Ph.D. Programme


The degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is AURO University’s principal research degree for graduate students and is available across all its seven schools namely School of Business, School of Law, School of Hospitality, School of Information Technology, School of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, School of Design and School of Journalism and Mass Communication. AURO University’s Ph.D. program is designed to challenge your intellectual curiosity and enhance your critical thinking. Also, the program is intellectually demanding and calls for a high level of persistence and thirst for knowledge. AURO University’s Ph.D. program is an advanced study and research that needs hard work and dedication along with a focus on developing research skills.


Duration: 3 years from the date of registration


Program Highlights

Eligibility for the PhD programme at AURO University is based on the candidate’s previous academic performance. Specifically, a candidate must have completed a master’s degree programme with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade. Relaxation of 5% of marks may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/SEBC (Non-creamy layer)/Differently-abled, Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the UGC, Government of Gujarat and other statutory bodies.

1). Educational Qualification

The educational qualifications required for admission to the Ph.D. programme at

AURO University include:

– A master’s degree programme completed after a 4-year/8-semester bachelor’s degree programme or a 2-year/4-semester master’s degree programme completed after a 3-year bachelor’s degree programme.

– At least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade in the master’s degree.

A relaxation of 5% of marks may be allowed for certain categories of candidates.


2). Details of Entrance Tet

The AURO Ph.D. Entrance Test (APET) is a critical part of the application process. It is a two-stage process that includes a written test followed by a research proposal presentation. The syllabus of the PET consists of two sections. Section 1 will be a general paper on teaching and research aptitude, and Section 2 shall be domain-specific. The APET is regarded as a qualifying test with qualifying marks of 50%. categories of candidates.

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