Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD) announces Admission to PhD Program for Session 2023-24, Apply now


RGNIYD Sriperumbudur PhD Admission 2023 – Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD), Sriperumbudur has invited applications for admission to Full-Time and Part-Time) Doctoral of Philosophy (PhD) Program for the academic session 2023-24.


Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development PhD Admission 2023


PhD Programs (Full time / Part time)

  • Applied Psychology
  • Computer Science (AI & ML)
  • Computer Science (Cyber Security)
  • Computer Science (Data Science)
  • Development Studies
  • English
  • Public Administration
  • Social Work
  • Sociology


Seats Available

  • General – 16
  • EWS – 04
  • OBC – 11
  • SC – 06
  • ST – 03
  • Total – 40 Seats


Important Dates

  • Online Application Starts on: 18.08.2023
  • Last Date of Application: 11.09.2023
  • Date of Entrance Test: 24.09.2023


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates who have completed PG/M.Phil program with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed or equivalent qualification from a foreign educational institution accredited by an assessment and accreditation agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country to assess, accredit or assure quality and standards of the educational institution.
  • A relaxation of 5% marks or its equivalent grade may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently-Abled, EWS and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the UGC from time to time.


Application Process

  • The online application link is https://rgniydadm.samarth.edu.in/
  • The change of exam center for the Ph.D. entrance will not be entertained. While applying for Ph.D. programmes, the candidates shall be required to upload the scanned copy of their document/certificates.
  • The candidates are requested to visit the website from time to time for any updates regarding the Ph.D. entrance test, Exam Centers and related information.
  • Individual communication will not be entertained.


Application Fee

  • An Application fee (non-refundable) for General / EWS and OBC will be Rs.500/- and for SC/ST/PWD Rs.200/-


Entrance Test

  • Entrance test will consist of 60 MCQ’s.
  • 30 MCQs from Research Methodology [PG Level syllabus] and 30 MCQs from concerned subject [UGC NET syllabus]
  • Duration of the exam is 90 minutes


Fellowship Details (Non-JRF)

  • For full-time scholars (Non-JRF scholars) monthly institute fellowship of Rs.13000/- and contingency amount of Rs.24000/-per annum will be provided for three years


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


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