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Ph.D Admissions


  1. Doctor of philosophy
  2. A degree (3-5 years) earned entirely by research in a particular subject area
    1. Under a particular supervisor (lecturer, professor)
    2. In a department specialized in a subject area
    3. Thesis submission and dissertation/presentation at the end of every year
    4. Graduation dependent on quality of bound thesis at the end of the stipulated time



  1. Major intake - Jan / Sep; preferred intake for funded international applicants - Sep
  2. Requires general GRE (subject GRE for tier 1 & Ivy League universities)
  3. 4-5 years; requires 10 + 2 + 4 formal education

Areas of Interest

  1. Biological sciences
  2. Chemical sciences
  3. Physical sciences
  4. Earth sciences
  5. Engineering
  6. Maths and Computing
  7. Art Humanities & Social sciences
  8. Health and Public Policies
  9. Business and Law

Admission Criteria

  1. Excellent academic profile
  2. First class (with or without distinction) in Master's or a Bachelor's degree
  3. Relevant bachelor's and master's cut-off percentages may exist according to University chosen/programs/type of scholarship
  4. Relevant work experience (Mandatory for business, training, public policy and law related subjects)
  5. Relevant publications (in case of science subjects)
  6. Relevant research experience (in case of science subjects)

Topnotch's Expert PhD Team Services

  1. Free Evaluation of profile
  2. Free Registration
  3. CV Designing
  4. Bringing in research projects by our team of subject experts
  5. Multiple counseling sessions with the student on choosing the correct research projects
  6. Hassle free Application Process
  7. Assistance in Application Preparatory Process :-
    1. SOP / Essay Evaluation
    2. Research Proposal
    3. Statement of Experience
    4. Step-by-step guidance with application form
  8. Expert Visa Guidance :-
    1. Provides student Visa Kit
    2. Assistance in filling up student visa application
    3. Evaluate all the financial documents
    4. Conduct 3-4 visa mock sessions
    5. Pre-departure orientation

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Please give details of your first degree, whether you are still studying for, or have completed this. If you are studying for, or hold any higher degrees, please also give details of these.

University Dates Subject (Title of Degree Course) Type of Degree (BSC, MSC, ETC) Class of Degree (2.1 or 1st, GPA or percentage mark)

Research Experience

Please outline any practical research experience you have had, for example during a final year honours project, an industrial placement, a vacation scholarship or as a research assistant. You should include details of the project you worked on, when and where it was done, its title and who supervised you. Please limit yourself to no more than 200 words.


Please give brief details of any relevant work experience.

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Academic Interests & Career Ambitions

Please give your reasons for wanting to study for a PhD. Please limit yourself to no more than 200 words.

Academic Prizes & Awards

Please give brief details of an academic prizes or awards you have received.

Preferred Project Areas

Please list minimum three project areas/Universities/Countries you are most interested in at this. If you wish, please also explain briefly the reason for your first choice (please limit yourself to no more than 100 words).

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