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Sikkim University M.Phil and PhD Admission 2020, Dates, Application Form

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Sikkim University, Gangtok announces Admission to M.Phil and PhD Programs 2020-21

Sikkim University MPhil & PhD Admission 2020 – Sikkim University Gangtok invites application or admission to M.Phil & Ph.D Programs offered in various departments for the Academic Year 2020-21.

Interested candidates can check the post below for more details on Sikkim University MPhil & PhD Admission 2020.

About Sikkim University Gangtok

  • Sikkim University is at present located in and around Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, which borders on Bhutan, China and Nepal on its east, north and west respectively. Sikkim is one of the world’s richest biodiversity hot spots and one of the twenty top tourist destinations.
  • The University is mandated to contribute to the nation-building process by mobilizing the rich intellectual heritage of the State of Sikkim, by promoting the creative talents of its youths and by developing itself as a premier national institution

Courses Offered

1. Anthropology (MPhil/Ph.D)


2. Botany (Ph.D)

3. Chemistry (M.Phil/Ph.D)

4. Chinese (Ph.D)

5. Commerce (Ph.D)

6. Computer Applications (Ph.D)

7. Economics (M.Phil / Ph.D)

8. Education (Ph.D)

9. English (M.Phil / Ph.D)

10. Geography (M.Phil / Ph.D)

11. Geology (Ph.D)

12. Hindi (M.Phil /Ph.D)

13. History (M.Phil /Ph.D)

14. Horticulture (Ph.D)

15. International Relations (M.Phil/Ph.D)

16. Law (M.Phil / Ph.D)

17. Management (Ph.D)

18. Mathematics (M.Phil/ Ph.D)

19. Microbiology (Ph.D)

20. Music (M.Phil /Ph.D)

21. Nepali (M.Phil /Ph.D)

22. Peace and Conflict Studies and Management (M.Phil / Ph.D)

23. Physics (M.Phil/ Ph.D)

24. Political Science (M.Phil)

25. Psychology (M.Phil /Ph.D)

26. Sociology (Ph.D)

27. Tourism (M.Phil / Ph.D)

28. Zoology (Ph.D)

Sikkim University MPhil & PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates



Publication of Admission Notice by the Registrar Newspapers

23rd Sept 2020

Uploading the prospectus and admission forms on University Website

25th September 2020

Submission of online applications by candidates

25th Sept. to 31st Oct. 2020

Data arrangement by System Management

02nd to 04th Nov 2020

Scrutiny of online applications

05th to 10th November 2020

Uploading of list of eligible candidates

11th November 2020

Written Test & Interview

24th to 26th November 2020

Declaration of 1st list of selected candidates & Uploading of Names 1st list of hostel Admission

03rd December 2020

Admission of selected candidates (1stlist) including Hostel Admission

09th to 10th December 2020

Uploading of 2nd list for admission against vacant seats

14th Dec 2020

Admission of selected candidates (2nd list) including Hostel

17th to 18th Dec 2020

12 Commencement of Odd Semester 2020

Will be notified separately

Eligibility Criteria for Sikkim University MPhil & PhD Admission 2020

M.Phil. and PhD

Candidates with at least 55% marks in relevant disciplines are eligible to apply for M.Phil. and PhD programs.


For more information regarding eligibility criteria of various courses candidates can refer to the official website.

Sikkim University MPhil & PhD Admission 2020 Application Process

  • Admission notice containing names of programmes offered, last date for submission of online application etc. will be uploaded on the University website and circulated through print media
  • All communications to the candidates including list of candidates shortlisted for admission will be uploaded on the University website www.cus.ac.in and displayed in departmental notice boards
  • No personal communication to candidates will be made by post or telephone or e-mail or otherwise
  • No interim query regarding status of application shall be entertained.

Application Fee

  • The cost of admission form is Rs.600/- for General/OBC/EWS and Rs.300/- for ST/SC/DA and shall pay online through Debit Card / Credit Card or any other forms of digital transactions.

Selection Procedure

  • Candidates with at least 55% marks for General and 50% marks for SC/ST/OBC (Central List)/DA candidates in relevant/allied disciplines are eligible to apply for M.Phil./Ph.D programmes. Please see APPENDIX ‘ A’ for eligibility criteria and other details.
  • Duration of M.Phil. and Ph.D programme is as per the UGC guidelines / University Ordinance OC-6 and OC-7.
  • All applications received online within the prescribed date shall be scrutinized by a duly appointed Working Committee for Admission (WCA). The list of candidates shortlisted for written test and for interview shall be uploaded on University website and shall be also displayed on departmental notice boards. No individual communication shall be made in this regard.
  • Written examination and interview are compulsory for admission to M.Phil / Ph.D programmes. 10% weightage on maximum marks obtained in written test shall be given to candidates with UGC- NET (including JRF) / UGC-CSIR-NET (including JRF), / ICAR-NET/ ICMR-NET/ DBT-NET/ SLET / GATE / Teacher Fellowship and M.Phil. degree holders on regular mode with one semester course work.

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

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