Goa University, North Goa

  • North Goa, Goa
  • ESTD 1985
  • State University

Goa University Ph.D Admissions 2018

Last Updated - June 27 2018

Goa University founded in 1985 grades a university as reaccredited by NAAC. It is the only university in the State of Goa and has 68 affiliated colleges. Goa University imparts high-quality education in different professional and non-professional programmes.T he University provides admission to the following research program for the present academic year.

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Only aspirants with the relevant qualifying degree can register for the above-mentioned programmes. Seats are reserved for people belonging to various categories such as SC/ST and OBC

Aspirants can register for admission by filling in the online application form and submitting the need procedures fee, on or before January 4, 2018 (tentative).   Admission to the above research programmes is done on the basis of marks secured by the aspirants in the entrance examination.


    15th Dec 2018 - 04th Jan 2019

  • Method of Application



    27th Jan 2019

Important Dates

M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts , M.Phil/Ph.D in Science , M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce & M.Phil/Ph.D in Management
Registration15th Dec, 2018 - 04th Jan, 2019
Date of Entrance Examination21st - 22nd Jan, 2019
Releasement of Results27th Jan, 2019
Eligibility Criteria
M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts , M.Phil/Ph.D in Science & M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce
  • The aspirant should possess master’s degree in the related discipline with a minimum of 55% marks/second class pass (50% for SC/ST/PD/VH/in-service aspirants of Goa University or its affiliated colleges) /equivalent grade from Goa University /any other recognized University.
  • Students having B.Com. Degree with minimum 50% aggregate of marks in the first attempt and  a pass in the professional examinations organized by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) are also qualified to apply 

Note: Special Eligibility criteria are available for the aspirants who have Master’s Degree in Subjects/ Faculties that does not correspond to the Ph.D. Programme/ Faculties provided by the University. Under this category, aspirant shall submit an application for permission to the Registrar via the University Department /Research Centre/ Research Institution where the research work is to be organized.

Step to Apply

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

Aspirants must apply for admission via online registration procedure and submit finished applications. All fields in the application form should be correctly and completely filled-in with the relevant information.

The aspirant should log on to the university website and follow the given steps:

  • In the “Admissions” section, click on “Online Application” Link
  • Click on “Apply Now” button and fill the application form
  • Aspirants should fill up all the need information correctly and ensure online submission of the form, by clicking the Submit button.
  • The Reference Number is generated while applying online. The aspirant should preserve the reference number until the completion of the admission procedure.

Note: An email will be sent to the aspirant's email id with a verification link which should be clicked for confirmation. Unless confirmed, the application form submitted by the aspirant will not be registered.

  • The aspirant must take the printout of the finished applications and affix a photo on the it
  • The photo affixed and duly signed application along with the Demand Draft and attested copies of need documents should be submitted through speed post/in person at the following address:

Head of the Related Department,

Goa University,

Taleigao, Goa – 403 206

Note: Aspirant should mention his/her name, Reference Number (Generated while applying online) and the Programme/s name applied for on the reverse side of the Demand Draft.


The aspirant should enclose following attested copies along with the application form and bring original of the same at the time admission to confirm eligibility:

  1. Transfer Certificate   
  2. Community Certificate (For OC aspirants community certificate not need)   
  3. Certificates for Special categories, if need     
  4. Nativity Certificate if need     
  5. Graduate Certificate (marks statement of each year)
  6. Master’s Certificate(marks statement of each year)

Application Fee Details:

  • The application fee for general category is Rs. 500/- 
  • The application fee for the aspirants who do not need to appear in the entrance examination is Rs. 2000/-
  • The application fee for reserved category is Rs. 250/-

Admission Procedure

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

  • Admission to different Ph.D./M.Phil. degree programmes shall be done on the basis of the marks scored in the Entrance Test organized by the university and performance in the interview
  • Aspirants who have eligible in the examinations such as CSIR-UGC /NETJRF/lectureship, SET/SLET examination of various Indian states, JRF examination of ICAR/ICMR/DBT/GATE, DST-Inspire fellowship, or regular M.Phil. Degree holders eligible via entrance test required not to appear in the university entrance examination. Selection of such aspirants shall be made solely on the basis of their performance in the interview

*The article might have information for the earlier academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification allowed by the University/College

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