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Delhi University PhD Admission 2019
Delhi University invites applications for admission to Doctor of Philosophy ( PhD ) Programme for the academic year 2019
Delhi University PhD Courses Offered 2019
|Name of the Faculty||Name of the Departments|
|Arts||Arabic, Buddhist Studies, English, Germanic & Romance Studies, Hindi, Library & Information Science, Linguistics, Modern Indian Languages & Literary Studies, Persian, Philosophy, Psychology, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Slavonic & Finno Ugrian Studies, Urdu.|
|Commerce & Business Studies||Commerce, Financial Studies|
|Interdisciplinary & Applied Sciences||Biophysics, Genetics, Bio-Chemistry, Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, Electronics, Microbiology, Physical Education and Sports Sciences|
|Institute of Information of & Communication||Institute of Informatics and communication|
|Music & Fine Arts||Music|
|Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology ( NSIT )||Technology|
|Mathematical Sciences||Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics, Computer Science|
|Social Sciences||Adult Continuing Education and Extension, Political Science, History, Economics, Sociology, Geography, Social Work, East Asian Studies, African Studies|
|Science||Anthropology, Botany, Physics & Astrophysics, Chemistry, Geology, Zoology, Environmental Studies, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Center for Biomedical Research ( ACBR ), Home Science|
Delhi University PhD Eligibility 2019
|Faculty of Arts|
|1||Arabic||Candidate for admission to Doctor of Philosophy ( Ph.D. ) Arabic must have completed M.Phil. Arabic from a recognized University. Candidate have obtained at least 55%% marks in M.A. Arabic or in MPhil|
|2||Buddhist Studies||As per Ordinance VI of the University
Allied Subject : Buddhist Studies, Philosophy, Sanskrit, History, Ancient History, Archaeology, Ancient History & Archaeology Political Science, Pali, Tibetan, Chinese, Sociology, Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies, Sanskrit Philosophy, Prakrit, Ancient History & Culture, Linguistics Buddhism, Baudh Darshan, Ancient History, Buddhist Philosophy, Pali & Buddhism, Comparative Study of Religions
|3||English||Minimum 55% marks in Master’s / M.Phil. Degree in English or allied subject including MIL / Linguistics / Sociology / Film Studies / Cultural Studies / Gender Studies / Translation Studies / Dalit Studies / North –East India Studies.|
|4||Germanic and Romance Studies||As per Ordinance VI|
|5||Library and Information Science||Master in Library and Information Science with 55% marks.|
|6||Linguistics||As per Ordinance VI|
|7||Modern Indian Languages and Literary Studies||Minimum of 55% of marks at M A level in Comparative Indian Literature / Comparative Literature, English, and any Indian language and allied disciplines.
Allied subject: Cultural Studies, Folklore.
|8||Persian||A candidate for the Ph.D. course in Persian must have passed the M.Phil. Course in Persian of the University of Delhi or other recognized University securing at least 55% marks. A candidate with first class in M.A in Persian may also be admitted at the beginning of the session, but such a candidate shall have to do a required course work.|
|9||Philosophy||As per ordinance VI. 55% marks in M.A. Philosophy or allied subjects.
Allied Subjects : Sanskrit, Buddhist Studies, Sociology, Political Science, Physics, Law, Linguistics, Psychology, and English.
|10||Psychology||55% Marks in Master’s Degree ( Psychology / Applied Psychology / Behavioural & Cognitive Sciences / Human Development and Family Studies ) from a recognized University|
|11||Punjabi||M.A. / M.Phil. in Punjabi or allied subject with 55% marks from a recognized University.|
|12||Sanskrit||A candidate must have obtained a Master’s ( M.A. ) / M.Phil. Degree of the University of Delhi or any other recognized University as approved by the University of Delhi. She / he must have obtained either a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grading in the M.Phil. Degree or a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grading in the Master’s Degree. Reservation as per the rules of the University of Delhi.|
|13||Urdu||A candidate must have obtained a Master’s ( M.A. ) / M.Phil. Degree in Urdu of the University of Delhi or any other recognized University as approved by the University of Delhi. She/he must have obtained either a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grading in the M.Phil. Degree or a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grading in the Master’s Degree and as per Ordinance VI|
|Faculty of Applied Social Sciences & Humanities|
|14||Business Economics||M.Phil. / Master’s degree from the University of Delhi or any other recognized University in Economics / Environmental Studies / Commerce / Management with minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grading.|
|15||Slavonic and Finno-Ugrian |
|As per Ordinance VI.|
|Faculty of Commerce & Business Studies|
|16||Commerce||Minimum 55% marks in M.Com. / M.Phil. / MBA / MIB / MHROD / MFC / MBA ( IB ) / MBA ( HRD ), from a recognized University.|
|17||Financial Studies||As per Ordinance VI of the University the Ph. D. Admission shall be a 2 step process
Entrance Test to be conducted by the University, Personal Interview
In case of candidates having qualified UGC-NET (including JRF / UGC-CSIR NET( Including JRF ) / GATE / teacher fellowship holder or have passed M. Phil. Program will be called directly for the personal interview subject to fulfillment of other qualifying requirements.
|Faculty of Education|
|18||Education||The candidate must have obtained a Masters or an M.Phil. degree in Education of the University of Delhi, or any other recognized University to be eligible for admission to the PhD programme.
The candidate must have obtained either a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in the M.Phil. degree or a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in the Master degree.
Note: Rounding off of fractions is not allowed while computing the percentage of marks of eligibility
|Faculty of Inter-Disciplinary& Applied Sciences|
|19||Bio-Physics||The candidate should have a minimum of 55% marks ( or equivalent CGPA score ) in Master’s Degree / M.Phil. / M.Tech. / MD / MS / in any area of Sciences: Life or biological sciences ( exemplified by but not restricted to genetics, Microbiology, Botany, Zoology, Biomedical research, Bioinformatics, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Computational Biology etc. ) / Physical / Chemical / Mathematical / Computational from a UGC recognized University / Institute|
|20||Plant Molecular Biology||The candidate should have a minimum of 55% marks ( or equivalent CGPA score ) in M.Sc. / M.Phil. / M.Tech. in Plant Sciences / Biological Sciences / Biotechnology.|
|21||Bio-chemistry||The candidate should have a minimum of 55% marks (or equivalent CGPA score) in Master’s Degree / M.Phil. / M.Tech. / MD / MS / in Degree in Bio-Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biomedical sciences and allied subjects from a recognized university / Institute.|
|22||Electronics||As per Ordinance VI of the University|
|23||Genetics||The candidate should have a minimum of 55% marks ( or equivalentCGPA score ) in Master’s Degree / M.Phil. / M.Tech. / M.D / M.S in any area of Sciences : Life or Biological sciences ( exemplified by but not restricted to Genetics, Microbiology, Botany, Zoology, Biomedical research, Bio-Informatics, Bio- Computational Biology etc. ) / Physical / Chemical / Mathematical / Computational from a UGC recognized University / Institute.|
|24||Microbiology||The candidate should have a minimum 55% marks ( or equivalent CGPA score ) in Master’s Degree / M.Phil. / M. Tech. / M.D. / M.S. in any branch of life Sciences / Medical Sciences / Any branch of Biology from a recognized University / Institute.|
|25||Physical Education & Sports |
|The eligibility criteria for admission are minimum 55% marks in Master’s degree / M.Phil. / M.P.Ed. In physical Education from a recognized university. Other requirements in accordance with Ordinance VI-B of the University of Delhi.|
|Faculty of Music and Fine Arts|
|26||Music||i. All candidates who have completed their M.Phil. degree from the University of Delhi, or any other University recognized by the UGC.
ii. M.Phil.is desirable as in a discipline like Music, aptitude for research is achieved.
iii. All the candidates, who have done their Masters but not M.Phil. in Hindustani or Karnatak music from an Indian University.
iv. Candidates with 55 % marks in M.Phil. ( including dissertation ).
v. Candidates with 55 % marks in Part – I of M.Phil. are eligible to appear for the Entrance Test without completing their M.Phil. degree.
vi. Foreign nationals who have degree in Graduation, Masters ( at least 55% mark ) & M.Phil. ( at least 55% marks ) in Hindustani Music and Karnatak Music from an Indian university.
vii. Foreign nationals, who have the relevant degrees from a University / Universities outside of India, equivalent to those of the Indian degrees mentioned above, will not be required to appear for the Entrance Test, but they have to complete a compulsory Course Work in Research Methodology.
viii. Foreign nationals, who are teachers, with a degree in Music from a University / Universities outside of India, and with 5 years’ of teaching experience, shall be exempted from Entrance test as well as the Course Work.
|Faculty of Mathematical Sciences|
|27||Mathematics||Master’s / M.Phil. degree of the University of Delhi or any other recognized University or any degree recognized as equivalent to Master’s / M.Phil degree in Mathematics. She / he must have obtained minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grading in the M.Phil. degree or a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grading in the Master’s degree.|
|28||Operational Research||A candidate must have obtained minimum 55% marks in Master’s / M.Phil. degree in Operational Research of University of Delhi or any other recognized University. Master’s / M.Phil. degree in the allied subject from a recognized University with 55% marks are also eligible for admission provided the candidate has studied at least two papers in Operational Research with 60% or more marks in Operational Research papers|
|29||Statistics||As per Ordinance VI|
|30||Computer Science||As per Ordinance VI|
|Faculty of Social Science|
|31||Adult Education||M.Phil. with 55% marks in Adult Continuing Education & Extension and other social science discipline like Economics, Sociology, Social work, Political Science, History, Education & Psychology. M.A. with 55% marks in Adult Continuing Education & Extension and other Social Science discipline like Economics, Sociology, Social Work, Political Science, History, Education & Psychology.|
|32||History||The eligibility criteria for admission is minimum 55% marks in Master's degree / M.Phil. / M.Tech. / LL.M. / M.D. / M.S. Degree in the same or allied subject from a recognized University. The allied subjects for admission to Ph.D. in a particular Department shall be decided by the DRC of that respective Department. Allied Subject : Archaeology, Art History, Buddhist Studies and Diploma in Archival Studies.|
|33||Economics||A Master’s or M.Phil. Degree in Economics (or in an allied subject) from a recognized university, with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade.
Allied subjects: Business Economics, Business Administration, Commerce, Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, History and Engineering.
|34||Sociology||A candidate for admission to the course for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy must have a good academic record with at least 55% marks or equivalent grading in Master’s Degree of an Indian or a Foreign University in the subject concerned or in an allied subject.
All criteria as notified in the Ph.D. Ordinance of the University will apply.
|35||Geography||Ordinance VI for Doctor of Philosophy ( PhD ) of the University of Delhi and its amendments|
|36||Social Work||M.A. ( Social Work ) with 55% for Unreserved|
|37||African Studies||M.A. and M.Phil. in Social Sciences and Commerce with 55% marks An M.Phil. Degree from the University of Delhi or an equivalent Degree from any other degree in African Studies or its equivalent with at least 50% marks Allied Subject: M.A. ( History ), Political Science / Economic / Sociology / Geography / Commerce|
|38||East Asian Studies||A post graduate degree in any subject preferably in East Asian Studies / Chinese / Japanese / Korean from the University of Delhi or any other recognized university with at least 55% marks or equivalent grading. An M. Phil. Degree from the University of Delhi or an equivalent Degree from any other University in East Asian Studies or its equivalent with at least 50% marks or equivalent grading|
|39||Political Science||The candidate should have good academic record with first or high second class Master’s Degree ( at least 55% Marks ) or an equivalent Degree of a foreign University in subject concerned, or an allied subject approved by the Vice-Chancellor on the recommendation of the Head of the Department. Provisional admission to the examination will be provided to students whose M.A. final results have not been declared. This admission will be finalized only after they have shown original mark sheets confirming their eligibility|
|Faculty of Science|
|40||Anthropology||M.A. / M.Sc. with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate and M.Phil.in Anthropology|
|41||Botany||As per Ordinance VI
M.Sc. Botany OR M.Sc. in any Allied Subject ( M.Sc. in any area of Biological Sciences with 55% marks ).
For further details refer to Ordinance VI Ph.D. in the following specialization areas
• Plant Physiology & Biochemistry
• Environment & Ecology
• Molecular Biology
• Reproductive Biology
• Plant-Biotic Interactions
• Abiotic Stress Signaling
|42||Chemistry||Master’s Degree or a Professional Degree ( M.Tech. / LL.M. / M.D. / M.S. Degree ) in the same or allied subjects ( Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biomedical Science, Life Science, Pharmacy, Botany, Zoology, Environmental Science, Microbiology, Genetics or related discipline ), M.Tech., M. Pharma or M.D. or M.B.B.B.S. etc. declared equivalent to the master’s Degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate (or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7- point scale or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree 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 for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.|
|43||Physics & Astrophysics||M.Sc. Physics with at least 55% marks in aggregate or equivalent grade.
A). Allied Subjects: M.Sc. in Applied Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biophysics, Material Science, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Geophysics, Electronic, Biomedical Science, Nano Science, Environmental Science.
M.Tech. in Chemical, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Material Science, Electronics, Nanotechnology, Nuclear Science, Applied Optics.
B). Eligibility for Direct Appearance for Interview (Without Written Entrance Test):
(i): Candidate who have qualified UGC Net ( including JRF ) UGC – CSIR NET including JRF, DST-INSPIRE or equivalent National Level Examination/ fellowship/ Teacher fellowship holder in Physical Science.
(ii): Rank holders in JEST Physics ( Joint Entrance Screening Test )
Upto Rank 200 ( General Category )
Upto Rank 225 ( OBC )
Upto Rank 250 ( SC / ST / PwD )
(iii): Candidates who have cleared GATE ( Physics ) with
Percentile of 90 and above ( General Category )
Percentile of 85 and above ( OBC Category )
Percentile of 80 and above ( SC / ST / PwD )
|44||Zoology||M.Sc. Zoology / allied subject with minimum 55% marks from recognised university. The Allied subject will be decided by the DRC of the department:
Areas of specialization for Ph. D. Course:
1. Animal Physiology
3. Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
4. Entomology and Radiation Biology
5. Immunology & Cancer Biology
7. Reproductive Biology
|45||Environmental Studies||• For admission to Ph.D. a minimum 55% marks in Master degree ( or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7 – point scale ) in the same or allied subject from a recognize The allied subject for admission to Ph.D. in particular Department shall be decided by the DRC of that respective Department.
In the following areas of specialization:
|46||Geology||M.Sc. ( 55% marks) in relevant subject, good academic record.
In the following areas of specialization:
1. Geochemistry & Igneous Petrology Environmental Geology & Natural Hazards & Landslides
2. Palaeontology & Stratigraphy
3. Structural Geology & Tectonics
4. Soil Science
5. Sedimentology & Paleopedology
6. Mineralogy and Metamorphic Petrology
7. Engineering Geology
8. Tectonic Geomorphology
|47||Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Center for Biomedical Research||Master's Degree in the appropriate field of Science (M.Sc. Biomedical Sciences / Zoology / Chemistry / Botany / Life Sciences / Biotechnology / Microbiology / Biochemistry / Genetics / or related disciplines ), M.Tech., MVSc, M.Pharma or MD with a minimum of 55% marks or B. Tech., MB|
|48||Home Science||M.Sc. in Home Science with at least 55% marks in aggregate from a recognised University|
|Faculty of Technology|
|49||Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology (NSIT)||As per Ordinance VI of the University.|
|Faculty of Law|
|50||Law||55% marks in LL.M. from the University of Delhi or any other University recognized by the University of Delhi.|
|Institute of Informatics & Communication|
|51||Institute of Informatics & Communication||The candidate should have minimum of 55% marks ( or equivalence CGPA score ) in M.Sc. / M.Phil. / M.Tech. / M.S. Degree in Informatics / Communication / Electronics / Physics and allied subjects from a recognized University / Institute.|
Delhi University PhD Seats 2019
|Name of the Faculties||Name of the Departments||Total|
|Germanic & Romance Studies||33|
|Library & Information Science||10|
|Modern Indian Languages & |
|Applied Social Sciences & Humanities||Business Economics||Nil|
|Slavonic & Finno– Ugrian Studies||Nil|
|Commerce & Business Studies||Commerce||26|
|Inter Disciplinary & Applied Sciences||Bio-Physics||06|
|Plant Molecular Biology||15|
|Physical Education & Sports Sciences||26|
|Institute of Informatics and Communication||01|
|Music & Fine Arts||Music||25|
|Social Sciences||Adult Continuing Education and Extension||23|
|East Asian Studies||07|
|Physics & Astrophysics||56|
Delhi University PhD Application Form 2019
How to apply
- Delhi University application form will be available at the website http://admission.du.ac.in.
- All the candidates seeking admission to the Ph.D. Programme is required to register online.
- As a first time user, candidate shall create the login details by clicking on the “Register Here” under the “New User?” option on this webpage.
- In the “Login details”, candidate shall provide the email-id, which would be used for any future communication with the University for admission purpose.
- Candidate shall then create a password ( of maximum six characters ) for online registration purpose. This password does not need to be same as candidate’s email account password, which is used to access one’s email account.
- Candidate shall also provide a valid mobile phone number ( 10 digit number without any prefix ).
- Applicant’s details ( as given in candidate’s certificates ) should also be furnished.
- On completion of this process a verification email will be sent on candidate’s email account with a confirmation link, which a candidate shall have to click to confirm the registration. Candidates are requested to note that this email account is same as the one provided by the Candidate earlier.
- Applicant shall now log on to the Ph.D. admission portal using “registered email-id” and created “password” to fill the online registration form. The same login information is used every time to login to the applicant’s account.
- Applicant shall be asked to upload the following items
- Passport size photograph of the applicant ( maximum size: 50kb; Formats: JPG / JPEG / PNG )
- Scanned signature of the applicant ( maximum size: 50kb; Formats: JPG / JPEG / PNG )
- Self attested copy of Identity Proof of the applicant ( maximum size: 50kb, Formats: JPG / JPEG / PNG ).
- Identity proof can be any one of the following documents: Aadhaar Card, Driving License, PAN card, Voter’s identity card, Passport or College identity card.
- Self attested copy of Class 10th Certificate ( maximum size: 100kb, Formats: JPG / JPEG / PNG / PDF ).
- Self attested copy of Caste Certificate, if applicable ( maximum size: 100kb, Formats: JPG / JPEG / PNG / PDF ).
- Applicant shall be asked to provide the Identity proof with an Identity Proof number. Identity proof can be any one of the following documents: Aadhaar Card, Driving License, PAN card, Voter’s identity card, Passport or College identity card.
- Applicant shall also fill the postal address details
- Once all the above-mentioned files are uploaded, applicant can proceed with “Submit My Profile”. Applicant can also update the uploaded files.
- Applicant shall now choose the Ph.D. Programme for which the applicant seeks to apply.
- Once the option of Ph.D. is filled, the applicant can proceed with the online registration by clicking “Apply”. Applicant shall provide educational details.
- Applicant seeking admission to Ph.D. courses with approved scholarship / fellowship, shall provide the details of the financial support to pursue the course.
- Candidates have to pay the application fee of ₹500/-.
- SC / ST and Persons with Disabilities ( PwD ) Candidates have to pay ₹250/-.
- Registration fee has to be paid during online registration process through one of the available online payment options.
- Candidate shall be required to pay separate registration fee for each Programme, for which the candidate is applying
- Candidates are requested to note that the online registration process shall only be completed only after realization of the online registration fee.
- Registration fee will not be refunded / adjusted / charged back in any circumstances.
Delhi University PhD Admit Card 2019
- The Admit Card for the written examination shall be available in Candidate’s online registration account.
- Candidates are requested to visit the Ph.D. admission portal for news and updates related with the Admit Card and on the admission procedures.
- Candidate shall take the print-out of the Admit Card.
- The print quality of the Admit Card should be good enough for verification.
- Admit Card shall carry the information related with Centre, Reporting time etc.
Delhi University PhD Exam Centres 2019
Written examination shall be conducted at the Centres located in the following cities
- Delhi ( NCR )
Candidate shall choose any one of these cities for appearing in the written examination through the online registration. It may be noted that after completion of the online registration, the chosen city will not be changed.
The University reserves the right to change / cancel any Centre of examination without assigning any reason.
Delhi University PhD Important Dates 2019
|1||Start date for online Registration||22nd May, 2018|
|2||Closing date for online Registration||07th June, 2018|
|3||Date for Delhi University PhD Entrance Exam||17th - 21st June, 2018|
|4||Announcement of Results of Entrance Examinations||22nd - 27th July, 2018|
|5||Interviews / Presentation of Synopsis||29th June - 09th July, 2018|
|6||Meeting of BRS||19th - 25th July, 2018|
|7||Ph.D. Course Work Commencement||01st August, 2018|
University of Delhi,
33, Chhatra Marg,
Website : www.du.ac.in.
Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.