Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University(SMVDU) PhD admission 2017-18

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University(SMVDU) PhD admission 2017-18

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University(SMVDU) offers PhD admission for part time and full time. The PhD admissions for June session has declared. Candidates can check their eligibility and can apply online or offline before the last date.

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidate must have Master degree in the relevant discipline with 55% marks in aggregate. 5 % relaxation is prescribed to SC/ST/OBC / differently-abled candidates.

Selection Criteria:

An applicant who apply for PhD have to go for entrance examination. Those who cleared the exam have to go for the second round i.e presentation. The candidates have to prepare a ppt of minimum 10 slides on the topic on which he want to pursue his research. The final selection is based on the performance on the presentation.

Exemption from Entrance Test:

Applicants who qualify NET / SLET / GATE / GPAT / ICAR / Teacher Fellowship are exempted from Ph.D. entrance examination.

Fee for PhD

Programme                             Fee        
PhD                              NA 

Candidates can fill out the form from the website with Admission fee: Rs 1100/-

Candidates must have bring the following documents on the date of examinations

  • Printout of the filled ONLINE application with the candidate’s signature and photograph.
  • Photocopy of necessary academic documents..

Schedule for the Chandigarh university PhD admission is given below.



Online Applying March 28, 2017
Last Date for submission of Online Application Form July 7, 2017 (Thursday) (till 4:30PM)
Conduct of Ph.D Entrance Examination July 20, 2017
Result of  Ph.D Entrance Examination July 20, 2017
Interview Schedule July 21 2017
Admission notification NA

How to apply?


a) Register at
b) Login
c) Apply Online.
d) Finalize Application Form
e)Upload all the necessary documents.


  • Deposit the requisite fee of Rs. 1,100/- (Rs. One Thousand One Hundred Only) through NetBanking/Debit/Credit Card after Registration.


  • Deposit the requisite fee of Rs. 1,100/- (Rs. One Thousand One Hundred Only) in any branch of State Bank of India throughout the country on next working day. (Bank Service Charges will be extra) on downloaded bank challan form along with completed application form.
  • Bank will retain a copy and will return two copies to you. Out of these two copies, retain the Candidate’s copy with you and attach the  University’s copy with the application form.
Note the Transaction ID as mention on the bank challan after depositing the fee.


Paste your recent photograph (3.5 cm X 3.5 cm) at the designated place.
Sign at the designated place.


Submission Before submission of your application form, make sure that, in addition to the above other relevant documents as indicated below are attached:

1. University copy of challan
2. GATE/NET Certificate (if applicable)
3. Copies of all the marksheets, degree certificates, or provisional certificate if they have passed their qualifying degree.
4. Copy of OBC/SC/ST/PD category certificate if any.
5. Copy of experience and NOC certificate for part time candidates.
All documents can be handed over personally to the HOD OFFICE, SMVDU, KATRA, J&K

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