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Tripura University 

Tripura University PhD Program Admission Application Form, Dates, Eligibility 

Tripura University announces Admission to PhD Program through Research Eligibility Test (RET-) 

Tripura University PhD Admission – Online applications are invited from Indian and International candidates for admission to the PhD Programmed through Research Eligibility Test (RET-) under different departments in the Faculties of Science and Arts & Commerce of Tripura University for the academic session  

PhD Programs Dept. /No. of Seats 

  • The details of the number of positions for each department are mentioned under: 

Faculty of Science No of Seats 

  • Botany – 7 
  • Chemical & polymer Engineering – 2 
  • Chemistry – 5 
  • Computer science & Engineering – 2 
  • Electrical Engineering – 1 
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering – 3 
  • Forestry & Biodiversity – 3 
  • Geography & Disaster Management – 6 
  • Human Physiology – 6 
  • Information Technology – 4 
  • Library & Information Science – 2 
  • Material science & Engineering – 3 
  • Mathematics – 8 
  • Microbiology – 9 
  • Molecular Biology & Bioinformatics – 1 
  • Physics – 4 
  • Statistics – 1 
  • Zoology – 4 

Faculty of Arts & Commerce 

  • Bengali – 3 
  • Business Management – 7 
  • Commerce – 6 
  • Economics – 7 
  • Education – 1 
  • History – 7 
  • Law – 1 
  • Linguistics & Tribal Languages – 4 
  • Philosophy – 4 
  • Political Science – 10 
  • Physical Education -6 
  • Psychology – 2 
  • Rural Studies – 1 
  • Sanskrit – 3 
  • Sociology – 1 
  • Tribal Studies & Ethnics (CSSEIP) – 2 
  • English – 2 
  • Music – 1 
  • Total – 139 

Important Dates 

  • Online Application Form duly filled in may be submitted:  
  • Last Date of Submission of Application Form is: Date of Written Exam for the RET will be held on: Notified later 

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Candidates holding a Master’s Degree with 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PWD candidates) in the concerned subjects or allied subjects from any recognized University or Institute of National Importance are eligible to apply 
  • Candidates who have fulfilled all other essential requirements as mentioned above and have cleared UGC/CSIR (JRF (Junior Research Fellowship) Exams/ NET (National Eligibility Test) / SET / SLET / GATE and/or are Teacher Fellowship holders or have passed the M.Phil. Exams or have worked in Tripura University in the capacity of a regular faculty for more than 1 year are not required to appear in the written test of RET exam. 
  • However, they will have to directly face Viva-Voce for Admission. 

Application Procedure 

  • Applicants should apply online only using Tripura University Website for admission to the PhD Programs through Research Eligibility Test (RET-) 
  • An applicant will be required to upload his/her scanned photograph, proof of SC/ST/EWS/OBC-Central & Non-Creamy layer/Students from Jammu & Kashmir certificate (if eligible) and PWD (Person with Disability) certificate (if eligible). 

Application Fee 

  • The Application Fees will be as follows (for each program) 
  • Fee for UR/EWS & OBC – Rs.800/- (Rupees eight hundred only). 
  • Requisite Fee for SC/ST/PWD – Rs.600/- (Rupees six hundred only). 
  • Application shall be summarily rejected if payment is not made properly. 

Selection Procedure 

  • Candidates qualified in the written entrance test being a part of the RET and others who are exempted from appearing at the written entrance test will be treated as candidates to appear at viva-voce program of 100 Marks in the concerned Department. 
  • The subject-wise merit list will be prepared by the department concerned based on the result of viva-voce program 

Admit Card 

  • Applicants shall download their admit card from an online portal (see general instruction) 

Date of Exam 

  • The date of written examination for the Research Eligibility Test will be notified later. 

Written Exam of RET 

  • There will be a written exam of 100 marks based on post-Graduate syllabus of the concerned subject of Tripura University. 
  • The qualifying marks for the entrance test will be 50%. There will be 40(forty) brief questions of 2 (two) marks each and 4(four) questions of 5(five) marks for the written entrance test of RET.