Disciplines

Admission to the Spring Session of the PhD Programme and MPhil Programme in 2016-17 are available for the following disciplines. The numbers in the bracket indicate vacant positions (in PhD & MPhil as indicated). Please note that the vacant positions are only indicative. The actual positions may vary, which will be known only at the time of Counselling.

We are now offering PhD in 48 departments with 50 disciplines and MPhil in 18 disciplines.

Faculty of Arts
Arabic (PhD : 06)
Assamese (PhD : 10  MPhil : 15)
Bengali (PhD : 05  MPhil : 08)
Bodo (PhD : 03)
Economics (PhD : 12  MPhil : 11)
Education (PhD : 01  MPhil : 07)
English Language Teaching (ELT) (PhD : 02)
English (PhD : 05  MPhil : 08)
Foreign Languages (PhD : 06  MPhil : 06)
Hindi (PhD : 03  MPhil : 08)
History (PhD : 13  MPhil : 06)
Library & Information Science (PhD : 08  MPhil : 06)
Mass Communication (MPhil : 05)
MIL & Literary Studies (PhD : 11  MPhil : 10)
Persian (PhD : 11)
Philosophy (PhD : 09)
Political Science (PhD : 04)
Psychology (PhD : 03)
Sanskrit (PhD : 21  MPhil : 10)
Women's Studies (PhD : 02)


Faculty of Commerce
Commerce (PhD : 12)


Faculty of Engineering
Chemical Engineering (PhD : 03)
Civil Engineering (PhD : 06)
Electrical & Instrumentation Engineering (PhD : 17)
Mechanical Engineering (PhD : 06)


Faculty of Fine Arts
Folklore Research (PhD : 11  MPhil : 11)
Mass Communication (MPhil : 05)
Faculty of Law
Law (PhD : 07)


Faculty of Medicine
Psychiatric Nursing (PhD : 02)
Psychiatric Social Work (PhD : 03)


Faculty of Management
Business Administration (PhD : 06)


Faculty of Science
Anthropology (PhD : 04)
Botany (PhD : 08  MPhil : 20)
Chemistry
 (PhD : 16)
Geography (PhD : 04  MPhil : 07)
Geological Sciences (PhD : 07)
Mathematics (PhD : 09)
Physics (
PhD : 13)
Statistics (PhD : 10  MPhil : 06)
Zoology (PhD : 13)


Faculty of Technology
Applied Sciences
Chemical Science (PhD : 04)
Mathematical Science (PhD : 03)
Physical Science (PhD : 03)
Bioengineering & Technology (PhD : 06)
Biotechnology (PhD : 05)
Computer Science
 (PhD : 03)
ECE (PhD : 01)
ECT (PhD : 02  MPhil : 04)
Information Technology (PhD : 04)
Instrumentation & USIC (
PhD : 02)