Central University of Jharkhand PhD Admission 2023-24: Dates, Application, Entrance

Central University of Jharkhand PhD Admission

Central University of Jharkhand PhD Admission 2023-24 – Central University of Jharkhand (CUJ) Ranchi invites application for PhD Admission 2023-24.

Check full details on Central University of Jharkhand PhD Admission 2023-24 such as important dates, application process, eligibility and more below here.

Central University of Jharkhand PhD Programs

Department NameProgramme Name
Department of Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringPhD Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Department of Energy EngineeringPhD Energy
Department of Civil EngineeringPhD Water Resources Engineering
Department of Civil EngineeringPhD Transportation Engineering
Department of Computer Science and EngineeringPhD Computer Science and Engineering
Department of ChemistryPhD Chemistry
Department of PhysicsPhD Physics
Department of GeoinformaticsPhD Geoinformatics
Department of Environmental SciencesPhD Environmental Sciences
Department of Life SciencesPhD Life Science
Department of Performing ArtsPhD Theatre Arts
Department of English StudiesPhD English Studies
Department of Anthropology and Tribal StudiesPhD Anthropology and Tribal Studies
Department of Far East LanguagesPhD Tibetan Language & Culture
Department of Economics and Development StudiesPhD Economics and Development Studies
Department of Political Science and Public AdministrationPhD Political Science and Public Administration
Department of International RelationsPhD International Relations
Department of Business AdministrationPhD Management
Department of Mass Communication and Media StudiesPhD Mass Communication
Department of Commerce and Financial StudiesPhD Commerce
Department of EducationPhD Education
Department of HindiPhD Hindi
Department of StatisticsPhD Statistics

PhD Seats for the Academic Session 2023-24

Sl. No.Programme NameIntakeSCSTOBCEWSUR
1Ph.D. in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering811123
2Ph.D. in Energy Engineering931311
3Ph.D. in Water Resources Engineering/Transportation Engineering730310
5Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering911115
6Ph.D. in Chemistry2051626
7Ph.D. in Physics2243843
8Ph.D. in Geoinformatics1231413
9Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences300012
10Ph.D. in Life Science520120
11Ph.D. in Theatre Arts300210
12Ph.D. in English Studies811510
13Ph.D. in Anthropology and Tribal Studies310011
14Ph.D. in Tibetan Language & Culture510202
15Ph.D. in Economics and Development Studies100001
16Ph.D. in Political Science and Public Administration200002
17Ph.D. in International Relations610401
18Ph.D. in Management821221
19Ph.D. in Mass Communication200200
20Ph.D. in Commerce100100
21Ph.D. in Education821203
22Ph.D. in Hindi701213
23Ph.D. in Statistics300003

Central University of Jharkhand PhD Admission 2023-24 Eligibility Criteria

  • Master’s degree programme or qualification declared equivalent to the master’ degree/ M.Phil. in relevant subjects (see program specific eligibility criteria in table given below). with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed or equivalent qualification form a foreign educational institution accredited by an assessment and accreditation agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country to access, accredit or assure quality and standards of the educational institution.
  • A relaxation of 5% marks or its equivalent grade will be allowed for those belonging or SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer) / Differently abled, Economically Weaker Section (EWS) categories. The relaxation in marks is subject to the decisions by the University Grants Commission (UGC) India, from time to time.

PhD Program wise Eligibility Criteria

Programme NameProgram Specific Eligibility Criteria
PhD Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaster Degree (M.E./M. Tech./Integrated M. Tech.) in Material Science and Engineering, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology/ Nanotechnology/ Mechanical Engineering/ Chemical Engineering/Electrical Engineering/ Ceramic Engineering/ Metallurgical Engineering/ Metallurgical and Materials Engineering/Electronics Engineering or other relevant branch of Engineering & Technology OR Master degree (M.Sc.) in Material Science Nanoscience/Nanoscience and Technology or allied subjects.
PhD EnergyM.E/ M. Tech in Energy Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Chemical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Materials Science or equivalent OR M.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Materials Science or equivalent.
PhD Water Resources EngineeringM. Tech. in Civil Engineering/Agriculture Engineering/Environmental Engineering/Hydrology/Water Resources/ Irrigation and Drainage Engineering/Soil and Water Conservation Engineering/ Water Science & Technology or Integrated M. Tech in Water Engineering & Management.
PhD Transportation EngineeringM. Tech in Geotechnical Engineering, Transportation Engineering/Transport Science and Technology, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Environmental Science and Engineering.
PhD Computer Science and EngineeringM.Tech/ M.E/ M.S. in Computer Science and Engineering/ Information Technology/ Computer Engineering/ Computer Science.
PhD ChemistryMaster’s or M. Phil. Degree in Chemistry/Applied Chemistry.
PhD PhysicsMaster’s or M. Phil. Degree in Physics/Applied Physics.
PhD Geoinformaticsa. M. Tech/ M.Sc. degree in Geoinformatics/ Remote Sensing/ GIS/ Geomatics OR b. At Post Graduation level have studied at least two papers in Geoinformatics/ Remote Sensing/ GIS/ Geomatics. OR  c. PG Diploma in Geoinformatics with Master or equivalent degree in Science/ Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Town planning/ Statistics/ Geography/ Archaeology/ Health & biosciences, and any other allied/ relevant areas. OR d. GATE in Geoinformatics with Master or equivalent degree in Geography, Environmental Sciences/ Forestry/ Chemistry/ Physics/ Geology/ Geophysics/ Mathematics/ Oceanography/ Agriculture/ Atmospheric Sciences/ Climatology/ Information Science/ Computer Science/ Disaster Management/ Electronics/ Town Planning/ Botany/ Zoology.
PhD Environmental SciencesM. Sc./ M.Sc. (Tech) / M. Tech. in Environmental Sciences/ Biological Sciences/ Plant Sciences/ Life Sciences/ Agriculture/ Forestry or in a cognate / allied subject.
PhD Life ScienceMasters in Life Science/ Bio Science/ Botany/ Plant Sciences/ Animal/ Sciences/ Zoology/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Microbiology/ Genetics with specializations or major as desired. Available Specialization are: (1) Agriculture Microbiology/ Soil Microbiology/ Microbiology, (2) Animal Molecular Biology/ Cell Biology/ Genetics/ Biochemistry, (3) Molecular Cell Biology (Cancer Biology).
PhD Theatre ArtsMaster’s in Theatre Arts (MPA theatre Arts)/ Drama.
PhD English StudiesMaster’s in English/ Linguistics.
PhD Anthropology and Tribal StudiesMaster Degree in Anthropology / Sociology / Folklore / Tribal Studies / Law / Human Rights / Social Work / Tribal Law and Governance / English / Comparative Literature / Indigenous Culture Studies / Media Studies / History and Archaeology / Rural Development / Tribal Development / Gender Studies / Women Studies / Semiotics / Philosophy / Religion Studies / Development Studies / Cultural Studies / Tribal Language / Performance Studies.
PhD Tibetan Language & CultureMaster’s Degree in Tibetan Language & Literatures, Tibetan Studies, Buddhist Studies, Tibetan Buddhist Studies, Himalayan Studies. Specialization: Tibetan Language, Literature, Tibetan/ Buddhist Studies.
PhD Economics and Development StudiesMaster’s degree in Economics.
PhD Political Science and Public AdministrationMaster’s degree in Political Sciences/ Governance/ Public Policy/ Woman studies.
PhD International RelationsMaster’s degree in International Relation/ Political Science/ Public Administration/ Development Studies/ Human Rights or any other allied disciplines of Social Sciences.
PhD ManagementMBA or PGDBM -(Equivalent to MBA from recognized AICTE Institution).
PhD Mass CommunicationMaster’s Degree in Communication/ Mass Communication/ Journalism/ Electronic media/ Media/ Film/ Advertising/ Public relations/ New Media/ Developments Communication.
PhD CommerceMaster’s Degree in commerce or Business Management.
PhD EducationMaster’s Degree in Education/M. Ed.
PhD HindiMaster’s Degree. in Hindi / Linguistics.
PhD StatisticsMaster’s Degree. in Statistics

Central University of Jharkhand PhD Admission 2023-24 Important Dates

Opening of the online Application forms21 August 2023
Last date for submission of application (Extended)05 Oct 2023
Admit CardLast week of November 2023

Entrance & Interview Schedule

Date of ExaminationDecember 2, 2023 (Saturday)
Reserve date of ExaminationDecember 3, 2023 (Sunday)
City of ExaminationRanchi, Jharkhand
Examination VenueAcademic Block-1, Central University of Jharkhand, Cheri-Manatu, Ranchi, Jharkhand
Downloading Admit Cards from CUJ websiteFrom November 29, 2023
Duration of Examination180 Minutes (03:00 hrs)
Shift Timings for Examination10.00 AM to 1.00 PM and 2.00 PM to 5.00 PM
Details of Time Table for CUJRETTime Table for CUJRET
List of qualified candidates displayed on CUJ websiteDecember 8, 2023
Viva-voce/Interview/Presentation of qualified candidatesDecember 14th to 21st, 2023
Allotment of seat for selected candidatesDecember 28, 2023
Payment of fee by the selected candidatesDecember 29, 2023

Central University of Jharkhand PhD Admission 2023-24 Selection Process

Through Entrance Test

University will conduct PhD entrance test for the admission in Ph.D. program for the academic session 2023-24 in the name of Central University of Jharkhand Research Entrance Test 2023 (CUJRET-2023).

Interview Process

All candidates must secure minimum 50% marks in the entrance test for becoming eligible for interview.

A relaxation of 5% marks will be allowed in the entrance test for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/differently-able category, Economy weaker section (EWS) and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the UGC from time to time.

The final information regarding the date of interview will be notified on the University’s website. Candidates are advised to keep visiting the University website regularly.

Performance Evaluation Weightage

For candidates taking admission through direct mode:

  • Fixed weightage for NET (with JRF): 70 Marks
  • Fixed weightage for NET (without JRF): 50 marks
  • Interview: 30 Marks

For candidates who have qualified examination conducted by CUJ:

  • Marks obtained in Entrance test: 70%
  • Interview: 30%

Central University of Jharkhand PhD Entrance Test 2023 Details

  • City of Examination – Ranchi
  • Downloading Admit Cards from the CUJ website – From November 29, 2023
  • Date of Examination -December 2, 2023 (Saturday)
  • Duration of Examination -180 Minutes (03:00 hrs)

Entrance Test syllabus shall consist as per following:

  • 50% Research Methodology.
  • 50% Subject specific Knowledge.

The Ph.D. entrance test shall comprise of 100 multiple Choice Question (MCQs) of 1 (one) marks each and will have two components :

  • Part A- Research Methodology (50 MCQS) common for all.
  • Part B- Subject specific Knowledge (50 MCQS).

Central University of Jharkhand PhD Entrance Test 2023 Syllabus

Central University of Jharkhand PhD Entrance Test 2023 Syllabus

Syllabus for Ph.D. in Statistics

Central University of Jharkhand PhD Entrance Test 2023 Admit Card

Download Central University of Jharkhand PhD Entrance Test 2023 Admit Card

Instructions to Candidates for CUJRET 2023

Time Table for CUJRET 2023

Central University of Jharkhand PhD Admission 2023-24 Application Process

  • Applications may be filled and submitted ONLINE through the link available at university website.
  • Candidates are required to upload recent passport size photograph, scanned signature and scanned copies of other supporting documents.
  • After successful submission of online application, a print-out of the same along with supporting documents, should be retained by the candidate and same to be produced along with documents at the time of interview in front of the PhD. Admission Interview committee.
  • Read the instructions and guidelines carefully before filling and submitting the online form.

Application Fees

CategoryFee (for one test
Fee for additional
test/program (per program)
General/OBC/EWSRs. 1000/-Rs. 600/-
SC/STRs. 800/-Rs. 500/-
DAP (PWD)/female candidates of all categoriesRs. 700/-Rs. 400/-

Important Links

NotificationClick Here
Seat MatrixClick Here
Application formClick Here
ProspectusClick Here
CU Jharkhand WebsiteClick Here
Previous Admissions

Central University of Jharkhand PhD Admission 2022-23

PhD Seats for the Academic Session 2022-23

PhD Computer Science 06
PhD Management 05
PhD Commerce 02
PhD Education 05
PhD Chemistry 08
PhD Physics 13
PhD Environmental Sciences 03
PhD Life Science 03
PhD Music 02
PhD English 01
PhD Tribal Studies 05
PhD Nanoscience and Technology 06
PhD Energy Engineering 12
PhD Water Engineering and Management 05
PhD Transport Science and Technology 03
PhD Geoinformatics 09
PhD Tibetan Language & Culture 04

Reservation Roster for PhD Programs for the Academic Session 2022-23

Reservation Roster for PhD Programs for the Academic Session 2022-23

Central University of Jharkhand PhD Admission 2022-23 Important Dates

Opening of the online Application forms15 November 2022
Last date for submission of application06 December 2022
Publication of the list of eligible candidates for Interview09 December 2022
Verification of documents and interview12 December 2022
Announcement of Merit List for admission19 December 2022
Admission fee submission20-23 December 2022
Admission of waitlisted candidates against vacant seats, if any26 December 2022

Central University of Jharkhand PhD Admission 2021-22

Available PhD Programs

Nanoscience and Technology07
Energy Engineering08
Water Engineering and Management03
Transport Science and Technology04
Computer Science and Technology04
Life Science03
Environmental Sciences05
Tribal studies04
Tribal and Customary Law04
Mass Communication05
Performing Arts (Music)01
Tibetan Language and Culture02

Central University of Jharkhand PhD Admission 2021-22 Important Dates

Opening of the online Application forms06 September 2021
Last date for submission of application (Extended)08 October 2021