Encouraging Curiosity & Igniting Discoveries
The Chronicles of PhD

August Batch

January Batch





Last Date of Online Application for AdtU-RET





Date of Online Examination





Date of Decleration of result for Online Examination





Interview Presentation of selected candidates (Online Mode)

10/04/2024 &

04/06/2024 &

04/09/2024 &

07/11/2024 &

Announcement of List of Selected Candidates

Last Week of April 2024

3rd Week of June 2024

3rd Week of September 2024

3rd Week of November 2024

Date of Admission in PhD Programme

29/04/2024 - 31/05/2024

24/06/2024 - 31/07/2024

23/09/2024 - 31/10/2024

25/11/2024 - 23/12/2024

PhD Course Work Classes

First Week of August 2024

First Week of January 2025


Welcome to the PhD Department of Assam down town University, where we are happy to provide Assam's top-notch PhD programmes, which combine academic quality with cutting-edge research and innovation. Located in the heart of Assam, our university encourages intellectual curiosity and offers a caring environment for scholars like you to start a transformative path of learning and inquiry.

When you enroll in our PhD programme in Assam, you will benefit from the knowledge and experience of renowned faculty members along with our cutting-edge facilities and fully-stocked laboratories will give the tools you need to explore novel ideas, carry out insightful research, and significantly advance your field of study. By enrolling in our well regarded PhD programme, you will have the opportunity to realize your full potential in a world of boundless possibilities. Come along with us as we explore and improve academically.

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PhD Programmes We Offers

Faculties under which PhD program is available

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science

( Pharmaceutical Science )

Faculty of Commerce and Management

( Management )

Faculty of Engineering

( Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering )

Faculty of Computer Technology

( Computer Science )

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

( Sociology, Social works, Psychology )

Faculty of Agricultural Science and Technology

( Soil Science, Agricultural Microbiology, Agricultural Biotechnology, Horticulture, Genetics and Plant Breeding )

Faculty of Paramedical Sciences

(Dialysis, Operation Theater, Optometry, Radiology and Imaging Technology, Emergency and Critical Care, Medical Laboratory Technology)

Faculty of Science

( Biotechnology, Microbiology, Food Nutrition & Dietetics, Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry )

Admission Process
PhD Program

  • Mandatory Pre-Registration Course Work for six months
  • Four courses including discipline-specific Course III
  • Pre-Registration Course Work Examination

Important Dates

  • ADTU PhD Programme

    Explore advanced learning opportunities in our PhD program at ADTU. Here are the key dates you need to remember.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have a Master's degree from a recognized university or equivalent professional degree.
  • Minimum of 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/OBC/Differently-Abled/EWS candidates) or equivalent grade in UGC 7-point scale.
  • Candidates with M.Phil. degree and exceptional research aptitude also eligible

ADTU Research Entrance Test (ADTU-RET)

  • AdtU-RET PhD admission has a two-part evaluation: a written test (70 marks) and an interview (30 marks). Candidates scoring 50% or above in the written test qualify.

    Before the interview, applicants must submit a 2-3 page concept note and a PowerPoint presentation to phd@adtu.in by January 24, 2024.

Exemption from Entrance TesT

  • Qualified candidates of UGC/CSIR-NET/(JRF), M.Phil. holders exempt from written test.

    Exempted candidates need to attend counseling for admission

Important Notes

  • We strongly urge you to kindly take a moment to review these 'Important Points' of the PhD Programme admission for crucial information.

Advantages of studying at Assam down town University (AdtU)

Unrivaled Industry Collaborations

Assam down town University (AdtU) has cultivated extensive collaborations with leading industries, ensuring elevated educational standards, up-to-date curricula, and professional relevance. By joining AdtU, you gain a distinct advantage through exposure to a corporate-standard environment, industry-sponsored infrastructure, and expert faculty.

Global Outlook and Exposure

AdtU embraces a global outlook, incorporating an international perspective into all aspects of our institution. We attract world-class academics who champion international activities and foster connections with institutions worldwide. As a student, you'll graduate with a truly global mindset, a quality highly valued by employers

Celebrating Cultural Diversity

AdtU thrives on diversity, with students from different Indian states and countries. This enriches our academic programs and student life, offering a platform for personal growth and global perspective. Embrace the opportunity to broaden your horizons through diverse influences, nurturing cultural competency in our interconnected world.

Optimal Return on Investment (ROI)

Assam down town University believes in making quality education accessible to all with a passion for learning. Our institution offers an affordable fee structure without compromising on academic excellence, ensuring the best return on your investment. Join AdtU and embark on a journey that promises a fulfilling and life-changing experience.