Central University of Karnataka PhD Admission 2022-23: Dates, Application Form

Central University of Karnataka PhD Admission

Central University of Karnataka PhD Admission – Central University of Karnataka (CUK) invites application for PhD admission for the academic session 2022-23.

Check full details of Central University of Karnataka PhD Admission 2022 below here.

Latest – Date of registration and payment of fee for Ph.D. programs is extended until 4th July 2022

Central University of Karnataka PhD Programs

List of PhD Programs:

  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • English
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Psychology
  • Commerce
  • Social Work
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Life Sciences
  • Geology
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Geography
  • Computer Science
  • Linguistics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media Studies
  • Arabic
  • Spanish
  • Music (Vocal)
  • Tabala
  • Visual Arts
  • Public Administration
  • Folklore and Tribal Studies
  • Law
  • Tourism Management
  • History 

Central University of Karnataka PhD Admission 2022-23 Eligibility Criteria

The following candidates can register through online SAMARTH registration portal for Ph.D. Admission and the eligible candidates shall directly appear for the interview:

  • Candidates who have qualified national level examinations [such as JRF (UGC / CSIR / DBT / ICMR / ICSSR), NET (UGC/CSIR), GATE or equivalent etc.)].
  • Candidates who have secured DST-INSPIRE Fellowship.
  • Candidates with Central Government and State Government sponsored fellowships.
  • National/State level Teacher fellowship holders.

Eligibility Criteria

  • M.Phil. or Master’s degree in related discipline from any University or a degree recognized by the University for this purpose or its equivalent in the relevant subject with at least 55% marks (50% for SC, ST, OBC {NON CREAMY LAYER}, PWD and Kashmiri Migrant and non-migrants Students), preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years duration from a recognized University/Institute.
  • All Program wise eligibility criteria refer prospectus.

Central University of Karnataka PhD Admission 2022-23 Important Dates

Start Date of online registration through Samarth Portal of Central University of Karnataka20 May 2022
Last Date of online registration through Samarth Portal of Central University of Karnataka (Extended)04 July 2022
Date of declaration of eligible candidates21 June 2022
Date of addressing grievance on eligibility21-24 June 2022
Date of online test and interview27-29 June 2022
Date of declaration of selected candidates30 June 2022
Date of admissions and fee payment01 July 2022
Date of commencement of classes06 July 2022

Central University of Karnataka PhD Admission 2022-23 Application Process

  • The candidate must register for PhD admission through the online SAMARTH registration portal (https://www.cuk.ac.in/).
  • Submission of an online registration form is mandatory for the PhD admissions.
  • The candidates are advised to refer to the user manual for online registration on the SAMARTH portal.

Application Fee

For General, OBC (Non-creamy layer), EWSRs 500/-
For FemaleRs. 250/-
For SC/STRs. 100/-

Central University of Karnataka PhD Admission Selection Process 2022-23

  • 70% weightage to JRF, NET and allied qualification, PG programme, and online test conducted by the concerned Department. The distribution of marks as following
CriteriaRangeTotal marks
JRF (UGC/CSIR/DBT..etc)JRF (UGC/CSIR/DBT..etc): 50 marks DST-INSPIRE/other. Fellowships: 45 marks NET (UGC/CSIR), GATE, etc : 40 marksMax. 50 marks
PG programme marks> 80% : 10 marks >60% : 8 marks >55% (50 others) -60% : 6 marksMax. 10 marks
Online Written test before interview10 marksMax. 10 marks
  • 30% weightage for online presentation and viva-voce Distribution
CriteriaRangeTotal marks
Online Presentation on a proposed field of research10 marksMax. 10 marks
Online Viva-voce on domain knowledge20 marksMax. 20 marks

PhD Admission Merit List

  • Candidates securing a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC, ST, OBC {NON CREAMY LAYER}, EWS) in the combined score of the 70% and 30% weightage marks calculation will be eligible to be considered for admission as per the merit list. 

Important Links

ProspectusClick Here
Application PortalClick Here
Central University of Karnataka WebsiteClick Here

Previous Admissions

Central University of Karnataka PhD Admission 2021-22

Important Dates

The last date of PhD registration for Session 2021-2209 January 2022 
Date of interviewsDeclared later
Date of commencement of classesDeclared later