Applications are invited for the admission in the Ph.D. Programme of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University for the Academic year 2021-22. Applicants may fill up the online application form and attach copies of all certificate and marksheets up to post-graduate latest by the last date of application as specified herewith. Working professionals seeking admission in a Part Time Ph.D. programme require proof of employment and No objection Certificate from employer. Incomplete application will not be considered.
Admission is open for PhD in following disciplines only with limited number of seats:
6. Environmental Science
8. Library and Information Science
12. Computer Science and Engineering
13. Civil Engineering
As per the UGC (minimum standards and procedures for award of M.Phil. And Ph.D.) regulations 2016, Full Time PhD programme shall have the duration of minimum three years. Working professionals may pursue a part-time mode Ph.D. programme The minimum duration of the Part Time Ph.D. programme shall be four years.
Application Fee: Rs. 1100
Readmission fee: Rs. 600 per annum
Caution Money: Rs. 5000 (One time)
Thesis Submission Fee: Rs. 20000 (One time)
Application Fee: $ 15
Readmission fee: $15 per annum
Caution Money: $200 (One time)
Thesis Submission Fee: Rs. $500 (One time)
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 by the approval of competent authority).
2. 50% of the annual programme fee will be charged per anum after the minimum duration of programme, until submission of thesis.
3. Other fees such as Examination fee/ ID card fee etc. will be applied as and when appropriate.
4. 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:
a. First Year - $500
b. Second Year Onwards - $250
Candidates with a Master's degree or equivalent are eligible to apply for the PhD programme with requisite marks / grade as specified by UGC (minimum standards and procedures for award of M.Phil. And Ph.D.) regulations 2016 and its subsequent ammendments.
The applicants Ph. D. programmes who fulfill the eligibility criteria must be put through the PhD Entrance Test (PET) - an online 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 noticeboard 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 can be found here: PET SYLLABUS
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 an online presentation. An appearing list for the Interview shall be published in the University noticeboard and website.
i) 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
ii) Selected Candidates shall be asked to join within a scheduled last date.
iii) 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.
|1||Last Date of Receiving Application for Ph.D. programme (Extended)||07-08-2021|
|2||PhD Entrance Test (CSMU-PET)||04-09-2021|
|3||Publication of Result||06-09-2021 Shortlist for Interview|
|4||Dates of Interview||28-09-2021 - 30-09-2021|