Gurugram University PhD Admission


Gurugram University announces Admission to PhD Program 2023, Apply Now


Gurugram University PhD Admission 2023 – Gurugram University invites applications for admission to PhD Program for the academic session 2023


Gurugram University PhD Admission 2023


Important Dates

  • Opening date for submission of online application form: 10th May 2023
  • The last date for submission of online application form: 31st May 2023
  • Common Entrance Test: 17th July 2023


Eligibility Criteria

  • Master’s Degree (1 year/2 semester Master’s Programme after 4 year/8 semesters bachelor’s degree programme or 2 year/4 semester Master’s Programme after 3 year/6 semesters bachelor’s degree programme) with 55% marks in the main subject (or an examination recognized as equivalent thereto)/allied subject (or an examination recognized as equivalent thereto) OR its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed, calculations of marks as per CBCS pattern).
  • A relaxation of 5% marks i.e. from 55% to 50% marks in the aforesaid Degrees is allowed for those candidates belonging to SC/ST/BC (Block A & B) non-creamy layer)/ Differently Abled of Haryana, Economically weaker section and other categories as per decision of commission from time to time.
  • In case of a candidate possessing a Degree equivalent to Master’s Degree from a Foreign University, degree equivalence certificate issued by AIU is mandatory.


Application Process

  • The candidates are advised to read the Admission Guidelines for Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and Ph.D. Ordinance carefully before filling the Application Form.
  • The Admission Guidelines can be downloaded from the University Website: The processing charges for the application form for admission are Rs. 1000/- for General Category and Rs. 250/- for Scheduled Caste, Backward Class of Haryana, differently abled persons and Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) of Haryana. 
  • Change in Subject or category, once opted for the purpose of admission, will not be allowed.
  • The candidates claiming the benefit of reservation shall submit a certificate to this effect from the competent authority. Refer to Appendices A to M for instructions and formats of certificates.
  • The Candidate shall be personally responsible in case, he/she is not eligible to apply as per the given eligibility criteria.


Admission Process

  • The department wise predetermined total number of seats as recommended by the Departmental Research Committee’s (DRC) of the respective department is given in Chapter 2.
  • Admissions to the Ph.D. Programme will be made through an Entrance Test conducted by the University for each Discipline. The syllabus for the Entrance Test is as laid down by the concerned Teaching Departments.
  • The entrance test will be of three hours duration and will be for 100 marks. The question paper will have two parts. Part-1 of the question paper shall be common for all the disciplines and Part-II of the question paper shall be discipline specific. Part-I will have 50 objective-type questions carrying 50 marks related to research methodology and PartII carrying 50 marks will require the students to answer Objectivetype/short answer questions in the subject concerned.
  • There shall be no negative marking. A candidate must secure 50% marks to qualify the entrance test (47.50% for SC/ST/Differently abled candidates).
  • The following categories of candidates are exempted from Ph.D. entrance test:
  • UGC/CSIR-JRF/NET (with validity period)/Teacher Fellowship holder/awardee of fellowship by DST, ICMR, ICSSR or any other equivalent National level fellowship (with validity period)/GATE (with validity period)/GPAT(with validity period) is eligible.


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