Kanpur University (CSJMU) M.Phil & Ph.D Admission 2020: Entrance Exam, Application Form, Result, Admit Card

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Kanpur University (CSJMU) invites applications for M.Phil and Ph.D. courses in various disciplines. A master’s degree holder can apply for these programs. Admission is offered as per candidates’ score in CSJMUET conducted at university-level followed by an interview round for the shortlisted candidates. Application form can be filled online from the official website of Kanpur University (CSJMU) followed by submission to the given address. They offer the program for minimum 3 years and maximum 6 years. 

Check Out – Kanpur University M.Phil Fees

Ph.D is offered in the following streams: 

  • Arts
  • Commerce
  • Education
  • Business Management
  • Agricultural
  • Advanced Social Science Study
  • Life Science
  • Medicine

The application process is ongoing, the forms can be filled online starting from January 08, 2020 to April 15, 2020. Last date to submit the hard copy is April 22, 2020. GATE/ CSIR NET/ DST-INSPIRE/ ICAR/ ICMR/ UGC NET/ SLET qualified candidates are exempted from CSJMUET. Such candidates need to appear in the interview round only. Know more about Kanpur University Admission 

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Kanpur University (CSJMU) M.Phil & Ph.D Application Process

Application form can be filled by following the given steps:

  1. Candidates must have to fill the online application form from the official website of Kanpur University.
  2. Pay the application fee of INR 1500 (INR 1000 for the reserved categories) through online payment method (Credit/ Debit Card).
  3. Upload the desired documents in JPG format.
  4. Send the duly filled application form along with desired documents to:

In-charge Academics, EDP Center,

Center for Academics, CSJM University,

Kanpur-208 024 (U.P.)


  • Soft copy of colour photograph and signature
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • 10th/ 12th/ UG and PG Marks sheets
  • Mark sheet of previous semester(s) for candidates appearing in the qualifying degree exam
  • UGC(NET-JRF)/ CSIR(NET-JRF)/ GATE-MHRD Scholarship/ Teacher Fellowship/DBT/ICMR/ICAR/DST-INSPIRE/SLET scorecard

Kanpur University (CSJMU) M.Phil & Ph.D Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate must possess masters degree or equivalent from a recognized university with a minimum of 55% marks (50% for reserved categories) in aggregate.
  • Student will be allowed to do masters only in the subject in which they specifically hold the Masters degree. 
  • Students with the degree of M.A or M.Sc in Mathematics will be allowed to do Ph.D in statistics. 
  • Associate professors, professors or permanent assistant professors from the teaching department of the university, and they must have completed probabtion period with two years of uninterrupted services are exempted from the exam. 
  • Students with the grants for research from UGC (NET JRF)/  CSIR(NET JRF)/ GATE MHRD Scholarship/ SLET/ DBT/ ICMR/ DST INSPIRE/ ICAR  are exempted from the entrance examination. 

CSJM M.Phil and Ph.D Reservation

  • Seats will be reserved for candidates according to the Uttar Pradesh Government rules.
  • Reserved category candidates must attach their attested true copy of reservation certificate with the application form
  • ST vacant seats shall be transferred to SC category and SC vacant seats shall be transferred to OBC category

Kanpur University (CSJMU) M.Phil & Ph.D. Admission Process

Admission is based on the marks in CSJMUET followed by an interview round. The entrance test will consist of MCQs of 4 marks each with a maximum of 400 marks. There will be a negative marking of one mark for a wrong attempt. Candidates have to secure at least 50% marks to qualify the entrance test (some may qualify on the basis of grace marks given).

Exemptions from Ph.D. Entrance Test (CSJMUET):

  1. Permanent Assistant Professors, Associate Professors and Professors working in the teaching departments of CSJMU or a government college / aided college affiliated to the university with an experience of at least Two years of uninterrupted service.
  2. International students (including NRIs) eligible for admission to Kanpur University
  3. Candidates with research grants such as fellowship/scholarship/associateship etc. from UGC(NET-JRF)/ CSIR(NET-JRF)/ GATE-MHRD/ Teacher Fellowship/ DBT/ ICMR/ICAR/DST-INSPIRE/SLET.
  4. Candidates with a minimum GATE Score of 95 Percentile
  5. Serving Army, Navy and Air-force Officers of at least Colonel or equivalent rank with not less than 15 years of service (for Ph.D. degree in Defence and Strategic Studies)

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



Rishabh Mehrotra

Hello, My name is Rishabh Mehrotra, I did Distance MBA with 64% marks in Hospital Administration. I want to do PHD. How can I proceed further?

21 Oct, 2019 13:17
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Rishabh, you can check the Admission Procedure of the concerned course in detail from here.

22 Oct, 2019 16:03
Nagma Siddiqui

Dear,SIR/MA'AM i am little confused to the percentage requirements in phd admission 2019 for obc candidates is there any relaxation of percentage....?

14 Feb, 2019 17:25
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Nagma, please contact the university on 0512-2583280 , 2580044 for the relevant information.

14 Feb, 2019 17:56
lovey gupta

Mam what is the fee structure of phd science programme?

08 Feb, 2019 17:50
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Lovey, kindly contact the university on 0512-2583280 , 2580044 for fee related queries.

08 Feb, 2019 17:57
jeetu kumar

25000 for gen and obc candidate and 15000 for sc

01 Mar, 2020 11:55
Zeba Nazir

Dear Sir /Mam....please tell me how many seats in organic chemistry for phD entrance exam

18 Jan, 2019 21:00
Sarthak Mahajan

Hi Zeba, This university does not offer Ph.D. course in any stream.

19 Jan, 2019 17:36

Hi sir I want to do PhD in ancient history and I can take admission

18 Jan, 2019 13:18
Sarthak Mahajan

Hi Vikas, CSJM University does not offer Ph.D. in any stream.

19 Jan, 2019 10:33
Priyanka meena

hi sir/mam i cleared net jrf in geography in this dec 2018 exam.. My award letter is yet to come..should i require them for the admission

18 Jan, 2019 13:09
Sarthak Mahajan

Hi Priyanka, You may please contact the university to get the relevant information.

18 Jan, 2019 18:09
Pawan Kumar Singh

Hi Sir/Ma'am I want to do PhD in Management. Please provide me fees structure of the full program...

09 Jan, 2019 15:42
Akansha Expert

Hi Pawan, You may contact to 0512-2583280, 2580044 To get Fee details for the PhD degree.

09 Jan, 2019 18:07
mona sachan

hiii i m mona sachan m commerce s phd krna chahti hu please give me suggestion n help me please

08 Jan, 2019 22:15
Akansha Expert

Hi Mona, How can I help you please let me know?

09 Jan, 2019 15:21
ruby shukla

Hi I m ruby Csjm m january m 15 tak mera admition ho.jayega collage phd course k liye

08 Jan, 2019 13:04
Akansha Expert

Hi Ruby, You may contact to 0512-2583280 , 2580044 To get admission details for the phd degree.

08 Jan, 2019 13:09
ruby shukla

Hi mera addmotion ho jayega january m

08 Jan, 2019 12:49
Akansha Expert

You may please check the official website of CSJM for getting the Admission information.

08 Jan, 2019 13:16

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