Candidates appearing in the final year Degree examination can also apply, provided they furnish proof of meeting the minimum eligibility criteria at the time of joining the programme.
Eligible candidates, who intend to take admission for PhD are required to apply in a prescribed online application form along with a non-refundable processing fee of Rs.1250/-. The payment should be made online by credit card/debit card/net banking.
The candidates are required to take an entrance test conducted by Nirma University. The Entrance Test will be conducted at Nirma University tentatively in the last week of July – 2024
An Entrance Test shall be qualifying with qualifying marks as 50%. The syllabus of the Entrance Test shall consist of 50% of research methodology and 50% shall be subject specific.
The candidates who qualify the UGC-NET (Including JRF) UGC-CSIR NET (Including JRF) / GATE/GPAT with a valid score in terms of cut-off marks and duration, shall be exempted from appearing in the entrance test and deemed to be qualified for personal interview.
(The candidates who are exempted from Written/Entrance Test, will be awarded the highest marks scored by the candidates, who appeared in the Written/Entrance Test conducted by Nirma University for that particular discipline.)
The selection criterion for the admission in PhD programme are as under:
The final selection will be based on weightage of 70% to the entrance test and weightage of 30% in the viva-voce.
For Regulations and other information refer https://fdsr.nirmauni.ac.in