Andhra University Directorate of Ph.D. admissions 2023- 2024

Are you looking for admission into Ph.D. programs? Andhra University, Visakhapatnam has released the official notification for the directorate of Ph.D. admissions. Read this article to know details regarding eligibility criteria, admission process, selection procedure, etc.

About University

Andhra University is a public state university established in 1926 by the Madras Act. It has been accredited with an 'A' grade by NAAC. The university has got 43rd rank in the University category as per NIRF 2023 ranking. It offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and diploma programs in the fields of Science, Engineering, Arts and Pharmacy, Law, and Education. Currently, The university is inviting applications for admission into Ph.D. programs in arts, science, Engineering, pharmaceutical sciences, and law colleges in the AU and its affiliated colleges.

Eligibility criteria

Candidates should have a master's degree in the relevant field from a recognized university with at least 55% aggregate marks whereas 5% relaxation would be given to SC / ST candidates. Besides, candidates should have qualified in a national-level test such as UGC NET/ UGC- CSIR-NET/ GATE/ CEED, and similar national-level tests.

How to apply

Interested candidates can visit the official website of Andhra University before fill-up the form. Click on the "Apply Online" link and register yourself with a valid email ID and mobile number. You have to submit the online application for admission into Ph.D. Programs through the official website or you can send the downloaded and filled-in application form along with the required documents to the following address ". he Director, Directorate of Admissions, Andhra University, Vijayanagar Palace, Pedawaltair, Visakhapatnam-530017 on or before 7th July 2023. The application form with a DD of Rs. 1500/- should be paid towards the registration and processing fee drawn in favor of the Registrar, A.U common entrance test& admission account on any nationalized bank payable at Visakhapatnam.

List of essential documents

Self-attested copies of the following documents are to be submitted with the application:
  • Age-proof certificate
  • Class 10th certificate
  • Intermediate/(10+2) Certificate
  • Provisional certificate / Degree Certificates and Marks Memos of the qualifying
  • Caste certificate (in case of SC/ST candidates)
  • Scorecard of GATE/NET

Note: Verification of all the original documents will be done at the time of admission as per institute rules.

Selection procedure

Selection will be done based on the entrance exam and interview conducted by the University. Candidates who are having UGC JRF fellowship are exempted from the entrance test they have to attend the interview directly. The result will be based on the weightage in the entrance test and the interview.

Important dates

Opening date for submission of online applications: June 26, 2023.
Last date for submission of online applications: July 7, 2023
Date and time of counseling: July 10, 2023

Contact information

The Director,
Directorate of Admissions,
Andhra University,
Vijayanagar Palace, Pedawaltair,
Ph no: 0891- 2573441
Official Website:


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