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Council for Doctoral Program

On-Line Applications will be invited from the eligible candidates for Admission in Ph.D. (Doctoral) Programmes in Manav Rachna International Institute of Research & Studies, Faridabad as per UGC Minimum Standards and Procedures for Awards of M. Phil / Ph.D Degree Regulations, 2016 dated 05.05.2016 published in the Gazette of India dated 05/07/2016.

Ph.D. Specializations Available

Department Tentative No. of Vacancies
Management Studies20
Computer Applications2
Applied Sciences10

The University has also tie-ups with various reputed national/international organizations and research laboratories. The available research facilities in these organizations and labs can be utilized by the enrolled PhD scholars to enhance the quality of work.

 Schedule For PhD Admission:

Last Date of Receipt of Application


Date of Entrance Test


Declaration of Merit on the basis Ph.D Entrance Test


Meeting with Supervisors to discuss their area of research & presentation

From 25th June to 02nd July, 2019 in the university working hours

Date of Interview / Presentation before respective DRC


Declaration of Final Result for Ph.D Admission


Verification of relevant documents in respect of eligibility


Deposit of Fee and Issue of Provisional Admission Letter

on or before 19-07-2019(Friday)

The candidates who qualify for the written examination will be given 06 working days to meet the prospective supervisors to discuss their area of research & presentation(From 25th June to 2nd July, 2019 in the university working hours). List of supervisors will be provided to qualifying candidates by CDP.

Apply for Ph.D. Admission through Entrance Exam:-

Entrance Exam (70 Marks) of 90 minutes duration, will be held in the month of June 2019 in the University Campus and is mandatory for all candidates, for which they will be required to report at MRIIRS Campus on the day of Entrance Test. The syllabus for the entrance test shall consist of 50% of Research Methodology as Part-A and 50% shall be subject specific as Part-B. There will be 40 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) from Part-A and 40 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) from Part-B in the Entrance Test with one mark each. The candidates who qualify UGC / CSIR (JRF) examination are exempted for the Entrance Test. The Entrance Test should be followed by Interview for shortlisted candidates for 30 Marks.


Ph.D. Fee (2019-20):

Description Amount in Rs. Remarks
 Registration Fee 25,000/-One time, to be paid at the time of registration.
Course Work Fee 35,000/-One time, to be paid at the time registration.
 Research Fee 70,000/-Per annum, Rs. 35,000/- to be paid at the time of registration and balance Rs. 35,000/- within 6 months from the date of registration.
 Thesis Evaluation Fee 35,000/-One time, to be paid at the time of submission of Thesis.


Fee structure for NRIS/PIOs/Foreign students (2019-20):-

PhD Programs: Course Fee (One time) US $650, Research Fee (Annual) US $ 1800, Thesis Evaluation Fee (One time) US $ 650. In year 3 and onwards, Research Fee payable on Semester basis @US $ 900 till the date of final submission of Thesis.

It is further clarified that minimum duration for PhD is 3 years and hence a Research Scholar will be required to pay Research Fee of Rs. 70,000/- per annum for a minimum period of 3 years in two equal installments per year. If a Research Scholar submits his / her Thesis within 15 days from the completion of 3 years from the date of registration, he / she shall be required to pay Research Fee only for 3 Academic Sessions aggregating to Rs. 2,10,000/-. However, if the Research Scholar submits his /her Thesis after 15 days from the completion of 3 years from the date of registration, he / she will deposit the Research Fee @ Rs. 35,000/- per semester with the same analogy.

The Fee chargeable from the Research Scholars admitted in 2019-20, therefore, shall be as under:

Before 31st July, 2019-Rs. 95,000/-

Between 1st January, 2020 – 31st January, 2020

(Semester 01st January 2020 to 30th June, 2020)

– Rs. 35,000/-

Between 01st July, 2020 – 31st July, 2020

(Semester 01st July 2020 to 31st December , 2020)

– Rs. 35,000/-

Between 1st January, 2021 – 31st January, 2021

(Semester 01st January 2021 to 30th June, 2021)

– Rs. 35,000/-

Between 01st July, 2021 – 31st July, 2021

(Semester 01st July 2021 to 31st December , 2021)

– Rs. 35,000/-

Between 1st January, 2022 – 31st January, 2022

(Semester 01st January 2022 to 30th June, 2022)

– Rs. 35,000/-
– Rs.2,70,000/-
Thesis Evaluation Fee– Rs. 35,000/-
Total– Rs. 3,05,000/-

Note: If a Research Scholar does not submit Thesis within 15 days from the date of completion of 3 years from the date of registration, he/ she shall pay Rs. 35,000/- per semester on the above stipulation.

If a Research Scholar fails to deposit fee on or before 31st Jan or 31st July, as the case may be, a fine of Rs. 100/- per day shall be charged for 31 days and the name of the Research Scholar shall be struck off if the fee is not paid by Feb 28 or August 31 as the case may be. In such eventuality, the Vice-Chancellor may consider re-admission of the Research Scholar on valid grounds and recommendations of the Dean concerned and the student shall be required to pay re-admission fee of Rs 5000/-

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