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NIIT University PhD Admission 2021, Dates, Eligibility, Application Form

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NIIT University Rajasthan announces Admission to Ph.D. Program 2021 (January)

NIIT University PhD Admission 2021 – NIIT University (NU), Rajasthan invites applications for admission to Doctoral of Philosophy (PhD) Program offered in various streams for the academic year 2021-22. Applications for the same can be submitted online on or before December 17, 2020.

Check out the post below for more details on NIIT University PhD Admission 2021.

NIIT University PhD Admission 2021 Important Dates

Events Dates
Application Submission 17th December 2020
Intimation for Interview & Written Test 24th December 2020
Entrance examination (Online, link will be provided) 04th January 2021
Interview of shortlisted candidates (Online, link will be provided) 07th January 2021
Notification to Selected Candidates 12h January 2021
Date of Enrolment 13th  to 15th January 2021
Registration & Programme Commencement 19th January 2021

Eligibility Criteria for NIIT University PhD Admission 2021

  • Master’s Degree or a Professional Degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, 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 system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution.
  • Candidates who have cleared the M. Phil. course work 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 system is followed).
International Students
  • Foreign nationals can register as residential students only. Foreign nationals with degrees from Indian universities will be treated at par with Indian nationals for admission purposes.
  • They should have a valid score in GRE/GMAT/GATE/ JMET/ CAT/ XAT/ MAT/ATMA/UGC or CSIR/NET/JRF or an equivalent examination.
  • They should have secured the required TOEFL score.

NIIT University PhD Admission 2021 Application Process

Submit the duly completed NIIT University PhD application form along with all the important documents, by using any of the following modes:
Step 1 Please go to https://nucleus.niituniversity.in/phd/ and create an account for yourself by providing the details specified in the registration form. Fill in the Online Application Form OR Download the PhD Admission Application Form, print the same and submit the completed form along with all the required documents in one of the following ways:
a) Send by registered post/speed post/courier service to NU Central Admissions Office.
b) Submit in-person to an authorized NU representative at NU Admissions Offices.
c) Email the scanned copy of the completed form to admissions@niituniversity.in, along with the scanned copies of Class X, XII, Graduation, and Post-Graduation mark sheets and other required documents.
Step 2 NU will send an acknowledgment of the receipt of the Admission Application Form within 3 days of receiving the application.
Step 3 The Dean Research Office will notify eligible applicants about the online link for the entrance exam. The entrance exam will be a combination of multiple-choice and/or short answer type questions
Step 4 Interviews of shortlisted candidates will be conducted online and links will be provided. The interview will carry 60% weightage.
Step 5 An admission offer will be made to the selected applicants within 5 working days of the completion of the interview via SMS, Email and Courier. Applicants may be put on a waitlist.
Step 6 Students should arrive on the University campus on 1st September 2020 to complete the first set of registration formalities. The formalities include verification of all mark sheets and certificates.

Application Fee

  • The Application fee of INR 1500/- can be paid online or by cheque/demand draft in favour of NIIT University, payable at Gurgaon

Selection Procedure

  • Selection will be made on the basis of candidate performance in the entrance exam and GDPI. Selection Committees of the particular areas will be liable for the accomplishment of the Entrance test and selection thereof


  • All registered regular full-time students would be provided scholarships of up to Rs 30,000 per month. They shall be required to assist in teaching/research activities. In lieu of the services, NU shall not charge any university fee (computed approximately 4.5 lacs per annum) from the residential Ph.D scholars.


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


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