Symbiosis International University PhD Admissions 2021 (PhD Entrance Test)

Symbiosis International University PhD Admissions

Symbiosis International University PhD Admissions 2021 – Symbiosis International (Deemed University) invites applications for PhD Entrance Test (PET) for PhD admissions for the academic year 2021-22. This year Symbiosis University will conduct the PhD Entrance Test (PET) in online mode.

Check more details on Symbiosis International University PhD Admissions 2021 below here.

PhD Programs

Symbiosis International (Deemed University) (SIU) offers research programmes in following Faculties –

  • Engineering
  • Computer Studies
  • Health Sciences
  • Media and Communication
  • Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Law
  • Management

Subject Areas/ Sub streams for PhD Admissions 2021

  • Engineering
    • Chemistry
    • Civil Engineering
    • Computer Science and Information technology
    • Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
    • Geo-spatial Sciences
    • Mathematics
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Physics
  • Computer Studies
    • Computer Science
    • Geo Informatics
    • Systems
  • Health Sciences-
    • Biotechnology
    • Nutrition  and Dietetics
    • Healthcare Management
    • Sports Science and Management
    • Nursing Education  and Management
  • Media and Communication 
  • Humanities & Social Sciences-
    • Economics
    • International Relations
    • Statistics
  • Law
  • Management

Symbiosis International University PhD Admissions 2021 Important Dates

Online registration opens25 April 2021
Online registration closes24 May 2021
Payment closes on 24 May 2021
Admit card download starts17 June 2021
Online PET (PhD Entrance Test)26 June 2021
Result Declaration02 July 2021
Personal Interaction12-19 July 2021
Final Selection17 Aug 2021

Eligibility Criteria

  • Master’s degree or equivalent professional degree with minimum 55% marks or its equivalent grade in aggregate or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.
  • Relaxation of 5% of marks or an equivalent grade may be allowed to SC/ST/Differently-Abled categories.
  • Candidates possessing a Degree considered equivalent to M.Phil. Degree of an Indian Institution, from a Foreign Educational Institution shall be eligible for admission to PhD Programme as per rules.
  • International candidates (NRIs, Foreign Nationals and PIOs who have obtained Master’s degree from foreign universities) are required to qualify IELTS with 6.5 score or IELA Test (Band 3) of SIU ELTIS, an equivalent test for English language proficiency.

Symbiosis International University PhD Admissions 2021 Application Process

  • Candidates can fill application form online available on Symbiosis International University Website.
  • Read the instructions and other conditions given there before filling application form.

Application Fee

GeneralRs. 2000/-
SC/STRs. 1500/-
Differently AbledRs. 1500/-
Exempted GeneralRs. 1000/-
Exempted SC/STRs. 500/-
Exempted Differently AbledRs. 500/-
InternationalRs. 3500/-

Selection Procedure

  • Selection for the PhD Program will be on the basis of entrance test and personal interview.
  • Candidates having qualified NET/ GATE/SET/SLET/ JRF/MPhil in the relevant discipline or are CSIR/UGC/ ICMR-Fellows shall be exempted from the PhD entrance exam but they have to appear for interview.

Entrance Test Pattern

Previous Years Pattern

Mode of ExamOnline mode
Duration1 hour 30 minutes
Type of QuestionMultiple Choice Questions
Marking SchemeNo negative marking


Research Methodology50%

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