U.P. Rajarshi Tandon Open University (UPRTOU) Ph.D & M.Phil Admission 2018

Last Updated - February 17 2018

Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University, situated in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, is one of the standardized universities recognised by UGC. It is one of the reputed open Universities in Uttar Pradesh and provides a range of professional and academic courses in arts, science, commerce, law, computing, management etc. The University provides admission to following research programme for the session 2017- 2018:

Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy)

Aspirants with the relevant Post Graduate qualification can register for the above- mentioned programmes. as per the rules of state government and norms of the institute. The university offers reservation of seats/ relaxation of marks for SC/ST/OBC etc.

Aspirants can register for admission by filling in the application form and submit the need procedure fee, on or before the last date. Admission to the above programmes is done on the basis of merit in Entrance Test held by the University followed by an interview.


    30th Nov, 2017 - 18th Jan, 2018

  • Method of Application


UPRTOU Ph.D. & M.Phil Admission 2018 Important Dates

M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Science
Availability of Form on the Website30th Nov, 2017
Last Date of Entrance Fee Deposition10th Jan, 2018
Last Date of Online Form Submission13th Jan, 2018
Last Date of Receiving Clear Application Form18th Jan, 2018
Date of Entrance Examination21st Jan, 2018

UPRTOU Ph.D. & M.Phil Admission 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University offers the following research course for the applicable aspirants:

M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Science

Specialization: Education, Hindi, History, Sociology, Economics, Commerce, Management, Statistics and Library Science, English, Sanskrit, Computer Science, Journalism & Mass Communication, Political Science, Social Work, and Philosophy. 

Medium of Education: English (related languages for Hindi and Sanskrit)


  • Aspirants belonging to the reserved category (SC/ST) aspirants are offered with the relaxation of 5% of marks
  • The aspirant should have passed Post graduation degree/ M.Phil. in the related subject or any other qualification recognised as equivalent thereto in such field of study as notified for this purpose with at least 55% from a recognised university/or an institute recognised as equivalent thereto.


Ph.D. in English, Sanskrit, Computer Science, Journalism & Mass Communication, Political Science, Social work, and Philosophy shall be subject to availability of research supervisors.

UPRTOU Ph.D. & M.Phil Admission 2018 How To Apply

M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Science

The aspirants can apply for admissions by filling and submitting the clear online application form along with the need amount of procedure fee and important documents before the last date. The aspirant must log on to the official website of University and follow these steps:

  1. The aspirant must check and must ensure their eligibility and other conditions before applying for the entrance test.
  2. After ensuring the eligibility criteria, the aspirant must submit the entrance fee through Bank Challan or online payment gateway via the university website.
  3. An aspirant should fill the application form cautiously and attach scanned copies of important documents to the application form.
  4. The aspirant must submit the application form to the respective study centers and deposit the annual fee.
  5. The aspirant must keep the Xerox of the application form and download the hall ticket and keep a copy of the same for future reference.
  6. The hard copies of the form will be sent with the documents and fee proof to the following address by speed post: โ€œController of Examination, UPRTOU Shantipuram, Sector โ€˜Fโ€™ Phaphamau, and Allahabad 211021.

Aspirants are directed to attach the scanned copy of the following documents with the application form:

  1. Scanned copy of passport size photograph should be attached to the offered spot/box in the application form
  2. Scanned copy of signature to be attached to the offered spot in the application form
  3. The entire Mark sheet of the qualifying examination
  4. Age-proof certificate
  5. Income certificate
  6. Caste & creed certificate
  7. Medical certificate
  8. Experience certificate- if need
  9. Test Score of JRF/ Net/ UPSLET/ CSIR โ€“ if need
  10. SC/ST & OBC- certificates from the competent authority.
  11. Domicile Certificate allowed by the Competent Authority
  12. Other relevant documents


  • The aspirants who qualify the Entrance Test, (Clearance means securing 50% - For General Category aspirants, 45% For OBC Category aspirants, 40% for SC/ST Category aspirants) must fill the general online admission form available at the university website.
  • The aspirants have to bring 3 passport size recent photographs at the entrance examination center at University main campus Shantipuram Phaphamau Allahabad
  • The list of qualified aspirants will be declared on the university website

UPRTOU Ph.D. & M.Phil Admission 2018 Admission Procedure

M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Science

Aspirants are selected for above-mentioned courses on the basis of merit of the aspirant in Entrance Test held by the university.

Aspirants who have qualified for JRF/ UGC NET/ UPSLET/ CSIR do not need to appear in the entrance test but they will have to apply for Ph.D. Programme by filling the entrance test form and paying the required entrance test fees as per schedule. Such aspirants have to appear for interview only.

Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University Fee Structure

UPRTOU Ph.D. & M.Phil Admission 2018 Scholarships

The university has several provisions to offer scholarships/fee reimbursement to the aspirants who are undergoing different courses provided by the university. Aspirants can apply for a scholarship via the official website of the university.

University also offers/accepts the scholarship scheme offered by GOI/state government.

For the research program, aspirants who do not receive any scholarships are offered with financial assistance on the basis of their merit and family income.

Every year University will be giving financial assistance in the form of a scholarship to the students of Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University who are talented and intelligent but due lack of finance, cannot do their further higher education.

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