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Gulbarga University (GU) Ph.D and M.Phil. Admissions 2020: Application form, Time Table, Result, Fees

Updated On - July 20th 2019 by SAPNA MALIK

Gulbarga University offers admission to Ph.D. and M.Phil. programs of duration 3 and 1 year respectively. Ph.D./ M.Phil. course is offered in 19 specializations.

For admissions, aspirants must have a minimum aggregate of 55% marks in Master’s degree or equivalent to the Master’s degree of Gulbarga university (5% relaxation for SC/ST/Cat I). 

Eligible candidates are shortlisted on the basis of an entrance examination. The Entrance exam includes a Written Test and Personal Interview (conducted by the university).

The application forms for the entrance examination will be available on the official university website ( from 17 June 2020 - 1 July 2020 (tentative). The application fee of INR 1000/- (general/others) and INR 500/- (SC/ST/Cat I) is submitted via online mode.

The university offers Ph.D./M Phil course in following facilities-

  • Faculty of Arts 
  • Faculty of Social Science
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Science and Technology
  • Faculty of Commerce and Management
  • Faculty of Education

Ph.D./M.Phil Specializations 

EconomicsPhysical Education
Education Political Science
English Psychology 
Hindi Sanskrit 
History Social Work
Kannada Sociology
Library & information science Statistics
Marathi Urdu 
Mathematics Women’s Studies

Read about Gulbarga University Courses & Fee

  • Mode of Application



    17th Jun, 2020 - 14th Aug, 2020

Important Dates

M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts , M.Phil/Ph.D in Education , M.Phil/Ph.D in Science , M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering & M.Phil/Ph.D in Management
Commencement of online application process 17th Jun, 2020
Deadline of the online application process  01st Jul, 2020
Commencement of online hall of fame ticket 02nd Jul, 2020
Date of Entrance Examination 12th - 18th Jul, 2020
Release of merit list and counseling process 22nd Jul - 07th Aug , 2020
Commencement of classes 14th Aug, 2020

Eligibility Criteria

M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts , M.Phil/Ph.D in Education & M.Phil/Ph.D in Science

Must have a master’s degree as equivalent to the master’s degree of Gulbarga University with a minimum aggregate of 55% marks ( 5% relaxation for SC/ST/Cat I).


  • College teachers working on a permanent basis for not less than three years are eligible for M.Phil part-time scheme.
  • If applicant join course with sanctioned leave under FIP, the M.Phil registration will be considered full time.

Exemption from entrance test 


Must be qualified in JRF Fellowship/UGC, NET/JRF, SLET, GATE, UGC-SCIR-NET/JRF, Teacher Fellowship & Research Fellowship from central & State Govt recognized by University.


An aggregate of 55% marks or its equivalent grade B in the UGC-7 point scale as per UGC guidelines 2016 in M Phil course work examination.

How to Apply

Ph.D. (Biochemistry) , Ph.D. (Botany) & Ph.D. (Chemistry)

  1. Visit the official website for online application form (
  2. Click on the link “application form” and download.
  3. Fill the required details.
  4. Attach the required photocopies of attested certificates/documents.
  5. Fee payment of INR 1000/- (general/other) and INR 500/- (SC/ST/Cat I) via online mode only.
  6. Submit the filled-in application form to the Chairperson concerned of PG department of studies and research.

Documents required

Attested photocopies of:

  • Caste certificate (if applicable).
  • Birth certificate.
  • Degree certificate.
  • Transfer certificate/migration certificate/HSC mark statement.
  • Marksheet of +2 or equivalent examination.

Check Gulbarga University Admission 2020

Selection Process

M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts , M.Phil/Ph.D in Education & M.Phil/Ph.D in Science

The selection of candidate is done on the basis of their performance in the Entrance Examination conducted by the university.

  1. Entrance examination- The entrance test shall consist of 100 MCQs carrying one mark each and no negative marking for wrong answers.
  2. Merit list- Merit list is prepared by the chairperson of the department by taking 50% marks from the PG course and 50% of marks from the entrance test.

The successful candidates are called for an interview organized by the university.

  1. Admission list- The admission list is notified on the notice board of the concerned department of studies after completion of the process.

Documents Required during admission

  • 10th Mark-sheets and Pass certificate
  • 12th Mark-sheets and Pass certificate
  • Character Certificate
  • Income Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Admission Test Hall ticket
  • Category Certificate


5% relaxation in marks for admission of SC/ST/Cat I category.

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



Shreedevi Ganji

Can Women Studies candidates apply for M.phil and Ph. D.

01 Feb, 2019 11:24

without enterance exam can admission will happen in phd computer science

11 Jan, 2019 10:29
Akansha Expert

Hi satish, Candidates will be selected for the Ph.D. / M.Phil. programme on the basis of their marks in the qualifying merit /entrance examination followed by the counselling session.

11 Jan, 2019 13:18
Anil M Kamble

Hello sir I am Anil, there is issue of downloading previous year P.hd hindi entrance question papers, please any idea to get it?

30 Oct, 2018 12:33
Akansha Expert

Hi Anil, You can contact to the university for getting the relevant information about the Entrance exam paper.

30 Oct, 2018 12:48

Sir ,when is mathematics entrance test?

15 Sep, 2018 12:52
Akansha Expert

Hi Sir, Please contact to the university to get the relevant information about the entrance exam.

15 Sep, 2018 16:41
K Laxminarayana

I am K. LAXMINARAYANA, Mangaluru, a graduate of MFA (Master of Fine Arts,KSOU,Mysuru)and working as an Art Faculty in a School of Architecture. I am desired to pursue PhD in fine Arts / visual arts through Distance education. Shall I get more details about the same? Regards, K. Laxminarayana,

11 Sep, 2018 13:17
Akansha Expert

Hello Laxminarayana, Please contact to the university to get the relevant information about the course or admission.

11 Sep, 2018 16:26
Namrata B Chavan

When is life science Ph. D entrance test?

19 Aug, 2018 12:22
Garima Bansal

Hi Namrata, Please check the official website To get information regarding the Ph. D entrance test.

20 Aug, 2018 13:30

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