Manav Rachna International Institute of Research & Studies, Faridabad PhD Programmes Admissions

Are you looking for admission in PhD in Engineering, Sciences, Management, Humanities or Law? Manav Rachna International Institute of Research & Studies, Faridabad has invited online applications for admission to Doctoral (PhD) Programmes 2021-22 in several departments. Eligible candidates can apply online for the same. To know the eligibility, application procedure and other details read this article.

About Institute

Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies (MRIIRS), Formerly known as Manav Rachna International University, is a private university. It is a Deemed-to-be-University under UGC Act, 1956, and a NAAC accredited 'A' Grade Institution. Institute has well-qualified faculty. Well-equipped laboratories and library facilities are available. Training programs for various open research tools and SPSS will be given to the Ph.D. students.

Subjects Offered for PhD

Faculty of Applied Sciences:Faculty of Engineering:
  • Department of Computer Science & Technology
  • Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Management & Commerce:Department of Management & Commerce.
Faculty of Education & Humanities: Department of Education & Humanities.
Faculty of Law: Department of Law.

Details of Intake Capacity

Image Source: Official Website of MRIIRS, Faridabad

PhD Programme Fee Details

The PhD programme fee for full-time students are as follows:
  • Registration Fee: Rs.25,000/- are to be paid at the time of registration (One-time)
  • Corse Work Fee: Rs.35,000/- are to be paid at the time of registration (One-time)
  • Semester Fee: Rs.35,000/- are to be paid at the beginning of each semester
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee: Rs.35,000/- are to be paid at the time of Thesis submission (One-time)

Important Note:The faculty and staff of MREI will have to pay a one-time registration fee (as applicable). They will be exempted from the coursework fees and research fees. They will have to serve the university at least for 3 years after completion of Ph.D. However, they will have to pay a one-time thesis evaluation fee (as applicable). They will also need to sign a surety bond before joining the Ph.D. program.


Meritorious research scholars will receive a Research Assistantship of Rs.18000 to 24000 per month.

Eligibility Criteria for PhD Programmes

The candidates, who wish to join the Ph.D. program at Manav Rachana University, must have a Master's degree or a professional degree equivalent to a Master's degree from UGC recognized university or from a foreign educational institution. They must have scored at least 55% marks or its equivalent grade accredited by an approved Assessment and Accreditation Agency.

Those who have an MPhil degree with at least 55% mark or equivalent grade 'B' in the UGC 7-point scale. Degree must be recognised from UGC or in the case of a degree from a Foreign Educational Institution must be accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency.

It must be noted that the admission to the Ph.D. program would strictly be done based on UGC MPhil/Ph.D. Regulations 2016 and subsequent amendments dated 27th August and 16th October 2018. Relaxation of marks to MPhil students in minimum eligibility shall be given as per UGC Regulation, 2016.

How to Apply

The candidates who wish to join the PhD programme must visit the official website of Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies (MRIIRS) and register themselves. For registration, candidates need to provide their name, email address, mobile number, state, city, program, and specialization. After registration, the application form can be filled online by login in using login credentials. Those who are already registered on the online portal can log in using their login credentials. Candidates must note that asterisk (*) marked fields are mandatory.

Application Fee Payment

To complete the application procedure, the candidates need to make the payment of the application processing fee (non-refundable). Payment has to be made online only through net banking or debit card or credit card. Application form fee is Rs.1200/- and transaction /service charges are Rs.72/-.

Admission Procedure

There will be an entrance exam and interview for admission to the Ph.D. program. Merit will be prepared based on the marks obtained in the entrance test and performance in the interview. There will be a total of 100 marks. The written test will be of 70 marks (90 minutes' duration) and will comprise of two sections:
  • Section A (50% weightage): Research Methodology and Aptitude (Logical Reasoning, Analytical Reasoning, Numerical Ability, Statistics) – 40 Questions 1 mark each
  • Section B (50% weightage): Subject Specific- 30 Questions 1 mark each
The written test will be followed by a personal interview of 30 marks. The candidates who have qualified UGC- NET (including JRF)/ UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF)/ SLET/ GATE or any other national level exam or an MPhil degree need not appear in the written test. However, these candidates will have to appear in the Personal Interview.

Important Dates

Last Date of Application Submission: July 04, 2021
Date of Entrance Test: July 17, 2021
Date of Interview: July 17, 2021
Declaration of Result: July 23, 2021
Last day for Fee Payment: August 10, 2021
Registration and Orientation: August 16, 2021
Commencement of Classes: August 27, 2021

Contact Information

MREI Campus
Sector – 43, Aravalli Hills,
Delhi – Surajkund Road,
Faridabad – 121004, (Haryana), India
Phone: 0129-4259000
Fax: +91-129-4198211
Official website:


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