University of Allahabad PhD Admission 2021-22: Application, Dates, Entrance Details (CRET 2021), Results

University of Allahabad PhD Admission

University of Allahabad PhD Admission 2021-22 – The University of Allahabad invites application for PhD Admission through Combined Research Entrance Test- 2021 (CRET-2021) for the session 2021-22.

Check full details on University of Allahabad PhD Admission 2021-22 below here.

Latest – CRET-2021 Score Card is now available for all subjects

University of Allahabad PhD Programs

The University of Allahabad shall conduct COMBINED RESEARCH ENTRANCE TEST-2021 (CRET2021) at Prayagraj for admission to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in University of Allahabad Main Campus and its 8 constituent colleges:

  • AU: University of Allahabad main campus;
  • CMP: Chowdhary Mahadev Prasad Degree College;
  • ADC: Allahabad Degree College;
  • ISDC: Ishwar Saran Degree College;
  • JT: Jagat Taran Girls Degree College;
  • SSK: Sadanlal Sanwaldas Khanna Girls Degree College;
  • AK: Arya Kanya Degree College;
  • SPM: Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Government Degree College,
  • ECC: Ewing Christian College.

for the session 2021-22 in the following subjects mentioned in the Table –

SubjectTentative Total Seats
Agriculture Botany      00
Agriculture Chemistry 02
Ancient History, Culture & Archaeology30
Anthropology  03
Arabic 01
Atmospheric & Ocean Science03
Behavioural & Cognitive Science06
Biochemistry   09
Bioinformatics 02
Biotechnology             06
Botany40
Chemistry       62
Commerce and Business Administration45
Computer Science      12
Defence & Strategic Studies12
Development Studies03
Earth & Planetary Sciences10
Economics      18
Education        35
Electronics & Communication06
English31
Environmental Science02
Food & Nutrition / Extension Education / Human Development10
Food Technology05
Geography      10
Hindi   38
Law28
Material Sciences        08
Mathematics    04
Medieval & Modern History08
Music and Performing Art08
Painting02
Persian           00
Philosophy      10
Physical Education04
Physics           23
Political Science          39
Psychology     03
Rural Technology00
Sanskrit           15
Sociology        24
Statistics         02
Textiles and Apparel Designing04
Urdu   00
Law     31

Regular teachers of the University of Allahabad and of any institution / Constituent Colleges maintained by it or admitted to its privileges and International Students / Army Officers are exempted from appearing at CRET Level-1 for admission to Ph.D. Programme.

All other candidates, including JRF, are required to appear at CRET-2021 Level-1 for admission to the Ph.D. Programme in the concerned subjects. All the Candidates shall register and submit their application form through the ONLINE APPLICATION AND REGISTRATION PROCESS.

From the Session 2021-2022, JRF candidates are also required to appear in CRET (Level -1) Test.

University of Allahabad PhD Admission 2021-22 (CRET 2021) Important Dates

EventDates
Start date of Registration and Form Submission ONLINE24 April 2022
Last date of Registration, Fee Deposition and Form Submission ONLINE16 May 2022
Downloading of Admit Cards Online only21 May 2022
Date of Entrance TestWill Be Announced Later

University of Allahabad PhD Admission 2021-22 (CRET 2021) Eligibility Criteria

  • A minimum score at the Post-graduate Examination of 55% marks (or the equivalent Letter Grade/Grade Point under the seven point Letter Grade Scale), laid down by the UGC in the case of General / EWS candidates and 50% marks (or the equivalent Letter Grade / Grade Point) in the case of OBC / SC / ST / PH candidates. The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate shall not be rounded-off to the next higher integer.
  • A minimum average score in the entire academic career of 54% marks (or the equivalent Letter Grade/Grade Point) in the case of General / EWS / OBC candidates; or 49% marks (or the equivalent Letter Grade/Grade Point) in the case of SC / ST / PH candidates. The average percentages score of the candidate shall not be rounded-off to the next higher integer
  • There shall not be more than one 3rd Division (or equivalent Letter Grade/Grade Point) in the academic career before graduation.
  • A candidate having 3rd Division (or equivalent Letter Grade/Grade Point) at the graduate and post-graduate examinations shall not be considered for admission to Ph.D. Programme.

Application Procedure

  • Allahabad University has released the CRET 2021 Application Form on the official website
  • All candidates should apply to the Chairperson, CRET-2021, through the ONLINE APPLICATION AND REGISTRATION PROCESS from the website www.aupravesh2021.com OR CRET Admission-2021 link of www.allduniv.ac.in.
  • Regularly appointed teachers of the University of Allahabad (including Institutes, Independent Centres and Constituent Colleges of the University of Allahabad) desirous of admission to the Ph.D. Programme in their respective subjects, should apply Online for the Ph.D. Programme in the manner specified in the proviso to clause 1(c) of the Ordinance LVI (The Doctor of Philosophy Programme) of the Second and Revised Ordinances of the University of Allahabad.

Steps for Completing the Application Procedure

  • Step 1:  Fill Registration Form.
  • Step 2:  Username and Password will be sent through SMS.
  • Step 3:  Fill the Application Form
  • Step 4:  Upload your Photograph and Signature
  • Step 5:  Submission of Fees
  • Step 6:  Take a Print out of Filled Application Form with payment Detail

Application Fee

The TEST FEE prescribed for Different Categories of Candidates for CRET-2021 are as follows –

Unreserved /OBC /EWSRs. 1600/-
SC / ST/PHRs.800/-

University of Allahabad CRET 2021 Exam Details

Exam Pattern

The CRET 2021 is divided into two Levels: Level–1 & Level–2

  • Level-I of CRET-2021 Test will consist of two papers.
  • Paper I will have 50 objective type questions of 2 marks each. As per UGC Regulation, 50% of the questions would be from Research Methodology and 50% will be subject Specific i.e. 25 questions from Research Methodology and 25 question from subject specific. There shall not be any negative marking.
  • Paper II will have subjective type questions with small, medium and large type answers: The duration of Paper I and II will be 30 Min and 120 Min respectively. The total marks of Paper I and II will be 100 and 200 respectively.
  • Total marks of both papers will be 300. Both papers will be held in a single meeting. The above information is also given in Table below –
PaperMarksNo. of QuestionsDuration
I1005030 min
II20003120 min
  • In Paper-II, all questions shall be from the subject opted/selected by the candidates. In this paper 3 questions are to be asked as per details shown in Table below –
Question No.Number of PartsMarks of each partTotal marks
11012120
222040
31 or 2 (Optional)4040
  • The Level-2 Test shall entail an interview and may include Presentations, group discussions or other modes of appraisal and shall be administered by the Doctoral Programme Committee of the Department / Institute / Centre concerned

Minimum Qualifying Marks

There shall be category-wise minimum qualifying marks for level 1 Test, as given below.

For General / EWS Category Candidates50 % of 300= 150
For OBC, SC / ST / PH Category Candidates45 % of 300= 135

The following categories of candidates shall be exempted from the Level-1 Test for admission to PhD

  • Teachers of the University or Constituent Colleges candidate for Ph.D. are exempted from Level -1 and be separately assessed at level 2 against a specified number of vacancies
  • Serving Army, Navy and Air force Officers with not less than 15 years of service and holding the rank of Colonel in the Army, or equivalent rank in the Air Force/Navy, who are applying for Ph.D. in the Department of Defence and Strategic Studies are exempted from Level-1 and be separately assessed at Level-2 against a specified number of vacancies.

Admit Card

  • The official authority releases the admit card for Allahabad University CRET 2021. Candidates can download their admit card by logging in with their registered id and password.
  • It comprises of details like roll number, test center venue, and address and timings.
  • No candidate is allowed into the test center premises without their admit card. It is also required at the time of the interview.

Test Centre

CRET-2021 will be conducted in Offline mode only at Prayagraj.

University of Allahabad CRET 2021 Exam Result

Score Card

University of Allahabad CRET 2021 Exam Score Card is available for all Subjects.

Download Score Card

Important Links

BrochureClick Here
Application FormClick Here
University of Allahabad WebsiteClick Here

Previous Admissions

University of Allahabad PhD Admission 2020-21 (CRET 2020)

Important Dates

EventsDates
Start Date of Registration and Submission Online28th Jul 2020
Last date of Registration, Fee Deposition28th August 2020
Entrance Date17 Jan 2021