University of Hyderabad (UoHYD) Ph.D. Admissions January Session 2022

Are you searching for official notification from the University of Hyderabad for admission in Ph.D. programmes? The University of Hyderabad is inviting applications PhD programs for the January 2021-22 Session. Admission will be based on an entrance examination followed by an interview. Eligible candidates can check out all the details such as programmes details, number of seats, application procedure and important dates etc. in this article.

The University of Hyderabad invites applications from bright and highly motivated candidates for admission in Ph.D. programs in various Schools or Departments and Centres in the January 2022 Session. Eligible candidates can apply for these programs through the online application portal on the University website. Details of the programmes are given below.

Subjects Offered for Ph.D. Admission

  • Animal Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Cognitive Science
  • Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Comparative Literature
  • Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS)
  • Economics
  • Materials Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Physics
  • Plant Sciences
  • Political Science
  • Systems & Comp. Biology
  • Theatre Arts
  • Urdu

Number of Seats in Ph.D.

Details of the unfilled vacancies of the July 2021 session carried forward to January 2022 session (Total seats: 16):
  • Ph.D. Physics: 02
  • Ph.D. Chemistry: 01
  • Ph.D. Biochemistry: 01
  • Ph.D. Plant Sciences: 02
  • Ph.D. Microbiology: 02
  • Ph.D. Animal Biology: 01
  • Ph.D. Biotechnology: 03
  • Ph.D. Theatre Arts: 01
  • Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences: 01
  • Ph.D. Materials Engineering: 02

The breakup of Additional seats for Ph.D. Admissions January 2022 session (Total seats: 69):
  • Ph.D. Computer Science: 03
  • Ph.D. Physics: 08
  • Ph.D. EOAS: 02
  • Ph.D. Chemistry: 18
  • Ph.D. Biochemistry: 04
  • Ph.D. Plant Sciences: 06
  • Ph.D. Animal Biology: 05
  • Ph.D. Systems & Comp. Biology: 01
  • Ph.D. Urdu: 03
  • Ph.D. Comparative Literature: 01
  • Ph.D. Political Science: 05
  • Ph.D. Economics: 01
  • Ph.D. Theatre Arts: 01
  • Ph.D. Communication: 02
  • Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences: 01
  • Ph.D. Cognitive Science: 04
  • Ph.D. Materials Engineering: 04

Total Vacancies to be filled in January 2022 session (Total seats: 85):
  • Ph.D. Computer Science: 03
  • Ph.D. Physics: 10
  • Ph.D. EOAS: 02
  • Ph.D. Chemistry: 19
  • Ph.D. Biochemistry: 05
  • Ph.D. Plant Sciences: 08
  • Ph.D. Microbiology: 02
  • Ph.D. Animal Biology: 06
  • Ph.D. Biotechnology: 03
  • Ph.D. Systems & Comp. Biology: 01
  • Ph.D. Urdu: 03
  • Ph.D. Comparative Literature: 01
  • Ph.D. Political Science: 05
  • Ph.D. Economics: 01
  • Ph.D. Theatre Arts: 02
  • Ph.D. Communication: 02
  • Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences: 02
  • Ph.D. Cognitive Science: 04
  • Ph.D. Materials Engineering: 06

Eligibility Criteria

The candidates must have a Master's degree/Post Graduate in the relevant discipline with at least 55% marks from any recognized university.

How to Apply

Desirous candidates must read the instruction carefully before applying by visiting the official website of the University of Hyderabad. The application form is available online and can be filled by visiting the online portal of the university. Before applying online, the candidate must scan the following documents and keep their digital image /copy handy:
  • Latest Photograph (File size: 25kb)
  • Signature (File size:10kb)
  • Caste Certificate, in case of SC/ST/OBC/EWS applicants.

Once the online filling of the application form is completed, the candidates are required to pay an application fee immediately. Application fee payment should be done online through Paym using the ONLINE Payment Gateway link provided on the form.

Application Fee

The candidates will have to pay an application fee also. The application fee once paid will not be refunded. Details of application fee category wise are as follows:
  • General Category Candidate: 600/-
  • EWS Category Candidate: Rs.550/-
  • OBC Candidate: Rs.400/-
  • SC/ST/PWD(PH) Candidate: Rs 275/-

It is suggested that the candidates must note Application No. & Payment Transaction Number/Order No.generated & shown at the time of payment for future reference. The candidate must remember that no data is allowed to change once the application form is submitted. Hence, care must be taken while filling the online form.

Selection Procedure

For the selection of the candidates, there will be an entrance examination that will be conducted in the University of Hyderabad Campus only. Admit cards to appear in the entrance examination will be made available on the university website and can be downloaded from there only. The candidates who will be declared qualified in the entrance exam will be called for an interview. The list of the shortlisted (selected/wait-listed candidates) candidates for the interview will be published on the website. For Biomedical Sciences, no entrance exam will be there and the admission will be based on interviews from amongst JRF qualified candidates. The candidates are suggested to keep a watch on the university website for regular updates as individual communication will not be sent to the candidate

Schedule for Entrance Examination

Date of Entrance Exam: February 6, 2022
1st session (9.00 a.m. - 11.00 a.m.)
Ph.D. Computer Science
Ph.D. Biochemistry
Ph.D. Biotechnology
Ph.D. Urdu
Ph.D. Communication
Ph.D. Materials Engineering

2nd session (12.00 Noon – 2.00 p.m.)
Ph.D. Physics
Ph.D. Plant Sciences
Ph.D. Microbiology
Ph.D. Comparative Literature
Ph.D. Political Science
Ph.D. Theatre Arts

3rd session (3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.)
Ph.D. Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences
Ph.D. Chemistry
Ph.D. Animal Biology
Ph.D. Systems & Comp. Biology
Ph.D. Economics
Ph.D. Cognitive Science

Important Dates

Publication of Admission Notification: December 02, 2021
Commencement of Online Submission: December 06, 2021
Closing date of submitting the Online Application: December 31, 2021
Downloading of Admit Cards of Written Test: January 04, 2022
Date of Entrance Examination: January 08, 2022 (Only at Hyderabad Centre)

Contact Details

University of Hyderabad (UoHYD)
India Post Lingampally CR Rao Road,
Hyderabad Central University Road,
Gachibowli, Hyderabad,
Telangana 500046
Phone: 040-2313 0000 / 040-2313 2444 / 040-2313 2102
Official Website:

Important Links
Official Notification:
Details of JRF weightages:
Online Application Portal:


Author: Dr Deepali Gangwar15 Jan 2022 Member Level: Diamond   Points : 1

The Closing Date for submission of the online application form for admission in PhD programs has been extended by the University of Hyderabad till 21.01.2022. Downloading of Hall Tickets of Written Test will start from 31.01.2022 and the date of Entrance Examination is 06.02.2022.

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