Harisingh University Ph.D. Admissions 2020: Time Table, Entrance Exam, Result, Fees

Dr. Harisingh Gour University (DHSGU), spread across 1300 acres with its own infrastructure and best services for its teachers and students, has proved wonders with a number of alumni excelling in their fields, being Vice-Chancellors of different Indian Universities and also D.G.GSI, Government of India.

Dr. Harisingh Gour University, Sagar invites candidates for admission in its Ph.D. programme 2020, through the Ph.D. Entrance Examination, in 29 disciplines. Candidates who possess a Master’s Degree in their respective fields with a minimum aggregate of 55% marks may directly apply online on the University website. Check Dr. Harisingh Gour University Admission 

The University grants reservation to the reserved category candidates, with 3% reservation for PH candidates, course wise. DHSGU also exempts certain candidates from the entrance examination and directly appear for the interview. The selection of all candidates is based totally on the marks scored in the entrance exam along with performance abilities in the interview.  

CourseAdmission Link
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Pharmacy,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Computer Applications,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Education,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Management
Admission Link

How To Apply

Step 1

All candidates have to visit the University website, and choose the Services option for Application for PhD Admission/Entrance Test. A new window with will open showing the online application form.

Step 2

  • All the details regarding preferable course along with other personal details shall be filled up by the candidate. The information must be complete and valid. Contact details must be carefully filled so as to receive the confirmation SMS/email.
  • Fill in the required category of reserved/unreserved for claiming of quota.

Step 3

  • Candidates have to attach their scanned photographs (maximum size 250kb) &their scanned signature (maximum size 100kb)
  • Before clicking the submit button after the picture upload, candidates must check all the details they have mentioned in the particulars.

Step 4

  • After successful completion of application form, candidates may proceed with the payment options for registration.
  • In order to make the payment, candidates may select their payment gateway through MP Online authorized KIOSK / Net Banking / ATM cum Debit Card /Credit Cards.
  • Entrance test fee is Rs.900/- for General, OBC & PC Candidate & Rs.450/-for SC/ST Candidates. 
  • Once the payment is done, candidates may take a print copy of their payment receipt.

Step 5

  • Candidates must print 2 copies of the application form, one of which have to be sent to the Chairman, Admission Cell, Doctor Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar – (M.P.) 470003 and the other one has to be produced at the final counselling.   


  • Candidates must secure a Post graduate degree in their preferred courses in which they have to apply for Ph.D. programme for eligibility.
  • Candidates under General and OBC category must have a minimum aggregate of 55% in their respective qualifying examinations in their Master’s degree, while candidates under SC/ST category must secure a minimum of 50% in their Master’s degree examinations from any recognized University/Institute.
  • Candidates who are appearing for their last semester examinations for Master’s degree can also apply, provided the result of their qualifying examinations directly affects the approval of their admission.


  • As per the guidelines from the Govt. of India, seats will be reserved for SC, ST, OBC candidates with a percentage seat grant of 7.5% for SC, 15% for ST and 27% for OBC.
  • Special seat reservation will be conducted for Physically Handicapped candidates with a grant of 3% seats within each category.
  • As per the MHRD guidelines, special reservation for Kashmiri migrants will be offered, with a relaxation of 10% of Percentage Subject for Minimum eligibility or 5% increase in intake capacity of seats for all courses.

Admission Process

The selection of candidates for interview and further admission programme will be purely based on merit basis, qualifying candidates fulfilling the following conditions will be called for interview:-

  • Candidates under unreserved category/OBC or Physically Handicapped category have to score a minimum of 50% aggregate (100 marks) for interview.
  • For SC/ST candidates, a minimum of 45% aggregate (90 marks) is required for qualification.

For Interview, the committee will consider the marks obtained in the Master’s degree as well as the questions asked/presentation skills in the interview orally. Appearance is a must for qualifying candidates.

Written Test & Interview Details:-

The admission of all candidates under all categories will be conducted through a written test, followed by an interview. Candidates who are exempted from the written test are eligible to qualify for the interview, and furthermore for the admission.

  • The entrance exam will be of 200 marks, comprising of 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).
  • Duration of Entrance Test: 120 minutes.
  • The question paper will have 2 parts:  Part A will be General Aptitude Test % will consist of 20 objective type questions (MCQs) of 40 marks.

Part B will be Subject Specific, consisting of 80 objective type questions (MCQs) .

  • For the interview, only the candidates who are exempted from the entrance exam and the candidates who have qualified are eligible.
  • The interview will be of 20 marks.
  • Candidates who are exempted from the entrance test include:
  1. (NET-JRF) UGC/CSIR examination qualifying candidates.
  2. Candidates who are awarded National Fellowship by the Govt. of India/State Govt. organizations.
  3. Teacher Fellowship Holders are exempted from interview.
  4. Candidates who are selected under Quality Improvement Program (QIP) of AICTE, Faculty Development Programme (FDP) of UGC.
  5. Candidates, who are admitted as self-financing foreign national by an Embassy of their countries, provided they have approval from Ministry of External Affairs and an issued NOC.
  6. Candidate who is sponsored as a part-time candidate by a non-degree awarding institution.

Exempted candidates must also apply for admissions for the Ph.D. programme and appear for the interview.


  • All candidates must carry their admit cards at the time of entrance test for identification. No candidate shall be allowed to sit for the exam without their admit card.
  • No gadgets of any kind are allowed inside the examination halls.
  • Candidates must be active on the University website so as to update themselves about the admission process and other changes time to time.
  • It is mandatory for all candidates interested in Ph.D. programme to Log-in online on the University website. Direct submission of applications will not be entertained.
  • Candidates must carry all the required documents and testimonies for verification by the counselling/interview committee.
  • Candidates who have been awarded Ph.D. Degree of this University are not allowed to take admission in same subject/guide again.

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



Shabir Ahmad Lone

Respected sir when mphil forms started, I m interested in history,any seats available in history

06 Apr, 2020 17:09
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Shabir, application process has already started and will conclude on April 15, 2020 (tentatively).

06 Apr, 2020 18:14

Is any course available in mphil for political science

24 Jan, 2020 17:29
Shobhna Chaturvedi

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

26 Jan, 2020 10:55
Samrin naaz

Is any course available in phd for law

06 Oct, 2018 23:16
Akansha Expert

Hi Samrin, No, this university does not provide the PhD program in LAW Course.

08 Oct, 2018 17:40

is any course available in PhD for engineering?

16 Mar, 2018 09:11
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Ekta, No, this university does not provide the Ph.D. program in Engineering stream.

26 Mar, 2018 15:29

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