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University List 

  • Sikkim University 

Sikkim University 

Sikkim University PhD Admission Eligibility Criteria 

  • Candidates with at least 55% marks / equivalent grade for General and 50% marks / equivalent grade for SC, ST and OBC (Central List)/DA candidates in Master Degree in relevant/allied disciplines are eligible to apply for Ph.D. programme. 
  • Candidates who have appeared or appeared in the qualifying examination may also apply and appear in the written examination, and if qualified, may also appear in the interview. However, the provisional admission of such applicants shall be confirmed only after obtaining the required percentage of marks / CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) in the qualifying examination. 

For more detailed eligibility criteria refer to the prospectus. 

Sikkim University PhD Admission Important Dates 

Events Dates 
Publication of Admission Notice To be notified 
Start of Submission of online applications To be notified 
Last Date for Submission of online applications To be notified 
Data arrangement by System Management To be notified 
Scrutiny of online applications To be notified 
Uploading of list of eligible PhD candidates To be notified 
Date of written test (online / offline) To be notified 
Interview of qualified candidates (Online/Offline) To be notified 
Declaration of 1st list of selected candidates To be notified 
Admission of selected candidates of 1st List To be notified 
Uploading of 2nd list for admission against vacant seats To be notified 
Admission of selected candidates (2nd list) and Hostel Admission To be notified 
Commencement of Odd Semester To be notified 

Application Process for Sikkim University PhD Admission  

  • Candidates must fill out an online application available at the official website of Sikkim University. 
  • Read instructions given there carefully before filling in the application form. 

Application Fee 

For General/OBC/EWS Rs. 1000/- 
ST/SC/PWD Rs. 500/- 
Payment Method online 

Selection Process 

  • Written examination and interview either offline/online are compulsory for admission to Ph.D. programme. 
  • A weightage of 10 % on the marks obtained in written examination shall be awarded to candidates with UGC (University Grant Commission)- NET (National Eligibility Test) (including JRF (Junior Research Fellowship)) / UGC-CSIR-NET (Including JRF), / ICAR-NET/ ICMR-NET/ DBTNET/ SLET / GATE / Teacher Fellowship and M.Phil. degree holders on regular mode with one semester course work. 
  • The entrance examination for Ph.D. shall be conducted out of a total of 100 marks, of which 70 marks shall be allotted for the written examination and 30 marks for the interview. 
  • The final merit list shall be prepared by taking the marks obtained in both the components (written and interview). 
  • The qualifying mark in the written examination for a Ph.D. is 50% for General or 45% for SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy)/ DA or any other category as may be notified by the Government of India from time to time. 

Sikkim University PhD Written Test Details 

PhD Written Test Schedule 

Date Group Subjects 
30.08. Group ‘A’ 
(10:00 am – 12:00 am) 
Anthropology, Botany, Chemistry, 
Chinese, Commerce, Economics, 
Computer Applications, Education, 
30.08. Group ‘B’ 
(1:00 pm -3:00 pm) 
English, Geography, Geology, Hindi, 
Horticulture, IR, Law, Management, 
31.08. Group ‘A’ 
(10:00 am – 12:00 am) 
Mathematics, History, Microbiology, 
Music, Nepali, Physics, Psychology, 
Zoology Political Science 


The syllabus of the written examination consists of 

  • 50 % research methodology 
  • 50 % subject specific