SASTRA University Ph.D. Admission 2018

Last Updated - May 25 2018

Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy, known as SASTRA University, is a deemed university which provides undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) courses in different streams such as Engineering, Science, Education, Management, and Arts.

The university has over 7 schools which provide Ph.D. programme in 48 branches twice a year. The university sorts the Ph.D. candidates in two categories:

  • Internal Aspirants (full time/ part time) - Those who will pursue the Ph.D. programme in the university itself.
  • External Aspirants (full/ part-time) - Those who will pursue their doctoral work in research center/ laboratory/ industry/ organization approved by the Academic Council of SASTRA University.

Applicable aspirants can fill the prescribed application form of the university, submit the need procedure fee and appear for entrance exam/ interview or presentation. Final selection will be done based on aspirant’s performance before the Selection Committee.

Scroll down for detailed information on the eligibility criteria, admission procedure and application process for a Ph.D. programme.

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  • Method of Application



    27th May, 2018 - 05th Jun, 2018

Important Dates

M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Education, M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Law, M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Agriculture & M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Architecture
Application forms available online/ offline27th May - 05th Jun, 2018
Date of Entrance exam/ Presentation11th Jun, 2018

SASTRA University Ph.D. Admission 2018 Eligibility Criteria

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

For admission to Ph.D. programmes, one should qualify the following criteria:

  • Any aspirant who has finished one of the following degrees recognized by SASTRA University as equivalent in their branch of study:
  1. Masters in Engineering/Pharmacy/Management/Technology/Science/ Arts/Computer Applications with a bare at least of 55% marks
  2. Chartered Accountancy (CA), with at least two years of exercise
  • The aspirant who has finished his B.Tech. programme with either an at least of 60% or an industrial sponsorship will be considered under direct admission to the Ph.D. programme

SASTRA University Ph.D. Admission 2018 How To Apply?

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

  • Participants should Mention the name of the school where the admission is needed.
  • Aspirants should also submit the Registration fee of INR 650 via online debit/credit card payment modes.
  • Aspirants can Submit the application forms online with the relevant details and upload  the digital photograph and signature within the size limits as permitted by the University

The fee can also be submitted to the University Admissions Office via demand draft (DD) drawn in favor of SASTRA University, along with the print out of the form

SASTRA University Ph.D. Admission Procedure 2018

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

  • A selection process for full time and part time aspirants is as follows:
    1. For Full-time Aspirants – Candidates will have to appear for the entrance test held at the university only, followed by an interview on the same date.
    2. For Part-time Aspirants – Aspirants will be called in for a Presentation before the Selection Committee of the University. The aspirant will then be asked to present a technical paper from a refereed Journal.
  • If the aspirant possesses a B.Tech. degree, there is the direct entry, if he/she satisfies the at least qualifications as mentioned by the University
  • Entrance exam for the Ph.D. programme will be organized in the SASTRA University only. Following are the details of the entrance exam:
    1. It will be an online test of 120 minutes duration
    2. The test will consist of two sections General Aptitude and Technical Section
    3. General Aptitude section will consist of three components – Verbal, Quantitative and Analytical
    4. For Technical Section, candidates will have to choose three subjects from the list of technical subjects offered.
    5. The paper will consist of objective type multiple choice questions and there will be no negative marking.
    6. Calculators can be used in the Technical Section of the exam.

Once the aspirant clears the online examination, he/she will be called in for the interview on the same day itself

*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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