DU PhD Admission 2022 (DUET 2022): Dates, Application Form

DU PhD Admission

DU PhD Admission 2022 – University of Delhi invites application for PhD Admission on the basis of DUET 2022 and interview.

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

Check below more details on DU PhD Admission 2022 like the eligibility criteria, application form, syllabus and admission process, etc.

Latest –  Last date of Registration is extended to July 10, 2022

DU PhD Programs and Seats

Faculties of Arts

Department
Arabic
Buddhist Studies
English
Germanic & Romance Studies
Hindi
Library & Information Science
Linguistics
Modern Indian Languages & Literary Studies
Persian
Philosophy
Psychology
Punjabi
Sanskrit
Urdu

Faculties of Applied Social Sciences & Humanities

Department
Business Economics

Faculties of Commerce & Business Studies

Department
Commerce
Financial Studies

Faculties of Education

Education

Faculties of Inter Disciplinary & Applied Sciences

Department
Biophysics
Plant Molecular Biology
Biochemistry
Electronic Science
Genetics
Microbiology
Physical Education & Sports Sciences
Institute of Informatics and Communication

Faculties of Music & Fine Arts

Department
Music

Faculties of Law

Department
Law

Faculties of Mathematical Sciences

Department
Mathematics
Operational Research,
Statistics
Computer Science

Faculties of Social Sciences

Department
Adult Continuing Education and Extension
Political Science
History
Economics
Sociology
Geography
Social Work
African Studies
East Asian Studies

Faculties of Sciences

Department
Anthropology
Botany
Chemistry
Physics & Astrophysics
Geology
Zoology
Environmental Studies
ACBR (Biomedical Sciences)
Home Science

DU PhD Admission 2022 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 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 Masters or equivalent degree must appear in a written entrance exam conducted by the University in order to be eligible for interview. Based on the performance in the written test, which is the qualifying exam, the shortlisted candidates shall appear for an interview.
  • 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.
  • Teachers, who are in service in the University of Delhi, may directly appear for interview.
  • Candidates holding Junior Research Fellowships or equivalent research positions in projects, satisfying the minimum eligibility conditions (subject to selection by duly constituted committee as per the University norms for research projects) may also appear directly for interview.
  • Scientists/professionals working at R&D institutes of the Government of India/State Government and with whom the University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding may directly appear for interview subject to fulfilling minimum eligibility criteria.

Program Specific Eligibility

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

DUET PhD Entrance Test 2022 Details

Scheme of Examination

Mode of ExaminationCBT (Computer Based Test)
Duration2 Hours
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Question
Number of Questions50
Marks per question4 (four) for each correct response
Scoring-1 negative marking for incorrect response
Medium of PaperEnglish only (Language Programs may have exception)

Interview

Interview is mandatory for all candidates including those candidates who are exempted from Entrance Test.

  • The admission to the Program is through an entrance test, which results in the shortlisting of the candidates for the interview. It may be noted that certain Departments may have mode of evaluation other than Interview. Candidate may refer to the Departmental website directly for the details.
  • It may be noted that after the entrance examination, certain Departments may opt to have a second test prior to interview for the candidates shortlisted on the basis of the entrance test.
  • The list of shortlisted candidates and dates of the interview shall be notified on the Ph.D. admission portal.
  • For the Departments requiring Research Proposal, a Candidate shall bring a printed copy of the proposal at the time of the Interview, which the candidate filled during the online registration process. Candidate may go through the Program Specific Eligibility Criteria to check if the Research Proposal is mandatory for the applied Program. Please refer to the Department‘s website for specific details.

DUET 2022 Admit Card

  • The Admit Card is issued provisionally to the candidates, subject to their satisfying the eligibility conditions.
  • The candidate has to download the Admit Card from the NTA website. Dates for downloading admit cards will be intimated later on the website https://nta.ac.in/.
  • Candidates have to appear for the Examination at the given Centre on Date and Shift (Timing) as indicated in their Admit Card.
  • No candidate will be allowed to appear at the examination centre, on Date and Timings other than that allotted to them in their Admit card.
  • The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the Admit Card carefully and follow them during the conduct of the examination.

DU PhD Admission 2022 Important Dates

EventsDates
Starting of application form23 May 2022
Closing date for online Registration (Extended)10 July 2022
Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET 2022) DateTo be announced later
Interviews/ Presentation of SynopsisTo be announced later

DU PhD Admission 2022 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.
  • Candidates desirous of applying in Ph.D. Programs of the Department, requires to fill only single registration form. In case a candidate wishes to apply in more than one Program (in same or different Department) then the candidate shall fill separate registration form for each Program. It may be noted that same Login details shall be used for all the registration forms filled by the candidate. Candidate shall be required to pay separate registration fee for applying to each Program.

Application Fee

CategoryRegistration Fee
SC/ST/PwBDRs. 300/- for each course
Unreserved/EWS and OBC(NL)Rs. 750/- for each course

Important Links

BrochureClick Here
Application PortalClick Here
DU WebsiteClick Here

Previous Admissions

DU PhD Admission 2021

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 ExaminationsCheck on NTA Website

DUET PhD 2021 Results

Candidates can login on the provided link and view/ download/ Print their Score Card.

DUET 2021 PhD Score Card

DU PhD Admission 2021 Interview Schedule

Departments with MPhil and PhD Program

ProcessDates
Departments to hold Both M.Phil. and Ph.D. interviews01 December, 2021– 20 December 2020, 2021
Meeting of the Respective M.Phil. Committee/DRC/ BRSTill 31 December, 2021
Declaration of resultsTill 05 January, 2022
Registration and payment of feesTill 15 January, 2022

Departments with only PhD Program

ProcessDates
Departments to hold interviewsDecember 01,2021–December 15, 2021
Meeting of the Respective Committee/DRC/BRSTill 20 December, 2021
Declaration of resultsTill 23 December, 2021
Registration and payment of fees05 January, 2022

DU PhD Admission 2021 Results

Shortlisted & Selected Candidates

The files may be removed by the university.

Name of the Department / ProgramNotices/Lists
Arabic» Interview Notice
Buddhist Studies» List of Selected candidates
» Corrigendum
» Interview Notice
English» Admission List
» Notice for Applicants dated 28.12.2021
» Notice for Ph.D./M.Phil. ApplicantsGoogle Link
» Notice for Ph.D. ApplicantsGoogle Link
» Notice – supplementary list of eligible candidates to be called for interview for Ph.D./M.Phil. ProgrammeGoogle Link
» Notice – supplementary list of eligible candidates to be called for interview for PhD ProgrammeGoogle Link
» Notice for Applicants
» Corrigendum
» Admission Notice
» Admission Notice
Germanic & Romance Studies 
Hindi» Ph.D. Entrance based Interview List
» Ph.D. Admission Notice (Revised)
» Ph.D. Admission Direct Interview List
Library & Information Science 
Linguistics» Interview Notice
Modern Indian Languages & Literary Studies» Admission List
» Interview Notice
Persian» First Admission List
» Interview Notice
Philosophy 
Psychology» Admission ListForm
» Notice for Offline Presentation
» List for Interview
» Admission Notice

Punjabi» Result of Ph.D. Interview
» Notice for Interview Schedule
Sanskrit» List of Selected Candidates for admission
» MPhil./Ph.D. DUET Result
» Admission Notice
» Admission Notice
» Interview List
Urdu» Admission List
» Admission Notice
» Admission Notice
Business Economics» Result
Commerce 
Education» Interview Notice
Biophysics 
Plant Molecular Biology 
Biochemistry» Interview List
Electronic Science 
Genetics» Interview List
Microbiology 
Physical Education & Sports Sciences» Interview Notice
Institute of Informatics and Communication» Interview Notice
Music 
Law 
Mathematics» Admission List
» Admission Notice
» Notice
» Interview Schedule
Operational Research» Admission Notice
Statistics 
Computer Science 
Adult Continuing Education and Extension» Admission List
» Notice and List of Students for Interview
» Interview Notice
Political Science» Admission Notice dated 12.01.2022
» Admission Notice
» Notice and Schedule
History» Categary-wise Result
» Admission List
» Revised Notification and Interview list
» Admission Notification
Economics» Interview Notice
Sociology» Admission List
» Interview Notice
Geography 
Social Work» Result
» Interview Notice 
African Studies» Interview Postponement Notice» Admission Notification
East Asian Studies» List of Candidates for Interview – Entrance basedMerit based
Anthropology 
Botany» Admission List
» Interview Schedule
» Corrigendum
» List of candidates shortlisted for interview
Chemistry» Registration Form
» Admission List
» Interview Notice
» Interview List
Physics & Astrophysics»List of provisionally selected candidates for PhD admission 2021-22 and PhD admission form
»PhD Vacancy under different faculty members from Department of Physics & Astrophysics, and various collegers under University of Delhi
»PhD admission form 2021-2022
» Notice: Information regarding Ph. D. admission interview 2021 and list of candidates
» Information regarding Ph. D. admission interview 2021 ( 27 – 29 January 2022)
Geology» List of selected candidates for admission
» Interview List
Zoology» Admission List
» Admission Notice
» Interview List
Environmental Studies» Interview List
ACBR (Biomedical Sciences)» Admission List
» Interview List
Home Science» Interview Schedule

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 Answer Key

Provisional Answer Keys

DescriptionDate(s)
Date for Display of QP and Challenge of
Provisional Answer Key for 54 MPhil./Ph.D.
Course
25.10.2021 to 27.10.2021
(upto 11:50 pm)
Last date of successful transaction of fee
through Credit/Debit Card/Net- banking/UPI
27.10.2021
(upto 11:50 pm)

Answer Keys Challenges for M.Phil./Ph.D. courses – DUET 2021

Check Provisional Answer Keys – Click Here

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 2020

Important Dates

EventsDates
Starting of application form20 Jun 2020
Extended Closing date for online Registration31 Jul 2020

Selected Candidates for DU PhD and MPhil Admission 2020

Files may be removed by the university.

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