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University of Delhi announces PhD Program Admission 2016

Updated on Sat, 16 January 2016 at 12:45 IST
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University of Delhi invites applications for admissions to PhD Program for the academic year 2016 - 17.

PhD Program is conducted by University of Delhi.

Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> Students having fellowships/scholarships instituted by the University /National and International agencies under schemes approved /recognized by the University, through procedure laid down by the University , shall be registered provisionally by the Departmental Research Committee and Board of Research Studies, and confirmed after completion of course work, by the respective Board of Research Studies.

=> Students who are otherwise eligible for admission to the Ph.D. Program but do not have any financial assistance, shall be admitted through an entrance examination to be conducted by the respective departments or/ and through an interview by the Departmental Research Committee.

=> Foreign students with their national or other fellowships recognized by the University or sponsored by their employers, shall be given provisional admission ,followed by confirmation through due process after a stipulated period of time.

=> The University/College teachers holding permanent, temporary or ad hoc positions and having completed two years of service as teacher in a Department/Constituent Colleges of the University of Delhi.

=> Candidates sponsored by their employers shall be considered only if they get study leave for a period of two years to fulfill residency requirements of the University of Delhi.

=> Permanent teachers/employees, who are in service in any other recognized University/College/Research Institute in India and has also a minimum of three years teaching/research experience, shall be considered if they get study leave for a period of two years to fulfill residency requirements of the University of Delhi.

=> A candidate must have obtained a Master’s /M.Phil. Degree from the University of Delhi, or any other recognized University, or any degree recognized as equivalent in the subject in which the candidate wishes to pursue a course of research, or in an allied subject. He/she must have obtained either a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grading in the M.Phil. Degree or a minimum of 55%marks or equivalent grading in the Master’s Degree.

=> Students who are initially registered for the M.Phil. Programme of the University and who also obtain a score of 60% marks in Part I examination of the M.Phil. Programme shall be eligible for admission to the doctoral programme.

Application Procedure:

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

Interested candidates can downloaded the application form website and submit the dully-filled application form to University of Delhi, Department of History, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007

Important Dates:

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

  • Online registration starts: 11th January 2016
  • Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 29th January 2016
  • Date of Examination PhD Program 2016: 02nd February 2016 (Tuesday)
  • Date of Interview: 11th February 2016
  • Candidates will be called for an interview on: 15th February 2016

Contact Details

For more details please contact
University of Delhi
Department of History,
University of Delhi,

Phone No.: 011-27666659


University of Delhi
The University of Delhi is a premier university of the country and is known for its high standards in teaching and research. Therefore, it attracts eminent scholars to its faculty. The University of Delhi was established in 1922 as a unitary, teaching and residential university by an act of the then Central Legislative Assembly. Only three colleges existed then in Delhi: St. Stephens College founded in 1881, Hindu College founded in 1899 and Ramjas College founded in 1917, which were affiliated to the Punjab University.

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