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Symbiosis University PhD Admission 2019 Notification, Application, Dates

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Symbiosis International (Deemed University) PhD Admission 2019

Symbiosis University PhD Entrance Test 2019 - Symbiosis International (Deemed University) invites application from eligible candidates Admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programme for the academic year 2019-20.


Ph.D. Programme

  1. Symbiosis International (Deemed University) (SIU) offers research programmes leading to the award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in all its Faculties namely:
  2. Law
  3. Management
  4. Computer Studies
  5. Health and Biological Sciences
  6. Media and Communication
  7. Humanities and Social Sciences
  8. Engineering


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Important Date for Symbiosis University PhD Entrance Test 2019

  1. Last Date Online Registration: 31st May 2019
  2. Last Date Payment Closes on: 31st  May, 2019
  3. Admit Card will be active: 21 June 2019
  4. Written test (PET): 30 June 2019
  5. Result/Shortlist for Personal Interaction: 05 July 2019
  6. Personal Interaction: 16th to 23th July 2019
  7. First Merit List: 13th August 2019


See: PhD in Computer Science Admission


Eligibility Criteria for Symbiosis University PhD Admission 2019

  1. A candidate seeking admission to the Ph.D. Programme must satisfy any one of the following eligibility requirements:
  2. Master's degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade 'B' in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.
  3. Relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/Differently-Abled categories or for those who had obtained their Master's degree prior to 19th September, 1991. The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grace mark procedures.
  4. Candidates who have successfully completed the M.Phil. Degree with 55% marks or its equivalent grade 'B' in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed), shall be eligible to take admission to the Ph. D. Degree. A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST//differently-abled categories.
  5. Master's degree or equivalent in any subject with 55% marks plus minimum of five years of work experience in the area of interdisciplinary research in which admission is being sought. Interdisciplinary research involves two or more academic, scientific, or artistic disciplines. The candidate must show evidence of his/her relevant experience in interdisciplinary area of research.
  6. Note: International candidates (NRIs, Foreign Nationals and PIOs who have obtained Master's degree from foreign universities) are required to qualify IELTS with 6.5 score or IELA Test (Band 3) of SIU ELTIS, an equivalent test for English language proficiency.


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Reservation Policy

  1. Within the available vacancies:
  2. Scheduled Castes - 15 %
  3. Scheduled Tribes – 7.5%
  4. Differently Abled - 3%
  5. Kashmiri Migrants - 2 Seats
  6. International Students – 15%


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Selection Procedure for Symbiosis University PhD Entrance Test 2019

  1. Candidates shall be admitted to the PhD Program on the basis of merit of the entrance test and personal interview
  2. Candidates who have cleared NET/SET/SLET/GATE/JRF/M.Phil in the relevant discipline or are UGC/CSIR/ICMR-Fellows shall be exempted from the entrance exam during the period of validity of the concerned test.
  3. Admission to Ph.D. will be two stages Process: 1) Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET) and 2) A Personal Interview
  4. The syllabus of the Entrance Test (PET) shall consist of 50% of the content related to Research Methodology and 50% shall be subject-specific
  5. The entrance test for the Ph.D. programme shall be multiple choice questions for 100 marks (50 marks for each part) and for the duration of two hours


Entrance Test Pattern

  1. PET entrance test for the PhD program shall be of multiple-choice questions of 75 marks and of 1 hour 30 minutes duration. It shall comprise of the following sections:
  2. English Language Proficiency: 25
  3. Logical and Mental Ability: 25
  4. Research Aptitude: 25
  5. Total Marks: 75
  6. A list of candidates qualifying the Entrance test shall be uploaded on the University Website www.siu.edu.in. Eligible and qualified candidates shall be shortlisted for personal interview in July by the PhD


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Application Fee

  1. General Category Rs. 2000/-
  2. SC/ST  Category Rs. 1500/-


Symbiosis University PhD Entrance Test 2019 Application Procedure

  1. Online SIU Pune PhD admission application form can be available from Symbiosis International University website www.siu.edu.in
  2. Application fee can be paid Online Credit/Debit/Cash Cards/Internet Banking Payment through Bill Desk Payment Gateway:
  3. Fee paid by a Demand Draft drawn on any Nationalized Bank in favor of "Symbiosis Test Secretariat" payable at Pune.
  4. Write your SCRI ID and your name behind the DD. Choose the mode of payment as DD under the "Make Payment" Tab and click "Submit". Take a print of the payment advice form, sign and send it along with the DD to the Symbiosis Test Secretariat at, Symbiosis International (Deemed University) Symbiosis Test Secretariat, Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi  Dist. Pune- 412115
  5. For more information visit the website www.siu.edu.in


Symbiosis International (Deemed University)

  • Symbiosis International (Deemed University) (Estd under Section-3 of the UGC Act 1956) Accredited by NAAC with “A” Grade (Symbiosis Centre for Research & Innovation) - SIU Campus, Lavale, Pune-41215 (Maharashtra), Tel: 020-39116236 Email: admissionphd@siu.edu.in Website: www.siu.edu.in



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