In order to promote regional cooperation and inculcation of regional consciousness amongst students of South Asia, a South Asian University (SAU) was established in July 2010 jointly by the eight SAARC Member States. Through a SAARC Inter‐Governmental agreement, degrees offered by SAU are recognized in all SAARC countries.
The University invites application from eligible candidates for PhD Programmes in Applied Mathematics, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Economics, International Relations, Sociology and Legal Studies. The candidates will be selected on the basis of SAARC‐wide entrance test.
Name of the Course for admission in South Asian University
- PhD (Applied Mathematics)
- PhD (Computer Science)
- PhD (Biotechnology)
- PhD (Sociology
- PhD (International Relations)
- PhD (Economics)
- PhD (Legal Studies)
Important Dates for admission in South Asian University
- Last date for receipt of application forms: 4 March 2013
- Date for Written Test: 24 March 2013
Educational Qualification: A minimum of 17 years education (culminating into a 2 years masters Degree, Bachelor Degree of minimum 3-years duration and 12 years of School Education) is needed.
Candidates who have done one-year LL.M degree with a minimum of 50% marks are also eligible for applying for PhD (Legal Studies).
A minimum of 50% marks are required for admission to PhD (Economics), PhD (Sociology), PhD (International Relations), and PhD (Legal Studies); and a minimum of 55% marks are required for admission to PhD (Applied Mathematics), PhD (Biotechnology), PhD (Computer Science).
Selection Procedure for admission in South Asian University: Admission to SAU will be through an entrance test that will simultaneously be held in all SAARC countries, on Sunday, 24 March 2013.
How to Apply for admission in South Asian University: Candidates can either apply online or download the application form, fill it clearly in your own handwriting, (preferably using a black pen), and mail it so that it reaches SAU before the last date.
Application Fee: Application fee for all candidates is Rs 500 for each course/ subject. The fee needs to be paid in the form of Bank Draft drawn in favour of “South Asian University” payable at New Delhi. Students must write their name and course applied for, on the reverse side of the Bank Draft and encloses the same with the application form. Candidates can also pay the application fee using Net banking or by Credit/ Debit Card.
Completed application forms along with required bank draft should be sent through Registered Post or through courier to the following address:
South Asian University,
Akbar Bhawan, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi - 110021 (India).
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