By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Feb 29, 2020 12:56 IST
IGNOU Ph.D Admission Registration commences | Apply for Entrance Test before 23 March

NTA IGNOU PhD Admission 2020 registration is open for Admissions into Research programme for session 2020-21. Indira Gandhi National Open University on Friday released NTA Ph.D admission information brochure at website. NTA to conduct IGNOU Ph.D admission Entrance Test on 29 April 2020 & commences Admission registration from 28 February onwards. Eligible candidates possessing Master’s degree qualification can apply online for Ph.D admissions 2020-21 before 23rd March 2020 at official NTA IGNOU website.

Candidates can register online for IGNOU Ph.D admissions 2020 at NTA IGNOU portal before last date i.e 29 March 2020. Aspirants can apply for the PhD Entrance Test through the official website,

IGNOU Ph.D Admission Registration

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has commenced Ph.D Admission online process for July 2020 session. Applicants can apply Online at for Ph.D entrance test and interview or presentation. Stating at NTA website IGNOU University on February 28 commenced Ph.D Entrance Test application process. Applications will get concluded on March 23, 2020. The IGNOU PhD entrance test is scheduled on April 29, 2020. Ph.D entrance result & intimation on Interview shall be tentatively released on May 8, 2020.

IGNOU Ph.D Eligibility Criteria- An applicant must have a master's degree with at least 55 per cent marks in a relevant discipline. Applications are invited for admission to Ph.D programmer in selected disciplines for the July 2020 session.

IGNOU PhD Admission Registration

Candidates can apply online at for Ph.D admissions 2020-21 before 23/04/2020. The online portal for submission of applications is going to be operational from 28th February, 2020. Application fee (Non-refundable) of RS 1000/- to be submitted online for PhD Programme (July 2020) (for candidates belonging to General) whereas for candidates belonging to SC/ST/EWS fee is RS 800/-

The syllabus for PhD Entrance Test will be as per the University Grants Commission Regulations, 2016 consisting of 50% of Research methodology, and 50% subject specific. The question paper will have total 100 questions. The questions will be objective in nature. There will be no negative marking for wrong.

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IGNOU Ph.D Eligibility Required

Master's Degree from a University recognized by UGC in the relevant discipline with at least 55% marks [50%marks in the case of SC, ST and OBC (Non-creamy Layer) / Differently-Abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of UGC

Entrance Test & Interview

The Entrance Test will be conducted by NTA at National Level across the country. The list of eligible candidates to appear for the Entrance Test will be displayed on NTA website,  Interview/ Presentation- Short-listed Candidates in the Entrance Test will be called for interview/presentation of Synopsis before the Discipline specific Doctoral Research Committee. b) Offer letters for admission will be sent to the Selected Candidates only. Download Information Brochure

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Important Dates- Last date for submission of online application - 23rd March, 2020, NTA Ph.D Entrance Test to be held on 29th April, 2020 and likely PhD Entrance Result to be on 8th May, 2020

Website of the NTA PhD Admission Registration Portal-  

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