Details on Utkal University (Bhubaneshwar) Ph.D Admission Test


Aspirants who want to join for PhD course in Utkal University should be post graduates with 55% marks. Analytical and Applied Economics, Statistics, Sociology, Computer Science and Application, Commerce etc are some of the main specialization streams where in candidates can apply for PhD course. It is mandatory to pass the PhD written test by Utkal University to get admission for this course. Apart from general aptitude based questions in the entrance examination, candidates must prepare for specific specialization subjects as well. Candidates will get selected for PhD course in the concerned discipline on clearing Personal Interview.

Eligibility Criteria

Post graduate degree holders are eligible to apply for PhD Admission Test in Utkal University. 55% marks (50% marks for SC/ST/OBC) is specified for candidates to apply for this admission test. Candidates can apply for PhD course in any of the specialization streams in Utkal University –

  • Analytical and Applied Economics
  • Waste Water Management
  • Statistics
  • Sociology
  • Zoology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Public Administration
  • Psychology
  • Polymer Science
  • Political Science
  • Physics
  • Philosophy
  • Pharmacy
  • Microbiology
  • Medical Science
  • Mathematics
  • Life Science
  • Library Science
  • Law
  • History
  • Geology
  • Geography
  • Fishery Science
  • Environmental Science
  • English
  • Economics
  • Dental Surgery
  • Computer Science and Application
  • Commerce
  • Chemistry
  • Business Administration
  • Botany
  • Bio-Technology
  • Anthropology

Apart from this, those candidates who have attended and cleared any of the following exams and other fellowship programs will get exemption from PhD admission test –

  • SLET
  • ICMR
  • ICHR
  • GATE
  • DBT
  • DST Fellowship
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship
  • Teacher Fellowship
  • M.Phil degree holders

Scheme of Examination

Utkal University (Bhubaneshwar) PhD Admission Test consists of two main sections –

Section 1 – Objective Type Questions – Topics covered in this section are –

  • General English
  • General Awareness
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Data Interpretation

Section 2 – Subjective Type Questions – Specialization subjects

Application Procedure for Utkal University (Bhubaneshwar) PhD Admission Test

First of all, candidates must log in to the official website of Utkal University and download the application form for PhD course. It is also compulsory for candidates to take a bank draft of Rs 1000/- as application fees. The DD amount should be payable at SBI at Vani Vihar branch. DD amount should be taken on behalf of Comptroller of Finance, Utkal University. Candidates must fill in all specific details accurately in PhD admission form.

Fee Structure

  • Cost of Application Form – Rs 200/-
  • Application Fees – Rs 1000/-
  • Registration charges – Rs 1500/-
  • Annual registration renewal (5 years) –Rs 3000/-

The university website will put up the details of the selected candidates. It is mandatory for candidates to attend Personal Interview if getting qualified in the entrance examination.



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2 Responses to “Details on Utkal University (Bhubaneshwar) Ph.D Admission Test”

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    what is the last date for registration of P.Hd for the year 2014?

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    arun kumar swain:

    can a ca get exemption from phd admission test