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Mangalore University (MU) Ph.D. Admissions 2019: Application form, Entrance Exam, Result

Updated On - April 4th 2019

Mangalore University (MU) is a public university in Konaje, Mangalore, Karnataka. It offers courses in the fields of arts, commerce, science, law and management. It now has twenty-five postgraduate departments, supported by modern infrastructure and experienced faculty. It has 190 affiliated colleges including two constituent colleges.

Mangalore University (MU) invites applications for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programme in various specializations for the academic year. It is available in both full-time and part-time format. The admission process will involve a centralised Entrance Test and an Interview. The applications should be downloaded and sent before November 30.

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  • Mode of Application

    Online & Offline Both


    30th Sep, 2019

Important Dates

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science , M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering , M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts , M.Phil/Ph.D in Management & M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce
Last date for submitting the application 30th Sep, 2019

Eligibility Criteria

Ph.D. (Applied Botany) , Ph.D. (Applied Zoology) & Ph.D. (Bio-Sciences)

Mangalore University offers Ph.D. programme in the following specialisations:

  • Kannada
  • English
  • History
  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Social Work
  • Mass Communication and Journalism
  • Physical Education
  • Applied Botany
  • Applied Zoology
  • Biosciences
  • Physics/ University Science Instrumentation Centre/ Microtron Centre
  • Chemistry
  • Materials Science
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Marine Geology
  • Computer Science
  • Electronics
  • Library & Information Science
  • Yogic Sciences
  • Business Administration
  • Commerce


You should have obtained any Master’s Degree of Mangalore University or any other University considered as equivalent thereto with a minimum of 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/Cat-I and Differently-abled candidates) in aggregate or equivalent grade.

If you are a teacher employed in University/ affiliated colleges before 31.3.1992 and are continuing in service on a regular basis, you shall be permitted if you have a minimum of 50% of marks at the Master’s Degree level.

How to apply?

Ph.D. (Applied Botany) , Ph.D. (Applied Zoology) & Ph.D. (Bio-Sciences)

You should download the application form from the University website.

You can also obtain them from the Registrar, Mangalore University, Mangalagangothri - 574199

Application Fee:

Rs. 1000 for general category and Rs. 500 for SC/ST/Cat 1. The Application fee should be paid through Challan or Demand Draft of any Nationalised Bank drawn in favour of the Finance Officer, Mangalore University.

Fill in Application along with the required enclosures such as the DD/Challan. Affix a passport size photograph.

Submit the Application in Two Sets on or before July 31 to the Head of PG Departments/ Head of the Recognized Research Centre/ Principles of colleges having affiliation with the Ph.D. programme.

Selection Process

Ph.D. (Applied Botany) , Ph.D. (Applied Zoology) & Ph.D. (Bio-Sciences)

Your selection will be based on Centralized Entrance Test, Interview and marks obtained in the Qualifying Examinations in the Ratio of 50:50 and overall minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/Cat-I) as per Merit Cum Reservation Policy.

Your application shall be scrutinized by the Ph.D. Admission Committee comprising Chairperson of the Department and two senior faculty members before forwarding them to the Registrar.

Exemptions: If you have qualified for U.G.C/ CSIR (JRF) Examination/ NET/ SLET/ GATE/ Teacher Fellowship holder/ M.Phil degree holder who have already appeared for Entrance Test or if you are a Research candidates working under sponsored Major Research Projects, you are exempted from appearing for Entrance Test

Fee Structure for Mangalore University   

Reservation Criteria

The reservation policy will be as per the norms prescribed by the Government of Karnataka.

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



Massresha Gebregiorgis

Hi! I am Gebregiorgis Massresha Erago from Ethiopia, I am PHD eligible and I have got acceptance letter of Mangalore University through Ethiopian Embasy of India, but the letter of acceptance has not indicated the registration date of 2018/ 2019 acadamic year, so how can I find the registration day of Mangalore University PHD in Physical Education Program?

07 Jul, 2018 00:49
Garima Bansal

Hi Massresha, To get information regarding registration date you may contact to 2287314 ,- 2287054 , - 2287276

07 Jul, 2018 15:59
Ashwini Arav

Is this a distance education..... Phd

06 Jul, 2018 06:38
Akansha Expert

Hi Ashwini, No, It is for Full time study course.

06 Jul, 2018 12:34

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