University of Mysore Ph.D. Admissions 2020: Application, Eligibility, Selection process

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University of Mysore offers admission to Ph.D. degree in 5 faculties. The total intake for the Ph.D. degree is 390. Admission to the course will be based on the entrance examination and interview conducted by the university. Qualified candidate of UGC/CSIR/JRF Fellowships OR qualified for Lectureship through UGC/CSIR NET Examination / K-SET/ GATE or Government / Aided College Teachers under FIP will be exempted from the entrance examination.

Candidate holding a Masters degree in the relevant subject will be eligible for the entrance examination and further admission. Applications for Entrance Test are invited usually once a year and the entrance test is conducted generally during the month of September/ October. This exam will be held at Mysuru center only.

Course NameEligibilityCourse FeesLink
Ph.D.Master’s degree with 55% marks33,000 INRKnow More

To apply for the Ph.D. course in University of Mysore, students need to fill an online application on the official portal. The last date to fill the form is March 16, 2020. Along with an application, applicants also need to pay an application fee via Net Banking/Credit/Debit Card/Demand Draft in favor of the universityThe application fee for General candidates is INR 1000/- while for SC/ST/Cat-1/PC/Transgender candidates is INR 400/-.

Latest Update: Apply Now for the Ph.D. course as application is available online from February 18, 2020 to March 16, 2020.

Faculties in Ph.D

Faculty of ArtsFaculty of Commerce
Faculty of EducationFaculty of Law
Faculty of Science & Technology-

Check Course and Fee Structure 

CourseAdmission Link
M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Law
Admission Link

Application Process

The steps to apply online for the Ph.D course are mentioned as follows: 

  1. Visit the official website of the University:
  2. Tap “Ph.D Admission”
  3. Register by providing the email id and contact number.
  4. Login credentials will be sent through mail/SMS.
  5. Fill the required personal details.
  6. Enter academic information.
  7. Upload scanned photograph and signature along with the required documents.
  8. Pay the application fee through Net Banking/Debit/Credit Card.
  9. Click on the submit button.
  10. Take a print out of the submitted application form for future reference.

Required Documents:

  • 10th and 12th marksheet
  • Graduation and Post graduation marksheet
  • Score card of CBSE/CSIR NET/ K-SET/ GATE
  • Date of birth proof

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must possess the following eligibility criteria: 

  • Master’s Degree or any other Degree/ Diploma in the related subject from a recognized university. 
  • A minimum of 55% marks or equivalent Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) or an equivalent Grade must be secured in the qualifying examination.
  • Relaxation of 5% marks will be given to the reserved category students.

Selection Process

Admission will be based on the performance in the entrance examination and interview conducted by the university.

  • Eligible candidates will be called for the entrance examination on the basis of marks secured in qualifying examination.
  • Entrance examination qualified student will be invited for interview.
  • The final merit list will be based on the marks secured in the examination and interview.
  • Document verification will confirm admission.

Exam Pattern:

  1. Duration: 3 hours
  2. Question Type: 50 Question will MCQ based and rest will be essay type.
  3. Syllabus: Follow the syllabus of CBSE/CSIR NET
  4. Maximum Marks: 100 Marks
  5. Qualifying Marks: Securing at least 55 marks out of 100 (50 marks out of 100 i.e., 50% in case of SC/ST/PC/CAT-1 candidates) in the Entrance Test shall be declared as eligible to apply for admission to Ph.D

Required Documents:

  • 10th and 12th marksheet
  • Graduation and Post graduation marksheet
  • Score card of CBSE/CSIR NET/ K-SET/ GATE
  • Date of birth proof
  • Caste Certificate (if applied)

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



Ashok Ramakrishnaiah

ph.D for arts, commerce, science etc... How about for management candidates like MBA?

26 Feb, 2020 21:28
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Ashok, you can check the list of the courses being offered in this university from here: Courses in University of Mysore

27 Feb, 2020 13:07
shashank roman

Hi When University will conduct PhD entrance exam Give more information about PhD exam

28 Nov, 2019 09:55
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Shashank, following are the details on P.hD entrance exam in this university:

  • Candidates who have scored at least 55% in their PG degree will be considered eligible.
  • Students who have qualified UGC/CSIR (JRF) fellowships or qualified for Lecturership through UGC/CS IR NET Examination/ K-SET/ GATE or Government/Aided college teachers under FIP will get exempted from the exam.
  • One question paper per subject with one hundred questions (100) with four choices out of which one is the correct answer.
  • Maximum marks shall be 100 (one hundred) and the time available for answering questions shall be 2 (two) hours only.
  • Exam dates are to be notified by the official website of the university.

28 Nov, 2019 10:24
Arpitha G A

In the website they have not announced about the exam only. is it confirmed?

02 Jan, 2019 11:22
Alok Pandey

Hi Arpitha, No it is not confirmed. You may also check the official website:-

10 Jan, 2019 16:14
shylaja sv

Please any one give me information about phd Kannada entrance examination date.

14 Dec, 2018 16:54
Akansha Expert

You can check the official website notice i.e.

14 Dec, 2018 17:46
Vinayak Pl

Is it confirmed by university? Bcz they're not providing the information yet. So.

06 Nov, 2018 12:53
Sarthak Mahajan

Hi Vinayak, No it is not confirmed. The dates are tentative and you may also check the official website for more information.

15 Dec, 2018 12:52

When will be PhD Kannada entrance exam

25 Oct, 2018 14:56
Akansha Expert

Hi Shylaja, You may please visit the official website or visit the university to get the information about the entrance detail.

25 Oct, 2018 15:28
shylaja sv

Will u please send me official website

14 Dec, 2018 16:54
Akansha Expert

The official website is :-

14 Dec, 2018 17:45

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