Admission open for Ph.D. Programs at AMU for Session 2023-24


Applications are available for eligible candidates to the admission of Ph.D. Program at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). This application form is for the session 2023-24.

The opening date for submitting the application form is October 07, 2023. The closing date (Without late fee) for the application form is October 31, 2023. With late fee, the last date to apply for admission is November 06, 2023.

About AMU

Aligarh Muslim University has a great position amongst the universities and institutions of higher education in the nation. It commenced in the year 1920. This university is spread over 467.6 hectares in the Aligarh city, UP. AMU presents above 300 courses in the traditional and modern divisions of education. For some programs, the seats are reserved for students from SAARC and Commonwealth Countries. This university ranks 8th among the top 20 Research Institutions in India.

About Ph.D. Program

A Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is the highest and most common academic degree. To get it, you go through a tough program where you learn and do research. People get PhDs in lots of different subjects. Because a Ph.D. is all about research, people who want to get a Ph.D. have to do their own special research that helps them learn new things. They usually write a big paper called a dissertation to show what they discovered.

Eligibility Criteria to AMU Admission

Candidates will be eligible to apply for admission to Ph.D. Programs, if they get passed in a subject that is relevant to their proposed area of research:

To be eligible for this program, candidates need to have completed either a one-year master’s degree after a four-year bachelor’s degree, a two-year master’s degree after a three-year bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent master’s degree, with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade on a grading scale.


M.Phil. Program with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade in a point scale wherever the grading system is followed.        


A 4-year bachelor’s degree Programme with a minimum of 75% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade on a point scale wherever the grading system is followed.

Application Fee Details

The fee structure in AMU is as follows:

  • For Indian National: Rs.850/-
  • For Foreign National: Rs.8200/-

Admission Criteria at AMU

The selection of the applicants for Ph.D. program will be made through an admission test comprising a written test and a presentation-cum-interview.

Candidates who qualify for fellowship/ scholarship in UGC-NET/UGC-CSIR NET / GATE / CEED and similar National level tests with a score more than or equal to the qualifying marks of the General Category, valid at the time of admission, are exempted from appearing in the written test. However, they must appear in the presentation-cum- interview in person to become eligible for selection.

Foreign Nationals are exempted from attempting the written test. However, they need to appear in the presentation-cum-interview in person or via video conferencing person to be eligible for admission.

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