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North Eastern Hill University, NEHU, Shillong

North Eastern Hill University, NEHU, Shillong
Umshing Mawkynroh
Shillong, Meghalaya
Phone-No: 0364 2721777 2307930
Fax: 0364 2550076
Email: Website:
Establish: 1986

About College:

North-Eastern Hill University was set up by an Act of Parliament and notified on 19th July 1973. The objectives of the University, as laid down in the act, are "to disseminate and advance knowledge by providing instructional and research facilities in such branches of learning as it may deem fit; to pay special attention to the improvement of the social and economic conditions and welfare of the people of the hill areas of the North-eastern region, and in particular, the intellectual, academic and cultural advancement".

Course Name:

M.Phil. Programs in Mathematics, Statistics, Khasi, Economics, Hindi, History (Shillong Campus)

PhD Programs in Anthropology, Adult & Continuing Education, Bio-Chemistry, Botany, Biotechnology, Biomedical Engineering, Commerce, Chemistry, Education, Environmental Science, Economics, English, Energy Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Geography, History, Hindi, Information Technology, Khasi, Library and Information Science, Law, Mathematics, Nano-Technology, Philosophy, Political Science, Physics, Sociology, Tourism and Hotel Management and Zoology (Shillong Campus)

M.Phil. in Rural Development and Agricultural Production (Tura Campus)

PhD in Education, Rural Development and Agricultural Production; Garo; English; Management and Horticulture (Tura Campus)


PhD in Biomedical Engineering:

M.E. /M. Tech. in Biomedical Engineering/Biotechnology/Electrical/Electronics and Communication/Mechanical /Computer /Instruction and Control Engineering /Nano-Technology/any relevant field or M.Sc. in Biomedical Instrumentation, Electronics, Biophysics, Instrumentation candidates having completed M.Tech. Degree in the above are or M.D. /M.S. or student with Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy (02 years Program) from any UGC recognized University or equivalent

Eligibility criterion for qualifying degree applicable as per NEHU norms. In case of candidate having MD/MS degree, if their marks are not available then MBBS degree marks will be considered for selection

The admission will be based on the combined entrance test and interview conducted by the department. Admission will be as per applicable NEHU norms

PhD in Electronics & Communication Engineering:

A candidate with 55% marks for general and 50% marks for SC/ST at the M.Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering or equivalent or allied /cognate subjects are eligible for admission

PhD in Information Technology:

A candidate who have passed M.E. /M.Tech. in IT/CSE/ECE/EE or MCA or M.Sc. in Computer Science/Electronics having secured a minimum of 55% aggregate marks (relaxable by 5% for SC/ST candidates) GATE/NET qualified candidates will be given preference. “No Objection Certificate” from the employers with the application form

PhD in Nano-Technology:

M.Tech. in Nano-technology /Biochemical /Biomedical /Biotechnology/Chemical /ECE/Energy/Metallurgical Engineering or M.Sc. in Nano-Science and Nano-Technology /Physics/Chemistry/Material Science /Biotechnology having 60% marks or equivalent CGP (relxable by 5% for SC/ST candidates) GATE/NET qualified candidates will be given preference

PhD in Energy Engineering:

A candidate is eligible who passed M.Tech. /M.E. in Energy Engineering, Energy Technology, Energy, Renewable Energy, Energy Management and Auditing Electrical, Mechanical, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering or M.Sc. in Energy, Renewable Energy, Energy Management and Auditing from any UGC recognized University or equivalent having secured a minimum of 60% aggregate marks (relexable by 5% for SC/ST candidates) applicable as per NEHU norms.

The admission will be based on the combined entrance test and interview conducted by the department

PhD in Tourism & Hotel Management:

Candidates with at least 55% marks or a minimum of ‘B’ grade (CGPA) in the 7 point UGC Scale at the Master’s Degree Level or equivalent will be eligible for admission to the PhD Program in the same or cognate subject

However, in cases of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories, the minimum percentage /CGPA may be relaxed to the extent provided by the Govt. of India policy on such matters

Further, subject to availability of vacancies, candidates from disciplines/subjects other than those dealt by the concerned department/centres may be admitted, provided they belong to allied/cognate subject and expertise in such subject available in the department/centre

PhD in Management:

Selection for admission to PhD Program in the above mentioned Departments will be as per rules of the University

How to Apply:

Students applying for the Courses/Programs in Shillong as well in Tura Campus are requested to apply online on payment of Rs.220/- (Rs.110/- for SC/ST) by visiting this University Website and the payment will be online using Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking through SBI/HDFC Bank

Hard copy of applications for admission to the above courses/programs, complete in all respect should reach the concerned department within the specified date

A Help Desk in the Computer Centre will assist students who need held for applying online admission for various courses/program. Students may contact this telephone numbers 272-4000, 272-5000 and the email or go directly to Computer Centre, NEHU for any assistance

Application received after the specified dates will not be entertained

Closing Date:

The last date of submitting application for M.Phil. /PhD Program shall be 16th August 2018

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