Mumbai University PhD Entrance Exam 2017

The University of Mumbai invites the applications ( only ) for the Ph.D. Entrance Test, ( PET ) in the concerned subject of research of the Faculty of Arts ( including Education & Law ), Fine Arts, Commerce, Science, Management and Technology.

University of Mumbai PhD 2017 Eligibility

PET results shall be valid only after successfully clearing the post-graduate programs ( with 55% marks for general category students and 50% marks for reserved category students ). Detailed Eligibility will be available on the University website.

Exemption from PhD Entrance Test ( PET ) 2017

Candidates fulfilling one of the following criteria shall be exempted from Ph.D. entrance test (PET).

  • Qualified in GATE / SET / NET / (JRF) Examination / teacher fellowship holder of the apex bodies as CSIR / UGC / ICAR / ICMR / DBT only.
  • Completed an M. Phil. Degree from University of Mumbai as per the UGC guidelines from time to time.
  • Completed an M. Phil. Degree from any other recognized Universities in India as per the UGC guidelines from time to time.

The exempted candidates from Ph.D. entrance test shall submit their application within fifteen (15) days from the date of notification directly to the concerned Research Centre with all relevant supporting documents.

University of Mumbai PhD 2017 Application Form

University of Mumbai PhD Application Form available on the official website

Applications in the prescribed format will be invited from interested candidates by the thesis section within 21 days from the date of notification, A Demand Draft of Rupee 1000/- in the name of ‘Finance & Accounts Officer of the University of Mumbai’ must be received for registering for the Ph. D. Entrance Test (PET). Candidates belonging to the reserved category (as defined by the Stale Government policy) will pay the fees by Demand draft of Rupee 500/- only.

University of Mumbai PhD PET Syllabus 2017

Tnc Ph.D. Entrance Test ( PET ) will consist of one paper of 100 marks for the duration of three (3) hours in the relevant subject of various faculties.

Syllabus and Pattern of Question Paper

Syllabus :

It shall consist of the various topics included in the compulsory / core papers at Post Graduate Degree ievei in the respective subject of University of Muimbai.

Pattern of Question Paper :

The question paper will consist of three types of questions viz – Objective – forty (40) marks, Short answers – thirty (30) marks and long answers – thirty (30) marks.

Standard ofPassing

Candidates securing fifty (50) or more marks in entrance test will be declared as successful and eligible to apply for admission process.

University of Mumbai PhD 2017 Important Dates

1Date and Time of Phd Entrance Test6th May, 2017 at 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
2Last date for acceptance of application form30th April, 2017 upto 6:00 PM
3Online link willbe opened on19th April, 2017
4Online LInk will be closed on 30th April, 2017
5Hall Tickets will be made available from3rd May, 2017

Contact Details

University of Mumbai,
M.G. Road, Fort,

Mumbai-400 032,
Website :

7 thoughts on “University of Mumbai PhD Entrance Exam 2017

  1. I have done my M com with pass class from Mumbai university distance education and also done my mba (HRM) by Yashwant Roy chawhan university, now I want to do phd in finance. What are the procedure for same.

  2. Sir may I noe when will b the result declared of Jan exams n we wer tld nt to submit question paper yet it was taken from us by the invigilator now we have nuthing in hand to verify.

  3. Sir,

    If last date 30th nov, 2015 extended. please inform me. I have online submitted the form but duplicate undersigned form have to submit.

  4. Sir,

    If last date 30th nov extended. plesea inform me. I have online submitted the form but duplicate undersigned form have to submit.

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