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Ambedkar University M.Phil. and Ph.D. Admissions 2019: Courses, Cut Off, Ranking

Updated On - January 10th 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

  • START DATE - END DATE

    11th Jun, 2019 - 14th Aug, 2019


Important Dates

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science & M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts
STATUSEVENTDATE
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:-

CriteriaWeightage
Entrance Test50%
Interview25%
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.


Notes

  • 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

Comments

Comments


9 Comments
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 subject.so 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
Cheenu Kashyap

Which Universities are providing PhD in nutrition?

11 Jan, 2019 14:42
Akansha Expert

Hi Cheenu, You may please check this link for getting PhD in Nutrition course Colleges in India.

11 Jan, 2019 15:24
Shewani Veer

Hiii ma'am . ..aud provide admission for december session ?

18 Sep, 2018 23:11
Akansha Expert

Hi Shewani, Please check the official website for getting the Admission details for the new session i.e. http://aud.ac.in/index.html

19 Sep, 2018 12:40
Tulika Bhatnagar

Hey! I have done m.sc in chemistry and I want to do ph.d in the concerned subject. Please tell me the admission procedure for the same.

26 Aug, 2018 23:40
Ritika Sharma

Hi Tulika, The admissions are closed for this session.

27 Aug, 2018 17:44
Payal nayak

Mam I m getting late ,I have not fill the admission form in chemistry branch

15 Jul, 2018 12:30
Ritika Sharma

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

20 Jul, 2018 11:19
Gulafsha

Sir agra univercity me economics se m.phil hota he kiya

09 Jun, 2018 08:41
Akansha Expert

Hi Gulafsha, Yes This University provide M.Phil in Economics, you can register yourself through the official website.

10 Jun, 2018 17:03

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