North Maharashtra University (NMU) Ph.D Admissions 2020: Courses, Application Process, Result

North Maharashtra University (NMU)was established in 1990 is located in Jalgaon, Maharashtra. It has been awarded 'A' Grade by NAAC. There are 220 affiliated colleges and 4 University recognized Research Institutes/Centres under the jurisdiction of University. Out of these, 1 college is recognized as College of Excellence5 colleges have been identified as College with Potential for Excellence.

NMU has been awarded 1st position in Maharashtra State and 40th position among 620 universities in India by the India Today survey of 2013. The University has successfully adopted the School Concept with academic flexibility for the optimal use of infrastructure and resources. There are 13 Schools and 01 Institute imparting education in various undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D. Programmes.

The Ph.D. Programme for the academic year offered by the University is in various specializations. For a regular full time programme, it shall ordinarily involve work in University Schools / Departments, Research Institutes / Centres (In colleges or industries) or recognized place of research by North Maharashtra University. Check NMU Admission

The admission to the Ph.D. Programme is through an Entrance Test followed by an Interview. The application process is online through the website which will be available from June 28. Out of total available seats, 50% seats each will be allocated to those who qualify the Entrance Test and 50% seats for those who are exempted from the Entrance Test as mentioned consequently.

CourseAdmission Link
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Computer Applications,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Mass Communication
Admission Link

How to apply?

You should apply online for admission to the Ph.D. Programme. Even if you are seeking exemption from Entrance Test, you will have to apply online only.

Fill the information carefully. Upload your scanned passport size photo and signature (signed with black ink).

Application Fee: For payment, click on make payment and select appropriate payment. You can pay the following Application fee through online generated challan/online payment gateway:

  • Rs. 1000 for general category students
  • Rs. 800 for reserved category
  • Rs. 5000 for foreign students

Print the hard copy of the submitted online Application Form by clicking Download Application Form.

Enclosures: Attach the following supporting documents along with the hard copy of the online Application Form:

  • The challan/transaction slip prescribed Entrance Test fee
  • Attested photocopy of the Caste Certificate and Domicile certificate in case of reserved categories.
  • Attested photocopy copy of the Medical Certificate issued by Civil Surgeon in case of Physically and Visually Handicapped candidates.
  • Attested photocopy of marks-sheet of Master’s Degree or M.Phil. Degree
  • Attested photocopies of the Certificate(s) of claiming fulfilling the conditions for the exemption from Entrance Test

Enclose the hard copy of the online Application Form along with the supporting documents as mentioned above and the challan/transaction slip of prescribed fee in an envelope of size 36 cm x 25 cm. Send the Application Form to the following address:


Eligibility Criteria

You should have a M. Lib degree or should have qualified I.Sc. / NET /SET /JRF examinations.

Reservation Criteria

Reservation criteria will be as per reservation policy of the government of Maharashtra. However, candidates from other state Universities will not be considered for reservation seats.

Selection Process

Your selection with be based on the Ph.D. Entrance Test devised and conducted by the University. If you qualify through Entrance Test, shall have to appear for an interview before the committee constituted for the allocation of the Research Guides.

Paper-I would be General Aptitude Test of 100 marks with multiple choice type questions covering logical reasoning, numerical ability, reasoning and language aptitude. You should score 50 % marks and above (45 % marks and above, in case of SC/ST category). You will able to write the Paper 2 only if you qualify this paper.

Paper-II would be Subject Specific test of 100 marks, out of which 20 marks will be allocated to multiple choice objective questions covering relevant subjects in the faculty and 80 marks will be allocated to theoretical descriptive questions in the relevant subject.

Exemptions for Entrance Test:

  • You should have qualified in SET/NET/JRF examinations of the apex bodies as CSIR/UGC/ICAR/ ICMR/DBT
  • For persons with exceptional abilities and Senior Citizens at the discretion of Vice-Chancellor
  • If you have Passed M.Phil., M.E./M.Tech, M.Pharm from statutory University
  • For teachers having 5 years regular (unconditional approval) teaching experience at U.G./P.G. level
  • For foreign students

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



Balaji Nagorao Mhetri

I am balaji mhetri i have 50% marks in so i can apply PET exam

23 Jun, 2018 18:13
Ritika Sharma

Hi Balaji, You may contact 0257-2257250 to get this information.

01 Aug, 2018 13:19

Set exam qualified then how registration of PhD in commerce

04 Jun, 2018 17:49
Akansha Expert

Hi Pramod, The Registration is starts on 28th June 2018 fro P.Hd Course in this university, and you can easily apply online through the official website of the university i.e

04 Jun, 2018 18:07

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