Aryabhatta Knowledge University Patna M.Tech, M.Sc. and Ph.D. admissions 2022

Are you looking for admissions in Nanoscience & Technology, GIS & Remote Sensing and Geography courses? Aryabhatta Knowledge University has released the official notification for admission in M.Tech. M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs. Read this article to learn about the courses, eligibility criteria, application process, etc.

Aryabhatta Knowledge University Patna was established by the government of Bihar. Currently, admissions in M.Tech., M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes for the session 2022 are open and online filling of application form is ongoing. The candidate who satisfies the minimum eligibility criteria can apply for the courses and can appear in the exams.

Courses Offered by AKU

Dept of Aryabhatta Centre for Nanoscience & Nanotechnology(ACNN)
  • M.Tech. (Nano Science & Technology)
  • Ph.D. (Nano Science & Technology)

Centre for Geographical Studies (CGS)
  • M.Sc. in GIS & Remote Sensing
  • Ph.D. in Geography

Number of seats: Variable

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant should possess the following eligibility criteria to pursue courses at AKU, Patna-
Ph.D. (Nano Science & Technology): The candidate who wishes to join Ph. D (Nano Science & Technology), must have a Master's degree in Science in Nanoscience/Nanotechnology/Physics/Chemistry/Biotechnology or M.Tech./M.E./M.S. degree in any engineering branch such as Electrical/Electronics/Mechanical/Civil. They must have secured at least 55% marks.

Ph.D. in Geography: The candidate must pass a master's degree in a relevant subject.

M.Tech (Nanoscience & Nanotechnology): The candidate must pass B.Tech. in EE/EEE, ECE, ME, Chemical Engineering, Bioprocess Engineering, Biochemical Engineering or an equivalent degree or Physics/Chemistry/Materials Science/Electronics/ Nanoscience/ Nanotechnology or an equivalent degree in any relevant branch of science. They must have obtained at least 55% marks.

M.Sc. (GIS & Remote Sensing): The candidate must hold a graduate degree in a relevant subject.

Application Procedure

Desirous candidates must visit the official website of Aryabhatta Knowledge University and read the instructions given in the official notification. The candidates must note that there is a separate application form available for a different course. Hence, a prescribed application form for a course is to be chosen and filled.

The candidate must fill relevant application form for the selected course. Along with the application form, relevant certificates and documents are required to submit.

Note- It is recommended to use the Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox browser to fill the Online Form. It is also suggested not to use Mobile as a medium to fill the form.

The candidates must keep ready the following documents while applying online:
  • Recent Photo (file size: between 10kb and 20kb; width and height: 145px X 168 pixels)
  • Signature (file size: between 10kb and 20kb; width and height: 168 px X 57 pixels)
All the mandatory fields must be filled in carefully before submitting the online application form. After submission of the application form, a printout of the computer-generated form must be saved and a printout can be taken for future reference.

Application fee/Entrance Examination Fee

The application form must be submitted with the application fee. The candidates need to pay an Entrance Examination fee through online Payment only before online registration. Application fee/ entrance test fee details are as follows:
  • For General Category candidates: Rs. 1,500/-
  • For SC/ST/PWD candidates: Rs. 500/-

The candidates can pay the entrance exam fee through Paytm also. The link for fee payment through Paytm is as follows:

Paytm Link: Select [Institute's location]-->Bihar-->Patna-->then [Select Institute] -->Aryabhatta Knowledge University-->[Select Institute's Area]-->Entrance Exam Fee-->[Select Fee Details]-->Select Category


The candidates can also Scan QR Code provided on the university's website from Paytm App. After payment of fee e-receipt having payment order no. Must keep handy at the time of filling out an application form.

Selection Procedure

Selection of the candidates will be done based on the entrance test followed by a personal interview.The applications will be screened and only selected applicants will be called for entrance test and interview.

Important Dates

Last Date of filling the online application form: January 12, 2022
Issue of Admit card available on the website: January 16, 2022
Date of entrance test: January 18, 2022
Date of interview: January 21, 2022
Declaration of result and Start of admission: January 25, 2022, to January 28, 2022
Date of induction meet: January 31, 2022

Contact Details

Aryabhatta Knowledge University,
Gyan Parisar, Mithapur,
Patna-800 001, Bihar
Contact No: 0612-2351919

Aryabhatta Centre for Nanoscience & Nanotechnology(ACNN)
Phone: 081029 15842 (Timing 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM on working days only)

Centre for Geographical Studies (CGS)
Phone: 0612-2952752

Important Links:
Official notification:
Entrance test instruction:


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