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Mumbai University Ph.D. Admissions 2019: Dates, Admission Procedure, Application Form

Updated On - December 26th 2018

 earlier Bombay University was established in the year 1857. It is approved by UGC and accredited with Grade 'A' by NAAC. Mumbai University offers Ph.D in the concerned subjects of research of the faculty of arts, commerce, science, law and technology. The programme is for a minimum of 3 years.

  • The University invites applications for admission to the Ph.D. Program every year in the month of April.
  • Minimum Eligibility to apply for Ph.D. is Masters degree from a recognized university with a minimum 55% marks in aggregate.
  • Admissions to the Ph.D. program is offered on the basis of Scores obtained in PET (Ph.D. Entrance Test) Score.
  • Applicants who have qualified in GATE/SET/NET/(JRF)examinations are exempt from appearing for PET.
  • Applicants who holds a Teacher Fellowship with CSIR/UGC/ICAR/ICMR and DBT are also exempted.

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  • Mode of Application

    Offline

  • END DATE

    22nd Jun, 2019


Important Dates

M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts , M.Phil/Ph.D in Education , M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce & M.Phil/Ph.D in Law
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Last date of submission of Application 22nd Jun, 2019

Mumbai University Eligibility Criteria

Ph.D. (Education) , Ph.D. (Music) & Ph.D. (Library & Information Science)

A candidate should fulfill any of the following criterion in order to apply for Ph.D. research program at Mumbai University:

  • Candidates should hold Master’s Degree/ M.Phil. Degree in relevant discipline from a recognized university with minimum 55% marks in total for general category and 50% marks in case of reserved category.
  • The applicant should be a teacher having full time teaching experience of at least two years in Degree College or five years in Junior College.
  • The candidate must be a graduate and working in National Laboratories/Institutes/Government/ Private Organization, nominated/sponsored by the respective employer.
  • NET/SET/GATE/JRF qualified candidates of the apex bodies in higher/technical/ professional education such as CSIR/UGC/ICAR or other equivalent examination.

Note: A candidate belonging to backward class from Maharashtra state only is eligible for claiming seat under reserved category.


Mumbai University Application Process

Ph.D. (Education) , Ph.D. (Music) & Ph.D. (Library & Information Science)

For PET:

You can download the Application Form from the University website.                 

You should then fill the form with the necessary personal and educational details.

Application Fee: You should pay the following Application Fee of Rs. 1000 for general category and Rs. 500 for reserved category, either through

  • Demand Draft in the name of ‘Finance & Accounts Officer of the University of Mumbai’ payable at Mumbai
  • 'By cash' in Room No 13, Ground Floor, University of Mumbai, Fort, Mumbai 400030 

You should enclose the DD / Receipt of such payment with the Application Form and submit the same to the Thesis Section Room No 129, 1st Floor, University of Mumbai, Fort, Mumbai-400032

If you are seeking exemption from PET , you should skip the above process, and directly apply through the process given below.

For Admission to Ph.D. Programme:

You should apply directly to the concerned Research Centre affiliated with Mumbai University.

You must pay the Application fee of Rs. 100 in the form of a Demand Draft or cash to the concerned recognized Research Centre of University of Mumbai within 15 working days from the date of the declaration of the Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET) results.


Mumbai University Admission Process

Ph.D. (Education) , Ph.D. (Music) & Ph.D. (Library & Information Science)

You will be selected on the basis of Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET) followed by a Personal Interview at the Research Centre should you qualify the PET exam. The syllabus for Mumbai PhD PET exam shall consist of various topics in compulsory/core subject and papers of post graduate degree level of the exam prescribed by Mumbai University for the subject.

The question papers will comprise of three type of questions

  • Objective type of Questions: 40 marks
  • Short answers: 30 marks
  • Long answers: 30 marks

You should secure a minimum of 50 marks in PET. The result of this exam is valid for a period of three years.

Exemptions: You are exempted from writing the test:

  • If you have qualified GATE/SET/NET/JRF exam and are holders of teachers’ fellowships of apex bodies like CSIR/UGC/ICAR/ICMR/DBT.
  • If you have completed an M. Phil. Degree from University of Mumbai as per the UGC guidelines from time to time.
  • If you have completed an M. Phil. Degree from any other recognized Universities in India as per the UGC guidelines from time to time.


Mumbai University Reservation Criteria

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

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

Comments

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26 Comments
Dr D Mukhopadhyay

Dear Sir, I shall remain obliged if you kindly inform me as to whether LL. D. program in University of Mumbai and what are the eligibility criteria?

15 Feb, 2019 04:17
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Sir, this course is not available in the university.

15 Feb, 2019 17:31
abid Jagirdar

Sir when will be the next pet exam will be held in 2019

11 Feb, 2019 19:36
Sarthak Mahajan

Hi Abid, You may please check the official website of the university to get the PET Exam date.

13 Feb, 2019 12:45
Rajpal

Sir I want to get a information about the phd of social work.

25 Jan, 2019 10:33
Sarthak Mahajan

Hi Rajpal, You may please check the official website of the university to get the relevant course information.

25 Jan, 2019 14:53
Gokuldas Gaikwad

I completed Mphill in history nad SET this year. I would like to apply for PhD. in History please tell the dates and What is the deadline? Can you plz guide??

21 Jan, 2019 08:23
Sarthak Mahajan

Hi, This University does not offer Ph.D. in History.

21 Jan, 2019 12:51
Gokuldas Gaikwad

please give me information if the SET or MPHill is clear when they apply for he PHD interview in MUMBAI UNIVERSITY. please tel me date.

21 Jan, 2019 08:22
Sarthak Mahajan

Hi Gokuldas, You may contact to 022-22708700 to get relevant information about the Ph.D. interview.

21 Jan, 2019 12:44
Abhilasha Saxena

i have done MA in Geography and have cleared NET.. Please guide as to how to apply in the university?

01 Jan, 2019 18:18
Monika

Hi Abhilasha, For admission in this university a candidate should fulfill any of the following criteria in order to apply for the Ph.D. research program at Mumbai University:

  • Candidates should hold a Master’s Degree/ M.Phil. Degree in relevant discipline from a recognized university with minimum 55% marks in total for general category and 50% marks in case of reserved category.
  • The applicant should be a teacher having full time teaching experience of at least two years in Degree College or five years in Junior College.
  • The candidate must be a graduate and working in National Laboratories/Institutes/Government/ Private Organization, nominated/sponsored by the respective employer.
  • NET/SET/GATE/JRF qualified candidates of the apex bodies in higher/technical/ professional education such as CSIR/UGC/ICAR or other equivalent examination.

13 Feb, 2019 16:51
Ebrahim Bastawala

I have completed my MMS in marketing. Would like to apply for PhD in digital marketing. What is the procedure to apply for the same?

19 Dec, 2018 04:07
Akansha Expert

Hi Ebrahim, Please check this link for getting the information about Admission In PhD Course from this university through this link i.e. http://mu.ac.in/portal/student-section/admission/

19 Dec, 2018 11:51
Sapna

I completed M.ed nd cleared NETthis year. I would like to apply for PhD. What is the deadline? Can you plz guide??

18 Dec, 2018 18:38
Akansha Expert

Hi Sapna, Please check this link for getting the information about Admission last date In PhD Course from this university through this link i.e. http://mu.ac.in/portal/student-section/admission/

19 Dec, 2018 13:23
Urvi Nimbalkar

I completed my MCom (Adv Acc) this year. I would like to apply for PhD. What is the deadline and procedure?

05 Oct, 2018 16:36
Akansha Expert

Hi Urvi, Please check this link for getting the information about Admission In PG Course from this university through this link i.e. http://mu.ac.in/portal/student-section/admission/

05 Oct, 2018 16:39
Neha Bhatnagar

I have done my MA in history few years back...n want to apply for Ph D in history...can u plz guide n what is the course for entrance exam..

22 Sep, 2018 17:13
Garima Bansal

Hi Neha, You may contact to 022-22708700 to get the information about for Ph.D. Course in this university.

24 Sep, 2018 17:48

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