JNTU Anantapur Ph.D and M.Phil Admissions 2020: Eligibility, Fees, Application Form, Dates

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JNTU Anantapur invites candidates to join their various specializations offered in M.Phil and Ph.D courses. The University offers Ph.D/M.Phil program in 10 specializations. 

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Candidates holding a post-graduate degree in the relevant specialization with 55% marks (50% in case of Sc/St candidates) are eligible for admission. Admission to research programs is based on an entrance test and interview conducted by JNTU Anantapur. Apart from full-time regular courses JNTU Anantapur also provides External (Part-Time) research courses. Application form for Ph.D Entrance test can be filled online after a payment of INR 1000. Check JNTU Admission 

CourseAdmission Link
M.Phil/Ph.D in Pharmacy,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Management
Admission Link

Application Process

Application for Ph.D./ M.Phil admission can be filled online on the official website of the University. The filled in application form, a plan of research work (min 500 words), three self-addressed stamped envelopes (size: 22x10 cm stamp: INR 5/-) and a demand draft of INR 1,000 (Rs.500/- for SC/ST) in favor of 'The Registrar, JNTU Anantapur' payable at any national bank, preferably SBI is to be submitted via post/courier or in person.

If the candidate wishes to send the form via post/courier, he/she has to send it to:

The Director of Admissions

JNT University Anantapur

Ananthapuramu- 515 002

Eligibility Criteria


M.Phill/Ph.D (3 to 6 years)

Civil EngineeringCandidates must have a Post Graduate Degree in relevant discipline with a minimum of 55 percent (50% in case of SC/ST candidates)marks in aggregate and valid score in Entrance conducted by the University.
Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electronics And Communication Engineering
Computer Science And Engineering
Chemical Engineering

Employment Criteria (for external candidates):

Applicants who want to conduct their research program as external candidates must be working in an Educational/ Scientific /R&D/Industrial/Government Organization for at least one year, and should fulfill all the eligibility criteria mentioned above. They can continue to work in the said organization.

Such candidates will have to declare that they want to complete the degree as an external candidate at the time of admission. They also have to submit a letter of employment from their Institution/Organization. They also have to take permission to take a leave of at least 6 months at least twice in the total duration of the research to appear for the examination and complete the thesis.

The candidates who work in JNTU or any of its constituent colleges will be seen as internal candidates. Their seats will be over and above the advertised seats.

Admission Process

  • Final selection is based on an entrance test and/or an interview.
  • Entrance test is conducted by JNTU Anantapur and is of one hour's duration.
  • The date and time of the test will be intimated to the eligible candidates by the University.
  • The syllabus, along with other details for the exam will also be available at the University's website.
  • The candidates must collect their hall tickets from the Director of admissions, JNTU Anantapur one day prior to the exam.
  • The candidate who seek admission in Ph.D. course and have qualified in UGC/CSIR (JRF)/NET/SLET/SET/GATE/GPAT, or possess an M.Phil. degree (not via distance education) need not appear for the examination. They have to come for an interview on the date and time allotted to them.

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



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