University of Hyderabad (UOH) M.Phil. and Ph.D. Admission 2020: Courses, Application Process, Entrance Exam

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University of Hyderabad (UOH)  offers admission to the following research programs:

  • M.Phil.(Master of Philosophy)
  • Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy)

Only the candidates with a suitable qualification i.e. master’s in relevant discipline can register for the above-mentioned programs. Candidates can register for admission by filling in the online application form and submitting the required processing fee. Admission to these programs is done on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in the entrance test.  

Read More: UOH Admission 2020

Reservation of seats shall be as per the GOI/UGC norms for SC/ST/OBC/PH/ Seats are reserved for people belonging to different categories such as SC/ST/BC/PH etc. as well as special categories viz. Differently-abled /Wards/Dependants of defence personnel/ Kashmiri migrants/ Foreign Nationals/ NRIs.

How To Apply

Candidates must visit the official website of the university to apply for admission by filling in and submitting the online application form.
All fields in the application form should be correctly and completely filled in with the relevant information.

To register the candidates must follow the given steps:

  • Fill the application form online with the necessary information
  • Pay the application fee via available payment options

    Application Fee

    General/EWS CategoryINR. 550/-
    OBC CategoryINR. 350/-
    SC/ST/PH CategoryINR. 250/-
  • Upload  the necessary scanned documents 
  • Candidates must preserve the registration number generated while filling the application form.
  • Submit the application form online
  • Download the hall ticket
  • Candidate must keep the Xerox copy of the completed applications for subsequent use

Note: Without the generation of registration no. the registration process is incomplete. The application/registration fee is non-refundable.


    Specializations offered in the M.Phil. program
    UrduApplied LinguisticsTranslation Studies
    English Language StudiesHistoryEconomics
    Political ScienceSociologyAnthropologyRegional Studies

    Duration of the course: 1 year

    Eligibility of the courses mentioned above is as follows:

    • Candidate must have hold of master’s degree in the concerned/relevant  subject with not less than 55% of marks/equivalent grade from a recognized university
    • Candidates need to qualify the written test and interview
    • Qualified Candidate who have qualified UGC/CSIR/NBHM /JRF/RGNF/MANF  are not required to take the entrance test
    • Candidates who are appearing in the final examination of the qualifying degree and expecting their results and certificates before July 31 are also eligible to apply


    • 15% of seats in each course for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes
    • 7.5% of seats in each course for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes
    • 27% of the seats are reserved for OBC Candidates
    • 10% of the seats are reserved for EWS Candidates
    • 5% of seats in each course are provided as supernumerary seats for the wards/dependents of Defence Personnel

    Admission Process

    Candidates will be selected for the above-mentioned programs on the basis of their merit in the written test followed by an interview. 

    However, candidates who have qualified UGC/CSIR/NBHM/JRF/RGNF/MANF are exempted from the written test. The selection of such candidates shall be based on the interview.

    Selected candidates must submit all their qualifying degree certificates and other certificates required at the time of admission. The following documents in original along with a set of self-attested copies must be submitted to the admission desk for verification process:

    • Mark sheets from Matriculation onwards
    • Pass Certificate of the qualifying examination
    • Transfer Certificate/Migration Certificate
    • Latest Caste/Category Certificate issued by the competent authority
    • OBC candidates should bring the OBC certificate
    • Medical Certificate issued by a Civil Surgeon of a Govt. Hospital (in case of candidates with Disabilities only)
    • Certificate from a Competent Authority of the Defence Department in the case of Wards/dependents of Defence personnel (DP).

    All original certificates except the Transfer Certificate will be returned after verification.

    Scholarship and Contact Details


    UOH endows the following scholarships to its deserving candidates:

    1. SC/ST/PH Welfare and Backward Class Scholarships
    2. Scholarships given by Govt. of India
    3. Scholarships given by state governments
    4. Merit Scholarship
    5. MCM Scholarship

    Contact Details-

    The University of Hyderabad
    Prof. C.R. Rao Road,
    P.O. Central University,
    Gachibowli, Hyderabad 500046,
    Telangana (India)

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



    Mounika palnati

    Hiii sir I'm Mounika. Sir,how many times did you conduct the entrance exam for PhD in HCU

    19 Apr, 2020 22:57
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Mounika, tha university conducts admission process only once in an year.

    19 Apr, 2020 23:11
    Ram Kumar

    I did MA (Philosophy) from OU. In which subjects i am eligible to do my PHD (Part time). Kindly Assist.

    01 Oct, 2019 12:15
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Ram, as the students are eligible for the P.hD course in the same subject as that of post graduation, thus, you are eligible for P.hD in Philosophy provided you satisfy the percentage criteria.

    01 Oct, 2019 12:29
    Ram Kumar

    Thanks for your prompt reply.. I did LL.B

    01 Oct, 2019 13:37
    kalyani Pawar

    Can master of engineering in computer students do PHD in business management ?

    11 Sep, 2019 10:03
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Kalyani, no, you will not be eligible for this course as candidates must have done post graduation in the relevant subject to be eligible for admission. You can check the Admission Process of the university from here.

    11 Sep, 2019 10:50
    Jyoti Ranjan Rath

    I have qualified csir Ugc jrf. Do I have to appear the written test for university of Hyderabad for PhD admission in plant sciences 2019?

    28 May, 2019 13:06

    Where will be d entrance exam venue

    26 Oct, 2018 18:39
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Mehwish, You will get the entrance exam detail on the entrance admit card.

    26 Oct, 2018 18:44

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