M.Phil/Ph.D. Admission 2020- Eligibility, Course Fee Etc.

Mahapurusha Srimanta Sankaradeva Viswavidyalaya Admission to M. Phil. and PhD Programmes: 2020 (September)


1. Date of issue of Forms & Detailed Information: 01.08.2020.
2. Last date of receipt of filled-in Application Forms: 20.08.2020.
3. Application Submission Mode: Online & Offline.
4. Application Fee: Rs. 2000/– (Two Thousand only). Payment Mode: Online or Offline.


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(A) M.Phil. :
A candidate for admission to the programme leading to the Degree of Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) must have passed the Post-Graduate Examination of this University or any other University/Institute recognised as equivalent by this University securing a minimum of 55% marks in the subject in which he/she intends to pursue the course. 5% of marks in the eligibility norms shall be relaxed for the candidates of the reserved category.

(B) Ph.D.:
Persons with a post-graduate degree from any recognized University Institute with at least 55% marks or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA). 5% of marks in the eligibility norms shall be relaxed for the candidates of the reserved category.


(A) M.Phil. : Minimum 1 year (two Semesters) and Maximum of four consecutive semesters / two years.
(B) PhD: Minimum 3 years (six semesters) and a maximum of five years (ten semesters).


OFFLINE MODE: Eligible Candidates for admission to the M.Phil. and Ph.D. Programmes are to apply in the prescribed form only (available both Online and Offline). Forms can also be downloaded from the website: www.mssv.co.in in which case the filled-in forms must be submitted to the Assistant Registrar (Academic), Mahapurusha Srimanta Sankaradeva Viswavidyalaya, Haladhar Bhuyan Path, Kalongpar, Nagaon-782001.

The completed forms along with self-attested copies of all required testimonials along with a payment of Rs. 2,000/- (two thousand only) in Cash in the Accounts Section of the University (enclose payment receipt) or accompanied by a Bank Draft drawn in favour of the Mahapurusha Srimanta Sankaradeva Viswavidyalaya, payable at State Bank of India, Nagaon Main Branch (Code No- 00146)

ONLINE MODE: Candidates can also apply Online through the website: www.mssv.co.in. They can access through the ‘Admission 2020 – Apply now’ banner “Application Form for M.Phil. and Ph.D. Programmes” on the homepage of the University website, fill in the application form therein, upload documents followed by Online Payment.


Selection of candidates for admission shall be made on the basis of the result of the Mahapurusha Srimanta Sankaradeva Viswavidyalaya Research Admission Test (MSSVRAT) and Viva-Voce. The Final Details relating to Examination, Viva-Voce, Selection, Admission and Schedule shall be notified by the University in due course of time in the University website www.mssv.co.in.

The candidates who have qualified UGC/CSIR-NET/(JRF) including SLET/SET or passed M.Phil. Degrees (through regular mode only) in the concerned subject are exempted from the written examination of MSSVRAT. However, they shall have to appear in the Viva-voce examination.


For M.Phil: Rs. 70,700 (Full Course)

For PhD: Rs. 2,39,700 (Full Course)