Ph. D.- Chemistry


Ph. D. (Specialization)

1) Ph. D.(Subject: Marathi)

2) Ph. D. in Chemistry (Organic / In-organic/Analytical/Physical)

Ph. D. Guides

Ph. D. in Chemistry

Dr. Nandkishor Chandan


Candidates who satisfy the conditions mentioned in the existing ordinances viz. O.5473, O.5474, O.5476 of the University of Mumbai, are eligible to apply for the Ph.D. entrance test (PET) to be conducted by the University of Mumbai.

Exemption from Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET)

 Candidates fulfilling one of the following criteria shall be exempted from Ph.D. entrance test (PET).

 Qualified in GATE/SET/NET/(JRF) Examination/teacher fellowship holder of the apex bodies as CSIR/UGC/ICAR/ICMR/DBT only.

 Completed an M.Phil. Degree from University of Mumbai as per the UGC guidelines from time to time.

 Completed an M.Phil. Degree from any other recognized universities in India as per the UGC guidelines from time to time.

The exempted candidates from Ph.D. entrance test shall submit their application within fifteen (15) days from the date of notification as per clause 11.1 (a) of this VCD directly to the concerned research centre with all relevant supporting documents.

Admission Process

Application & Interview

Candidates who desires to register for the Ph.D. degree and who have passed the entrance test (PET) conducted by the University of Mumbai and who are exempted from the test under clause no. 9 of this VCD, shall apply in the prescribed form and submit it along with a demand draft/cash of Rs. 100/- to the concerned recongnized Research Centre of University of

Mumbai within fifteen working (15) days from the date of the declaration of the Ph.D. Entrance test (PET) results.

After Scrutiny of applications received, the Head of the Research Centre shall invite the eligible candidates for subject-wise interviews by giving 10 days notice after the last date of  application. A list of eligible candidates who are also invited for interviews shall be displayed on the notice board.

The Head of the research centre shall constitute subject-wise interview committees to interview the candidates who have passed the Ph.D. Entrance test (PET). The committee shall be constituted as per the guidelines given below. The quorum for the meeting of the committee shall constitute one subject expert, the Research Guide and the Head of the Department.

In case of vacancies for reserved candidates, one approved teacher (not below the rank of Reader) from the reserved category of the concerned faculty is mandatory.

 For Admission at PG / research Centers at Colleges.

Principal (Chairman)

 Two Subject Experts (either from the Department or from the affiliated colleges/industry/Research institutes)

 Head Department

 Research Guide/s

 One approved teacher not below the rank of Reader from the reserved category of the concerned faculty.