USTM PhD Admission


University of Science and Technology Meghalaya announces Admission to PhD Program 2023, Apply Now


USTM PhD Admission 2023 – University of Science and Technology Meghalaya invites applications from eligible candidates for admission to PhD Courses offered by various departments in following subjects/discipline for academic session 2023 B-Batch.


USTM PhD Admission 2023


PhD Programs offered & Seats

  • Chemistry – 10
  • Physics – 07
  • Geography – 02
  • Environmental Science – 05
  • Mathematics – 10
  • Botany – 10
  • Biotechnology – 08
  • Microbiology – 07
  • Food Science and Technology – 01
  • Zoology – 10
  • Business Administration – 06
  • Economics – 03
  • Commerce- 01
  • Computer Science – 08
  • Pharmacy – 02
  • Political Science – 03
  • Sociology – 02
  • Rural Development – 05
  • English – 01
  • Social Work – 03


Duration of PhD Program

  • Duration of the PhD Program is minimum of 3 years and maximum of 6 years.


Important Dates

  • Last date of Submission of Application form: 06th September 2023
  • Date of Entrance Test & Viva-Voce: 10th September 2023 (11AM)
  • Mode of Entrance Examination: USTM Campus


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates intending to enroll him/her for the PhD degree shall have following minimum qualification.
  • Master Degree in Science/Arts/Business Administration/Humanities/Commerce/Engineering with at least 55% marks or equivalent CGPA from any recognized university.
  • Relaxable by 5% for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/Minority community as well as those working in Corporate Sectors).


Application Process



  • Candidate seeking admission to any of the above mentioned courses at University of Science & Technology (USTM), during the academic session 2023 B-Batch can fill up online application through
  • After filling up all relevant information given in the online form applicant may submit the form after payment of application fee of Rs 8000 only through Net banking/Debit Card/Credit card.
  • After submission of the online form, applicants will receive a copy of the acknowledgment to their registered E-mail and they may keep a hard copy of the acknowledgment for future reference. Hard copy of the acknowledgement is not required to send /submit to the university.



  • Candidates may download the form & prospectus from university website Fee of the form may be paid at the time of submission of the form in cash or DD of any nationalized bank drawn in favour of “University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya” payable at Guwahati.
  • The Application form & Prospectus may also be obtained by sending a crossed Demand Draft(DD) of any nationalized bank with amount of Rs.15000/ drawn in favour of “University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya” payable at Guwahati along with a self addressed envelope of 30 X 25 cm size. IPO/ Cheque/MO will not be accepted.


Application Fee

  • Application Fee Online : Rs. 8000/-
  • Application Fee offline : Rs. 15000/-
  • Mode of Payment : Online through Net Banking, Debit Card, Credit Card & Through offline – Demand Draft


Selection Process

  • Admission will be based on the (i) 50% weightage from the academic credentials and (ii) 50% from entrance Test & personal interview. However, candidates having NET/SLET will be exempted from the written test. Such candidates will appear in personal interviews only. The list of selected candidates as per the performance will be uploaded to the website of the university.


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


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