Amity University Noida Ph.D Admission 2020: Eligibility, Dates, Fees

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Amity University Noida offers research programmes viz. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in multiple specializations under different institutes. The course is offered in two modes - Full time (3 years) and Part time (Minimum 4 and ½ years) with maximum duration of 6 years, in both the cases.

Admission for Ph.D programme offered at Amity University Noida are conducted twice a year, for January and July sessions. Candidates should fill and submit the application form through amity admission microsite. They need to upload the required documents in the prescribed format along with an online payment of Rs.1100/- through Credit / Debit card. No hard copies will be accepted. Last Date to Apply is November 30.

Eligible candidates will be required to appear for the PET (Ph.D Entrance Test) as per the university guidelines. PET will be a computer based test (CBT) followed by an Interview, on the same day. Shortlisted candidates will be intimated for the same through an Online Admission Letter which can be printed from the admission microsite. 

Check Amity University Noida Admission

CourseAdmission Link
M.Phil/Ph.D in Medicine,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Education,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Law,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Architecture,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Mass Communication,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Management,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Hotel Management,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Agriculture,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Computer Applications,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Pharmacy
Admission Link

How to Apply

Application forms for admission to Ph.D programme are accepted twice a year i.e.

  • For January Session - Between October to December
  • For July Session - Between April to June

Ph.D application forms can only be filled and submitted online through the amity university website by following the given below steps:

  1. Candidate should log on to Amity university PhD admission portal.
  2. Fill in basic details, i.e. Name, Phone number and e mail ID.
  3. Choose Program and Campus. Select admission category.
  4. Enter personal details, i.e. D.O.B., Gender, Category etc.
  5. Choose your category (Indian or Foreign)
  6. Enter educational details with marks scored. (Class X, XII, Graduation, Post-graduation, M.Phil.)
  7. Enter family details (about parents).
  8. Enter Publication and employment details (if applicable)
  9. Upload the following documents:

Pre-requisites for Online Registration:

  • Scanned passport size photograph: (jpg, gif, png, jpeg, bmp) under dimensions of 3.5 x 4.5cm width.
  • Scanned Class X mark sheet (format : jpg, gif, png, jpeg, bmp).
  • Scanned Post-Graduation marks sheet till final semester / year (format : jpg, gif, png, jpeg, bmp).
  • Preliminary research idea in maximum 1000 words.
  • Employment Verification Certificate (if employed and applying for part time Ph.D.).

Note: An Application Form Number and Password is generated on submission of the application form which will be required for future reference. Candidates can check the status of their applications by logging on to the Admission Microsite of the university website.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates seeking admission to the Ph.D programme (FT/ PT) must possess the requisite percentage of marks / grade point average in qualifying examination as mentioned below:

  • A two years Master’s or M.Phil. degree with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade from any Indian or Foreign university in relevant field.
  • To be eligible for admission the applicant must have cleared the Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET) by the university.
  • For Phd in Engineering and Technology, candidates must be M.Tech/M.E./M.S. qualification in relevant disciplines with a minimum CGPA of 6.0 on a 10 point scale or equivalent or 60% marks. They must also have 60% aggregate in Xth, XIIth and B.Tech/B.E.
  • Applicants with MBBS degree or equivalent in relevant discipline with minimum CGPA of 5.5 on a 10 point scale or equivalent aggregate will be considered eligible for admission to Ph.D Programme in the relevant field.
  • For Ph.D. in Law, candidates should possess Master’s degree in Law with minimum 55% marks or equivalent grade or M. Phil in law.
  • Applicants with qualification from ICAI/ICSI/ICMAI with at least 55% marks are eligible for Ph.D. in relevant fields.
  • Foreign/ NRI applicants / Applicants with Masters’ degree from a foreign university must apply with an equivalence certificate of AIU along with the Online Application Form.

Note: Candidates who have cleared an All India Examination or NET of UGC / CSIR /ICAR (ASRB) / GPAT / ICMR / GATE / DST - INSPIRE within the last 2 years from the time of applying for PhD at Amity, shall be exempted from PET.

Selection Process

Candidates will be required to appear for the Ph.D Entrance Test (PET), followed by the Personal Interview round on the same day.

PET will be a computer based test (CBT) conducted by the Amity University Noida. The test shall be of 90 minutes and 70 marks consisting of 95 objective type questions. The test shall consist of the following two sections:

General – 50 questions, 25 marks

It will be common for all candidates and cover the questions from General Awareness, English Language, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Analysis, Data Analysis and Interpretation.

Program Specific – 45 questions, 45 marks

It will be program or subject specific as proposed by the candidate and shall will be divided into two parts further – 25 questions shall be from the PhD Program subject & 20 questions from the PhD Program subject / allied subject

Candidates shortlisted in the written test will be intimated for interview round by Amity university. The interview will be conducted by the faculty research committee and shall be of 30 marks.

Exemption from Written Examination:

Candidates who have appeared and passed an All India Examination or NET of UGC / CSIR / ICAR (ASRB) / GPAT / ICMR / GATE in the last 2 years shall be exempted from the written part of the selection process. However, they will be required to appear for the Personal Interview round.

Note: Candidates shortlisted for admission will be intimated through an Online Admission Letter which can be printed from the Admission microsite.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



ajita pandey

do you have previous year question paper for biotechnology entrance?

17 Dec, 2018 14:42
Akansha Expert

Hi Ajita, No You can check the official website of the Amity university to get the information.

17 Dec, 2018 16:24

When I could apply for doing p.hd?

03 Sep, 2018 18:10
Akansha Expert

Hi Ananya, The Application were closed for this session as you may apply for the next year.

03 Sep, 2018 18:20

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