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Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University Pune announced Admission to PhD Program 2021-22 through Common Entrance Test

BVP Pune PhD CET 2021 – Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune invites application for Common Entrance Test (CET) for Admission to PhD Program for the academic session 2021-22

Interested candidates can check the post below for more details on BVP Pune PhD CET 2021

PhD Program Offered

The University offers PhD Program in the following Faculty:

1. Faculty of Arts, Social Science and Commerce

2. Faculty of Science

3. Faculty of Law

4. Faculty of Medical Sciences

5. Faculty of Dentistry

6. Faculty of Ayurved

7. Faculty of Homoeopathy

8. Faculty of Nursing

9. Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

10. Faculty of Engineering & Technology

11. Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies

12. Faculty of Management Studies

BVP Pune PhD CET 2021 Important Dates



Last date for receiving duly completed Online application form

15th January 2021

Date of Common Entrance Test (Online Mode)

24th January 2021

Date of Declaration of Written Test Result (based on written test)

05th February 2021

Date of Interview

11th, 12th, & 13th Jan 2021

Date of Declaration of Merit List

22nd February 2021

Date of Confirmation of Admission

01st March 2021

Date of Commencement of PhD Course

08th March 2021

Tentative Ph.D. Course work Exam

September 2021

Eligibility Criteria for BVP Pune PhD CET 2021

  • Candidates for admission to the Ph.D. programme shall have 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 (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational institution recognized under a law in its home country.
  • 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 and other categories of candidates.
  • Candidates who have cleared the M.Phil. course work with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade in a point scale if a grading system is followed and have successfully completed the M.Phil. Degree shall be eligible to proceed to do research work leading to the Ph.D. degree in the same university in an integrated programme. The candidates possessing a degree considered equivalent to M.Phil degree of an Indian institution or from a foreign recognized institution, shall be eligible
  • The candidates, who have UGC-NET (including JRF/AYUSH-NET) / UGC – CSIR NET (including JRF / SLET / valid GATE / GPAT / Project Fellows / Teacher fellowship or DST inspire fellowship, DBT fellowship, or Quality improvement programme (QIP), National Doctoral Fellowship Scheme (NDF) of AICTE or have passed M.Phil. will be exempted from appearing at the ‘All India Entrance Test’ for the Ph.D admission.
  • The candidates appearing for the final year of the postgraduate examination can also appear for the Entrance Test.

BVP Pune PhD CET 2021 Application Process

  • Eligible candidates can apply online through official website &
  • The payment of processing fees for the entrance test has to be made online, through the online application portal.
  • Candidates will have to upload their photograph and signature at the online application portal.
  • Information of conduct of examination will be provided at the application portal. The candidate has to visit the website regularly to be updated.

Application Fee

For PhD (Non exempted)

Rs. 2500/-

For PhD (Exempted)

Rs. 1500/-

Mode of Payment

Online through Credit card/Debit card/Net Banking

Selection Procedure

  • The admissions to a PhD. degree program will be based on the merit obtained by the candidate in an ‘All India Entrance Test’ conducted by the University and fulfilment of the eligibility conditions.
  • The ‘All India Entrance Test’ will have 50% weightage for Research Methodology and 50% weightage for prescribed syllabus of respective subjects.
  • The written entrance test will be of 100 marks for a duration of three hours. A candidate must score a minimum 50% of marks (relaxation of 5% of marks from 50% to 45% for candidates belonging to SC/ST/differently abled category) in the test to qualify for the admission. Only those candidates who have scored 50% and more for the written test will be eligible to appear for the interview.

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



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