Gujarat University PhD Admission 2023-24: Application, Dates, Entrance, Results

Gujarat University PhD Admission
Gujarat University PhD Admission

Gujarat University PhD Admission 2023-24  – Gujarat University, Ahmedabad invites application for PhD admission in various disciplines for the academic Year 2023-24.

Check full details on Gujarat University PhD Admission 2023-24 here.

Gujarat University PhD Programs


  • Computer Science
  • Applied Mathematical Science
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Data Science
  • Physics/Electronics
  • Mathematics
  • Food Science and Nutrition
  • Life Science
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Statistics
  • Geophysics
  • Geology
  • Botany
  • Bio-informatics
  • Climate Change Impact Management
  • Horticulture Science and Garden Management
  • Microbiology/Biotechnology
  • Zoology, Biomedical Technology, Human Genetics and Wildlife Biology and Conservation
  • Biochemistry
  • Toxicology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Cyber Security and Forensic
  • Forensic Science
  • Natural Farming
  • Agripreneurship/ Chain Management/ Agribusiness /any areas related to Sustainability


  • Law


  • Psychology
  • Labor welfare
  • Economics
  • History
  • Urdu
  • Sociology
  • Philosophy
  • Gujarati
  • Prakrit/Pali
  • Performing arts (Music)
  • Indian Culture
  • Sanskrit
  • Hindi
  • English
  • Social Work


  • Management (Public Policy)
  • Management (Business Intelligence)
  • Management
  • Commerce
  • Accountancy


  • Education


  • General Medicine
  • Pathology
  • Anatomy
  • Pharmacology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Community Medicine
  • Physiology
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Microbiology
  • General Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Neuro-Surgery
  • Paediatrics
  • Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Ophthalmology
  • Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
  • Periodontology
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Orthodontics Prosthodontics

Eligibility Criteria

  • Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade.
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC(non-creamy layer)/Differently Abled and other categories of candidates as per rules.

For more information on eligibility refer to the university website.

Gujarat University PhD Admission 2023-24 Important Dates

Online Purchase of PIN from PhD Entrance Test Website02-08-2023 to 16-08-2023
Online Registration & Submission of Form for Entrance Test-Admission Website02-08-2023 to 17-08-2023
Display of Provisional list of Eligible/ineligible Candidates for Entrance Test or Exemption from the Entrance20-08-2023 (After 4:00 PM)
Report to Concern Dept. for any query or Discrepancy in Eligibility by the Candidate21-08-2023 to 22-08-2023
Display of revised provisional list of Eligible Candidates for Entrance Test or Exemption from the Entrance23-08-2023
Download the Admit Card/Hall Ticket (Tentative)25-08-2023
Date of Entrance Test for PhD27-08-2023 (12:00 noon to 2:00 PM)
Report of Discrepancy in the Question Paper27-08-2023

Gujarat University PhD Admission 2023-24 Application Process

  • Eligible Candidates can apply online through the official website or
  • The candidates desirous to seek admission to be required to apply on the prescribed form online. Only those applicants, who apply online before the last date and satisfy the eligibility criteria, will be considered for admission. 

Selection Process

  • Selection will be based on Written Test and Interview.

Gujarat University PhD Admission 2023-24 Results

Entrance Result

Gujarat University Entrance Result 2023

Entrance Answer Key

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Previous Admissions

Gujarat University PhD Admission 2022-23

Available PhD Programs & Seats 2022


Subject for Ph.D.Vacant seats
Computer Science03
Applied Mathematical Science02
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning03
Data Science04
Food Science and Nutrition01
Life Science22
Environmental Science04
Climate Change Impact Management03
Horticulture Science and Garden Management01
Zoology, Biomedical Technology, Human Genetics and Wildlife Biology and Conservation16
Pharmaceutical Science02
Cyber Security and Forensic01
Forensic Science02
Natural Farming08
Agirpreneurship/ Chain Management/ Agribusiness /any areas related to Sustainability05


Subject for Ph.D.Vacant seats


Subject for Ph.D.Vacant seats
Labor welfare10
Performing arts ( Music)02
Indian Culture04
Social Work01


Subject for Ph.D.Vacant seats
Management (Public Policy)08
Management (Business Intelligence)08


Subject for Ph.D.Vacant seats


Subject for Ph.D.Vacant seats
General Medicine15
Community Medicine25
Forensic Medicine17
General Surgery15
Obstetrics & Gynecology12
Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy06
Emergency Medicine07
Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics03
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery06
Pediatric Dentistry12

Gujarat University PhD Admission 2022 Important Dates

Revised Schedule

Activities Dates
Online Purchase of PIN from PhD Entrance Test Website02-08-2022 (11.00 AM Onwards) 
22-08-2022 (till 4:00 PM)
Online Registration & Submission of Form  for Entrance Test-Admission website02-08-2022 (11.00 AM Onwards) 
23-08-2022 (till 11:59 PM)
Display of Provision list of Eligible/ineligible Candidates for Entrance Test or Exemption from the Entrance29-08-2022
Report to Concern Department for any  query or Discrepancy in Eligibility by the  candidate, if any 29-08-2022 to 30-08-2022
(During Office Hours of the respective  departments)
Display of Final list of Eligible Candidates for Entrance Test or Exemption from the Entrance02-09-2022
Download the Admit Card/Hall Ticket (Tentative)05-09-2022
Entrance Test for Ph.D. 06-09-2022 (12:00 noon to 2:00 PM)
Report of discrepancy in the question paper (in writing) At K. S. School of Business Management, Gujarat University06-09-2022  
(After Examination to till 5.00 PM)
Answer Key07-09-2022 (After 4.00 PM)
ResultDate will be notified at later stage

Selection Process 2022

  • There shall be a common Entrance Test for all the eligible candidates who are interested in Ph.D. admission in Gujarat University as full time, part time or independent research.
  • Those who qualify in the Entrance Test shall have to appear for Personal Interview/Viva-Voice (PI/VV) at the concerned subject Department/School at the Gujarat University, Ahmedabad as per the scheduled specified by the Department/School.

Exemption From Entrance Test

The candidates having one of the following qualifications shall be exempted from the entrance test:

  • Qualified in SET/UGC-NET/CSIR-NET/JRF/TRF, Entrance Test of CSIR/ ICAR/ICMR/DBT/DST/ etc.
  • M.Phil. degree holder whose admission has been done through the Entrance Test of Gujarat University.
  • M.Phil. from other UGC recognized University and whose admission has been done through the Entrance Test.
  • Candidates who are granted fellowship/scholarship from state/central government agencies.
  • Candidates with GATE/CAT and more than 75 percentile or 75 percent score (only for Management & Technology).

Candidates Eligible for Direct Admission to the Ph.D. Program without entrance test
and personal interview/viva-voce

  • The candidates who are awarded Junior Research Fellowships (JRF/TRF) or any other prestigious fellowship from UGC, CSIR, DBT, ICMR, ICAR, etc., shall be eligible for direct admission to the Ph.D. programme any time of the year. Such candidates should, however, discuss their topic, research content etc., with the RDC/RAC, for final approval.
  • Following candidates shall also be admitted direct to the Ph.D. programme on the recommendation of the Admission Committee with the approval of the RDC/RAC, provided they fulfill other requirements regarding eligibility, qualification, etc. However, such candidates shall have to present a seminar and discuss the broad area of research before the RDC/RAC. Such admissions shall be done on a case to case basis by RDC/RAC and RRC/BUTR.
    • a. Candidates sponsored under MoU/agreement between the Gujarat University and University/Institution/research station/laboratory etc. in India or abroad where specific clause(s) exist for registration of candidates for Ph.D. degree by the university and/or those selected under international cultural/educational/research/investigation exchange schemes of Government of Gujarat/India/UN bodies etc.
    • b. Non-resident Indians and foreigners residing/working abroad, who have the required qualifications and working in academics/ research/ industry/ professional bodies for at least 05 years.
    • c. Teachers working in government/aided/unaided institutions having at least 03 years of continuous teaching experience at degree and/or post-graduate level in the subject concerned and granted leave for pursuing Ph.D. programme and are awarded fellowship under Quality Improvement Programme or equivalent programme to pursue full-time Ph.D.
    • d. Project fellows/Teachers working for minor/major research project approved/accepted by Gujarat University, as per the guidelines of the funding agency will also be exempted from Entrance Test. However, such candidates are required to fulfill other applicable rules and regulations for admission and discuss their research content before the RDC/RAC.

Gujarat University PhD Entrance Test 2022 Details

Structure of the Entrance Test

The contents of the test shall be as follows:

  • Part-I: Set of 50 objective types of MCQs from Research Methodology/ General analytical skill/mental ability, including reasoning and English communication skill in Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • Part-II: Set of 50 objective types of MCQs from the relevant subjects up to PG level.
  • Total marks for the Entrance Test will be 100 for 100 MCQs each of one mark and for the duration of 120 minutes.
  • To qualify in the Entrance Test, the candidate has to secure minimum 50% marks in the aggregate. In the Entrance Test (05% relaxation for candidates from SC/ST/OBC (SEBC) (NCL)/ Persons with Disability (more than 40% disability) categories.
  • If enough number of candidates do not qualify in the Entrance Test, Hon. VC/ University may, if deemed fit, relax these conditions in a subject/discipline/faculty on a year-to-year basis.
  • Candidate who is applying for Ph.D. in multi/inter/intra disciplinary subject has to appear and pass entrance test in the subject for which he/she wants to take admission for Ph.D.

Personal Interview/Viva-Voce (PI/VV)

  • The Personal Interview/Viva-Voce (PI/VV) shall be conducted separately for each subject by an admission committee/DRC consisting of the Head of the Department/School, Two research guides, and an outside expert nominated by Hon. VC.
  • The candidates who clear the Entrance Test shall be required to appear for PI/VV.
  • The Entrance Test exempted candidates also have to appear for PI/VV.
  • The interview/viva voce shall also consider the following aspects, viz. whether:
    • (i) the candidate possesses the competence for the proposed research;
    • (ii) the research work can be suitably undertaken at the Institution/College;
    • (iii) the proposed area of research can contribute to new/additional knowledge.
  • At the time of PI/VV the candidates are expected to discuss their research interest/area/content before the admission committee/DRC and ultimately with RDC/RAC.

Preparation of Merit List

  • The University shall bring out merit list of successful candidates for each subject, based on the performance in the Entrance Test & PI/VV, for each category (reserved & open).
  • Validity of the merit list shall be only for the concerned academic year.
  • For the selection of the candidate, a weightage of 70% to the entrance test and 30% to the performance in the Interview/Viva-voce shall be given.
  • Those who are exempted from the entrance test prorated on the basis of their interview/viva-voce shall be considered.

Gujarat University PhD Admission 2022 Results

Schedule of RDC/RAC

PhD Admission GD & PI Information

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PhD EconomicsClick Here
PhD EducationClick Here
PhD LawClick Here
PhD GujaratiClick Here
PhD Physics and Electronics ScienceClick Here
PhD GeophysicsClick Here
PhD Geography, Geology & GeophysicsClick Here
PhD GeoinformaticsClick Here

Gujarat University PhD Admission 2021

Important Dates

Online Purchase of PIN from PhD Entrance Test Website27-09-2021 to 05-10-2021
Online Registration & Submission of Form for Entrance Test-Admission27-09-2021 to 06-10-2021
Display of Provision list of Eligible Candidates12-10-2021 – (5:00pm)
Report any query or Discrepancy in Eligible List13-10-2021 (Till 5:00pm)
Display of Final list of Eligible Candidates for Entrance Test or Exemption15-10-2021
Download the Admit Card/Hall Ticket (Tentative)19-10-2021
Entrance Test for Ph.D.21-10-2021 – (12:00 noon to 2:00 pm)

Available PhD Programs 2021

SubjectsVacant Seats
Library & Information Science2
Labor welfare6
Performing arts3
MassCommunation and Journalism1
Indian Culture5
International Relations1
Diaspora & Migration Studies3
Political Science1
Physical Education3
Computer Science6
Zoology, Biomedical Technology, Human Genetics, Wildlife Biology And Conservation14
Climate change impacts management3
Horticulture science and garden management3
Environment science4
Life science8
Physics & Electronics27
Microbiology Biotechnology18
Applied Mathematical Science2
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning2
Actuarial Science2
Data Science2
Forensic Science7
Pharmaceutical Science5
Cyber Security & Forensics2
M.Sc. Food Science & Nutrition3
General Medicine15
Community Medicine25
Forensic Medicine17
Microbiology (Medical)20
Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy7
Emergency Medicine7
General Surgery16
Obstetrics & Gynecology12
Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics3
Oral Medicine and Radiology2
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Oral Microbiology4
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery6
Pediatric Dentistry13
Total PhD Seats780

Gujarat University PhD Admission 2020

Important Dates

Last Date for submission of application form 24 October, 2020