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Given below are the details on PhD Admission 2016-17 in India with complete details on its Procedure, Requirements and Eligibility Criteria. The application process for the admissions is usually started in the month of September. Ph.D. which is also known as Doctor of Philosophy is a research programme that is usually pursued by the students after the completion of their master degrees. There are various universities and institutions in India imparting education through training and research programmes in Ph.D. and M.Phil. Ph.D. can be pursued under various disciplines. Read more details below.

Ph.D Admissions 2016 Process:

For the candidates who wish to pursue Ph.D. courses in the certain discipline, they can do so by two methods of pursuing this course.

• Full time
• Part time

Candidates can pursue Ph.D. both by full time and part time. The course duration is 2 years. The requirements to be eligible for the Ph.D. Admissions 2016 are as follows:

• The candidate must possess a master degree in the field of engineering or technology or a master degree in the field of Science, Humanities or management with a minimum 55% degree.
• For the candidates that have a valid GATE score or those who are NET qualified or M.Phil. degree holders need to appear for an entrance exam for the Ph.D. course.

Ph.D. Admissions 2016 Universities:

There are various universities in India that offer the research programmes in Ph.D. courses. The names of the universities are given as follows:

• IITs
• NITs
• IIITs
• MMU, Ambala
• Jamia Millia Islamia
• Institute of Microbial Technology
• Jamia Hamdard University
• Chandigarh University
• Jawaharlal Nehru University
• PEC University of Technology
• Lingaya’s University
• AIIMS, New Delhi
• Amity School of Engineering and Technology
• SRM University, Sonipat
• Chandigarh college of Engineering and Technology

These institutes conduct their own entrance test for the Ph.D. admissions and also consider the GATE/ NET scores for the Ph.D. Admissions 2016.

Ph.D. Admissions 2016 Disciplines:

The admissions are carried out under various disciplines throughout various colleges and universities in India. The list of disciplines that are offered in India for Ph.D. has been given below.

• Biotechnology
• Electronics
• Entrepreneurship
• English Literature
• Economics
• Fine Arts
• Fashion Technology
• Geoinformatics
• Business Administration
• Computer Science
• Cosmetology
• Commerce
• Chemistry
• Disaster Management
• Education
• Engineering
• Environment Science
• Ecotourism
• Geology
• Geriatric Care
• Geography
• Hindi
• Home Science
• History
• Agriculture
• Botany
• Biochemistry
• Bioinformatics
• Horticulture
• Hospital Administration
• Human Rights
• Hospitality Management
• Law
• Linguistics
• Library Science
• Labour and Social Welfare
• Medicinal Plants
• Mass Communication
• Mathematics
• Management Studies
• Microbiology
• Insurance Management
• International Studies
• Indian Diaspora
• Intellectual Property Rights
• Music
• Nanotechnology
• Nursing
• Peace Studies
• Pollution Control
• Rural Development
• Sanskrit
• Sports Science
• Social Work
• Sociology
• Spirituality
• Statistics
• Sustainable Development
• Technology Policy
• Total Quality Management
• Urdu
• Women Studies
• Yoga
• Zoology
• Pomology
• Political Science
• Population Studies
• Police Administration
• Physics
• Physical Education
• Psychology
• Public Administration
• Renewable Energy

PhD Admission in India is available for full time and part time programmes in disciplines of arts, commerce science, engineering, humanities, management, law, medicine, IT and finance. The demand for a PhD Degree in India has increased in recent years as a result of these three factors:

a) The need for higher specialization.
b) PhD being used as a substitute for the National level eligibility Test (NET).
c) Improved career prospects.

PhD Admissions 2016 Eligibility:

Eligibility:  The general eligibility is a Masters degree in the discipline you would like to pursue a doctoral degree. (For instance PhD in Commerce the eligibility is a Masters degree in Commerce). There are however exceptions to this rule. For instance in case of engineers and doctors a bachelors degree B.Tech/B.E or MBBS degree is considered sufficient. Along with this candidates are required to pass a entrance test. The UGC NET is a national level PhD entrance test conducted by the University Grants Commission (UGC). There are also other Phd Entrance tests in India which are institute specific.

PhD entrance exam pattern: Generally speaking PhD entrance exam pattern consists of two parts.
Part A- Research Aptitude (Research aptitude consists of sections of logical reasoning, numerical ability and language proficiency).
Part B- Subject Specific (Subject specific contains technical questions in the subject).

PhD course requirement: The PhD course requirement is a set of conditions that have that have to be followed in order to gain admission to a PhD program. These conditions include

a) Completion of credits as per course.
b) Formal Proposal of research (Objective of research) prepared with the help of project guide and approved by the doctoral committee.
c) Filling of the application form
d) Payment of application fee.

Application procedure for PhD courses: Application Procedure for Phd Courses in India is available both online and offline. Candidates can procure the prospectus for respective course by either writing to the university or by downloading them online. Application forms need to be forwarded to respective department with the required documents.

Given below is the list of universities and colleges offering phd admission 2016 in India in IIT, IGNOU and other universities.

IGNOU PhD Admission       IIT PhD Admission

IISc PhD Admission             BITS PhD Admission

Anna University PhD Admission            BHU PhD Admission

Assam University PhD Admission          BIT Mesra PhD Admission

Gauhati University PhD Admission              Pune University PhD Admission

NIT PhD Admission                          IIIT PhD Admission

TIFR PhD Admission                       Delhi University PhD Admission

Aligarh Muslim University PhD Admission    Osmania University PhD Admission

Mysore University PhD Admission         Andhra University PhD Admission

JMI PhD Admission


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