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DAV University PhD Admission 2020 Dates, Eligibility, Application Form

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DAV University Jalandhar announces Entrance Test for Admission to PhD Program 2020 (September)

DAV University PhD Admission 2020 – DAV University, Jalandhar invites application for the entrance test for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) offered in various disciplines for the session 2020-21 (September Intake).

Interested candidates can check details on DAV University PhD Admission 2020 from the page below and apply for the same on or before July 25, 2020.

Program Offered
Discipline/Department Field of specialization
Mechanical Engineering Manufacturing, Advance Material and Processes
Electronics Communication & Engineering Communication Engineering / Microwave Absorbing Materials / Coatings & Thin Films
Computer Science & Engineering Data Mining
Commerce, Business Management & Economics Accounting & Managerial Practices, Marketing & Strategic Management, Finance, Marketing Management, Economics
Physical Education Sports psychology, Test, Measurement and Evaluation
Agriculture Horticulture (Vegetable Science), Genetics & Plant Breeding
Biotechnology Virology, Plant Metabolic Engineering
Botany Plant Physiology
Chemistry Physical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Supramolecular and optical chemosensors/Inorganic Chemistry
Computer Science & Applications Soft Computing and Machine Learning, Digital Image Processing
Mathematics Complex Analysis, Algebra
Physics Space Science and Engineering, Polymer thin film, thermoelasticity Condensed matter, vedic studies, Plasma Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Material Science, Condensed Matter Physics, Magnetism, Nanomedicine, Nanomagnetism, Experimental Physics,Theoretical Nonlinear Physics
Psychology Clinical, Health and Positive Psychology
Civil Engineering Geotech and Geoenvironmental Engineering
DAV University PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates
Events Dates
Start of Registration 11th June 2020
Last date of filing of application form 25th July 2020
Ph.D Entrance Test 02nd August 2020
Eligibility Criteria for DAV University PhD Admission 2020
  • 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 person whose M.Phil. a dissertation submitted to DAV University has been evaluated and the viva voce is pending may be admitted to the Ph.D. programme.
  • Candidates possessing a Degree considered equivalent to M.Phil. Degree with 55% marks or B grade on the 7 point scale of an Indian Institution or from a Foreign Educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated 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/OBC (non-creamy layer)/differently-abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Govt./Commission from time to time.
  • An entrance test will be held for admission to Ph.D Programme on August 2, 2020.
DAV University PhD Admission 2020 Application Process
  • The candidates interested in the above courses are requested to fill the entrance test registration form available on university website 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
  • For more information visit the University website: www.davuniversity.org
Application Fee
  • Demand draft of Rs.1000/- (one thousand) in favour of Registrar, DAV University, Payable at Jalandhar
Selection Procedure
The inter-se merit of candidates appeared in test will be made on the basis of merit calculated as per following criteria:
Marks in Masters/M Phil 30%
Marks in Entrance Test 40%
Interview 30%
Preference will be given for admission to candidates having JRF/any other fellowship from UGC/CSIR/other Govt. agencies
PhD Entrance Test
Mode of Exam Offline mode
Type of Question Multiple Choice Questions
Total Question 50 Questions
Marking Scheme No negative marking
Date of Test August 2, 2020
Time 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Exam Centre DAV University Campus, Jalandhar
Personal Interview
Eligible Candidates (qualified in the entrance test and exempted from entrance test) will be called for a personal interview.
The interview shall consider the following aspects, viz. whether:
a) The candidate possesses the competence for the proposed research;
b) The research work can be suitably undertaken at the University
c) The proposed area of research can contribute to new/additional knowledge


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


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