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Ahmedabad University announces Admission to PhD Program 2021

Ahmedabad University PhD Admission 2021 – Ahmedabad University has invited applications for admission to PhD Program offered in Management, Science and Engineering disciplines  for the academic year 2021-22. The application can be submitted on or before June 30, 2021 through online mode. 

Interested candidates can check details on Ahmedabad University PhD Admission 2021 from the page below.

Program Offered

PhD Program in Engineering and Applied Science

  • Applied Science
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

PhD Programme in Art and Sciences

  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Biological and Life Sciences
  • Physics

Phd Programme in Management

  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Finance, Accounting and Control
  • Management and Organisations
  • Marketing
  • Technology, Operations and Decision Sciences

Ahmedabad University PhD Admission 2021 Important Dates

For applicants who wish to be considered for University Assistantship

  • Application portal opens :- 13th February 2021
  • Application deadline : 20th May 2021
  • Tentative Dates for Test and interview : 04th to 05th June 2021
  • Announcement of results :- 12th June 2021

For other Applicant

  • Application portal opens :- 13th February 2021
  • Application deadline : 30th June 2021
  • Tentative Dates for Test and interview : 07th July 2021
  • Announcement of results :- 15th July 2021

Eligibility Criteria for Ahmedabad University PhD Admission 2021

For PhD in Engineering and Applied Science

  • BE / BTech / ME / MTech / MSc with a minimum of 55% marks. The School will conduct a written test and interview; however applicants with a valid GATE score will be exempted from the written test.
  • (The decision of the concerned authorities of School of Engineering and Applied Science regarding the eligibility of any candidate shall be final).

For PhD in Art and Sciences

  • Humanities and Social Sciences : Admission to the PhD programme will be based on a candidate’s past academic record which includes either a Masters degree (Minimum 55%) or equivalent training in any of the social sciences, humanities or related disciplines, a brief statement of research interest, and a writing sample. Applicants with a score of 60% or more in the UGC-NET exam are exempted from the written exam but must go through an interview process if shortlisted. In exceptional cases, a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline who displays remarkable interest and potential for research in the humanities and social sciences may be admitted to the programme, albeit with the requirement of completing additional credits as per the overall PhD policy of Ahmedabad University.
  • Life Sciences : Candidates having a first class (60% and above) Masters degree in any of following areas are eligible to enter the PhD programme in Life Sciences. Areas: Biochemistry, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Life Sciences, Nanotechnology, Toxicology, Bioinformatics, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Bioengineering, Forensic Sciences (Biology/Chemistry) or an equivalent degree in subjects related to biological sciences.
  • Physics : Candidates who have secured a minimum of 55% or equivalent in Masters (Physics) are eligible to apply.

For PhD in Management Program

  • Admission to the Doctoral programme in Management will be based on an applicant’s past academic record and other criteria as follows:
  • The applicant must have completed a Master’s Degree in any discipline viz. Arts, Science, Commerce, Technology, Engineering or Management with a minimum of fifty five (55%) per cent marks or an equivalent grade in a point scale where the grading system is followed. 
  • The score from any one of the tests viz. CAT / GATE / GMAT / GRE / JRF / UGC-NET is an important requirement for admission consideration to the programme. 

Ahmedabad University PhD Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Application Form and Brochure will be available online. Candidates can fill-up the application form online at

Application Fee

  • Application Fee :- Rs.1200/-
  • Mode of Payment :- As application fee via Debit card / Credit card / Net Banking

Selection Process

  • The key purpose of the selection process is to ensure that the applicant’s interest and the programme objectives match.
  • The selection process is based on the Ahmedabad University’s holistic review process.

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

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