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Sri Krishnadevaraya University M.Phil. and Ph. D. Admissions 2018

Updated On - March 31st 2018

Established in 1981, Sri Krishnadevaraya University (SKU) is a public university located in Anantpur, Andhra Pradesh. The university includes a University Science Instrumentation Centre, a Computer Centre, a Health Centre, a gymnasium, an outdoor stadium, an auditorium and space to accommodate departments of studies, laboratories, hostels, and housing for the staff.

The Universityoffers the following research courses to its students every year:

  • Ph.D
  • M.Phill

Candidate can get admission to the M.Phil./Ph.D. courses through SKURESCET-2016entrance examination.SKURESCET -2016is abbreviated as “Sri Krishnadevaraya University Research Common Entrance Test” which is conducted by University.

Candidate can register themselves to the above mentioned courses by submitting completed applications along with the application fee amount of Rs. 1000/-  

  • Mode of Application

    Online & Offline Both


    26th May, 2018 - 15th Aug, 2018

Important Dates

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science
Application form 26th May - 15th Aug , 2018


M.Phil/Ph.D in Science

Eligibility for full time Ph.D & M.Phil course:

  • Candidates passed in second class securing minimum of 55% of marks in the masters’ degree examination of this university or any other recognized university. 5% relaxation is given to the SC/ST/Differently-abled candidates
  • Candidate who possess M.Phil degree of this university or any other recognized university are eligible for admission in Ph.D programme without entrance test.
  • Candidates who possess M.E., M.Tech., M.D. (Medical), M.Pharm degree are eligible to apply for direct admission to Ph.D programme  without an entrance test
  • Teachers working in Government Degree Colleges and Private Aided Degree Colleges are also eligible to apply for the programme.

Eligibility for part-time Ph.D. course:

  • Candidates who have scored 55% of marks with a minimum experience of three years in a Degree College / Engineering College and four years in a Junior College are eligible for admission to Ph.D. Courses.
  • Candidates who have scored 55% of marks in post graduate degree are also eligible to apply
  • Teacher candidates of part-time M.Phil. degree of this university or any other recognized university with post graduate degree are also eligible to apply for part time Ph.D programme.
  • Executives with II class Postgraduate degree working in the Central & State Government Organizations / Joint Stock Companies with at least four years of service are eligible for admission to the Ph.D programme (part time).
  • Executives with II class Postgraduate degrees including I.C.W.A., C.A., A.C.S. with four years executive experience in Joint Stock Companies, government and quasi-government organizations, and private companies working in a Grade equivalent to that of a Junior Lecturer are eligible for admission to the Ph.D programme (part time).
  • Research Associates / Research Assistants / Scientific Officers / Field Investigators working in nationally / internationally recognized research / medical / engineering institutions with a minimum of four years of experience are eligible for admission to the Ph.D programme (part time).
  • Central Civil Sevice Officers (Class-1) / Group-1 officers of A.P. Government with two years experience are eligible for admission to Ph.D part-time programme without waiting for notification / circular by the Director, DOA.
  • Executive Officers sponsored by the industry (whose turnover is at least Rs. 2.00 crore per year) are eligible for admission to Ph.D. Part time programme without waiting for notification / circular by the Director, DOA.
  • Member of Parliament (M.P.), Member of Legislative Assemble (M.L.A.) and Member of Legislative Council (M.L.C.) are eligible for admission into Ph.D. part-time Programme without waiting for notification/circular by the Director, DOA.

How To Apply

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science

  • Candiates can register themselves for admission to M.Phil./Ph.D. programme by submitting the online application through the university website “”.
  • Candidates have to submit separate application for each course for M.Phil and Ph.D course.
  • Before filling the application forms, candidates should submit application fee of Rs. 1000/- through online payment modes such as Debit Card/ Credit Card/Internet Banking
  • After payment verification, candidate can proceed for online application form filling with all the required details
  • Upon successful registration, candidate should take a printout of the filled-in application form for future correspondence


  1. Credit Card / Debit Card/ SBI-Collect
  2. Marks Memo of the exam passed Or Hall ticket of the examination appearing
  3. Birth Certificate / SSC or Equivalent Document
  4. All mark sheets of under graduate and post graduate.
  5. SSC / X Std Marks Memo
  6. Study Certificate from 9th to Degree or Certificate issued by MRO with District of living
  7. Income Certificate issued by MRO or competent authority – issued in 2016 for Above 2 Lakhs Certificate is not required
  8. Category (SC / ST /BC Etc) certificate issued by MRO or competent authority
  9. Special category (NCC, PH, Sports, CAP etc) certificate issued by competent authority
  10. Aadhar Card Issued by Govt. of India
  11. Scanned copy of the Photo and Signature
  12. Pass / Marks memo Certificate awarded by the university / institution
  13. Valid Working Mobile Number and Valid Active Email ID

Admission Process

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science

Selection of the candidate to Ph.D. /M.Phil. courses is done on the basis of rank in the merit list of SKURESCET entrance examination, conducted by the university.

Candidates of the following categories are exempted from taking M.Phil./Ph.D. Entrance test:

  • Teachers, Technical Assistants and non-teaching staff in a cadre not less than that

of Junior Assistants of S.K. University College

  • Candidate who possess M.Phil. Degree on full-time basis
  • Candidates with UGC/CSIR-JRF, NET, APSET and GATE qualified candidates, awardees of INSPIRE fellowships and teachers who are awarded Fellowships under FIP, Project Fellows / Assistants and candidates possessing M.E., M.Tech., M.D (Medical) and M.Pharm Degrees


  • 85% seats in each course are filled with local candidates of SVU region, while 15% are filled with local or non-local candidates on merit.
  • 33.33% seats are reserved for women candidates in each category but if there is no suitable women candidate in a category then seats will be filled with men candidates
  • If SC/ST category candidates are not available then left over seats will be filled by open category candidates
  • Seats allocated for different reserved categories are as follows:



Percentage of seats reserved

  1. SC


  1. ST


  1. BC


  1. BCA


  1. BCB


  1. BCC


  1. BCD


  1. BCE


  1. NCC


  1. NSS


  1. Games and sports


  1. Physically handicapped


  1. Childern of armed personnel


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



Roja Rani

Pls mention the expected dates for phd 2018 notification in Sri Krishna Devaraya university, Anantapur, AP

14 May, 2018 15:28
Akansha Expert

Hi Roja, The Application form starts on 26th May,2018 and The last date for registration is on 15th Aug , 2018 fro P.Hd course in this University.

14 May, 2018 18:21

MCA students are Eligible for phd?

12 Apr, 2018 09:13
Vaishali Chauhan

Hi Anke Radha, You are eligible to apply for Ph.D.

08 May, 2018 12:06
Avvari Nataraj

Sir how many seats r available in political science for phd

08 Apr, 2018 10:57
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Avvari, To get information about the Ph.d. program please contact on 08554-255231, 255267.

08 Apr, 2018 11:17

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