphere. There is also a number of fee-waivers, fellowships and bursaries available to students to ensure that financial difficulties never become an impediment for meritorious students enrolling at AUD.

AUD invites Applications for admission to the Research Programmes which comprise Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) Programme and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programme for the academic year 2016-17. The M.Phil. Programmes will be for a period of 2 years and the Ph.D. Programme for a period of 3 years. The admission procedure for each programme begins on a separate date and the Application Forms can be filled either online via the University website, or offline from the AUD campus. All M.Phil. And Ph.D. students will be entitled to a stipend.

The University has the following nine schools functioning under it:

  • School of Undergraduate Studies.
  • School of Development Studies
  • School of Business
  • School of Design
  • School of Education Studies
  • Public Policy and Social Entrepreneurship
  • School of Human Ecology
  • School of Human Studies
  • School of Culture and Creative Expressions
  • School of Liberal Studies
  • Method of Application

    Online & Offline Both


    24th May 2018 - 04th Jul 2018

Important Dates for Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University M.Phil. And Ph.D. Admissions 2018

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science & M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts
Application form24th May - 04th Jul, 2018

Eligibility for Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University M.Phil. And Ph.D. Admissions 2018

M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts

The University provides the following specializations under the Ph.D. Programme:-

  • History
  • Hindi
  • Literary Art
  • Development Studies
  • Film Studies
  • Women and Gender Studies
  • Visual Art
  • Psychology
  • Human Ecology

Eligibility Criteria:

For all Programmes: Aspirants should have secured an at least of 55% marks for general category and 50% marks in case of SC / ST / PWD category, in a professional or a Master’s degree in the respective or concerned subject from a recognized University.

For Development Studies: Aspirants must fulfil any of the following conditions:

  • Hold an M.Phil. degree in Development Studies / Sociology / Anthropology / Political Science / Economics / or allied subjects with strong Social Science training; and
  • Have displayed special aptitude for research, such as via the completion of a good quality research thesis (or a project of comparable scope)
  • Hold an M.A/M.Sc. in Development Studies or allied subjects / Economics / Political Science / Sociology or a relevant Masters’ degree with strong Social Science training, who have scholarly publications to their credit; or

For Ph.D. Human Ecology: Aspirants must either have an M.Phil. Degree or those holding M.Sc./M.A must have displayed special aptitudes such as completion of a research thesis (or project of comparable scope) or scholarly publication(s) from a recognized University.

For M.Phil. to Ph.D.: Students completing the prescribed 18 credits of M. Phil. coursework may apply for admission to Ph.D. If they have finished the prescribed coursework securing an overall grade average of A Minus.

How To Apply for Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University M.Phil. And Ph.D. Admissions 2018

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science & M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts

There is only one Application Form common to both the programmes. There will be three pages in your application:

Page 1- Individual Information

Page 2-Qualifying Exam Information

Page 3-Other Information (After Preview Proceed for Payment Option via DD/Cash/Online

Page 4-Payment of Fees

Step 4: Fill in the need person and educational details, and upload your photograph. The system will then send a password.

Step 3: You should then log in with that password and start filling up the Application Form. You can either fill the form online on the University website or offline (on-campus) at the AUD Campus at Kashmere Gate.

Step 1: You must click on “Admissions 2016” and choose the Research programme you are applying for in the drop-down menu on the page.

Step 2: You should then select the programme of your choice and enter your email address and captcha image. You can then enter the cash receipt details in the Application Form.
  • For Demand Draft: The DD should be in favour of Ambedkar University, Delhi payable at New Delhi. Then click submit and register. You must submit the Research Proposal in hard copy along with a finished online form to the following address either by post or by hand, on or before the last date of applying:

    “Address to -Concern school/ centre”

    Ambedkar University,

    Delhi Kashmere Gate Campus,

    Lothian Road, Delhi 110006

    You must then click on the “submit” button, and make the final submission of your Application Form.

    Step 7: Take a print out of the filled in Application Form. You must enter the DD details in the Application Form.
  • For Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking: You will be redirected to a payment gateway where you can make the payment.
  • Step 6: Review the filled in Application Form and make the necessary changes, if any. It can be done either in cash, through Demand Draft or online payment.

    • For Cash: You must go to the AUD campus and make the cash payment. The photograph should be less than 50 kb in size and not greater than 200 x 200 pixels in dimensions.

      Step 5: At the last step, you will need to make the payment for an Application fee of Rs.600 in case of general category and Rs. 300 in case of SC/ST/PWD category, for every M.Phil. / Ph.D. Programme you apply for.

    Admission Procedure of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University M.Phil. And Ph.D. Admissions 2018

    M.Phil/Ph.D in Science & M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts

    For all Programmes: The selection of all programmes will be based on the following distribution:-

    Entrance Test50%
    Research Proposal25%

    For M.Phil. Development Exercise:-

    Aspirants will be selected on the basis of an Entrance Test followed by a Group Discussion and Interview.

    The Entrance Exam will be for a total of 50 marks. It will be checked for plagiarism in which case it may get rejected. This has to be attempted on the response sheet offered.

    For Women and Gender Studies, Hindi and History:

    Aspirants will be selected on the basis of Research Proposal, Entrance Exam and Interview.

    The written exam will carry 50 marks and shall have 3 questions of 15, 15, and 20 marks each. The test will be for a period of 1 hours and 45 minutes. The paper will have 3 sections:

    • Section A will include Multiple Choice Questions. A hard copy of the research proposal must also be submitted along with the printed copy of the filled online application form at the University address.

      The interview will also carry 25 marks.

      For Ph.D. Human Ecology:-

      It will have essay questions addressing contemporary issues at the interface of environment and human society. It will be held for a period of two hours.

      The Research Proposal will carry 25 marks. There shall be no negative marking for this.
    • Section B will have projective type questions and must be responded in the question paper itself.
    • Section C shall carry 30 marks and is reading based. This has to be responded to a separate response sheet. The proposal should have around 1500-2000 words only. The aspirant must have an ability to respond to the questions from a broad social sciences perspective. The reading material for Section C is available on the University website. The expected reading material will be made available beforehand.

      You must be able to score an at least of 55% marks to have a Satisfactory Performance, in proposal assessment, entrance test and interview combined for General Category with a suitable relaxation for SC/ST/PWD Categories.

    You must upload a soft copy (in pdf or word pattern only) of the proposal along with the online form.

    Reservation of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University M.Phil. And Ph.D. Admissions 2018

     Reservation of seats will be as per the rules of Government of NCT.


    • For Foreign Nationals: Foreign nationals who are not in India required to apply via their Consulate or Embassy. All foreign nationals must hold a student visa valid for the entire duration of study endorsed by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. Students can apply for hostel facility after they have secured admission. The application form and brochure for hostel accommodation will be available at the University Offices and on the AUD website at the time of admission.
    The degrees of foreign nationals must be recognized by the Association of Indian Universities. s
  • Hostel Facility: The University has hostel facilities for Women at Kashmere Gate Campus.

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