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Tripura University Ph.D. Admission Notification 2022 – 2023

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Tripura University Ph.D. Admission Notification 2022 - 2023

Tripura University Ph.D. Admission Notification 2022 - 2023

Tripura University Ph.D. Admission Notification 2022 – 2023. Tripura University is a central university located in the state of Tripura, India. It was established in 1987 and offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs in various disciplines such as arts, science, commerce, law, management, education, and engineering. The university has several affiliated colleges spread across the state.

Tripura University Ph.D. Admission 2022-2023

Online applications are invited from Indian and International candidates for admission to the Ph.D. programs through Research Eligibility Test (RET-2022) under different departments in the Faculties of Science and Arts & Commerce of Tripura University for the academic session 2022-23 as per Tripura University Ph.D Rules 2016.

The details of the number of seats against each department are mentioned as under:


Sl. No.Name of the DepartmentNumber of Vacant Seats*
2.Chemical & Polymer Engineering01
4.Computer science & Engineering02
5.Material science & Engineering06
6.Electronics & Communication Engineering03
7.Forestry & Biodiversity06
8.Geography & Disaster Management11
9.Human Physiology02
10.Information Technology07


Sl. No.Name of the DepartmentNumber of Vacant Seats*
1.Business Management06
7.Political Science10
8.Physical Education04
10.Rural Studies03
14.Fine Arts05
15.Tribal and Ethnic Studies (CSSEIP)03

*The authority of Tripura University reserves the right to increase or decrease the number of vacant seats in any programme.

Eligibility: Tripura University Ph.D. Admission

Candidates holding a Master’s Degree with 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PWD candidates) in the concerned subjects or allied subjects from any recognized University or Institute of National Importance are eligible to apply for admission to Ph.D. Program.

Candidates who have fulfilled all other essential requirements as mentioned above and have cleared UGC/CSIR (JRF) Examinations / NET / SET / SLET / GATE and / or are Teacher Fellowship holders or have passed the M.Phil Examinations or have worked in Tripura University in the capacity of a regular faculty for more than 1 year   are not required to appear in the written test of RET exam. However, they will have to face directly Viva-Voce for Admission.

Application Form Fill up is through online mode. No offline applications shall be entertained.

Display of Lists of eligible candidates: The list of candidates eligible to appear in RET 2022- 23 shall be displayed in the Tripura University website.

Admit Card: Applicants shall download their admit card from online portal (see general instruction for filling up Application Form)

Date of Examination: The date of written examination for RET 2022-23 is scheduled on 11/04/2023 and the Viva voce would be conducted on the same day or the next day as per the convenience of the respective department.

RET 2022-23: Tripura University Ph.D. Admission

RET exam shall be conducted out of 200 marks, split in two segments, a written test and a viva- voce. Candidates qualifying in the written test and those exempted from appearing at the written test shall face Viva–Voce examination in the concerned department.

Both the Written test and Viva-Voce will be of 100 marks each, based on the post graduate syllabus of the concerned subjects and the candidate’s chosen area of research respectively. The qualifying marks for the RET exam is 50%.

The subject-wise merit list shall be prepared by the concerned department on the basis of the result of viva-voce program.

Question Pattern for Written Test:

There shall be 50(fifty) short questions of 2(two) marks each for the written entrance test of RET. Changes, if any, in the Question pattern for Written Test shall be notified in the website.

  • Note: Qualifying in RET does not entitle a candidate to get admission into the Ph.D. program.
  • The intake capacity of the Supervisors and Departments is as per Tripura University Ph.D Regulations and T.U. Reservation Rules.

General Instructions for filling of online form for RET 2022-23

  • Applicants for admission to the Ph.D. programmes should apply online only using Tripura University admission portal: Applicants have to qualify Research Eligibility Test (RET-2022-23) conducted by different departments for admission.
  • Duration of filling up of online application: From 10th March (midnight) to 2nd April 2023 (midnight).
  • During online registration, an applicant will be asked to provide an e-mail id and a mobile number, and the login details will be sent to the provided e-mail id or the given mobile number via SMS, and in future all correspondences in this regards will be made to this e- mail id and the given mobile no. via SMS.
  • It is recommended that the applicants change their password on the first log in, if they so wish.
  • After successful login, applicant may fill their Application Form for the Ph.D. programme.
  • An applicant will be required to upload his/her scanned photograph, proof of SC/ST/EWS/OBC-Central & Non Creamy layer/Students from Jammu & Kashmir certificate (if eligible) and PWD certificate (if eligible).
  • If the applicant does not have all the required information at the time of filling the form, he/she can save the incomplete application as a draft (by clicking on ‘Save as Draft’ button) and log out. Later, by login to his/her account again he/she may complete the rest of the application form. Applicants are advised to save the data as draft mode after filling up information or any modification in each page.
  • For the applicants appearing in examinations (if any) at the time of filling the applicants ‘Year of Passing’ is the Year of Appearance, ‘Division/Grade Obtained’ is 0, ‘% of Marks / CGPA’ is 0.
  • All applicants must pay theirapplication fees online using Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking. However for any problem during or after payment, Tripura University shall not be held responsible for the same.
  • The Application Fees will be as follows (for each programme) –

Requisite Fee for UR / EWS & OBC – Rs. 800.00 (Rupees eight hundred only).

Requisite Fee for SC/ST/PWD – Rs. 600.00 (Rupees six hundred only).

  • Application shall be summarily rejected, if payment is not made.
  • To submit the application, applicant must agree with the given declaration, clicking on check box. It is important to note that, once applicants submit their application, they cannot alter those under any circumstances. Therefore, they are advised to be sure about the accuracy and relevance of the given / uploaded information before clicking the submit button.
  • After successful submission of the application, applicants will be able to download the ‘Acknowledgement’.
  • After successful payment status verification, applicants will be able to take print out/download of the application form that would be treated as the ‘Admit Card’ for Admission Test. Payment process verification may take 4-6 working days after payment.
  • Candidates are requested to bring any other photo identity proof along with Admit Card at the examination centre.
  • Tripura University shall not remain responsible for any problem, technical or otherwise, during the process of and after filling up of the application form and submission online.
  • An application once submitted by an applicant cannot be cancelled or altered and the amount of fee paid for the same by the applicant is non-refundable. All amount(s) paid by the applicant, for application to the program offered by ‘Tripura University’ shall stand appropriated.
  • Tripura University reserves the right to change the schedule of test at any time.
  • Incomplete Admission Form in any respect will be rejected.Selection will be based on Tripura University Reservation Rules.
  • From time to time admission related information shall be uploaded in the University website. Candidates are instructed to keep regular watch for the same. The University shall not be liable if an applicant fails to comply with the schedule.
  • For any kind of dispute regarding admission related matters, the decision of the Tripura University Authority shall be final.
  • All litigation regarding admission shall lie within the jurisdiction of the Tripura High Court of Tripura.