Central University of Gujarat Admission 2018 – The Central University of Gujarat (CUG) will commence admissions to various courses and programmes for the academic year 2018-19. This year too the complete admission process is online starting from filling up of the application forms, printing admit card/hall ticket, computer-based exams, announcement of results and submission of enrolment form and final registrations. Candidates can check the complete information of Central University of Gujarat Admission 2018 application process, eligibility criteria, fee, admit and other information through this page below.

Latest: Application Form for Central University of Gujarat Admission 2018  has been released. Candidates can apply online from the “Application Form” page provided below.

Central University of Gujarat Admission

Application form for various courses has been available online on official website www.cug.ac.in as per schedule. Online computer-based entrance tests for various courses will be conducted at 35 centres across India.

Important Dates

Event Tentative Dates
Date of Advertisement 09th Jun 2018
Availability of Online Application 09th Jun 2018
Last Dates for submission of Online Application Forms 27th Jun 2018
Issue of Admit card for Entrance Test 08th Jul 2018
Date of online Entrance Test 15th Jul 2018
Declaration of Result 18th Jul 2018
Date of Interview for Research Programmes 25-27th Jul 2018
Beginning of Monsoon Semester 23rd Jul 2018

Eligibility Criteria & Seat Intake


Eligibility Criteria for Master’s Degree Programme:

No student shall be eligible for admission to a Master’s degree programme unless he/she has successfully completed three years of an undergraduate degree or earned prescribed number of credits for an undergraduate degree, through the examinations conducted by a university/autonomous institution or possesses such qualifications as recognized by the concerned university as equivalent to an undergraduate degree.

Eligibility Criteria for M.PHIL. and Integrated M.Phil – Ph.D Programme

  1. Candidates for admission to the Integrated M.Phil.-Ph.D. programme shall have a Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade  in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.
  2. 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 the decision of the Commission from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September, 1991. The eligibility marks of 55% (or an 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 qualifying marks without including the grace mark procedures.
  3. Candidates appearing in the final year of qualifying examinations may also apply. However, they would need to produce relevant documents at the time of admission.
  4. Candidates who have cleared UGC NET/ CSIR/JRF examinations are also required to apply online for admission to relevant courses in the University. However, they are exempted from appearing for the entrance test. They would be called directly for the interview.

Eligibility Criteria for Ph.D Programme

  1. Candidates for admission to the Ph.D. programme shall have a Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade  in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.
  2. 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 the decision of the Commission from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September, 1991. The eligibility marks of 55% (or an 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 qualifying marks without including the grace mark procedures.
  3. Candidates who have passed the M. Phil. programme with course work recognised by the U.G.C., as per the UGC Regulations (Minimum Standards and Procedure for award of M.Phil./Ph.D. Degree, 2009), shall be exempted from the written test. However, they are also required to apply online for admission to relevant courses in the University.
  4. Candidates who have cleared UGC NET/ CSIR/JRF examinations are also required to apply online for admission to relevant courses in the University. However, they are exempted from appearing for the entrance test. They would be called directly for the interview.

Programmes Offered

Ph.D Programme

(a) Applied Chemistry (b) Chemical Sciences (c) Comparative Literature (d) Education (e) Environment and Sustainable Development (f) International Politics (g) Life Sciences (h) Nano Sciences (i) Social Management (j) Security Studies

M.Phil. Programmes

(a) Comparative Literature (b) Chemical Sciences (c) Diaspora Studies (d) Education (e) Hindi (f) International Politics (g) Security Studies (h) Studies in Science, Technology and Innovation Policy

M.Phil.-Ph.D. Integrated Programmes

(a) Economics (b) Gujarati (c) Nano Sciences

2-Year Postgraduate programmes

M.A. in a) Chinese (b) English (c) Economics (d) German (e) Gujarati (f) Hindi (g) Political Science (h) Politics and International Relations (i) Social Management (j) Sociology (k) Social Work

(M.Lib.I.Sc.) (Two Year) in Master of Library and Information Sciences

M.Sc. in ((a) Climate Change and Sustainable Development (b) Chemical Sciences (c) Environmental Sciences (d) Industrial Chemistry (e) Life Sciences (f) Nanotechnology

3-Year Undergraduate programmes

B.A. in (a) German (b) Chinese

B.Voc. (Bachelor of Vocation Course on Rational Approach to Drug Design)

1-Year Post Graduate Diploma

(a) Post Graduate Diploma in Digital Library and Information Management (P.G.D.L.I.M.)

Certificate course in Analytical Technique for Visually Challenged (Six Months)

Applying for more than one academic programme: Candidates can apply for a maximum of three programmes in the same application form provided they are eligible. Candidates, however, should check the Entrance Test Schedule and ensure that there is no clash in times in the programmes optained for.

Note: The Entrance Test would be conducted online only.

Application Form

The application form for Central University of Gujarat Admission 2018  has been released. Candidates must submit the application form before the last date of submission. The application forms are available online only. Candidates have to go to the official website  www.cug.ac.in to access the application form. Candidates are advised to note that mode of payment of the application form is online only. The entrance test will be online computer based only at designated Centres across the country.

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Official website: www.cug.ac.in

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