Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University (SRTMU) was established in 1994. Named after Swami Ramanand Teerth, it is located at Nanded in Maharashtra. The university is intended to serve primarily the southern part of Marathwada, specifically the districts of Nanded, Latur, Parbhani, and Hingoli. The University has been recognised by UGC and accorded a CGPA of 3.06 on a scale of 4 by the NAAC.
SRTMUN Establishment Committee had visualised a region specific University with non-conventional courses with a School system for campus teaching to initiate and promote interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary studies. The University also has various academic collaborations with foreign universities from countries like Israel, Sri Lanka.
The University invites applications for the Ph.D. Programme in various disciplines for the academic year. The specializations offered by the University are as many as 53 ranging from Languages to Sciences and Arts. The admission for the programme is through the Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET). Check SRTMUN Admission
| M.Phil/Ph.D in Science,|
M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Education,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Management,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Design
The University offers the Ph.D. Programme in the following specializations:
|Hindi||Political Science||Environmental Science||Physical Education|
|Marathi||Psychology||Fishery Science||Pharmaceutical Science|
|Pali||Public Administration||Home Science||Civil Engineering|
|Sanskrit||Social Work||Mathematics||Computer Science and Engineering|
|Urdu||Sociology||Geology||Electronics and Tele-communications|
|Music||Library and Information Science||Geo Physics||Mechanical/Production|
|Geography||Botany - Herbal Medicine||Statistics||Textile Engineering|
|History||Botany - Horticulture||Zoology||Management Science|
|Journalism and Mass Communication||Chemistry||Commerce||Computer Science|
You will be selected on the basis of PET (Ph.D. Entrance Test). If you qualify the test, you will require the approval of the Research Allocation Committee for your research topic.
PET Examination shall be of 100 marks comprising three different sections. Question paper for Section A shall be of general nature and shall be compulsory for everyone, while question papers for Section B and Section C shall be based on the subject of their Under Graduation & Post-Graduation respectively.
Section A will contain 30 Multiple Choice Questions, each of one mark and for a duration of 30 minutes. Section – B will contain 40 Multiple Choice Questions, each of one mark and for a duration of 40 minutes. There shall be negative marking for Section A and B of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer. While Section – C will contain descriptive type questions based. You are required to attempt THREE questions out of TEN, each carrying 10 marks. The duration for Section C is one hour.
You should secure a minimum of 50% marks for general category and 45% marks for SC/ST category in the PET.
Exemptions: If you fulfil the following criteria, you will be exempted from giving the PET:
You should apply online on the University website. If you wish to apply for both Entrance and Exemption, you should submit separate applications for both.
Fill up all the entries correctly in the registration form. Upload your recent passport size photograph and specimen signature.
Application Fee: You should pay the following Registration cum Examination fee, even if you are seeking exemption from the PET Examination:
Mode of Payment: You can make the payment through any of the following modes
You should then upload the proof of your payment of fees (scanned copy of NEFT/Cash receipt).
You should finally upload the completed form.
For Applying for the PET Examination: This completes your registration process. You do not need to send the hard copy.
For Applying for PET Exemption: You should then take the printout of the online submitted form and attach the necessary documents supporting your claim of exemption and send the hard copy to the following address within one week after submitting the online form. You should mention “APPLICATION FOR PET” on the top of the envelope containing the form.
The Deputy Registrar, P.G. Section
Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University
Vishnupuri, Nanded - 431 606
The reservation criteria will be as per the rules laid down by the Government of Maharashtra. Foreign students shall be treated at par with the open category for Ph.D. admission and they shall be admitted as per over and above the quota.
|Only for students of S.R.T.M. University, Nanded||70%|
|For students from Other Universities of Maharashtra State||28%|
|For students from University of Other State||2%|
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College