Pondicherry University Ph.D Admissions 2018

Last Updated - April 05 2018

Founded in 1985, Pondicherry University is located in the southern part of the country and it has three campuses. The university has 15 schools, 37 departments, 10 centers and 92 affiliated colleges providing PG courses in the Faculty of Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering Technology, Fine Arts, Law, Management, and Medicine.

The university provides a Ph.D. program in 44 branches including history, mathematics, physics, chemistry, and English. Aspirants can get admission to Ph.D. and M.Phil course via entrance examination and interview organized by the university. NRI aspirants are exempted from entrance test examination.

The aspirant can register for admission via the official website by submitting an application fee of INR 600 (for general category) and INR 300 (for SC/ST category). The application fee for NRI and Overseas aspirant is INR 6500 which can be submitted via online or offline mode.

  • Method of Application

    Online & Offline Both

  • START DATE - END DATE

    21st Mar, 2018 - 27th May, 2018

Pondicherry University Ph.D Admissions 2018 Important Dates

M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Education, M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Arts, M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Management & M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering
EVENTDATE
Registration21st Mar - 24th Apr, 2017
Date of Entrance Examination25th - 27th May, 2017

Pondicherry University Ph.D Admissions 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Ph.D. (Anthropology)

The aspirant must possess Master’s degree in Anthropology with at least 55% aggregate of marks

Ph.D. (Sociology)

The aspirant must possess Master’s degree in Sociology with at least 55% aggregate of marks

Ph.D. (Social Work)

The aspirant must possess Master’s degree in Social work with at least 55% aggregate of marks

Ph.D. (History)

The aspirant must possess Master degree in History/ Ancient History and Archaeology with at least 55% of marks.

Ph.D. (Management Studies)

Aspirant must possess Master’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Commerce, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, Production Engineering, Foreign Trade, Operations Research, Statistics, Public Administration, Sociology, Social Work, Economics, Psychology, Tourism, Hospitality, Hospital Management, Mass Communication and other relevant branches with at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (Computer Science and Engineering)

The aspirant must possess M.E. / M.Tech degree in Computer Science and Engineering/ Network and Internet Engineering or Information Technology OR MCA/ M.S/ M.Sc. in Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Software Engineering or equivalent with at least 55% marks

Ph.D. (Adult Continuing Education & Extension)

The aspirant must possess Master's degree in Humanities, Social Sciences or any other concerned branch with at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (Commerce)

The aspirant must possess Master’s degree in Commerce with an at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (International Business)

The aspirant must possess MBA (International Business) MBA (Marketing, Finance, HR, Tourism, and Systems), MIBA, M.Com, and Master’s degree in Foreign Trade, Economics, and other relevant branches with at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (Mathematics)

  • The aspirant must possess Master’s degree in Mathematics with an at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (Statistics)

The aspirant must possess Master’s degree in Statistics with at least 55% marks

Ph.D. (Electronics and Communications Engineering)

The aspirant must possess B.E./B.Tech. Degree followed by M.E/M.Tech. Degree in Electronics/Communication Systems/ Information Technology/ Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering / other concerned specializations with an overall at least aggregate 55% of marks or equivalent in the qualifying examination (M.E./M.Tech.)

Ph.D. (Environmental Technology)

The aspirant must possess Master’s degree in Science/ Technology with an at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (Physics)

The aspirant must possess Master’s degree in Physics/ Material Science and Technology with an at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (Chemistry)

  • Aspirants want admission to Physical Chemistry should have studied mathematics at +2 levels and of theoretical
  • The aspirant should have studied allied mathematics at B.Sc. level. For organic and inorganic chemistry fields, mathematics at +2/B.Sc level is not compulsory
  • The aspirant must possess Master’s degree in chemistry/Chemical Sciences and any other concerned areas in chemistry with an at least 55% of marks.

The aspirant must possess Master’s Degree in Psychology/ Applied Psychology with an at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (Library & Information Science)

The aspirant must possess Master’s degree in Library and Information Science with an at least 55% marks

Ph.D. (Biotechnology)

The aspirant must possess Master’s degree in Agriculture/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Botany/ Microbiology/ Veterinary Science/ Zoology or in any other concerned areas with at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (Bioinformatics)

Aspirant must possess Master’s degree in Bioinformatics/ Life Sciences/ Computer Science/ Physics/ Chemistry/ Applied Mathematics/ Statistics/ IT & Engineering or any other relevant areas with a at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (Food Science and Nutrition)

The aspirant must possess Master’s degree in Food Science and Technology/Food Engineering/Food Technology/ Food Procedure Engineering/ Agricultural Engineering/ Chemical Engineering/ Microbiology/Industrial Biotechnology/ Biotechnology with an at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (Food Science and Technology)

The aspirant must possess Master’s degree in Food Science and Nutrition/ Home Science/ Microbiology/ Biotechnology with an at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (Molecular Biology & Biochemistry)

The aspirant must possess Master’s degree in Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology with an at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (Ecology & Environmental science)

The aspirant must possess Master’s degree in Ecology & Environmental Sciences or any concerned discipline of Science or Technology with an at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (Marine Biology)

Aspirant must possess Master’s Degree in Marine Biology / Zoology / Botany / Biochemistry / Biotechnology / Fisheries / Life Science with at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (Coastal Management)

Aspirant must possess Master’s degree in Geology/ Geography/ Geo-Physics/ Chemistry/ Physics/ Maths/ M.Tech/ ME with at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (English)

The aspirant must possess Master’s degree in English with an at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (French)

The aspirant must possess Master’s degree in French with an at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (Hindi)

The aspirant must possess Master’s degree in Hindi with an at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (Sanskrit)

The aspirant must possess Master’s or Acharya degree in Sanskrit with an at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (Philosophy)

The aspirant must possess Master’s degree in Philosophy with an at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (Physical Education)

The aspirant must possess Master’s degree in Physical Education with an at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (Green Energy Technology)

The aspirant must possess M.Sc degree in Chemistry/Materials science/Nano Science & Technology/Green Energy Technology

Ph.D. (Nano Science and Engineering)

The aspirant must possess the degree in M.Tech Nanoscience and Technology with B.Tech Biotechnology (or) M.Tech Nano Biotechnology-(1 No); M.Tech.- Nanoscience and Technology with M.Sc Physics (or) M.Sc Physics/ Chemistry -(1 No); M.Tech- Nanoscience & Technology with B.E/B.Tech Electrical and Electronics/Mechanical- (1 No); M.Sc Chemistry-(1 No), M.Sc Biochemistry/M.Tech Biotechnology- (2 No) with an at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (Women Studies)

The aspirant must possess Master’s degree in any branch with an at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (South Asian Studies)

The aspirant must possess M.A. degree in Political Science/ International Relations/ South Asian Studies/ Economics/ History/ Sociology or concerned branches with at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy)

The aspirant must possess Master degree in Anthropology/ Sociology / Gender Studies with an at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (Microbiology)

The aspirant must possess Master’s degree in Microbiology/ Biotechnology/ Botany/ Biochemistry/Veterinary Science/ Zoology/Medicine or in any other concerned areas with an at least 55% of marks

Ph.D. (Electronic Media)

The aspirant must possess Master’s Degree in Electronic Media, Journalism, Mass Communication, Fine Arts, Visual Arts & Performing Arts with at least 55% marks

Ph.D. (Mass Communication)

The aspirant must possess Master’s Degree in Mass Communication, Journalism, Electronic Media with at least 55% of marks

Pondicherry University Ph.D Admissions 2018 How to Apply

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

  • Aspirants can pay the application fee through offline or online payment modes using Credit card / Debit card / Net Banking.
  • The aspirant can register themselves for admission to the Ph.D. program by submitting duly filled-in applications online via the official university website
  • The aspirant should submit the applications along with the fee amount of INR 600 (for general category) and INR 300 (for SC/ST categories)
  • NRI / Overseas aspirants can obtain the related application form by submitting an application fee of INR 6500

Pondicherry University Ph.D. Admissions Procedure 2018

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

The admission to the Ph.D. Programs shall be made as per the following criteria:

  • 30% weight – Based on performance in the personal interview and scholastic achievements
  • 70% weight –  On the basis of performance in the entrance examination organized by the university

Pondicherry University Ph.D Admissions 2018 Notes

Hostel Facility

  • Deposit of Rs.3000/- (for Indian nationals) and Rs.6000/- (for foreign nationals) is to be paid while joining the hostels which is refundable.
  • University has twenty hostels on the campus 13 for boys and 7 for girls.

Scholarships Provided

  • The aspirant can get full-time scholars admitted to Ph.D. programmes of the University, will be applicable for a fellowship of Rs. 8000/- per month and contingencies grant per year
  • Aspirants who joined the Integrated Ph.D. programme will get the monthly stipend of Rs.1000/- for four months and Rs.8000/- per month for the next three years

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


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