Goa University PhD Admission 2022


Goa University PhD Admission


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Goa University announces Admission to PhD Program for September 2022 Session, Apply Now


Goa University PhD Admission 2022 – Application for seeking admission to the Ph.D. Programme offered at the University Schools and Research Centers/Institutions affiliated to Goa University for the academic session 2022


Goa University PhD Admission 2022


PhD Program Offered

  • Ph.D. in English; French; Portuguese; Hindi; Konkani; Marathi; History; Political Science; Sociology; Philosophy; International Relations; Women’s Studies; Biotechnology; Botany; Microbiology; Zoology; Marine Science; Earth Science; Marine Microbiology; Chemistry; Biochemistry; Physics; Electronics; Mathematics; Commerce; Economics; Management; Computer Science; Law; Music; Pharmacy; Education; Civil Engineering; Electrical & Electronics Engineering; Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Geography


Important Dates

  • Commencement of online applications : 22nd September 2022
  • Last Date for applying online : 08th October 2022
  • Conduct of Interview : 18th & 19th October 2022
  • Declaration of list of Selected Candidates : 28th October 2022
  • Last date of verification of Documents : 08th November 2022
  • Last date of payment of fees : 15th November 2022


Eligibility Criteria

    • Candidates who have obtained a 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
    • A relaxation of 5% marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, shall be given for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy Layer)/Persons with Disabilities and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time
    • The subject of research shall be that which relates to the main branch/ branches of knowledge chosen by the candidate for the Post-graduate Degree.
  • Admission to the Ph.D. Programmes for the September 2022 session is open to the following candidates:
    • Candidates who have qualified in the Examinations of apex bodies such as CSIR-UGC/UGC NET JRF/ lectureship, DBTJRF,SET/SLET/JEST/ICAR-NET examination of different Indian States/ GATE with a valid certificate, those having DST Inspire fellowship, or those awarded M.Phil. Degree as per the UGC guidelines.
  • Students who have completed M. Phil Degree by distance mode are not eligible.
  • All the candidates who are qualified in the Goa University PhD Entrance Test (GU-PET) conducted by this University are held in the months of August 2021 and August 2022.
  • Senior Citizens who are otherwise qualified but exempted from appearing at the Ph.D. Entrance Test. However, they will not be issued an Equivalence Certificate. 


Application Process

  • Candidates are required to apply on online on the GUMS Portal by visiting the following link:-
  • Official Website Link- https://www.unigoa.ac.in/
  • Required documents to be uploaded at the time of submitting the online application.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply for a maximum of three Programmes. 
  • Candidates are required to check/confirm the correctness of the information entered before paying and submitting their application. Application fees once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances. 


Application Fee

  • General Category/OBC : Rs. 600/ per subject/Programme
  • SC/ST : Rs. 300/ per Subject/Programme
  • Persons with Disabilities : Nil
  • Mode of payment : Through online mode


Selection Process

  • Candidates for admission to the PhD Program, a weightage of 70% shall be given for the Entrance Test and 30% to the performance in the Interview/Viva-Voce. A Candidate shall be required to score a minimum of 50% marks at the Interview.
  • The Candidates who have cleared any of the National or State Level Tests like M.Phil CSIR UGC/UGC NET/ JRF/lectureship/ DBTJRF /SET/SLET/ JEST/ ICAR-NET/GATE/ GPAT/GU-PET etc. Examinations shall be admitted by normalizing their marks/score/ percentage in such tests with respect to the 70% component of GU-PET. 

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website
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