Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya Indore announces PhD Entrance Test (DAVV DET) 2023 for PhD Admission, Apply Now


DAVV DET 2023 – Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) Indore invites online application from the prospective applicants for PhD Entrance Test (DAVV DET) 2023 for Admission to PhD Program offered in various subjects for the academic session 2023. Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV), formerly University of Indore, the first State University of Madhya Pradesh which has been accredited with “A+” grade by NAAC. The varsity offers undergraduate, post-graduate and research programs in sixteen Faculties. Read the Post below for more details such as subjects in which a PhD program is offered, important dates, eligibility criteria for admission, exam pattern, etc. for DAVV DET 2023.


Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya PhD Entrance Test (DAVV DET) 2023 


PhD Program Offered

  • English Literature, Hindi Literature, Urdu, Mass Communication and Journalism, Sanskrit, Music and Dance, History, History, Sociology, Geography, Home Science, Home Science, Commerce, Education, Computer Engineering, Electronics & Instrumentation Engg., Electronics & Telecommunication, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Computer Science, Data Science, Electronics, Energy & Environment, Instrumentation, Law, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Life Sciences, Zoology, Management, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Pharmacy 


Important Dates

  • Commencement of online application – 08th September 2023
  • Last date of online application – 30th September 2023
  • Correction in online application (if any) – 01st to 03rd October 2023
  • Entrance Examination – 31st October 2023


Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidates who have completed either one of the following are eligible to seek admission in the PhD. Program:
    • 1-year/2-semester master’s degree programme after a 4-year/8-semester bachelor’s degree programme or a 2-year/4-semester master’s degree programme after a 3-year bachelor’s degree programme or qualifications declared equivalent to the master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade. Provided that a candidate seeking admission after a 4-year/8-semester bachelor’s degree programme should have a minimum of 75% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade on a point scale wherever the grading system is followed.
    • M.Phil. Programme with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed or equivalent qualification from a foreign educational institution accredited by an assessment and accreditation agency which is approved
    • A relaxation of 5% marks or its equivalent grade may be allowed in all above-mentioned cases for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently-Abled, Economically Weaker Section (EWS) and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the UGC from time to time.
    • The applicants appearing in the final semester / year examination may also apply but they have to submit their final result before appearing in interview by RAC (Research Advisory Committee) 
  • Exemption from appearing in the Entrance Examination of DAVV DET-2023: Students who have fellowship/scholarship through UGC-NET/ UGC-CSIR NET and other similar national level tests in relevant subject shall be exempted from the entrance test but they have to appear in the interview. 


Application Process

  • Interested applicants may apply through MP-online portal:
  • The application fee (Non-refundable) is Rs. 1,500. In addition to application fee, Rs. 50/- will be charged extra as Online service charges.
  • Applicants can pay fees online through MP-online authorized KIOSK in MP or through any ATM cum Debit card/Credit card or Net Banking from anywhere.
  • If your payment is deducted and receipt is not generated, pay the fee again, as the previous amount will be reverted automatically into your account. For more details on this issue, you can call customer care number: 0755-6720200.
  • Applicant must upload his/her recent coloured photograph at the given space of the online application form. No other documents are to be uploaded.


DAVV DET 2023 Exam Pattern

  • The Entrance Examination shall be conducted on 31st October, 2023
  • Examination will be conducted in Online Mode.
  • Examination centers will be in Indore city only
  • The duration of the Doctoral Entrance Test will be of Two hours.
  • There will be no negative marking.
  • Question paper pattern: The Doctoral Entrance Test will have the question paper in two parts.
    • Part-A shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions of 1 mark each based on research methodology. It shall be of generic nature, intended to assess the research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, data interpretation, and quantitative aptitude of the candidate. Part-A may be common within the same faculty.
    • Part-B shall also consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions of 1 mark each based on the subject of the research. 


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


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