Bhupendra Narayan Mandal University PhD Programme Admission 2021 Dates, Eligibility, Application process

B. N. Mandal University Bihar PhD Admission Test 2021 – Bhupendra Narayan Mandal University (BNMU) has released the admission notification for the Ph.D. Programme for the academic year 2021

Candidates have to apply through online mode.

Subject wise Vacancies

Hindi 17

Maithili 26

Philosophy 25

Sanskrit 03

Urdu 10

English 62

Economics 29

Geography 09

History 60

Home Science 00

Political Science 08

Psychology 10

Sociology 35

Botany 12

Chemistry 21

Physics 20

Mathematics 14

Zoology 26

Commerce 05

Important Dates



Last Date for Submission of Online Application Forms

06th March 2021

Date of getting of Admit Card

10th April 2021

Date of the Entrance Test

15th April 2021

Date of publishing of Results

First week of May.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates for admission to the PhD Program shall have a Master’s degree 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).
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, will be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/EBC/OBC/Differently-abled categories of candidates
  • A candidate shall ordinarily be permitted to pursue research for the Ph.D. degree in the subject in which he/she holds Master’s degree.
  • Note: Candidates, who are exempted from PAT 2020, are also required to apply with requisite Fee

Application Procedure

  • Duly filled in application may be submitted online to the University Management Information System (UMIS) of B.N.M.U. from 18-02-2021 to 01-03-2021 (Without Fine) and 02-03-2021 to 06-03-2021 (With Late Fine) and Portal will be closed at 11:59 PM on the last date and day of the application. No application will be accepted after the due date
  • Read instructions thoroughly before filling up the application. Applicants should fill all personal and education details in the online application at an appropriate place as per their certificates.

Test Fee

Serial No.





Rs. 1500/*-



Rs. 1200/*-


Application fee to all

Rs 300/-


Late Fine

Rs 200/-

Mode of Payment

  • Payment will be made by Debit Card/Credit Card/ Net Banking/ Wallet/UPI through a Gateway process.
  • Details regarding Ph.D. Admission Test (PAT) 2021 is available on the university website : and UMIS Portal of B. N. Mandal University

Selection Procedure

  • The selection will be based on the:
  • Ph.D. Admission Test (PAT) – 2020
  • Interview.
  • The written test will be comprised of two papers of 100 marks each.

Paper -I

100 marks will consist of objective/ multiple-choice questions on qualitative teaching and research aptitude. The duration of the examination is 1 hour.

Paper -II

100 marks will be the subjective type in the subject concerned based on syllabus (excluding elective papers) of the Post-Graduate courses of the B. N. Mandal University, Madhepura, Bihar. The duration of the examination is 2 hours.

  • The minimum qualifying marks for written test will be:
  • For General candidates – 50% aggregate marks
  • For Reserved category candidates – 45% aggregate marks


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