Visva Bharati Santiniketan announces Admission to PhD Programs 2023, Apply now

Visva Bharati Santiniketan PhD Admission 2023 – Visva Bharati Santiniketan invites online applications from eligible candidates for admission to PhD Program offered in various disciplines for the academic year 2023-24


Visva Bharati Santiniketan PhD Admission 2023


PhD Program offered

  • PhD Assamese,
  • PhD French,
  • PhD Russian,
  • PhD Italian,
  • PhD German,
  • PhD Comparative Literature,
  • PhD Arabic,
  • PhD Persian,
  • PhD Urdu,
  • PhD Islamic Studies,
  • PhD Bengali,
  • PhD Chinese,
  • PhD English,
  • PhD Indo Tibetan,
  • PhD Japanese,
  • PhD Odia,
  • PhD Sanskrit,
  • PhD Hindi,
  • PhD Tamil,
  • PhD Santali,
  • PhD Economics,
  • PhD Geography,
  • PhD Anthropology,
  • PhD Journalism & Mass Communication,
  • PhD Philosophy & Comparative Religion,
  • PhD AIHCA,
  • PhD History,
  • PhD Women’s Studies,
  • PhD Biotechnology,
  • PhD Botany,
  • PhD Chemistry,
  • PhD Computer Science,
  • PhD Environmental Science,
  • PhD Integrated Science,
  • PhD Mathematics,
  • PhD Physics,
  • PhD Statistics,
  • PhD Zoology,
  • PhD Music,
  • PhD Dance,
  • PhD Drama,
  • PhD Fine Arts,
  • PhD Rural Studies,
  • PhD Social Work,
  • PhD Agricultural Economics,
  • PhD Agricultural Statistics,
  • PhD Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry,
  • PhD Agricultural Entomology,
  • PhD Plant Pathology,
  • PhD Agronomy,
  • PhD Horticulture & Post-Harvest Technology,
  • PhD Agricultural Extension,
  • PhD Genetics & Plant Breeding,
  • PhD Crop Physiology,
  • PhD Animal Science,
  • PhD Agricultural Engineering,
  • PhD Physical Education and Sports Science,
  • PhD Education,


Important Dates

  • Availability of Online forms: 29 May 2023
  • Last Date for submission of Online forms: 22 June 2023
  • Date of Admission Test: To be announced


Eligibility Criteria for Visva Bharati Santiniketan PhD Admission 2023

  • Must possess a Master’s degree or a professional degree with minimum 55% marks in aggregate
  • Applicants who are belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non creamy layer)/Differently abled and other categories shall get a relaxation of 5% of marks or an equivalent relaxation of grade as per the decision of the conducting body. Candidates who are differently abled and belonging to either of the reserved categories (SC/ST/ OBC (non creamy layer) shall not be eligible for the double benefit of being a reserved category candidate
  • Aspirants who have qualified the M.Phil coursework by securing minimum 55% marks in aggregate and successfully completing the M.Phil degree shall be eligible to apply
  • Candidates who have obtained a degree equivalent to M.Phil degree of an Indian institution or a Foreign Educational Institution is also eligible
  • UGC-NET (including JRF)/ UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF)/ SLET/ GATE/ teacher fellowship; Or
  • An applicant must have obtained an M.Phil degree from Visva Bharati or any other University recognized by the UGC.


Application Process

  • Candidates have to apply through our online application system ( The online application allows the candidate to provide all information and also to upload scanned photograph (4 cm x 3 cm) and signature
  • Details of the courses, eligibility criteria and relevant information are available in the University Website


Application Fee

  • Gen/OBC & EWS: Rs. 1000/-, for each additional subject: Rs.400/-
  • SC/ST & PwD: Rs. 300/-, for each additional subject: Rs.150/-
  • Application fee can be paid through online process by using Net banking, Debit/Credit/Cash card through mobiles (a nominal TDR charge would be applicable


Selection Process

  • Selection will be made on the basis of the entrance exam and interview.


Exam Pattern

  • Pattern of examination of PhD Entrance test
  • PhD Theory: 100
  • Viva-voce: 100
  • M.Phil Theory: 100
  • Practical: 100


Syllabus/Admission Test

  • Post graduate syllabus of the subject concerned: further details in this regard may be available from the respective Dept./ Centre of Bhavana/ Vibhaga (institute)


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


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