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Why Bangalore University - BU?

Bangalore University (BU) is a State University situated in the Silicon Valley of India – Bangalore, Karnataka and was set up in the year 1964. The University is perceived by The University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi. Bangalore University offers different UG, Integrated, PG, Diploma, PG Diploma, Certificate, and PhD courses. Admissions to the vast majority of the courses are done based on legitimacy while for specific courses legitimate score in applicable Entrance Exam will be required.

Bangalore University

Bangalore University that is BU is a public state university situated in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. The university is a part of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and is affiliated by University Grants Commission (UGC). Bangalore University is accredited by the NAAC with a grade A in the year 2016 under the new grading system. Bangalore University was trifurcated into Bengaluru City University and Bengaluru North University.

Course Name Ph.D

Course Duration 3 Years

Course Level Degree

Course Place On Campus

Course Type Full Time / Doctorate/M.Phil


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Course Information

Bangalore University offers Ph.D. degree courses in a wide range of subjects at the Doctoral level through each of its five faculties of Studies: Arts, Science, Commerce, Education, and Engineering. 

* The minimum eligibility criteria for the Ph.D. course application is a Postgraduate degree in relevant discipline with minimum aggregate marks of 55% off marks (can be relaxed up to a maximum 50% for reserved category students).

* Ph.D. course Admission is based on the marks scored in the University Conducted-Entrance exam and performance in the interview round.

* Students who have qualified CSIR NET/ UGC NET/ SLET/ KSET/ GATE/ JRF or hold an accredited M. Phil. course Degree are exempt from the Ph. D course Entrance Exam. However, it is mandatory that such students go through a personal interview round with the university officials for selection.

* Approx. 500 seats are available with the university for the Ph. D course admissions across all the departments.

* Application for the Ph. D course is an online procedure, though the university requires the candidates to submit a physical copy of their application form and all the supporting documents within a specific date to the Registrar (Evaluation).

Reserved category students with annual income less than INR 2.5 LPA income, need to pay only 50% of the specified fee.

Bangalore University Ph.D. minimum Eligibility Criteria

* Ph.D. candidates should hold a post-graduation code degree from a UGC-recognized university or either a professional course degree declared equivalent to the post-graduation course degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body or a foreign degree accredited by an authorized Assessment and Accreditation Agency.

* They should have scored a minimum aggregate of 55% made or any equivalent grade in the qualifying examination. Reserved category students are allowed a maximum relaxation of 5% of marks, up to 50%, or any equivalent relaxation of the grade.

*  Candidates should bear in mind that the university will not allow any further relaxation in minimum percentage under any circumstance even if the seats remain vacant.

* Aspirants who hold a regular Degree equivalent to M.Phil. course from either an Indian or an accredited foreign institution will also be considered eligible to apply.

* However, the decision of the Registrar (Evaluation) shall be final regarding the equivalence of course degrees.

* Students who have completed M.Phil.(Regular) course work with at least 55% aggregate score or any equivalent grade (maximum relaxation of up to 50% for reserved category candidates), will be considered eligible to pursue research work leading to the Ph.D. course Degree.

Bangalore University Ph.D. course Admission Selection Procedure

Bangalore University prepares a consolidated Merit List on the basis of the Ph.D. course Entrance Exam scores. Students who score a minimum of 50% in the test find a place in the list.

The final selection decision is made equally considering the entrance exam marks scored and the percentage obtained in the qualifying exam.

A separate Merit List is prepared of the non-entrance students who have qualified the UGC/CSIR: JRF exam/ NET/ KSET/ SLET/ GATE/ Young Researchers Recognized by DST, UGC, CSIR, AICTE, INSPIRE, etc., / M. Phil. course Degree students with course work/ teachers on QIP/ foreign students, in that order, based on their qualifying examination marks secured.

* Students who feature in the consolidated merit list are invited for a counseling round with the RAC at the University.

* The RAC is responsible for allocating accepted students to research supervisors following a roster system.

* The RAC sends the list of selected applicants to the Registrar (Evaluation), post allocation, along with relevant documents for verification and approval.

* The University issues a Provisional Registration Memo to the selected students who make the requisite fee payment.

* Upon receipt of the Provisional Registration Memo, the students need to submit a tentative research proposal to the Registrar (Evaluation), through their respective University PG Department/ constituent college/ recognized research centers and assigned research supervisor.

Document copies are required to be submitted to the University along with the physical copy of the Ph.D. Application Forms are:

* All Statements of the Marks obtained for post-graduate and the M. Phil degree courses

* Valid UGC/ UGC-CSIR-JRF Test/ NET/ K-SLET/ K-SET/ GATE/ FIP/ QIP Certificates

* Recognition Certificate issued by DST, UGC, CSIR, UGC etc., to Young Researchers or the Documents certifying project fellows in major sponsored research projects.

* Eligibility Certificate for the Foreign candidates

* Caste Certificate (if claiming reservation)

* Income Certificates (if applicable)

* Migration Certificate for students from outside Karnataka (if selected)

* Scanned copy of the latest passport-size photograph, matching with the one on the application form.

* Application Fee Payment Receipt