DU PhD Admission 2021 (DUET 2021): Dates, Application Form

DU PhD Admission 2021 – University of Delhi released notification for PhD Admission. Candidates are provided admissions into the DU PhD courses on the basis of DUET 2021 and interview.

Delhi University Entrance Exam (DUET) will be conducting by NTA (National Testing Agency).

Check below more details on DU PhD Admission 2021 like the eligibility criteria, application form, syllabus and admission process, etc.

Latest – Application form is available now

Available PhD Programs and Seats

Faculties of Arts

DepartmentTotal Seats
Arabic06
Buddhist Studies03
EnglishCheck website of the Department
Germanic & Romance Studies12
Hindi144
Library & Information ScienceCheck website of the Department
LinguisticsCheck website of the Department
Modern Indian Languages & Literary Studies24
Persian28
PhilosophyCheck website of the Department
PsychologyCheck website of the Department
Punjabi20
Sanskrit17
UrduCheck website of the Department

Faculties of Applied Social Sciences & Humanities

Department Total Seats
Business EconomicsCheck website of the Department

Faculties of Commerce & Business Studies

DepartmentTotal Seats
Commerce21
Financial StudiesCheck website of the Department

Faculties of Education

DepartmentTotal Seats
Education38

Faculties of Inter Disciplinary & Applied Sciences

DepartmentTotal Seats
Biophysics01
Plant Molecular Biology03
Biochemistry08
Electronic Science13
GeneticsCheck website of the Department
Microbiology07
Physical Education & Sports SciencesCheck website of the Department
Institute of Informatics and Communication03

Faculties of Music & Fine Arts

DepartmentTotal Seats
Music17

Faculties of Law

DepartmentTotal Seats
Law31

Faculties of Mathematical Sciences

DepartmentTotal Seats
Mathematics33
Operational Research,16
Statistics17
Computer ScienceCheck website of the Department

Faculties of Social Sciences

Department Total Seats
Adult Continuing Education and ExtensionCheck website of the Department
Political Science40
HistoryCheck website of the Department
Economics13
Sociology23
Geography75
Social Work40
African StudiesCheck website of the Department
East Asian StudiesCheck website of the Department

Faculties of Sciences

DepartmentTotal Seats
Anthropology21
Botany26
ChemistryCheck website of the Department
Physics & Astrophysics56
Geology06
Zoology40
Environmental Studies33
ACBR (Biomedical Sciences)30
Home Science23

DU PhD Admission 2021 Important Dates

EventsDates
Starting of application form26 July, 2021
Extended Closing date for online Registration21 August, 2021
Dates for the Written Examinationsto be declared
Announcement of Resultsto be declared
Interviews/ Presentation of Synopsisto be declared

DU PhD Admission 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check the eligibility criteria before filling the DU PhD form. If any candidate is found ineligible, the candidature is cancelled for the said course.

Common Eligibility Criteria for PhD

  • Master‘s degree or a professional degree (LL.M./ M.Tech./ M.S. / M.D.) in the same or allied subjects, declared equivalent to the Master‘s degree with minimum of 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks or an equivalent relaxation of grade for those belonging to OBC(non-creamy layer)/SC/ST/ differently-abled
  • Candidates with valid UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF)/ UGC-NET (including JRF)/ DBT-JRF, DST-INSPIRE, ICMR-JRF or equivalent national level examination/ fellowship (as identified by DRC)/ GATE/teacher fellowship holder may directly appear for interview.

Program Specific Eligibility

For Program Specific Eligibility check M.Phil./ Ph.D. Bulletin of Information or website of specific Department.

Entrance Test and the Interview

There shall be a common Entrance Test for M.Phil. and Ph.D. Programme to be conducted by the University, once a year, where both programmes are offered by the respective Department.

The Entrance Test will be a qualifying exam with 50% qualifying marks. In entrance test there will be 50% questions on research aptitude/methodology and 50% subject specific questions. The syllabus for the entrance examination is the corresponding MSc/MA/MCom or equivalent syllabus of the University of Delhi.

The Entrance Tests in various Departments shall be staggered to allow the candidates to appear in written test in more than one subject, if they so desire.

PhD Entrance Test shall be conducted once in a year and the shortlisted candidates shall remain eligibile till the next entrance test. The interviews may be held twice in a year or more, subject to availability of seats as determined by the DRC.

At the time of interview, if required, experts/prospective Supervisors from allied/specialized areas may be invited.

The merit list of the recommended candidates for PhD admission shall be available on the website.

DU PhD Entrance 2021 Admit Card

Delhi University will release the DU PhD Entrance 2021 Admit Card on the official website. It will be available in the pdf form as per schedule. 

DU PhD Entrance 2021 Entrance Result

DU will releases the DU PhD Admission 2021 result as per schedule.

Answer key will be released after the entrance test is conducted and candidates can check their estimated score and raise objections against the same if any.

DU PhD Admission 2021 result is then prepared on the basis of entrance test and final answer key.

DU PhD Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Candidates have to apply online through official website http://www.du.ac.in/
  • Any first time user, in order to access the PhD Admission Portal, needs to register on the portal.
  • With a valid e-mail ID he / she can easily Register and generate login details by clicking on the -New User Registration button.
  • Read information brochure carefully before filling application form.

Application Fee

CategoryRegistration Fee
SC/ST/PwBDRs. 300/- for each course
For all other CategoriesRs. 750/- for each course

For more details on DU PhD Admission 2021 – visit


Previous Years Admissions

DU PhD Admission 2020

Important Dates

EventsDates
Starting of application form20 Jun 2020
Extended Closing date for online Registration31 Jul 2020
Dates for the Written Examinationsto be declared
Announcement of Resultsto be declared
Interviews/ Presentation of Synopsisto be declared

Selected Candidates for DU PhD and MPhil Admission 2020

DU PhD and MPhil First Admission List

DU PhD Admission 2020 Interview

Candidates those who will qualify for the entrance examination are called for DU PhD Admission 2020 Interview. Candidates those who have been exempted from DUET, have to attend interview sessions on a compulsory basis.

Department wise Shortlisted Candidates and interview schedule

Department of Physics – Click here

Department of African Studies – Notice for M.Phil. and Ph.D. Admission 2020-21

Institute of Informatics & Communication – Interview Notice – Ph.D.

Department of Operational Research – Notice for M.Phil. Admissions in Operational Research

Department of Computer Science – Schedule for interviews for Ph.D. (Computer Science) Programme

Department of Sanskrit – Notice for the interview for admission to Ph.D. Sanskrit Course 2020-21

Department of Buddhist Studies – Notice for Interview for MPhil/PhD 2020-21

Lady Irwin College – Department of Home Science – Notice of Ph.D. Admission 2020-21

Department of Social Work – Ph.D. Interview Notification

Department of Zoology – Ph.D. Admission Notice

Department of History – Revised Notification and list of PhD candidates for History Interview Schedule, January 2021

Department of Finance and Business Economics – Corrigendum Notification for Ph.D interviews of Business Economics

Department of English – Notice for MPhil and PhD Admission seekers for those who missed their interview

Department of Library and Information Science – List of Eligible Candidates for M Phil InterviewList of Eligible Candidates for Ph.D. Interview

Department of Finance and Business Economics – Notice for Ph.D Interviews

Department of Buddhist Studies – Notice regarding Submission of Research Proposal (Admission in Mphil/PhD 2020-21)

Department of Urdu – List of Selected candidates for M.Phil Programme in Urdu

Department of English – Notice – Google Link for 11 January, 2021 interviews

Department of English – Notice regarding rescheduled interviews on 11 January, 2021 in place of 9 January, 2021

Department of English – List of those candidates whose interviews have been shifted to Monday, January 11, 2021, on their request

Department of English – List of additional candidates shortlisted for MPhil/PhD admission interviews

Department of Arabic – Result of the Selected candidates for admission to M.Phil. Arabic 2020-21

Department of Arabic – Result of the Selected candidates for admission to Ph.D. Arabic 2020-21

Department of Persian – First admission list of Ph.D./M.Phil.

Department of Modern Indian Languages and Literary Studies – Selected list of M. Phil. in Comparative Indian Literature 2020-21

Department of English – Notice regarding Google link for the Ph.D. and M.Phil. interview

Department of English – Notice regarding reschedule M.Phil and PhD admission interviews

Department of Punjabi – Ph.D. Admissions -2020-21(List of Selected candidates)

Department of Punjabi – Interview schedule for admission to M.Phil. in Punjabi 2020-2021

Department of Plant Molecular Biology – Ph.D. Admissions -2020-21(List of Selected candidates)

Department of History – Revised & Updated Notice for short listed candidates for M.Phil Interview , 2020-21

Department of History – Ph.D Guidelines & interview 2020-21

Department of Zoology – List of Selected Candidates for Ph. D Interview on 13th Jan 2021 for the academic year 2020-2021

Department of Zoology – List of Selected Candidates for Ph. D Admission on 12th Jan 2021 for the academic year 2020-2021

Department of Electronic Science – List of Selected Candidates for Ph. D Admission in Fllcctronic Science for thc academic year2020-2021

Sociology dse – Notice for interview of M.PHIL Admission seekers 2020-2021

Department of English – LIST OF CANDIDATES SHORTLISTED TO APPEAR FOR INTERVIEW

Department of Sanskrit – Notice for interview of M.PHIL Admission seekers 2020-2021

Department of Adult Continuing – Internview Notice for Interview M.Phil and Ph.D 2020-2021

Department of English – ADMISSION SEEKERS – M.PHIL AND PHD IN ENGLISH, 2020-2021

Department of Sanskrit – Notice for interview of Ph.D. Admission seekers 2020-2021

Department of Urdu – List of Shortlisted candidates Ph.D.-2020-2021

Department of Operational Research – Revised List of Shortlisted candidates Ph.D.-2020-2021

Department of Zoology – Interview schedule of Ph.D. for 2020-2021

Department of Botany – Notice for MPhil/PhD admission seekers 2020-2021

Department of Biochemistry – List of candidates Ph.D. interview 2020-2021

Department of Psychology – Notice for Online presentation & Interview for MPhil/PhD applicants for the year 2020-21

Department of Political Science – Notice for MPhil/PhD applicants for the year 2020-21

Department of Political Science – CORRIGENDUM – MPhil/PhD Admission, 2020-21

Department of English – Notice for MPhil/PhD admission seekers 2020-2021

Department of History – Notification for online interview M.Phil ADMISSION (2020-2021)

Department of Environmental Studies – Candidates shortlisted for PhD interview 2020–2021 (Revised)

Department of Punjabi – Interview schedule of Ph.D. for 2020-2021

Department of Biochemistry – Notification for online interview for Ph.D ADMISSION (2020-2021)

Department of Home Science – NOTICE FOR Ph.D ADMISSION (2020-2021)

Department of Operational Research – NOTICE FOR Ph.D ADMISSION (2020-2021)

Department of English – ADMISSION SEEKERS – M.PHIL AND PHD IN ENGLISH, 2020-2021

Department of East Asian Studies – Online Interviews And Online Language Exam for PhD All Candidates/Students (Old and new) 2020-21

Department of Philosophy – Notice for Admission Seekers -Ph.D/M.Phil in Philosophy 2020-21

Department of Philosophy – List of Candidates Shortlisted for Ph.D ADMISSION 2020-2021 (Revised) INTERVIEW 2020-2021

Department of Philosophy – List of Candidates Shortlisted for M.Phil ADMISSION INTERVIEW 2020-2021

Department of History – Notification for Ph.D Admission 2020-2021

Department of Modern Indian Languages – Notice for shortlisted candidates for Admissions to M.Phil 2020-2021

Department of Modern Indian Languages – Notice for shortlisted candidates for Admissions to Ph.D 2020-2021

Department of Urdu – Interview of shortlisted candidates for Admissions to M.Phil 2020-2021

Department of Arabic – Corrigendum for the M.Phil & Ph.D. (Arabic) Interview scheduled

Department of Social Work – Interview notification for M.Phil 2020-21

Department of Social Work – Interview notification for Ph.D – 2020-21

Department of Persian – Interview notification for Ph.D – M.Phil 2020-21

Department of Electronic Science – Ph.D. Interview list 2020-21

Department of English – Notice for Admission Seekers -Ph.D/M.Phil in English 2020-21

Department of Sanskrit – Notice for Admission to M.Phil. Sanskrit 2020-21

Department of Electronic Science – Interview of shortlisted candidates for Admissions to Ph.D. 2020-2021

Department of Social Work – Interview/Presentation of shortlisted candidates for Admissions to M.Phil./Ph.D. 2020-2021

Department of Arabic – Interview notice for admission to M.Phil. and Ph.D. Arabic 2020-2021

Department of Sanskrit – Notice for submission of synopsis & documents for interview of Admission to Ph.D. Sanskrit course 2020-21

Department of Physics & Astrophysics

Major Areas of Research

Astrophysics, Atomic & Molecular Physics, Bio-Physics, Biological Network Cosmology, Condensed matter physics, Complex systems computational physics, Field theory, General relativity, Laser Plasma interactions, Nuclear Physics-Nuclear Structure & Reaction Dynamics, High Energy Physics, Material Science, Non-linear dynamics, , Mesoscopic Physics (Transport Quantum Dots and Quantum Wires), Spintronics, Nano-materials physics, Non-equilibrium Statistical mechanics, Particle Physics, Plasma physics, Quantum Dots, Radiation dosimetry, Radiation detector development & characterisation, Polymers, Semiconductors, Crystallography, String Theory.

Eligibility conditions for admission to PhD Programme

(a) MSc in Physics or MSc/M Tech in allied subject with minimum 55% marks in aggregate or equivalent grade from a recognized institution. The list of Allied Subjects only for PhD admission –

M.Sc. in Applied Physics, Material Science, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Geophysics, Electronics, Nano Science, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biophysics, Biomedical Science, Environmental Science.

M.Tech. in Chemical Engg., Electrical Engg., Mechanical Engg., Computer Science, Material Science, Electronics, Nanotechnology, Nuclear Science, Applied Optics.

(b) Eligibility for appearing in direct Interview without written entrance test-

Candidates with valid UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF), UGC-NET (including JRF)/ DST-INSPIRE or equivalent national level examination/ fellowship/ teacher fellowship holder in Physical Science may directly appear for interview.

In addition the following categories of applicants may also appear directly for interviews –

(i) Candidates who has qualified JEST Physics (Joint Entrance Screening Test)

  • Up to Rank 200(General Category)
  • Up to Rank 225(OBC)
  • Up to Rank 250 (SC/ST/PwD)

(ii) Candidates having GATE Physics with:

  • Percentile of 90 and above (General Category)
  • Percentile of 85 and above (OBC)
  • Percentile of 80 and above (SC/ST/PwD)

Selected Candidates for DU PhD Physics Admission 2020-21

Provisionally selected candidates for Ph D. admission 2021

Interview Schedule for PhD Admission in Physics 2020-21

Ph.D. Interview-2020-21_Notification and Schedule

Instructions to the candidates for interview 2020-21

Instructions to the candidates for interview 2020-21 

Ph.D. Undertaking form 

Ph.D. criteria checklist 

Tentative list of the Applicant eligible for DU PhD Physics 2020-21 interview

Tentative list of the Applicant Eligible Candidates

Cut-off Marks criteria for PhD Physics Entrance examination

Cut-off Marks criteria

Cut-off Scores for Selection to the PhD Physics 2020

Cut-off Scores

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