Admission to PhD in Sports Science

Admission to PhD in Sports Science for academic year 2022-23

Applications are invited for admission to the Ph.D. in Sports Science programme for academic year 2022-23 from candidates meeting the minimum eligibility criteria.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have passed Masters Degree (full time, regular mode) in any of the following subjects from recognized University/Institute in India or abroad with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST) or equivalent grade.

  • M.Sc in   Sports Science/Exercise & Sports Science/Exercise Physiology/Sports Biomechanics/ Sports Biochemistry/Sports Nutrition/Sports Coaching – with UGC-NET / CSIR-NET/ ICMR-NET / DST-INSPIRE qualification in relevant Major.
  • M.Sc in Science or any allied subjects (related to sports sciences) with UGC-NET / CSIR-NET/ ICMR-NET / DST-INSPIRE

Note: Candidates clearing UGC-NET / CSIR-NET/ ICMR-NET / DST-INSPIRE are eligible, candidates with JRF award are preferred.

Age limit

  • 30 years as on 31-07-2022 (for General category). Age relaxation for reserved categories as per UGC rules.

How to Apply

Online Admission Portal :

New applicants have to first register on the Online Application Portal, then login and fill up the online application form.

After successfully submitting the application form, pay the Application fee (INR 500.00) online from the same Portal.

Download the Admit Card: Once Application-form is successfully submitted and application-fee is paid, Admit Card (also Receipt and Application-summary) will be available for download from the same Portal from the Menu/Page ‘Application Status‘.

Documents need to be attached while filling up the online application form

  • Scanned copies of your passport size photo
  • Certificate / Final marks sheet of Masters degree (candidates awaiting final semester marksheet of Masters degree can submit marks sheet of first,second and third semesters)
  • Certificate and all marks sheets of Bachelors degree
  • NET score card
  • One page research proposal stating the field of interest (preferably in tune with the current research activities of the Department, which can be found in
  • Other applicable certificates/documents

Important Dates

  • Last date of application 21 August 2022

Note: Selection/admission process will be intimated by email soon after receiving the application.