MPhil & PhD (Autumn) Admissions 2019-20

Click on the GU-RET logo to go to MPhil - PhD Admission Website

Application Process

The online application process is now closed!

  • Saturday, 8th June, 2019 : CAP (see below) Opens
  • Saturday, 6th July, 2019   : GU-RET 2019
  • Monday, 15th July, 2019  : GU-RET Results Declaration and Commencement of Counselling

Possible Vacancy Positions

Possible vacancy positions are now live. Please take a tour from the drop-down menu or click here. Please NOTE that the positions may change at any time, so please visit this page frequently to update about it.


Welcome to the MPhil and PhD (Autumn Session) Admission site for the academic session 2019-20 (August 2019 - July 2020) for the MPhil and PhD Programmes of GU.

The admission to the MPhil and PhD Programmes at GU is a highly competitive process and prospective MPhil & PhD applicants need to go through the Central Application Process (CAP). You can have an overview of the current research by visiting our Research Highlight section.

General Information

Prospective applicant can apply for both PhD or MPhil or both in the available disciplines. ONLY one application is needed for both MPhil or PhD or both. Majority of the subjects in which a student can do a PhD or MPhil at GU are closely linked to one or more departments. An applicant can select a maximum of two options to appear in the GU-RET in two disciplines.
  • For admission eligibility, please see conditions of eligibility.
  • All applicants (irrespective of any exemptions) MUST go through the CAP and pay the CAP fee after successful completion of the CAP.  Without the remittance of this fee, Admit Card (Hall Ticket for the Entrance) for GU-RET 2019 will not be issued. The fee should be paid through payment gateway only.
  • GU-RET 2019 (GU Research Eligibility Test) is the first screening test after the Central Application Process (CAP) for admission into the MPhil and PhD Programmes of GU, unless an applicant qualifies for an exemption.