Step 1: Fill the online application through the JGU website at (https://admissions.jgu.edu.in/).
Documents required while filling the online application form
Step 2: Entrance Examination RAT(Research Aptitude Test)
Note: Entrance Examination exemption details refer to JGU PhD Regulation Clause 9.
Step 3: Interview with the School Doctoral Committee (SDC).
(Each candidate who wishes to be a part of the JGU PhD program has to follow the process seamlessly)
The duration is for a minimum of 3 years and maximum 6 years.
As per the JGU rules, the minimum & maximum period of study and research shall not be less than 3 years from the date of enrolment (36 months) & 6 years (72 months) respectively from the date of provisional registration of the candidate.
However, in case the performance of the research scholar has been exceptionally good and proven through substantial publications, the period can be reduced by six months.
JGU has limited seats (maximum up to 2 scholars each school / Institute per year) to admit scholars on a full time basis under the JGU fellowship scheme. Please find below the details of the JGU fellowship scheme applicable w. e. f. 01/02/2020 to the JGU PhD scholar;
Name of Fellowship Scheme
JGU Research fellowship (during PhD course work, up to one year from the date of Registration)
Rs. 35,000/- per month
JGU research fellowship
(after successful completion of Phd course work )
Rs. 40,000/- per month
Full-time Ph.D. Candidate with or without fellowship
Part-time Ph.D. Candidate
In Service JGU Staff
Institute amenities security deposit(refundable)
Semester Fee (till 4th year of Ph.D. Registration)
Semester Fee ( 5th year onwards of Ph.D. Registration)
Dissertation Submission Fee
The fees will be subject to changes as decided by the University from time to time
A regular full-time research scholar shall attend classes on a regular basis till completion of the course work not exceeding one and half years.
A part-time/ sponsored research scholar shall spend a minimum of 7 days during a semester to seek professional guidance from his/ her Supervisor/ Co-Supervisor and/ or avail the library/ laboratory facilities.
University Doctoral Committee(UDC) has powers to allow an overseas candidate to do Residency in his/ her City provided the University has some kind of collaboration with the University/ Institute concerned.