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GITAM University Visakhapatnam MPhil and PhD Admission 2019, Dates, Application

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GITAM University Visakhapatnam notifies admission to MPhil and PhD Program 2019

Gitam University MPhil and PhD Admission 2019 - Gitam University invites applications from the eligible candidates for admission to MPhil/ PhD Programme offered at Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad and Bengaluru for the year 2019.


Courses offered

Faculty of Engineering

Ph.D. (Full-time / Part-time)

  1. Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Information Technology, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering.


See: PHD Admission 2019


Faculty of Science

M.Phil. (Full-time / Part-time), Ph.D. (Full-time / Part-time)

  1. Applied Mathematics, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electronics, Environmental Science, Food Science Technology, Microbiology, Physics.


Faculty of Management
M.Phil. (Full-time / Part-time), Ph.D. (Full-time / Part-time)

  1. Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Financial Management, Human Resources Management, Marketing Management, Operations Management, International Business


Faculty of Pharmacy
Ph.D. (Full-time / Part-time)

  1. Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry


Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
M.Phil. (Full-time / Part-time), Ph.D. (Full-time / Part-time)

  1. Applied Psychology, Applied Philosophy, English Language and Literature.


Faculty of Law

Ph.D. (Full-time / Part-time)

  1. Law


Important Dates

  1. The last date for submission of applications is 14th October 2019


See: M.Phil Admission 2019


Eligibility Criteria

  1. Candidates seeking admission into M.Phil. or Ph.D. programme can pursue research under Full-Time and Part-Time, subject to eligibility criteria stipulated below:
  2. Educational Qualification: Eligibility criteria for admission into M.Phil./Ph.D. programmes are given in Appendix-II.
  3. The candidates should have secured at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade B in the UGC 7 – point scale/ or the point scale followed in the concerned Institutions. However, a relaxation of 5% marks, or an equivalent grade is permitted for SC/ST/ Differently abled candidates.
  4. Service requirement for Part-Time candidates
  5. Teachers working in PG Departments of recognized Universities and their affiliated Colleges with a minimum of one year of service.
  6. Teachers working in Degree or Professional colleges affiliated to recognize Universities with at least two years of service.
  7. Teachers working in recognized Junior Colleges with at least three and four years of service for admission to M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes respectively.
  8. Executives / Administrators / Engineers / Scientists with at least three years of service in Govt. / Quasi Govt. / Judiciary / Public sector organizations / Public and private limited companies and other organizations approved by the BRS.
  9. Employees not covered in the above clauses with at least four years of service as approved by the BRS.


Details of the Entrance Test

  1. The Syllabus for the entrance test can be downloaded from the website
  2. The syllabus shall have 50% coverage on Research Methodology and 50% on specific subject.
  3. The duration of the test is two hours.
  4. The test comprises of a combination of conventional & objective type questions.
  5. The maximum marks for the written test is 140 (70 for Research Methodology and 70 for specific subject).
  6. Candidates who secure 50% in the written test shall be eligible for interview.
  7. Interview shall be conducted for 60 Marks.
  8. The merit list for admission shall be prepared on the basis of marks obtained together in the entrance test and interview.


See: Latest Entrance Exam Notification


Fee Structure: (in rupees)

MPhil (Full Time):Rs. 58,600


MPhil (Part Time):

  1. 1st year: Rs. 51,300
  2. 2nd year: Rs. 44,000


PhD (Full Time)

  1. 1st year: Rs. 73,200/-
  2. 2nd year: Rs.66,000/-
  3. 3rd year: Rs. 66,000/-


PhD (Part- Time)

  1. 1st year: Rs. 80,000/-
  2. 2nd year: Rs. 73,200/-
  3. 3rd year: Rs. 73,200/-
  4. 4th year: Rs. 73,200/-


Application Process

  1. Candidates have to submit applications online at by paying Rs. 3,000/- (Rupees Three thousand only) through Debit card/ Credit card (Master/VISA)/Net Banking.
  2. Candidates have to upload copies of all the certificates mentioned in the section 3.2 (a).
  3. The Office of the Directorate of Admissions will not take any responsibility for the non receipt of applications in time.


Gitam University, Visakhapatnam

Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM), (Estd. u/s 3 of the UGC Act, 1956), Gandhi Nagar, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam-530045 (Andhra Pradesh), Phone No.: +91-891-2790101, Email:, Website



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