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Ambedkar University (AMD) M.Phil. and Ph.D. Admissions 2019: Courses, Application Process, Eligibility, Cut Off

Updated On - March 30th 2019

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University, also known as Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD) was established in the year 2007 by the Government of the NCT of Delhi through an Act of the Delhi Legislature. The University started functioning in August 2008. It is a Unitary Non-affiliating one whose main focus is on undergraduate and postgraduate courses and on research in the Humanities and the Social Sciences. For more details check, Ambedkar University Courses

Ambedkar University Delhi invites Applications for admission to Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Research Programs for the academic year. All M.Phil. And Ph.D. students will be entitled to a stipend. The M.Phil. Program will be for a duration of 2 years and the Ph.D. Program for a duration of 3 years. The admission process for each program begins on a separate date and the Application Forms can be filled either online through the University website, or offline from the AUD campus.

Know more about Ambedkar University Admission 2019

  • Mode of Application

    Online & Offline Both


    11th Jun, 2019 - 14th Aug, 2019

Important Dates

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science & M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts
Registration 11th Jun - 08th Jul , 2019
Display the lists of eligible applicants to all the MPhil/PhD programmes for entrance examination. 09th Jul, 2019
Date of Entrance Examination 10th Jul - 02nd Aug , 2019
Interviews 10th Jul - 14th Aug , 2019

Ambedkar University M.Phil. And Ph.D. Eligibility Criteria

M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts

The University offers following specializations under the M.Phil./ Ph.D. Program:-

  • Comparative Literature and Translations Studies
  • Development Studies
  • Hindi
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology
  • Women and Gender Studies

The University offers following additional specializations under the Ph.D. Program:-

  • Human Ecology
  • Film Studies
  • Literary Art
  • Visual Art

Eligibility Criteria:

For all Programs: Candidates should have secured a minimum of 55% marks for General Category and 50% marks in case of SC/ ST/ PWD category, in a professional or a Master’s degree in the respective or related subject from a recognised University.

For Development Studies: Candidates must fulfill any of the following conditions:

For Ph.D. Human Ecology: Candidates must either have an M.Phil. Degree or those holding M.Sc./M.A must have displayed special aptitude such as completion of a research thesis (or project of comparable scope) or scholarly publication(s) from a recognised University.

For M.Phil. to Ph.D.: Students completing the prescribed 18 credits of M. Phil. course work may apply for admission to Ph.D. If they have completed the prescribed course work securing an overall grade average of A Minus.

    • Hold an M.Phil. degree in Development Studies/ Sociology/ Anthropology/ Political Science/ Economics/ or allied subjects with strong Social Science training; and
    • Hold an M.A/M.Sc. in Development Studies or allied subjects/ Economics/ Political Science/ Sociology or a relevant Masters’ degree with strong Social Science training, who have scholarly publications to their credit; or
    • Have displayed special aptitude for research, such as through the completion of a good quality research thesis (or a project of comparable scope)

Ambedkar University M.Phil. And Ph.D. Application Process

There is a common Application Form for both the programs. You can either fill the form online on the University website, or offline (on-campus) at the AUD Campus at Kashmere Gate. Following is the procedure to apply for online admissions:

Step 1: Visit the official website of the University.

Step 2: Click on “Admission” button on the home page.

Step 3: Select the program of your choice and click on ‘Online Application Form’.

Step 4: Click on New User Registration and create your login details.

Step 5: You should then login with that password and start filling up the Application Form. There will be three pages in your application:

Page 1- Personal Information

Page 2- Qualifying Exam Information

Page 3- Other Information (After Preview Proceed for Payment Option through DD/Cash/Online

Page 4- Payment of Fees

Step 6: Fill in the required personal and educational details, and upload your photograph. The photograph should be less than 50 kb in size and not greater than 200 x 200 pixels in dimensions.

Step 7: At the last step, you will be required to make the payment for Application fee of Rs.600 in case of General Category and Rs. 300 in case of SC/ ST/ PWD category, for every M.Phil./ Ph.D. Program you apply for. It can be done either in cash, via Demand Draft or online payment.

  • For Cash: You must go to the AUD campus and make the cash payment. You can then enter the cash receipt details in the Application Form.
  • For Demand Draft: The DD should be in favour of Ambedkar University, Delhi payable at New Delhi. You must enter the DD details in the Application Form.
  • For Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking: You will be redirected to a payment gateway where you can make the payment.

Step 8: Review the filled in Application Form and make the necessary changes, if any. You must then click on the “submit” button, and make the final submission of your Application Form.

Step 9: Take a print out of the filled in Application Form. You must submit the Research Proposal in hard copy along with completed online form to the following address either by post or by hand, on or before the last date of applying:

“Address to -Concern school/center”
Ambedkar University,
Delhi Kashmere Gate Campus,
Lothian Road,
Delhi – 110006

Ambedkar University M.Phil. And Ph.D. Admission Process

M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts & M.Phil/Ph.D in Science

For all Programs: The selection for all programs will be based on the following distribution:-

Entrance Test50%
Research Proporsal25%

For M.Phil. Development Practice: Candidates will be selected on the basis of an Entrance Test followed by a Group Discussion and Interview. The Entrance Exam will be for a total of 50 marks. The test will be for a duration of 1 hours and 45 minutes. The paper will have 3 sections:

  • Section A will comprise of Multiple Choice Questions. This has to be answered on a separate answer sheet. There shall be no negative marking for this.
  • Section B will have projective type questions and must be answered in the question paper itself.

  • Section C shall carry 30 marks and is reading based. The reading material for Section C is available on the University website. This has to be attempted on the answer sheet provided.

For Women and Gender Studies, Hindi and History: Candidates will be selected on the basis of Research Proposal, Entrance Exam and Interview.

Part 1: The written exam will carry 50 marks and shall have 3 questions of 15, 15, and 20 marks each. It will be held for a duration of two hours

Part 2: The Research Proposal will carry 25 marks. It will be checked for plagiarism in which case it may get rejected. The proposal should have around 1500-2000 words only. You must upload a soft copy (in pdf or word format only) of the proposal along with the online form. A hard copy of the research proposal must also be submitted along with the printed copy of the filled online application form at the University address.

Part 3: The interview will also carry 25 marks.

For Ph.D. Human Ecology: It will have essay questions addressing contemporary issues at the interface of environment and human society. Candidate must have an ability to respond to the questions from a broad social sciences perspective. The expected reading material will be made available beforehand.

You must be able to score a minimum of 55% marks to have a Satisfactory Performance, in Proposal Assessment, Entrance Test and Interview combined for General Category with an appropriate relaxation for SC/ ST/ PWD Categories.


  • For Foreign Nationals: Foreign nationals who are not in India need to apply through their Consulate or Embassy. All foreign nationals must hold a student visa valid for the entire period of study endorsed by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. The degrees of foreign nationals must be recognised by the Association of Indian Universities.
  • Hostel Facility: The University has hostel facilities for Women at Kashmere Gate Campus. Students can apply for hostel facility after they have secured admission. The application form and brochure for hostel accommodation will be available at the University Offices and on the AUD website at the time of admission.

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



Arshad Hussain

Sir how can I get the info about p hd admission

15 Apr, 2019 15:05
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Arshad, admission for P.hD will start from June 11, 2019 (tentatively). Application forms can be filled either online through the University website, or offline from the AUD campus. Moreover, P.hD students will be entitled to a stipend. Selection will be done on the basis of scores in entrance exam and interview conducted by the university. For further details, you may refer the above article.

15 Apr, 2019 15:44
Ananya Singh

When will Ambedkar university Agra info regarding PhD admission in botany or life science will come?

04 Apr, 2019 18:21
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Ananya, kindly contact the university at 0562–2858468 , 2858669 for relevant information.

04 Apr, 2019 18:33
mounika paladugu

Hai i want get info about entrance exam for Mphil in commerce

18 Feb, 2019 09:40
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Mounika, kindly visit the official website of the university for the relevant information.

18 Feb, 2019 11:39
Mona Yadav

Hi i want to get info about entrance exam.would you plz tell me the exact date of phd history entrance exam

12 Feb, 2019 11:30
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Mona, exact date for the said course cannot be predicted right now. The exam would lie between July 10 and Aug 2, 2019. For further details, you may check the official website of the university.

12 Feb, 2019 11:38

When will bhimrao ambedkar university agra conduct the ph.d history entrance exam? And when they will issue admit card for apper in entrance ?

12 Feb, 2019 11:23
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Shaista, exact date for the entrance exam for said course cannot be predicted right now. The exam would lie between July 10 and Aug 2, 2019. For further details, you may check the official website of the university.

12 Feb, 2019 11:44

Is there stipend seat for phd?

25 Jan, 2019 01:28
Sarthak Mahajan

Hi Diksha, You may contact 011-23863740, 23863743 to get information regarding admission.

25 Jan, 2019 12:02
Garima Dedha

What is the eligibility criteria for obc students for applying in m.phil course?? As in if they don't have 55% so still they can apply or not in this university??

14 Jan, 2019 20:21
Sarthak Mahajan

Hi Garima, The eligibility criteria for all programs is candidates should have secured a minimum of 55% marks for General Category and 50% marks in case of SC/ ST/ PWD category, in a professional or a Master’s degree in the respective or related subject from a recognized University. For more information, contact the university.

17 Jan, 2019 18:21
keval akku

Hi, I am MA history from IGNOU with 57%. I want phd, plz suggest me options.

14 Jan, 2019 15:12
Sarthak Mahajan

Hi Keval, Ambedkar University offers Ph.D. in different streams. You can choose the subject according to your interest or specialization.

17 Jan, 2019 12:27
Pradip mandal

Hello I want to do PhD in an education.I also NET qualified in respective how to get admission.will I also go through entrance exam.plz suggest me.

11 Jan, 2019 18:09
Akansha Expert

Hi Pradip, You may please check as mentioned above for getting the Admission eligibility for the degree in the university.

11 Jan, 2019 18:39
Richa Sharma

Hi, I want to apply for MPhil, Psychology but I've scored 53% in M.Sc. psychology from Annamalai University. I'm in General category. Can I still apply for this course?

11 Jan, 2019 14:52
Akansha Expert

Hi Richa, No you can not apply for the course as, Candidates should have secured a minimum of 55% marks for General Category and 50% marks in case of SC/ ST/ PWD category, in a professional or a Master’s degree in the respective or related subject from a recognised University.

11 Jan, 2019 16:12

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