William Carey University Ph.D Admission 2023-24

William Carey University Ph.D Admission Notification 2023-24.

Applications are invited by William Carey University, Meghalaya, India for admission to PhD Programs for the session 2023-24.

About William Carey University

William Carey University Meghalaya is a private university located in Tura, Meghalaya, India. It is affiliated with the University Grants Commission (UGC) and named after the renowned English Baptist missionary, William Carey.

The university was established in 2005 and aims to provide quality education in various fields. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in disciplines such as arts, science, commerce, education, and computer applications. The university also offers research programs leading to M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees.

William Carey University Meghalaya focuses on holistic development and strives to nurture the intellectual, spiritual, and social growth of its students. It emphasizes the importance of ethical values and character formation alongside academic excellence.

The university has a dedicated faculty who are committed to providing a conducive learning environment and mentoring students. It offers modern infrastructure, well-equipped laboratories, libraries, and other facilities to support the educational experience.

In addition to academic pursuits, William Carey University Meghalaya encourages students to participate in co-curricular activities, including sports, cultural events, and community service. It aims to develop well-rounded individuals with a sense of social responsibility.

Overall, William Carey University Meghalaya seeks to empower students with knowledge and skills, preparing them to contribute meaningfully to society and pursue successful careers in their chosen fields.

Important Dates:

  • Last date for submission of ONLINE/OFFLINE application forms is 31st August 2023
  • List of candidates eligible to appear for the interview and written test to be notified on 12 September 2023
  • Written examination will be held on 4th of October 2023.
  • Offline Interview/Document verification will be held on 5th October 2023.
  • List of successful candidates of the written examination and interview will be notified on 3rd November 2023.
  • Successful candidates will undergo mandatory Coursework followed by Coursework examination. The minimum Pass percentage for coursework is 55% as per the UGC (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.PHIL/PH.D. Degrees) Regulations, 2022.

Eligibility Criteria

  • A consistently good academic record with Master’s Degree in relevant subject with at least 55% marks.
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50% or an equivalent relaxation of grade may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/ Differently-abled and other categories of candidates as per UGC guidelines.
  • The eligibility marks of 55% (or equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the grace mark procedure
  • William Carey University, Meghalaya adheres to the National / State-level reservation policy, as applicable.

Procedure For Application:

  1. Applicants may apply either Online or Offline.
  2. Applicants can view the Prospectus, Admission Guidelines and PhD Admission Procedure by visiting the website www.williamcareyuniversity.ac.in.
  3. The final selection of applicants will be made on the basis of the Entrance test and Personal Interview.
  4. Based on the applications received, selected candidates will be intimated through e- mail for Entrance test, Personal Interview and Document verification.
  5. Minimum six-month compulsory coursework without any exception.

Entrance Exam Pattern

An Entrance Test of two hours duration shall be conducted with qualifying marks at 50%. The syllabus of Entrance Test shall consist of 50% of Research Methodology and 50% shall be subject specific.

PhD Programs offered in:

  • Education,
  • English,
  • Environmental Management,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Political Science,
  • History,
  • Geography,
  • Business Administration etc.


Admission helpdesk no: 6009905261 Email:[email protected]

Q. What is the application deadline for William Carey University?

For the 2023 graduation, all candidates are obligated to submit their degree applications by January 31, 2023. Applications received after this date will incur a late fee of $200.00. The final deadline for all applications to be received, including the late submissions, is February 15, 2023.

Q. How to apply for William Carey University Shillong?

To complete the online admission process, the applicant needs to visit the university’s official website at www.williamcareyuniversity.ac.in and apply through the online admission portal. Prior to applying, it is necessary to make a payment of ₹100/- (Rupees One hundred only).

Q. Is William Carey University private or government?

William Carey University (also known as Carey, William Carey, or WCU) is a private Christian university located in Mississippi. It is affiliated with both the Southern Baptist Convention and the Mississippi Baptist Convention. The university’s main campus is situated in Hattiesburg, with a secondary campus located in the Tradition community north of Biloxi.