University of Delhi PhD Admissions 2019

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 FacultyName of the Departments
ArtsArabic, 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 StudiesCommerce, Financial Studies
EducationEducation
Interdisciplinary & Applied SciencesBiophysics,    Genetics,    Bio-Chemistry,    Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, Electronics, Microbiology, Physical Education and Sports Sciences
Institute  of  Information  of & CommunicationInstitute of Informatics and communication
LawLaw
Music & Fine ArtsMusic
Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology ( NSIT )Technology
Mathematical  SciencesMathematics,    Operational    Research,    Statistics, Computer Science
Social SciencesAdult   Continuing   Education   and   Extension, Political Science, History, Economics, Sociology, Geography, Social Work, East Asian Studies, African Studies
ScienceAnthropology,  Botany,  Physics  &  Astrophysics, Chemistry, Geology, Zoology, Environmental Studies, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Center  for Biomedical Research ( ACBR ), Home Science

Delhi University PhD Eligibility 2019

S.NoDepartmentEligibility
Faculty of Arts
1ArabicCandidate 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
2Buddhist StudiesAs 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
3EnglishMinimum 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.
4Germanic and Romance StudiesAs per Ordinance VI
5Library and Information ScienceMaster in Library and Information Science with 55% marks.
6LinguisticsAs per Ordinance VI
7Modern 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.
8PersianA 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.
9PhilosophyAs 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.
10Psychology55% Marks in Master’s Degree ( Psychology / Applied Psychology / Behavioural & Cognitive Sciences / Human Development and Family Studies ) from a recognized University
11PunjabiM.A. / M.Phil. in Punjabi or allied subject with 55% marks from a recognized University.
12SanskritA 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.
13UrduA 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
14Business EconomicsM.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.
15Slavonic and Finno-Ugrian
Studies
As per Ordinance VI.
Faculty of Commerce & Business Studies
16CommerceMinimum 55% marks in M.Com. / M.Phil. / MBA / MIB / MHROD / MFC / MBA ( IB ) / MBA ( HRD ), from a recognized University.
17Financial StudiesAs 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
18EducationThe 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
19Bio-PhysicsThe 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
20Plant Molecular BiologyThe 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.
21Bio-chemistryThe 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.
22ElectronicsAs per Ordinance VI of the University
23GeneticsThe 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.
24MicrobiologyThe 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.
25Physical Education & Sports
Sciences
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
26Musici. 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
27MathematicsMaster’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.
28Operational ResearchA 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
29StatisticsAs per Ordinance VI
30Computer ScienceAs per Ordinance VI
Faculty of Social Science
31Adult EducationM.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.
32HistoryThe 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.
33EconomicsA 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.
34SociologyA 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.
35GeographyOrdinance VI for Doctor of Philosophy ( PhD ) of the University of Delhi and its amendments
36Social WorkM.A. ( Social Work ) with 55% for Unreserved
37African StudiesM.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
38East Asian StudiesA 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
39Political ScienceThe 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
40AnthropologyM.A. / M.Sc. with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate and M.Phil.in Anthropology
41BotanyAs 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
• Archegoniate
• Plant-Biotic Interactions
• Genetics
• Abiotic Stress Signaling
42ChemistryMaster’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.
43Physics & AstrophysicsM.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 )
44ZoologyM.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
2. Chronobiology
3. Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
4. Entomology and Radiation Biology
5. Immunology & Cancer Biology
6. Microbiology
7. Reproductive Biology
45Environmental 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.
  • No Candidate shall be eligible to register for the Ph.D. programme if he / she is already registered for any full-time programme of study in any University / Institute.

  • The candidates belongs to various categories of the University of Delhi as per Ordinance VI

  • Any other conditions laid down by the University from time to time

  • In the following areas of specialization:
  • Ecogenomics, Plant Evolutionary Biology,

  • Environmental Biotechnology & Nanobiotechnology

  • Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution Systematic & Biodiversity Conservation; Reproductive Behaviour and Ecology

  • Microbial Ecology and Evolution; Ecotoxicology and Environmental Health

  • Behaviour Ecology; Conservation

  • Microbial Ecology and Biotechnology

  • Environmental Pollution and Health

  • Ecotoxicology; Bioremediation; Bioprospecting  Plant Invasion Ecology
  • 46GeologyM.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
    9. Hydrogeology
    47Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Center for Biomedical ResearchMaster'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
    48Home ScienceM.Sc. in Home Science with at least 55% marks in aggregate from a recognised University
    Faculty of Technology
    49Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology (NSIT)As per Ordinance VI of the University.
    Faculty of Law
    50Law55% marks in LL.M. from the University of Delhi or any other University recognized by the University of Delhi.
    Institute of Informatics & Communication
    51Institute of Informatics & CommunicationThe 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 FacultiesName of the DepartmentsTotal
     ArtsArabic06
    Buddhist Studies16
    English22
    Germanic & Romance Studies33
    Hindi116
    Library & Information Science10
    Linguistics02
    Modern Indian Languages &
    Literary Studies
    35
    Persian15
    Philosophy23
    Psychology25
    Punjabi16
    Sanskrit16
    Urdu16
     Applied Social Sciences & HumanitiesBusiness EconomicsNil
    Slavonic & Finno– Ugrian StudiesNil
    Commerce  & Business StudiesCommerce26
    Financial Studies09
    EducationEducation30
    Inter Disciplinary & Applied SciencesBio-Physics06
    Plant Molecular Biology15
    Bio-Chemistry10
    Electronics27
    Genetics06
    Micro-Biology09
    Physical  Education & Sports Sciences26
    Institute  of Informatics     and Communication01
    Music & Fine ArtsMusic25
    LawLaw25
    Mathematical SciencesMathematics30
    Operational Research,24
    Statistics10
    Computer Science24
    Social SciencesAdult  Continuing  Education  and Extension23
    Political Science16
    History30
    Economics12
    Sociology19
    Geography76
    Social Work37
    African Studies10
    East Asian Studies07
    ScienceAnthropology16
    Botany18
    Chemistry96
    Physics & Astrophysics56
    Geology31
    Zoology48
    Environmental Studies20
    ACBR29
    Home Science40
     TechnologyNSIT20

    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.

    Application fee

    • Candidates have to pay the application fee of [rupee]500/-.
    • SC / ST and Persons with Disabilities ( PwD ) Candidates have to pay [rupee]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

    • Ahmedabad
    • Bangalore
    • Bhopal
    • Bhubaneshwar
    • Chandigarh
    • Chennai
    • Delhi ( NCR )
    • Guwahati
    • Hyderabad
    • Jaipur
    • Jammu
    • Kolkata
    • Mumbai
    • Nagpur
    • Patna
    • Ranchi
    • Trivandrum
    • Varanasi

    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

    S NoEventDate
    1Start date for online Registration22nd May, 2018
    2Closing date for online Registration07th June, 2018
    3Date for Delhi University PhD Entrance Exam17th - 21st June, 2018
    4Announcement of Results of Entrance Examinations22nd - 27th July, 2018
    5Interviews / Presentation of Synopsis29th June - 09th July, 2018
    6Meeting of BRS19th - 25th July, 2018
    7Ph.D. Course Work Commencement01st August, 2018

    Contact Details

    University of Delhi,
    33, Chhatra Marg,
    Delhi-110007.
    Website : www.du.ac.in.