Presidency University invites application for Ph.D. Program (Full Time/ Part Time) in the areas of Engineering, Commerce, Management, Science and Humanities from the eligible candidates.
Presidency University Research Fellowship up to Rs. 20,000/- per month for first two years and Rs. 24,000/- per month for third year is offered to Meritorious Full-Time Scholars.
Annual Fee Concessions:
Fee Concessions up to 30% of Annual Fee to Meritorious Scholars.
Master’s Degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory, regulatory body, with a good academic record and a minimum of 55% of marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7 – point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever the grading system is followed)
M.Phil. Degree with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7 – point scale in the M.Phil. Program coursework
|Full Time||As mentioned above|
|Part Time – Internal||Click here for details|
|Part Time – External||Click here for details|
The selection process has two stages:
Entrance Test: The University shall conduct a Ph.D. Entrance Test, an all-India basis. The candidates must obtain a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate, or the minimum equivalent grade as decided by the University in the Entrance Test, to qualify for the Interview/Viva-Voce.
Interview/Viva-Voce: The candidates who have qualified in the Entrance Test would be required to appear before an Interview Panel of the concerned Department (appointed by the Chairman, R&IC). The interview/viva-voce process shall consist of assessing the candidate on the basis of the following criteria:
The candidate shall present a brief research proposal (of about 500 words) to the interview panel. The proposal shall highlight the applicant’s area of interest of the applicant and an overview of the his/her intended direction of research. The panel will assess the research orientation and the preparedness of the candidate.
A comprehensive interview/viva-voce will be conducted to assess the candidate’s depth of knowledge in the area(s) of interest his/her understanding in the related disciplines and the academic capability and aptitude for research.
|Category||Annual Fee Details(INR)|
|Full Time||70000 (After 30% Fee Concession)|
|Part Time -External||70000 (After 30% Fee Concession)|
|Part Time – Internal||25000|
|Fee at the time of submission of Synopsis/Thesis
|Last date for submission of filled Application||8th March 2021|
|Date of Entrance Exam and Interview||15th March 2021|
|Announcement of list of selected Candidates:|
|Last date for Payment of Fee (1st Installment)||
(50% of the tuition fee)
|Date of Provisional Registration|
|Last date for Payment of Fee (2nd Installment)||(50% of the tuition fee)|
How to apply:
Interested candidates, download the application from and send the filled application forms along with the necessary documents (as specified in the application form”) and the non-refundable application fee of Rs 1000 in the form of DD (in favor of The Registrar, Presidency University, payable at Bangalore) or through NEFT (Saving A/c: 11890100132860, IFSC Code: FDRL0001189, Name of Beneficiary: Presidency University, Bank Details: Federal Bank, Gandhi Nagar, Bangalore) to
Bangalore 560 064
Interested candidates may contact the respective research supervisors through mail for further details.
Click here for downloading application form