Central University of South Bihar (CUSB) announces Admission to PhD Program 2023-2024, Apply now


Central University of South Bihar PhD Admission 2023 – Central University of South Bihar, Gaya, Bihar invites online applications from NET/JRF/GATE/GPAT qualified candidates for admission to PhD programs offered  in various disciplines for the academic session 2023-24. The Central University of Bihar (CUB) is one amongst the 16 new Central Universities, established by the Government of India under the Central Universities Act, 2009 . Subsequently, the name of the university was changed by the Central Universities (Amendment) Act, 2014 to Central University of South Bihar (CUSB). Check full details on Central University of South Bihar PhD Admission 2023-24 here.


PhD Programs

  • Education; Law; Mathematics; Statistics; Computer Science; Physics; Chemistry; Biotechnology; Bioinformatics; Environmental Science; Life science; Hindi; English; Journalism and mass Communication; Psychology & Clinical Psychology; History; Development Studies; Sociology; Economics; Political Science; Commerce; Geology; Physical Education; Pharmacy; Geography


Important Dates

  • Opening of Online Application Forms and Fee: November 04, 2023
  • Last Date for Application Submission and Fee: November 20, 2023
  • Document Verification and Interview (Offline): November 22-23, 2023
  • Announcement of Merit List for Admission: November 29, 2023
  • Fee Payment for Admission (Online): November 30, 2023 – December 05, 2023


No. of Seats

  • NET/JRF/GATE/GPAT qualified candidates for admission in following Ph.D. Programs for Academic Year 2023-24
  • PhD Bioinformatics – 17
  • PhD Biotechnology – 12
  • PhD Environmental Science – 10
  • PhD Life Science (Animal Science / Plant Science) – 3
  • PhD Geology – 12
  • PhD Geography – 2
  • PhD Physics – 20
  • PhD Chemistry – 21
  • PhD Mathematics – 19
  • PhD Statistics – 16
  • PhD Computer Science – 6
  • PhD Physical Education – 10
  • PhD Education – 7
  • PhD Law – 44
  • PhD Hindi – 3
  • PhD English – 12
  • PhD Journalism and Mass Communication – 11
  • PhD Psychology / Clinical Psychology – 12
  • PhD Commerce – 10
  • PhD Pharmacy – 23
  • PhD Sociology – 13
  • PhD History – 5
  • PhD Political Science and International Relations – 13
  • PhD Economics – 15


Eligibility Criteria

  • Master’s degree in the concerned/relevant/allied subject with 55% marks or equivalent in Master’s degree in Education from a recognized University/Institution.
  • A Relaxation of 5% of marks from 55 to 50% or equivalent relaxation of Grade for SC/ST/OBC(Non creamy layer)/Differently abled candidates.
  • Details of Qualifying Examinations and the Requisite Minimum Percentage of Marks for Admission to the Ph.D. Programme in Various Schools.


Application Process

  • Candidates have to apply online on the link available at university website www.cusb.ac.in
  • Candidates are required to upload recent passport size photographs, scanned signatures and scanned copies of the supporting documents.
  • Read instructions given there carefully before filling the application form.

Application Fee (Expected)

  • General/EWS – Rs. 800/-
  • OBC/SC/ST/PwD – Rs. 500/-


Selection Process

  • Interview shall be conducted only of those candidates who have submitted the online application form and fulfilling the eligibility criteria.
  • Interviews will be held in physical mode (offline) only, however, any candidate residing outside of the country may be allowed to appear in online mode in exceptional cases on his/her request and after approval of the Competent Authority.
  • The Interview of 100 marks shall be conducted of those candidates who have applied for Walk-in-Interview for admission in PhD programme. The minimum qualifying marks in the interview shall be 60% (for UR & EWS) and 55% (for OBC/SC/ST/PH). However, meeting the said minimum requirement will not guarantee admission for Ph.D. as it is dependent upon the position in the merit list and availability of vacant seats.
  • The interview/interaction/viva-voce shall be of 100 marks consisting of the following aspects, viz. whether:
  1. 6-8 pages of research plan submitted satisfactorily defended by the candidate: 30% (15%+15%)
  2. The candidate possesses the competence for the proposed research and can contribute to new / additional knowledge/ depth of subject knowledge: 40% (20%+20%)
  3. Overall assessment of the candidate based on his/ her attitude, hardworking nature, dedication, responses, presence of mind etc.: 30%


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


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