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University of Mysore announces PhD Entrance Exam 2015

Notification for Ph.D Entrance Exam 2015

Applications are invited from Indian Nationals for Ph.D Entrance Exam 2015 of the University of Mysore in various subjects

List of subject is available on website ( of University of Mysore

It should be noted that successful completion of entrance exam just implies only the eligibility of a candidate for admission to PhD degree program of the University, but shall not guarantee an admission to PhD degree Program

Conditions of Eligibility

Candidates who have secured atleast 55% of aggregate marks (50% for SC/ST/CAT-1/Physically Challenged candidates) or equivalent grade under grading system, in their Master’s Degree or equivalent examination from the recognized University/Institutions

The canddiates have to satisfy other eligibility conditions as stipulated in the regulations


The following candidates are exempted from the entrance exam and they can apply for Provisional by consulting a guide in the subject of their interest after verifying their eligibility

  1. Candidates who have qualified for UGC/CSIR (JRF Fellowships OR; qualifed for Lectureship through UGC/CSIR NET Exam /K-SET/GAT OR; Govt. /Aided College Teachers under FIP
  2. Candidates who have completed M.Phil course, provided their M.Phil course was through an Entrance Exam
  3. Foreign Nationals with Indian/Foreign Degrees

Question Paper Pattern

  1. One question paper per subject with one hundred questions (100) with four choices out of which one is the correct answer
  2. Maximum marks shall be 100 (one hundred) and the time available for answering questions shall be 2 (two) hours only

Application Form / Registration: Apply online at website, fill in the application online after registration, pay the application fee, upload scanned copy of bank challan and submit completed application form online only

Application Fee Per Paper: a) General Merit candidates Rs.2000/-; b) SC/ST/Cat-1 cadidates Rs.750/-

The Bank challan can be downloaded from the University website and payment can be made only through challan in any of the banks listed

How to Apply

Eligible applicants can apply online; the candidates should check eligibility exemptions before applying only through the website

The application forms will be available in the website from 20th February 2015 onwards upto 05.00 PM on 05th March 2015

The candidates should fill up the online application form and upload online only

The duly filled in application form along with scanned copy of bank challan must be submited online on or before 05.00 PM on 07th March 2015

The Entrance Test is scheduled to be held on 28th & 29th March 2015 at various centers in India

For further details (inculding the syllabus for the entrance test) the candidates are advised to visit

General Instructions

There is no upper age limit for applying for the Ph.D entrance test

Foreign Nationals with Indian/Foreign Degrees have to contact the Director, International Center, University college of Fine Arts Premises, Manasagangotri, Mysuru-570006, and submit the Application for admission to PhD Degree

These candidates are expected to follow the overseas student’s admission norms (for example Equivalence certificates, award of scholarships from host country etc.,) in addition to the norms of 2013 PhD Regulations of the University of Mysore

Any correspondance with regard to PhD Registration/Entrance exam must be addressed to the Co-ordinator, Research Division, University of Mysore, Pareeksha Bhavan (Behind Crawford Hall), Mysuru-570005

Important Dates

Last date for Online Registration: 05th March 2015

Start date for Online Application: 20th February 2015

Last date for Online Application (in all respects): 07th March 2015

Start date for Download of Hall Ticket: 21st March 2015

Last Date for Download of Hall Ticket: 28th – 29th March 2015

Entrance Exam Date: 28th and 29th March 2015

University of Mysore

Office of the Registrar (Evaluation), Co-ordinator, Research Division, University of Mysore, Pareeksha Bhavan (Behind Crawford Hall), Mysuru-570005, Website

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One Response to “University of Mysore announces PhD Entrance Exam 2015”

  1. Radha Bhardwaj says:

    engineering students from nano tech stream are able tp give this exam or not?