PhD Admissions in University of Science and Technology Meghalaya

University of Science and Technology announced admission to PhD Programme in various subjects at different schools of the University. Read to find relevant information

University of Science and Technology Meghalaya (USTM), came into existence in 2008 is one of the reputed Universities of the nation. USTM invited applications from interested and eligible candidates for admission to Doctor of Philosophy programme for the batch 2013.

Programme Details

  • Name of the Programme: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • School-wise subject offered in PhD

S No

Name of the Schools/ Centres



School of Biological Sciences


Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Botany, Zoology, Sericulture, Food Science


School of Business Sciences

HR, Banking, Finance, Marketing, Accountancy, Economics, Business Economics, Commerce, Maths, Statistics


School of Engineering and Technology

Electronics, Computer, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, IT, Mechanical, Structural Engineering, Material Science, Nanotechnology


School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Sociology, Education, Psychology, Social Work, Public Admin


School of Applied Sciences

Chemistry, Env Science, Ecology


School of Media and Cultural Studies

Mass Com, Cultural Studies, Folklore Studies, Public Relation


Centre for Natural Resource Management and Rural Studies

Rural Development, Geography, Geology, Disaster Management, Natural Resource Management


Centre for International Studies

International Relations, International Studies

Important Dates

  • Issue of prospectus and application form (tentative): 1 February 2013
  • Deadline to receive duly filled application form (tentative): 20 June 2013

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates who wish to apply should possess Master’s degree in relevant subject with at least 50% marks
  • For PhD in subjects offered at School of Biological Sciences, MSc degree in relevant subject with minimum 50% marks is essential requirement.

Selection Process

The selection of the candidates will be based on the following two criteria:

  • Marks secured in the entrance test
  • Performance in the interview

Application Fee and Mode of Payment

The application fee is Rs 1500 and the payment of application form can be done through one of the modes.

  • By cash payment to the Administrative Office of the university/selected branches of Axis Bank in North Eastern States and Rs 1000 can be paid through DD at the time of submission of form.
  • Through Demand Draft drawn in favour of “ University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya” payable at Guwahati  (downloaded form)

Those who want to get the application form through post will have to send a DD of Rs 1575 in favour of prior mentioned.

How to Apply

  • Aspirants can either download the application form from the University’s website, via post or obtain it from Administrative office or designated branches of Axis Bank in North Eastern States.
  • Applicants may submit completely filled-in application form along with self attested copies of all certificates and DD (in case of downloaded form) to the Administrative office of the University. Besides, the application form can also be send to the undersigned by post/ speed post/ courier so as to reach within the stipulated time span:
    The Registrar
    University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya
    Technocity, 9th Mile, Kling Road
    Baridua, (Opposite CRPF Group Centre Gate No 2)
    Ri-Bhoi, Meghalaya-793101                                                            

For more information, please visit official website of the University

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