Ph.D. Admissions

Noida International University (NIU) is a multidisciplinary research driven University. The University invites online/offline applications from the eligible candidates for admission to Doctoral (Ph.D.) Programme as per UGC Minimum Standards and Procedures for Awards of Ph.D. Degree Regulations, 2022 published in the Gazette of India on 7th November, 2022)

The Ph.D. programme at NIU is a full-time programme and not conducted in distance mode.

Applications for Ph.D. program 2024-25 Jan (Batch) is open now.

Announcement for 2024-25 (January Batch)

Applications are invited for Ph.D. programme (January 2024 Batch) in the following schools:

  1. Noida International Institute of Medical Sciences (NIIMS): Anatomy, Medical Biochemistry, Physiology, Pathology.
  1. School of Engineering & Technology (SET): Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biotechnology.
  1. School of Liberal Arts (SLA): History, International Relations, Public Administration, English, Political Science, Geography, Psychology, Sociology.
  1. School of Sciences (SOS): Biotechnology & Microbiology, Computer Sciences & Information Technology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Agriculture.
  1. School of Allied Health Sciences (SOAHS): Public Health,
  1. School of Nursing (SON):
  1. School of Business Management (SBM): General Management, Marketing & International Business, HR, Economics & Finance.
  1. School of Journalism & Mass Communication (SJMC): Advertising/Public Relations/Print Media/Mass Communication/Development Communication/Radio Communication.
  1. School of Law & Legal Affairs (SLLA): Mercatile Law/Human Rights/Commercial
  1. School of Education (SOE): Educational Philosophy/Educational Psychology/Educational Sociology and School Administration.
  1. School of Fine Arts (SFA): Visual

LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATION FORM

8th March, 2024

DATE OF ENTRANCE TEST

9th March, 2024

DECLARATION OF ENTRANCE TEST RESULT

9th March, 2024

INTERVIEW

11th March, 2024

FINAL RESULT

11th March, 2024

LAST DATE OF FEE PAYMENT

14th March, 2024

REGISTRATION & ORIENTATION DAY

15th March, 2024

COMMENCEMENT OF COURSEWORK CLASSES

15th March, 2024

  1. A 1-year/2-semester master's degree programme after a 4-year/8-semester bachelor’s degree programme or a 2-year/4-semester master’s degree programme after a 3-year bachelor’s degree programme or qualifications declared equivalent to the master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed or equivalent qualification 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 to assess, accredit or assure quality and standards of the educational institution.

    A relaxation of 5% marks or its equivalent grade may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non- creamy layer)/Differently-Abled, Economically Weaker Section (EWS) and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time.

    Provided that a candidate seeking admission after a 4-year/8-semester bachelor’s degree programme should have a minimum of 75% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade on a point scale wherever the grading system is followed. A relaxation of 5% marks or its equivalent grade may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently-Abled, Economically Weaker Section (EWS) and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time.

  2. Candidates who have completed the M.Phil. programme with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed or equivalent qualification 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 to assess, accredit or assure quality and standards of educational institutions, shall be eligible for admission to the Ph.D. A relaxation of 5% marks or its equivalent grade may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently-Abled, Economically Weaker Section (EWS) and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time.

Ph.D. programme shall be for a minimum duration of 3 years, including course work and for a maximum duration of 6 years.

Forms are available on the university website (www.niu.edu.in), which can be submitted along with Online Payment or Demand Draft of Rs. 1122/- . All applications must be submitted online. The applicant can download a copy of the submitted application form from the application submission portal and furnish hardcopy of the application form with photograph and all the documentary evidence in original (testimonials, certificates, publications, work experience and research/professional experience) at the time of interview.

Incomplete applications will be rejected.

Admission to PhD. Program shall be based on merit obtained in entrance test and interview.

 

S.NO.

EXAM

MARKS

SYLLABUS

DURATION

TIMING

VENUE

 

 

1.

 

 

Paper-I

 

 

50

Multiple choice questions (Research Methodology and Aptitude)

 

 

1hr.

 

10:00 am to

11:00 am

 

Newton Block, Noida International University, Plot No. 1, Sector 17A, Yamuna Expressway, Gautam Budh Nagar,

U.P 201301

 

 

2.

 

 

Paper-II

 

 

50

Multiple choice questions (Subject specific as per UGC NET

Syllabus)

 

 

1hr.

 

11:30 am to

12:30 pm

 

The eligible candidates will be called for an entrance test on the above notified date and time. Subsequently, a personal interaction with the expert panel will be held to judge the research aptitude in the candidate and also to consider applicant’s proposed research area(s).

Section A – Research Methodology and Aptitude (Research Aptitude, General Awareness, Logical Reasoning, Analytical Reasoning, Numerical Ability, English Language Statistics). {50% weightage}

Section B – Subject Specific. (As per UGC/CSIR NET Syllabus) {50% weightage}

  1. Entrance test shall be qualifying with qualifying marks as 50%.
  1. Final merit list will be prepared by adding marks obtained in the entrance test (70% out of 100 marks of entrance test and 30% marks to the interview obtained (as per latest UGC regulations).

  2. The students who have qualified UGC-NET with JRF / UGC-CSIR-NET with JRF / teacher fellowship holder or any other Government / Foreign research fellowship holder or have passed M.Phil. Programme (as per UGC Regulations 2009 or amended thereafter) with course work shall be exempted from the entrance test but they have to appear in the interview.
  3. The interview will be based on allotment of marks as per the following criteria
  • Competence for proposed research  - 10 marks
  • Feasibility/suitability of plan  - 10 marks
  • Novelty of Plan  - 10 marks

Contact Details

Dr. Mukesh Parashar
Registrar
Noida International University

Contact Address:
Noida International University, Plot No. 1, Sector 17A, Yamuna Expressway,
Gautam Budh Nagar, U.P 201301
Contact Number: 8178095582
Contact Reception: 0120-4862200
Email id: registrar@niu.edu.in
Website: www.niu.edu.in

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