Admission Process to Ph.D.

The admissions to a Ph.D. degree programme will be based on the merit obtained by the candidate in an 'All India Entrance Test' conducted by the University and fulfilment of the eligibility conditions.
  • The 'All India Entrance Test' will have 50% weightage for Research Methodology and 50% weightage for prescribed syllabus of respective subjects.
  • The written entrance test will be of 100 marks for duration of three hours. A candidate must score minimum 50% of marks (relaxation of 5% of marks from 50% to 45% for candidates belonging to SC/ST/differently abled category) in the test to qualify for the admission. Only those candidates who have scored 50% and more for the written test will be eligible to appear for the interview.
  • The written entrance test will be in English language only and consist of two sections: Section – I (First) will be on Research Methodology and will carry 50 marks. Section – II (Second) will be on the respective subject and will also carry 50 marks. Each section will carry seven questions and the candidate has to attempt any five of the given questions. The syllabus for both the sections is available on the university website.
  • In addition, the successful candidates have to appear for interview before a duly constituted departmental research committee which carries 50 marks where the candidate is required to present his/her research area/interest through presentation.
  • The candidate has to appear for the interview as a part of the admission process so as to prove the competence for the proposed research leading to new/additional knowledge in the area of respective subject.
  • The subject-wise final merit list of successful candidates will be notified on the university website within the stipulated time.
  • The candidates will be given admission to the Ph.D. degree programme according to their inter-semerit based on the performance at the written entrance test and performance at the interview and the availability of the seats in the subject concerned. The exempted candidate will be evaluated based on their performance at the interview for 150 marks. Only a pre-determined number of seats, as mentioned in the information brochure, shall be admitted to Ph.D. degree programme in a given subject.
  • The candidate who has been declared as qualified for admission shall have to apply for the same in prescribed application form along with the prescribed fees and the following documents. a) Authenticated copies of original statement of marks and degree certificates (Graduate, Postgraduate degree, M.Phil. NET / SLET etc.) ; b) Migration/ Transference certificate; c) Research Visa from a competent authority (for Foreign/NRI/PIO candidates).
  • The merit of the candidates scoring equal marks will be decided on the basis of marks obtained by them at P.G. degree examination. Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), Pune, India
  • The candidate must note that, mere registration on the website or appearance at the entrance test and inclusion of name in the merit list does not necessarily mean that he/she will get admission to the Ph.D. degree programme. The admission will be based on the pre-requisite qualifications as per the UGC(Minimum standard and procedures for award of Ph.D. degree) regulations, 2016.



2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Ph.D Awarded Total 15 12 15 10 9
  Management 11 10 11 8 3
  Computer Application 4 2 4 2 6
Ph.D Admitted Total 20 21 44 33 PhD Entrance did not conducted
  Management 17 12 30 22
  Computer Application 3 9 14 11