Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar University PhD Admission 2022 – Dates, Eligibility, Application Process


DBRAU PhD Admission 2022 – Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar University Agra invites applications from eligible candidates for admission into PhD Programs for the academic year 2022


DBRAU PhD Admission 2022 Dates 

  • Online Form Filling Starts: 3rd March, 2022
  • Last date for online form submission: 21st March, 2022
  • Last date for submission of Hard copy : 26th of March, 2022 
  • Entrance Test: 3rd April, 2022


DBRAU PhD Admission 2022 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates for admission to the PhD program shall have a Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body of the University, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade.
  • Candidates who have cleared the M.Phil. Course work at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade e ‘B’ in the UGC 7 – point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and successfully completing the M.Phil. Degree shall be eligible to proceed to do research work leading to the Ph.D. Degree in the University as an integrated programme) .
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks (without including the grace), from 55% to 50% or an equivalent relaxation of grade shall be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC(non-creamy layer)/ Divyang and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the State Government from time to time.


DBRAU PhD Admission 2022 Application Process

  • Candidates visit the official website http://www.dbrau.org.in/
  • Step 1- Registration :  Applicants have to fill the relevant details in the registration form available on the website.
  • Step 2- Application form :  After getting Registration Number, candidate will apply for the Ph.D. program in respective subject.
  • Step 3- Pay fees :  After filling the form candidate will pay the requisite fee.
  • Step 4 Print Application form :  Applicants can print their complete application form with fee details After successful payment process, application form will be available on website.
  • Step 5 Submission of hard copy :  Applicant shall submit the hard copy of application form along with all the relevant self attested documents (X,XII,Graduation, Post Graduation, M.Phil., Cast etc. Marksheet, degree) to: by speed post.
  • The Coordinator (Ph.D. Admission Test 2021-22), Research Department, Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Paliwal Park Campus, Agra 282003 (UP) 


Application Fee

  • General and OBC category: Rs. 2000/-  per subject 
  • S.C. and S.T. category: Rs. 1500/- per subject 


Admission Process

  •  All admission to PhD Program shall be made through an Entrance Test (except exempted category mentioned in the ordinances).
  • The students shall be granted admission to PhD Programs through an entrance test conducted by the University:
  • Provided that the candidates belonging to the following categories seeking admission to Ph.D. programme shall be exempted from the entrance test :-
  • Regular Teachers of the University and its affiliated colleges who have completed their probation period successfully.
  • All students who qualify the UGC/CSIR/ICAR Fellowship/Teacher fellowship or other central regulatory bodies for their fellowship, subject to the validity norms of the respective fellowship.
  • Candidates who have a GATE score of not less than 95 percentile.
  • Serving Army, Navy and Air force officers of at least Colonel or equivalent rank with not less than 15 year’s service, applying for Ph.D. in Defense Studies /Military Studies/Military Science. 


Pattern of Entrance Test

  • Paper I Research Methodology
      • 50 Multiple Choice Questions of 2 marks each based on the following topics:
      • Research Methodology, Statistical Data Interpretation, Mental Aptitude, Numerical Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, Information and Communication Technology.
  • Paper II Subject Specific
      • 50 Multiple Choice Questions of 2 marks each. The questions will be based on the syllabus of NET/JRF examination of UGC/CSIR/ASRB etc.
  • General guidelines about test
    • The written test will be of 200 marks and there will be no negative marking. Candidates will have an option to appear in the test for maximum two subjects if they are eligible in both of them. The Ph.D. entrance test will be held in one sitting, 120 minutes for candidates appearing in one subject and 180 minutes for candidates appearing in two subjects. 


For more details and apply, please visit the official website


Also See: