DAV University Jalandhar announces Entrance Test for Admission to PhD Program 2022, Apply now

DAV University PhD Admission – DAV University, Jalandhar invites application for the entrance test for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program offered in various disciplines for the session 2022 (January Intake).

Interested candidates can check details on DAV University PhD Admission 2022 from the page below and apply for the same on or before January 17, 2022.


PhD Discipline/Department and Seat

  • Physics : 11  Seats
  • Chemistry : 05 Seats
  • Mathematics : 03 Seats
  • Biotechnology : 03  Seats
  • Commerce, Business Management : 08  Seats
  • Computer Science & Applications : 08 Seats
  • Agriculture : 04 Seats
  • Computer Science & Engineering : 04 Seats 
  • Civil Engineering : 02 Seats
  • Electronics Communication & Engineering : 02 Seats
  • Electrical Engineering : 02 Seats
  • Mechanical Engineering : 04 Seats


DAV University PhD Admission Dates 2022

  • Start of registration: January 06, 2022
  • Last date of filing of application form : 17th January, 2022
  • Ph.D Entrance Test : 20th January, 2022 (Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 Noon)
  • Exam Centre : DAV University Campus, Jalandhar


DAV University PhD Admission Eligibility Criteria 2022

  • 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) 
  • Candidates who have cleared the M.Phil. Course work 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 and successfully completed M.Phil. Degree from DAV University or its affiliated institutions shall be eligible to proceed to do research work leading to the Ph. D. Degree. 
  • 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/OBC (non-creamy layer)/differently abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Government/Commission from time to time. 


DAV University PhD Admission Application Process 2022

  • The candidates interested in the above courses are requested to fill the entrance test registration form available on university website (https://www.davuniversity.org/).
  • Download and submit the filled application form along with self-attested copies of mark sheet (Matric onwards), Passport size photographs and a demand draft of Rs 1000/- (one thousand) in favour of Registrar, DAV University, Payable at Jalandhar or you can directly pay DAV University Fee Collection Account, A/c no. 33004567006, State Bank of India, DAV University, Sarmastpur, Jalandhar, IFSC: SBIN0002395 and attached transaction slip along with the form.
  • Submit the application form latest by 17 January 2022 to:
  • The Registrar, DAV University, Village Sarmastpur, Jalandhar Pathankot National Highway (NH-44), Jalandhar 144012, Punjab


DAV University PhD Admission Selection Process 2022

  • Admission to the PhD Program will be based on Entrance Test conducted by the university followed by Interview
  • The candidates who have qualified/received UGC(NET/JRF)/ UGC-CSIR (JRF) examination/SLET/ GATE/INSPIRE/GPAT/ICAR-SRF (PGS)/ Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship awardees/Maulana Azad National Fellowship/JEST/teacher fellowship holder or have passed M.Phil. from DAV University, Jalandhar and foreign candidates sponsored by ICCR or any other department of Government of India will be exempted from Ph.D eligibility test but they need to apply online before the due date to be considered for interview.


PhD Entrance Test

  • The candidates will be required to attempt 60 Multiple choice questions, each question carrying 1 mark. The entrance test will include 30 questions of research methodology and 30 questions of the subject. The syllabus of the entrance test of each department is uploaded.


Personal Interview

  • Eligible Candidates (qualified in the entrance test and exempted from entrance test) will be called for a personal interview. The candidates are required to discuss their research interest/area through a presentation before a duly constituted Committee.
  • The interview shall consider the following aspects, viz. whether:
  1. a) The candidate possesses the competence for the proposed research;
  2. b) The research work can be suitably undertaken at the University
  3. c) The proposed area of research can contribute to new/additional knowledge.


For more details and apply online visit the official website