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PhD Admission 2015 at Goa University

Updated on Mon, 15 December 2014 at 15:24 IST
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PhD Admission 2015 at Goa University

Goa University, Goa invites applications for Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) for the year 2015.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Admission is conducted by Goa University, Goa.

Ph.D Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> Candidates, who have obtained a Master’s Degree by papers securing at least second class with minimum 55% marks (5% relaxation for SC/ST, Differently Abled candidates) or equivalent grade and/or by research from Goa University, or from any other University recognized by Goa University, are eligible to register for the Ph.D. Degree.

=> However, Candidates who are in service teachers of Goa University and its affiliated colleges appointed under earlier service conditions, with a minimum of 50% marks shall be considered as eligible to register for Ph. D degree.

=> Candidates who have qualified in the examinations of apex bodies such as CSIR/UGC NET, JRF/ Lectureship, SET/SLET examination of different Indian States, JRF examination of ICAR/ICMR/DBT, GATE, DST-Inspire fellowship, or regular M.Phil degree qualified through entrance test.

=> All the Candidates who have appeared in Ph. D. Entrance Test conducted by Goa University in July/August 2014 and have not paid fees/ have not been selected for admission are also eligible to apply for January 2015 admissions.
=> All the Waitlisted Candidates who were placed under Category “B” in July 2014 Ph.D admissions are eligible to appear directly for Interview in January 2015 for Ph.D admission as per the dates announced in Notification. However, the candidates will have to inform in writing to AR – (PG Section) their intent to appear for interview by 06th January 2015.

=> Citizens who have excelled in their field of interest and whose eligibility shall be assessed by a sub-committee appointed by the Academic Council, as per Ordinance OA-19.1 (IV) Category II.

Application Procedure for Ph.D:

Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. published details for informational purpose.

=> Applicants are requested to download the Application Form from and submit the same duly filled in, to Assistant Registrar (Academic-PG Section), Goa University, Taleigao, Goa 403 206, on or before 5 p.m. on 06-01-2015, along with University Challan/ demand draft drawn in favour of Registrar, Goa University, and attested true copies of documents, as applicable.

=> The candidate who wishes to apply for more than one subject should submit the application forms separately.
Online Application form can be downloaded from official website of Ph.D:

Candidates are required to submit following:
1. For students with post graduate degree
Self Attested copies of
(a) Statement of Marks
(b) Certificate of Passing post graduation.

2. For students with M.Phil.
degree Self Attested copies of
(a) Statement of Marks
(b) Certificate of Passing M. Phil.

3. For NET/SET/JRF qualified students
Self Attested copies of
(a) Statement of Marks
(b) Certificate of Passing post graduation.
(c) Certificate of Passing NET/SET/JRF examination.

4. Category Certificate if applicable

5. One extra copy of passport size photograph.

For detailed information regarding application procedure, applications, eligibility and other related information, candidates should refer the official notification. Please visit for further reference.

Fee Details:

General Category
Rs. 500/-
Rs. 200/-

Rs. 250/-
Rs. 100/-
(The applicant is eligible to apply for maximum three courses).

Ph.D Important Dates:

Ph.D Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Date of Notification for Admission : 12th December, 2014
  • Last Date for submission of application form : 6th January, 2015
  • Conduct of Interview in the respective Depts/Centres : 19th - 20th January, 2015
  • Declaration of list of Candidates eligible for Registration : 28th January, 2015
  • Last date for Payment of fees by selected candidates : 27th February 2015

Contact Details

For more details please contact
For assistance contact, Assistant Registrar, (Post Graduate) Goa University
Tel: (0832) 6519221 / mail: [email protected]

Goa University, Goa
Goa University was established in 1985 and merged with the Centre for Post Graduate Instruction and Research (CPIR) of the University of Bombay (now Mumbai) that functioned at state-capital Panaji or Panjim. Goa University offers both graduate and post-graduate studies and research programmes. It is currently (September 2006) accredited to the NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) in India with a rating of four stars. It is located on the Taleigao Plateau. Goa University was established under the Goa University Act of 1984 and commenced operations on June 1, 1985.
Related Courses: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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