Indira Gandhi National Tribal University (IGNTU) invites applications for admission to PhD Programmes through an entrance examination. Applications can be submitted online till March 20, 2020. Interested candidates can check details on IGNTU PhD Admission 2020 from the page below.

PhD Programmes offered

PhD Programmes at IGNTU, Amarkantak:
PhD in English, Hindi, History, Ancient Indian History Culture & Archaeology (AIHC), Applied Psychology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Sociology, Tribal Studies, Tribal Art Folk Literature and Culture, Philosophy, Museology, Linguistics and Contrastive Study of Tribal Languages, Journalism & Mass Communication, Commerce, Business Management, Tourism Management, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Environmental Science, Computer Science, Education, Geology, Pharmacy, Social Work, Mathematics, Statistics and Physics.
PhD Programmes at Regional Campus Manipur:
PhD in Political Science, Social Work and Computer Science.


IGNTU PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

Beginning of online application submission
20th February 2020
Closing date of online application submission
20th March 2020
Downloading of admit cards
24th March 2020 onwards
Date of Entrance Examination
29th March 2020


Eligibility Criteria for IGNTU PhD Admission 2020

Masters Degree in relevant subjects from any University or a degree recognized by the University for this purpose or its equivalent in the relevant or allied subject with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/ OBC non creamy layer) are eligible to apply).
To pass the entrance exam conducted by the University, the candidates belonging to the open category have to secure a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD are eligible to apply).
The candidates who qualify the entrance exam shall be invited to appear for personal Interaction for final selection. UGC-JRF/NET, ICMR-NET, ICAR-NET, DBT-JRF, DST-WS, GATE, GPAT and SLET candidates are exempted from appearing in the entrance test. However, they have to attend personal interaction for selection.
The candidates who are appearing for the final exam of Master Degree can also apply.


Entrance Exam Pattern

The Question Paper consists of two parts.
Part I 30 objective type questions testing the candidates’ research aptitude and research methodology.
Part II 70% objective type questions to test the candidates’ knowledge in the domain subject.
The Pattern and standard of the question paper shall be that of NET/JRF exam.
The Candidates may refer to the University website to download the detailed syllabus.


Entrance Exam Centres



IGNTU PhD Admission 2020 Application Process

Candidates are required to apply online through the website
They are required to have a valid personal email ID and a mobile number. They should be kept active till the completion of the programme, if admission is granted.
In case a candidate does not have a valid personal email ID, she/he should create a new e-mail ID before applying online.
Candidates are required to upload their recent photograph and signature.
Before applying online a candidate is required to have a scanned (digital) image of his/her photograph and signature.
Candidates can pay the application fee online.


Application Fee

For GEN / EWS / OBC Category
Rs. 500/- with the bank service charges
For SC / ST / PWD Category
Rs. 300/- with the bank service charges


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