Karnataka State Women’s University Ph.D. Admissions 2018

Last Updated - March 30 2018

Karnataka State Women’s University (KSWU) was founded in 2003 and is the first university exclusively for women in Karnataka recognised under the UGC Act. The University offers Post Graduate courses and Ph.D. courses in different branches of arts, commerce, science, technology, education etc.

KSWU offers Ph.D. courses of 4 year period in 12 branches. Admission in these programmes is given on the basis of the qualifying examination, entrance examination organized by the university followed by an interview round.

Aspirants who satisfy the eligibility can register themselves by filling the application form.

The university offers the Ph.D. programme in the following branches:

  • Electronics and Computer Science
  • Bioinformatics
  • Women Studies
  • Sociology
  • English
  • Physical Education
  • Library and Information Science
  • Kannada
  • Social Work
  • Economics
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Management

    09th Nov, 2018 - 07th Jan, 2019

  • Method of Application


KSWU Ph.D. Admissions 2018 Important Dates

M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Arts, M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Mass Communication, M.Phil/Ph.D in Science, M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Education & M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Commerce
Application available for filling online/offline09th Nov, 2018
Last date for submitting finished forms17th Dec, 2018
Entrance Examination Date07th Jan, 2019

KSWU Ph.D. Admissions 2018 Eligibility Criteria

  • Aspirants who have passed M.Phil. or GATE/JRF or belong to FIP/QIP programmes or working under specialized funded programmes are applicable to apply.
  • If the aspirant is employed or in the continuance of their service in affiliated colleges before March-31-1992, they are applicable with an at least of 50% aggregate in master’s degree.
  • The aspirant should have finished his/her Master’s degree in the relevant or allied subjects pertaining to the Ph.D. programme with an at least of 55% aggregate (50% for SC/ST).

KSWU Ph.D. Admissions 2018 How to apply

 Aspirants can download the application form or may even obtain it in person or by post, here are the details:

  • Aspirants can obtain prospectus and application form online from the official university website
  • Aspirants can obtain application form by post by sending DD of Rs. 540+50 (postal charges) for General category aspirants and Rs.280+50 (postal charges) for SC/ST, enclosed with the copy of caste certificate to the following address:

Karnataka state women university,

Jnana shakti campus,

Torvi vijayapura-586108.

  • Aspirants can have the application from the address given below by remitting Rs. 540/- (SC/ST aspirants application amount is Rs 280/-) preferably in Syndicate Bank

Academic Section

Karnataka state women university

Jnana shakti campus

Torvi vijayapura-586108.

  • Aspirants must submit the filled application to the university along with processing fee via DD of Rs. 940/- for general aspirants and Rs. 470/- for SC/ST aspirants in favor o

Finance Officer,

Karnataka state women university,

Jnana Shakti campus,

Torvi vijayapura-586108.

  • Downloaded applications should be enclosed and sent with DD of amount Rs. 580 for General aspirants and Rs. 280 for SC/ST with attested copy of caste certificate and a DD of Rs. 940 for General aspirants and Rs. 470 for SC/ST, which is the processing fee in favor of

Finance Officer

Karnataka state women university

Jnana Shakti campus

Torvi vijayapura-586108.

Note: Karnataka State Women’s University has a separate IT-Cell, Placement Cell.    Also, the University has a Student Corner which consists of journals of different branches.

KSWU Ph.D. Admissions Procedure 2018

  • After completing the registration procedure by filling the application form in all respects and making the registration fee, the students have to appear for a written test and interview and their performance in both will be the criteria for selection of the students for final admission.
  • The 100 marks written test is of three-hour duration, syllabus consisting of the post-graduation subjects.
  • The aspirant will be applicable to give the interview if he/she has scored 40% marks in the entrance test (35% for SC/ST aspirants)

*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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