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Research and Development Cell Admission Notification

Notification for Admission in the Ph.D. programme for the Academic year 2023-24 Phase - II

SHORTLISTED CANDIDTATES OF CSMU-PET 2023 PHASE-I HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED VIA EMAIL

Applications are invited in prescribed format for the admission in the Ph.D. Programme of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University for the Academic year 2023-24. Applicants may fill up the online application form and attach copies of all certificate and mark sheets up to post-graduate latest by the last date of application as specified herewith. Incomplete application will not be considered.

Admission is open for Ph.D. in following disciplines only with limited number of seats:

  1. Chemistry
  2. Physics
  3. Geology
  4. Mathematics
  5. Biotechnology
  6. Library and Information Science
  7. Social Work
  8. English
  9. Computer Science and Engineering
  10. Journalism and Mass Communication

NOTE: NUMBER OF SEATS MAY VARY AT THE TIME OF ADMISSION  

2. Mode, Duration, and Fee Structure for the Ph.D. Programme

Fee Structure for Indian Nationals

Programme Name

Duration

Programme Fee/ Tuition Fee (Rs.)

Extension of Duration

1st year

2nd year

3rd year

4th year

Ph.D. (Engineering, Management, Law)

3 years (min)

160000

160000

160000

-

50% of the annual fee per annum until thesis submission

Ph.D. (Arts, Humanities, Science, Commerce)

3 years (min)

140000

140000

140000

Ph.D. Part time

(Engineering, Management, Law)

4 years (min)

140000

140000

140000

140000

Ph.D. Part time

(Arts, Humanities, Science, Commerce)

4 years (min)

125000

125000

125000

125000

Other fees

Application fee (Rs.)

Fee for Readmission per year from 2nd year onwards (Rs.)

Examination Fee (Per Examination) (Rs.)

Thesis Submission Fee (One time) (Rs.)

1100

600

1000

35000

Fee Structure for Non-Indian Nationals (NRI and International Students)

Programme Name

Duration

Programme Fee/ Tuition Fee (USD)

Extension of Duration

1st year

2nd year

3rd year

4th year

Ph.D. (Engineering, Management, Law)

3 years (min)

180000

180000

180000

-

50% of the annual fee per annum until thesis submission

Ph.D. (Arts, Humanities, Science, Commerce)

3 years (min)

165000

165000

165000

Ph.D. Part time

(Engineering, Management, Law)

4 years (min)

160000

160000

160000

160000

Ph.D. Part time

(Arts, Humanities, Science, Commerce)

4 years (min)

150000

150000

150000

150000

Other fees

Application fee (Rs.)

Fee for Readmission per year from 2nd year onwards (Rs.)

Examination Fee (Per Examination) (Rs.)

Thesis Submission Fee (One time) (Rs.)

1100

600

1000

35000


Note:
  1. Full programme/ tuition fee is payable at the time of admission. (In case of instalments, at least 50% of the Tuition Fee is payable before commencement of classes as approved by competent authority.
  2. Other fees such as Examination fee/ ID card fee etc. will be applied as and when appropriate.
  3. For NRI and International Students, Optional Admission procedural charges (Medical Check-Up, Medical Insurance, AIU equivalence assistance, FRRO / Police verification / Visa Extension Assistance) are given below:
    1. First Year – INR 35000
    2. Second Year Onwards - INR 20000

3. Eligibility criteria for admission to Ph.D. programme:

Candidates with a Master's degree or equivalent are eligible to apply for the Ph.D. programme with requisite marks / grade as specified by UGC (minimum standards and procedures for award of M.Phil. and Ph.D.) Regulations 2022 and its subsequent amendments.

4. PhD Entrance Test (PET)

The applicants Ph.D. programmes who fulfill the eligibility criteria must be put through the Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET) - an OFFLINE written test conducted by the University followed by a process of interview by a Panel constituted for this purpose. An appearing list will be published in the University notice board and website for the PET.

Candidates qualified in UGC-NET (Including JRF)/UGC-CSIR NET (Including JRF/SLET/GATE valid score) or LS fellowship holders and candidates who have M. Phil. degree will be exempted from PET. The Syllabus of PET is the same with the syllabus of the latest NET examination in the concerned subject.

5. Interview

An interview shall be organized for the candidates qualified in PET and the ones exempt from it where the candidates are required to discuss their research interest/area through a presentation. An appearing list for the Interview shall be published in the University notice board and website. 

6. Offer of Admission

  1. A merit list for admission shall be published based on the overall results of the PET and the interview. Applicants shall be short listed on the basis of merit only and depending on the predetermined seats available in each discipline
  2. Selected Candidates shall be asked to join within a scheduled last date. 
  3. Vacancies, arising out of any candidate’s failure to join within the stipulated time, shall be filled from amongst the candidates in the merit list.

TENTATIVE ADMISSION TIMELINE (2023 Phase-II)

Event

Date

Last Date of Application (Extended)

04 Dec. 2023

PhD Entrance Examination (Written Test)

TBA

Interview

TBA

Publication of Results and Start of Admission

TBA