Sarvajanik University (SU) Surat announces Admission to PhD Program 2023, Apply now


Sarvajanik University PhD Admission 2023 – Sarvajanik University (SU), Surat has invited applications form eligible candidates for admission to Doctoral of Philosophy (PhD) Programs offered by various faculties of the varsity for the Academic session 2023-24


Sarvajanik University PhD Admission 2023


Important Dates

  • Application Process: Ongoing
  • Last Date of Applications 15th September 2023


Eligibility Criteria

  • Master’s degree or an equivalent degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks or equivalent CGPA.


Application Process

  • Interested candidates may visit our website for further details
  • At the time of application, the following should be submitted by the candidate.
    • An online application.
    • Scanned copy of the relevant academic mark-sheets.
    • A short note on the professional background and experience of the applicant, if any.
    • A “Statement of Purpose” explaining why the applicant wishes to pursue the Ph.D. Program, in around 200 words.
    • A Brief Proposal / proposed area of research explaining the context, motivation and objective of research, in around 500 words.
    • The names of two academic / non-academic referees from whom the University may seek information on the research potential of the applicant.
    • Application fee decided by the University.


Selection Process 

  • The selection for admission to PhD Program will be based on – 

Written Test

  • Candidates who have passed UGC-NET (including JRF) / UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF) / SLET or have passed MPhil program (where they were admitted based on entrance test) are exempted from Ph.D. Written Test
  • Part I: A paper in research methodology comprising Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).
  • Part II: A paper of the relevant subject comprising Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) of PG level.
  • Proportion of marks in these two Parts shall be 30:70 respectively.
  • To qualify in the Entrance Test, the candidate has to secure minimum 50% marks in the aggregate. Relaxations in passing percentage shall be applicable as prescribed by UGC.

Personal Interview (PI)

  • Candidates who clear the written test shall be required to appear for PI. Candidates who are exempted from written Test, have to appear for PI
  • Personal Interviews (PI) shall be conducted separately for each subject by Faculty-wise Doctoral Committee in presence of all research supervisors of concerned subject, and an outside expert nominated by Provost

Preparation of Merit List

  • The University shall bring out a merit list of successful candidates in each subject, based on the performance in written test and PI for each category.
  • Validity of the merit list shall be for the current academic year.


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


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