Entrance tests for Ph.D in Statistics


Universities like University of Hyderabad and North Maharashtra University organize Ph.D in Statistics Entrance tests annually. The objective of this test is to screen eligible students for admission into Doctor of Philosophy course in Statistics offered in these Universities. The details regarding the eligibility criteria, application details and the Universities organizing these entrance exams are discussed in the article.

Universities conducting Entrance tests on Ph.D in Statistics

List of various Universities conducting Ph.D in Statistics entrance tests are given below.

  • University of Hyderabad
  • Indian Statistical Institute
  • North Maharashtra University
  • Indian Institute of Technology
  • Telengana University
  • Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
  • University Of Mysore
  • University of Calcutta
  • Annamalai University
  • Kurukshetra University
  • University of Delhi
  • Vinayaka Missions University

Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants must have got any of the qualifications to apply for Ph.D in Statistics entrance exam.

  • Master of Statistics
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science

M.A and M.Sc should be done in Statistics. They should have done the Bachelor’s degree with Mathematics or Statistics as the main subjects as well. Most of the Universities ask for 50% marks in the qualifying exam. The degree should be obtained from a recognized University.

Application details

Application procedures will be different for different Universities. There will be online mode of application in most of the Universities like University of Hyderabad. The forms will be given in the concerned University’s official website. After filling the information online they have to submit the application. They have to send the hard copy of the same to the concerned address. For North Maharashtra University, the application fee is Rs.500/-. For University of Hyderabad the application form will cost Rs.400/-. So the cost of application form for other Universities will most likely be in the range of Rs.350/- to Rs.550/-. There will be concession in the fees for reserved category students. The fees have to be paid in the form of DD.

Pattern of Ph.D in Statistics Entrance tests

The exam is normally of objective type model. There will be answers given as options for all the questions and the students have to choose the right option. There will be negative marking for most of the Universities like University of Hyderabad. But in certain Universities like North Maharashtra University there is no negative marking. One of the papers will generally be based on the research aptitude and it covers areas like Research Awareness, Teaching knowledge, Mathematical Aptitude etc. There will be a paper based on Statistics as well. It will cover the subjects in the Master’s level course in Statistics. There will be slight differences in the syllabus depending on the Universities conducting these exams.



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One Response to “Entrance tests for Ph.D in Statistics”

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    ramanjeet kaur:

    pls tell me last date of phd for entrance exams .i have done ma punjabi with 58% marks