MSU Baroda PhD Admission 2023: Dates, Application Form, Entrance (PET)

MSU Baroda PhD Admission
MSU Baroda PhD Admission

MSU Baroda PhD Admission 2023 – Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (MSUB) invites application for PhD Admission through PhD Entrance Test (PET) 2023.

Check full details on MSU Baroda PhD Admission 2023 below here.

MSU Baroda PhD Programs

FacultyPET Subject NameDepartment / PhD Subject Name
Faculty of ArtsEconomicsEconomics
Library And Information SciencesLibrary And Information Sciences
Political SciencePolitical Science
Archaeology And Ancient HistoryArchaeology And Ancient History
Faculty of CommerceCommerceAccounting And Financial Management
Banking And Insurance
Business Economics
Commerce and Business Management
Faculty of Education and PsychologyEducationEducation
Faculty Family and Community ScienceHome scienceClothing And Textile
Foods and Nutrition
Family and Community Resource Management
Extension And Communication
Human Development And Family Studies
Faculty of Fine ArtsMuseologyMuseology
Faculty of LawLawLaw
Faculty of Management StudiesManagementManagement
Faculty of Performing ArtsMusic (Vocal / Instrumental)Music (Vocal / Instrumental)
Performing ArtsDance
Faculty of ScienceLife SciencesBio-Chemistry
Faculty of ScienceChemical SciencesChemistry
Faculty of Technology and EngineeringApplied Chemistry
Faculty of ScienceEarth ScienceGeography
Faculty of ScienceGeologyGeology
Faculty of ScienceStatisticsStatistics
Faculty of ScienceMathematical SciencesMathematics
Faculty of Technology and EngineeringApplied Mathematics
Faculty of SciencePhysical SciencesPhysics
Faculty of Technology and EngineeringApplied Physics
Faculty of ScienceEnvironmental SciencesEnvironmental Science
Faculty of Social WorkSocial WorkSocial Work
Faculty of Technology and EngineeringApplied Mechanics And Structural EngineeringApplied Mechanics And Structural Engineering
Chemical EngineeringChemical Engineering
Civil EngineeringCivil Engineering/WREMI
Computer ScienceComputer Science and Engineering
Electrical EngineeringElectrical Engineering
Mechanical EngineeringMechanical Engineering
Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringMetallurgical and Materials Engineering
Textile ChemistryTextile Chemistry
Textile EngineeringTextile Engineering
Faculty of PharmacyPharmacyPharmacy

MSU Baroda PhD Admission 2023 Eligibility Criteria

  • Only those candidates are eligible to appear in the PET who have completed / are studying in the final year or semester of a UGC specified Master’s degree.
  • General / General-EWS Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognised by UGC are eligible for PET. The Socially and Educationally Backward Class (SEBC) belonging to Non-Creamy Layer / Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST) / PwD (PH – Physically Handicapped / VH – Visually Handicapped) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are eligible for PET.
  • Candidates who have appeared OR will be appearing in the final year / semester at the qualifying Master’s degree examination and whose result is still awaited OR candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for PET. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for PET only after they have passed their Master’s degree examination or equivalent with at least 55% marks in case of General / General-EWS (50% marks in case of Socially and Educationally Backward Class (SEBC) belonging to non-creamy layer / SC/ST/PwD(PH/VH) category candidates). Such candidates must complete their Master’s degree examination within two years from the date of declaration of result of PET with required percentage of marks, failing which they will be treated as disqualified.

Exemption from Clearing The MSUB PhD Entrance Test (PET)

  • The candidates who have qualified in national/ state level competitive examination such as UGC-CSIR / NET / SET / Valid GATE/ GPAT / DBT / ICMR / JRF holders are exempted from appearing in PET.
  • Such candidates are requested to contact respective department directly, for the enrollment and registration for Ph.D.

MSU Baroda PhD Admission 2023 Important Dates

Commencement of online submission of Application form15 June 2023
Last date for an online submission application form06 July 2023
Date of PhD Entrance Test (PET)16 July 2023

MSU Baroda PhD Admission 2023 Application Form

The candidates need to submit the application form for admission online on the university website.

Candidates are advised check the eligibility criteria and must read the important instruction carefully before filling the Application Form.

Steps to Fill Application Form

  • Step 1 – Pay Examination Fee
    • Candidate has to visit PET website : for fee payment. Examination fee and Processing charges & Goods and Services Tax (GST), as applicable, can be paid only through Online mode by Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking.
    • Candidates should note down and preserve Order Number and SBIepay Reference ID for Online registration of their application form (Step – 2).
  • Step  2 – Register Online for PET Examination
    • Before applying Online, the candidates must possess the Scanned passport (pp) size photograph in JPEG format and should not be more than 100kb.
    • Candidate has to visit the PET website (after approximate 30 minutes after successful fee payment )and provide Order Number and SBIepay Reference ID to “LOGIN” his / her account for filling up his / her Online Application Form for PET Examination by clicking “Apply Online” button available under candidate’s Login Account.
    • Please fill correct information carefully in the Online application form and follow the on screen instructions for filling up application form. Confirm that your Name, Fee Details, Subject, Centre, Category, Physically or Visually disability, recent passport size photo scanned in JPEG format and not be more then 100kb and all other details filled are correct. Otherwise no correction will be made after you submit the application form. PET Office will not be responsible for loss arising out of these to the candidates.
    • After successful submission and confirmation, the candidate should take printout of filled Online Application Form on A-4 size paper only. It is mandatory for the candidate to keep and preserve printout of filled Online Application Form with him/her for future reference.
    • Due to Technical or any other reason, if the Scanned passport (pp) size photograph uploaded by candidate does not appear / printed properly on Print out of Online Application form, Candidates are requested to send the registration details with Scanned passport (pp) size photograph immediately on E-Mail:
    • The candidate should note that the printout of Online Application Form, fee payment receipt or any other certificate or document is not required to be sent to Ph.D Entrance Test office, Vadodara.

Application Fee

General / General-EWS / SEBC Non-creamy layer) CandidatesRs. 1500/-
SC / ST / Transgender / PWD(PH/VH) CandidatesRs. 1000/-

MSUB PhD Entrance Test (PET) 2023 Details

Examination Schedule

12th Ph. D. Entrance Test will be conducted on Sunday, 16th July 2023. PET Examination will be conducted at Vadodara Centre Only.

  • Paper – I – 09.30 am to 10.30 am
  • Paper – II – 10.30 am to 11.30 am

Structure of the Test

  • Written Test (Multiple choice questions )- OMR Based Offline
    • Paper I will cover the UGC syllabus of research methodology with 50 multiple choice questions and all are compulsory. Each question carries 1 mark thus the total marks in Paper I will be 50.
    • Paper II will be subject specific and will contain 50 multiple choice questions and all are compulsory, each question carrying 1 mark. Thus the total marks in Paper II is 50.
    • Calculators, Log tables, any other calculating devices, mobiles, smart watch, smart devices, slide rule, text manuals etc. are NOT allowed in the examination hall.
    • There will be no negative marks for wrong answers.
  • Standard for qualifying PET
    • The qualifying marks for Paper I & Paper II will be 50% of those obtained in Paper I and Paper II separately.


  • The validity of PET Certificate shall be forever.


Department / PhD Subject NameSyllabus
Paper – I (Research Methodology)Download
Library And Information SciencesDownload
Political ScienceDownload
Archaeology And Ancient HistoryDownload
Accounting And Financial ManagementDownload
Banking And Insurance
Business Economics
Commerce and Business Management
Clothing And TextileDownload
Foods and Nutrition
Family and Community Resource Management
Extension And Communication
Human Development And Family Studies
Music (Vocal / Instrumental)Download
Applied Chemistry
Applied Mathematics
Applied Physics
Environmental ScienceDownload
Social WorkDownload
Applied Mechanics And Structural EngineeringDownload
Chemical EngineeringDownload
Civil Engineering/WREMIDownload
Computer Science and EngineeringDownload
Electrical EngineeringDownload
Mechanical EngineeringDownload
Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringDownload
Textile ChemistryDownload
Textile EngineeringDownload

MSUB PhD Entrance Test (PET) Previous Years Question Papers

PET Subject NamePET 2019PET 2022
Paper – I
(Research Methodology)
Library And Information SciencesDownloadExam Not Conducted
MarathiExam Not ConductedExam Not Conducted
PhilosophyDownloadExam Not Conducted
Political ScienceDownloadDownload
SociologyExam Not ConductedDownload
Archaeology And Ancient HistoryDownloadExam Not Conducted
EducationDownloadExam Not Conducted
Home scienceDownloadDownload
LawDownloadExam Not Conducted
Music DownloadDownload
Performing ArtsDownloadDownload
Life SciencesDownloadDownload
Chemical SciencesDownloadDownload
Earth ScienceDownloadDownload
StatisticsExam Not ConductedDownload
Mathematical SciencesDownloadDownload
Physical SciencesDownloadDownload
Environmental SciencesDownloadDownload
Social WorkDownloadDownload
Applied Mechanics And Structural EngineeringDownloadDownload
Chemical EngineeringDownloadDownload
Civil EngineeringDownloadDownload
Computer ScienceDownloadDownload
Electrical EngineeringDownloadDownload
Mechanical EngineeringDownloadDownload
Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringDownloadDownload
Textile ChemistryDownloadDownload
Textile EngineeringDownloadDownload

Important Links

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Application FormClick Here
MSU Baroda WebsiteClick Here
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