Admissions Open for 2022

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    Admission Notification for PhD Program – March 2023

    Applications are invited for research program leading to the award of PhD degree under Chanakya University from Indian and Foreign nationals seeking to pursue Research in contemporary issues, with special focus on Inter/ Multi-disciplinary perspectives in exploring Indic Solutions for Global Challenges.

    Admissions are offered by the following schools in the domains mentioned below:

    School Research Domains
    School of Arts, Humanities & Social SciencesEconomics, English, Media Studies, Political Science, Sanskrit, Culture Studies, Development Studies, Gender Studies and Indian Knowledge Systems (IKS)
    School of Commerce & ManagementCommerce, Management 
    School of Mathematics & Natural ScienceMathematics, Computer Science, Psychology
    School of Public Policy & Legal Studies Law and Public Policy
    School of EducationEducation

    Eligibility: 2 Years Master’s degree with an aggregate of 55% / 4 Year UG degree with a Professional Qualification having minimum of 60% or Equivalent grade from Indian/ Foreign Educational institution recognized by the competent authority and approved by the statutory bodies of the University. 

    Fee: The Annual Fee for the PhD programme is INR 60,000 (Rupees Sixty Thousand) 

    Fellowship: Select Fellowships are offered to eligible candidates pursuing research in key focus areas, as prescribed by the regulations.

    Commencement of the Program: June 2023  


    • Qualifying in the Chanakya PhD Eligibility Test* 
    • Personal Interview
    • Candidates qualifying in the UGC/CSIR JRF or NET or KSET or GATE are exempted from the PhD written test.

    Candidates may visit the University website to apply in the prescribed format for submission along with a registration fee of Rs. 1000.  

    Due Date 10th April 2023.

    The details of the Test Centres, Mode of Test and Hall Tickets shall be communicated to the candidates on acknowledgement of application.
    You application shall be submitted after the Payment.

    Click here to read the regulations governing Ph.D. programme of Chanakya University, Bengaluru – 2023

      Application for PhD Program for the Year 2023

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