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Here you will find details on PhD in Mumbai University Admission 2017-18 Notification of Entrance Test, Application Form, Process and Eligibility criteria for admission in the university. Mumbai University is a front runner among institutions offering  PhD courses in India in management and computer science. Apart from offering a complete array of specialization the university also provides individuals with complete practical and theoretical guidance required to complete the course. Over the years the university has become a second home for many budding researchers.

PhD in Mumbai University is offered in the following subjects

•Chemical Technology
•Civics and Politics
• Computer Science
•Life Science

Admission to these courses are announced by the university every year around the second week of April. The admission notification regarding the same is uploaded on Mumbai university website www.mu.ac.in. The advertisement regarding the same is published in national as well as regional dailies. Application forms are posted on the website as well are for sale at university counters.

Tentative dates for Mumbai University PhD Admission

•Start date for sale of applications: First or second week of April
•Last date for acceptance of applications: Third week of April
•Date of Entrance Exam : Third of fourth week of April

Eligibility:- The common eligibility for candidates wishing to enroll for the following Phd Courses is as follows

Masters degree from a recognized university with a minimum aggregate of 55 percent marks.

Admission to Phd Courses is done through Common Entrance Test namely PET (Ph.D Entrance Test).
Exemption from PhD Entrance Test

•Applicants who have qualified in GATE/SET/NET/(JRF) examinations are exempt from appearing for PET.
•Applicants who hold a Teacher Fellowship with CSIR/UGC/ICAR/ICMR and DBT are also exempt.

Mumbai University PhD Entrance Test Syllabus

The syllabus shall consist of  compulsory and core papers at the post graduate degree level in the respective subjects of the Mumbai University.

Paper Pattern:-

The Paper pattern of Mumbai Univertisyt PhD PET will consists of three questions

1.Objective- 40 marks.
2.Long Answer- 30 marks.
3.Short Answer- 30 marks.

Standard of passing: Applicants who secure more than 50 marks in the PET exam will be declared as successful. These applicants are eligible for admission.

Result- The result of successful candidates will be published on university website www.mu.ac.in and a copy of the same will be sent to respective research centers.  The result of the exam is valid for a period of three years. The candidate must seek admission within this period.
Application Process:-

1.Applicants who have passed the entrance test or have been exempted are required to apply in prescribed format.

2.A demand draft of  Rs 100/- needs to be paid to the concerned recognized Research Center within 15 days of the declaration of the result

3.Head of Department will invite candidates for interview based on application.

4.Interviews will be conducted at the respective University Department, PG Research Centers and Recognized Research Institutes within 30 days of declaration of results.

5.The list of eligible candidates will be displayed by the board.

6.Research Centers will allocate Reasearch Guides for candidates.

7.Candidates are required to submit a detailed research proposal.

  • University of Mumbai

    The University of Mumbai is one first of three state universities to be established in India.
    Address : University of Mumbai M.G. Road Fort Mumbai-400 032. Ph:- 2265 2819 / 2265 2825. University of Mumbai Kalina, Santacruz Mumbai Ph:- 2652 6091 / 2652 6388.