There are some universities that are a popular destinations for students due to affordable study expenses and quality of education. To get admission in PhD, a large number of candidates apply for these Government or Autonomous Universities. PhD admissions 2022 are mostly based on PhD entrance exams. However, there are a few PhD Institutes that consider admissions based on merit followed by a personal interview. The registrations for PhD admission for the academic year 2022-23, are open in DTU Delhi, NIFT, NISER Bhubaneswar, and BIT Mesra. The last date to apply for these colleges in the last week of May 2021.
Few colleges including IIMs, IITs, and Delhi University have already closed their PhD Admission 2022 registration process around September 2021. You can check the application dates below of all the colleges.
PhD Admissions In Top Colleges 2022: Application Form Dates
The table below lists the top PhD colleges and their application deadlines for PhD Admission 2022:
|Banaras Hindu University||February 10- February 15 Feb 2022|
|IIT Bombay (IITB)||October 07 - November 08, 2021|
|Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore||February 15- March 22, 2022|
|IIT Delhi||March 14- April 17, 2022|
|IIT Madras||March 15 - April 30, 2022|
|IIT Kharagpur||March 14- April 17 2021|
|IIT Kanpur||March 23- April 13, 2022|
|ILS Bhubaneshwar||December 18 – January 10, 2022|
|University of Calcutta||March 22- April 2022|
|IIM Indore||January 11 – February 22, 2022|
|IGNOU||December 31 – January 14, 2022|
|IIT Jammu||August 7- August 11, 2022|
|XIMB||November - March 31, 2022|
|VSSUT, Orissa||Dec 18 - Jan 10, 2022|
|IIT Bangalore||February 12- April 18, 2022|
|VIT Vellore||March 17- May 20, 2022|
PhD Admission 2022: University PhD Admission Schedule
The table below lists the applications form dates for PhD Admission 2022 in top universities offering different PhD courses:
|University Name||Last Date for PhD Registration|
|IIT Madras PhD Admission 2022||30 April 2022|
|NISER PhD Admission 2022||30 April 2022|
|The Banaras Hindu University||15 Feb 2022|
|IIT Jammu PhD Admission 2022||30 April 2022|
|G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology PhD. Admission 2022||31 May 2022|
|Thapar University PhD Admission 2022||14 June 2022|
|IIITD Jabalpur Ph.D Admission 2022||07 May 2022|
|IIPE Visakhapatnam Ph.D. Admission 2022||31 May 2022|
|IIT GOA PhD Admission 2022||4 May 2022|
|IIT Palakkad Admission 2022||30 April 2022|
|NUEPA Delhi, PhD Admission 2022||16 May 2022|
|Jamia Islamia PhD Admission 2022||30 April 2022|
|IHBT Palampur PhD Admission 2022||23 May 2022|
|CIMFR PhD Admission 2022||31 May 2022|
|Ahmedabad University PhD Admission 2022||12 June 2022|
|SRM University PhD Admission 2022||30 April 2022|
|IIIT Kottayam PhD Admission 2022||15 June 2022|
|NSUT Delhi PhD Admission 2022||11 May 2022|
|IIM Sambalpur PhD Admission 2022||31 April 2022|
|NCCS PhD. Admission March 2022||20 May 2022|
|AIIMS Rishikesh PhD Admission 2022||13 May 2022|
|Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth University Ph.D. Admission 2022||30 April 2022|
|ACSIR PhD. Admission||31 May 2022|
|TNAU PhD. Admission||2nd week of July|
|Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology PhD. Admission||4th week of October 2022|
|CFTRI Ph.D. Admission||4th week of May 2022|
|CCS University Ph.D. Admission||3rd week of August 2022|
|North Maharashtra University Ph.D. Admission||3rd week of May 2021|
|MPUAT Udaipur Ph.D. Admission||4th week of June 2021|
|NIT Warangal PhD Admission 2022||22nd Of May, 2022|
|IIT Hyderabad Ph.D. Admission 2022||25 April 2022|
|Aligarh Muslim University Ph.D. Admission||14 March 2022|
|Jadavpur University M.Phil. and Ph.D. Admission 2022||03 March 2022|
|Tezpur University Ph.D. Admission 2022||30 January 2022|
|HPU Shimla Ph.D. Admission 2022||10 February 2022|
|TISS Mumbai MPhil Ph.D. Admission 2022||25 February 2022|
|Institute of Agribusiness Management Ph.D. Admission 2022||20 March 2022|
|Jain University Ph.D. Admission 2022||25 January 2022|
|Jaipur National University Ph.D. Admission 2022||31 January 2022|
|TNOU Ph.D. Admission January 2022||09 February 2022|
|Hyderabad University Ph.D. Admission||31 December 2021|
|Kerala University Ph.D. Admission 2022||20 January 2022|
|National Institute of Immunology Ph.D. Admission January 2022||25 January 2022|
|DTU Ph.D. Admission January 2022||14 December 2022|
|Utkal University Ph.D. Admission 2022||18 December 2020|
|IIM Kozhikode Announces Ph.D. Admission 2022||January 29, 2022|
|Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University Ph.D. Admission 2022||23 October 2020|
|ICMR-NIMR Ph.D. Admission 2022||December 5, 2022|
|Christ University Ph.D. Admission 2020-22||30 November 2020|
|RMLNLU Lucknow Ph.D. Admission January 2022||07.12.2020.|
|Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology Ph.D. Admission 2022||10 December 2022|
|IIHMR Jaipur Ph.D. Admission 2022||February 14, 2021|
|IGNOU Ph.D. Admission||14 Jan 2022|
|Indian Veterinary Research Institute Ph.D. Admission||April 2022|
|Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology Ph.D. Admission||4th week of March 2022|
|IIA Bangalore Ph.D. Admission||2nd week of April 2022|
|Guru Nanak Dev University Ph.D. Admission||11 November 2022|
|National Institute of Immunology Ph.D. Admission||25 January 2022|
|Rajasthan Technical University Ph.D. Admission||2nd week of July 2021|
|Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology Ph.D. Admission||last week of July 2021|
|Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University Ph.D. Admission||4th week of July 2021|
|CIAB Mohali Ph.D. Admission||2nd week of June 2020|
|BRAOU MPhil & Ph.D. Admission||3rd week of June 2021|
|NBHM Ph.D. Admission||1st week of January 2022|
|Mahatama Gandhi University Kerala Ph.D. Admission||Last Week Of April 2022|
|CESS Hyderabad Ph.D. Admission||2nd week of August 2021|
|Punjab Agricultural University Ph.D. Admission||4th week of October 2021|
|ICT Mumbai Admission||Last week of May 2022|
|UAS Bangalore Ph.D. Admission||4th week of June 2022|
|Entrance Exam||Registration Date||Registration Date|
|GPAT||Dec 2021 - Jan 2022||Last of Feb|
|VITMEE||March-May 2022||June 2022|
|IIT JAM||Aug 25 - Oct 14, 2021||Feb 13 2022|
|CUCET||Feb 8 - April 30,2022||May 15- 17 2022|
Entrance exams are held on institutional level and National level, Here is the explanation of each of the exam held
PhD Admissions 2022: PhD Exams Held On Instututional Level
These are the exams that are held by instutution to get Phd degree in the courses that they offer, Here is an example of the institutional PhD-
- VIMTEE is a part of institutional PhD degrees that offers courses for integrated PhD courses and admission into the courses like MCA and M.Tech.
- The exam for the admission into VIMTEE is conducted every year.
- The exam duration is maily of 2 hours
- They use online mode for the conduction of the exam.
Phd Exams Held ON National Level
These are the exams that are held on national level for the Phd Courses, Here are examples for some national level PhD courses
- Ten Central Universities Jointly conducts the national level exam such as CUCET.
- It offers all types, such as UG, PG and other, courses.
- The duration for the exam is mainly of 2 hours.
- The exam is objective type and conducted in online mode.
- GPAT is the exam for PhD courses and courses like PG Pharmacy every year.
- The exam duration is maily of 3 hours.
- National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts this exam
- The exam has offline mode of conduction.
PhD Admissions 2022: Entrance Exams
The table below lists the applications form dates for PhD entrance exams 2022 for Admission in India for academic year 2022-23, candidates are required to take in order to pursue their Ph.D. from some colleges/universities in India:
|PhD Entrance Exam||Application Dates|
|TIFR GS 2021 (TIFR Graduate School Admissions)||Feb 12, 2022|
|JEST 2021 (Joint Entrance Screening Test )||4th week of December 2021|
|Indian Agricultural Research Institute Ph.D. Entrance Exam||30th January, 2022|
BITS Pilani Ph.D. Entrance Examination
|05th February 2022|
AIIMS Ph.D. Entrance Exam 2022
|12 March 2022|
Osmania University Ph.D. Entrance Exam
|June 10, 2021|
IISC Ph.D. Entrance Exam
GITAM University Vishakhapatnam Ph.D. Admissions Test
|First Week of June 2022|
Ph.D. Entrance Exam of NMIMS University Mumbai
|Last Week of May 2022|
Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi – Ph.D. Admission Test
|2nd and 3rd week of March 2022|
|Second Week of July 2021|
BARC Ph.D. Admission Test
|February 28, 2021|
ISM Dhanbad Ph.D. Admission Test
|April 5 to May 15, 2022|
The University of Hyderabad Ph.D. Entrance Exam
NIMHANS PG/PG Diploma/Super Speciality Ph.D. online entrance test
|25 Apr 2021|
GTU Ph.D. Entrance Exam
|First week of May 2022|
Symbiosis Ph.D. Entrance Exam
|Last Week of May 2022|
|1st Week Of June|
AIMA Ph.D. Entrance Exam
|January 18, 2022|
NIPER Ph.D. Entrance Exam
|08 May 2022|
JNU Ph.D. Entrance Exam
Kurukshetra University Ph.D. Entrance Exam
|28 Aug 2022|
Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University Delhi Ph.D. Admission Test
|10 Oct, 2022|
Jamia Hamdard New Delhi Ph.D. Admission Test
Indian Veterinary Research Institute Bareilly Ph.D. Admission Test
Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University Lucknow-Ph.D. Admissions Test
|10 JUN 2022|
DBT JRF Biotech Entrance Test
1st week of September 2022
PhD Admission 2022: Eligibility Criteria
- The minimum eligibility criteria for applying to a PhD course is the possession of Masters or a PG degree.
- The candidates should have obtained at least 50 - 55% of marks or grades in the PG course in the respective subject.
- Candidates with work experience in the field of research will be given more preference.
PhD Admission 2022: Admission Process
Admission for PhD courses is carried out through merit as well as the entrance exam based processes. The admission process for both processes is explained below.
Merit-Based PhD Admission
- Top institutions offers PhD admission through a merit-based process.
- For this, the institute may ask the candidates to submit the abstract of the research proposal.
- This is done mainly for scrutinizing the candidates and the selected candidates are notified for the further process.
- Also, the candidates should fulfill the basic eligibility criteria of 50 - 55% of marks in the PG course.
Entrance Exam Based PhD Admission
- National wise and institution wise entrance exams are conducted to get admission of PhD courses.
- Some institutions even conduct personal interviews along with the entrance exams for the admission of PhD courses.
PhD Admission 2022: Syllabus
- The syllabus for the PhD courses varies based on the specialization in the subject the candidates opt for.
- PhD courses consist of both normal academic classroom sessions and research work.
- The research work plays a major role to get admission in PhD courses.
- The structure of a PhD course includes course work, qualifying examination, research proposal/abstract preparation and thesis work.
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