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Doctor of Philosophy


03 Years (min)

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Last date for application extended till 19 JUNE 2024

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for Full Time/Part Time Research programs in “Mohan Babu University” leading to the award of Ph.D. in the following disciplines.

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Commerce&Management
  • Basic Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, English, Bio-Technology, and Mathematics)
  • Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Library & Information Sciences
  • Pharmacy
  • AgriculturalSciences (Agronomy, Genetics & Plant Breeding, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Soil Science, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, Horticulture)
  • Health &Allied Sciences

Important Dates:

Application Opening Date01 MAY 2024
Last Date for application12 JUNE 2024
19 JUNE 2024
Written Examination22 JUNE 2024
Interview06 JULY 2024
Notification of shortlisted candidates09 JULY 2024
Commencement of PhD programme12 JULY 2024

The PhD programme at MBU is intended for college graduates who are enthusiastic about conducting innovative, practical research that advances knowledge in their particular subject or discipline while testing theories. Our PhD programme can guide a student to: Analyse theories and ideas related to their area of research. Investigate the applicability of foundational, present, and emergent theories in solving large scale problems prevailing in their field of research. Examine and identify the research literature's existing gaps. Conduct innovative research and advance of the body of knowledge in the respective field. Communicate the research findings and outcomes effectively to stakeholders through reports and research articles.

MBU is an accredited university offering a range of PhD and professional doctoral programs online. The application deadline for Spring 2023 has passed. Applications for Fall 2023 will be available in September.

The goal of our PhD programme is to prepare exceptional scholars for careers in teaching and research at top academic institutions around the globe. As part of the PhD degree programme, you will start a rigorous and rewarding journey by concentrating your academic research in one of different subjects. We welcome you to participate in a magnificent academic research experience if you're ready to start a demanding career in research and realise your full potential. Stipends are provided to accepted FullTime scholars for their PhD study.

Eligibility for Admission

A candidate seeking admission into the doctoral degree program should have

Any Post graduate in M. Tech/ M.E./M.Sc./M. Phil./MBA/ MCA/ M.A./M.PEd/M Pharm in the relevant discipline with minimum 55% marks in UG and PG degrees. A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC /Differently abled and other categories of candidates. Selection will be based on written admission Test and interview.

The applicant for Part-time Ph.D should:
i. Prove to the satisfaction of School Research Committee/Dean/HOD that his official duties permit him to devote sufficient time to research.
ii. Ensure that facilities for pursuing research are available at his place of work in the chosen field of research, wherever required.

Admission Process

a) The Research Aptitude Test (RAT) is conducted and the candidate has to secure a minimum of 50% in RAT to qualify for admission to the Ph.D program. [The syllabus of the RAT shall consist of 50% of research aptitude and 50% shall be subject-specific]

b) Entrance Test may be exempted for the Candidates with UGC NET (including JRF/UGC/CSIR NET/GATE/SLET/GPAT/National level examination) qualification.

RAT Syllabus

Duration: 60 Minutes | Mode : Online | Pattern : MCQ    | Total Marks: 100 Marks

Part A – 30 Multiple Choice Questions -- 30 Marks
Part B – 30 Multiple Choice Questions -- 30 Marks
Interview -- 40 Marks

PART-A Syllabus

Research Aptitude: Meaning of Research, Objectives of Research, Motivation in Research, Types of Research, Research Approaches, Significance of Research, Research and Scientific Method, Research Process, Criteria of Good Research. Teaching Aptitude: Teaching methods - Classification, teacher centric and student centric methods; ICT in education - Objectives, Advantages, ICT tools for effective teaching and learning. Reasoning: Numerical and Verbal Reasoning - Number Series, Letter Series, Codes, Relationships, Classification. Logical Reasoning - Understanding the Structure of Argument, Evaluating and distinguishing Deductive and Inductive Reasoning, Verbal Analogies; Word Analogy-Applied Analogy, Verbal Classification, Reasoning Logical Diagrams; Simple Diagrammatic Relationship, Multi-Diagrammatic Relationship, Analytical Reasoning.

PART-B Syllabus

Syllabus covering all core courses of respective discipline at UG Level.

Fee Structure

Application Fee -- 2,000/-
Registration Fee -- 10,000/-
Tuition Fee
For Candidates from Academics and Research Institutions (Per Semester) -- 30,000/-
For Sponsored candidate from Industries (Per Semester) -- 50,000/-
Other Fee
Career Guidance Fee (One Time) -- 1000/-
University Development Fee (One Time) -- 2,000/-
Library Fee (One Time) -- 1,500/-
e-Consortium (One Time) -- 3,000/-
Examination Fee ( Per Subject) -- 1,000/-
Application + Marks Card Fee (Per Exam) -- 100/-
Comprehensive Viva Fee -- 25,000/-
Thesis Submission Fee -- 25,000/-
Convocation Certificate Fee -- 2,000/-
Provisional Degree Certificate Fee -- 2,000/-
Fee for Ph.D Defense -- 60,000/-

Stipend Details

Stipend is provided to all registered Full Time scholars

First Year 10,000/-
Second Year 12,000/-
Third Year 15,000/-


Dr. Avireni Srinivasulu
Dean, Academic Research
+91 95022 23336


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