Tripura University PhD Program Admission 2021 Application Form, Dates, Eligibility

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Tripura University announces Admission to PhD Program through Research Eligibility Test (RET-2021)

Tripura University PhD Admission 2021 – Online applications are invited from Indian and International candidates for admission to the PhD Programmes through Research Eligibility Test (RET-2021) under different departments in the Faculties of Science and Arts & Commerce of Tripura University for the academic session 2021-22


PhD Programs Dept. /No. of Seats

  • The details of the number of positions against each department are mentioned as under:

Faculty of Science No of Seats

Botany – 7

Chemical & polymer Engineering – 2

Chemistry – 5

Computer science & Engineering – 2

Electrical Engineering – 1

Electronics & Communication Engineering – 3

Forestry & Biodiversity – 3

Geography & Disaster Management – 6

Human Physiology – 6

Information Technology – 4

Library & Information Science – 2

Material science & Engineering – 3

Mathematics – 8

Microbiology – 9

Molecular Biology & Bioinformatics – 1

Physics – 4

Statistics – 1

Zoology – 4

Faculty of Arts & Commerce

Bengali – 3

Business Management – 7

Commerce – 6

Economics – 7

Education – 1

History – 7

Law – 1

Linguistics & Tribal Languages – 4

Philosophy – 4

Political Science – 10

Physical Education -6

Psychology – 2

Rural Studies – 1

Sanskrit – 3

Sociology – 1

Tribal Studies & Ethnics (CSSEIP) – 2

English – 2

Music – 1

Total – 139


Important Dates

Online Application Form duly filled in may be submitted – 26th February 2021

Last Date of Submission of Application Form is – 26th March 2021

Date of Written Exam for the RET will be held on – Notified later on


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates holding a Master’s Degree with 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PWD candidates) in the concerned subjects or allied subjects from any recognized University or Institute of National Importance are eligible to apply
  • Candidates who have fulfilled all other essential requirements as mentioned above and have cleared UGC/CSIR (JRF) Exams/ NET / SET / SLET / GATE and/or are Teacher Fellowship holders or have passed the M.Phil Exams or have worked in Tripura University in the capacity of a regular faculty for more than 1 year are not required to appear in the written test of RET exam.
  • However, they will have to directly face Viva-Voce for Admission.


Application Procedure

  • Applicants should apply online only using Tripura University Website for admission to the PhD Programs through Research Eligibility Test (RET-2021)
  • Duration of filling up of online application: From 26th February (midnight) to 26th March 2021 (midnight)
  • An applicant will be required to upload his/her scanned photograph, proof of SC/ST/EWS/OBC-Central & Non Creamy layer/Students from Jammu & Kashmir certificate (if eligible) and PWD certificate (if eligible).

Application Fee

  • The Application Fees will be as follows (for each program)

Fee for UR/EWS & OBC – Rs.800/- (Rupees eight hundred only).

Requisite Fee for SC/ST/PWD – Rs.600/- (Rupees six hundred only).

  • Application shall be summarily rejected if payment is not made properly.


Selection Procedure

  • Candidates qualified in the written entrance test being a part of the RET and others who are exempted from appearing at the written entrance test will be treated as candidates to appear at viva-voce program of 100 Marks in the concerned Department.
  • The subject-wise merit list will be prepared by the concerned department on the basis of the result of viva-voce program

Displaying of Lists of eligible candidates

  • The list of candidates eligible to appear in the RET-2021 program will be displayed in the Tripura University website.

Admit Card

  • Applicants shall download their admit card from online portal (see general instruction)

Date of Exam

  • The date of written examination for the Research Eligibility Test will be notified later on.

Written Exam of RET

  • There will be written exam of 100 marks on the basis of Post-Graduate syllabus of the concerned subject of Tripura University.
  • The qualifying marks for the entrance test will be 50%. There will be 40(forty) short questions of 2 (two) marks each and 4(four) questions of 5(five) marks for the written entrance test of RET.


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