Bharati Vidyapeeth (BVP) Pune Ph.D And M.Phil Admissions 2020: Fees, Cut Off, Application Form

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Bharati Vidyapeeth University (BVDU) is a deemed to be university situated primarily in Pune with campuses also in New Delhi, Navi Mumbai, Sangli, Kolhapur, Solapur and Karad. Today Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University has 32 constituent units and is one of India's largest multi-disciplinary multi-campus universities.

BVDU is a member of Association of Indian Universities and the Association of Commonwealth Universities. It is really credible for this nascent University to have received ‘A’ Grade from the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). Some of the constituent units of the University have also been accredited with ‘A’ Grade by the National Board of Accreditation. Hence the degrees given in these colleges of Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University are recognized in India and abroad.

The University invites Applications for admission to the Research Programmes of the University including the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programme in various disciplines and the Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) Programme in various disciplines. The admission procedure of both involve a written test followed by an Interview, however, conducted separately for the two programmes. The applications can be obtained from the University campuses.

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M.Phil/Ph.D in Science Admission Link


Ph.D. Programme

The University offers Ph.D. Programme in the following disciplines:

  • Social Sciences
  • Environmental Science and Technology
  • Geo-Informatics
  • Pharmacy
  • Ayurved Varidhi
  • Homeopathic Materia Medica
  • Repertory
  • Organon of Medicine
  • Homeopathic Pharmacy

Eligibility Criteria:

You should fulfil the following conditions:

  • You must have secured a minimum of 55% marks for general category and 50% marks for SC/ST category or equivalent grade point at Post Graduate degree examination or its equivalent examination in a relevant subject of any Statutory University.
  • If you are a member of the Institute of Chartered Accounts and / or Institute of Cost and Works Accounts and / or have qualification of C.S., you shall be held eligible for registration for Ph.D. in the concerned subject under the faculty of Commerce, provided that you possess a Bachelors Degree of any Statutory University. You should also have at least 5 years professional experience.
  • If you are working in National Laboratories/Institutes/ Government/ Private Organization nominated/sponsored by the respective employer, you should have a post Graduate Degree and holding rank of Assistant Director / or above with a “No Objection Certificate” from the employer.

In exceptional circumstances, if you are holding a senior position in a government service, or have been in any profession for at least 10 years, or made significant contribution in different fields such as Education, Law, Health, Trade, Commerce, Industry etc., you may also be considered eligible for direct admission to Ph.D. programme

M.Phil. Programme

The University offers M.Phil. Programme in the following disciplines:

  • Physical Education
  • Social Sciences

Eligibility Criteria:

You should have a Master’s degree in the same or related discipline from any recognised University.

Admission Process

For M.Phil. Programme:

Your selection will be made on the basis of merit in the written test, personal interview and percentage of marks in the postgraduate degree. The written test will carry 100 marks and the personal interview will be of 50 marks.

For Ph.D. Programme:

Your selection will be based on the merit at an “All India Entrance Test? conducted by the University.

The Entrance test will consist of one theory paper based on the postgraduate level syllabus of the concerned subject. The paper will be of 3 hours duration. You will have to score a minimum 50% of marks to qualify for admission to a Ph.D. programme. After you qualify the exam, you will have to appear for an interview/ viva-voce examination in which the area of your research interest will be discussed. The weightage for the written test and viva-voce examination will be 80% and 20%, respectively. Based on the performance at the All India Entrance Test, two separate Merit Lists will be prepared, one for those with NET/SET qualification and the second for other candidates.

No exemptions: There will be no exemption even for those who have UGC/CSIR, NET-JRF, SET/SLET qualification, or AICTE/ Teacher Fellowship or ICMR, DST, DBT fellowship, etc. You will also have to appear for the “All India Entrance test”.

How To Apply

You can obtain the form along with the Information Brochure either in person at the Pune, New Delhi and Navi Mumbai centres for INR. 200 or through post for INR. 250.

You must complete the prescribed form by filling in the required personal and educational details.

You should fill the circles in the application by darkening the inside area fully leaving no white space within. If a circle is wrongly darkened, it should be completely erased.

You must also affix a recent passport size photograph at the appropriate place in the application form. The photograph should be attested by the Dean/Head of the Institution or by a Gazetted Officer.

Application Fee: You should enclose a Demand Draft towards the total fee of INR. 2500 including test fee drawn in favor of “The Registrar, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune” payable at Pune. Pay orders only from Bharati Sahakari Bank will also be accepted.

You must then send the duly signed Application Form along with the Application fee, by registered post/speed post/courier/ by hand so as to reach this University not later than 5.00 p.m. to the respective departments or constituent colleges.


Over and above the total seats notified by the University, additional seats to the extent of 20% may be filled by the Foreign/NRI/PIO candidates provided they appear for an interview.

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



pritam fartade

Anusha Kumari Hello sir I am Pritam ,I want to do PhD in management ,so kindly guide me

17 Mar, 2020 09:27
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Pritam, following are the details regarding admission in Ph.D Management:

  • Eligibility: Post graduation in relevant stream with an aggregate of 55%.
  • Procedure: On the basis of score in entrance exam and personal interview conducted by the university.
  • Admission Dates: Expected to start from Mar 15, 2020.

17 Mar, 2020 11:05
Anusha Kumari

Hello sir I am Anusha ,I want to do PhD in music ,so kindly guide me

16 Oct, 2019 12:07
Shobhna Chaturvedi

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

16 Oct, 2019 17:31
Mohan Yenpure

Hello sir I am mohan yenpure i want information of commerce phd

17 Aug, 2019 13:32
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Mohan, you can check the Admission Procedure of the concerned course in the university from here.

17 Aug, 2019 14:10
Sonali Survase

Hello sir I am Dr.Sonali..MS Ayurveda..Strirog prasuti...I want to do PhD in that kindly guide me

14 Aug, 2019 14:20
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Sonali, this course is not available in this university.

14 Aug, 2019 14:27
maalu p

Hello sir I m dr manjusha I m post graduation in MD roganidana subject n I have to do PhD in that subject. so please tell me about the admission details

13 Aug, 2019 12:28
Shobhna Chaturvedi

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

13 Aug, 2019 12:47
Dr vikas gothwal

Hello sir I m dr vikas I m post graduation in MD Anatomy subject n I have to PhD in anatomy subjects so please tell me about the how does it admission in PhD

12 Aug, 2019 20:37
Shobhna Chaturvedi

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

13 Aug, 2019 00:05
Pooja Gunjal

Hi sir I have completed Msc in biotechnology so PhD biotechnology course is it available under this university? Can u help me please

08 Aug, 2019 23:50
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Pooja, this course is not available in the university. However, you may check other P.hD Biotechnology Colleges from here.

09 Aug, 2019 00:07
Rajaram Bhise

I have completed M.Sc.(Comp.Sci.) in 2018 from S.P.Pune University. Iwant to do PhD, what can I do?.......Contact please... 91-9960413192.

10 Jul, 2019 18:49
mannu singh

Hi Rajaram, A student should have a Master’s degree in the related discipline with 55% marks in aggregate. Admission would be done on the basis of university-level admission test conducted at All India level and a valid score in Interview Proposal evaluation Presentation (if applicable).

12 Jul, 2019 17:12
Narendrabhai S Pandya

I want to get admission for my daughter in pH.D in nursing. Pl supply the detailed information.

24 Dec, 2018 15:57
Akansha Expert

Hi Sir, You may please check this link for getting PhD in Nursing course detail of BVP Pune.

24 Dec, 2018 16:07

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