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Admission for Ph.D.

Each year we admit students for Ph.D. programme based on number of vacancies. Guidance / supervision / mentorship for Ph.D. is offered in all thrust areas of research. Over the last 30 years Department has successfully trained more than 30 M.Phil and 50 Ph.D. students. Our Alumni are well placed in industry, research and academic institutions in India and abroad. Department always encourages motivated students for Ph.D. programme and such students are supported through various programmes. At present about 22 Ph.D. students are working in the Department. Department attracts large number of students from India and abroad for Ph.D. programme in Microbiology. Admission to the Ph. D. course is through a Ph.D. Entrance Test conducted by the University of Pune. Details of the Entrance examination are provided in the link below

Ph.D. Paper II Result

Ph.D. Entrance Examination Structure, Syllabus and Coursework:

Microbiology PET Structure

Microbiology PET Syllabus

Microbiology PET Coursework

International Students:

Admissions of foreign students for Ph.D. are routed and made through International Students Centre of the University of Pune.


Address :

International Centre, 

Savitribai Phule Pune University,

Pune 411007,



 E-mail: intcent@unipune.ac.in


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