Visva-Bharati University PhD Admission 2022: Dates, Application Form

Visva-Bharati University PhD Admission

Visva-Bharati University PhD Admission 2022– Visva-Bharati University, a Central University and an Institute of national Importance invites application for for MPhil & PhD, Admissions.

Check more details on Visva-Bharati University PhD Admission 2022 below here.

Latest – Last date extended till 06 July 2022

Available PhD Courses

PhD seats are avilable across the university’s eight Bhavanas/Vibhaga (Institutes).

Institutes and Tentative Seats

Bhasha-Bhavana (Institute of Languages, Literature & Culture)

Centre for Modern European Languages,
Literatures and Culture  Studies
5
Bengali2
English6
Indo-Tibetan3
Japanese4
Odia2
Sanskrit5
Hindi4
Tamil1
Santali5

Vidya-Bhavana (Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences)

Economics6
Geography0
Anthropology4
Philosophy & Comparative Religion (255)5
AIHC&A(251)8
History (254)5

Siksha-Bhavana (Institute of Science)

Biotechnology (331)5
Botany (332)4
Chemistry (333)37
Computer  Science (334)8
Integrated Science (340)7
Mathematics (336)19
Physics (337)20
Statistics (338)2
Zoology (339)8

Sangit-Bhavana (Institute of Music, Dance & Drama)

No Vacancy of Ph.D seats for admission in 2022.

Kala-Bhavana (Institute of Fine Arts)

Design (Ceramic & Glass)  & Design (Textile) (564)4
Design (Textile) (564)4
Department of History of Art(563)2

Palli-Samgathana Vibhaga (Institute of Rural Reconstruction)

Department of Life Long Learning and Extension (644)4
Department of Rural Studies (641)5
Department of Social Work (642)8
Silpa Sadana7

Palli-Siksha Bhavana (Institute of Agriculture)

Department of Agricultural Economics (722)2
Department of Agricultural Statistics (731)2
Department of Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry (723)2
Department of Agricultural Entomology (724)2
Department of Plant Pathology (732)2
Department of Agronomy (726)1
Department of Horticulture & Post-Harvest Technology (729)3
Department of Agricultural Extension (725)7
Department of Genetics & Plant Breeding(727)3
Department of Crop Physiology (733)1
Department of Animal Science (721)0
Department of Agricultural Engineering (728)6

Vinaya-Bhavana (Institute of Education)

Education09
Department of Physical Education and Sports Science06

Eligibility Criteria for Visva-Bharati University PhD Admission 2022

  • Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade.
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed to those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/ Differently-abled and other categories of applicants as per the rules.
  • Applicants who have cleared the M. Phil. course work with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade can apply for PhD.

In addition to the above, an applicant must also fulfil any one of the following conditions

  • Qualified in any of the following examinations: UGC-NET (including JRF)/UGC CSIR NET (including JRF)/SLET/GATE/ teacher fellowship.
  • Obtained an M. Phil. degree of Visva-Bharati or any other university recognized by the UGC that also follows the UGC (Minimum Standards and Procedure for awards of M. Phil. and Ph.D. Degree), Regulation 2016 and regulations of Visva-Bharati.
  • An applicant whose M. Phil. Dissertation has been evaluated and the viva-voce is pending, may be admitted to the Ph.D. programme of the University.
  • Candidates who have not fulfilled any of the condition mentioned above will have to qualify in the Ph.D. Entrance Test to be conducted by the concerned Department of Visva-Bharati.

Visva-Bharati University PhD Admission 2022 Important Dates

Availability of Online forms01 June 2022
Last Date for submission of Online forms (Extended)06 July 2022
Date of Admission Testto be announced

Visva-Bharati University PhD Admission 2022 Application Process

  • Candidates can apply online on website visvabharatiadmission.samarth.edu.in
  • Read eligibility criteria and relevant information before filling application form.

Application Fee

CategoryFor first subjectFor each additional subject
For General, EWS & OBC candidatesRs. 1000/- Rs. 400/-
For SC, ST & PWD candidatesRs. 300/-Rs. 150/

Selection Process

The University shall admit applicants by a two stage process through:

Entrance Test

  • An Entrance Test which is to be qualified with qualifying marks of 50%.
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks (from 50% to 45 % shall be allowed for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC (Non-Creamy layers)/Diffrently-abled category in the entrance examination.
  • The syllabus of the Entrance Test consist of 50% of research methodology and 50% will be subject specific.

Interview/viva-voce

  • An interview/viva-voce, which is mandatory for all applicants, to be organized by the department/centre when the applicants are required to discuss their research interest/area through a presentation before the Departmental Research Committee.

Important Links

Admission Notification 2022-23Click Here
Prospectus 2022-23Click Here
Application FormClick Here
Visva-Bharati University WebsiteClick Here

Previous Admissions

Visva-Bharati University PhD Admission 2021

Important Dates

Availability of Online forms06 August 2021
Last Date for submission of Online forms26 August 2021
Date of Admission Testannounced later

Available PhD Courses

The total number of PhD seats are 272 across the university’s eight Bhavanas/Vibhaga (Institutes).

These institutes are –

  • Bhasha-Bhavana (Institute of Languages, Literature & Culture)
  • Vidya-Bhavana (Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • Siksha-Bhavana (Institute of Science)
  • Sangit-Bhavana (Institute of Music, Dance & Drama)
  • Kala-Bhavana (Institute of Fine Arts)
  • Palli-Samgathana Vibhaga (Institute of Rural Reconstruction)
  • Palli-Siksha Bhavana (Institute of Agriculture)
  • Vinaya-Bhavana (Institute of Education)

PhD Seats

Bhasha Bhavana

Assamese (Language/Literature/Culture/
Comparative Study)
2
Centre for Modern European Languages,
Literatures and Culture  Studies
6
Bengali16
Comparative Literature2
Dept. of Arabic, Persian,  Urdu & Islamic Studies3
English9
Indo-Tibetan2
Japanese7
Odia2
Sanskrit7
Hindi12
Tamil1
Santali5
TOTAL74

Vidya Bhavana

Economics5
Geography7
Anthropology4
Centre for Journalism & Mass
Communication
3
AIHC&A1
History1
TOTAL21

Siksha Bhavana

Biotechnology5
Botany1
Chemistry29
Computer  Science12
Integrated Science10
Mathematics15
Physics10
Statistics4
Zoology5
TOTAL91

Sangit Bhavana

Hindusthani  Classical Music3
TOTAL3

Kala Bhavana

Design (Ceramic & Glass)  & Design (Textile)2
Design (Textile)2
Department of History of Art11
Department of Graphic Art3
TOTAL18

Palli Samgathana Vibhaga

Department of Rural Studies3
Department of Social Work8
Silpa Sadana11
TOTAL22

Palli Siksha Bhavana

Department of Agricultural Economics2
Department of Agricultural Statistics2
Department of Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry3
Department of Agricultural Entomology4
Department of Plant Pathology4
Department of Agronomy9
Department of Horticulture & Post-Harvest Technology3
Department of Agricultural Extension7
Department of Genetics & Plant Breeding3
Department of Crop Physiology2
Department of Animal Science1
Department of Agricultural Engineering3
TOTAL43