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  1. Important Dates
  2. Eligibility Criteria
  3. Application Fee
  4. How to Apply
  5. Admit Card / Hall Ticket
  6. Cutoff
  7. Results
  8. Counselling
  9. Contact Details

Applicatiods are invited from the eligibLe candidate to appear for Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET). registration to PhD course during acadmic years. Candidates can get the full details of Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET) Exam 2017 such as Application Form, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Important Dates and much more on this post.

About Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET) Exam
Exam Name: Ph.D. Entrance Test
Conducting Institute: Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University
Commonly called as: PET
Exam Level: University Level
Stream: Engineering Entrance Exam

Important Dates

PET Exam Dates
Events Dates
Last Date of Online Application 3rd Week Of September 2017
Last Date of Hard Copy Submission: Last Week Of September 2017

Eligibility Criteria

For admission to the Ph.D. programme in a related subject in the faculty, applicants fulfilling the following criteria shall be treated as eligible :

- Persons having passed Post Graduate Degree (Master Degree) Examination with at least 50 % marks or equivalent Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) from any recognized statutory University which is a member of AIU, New Delhi.

Persons working in National Laboratories :-
Institutes/Government/Private Organizations nominated/sponsored by the respective employer. These persons should have a Post Graduate Degree and hold the rank of Assistant Director/Scientist B and or above and at the discretion of the Vice-Chancellor. Above mentioned rules will also be applicable to the foreign candidates who have obtained a Masters’ Degree from the statutory Indian Universities.

- Persons with exceptional abilities who have passed Graduate Degree Examination with 50 % of marks and with 15 years experience after graduation in related fields.

- Senior citizens of age 60 years and above with Graduate degree in exceptional cases at the discretion of Vice-Chancellor.

- The members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and / or Institute of Cost and Works Accountants and / or having qualification of Institute of Company Secretaries of India shall be considered eligible for registration for Ph.D. in any subject in the faculty of Commerce and Management provided that they possess a Bachelor’s Degree of any statutory University.

- A Graduate in any faculty who has developed important new techniques (new for the country) or designed and fabricated special instruments or apparatus which are deemed by competent judge to be a valuable contribution to Engineering/Pharmacy may be permitted by the Research and Recognition Committee of concerned faculty on the recommendation of the appropriate Board or Boards of Studies to submit his thesis for the Ph.D. Degree in that faculty. Such a candidate must have at least five years standing as a Bachelor of concerned faculty.

- Applications for research in inter-disciplinary areas satisfying rule 1 (a) above and from applicants belonging to a faculty or subject other than the faculty or subject in which the research is proposed to be done and from international candidates (those who have not obtained the Master’s degree from Indian Universities) shall be considered on the basis of the proven ability and aptitude of the researcher for such kind of research. The decisions in this regard shall be taken by the concerned Research and Recognition Committee/s after presentation by the research student. In such cases, the guide should be from the subject in which the candidate has completed his/her Master Degree and the Co-guide from the allied subject. The guide and co-guide for one particular thesis cannot be from same subject.

- Foreign Candidates (those who have not obtained Master’s degree from Indian Universities) who have passed post-graduate degree (Master Degree) with at least 50 % marks or equivalent CGPA.

- The candidates having passed Masters’ degree (Partly by Paper Partly by Research) from any recognized statutory University which is a member of AIU, New Delhi.

Exemption for Entrance Test :
- The Entrance Test is compulsory for the candidates who are seeking admission as a regular (Full-time) student for Ph.D. degree in University Schools/Departments except those who qualify the NET/SET/JRF examinations. However, the candidates who are willing to seek admission as a part time student in University Schools/Departments may be exempted from Entrance Test subject to fulfillment of (b) (c) (d) and (e) as mentioned below.

- The candidates who are seeking admission for Ph.D. degree in Research Institutes/Centers (in colleges or industries) or recognized place of research of North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon and who fulfills one of the following conditions will be exempted from Entrance Test.

- Qualified in SET/NET/JRF examinations of the apex bodies as CSIR/UGC/ICAR/ ICMR/DBT.

- Following persons with exceptional abilities and Senior Citizens at the discretion of Vice-Chancellor.

- Persons with exceptional abilities (who have achieved outstanding academic performance as evidenced by publishing at least 03 research papers in international journals having impact factor more than 03 or granted patent/s which is/are used in industry) who have passed Graduate Degree Examination with 50 % of marks and with 15 years experience after graduation in related fields.

- Senior citizens of age 60 years and above with Graduate degree in exceptional cases at the discretion of Vice-Chancellor.

- Passed M.Phil, M.E./M.Tech, M.Pharm from statutory University.

- Teachers having 5 years regular (unconditional approval) teaching experience at U.G./P.G. level.

Application Fee

Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET) Registration & Examination Fee Structure
Application Fees for General Category Rs. 600
Application Fees for Reserved Category Rs. 400

How to Apply

The candidates are also advised to download the Application form from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University website.

Admit Card / Hall Ticket

The candidate should verify all the information in the admit card. If any issue is found, then get it corrected with the concerned authority.

The candidates are required to carry the admit card to the examination hall. Without it, you will not be allowed to enter the examination hall. It is also very important to document for the further admission processes.


The cut off score depends on difficulty level of exam, availability of seats, number of applicants, etc. Based on the cut-off score examination authority prepares the merit list and candidates are called for counselling.


The candidates are required to enter their respective Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET) 2017 Roll Number for checking their result and downloading of their scorecard. The result will furnish the rank secured by the candidates. Based on the result of Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET) and the cutoff screening, eligible candidates would be selected for the next round of selection process. The selected candidates would be enlisted in a merit list and will be called for counselling cum allotment on the basis of appearance in the list.


Candidates who are qualified in Ph.D. Entrance Test will be called for the counselling process.

Contact Details

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University,
University Campus, Near Soneri Mahal,
Jaisingpura, Aurangabad,
Maharashtra 431004
Phone : 0240 240 3399
Website :


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