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Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar announces PhD Eligibility Test (September) 2021 for Admission to the PhD Program

GNDU Amritsar PhD Admission 2021 – Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) Amritsar has invited online applications for admission to Doctoral of Philosophy (PhD) program for the Session 2021.

Admission to PhD Program

  • The students who have qualified UGC(NET)/ UGC-CSIR (JRF) examination/SLET/GATE/GPAT/ ICAR/INSPIRE/Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship awardees/teacher-fellowship holders, or have passed M.Phil. from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar/qualifying GNDU Ph.D. Eligibility Test with validity Certificate will be eligible to apply for Ph.D. Admission.
  • The UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship awardees or candidates who are awarded fellowships directly by these or other funding agencies for the purpose of pursuing Ph.D. can be enrolled at any time during the session.
  • NET/GATE qualified project fellows appointed against financed projects of at least two years duration can also be registered for PhD any time during the session.

PhD Departments

  • Agriculture, Physics, Architecture, Planning, Environmental Science, Political Science, Chemistry, Psychology,Textile Chemistry, Sanskrit, Pali & Prakrit, Civil Engineering, School of Punjabi Studies, Economics,  School of Social Sciences, Electronics Technology, University School of Financial Studies, English, University Business School, Food Science & Technology, Urdu & Persian, Guru Nanak Studies (Religious Studies), Botany, Hindi, Biotechnology, History, Human Genetics, Hospital Administration, Microbiology, Hotel Management & Tourism, Mol. Bio & Biochemistry, Law, Zoology, Library & Information Science, Computer Engg. and Technology, Mathematics, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Sports Sciences & Medicine, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Physiotherapy, Physical Education(T)

GNDU Amritsar PhD Admission 2021 Important Dates

  • Last date for Application Form to be submitted online only is : 23rd August 2021
  • Ph.D Eligibility Test for the Subjects shall be held on : 03rd September 2021 from 10:30 am to 01:00 pm
  • Counseling will be held on : 10th September 2021 in the respective departments

Eligibility Criteria for GNDU Amritsar PhD Admission 2021

  • Master’s degree with at least 55% marks (6.18 CGPA out of 10) or 50% marks (5.62 CGPA out of 10) for SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/ differently-abled candidates of Guru Nanak Dev University or an equivalent degree of recognized Indian University in the subject concerned or allied-field.

GNDU Amritsar PhD Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Application for admission shall be submitted only through online at the University website:
  • M.Phil candidates from other universities are not exempted from PhD Eligibility Test.
  • The candidates may also go through the PhD ordinances available at – University Links/Information Desk/General Branch Information Desk.

Application Fee

  • For SC/ST : Rs. 600
  • For all other categories : Rs. 1200/-
  • For Foreign/NRI Students : US$ 500/-
  • Mode of Payment : Paid either in State Bank of India through bank challan or can be deposited online.

PhD Eligibility Test Syllabus

  • The syllabus for the Ph.D. eligibility test for admission to PhD Program will be the same as prescribed for UGC-NET conducted by respective regulatory bodies. In case of subjects where NET is not conducted, the syllabus for the test will be as per the Post Graduate Syllabi.
  • The question paper will consist of two parts:
    • Part-I will be compulsory and common to all candidates. It will consist of 25 multiple choice questions of general awareness and mental ability, and will carry 25 marks.
    • Part-II will be subject specific. The candidates will be required to attempt 50 objective type multiple choice questions, each question carrying 1 mark, and 5 short answer type questions (out of 15), each question carrying 5 marks.

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


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