Assam University PhD Admission 2021-22: Dates, Application

Assam University PhD Admission

Assam University PhD Admission 2021-22 – Assam University invites online applications for PhD admission Silchar and Diphu Campus.

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Available PhD Programs

Silchar Campus

Name of DepartmentsTentative PhD Seats
Linguistics7
Bengali30
Indian Comparative Literature6
Manipuri1
Sanskrit6
Urdu2
English12
Arabic5
French4
Economics6
Commerce6
Political Science8
History19
Sociology8
Social Work10
Mass Communication12
Visual Arts5
Education17
Physics11
Chemistry25
Mathematics9
Statistics7
Computer Science24
Life Science and Bioinformatics8
Microbiology9
Biotechnology10
Business Administration23
Hospitality and Tourism Management05
Ecology and Environmental Science7
Agricultural Engineering9
Computer Science & Engineering15
Electronics and Communication Engineering5
Earth Science4
Library & Information Science5
Law2

Diphu Campus

Name of DepartmentsTentative PhD Seats
Assamese6
Hindi6
English8
Political Science6
Anthropology2
Geography6
Commerce5
Physics7
Life Science and Bioinformatics3
History3
Centre for Tribal Studies (attached to Department of History Diphu Campus)2

Assam University PhD Admission 2021-22 Important Dates

Last Date of Submission of online Application05th December, 2021
Publishing List of Eligible Candidates, for RET (Research Entrance Test)09th December, 2021
*Offline Research Entrance Test (RET) & PI13th to 16th December, 2021
Publication of the 1st list of selected candidates20th December, 2021
Dates for Admission of Selected Candidates from the 1st list20th to 22nd December, 2021
Publication of 2nd list if any and admission24th to 27th December, 2021
Commencement of Classes for Course Work22nd December, 2021

Eligibility Criteria for Assam University PhD Admission 2021-22

  • Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree 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 able and other categories of candidates as per decision of the Government of India (GOI) from time to time or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September, 1991.
  • Candidates shall be eligible to proceed to do research work leading to Ph.D. degree in an integrated programme in the University, if
    • (i) the candidate has cleared an M.Phil. Course work in the same subject with at least 55 % marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ from the University as per AUS Ordinance on M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in force. OR
    • (ii) the candidate has already completed the course work in M.Phil. in the same subject as per the AUS Ordinance on M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in force with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade in the AUS grading scale and successfully completed M.Phil. degree in the same subject.
    • 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 the decision of the GOI from time to time.
  • A student of Assam University, whose M.Phil. Dissertation has been evaluated and the viva voce is pending, may be admitted to the Ph.D. programme of the University. A Certificate of completion of evaluation of dissertation obtained from the COE should be produced before the DRC by the candidate at the time of Personal Interview.
  • Candidates possessing a Degree considered equivalent to the M.Phil. Degree of an Indian Institution, from a Foreign Educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established, recognized or incorporated by law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country empowered for assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions, shall be eligible for admission to Ph.D. programme.

Assam University MPhil and PhD Admission 2021-22 Application Process

  • Candidates have to apply online through official website https://ausexamination.ac.in/admission/
  • Interested candidates may apply up to a maximum of two courses. However, separate applications should be submitted for each course with requisite application fees.

Application Fee

For General and OBC studentsRs.700/-
For OBC (NCL)/EWS studentsRs.600/-
For SC/ST/PWD studentsRs.500/-
Mode of Paymentthrough e-chalan/online

Important Links

NotificationClick Here
Information BrochureClick Here
Application LinkClick Here
Assam University WebsiteClick Here

Previous Admissions

Assam University PhD Admission 2020

Important Dates

Last Date of Submission of online Application04th March 2020
Publishing List of Eligible Candidates, for C-RET12th March 2020
Date of Combined Research Test (C-RET)19th March 2020 (11 AM to 01.00 PM)
Date of Personal Interview20th & 21st March 2020
Publication of List of selected Candidates23rd March 2020
Dates for Admission of Selected Candidates01st to 30th April 2020
Publication of waiting list, if any admission of selected waitlisted candidates07th April 2020
Commencement of Classes03rd April 2020