Netaji Subhas Open University announces admission to PhD programs in various disciplines under regular mode. Online applications can be submitted till February 16, 2020. Check details on eligibility, application process, selection and more from the page below.

NSOU PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

Online Application Forms will be available for the applicants30th January 202016th February 2020
Online fees collection30th January 202016th February 2020
Document verification and Application form submission at University HQ18th February 202020th February 2020


Discipline & Category wise No. of Vacancy

DisciplineTotal Vacancies
English Language Teaching (ELT)02
Political Science04
Library & Information Science04


Eligibility Criteria for NSOU PhD Admission 2020

i.Master Degree holders with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7 – point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading is followed)
ii.Qualified at the UGC-NET/ GATE/ SET / UGC – CSIR NET/Teacher Fellowship holder


Relaxation of Marks

A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50% or an equivalent relaxation of grade may be allowed for those candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently Abled candidates
The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grace mark procedures.


NSOU PhD Admission 2020 Application Process

Application Forms are available on the NSOU website
For detailed steps to be followed, other guidelines and updated information please regularly visit admission website


Application Fee

Fees to be paid at the time of Application excluding bank charges/ payment gateway charges as where applicable:
Application FeeRs.1500/-
Cost of the ProspectusRs.500/-


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